Essays

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The Social Spectacle – A Postmodern Analysis of Social Media

Rise of the Right – On the Syrian Refugee Crisis and its Effects on Party Politics in the Netherlands

Framing MH17 – Comparing Dutch Newspapers in their Framing of MH17

Book Review of ‘Adios Nino’

The Immorality of Finance – Towards Global Financial Crisis and Beyond in Narratives of Neoliberalism

Action and Passivity – The Discussion Between Aesthetics and Politics in Nicholson Baker’s ‘Checkpoint’

Film Review of ‘The Revenant’

Poetic Play – Overcoming Limitations of Poetic Expression Before and During the Harlem Renaissance

Money over Morals – The Relation Between Economics and Freedom in the Early Colonies in the Americas

Banal Art – The Banality of Celebrity Glorification in Jeff Koon’s ‘Michael Jackson and Bubbles’

‘Bullworth’s Bullies’ – The Link Between Bullying and Competition through Gameplay Mechanics and Cultural Models in ‘Canis Canem Edit’

The Dark Side of Growth – The Spread of Chinese Triad Organizations to Latin America

‘Fight of the Century’ – The Significant and Controversial Role of Black Heavyweight Champion Boxer Jack Johnson in the Early 20th Century