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[AK] In Defense of Blackface

This note will discuss another perspective regarding blackface, the practice of non-black people (usually whites) painting their faces black and dressing in a stereotypically black clothing on special events such as Halloween.

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[AK] Why Arguments Against Transgenders Serving in the Military isn’t Valid

There is no empirical arguments against transgenders serving in the military. Source: https://m.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2017-12/should-transgender-persons-serve

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[AK] A Modern Way of Preaching Islam

This note will discuss Pemuda Hijrah, a modern youth-themed Islamic preaching movement. Source: http://www.newmandala.org/shariah-dakwah-rock-n-roll-pemuda-hijrah-bandung/

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[AK] Criticisms Against Criticisms of Fast Fashion

This note will briefly discuss arguments defending fast fashion.

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[AK] Criticisms Against Identity Politics – Turning Moderates into the Enemy of Progressives

This note will discuss how identity politics can be counterproductive to social progress. Source: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/14/identity-politics-right-left-trump-racism

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[AK] The Ideal Limits of Campus Protesting

Source: https://aeon.co/ideas/campus-protests-should-stop-at-the-door-of-the-classroom

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[AK] US Immigration Policy – Separating Children from Parents

US Immigration Policy https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44532437 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44559008

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[AK] Cultural Appropriation

This note will discuss cultural appropriation, the practice of someone adopting elements from the culture that is not their own in their activities.

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[AK] The Bad Side of Online Activism

This note will discuss why online activism is sometimes ineffective in achieving it’s wanted goals.

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[AK] Pseudo Achievements in Progress

This note will discuss how oftentimes appreciable, but fundamental achievements in creating progress are overly celebrated and how does that harm progress in society using one study.