Though dreams of levitating cars may only live on in the pages of futurist books, what modern technology offers us is far more remarkable. Technology has the power to amplify human ability, bringing into reality what was once seen as impossible.
The use of gendered language and rhetoric in the context of international soccer has resulted in the general international regard for women’s soccer as being secondary to men’s and trivialized in comparison. This undoubtedly has influenced general issues that exist in relation to sexism in the world of soccer and leads us to question how much inequality between the two genders remains within FIFA.
There is no quick solution to addressing this problem, but it seems that female candidates — especially democratic, pro-choice ones — can benefit from utilizing social media to face the misogynistic critiques that they receive.
What makes Black Mirror most unsettling, however, is that its ultimate critique is of us rather than the technology itself: because at the end of the day, technology is a mere catalyst to the morals and motives that already exist within us.
The pressure to move away from fossil fuels in power generation has intensified as policy-makers seek to curb carbon emissions in fighting against the pernicious impacts of climate change.
Damayan graciously allowed me to interview three human trafficking survivors. While the names and faces of these women are not included in this film (to respect their privacy), I attempt to amplify their experiences of being OFWs in the United States.