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Suit: Google, YouTube Had Quotas for 'Diversity Candidates'

Arne Wilberg says recruiters were discouraged from working to hire white, Asian men

(Newser) - A former YouTube employee is suing parent company Google, for which he worked for a total of nine years, alleging that he was fired for refusing to adhere to hiring practices that discriminated against white and Asian males. Per the Wall Street Journal , Arne Wilberg served as a Google recruiter... More »

Should We Be Profiling White Guys?

Not necessarily, but we need to discuss why conservatives won't: David Sirota

(Newser) - David Sirota went on MSNBC yesterday and pointed out that no one really wants to profile American mass murderers, because most of them are white men—the only group that "our political system avoids demographically profiling or analytically aggregating in any real way," because white males hold a... More »

Why Have 25 out of 26 'Sexiest Men' Been White?

It's time for 'People' to diversify: Tricia Romano

(Newser) - Forget how outraged you are that Ryan Gosling was once again not deemed the "Sexiest Man Alive" by People: There's a real controversy here, and it has nothing to do with the Gos. In 26 years of choosing a sexiest man, the magazine has selected white guys 25... More »

New Scholarship for White Guys Only

'I felt excluded' from funds, founder says

(Newser) - Texas has a new scholarship for that most flailing of demographic segments: white guys. The fund is the brainchild of an Iraq war veteran who couldn't find money to go back to school—but found plenty for women and other minorities. "I felt excluded," says Colby Bohannon. "... More »

Superdelegates Are White Men

Possible decision-makers represent paradoxical turn in historic primary

(Newser) - If the Democratic primary comes down to the superdelegate vote, the historic black man-vs.-white-woman race will be decided by ... white men. At least 46% of the party’s superdelegates are white men, compared to just 28% of Democratic voters. “Obviously, it’s an imperfect system,” one representative... More »

Look Who's Given Up on the White Male

Democrats dumped NASCAR dads in 2008

(Newser) - One constituency the Democrats have conspicuously not been courting this primary season is the blue-collar white male, and they shouldn't start any time soon, recommends Salon's Thomas Schaller. Bubba went to the other side in the late '80s and never looked back. The Dems didn't give up easily, but this... More »

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