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An Explosion In Visitors Is Threatening The Very Things National Parks Try To Protect

Growing crowds at America's national parks have prompted some of them to allow entry by reserved tickets only. Arches National Park in Utah may be next, and there's renewed controversy over that step.

"The goal of cancel culture is to make decent Americans live in fear of being fired, expelled, shamed, humiliated and driven from society as we know it," then-President Donald Trump said during a speech at the 2020 Republican National Convention. It was remarkably similar to a sentiment expressed by another Republican president about political correctness nearly 30 years earlier. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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How Cancel Culture Became Politicized — Just Like Political Correctness

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Activists pose for a photo after raising a large rainbow heart in front of Hungary's parliament building in Budapest on Thursday. The activists are protesting against a new law they say discriminates against and marginalizes LGBTQ people. Laszlo Balogh/AP hide caption

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Hungary Bans LGBTQ Content From Schools, But Some Teachers Say They Will Defy It

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Developers knocked down the Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale, London, in 2015 with plans to put up luxury apartments in its place. Community activists filed suit and the developer was forced to rebuild the pub brick for brick. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Pair Your Pints With A Trip Through History On This British Pub Crawl Across London

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An Explosion In Visitors Is Threatening The Very Things National Parks Try To Protect

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