Mark Collett, one of Britain’s highest-profile white supremacists, has openly called himself a “Nazi sympathizer.” In an April video posted on Twitter that showed a group of Muslims peacefully praying, Collett decried that European culture “is being replaced.” Another tweet by Collett showing praying Muslims read, “The Western world is under siege.” He has been retweeted by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who never deleted the tweet and continues to dabble in white supremacist rhetoric. … [Read more...] about Trump’s ‘Culture’ Comments About Immigrants Echo European White Nationalists’
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Church buildings certainly color all kinds of memories. I, for one, asked my wife's hand in marriage on a boat that cruised on the Seine. Her hand, now with an engagement ring, clutched mine as we admired Notre Dame. Years later, our kids played at the park behind the cathedral in a hot summer morning. … [Read more...] about Notre Dame isn’t just a cultural landmark. Remember that a church was on fire.
But since Goodall's studies, other scientists have discovered that chimps have more than one way to catch a termite. Those in Congo, for instance, gnaw on the end of their tools of choice to turn them into paintbrush-like instruments, which seem able to catch even more termites than straight-tipped rods. In Uganda, some chimpanzees simply break into termite mounds with their hands. … [Read more...] about Chimpanzees develop distinct local cultures, and we’re destroying them
A lot has happened this year in Matera, the Southern Italian city now in the international spotlight as the 2019 European Capital of Culture. The ‘Atlas of the City’s Emotions’ will be open to the public until 31st July, accessible with the Matera 2019 Passport which grants visitors access to every aspect of the Capital of Culture experience. This moving communal artwork has been presented as a multi-sensory installation piece in the Library, but the work has come to life in several other ways too: through the art Stefano Faravelli and his group of 40 artists; in the form of choreography by dancer Heike Hennig; and in writing thanks to author Alessandro Baricco, who has adapted part of the project alongside young writers from the Holden School in Turin. … [Read more...] about Locals are the lifeblood of entertainment in Matera, European Capital of Culture
Many of its 340,000 inhabitants belong to the Turkish, Roma, Armenian, Greek and Jewish minorities, all of which have quite a strong influence on the city's vibrant cultural life. … [Read more...] about Plovdiv celebrates becoming European Capital of Culture