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Javier Bardem, Jon Voight and the celebrity punditocracy
Javier Bardem, Jon Voight and the celebrity punditocracy

If you prefer your global-news disasters through a Hollywood lens, there seem to be plenty of options these days. Instead of a proper debate about Gaza, there is currently a proxy one between the likes of Javier Bardem and Jon Voight. If you want the latest on Ebola, there are numerous health authorities to consult — or there’s the screenwriter of "Contagion,” weighing in with a piece in the current issue of Time. In Ukraine‎, where I spent recent weeks following developments in the country’s war against pro-Russia separatists, entertainment personalities from across the Atlantic have routinely let their thoughts be known, particularly after the crash of...

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