Statue of Liberty

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby

Joan Ashby was frank with Martin Manning right from the start: “There are two things you should know about me. Number one: My writing will always …

Marlins home run sculpture part of new Aaron Judge All-Star Game bobblehead | Miami Herald

Giancarlo Stanton may have set off the Marlins’ garish home run sculpture out in center field more than any other slugger, yet it’s a member of the …

Baseball

The New Depressus: readers' poems for Trump's America

After a senior Trump adviser dismissed the famous poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty, we asked readers to reimagine The New Colossus in a style that would be to Trump’s liking<p>default

Politics

Why thousands of people will be super quiet at MSG on Sunday

It’s rare that you can hear a pin drop in Madison Square Garden, but Sunday might just be the day for it.<p>The Big Quiet, a mass meditation, will bring …

Lifestyle

President Days Away From Asking Why There's No White Entertainment Television

...or a white history month.<p><i>President Trump won’t stop yammering about Confederate statutes but has surprisingly not referenced the sacrifices made at the River of Blood. As far as we can tell, the removal of Confederate statutes remains infrastructure week’s biggest win. And the administration is</i> …

News (U.S.)

Twitter demolishes Trump after he calls Confederate statues ‘beautiful’

Cities across the United States are removing Confederate monuments this week following a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that erupted in …

Weird

Inside the Push for More Public Statues of Notable Women

Kanishka Karunaratne jogs by Golden Gate Park regularly, but until recently she never paid much attention to its monuments.<p>During a January event …

Women's History

First they came for our statues…

Whether destroying statues of Robert E. Lee or Abraham Lincoln - those who try to erase the past are eerily reminiscent of UNESCO denying the Jewish …

Israel

Charlottesville goddam

In a time of crisis the president is supposed to bring us together. Donald Trump did not.<p>Enough.<p>We have a president who is emotionally challenged and empathy-free, who on Saturday read from a prepared statement of concern and condemnation, incapable of speaking genuinely from the heart, apparently …

Liberal View

Madeleine Albright: Trump's Neo-Nazi Moral Equivalency Is 'Not American' And 'A New Low'

"Whatever party or wherever we come from, America will have to stand tall again for values and not this kind of disgusting discussion."<p>Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright on Wednesday argued that President Donald Trump’s fiery defense of the white nationalist, KKK and neo-Nazi groups …

News (U.S.)

Racism and hate in Charlottesville are homegrown

There’s blood on the leaves because there’s blood at the root<p>What started Friday with several hundred torch-brandishing white nationalists marching …

Racism

September Issues: Experts Call Out the Winners and Losers

Creative directors weigh in on this year's crop of covers.<p>Despite all the changes in the magazine world, the September issues remain relevant. At …

Fashion

France’s Gamble

Despite the upbeat characterization of France as the United States’ oldest ally—from the Marquis de Lafayette’s help in the American Revolution to …

Charles de Gaulle

Fascists Fall for Trump, Their Nazi Dream Date

Photo by David Geitgey Sierralupe | CC BY 2.0<p>The Metroplex was a beautiful abandoned building turned into a thriving punk rock club and the de facto …

Racism

Jennifer Lawrence Encourages Unmasking 'Pathetic Cowards' From Charlottesville White Supremacist March On Facebook!

We've seen some strong responses (though not so much from <b>Donald Trump</b>) to the deadly white supremacist march in Charlottesville. But this one may be …

White Supremacism

American horror story: 'I hardly recognize my country anymore’

I remember those early mornings when I faced the flag, placed my hand over my heart, and pledged allegiance to the flag with my classmates at Bret …

Canadian News

Racist alt-right feeds off President Trump’s rhetoric

The bigoted rhetoric from organizers of the deadly hate show in Virginia resonated, sounding much like a speech from a Trump campaign rally.

Racism

Breitbart editor is freaking out about latest Vogue cover — and so are liberals

More<p><i>Vogue</i>‘s September issue is always its biggest issue of the year, and this year’s is even bigger than usual, as the publication marks its 125th …

Fashion

The field trip Trump and Congress should take

For those who live in or will visit Washington, D.C., in the near future, I’d heartily suggest a visit to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, and specifically to the new exhibit “The Nation We Build Together.” It features two separate but interrelated galleries — one on democracy …

Opinion

Changing Our Open Door Immigration Policy

Posted: Aug 13, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Who needs Games of Thrones when all one needs to do is watch a White House press conference? President Trump endorses …

Immigration

Trump Saw ‘Many Sides’ While Some Republicans Saw White Supremacy

As events in Charlottesville, Va., unfolded Saturday, political leaders used Twitter to respond to the violent confrontations that began Friday night …

Robert E. Lee

TV highlights for the week of Aug. 13-19

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>ENTERTAINMENT NEWS5 Elvis classics that never reached No. 1 on Billboard | 0:46<p>Presley had 19 No. 1 singles, but some of his most …

Detroit

When Lady Liberty Triggers Trump Supporters

Vogue’s September issue is to the fashion world what the Super Bowl is to football, and on Wednesday the glossy magazine unveiled four covers for next month, all featuring the actress Jennifer Lawrence. On one cover, she is dressed in a crimson gown, leaning on the rail of a ferry with the Statue …

Opinion

Breitbart guy triggered by Vogue cover a sign of worse to come: Paradkar

Dear, oh dear.<p>There is Jennifer Lawrence surely thinking that being on the cover of Vogue magazine makes it about her, only to find her thunder …

Liberty Cannot be Wrapped in a Hijab

Posted: Aug 12, 2017 12:24 AM<p>Everything is a point of contention now that the two political parties have become so polarized on nearly every issue. …

Conservative View

The Right Hates That Vogue Cover Because They Still Own Patriotic Imagery

This is why Jennifer Lawrence's 'Vogue' cover caused such a stir among conservatives.<p>Tracking the paranoia of conservatives online can be …

Jim Acosta

Trump’s toy tough guys

He went to the mattresses with guys who don't even make their own beds<p>In case you didn’t know it before last week, our president is a Tough Guy. You want to know how tough? Listen to what he told Kim Jong-un last Wednesday after it was learned that North Korea possesses a nuclear weapon capable of …

Liberal View

Newswire: Breitbart editor threatens right-wing fashion mag after being owned by Vogue

<i>Breitbart</i> economics and financeeditor John Carney was upset and insulted when <i>Vogue</i> magazine, a New York-based publication, put New York’s most iconic symbol, the Statue Of Liberty, on the cover of its September issue, presumably because she’s a 151-foot copper woman who doesn’t smile on command:<p>The …

Movies

This Breitbart editor’s conspiracy theory about the cover of Vogue is peak #MAGA

Seeing an image of J. Law standing near the Statue of Liberty was too triggering for the alt-right snowflake<p>The cover of the September issue of Vogue still has considerable cachet in the overlapping worlds of celebrity, media and fashion. Bringing the oversized issue to stands takes months of …

Liberal View

Breitbart Editor Has a Conspiracy Theory About JLaw's Vogue Cover That's Honestly Not So Relatable

<i>Vogue</i>’s 125th anniversary September issue features cover shots of Jennifer Lawrence done by four powerhouse photographers, including one of Lawrence …

Jim Acosta