Author: Prof Patty

SYSTEMIC RACISM AND THE GENDER PAY GAP is a report from the American Association of University Women that examines how systemic racism—including decades of discriminatory employment practices, intentionally inadequate legal protections, and persistent racial stereotypes—has contributed to a pay gap that remains far wider for women of color than for white women.

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If your local library or school board is trying to ban books and you want to protest, the American Library Association is working with Unite Against Book Bans. They offer a toolkit on how to fight back. P.S. Did you know that our public libraries are the most trusted institution in America?

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The Israeli-Palestinian issue goes back nearly a century when Britain, during World War I, pledged to establish a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine under the Balfour Declaration. British troops took control of the territory from the Ottoman Empire at the end of October 1917. Large-scale Jewish migration to Palestine began, accelerated by Jewish…

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We all know the media is biased. It may be impossible to have completely unbiased news coverage. Who and what we choose to cover is biased. Our adjectives and adverbs are biased. Want to see how biased your news sources are? Go to the interactive Media Bias Chart (it’s much larger and easier to see!).

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McDonald’s to increase new restaurant franchise fees from 4% to 5% next year, first increase in nearly three decades; approximately 95% of roughly 13,400 restaurants are franchisee-run (More) What does that mean to already higher prices for our fav burger?

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