Posts Tagged ‘cofounder’

Ship Owned by Late Microsoft Cofounder’s Estate Tipped over in Scotland, 33 Injured

A ship belonging to the estate of the late Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen tipped over in Scotland, resulting in injuries to 33 people. Source

Home Depot Cofounder Bernie Marcus Blames Socialism for ‘Lazy,’ ‘Fat,’ ‘Stupid’ Labor Force

Home Depot cofounder Bernie Marcus blamed socialism for generating an entitled labor force that is ‘lazy,’ ‘fat,’ and ‘stupid.’ Source

Report: BLM Cofounder Patrisse Cullors Renovates Backyard of Her Luxurious $1.4M L.A. Mansion

Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors has recently been busy making pricey renovations to the backyard of her luxurious $1.4 million mansion. Source

Protests Across the Country In Response To Police Killings

Print Friendly Above: Dallas protest against police shootings of African Americans, from Black Voice News. In response to the police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota there were protests held in many cities across the country. In Baton Rouge, mourners placed candles and flowers in the parking lot […]

Mexico: Brutal Repression Of Teachers Movement Kills Six

Print Friendly Above Photo: Police storming road block Photo: LibreRed On June 19, Mexican police intervened to clear a road blockade in the town of Nochixtlan. The brutal repression left 6 people dead and dozens of others injured, at least 21 were arrested. The blockade had been organised by teachers with the support of the local […]

How Israel helps settler groups grab Palestinian land

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 12 May 2016 A Palestinian woman stands near graffiti spray-painted on her home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem in September 2011. Ryan Rodrick Beiler ActiveStills Last November, Muhammad Abu Ta’ah arrived at his property in Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem only to find it had been […]

Reebok cancels sneaker celebrating Israel’s "independence"

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 10 May 2016 The “Israel 68” special edition sneaker from Reebok was announced in The Jerusalem Post. International sportswear maker Reebok has canceled and repudiated plans to market a special edition sneaker celebrating what Israel calls its “Independence Day.” “Reebok would like to distance itself from the shoe,” the […]

‘Love of country fills his soul’: Daughter of imprisoned Palestinian astrophysicist speaks out on her father’s case

Palestinian astrophysicist Imad Barghouthi, a professor at Al-Quds University, is currently being held in Israeli administrative detention – imprisonment without charge or trial. His three-month sentence is indefinitely renewable on the basis of “secret evidence” to which he and his lawyer are denied access. Barghouthi’s imprisonment has touched off protests from scientists and academics around […]

Judge Strikes Down Scholarship For Straight, White Men

From: A Canadian judge has struck down a recently deceased doctors plan to create a scholarship for heterosexual white men on the grounds it is contrary to public policy. Radiologist Victor Priebe died on New Years Day 2015, and included a provision in his will to establish a scholarship with an […]

WW3: Pentagon Prepares For Confrontation With Russia & China

World War 3 could be on the horizon as the Pentagon announces a quadruple increase in its 2017 budget and turns its back on promises made to Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union. US-NATO troops are to be positioned close to Russia’s borders. And to maintain U.S. hegemony in where half the world’s population lives, […]

9 Year Old Facing Sexual Harassment Charges Over Love Notes

A 9 year old boy in Florida is facing sexual harassment charges over a few love notes he bravely wrote to the girl he likes. In the note, he wrote things like “I like your eyes because they sparkle like diamonds”, “I like your hair because it isn’t sloppy”, and told her he thinks she […]

Youths across US suing to push government on climate change

They can’t vote yet, but dozens of young people want a say in the planet’s future, so minors nationwide have been suing states and the federal government in recent years to push action on climate change. They say their generation will bear the brunt of global warming and that government at every level has an […]

Two Female Correctional Officers Arrested For Raping Prisoners

Correctional Officer Patrice Dawson – Arizona Officer Dawson Officer Patrice Dawson has been arrested on felony charges of ‘sexual misconduct’. Though the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has refused to say how old the officer’s victim was, Officer Dawson is a youth corrections officer. Given the fact that her job is to supervise minors, and the […]

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