Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: sexual harassment

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.”

Sanders campaign committee thanks former staffers for letter on ‘incredibly important’...

"Harassment of any kind is intolerable. Hearing the experiences and thoughts of individuals who worked on Bernie’s 2016 campaign is a vital part of our commitment to work within our progressive community to improve the lives of all people."

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

At least 71 men have fallen from power after similar accusations of sexual misconduct emerged during the #MeToo movement.

Congressman resigns due to sexual harassment claim

Meehan is the second lawmaker this month to announce an abrupt resignation over allegations of sexual harassment.

Florida senator resigns after evidence unearthed of sexual misconduct

Latvala's conduct may even be criminal at this point, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has begun conducting a preliminary review.

Another lawmaker resigns after sexual harassment accusations

Seven women, who are all current or former aides at the Alaska Capitol, reported the unwanted sexual advances.

Roy Moore’s loss signals a GOP tearing itself apart ahead of...

The upset win by Doug Jones in Alabama shows the Republicans have nothing to offer and everything to lose.

In patriarchy, sexual “misconduct” not surprising

None of us – women or men – should be surprised, because the United States is a patriarchal society and in patriarchy men routinely claim the right to own or control women’s bodies for reproduction and sexual pleasure.

The Fempire strikes back

If serial sexual predation disqualifies a man from several high profile jobs, in politics and media, why shouldn’t it disqualify a man from being president of the United States?

Mario Batali apologizes for sexually harassing female employees

“He gets wasted, he’s arrogant, and he acts like he’s God’s gift to women.”

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Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?