Harvey Weinstein

Common Dreams staff
Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein
"He is going to jail—but no amount of jail time will repair the lives he ruined."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"This verdict sends a clear signal that sexual abusers everywhere can and will...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"This trial is critical to show that predators everywhere will be held...


Time's up, for real. In a stunning victory for "every moral person who stands up and says 'enough,'” longtime sexual predator Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years for sexual assault and rape. His guilty verdict and harsh sentence came after gutsy testimony by six of his victims against a man who "had haunted our lives, even our nightmares.” Now, said one, "I have found my voice and hope for a future where monsters no longer hide in our closet." Sea change. Next: Trump.