Monday, September 21, 2020

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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A great awakening? Qanon grows, goes global

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What comes after the “American Century”?

America needs to negotiate the multipolar world order with China now — not few years later, when China will be convincingly stronger than the U.S.

Scientific American endorses a presidential candidate for the first time in its history: Joe...

“We’ve never backed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now.”