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Tragic Kingdom: Experts Predict Dark Days Ahead at Disney for Bob Iger, Major Cuts as Streaming Loses Billions

The Walt Disney Co. is hoping that returning CEO Bob Iger will wave his magic wand like Cinderella’s fairy godmother and make everything better following Bob Chapek’s calamitous tenure. But analysts are predicting the task won’t be so easy, saying Iger will need to slash spending and restore profitability in two years’ time — a feat of sorcery that the Disney veteran may not be able to pull off.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company, pauses while speaking during an Economic Club of New York event in Midtown Manhattan on October 24, 2019 in New York City. Earlier this year, Iger announced that he will step down …

Disney Silent on Revelations of Abuses in China’s Concentration Camps

In the latest example of corporate complicity through silence, the Walt Disney Co. has refused to comment on a recent report that China is overseeing the systematic rape of ethnic minority women in the western Xinjiang region. The BBC News reported earlier this month that women in China’s concentration camps for Uyghurs have been repeatedly raped, sexually abused, and tortured.

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