Chaotic scenes in southern Chinese city as Covid curbs fuel unrest

Crowds of people in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou crashed through Covid barriers and marched down streets in chaotic scenes on Monday night, according to videos posted online, in a show of public resentment over government restrictions. Among the latest outbreaks in China, Guangzhou has the biggest caseload, with new daily infections of Covid-19 … Read more

Daniella Monet Slams Nickelodeon for Allowing “Sexualized” Scenes

About one month after Jennette McCurdy shared her story about her time as a Nickelodeon child star, former Victorious star Daniella Monet is also speaking out about her experiences at the network. Last week, Business Insider published an investigation into Dan Schneider, the creator of some of Nickelodeon’s most popular shows, including Victorious, Zoey 101, … Read more

Behind the Scenes on the Fight for a Green New Deal

What drove you to direct this film? What [sparked] my idea for making this film was the 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report, which gave the deadline of 2030 [to cut emissions enough to keep warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius], leaving us 12 years to make massive changes. You have scientists begging for political … Read more

These Young People Used Famous Coming-Out Scenes to Come Out IRL

For 19-year-old Alec, from Malaysia, an anime called Stars Align had a tremendous impact on how they see themselves. In the show’s eighth episode, the character Yuu describes feeling out of place in the world. If Yuu had to pick a label for themselves, it would be nonbinary. “But it doesn’t feel right to be … Read more