Oct 102017
 

News broke this morning in The New York Times that Harvey Weinstein had sent a last-minute pleading email to some of his friends in Hollywood, begging them to protect him from the dismissal he knew was coming. “My board is thinking of firing me,” he wrote, according to people who said they had read the email. “All I’m asking is let me take a leave of absence and get into heavy therapy and counselling… A lot of the allegations are false as you know but given therapy and counselling as other people have done, I think I’d be able to get there… Do not let me be fired. If the industry supports me, that is all I need.”

How true that final sentence is.

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Sep 212017
 

Valerie Plame, a former CIA operations officer at the center of the 2003 agency leak scandal dubbed “the Plame Affair,” tweeted out an article Thursday from the anti-Israel website “UNZ Review,” entitled, “America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars.”

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Sep 142017
 

Roger Waters’ fans headed to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Tuesday night will be met by pro-Israel activists, street artists and an inflatable Pinocchio with a sign that reads, “Roger Waters: We Don’t Need Your Lies About Israel!”

The former Pink Floyd bassist and lyricist has been the face of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign since 2011.

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