By Mary Theroux | Friday November 17, 2017 at 8:13 AM PST | Comments Off on #NotI
On this National Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, I hereby declare a counter-movement: one rooted in women who hold themselves in such a manner that any mere man would cower at the thought of treating her as a sexual object. No, I am not blaming the victims of the numerous accounts now coming to light. Yes,…
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Tags: entrepreneur, feminism, hipster capitalist, National Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Sexism, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, teleshopping, women's liberation
By Jonathan Bean | Saturday September 26, 2009 at 2:54 PM PST | 0 Comments
Everyone knows the famous Miranda decision requiring the accused to be informed of their rights. This decision became one of the keystones of modern liberal due process. If the accused is not informed of their rights, a police state may run rough shod over those alleged to have committed crimes.
Forget Miranda and all that “innocent before guilty” nonsense. Welcome to the wonderful new world of “Sexual Harassment Procedures” . . . .
The irony is rich: our campus, like so many others, has witnessed criticism of George W. Bush, the Patriot Act, Guantanamo Bay procedures on the grounds that due process is lacking and the government shields itself from scrutiny. Yet here we are with procedures that bear an eerie resemblance to the Bush-era action.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Education, sexual harassment
By Jonathan Bean | Thursday December 4, 2008 at 5:06 PM PST | 0 Comments
From the University of Georgia: http://chronicle.com/news/index.php?id=5590&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en Colleges are increasingly being challenged in court when they act in an “arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable” manner. For many years, The Chronicle of Higher Education has highlighted the different ways that falsely accused, purged, and mobbed professors can “sue the bastards”—and win. Why do university lawyers act as…
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Tags: academic freedom, Civil Liberties, Education, FIRE, FreeU, Law, sexual harassment