What Happened in California Is a Cautionary Tale for Us All

A voter-approved measure strips gig workers of basic protections enjoyed by employees in other businesses. What happened in California? Despite the state’s liberal reputation, voters there last week approved Proposition … Continue reading What Happened in California Is a Cautionary Tale for Us All

Russell Simmons Documentary Premieres Amid Controversy

PARK CITY, Utah — Outside the Sundance Film Festival premiere of “On the Record,” the documentary about women who have accused the hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct, a … Continue reading Russell Simmons Documentary Premieres Amid Controversy

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case

Five African-American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club. The attorney for Danny’s Downtown … Continue reading African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case

50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

On cold mornings, Les Goodson shows up early outside the University Club, on a wealthy stretch of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and races two panhandlers he has nicknamed Catman and … Continue reading 50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong