Weinstein and the impunity of powerful men

Kate Webber Nunez (Nova Southeastern): Toxic Cultures Require a Stronger Cure: The Lessons of Fox News for Reforming Sexual Harassment Law. The latest sexual harassment claim against Bill O’Reilly, explained in under 500 words. Gretchen Carlson: “Horrifying” that Fox would let O’Reilly back on air (and more). Gretchen Carlson slams O’Reilly: “Nobody pays $32M for false allegations - nobody”. More than 30 women come forward to accuse director James Toback of sexual harassment. Harvey Weinstein and the impunity of powerful men: For women speaking up about their experiences with harassment and assault, being heard is one kind of power, and being free is another.

After Weinstein’s fall, Trump accusers wonder: Why not him? Americans think sexual harassment is a very serious problem — in Hollywood: There’s less agreement about the shadow it casts on the rest of the country. #ThemToo: Women who voted for Trump betrayed their gender. Women of the Senate share their #MeToo stories of harassment. Enough talk about sexual harassment: Instead of asking women to bare their souls yet again, we should be demanding that men take action.