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Cancel Culture!

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On February 16, 2021
At this point, I just assume that most of the people whining about “cancel culture” in fact have some personal skeletons in the closet that would come out with any basic investigation. For example, Princeton professor Joshua Katz. Here’s an article from John McWhorter, who is the worst, from January 29. But awkward and painful […]

#MeToo in Trucking

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On May 23, 2019

I was happy to be quoted in this excellent and important American Prospect piece on sexual harassment in trucking. Not long after Claudia Lopez began her career in trucking, a male colleague began to

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Cat Calling: A History

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On September 24, 2018
This is from May but I just saw it and it is a good piece putting street harassment and women dealing with it in historical context. It’s not like the last four months have aged it! There was a time when street harassment was taken seriously in the United States. In the mid-1800s, newspapers reported […]
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Sarah Jaffe provides the details of a story that says all too much about how too many corporations deal with sexual harassment on the job. They cover it up, try to shut down the worker, and facilitate the harasser to continue exploiting women. Not long afterward, as she waited for her carpooling colleague again, the […]

The Waitress Life

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On October 4, 2015

Waitresses: combining low wages and sexual harassment with the gendered pay gap for a very, very long time. The low wages compounded by the gender wage gap breeds a system of living paycheck to payche

On March 4, 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the plaintiff in Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, deciding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applied to same-sex sexual harassment, and creating a landmark expansion of judicial oversight into the workplace. In 1991, Joseph Oncale got a job working as a […]
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