Space Nazis? The problematic use of Nazism in sci-fi media

An alarming trend seems to be taking shape in general science fiction media. Nazis are increasingly normalised as the antagonists in various fantasy and sci-fi settings. Ever since their defeat

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Record Rainfall in California: A Lethal Cocktail with El Niño and Climate Change

As California faces an unprecedented wave of floods, experts point to the powerful combination of El Niño and the looming spectre of climate change. The Golden State, renowned for its

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Self-Declared Alpha Males Will Destroy Us All: The Dangerous Rise of Hypermasculinity in Social Media

The rise of hypermasculinity has taken over social media in the last years, with “alpha-male” podcasts and “mentors” like Andrew Tate propagating traditional (yet harmful) male traits to millions of

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Disoriented

“His moral and spiritual tradition has disintegrated, and he is now paying the price for this break-up in worldwide disorientation and dissociation.” It was 1964 when Philosopher Carl Jung published

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Are MNCs the new architects of destiny? US’s Willow Project highlights corporations’ (over)importance in our international economic system

We have been told on many occasions to save the planet, to substitute fossil fuels for renewable energy sources, to stop contaminating and recycle as a means to not drive

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Did You See the TikTok about Macron?

Do we need to be fluent in memes to keep up with political discourse? Cheese, bread and food in general – the French might be experts in cuisine but what

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Hiding in plain sight

Is the modern media landscape undermining our ability to detect and punish malicious leaders? “You can fool part of the people some of the time, you can fool some of

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International Women’s Rights… when “international” does not mean international

On the 8th of March, we annually celebrate International Women’s Day, bringing attention to women’s social and political rights, female achievements, and the battle against gender discrimination. Moreover, it is

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Death, Destruction and Demise: Are we Losing the Ability to Feel?

Every day the number rose. Another death, another loved one, and yet just another number on a tv screen or headline. Quarantine and daily life throughout the COVID-19 pandemic was

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“My Dreams Are Locked In Cages”

“Woman, Life, Freedom” – The Protests In Iran We have all heard of the demonstrations for more women’s rights going on in Iran at the moment. But after the first

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