28Dec

FROM BODY POSITIVITY TO FAT PRIDE: WHAT’S WHAT & WHO’S WHO

The inititiatives against discrimination because of aesthetic reasons are surprisingly old. One of the first ‘Fat Pride’ activists was Lew Louderback, who in 1967 published an article entitled More people

21Dec

Amazon Country, Population: Everybody

Forget all you knew about Amazon, because what is really cooking behind closed doors goes much deeper. At first glance, Amazon may seem “just an e-commerce company, just like e-Bay”.

5Dec

LET’S ST(ART) A REVOLUTION

Art is inherently subversive. Throughout history, it has played a key role in every process of social change. And even though all artistic expressions share this trait, here we will

29Nov

IT’S NOT FASHION, IT’S A POLITICAL STATEMENT

ICYM, Nike Mexico has recently released a new commercial that was quite a talking point. The spot is called Juntas Imparables (‘Together women are unstoppable’), and it is full of

20Nov

ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK: AI & SEXISM

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is one of the greatest technological prodigies of our era. That is undeniable. Still, proof that AI is gender biased keeps piling up: online translators, virtual

15Nov

IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING: BUILDING A CLOWN CANDIDATE

In the past two decades, Brazil has come a long way. Its spectacular economic growth rescued almost 30 million Brazilians from poverty. After all, you can’t spell BRICS without Brazil.

9Nov

BREAK THE BLUE CODE, BECOME A WHITE OUTCAST

The night of April 29, 2017, a Jordan Edwards was shot by the police. He was African American. He was fifteen years old. This could have been one of many

21Oct

Nike and Colin Kaepernick: The Power of Cultural Moments

No one in America likes to sacrifice. Their idea of risk is creating a new business. Just as long as they stay out of the mainstream, never move back on

21Oct

Louis C.K. and Earning Your Return After #MeToo

This is kind of hysterical. The pussy-grabber in chief rapes and pillages our nation and its relationships, yet a comedian is unable to pursue his career. Have we lost perspective?

16Sep

YouTube: No Longer The Coolest Kid in Town?

YouTube may still hold the numbers, but it’s also going through an identity crisis.  The current situation is endangering the quality of the content with which YouTube has been amusing