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NYC ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL ALLEGES SHE WAS ORDERED BY PRINCIPAL TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST OLDER BLACK TEACHERS

Posted on November 6, 2014

On October 30, A New York Federal District Judge in the interests of justice reversed his own decision, allowing a former NYC Assistant Principal to have a jury decide whether the Principal fired her for refusing to discriminate against older African American teachers in the school. In September 2008, Christina Villavicencio, a Hispanic female, had been employed by the New York City Department of Education ("DOE") for fifteen years.

During the 2008-2009 school year, Villavicencio served as an assistant principal at P.S. 316 under the supervision of Principal Elif Gure-Perez. Her status was probationary. The allegations by the...

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Will the US Supreme Court let Corporations Get Away with Murder?

Posted on March 21, 2014

The facts.

Corporate America will bend the rules, lie, cheat, and deceive for profit . . . if you let them. New changes in the law were proposed to allow big businesses to lie and hurt the public without repercussion. These laws were not proposed by our elected representatives in Congress, but instead, by Republican appointed federal judges. The Supreme Court will ultimately decide on whether to revamp the entire federal civil justice system and allow corporations to conceal information when they cause harm to the public.

In the 2014 headlines are 3 examples of corporate lies that caused human...

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Soda Versus Civil Rights

Posted on February 7, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg as the Democrat turned Republican now serves a party with the notion that government should stay out of peoples business. A pet project of the acting Mayor appears to be the exception.Soda is bad for us, everyone knows, but so is beer, smoking, pollution, plastics and toxic metals. What is just as bad is the government starting on the slippery slope of taking away individual rights in the name of the public good.

 

When the government compelled businesses to inform the public about the contents of drinks and foods, and then calories and nutritional content, that was great! But...

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