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USSR’s capitalist experiment, effect

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor February 1, 2019

Marxist economic theory historical materialism rests on the premise that capitalism is an exploitative, even morally evil process which leads to inequality, social depravity, and the degradation of freedom....

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Dodge Ram commercial sanitizes MLK’s legacy

Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer February 16, 2018

In 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon preaching the importance of serving one’s community while eschewing the material possessions and advertisements that encourage envy. Entitled,...

Super Bowl commercials need improvement

Super Bowl commercials need improvement

Patrick Cassidy, Staff Writer February 16, 2018

While the Philadelphia Eagles brought in their first Super Bowl win, the commercials were not as victorious. When people watch the big game, they like to be entertained. The commercials are supposed to...

Ads fortify toxic patriarchal norms

Mae Wood, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

In the world of corporate, capitalistic greed, it’s a given that sex sells to the masses of individuals when they are aiming to appeal to the public through calculated advertising. This is an apt generalization...

Capitalism destroys indigenous lands

Capitalism destroys indigenous lands

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer March 7, 2014

Although many people consider Western development integral to the world’s progression, many tribal groups argue that some attempts at development result in driving society backwards. Members of the...

BB&T grant brings Ayn Rand scholar to speak on capitalism

Victor Lopez, staff writer February 23, 2012

“Ayn Rand, capitalism, and Guilford College — it may seem strange to have those words in the same sentence,” said President and Professor of Political Science Kent Chabotar. “Guilford College supports...

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