MeToo discovers that there is always a counter-revolution

Man touching shoulder of uncomfortable woman co-worker

Summary: The #meToo movement has swept like a wildfire through America. Now comes the response, inevitable but surprising to those who set the fires. Here are the first sightings. We can only guess at what comes next. "Every revolution has its counterrevolution — that is a sign the revolution is for real. And every revolution … Continue reading MeToo discovers that there is always a counter-revolution

Bowman explains why the Democrats burn Bill to get Trump

Bill Clinton at press conference denying affair with Monica Lewinsky

Summary: Here James Bowman describes the Democrats' quandary as they attempt to bring Trump under fire as a sexual harasser. How to spin their support for Bill Clinton and disbelief in his victims? But with the stakes so high, motivated intelligent people will find a way. First of two posts today. "Putting Down the Big Dog" … Continue reading Bowman explains why the Democrats burn Bill to get Trump

Look beyond the stories to see how we define harassment

Woman repelling sexual harassment

Summary: Surveys let us look beyond the salacious stories to see how men and women define sexual harassment. It is more complex than the news stories imply. This is what most women in #meToo episodes did not do. "Sexual harassment: how the genders and generations see the issue differently." By Matthew Smith, describing a UK … Continue reading Look beyond the stories to see how we define harassment