Another athlete has fled Belarus, fearing retaliation from the country’s autocratic regime, as the Winter Olympics get underway.
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After social media ire over censored version of 1999’s “Fight Club,” Tencent Video members in China can now see full version.
Ranked Choice Voting was used at the Oscars 2022 and this setting has provided an opportunity to further showcase that it works.
Michael Kazin, author of ‘What It Took to Win: A History of the Democratic Party,’ makes a selection on books on American Political Parties.
Not all stories are meant to be pleasant. People who want to ban Maus or The 1619 Project are the ones who need to read them.
China is hosting the 2022 winter Olympics. Journalists covering the event will have to contend with Beijing’s censorship machinery.
A Tennessee school board banned a decades old novel about the Holocaust. The book titled “Maus” instead became an Amazon bestseller.
Hong Kong’s oldest university covered up one of the last public memorials to the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown Saturday,
With a focus on Texas, a new paper documents the persistence of Southern slave owners in political power after the American Civil War.
Imported films in China are often altered to show that the law enforcement always trumps the villain. Fight Club is also getting a makeover.