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Mr. Muhammad and the Caterpillar

GW-Gautama 6-Inch 2012_08_11_EOS_0187 Perhaps Mr. Muhammad never really had a solid case from the start. Or... Perhaps the case of Muhammad v. Caterpillar, Inc. exemplifies how companies can "diffuse” a hostile environment, while legally guiding hostile employees in the execution of a career-ending maneuver against a minority employee. It may provide a view into one....
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Political Correctness and Unspoken Bias

Predator-Stare-4618 On balance, which does a societal norm of political correctness do more, help or harm? When forced to go underground, people can get pretty good at hiding who they are.  Often, the only way to catch them in time is by way of their own mouths. Diversiphobes can do tremendous damage along the way before they get caught, as....
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Module 1 – Neutral America, Neutral Americans

GW 2012_08_11_EOS_0189 From its beginnings in 1792, the French revolution grew into the Napoleonic wars, and France declared war against several European enemies.  American Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, assured the French Minister that the U.S. would "render all those good offices which shall be consistent with the duties of a neutral nation." By early 1793,....
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Module 4 – Neutrality – Terms, Models

. [1] "There is no reconciling war and neutrality. Each stands in the other's way. The reason is that they represent diametrically opposed aspirations: one contributes to the reign of force and arbitrary action; the other, to that of law, order and peace." [2] "The exercise of the right to remain neutral did not necessarily imply that the choice was final. A State which, at the beginning....
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