Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities. As a term, critical theory has two meanings with different origins and histories: the first originated in sociology and the second originated in literary criticism, whereby it is used and applied as an umbrella term that can describe a theory founded upon critique; thus, the theorist Max Horkheimer described a theory as critical insofar as it seeks "to liberate human beings from the circumstances that enslave them".
Four airlines, British Airways, Qantas, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, have attracted criticism for controversial seating policies which discriminate against adult male passengers on the basis of their sex. The companies refused to allow unaccompanied children to be seated next to adult males on their flights, leading to criticism that they regard all men as a danger to children.
There are many artists who have told Donald Trump to stop playing their music at presidential rallies and events affiliated with his campaign. Trump typically uses white classic rock bands at his rallies so there is still a large pool of bands left for Trump to be turned down by. Here’s a running list of said artists who’ve publicly requested that the Republican nominee stops using their work.
In media fandom, 'two white guys' or 'white cock' is a sarcastic commentary relating to Race and fandom and Misogyny in fandom. The basis of the criticism is that stories of homosexual romance between white and nonwhite male heroes, and between male heroes and women, tend to be far less popular than pairings between white men. This occurs even when an interracial or heterosexual romance has equal or greater canon evidence or support.
Numbers, Facts and Trends Shaping Your World About Follow Journalism & MediaAnalysisBy Michael Barthel, Galen Stocking, Jesse Holcomb and Amy MitchellThe discussions of nearly all major presidential candidates grew over the three months studied, but within the liberal-leaning Reddit community, the discussions of some candidates far outweighed others. Three candidates received more than 70,000 comments across the three months (May, June and September 2015), while the vast majority were mentioned in fewer than 10,000 comments.7
Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest? (sometimes expressed as troublesome or meddlesome priest) is an utterance attributed to Henry II of England, which led to the death of Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, in 1170. While it was not expressed as an order, it caused four knights to travel from Normandy to Canterbury, where they killed Becket.
The long read: More and more wealthy CEOs are pledging to give away parts of their fortunes – often to help fix problems their companies caused. Some call this ‘philanthrocapitalism’, but is it just corporate hypocrisy?
A motivating factor behind Trump’s proposed policies—including the construction of a new U.S.- Mexico border wall, more border patrol agents, and stricter deportation policies--is his belief that immigrants are stealing job opportunities from American workers. As he said in July 2015, “They’re takin