Tag archive for ‘Cultural’
By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

In Germany, cultural groups worry about conflation between BDS and antisemitism

In Germany, cultural groups worry about conflation between BDS and antisemitism A 2019 resolution has inspired a ‘McCarthyist’ atmosphere in the country targeting those critical of Israel’s More...

By admin On Thursday, December 10th, 2020

‘I share your weariness’: French PM reveals curfew & continued closure of cultural venues as Covid rates still too high

France will replace its current stay-at-home lockdown with a curfew of 8pm, including on New Year’s Eve, and keep cultural venues closed from December 15, amid unshakably high Covid-19 infections, PM Jean More...

By admin On Saturday, December 5th, 2020

‘Soft power propaganda tools’: US State Department ends five cultural exchange programs with China

The US State Department has axed five exchange programs with Beijing branding them as instruments of propaganda as relations between the states continues to deteriorate. The cancelled programs are the Policymakers More...

By admin On Friday, December 4th, 2020

All Shook Up: The Politics of Cultural Appropriation

In the era of global capitalism, imagining the lives of others is a crucial form of solidarity. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Sunday, November 29th, 2020

Hungarian cultural commissioner lights powder keg of controversy after describing Europe as ‘George Soros’ gas chamber’

Szilard Demeter, a ministerial commissioner and head of the Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest, used highly provocative language to describe Hungarian-American financier George Soros and his purported influence More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020

Bristol statue destruction is ‘CULTURAL EVENT OF THE YEAR’? We are in big trouble, Twitter critics say

The UK media has found a cultural outlet to be praised as a masterpiece – destroying statues. While some agree that defacing a monument in Bristol was the best art expression of the year, others say vandalism More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020

100% beef: EU meat lobbyists want BAN on terms ‘veggie burger’ & ‘veggie sausage’ for plant-based food, claim ‘cultural hijacking’

Terms such as “veggie burger” and “veggie sausage” for plant-based food items could potentially be banned, if farming and meat industry lobbyists have their way. The European parliament will vote on the More...

By admin On Friday, September 11th, 2020

‘Cultural Marxism’ Is a Far Right Conspiracy Theory

Cultural Marxism, increasingly mentioned by right-wing politicians, pundits and terrorists, is a conspiracy theory. But where does it come from, what does it mean and what is its political function for those who More...

By admin On Monday, August 31st, 2020

‘Eh, Hello!?’: Singer Adele accused of cultural appropriation for Bantu knots Notting Hill carnival Instagram post

Tottenham-born songstress Adele has incurred the wrath of the woke crowd online, and now stands accused of cultural appropriation, after she shared a photo of her posing in a Jamaican flag bikini with an Afro Caribbean More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Israel storms two Palestinian cultural centres in East Jerusalem

Israel storms two Palestinian cultural centres in East Jerusalem The Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Culture condemned the storming of the Yabous centre and Edward Said Institute, calling it an More...