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Major Donor Pulls Funding From University Of Minnesota For Discriminating Against Ben Shapiro — Daily Wire

After the shabby treatment the University of Minnesota doled out to Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro in February, relegating him to speaking off-campus rather than on the main campus despite the fact that they had easily found space on campus for arch-leftist Senator Elizabeth Warren and home state leftist Senator Al Franken, a major donor…

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Free Speech

Vox -- What people miss about the gender wage gap

Vox analyzes the gender pay gap and explains with how the measure is calculated and some of the issues with the way the gap is calculated. 33 more words

Labor Economics

Noteworthy Article: "Female Lawyers Can Talk, Too"

I stumbled across this very interesting New York Times Op-Ed today.  It’s a quick read, but packs a big punch.

In the article, retired New York Federal District judge, Shira Sheindin, highlights the significant disparity in female attorneys who play a prominent role in the courtroom, regardless of whether they’ve performed a significant portion of grunt work behind the scenes.  280 more words

Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killer pleads guilty to hate crimes

A US Navy veteran who yelled “Get out of my country!” before killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a bar in Kansas City last year, has pleaded guilty to three federal hate-crime charges. 101 more words

Pie-Mary and Gender Roles

http://videos.criticalcommons.org/transcoded/http/www.criticalcommons.org/Members/JJWooten/clips/p-r-gender-roles/video_file/mp4-high/s7-e9-gender-roles-mp4.mp4

A Southern Indiana tradition revolves around political candidates’ wives baking pies in a contest known as the Pie-Mary. Leslie has decided to skip the Pie-Mary contest so she can help Ben with his campaign, but it’s turned into a big ordeal. 77 more words

Leslie Knope

The Man Who Cried Racism

In 2017 a series of racist graffiti appeared on the Eastern Michigan campus, causing anger and fear at the University and surrounding community.  It subsequently came to light that a black man was responsible for the anti-black messages.  764 more words

Jenni Ann Duncan

Sharing sex worker stories to bring people inner peace

Clients confided in the Ivy League educated hooker–me. Why? I was smart enough to understand anything they shared. Equally important, my status as social outcast meant even if I told their secrets few would listen to me. 244 more words

Human Sexuality