Riz Ahmed calls for urgent change in ‘toxic portrayals’ of Muslims on screen

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Riz Ahmed has announced a new initiative to combat the “problem of Muslim misrepresentation” on screen, saying: “The Islamophobia industry is one that measures its cost in blood.” In a passionate speech addressed to the film industry, posted on social media and YouTube, the Sound of Metal star described his own difficult experiences, including aggressive … Read more

Religion is a driving force behind the gender wage gap, study finds

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New research published in the Academy of Management Journal indicates that religion perpetuates the gender wage gap. The findings provide evidence that men tend to earn significantly more than women in societies with heightened religiosity. “Management researchers have called religion ‘a benign and positive force in business.’ Because of that, we are seeing these policies … Read more