A4DRN Xchange: Conversation on Art and Digital Rights

The Artists for Digital Rights Network in partnership with the UP Internet Freedom Network is hosting A4DRN Xchange: Conversation on Art and Digital Rights, happening this Sunday, October 17, via Zoom. Moderated by A4DRN’s Mac Andre Arboleda and I, this event brings together six artists and writers who work at the intersection of art and…… Continue reading A4DRN Xchange: Conversation on Art and Digital Rights

In Defense of Huck Finn

The first time I tried reading Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was when I was in year 11. I had taken it off the bench-lined bookshelf that was located outside, where primary school kids (the school I graduated from had primary, middle and high school students) waited for their parents to pick them up or vice…… Continue reading In Defense of Huck Finn

The Logic of the Two Cities

As with most young post-2016 leftists-to-be, I became familiarised with left-wing politics through memes. Among the motifs (among many others, all memorable and easy to digest for the newly initiated) constant to these memes is the guillotine. That symbol of the French Revolution, which overthrew the country’s monarchy, ushered in an era of republican liberal…… Continue reading The Logic of the Two Cities

Waiting for Ethical Capitalism (analysis of Waiting for Godot)

Anticipating the arrival of an absent God, man’s pointless search for meaning, nothing at all—these are only a few examples of the many meanings that have been assigned to Samuel Beckett’s famous absurdist play Waiting for Godot. Due to its bare-bones plot, seemingly random dialogue and oddball characters, the play has generated what appears to…… Continue reading Waiting for Ethical Capitalism (analysis of Waiting for Godot)

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