All posts tagged with: race

Is Anti-Discrimination law going far enough in UK?

Posted October 30, 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

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So I’ve been doing a lot of reading around discrimination and prejudice in civil law at the minute and I have to say I feel very proud to be Scottish reading how well equipped it is. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the legislation the Equality Act 2010 is the main piece of anti-discrimination legislation in the workforce. Within the act are a number of ‘protected characteristics’ that are protected by the act from prejudiced behaviour. These include age, disabilit...


Neil DeGrasse Tyson and what he thinks about race.

Posted April 30, 2014 Avatar Mariana G

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Said What He Thinks About Race Now That He's Made It, And Almost Nobody Noticed.

Source: http://www.upworthy.com/neil-degrasse-tyson-reveal...

This is a video from the site UPWORTHY. It was originally posted on that site by Rajiv Narayan. To set the scene, the (poorly posed) question is referring to comments made by former Treasury Secretary and Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, who suggested that genetic differences could explain why there are fewer girls in science. Yup, he really was Treasury secretary and president of Harvard. Neil deGrasse Tyson's answer is, um, out of this world. There, I said it....