Tag Archives: politics

Progressive groups rejected from Vancouver Lunar New Year parade read full article at worldnews365.me

Progressive and LGBTQ+ groups say organizers of Vancouver’s Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown this weekend rejected their applications to take part, with one group saying they were told it was due to a ban on “political activism.” Chinatown Together, organized by community activist Melody Ma, and LGBTQ+ group Lunar …

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Bitcoin ETFs: Reshaping Finance And Politics For The 2024 Elections read full article at worldnews365.me

In the ever-evolving landscape of financial innovation, the recent approval of Bitcoin ETFs stands as a watershed moment, not just for digital asset enthusiasts, but for the broader financial markets and the political arena. As we edge closer to the 2024 elections, it’s becoming increasingly clear that bitcoin is set …

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The Tricky Politics of This Year’s European Film Awards – The Hollywood Reporter read full article at worldnews365.me

Typically, the European Film Awards (EFA) are an event for celebration and, broadly, consensus. There might be debate over which European movie deserves the top prize — this year’s best film contenders include refugee dramas Io Capitano from Italian director Matteo Garrone and Green Border from Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland; …

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Indigenous voices advocate for more equality in Canadian broadcasting read full article at worldnews365.me

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is currently immersed in the first phase of reshaping the Canadian broadcasting landscape through the implementation of Bill C-11, known as the Online Streaming Act. As the two-week public hearing unfolds, diverse voices are emerging, with Indigenous media players hoping the bill will …

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Showtime’s ‘The Circus’ Ends With Plenty Of Anxiety And Angst Over The Precarious State Of Politics — And Democracy – Deadline read full article at worldnews365.me

Spoiler warning: Showtime‘s The Circus launched eight years ago with a title that suggested politics infused with a bit of crazy spectacle, but it ended tonight with anxiety, angst and even a sense of dread for what’s ahead. The docuseries wrapped up after an eventful week: Donald Trump testifying in …

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Ron Nyswaner Talks About The History, Politics And Sex Of ‘Fellow Travelers’ — And What It Means For Today’s LGBTQ Movement – Deadline read full article at worldnews365.me

Ron Nyswaner, the executive producer and writer of the Showtime limited series Fellow Travelers, says that he feared there were three strikes against getting it made: “It’s period, it’s political and it’s gay.” At a recent Washington, D.C. screening, though, he summed up some of the initial reaction to the …

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Tarak Ben Ammar Interview on Weinstein, Italy Politics, Film School – The Hollywood Reporter read full article at worldnews365.me

Tarak Ben Ammar, the president of Eagle Pictures, strolls into The Hollywood Reporter Roma studio at the Venice Film Festival in casual dress, polo shirt and pants, all in the same matching grey, except for pitch-black loafers. “I love to walk,” he says, tutting about the state of disrepair of …

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FTX CEO Used $100 Million Of Customers Funds For Politics, US Prosecutors Allege read full article at worldnews365.me

New criminal charges keep unfolding against former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in his court case with the US prosecutors. In the latest development, the federal prosecutors filed a new indictment against the former billionaire on Monday, August 14. The filing alleged that Bankman-Fried stole more than $100 million in customers’ funds …

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New Chinese Canadian Museum opens in Vancouver read full article at worldnews365.me

When the Chinese Exclusion Act came into effect in 1923, it didn’t just effectively halt Chinese immigration to Canada — it extinguished the family lines of thousands of labourers already here. Many were condemned to bachelorhood or cut off from loved ones in China, said Catherine Clement, curator of the …

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Eurovision organizers reject Zelenskyy’s request to make video address at contest – National read full article at worldnews365.me

This weekend’s Eurovision Song Contest will have Ukrainian flags, Ukrainian musicians and Ukrainian fans – but not the country’s wartime leader. Organizers say they rejected a request from President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to make a video address to the final of the pan-continental music competition on Saturday. He was expected to …

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Head of anti-monarchy group arrested during King Charles’ coronation – National read full article at worldnews365.me

British police arrested multiple people amid the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday, with anti-monarchy group Republic saying their head Graham Smith was among those detained. Republic tweeted that Graham Smith was arrested along with five other members of their team and hundreds of placards were seized. It comes as …

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Gordon Lightfoot honoured by House of Commons following musician’s death – National read full article at worldnews365.me

The House of Commons held a moment of silence Tuesday in honour of Gordon Lightfoot, the iconic Canadian singer-songwriter who passed away on Monday. Lightfoot died at the age of 84 in a Toronto hospital on May 1, according to a representative for his family. A cause of death has …

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