The White Savior Complex vs. Respecting Cultures

A large side effect of Americans attempting to participate in helping fellow countries around the world is the “White Savior Complex.” This concept is the idea of white Americans believing they have the best, most modern ideologies/culture, while the rest of the world is lagging behind. They believe they can modify cultures and nations in [...]

Mass Incarceration of Women in the US

  More often than not, when you think about mass incarceration in the US, you think first of black males. While mass incarceration of black males is an ongoing epidemic, today I want to talk about the mass incarceration of women in the US, which often gets swept under the rug. While women make up a [...]

Let’s Expose ALEC, Shall We?

ALEC is a council that not many people are educated about, and therefore do not question a lot of laws and bills that are being passed. This blog’s purpose is to expose ALEC for what it truly is. ALEC, or American Legislative Exchange Council, allows state legislators and corporate lobbyists to vote together (with equal [...]

What I get from Far Cry 5

( Caution: spoiler alert Far Cry 5 is the newest game from the game company Ubisoft. The company has brought up many fantastic games such as Assassin’s Creed series, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell series, and of course the Far Cry series. In these games, you are acting as a fictional assassin to relive many famous [...]

Is This the America You Want?

Opening scene from HBO television show Newsroom starring Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy. In this scene of the Newsroom, a student in the audience asks a question for the news anchors sitting on stage.  “What makes America the greatest country in the world?” Two of the news anchors readily answer the question, stating that “freedom” and [...]