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The recent sexual assault and harassment scandal concerning Harvey Weinstein has propelled the issue back into the spotlight, one only widened through remarkable, grass-roots social media movements such as #metoo (beginning in the U.S.) and #outpig (centered in France). The different foci between these two movements are fascinating. In the American context we have a plethora of voices courageously coming forward to publicly share their pain. In the French case the sharing is less about...

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I am an avid listener of National Public Radio (NPR), broadcast locally on KSTX. NPR is a bastion of quality journalism, or so it was. Lately, their journalistic standards are sliding faster than Trump’s toupee. And it is your fault. I am kidding, sort of. Millennials and even younger people in Gen Z “” do not get me started on these generational absurdities “” have been blamed for the death of everything from napkins to cereal....

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Progressives “” people who care about social justice “” have a public relations problem of our own making. After more than 20 years practicing and studying public relations, I know a crisis when I see one. We have forgotten our goals concerning human rights, and instead we’re hyper-policing language and identity. We are busy filling up our metaphorical prisons, sealing our mouths shut lest we say the wrong words, while the actual imprisonment of the...