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Truth To Power – 07.28.17

AIDS and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The first publisher to cover the AIDS epidemic talks to the first journalist to break the story of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome epidemic in Rolling Stone. Charles Ortleb, the publisher of New York Native and author of Truth to Power talks to Hillary Johnson, the author of Osler’s Web: Inside the Labyrinth of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic. They discuss the …

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Study: Employers Discriminate Against Qualified Workers with Disabilities

A study with more than 6,000 fictitious cover letters reveals employers are less likely to interview qualified applicants who disclose disabilities. In the first field study of its kind in the United States, researchers sent out fictitious resumes and cover letters for advertised accounting jobs. The overall result: Employers expressed interest 26 percent less often in candidates who disclosed disabilities …

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Mark Greene – Why Manning Up Is the Worst Thing to Do

The traditional rules about how to be a “real man” in America are breaking down. Economic upheaval has shifted wage earning from men to their wives or partners. The rise of men as primary caregivers of their children is challenging our most fundamental assumptions about gender. The gay rights and trans rights movements are creating expansive new definitions of masculinity. …