Monthly Archives: October 2014

Jian Ghomeshi’s journey from immigrant’s son to cultural icon to pariah

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Russian politician urges his country to ban Apple CEO from entering country, says he could have Ebola

The Moscow Times reports that one conservative Russian politician wants his country to permanently ban Apple CEO Tim Cook from entering the country. Conservative lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has slammed Apple’s CEO Tim Cook for coming out as gay on Thursday, saying the chief … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Toronto police to begin assault investigation against Jian Ghomeshi (UPDATE)

Originally posted on START THINKING, STOP FEELING:
1st UPDATE: 7:56 p.m. EDT: The Toronto Star reports one of the women who talked to Toronto Police is a well-known actress. Toronto police have confirmed that two women have come forward with…

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BREAKING: Toronto police to begin assault investigation against Jian Ghomeshi (UPDATE)

1st UPDATE: 7:56 p.m. EDT: The Toronto Star reports one of the women who talked to Toronto Police is a well-known actress. Toronto police have confirmed that two women have come forward with allegations against Jian Ghomeshi and are investigating. … Continue reading

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What led CBC officials to can Jian Ghomeshi?

Originally posted on START THINKING, STOP FEELING:
The Globe and Mail offers a detailed account of why CBC officials moved to fire talk-show host Jian Ghomeshi. The meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23, was prompted in part by growing concern among…

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Why didn’t Jian Ghomeshi’s accusers go to the police?

Originally posted on START THINKING, STOP FEELING:
Mother Jones magazine suggests that while it is easy to think that the nine women who accuse Canadian talk-radio host Jian Ghomeshi of abuse should have gone to the police, it’s not that…

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Why didn’t Jian Ghomeshi’s accusers go to the police?

Mother Jones magazine suggests that while it is easy to think that the nine women who accuse Canadian talk-radio host Jian Ghomeshi of abuse should have gone to the police, it’s not that simple. But after hearing all these reasons … Continue reading

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