Posts tagged "diversity"

A good debate over whether racial diversity is necessary to make good policy

Can a majority of white men ever make good policy, or is it to be automatically dismissed as bad policy? Does “everyone” have to be included to reach the “right” decision? A good debate follows:

Refuse to participate in an abortion; get fired

So much for conscience or constitutionally protected religious beliefs. Here’s a case were a nurse refused to participate in abortion and got fired for her beliefs. In Illinois, according to a Sun-Times op-ed, Senate Bill 1564 “would force every medical professional and pregnancy resource center to help a woman obtain an abortion by providing her contact... Read more »

Tour the town Daley destroyed

The east side of Bensenville is everything that people say a suburb should be: affordable housing, accessible jobs, diverse neighborhood, close to transportation. But it had to go to make way for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s O’Hare Airport expansion–a project that is underfunded, poorly designed and dangerous. Let’s look in and see what he’s... Read more »
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More bunk from Chicago schools

Social class replaces race as a qualifying factor for admission to Chicago’s best public schools Social engineers just can’t help themselves when it comes to keeping their hands off your kids. Their latest plan is to base admissions to Chicago’s most preferred public schools to a large degree on “socioeconomic” factors, such as the percentage... Read more »
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