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Southwest Airlines Pilot Under Investigation for Using Dog-Whistle Phrase ‘Let’s Go, Brandon’ During Flight

A pilot aboard Southwest Airlines has been accused of making a politically offensive statement during a flight. Deepa Shivaram of NPR reported that “a Southwest Airlines pilot is under an internal investigation after signing off from a flight using the phrase ‘Let’s go, Brandon.’” According to Shivaram, the divisive phrase…

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Anti-LGBTQ Group ‘One Million Moms’ Protests Mattress Company’s Inclusive Commercial Featuring Lesbian Couple

The conservative anti-LGBTQ hate organization known as One Million Moms is at it again, this time protesting a TV commercial from the bedding company Avocado Green Mattress, which features a number of couples relaxing on their mattresses, including what the group considers an “offensive” lesbian couple. The Advocate’s Trudy Ring…

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People On the Move: Greg Jones, Cargill’s First-Ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Global food giant Cargill, Inc., one of the largest privately held corporations in the United States based on revenue, has appointed its first-ever chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer. Dan Niepow of Twin Cities Business has reported that U.S. Navy vet Greg Jones has been tasked with the role at…

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Facebook Forced To Pay a Record $14-Million Settlement for Discriminating Against US Workers

October continues to be a month Facebook likely wishes it could forget. First came Frances Haugen, the whistleblower who explained in chilling detail how the site and its algorithms are designed to profit off what she called “the spread and amplification of hate, misinformation and political unrest.” Then there was…