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Robin Abramovic, the artist with he(art)

in Arts/Society
Robin Abramovic

“When you only produce art to please people, it ceases to be authentic.”

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Is “Hidden Figures” too rosy a picture?

in Movies/Reviews
Hidden Figures could have used a bit more gray besides its nearly rosy portrayal of brilliant black women's lives amid the Civil Rights Movement and a male-dominated field. Photo: public domain
Hidden Figures could have used a bit more gray besides its nearly rosy portrayal of brilliant black women's lives amid the Civil Rights Movement and a male-dominated field. Photo: public domain

As characters in this acclaimed movie, the white people are mostly background, who barely react in the midst of the revolution these women bring into their segregated bubble.

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Growing up a tawny and round Latin woman

in Opinion/Philosophies/Society

We’ve often been told we don’t have the “right” weight, skin color, or feminine qualities. It’s important to arm ourselves with information and self-love, and support each other, as a first step in fighting for gender equality. #BeBoldForChange

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My phone and I: the pursuit of freedom

in Lifestyle/Philosophies
Reasons why you should dump your smartphone and instead choose a sturdy, less intrusive and obsession-inducing phone like a Nokia. Photo: public domain
Reasons why you should dump your smartphone and instead choose a sturdy, less intrusive and obsession-inducing phone like a Nokia. Photo: public domain

Let me take this opportunity to encourage you to make this investment for life and get rid of your smartphone.

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Sex, philosophy, and rock ‘n’ roll

in Literature/Philosophies
James Miller explores the lives of ancient and contemporary philosophy icons, and has also been a renowned music critic. Photo: public domain
James Miller explores the lives of ancient and contemporary philosophy icons, and has also been a renowned music critic. Photo: public domain

Interview with James Miller, music critic, unauthorized biographer of philosophy legends.

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Michelle Obama: powerful farewell and subtle protest

in Opinion/Politics
photo: renatures.com

Obama recalled her father going to work in the city water plant each day, in “the hope that one day, his kids would go to college and have opportunities he never dreamed of.”

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