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Wal-Mart Gets a Free Pass For Bias From the Supreme Court

Betty Dukes, March 2011. Alex Wong/Getty Images

The Supreme Court issued its decision in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart sex discrimination case yesterday, a frustrating ruling that doesn’t challenge the existence of bias, but that exempts the company from accountability.

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Afternoon Roundup: Is Tunisia An Equal Rights Middle East Mecca for Women and Girls?

Is Tunisia a mecca for equal rights?; Extreme anti-choice legislator, Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, announces a run for governor; President Obama’s report card for the state of women and girls in the U.S.; and Wal-Mart’s ongoing pay discrimination case before the Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court to Rule on Whether Wal-Mart Discrimination Suit is Class-Action

In what could be a great boon for the retailer, the Supreme Court has announced it will hear Wal-Mart’s appeal that the gender discrimination suit not be allowed as class-action.

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Do Anti-Trust Laws Inflate the Prices of Birth Control?

With Wal-Mart blocked from offering $9 birth control, should we blame our government for higher prices?

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Real Time: Wal-Mart To Sell Cheaper Birth Control

Wal-Mart is now selling birth control for less than the cost of a t-shirt. Be careful what you wish for…

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