Discrimination in Federal Hiring Now Works Against White Males

October 06, 2002


ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, October 6, 2002

As a young person in Glen Cove, N.Y., I would dutifully deposit money earned babysitting into a passbook savings account at the local bank. Year after year, the same women would be behind the teller’s counter registering my deposits. But the male

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When affirmative action is nothing but discrimination

September 23, 2002

By Stuart Taylor

National Journal, September 23, 2002

Dennis Worth had been working happily and winning high performance evaluations for 16 years in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s St. Louis office when things started going sour. In 1994, he was turned down for two promotions for which an independent merit-staffing

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Job Preferences Face a New Test

August 25, 2002



During his presidency, Bill Clinton vowed to mend affirmative action. The latest evidence he failed to do so comes in the form of a lawsuit filed earlier this month against the federal government. Now it’s up to the Bush administration to undertake the

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In a Bureaucratic Bind

August 22, 2002


Washington Times, August 22, 2002

On Aug. 8, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) were sued by plaintiffs represented by the Center for Individual Rights. The lawsuit claims that the agencies violated the civil rights laws that prohibit employment discrimination

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Fair Fight: Taking on Preferences

August 09, 2002



The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is charged with protecting the American public from employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. To say that the EEOC had failed in this task would be an understatement. The plain

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Student won’t leave ‘redneck’ fight alone

January 17, 2002


The Express-Times, January 17, 2002

WASHINGTON TWP. – The senior who was suspended for. wearing a “redneck” T-shirt will appeal his suspension to the school board.

Tom Sypniewski said Friday that Vice Principal Ronald Griffith gave him a chance to remove the shirt or be punished.

“I thought about it,” Sypniewski

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Lawsuit by Day Laborers Seeks to Tie Attackers to Hate Groups

September 30, 2001

By Elissa Gootman

New York Times, September 30, 2001

A year after two Mexican day laborers were violently attacked by two men posing as employers, lawyers for the victims have filed a class-action civil rights lawsuit on their behalf.

The suit, filed in United States District Court in Brooklyn on Sept. 17, names

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Mathys is focus of lawsuit

September 17, 2001

Council member’s conduct in rejection of apartment project in northwestern Fresno is studied.

By Bill McEwen

The Fresno Bee, September 17, 2001

The conduct of City Council Member Chris Mathys in the derailment of a low-income apartment complex in northwest Fresno and a zoning deal he allegedly cut with a prominent developer are

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Has boys town lost its purpose?

September 09, 2001

By Will Hill and Ellen Opper-Weiner

Washington Post, September 9, 2001

Last month leaders of Girls and Boys Town marched to the Lincoln Memorial to announce a lawsuit against critics of its plan to build group homes on Pennsylvania Avenue SE [Metro, Aug. 15].

The Nebraska charity is suing the District, various local

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Race Preference and the Universities

September 08, 2001

A Final Reckoning?

By Carl Cohen

Commentary Magazine, September 8, 2001

PREFERENCE BY race in university admissions is a widespread practice in the United States. Although the Supreme Court has condemned racial preferences in other contexts, it has addressed university admissions only once, in the 1978 case of Regents of the University of

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