Tag: Nonprofit

Obscure corporate donors flooded key 2020 Senate races

Significant chunks of money spent in key 2020 Senate races — including Kelly Loeffler's in Georgia — came from nonprofits and companies with little online footprint and no trace of their own financial benefactors, new disclosure filings show.Why it matters:…

/ February 5, 2021

Three Members of Pussy Riot Were Arrested in Russia’s Mass Protests Against the Jailing of Opposition Leader Aleksei Navalny

Three members of Pussy Riot, the punk band and performance art group, were among the 3,000 protesters arrested in Russia on January 23 during the nationwide demonstrations calling for the release of jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny. Neither freezing temperatures—it…

/ January 26, 2021

‘My Practice Looks Very Different Today’: 15 Artist-Mothers on Balancing Work and Family After a Year Like No Other

The events of 2020 turned the world upside down for everyone. But the burden of life in lockdown has predominantly fallen on women, and on mothers in particular, with many pressured to leave the workforce entirely to focus on childcare…

/ January 4, 2021

Selena Gomez Slams Facebook For Allowing Spread Of Lies About COVID-19, Vaccines

Selena Gomez criticised on Facebook on Tuesday for allowing “lies about COVID and vaccines to be spread on their platforms.”The singer had been responding to a tweet from the Center for Countering Digital Hate, a London-based nonprofit with the goal…

/ December 31, 2020

15 Golden Pieces Of Advice People Got From Their Therapists This Year

One of the overwhelming benefits of seeing a mental health professional is being able to glean a new perspective on stressful situations and issues that are affecting your life. Whether you’re in therapy to learn how to better cope with…

/ December 27, 2020

The Uproar Over a Nude Mary Wollstonecraft Monument Has Powered Efforts to Build New (Clothed) Statues of Inspiring British Women

A recently unveiled idealized nude sculpture honoring feminist philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft has been widely seen as a step backward for feminism. But the much-derided artwork has given a boost to efforts to honor other pioneering female figures, including Virginia Woolf. Spearheaded…

/ November 13, 2020

Archaeologists May Have Finally Solved the Mystery of the Disappearance of Roanoke’s Lost Colony

In 1585, the English settlers reached the New World and established a colony on the island of Roanoke, in what is now part of North Carolina, only to mysteriously disappear. The colonists’ fate has become one of American history’s most…

/ November 6, 2020

An Autumn Art Walk in the Hudson Valley Gave Lucky Hikers a Chance to See Artists Working in Plein Air Up Close (But Not Too Close)

Visitors to the Mohonk Preserve in New Paltz, New York, are used to experiencing scenic trailheads and gorgeous fall foliage this time of year. What they probably aren’t expecting to encounter are artists working alongside the nature and wildlife. But that’s…

/ October 30, 2020

24-Year-Old Heartthrob Noah Centineo Launched a Pop-Up Museum to Encourage Influencers to Get Out the Gen-Z Vote

Actor Noah Centineo, the 24-year-old star of the Netflix film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, has launched a pop-up get-out-the-vote museum in Los Angeles, aimed at celebrities and influencers. The space, christened Fuck This I’m Voting, has all of…

/ October 29, 2020

Actress Amber Heard and Artist Marilyn Minter Have Made a Provocative Election Ad in Defense of Reproductive Rights—See It Here

In an effort to encourage women to vote in the forthcoming presidential election, feminist artist Marilyn Minter has released a new video starring actress Amber Heard. Titled MY VOTE, the short film is an ad by the cultural Super PAC Downtown for…

/ October 21, 2020