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Unconscious discrimination

“… Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this employment opportunity.


Vinary Ramaswamy”

This might look like the typical ending of an application letter for a job.

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Trump's robber baron presidency


In Trump’s world, ​the rich in the US obviously are not rich enough. So he has set out to lower the corporate tax rate to 20 percent and abolish the estate tax. 22 more words

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PolSoc president takes on world poverty at EU Parliament

Stirling university student Margareta Rončević joined The ONE Campaign earlier this year to take on an active role as a youth ambassador where she would be given the opportunity to join the global cause of tackling extreme poverty and sexism. 452 more words


The Death of Discourse

*Just so everyone starts off in the same place and without presuming anything about you the reader, discourse means ‘communication of thought by words; talk; conversation’ (dictionary.com – official motto: ‘Yay Words!’). 859 more words

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Volker Schlöndorff on Dustin Hoffman and Hollywood pigs

Vielleicht werden die Ereignisse rund um Harvey Weinstein über Hollywood hinaus einmal als eine Zeitenwende im Verhältnis der Geschlechter gesehen werden. Doch es darf nicht sein, dass von dieser ‘Säuberungsaktion’ Menschen erfasst werden, die gar nicht in diese Kategorie gehören …

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Foreigners decide who becomes Australian in citizenship chaos

The Australian Government recently tried, and failed, to make it harder to become an Australian citizen. But it is the citizenship of these very lawmakers that is causing political mayhem including the loss of the Deputy Prime Minister. 986 more words

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Dangerous & Repressive Pakistan

DATELINE:  Gay as a Misnomer

Charming, affable, and entertaining Mawaan is a British citizen of Pakistani descent who decides to go back to his native land to see what it would be like to live there as a gay man. 314 more words

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