Of sexual harassment allegations

How our broken justice system led to a sexual harassment crisis: A series of powerful men have been accused of serious crimes, with little legal accountability — sound familiar? Who we don’t talk about when we talk about Weinstein: After Annabella Sciorra told her story about Harvey Weinstein, I watched her work again — and wondered what might have been. There are no safe spaces: A series of sexual harassment allegations has vindicated the demands of student activists. Why the “Me Too” moment is just the start of a necessary cultural shift. #ChurchToo: Abuse survivors speak out about harassment in their religious communities.

Liberals and sexual harassment: Amy Davidson Sorkin on Al Franken, Roy Moore, and a test for the Democratic Party. Democrats are facing an important test with Al Franken — they’ve failed it before. Half the story: There’s danger ahead for Democrats if the public only sees the sexual misconduct allegations that Republicans choose to leak. This is what patriarchy looks like: Patriarchy is neither Democrat nor Republican — but only one party bakes it into its brand. “The result is that the more decent you are, the more likely you are to pay the price for your sexual misconduct — the more of an asshole you are, the less likely you’ll pay any price”.

The deeper, subtler, more insidious effect Mark Halperin had on our politics: We’ll be paying for Mark Halperin’s sins for years to come.