Tag: lobby

Charlie Chaplin: A Night in the Show (1915)

Mr. Pest tries several theater seats before winding up in front in a fight with the conductor. He is thrown out. In the lobby, he pushes a fat lady into a fountain and returns to sit down by Edna. Mr. Rowdy, in the gallery, pours beer down on Mr. Pest and Edna. He attacks patrons,…


Durant Says He Won’t Lobby Nets’ Irving to Get Vaccinated

NEW YORK—Kevin Durant reiterated Friday that he won’t lobby teammate Kyrie Irving to get vaccinated against the coronavirus so he could be eligible to play in all the Brooklyn Nets’ games. In fact, he won’t even ask his close friend why he refuses to get the shot. “I told him how important he is and…


US Banking Lobby Groups Oppose Proposed Tax Reporting Law

The largest U.S. banking lobby groups banded together on Friday to make another push to kill a proposed bank account reporting law being drawn up as part of the congressional reconciliation package. In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the lobby groups said the proposal…


The Jewish Lobby Versus the Israel Lobby

Commentary “Why is the Israel lobby attacking Ilhan Omar?” and other Americans who are critical of Israel’s conduct in the recent Israel–Gaza war, asked The Week. Talk of the Israel lobby resurrects accusations that Jewish organizations in the United States are acting against the best interests of the United States. The Israel lobby, as defined…