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Defining Echo Chambers: Why Do We Only Hear What We Want To?

The foundational political battle being waged right now across the globe is quickly becoming one of “globalists” vs. “nationalists” — and some still think of it as a war between progressives and conservatives. The biggest battle, though, is between the informed and the ignorant. People bristle when you so much as whisper the word “ignorance.”…

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How Do We Hear Each Other Out? Sit Down and Have a Beer

The makers of Heineken beer recently released a four-plus-minute-long advertisement posing as a social experiment. In it, actors pretend to be people with wildly polarizing opinions on the topics of feminism, climate change and transgenderism. The directors of the commercial intentionally left race out of the commercial, perhaps believing that subject is too touchy to…

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Labor Day Reflections: What Your Picnic Is Really Celebrating

Americans are a proud people, and as such, we are also known for misinterpreting the often dark reasons behind why we celebrate our holidays. Many holidays are actually rooted in victories over very undesirable circumstances, but we don’t necessarily realize that when we’re picnicking or drinking margs. As another commonly misunderstood holiday approaches, I thought…