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What’s in the new Republican voting law that passed in Texas?

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott shakes hands with former President Donald Trump. | Brandon Bell/Getty Images Texas Democrats literally fled the state to try to block this bill. On August 31, both houses of the Texas Legislature passed an elections…

The Sopranos vs. the end of history

The Sopranos is big again — and the new prequel movie isn’t the only reason. | HBO A new prequel movie. A spike in new viewership. What explains the iconic TV show’s enduring appeal? Since the summer of 2020 —…

The refreshing, bad romance of Venom: Let There Be Carnage

It’s Venom! | Courtesy of Sony Pictures What superhero movies can learn from the campy alien symbiote. Twelve years ago this month, Italian American singer, songwriter, and actress Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta gave us a ballad about the erotic thrill…

Six, the long-delayed pop musical about Henry VIII’s wives, is glorious nonsense

Left to right: Abby Mueller (Jane Seymour), Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard), Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves), & Anna Uzele (Catherine Parr), in the new musical Six. | Boneau/Bryan-Brown Six was supposed…

#OffOn – Don’t switch off our online rights

Online photo: Robinraj Premchand/Pixabay As you may have seen from our social media feeds and our website, Index on Censorship is working to ensure MPs and the public are aware of the unintended consequences that may arise from the UK…

Index condemns lawsuits brought by ENRC against Tom Burgis

Metal Alloy plant. Worker in orange jacket and white hardhat on train with Eurasian Resources Group (ENRC). Alexey Rezvykh / Alamy Stock Photo The undersigned organisations express their serious concern at the legal proceedings that have been filed in a…