Tag Archives: Cultural

The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism

I mentioned in a previous post some of my reactions to Patrick Deneen's interesting book Why Liberalism Failed.  I noted that many of his arguments are evocative of earlier critiques of liberalism written in the 1960s and early '70s.  One … Continue reading

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THIS IS CNN. CNN ‘Cultural Critic’ Guest: ‘All of The People’ Who Voted for Trump Are Racist…

THIS IS CNN. CNN ‘Cultural Critic’ Guest: ‘All of The People’ Who Voted for Trump Are Racist. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Cultural Appropriation, Subversive Racial Stereotypes, and Tap-Dancing (and an Amazingly Synced Mars/Ronson Mash-Up)

I should be honest right up front: This post is a thin excuse to share what I regard as an amazingly synced mash-up of stars from old movies dancing to Mars/Ronson earbug “Uptown Funk.” If you are (as I am) … Continue reading

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New European AML/CTF Legislation Includes Art Dealers and Flags Cultural Artifacts Transactions

European ParliamentMembers of the European Parliament have adopted a legislative resolution endorsing a December 2017 agreement with the European Council that, for the first time, includes art dealers and auction houses in the European Union's anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) compliance … Continue reading

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Copyright, exceptions and cultural institutions: Australia is listening!

Whilst the 2016 Copyright Directive proposal might have lost some momentum since its introduction, the appetite for the modernisation of copyright law is still in the cards in other parts of the world – not the least Down Under. Last … Continue reading

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