Society & Culture

Society & Culture

Appreciating Art for a Richer Life

Focusing on art can help you develop a better perspective by giving you a different lens through which to view history, politics, science and the human condition. In addition to helping you learn more about the world around you, giving art a prominent place in your life can bring about […]

Society & Culture

Ten lost skills the modern man should remember

Living in a time of smartphones and televisions, our generation is lucky to live alongside incredible technology. Even so, there’s still something appealing about how things used to be done. Whether you’re spinning your favourite record on vinyl or having your best mate’s number memorised, some small things have been […]

Society & Culture

The History of French Fries

Will it be chippy chips, crinkle cut, or spicy peri-peri? Perhaps you prefer skin-on, sweet potato, or triple-cooked gastro? Do you like yours drenched in vinegar, topped with cheese and bacon, accompanied by a generous blob of ketchup, or just straight-up with a sprinkle of salt? Whatever your preference, you’d […]

Politics

Political Communication in The Era of Entertainment

In his book “Communication strategies for governments”, Roberto Izurieta explains that communication for governments needs an interlocutor – these are the media. Both need to produce news in an era of entertainment. The relationship between them must be symbiotic – based on trust and mutual respect; symbiotic in the sense […]

Society & Culture

Roger Guenveur Smith – Short Biography

Roger Guenveur Smith is an actor, writer, and director whose work has been internationally acclaimed. He created and performed the Obie Award-winning  A HUEY P. NEWTON STORY and adapted it into a  Peabody Award-winning telefilm, directed by his longtime colleague, Spike Lee. For Mr. Lee’s Oscar-nominated DO THE RIGHT THING,  Mr. Smith […]