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‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

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14 mentions2 days ago
We’ve all seen San Antonio Spurs’ future Hall of Fame coach Gregg Popovich in a state of exasperation on the sidelines, or in post-game news conferences. Many of us have ...

Here's How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream

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122 mentions1 week ago
In August, after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville ended in murder, Steve Bannon insisted that "there's no room in American society" for neo-Nazis, neo-Confederates, and the KKK. But an ...

Study finds 75 percent of workplace harassment victims experienced retaliation when they spoke up

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14 mentions1 day ago
Shame, fear, and cultural norms all allow sexual harassment to go underreported. There is so much we don’t know, but there is research that tells us some specifics about the ...

Opinion

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On sets, I saw women constantly pressured to exploit their sexuality and then chastised as sluts for doing so. Women in technical jobs were almost nonexistent, and when they were ...

Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein

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19 mentions1 week ago
During that time, after being confronted with allegations including sexual harassment and unwanted physical contact, Mr. Weinstein has reached at least eight settlements with women, according to two company officials ...

Here’s How So Many Women Knew About Harvey Weinstein

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3 mentions1 week ago
Women will tell you they don’t know precisely when, or how, they become aware that a man is a sexual predator. Someone — almost always another woman — usually tells ...

Boy, Do I Feel Naïve

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4 mentions1 week ago
Yesterday, BuzzFeed published an exposé on how soulless alt-right troll doll Milo Yiannopoulos solicited ideas and advice from white supremacists and neo-Nazis to help grow Breitbart into the mainstream hate ...

The Protection Racket

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3 mentions6 days ago
On Wednesday morning, BuzzFeed published a thinkpiece publicly revealing the fleeting existence of a list that began circulating among women in the media Wednesday afternoon, and was gone by Wednesday ...

From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories

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52 mentions1 week ago
Since the establishment of the first studios a century ago, there have been few movie executives as dominant, or as domineering, as Harvey Weinstein. As the co-founder of the production-and-distribution ...

Why the Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations Didn’t Come Out Until Now

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15 mentions2 weeks ago
I have been having conversations about Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual harassment for more than seventeen years. The conversations started when I was a young editorial assistant at Talk, the ...

What If We Just Believed Women?

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2 mentions1 week ago
Believing women sounds simple enough; it shouldn’t be a radical idea. But in a country—in a world, really—where women are routinely dismissed when they speak up, something as basic as ...