Producer Harvey Weinstein arrives for the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood in March 2014. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expelled Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations. Photo: AFP

Trump and Weinstein: depraved elites who symbolise a decaying republic

Niall Ferguson says the lessons from the latter days of Rome’s republic are instructive – and alarming – when we consider not only Donald Trump, but Harvey Weinstein’s Hollywood enablers

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Producer Harvey Weinstein arrives for the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood in March 2014. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expelled Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations. Photo: AFP
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