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Stewart O'Nan
Dark passages: Hungry for justice
Dark passages: Hungry for justice

Today's news stories abound with accounts of men who do unspeakable things to women. Sadly, this is not a new phenomenon, nor will such events go away. But whether it's the sex charges leveled against Wikileaks front man Julian Assange, ABC News' Lara Logan assaulted amidst Egyptian revolution or domestic abuse by the likes of actor Mel Gibson or music stars like Chris Brown, these stories produce an increased undercurrent in victim-blaming and justification — even as such reactions compete with a greater groundswell of outrage. There are any number of reasons for what I've come to think of as post-misogyny, where the effects of several waves of feminism have,...

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