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Business rights or human rights? Swiss vote shines spotlight on companies

Reuters
By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi ZURICH (Reuters) – A billboard of a runny-nosed, dour-faced girl framed by Glencore’s sprawling zinc mine in Peru greets commuters at Zurich’s main train station with an ominous slogan: “Water contaminated. Child poisoned. Commodities firm liable.” A small banner reading: “Responsible Business Initiative – Yes on......

WWF vows to ‘do more’ after human rights abuse reports

BBC
A 160-page report released on Tuesday said the charity “should have been more transparent” and needed to “more firmly engage governments to uphold human rights”. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here GoCoin – Latest Cryptocurrency......

MVS: Tweet on threats to show players ‘human’

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Marquez Valdes-Scantling knows he should have protected the ball better on the second play of overtime, but the Green Bay Packers receiver doesn’t think he should have gotten threatening messages on social media after his fumble that set up the Indianapolis Colts‘ game-winning field goal on......

Op-ed: Advisors can help clients manage their human capital

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Vladimir Vladimirov | E+ | Getty Images The role of a financial advisor can encompass areas that many people might not expect. The truth is a financial advisor is not just someone who helps with investments. Quite often, the job......

G20: Saudi Arabia’s human rights problems that won’t go away

BBC
“While world leaders meet at the G20 summit under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, Yemeni children will be living in fear at home, as war continues to bring death to their towns and sisters,” said Save the Children’s country director in Yemen, Xavier Joubert. BBC – For more and to......

CRISPR scientists claim they identified human genes that can protect against Covid-19

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here COVID-19 Coronavirus molecule, March 24, 2020. CDC | API | Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images A team of CRISPR scientists at the New York Genome Center, New York University and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai say they have identified......

Egypt arrests human rights group’s staff in ‘chilling escalation’

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Human rights groups say dozens of activists have been targeted with arrests, travel bans and asset freezes under President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here GoCoin – Latest Cryptocurrency News and Trading...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches Crew-1 mission, beginning a new era of NASA human spaceflight

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on the first operational NASA commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. November 15, 2020. Thom Baur | Reuters CAPE......

These nations have some nerve to bash America on human rights

NYPost
Post Editorial Board UN envoys from some of the world’s worst human-rights-abusing nations must’ve been looking in a mirror during Monday’s UN Human Rights Council proceedings, when they raked America over the coals for abuses far more common, and worse, in their own countries. China (yes, China) rattled off talking......

Walmart ends contract with robotics company, opts for human workers instead, report says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A shopper is seen wearing a mask while shopping at a Walmart store, in North Brunswick, New Jersey, July 20, 2020. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters At some Walmart stores, robots have roamed the sales floors and helped check if shelves......

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