Lessons from Laclau: Are Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Populists?
If you live in a cave, or are not aware of a little thing called the internet, then you may be excused for not knowing that in America there isRead More
BB-8 Star Wars Droid
The Star Wars series encouraged the public’s increasing desire to have a robot in the house. Imagine this: a small, round object that moves in your living room, answers yourRead More
No More Singing Protest
I had the pleasure of watching the documentary Searching for Sugar Man last week. A movie that focuses on the life of the biggest rock icon America has never had. Despite aRead More
Politics in the Palmetto State
An Analysis of the American Presidential Primaries in South Carolina Laura Groenendaal Donald Trump is constantly on television, Hillary Clinton launched her campaign and the debates have started:Read More
Hawaii: too Green to Function?
With an ambitious bill planning a 100% renewable energy use in 2050 pending in the Hawaii legislature, states are looking towards the island for its example. With fossil fuels occupyingRead More
United Nations Super Heroes: has Superman decided to renounce his American citizenship?
The comic book superhero, perhaps one of the most “American” inventions of the 20th century. At the eve of World War II, the ‘golden age’ of the American comics beganRead More
Recently, thousands of protesters took it to the streets across Europe to oppose what could be the biggest free trade agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between theRead More
On Banks, Occupation, and Building a Better Tomorrow…
Before the 1970s, banks were just that – banks. They did what banks were supposed to do in a capitalist state economy. What that is? They took unused funds fromRead More
BOOK REVIEW: Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley
The autobiography of Malcom X, first Malcolm Little and later El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, can best be described as a tale of a life completely turned around. A Negro which wasRead More