Katy Murphy and Thomas Peele at Inside Bay Area ask if the “swift” departure of Geoff Marcy signals “a profound shift in how society reacts and responds to sexual harassment and abuse on campus and in corporate boardrooms?”
No, it doesn’t, because it wasn’t “swift” at all. It took years. See astrokatey on Twitter:
Katey the Astronomer @astrokatey Oct 16
@dalcantonjd 3 years to compile stories. 3 to find ppl willing to come forward. Hours of phone convos about strategy. It succeeded.
Three stinkin’ years, and all that hard work. This is no swift departure.
Back to Murphy and Peele:
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