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Review: Wonder Woman

The summer of superheroes continues with Wonder Woman! Despite DC Entertainment’s abysmal track record with last year’s Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman has released to a fanfare of praise. People seem particularly pleased with our main heroine, a warrior who is as strong

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Justin Trudeau and Electoral Reform

Democracy. It is the fickle foundation of our precarious political system. Despite its weaknesses to demagoguery and populism, it is the only political system where everyone matters equally, to which a cynic may reply: “When everyone matters, no one matters.”

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Combating Partisan Politics

If there’s anything that all Americans can agree on politically, it’s that “the other side is wrong.” It doesn’t matter what you believe in or what makes logical sense, your side has to be right. Currently, our political opinions are so thickly

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The 2016 US Election

A few days before the 2016 US Election, I wrote a piece on demagogues. Alas, the prophecy has been fulfilled. Hillary supporters are salty as hell, and Trump supporters are smug as hell. And while there are things that affected

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Demagogues

I think I better say something about the American presidential race before the election day on November 8. Don’t worry, this isn’t some hokey endorsement for any particular candidate, nor is it a cheesy demand to vote (though you probably

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Hacktivism and Project Mayhem

Hacktivism is the kind of stupid word that can only come from the internet. A portmanteau of “hack” and “activism,” it traditionally refers to the act of breaking into one’s computer system for a political or social purpose. But nowadays,

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Progressive Racism and the Politically Incorrect

I like to visit Twitch often. Twitch is a live streaming website in which streamers (typically) play video games for thousands to watch. While the game itself is typically the main source of entertainment, users are also able to communicate with

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