Culture War in the Workplace

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The New Republic—The proceedings began with three fast, muted raps on the door. Layleen Cubilette-Polanco’s family and friends, joined by many, many people who’d never even met her, filled every row in the small, mostly beige hearing room on the third floor of the federal courthouse, somewhere between downtown Brooklyn and the waterfront. Five months before, on June 7, 2019, Layleen, a young transgender woman, died while she was held on $500 bail in New York City’s despised jail complex on Rikers Island. It was...

World War I Takes the Pop Culture Spotlight After Years of Being the ‘Neglected War’. Movie “1917” and a concept album by English band Field Music are among new depictions of the Great War and its effects.