So They Say

Diversity and inclusion is big business, and a big cost to shareholders. Here's your daily news digest for 1 February 2023.

So They Say
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Diversity Improves Performance — So They Say
The diversity industry is a collection of consultants and trainers who make wild claims about business practices because they fit the diversity, equity, and inclusion narrative. They assert that diversity in the workforce is good for busin...


Monique Ryan staffer Sally Rugg says she was sacked for complaining about work hours
A staffer of federal MP Monique Ryan is claiming in court documents she was sacked after complaining of working “unreasonable” hours.
Australia’s Incarceration Crisis Highlighted By New Productivity Commission Report
“Australia’s criminal justice system is fast approaching breaking-point, with urgent reform now required to stop wasteful spending of taxpayers’ money, improve community safety, and reduce unnecessary incarceration,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs.
Australia domestic violence: Over 600 charged in four-day police operation
The four-day operation was aimed at addressing what is a massive problem in Australia.


A tale of two massacres
The woke hatred for Israel is no longer just strange – it’s dangerous.
Crazy Optimism About China’s Economy
Stocks may soar for a while, but China’s economy is far sicker than analysts assume. First, China’s disease statistics are questionable. Beijing is asking the world to believe that SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen causing this disease, is behaving differently in
Orban: ‘The current political system in Europe will collapse’ | Free West Media
In an interview with the Austrian daily <em>eXXpress, </em>Viktor Orban, Hungary’s Prime Minister said he was convinced that the current political system in Europe would collapse within this decade.

Business, Finance & Investment

Hedge Funds Are Record Short Bonds As Market Cuts Dovish Fed Bets
...driven by risk for a hawkish Federal Reserve meeting this week...
Did the Covid housing boom induce the Great Resignation? - Marginal REVOLUTION
Following the Covid-19 pandemic, U.S. labor force participation declined significantly in 2020, slowly recovering in 2021 and 2022 — this has been referred to as the Great Resignation. The decline has been concentrated among older Americans. By 2022, the labor force participation of workers in their…
Ready for Your Dollars to Be Canceled?
With the ongoing financial turmoil and the potential start of another world war, gold is behaving as we would expect, showing exceptional strength.


Eugenics, Then and Now ⋆ Brownstone Institute
The more you look at history, the more it becomes clear that eugenic pseudoscience became an intellectual foundation of modern statecraft.
Social Cooperation vs. Parasitic Barbarism (feat. Tom Woods) | The Libertarian Institute If all human beings are intrinsically power-hungry and savage, how can we solve our problems by giving ultimate law-making and law-enforcing authority to one particular group of such appalling animals?... The libertarian anarchist contention is not that under anarchy thi…
Ilhan Omar Pleads Ignorance on Antisemitism in Bid to Remain on House Committee | National Review
Omar said she was ‘not aware that the word “hypnotized” was a trope’ to describe Jewish people.

Crypto & Blockchain

Bitcoin price pares weekend gains as another CME ‘gap’ lurks below $20K
Bitcoin erases $1,000 from its latest highs as BTC price encounters fresh selling pressure.
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Elon Musk Wants Twitter Payments System to Accommodate Crypto: FT
DOGE spiked on the news.


Watch Bill Gates’ Face as an Unvaccinated Man Wins the Australian Open
Serbia tennis superstar Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open Sunday one year after being deported over his unvaccinated status.

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