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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor
Romney Never Mentions Coal Miner Deaths
18 Oct 2012
Those who have never dirtied their hands or risked their lives underground should not promote coal.
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Commentary :: Politics
American-Style Fascism
18 Oct 2012
fascism
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Long-Suffering Haitians Want Change
18 Oct 2012
Haiti
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Commentary :: International : Social Welfare
Nationalizing banks works for the short term; why not permanently?
17 Oct 2012
Temporary nationalization of big banks worked in Norway and Sweden. Permanent nationalization would avoid a return to the speculation and destruction of bankers.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
EU Wages War on Free Expression
17 Oct 2012
Iran
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Broken Lives and Families in Bil'in
17 Oct 2012
Israel
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News :: Labor
Máximo reconocimiento a Nicaragua Sugar y a Compañía Licorera como empresas líderes en higiene y seguridad laboral
16 Oct 2012
Las empresas del Grupo Pellas, Nicaragua Sugar, propietaria del Ingenio San Antonio, y Compañía Licorera, productora de Ron Flor de Caña, recibieron del Consejo Nacional de Higiene y Seguridad del Trabajo el máximo galardón que se otorga a las empresas que sobresalen por brindar a su personal las mejores y más seguras condiciones de trabajo.
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News :: Human Rights
More about why Merck has agreed to pay $4.85 billion to settle claims in tens of thousands of lawsuits.
16 Oct 2012
In about 96 journal publications, Ross and his colleagues discovered internal Merck documents and e-mail messages pertaining to clinical study reports and review articles, some of which were developed by the company’s marketing department, not its scientific department. In others, there is little evidence that the authors recruited for the report made substantial contribution to the research itself.
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Commentary :: Labor
Against Growth Mania and Fair Redistribution
16 Oct 2012
How can we rebuild our society so we manage with less growth and not collapse when growth does not occur? Consumption beyond a certain level that we all need is pathological, a compensation or substitute for missed life (cf. Erich Fromm). A moderate increase of the top tax rate could signal that we all sit in the same boat.
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Commentary :: Labor
The Generational Contract is not the Problem
16 Oct 2012
The battle is between poor and rich, not young against old. In Germany, the political reforms of the past twelve years relieved the wealthy and employers. The top tax rate and corporation taxes were lowered. Then the low-wage sector was developed so employers saved costs for social security.
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