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You too? The charities named in sex abuse scandals that have rocked aid sector

By ethan / February 26, 2018

The UK charity sector has been rocked by claims of sexual abuse, misconduct and mistreatment by its staff all around the world. Bombshell revelations have rained over the sector in recent weeks, after Oxfam was initially accused of abuse in Haiti. Now, charities that have become household names in Britain are being shoved under the […]

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Sex scandals hit Clinton, Republican finance chair

By ethan / January 26, 2018

New disclosures reveal Hillary Clinton protected her faith advisor when he was accused of sexual harassment. Meanwhile, Republican National Committee finance chair Steve Wynn faces numerous sexual assault claims. During her 2008 bid for the presidency, Clinton is alleged to have protected her faith advisor Burns Strider after a subordinate accused him of sexual harassment, […]

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‘Western govts & corporations hide collusion behind smokescreens of Russia or sex scandals’

By ethan / December 31, 2017

Published time: 31 Dec, 2017 04:49 Western governments, spy agencies and corporations share similar goals and modes of hiding their lack of accountability behind juicy scandals they feed to “unquestioning consumers,” political commentator Adam Garrie told RT. In the UK, Facebook and Twitter could face sanctions if they don’t help a parliamentary investigation to dig […]

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Top 5 recent Russian corruption scandals

By ethan / December 18, 2017

The Russian Prosecutor General has estimated the overall economic cost of corruption at more than $ 2.5 billion in the past two years. Here are some of the most high-profile cases involving top federal and regional officials. The case of former economy minister Aleksey Ulyukayev, who was sentenced to eight years last week, was the […]

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Harassment scandals hit GOP & Dem campaigns, only 1 gets mass attention

By ethan / November 16, 2017

As Alabama Republican US Senate candidate Roy Moore fights an allegation of attempted rape of an underage girl, very little media attention has been paid to a Democrat running for Congress who has been arrested on a felony stalking charge. On Wednesday, Moore’s campaign attorney Phillip Jauregui held a press conference outside the Alabama Republican […]

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Sexual harassment scandals to cost Hollywood millions in shelved projects

By ethan / November 8, 2017

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 15:00 Hollywood is facing big financial losses as the number of sexual harassment claims continues to grow. Major studios including Warner Bros, Netflix, and Sony Pictures, have been forced to cancel projects. Following the public embarrassment that dragged down industry giants like Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Brett Ratner, studios […]

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Sex scandals prompt female journalists to launch anti-harassment group ‘Second Source’

By ethan / November 3, 2017

Twenty prominent female journalists have banded together to establish ‘the Second Source,’ a women-led initiative determined to tackle harassment in the media industry. The women say they have had enough of sexual harassment in the media. The group, established in the wake of sex scandals across multiple industries spanning the globe, aims to promote awareness, […]

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Sexual harassment scandals likely to boost US insurance liability industry

By ethan / October 31, 2017

Published time: 31 Oct, 2017 13:51 US corporations are spending up to two billion dollars a year to protect themselves against possible sexual harassment lawsuits from their employees. That sum is likely to rise in light of the current scandal gripping Hollywood. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, controlled by a billionaire investor Warren Buffett, has an […]

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