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It’s a pattern we’ve seen throughout history, from the French barricades to Tahrir Square: first there’s the revolution, where once-powerful male leaders are toppled and long-accepted injustices are challenged. Then there’s the retaliation, where those who dared to push for change are punished and put back in their box. That’s what some observers worry is happening with the #MeToo movement , the feminist revolution that has helped draw attention to the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault. “I have already heard the rumblings of a backlash,” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg warned in a post earlier this month. If you’re just skimming headlines, you’ll probably think these fears are ... Full story

13 January