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Campaigners call for ‘minister of men’ role to tackle perceived anti-male discrimination

Male rights campaigners are calling for the appointment of a minister for men to tackle what they say is growing anti-male discrimination in modern Britain. Feminist critics, however, blasted the idea as “nonsense.” The proposal for a minister representing the male gender was proposed in the book ‘Why Britain Hates Men: Exposing Feminism’, by Swayne O’Pie. O’Pie argues that just ...

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Russia to miss out on PACE winter session due to discrimination – lawmakers

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 14:24 Russia isn’t going to be represented at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) winter session as the body refuses to give up its policy of discriminating against national delegations, the lawmakers said. “In accordance with our common decision, we won’t be taking part in the work of the Assembly until PACE ...

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Ex-Google engineer fired for ‘diversity memo’ sues over anti-white male discrimination

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 00:44 Edited time: 9 Jan, 2018 00:45 Former Google engineer James Damore has filed a class action lawsuit against Google, saying he was “ostracized, belittled and punished” for expressing unpopular, conservative opinions while he was employed by the internet giant. The lawsuit filed Monday in the Santa Clara Superior Court in Northern California by the ...

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War on outback Christmas? Aussie treasurer vows to ‘call out’ discrimination against Christians

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 17:03 Christianity is not given the same respect as other religions in the Land Down Under, according to Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison. His comments have been labeled hypocritical due to his “unchristian” anti-migrant stance. In an interview with Fairfax Media, Morrison promised to “call out” those who mock Christianity and its practitioners. “It all starts when ...

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Old need not apply: Companies sued for age discrimination in Facebook ads

Three plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit against T-Mobile, Amazon, Cox and dozens of other large US employers, for allegedly excluding older workers from seeing job ads on Facebook’s paid advertising platform. Linda Bradley, Maurice Anscombe and Lura Callahan contend in their complaint that “hundreds of major American employers and employment agencies routinely exclude older workers from receiving their ...

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US Govt dished out $17mn to settle discrimination claims, 700K for House lawmakers

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 20:50 Newly released documents show Congress has paid out more than $ 700,000 to settle discrimination complaints against House lawmakers over a decade. Some $ 268,000 was recompense for sexual harassment and sex discrimination claims. The payouts are part of $ 17 million paid out over two decades to settle discrimination claims against members of ...

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Tesla sued after failing to stop 'systematic' racial discrimination of employees – attorney to RT

Tesla is facing its first-ever class action lawsuit over allegations the company is a “hotbed for racist behavior.” RT spoke with the attorney representing the plaintiffs, who accused the company of failing to end racial discrimination against employees. Attorney Lawrence A. Organ told RT that this is the third lawsuit he has filed on behalf of Tesla employees claiming racial ...

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DOJ eyes discrimination against white applicants at colleges

The Department of Justice wants to use resources from its civil rights division to investigate how colleges use affirmative action to discriminate against white applicants, according to a report on Tuesday. An internal DOJ document obtained by the New York Times calls for lawyers interested in investigating and litigating cases of “intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions.” Last ...

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DOJ eyes discrimination against white applicants at colleges

The Department of Justice wants to use resources from its civil rights division to investigate how colleges use affirmative action to discriminate against white applicants, according to a report on Tuesday. An internal DOJ document obtained by the New York Times calls for lawyers interested in investigating and litigating cases of “intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions.” Last ...

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