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Education

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11 February 2001

Can schools survive commercial drive? [UK]

Author: Nick Mathiason, Observer [UK]

Under Labour, corporations are moving inexorably into the classroom. It started with 'free' computers - now they're running buildings and teachers

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Article
3 February 2001

Shell Rejects Human Rights Charges

Author: BBC News

A Shell oil company official in Nigeria has rejected claims of the company's involvement in human rights abuses carried out during the country's military regime.

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Article
12 January 2001

Letters - Fair Pay

Author: Vanessa Lesnie and Justine Nolan, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, letter to the editor, Asiaweek

'It is the role of the Cambodian government, multinationals and their consumers to ensure that the wages of parents working in the factory are sufficient to educate their children.' - Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

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Article
30 November 2000

New alliance [Global Alliance for Workers and Communities] asks workers overseas what they desire

Author: Kate Shatzkin, Baltimore Sun

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Article
6 November 2000

A Gusher for Everyone? Chad's pipeline could help investors and the poor

Author: Paul Raeburn, Business Week

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Article
18 September 2000

RODDICK (3): statement no. 3 by Anita Roddick, Founder and Co-Chairman, The Body Shop International (UK)

Author: Anita Roddick, Founder and Co-Chairman, The Body Shop International

from The Body Shop's Anita Roddick on ethical business, CNN.com chat transcript, 18 Sep. 2000

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Article
18 September 2000

The Body Shop's Anita Roddick on ethical business

Author: CNN.com chat transcript

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Article
7 September 2000

Emphasis on IT at privately run school

Author: Will Woodward, Guardian [UK]

Britain's first privately run state school opened yesterday, with more than 100 computers, a cyber cafe, and a swipe card system instead of a morning register.

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Article
6 September 2000

Global Alliance gives Asian workers a voice

Author: Global Alliance for Workers and Communities

Newly released data reveals first-ever look inside factories from workers' perspective

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Article
24 August 2000

Labour rights to be taught

Author: Penchan Charoensuthipan, Bangkok Post

[child labour rights to be taught in Thai schools]

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