NightSide with Dan Rea – Rundown for May 13, 2019

A Harvard Faculty Dean, who also happens to be one of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's lawyers, is not being renewed for his position. -is this pure coincidence? Harvard announced this weekend that a law professor who has represented Harvey Weinstein will not continue as faculty dean after his contract expires June 30. The university says it has received mounting pressure from students to let the dean go. Is it time for the #metoo movement to back-off?

Somerville wants to ban facial recognition technology. The Somerville City Council wants to ban government agencies from using facial recognition software citing civil liberty and racial racial bias concerns. What side of the fence do you fall on?

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) claims the Palestinians welcomed Holocaust victims causing a firestorm with republican members of Congress. House Republican leaders took aim at Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Sunday after a podcast interview in which she stated her support for a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and that her Palestinian ancestors provided a "safe haven" for Jewish victims of the tragedy which gave her a "calming feeling." Those critical members of Congress are now under fire for taking Tlaib out of context. Who is in the right here?

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