The US has announced a boycott of the 2022 winter Olympics in China over ongoing genocide in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses.
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.
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.
Hollywood is lining up behind the Democrat-backed election reform bill, with big stars backing passage of the For the People Act.
Political responsibility is not equated with entertainment. Fame may boost celebrity profile but it does not help with state duties.
The Olympic Games are adored by all. Except when you’re in the middle of a pandemic as the host nation, Japan’s conundrum.
The three-fingered salute that has united protestors against autocrats across southeast Asia has surprising origins in Hollywood.
Several celebrities and public figures wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin, asking with him to allow treatment for critic Alexei Navalny.
A virtual who’s who of Hollywood are also condemning voter restrictions following the signing of Georgia’s controversial election law.