HRC’s Ma to Nexxus – Politico

HRC's Ma to Nexxus
Politico
Ma was chief operating officer and chief of staff to Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin and chief of staff at the Department of Labor, the U.S. Small Business Administration and Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.). — Jody Gale, the Republican

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HRC’s Ma to Nexxus – Politico

HRC's Ma to Nexxus
Politico
Ma was chief operating officer and chief of staff to Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin and chief of staff at the Department of Labor, the U.S. Small Business Administration and Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.). — Jody Gale, the Republican

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Connecting the World Through Infrastructure – STRATFOR


STRATFOR
Connecting the World Through Infrastructure
STRATFOR
Codes of conduct and certification schemes help to monitor factories, timber harvesting, or diamond mining, but they are not a substitute for the foreign investment that harnesses resources and employs the workforce in the first place. Even in markets

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When palm oil companies get banned, are they willing to change? – Greenpeace International (blog)


Greenpeace International (blog)
When palm oil companies get banned, are they willing to change?
Greenpeace International (blog)
As Indonesia's president announces a temporary ban on palm oil development, one of the world's biggest palm oil traders faces a customer revolt over its deforestation in Borneo… and it could lead to some big wins for forest protection. Remnant forest

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Easter Island Statues Could Have ‘Walked’ – Seeker (registration) (blog)


Seeker (registration) (blog)
Easter Island Statues Could Have 'Walked'
Seeker (registration) (blog)
"In contrast to popular notions of sledges, rollers or sliders of trees, the evidence shows that moai were specifically engineered to 'walk' in an upright position achieved using only ropes, human labor and simple cleared pathways," wrote the researchers.

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Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest – The Guardian


The Guardian
Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest
The Guardian
“Toxic fumes from a nearby plastic toy manufacturing unit added to the misery; it was so hot that one could get dehydrated in just a few hours.” When the Sweat Shop project finishes on Sunday evening, Kage's artists get to go home. “For many workers

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Supreme Court wonders why odd-even scheme not working in Delhi – Economic Times

Supreme Court wonders why odd-even scheme not working in Delhi
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today wondered why Arvind Kejriwal-led government's much hyped Odd-Even scheme has not been able to reduce pollution level and steps taken to achieve ambient air quality standards seemed not to be working. … Chief Justice

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Toys from Abusive Chinese Factories Bring No Holiday Cheer – Huffington Post


Huffington Post
Toys from Abusive Chinese Factories Bring No Holiday Cheer
Huffington Post
According to a recently released 66-page report from the nonprofit organization China Labor Watch (CLW), these aforementioned popular toy brands and many others are manufactured in Chinese factories that have been found to have repeatedly committed a

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The Mirage of a Return to Manufacturing Greatness – New York Times


New York Times
The Mirage of a Return to Manufacturing Greatness
New York Times
This is even happening in a manufacturing behemoth like China — which appears to have maxed out the industrial export strategy at a much lower income level than its successful Asian predecessors, like Japan and Taiwan. For poorer countries in Asia

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Why Chipotle Is Getting Hit With Farm Worker Protests – Eater


Eater
Why Chipotle Is Getting Hit With Farm Worker Protests
Eater
Chipotle has carried a torch for sustainable agriculture, organic and non-GMO food policy, and the rights of its own employees in the past. But does a company in the middle of a crisis have time to delve into another, tangentially related issue

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