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The Children’s Place = The Orphans’ Place. Why?

Why is the International Labor Rights Forum calling for Americans to boycott and picket The Children’s Place on April 24 2014? Why? Because a year earlier, on April 24 2013, the rickety Rana Plaza apparel factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people. Those

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Location Tracking Without A Warrant Gets Personal and Political

Governments big and small are tracking your whereabouts, most often without a warrant, with increasing frequency, and for reasons that are unnervingly personal and political. You may recall that last December, graduate student Christopher Soghoian caught representatives of Sprint-Nextel and Cricket on audio at a

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ILRF Report: Gymboree = Child Labor

Earlier today, I mocked the American Family Association for its call this year to boycott companies that don’t use the word “Christmas” enough in their advertising. Pardon me for being blunt, but a matter like that is utterly trivial compared to something like forced child

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US Military Scamming Its Own Soldiers

High school seniors should not believe the promises of that military recruiter: It turns out that the military has been taking soldiers money and withholding it, cheating young Americans who have been to war.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?