The annual Folkemøde has just been held at the island of Bornholm, celebrating democracy and citizen interaction. But as I return from the political festival, I can’t help but question the democracy that is being celebrated – is it really for everyone?
How much can a movie do? Apparently a whole lot. As a motion picture, ‘Wonder Woman’ has set in motion an empowerment movement amongst women and girls. But as I step out of the cinema and onto campus, I start to question where the academic wonder women are to empower me as a student – regardless of my gender.
As yet another terror attack strikes Europe, social media abound with sympathy posts, quotes and pictures. But does a like, filter or hashtag really change anything, or are they on the contrary contributing to the terrorists' agenda? Perhaps our French flag profile pictures aren't as supportive as we think.
We all remember the Oscar shocker, when La La Land was announced Best Picture by mistake and Moonlight was delayed in getting the praise it deserved. Golden statue or not, I still perceive La La Land to be the best, as it showed me, as a student, something I hadn’t seen in a long time – both in fiction and real life.