Democracy, which depends on shared truths, is in retreat, and autocracy, which depends on shared lies, is on the march.

A comedian most kwown as “Borat” is the sane voice in the era of social media where the White House is occupyed by an Apprentice President who governs by Twitter.

ADL (Anti Defamation-League) International Leadership Award Presented to Sacha Baron Cohen at Never Is Now 2019

Sacha Baron Cohen is the well-deserved recipient of ADL’s International Leadership Award, which goes to exceptional individuals who combine professional success with a profound personal commitment to community involvement and to crossing borders and barriers with a message of diversity and equal opportunity. Over 100 years ago Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis wrote: “Sunlight is said to be the best disinfectant.” Through his alter egos, many of whom represent anti-Semites, racists, and neo-Nazis, Baron Cohen shines a piercing light on people’s ignorance and biases.

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