Tennis fans at the Australian Open were asked by tournament security to remove T-shirts bearing the words “Where is Peng Shuai?”
Celebrity Politics articles on Democracy Chronicles
This is our collection of Celebrity Politics articles where celebrities who promote democracy (or don't) are featured. In the democratic world where popular artists and other thinkers are free to criticize government, celebrities have often gone into politics. Celebrities represent a pool of potential political candidates who are often self-made individuals and, at the very least, usually not related to previous politicians. Also, see Political Art.
Sportspeople who oppose Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko are forced into exile. But what has happened since they left Belarus?
Sports figures are calling on Senator Joe Manchin, the Democrat from West Virginia, to help ensure that the voting rights bill is passed.
A court in Myanmar has sentenced three prominent celebrities to three years in prison apiece for their roles in anti-coup rallies.
One of Myanmar’s most well-known celebrities, Paing Takhon, has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in anti-coup rallies.
Experts claim the campaign took attempts to hide its ties to Republican operatives. This may be in violation of federal election laws.
The US has announced a boycott of the 2022 winter Olympics in China over ongoing genocide in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses.
Mehmet Oz, host of “Dr. Oz” TV show, will run in the Republican primary in Pennsylvania next year to replace retiring Senator Pat Toomey.
Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya posted a short video on social media requesting the IOC to help her avoid returning to Belarus.
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom star in a new video warning of the dangers of failing to enact a significant voting rights bill in the Senate.