Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Walt Disney Company have been locked in a high-stakes battle over the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, formerly known as the Reedy Creek Improvement District. The recent conflict has pushed liberal critics to reluctantly root for a corporation to counterbalance the GOP’s aggressive tactics. Continue reading The Battle of the Mouse: How Ron DeSantis Got Liberals to Root for Corporations
In recent years, there has been a growing concern about the rise of these ideologies, particularly among this demographic. In 2021, The Guardian opined that America had entered “fascism’s legal phase.” Fascism, with its strong emphasis on nationalism, authoritarianism, and traditionalism, has found a new foothold. One possible explanation for this trend is that fascism represents a counter-culture movement that appeals to those who already benefit from existing social structures. In this article, we will explore the reasons behind the fascination with fascism among young white men and how it functions as a counter-culture for them, using hypothetical examples to illustrate each main point.
Continue reading The Allure of Counter-Culture: Understanding the Fascination with Fascism Among Young White Men
The battle over censorship in America rages on as conservative groups continue their sweeping campaign to ban books, films, and other media that dare to expose society’s uncomfortable aspects.
Continue reading Ruby Bridges and the Never-Ending Battle for Free Speech in America
Tech mogul Elon Musk, as well as a number of his contemporaries in the tech and AI worlds, published an open letter today calling for artificial intelligence labs to slow the pace of development of AI systems, claiming that the rapid pace of progress creates “profound risks” to the world as we know it. Continue reading Tech Titans Call for Immediate AI Pause