Terrible Judge Says Woman Fired Over Pumping Breast Milk Wasn't…

In a curious decision, a judge in Texas has ruled that a woman who was fired after she asked for a place in the office to pump her breast milk was not discriminated against. Donnicia Venters was working at a debt collection agency called Houston Funding in 2008 when she gave birth to a daughter. As she was about to… » 2/09/12 11:15pm 2/09/12 11:15pm

Did TechCrunch Discriminate Against A Pregnant Editor?

A prime job opens up, and the person who's discussed as an excellent choice happens to be on maternity leave for the next four months. She gets passed over. Is that legal? Well, it just happened at AOL and Techcrunch. » 9/23/11 2:30pm 9/23/11 2:30pm

Dear McCainiacs: Racism Should Not Be An Accepted American Attribute

It was mentioned earlier today » 10/07/08 3:30pm 10/07/08 3:30pm, but it probably bears repeating: there are some sad (and probably dangerous) racists who count themselves among John McCain's and Sarah Palin's supporters. From to there's a lot of ugly shit around this year that makes purple Band-Aids and flip-flops look like thoughtful political…