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#petition Outlaw the neo-nazist criminal "Golden Dawn" party

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On the 18th of September 2013, a young man named Pavlos Fyssas, was stubbed to death by an active supporter of the neo-nazist party of Golden Dawn in Athens, Greece.
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Open Letter to #Nestlé by @yasminemotarjemi #FoodSafety #Suisse #Justice #Swiss

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Open Letter by 
Yasmine Motarjemi , Former Corporate Food Safety Manager (2000-2010), Assistant Vice President
to
Mr Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Nestlé, S.A
55 Avenue Nestlé
CH-1800 Vevey

"Nyon, 4th Septembre 2010
Dear Mr Chairman,
I was your Corporate Food Safety Manager from 2000 to 2010. I write to you today for two reasons: 
first, to share with you my concerns regarding a culture and management practices in Nestlé, which 
undermine food safety; and, second, to inform you of my personal experiences while attempting to
improve the situation.
I long nourished the hope that you would be interested in meeting the person responsible for dealing 
with everyday problems of the Company in an area as important as the safety of Nestlé products. 
However, to my regret we have never had the opportunity to meet and discuss the food safety 
situation in the Company. As both corporate-level management of food safety and my professional 
status deteriorated to the point of being unacceptable, I was compelled to report my concerns to 
Management with the expectation that a fair evaluation of the situation would be undertaken. In 
the event, my efforts were in vain. 
Mr Chairman, I always found listening to your speeches a source of motivation and inspiration. 
Moreover, Nestlé Policies and Management Principles portray a model Company, with the most 
laudable corporate values. A glance at the Company building, offices and facilities is enough to make 
any outsider believe that this is an ideal working environment. 
However, after only a short time, I was profoundly disappointed at how people are managed, the 
discrepancies between your public statements and the private deeds of managers; between the 
Company’s policies and management principles and actual practices; and between the proclaimed 
values and the prevailing fear culture (including mobbing and intimidation) that managers nourished. 
I was particularly saddened by the growing realisation that Management was not only aware of this 
situation but that it was also fully accepted by the very people who should have been, in fact, the inhouse guardians of policy compliance.I failed to see the flawless execution of policy that you promoted in your speeches. Didn’t you state 
that the management of food quality and safety depends on the quality of management? What can 
be said about food safety management when the members of Management themselves do not 
respect Company policies and principles? 
If I dared challenge the Company’s food safety and human resource practices I can assure you that it 
was not out of disrespect. On the contrary, it was because of my loyalty to the Company, my 
colleagues and the consumers we served. It was also because for me the safety of our products and 
respect for our colleagues were non-negotiable values. Involving staff in building a better company 
unavoidably includes exposing shortcomings. But surely it is better to receive timely feedback from 
within than to be publicly embarrassed later by failures.
You have often expressed your commitment to food safety. Please allow me to share with you my 
own vision in this regard. Over and above the technical and scientific aspects, the foundation of 
good food safety management is an equitable system of people management that is based on 
professionalism, fairness, objectivity, open-mindedness, respect for staff and, most importantly, for 
their dignity. I regret to say that I failed to see this approach implemented at the Nestlé Head Office. 
My own situation is a case in point. 
On several occasions I reported – first to members of Management and then, in November 2009, to 
Mr Paul Bulcke – serious shortcomings in food safety management, the professional difficulties I 
faced, and the shameful treatment that I experienced in Nestlé. I hoped that I would be given the 
opportunity to provide a full and accurate account of events during the period 2005-2010. In 
response, my contract was terminated with no opportunity to provide details of my experience. 
Nevertheless, I am prepared to meet with you, at your convenience, to share my observations on 
practices in Nestlé and their eventual repercussions on Nestlé’s reputation and consumers. I would 
also hope to use this opportunity to identify an equitable solution for my personal difficult situation, another consequence of the past events in Nestlé" 
source : http://www.rts.ch/info/3989665.html/BINARY/Mr+CEO.pdf
more here (in french) http://www.rts.ch/info/economie/3988696-une-ex-responsable-de-la-securite-alimentaire-depose-plainte-contre-nestle.html
more again (in french) 
more (in german ) : http://www.handelszeitung.ch/unternehmen/nestle-im-keim-erstickt

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Tunisian Islamists hire US lobby shop - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

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Ennahda has hired PR giant Burson-Marsteller to boost the party's image ahead of next month's elections.


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#Stanford Promises Not to Use #Google Money for Privacy Research #surveillance

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#Stanford Promises Not to Use #Google Money for Privacy Research #surveillance

Stanford's Center for Internet and Society has long received funding from Google, but a filing shows the university recently pledged to only use the money for non-privacy research. Academics say such promises are problematic. 

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The Alibaba IPO frenzy: Symptom of a diseased economic order - World Socialist Web Site

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The Alibaba IPO frenzy: Symptom of a diseased economic order - World Socialist Web Site

The frenzy surrounding the Alibaba IPO, which saw the accumulation of vast fortunes based on a company that has invented nothing and developed no new technology, is an expression of the parasitism at the centre of the global economic system.

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How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks)

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How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks)



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Bruce Dixon on #Rwanda Day in Atlanta #Kagame #GenocideReverse #Mining #Africa #WesternAgenda #Business

Bruce Dixon on #Rwanda Day in Atlanta #Kagame #GenocideReverse #Mining #Africa #WesternAgenda #Business | News in english | Scoop.it

Bruce Dixon on #Rwanda Day in Atlanta #Kagame #GenocideReverse #Mining #Africa #WesternAgenda #Business

KPFA Evening News, 09.20.2013
In this case African governments have a few million ripped from the hide of their suffering people to spend on PR, yknow. And the Black political class wants a cut of . . .

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#Google Acts Like Privatized #NSA: #WikiLeaks' Julian Assange #Surveillance

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#Google Acts Like Privatized #NSA: #WikiLeaks' Julian Assange #Surveillance

Google's practices are "almost identical" to those of the U.S. National Security Agency and its British counterpart, the GCHQ, Julian Assange has said. The WikiLeaks founder made the charge Thursday in interviews with the BBC and Sky News. He spoke from the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, where he has lived for over two years under political asylum. "Google's business model is to spy," Assange told the BBC.


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International airline suspends #Yemen flights as bloody clashes kill 60

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International airline suspends #Yemen flights as bloody clashes kill 60

Sanaa International Airport closed and communications cut off in Yemen's capital after a night of clashes rocks Yemen

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#Egypt Starts Monitoring Facebook, Twitter, and Skype of its citizens - Hack Read

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#Egypt Starts Monitoring Facebook, Twitter, and Skype of its citizens - Hack Read

Egyptian government has sought assistance of the sister company of an American security firm to monitor the online communications of Egyptians, according to a media report. See Egypt, the sister company of the US based Blue Coat, is monitoring the online communications of Egyptians, said a government official on condition of anonymity to BuzzFeed News. [...]

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#Iran ‘Happy in Tehran’ Dancers Are Given Suspended Sentences

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#Iran ‘Happy in Tehran’ Dancers Are Given Suspended Sentences

Though the punishments — lashings and six-month prison terms — were suspended, they could be carried out if any of the six defendants commit further actions deemed illegal in Iran.

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If You Were An Iraq War Critic, You're Probably Not Being Asked To Go On TV - huffingtonpost

If You Were An Iraq War Critic, You're Probably Not Being Asked To Go On TV - huffingtonpost | News in english | Scoop.it

If You Were An Iraq War Critic, You're Probably Not Being Asked To Go On TV - huffingtonpost

WASHINGTON -- Kent Conrad’s phone hasn’t been ringing very much over the past few weeks, as Iraq, and the debate over America's future in the country, has once again dominated the news.

The architects of the Iraq war are back in TV st...

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The United States Has The Largest Prison Population In The World — And It’s Growing

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The United States Has The Largest Prison Population In The World — And It’s Growing

In the federal prisons, more than half of those sentenced to a stints of a year or longer are still there for drug crimes.

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#usa 'You Are Not a Loan': Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt

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#usa 'You Are Not a Loan': Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt

As Occupy Wall Street marked its third anniversary on Wednesday, one offshoot group, Rolling Jubilee, made a historic achievement as the collective bought and abolished nearly $4 million in debt owed by thousands of students. Rolling Jubilee, a project of Occupy Wall Street's Strike Debt movement, acquired debt incurred by students of Everest College, one of the operations of Corinthian Colleges (CCI), an umbrella company of for-profit schools, and paid for it at a discounted rate, clearing a to

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#analysis 13 Years after US started Bombing it, Afghanistan Still Unstable #Fact

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#analysis 13 Years after US started Bombing it, Afghanistan Still Unstable #Fact

News Analysis: Afghan Deal Leaves Room For National Disunity

By Frud Bezhan via RFE/RL

After months of wrangling and high tension, Afghanistan has finally named a president-elect. 

Ashraf Ghani's name was officially entered into the books as the winner of the highly contentious, fraud-marred contest, shortly after he and his rival, Abdullah Abdullah, signed a power-sharing deal. 

The developments signal an important breakthrough and spell the first democratic transfer of power in the country’s history. But important questions remain over the mechanics of the compromise deal.

Who Gets What?

Abdullah, or his choice for the post, will assume the position of chief executive under the agreement. The newly created role has been compared to that of a


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#Suisse Luttons contre la pauvreté, pas contre les pauvres ! | L'Hebdo #UDC #SVP

#Suisse Luttons contre la pauvreté, pas contre les pauvres ! | L'Hebdo #UDC #SVP

Mis en ligne le 23.09.2014 à 10:52

Stéphane Rossini

 

Les dernières propositions de l’UDC en matière d’aide sociale confirment l’attitude de mépris qu’entretient ce parti à l’égard des politiques de solidarité. En proposant notamment que les communes renoncent à appliquer les critères minimums recommandés par la Conférence suisse des institutions d’action sociale CSIAS, l’UDC démontre une fois de plus où et comment elle agit : sur les victimes et non sur les problèmes. Des victimes qui sont, depuis des années, qualifiées de « profiteurs » et d’ « abuseurs ». Cette nouvelle fronde contre les plus faibles de notre société est une couche supplémentaire d’exclusion, de stigmatisation et d’humiliation. Elle nuit à la cohésion sociale de ce pays et de sa population. Elle remet en cause les fondements de notre Constitution.

La perspective de démantèlement de ce qui constitue l’ultime maille du filet de la protection sociale ne doit en aucun cas être prise à la légère. En effet, d’une part, le fédér...


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Google works Like NSA by collecting, storing, and indexing user data: Assange - Hack Read

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Google works Like NSA by collecting, storing, and indexing user data: Assange - Hack Read

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, has confirmed that Google collects, stores, and indexes people’s data, and is in fact ‘a privatized version of the NSA,’ according to media reports. “Google’s business model is the spy. It makes more than 80 percent of its money by collecting information about people, pooling it together, storing it, indexing [...]


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#USA Most Members of the Black Caucus Have Supported Police Militarization - TRNN - 10 mn

#USA Most Members of the Black Caucus Have Supported Police Militarization - TRNN - 10 mn- Black Agenda Report executive editor Glen Ford say their voting record on this issue shows that only a few members act in the interest of the Black community

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#Kagame started the #genocide in #Rwanda, then #Congo

#Kagame started the #genocide in #Rwanda, then #Congo | News in english | Scoop.it
President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, is organizing what he calls Rwanda Day in the city of Atlanta. The United States, which takes pride in its democratic history, and the City of Atlanta, which playe...
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#Irak #Syria How the US Helped Create Al Qaeda and ISIS » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

#Irak #Syria How the US Helped Create Al Qaeda and ISIS » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | News in english | Scoop.it

#Iraq #Syria How the US Helped Create Al Qaeda and ISIS » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

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How the Bush Administration Covered Up the #Saudi Connection to 9/11

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How the Bush Administration Covered Up the #Saudi Connection to 9/11

It's a story of how the White House sought to suppress evidence that would reveal how much it knew of the attack plot.


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@BarackObama is defying the Constitution on war - Washington Post

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@BarackObama is defying the Constitution on war - Washington Post

By what authority does Obama singlehandedly take the nation into a new war?

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#taboo Woman As Aggressor: The Unspoken Truth Of Domestic Violence - Mintpressnews

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The US Government Never Understood Afghanistan and Still Doesn't

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The US Government Never Understood Afghanistan and Still Doesn't

Anand Gopal walks readers through the looking glass of US empire into the complex and personal history and impact of the war in Afghanistan.

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#watch raw ISIS Releases Video Allegedly Showing Another Journalist In Captivity

#watch raw ISIS Releases Video Allegedly Showing Another Journalist In Captivity

The militant Islamic State group has released a new video in which a man identifying himself as a British journalist says that he will "show you the truth" about ISIS and how western media is manipulating the public.

The chilling video s...

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VIDEO: Americans Don’t Actually Know Who We’re Bombing

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Many Americans don't know which countries we're bombing - but in their defense, there are a lot of countries, and we drop a lot of bombs.
By MintPress News Desk | September 18, 2014


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Five Ways Occupy Wall Street Is Still Fighting #ows - Rolling Stone

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Five Ways Occupy Wall Street Is Still Fighting #ows - Rolling Stone

Since the disappearance of the original OWS occupations, new campaigns have aimed to translate the skills and networks developed there.

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