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Author: Open For Business (USA)
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Are Amazon, Walmart, and eBay’s online 'marketplaces' providing a refuge for goods made with forced labor?
Author: Charlotte Tate & Eric Gottwald, International Labor Rights Forum
...[W]hile browsing online, we were surprised to find that we could buy cotton hand towels advertised as “made in Turkmenistan” on the websites of Amazon, Walmart, and eBay. In May 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took the extraordinary...
...The items you referenced are prohibited to be sold on eBay. They violate eBay’s International Trading Policy...
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USA: Google workers launch campaign to end mandatory arbitration for all forms of alleged discrimination
Author: David Ingram, NBC (USA)
"Google employees launch campaign to end all forced arbitration", 15 Jan 2019...
USA: Investigation finds credit cards crucial to financing mass shootings; banks say not their responsibility to track gun purchases
Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times
USA: Investigation finds credit cards crucial to financing mass shootings; banks say not their responsibility to track gun purchases...
USA: Social media site Gab accused of facilitating white supremacist violence after user suspected of killing 11 people in Pittsburgh synagogue
On 27 October 2018, Robert Bowers entered Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and killed 11 people and wounded 6 others. The attack is believed to be the deadliest on the Jewish community in US history, according to the Anti-Defamation...
CEOs & corporations expected to increasingly quickly figure out where they stand on issues of the day
Author: Aaron K. Chatterji, New York Times (USA)
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Author: Kathrin Werner, Süddeutsche Zeitung
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