UK politician says ‘white privilege’ divisive, unhelpful term: report

A U.K. politician and member of the nation’s equality watchdog is warning that the term “white privilege” was divisive and contributed to an “unhelpful way of looking at society.” The…

Facebook to end content moderation policies that favor politician accounts: report

Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy reacts to Facebook ending its ban on posts suggesting coronavirus was ‘man-made.’ Social media giant Facebook is allegedly preparing to adjust its content moderation policies so…

British politician criticized over tweet following shooting of BLM activist

Diane Abbott, who is Britain’s first Black female MP, faced criticism over a tweet following the shooting of a prominent Black Lives Matter activist in London. Sasha Johnson was left…

Spanish politician temporarily suspended by Twitter after saying ‘a man cannot get pregnant’

Francisco José Contreras, deputy to Spain’s far-right Vox Party, was locked out of his Twitter account for 12 hours last week after saying “a man cannot get pregnant” because they…

Canadian politician apologizes for taking nude photo of fellow lawmaker on Zoom

A member of the Canadian parliament is apologizing after taking a photo of a fellow lawmaker, who was briefly caught nude during a virtual meeting of the parliament last week. William Amos,…

Chiefs great Arbanas, longtime local politician, dies at 82

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Fred Arbanas, a key member of their first two Super Bowl teams in the 1960s and ’70s who later had a long career in county politics,…

Scarlett Johansson says she’s an actor, not a politician: ‘The other stuff is not my job’

Scarlett Johansson isn’t interested in getting political in public. “I don’t think actors have obligations to have a public role in society,” the 36-year-old actress told The Gentlewoman in a recent interview.  “You…