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Can You Be Held Personally Liable In An Employment Lawsuit? The Answers Lies Down A Rabbit Hole
hey continue to name individual supervisors and human resources directors as individual defendants despite case law that generally holds individuals cannot be found liable under some of the most common federal employment discrimination laws: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).
law  isms 
4 weeks ago by janedotx
Ann Snitow, 1943–2019 | Dissent Magazine
It’s hard to explain now that feminism wasn’t individualized in the way it is now. It was a group experience—and that is hard to get back. My dear students say, “Thank you for what you did for us.” And I say, “What did I do for you?” And they say, “Now we’re free to have a life on our own terms and do whatever we want to do.” And I say, “No, you’re not free to have a life on your own terms at all. So sorry!”
women  isms  ars-vivendi 
7 weeks ago by janedotx
From Most Hated to American Hero: The Whitewashing of Martin Luther King Jr.
63 percent of Americans had an unfavorable opinion of the civil rights icon. In
race  isms  reference 
9 weeks ago by janedotx
Women are more likely to be NEET than men NEET rates for women and men... | Download Scientific Diagram
i notice we talk about male neets more than female neets even though there are more female neets
women  isms  mental-illness 
june 2019 by janedotx
BBC - Future - How modern life is transforming the human skeleton
What the scientists found was striking. The spike was far more prevalent than they had expected, and also a lot more common in the youngest age group: one in four people aged 18-30 had the growth. Why could this be? And should we be concerned?

Shahar thinks the spike explosion is down to modern technology, particularly our recent obsession with smartphones and tablets. As we hunch over them, we crane our necks and hold our heads forward. This is problematic, because the average head weighs around 10 pounds (4.5 kg) – about as much as a large watermelon.
modernity  isms  anthropology 
june 2019 by janedotx
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