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The War of Diversity Is Just Beginning

February 28, 2018 // Observador - Portugal - Portuguese

<i>The discussion around the Hollywood Oscars is a sign: In the name of "diversity," we are reducing individuals to groups of resentment and making these groups incompatible with each other.</i> We are in Hollywood and pop culture awards season: the Grammys, the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, etc. Lists of [Read more]

#MeToo: The Oscars Could Become the High Point

January 8, 2018 // Die Presse - Austria - German

<i>The Oscars, one of the most prestigious events of the year, is traditionally is characterized by a big theme each year.</i> Last year, it was the newly inaugurated presidency of Donald Trump; the year before, it was the controversy over whether African-American actors receive enough appreciation in Hollywood, [Read more]

George, Leonardo and Me

March 4, 2016 // Liberation - France - French

<i>The Oscars and the American presidential election primaries both show a preference for Clooney, a glib Democrat and supporter of Hillary, to the detriment of environmentalist DiCaprio.</i> If we really get to be reincarnated, I would prefer to come back as George Clooney rather than Leonardo DiCaprio. And if I [Read more]

Oscars, So White

February 7, 2016 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

<i>The Academy is once again being showered with criticism for the lack of African-American award nominees.</i> For the second consecutive year, controversy has ignited over the lack of black artists nominated for awards from the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the famous Oscars. On social [Read more]
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