This is another installment of “Social Controls.” That is, an attempt to uncover how ideology works in our day to day lives. “Their lazy, they are a drag on society, due to their access to welfare and unwillingness to work. They just want to abuse the system and therefore their access should be severely limited.” […]Read more "The Poor"
I recently graduated from Virginia Tech. You may know it because of its football program. Or, a little less likely, you may know it for engineering or architecture. However, believe it or not we do learn other things there. Not that most of the student body would not agree with the view that all one […]Read more "Education, Neoliberalism, and the Liberal Arts"
“The greatest weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” -Stephen Biko The best thing about them is that they seem like individual choices and therefore can always be blamed on the individual rather than the system. The System is socio-economic This means that our lives, in a direct and […]Read more "Social Controls"