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CIA failing to recruit and promote minorities, study finds

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The CIA is failing to hire and promote enough minorities despite years of vowing to do so, Director John Brennan said Tuesday, announcing a new effort to tackle the problem of a largely White workforce whose lack of diversity he says is undercutting the spy agency’s intelligence mission. 595 more words

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Our identity is what we represent ourselves to be given the liberty to do so

Very interesting article.
Give it a read.
People are what they represent. Period. And what I really despise is certain people calling a highly educated dark skinned individual an Uncle Tom or uppity n****r because s/he enunciated their words or used perfect grammar … And this is not only a white thing – all cultures discriminate by skin color and facial/fair/skeletal structure patterns! 96 more words

Ruminations

Gold And Gold Miners

Gold as an investment: not straight forward. It was the original money, valued for its rare, precious and indestructible qualities. Fiat money then took over, but convertible to gold. 652 more words

Indicators

Does where you live cause you to divorce?

In 2011, the Census Bureau released a report that included the rates of divorce for each state in 2009. This report set off wild speculation about why some states have high or low divorce rates. 1,150 more words

Demographics

PUERTO RICO. THE FINANCIAL BASKET CASE...JUST OFF OUR SHORES.

The debt crisis in Puerto Rico has been overshadowed by Greece’s on-going negotiations with its European creditors.  When Governor Alejandro García Padilla announced yesterday that Puerto Rico could not repay its $72 billion in debt and $50 billion in pensions, however, the Commonwealth’s problems moved to front and center. 469 more words

The Dalai Lama: A Bigot, Apparently

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “dissident right” or “outer right”).
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