SOUTHESSEXARTSANDCULTURE

SOUTHESSEXARTSANDCULTURE

In recent months, the members of the U.S. women’s soccer team have captured the country’s imagination with their performance at this year’s World Cup and their resolute stance on pay equality. The players’ exhilarating feats, and the accomplishments of other female stars, have sparked a national debate about gender and parity in athletics. This week, […]

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The success of Extinction Rebellion, a British campaign of civil disobedience aimed at addressing the climate crisis, has been something to behold. In April, the group, which was formally launched only last October, blocked Waterloo Bridge, which spans the Thames, for more than a week. Across London, activists glued themselves to buildings, climbed on trains, […]

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Who is “her,” in the context of a Donald Trump rally? About twenty minutes into a campaign appearance on Wednesday night, in Greenville, North Carolina, Trump told the crowd of eight thousand people that “the leading voices of the Democratic Party are left-wing extremists” who “see our nation as a force of evil.” He tossed […]

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Documentary portraiture often veers toward celebrity journalism, as a celebration and a tribute. It’s not surprising—a filmmaker’s choice of subject also involves the subject’s willing participation. Yet at its best that transactional element is built into the film, when the mutual affinity results in a participant’s frankness and a filmmaker’s insights and, furthermore, becomes one […]

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In the weeks before two Japanese and Norwegian oil tankers were attacked, on June 13th, in the Gulf of Oman—acts which the United States attributes to Iran—American military strategists were planning a cyberattack on critical parts of that country’s digital infrastructure. According to an officer involved, who asked to remain anonymous, as Iran ramped up […]

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