Discrimination


Just when you thought that the obese were the last large class of people left unprotected by discrimination laws, the European Union Court of Justice has ruled that if the obesity of a worker “hinders the…




Regarding how the terms we use frame our perceptions, Mehran Khalili on the terms for people from other places: Immigration, a lexicon: You’re a ‘migrant’ when you’re very poor; ‘immigrant’ when you’re…







Is being hideous a disability? Severe unattractiveness may be the final frontier in regards to discrimination based on physical characteristics. In the New York Times, economist Daniel S. Hamermesh makes the case…