March 30, 2015: Weekly News Roundup

March 30, 2015: Weekly News Roundup

Verdict Still Out on Social Impact of Pao Gender Discrimination Case On Friday, March 27, the jury in the Ellen Pao gender discrimination case returned a verdict for the defendant Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, finding Pao was not fired in retaliation for her...

Gender Discrimination: Fine Lines in the Workplace

This week, the high-profile trial of Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) took place in San Francisco Superior Court.  KPCB is a well-known venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. Pao is the interim CEO of Reddit and former junior partner at KPCB....
An Argument for Medicaid Expansion

An Argument for Medicaid Expansion

Twenty-two states are currently denying healthcare coverage to nearly seven million Americans.[1] The intransigent opposition to the Affordable Care Act from state leadership, primarily in the South and Midwest, has unfairly burdened their residents and created a...