Woman on Porter Airlines Refuses to Switch Seats and Accommodate Sexism in the Name of Religion

Finally, a woman has refused to change seats on an airline to accommodate a sexist, religious request. As CBC reports: Christine Flynn, 31, said she was buckled in and waiting for Porter Airlines Flight 121 from Newark, N.J. to Toronto to take off early on Monday morning when an ultra-Orthodox Jewish … Continue reading

Am I Still a Liberal If I Oppose Bad Ideas Some Minorities Hold?

As an atheist and a liberal, I find myself disagreeing with liberals more and more. Liberals have condemned Sam Harris for pointing out the dark side of Islam (even while he drew the distinction between ideas (Islam) and people (Muslims) and emphasized that he was criticizing ideas and not condemning … Continue reading

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Schuklenk’s January 5th update: Dalhousie University announced today that the dental students in question have been suspended from participation in clinics. I don’t know what their timetable would have looked like at this stage in their curriculum, and whether this means that they’d still be able to sit in classes. Dalhousie’s … Continue reading

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