Portland: Liberal present, racist roots

Recent train attack points to white supremacist past, calling some to question the city's progressive credentials #Portland, Oregon, is a bastion of #Liberal politics and progressiveworldviews, tolerance resting at the center of the city's moral code. Many Americans were shocked, then, when Jeremy Christian stabbed and killed two men on a Portland-area train on May 27. Their offense? Intervening as Christian spewed … Continue reading Portland: Liberal present, racist roots

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Terror strikes London Bridge

Van strikes multiple pedestrians; unconfirmed reports of gunfire and bodies surface in apparent terrorist attack (June 3, 2017) Local Police have closed the London Bridge after a van hit several pedestrians at the iconic landmark Saturday night. Witnesses told BBC that the van left the road and struck several people walking nearby. Witnesses also reported that armed authorities have arrived … Continue reading Terror strikes London Bridge

Gender pay gap: Myth or simply misunderstood?

The Gender Pay Gap is among America’s most hotly disputed issues. And recent reports from sources as diverse as the New York Times and Harvard have only intensified the debate. Research studies, one due to be published this month and recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research indicate that gender inequality and a pay gap exist in the U.S. … Continue reading Gender pay gap: Myth or simply misunderstood?