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The equal protection women enjoyed, according to the Supreme Court, wasn’t as strong as the protection that the Constitution afforded against racial discrimination.
GINSBURG’S LEGAL VICTORIES FOR WOMEN LED TO LANDMARK ANTI-DISCRIMINATION RULINGS FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY, TOOLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 24, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
At some point we can’t afford some of our employees because we don’t have money coming in from our clients.
‘HOW MUCH DO WE WANT TO GET SCREWED?’: CONFESSIONS OF AN AGENCY EXEC ON LACK OF PAYMENT DUE TO CORONAVIRUSKRISTINA MONLLOSSEPTEMBER 24, 2020DIGIDAY
The most advanced AI techniques require an enormous amount of computational resources, which increasingly only the wealthiest companies can afford.
OPENAI IS GIVING MICROSOFT EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO ITS GPT-3 LANGUAGE MODELNIALL FIRTHSEPTEMBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
His family could not afford to send his grandmother to a nursing home with services like physical therapy.
HE WANTED TO FIX RURAL AMERICA’S BROKEN NURSING HOMES. NOW, TAXPAYERS MAY BE ON THE HOOK FOR $76 MILLION.BY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSSEPTEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
There’s a certain part of the public that can afford it, and those sort of people want to know where the product is coming from.
ALLBIRDS IS STEPPING UP FOR THE PLANET—BY TREADING LIGHTLY ON ITSHEILAMARIKARSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
While from a business perspective that’s obviously not great, The Times’ svp of ad innovation Allison Murphy said it afforded her team a new opportunity to plan ahead for the future.
‘RIPPED THE BAND-AID ON SOME HARD DECISIONS’: HOW THE NEW YORK TIMES IS RESHAPING ITS AD BUSINESS FOR A COOKIE-LESS WORLDKAYLEIGH BARBERSEPTEMBER 21, 2020DIGIDAY
Many of Hamza’s patients could be saved by antivenom, he says, but they can’t afford to pay for it.
CHEAP, INNOVATIVE VENOM TREATMENTS COULD SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SNAKEBITE VICTIMSCHRISTIE WILCOXSEPTEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Mouser said a practitioner there told him that the fee was too high for him to afford on unemployment, and that he would only be able to treat Mouser once he’d been arrested and taken to Hiland, the state prison.
HER STEPFATHER ADMITTED TO SEXUALLY ABUSING HER. THAT WASN’T ENOUGH TO KEEP HER SAFE.BY NADIA SUSSMANSEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
You’re going to depend on your winch working, so buy the best you can afford—don’t cheap out.
SIX WAYS TO MAKE YOUR ATV EVEN MORE RUGGEDBY TYLER FREEL/OUTDOOR LIFESEPTEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Currently, I’m paying 10 times more out of pocket for my diabetes medication and putting off surgery because I simply can’t afford it.
WHY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MUST MAKE A CLEAN BREAK WITH WALL STREETMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
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