Emergency £1.57bn bailout for arts and culture sector announced

Emergency £1.57bn bailout for arts and culture sector announced

A £1.57 billion support package to “protect” the future of Britain’s museums, galleries and theatres, has been announced by the UK government. Independent cinemas, heritage sites and music venues are also eligible for the emergency grants and loans. The Government said: “Repayable finance (for the…

Cancel Culture Comes to Cronkite

Cancel Culture Comes to Cronkite

Walter Cronkite during a forum at the Kennedy Library in Boston, Mass., in 2005. (Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters) The journalism school at Arizona State University caves to student activists. Walter Cronkite said on receiving a global-governance award in 1999: “I am in a position to speak my…

How Cuties, a French Netflix movie, became part of America’s culture war

How Cuties, a French Netflix movie, became part of America’s culture war

Sometimes, a movie is just a movie. And sometimes, a movie becomes an unexpected flashpoint in the ever-escalating culture wars. That’s what has happened with Cuties, a French movie released this week on Netflix. The film is about a young girl in a devoutly religious…

Cancel Culture Is Not the Problem; Conformity Culture Is

Cancel Culture Is Not the Problem; Conformity Culture Is

(Phil Ashley/DigitalVision/Getty Images) For every high-profile cancellation, there may be dozens who are intimidated into self-censorship. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE G reg Patton — a business professor, for now, at the University of Southern California, who committed the outrage of repeating a Chinese expression that sounds…