Weinstein found guilty

A jury in New York City found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault on 24 February. More trials are ahead for the multimillionaire film producer.

The voicing of decades of allegations against Weinstein initiated the #MeToo outpouring against sexual abuse and violence against women. Sexual exploitation and violence are endemic problems in capitalism and class-based society. We say fighting for liberation means fighting for socialism.

This is “about power and money, and the abuse of both” – read the Socialist’s review of ‘She Said – Breaking the sexual harassment story that helped ignite a movement’ at socialistparty.org.uk