‘What Stephen Miller got right – and very wrong – about the statue of liberty’

The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant le monde) is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The Statue of Liberty is a figure … Continue reading ‘What Stephen Miller got right – and very wrong – about the statue of liberty’

‘100 days of protests in Venezuela’

In Venezuela, protesters have marked the 100th day of the increasingly violent demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro. Thousands of people gathered in the capital Caracas to hear opposition figures, who vowed to step up their street protests. This came a day after the Supreme Court granted house arrest to imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in order to ease tensions. The opposition is organizing an unofficial … Continue reading ‘100 days of protests in Venezuela’

‘JAY-Z – The Story of O.J.’

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as JAY-Z (formerly stylized as Jay-Z, Jay Z and Jaÿ-Z), is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music. MTV ranked him the “Greatest MC of all time” in 2006. Rolling Stone ranked three of his albums—Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003)—among The 500 Greatest Albums … Continue reading ‘JAY-Z – The Story of O.J.’

‘Harry Styles – Sign of the Times’

He made his debut as a singer with his band White Eskimo, who performed locally in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire. In 2010, Styles auditioned as a solo artist for the British television series The X Factor. After being eliminated as a solo performer, Styles was brought back into the competition, along with four other contestants, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson, to form One Direction. Continue reading ‘Harry Styles – Sign of the Times’