The Voice of America

When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America, by David and Jack Cahn On their best days, Millennials have been called narcissists, fame-obsessed and lazy. And "apparently" there's nothing we can do to make people think otherwise -they have data to prove that. (*) When I was researching for Millennials: Are You One of Us? what I…

All Lives Matter

The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you may murder the…

Do You Do ASMR?

Idiot's Guides: ASMR, by Julie Young - Ilse Blansert Make Money through YouTube is not a secret anymore. Whether you talk fashion, tech or daily life, product placement and sponsored videos is where money come from. In fact, if most people think of YouTube as a place to find instructional videos, music and news,…

College Education: Is It Still Worth It?

  We are talking about education at the Serial Readers Book Club on Goodreads. While reading Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa I questioned myself if society and parents around the world aren't making a huge mistake by encouraging every student to get a college education. Young people -fresh out…

Censorship or Editing?

  Some call it censorship, others call it editing. Do you think anything can be published or is there a red line that can't be crossed? Politics, religion, sexuality, relationships... what's your opinion?   We are discussing it at The Serial Readers Book Club on Goodreads!! Join us! Or leave a comment…

The Pornography Industry

  The Pornography Industry. What Everyone Needs to Know, by Shira Tarrant The business of pornography is a major and ubiquitous multi-billion dollar enterprise.  Porn allegedly accounts for one-third of all internet traffic, every second there is an average 28,258 internet users watching pornography. The business is so popular because the product is made…

Incarceration Nations.

A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World, by Baz Dreisinger What does losing your freedom means in Africa, Thailand, Brazil, Australia, Singapore and Norway? When an English professor, criminal educator and criminal justice activist embarks on a 2 year pilgrimage to prisons around the world what you have is an…