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Michelle Obama

The Fatal Elitism of the Time’s Up Charity

The Time’s Up Foundation—the star-studded nonprofit concocted and bankrolled by power players in politics and media at the height of the #MeToo movement, back in 2018—seems to have lived up to its name in recent weeks with a spate of high-profile exits. Board member Roberta Kaplan and CEO Tina Tchen…
bubmag
September 15, 2021
Michelle Obama

Does #MeToo Need Time’s Up? ‘This Isn’t the Movement’

After a month of brutal headlines, Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen resigned on Thursday, leaving behind deep questions about the organization’s mission and values and whether it can continue in its current form. Tchen, a former corporate attorney who served as Michelle Obama’s chief of staff, pursued a theory of…
bubmag
August 27, 2021