Tag: Criticism

Newfields Director Charles Venable Has Resigned After Posting a Job Ad That Sparked Allegations of Racism

Charles Venable has resigned as director and CEO of Newfields after the Indianapolis museum posted a job listing that sparked widespread criticism. The post said the candidate for the director job should seek to “attract a broader and more diverse audience while maintaining the…

/ February 17, 2021
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America’s extra vaccine doses could be key to global supply

The Biden administration’s purchase of 200 million additional Pfizer and Modern doses means the U.S. could fully vaccinate 300 million people with just those two vaccines — and 355 million more people if four additional vaccines gain FDA approval.Why it…

/ February 13, 2021
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A New Show Places Emma Amos, Whose Art Captured the Civil Rights and Feminist Movements, Where She Belongs: the 20th-Century Canon

The artist Emma Amos died in May, at age 83, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. But even as her illness progressed, the painter, printmaker, and weaver was sustained by the knowledge that her seven-decade career was finally on the brink of her…

/ February 2, 2021
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Robinhood has a stacked policy team — and it’s going to need it

The stock-trading app Robinhood has an arsenal of political power brokers it can deploy on its behalf as it faces congressional inquiries over its role in an internet-fueled market manipulation frenzy.Why it matters: The populist, discount trading platform is going…

/ January 29, 2021
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Ukraine Unveils Plans for a $100 Million Interactive Holocaust Memorial, But Faces Criticism Over Director’s Proposal to Experiment on Visitors

As the world recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in Kiev has unveiled plans for a major—and highly unconventional—memorial and museum complex in Babyn Yar, a ravine outside the Ukrainian city where Nazis executed 100,000 people. The $100…

/ January 27, 2021
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What’s at stake for NZ in Australia’s case against China at the World Trade Organisation?

With the relationship between China and Australia souring in the past six months, New Zealand’s response will need to be nuanced and careful, but also principled. First and foremost, we must ensure the dispute between two of our main trading…

/ January 12, 2021
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The Smithsonian Has Scrapped Its $2 Billion Bjarke Ingels Redesign in Favor of a More Modest Overhaul

The Smithsonian Institution has ditched a $2 billion design plan by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, which was set to be the blueprint for a major overhaul of its south campus. Unveiled in late 2014, the splashy master plan was expected to take…

/ January 12, 2021
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf stepping down

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf will step down from his position, Fox News first reported and Axios has confirmed. Why it matters: Word of Wolf's departure comes a week before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration and the massive security concerns…

/ January 11, 2021
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Covid update: Coronavirus news from around the world | DW News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCX5SiGU1k4Following criticism in Germany of the pace of the coronavirus vaccination roll-out, a health ministry official has revealed that Berlin has struck preliminary deals for an extra 50-million vaccine doses in the summer - outside what's been negotiated by the…

/ January 9, 2021
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Kate Middleton And Prince William Under Fire For Breaking Coronavirus Rules

Kate Middleton and Prince William have found themselves in the hot seat yet again after breaking coronavirus guidelines during an outing over the weekend.  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were photographed with their three children (Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince…

/ December 22, 2020
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Biden considering Republicans for Commerce secretary

President-elect Joe Biden is considering some well-known Republicans — think Meg Whitman types — for Commerce secretary as a way to signal to red-state Americans he understands their concerns and plans to address them.The big picture: Biden's team is debating…

/ December 16, 2020
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Newsmax looks to lure Fox News staff

Newsmax is working to pull ahead of conservative rival Fox News, trying to lure away its vital booking agents with promises of higher salaries, two people who have been contacted by Newsmax tell me.Why it matters: The battle to serve…

/ December 10, 2020
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What is “The Great Reset” & Why are People So Worried About It?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mpsro3s5pIThis video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more!➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀Never let a good crisis go to waste.Winston Churchill’s famous words from the darkest days of world war 2 have taken…

/ December 7, 2020
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Christoph Büchel’s Migrant Ship Sparked Outrage at the 2019 Venice Biennale. Now, the Town He Borrowed It From Wants It Back

A Sicilian town is accusing Swiss artist Christoph Büchel of failing to return the ship from his controversial contribution to the 2019 Venice Biennale, Barca Nostra, a work made from the deadly wreck that killed some 1,000 Libyan migrants. The town council of…

/ December 2, 2020