September 20, 2022 2:00 am

Can Shareholders Challenge Corporate Discrimination? A Conservative Nonprofit Is About To Find Out

A Starbucks shareholder is suing the company’s top executives over a host of race-conscious policies that the lawsuit says violate civil rights law and, by exposing the company to costly litigation, threaten the value of its shares.
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September 16, 2022 10:07 am

Pfizer Hit With Lawsuit Over Fellowship That Excludes Whites and Asians

Pfizer is being sued for excluding whites and Asians from its prestigious “Breakthrough Fellowship,” a nine-year program that includes a fully funded master’s degree and guaranteed employment with the pharmaceutical giant.
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September 12, 2022 2:00 am

Google, IBM Quietly Backtrack on Race-Conscious Fellowships in Wake of Free Beacon Reports

Google and IBM are quietly backtracking in the wake of Washington Free Beacon reports about the companies capping the number of white and Asian students whom universities can nominate for prestigious research fellowships, which required that half of ea…

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September 8, 2022 2:00 am

A Microsoft Fellowship Caps the Number of White and Asian Applicants. Lawyers Say That’s Illegal.

It’s not just Google. Microsoft is capping the number of white and Asian students that universities can nominate for a prestigious research fellowship that includes a generous $42,000 stipend, part of a pattern of discriminatory policies sweeping corpo…

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September 1, 2022 7:00 am

Amazon Faces Suit Over $10k Offer Made Exclusively to ‘Black, Latinx, and Native American Entrepreneurs’

A white woman is suing e-commerce giant Amazon over a program that gives “Black, Latinx, and Native American entrepreneurs” a $10,000 stipend to launch their own delivery startups, an offer the lawsuit calls “patently unlawful racial discrimination.”
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August 30, 2022 2:00 am

No Whites Allowed: Pfizer Fellowship Flagrantly Violates the Law, Lawyers Say

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer offers a prestigious fellowship that bars whites and Asians from applying. Trumpeted on the company’s website as a “Bold Move” to “create a workplace for all,” civil rights lawyers are characterizing it in a different wa…

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August 23, 2022 2:00 am

Google Partners With Top Universities For This Prestigious Fellowship. Lawyers Say the Racial and Gender Quotas It’s Imposing Are Illegal. 

Google is setting strict caps on the number of white and Asian students that universities can nominate for a prestigious fellowship program, a policy legal experts say likely violates civil rights law and could threaten the federal funding of nearly ev…

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August 19, 2022 1:59 am

This Harvard Professor Was Found Guilty in the Press. Court Records Tell a Different Story.

On February 8, Lilia Kilburn, a graduate student at Harvard University, made an explosive claim: In the course of a Title IX investigation, the university had obtained notes from her private therapy sessions without her consent—then shared them with a …

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August 16, 2022 1:58 am

UK Beats the US to Release of Latest Moderna Vaccine. It’s a Pattern.

The United Kingdom on Monday became the first country to approve a vaccine that targets new variants of the coronavirus—the second time that Britain has authorized a U.S.-made COVID vaccine before the United States.
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August 10, 2022 3:00 pm

American Bar Association Scraps Controversial Diversity Proposal After Blowback

The American Bar Association on Monday axed a proposal to require law schools to “diversify” their student bodies after more than a year of warnings from law professors that the plan would force schools to violate federal law.
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August 9, 2022 9:30 am

Princeton Introduces ‘Diversity’ Search Filter for University Vendors

Princeton University has created a “supplier diversity” tool that allows staff to search for vendors with “diverse attributes,” part of a multiyear plan to inject diversity quotas into the school’s procurement process.
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August 4, 2022 2:00 am

This Harvard Professor Was Exonerated. Students and Professors Are Still Demanding the School Cancel His Classes. 

Students and professors at Harvard Law School are demanding the university punish a 77-year-old anthropology professor over allegations of sexual misconduct that Harvard’s own Title IX office has dismissed, according to a July 26 petition from Harvard’…

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August 3, 2022 12:40 pm

Princeton University ‘Reviewing’ Plagiarism Allegations Against Woke Professor

Princeton University is “reviewing” the plagiarism allegations against progressive history professor Kevin Kruse, the university’s student newspaper reported on Tuesday—over half a year after they were first raised.
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July 28, 2022 9:15 am

Yale Law School Axes Student Listserv That Energized Protests and Scandals

After a year of high-profile scandals, Yale Law School is retiring an all-student listserv that became a breeding ground for progressive activism and online pile-ons, citing the value of “face-to-face” interaction.
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