I'm never good at these things, but I'll give it the ol' college try. The name's Logan. I work at a grocery store that sucks. So you'll probably see me complain about that sometimes. And after a failed attempt at studying business I am now studying English. So yeah, that's about it.
This bit from John Oliver on Net Neutrality is excellent, hilarious, and a great primer to pass on to your less Internet-savvy friends (you know, the ones on Facebook) to help them understand what this all means and why they should be outraged. Watch the whole thing and then head over to this FCC website and tell them how you feel.
You may have seen John Oliver use the lottery to demonstrate how income inequality works, but why has it recently become more of a problem? UC Berkeley’s Robert Reich talks about how our recent policies around the estate tax have long term consequences:
We’re on the cusp of the largest inter-generational wealth transfer in history. The “self-made” man or woman, the symbol of American meritocracy, is disappearing. Six of today’s ten wealthiest Americans are heirs to prominent fortunes.
I still don’t understand how this show can have scenes as deep and layered as this, or have stuff like Zuko’s character arc and Sokka’s slow appreciation of how badass women can be, and then be all like “I AM NOT TOPH I AM MELON LOOORRRRD!”