Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: rape

Celebrities, activists and women’s groups respond to Weinstein guilty verdict

“While the fight to stop the pervasive effects of rape culture is far from over, today is a good day.”

In unearthed audio, Tucker Carlson makes numerous misogynistic and perverted comments

During interviews on Bubba The Love Sponge, Carlson said he "love[s]" the idea of young girls sexually experimenting, used sexist terms to refer to a number of women, and defended statutory rape.

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

‘Untouchable:’ Women testify to Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual abuse in...

The film “Untouchable” takes on Harvey Weinstein’s decades of predatory behavior and the system that allowed it to happen, through the stories of survivors of his abuse, from his time as a young music promoter in Buffalo in the 1970s all the way until a series of investigations toppled Weinstein in 2017.

‘Horrific:’ Sessions says survivors of domestic and gang violence will no...

"In what world does the United States turn its back on people who have suffered persecution, trauma, and extreme distress from domestic or gang violence?"

March demands justice for teen who accuses NYPD officers of rape

“When you’re under arrest and you’re handcuffed, you’re put into a police minivan and you’re with two officers over 6-feet tall and over 200 pounds, there can’t be consent.”

Good guys and bad guys

If we decide not to talk about patriarchy because it’s too challenging, then let’s stop pretending we are going to stop sexual violence and harassment.

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Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

Scientists create biodegradable plastic using solar energy

The team’s success in using solar energy to synthesize fumaric acid shows promise in using artificial photosynthesis in the future.

Must larceny always overpower honesty?

In deeply unequal societies, the thieving always thrive.

Sanders backs renewed push for ban on Dark Money in democratic primaries

"If Democrats really believe in democracy and campaign finance reform, we must ban super PACs in primaries," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.