Tag: solidarity

Big Names Get Behind India Farmers’ Protest As Government Silences Supporters

As hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers charge ahead with their monthslong protests of new agricultural laws on the outskirts of New Delhi, the movement has spilled over to the internet.  Like on the ground where police have arrested at least eight journalists and dozens…

/ February 12, 2021

‘La!’ The Queer Code In It’s A Sin And The Story Behind It

Channel 4It's A Sin's Olly Alexander as Ritchie and Lydia West as Jill“La!”The notifications on my phone were spilling over with the same comment from all my queer friends after they watched Russell T Davies’ new show, ‘It’s A Sin.’…

/ February 8, 2021

“Disgraceful scenes”: World leaders condemn chaos at U.S. Capitol

World leaders reacted with horror after a pro-Trump mob assaulted American democracy and the peaceful transfer of power by storming the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, as lawmakers were attempting to certify President-elect Biden's victory in November.Why it matters: The U.S.…

/ January 6, 2021

Honey Boy Director Alma Har’el Speaks Out Against Shia LaBeouf Amid Abuse Allegations

Rachel Luna via Getty ImagesAlma Har'El and Shia LaBeouf attend the premiere of "Honey Boy" in November 2019.Director Alma Har’el — who helmed Shia LaBeouf’s semi-autobiographical film, “Honey Boy,” about his traumatic childhood — is speaking out in support of singer FKA twigs and…

/ December 18, 2020

The Marshall Islands could be wiped out by climate change – and their colonial history limits their ability to save themselves

Along U.S. coastlines, from California to Florida, residents are getting increasingly accustomed to “king tides.” These extra-high tides cause flooding and wreak havoc on affected communities. As climate change raises sea levels, they are becoming more extreme. King tides are…

/ December 11, 2020

How Australians Will Celebrate Diwali Differently Amid COVID-19

For the first time in many years, Amit Tuteja’s Diwali celebrations this weekend will be rather intimate. He won’t be managing Melbourne Indian restaurants packed with hundreds of diners at a time, or celebrating the festival of lights with 40…

/ November 13, 2020

Cardi B, David Hockney, and Other Creative Stars Made Artworks for an Auction Benefiting the Families of Slain Black Women—See Them Here

Usher, Jim Carrey, Bruno Mars, Marilyn Minter, and David Hockney are among the more than 100 creative stars who have made artworks in memory of Black women killed by the police. The works will appear in “Show Me the Signs,” an…

/ October 30, 2020