Sonny Osman
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Premier David Cameron Suggests UK Could Exit the EU By 2017

British Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union is controversial. But is the promise an empty distraction from austerity?

Zero Dark Thirty How Factual: Kathryn Bigelow's Film is Too Malicious to Deserve An Oscar

'Zero Dark Thirty' has received five Oscar nominations. But is a film so controversial and so dangerously subjective really worthy of such accolades?

Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 Ad Is a Ludicrous Parody of Consumer Stupidity

Brad Pitt's Jesus-like, surreal turn as Chanel's latest celebrity face-to-product donkey has provoked a great deal of humorous reprisal. But what does it's vacuousness mean for Western culture?

Oscars 2013: The Academy Awards Have Lost Their Integrity

Oscar season is nigh. We love the spectacle, but is it healthy to celebrate the concentration of high culture and wealth, or support this tainted byproduct of our love affair with celebrity?
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Eton College: Why This School Embodies Everything Wrong With Social Classism

It has become accepted that a great education is an expensive education. This is classist and false.