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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces an investigation over an alleged pattern of sexually harassing and intimidating women employees. Brendan McDermid/Pool/AFP/via Getty Images

Power imbalances are at the root of sexual harassment – but statements like Andrew Cuomo’s don’t acknowledge that inconvenient fact

Men accused of sexual harassment, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, often refer to their accomplishments in their responses. Their power is their defense, and it blinds them to their victims’ suffering.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is near tears as he thanked the Kraft family for flying desperately needed protective masks from China to Boston in a New England Patriots jet, April 1, 2020. Getty/Jim Davis/The Boston Globe

Leaders’ empathy matters in the midst of a pandemic

Leaders who exude empathy in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis are experiencing surges in popularity. President Donald Trump’s apparent lack of empathy is becoming a campaign issue.

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