30/09/2020

The investigation found the man had written a manifesto against Hispanics.

Hundreds of powerful people predominately men have been accused of sexual offenses since the #MeToo movement went viral in 2017. After Jeffrey Epstein’s death, only five of them currently face charges, while six others have been convicted.
Why it matters: The #MeToo movement, which was created by civil rights activist Tarana Burke and gained traction after allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein came to light in 2017, focused global attention on previously unchecked sexual misconduct, leading at least 201 powerful men to lose jobs or major positions. But the movement, dubbed a global reckoning, has had few legal consequences for the accused. Here are some of the most notable cases.