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Because of The Implication

There's no small amount of irony in the fact that I published this article about how the atheist movement dovetails with other social justice movements this particular week.  I was actually feeling pretty good about the whole thing, because I was writing it while traveling to CONvergence to speak at…

Women believe sexism still rife in the workplace

LONDON — Women believe sexism is still rife in the workplace and that they are disadvantaged when it comes to pay, promotion and age, a new British survey concludes. Almost two thirds of women (63%) believe that a woman’s age is seemingly more important in the workplace than a man’s,…

Palin promotes reelection of Wisconsin justice who called female colleague a ‘b*tch’

In a somewhat confusing endorsement Friday, Fox News employee Sarah Palin urged her online supporters to vote for Wisconsin Justice David Prosser, who recently stirred up controversy when he called a female fellow Justice a “bitch” and threatened to “destroy” her. For Palin, whose experience with media sexism is at…

Senator got note asking her to pull up her shirt: book

Last month, former NY1 reporter Adele Sammarco lost a lawsuit which charged that references to her breasts had helped create a hostile work environment. So if Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) is feeling a little bit like Janet Jackson these days at her workplace, she might have to just grin and…

You’re young and stupid, so here, let me half-ass this issue for you

I just listened to the most recent episode of “This American Life” about people who had firmly held beliefs that they then changed. What was interesting about it was that they didn’t actually detail the process of anyone really shedding a deeply held belief, so it was kind of a…

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