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Fear culture is alive and well

It's been a little over three years since I completed my master's in Media Studies. Just about four years since the source material for my thesis manifested itself on the nightly news. And it's just about five days since the IS attacks on the city of Paris. This far along [ … ]


On Believing Political Rhetoric

Last night there was another State of the Union address — this president's 5th — and of course that means reading everyone's comments and critique. Many of my friends and acquaintances either identify as democrats or are leftist/liberal/progressive/whatever. And a lot of my family and friends from growing up [ … ]