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Reclaiming Visual Glamour From The Left

Reclaiming Visual Glamour From The Left

What does “politics is downstream from culture” mean in practice? Earlier today I was browsing through music videos on YouTube and the gears and cogwheels in my brain started spinning. I don’t usually use YouTube for music videos so in general I’m quite unfamiliar with music videos as a medium. I just finished “The Power of Glamour” by Virginia Postrell a few days ago, so I was primed to be aware of the glamorous set pieces contained in the videos….

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The Case for Anonymity in the Age of Social Media

The Case for Anonymity in the Age of Social Media

I don’t have a personal Facebook-account. I don’t have a personal Twitter-account. I don’t have a Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat <insert social media platform here> account. Instead I have a strong belief in the value of privacy. In this I’m among a small crowd in today’s society. Most people and an overwhelming majority of young people have a ton of social media presence. They share intimate details about their lives online, including pictures which may be viewed by complete strangers. I…

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