Washington (UPI) Sep 26, 2014
A new study suggests a there’s a gender bias in the approval process for research teams looking to use the Hubble Telescope. Researchers at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), the organization that runs the Hubble Space Telescope program, found that male-led proposals are more likely to be approved and granted time with the telescopes than female-led research projects. Only a
But the wage gap varies significantly by race, according to an analysis from the research organization AAUW. While white women experienced that 78 percent figure, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander women made 65 percent of what white men made in 2013, African-American women made 64 percent, American Indian and Alaska Native women made 59 percent, and Hispanic women made just 54 percent. Asian-American women are the only group doing better than white women, making 90 percent of white men’s earnings.
The previous mayor of Ferguson, for two terms, Brian Fletcher, is not in charge of the much covered (white) “I Love Ferguson” movement. Thinking nobody who would ever call him out was subscribed to his e-mails, Brian…