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Outrage News

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A look at a few rubbish news stories & the people who share them

Content warning: Discussion of sexual assault.

The Stormtrooper Paradox

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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Awakening of Power reveals something that no film in the history of the Star Wars series has ever brought home to viewers: The film gives a Stormtrooper soldier a human face. Oddly enough, the filmmakers seem unaware of the profound effects that this new aspect of the story has on the remnants of the Star Wars universe.

Donald Trump: The Sitcom Misogynist

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Why wasn't Donald Trump's blatant and unashamed misogyny a deal breaker for voters? I argue it has a lot to do with the ways pop culture, especially television sitcoms, work to normalizes sexist behavior.

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