Tag: fear

She accused a university prof of sexual assault. Now he’s suing for defamation. Some fear the ‘landmark’ case could have a chilling effect

VANCOUVER—A defamation lawsuit by a novelist and former university professor against a woman who accused him of rape could have a chilling effect on future victims of sexualized violence, and the #MeToo movement more broadly, a B.C. court heard this week. Lawyers for Steven Galloway, however, say he should be allowed to proceed with his…

Fear and loathing bloom as American tempers fray in coronavirus crisis

NEW YORK (Reuters) – From sidewalk shouting matches to politically fueled online sniping, tempers showed signs of fraying in some U.S. cities as the nation stepped up its response to the coronavirus pandemic. People watch U.S. President Donald Trump speak on a television inside a Bourbon St. bar in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 15,…