Are You Supporting Sweatshops? The next time you buy athletic apparel from your favorite sports team, take a moment to think about the workers who sewed and crafted it. When you walk into a store to buy athletic apparel you probably think about its size, color, price, and maybe its team logo. You are most likely not considering who made the jacket, jersey, or sweatpants and what working conditions he or she faced.
The conspiracy was a sophisticated one; it included fraudulent accounting practices (the result of a dark alliance between the company and its independent auditors), which inflated the company’s earnings and, hence, the share prices of Enron stock. Although many Enron executives, including Skilling and Lay, were fully aware of the company’s financial troubles, this information was skillfully hidden by the earnings reports the company released. Enron encouraged its employees to buy stock in the company..
If I employed an IT manager that bungled security as badly as this guy I sure as fuck wouldn listen to a word he says, even if he accidentally right.theeocelotbabou 186 points submitted 13 days agoA Public Policy Polling survey released Tuesday shows a plurality of Maine voters want Sen. Susan Collins (R Maine) to reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court and many will be less likely to support her for reelection if she votes to confirm him.The poll found 49 percent of Maine voters think Collins should not vote to confirm Kavanaugh, and an additional 47 percent saying they’d be less likely to vote for her reelection in 2020 if she helped elevate him to the Supreme Court.That number grows t 53 percent if Kavanaugh hypothetically votes to overturn Roe v. Wade while on the high court.NaughtyCumquat27 11 points submitted 17 days agoI don think Gunn should have been fired, especially as quickly as Disney did it but I getting kind of sick of Bautista acting like this.
Involvement.Large companies around the world are warning President Trump against leaving the Paris climate pact.Business leaders say the Paris deal, also called COP21, will help generate new jobs, limit damage from climate change and help assert American leadership on the global stage.”By expanding markets for innovative clean technologies, the agreement generates jobs and economic growth,” business leaders wrote in a recent ad published in major newspapers. Companies are well positioned to lead in these markets. Withdrawing from the agreement will limit our access to them and could expose us to retaliatory measures.”Trump has called climate change a “hoax” and blasted the Paris agreement as a “bad deal.”At this weekend’s G7 Summit in Sicily, European Union officials and the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Britain reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris agreement.