For Kate Winslet, motherhood mingles with ‘Labor Day’ – Shreveport Times

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For Kate Winslet, motherhood mingles with 'Labor Day'
Shreveport Times
But he also sees a commonality in a tale of a kind-hearted convict following films about a big-tobacco lobbyist (“Thank You for Smoking”), a pregnant teenager (“Juno”) and a guy who fires people for a living (“Up in the Air”). “These apparently are my
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The Future of Collaborative Consumption $10 – thebolditalic

The Future of Collaborative Consumption $ 10
While collaborative consumption pioneers like Netflix and ZipCar have become staples in our daily lives, a whole slew of fresh new entrepreneurs are taking the idea to new heights. Join us on Monday, January 27th as we chat with some of the industry's


A Push for French in New York Schools, From France – New York Times

A Push for French in New York Schools, From France
New York Times
The campaign seems to resonate with a certain existential importance for France, which once controlled a vast empire stretching around the globe. The country's identity is inexorably tied to French, and officials suggested that in promoting the

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Oxfam accepts resignation of Scarlett Johansson

Oxfam has accepted Scarlett Johansson’s decision to step down after eight years as a Global Ambassador and we are grateful for her many contributions.

While Oxfam respects the independence of our ambassadors, Ms. Johansson’s role promoting the company SodaStream is incompatible with her role as an Oxfam Global Ambassador.

Oxfam believes that businesses, such as SodaStream, that operate in settlements further the ongoing poverty and denial of rights of the Palestinian communities that we work to support.

Oxfam is opposed to all trade from Israeli settlements, which are illegal under international law. Ms. Johansson has worked with Oxfam since 2005 and in 2007 became a Global Ambassador, helping to highlight the impact of natural disasters and raise funds to save lives and fight poverty.


More than $700,000 in additional funding for storm cleanup and recovery efforts in Arkansas provided by DOL

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $ 702,741 National Emergency Grant incremental award to continue creating temporary jobs for eligible individuals to assist with the cleanup and recovery efforts resulting from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in Arkansas that occurred between May 30 and June 3, 2013. Funds are being awarded to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.|||||||

FWP Campaign Asks Brands Participating in Fair Trade to Support Fair Trade Policies

Fair World Project, an advocacy program of Organic Consumers Association, is inviting Fair Trade supporters to ask Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Starbucks, and Honest Tea to support fair trade policies in government. With current developments heading towards passage of international free trade deals such as Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), FWP believes the companies should ensure that their influence is used to demand fair and transparent trade policies that benefit farmers and workers.

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For Winslet, motherhood mingles with ‘Labor Day’ – Beaumont Enterprise

Vancouver Sun
For Winslet, motherhood mingles with 'Labor Day'
Beaumont Enterprise
Winslet's recent filmography is doted with memorable mothers: "Mildred Pierce," "Carnage," "Revolutionary Road," "Little Children." She adds another portrait of motherhood with "Labor Day," which she discussed in an interview before giving birth to her
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Troika made mistakes but was necessary for Greece, says MEP heading inquiry – Kathimerini

Troika made mistakes but was necessary for Greece, says MEP heading inquiry
Mistakes have been made but the troika was necessary and it managed to prevent the bankruptcy of a number of European countries, Ottmar Karas, a European Parliament vice president and one of the MEPs leading an inquiry into the troika, tells Kathimerini.
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Budget Office to Govt, Opposition and Troika: “Change, Or Else”Greek Reporter
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