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Canadian Facebook whistleblower says he didn't do any voter-targeting work for Liberals

OTTAWA – The Canadian data expert whose allegations set off an international uproar about the inappropriate use of private Facebook data says there was nothing at all nefarious about his work in early 2016 for the federal Liberal caucus research bureau. 193 more words

Canada

Liam Neeson to star in 'Charlie Johnson in the Flames' by Michael Ignatieff

‘Liam Neeson, will star in Charlie Johnson in the Flames. Tarik Saleh will direct an adaptation of the Michael Ignatieff thriller novel. Script is by Justin Haythe. 117 more words

News

On Ignatieff's "Scar Tissue"

I’ve just finished Michael Ignatieff’s 1993 novel Scar Tissue. It’s on Andrea Charise’s “Aging and the Arts” course list (see previous post), and concerns two brothers and their mother’s memory loss and death. 259 more words

Memory

Thoughts on Iran: A People Interrupted

I didn’t pick up Iran: A People Divided seeking out a book on Iran. I was simply browsing my local used book store and a book on Iran’s modern history piqued my interest. 1,478 more words

Alan Dershowitz

Sholem Aleichem and the Kiev pogrom

Several families, like the Nachmanoviches from Kishinev, the Felds from Berdichev, my own family, who probably moved from Kiev, and probably many others seemed attracted to Odessa like a magnet in the first years of the new century, pulling them from further north in Ukraine, possibly with the hope of better business opportunities, more open minded views on religion and education, and the safety of an established multicultural city. 2,055 more words

History