Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

‘996 Culture:’ Former TikTok Employees Describe ‘Crushing’ China-Style Work Culture

Former TikTok employees are criticizing the Chinese-owned company stating that they experienced an intense culture of overwork, unrealistic productivity expectations, and secrecy surrounding salaries. Among the former workers’ complaints is the company’s enforcement of “996 culture,” a management style common in China in which employees are expected to work from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. […]

Iklaina: Perhaps the First City State of Mycenaean Culture

Recent excavations at Iklaina, hitherto believed to be a sleepy historic village on the Peloponnesian Peninsula, have challenged the established chronology of state formation in Greece.  Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Important Events Read Later 

Aurignacians: The First Artistic Culture?

Since the evolution of Homo sapiens approximately 1.8 million years ago, humans have advanced in many aspects of life, especially art. According to historians, the earliest record of humans engaging in the creation  Read more Section:  News History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

Nolte: Get Woke, Go Broke — 7 Big Names in Pop Culture Burst the Left’s Bubble This Week

There is no greater threat to the Democrat Party than an open rebellion among their own high-profile elites, but that might be what we’re seeing.

Destroy a Culture’s History & Rewrite a FAKE History. Isn’t That What’s Going on Now?

Disney Has Lost $34 Billion In Value Since Embarking On Culture War With Florida

Disney’s market cap has shrunk by nearly $34 billion since the company expressed its full-throated opposition to a Florida law banning instruction of gender identity and sexual orientation in public schools for kindergarten through third grade.

Cancel Culture Champion Ethan Klein Gets Canceled by Sponsors Over ‘Anti-Gay’ Jokes

Klein canceled Jordan Peterson earlier this year and pushed back against criticism by insisting cancel culture was a good thing.

Why the US culture of colonial extraction is making people sick and destroying the planet

This article was produced by Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute. April M. Short is an editor, journalist and documentary editor and producer. She is a writing fellow at Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Previously, she served as a managing editor at AlterNet as well as […]

The Maykop: Lost Bronze Age Culture of the Exotic Caucasus Region

In 1897, Professor Nikolay Veselovsky, a Russian archaeologist and orientalist, specializing in the history and archaeology of Central Asia, uncovered one of the greatest archaeological finds  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News Ancient Places Asia Read Later  Source

Confronting “Hasbara Culture” with Yakov Hirsch

In this episode we have a conversation with Phil Weiss and Yakov Hirsch about the cultural sources of pro-Israel movements in American politics. For several years now Hirsch has examined what he calls “hasbara culture” — the ways that a discourse of Jewish victimhood has conquered Jewish, Israeli, and even American political culture. Hirsch explains […]

CPAC 2022—no war, but the culture war

Image Credit: Zach D. Roberts Every year the who’s who of the “real” conservative America meets at the Conservative Political Action Conference organized by the American Conservative Union. Over the Trump administration, the faces of CPAC have changed from a more traditional conservative (tax cuts, pro-corporation) to an odd mixture of libertarian isolationism and cultural […]

Caitlyn Jenner Slams Woke Culture Says Allowing Trans Women In Female Sport Is ‘Just Not Fair’

Transgender celebrity Caitlyn Jenner has offered a dose of common sense. Slamming woke culture Jenner claimed that “allowing trans women like swimmer Lia Thomas in female sport is ‘just not fair’” and that and “everyone needs to calm down” about Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. BYPASS THE CENSORS Sign up to get unfiltered news delivered […]

Advanced Human Culture Dating Back 40,000 Years Found in China

A new study published in the journal Nature by an international team of archaeologists has provided fascinating new insights into hunter-gatherer lifestyles 40,000 years ago in north China, and Homo sapiens expansion out of Africa. Archaeological excavations at the site of Xiamabei in the Nihewan Basin of northern China have revealed the presence of inventions, […]

Advanced Human Culture Dating Back 40,000 Years Found in China

A new study published in the journal Nature by an international team of archaeologists has provided fascinating new insights into hunter-gatherer lifestyles 40,000 years ago in north China, and Homo sapiens expansion out of Africa. Archaeological excavations at the site of Xiamabei in the Nihewan Basin of northern China have revealed the presence of inventions, […]

The Age of Intolerance: Cancel Culture’s War on Free Speech

“Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners.” — George Carlin Cancel culture — political correctness amped up on steroids, the self-righteousness of a narcissistic age, and a mass-marketed pseudo-morality that is little more than fascism disguised as tolerance — has shifted us into an Age of Intolerance, policed by techno-censors, social media bullies, and […]

Antipodes Greek Culture Festival in Melbourne Postponed

The Lonsdale Street Greek Music Festival has been postponed. Credit: Greek Centre For the second year in a row, the Antipodes Festival/Lonsdale St Greek Festival has been postponed due to the pandemic. The Festival was scheduled for 5 and 6 March. Traditionally taking place in the historic Lonsdale St Greek Precinct it is Melbourne’s largest […]

Wari Culture Used Alcohol and Drugs to Maintain Political Control

An altered state of consciousness to rule an ancient empire? Not a plot of a television series or a fantasy novella, but a page out of the fascinating book that is human history. A new study published in Cambridge University Press’ Antiquity journal details how leaders of the Wari culture, and the Inca leadership (who […]

UK Culture Secretary boasts about shadowy “anti-disinformation” unit; “daily we have contact with the online providers”

The UK Government’s “disinformation” unit is “working,” the Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said, after she was challenged by the Labour party who said the shadowy unit shut down last year. In the UK, both the Conservative and Labour governments support more online censorship. “It’s not the case, it’s not true; it is there, it is […]

Ancient Crystals and Gemstones in Culture and Myth: Magical Malachite

Crystals and gemstones have been a part of ancient cultures for millennia. They were and continue to be used as decoration and to preserve the memories of those who have passed on. Malachite is one such stone that was treasured in civilizations from Egypt to China because it could be carved into beautiful ornaments, used […]

Falsehood, Hate and Crime the Endangering Culture of India

“Make the lie big. Make it simple. Keep saying it, and eventually they believe it”. These words of Adolf Hitler, the fascist leader of Nazi party of Germany seems to be proving true for India by its ruling establishment. Historically speaking, Adolf Hitler was a German leader who joined the Nazi Party which later became […]

I Predicted the Culture Wars Would End in 2021. Oops.

While Biden as president has delivered on his promise to revert the White House to a policy-making and governing apparatus after its four-year stint as a clearinghouse for cultural grievance, the rest of American politics have refused to follow suit. A disproportionate number of this year’s hot-button political stories — from “cancel culture,” to critical […]

MSNBC’s Hayes: ‘The Right Keeps Losing the Culture and Winning the Culture War’

MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes said Thursday on his show “All In” that the right was trying to win the culture by using politics, and that was ultimately not working. Hayes said, “This is something I think structures so much of American politics and the way I phrase it is that the right keeps losing the […]

‘No culture, no future’: Belgian cultural workers protest against COVID measures

Thousands of Belgian performers, cinema operators, event organizers, and others joined together on Sunday to protest the government’s decision to close down the country’s cultural life to stem the spread of the surging Omicron variant. Waving posters reading “The show must go on” or “No culture, no future,” a crowd of about 5,000 demonstrated peacefully […]

Saudi Arabia: Diriyah named Capital of Arab Culture for 2030 

The Saudi Arabian city of Diriyah has been chosen as the Capital of Arab Culture for 2030 by the Arab League Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (ALESCO). Diriyah is the traditional birthplace of the Saudi Kingdom. Announcing the news on Saturday, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture said on Twitter, “We’re proud to announce that Diriyah […]

Unravelling the Sintashta Culture: War Masters of the Eurasian Steppe

Understanding the mysterious origins of the Indo-Europeans, the emergence of the Indo-Iranian languages, and the earliest identities of associated peoples remain some of the burning questions in modern scientific circles. These topics were extensively explored throughout decades of dedicated archeological excavations throughout Europe and Eurasia which yielded a variety of intriguing results offering a glimpse […]

Healing without Drugs: Western Culture has Lost its Way

by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News For decades now western culture has taken great pride over “western medicine” as a product of modern times and the “age of science.” The belief that modern medicine has achieved great success in overcoming historical diseases that prior to the advent of modern medicine plagued and killed humanity is […]

Advanced Scottish Culture Stopped Romans Taking All Of Britannia

New archaeological evidence demonstrates that Britain’s Hadrian’s Wall was not a cause, but instead an effect of the cultural differences that already thrived between the two territories that would later become Scotland and England. Since the time of the 1st century Roman invasion of Britain, an incorrect stereotype maintains that ancient Scottish cultures were barbaric, […]

Rishism V/S Mullaism – Culture of Simplicity V/S Culture of Conspicuous Consumption

Did Rishism grow up in medieval Kashmir parallel to Mawalism and Mullaism? Did it emerge as a challenge to these isms and their love for material progress through the route of religion? Was it really an antidote to their dissonant chorus of noises, pronouncements, brawling and vitriol? Or was it a silent spiritual intervention in […]

Kevin Hart Defends Dave Chappelle: ‘Enough of This Cancel Culture BS’

Comedian Kevin Hart bravely defended Dave Chappelle and blasted ‘woke’ cancel culture in an interview with New York Times on Monday. “That man don’t have a hateful bone in his body. And I don’t say that because it’s hypothetical — I say that because I know him,” Hart said, referring to the baseless accusations that […]

Fatal Flooding Destroyed China’s Liangzhu Culture 4,300 Years Ago

A thriving metropolis often referred to as “China’s Venice of the Stone Age” was mysteriously abandoned in approximately 2300 BC, leading to the extinction of China’s ancient Liangzhu culture. Now, a new analysis appearing in the journal Science Advances has finally revealed the truth about the catastrophic event that forced the people of the city […]

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