By Julia Carpenter via CNN Business – There’s the wage gap, the bonus gap, the promotions gap — and then there’s the commuting gap. New research shows that even when it comes to negotiating the distance between work and home, men and women inhabit different realities. For many men, the commute to work is a fact of life, something non-negotiable and relatively uncomplicated — … Continue reading Gender Pay Inequality Hits Everywhere Including High Price to Commute for Women
By Yael Grauer via Medium – Let’s put something to rest: Facebook isn’t spying through your phone’s microphone to serve you ads for sweatshirts and seltzer water. It probably couldn’t even if it wanted to. But if the social network isn’t listening to you, that doesn’t mean the rest of the world isn’t watching. Advertisements in the real world are becoming more technologically sophisticated, integrating … Continue reading Creepy Ads vs Individual Privacy; With No Legislation, Privacy Always Loses
Nashville Police officer sues department for allegedly retaliating against her for reporting rape by another officer By Julia Jacobo via ABC News – A Nashville Police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against her employer, accusing the department of retaliating against her after she reported that she was raped by a fellow officer. On May 2, 2016, Officer Monica Blake, 36, was strangled and sexually … Continue reading Police Retaliation for Rape Report of Police Officer in Nashville
By Tyler Estep & Tamar Hallerman via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The camp of Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux is already questioning the transparency of Wednesday’s scheduled recount in the tightly contested race to represent Georgia’s 7th Congressional District. Bourdeaux, who is trailing Republican incumbent Rob Woodall by just over 400 votes for the seat that’s split between Gwinnett and Forsyth counties, officially requested the recount Tuesday afternoon. It began at … Continue reading Georgia Elections Are A Shady Disaster
By Jacob Siegel via Daily Beast – Will Swenson is officially an American war hero, awarded the Medal of Honor, the military’s most prestigious decoration for his actions in Afghanistan. But in the eyes of the Army, he was, for a time, a target of surveillance. Army investigators staked out his house. They went through his trash. And it all started because Swenson was mentioned … Continue reading Bonkers Alert – Our Country Spies on Those that Bravely Serve but Give the Army Bad Amazon Reviews
By Nina Golgowski via Huffingtonpost: A man yelled “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” during the intermission of the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” in Baltimore Wednesday night, according to witnesses who said they immediately feared that a gunman was in the building. Video taken inside the Hippodrome Theater shows stunned guests staring into the balcony as some scream, “Get out,” in the aftermath of the … Continue reading Man Shouts ‘’Heil Hitler, Heil Trump’’ in crowded Baltimore Theater…This is the New Trump World We Live In.
By Tim Fitzsimons via NBC News – Paul Makonda, governor of Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam, vowed this week to begin mass arrests of “homosexuals in our city,” starting on Monday. “I have received reports that there are so many homosexuals in our city, and these homosexuals are advertising and selling their services on the internet,” Makonda said in a video posted to YouTube … Continue reading Can We Please Stop Killing & Arresting Gays? ‘Report them to me’: Tanzanian official asks residents to help hunt gays