What is a Dystopia?

A dystopia is a place where everyone isn’t treated like human beings and are faced with unjust treatment as a whole or even as an individual. Through this class we’ve learned many things that make a dystopia a dystopia. The main thing that stuck with me was oppression. I’ve known Continue reading

Utopian Thinking

The entire time we have been talking about Utopias in this class I’ve been one of the people saying that it isn’t obtainable. I have now hit a stump because after learning more about Kim Stanley Robinson and the term Utopian thinking, I realized I think in this way. I’m Continue reading


This week in class we talked about copyright and the correct ways to use or mention someone else’s work. At first I was wondering why Dr. Todd had us learning about it, but now it all makes sense. First, due to this blog post being named Podcast Production Update, I Continue reading

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden. I honestly called and asked my dad if he’s heard of him. I’m surprised to hear what he had to share. My first concern is his credibility, I always ask myself if the person commenting on the government is coming with facts or opinions. I can’t fully decide Continue reading

The Five Faces of Oppression in 2022

Iris Young, author of “Five Faces of Oppression”, defined oppression through five different concepts: exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence. Each are intricate to the many definitions and meanings of oppression. In this blog post I will be focusing on how two of these faces, powerlessness and violence, to Continue reading