The Prince, the Financier, the Henchwoman and the Girl

August 11, 2021

“I am holding Prince Andrew accountable for what he did to me,” said Virginia Roberts Giuffre, adding that she “did not come to the decision lightly.” Now 38, she claims she was forced to have sex with a member of the British royal family while under duress and still a minor. Prince...

Jeffrey Epstein’s Art of Being “Awesome”

May 11, 2021

In the days following the announcement of Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce, it has become clear that Melinda was the force behind it. In this column, we speculated that Alexander Zaitchik’s devastating critique of Bill’s role in the enduring drama of vaccine inequality may have been a...

Alex Acosta and the Guidelines of the Elite

November 19, 2020

Two fundamentally ambiguous events concerning the Jeffrey Epstein affair have left many people wondering how far the web of influence around the convicted sex offender extended. The first was the trial that ended with a sweetheart deal allowing Epstein, an American financier, to be virtually free...

Deutsche Bank Regrets Its “Association” With Jeffrey Epstein

July 10, 2020

Deutsche Bank looms over vast swaths of the European economy as a financial powerhouse. It carries a reputation, even among its German customers, of being the schoolyard bully in the nation’s prestigious banking industry.  The New York Times, in an article by Matthew Goldstein, has...

What Will Ghislaine Maxwell’s Arrest Reveal?

July 06, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest opens a new act in a drama that some may one day hail as the “Tragedy of Jeffrey Epstein.” According to Shakespearean logic, Maxwell’s arrest in this ongoing drama would mark the opening of Act IV. Like Julius Caesar, whose murder took place in Act III of the...

Something “Irregular” Happened in the Jeffrey Epstein Case

August 14, 2019

During the last two years of Bill Clinton’s presidency, the news media focused on one story: the Monica Lewinsky scandal. The developing and probably lingering story that may dominate the news cycle for the remaining 18 months of Donald Trump’s first presidential term may turn out to be...

What the Jeffrey Epstein Case Means for #MeToo

August 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy American financier, was found dead in his prison cell in an apparent suicide on August 10, 2019. He had been awaiting trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges, to which he pleaded not guilty in July. This article by Ellis Cashmore, author of...

The Timeline of Jeffrey Epstein

August 10, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein Has Kept Eugenics Thinking Alive

August 06, 2019

The New York Times has delved into what might be called the scientific side of US financier Jeffrey Epstein’s cultural empire, which for all its apparent luminous rationality appears to be as somber and disturbing as the rest of his actions in the realm of sex trafficking. Among the...

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