Abuse of power
Megan Twohey (left) and Jodi Kantor
Read/Watch for next week
Alert: The following stories include descriptions of sexual harassment and violence against women and children.
Charles Lewis, “Perks of Power: Interview with Florence Graves,” investigatingpower.org, 2012
Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, “Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades,” The New York Times, 2017
Megan Shutzer, Rachel Lauren Mueller, “Dying Inside: Chaos and Cruelty in Lousiana Juvenile Detention,” The New York Times, 2022
Optional Video: Molly Crockett, "Your Brain Is Hardwired for Outrage," The Well, 2022
Lecture / Q&A
What is abuse of power? Why does—or doesn't—it provoke outrage? How do you challenge it in a way that can benefit the public?
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