economy

US: Supreme Court Won’t Rule on Clash Between Another Bakery and a Gay Couple

In their petition seeking review in the Oregon case, the bakery’s lawyers said hearing their appeal would allow the justices to answer the question left open last year. “It squarely presents the constitutional questions that the court did not answer in Masterpiece Cakeshop,” they wrote.

Data collection and management as a means to create heightened awareness of violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

In the present report, the Independent Expert consequently focuses on the role of data in the creation of a state of heightened awareness of the scourge of violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; the risks associated with data collection, use and storage; and key human rights safeguards in that regard.

Society at a Glance 2019

This report, the ninth edition of the biennial OECD overview of social indicators, addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends.

US: Gilead CEO insists federal government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid

The chief executive of Gilead Sciences, the nation’s leading manufacturer of HIV drugs, defended the high cost of a key drug that prevents the lethal infection, telling a House committee Thursday that its hefty profits pay for continued research.