Tag Archives: Culture

Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts

Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts

Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts In the summer of 1936, Theodor Geisel was on a ship from Europe to New York when he started scribbling silly rhymes on the ship’s stationery to entertain himself during a storm: “And this is a story that …

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow and What Popular Culture Wants to Believe

Woody Allen, Mia Farrow and What Popular Culture Wants to Believe

Woody Allen, Mia Farrow and What Popular Culture Wants to Believe Woody Allen, Mia Farrow and What Popular Culture Wants to Believe But at the arrhythmic heart of the matter were these two stories. Until very recently, the public preferred the one that allowed Allen to keep making movies, movies in which comparatively powerless young women willingly enter into relationships …

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Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online

Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online

Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online JERUSALEM — When Clinton Bailey first began documenting Bedouin life in the 1960s, the nomadic tribes lived pretty much as their ancestors, raising livestock, wandering in search of pastures and pitching tents under the stars. Mr. Bailey would join their migrations in …

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Heating Up Culture Wars, France to Scour Universities for Ideas That ‘Corrupt Society’

Heating Up Culture Wars, France to Scour Universities for Ideas That ‘Corrupt Society’

Heating Up Culture Wars, France to Scour Universities for Ideas That ‘Corrupt Society’ Heating Up Culture Wars, France to Scour Universities for Ideas That ‘Corrupt Society’ PARIS — Stepping up its attacks on social science theories that it says threaten France, the French government announced this week that it would launch an investigation into academic research that it says feeds …

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Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture

Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture

Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture P.J. Vogt, a host of the popular podcast “Reply All,” took a leave of absence on Wednesday after complaints from former colleagues that he and a senior reporter contributed to a toxic work environment and rallied …

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Soccer Isn’t Blameless in Its Culture of Abuse

Soccer Isn’t Blameless in Its Culture of Abuse

Soccer Isn’t Blameless in Its Culture of Abuse Soccer Isn’t Blameless in Its Culture of Abuse This time, it was Yan Dhanda. A few days ago, it was Axel Tuanzebe and Anthony Martial. Before that, it had been Alex Jankewitz and Romaine Sawyers. It happened to Lauren James, and to her brother, Reece, too. So pernicious, so constant is soccer’s …

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Janez Jansa Kicks Off a Culture War in Slovenia’s Museums

Janez Jansa Kicks Off a Culture War in Slovenia's Museums

Janez Jansa Kicks Off a Culture War in Slovenia’s Museums Janez Jansa Kicks Off a Culture War in Slovenia’s Museums The directors of publicly funded museums in Slovenia serve five-year terms, and many were scheduled to come up for renewal shortly after Mr. Jansa took power. “On the one side there’s people who want museums to be responsible, relevant and …

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Historical Montages as Black Culture, Pride and Folkore

Historical Montages as Black Culture, Pride and Folkore

Historical Montages as Black Culture, Pride and Folkore Historical Montages as Black Culture, Pride and Folkore In November, while the nation waited for the presidential election to be called, Laurence Cheatham, 34, an artist in the New York City area, picked up his coloring pencils and began to work. He started by drawing an image of John Lewis and Elijah …

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Cuomo Outlines Plans to Revive Arts and Culture Industries

Cuomo Outlines Plans to Revive Arts and Culture Industries

Cuomo Outlines Plans to Revive Arts and Culture Industries Cuomo Outlines Plans to Revive Arts and Culture Industries Declaring that New York urgently needs to revive its arts and entertainment industry if it is to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday that the state would begin taking a series of interim steps to help to …

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A Polarizing Canadian ‘Messiah’ Shows How Pandemic Is Shaking Up Culture

A Polarizing Canadian ‘Messiah’ Shows How Pandemic Is Shaking Up Culture

A Polarizing Canadian ‘Messiah’ Shows How Pandemic Is Shaking Up Culture A Polarizing Canadian ‘Messiah’ Shows How Pandemic Is Shaking Up Culture Canadian luminaries, including the writer Margaret Atwood, have praised “Messiah/Complex,” which grapples with heady themes such as Islamophobia, climate change and colonization. But after my story about the production was published in The Times, the work also came …

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