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5 Key Takeaways From The Social Dilemma Documentary on Netflix

5 Key Takeaways From The Social Dilemma Documentary on Netflix

Last month Netflix released a 90-minute documentary on the darker side of our continual dependence on social media titled The Social Dilemma. Jeff Orlowski’s documentary focuses solely on the dangerous human impacts of social media, how addicted many have become to it and how social media companies design their apps to adversely affect our lives....

6 Brands That Are Pioneering Virtual Fashion

6 Brands That Are Pioneering Virtual Fashion

With every advancement, there are usually people and companies who take it upon themselves to push the envelope and create novel ways of doing old things. Now the fashion industry for all its innovations and astonishing designs has largely remained very traditional. Fashion powerhouses along with their clothes and designs may undergo modifications in various...

Why We Should Care About the 2020 US Presidential Election

Why We Should Care About the 2020 US Presidential Election

The US presidential election is barely a month away (Tuesday November 3) and as usual, the anticipation of who the masses elect as their leader has become the single biggest news item across the globe. With just weeks to go and with results of numerous election polls flooding in, the actions, inactions and every little utterance...

#CancelNetflix in Response to the Film ‘Cuties’: Too Little, Too Late

#CancelNetflix in Response to the Film ‘Cuties’: Too Little, Too Late

The hashtag #CancelNetflix recently trended on Twitter, and the reactions it has elicited from individuals across the globe is a clear indication that Netflix may have crossed the line. This public outcry for the cancellation of Netflix was in reaction to the release of the movie ‘Cuties’, and far from being another baseless example of...

How Pursuing Clean Cooking in Africa Fights Indoor Air Pollution and Deforestation

How Pursuing Clean Cooking in Africa Fights Indoor Air Pollution and Deforestation

Cooking is a fundamental aspect of human life and an activity we can all identify with, irrespective of our nationalities. Not only is cooking pivotal to the preservation of humankind, it is also with immense cultural and social significance around the world. It helps us understand world customs better and more often than not, provides...

The Right to Repair: Planned Obsolescence is Capitalism’s Ultimate Piss

The Right to Repair: Planned Obsolescence is Capitalism’s Ultimate Piss

One of the best features of capitalism is the fact that it promotes the culture of work across all human societies by actively and steadily rewarding innovations. This enforces efficiency while increasing competition, all of which is great for economic growth. Economic freedom helps political freedom and so capitalism if more often than not, is...

Why I Don’t Like the Term ‘People of Color’

Why I Don’t Like the Term ‘People of Color’

The first time I became aware of the various unpleasant nuances associated with the issue of race and racism in modern America was when I was about 10 years old. Right about that time was when I read James Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man along with The Ways of the White Folks by Langston Hughes, both...

Stubble & Co: A Sustainable Adventure Backpack Versatile Enough to Take Everywhere

Stubble & Co: A Sustainable Adventure Backpack Versatile Enough to Take Everywhere

London office workers are hardly the people you would picture as the founders of an outdoor travel bag company but that is precisely the case at Stubble & Co, a British direct-to-consumer brand that builds multifunctional bags and backpacks. After years of searching for the perfect bag –you know that one versatile bag that can...