Author: Kion You

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Soylent’s Hypocrisy

Soylent Original (2.0) is packaged in a minimalist, matte white plastic bottle – no nutrition facts, no warning labels, zero clutter. Above the Soylent label reads, “ready-to-drink food,” and each bottle includes 20% of the standard daily nutr...

Soylent’s Hypocrisy

Soylent Original (2.0) is packaged in a minimalist, matte white plastic bottle – no nutrition facts, no warning labels, zero clutter. Above the Soylent label reads, “ready-to-drink food,” and each bottle includes 20% of the standard daily nutr...

K-Pop: A Political Weapon

Early last year, the South Korean government blared K-pop – Korean pop music – across its border with North Korea in what seemed to be a playful, almost mocking gesture. Amidst a tense, perennial standoff, songs such as “Just Let Us Lov...

K-Pop: A Political Weapon

Early last year, the South Korean government blared K-pop – Korean pop music – across its border with North Korea in what seemed to be a playful, almost mocking gesture. Amidst a tense, perennial standoff, songs such as “Just Let Us Lov...

B-Rock and Hip-Hop: A Retrospective

In a notable scene from Straight Outta Compton, members of the hip-hop group N.W.A. sat at a press conference, answering questions from a coterie of white male journalists bewildered at the emergence of “gangsta” rap. To explain their rapid elev...

B-Rock and Hip-Hop: A Retrospective

In a notable scene from Straight Outta Compton, members of the hip-hop group N.W.A. sat at a press conference, answering questions from a coterie of white male journalists bewildered at the emergence of “gangsta” rap. To explain their rapid elev...

Unpacking Hillary Clinton’s Religion

In June, Donald Trump said, “We don’t know anything about Hillary in terms of religion. Now, she’s been in the public eye for years and years, and yet there’s nothing out there.” Trump’s assertion is widely supported, yet presents an inte...

Unpacking Hillary Clinton’s Religion

In June, Donald Trump said, “We don’t know anything about Hillary in terms of religion. Now, she’s been in the public eye for years and years, and yet there’s nothing out there.” Trump’s assertion is widely supported, yet presents an inte...