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Controversy Tag Archive

Colonialism in art: the British Museum’s stolen artworks

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Sophia Kypriotis delves into the controversy over the British Museum being not-so-British......

The University of Cambridge accepts controversial Shell donation

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The University of Cambridge has faced criticism for its decision to accept a £6 million donation from oil company Shell, to fund research into oil extraction technology. The...

Could Jacob Rees-Mogg’s comment topple his career?

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It’s important to be noted that Jacob Rees Mogg’s comment mocking the terrified victims of the Grenfell fire was not a slip of the tongue or clumsy language, it was a clear...

Spain’s willful amnesia

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Film editor Joe Holloran examines the rise of the far right in Spain and the legacy of the recently re-buried Fransico Franco....

Has Jane the Virgin lost her innocence?

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Gina Rodriquez has yet again been involved in another controversy, will this be the last?...

Activision Blizzard feel a chill from Hong Kong

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Blizzard have made a U-turn on their banning of Chung 'Blitzchung' Ng Wai, Jack Wallace-Hunter reports....

Nobel or nobbled? Peter Handke’s controversial Nobel Prize win

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Victoria Osho tells us her thoughts on Peter Handke's controversial Nobel prize win. ...

Canadian legal firm takes action against Fortnite

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There's trouble on the horizon for Epic Games, and Sesha Subramanian has all the juicy details....

James Franco’s allegations – why ‘cancel culture’ might be justified

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Molly Greeves discusses James Franco's allegations of sexual misconduct, and when it is justifiable to 'cancel' an artist....

No, woke culture didn’t kill comedy

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Elisabetta Pulcini dissects Todd Phillips' comments about the limitations that modern society places on comedians and comedy ...