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Well, yeah. But is it strange of me to be a bit happy that a national news source edited the tape to make Zimmerman look MORE racist, rather than less?
Wisconsin Education Association Council v. Scott Walker, March 30, 2012.
Well. That’s good news.
Lack of new students leaving business schools reeling
- 48,515 students applied for admittance to full-time MBA programs, nation-wide, during the 2009-2010 academic year
- 38,630 students applied during the 2010-2011 academic year, reversing the previous year’s gains source
» In addition to the drop in new MBA applicants, the Graduate Management Admission Council announced that two-thirds of its U.S. programs saw a decline in applications during the 2010-2011 academic year. The decline, combined with the fact that the number of American students taking the GMAT entrance exam is at five-year low, has some industry experts worried that the notoriously-cyclical industry won’t rebound.
Good. B-School is a scam.
Major League Baseball, which saw Jackie Robinson break the color barrier in 1947, Tuesday will announce incremental progress in another civil rights issue. The new collective bargaining agreement adds “sexual orientation” to its section on discrimination, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement told the Daily News.
Article XV, Section A of the MLB’s expiring Basic Agreement, in effect from 2006-2011, states: “The provisions of this Agreement shall be applied to all Players covered by this Agreement without regard to race, color, religion or national origin.”
In the new agreement, which will be made public Tuesday afternoon, the words “sexual orientation” will be added to the equivalent section.
This decision follows that National Football League, which did the same in their CBA this year. Baseball officials familiar with the process describe the mention of “sexual orientation” as not necessarily related to the NFL, and as a provision readily agreed upon by both union and league negotiators.
The change in wording comes at the end of a significant year for gay rights issues. The military abolished its “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, and same-sex marriage became legal in New York state. In baseball, several teams filmed an “It Gets Better Video,” an anti-bullying effort aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.
Right on. I hope I live to see an out man playing major league baseball.