equality

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Tiffany Shlain's latest film is called "50/50" because it shares the story of what the world used to look like and can look with true equality.

Blythe is a writer for the New Yorker, The Onion, and Clickhole. She is also a researcher for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

Philosophy Talk asks about Identity Politics

Jul 15, 2016

Is Identity politics the problem or the solution to what divides us? 


Philosophy Talk asks about Radical Democracy

Jul 1, 2016

How cam we create a democracy that doesn't end up oppressing minorities and dissenters?


Philosophy Talk asks about the value of private philanthropy

Jun 17, 2016

What happens when philanthropy by the wealthy becomes a substitute for democratically-controlled government action?


What's the secret to successfully developing the next generation of women leaders? 

We all want our daughters to grow up strong and independent, but how do we ensure that 'having it all' doesn't mean 'doing it all'?

We all want our daughters to grow up strong and independent, but how do we ensure that 'having it all' doesn't mean 'doing it all'?

The Value of Diversity Pt. 1

Companies are now paying consultants to increase the diversity of their workforce, with an eye on innovation and the bottom line. But is that the only motivation businesses should be considering? /

Philosophy Talk asks: Are some people better than others?

Aug 21, 2015

Should he most gifted among us be held back by the morality of ordinary folk?


 

In 2012 Skyline's Black Student Union filed a complaint charging the school with discriminating against students of color. They accused Skyline of short-shifting black students, providing lackluster support which led directly to students not graduating. A lawsuit resulted in an agreement with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, and Skyline and the Oakland Unified School District agreed to make some serious changes. Included in those reforms was a voluntary resolution plan to oversee the disciplinary methods toward African American male students.