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Discrimination

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  • Sotomayor Defends Limits On Discrimination

    Good for Sonia Sotomayor. She called out her U.S. Supreme Court peers for their dismissive attitudes toward our nation's troubling racial history and their wishful thinking on how far we have come in such matters. "The way to stop discrimination on...
  • Are Millennials moving us toward a post-racial society?

    After that jaw-dropping rant by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, after the deplorable declaration by freeloading Nevada rancher Clive Bundy, we have this pinprick of hope: Most young people say they're colorblind, viewing racial minorities the...
  • Ask Amy: Grandpa's bigotry prompts woman to stay in closet

    Ask Amy: Grandpa's bigotry prompts woman to stay in closet
    Dear Amy: My daughter is dealing with depression issues and recently told me she is gay. Her grandparents (in particular one grandfather) are outspoken political and social conservatives. Grandpa often makes anti-gay remarks and forwards anti-gay...
  • Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality

    Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality
    The transgender community has a new cover girl. Featured on Time magazine, transgender actress Laverne Cox has become the new face of a community that has long been associated with transvestites and male prostitutes dressed as women. Cox, who plays a...
  • Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway

    Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway
    Also appended, Stephen Breyer's concurring dissent. As I do from time to time, I generated a plain-text version of this opinion for ease of cutting, pasting and reading, and attempted to insert extra reader-friendly paragraph breaks. For the whole...
  • When it's not your fault that you've had too many jobs

    DEAR JOYCE: I've hit a rough patch during the past several years due to three different jobs disappearing (companies closed down) and a layoff from a still ailing firm. I'm young (34) but haven't been able to connect with a new opportunity. Employers must...
  • When a job ad suggests only young workers need apply

    DEAR JOYCE: As a mid-lifer job hunter, I applied for a position described in a recruitment ad that seemed perfect for my talents and experience. After no response and two failed attempts to follow up, in rereading the ad, it hit me: "We seek...
  • Dealers defend car loan mark ups

    Dealers defend car loan mark ups
    Car shopping? Better start loan shopping too, or you might pay a higher interest rate than you qualify for. Dealers are allowed to mark up interest rates on loans they arrange, usually without the knowledge of consumers. Nearly four out of five new-...
  • Related story: California design of driver's license for immigrants rejected

    Related story: California design of driver's license for immigrants rejected
    Federal authorities have rejected California's proposed design for a driver's license for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, saying it is not distinguishable enough for security purposes from permits given to citizens. The Washington officials want the...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Way Out'

    A young gypsy woman trying to lead a "normal" life is in a constant battle against prejudice and her own community's entrenched behavior in "The Way Out." Returning to the milieu of his debut, "Marian," helmer-scripter Petr Vaclav depicts a marginalized...
  • The real public service Donald Sterling has done

    The real public service Donald Sterling has done
    You didn't have to be a Clippers fan to root for the players this season. Their playoff loss on Thursday night was heartbreaking, especially given all the turmoil they've endured. The only upside to this season-ending defeat is that it signifies the end...