​#1147 The thrill and horror of the Harvey Weinstein Effect

Air Date: 11–21-2017

Today we look at gender-based harassment and assault, the revolution in thinking on the subject we are currently in the midst of and some ideas to institutionalize positive change

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Sexual Harassment, Revisited - On The Media - Air Date 10-26-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Open Flames - Aeronaut

Ch. 4: Act 2: #MeToo is a movement just to be believed - Backtalk from @BitchMedia - Air Date 10-19-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Streamer - Arc and Crescent

Ch. 6: Act 3: Understanding the Clinton legacy in the debate over sexual harassment - The Ezra Klein Show - Air Date 11-20-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Marble Chase - Dorica

Ch. 8: Act 4: Alyssa Peterson on Campus Sexual Assault - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-3-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Lakal - Speakeasy

Ch. 10: Act 5: Hollywood Actors: Sexual Abuse Of Boys Is "Rampant" - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 11-01-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  The Envelope - Aeronaut

Ch. 12: Act 6: How to facilitate reporting of harassment in the workplace - @offkiltershow - Air Date 11-17-17

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Chilvat - Lillehammer

Ch. 14: Act 7: Rebecca Traister on the ‘Harvey Weinstein Effect’ - The Breach - Air Date 11-21-17


Ch. 15: A few thoughts on guns, race and gender - Margareet from Northern California

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 16: Final comments on working for gender equality while avoiding the unavoidable backlash (Reminder: Check out our Winter Fundraiser!)

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions


Need help? Call the 24-hour National Sexual Assault Hotline toll-free: 1-800-656-HOPE

RAINN Action Center 

1 in 6 (Organization supporting men who have been sexually assaulted)

Know Your IX (Defending Title IX - Empowering students to stop sexual violence)

Your Reckoning. And Mine. by Rebecca Traister (The Cut)

Ellen Page on Brett Ratner Abuse & Reckoning (Ellen Page via Facebook)

There’s a little-known fund that goes to victims of sexual harassment on the Hill. You pay for it. (Vox)

Study: Hotel Housekeepers Are at Great Risk for Sexual Assault From Guests (New Republic)

700,000 Female Farmworkers Say They Stand With Hollywood Actors Against Sexual Assault (TIME)

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Showing 2 reactions

  • Laura Smith
    commented 2017-12-02 21:48:16 -0500
    Well done episode!
  • Jay Jacobs
    commented 2017-11-24 14:22:03 -0500
    I know that I will probably regret this and it’s only been a few weeks since the Harvey Weinstein story hit, but I’m burned out on the coverage. I’m starting to delete subscribed podcasts without listening to them. Nonetheless, I completely sympathize with women’s plight of dealing with harassment and I am outraged at the amount of assaults.
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