Author: Erika Undeland

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Buy and Sell Ideologies

For just $11.99 you too can be the proud owner of a “Che Guevara Revolution T-Shirt!” This statement is ironic in that a fervent Latin American Communist revolutionary has his image commodified and fetishized, sold and distributed on Amazon. Che ...

Buy and Sell Ideologies

For just $11.99 you too can be the proud owner of a “Che Guevara Revolution T-Shirt!” This statement is ironic in that a fervent Latin American Communist revolutionary has his image commodified and fetishized, sold and distributed on Amazon. Che ...

No Viable Left: Failing the Middle Class

The political parties of the United States continuously fail the nation’s poor. Republicans have devised a tax plan that disenfranchises the lower classes while assisting America’s rich. Yet, they present themselves as the party that cares about ...

No Viable Left: Failing the Middle Class

The political parties of the United States continuously fail the nation’s poor. Republicans have devised a tax plan that disenfranchises the lower classes while assisting America’s rich. Yet, they present themselves as the party that cares about ...

It’s No Capital Crime

Rock is one of the most glorified music genres in Western society. By many, it’s considered to be not only more artistically creative, but also more intelligent. Bob Dylan won a Nobel for his lyrics, and many musicians are praised for their politic...

It’s No Capital Crime

Rock is one of the most glorified music genres in Western society. By many, it’s considered to be not only more artistically creative, but also more intelligent. Bob Dylan won a Nobel for his lyrics, and many musicians are praised for their politic...

A Kyrgyz Democratic Revolution?

The Kyrgyz Republic, a small mountainous country in Central Asia, has been through multiple violent revolutions, in both 2005 and 2010.The post-Soviet nation has just been through another revolution, yet of a completely different kind; on October 15t...

A Kyrgyz Democratic Revolution?

The Kyrgyz Republic, a small mountainous country in Central Asia, has been through multiple violent revolutions, in both 2005 and 2010.The post-Soviet nation has just been through another revolution, yet of a completely different kind; on October 15t...

Imperialist Complex(ion)

  Beauty standards, as promoters of mass consumerism and objectification, universally tend to be harmful. Add problematic racial dynamics, and they become destructive. This rings particularly true for beauty standards in both India and the West....

Imperialist Complex(ion)

  Beauty standards, as promoters of mass consumerism and objectification, universally tend to be harmful. Add problematic racial dynamics, and they become destructive. This rings particularly true for beauty standards in both India and the West....