By Benedikt J. Kastner When consuming different media like magazines, newspapers, advertising, television, film and literature, the reader/spectator tunes into a diverse range of concepts of self-optimization, individual fulfillment and […]
There is a fantastic Easter egg buried in Marvel Studio’s latest box-office hit Black Panther. But this hidden gem is not the usual fodder for comic fan geek-outs or YouTube breakdowns. This Easter egg alludes to something surprisingly transcendent.
In 2011, when Barack Obama made a diplomatic visit to the nation of Poland, he was presented with an unusual gift: a video game. It wasn’t just any video game. […]
Once again Sundays have become a space of political debate. But it’s not religion causing contention on Sundays. It’s kneeling. It’s race. And it’s nationalism. It’s the kneeling of athletes […]
Holy week, or Semana Santa, is one of the most important holidays in Mexico. A country with a majority, but declining, Catholic population, Mexico has different events to commemorate the […]
In the global media coverage of the present refugee crisis in Europe, digital activism has yet again received a bad name. All too familiar charges of slacktivism or armchair activism […]
“Oh, my God…” You mumble to yourself. Several rescue ships are floating around a big ferry capsized, but you see no actual activities. The ship, which has been sinking slowly over […]