LONDON—Monitoring polls and news coverage of the upcoming elections, U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson reportedly expressed concern Thursday that continued accusations of anti-Semitism against the Labour Party will hurt the Tories’ hold on the bigot vote. “Those with prejudiced and discriminatory beliefs have long been a bedrock of the Conservative Party constituency, but I’m nervous that so many people attacking Labour as the party of anti-Semites will eat into our ability to win,” said Johnson, adding that he was concerned the volume of allegations that Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t doing enough to combat anti-Semitism in his own party could result in bigoted voters believing that Labour actually represented their values. “When allegations first started coming out, I figured it would be a flash in the pan and the Tories could continue counting on the bigot vote, as we have for generations. It’s really going to hurt us if … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson Worried Anti-Semitism Accusations Against Labour Party Will Hurt Tories’ Hold On Bigot Vote
Slave Play explores the peculiar tale of three interracial couples who partake in an “Antebellum master-slave role-playing therapy workshop” in order to salvage their lackluster sex lives. As BuzzFeed notes, it’s been called “provocative,” “uncomfortable,” and “thought-provoking.” It’s also been called “racist,” thanks to Broadway … [Read more...] about White Woman Accuses Playwright Jeremy O. Harris of Being ‘Racist Against White People’ During Tirade
Created by dance collaborative the Black Iris Project and co-commissioned by the Bronx Museum of the Arts and 651 Arts, the ballet makes its premiere this Thursday, August 16, at Summerstage in New York City’s Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. In anticipation of the premiere, choreographer and Black Iris Project founder Jeremy McQueen and playwright Angelica Chéri recently spoke with The Glow Up to explain the inspiration and creation behind the piece, … [Read more...] about Dancing Through the Pain: ‘A Mother’s Rite’ Moves Us Through a Parent’s Worst Nightmare
This featured workspace belongs to Lifehacker reader tehdik. He was pretty happy with this workspace, save for the enormous tangle of wires under his desk. Thanks to its sleek glass surface, he could see the mess not only across the room but every minute he was at his work station. Finally he'd had enough of the mess and ordered some supplies to make short work of it. … [Read more...] about Most Popular Featured Workspaces of 2009
"Desperate Souls" - Regina and Mr. Gold play dirty politics and take opposite sides when Emma runs for a coveted Storybrooke public office against Sidney. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale world that was, Rumplestiltskin tries to track down the ultimate power source in order to help his son avert the horrors of a meaningless war. … [Read more...] about What’s the relationship between Black Widow and Hawkeye in
River Song is Amy Pond's daughter. Doctor Who fans have been speculating about River Song's true identity ever since she first showed up in David Tennant's final series, and with all due respect to the analytic skills of Doctor Who fans, most of the theories were completely ludicrous. Most seemed to focus on her being a regenerated version of Amy or a new incarnation of someone from the Doctor's past, usually either his granddaughter Susan, his former companion Romana, or his cloned daughter Jenny. The real answer was, in true Steven Moffat fashion, elegantly convoluted, as we learned she was in fact Amy and Rory's kidnapped, brainwashed, and half Time Lord daughter. That "half Time Lord" bit probably sparked a crazy rumor way back in January that the series would revolve around a "Who's the father?" plot, with Amy trying to figure out whether the real father of her baby was Rory, the Doctor, a Cybermen, or a Dalek. (Yes, that was really what was rumored.) In the interest of full … [Read more...] about The Rightest and Wrongest Spoilers of 2011!