BOOK REVIEW: CATCH AND KILL BY RONAN FARROW

Farrow and his producer Rich McHugh were investigating rumours about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct for a routine Nightly News slot for NBC – another day, another news story (all that’s missing is the office bottle), when the word came down that the network didn’t want to run it.

He didn’t know it, but this was the beginning of the blooding of Ronan Farrow, his initiation into the consequences of telling truth to power as well as the opening of a new feminist frontier. … More BOOK REVIEW: CATCH AND KILL BY RONAN FARROW

McALEESE SCOLDS BISHOPS AND PROMOTES THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

He is also “a fine person, but merciful hour, sometimes he comes out with stuff that just stops you in your tracks and you think, ‘Ah, seriously Bishop Phonsie?’ Yoga? A bunch of old ladies in lycra with rolled-up mats trying to get their muscles working again? I mean, just give them a break for God’s sake!” … More McALEESE SCOLDS BISHOPS AND PROMOTES THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

ELECTION REPORTS, Sunday November 3

Scottish Labour ‘fears wipeout’ in UK election Insiders say six of seven seats could go, as moderates rail against Jeremy Corbyn over his stance on second independence vote Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard with Jeremy Corbyn. By John Boothman November 3 2019, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Labour faces near obliteration at the polls in Scotland, according … More ELECTION REPORTS, Sunday November 3