John C. O’Day is a graduate philosophy student at Texas A&M.
Articles by this author
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Why Do US Media Only Worry About One Authoritarian’s Nukes?
The world waits with bated breath as a “ mad king ” descends on Singapore, his finger itching to press the launch button and totally destroy his adversaries. Few disagree that a “ radical and absolutist ” dictator who can “ use the power of the state to suppress the opposition while shielding...
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Net Neutrality Reduced to Mogul vs. Mogul in Corporate Media's Shallow Coverage
A common refrain in popular news media is that net neutrality is just too boring and esoteric for ordinary people to be interested in. “Oh my god that is the most boring thing I’ve ever seen,” John Oliver (HBO, 6/1/14 ) once exclaimed after showing his audience a short clip from a government...