Monthly Archives: July 2018

Lawsuit claims Columbia refused to stop Business School professor’s harassment, fired accuser

Both defendants, Professor Geert Bekaert and the University, have denied all claims.

A former Business School professor has filed a lawsuit claiming that a senior professor harassed her and delayed her research when she rejected his advances. This harassment allegedly led to her wrongful termination, the plaintiff testified in court on Tuesday.

Fensuagro Unionists Murdered in Cauca, Colombia – Stop the US/Colombia Terror!

Genocide is happening in Colombia. There is no other way to put it. In just one terrible day, July 16, 2018, six social movement leaders were killed. Since the June 17 election of Ivan Duque as Colombia’s president, social movement leaders have been killed at the rate of more than one a day. Duque is a disciple of former president and death squad patron Álvaro Uribe, whom he calls Colombia’s “eternal president”.

“Modern slavery is a crime that affects all countries globally”

In 2017, the Walk Free Foundation and the International Labour Organization (ILO), together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), developed the Global Estimates of Modern Slavery. Their analysis concludes an estimated 40.3 million men, women, and children were victims of modern slavery on any given day in 2016.

Brazil | Brazil: 64 Percent of Populace Work Side Gigs to Support Income

In the first half of the year, 83 percent of consumers made cuts in their budget to cope with Brazil’s economic crisis.

Sixty-four percent of Brazilians took on some type of informal side gig to help support their income in the first quarter of 2018. According to a survey conducted by the Credit Protection Service, or SPC, and the National Confederation of Store Leaders, or CNDL, and published Monday.

USA | Key Fact Obscured in Immigration Coverage: MS-13 Was Made in USA

by Justin Anderson

In a piece for the Atlantic (6/20/18), former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum countered statements by MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, in which Hayes described a harrowing first-person account of a mother forcibly separated from her child at the US/Mexico border as reading like “the literature of a totalitarian government”: