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Anyway, the next generation of activists is on my mind since my recent chats with Emerson Toomey, a 17-year-old senior at Lane Tech, who's one of the local leaders of ... I'm waiting for them to explain how giving $2.25 billion to Amazon, one of the world's wealthiest companies, is good for small business.
... Christian women activists raised the issue of persecution of minority community in the hands of Islamic fundamentalists and the misuse of blasphemy law in Pakistan during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. Speaking at a side event in UN, Shazia Khokhar, a Christian woman activist from Pakistan, ...

Jakarta: From cutting-edge DNA barcoding to smartphone apps that can identify illegal wildlife sales, conservationists are turning to hi-tech tools in their battle against Indonesia´s animal traffickers. Spread across more than 17,000 islands, the Southeast Asian nation´s dense tropical rainforests boast some ...
Bauernfreund said that TBS behaved more like an amateur fund with a small broadcasting business. He pointed to the fact that roughly 40% of TBS' over 700 billion yen ($6.6 billion) of net asset value comes from its stock holdings. Another 40% comes from real estate. Operating businesses generate only ...
We recently published a series of articles on how activist investors are pushing for change at corporate boards. The stories examine the independence of boards at Oregon public companies, as well as the advanced age and tenure of directors. But shareholder activism is not just a private-sector ...

Activist investors are pushing more than ever before for changes to corporate boards. In this era of heightened scrutiny of board performance, shareholders and even regulators may be less tolerant of directors that have sat on boards for decades, as many still do, or are at an advanced age which some ...
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani activist who mysteriously disappeared in January last year has now contacted his family and is expected to return home soon, his brother said on Thursday. Social activist Samar Abbas disappeared while visiting the capital, Islamabad, along with four other men who ...

9, 2018 – In October 2017, the auditor general of Saskatchewan, Judy Ferguson, said that, despite taxpayer requests, she could not investigate the provincial government's decision to close Saskatchewan Transportation, a Crown Corporation bus company. “(People) think it's our job to hold the government ...
Glover had just began speaking at the rally when the protesters began yelling over him, accusing the longtime liberal activist of betraying minorities and the poor by working as a paid adviser to Airbnb. One heckler noted the effort was organized by the Hotel Trades Council, a leading opponent of Airbnb.
Activist investors are pushing more than ever before for changes to corporate boards. In this era of heightened scrutiny of board performance, shareholders and even regulators may be less tolerant of directors that have sat on boards for decades, as many still do, or are at an advanced age which some ...
More than half of the smaller slate is affiliated with activist investor Alex Denner of Sarissa Capital. Medicines Co. shares jumped more than 4 percent on the news. The seven directors to be nominated for election at this year's annual shareholder meeting are Denner, company Executive Chairman Fredric ...
Hecht and Stephen Waguespack, president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, used the numerical disparity Wednesday (Feb. 28) in imploring Jefferson Chamber of Commerce members to campaign for a convention to rewrite Louisiana's Constitution, or at least the three articles on state ...
More than a dozen companies have cut ties with the NRA following boycott threats from gun-control activists. Now, people who support the NRA are threatening to boycott the companies that cut ties with the gun-rights organization. Brands including Hertz, United, Delta, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car are being ...
The ominous shadow of billionaire hedge-fund activist Bill Ackman has been lifted from Herbalife Ltd., in particular over its $158 million plant in ... The Street.com estimates Ackman lost at least $780 million, while rival billionaire hedge-fund activist Carl Icahn told cable business channel CNBC he has had a ...


 

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