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Opinion | Republicans Find a Cruel New Culture War: Transgender Rights – The New York Times
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And it’s happening to trans people. Republicans’ response to their party’s political failures at the ballot box in 2018 and 2020 is to find an issue that they believe paints Democrats as convention-smashing libertines and themselves as the defenders of innocent children and a moral order. It’s to name monsters out there and take up […]

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‘Bond Girl’ Talk and Groping: Albany’s Toxic Culture for Women – The New York Times
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She argued that the behavior of the governor and his staff sent a signal to others in Albany. “If they see the person at the highest level get away with it, and they align themselves with that person, then they’ll get away with it too,” Ms. Biaggi said. Richard Azzopardi, a senior adviser to Mr. […]

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Church Must Build Culture of Transparency on Abuse, USCCB Committee Says | Catholic New York
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Members of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People have agreed with the National Review Board’s call that the Catholic Church must continue to build a culture of accountability and transparency regarding clergy sexual abuse. Bishop James V. Johnson Jr. of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., committee chairman, said in a […]

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The New Cancel Culture Capitalism – The New York Times
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An M.L.B. source described what many within the league saw as an untenable scenario for the sport: A number of players would refuse to participate in the game. The remainder would have been asked — over and over again — about their positions on the voting law. The game — and baseball — would have […]

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Culture as Protein and Profit | by Marshall Sahlins | The New York Review of Books
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In this book of modest size, Marvin Harris explains the origins of war, capitalism, the state, and male supremacy. He reveals the true meaning of the Eucharist, tells why Hindus believe in sacred cows, and discloses the logic behind Jewish dietary laws. He also explains why agriculture was invented, expounds the causes of matrilineal descent, […]

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Whitney Museum in New York Promotes Adrienne Edwards From Curator of Performance to Director of Curatorial Affairs | Culture Type
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THE WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART announced the promotion of Adrienne Edwards today, she has been named director of curatorial affairs. For the past three years, Edwards has served as the Engell Speyer Curator and Curator of Performance at the Whitney. In her new role as Engell Speyer Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs, Edwards […]

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Asa Hutchinson on Arkansas’s Anti-Trans Law and the G.O.P. Culture Wars – The New York Times
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You’ve got to evaluate each one as to whether it’s the proper role of government, whether it makes sense and whether it is the right balance. We’ve had a couple of different bills that have been of concern to those in the transgender community. One of them is the Medical Conscience Act, which I signed, […]

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Federal Reserve Bank of New York Company Culture | Comparably
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9 employees at Federal Reserve Bank of New York have reviewed Federal Reserve Bank of New York across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was today. Overall, the 9 Federal Reserve Bank of New York employees give their leadership a grade […]

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