The Post-Weinstein Era Edition

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Posted on December 1, 2017

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading this week!

Russell Simmons Steps Down After Sexual Assault Allegation ~ Russell Simmons is stepping down from his companies in the wake of an accusation of harassment and sexual assault | CNN

Matt Lauer: ‘To The People I Have Hurt, I Am Truly Sorry’ ~ A day after NBC announced his firing, Matt Lauer said Thursday that he is “truly sorry” for the pain he has caused | CNN

Post-Weinstein Era Prompts Swift Action Against Stars Accused Of Sexual Misconduct ~ Today show co-host Matt Lauer the latest to be fired following allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior | CBC

Why Has R. Kelly’s Career Thrived Despite Sexual-Misconduct Allegations? | The New Yorker

Nine Women Accuse Israel Horovitz, Playwright And Mentor, Of Sexual Misconduct | The New York Times

Axis Of Harassment: Hollywood, Washington And The Media Confront Their Demons  ~ The flood of recent allegations could spur a cultural shift in centers of power where men have long preyed on women in the workplace | Politico

Empowered Or Just Eye Candy? The Role Of Pinups In The Post-Harvey Weinstein World ~ In the current cultural climate, where powerful men are tumbling like bowling pins because of bad behavior that has its roots in the objectification of women, what about the moral imperative? | National Post

US Soldier Accuses Al Franken Of Groping Her In Kuwait ~ A US army veteran is accusing Senator Al Franken of having touched her breast while posing for a photo on a 2003 tour to entertain troops in Kuwait | BBC

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle To Wed In May At Windsor Castle Chapel ~ The pair announced their engagement on Monday | Toronto Star

Egypt Mosque Attack Witnesses Recall Scenes Of Horror | CNN

Bitcoin Is A Vehicle For Fraudsters, Warns Goldman Sachs Boss ~ CEO Lloyd Blankfein attacks cryptocurrency after value dives 20% in a day, saying bank will not get involved until it becomes less volatile | The Guardian

The Evolution Of The Toronto Skyline Since 1957 | BlogTO

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