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“Most NFT art is apolitical as well as ahistorical. Sure, there’s a vague sense of the People’s Revolution, as though we are all in one of those Chinese communist posters marching off to a brighter future. […] When the first generation of _...Read More_
“Most NFT art is apolitical as well as ahistorical. Sure, there’s a vague sense of the People’s Revolution, as though we are all in one of those Chinese communist posters marching off to a brighter future. […] When the first generation of _...Read More_
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Revisiting the history of China’s first gay bar The Half and Half that served as a stable social space for identity exploration and community formation—as well as a site of _...Read More_
Revisiting the history of China’s first gay bar The Half and Half that served as a stable social space for identity exploration and community formation—as well as a site of _...Read More_
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"Can you be both an agent of change and art-world royalty? This artist’s reign on the Whitney Museum’s fifth floor shows it’s possible."
"Can you be both an agent of change and art-world royalty? This artist’s reign on the Whitney Museum’s fifth floor shows it’s possible."
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>"Traditional Tories and working-class converts agree on culture but little else"
>"Traditional Tories and working-class converts agree on culture but little else"
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>"The state’s aversion to big government and regulation runs deep"
>"The state’s aversion to big government and regulation runs deep"
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propaganda isn’t the only intended effect. It’s unrealistic to expect a successful movement to present itself as unified but is instead presented by a variety of movements indirectly inspired by it. This should not be confused for _...Read More_
propaganda isn’t the only intended effect. It’s unrealistic to expect a successful movement to present itself as unified but is instead presented by a variety of movements indirectly inspired by it. This should not be confused for _...Read More_
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>"It’s too soon to know which images will become emblematic of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, but previous movements have shown the dangers of adhering to a singular narrative."
>"It’s too soon to know which images will become emblematic of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, but previous movements have shown the dangers of adhering to a singular narrative."
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[https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/12/03/t-magazine/cancel-culture-history.amp.html](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/12/03/t-magazine/cancel-culture-history.amp.html) >"The public shaming of those deemed moral transgressors has been around for ages. As practiced today, though, is the custom a radical _...Read More_
[https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/12/03/t-magazine/cancel-culture-history.amp.html](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/12/03/t-magazine/cancel-culture-history.amp.html) >"The public shaming of those deemed moral transgressors has been around for ages. As practiced today, though, is the custom a radical _...Read More_
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>"Members of the national Women of Color Quilters Network draw on personal experiences of injustice, turning their needlework into symbols of liberation, _...Read More_
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"Achille Mbembe has proposed that we live in “a time of exit from democracy.” It is a time marked by a violent drive towards the creation of a “world outside relation,” a world _...Read More_
"Achille Mbembe has proposed that we live in “a time of exit from democracy.” It is a time marked by a violent drive towards the creation of a “world outside relation,” a world _...Read More_
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>"The arts are key to enabling different ethnic groups to empathise with one another, especially in these difficult times"
>"The arts are key to enabling different ethnic groups to empathise with one another, especially in these difficult times"
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This summer, Netflix announced that it would add seven Black sitcoms from the late nineties and early two-thousands to its streaming catalogue: “Moesha,” “The Game,” “Sister, Sister,” “Girlfriends,” “The Parkers,” “Half & Half,” and _...Read More_
This summer, Netflix announced that it would add seven Black sitcoms from the late nineties and early two-thousands to its streaming catalogue: “Moesha,” “The Game,” “Sister, Sister,” “Girlfriends,” “The Parkers,” “Half & Half,” and _...Read More_
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"Being a Black woman with bold ideas centering Black women in spaces we’ve never occupied on screen- especially not all at once- is clearly Misha Green’s calling. With the close of what we hope is…"
"Being a Black woman with bold ideas centering Black women in spaces we’ve never occupied on screen- especially not all at once- is clearly Misha Green’s calling. With the close of what we hope is…"
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The momentum for cultural and political change stemming from the reemergence of Black Lives Matter demonstrations this summer has been extraordinary. Throughout communities across the country, portraits of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor _...Read More_
The momentum for cultural and political change stemming from the reemergence of Black Lives Matter demonstrations this summer has been extraordinary. Throughout communities across the country, portraits of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor _...Read More_
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>"Ellen: hit talkshow in crisis amid revelations of toxic workplace culture | Ellen DeGeneres | The Guardian"
>"Ellen: hit talkshow in crisis amid revelations of toxic workplace culture | Ellen DeGeneres | The Guardian"