I started writing this op-ed to kick off what was suppose to be my veteran-centered blog. But as I kept doing the research, it went from being informative, to personal. Click here to read on
Featured image from article on Don Miyada by Angry Asian man Original article here from my Medium.com webpage So, my first day attending Liberal Arts Core Foundations class in Brandman University, I was told to free-write about education using this prompt: “Education is not bucket of shit you fill up. It’s lighting a fire under your ass.”… Continue reading My Tirade on Education…and whether it matters or not.
INTRODUCTION I feel there is a general impression that things today are still bad, despite current statistics saying otherwise via GIPHY – Current unemployment rate: 3.9% – Have friends and family struggling to find work – Last reported U.S. poverty rate: 12.7%, – Significant decline from 2010, but still 1.7% higher than lowest recorded figure… Continue reading The Role of an Individual With Regards to Problems in Society
It’s almost global knowledge that Hollywood’s blockbuster movies have generated a dominant cultural hegemony that echoes America’s image as the world’s greatest superpower. A notable example is 2004’s disaster epic, The Day After Tomorrow. In the final scene of the movie, the new President Raymond Becker, begins his speech with the traditional ‘my fellow Americans’… Continue reading Power of the People through YouTube
If you ask a movie nerd about Casablanca, he’ll probably talk your ear of about Rick, Ilsa, and Louis not being able to escape their past. But if you approach Laura Fraser, a freelance writer for Salon.com, her account will most likely consist of her experiences with a city and culture where the public world… Continue reading How “Casablanca” led to the “Glass Ceiling” (and if or when it’ll be broken)