Category Archives: Fairness

A Statement from the University of Pennsylvania Regarding the College Admissions Bribery Scandal

Biting satire by Jessica M. Goldstein in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency – When we learned that at least 50 people participated in a massive college admissions scam, deploying fraudulent means to get their children into our nation’s elite universities, we were … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Education, Fairness, Humor, Investigation, leadership, United States

Coalition of women’s groups hire lobbyists to push for passage of the ERA

by Raymond Arke in Open Secrets – March was Women’s History Month and one alliance of women’s organizations worked hard on Capitol Hill to finally pass a groundbreaking piece of legislation — the Equal Rights Amendment. At the beginning of … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, Equal Rights Amendment, Fairness, Gender, Women

Startup founders say age bias is rampant in tech by age 36

By Leah Fessler in Quartz at Work – WHAT’S MY AGE AGAIN? There’s a scourge in tech that apparently runs even deeper than sexism or racism: ageism. In a wide-ranging survey of US startup founders polled by venture-capital firm First … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Demographics, Discrimination, Fairness, Thought-Provoking Analysis

This is the most sexist place in America. For women born there, it will have significant impacts.

Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham If you want to move to the least sexist state in America, then head to New Hampshire, according to an index of sexist attitudes developed by economists at the University … Continue reading

Posted in Children, civilization, Demographics, Education, Fairness, Families, Gender Gap, income, Marriage, Science, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post

Once women overcome early career challenges, they may reap more rewards than male peers, new research shows

By Katherine L. Milkman, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania There’s still a long way to go and for working women, the news is often demoralizing. We learn of case after case of gross workplace abuses … Continue reading

Posted in Business, civilization, Compensation, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, income, leadership, Money, Politics, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women