The ‘Age of Woke’: How Social Media Creates Facts Out of Myths

Social media has become a hothouse for misinformation to spread like wildfire, which can have dangerous consequences.

If you’ve reached this far, congratulations, you’re in a minority of people in terms of how you read the news. That’s because six out of ten people read the title of…

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Social media has become a hothouse for misinformation to spread like wildfire, which can have dangerous consequences.

Instagram is the Perfect Weapon to Make You Feel Shit About Yourself

The remedy? Go buy stuff to chase the jet-set lifestyle

There’s something about Instagram that leaves the user in a catatonic state. You simply can’t help but scroll to the next photo. Of particular interest are influencers, a special breed of…

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The remedy? Go buy stuff to chase the jet-set lifestyle

Has Hollywoods Obsession With the Nazis Made Racism Worse?

The pursuit of profits means the social impact of the film industry is neglected. Hollywood has a moral responsibility to do better

World War II ended 75 years ago, you wouldn’t think it when Hollywood continues to churn out films on the subject. As the villains of the piece, the Nazis are front…

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The pursuit of profits means the social impact of the film industry is neglected. Hollywood has a moral responsibility to do better

Why Are There So Many Conspiracy Theories About the Coronavirus?

A breakdown of trust in the institutions that were designed to make society flourish is a dangerous reflection of the time we live in

The Coronavirus outbreak has been a breeding ground for conspiracy theories. A recent YouGov poll found 49% of Americans believe the pandemic is man-made, while 13% believe it’s a hoax. The…

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A breakdown of trust in the institutions that were designed to make society flourish is a dangerous reflection of the time we live in

Why Fake News is the Only Thing Donald Trump is Right About

And he’s not entirely right about that either

Donald Trump’s presidency has been a rocky ride. The American people seem to wait with bated breath each time Trump makes a speech or sends a tweet. There’s no risk of…

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