Satanists Try to Turn the Hobby Lobby Decision Against America
Health / Politics / Religion

Satanists Try to Turn the Hobby Lobby Decision Against America

Last month, in a customary 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court handed down its verdict on the Hobby Lobby case. The sensitive and forward-thinking majority of the justices, the ones who believe corporations deserve civil rights (as well as freedom from various taxes and criminal liabilities), decided to extend to the new master race first amendment provisions … Continue reading

If You Want to Have a Balanced Position on the Gaza Conflict, Don’t Support Israel
News / Politics / Race / Religion

If You Want to Have a Balanced Position on the Gaza Conflict, Don’t Support Israel

So you ignored the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza for the past couple years and now suddenly you have to present a reasonable opinion on the current ground operation? We are here to help. The Israel-Palestine conflict is strange. While so many people try to be “balanced,” say that both sides are in the wrong, … Continue reading

Macklemore vs. Macklemore: A Man and His Image
LGBTQ / Music / Race / Religion

Macklemore vs. Macklemore: A Man and His Image

Okay, so in all likelihood you’ve already heard about why people are speaking Macklemore’s name again, but I just want to take a crack at describing it. Despite his liberal social justice branding, Macklemore, the white infant rapper, was the subject earlier this year of a huge race-centered controversy over his numerous Grammy wins at … Continue reading

The Five Worst Responses to #Bringbackourgirls
Feminism / Internet / Politics / Race / Religion

The Five Worst Responses to #Bringbackourgirls

In the middle of last month, nearly 300 Nigerian girls preparing for exams were abducted by Boko Haram, an anti-westernization terrorist group, and it took a hashtag campaign for the world at large to really start noticing and caring. People like to make fun of Twitter activism, but, well, the fact remains that two weeks passed before … Continue reading

Lifehacking and the American Dream
Class / Culture / Internet / Religion

Lifehacking and the American Dream

Lifehacking is super popular, but studies suggest that it’s largely an American phenomenon. Lifehacking is not new. It actually has a long history of different iterations before hackers, or the idea of hacking, even existed. To understand the popularity of lifehacking, we must first understand the Protestant work ethic. Puritan Baggage The Protestant work ethic … Continue reading

Blog Recommendation: Dressing Constitutionally
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Blog Recommendation: Dressing Constitutionally

If you’re into fashion, hair, and their intersection with western societal rules, Dressing Constitutionally is worth a follow. A team of two CUNY law students and a law professor run this blog about how our laws control and influence the ways we’re allowed and expected to present ourselves. A description of the author’s recently published … Continue reading