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#metoo

  1. china
    IOC Says Missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Told Them She’s SafeShe hadn’t been seen in public since accusing a former government official of sexual assault — prompting international concern about her welfare.
  2. media
    Inside Felicia Sonmez’s Lawsuit Against the Washington PostWhy was a reporter punished for speaking up about sexual assault?
  3. pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania Republican Senate Candidate Accused of Choking His WifeSean Parnell is now the second Senate candidate endorsed by Trump in 2022 to be accused of physically abusing a spouse.
  4. metoo
    Anita Hill Wants More Than an ApologyThirty years after her groundbreaking testimony to Congress, Hill says gender violence is a public crisis.
  5. politics
    What Could Prosecutors Do to Cuomo?A veteran of the Manhattan DA’s office on the new danger to the governor.
  6. politics
    Will Public Support Save Andrew Cuomo?He’s fairly popular now, but the record shows men like him don’t easily recover.
  7. sexual harassment
    Another Cuomo Aide Has Accused Him of Sexual HarassmentFormer aide Charlotte Bennett says Cuomo asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life in a pair of disturbing encounters last spring.
  8. the law
    Yale Law Professor Jed Rubenfeld Suspended for Sexual HarassmentThe university found he had harassed students over decades. Rubenfeld says, “I became a target of people making false allegations.”
  9. tara reade
    High-Profile #MeToo Attorney Will No Longer Represent Tara ReadeDouglas Wigdor said his decision to drop her as a client is not a judgment of her claim’s truthfulness.
  10. vision 2020
    Can Democrats Force Joe Biden Off of the Ticket?With Tara Reade’s allegations now front and center, Biden skeptics are speculating about pushing him out of the nomination, but it wouldn’t be easy.
  11. sexual harassment
    Bloomberg Releases Women Who Complained About His Comments From Their NDAsThe billionaire presidential candidate also said that his company would stop using confidentiality agreements for sexual harassment claims.
  12. harvey weinstein
    Farrow Book Alleges That Weinstein Used Matt Lauer As Leverage to Kill NBC StoryWeinstein allegedly knew about sexual-misconduct allegations against the anchor, and threatened to divulge them if he did not get his way.
  13. media
    Ronan Farrow’s New Book Reveals Details About Matt Lauer’s Rape AllegationHis new book, Catch and Kill, includes specifics about the complaint that got Matt Lauer fired.
  14. metoo
    Another Woman Says Al Franken Groped HerFranken said, “I feel terrible that anyone came away from an interaction with me feeling bad.”
  15. metoo
    Charlie Rose Faces New Harassment Allegations From Makeup ArtistHis longtime makeup artist says Rose was verbally abusive, and that he used his Bloomberg TV studio as “a sexual hunting ground.”
  16. politics
    Where’s the Justice for Mark Halperin’s Victims?In some prominent harassment cases, women are no match for the power of sycophancy.
  17. #metoo
    How Would We Deal With Bill Clinton If Hillary Had Won?On the 42nd president’s 73rd birthday, he’s probably chafing at being forgotten, but as First Gentlemen, he could have been experiencing a nightmare.
  18. power
    Accused Serial Sexual Harasser Mark Halperin Signs ‘Trump’ Book DealJournalists on Twitter are calling out the Democratic strategists who agreed to be interviewed by him for the book.
  19. al franken
    Should Al Franken Have Resigned?Intelligencer staffers discuss a New Yorker piece that casts doubt on some of the allegations against the ex-senator.
  20. scandals
    What We Learned From The New Yorker’s Al Franken StoryThe USO skit wasn’t written for Leeann Tweeden, Sean Hannity knew about the groping photo a decade earlier, and Franken regrets resigning.
  21. jeffrey epstein
    Why Are We So Obsessed with the Jeffrey Epstein Story?Intelligencer staffers discuss why this sordid tale has touched such a nerve.
  22. roundups
    How Readers, Pundits, and Trump Have Responded to E. Jean Carroll’s AllegationsCarroll’s revelation has prompted praise, heartbreak, anger, and questions — here’s what’s been happening since she came forward.
  23. 2020 alabama senate race
    Judge Roy Moore Rides Again Into a 2020 Senate RaceEverybody’s favorite theocrat and alleged mall creeper is again threatening to wreak havoc on his party’s Senate prospects in Alabama.
  24. lawsuits
    Harvey Weinstein Nears $44 Million Deal to Resolve Lawsuits: SourcesThe tentative agreement would resolve lawsuits from Weinstein accusers, as well as the New York State attorney general.
  25. lawsuits
    Harvey Weinstein Nears $44 Million Deal to Resolve Lawsuits: SourcesThe tentative agreement would resolve lawsuits from Weinstein accusers, as well as the New York State attorney general.
  26. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Say Time’s Up on Sexual HarassmentBacked by the Fight for 15, the ACLU, and the legal fund that grew out of #MeToo, fast-food employees are pushing for a safer workplace.
  27. politics
    All the Women Who Have Spoken Out Against Joe BidenA running list.
  28. vision 2020
    Is Biden’s ‘Handsiness’ Disqualifying? Wrong Question.The Democrats would not be morally obliged to disown Biden if he won their nomination. So he’s “qualified” to run. He just shouldn’t.
  29. #metoo
    Two More Women Allege Joe Biden Inappropriately Touched ThemThat makes a total of four women in the last week who have accused the former vice-president of inappropriate physical contact.
  30. #metoo
    What Was the Washington Post Afraid Of?About to publish an investigation of a powerful executive’s alleged sexual misconduct, the newspaper pulled back. Irin Carmon tries to understand why.
  31. metoo
    An Awkward Kiss Changed How I Saw Joe BidenThe former vice-president has a history of invading women’s personal space.
  32. politics
    There’s a #MeToo Scandal Brewing in the Reproductive Rights WorldAn activist has accused Dr. Willie Parker, a prominent abortion rights advocate, of sexual assault.
  33. birch bayh
    Birch Bayh, Liberal Lion of the Senate, Dies at 91Bayh’s proudest accomplishment was the Title IX law banning gender discrimination in higher education. He was also chief Senate sponsor of the ERA.
  34. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand Can’t Afford a #MeToo ProblemAccusations that she mishandled a staffer’s sexual-misconduct claim may hit particularly hard, as her 2020 campaign has focused on gender inequality.
  35. #metoo
    The GOP Thinks #MeToo Is a Chance to Exploit the ‘Biased’ PressBut their attempts just show how much they get wrong about journalism.
  36. the techoning
    Alphabet Exec Resigns After Exposé and Ahead of Planned Employee Walkout“Director of mad science” Paul DeVaul has been ousted after a New York Times exposé and ahead of a planned walkout by hundreds of Google employees.
  37. the techoning
    Google Paying Off a Sexual Assaulter Isn’t Surprising, That’s How Things WorkGoogle has paid Andy Rubin nearly $90 million dollars since he resigned in 2014 after he coerced a female coworker into performing oral sex.
  38. global tech
    These Digital Maps Help Women Find the Safest Routes HomeApps like SafeCity and #WalkFreely help users around the world report locations of abuse and harassment.
  39. games
    What Happens When the World’s Most Famous Athlete Is Accused of Rape?Five divergent scenarios are possible for Cristiano Ronaldo — and each means something very different for the future of sports in the age of #MeToo.
  40. 2018 midterms
    The North Dakota Senate Race Is Becoming a Referendum on #MeTooGOP candidate Kevin Cramer has suggested that attempted rape is no big deal, and Christine Blasey Ford isn’t “tough.” He will probably win.
  41. #metoo
    The Backlash to the Backlash at The New York Review of BooksOver a hundred contributors, and PEN America, protest the ouster of editor Ian Buruma.
  42. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republicans Regain Confidence in Fight to Confirm KavanaughRepublicans who initially stood up for Ford appear to have accepted their colleagues’ argument that she deserves a speedy hearing, but no FBI probe.
  43. supreme court
    GOP Rejects Kavanaugh Accuser’s Call for FBI Probe After Saying They Want FactsSenator Grassley said he’ll limit testimony to Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, and quickly rejected her request for a full investigation.
  44. supreme court
    Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI InvestigationFord’s attorneys say that following her sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh she received death threats, forcing her out of her home.
  45. supreme court
    3 GOP Senators Open to Delaying Kavanaugh Vote Over Sexual Assault ClaimFlake and Corker said senators must learn about the attempted rape allegation before voting, and Murkowski said they “might” need to delay.
  46. keith ellison
    Franken Resignation Casts Long Shadow on Keith EllisonDemocrats, especially in Minnesota, don’t want Ellison to suffer Franken’s fate, but also don’t want a double standard.
  47. games
    The Sports World Needs Its #MeToo MomentUnfortunately, when fans don’t care, executives certainly won’t.
  48. Iowa Democratic Candidate for Governor Forced Out of Race by Groping AllegationsA promising young legislator named Nate Boulton folded his campaign quickly after conceding the substance of multiple allegations of misconduct.
  49. The Clintons Will Keep a Low Profile in the MidtermsFor the first time since the 1980s, Bill and Hillary are not likely to be major factors in a national election.
  50. How Eric Schneiderman Went From Political Golden Boy to DisgraceHe was positioned to succeed Cuomo as governor. But now he’ll always live on a list with Spitzer and Weiner.
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