Category: Culture

The new leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn waves after making his inaugural speech at the Queen Elizabeth Centre in central London, September 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth 0

Long-shot Anti-Establishment candidate Corbyn elected in UK

Long-shot Anti-Establishment candidate Corbyn elected in UK Socialist Parliament Member Jeremy Corbyn was elected with a huge mandate last Friday to become the new leader of London’s opposition Labour Party. A self-admitted admirer of Karl Marx, Corbyn will now represent the Labour Party in the 2020 general election for Prime Minister, a position currently held by conservative David Cameron. Corbyn has promised to take the Labour Party back to its 115-year-old pro-union roots and his anti-austerity position is championed by working class Brits. “I wasn’t interested in the Labour leadership contest at all until I saw him and listened to what he...

The so-called "Ten Commandments Monument" standing outside at the Oklahoma State Capitol Grounds. Up a set of stairs at the back of a closed door to the Capitol building, some complain that is is not easily wheelchair accessible. 0

Judge: Oklahoma Has One Month to Remove Ten Commandments Monument

Judge: Oklahoma Has One Month to Remove Monument Officials have been given an ultimatum to remove a towering religious monument from the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds. District Court Judge Thomas Prince issued the order this Friday, giving Capitol officials until October 12th to remove the monolith, featuring the inscription of the Biblical 10 Commandments alongside esoteric symbols and upside-down American flags. The Capitol was ordered by Oklahoma State Supreme Court to remove the monument last June in an 8 to 2 ruling, following a lawsuit filed be a local Baptist minister, seeking plurality and separation of Church and State. Still, Oklahoma...

Billie Holiday's 'ghost' will return to the Apollo Theater. 1

Ghost of Billie Holiday to Return to The Apollo

Ghost of Billie Holiday to Return to The Apollo (New York) Billie Holiday is making an unexpected posthumous comeback in the 21st Century, thanks to the same technology which brought rapper Tupac Shakur back from the grave. A company out of Beverly Hills, Hologram USA, has taken up partnership with New York’s ever-famous Apollo Theater to bring Billie’s iconic presence back to life. Billie, who was 19 at the time of her first performance, the Apollo was one of her favorite ‘haunts’, appearing some 30 times. She will now be a part of the permanent technology to be implemented at the theater. Much like...