The Daily Populous

Saturday September 12nd, 2020 evening edition

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In the lead up to its release, Disney’s live-action Mulan has generated a surprising amount of political controversy.

First, in 2019, star Liu Yifei spoke out in support of Hong Kong police despite law enforcement’s brutal treatment of pro-democracy protesters.

Now Disney brass has admitted that the stack of controversies has caused problems for the studio, especially with the film set to hit theaters in China.

“I’m not a box office prognosticator, but it has generated a lot of publicity,” she said, per the outlet.

I would just leave it at that, but it has generated a lot of issues for us.”.

Mulan, directed by Niki Caro, is Disney’s live-action remake of its 1998 animated film, based on the classic Chinese ballad.

— From the Archive: The Women Who Built the Golden Age of Disney. »

'I'm not comfortable living here': More Americans did actually try to move to Canada since Trump's 2016 election

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Canada saw an uptick in Americans trying to move to Canada following Trump's win, according to the new figures from Immigration Canada.

In 2015, a little over 6,800 Americans tried to apply for permanent residency in Canada, followed by just over 7,700 in 2016.

Still, according to the figures from Immigration Canada, enough Americans felt that push to establish a trend of increased applications. »

33 Amazing Facts About The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

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This kind of gives a clue as to why the tower started tilting the moment construction reached the second floor in 1178.

Even though there were many bloody wars during the period that the construction of the tower was halted, it was actually a blessing.

This concludes the ultimate list of facts about the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the most remarkable buildings in the world!. »

Billion-dollar Lululemon under fire for promoting 'resist capitalism' event

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Shares in Lululemon, which went public in 2007, have more than doubled since March, to $320 a share, giving it a $45bn valuation.

Online sales have soared 157% during the pandemic as millions have stayed home from work and declined to dress in formalwear.

“Lululemon hosting a workshop to resist capitalism while selling us $180 yoga pants is peak 2020,” wrote Kevin Duffey on Twitter. »