Society

Drone Problem? This Could Be The Most Unusual Solution Yet, And The Dutch Police Are Testing It Out

Drone Problem? This Could Be The Most Unusual Solution Yet, And The Dutch Police Are Testing It Out

Drones, or miniature aircraft in the form of quadcopters, can be interesting to have. Since they are available in the market and some models are affordable too, costing lower than $100, every tech-savvy household would want one. Drones have been used for surveillance, air strikes, and data collecting by the military, while civilians, on the other hand, mainly […]

Nigeria Is Terrorized by Boko Haram, Now Deadlier Than ISIS, But How Much Attention Is It Getting?

Nigeria Is Terrorized by Boko Haram, Now Deadlier Than ISIS, But How Much Attention Is It Getting?

Less developed countries in North Africa have lived under the shadow of political violence for the past years, and because turmoil is commonplace in those areas, the rest of the world may have become too accustomed—and immune—to their plight. Media largely zoomed in on the Paris attacks, as well as the Beirut and Sinai Peninsula […]

The Music Industry And The Political World Collide As Adele Makes One Thing Clear To Donald Trump

Adele’s fans expressed their keen displeasure when Donald Trump, the mogul billionaire and Republican presidential hopeful, kept using a number of her songs to fuel his appearances at political campaigns. Tweets and other forms of social media showed her fans in an uproar, with some indeed hoping that Adele objects to any endorsements offered by […]

This Country Is Pioneering A New Policy That Could Possibly Change The Trend on National Income

This Country Is Pioneering A New Policy That Could Possibly Change The Trend on National Income

If average citizens were faced with the possibility of being guaranteed a basic monthly income whether employed or not, would that ultimately affect their perspective about work? The Swiss believe that their perspective would barely change, despite the looming vote on a initiative that would provide adults with a national basic income of 2,500 francs ($3,450) […]

A Video Of A Little Boy Has Gone Viral, And It’s Sending A Message That Could Change Lives

Social media went happily abuzz when John David Marlin, a 2-year-old with Down Syndrome from Helena, Alabama, successfully recited his ABCs clearly and with his own personal touch. John David’s grandmother, Pam Gables Sapp recorded her daughter, Hannah Marlin, going through the 26 letters of the alphabet while John David followed suit with heartwarming cheerfulness. […]

Requiem For The American Dream (2015) (trailer)

via @ filmsforaction.org Noam Chomsky is one of America’s most important thinkers, critical minds, and voices of dissent, and thus it’s hardly a surprise that his gripping ideas have been the subject of more than one documentary. 1992’s “Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media” might be the most well known, and Michel Gondry’s “Is […]

The Last Man Of Fukushima: How One Farmer Stayed In The Danger Zone To Feed The Animals

This fascinating mini-documentary by Vice follows the story of Naoto Matsumura, a farmer who stayed in Fukushima to feed the abandoned animals after the town was evacuated four years ago this month. Taking a great risk to his health, Matsumura (whose nickname is Macchan), returned to the town which was devastated by nuclear disaster following the Japanese […]

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