Lisa Bloom: Ms. Nathan turned down other opportunities in reliance on the Navy’s written promise that all aspects of her proposal were accepted.
Rankism, a term coined by physicist, educator, and citizen diplomat Robert W. Fuller, is used to describe "abusive, discriminatory, or exploitative behavior towards people because of their rank in a particular hierarchy". According to Fuller rank-based abuse underlies many other phenomena such as bullying, racism, sexism, and homophobia.
Michael Hertz: Compare what the Supreme Court did in connection with conflicts between religious rights and racial discrimination in 1968 and religious rights and gender discrimination in 2018 and you can see how America has declined.
Irene Monroe: While the Justices also did not say the decision will not influence opponents of same-sex marriages, like photographers, florists, wedding planners, wedding venues, honeymoon resorts, to name a few, Justice Kennedy’s narrow ruling, no doubt, will keep this debate going.
Irene Monroe: Pride parades will be taking place across the country this month. And, as we all rev up for this year’s festivities, so, too, will the fault lines of race, gender identity and class emerge.
Marcy Winograd: Over a thousand union members and supporters joined Bernie in demanding the “Happiest Place on Earth” not treat its low-paid workers so miserably.
Dahlia Ferlito: I find myself wondering why our community has been so quick to welcome LAPD’s participation in our events while it’s repressive tactics continue, unabated, toward other vulnerable groups in our city, primarily LA’s Black and Brown communities.
RJ Eskow: The court’s conservatives are now an openly partisan cadre. They’re political operatives, not jurists. They’re part of a vast and well-funded Republican machine that seeks to screw American workers so it can further enrich its wealthy patrons.
Michael Hertz: Basically, the Supreme Court has been deciding that the right to bring a class action lawsuit can be overridden by an arbitration clause, forcing the consumer or worker who might otherwise use a class action into an expensive personal arbitration..
Cindy Trillo: Despite the positive shift in opinion regarding marijuana, those who oppose the new law still have concern about its use.
Anastasia Bernoulli: If you’re someone who thinks heavy equipment is cool, and you majored in engineering because your parents told you that you were too smart to just go work construction all your life, then you need to be in the field.
Irene Monroe: The One Church Plan would excise the offensive and controversial language targeted at LGBTQs from the Book of Discipline and replace it with a more compassionate, accurate, up-to-date, and contextualized language about human sexuality in support of the mission and all its parishioners.
Berry Craig: Thousands of Kentuckians, including teachers, other public employees and union members, converged on the Capitol in Frankfort to protest Republican pension, tax and budget bills.
Sikivu Hutchinson: Outpacing Bush, the Trump administration is shaping up to be the most militantly fundamentalist Christian-aligned administration in American history.