A group of feminists staged a protest today outside the Cannes Film Festival. They were upset that none of the 22 films competing for the Palme d’Or was directed by a woman.
In economic news, G-8 leaders ended their meeting in agreement that more fiscal discipline and more stimulus spending will be necessary to promote growth and end the crisis in the Eurozone.
In other news, Abdel Baset Al-Megrahi, the convicted Lockerbie bomber, has died in Libya two and a half years after the date his doctors had predicted.
It’s my sad duty to report that David Littman has died in Switzerland after a long illness. It was an honor to have known him. He was a tireless supporter of human rights and a staunch opponent of Islamization up until the very end of his life.
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