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Dec 06 2023
Artists are pulling their work from the National Gallery of Art, which receives funding from Congress, in protest of the US providing military aid to Israel. Sponsors withdrew from the National Book Awards ceremony last month after learning that authors were planning to call for a ceasefire. Literary events are being postponed or canceled, museums are becoming sites of protest, and openVox
Dec 01 2023
Gov. Ron DeSantis faced off against California Gov. Gavin Newsom in a culture war sparring match hosted by Fox News' Sean Hannity, who sometimes seemed more like a combatant than a referee. Why it matters: Billed as a red state vs. blue state showdown, the debate offered DeSantis the opportunity — despite his faltering poll numbers in the GOP presidential primary — to battle one-on-one with anAxios
Dec 01 2023
The war in Ukraine has destroyed the country's cultural heritage on a scale unseen since World War II, a study has revealed.
The first ground-based survey of Ukraine's historical landscape since Russia's full-scale invasion of the country in February 2022 has highlighted the true extent of the destruction caused by the ongoing war, which has been difficult to ascertain.
Aug 10 2023
Voting rights advocates believe there’s a political throughline that stretches from former President Trump’s alleged scheme to overturn the 2020 election, the Ohio GOP’s efforts this week to keep abortion rights out of the state constitution and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’s abrupt replacement Wednesday of a duly elected Democratic prosecutor.
In that mix of warnings andThe Hill
Apr 27 2023
On the menu today: Digging into an intriguing but disputable poll from NBC News that finds the country starkly divided on social and cultural issues; wondering if the numbers are better for conservatives than they think, or whether they even want to hear good news these days; and wondering if Americans as a whole think too much about culture wars and not enough about actual wars.National Review (News)
Feb 02 2023
Is “culture war” becoming an entirely meaningless term? This article from Politico, on Florida’s decision to take up permitless carry, suggests that it might be:
Democrats also see the proposal as another in a long line of culture war-infused bills DeSantis will champion during the legislative session to further energize his conservative base as he prepares to run for president. In theNational Review (News)
May 25 2023
Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) officially entered the 2024 presidential race on Wednesday, kicking off his campaign in an unusual and rather uninspiring fashion. The governor’s Twitter Spaces chat with Elon Musk and David Sacks was plagued by technological glitches and "very online" questions about cryptocurrency and central banking, leaving much to be desired.
Still, there was a method toWashington Examiner
May 05 2023
The latest onslaught of child internet safety bills is upon us as expected, and it may soon intersect with America’s ongoing culture war.
As more evidence emerges that internet platforms can harm children and either can’t or won’t do anything to protect their users, the government has understandably felt the need to step in. States are proposing and even passing laws that restrict whatVox
Jul 25 2023
Partisan culture wars are boiling over on House spending bills touching on even the most mundane agencies — complicating Congress’ efforts to keep the government operating past September.
Republican policy riders seeking to limit diversity efforts, drag shows, Pride flag displays and promotion of critical race theory are rife throughout the House’s dozen proposed annual spending bills,Politico