The war in Ukraine has taken social media by a blast, just as most social issues do for at least some time. A persistent issue that has re-emerged during these tumultuous times on social media is the beauty of freedom of speech. Varying opinions on a matter are valuable in
With climate change being a more pressing issue than ever, it seems like great news that corporations are stepping up to the plate to tackle this urgent problem before it’s too late. Ikea, everyone’s favorite do-it-yourself Swedish home retailer, promises that by 2030, they will be more sustainable than ever.
Russian authorities recently ordered the destruction of an art collective digitally depicting President Vladimir Putin’s headshot disintegrating over a seed box through nine time-lapsed photos. While it is no secret that Russia strives to stifle protests and publicly conflicting points of views that detest Putin’s presidency, this recent event was
He didn’t mean for the acid to be thrown on him. You believe him right? It was just a simple misunderstanding. He just wanted him to be roughed up a bit and SOMEHOW acid got involved. Pavel Dmitrichenko, a Russian ballet dancer, swears his innocence when it comes to his
Censorship of the arts helps governments keep populations in check. In the early 2010’s, the Russian government passed a law that banned disseminating gay propaganda. In response, the general population posted pictures of President Vladimir wearing makeup, dressed as a clown, with rainbows in the background to signify their president
Oh Deer Maybe it’s the sliver of Russian ancestry in my blood, but I saw a Vice mini-series about a Russian road trip scheduled to end at a nuclear testing center and could not resist a quick peek. Here are some of the explosive fast facts (pun intended). We like
Everyone knows how famous the sport of football (soccer) is and how passionate its fans can be. It is an international sport that holds a variety of leagues and cups worldwide. The most famous one is the World Cup. Every 4 years, the world stops. People put on their country’s
Pussy Riot is a feminist punk rock protest group based in Moscow, Russia. The group, which consists of about 10-15 women, plans and performs provocative “guerilla” performances in public places, hat are then edited to music and put on the Internet. In 2012 five of the women performed in Moscow’s
“My actions should be minimal. Every movement by the authorities pulls them deeper and deeper in. They become involuntary participants in the production of my art” is a quote said by Petr Pavlensky from an article of the Calvert Journal. Petr Pavlensky is an artist from Russia. He uses his
Russia is home to a lot of controversial artists, one of which being an art group called “Voina”. This article is about the art group Voina planting a member in a grocery store that stole a raw chicken by sticking it up her vagina and walking out of the store.