8 Ways Political Speech Infiltrated the Oscars This Year

8 Ways Political Speech Infiltrated the Oscars This Year

Hollywood wore its politics on its tuxedo sleeves Sunday night.

Emma Watson UN Ambassador Speech Davos Switzerland (Vogue.co.uk)

Emma Watson's Overwhelming UN Response

The legendary (and still shockingly youthful) rocker was on hand at the American Music Awards to take home the 2016 Merit Award, but he just couldn't turn down the opportunity to give the people what they want: A Sting concert! After a great introduction by RDJ, he took the stage to perform a medley that included "I Can't Stop Thinking About You," "Message in a Bottle" and the irreplaceable "Every Breath You Take."

Sting Just Gave a Not-so-Subtle Political Speech at the AMAs

The legendary (and still shockingly youthful) rocker was on hand at the American Music Awards to take home the 2016 Merit Award, but he just couldn't turn down the opportunity to give the people what they want: A Sting concert! After a great introduction by RDJ, he took the stage to perform a medley that included "I Can't Stop Thinking About You," "Message in a Bottle" and the irreplaceable "Every Breath You Take."

Trump Religious Liberty Executive Order To Turn Churches Into Republican Super PACs with political speeches for sermons. Surely, this is unconstitutional...trump, once again, defying his oath to "preserve protect and defend" the constitution.

Trump Religious Liberty Executive Order To Turn Churches Into Republican Super PACs with political speeches for sermons. Surely, this is unconstitutional...trump, once again, defying his oath to "preserve protect and defend" the constitution.

It's all in her face! Winona Ryder, left, sparked a meme frenzy as she reacts to David Harbour's powerful 'call to arms' political speech after Stranger Things SAGs win

Winona Ryder sparks memes during David Harbour's speech

It's all in her face! Winona Ryder, left, sparked a meme frenzy as she reacts to David Harbour's powerful 'call to arms' political speech after Stranger Things SAGs win

'Ban Hlaudi Motsoeneng from speaking at schools!' .DA  The opposition is unhappy with the disgraced former SABC COO giving political speeches to the youth. https://www.thesouthafrican.com/ban-hlaudi-motsoeneng-from-speaking-at-schools-da/

'Ban Hlaudi Motsoeneng from speaking at schools!' .DA The opposition is unhappy with the disgraced former SABC COO giving political speeches to the youth. https://www.thesouthafrican.com/ban-hlaudi-motsoeneng-from-speaking-at-schools-da/

How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches. Political speeches are often written for politicians by trusted aides and confidantes. Could an AI algorithm do as well?

How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches

How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches. Political speeches are often written for politicians by trusted aides and confidantes. Could an AI algorithm do as well?

"Reverse psychology" has been featured in everything from political speeches to folk tales. It's been tested, but does it actually work? You decide.  We've heard the old wisdom - tell someone they shouldn't do something and that's all they want to do. What is forbidden is tempting while whatever is offered is taken for granted.

Is there really such a thing as reverse psychology?

"Reverse psychology" has been featured in everything from political speeches to folk tales. It's been tested, but does it actually work? You decide. We've heard the old wisdom - tell someone they shouldn't do something and that's all they want to do. What is forbidden is tempting while whatever is offered is taken for granted.

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