The Ideological Battle Dividing The World Is Perfectly Illustrated By The Fight Over Poland’s New World War II Museum

The museum in Gdańsk had become a political football well before it opened earlier this year. “On one side, you have the universalists, armed with their globalism, liberalism, and concerns for human rights. On the other, you have the nationalists, wielding their exceptionalism, isolationism, and often conservative religious values. These two narratives clash as they […]

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‘Gone With The Wind’ Is No Longer Going To Be An Annual Tradition At This Memphis Theatre

The Orpheum Theatre screened the film on August 11, the same day of the white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville – and commenters weren’t shy about connecting the two. The president of the Orpheum Theatre Group says the decision was made before Charlottesville, but: “As an organization whose stated mission is to ‘entertain, educate and enlighten the communities it serves,’ the Orpheum cannot show a film that is insensitive to a large segment of its local population.”

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