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Piracy in the age of streaming is a morally gray issue.
In its heyday, fantasy epic Game of Thrones was one of the most-watched TV shows in the world. This distinction carried one other notable fact: It was also one of the world’s most pirated TV shows. In fact, records show that the ...
 
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It’s easier to cancel a person than the issue itself. And the issue is far more complicated than it seems.
What is art if not to disturb the comfortable?A photo of a celebrity and her art has been circulating the net. Despite all her talent, she was burned for supposedly using poverty porn for her own benefit. At first glance, it’s a ...
 
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The existential dread of just another desensitized Gen Z.
“Citizens, do you want a revolution without a revolution?”This stirring provocation was delivered by the French revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre before the National Convention in 1792. Both adored and reviled, he stood as the apostle of a defining moment in European history, which ...
 
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The irrelevance of Filipinx, at least in the Philippines.
“Filipinx” has reared its head again, pissing off the Twitterverse. The word “Filipinx” has been hovering in cyberspace for years with interspersed waves of enraged online criticism. But everything came to a head this weekend when the gender-neutral words “Filipinx” and “Pinxy” ...
 
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Did we all learn a lesson the first time around?
The rising number of COVID-19 cases, all the cars out on the road, the coronavirus spreading among public transportation personnel—we all saw a return to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) coming. It was inevitable.As each day under general community quarantine (GCQ) passed, ...
 
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She has since apologized, but that doesn’t make her point any less valid.
When Senator Cynthia Villar expressed disbelief during a hearing of the Senate Committee of the Whole that the middle class is also receiving cash aid from the government to help them out during the pandemic, social media was quick to react. The overwhleming ...
 
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It’s not cool that he did it with somebody other than his wife, but his age shouldn’t be a reason for people to express disgust at what he did
Another day, another scandal. This time, it comes to us courtesy of a revered public figure best known for being one-third of a beloved icon of Original Pilipino Music.Jim Paredes hasn’t made new music in years, but he’s kept himself high-profile and ...
 
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We don't know how to talk about the issues, and maybe that's why things don't change.
It wasn't always possible for Angela Ponce, Spain's candidate for Miss Universe, to have been in the competition. Contrary to popular belief, there really did use to be a rule prohibiting transgendered women from even joining the pageant: Until 2012, the Miss Universe rules required ...
 
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You shouldn’t feel pressured to give gifts to people if you don’t feel like it or you can’t afford to.
I used to get together with a group of friends every holiday season. We’d plan the whole thing via our Yahoogroups (remember that?) and talk about the gifts we wanted to receive. We even started drawing up a “wish list” for ourselves ...
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