Robert Wisniewski

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Trump rolls back some of Obama's openings to Cuba

President Trumpon Friday rolled back some, but not all, of his predecessor’s historic opening to Cuba, making it more difficult to travel to and do business with the Communist-ruled island.<p>In a speech in Miami's Little Havana enclave, Trump said Cuban rulers were profiting from better relations …

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Stunning photos of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns at the Utmost Bliss Dharma Assembly

Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns gathered for the annual Utmost Bliss Dharma Assembly. The last of four annual assemblies, the week-long …

AG Pick Sessions Makes His Case on Civil Rights

Issue will likely dominate Senate confirmation hearing<p><b>Updated 7:20 p.m.</b> | Sen. Jeff Sessions sought to defend himself from the most contentious …

Donald Trump

Canada's New $10 Bill Will Feature Viola Desmond, a Black Civil Rights Activist

While America gleefully self-immolates, our neighbors to the north are enjoying a bit of nice news for themselves: On Thursday, Canada announced that …

EEOC Increases Scrutiny of Employer Actions Taken Against Prescription Drug Users

Prescription drug abuse has made national news in the last few years. In March 2016, President Obama noted that “prescription opioid abuse and [the] …

How Trump's Presidency May Affect Hollywood's EEOC Gender Probe

The investigation into systemic discrimination against female directors, which was launched by the commission last September, could take a step back …

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Feminism

EEOC files 1st sexual orientation discrimination cases

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says for the first time it has sued challenging sexual orientation discrimination, alleging two companies' employees were harassed because they're gay.<p>The EEOC Philadelphia office says in its lawsuit against Scott Medical Health Center a gay employee quit …

LGBTQI

When Fascination Becomes Appropriation: A Look at Buddhism in Thailand

Colloquially known as "The Land of Smiles," Thailand has become the mecca for tourism in Southeast Asia. According to the World Bank, over 24 million people visited Thailand in 2014 alone. For many tourists, the strength of foreign currencies (notably the Euro and US dollar) in comparison to the …

Buddhism

The Complexities Of Thai Buddhism

Thailand is often referred to as "The Land of Buddhism", the best country in the world for those looking to study the teachings of the Buddha, at least the Theravada branch of the teachings. Thailand's reputation as the center of Buddhism is well renowned, with numerous people from all over the …

Hinduism