January 31, 2015

Racism, Riots and Ratings: Has America’s Melting Pot Become a Powder Keg?

Ah, the holiday season. A time of compassion, universal brotherhood, mass consumerism, and of course, violent race relations. Yet, this is a tale as familiar as Charlie Brown’s Christmas. In fact, the current civil unrest is tame in comparison to that of the late 60s; an era that witnessed riots so extreme that they were almost indistinguishable from revolutionary warfare, ...

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All-American Nightmare: The Right to Be Scared Shitless

If you were to take a snapshot of America’s collective consciousness, you’d see pestilence, apathy, wars and rumors of wars. A nation born in blood and ruled by fear. A bastion of culture and science, yet also a grim manifestation of humanity’s most primal elements. The self-preservation instinct, in particular, is an adhesive that keeps any social contract intact. Unfortunately, ...

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Terminally Ill: The Inevitable Death of Modern English

Of all the weapons known to man, language is the most powerful. A silver tongue can lead nations to war and undress someone else’s wife. From grunts and groans to grand poetic epics and holy books, it’s always served as a fundamental building block of civilization. When considering the many languages that have flourished, English remains the uncontested victor in ...

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All-American Oligarchy: The Complete Asshole’s Guide to Raping the Constitution

Welcome to America, where corporations are people and the homeless are considered road kill. Whether you’re an aspiring tyrant or simply a greedy douche, you’ll find this to be a land of ample opportunity. Still, in order to fully enjoy the fruits of exerting your will over the peasantry, it’s important for any self-respecting oligarch to understand the mechanisms behind ...

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