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All jobs should be advertised as flexible hours, the Equality and Human Rights Commission says 

“All jobs should be advertised as available for flexible working, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has said, as it said progress has been “painfully slow”” writes Olivia Rudgard for telegraph.co.uk. The proposal was one of a series suggested by the commission to tackle pay gaps affecting women, disabled people and ethnic minorities.It said that the change would benefit women and disabled people who are more likely to need flexible working and are often forced to accept part-time jobs that offer lower pay.The Commission also suggested that businesses should be…

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Activists plan court action against Australia gay marriage postal vote

“Marriage equality has been a polarising issue in Australian politics for more than a decade, despite the majority of the population supporting same-sex marriage rights” writes Fraser Nelson for telegraph.co.uk. Liberal Party prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has personally voiced his support for marriage equality, is battling Right-wing colleagues who are against any changes to marriage laws. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Parliament will light up in rainbow colours for London Pride tonight

“Parliament will light up in rainbow colours tonight to become a “beacon” for gay equality around the world” writes Joe Murphy for businessinsider.com. “The rainbow illumination of Parliament is our signal of support for equality,” said John Bercow, the Commons Speaker.”But although great strides have been made in this country, there are huge challenges around the world and this will send a powerful message.”. Lord Fowler, the Speaker in the Upper House, said: “I hope that photographs of this Parliament turned into a beacon for equality will give encouragement to…

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Why demanding extreme racial equality in school suspensions does students more harm

“Next, I reported that the experience of two large school districts that implemented a racial equity school discipline policy had been nothing short of disastrous” writes William Perry Pendley for washingtonexaminer.com. Worse yet, she was hired by former Attorney General Eric Holder and was busy enforcing the policy I had decried!. A similar fate awaits the racial equity policy when it is challenged. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Theresa May ‘worships’ with pastor who campaigned against gay equality

“The pastor has a long history opposing LGBT equality, including opposition to same-sex civil marriage and to laws protecting LGBT people against discrimination” writes Will Worley for independent.co.uk. “Theresa May has a strong record on LGBT+ equality, and has been clear that under her leadership, we remain committed to advancing equality for LGBT+ people at home and abroad. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Now phrase ‘head of household’ falls foul of equality campaigners as British Airways accused of being stuck in 1950s

“British Airways has been criticised by equality campaigners for using the phrase “head of the household”” writes Telegraph Reporters for telegraph.co.uk. “Probably like a lot of 21st century couples, we don’t think of things as if there’s a ‘head of the household’.”Who says ‘head of the household’ in the 21st century, apart from maybe my granddad?.  Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Op-ed: Blockstream Calls a Bitcoin Mining Optimization an “Attack”

“Those evil capitalists must be purged in our grand utopia of equality in mining” reports cryptocoinsnews.com. Of course, to achieve this equality we need some sort of technocratic group which decides the price of goods (blocksize) and purges the undesirables, including mining optimizations that diverge from the purity of equality.We will build a great new world of forced equality where genius technocrats who know everything will decide all things.People of the bitcoin world, you have nothing to lose, but your chains. Source: cryptocoinsnews.com Share This:

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