Child Custody Battle

In 2017, community leaders and elected officials (along with a gaggle of tourists) strike poses imitating “Fearless Girl” at her original location, near Bowling Green.

The sculptor who created the “Fearless Girl” statue is being sued by the investment firm that commissioned the piece, in a legal battle that hinges on the question of what it means to own a work of art. “Fearless Girl” was unveiled in Lower Manhattan in March, 2017, as a form of corporate agitprop, by […]

Today in History February 22


705 – Empress Wu Zetian abdicates the throne, restoring the Tang dynasty. 1371 – Robert II becomes King of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty. 1632 – Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published. 1651 – St. Peter’s Flood: A storm surge floods the Frisian coast, drowning 15,000 people. 1856 – The Republican […]