What you don’t say matters as much as what you say

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In a world where social media gives us access to other cultures and people, understanding intercultural communication can be an asset for developing new friendships or business.

Nonverbal communication refers to nonword messages such as gestures, facial expressions, interpersonal distance, touch, eye contact, smell, and silence. (Chaney & Martin, 117)…


How sociology can improve political discourse

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What Is a Social Problem?

Social problems are social conditions perceived to be problematic by groups of people. Black Lives Matter is an example of a social movement protesting police brutality, a social reality disproportionately affecting people of color.

Social problems, which are part of social constructions, extend beyond race. In Mexico, for example, women…


A reflection on Cambridge Analytica

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On January 6th, we realized that the US has much growth to do when it comes to its democratic institutions. However, democracy is not the only thing that we should be reflecting on. Our general knowledge regarding user data has proven to be just as fragile. During 2018, the US…


Stop following news outlets that report on other news outlets

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On January 24, 2020, CBS News published a grim story with one of the White House Coronavirus Task Force members, Dr. Deborah Leah Birx. The interview confirmed some of the chaotic things we heard during Trump’s administration. During the interview, Dr. Brix was asked about how the media politicized her…


While you desperately needed help, your Congress left you alone

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While the Biden administration has been certified after recounts, the Congressional runoffs in Georgia keep ongoing. Republican incumbents Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are facing Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff accordingly.

The elections that are happening in Georgia will define if the US gets a Democratic congress. As such…

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