[dropcap]A[/dropcap]management building owned by the University of Amsterdam, the Maagdenhuis (or Virgin house in English), has been occupied since February 25th. Since then it has become a flash point in the global "The New University" movement, a movement which pushes for a more democratic and … [Read more...] about The Dutch student protests; “We’ll colour our universities brick by brick!”
For someone who was born years later and thousands of kilometres away, the story of 1970s Argentina is simply unfathomable. Because from an early age we’re told that the mistakes of the past aren’t meant to repeat themselves. And yet Argentina from 1976 to 1983 mirrors Nazi Germany, for instance, in … [Read more...] about In an Atmosphere of Fear, “Silence is Health”
Richard Thomas was charged earlier this year with setting Sasha Fleishman on fire. Sasha drifted off to sleep on the bus heading home from school, only to wake up screaming “I’m on fire!” Sasha’s skirt went up in flames leaving second- and third-degree burns. The case was labeled a “hate-crime;” … [Read more...] about Male, Female, or Neutral? The Third Gender
A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is here. The new star wars trailer just debuted. JJ Abrams shows off his deft ability to play on our nostalgia while not going over board. The new light saber design as well … [Read more...] about Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Official Teaser Trailer. It’s here.
An Australian Rapper going by the name "Prophet Rayza" has launched a scathing attack on conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Earlier this year Circus Bazaar reviewed a newly released album on the Australian Hip Hop scene by an artist named Prophet Rayza. Our music reviewer described his debut … [Read more...] about Australian Rapper Takes on Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott.