Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: sexual assault

DOJ sues Houston for sexual discrimination against female firefighters

According to the Justice Department, at least nine complaints were filed, but that failed to stop the abuse and only led to an even more hostile work environment.

White House Staff Secretary resigns amid abuse allegations

Rob Porter is resigning from office while denying the allegations against him.

RNC finance chair Steve Wynn resigns amid sexual assault accusations

As CEO of Wynn Resorts, Steve Wynn allegedly established a pattern of sexual abuse toward his employees over several decades.

Former USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years in prison

“Larry is a hardened and determined sexual predator ... the most dangerous type of abuser."

A Harvey Weinstein moment for America’s wars?

It took a succession of high-profile scandals before Americans truly woke up to the plague of sexual harassment and assault. How long will it take before the public concludes that they have had enough of wars that don’t work?

We applaud the silence breakers

“I believe you. What you have to say is important. We’ll find justice.”

The backlash against the bullies

The revolt against Trump is a backlash against bullying in all its forms.

Scotland Yard investigating sexual assault claims against Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein has reportedly entered rehab in an attempt to lighten his sentence in the face of multiple impending international sexual assault and rape investigations.

After Harvey Weinstein, women are joining together saying #MeToo

Let’s hope this movement sparks change in our society and let’s hope those who have been affected by sexual abuse continue to speak up and demand justice.

Harvey Weinstein admits to sexually assaulting model in leaked NYPD audio

Filipina-Italian model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez wore a wire to capture evidence that Weinstein made unwanted sexual advances.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.