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A Curator Accuses MoMA PS1 of Discrimination for Rescinding a Job Offer After Learning She Had a Baby

Nikki Columbus, an outgoing editor at Parkett magazine, is suing MoMA PS1 for gender and caregiver discrimination after the museum rescinded a job offer. She claims that the museum was on the verge of hiring her as director of its performance program...

/ July 9, 2018
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Editors’ Picks: 12 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

Each week, we search New York City for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. See them below. Monday, July 9–July 2019 Rebecca Manson’s “Come Closer and the View Gets Wider.” Image courtesy of the artist. 1. “Come...

/ July 9, 2018
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Rising-Star Curators From Opposite Coasts Are Chosen to Organize the Fifth New Museum Triennial

New York’s New Museum has tapped Margot Norton, one of its curators, and Jamillah James, curator of Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, to organize its fifth triennial. The next edition of the closely watched show dedicated to the work...

/ July 9, 2018
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How an App Could Give Some Gig Workers a Safety Net

The gig economy has a problem. Freelancing is increasingly common, but it’s still difficult and costly to access benefits without a 9-to-5 job. For the lowest-paid workers, it can be close to impossible. In the past few years, many have...

/ July 9, 2018
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Civico Europa: Relaunching the Union along with its citizens

The Civico Europa association calls for a new revival from European leaders as well as from all citizens, opinion influencers, trade unions, and business organisations around the continent, and encourages all Europeans to participate in the citizen consultations, for a...

/ July 9, 2018
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Civico Europa: Relaunching the Union along with citizens

The Civico Europa association calls for a new revival from European leaders as well as from all citizens, opinion influencers, trade unions, and business organisations around the continent, and encourages all Europeans to participate in the citizen consultations, for a...

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Philippines, Resorts World Manila Rebound From Deadly Attack

Resorts World Manila and the Philippines are moving ahead from a fatal attack in June last year, (Photo credit: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images) Last June, Resorts World Manila suffered a nightmarish attack by a gunman who set fire to the second...

/ July 9, 2018
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New Zine: Starting an Anarchist Black Cross

The Anarchist Black Cross is an international network of anarchist groups and individuals engaged in practical solidarity with prisoners and broader anti-repression struggles that started over 100 years ago. This zine is a resource for anyone wanting to start an...

/ July 9, 2018
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For His Latest Series, Ryan McGinley Handed His Subjects a Camera to Take Their Own High-Concept Nude Selfies

Over the past two decades, Ryan McGinley has gone from a young wunderkind with a Whitney show to the “the most important photographer in America”—at least according to GQ magazine. He rose to fame documenting the uninhibited spirit of creative kids...

/ July 9, 2018
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Croatia: Crafted beers, an antidote to the emigration of young people

Some leave and never want to come back, some – although the country is not fully ready yet – use EU funds to create new artisanal businesses, such as the production of craft beers. Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa Remaining...

/ July 8, 2018
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Croazia: Crafted beers, an antidote to the emigration of young people

Some leave and never want to come back, some – although the country is not fully ready yet – use EU funds to create new artisanal businesses, such as the production of craft beers. Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa Remaining...

/ July 8, 2018
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Enough is Enough: Student And Spoken Word Poet Eileen Huang On Gun Violence | Op-Ed | NowThis

Everyone needs to hear this chilling spoken word poem about gun violence, by student and spoken word poet Eileen Huang. #EnoughIsEnough » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » For more info visit: http://www.NoRAnow.org Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook:...

/ July 8, 2018
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Austria: 12-hour work day approved by the parliament

With the votes of the coalition government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz’s conservative People’s Party (ÖVP) and the far-right Nationalist Liberal Party, as well as the votes of the neo-liberal opposition party NEW (New Austria), the Austrian Parliament  approved the controversial law...

/ July 8, 2018
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Spend Half An Hour With The 2019 Audi E-Tron In Extended Video

Catch a digital glimpse of the – likely – final product. The Audi E-Tron doesn’t feel new or innovative at this point, which is likely due to the fact we first saw an E-Tron concept back in 2015. Fast-forward three...

/ July 6, 2018
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The boss of Pakistan’s ruling party is sentenced to ten years in jail

EARLY on the morning of July 6th reporters began to assemble their tripods outside Avenfield House, a posh apartment block on London’s Park Lane. The air of wealthy anonymity that hangs around the red-stone building belies its notoriety; in Pakistan,...

/ July 6, 2018
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Andrew Yang on Universal Basic Income and Why He’s Running On It For President | Op-Ed | NowThis

This man believes universal basic income could save our economy — so he's running for President of the United States. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Andrew Yang founded Venture for America — a program that places new graduates at startups....

/ July 6, 2018
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Italian and Polish neo-nazis join forces to patrol beaches to “protect women from migrants”

The members of Italian far-right party Forza Nuova (FN), in coalition with Polish neo-nazi group National Radical Camp (Obóz Narodowo-Radykalny, ONR), launched beach patrols in order to “protect women and children from migrants” in the Italian town Rimini. Additionally, the...

/ July 6, 2018
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Poster crew run #spycop takeover of London ad spaces

In their latest adventure occupying advertising real estate across the capital, subvertisers the Special Patrol Group have set giant posters up on bus stops and on the Tube. In a statement, the group said: These posters are up on the...

/ July 6, 2018
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Bollywood Should Do More Movies Like Veere Di Wedding | Op-Ed | NowThis

Here's why this progressive, women-led Bollywood movie is the change the industry needs. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe There are plenty of iconic Bollywood films like “Dil Chahta Hai” and “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” — but “Veere Di Wedding” is...

/ July 5, 2018
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‘Humans Belong to a Complex Ecosystem’: Watch Diana Thater Transform a Museum Into an Immersive Underwater Experience

Once condemned, a 15,000-square-foot industrial building on East Boston’s waterfront has been transformed into an otherworldly dimension where dolphins bob and dive against washes of red, purple, and magenta light. This aquatic ballet comes courtesy of video artist Diana Thater,...

/ July 5, 2018