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Can You Overcome Inbuilt Bias?

Interesting psych experiment, showing that appealing to higher motives less effective than more targeted tasking to reduce implicit biases:

Interestingly, most of the successful interventions were explicit about what they were trying to achieve and why.

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Federal Liberals cultivate Mandarin powerhouse in GTA

This is not good, by any standard, relying exclusively on one ethnic community to win party nominations.

Even if in ethnic communities like Surrey, Richmond, Brampton, Markham etc, most candidates from all parties are from the largest community as part of “Shopping for Votes,” this is not an example to be emulated. 338 more words


Onoma 50 Call for Papers: Medieval Multiculturalism: The Evidence from Names

Editors: Dr. Sara L. Uckelman, Dr. Jennifer A. McGowan, Genora Grim, and Nina Shiel.

Many people view the populations of the European Middle Ages as static, with most people never going more than a handful of miles from where they were born, and only those of high status and standing traveling any great distance. 276 more words


Travelodge and the Scapegoat of Multiculturalism

Last week the Travelodge chain of hotels announced its decision to remove Gideon Bibles from the rooms in their UK hotels. Nobody had complained about the presence of a Bible, nobody requested that they be removed. 817 more words