Taylor Swift is successfully ‘shaking off’ her old record label with her new re-records

This past summer, Taylor Swift released a re-recording of that album, entitled Speak Now (Taylor’s Version). The decision to re-record her albums is an attempt to have ownership over her songs and devalue her original work following the announcement in 2019 that the original masters rights to her songs were sold when Big Machine Label Group, which includes Swift’s old record label, Big Machine Records, was bought by Scooter Braun’s company Ithaca Holdings for around $300 million.

Antisemitic incidents reported in the U.S. hit record high according to ADL data

The University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Hillel building was vandalized on Sept. 21 and the person who went into the building knocked over furniture and shouted antisemitic obscenities, according to a statement released by Penn Hillel. The incident occurred just a…