The Hollywood which applauds Oprah's speech is the same one which applauded Roman Polanski when he won the Oscar for best director for the film “The Pianist” in 2003.
The artistic director for the New York City Ballet, Peter Martins, 71, resigned yesterday after being accused of sexual harassment and physical and verbal abuse by his dancers. His resignation comes as a result of an investigation by The New York Times but must be framed in the #MeToo movement, which urges women around [Read more]
<i>The Oscars, one of the most prestigious events of the year, is traditionally is characterized by a big theme each year.</i>
Last year, it was the newly inaugurated presidency of Donald Trump; the year before, it was the controversy over whether African-American actors receive enough appreciation in Hollywood, [Read more]
How is it possible that someone who has been accused of being a sexual predator by dozens of women is currently holding the highest office in the United States?
A part of society is outraged and surprised; a lot of people are waking up from a social lethargy and discovering the reach of machismo in even the most advanced of civilizations.
It is now known that Weinstein´s behavior was an open secret, subject to the law of silence.
In this tormented end to 2017, the two powerful dream machines ... are seeing their reputation collapse simultaneously through scandals and incidents of varying kinds.
What matters is not that we not forget Weinstein, but that we understand the reach of aggression and violence against women.
With collective behavior like this, fighting for real equality between men and women in society is a chimera.