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How Common Mental Shortcuts Can Cause Major Physician Errors

Tendencies like left-digit bias can have life-altering consequences for patients.
Tags: News, Research, Doctors, Discrimination, Surgery and Surgeons


Google hit with new federal investigation over pregnant employee who claims discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has opened an investigation into a former Google employee’s pregnancy discrimination case, CNBC reports. Chelsey Glasson worked as a former user experience researcher with Alphabet’s Google for five years. She wrote an internal memo that went viral in the summer of 2019 called “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why.” This newest investigation adds to a growing pile. Google is facing a number of federal probes and w...
Tags: Google, Post, Business, Technology, News, Justice, Law, Labor, Pregnancy, Tech, US news, Tech News, Employment law, Discrimination, Seattle, Cnbc


Seeing Black History in Context

It’s the perfect time to get real about America’s shortcomings.
Tags: News, America, United States, Black People, Republican Party, Discrimination, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Civil Rights and Liberties, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68


After Fighting Nazis, Black G.I.s Faced Racism in U.S. Military

Thousands of African-American troops were sent to a defeated Germany to promote democracy, even as they were confined to the social order of Jim Crow.
Tags: News, Germany, Black People, Discrimination, Race and Ethnicity, World War II (1939-45, United States Defense and Military Forces, Civil Rights and Liberties






‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

More than half of the hate crimes in New York City last year were attacks on Jewish people. Orthodox Jews are particularly at risk.
Tags: News, New York City, Anti-semitism, Discrimination, Hate Crimes, Brooklyn (NYC, Jews and Judaism


Democrats, Don’t Wish for Your Own Rogue

Bloomberg’s record and misleading statements make him a dangerous choice.
Tags: News, New York City, Bloomberg, Discrimination, Trump, Democratic Party, Donald J, Women and Girls, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020, Liberalism (US Politics, Michael R


‘Are You Sick?’ For Asian-Americans, a Sneeze Brings Suspicion

Though there are only a few known cases in the U.S., the coronavirus outbreak has left some Asian-Americans feeling an unsettling level of public scrutiny.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Quarantines, Asian-Americans, Chinese-Americans, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Equality That Wasn’t Enough

The most radical Radical Republicans had a better idea of how to cast the 15th Amendment. We should have listened to them.
Tags: News, Black People, Discrimination, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Voter Registration and Requirements


Susan Fowler: Why I Wrote the Uber Memo

I was terrified of being labeled “that woman who was sexually harassed.” But I had to speak out.
Tags: News, United States, Philosophy, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Uber Technologies Inc, Susan Fowler, Whistle-Blowers, Labor and Jobs, Silicon Valley (Calif, MeToo Movement


‘We’re an Afterthought’: The Push to Get Asian-Americans to Complete the Census

They are the fastest-growing demographic group in the nation, and activists say they remain largely misunderstood. They want to use this year’s count to help.
Tags: News, Population, Discrimination, Census, Lunar New Year, Race and Ethnicity, Austin (Tex, Asian-Americans, Chinese-Americans, Vietnamese-Americans


‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Black Women Who Travel for Love

Despite Italy’s troubles with racism, African-American women are traveling to the country for love, and finding it.
Tags: News, Valentine's Day, Italy, Black People, Discrimination, Women and Girls, Race and Ethnicity, Travel and Vacations, Love (Emotion, Dating and Relationships, The Black Women Who Travel


Susan Fowler: Why I Fought for Justice at Uber

I was terrified of being labeled “that woman who was sexually harassed.” But I had to speak out.
Tags: News, United States, Philosophy, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Uber Technologies Inc, Susan Fowler, Whistle-Blowers, Labor and Jobs, Silicon Valley (Calif, MeToo Movement


Bloomberg Once Linked 2008 Crisis to End of Redlining Bias in Home Loans

The billionaire drew condemnation for his newly surfaced comments on redlining, in which banks discriminated against people of color seeking to borrow money to afford homes.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Black People, Discrimination, Affordable Housing, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Hispanic-Americans, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R


Bloomberg Once Linked End of Redlining, a Biased Housing Practice, to 2008 Crisis

The billionaire drew condemnation for his newly surfaced comments on redlining, in which banks discriminated against people of color seeking to borrow money to afford homes.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Black People, Discrimination, Affordable Housing, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Hispanic-Americans, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R


A Psychiatrist’s Perspective on How to Overcome the Stigma of Mental Illness

I was a third-year medical student when I discovered my calling to become a psychiatrist. To this day, I remember the gentleman who changed the trajectory of my life.  He was a middle-aged individual who presented to the clinic due to difficulties with depression. As I entered the exam room, I remember feeling uneasy by the magnitude of his suffering. I could not see his eyes as he slumped over his chair resting his head in his hands. He spoke very slowly as he mustered the strength to answer...
Tags: Psychology, Personal, Psychiatry, United States, Policy and advocacy, Mental Illness, Discrimination, Stigma, Advocacy, Inspiration & Hope, Lancet Commission, Stigmatization


This Lawmaker Wants to Remove the Words ‘Illegal Alien’ From the Law

She’s not the only one. Across the country, politicians and immigration activists are taking aim at the rhetoric etched into official documents.
Tags: News, Colorado, Discrimination, Illegal Immigration, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration, Citizenship and Naturalization, Susan Lontine




Activist Arrested Over Removal of a Slave Auction Plaque in Charlottesville

Richard Allan, an amateur historian, told a local news outlet that he removed the marker with a crowbar because it was too obscure and easy to step on.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Charlottesville, Allan, Vandalism, Richard Allan, Robberies and Thefts, Race and Ethnicity, Slavery (Historical, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Historic Buildings and Sites, Charlottesville (Va, Richard H


University Condemns Comparison of ‘OK, Boomer’ to Racial Slur by Professor

A professor at the University of Oklahoma provoked outrage by saying the phrase “OK, Boomer” was like a racial slur for black people. He later apologized to students.
Tags: Twitter, News, Age, Ok, Black People, Oklahoma, Discrimination, Chronological, Peter, Baby Boomers, Boomer, University of Oklahoma, Colleges and Universities, News and News Media, Race and Ethnicity, Supreme Court (US


Modi Lost the Delhi Election. It Doesn't Matter.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party have ensured that no political parties speak about equal citizenship and political rights of the country’s Muslims.
Tags: Elections, News, Narendra Modi, Discrimination, Delhi, Hinduism, Modi, Kejriwal, Bharatiya Janata Party, Narendra, Arvind, Politics And Government, Citizenship and Naturalization, Religion-State Relations, Delhi (India, Aam Aadmi Party (India


For a Chinese Traveler, Even Paradise Comes With Prejudice

A Chinese student trying to return to her university in Australia is stuck on a South Korean resort island. Amid coronavirus anxiety, she has been met with fear and discrimination.
Tags: News, Australia, China, Epidemics, Discrimination, Jeju Island (South Korea, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


​In Bitter Delhi Election, Modi’s Party Falls Short​

While losing overall, Narendra Modi’s B.J.P. is still gaining more seats in Delhi State after a campaign on issues of sect and identity, with officials branding protesters as traitors.
Tags: Elections, News, Narendra Modi, Discrimination, Demonstrations, Modi, Kejriwal, Bharatiya Janata Party, Narendra, Arvind, Politics And Government, Protests and Riots, Muslims and Islam, Voting and Voters, Delhi (India, Hinduism and Hindus


Georgia Drops Special Driver’s License Requirements for Puerto Ricans

The state will also pay $100,000 to Kenneth Caban Gonzalez, who was wrongfully arrested on charges that he provided false documents with his driver’s license application.
Tags: News, Georgia, Discrimination, Puerto Rico, Drivers Licenses, Hispanic-Americans, Puerto Ricans, Atlanta (Ga, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Identification Devices, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Southern Center for Human Rights, False Arrests, Convictions and Imprisonments, Kenneth Caban Gonzalez


Swiss Vote to Penalize Public Homophobia

Switzerland had no laws that specifically protected lesbians, gay men and bisexual people from discrimination. Opponents argued that changes would stifle freedom of expression.
Tags: News, Switzerland, Discrimination, Law and Legislation, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Freedom of Speech and Expression


Why Some Black Puerto Ricans Choose ‘White’ on the Census

The island has a long history of encouraging residents to identify as white, but there are growing efforts to raise awareness about racism.
Tags: News, Black People, Discrimination, Latin America, Census, Puerto Rico, Vega, Race and Ethnicity, Marta Moreno


Where Kites Fly, Kites Also Fall

In New Delhi, two brothers have given everything to treat birds injured by a popular pastime.
Tags: News, Animals, Birds, Discrimination, Philanthropy, New Delhi, Veterinary Medicine, Jainism, KITES, Deaths (Fatalities, Accidents and Safety, Delhi (India, Wildlife Rescue, Nadeem Shehzad, Mohammad Saud, Salik Rehman


What It Was Like to Work for Andrew Yang

He has called his campaign “the journey of my life.” But what got lost in the novelty of his bid, former employees say, was scrutiny of his life before this particular journey.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Yang, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Women and Girls, Manhattan (NYC, Presidential Election of 2020, Andrew Yang, Andrew (1975-


Andrew Yang’s Improbable Run Is Strangest to the People Who Worked for Him

He has called his campaign “the journey of my life.” But what got lost in the novelty of his bid, former employees say, was scrutiny of his life before this particular journey.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Yang, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Women and Girls, Manhattan (NYC, Presidential Election of 2020, Andrew Yang, Andrew (1975-