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This Democracy Culture archive combines interesting culture, lifestyle, celebrities, weird news, and humor related to democracy. Democracy is a part of nature itself, a way of group decision making that is revolutionary in its application to political power. Democracy exists as part of our culture and is reflected in surprising ways throughout. These stories highlight the many expressions of democracy in everyday life. Also see our Political Art section.
The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school’s president said.
Topics include Harvey Weinstein, Elizabeth Holmes, Miles Davis, David Crosby, the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal, Toni Morrison and Dr. Ruth.
Marches were planned in Europe, the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Pakistan, Israel, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia and South Africa.
Brazilian supermodel Gisele on Wednesday rejected critiques by country’s farm minister that questioned her knowledge about Brazil’s conservation efforts.
Street singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora after she wrote a heartfelt reggae song about leaving her homeland that went viral on the internet
Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives.
Lin-Manuel Miranda reprises “Hamilton” role in Puerto Rico expected to raise funds for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria
A community organizer shown in an iconic photograph while challenging racial segregation in Mississippi in 1960s has died at his home in Pocatello, Idaho.
Immigration policy could kill dreamers Rhodes award, where students get the chance to study in the University of Oxford in England with all expenses paid.