Bloomberg Law
Feb. 24, 2020, 9:33 PM

The #MeToo Movement Is Much Bigger Than The Weinstein Verdict

Rebecca Greenfield
Rebecca Greenfield
Bloomberg Editorial

There was once a time, just two short years ago, before “Weinstein clauses” and “Weinstein taxes,” before “intimacy coordinators” and “disgrace insurance.”

Before, in other words, the #MeToo movement and its chief villain, Harvey Weinstein, tore through corridors of power and prompted a global reckoning for rich, powerful men. The guilty verdict handed down for Weinstein on Monday is yet another sign that the #MeToo movement is bringing unprecedented changes to virtually every corner of business and political life.

#MeToo forced corporations to reconsider long-standing practices and transformed, in at least some ways, how men and women operate in the workplace, a process still evolving in ...

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