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14 May 2006

Bias Because Baby Is On The Way - Discrimination Complaints Increase; One Mom Tells CBS Her Story [USA]

Author: Russ Mitchell, CBS News [USA]

When a promotion she'd been promised went to a man, Sarah Babb filed a pregnancy discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [against her employer, Merisant]. The number of reported pregnancy bias cases since 1992 has...

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17 October 2006

Disney Cleans Plate of Junk Food

Author: Joseph Menn, Los Angeles Times

Walt Disney Co. said Monday that it would start lending its characters' names mainly to healthful foods, cheering activists who have faulted the entertainment industry for contributing to childhood obesity...In its parks, it will replace French fries...

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19 October 2006

Disney's PR Strategy Unhealthy for 'Little Consumers'

Author: Michele Simon, AlterNet

The announcement this week by Disney that the company is placing nutrition guidelines on licensed food products aimed at children...is just the latest effort by Corporate America to save its tarnished image. Reporters are guilty of jumping every time...

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15 February 2007

Human Rights First says US interrogators take cues on torture from TV shows, including Fox's "24" & Disney/ABC's "Lost"

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15 February 2007

US rights group says torture seen on television influences interrogators in Iraq

Author: Associated Press

The advocacy group Human Rights First says there has been a startling increase in the number of torture scenes depicted on prime-time television in the post-2001 world. Even more chilling, there are indications that real-life American interrogators...

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21 February 2007

Primetime Torture

Author: Human Rights First

The Problem: Torture on TV on the Rise......

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1 March 2007
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Author: Observatoire sur la Responsabilité Sociale des Entreprises

Comme le rappelle l'accord interprofessionel du 1er mars 2004...une étude de l'INSEE de 2000..."estime à 5% l'écart résiduel qui, ne pouvant être expliqué par [des effets de secteur et de structure], apparaît comme discriminatoire"... Les entreprises...

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11 February 2008

Black ABC engineer sues Disney over noose display [USA]

Author: Reuters

A black engineer [Oswald Wilson] sued Disney's American Broadcasting Co...saying his supervisors refused to remove a black doll that dangled from a hangman's noose near his work station for more than a year…The lawsuit accuses American Broadcasting Co...

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25 February 2008

Child Labor [India]

Author: Megha Bahree, Forbes

The [Indian] government itself, in its most recent account...estimates that 12.6 million children under the age of 14 are at work in India...Monsanto, Syngenta and Bayer, all working under the glare of labor monitors like Glocal, are grappling with...

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27 February 2009

Full Text of Human Rights Record of United States in 2008 [China]

Author: Information Office, State Council of the PRC, republished in People's Daily [China]

Section IV: On Racial Discrimination...Discrimination in employment is commonplace…The jobless rate for Blacks was 10.6 percent, twice that of the Whites…The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…received 30,510 charges concerning employment...

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