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Winning The Battle, Continuing The War by Janaye Ingram

In the Senate Gallery, the section above the floor of the United States Senate, there was a raucous, involuntary roar as the vote was read confirming Loretta Lynch as the 83rd Attorney General for the United States and the first Black woman to be named to the post. 839 more words


To look things in the eyes and call them by their right names*

I’ve watched a video by Scarlett Rose Turner titled “I’m a feminist & why you should be, too!”

The video wasn’t particularly obnoxious, but I left a comment anyway. 586 more words

Social Change

"Enshrining Discrimination In Constitutional Stone": Cruz Leads The Race To The Bottom On Marriage Equality

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attended an event in Manhattan this week, though the venue was a little surprising: the reception for the Texas Republican was held at the apartment of “ 424 more words


"White Evangelical Voters Are A Fickle Lot": Giving The "Gays, Guns, And God" Bloc Reason To Stay Home In 2016

For the 2004 presidential election, political strategist Karl Rove resolved to avoid a too-close-to-call repeat of the 2000 contest. He believed as many as 4 million white evangelical voters failed to show up in the race between George W. 903 more words


Kleiner Perkins seeks $1 million in legal fees from Ellen Pao

Kleiner Perkins has filed legal documents seeking $1 million from Ellen Pao, who recently lost a high-profile gender discrimination suit against the Silicon Valley venture capital firm. 87 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Disability and Disciplinary Dismissals

In recent weeks the Employment Appeal Tribunals judgement in Thomson v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has been published. The key issue which has been attracting comment is the endorsement of the first tier tribunal’s decision that a dismissal may be unfair because of the choice of the decision maker, even when there is no accusation of bias, and the choice of the decision maker was entirely consistent with the employer’s disciplinary decision. 1,454 more words