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Examining My (Male) Past

By Mel Harkrader Pine

If you’re truly worried that someone is going to accuse you of assault, perhaps take a look at the way you interact with people….If you don’t treat women badly, you don’t have anything to worry about.

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Liberal Religion

Warlock Hunts (and lesser voices)

In the space of about 24 hours I encountered three contributions, not necessarily toward a “solution,” but at least toward perspective, on the sexual harassment tsunami. 2,157 more words


The Warlock Hunt; The American Interest

The #MeToo moment has now morphed into a moral panic that poses as much danger to women as it does to men.

That’s the conclusion of a well-thought-out and edifying article by journalist and author…

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Liberal Religion

Al Franken, Sexual McCarthyism, and Moral Panics

More on the Al Franken/Leeaan Tweeden blowup, plus film & TV clips exploring moral panics and McCarthyism from different angles.

About ten days ago, Huffington Post… 2,586 more words


Leeann Tweeden and Blaming The Victim

UPDATED! When Leeann Tweeden launched her publicity campaign against Al Franken, appearing on a number of TV shows which have viewership in the millions, I began looking into her background. 3,199 more words


Cease To Exist: Charles Manson's Pop Culture Influence

Charles Manson has died. What you think you know about him might not be the truth – but the legend is bigger than mere facts could ever hope to be. 1,761 more words