CAN ART CHANGE THE WORLD?

“All too often, art is seen as a “soft” subject, the first thing to be cut, whether by local school boards or the federal government, when money is tight”

SEX AND SENIORS: “USE IT OR LOSE IT”

“Sex and Seniors: The 70-Year Itch”   “Sex and Aging”   “Older Men Enjoying Frequent Sex Have Increased Risk of Heart Problems”   “Sexual Activity Survey Debunks Myths Concerning Lives of Older People” “When it…

HIP-HOP’S GLOBAL DANCE

“Old Schooling: Why Hip-Hop Nostalgia Is on the Rise”   “Hip Hop´s Global Impact in 2015”   “Why Hip Hop Should Be Used to Teach” “How Hip-Hop Style Critiques Society”

CAN ART SURVIVE IN THE DIGITAL AGE?

“The Future of Art in the Digital Age - How Instagram is Changing the Art World” (Brad Phillips, Vice, January 2017) “The photo sharing app has been both an amazing and horrible tool for me…

GLOBALIZATION SHAPES NEW CULTURAL FUNDAMENTALS/BEST OF 2016

“The End of Libraries” “The Internet has replaced the importance of libraries as a repository for knowledge. And digital distribution has replaced the role of a library as a central hub for obtaining the containers…

THE GLOBAL ABORTION DILEMMA

“Birth Control: How to Make Abortion Rarer” (The Economist, 3 December 2016) “‘Lancet’ has estimated that 56 million abortions are carried out each year worldwide. The annual rate - 3.5 out of 100 women of…

SHOULD SEX WORK BE LEGAL?

“The Case for Legalising Sex Work” (Peter Singer, Project Syndicate, November 14, 2016) “In species that reproduce sexually, sex is, for obvious reasons, one of the strongest and most pervasive desires. Humans are no exception…

GLOBAL YOUTH AND POLITICS: DO THEY CARE?

“Why Don’t Millennials Vote? (Russell Dalton, The Washington Post, 22 March 2016) “Lower youth turnout is not a sign of a broad malaise. Millennials are about as interested in politics as youth in prior generations,…

BOOKS AND LIBRARIES: WILL THEY DISAPPEAR?

“Are Paper Books Really Disappearing?” (Rachel Nuwer, BBC, 25 January 2016) “Are printed books destined to eventually join the ranks of clay tablets, scrolls and typewritten pages, to be displayed in collectors’ glass cases with…