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It is ironic that on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the populist signed an executive order to deny entry for refugees from seven Islamic countries. He makes patriotic speeches just like another did in 1930s, to workers and farmers and war veterans who suffer from the economic depression of the time. He also uses religion as a way to find a common enemy from within the people. Where is his humanity?
When he speaks he repeats the same statement over and over again because he understands that the one thing our brains can’t seem to resist is repetition. Repetition penetrates, and after a while it begins to sound like some sort of real reasoning, but it is not…
Josué Rojas came from El Salvador as a toddler, and his family settled in the Mission.
For a fleeting few hours, a procession of boats on the Grand Canal reenacted the full pomp and pageantry of 15th-century Venice.
The intricate patterns and strategic colors of the linens used on mummified remains have only begun to be understood by humanists, museum specialists, and chemists working together.
With films touching on protest in France, China’s one-child policy, and Indigenous life in Canada, the 2021 Currents program stays both culturally and politically forward-thinking.
In The Contest of the Fruits, the art collective Slavs and Tatars investigates language, politics, religion, humor, resilience, and resistance in a pluralistic world.