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Jeremy Hammond, hacker for Anonymous, sentenced to 10 years - #Straford - Washington Post

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Cyberattacks targeted government agencies and businesses, including a global intelligence company.
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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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The Biggest Lesson From the #US War on Terror? It Didn’t Work | The Nation

The Biggest Lesson From the #US War on Terror? It Didn’t Work | The Nation | News in english | Scoop.it

The Biggest Lesson From the #US War on Terror? It Didn’t Work | The Nation

Why can't Washington get the message?

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Leaked by @Wikileaks: Internal @CIA Document Admits US #Drone Program "#Counterproductive"

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Leaked by @Wikileaks: Internal @CIA Document  Admits US #Drone Program "#Counterproductive"

Wikileaks on Thursday has made public a never-before-seen internal review conducted by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency that looked at the agency's drone and targeted assassination programs in places like Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and elsewhere.


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#Ukrainian Soldier Confirms: Ukraine’s Military Shot Down Malaysian #MH17 Plane

#Ukrainian Soldier Confirms: Ukraine’s Military Shot Down Malaysian #MH17 Plane

A Ukrainian soldier who was part of the crew that operated the supposed missile-battery that the Ukrainian Government claims shot down the Malaysian MH17 airliner on July 17th has testified publicl...

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#Genève:Ex-ambassadeur condamné pr avoir exploité employée (300 $/mois, 18h/jour,1 jour congé)#esclavagemoderne

#Genève:Ex-ambassadeur condamné pr avoir exploité employée (300 $/mois, 18h/jour,1 jour congé)#esclavagemoderne | News in english | Scoop.it

#Genève:Ex-ambassadeur condamné pr avoir exploité employée (300 $/mois, 18h/jour,1 jour congé)#esclavagemoderne

Nourrie, logée, A. était payée 300 dollars par mois. Ses horaires, selon le Ministère public? De 6 h à minuit la semaine et de 11 h à 15 h le samedi. A cause de ce tarif illégal, un ex-ambassadeur asiatique, détenteur d’une fortune d’un million de dollars, a été condamné mercredi par la justice pénale pour usure. «C’est une victoire historique», confirme Me Pierre Bayenet, avocat de l’employée exploitée. De guerre lasse, cette femme de ménage a quitté la Suisse il y a plusieurs années. Elle obtient gain de cause sur le plan pénal, dix ans après le dépôt de sa plainte. Et pour cause, le prévenu, qui a quitté ses fonctions il y a quelques années, a bénéficié jusqu’alors de l’immunité diplomatique. «Je n’ai pas imposé le salaire, a déclaré l’accusé devant le Tribunal de police. C’était un accord avec A. J’ai commis une erreur.»La plaignante est arrivée en Suisse en 2004. Son travail débute en se...

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Anti-Islam politician Wilders faces prosecution for Moroccan comments #islamophobie - Reuters

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Anti-Islam politician Wilders faces prosecution for Moroccan comments #islamophobie - Reuters

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will be prosecuted in the Netherlands for alleged discrimination and inciting hatred against Moroccans during election campaigning in March, prosecutors


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#Obama and Raúl #Castro thank #Pope for breakthrough in #US-#Cuba relations #Pape - The Guardian

#Obama and Raúl #Castro thank #Pope for breakthrough in #US-#Cuba relations #Pape - The Guardian | News in english | Scoop.it

#Obama and Raúl #Castro thank #Pope for breakthrough in #US-#Cuba relations #Pape - The Guardian

Surprise breakthrough came after 45-minute phone call between President Obama and Raúl Castro finalised the release of US prisoner Alan Gross

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#USA #disgusting Grand jury rejects criminal charges in death of Robert Saylor, man with #Down syndrome- WAPO

#USA #disgusting Grand jury rejects criminal charges in death of Robert Saylor, man with #Down syndrome- WAPO | News in english | Scoop.it

#USA #disgusting Grand jury rejects criminal charges in death of Robert Saylor, man with #Down syndrome- WAPO

Frederick resident Robert Saylor’s death in police custody after a dispute at a theater drew wide attention.

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Private elites cling to their privileges - The Guardian

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Letters: The Health and Social Care Act became law in spite of tremendous public and professional outcry against it, voted in by many politicians with interests in healthcare companies Revolving doors are also thriving illustrated by Deloitte’s (formerly HMRC’s) Dave Hartnett and NHS England’s Simon Stevens (formerly United Health group and Blair’s adviser).
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Sign the #petition (only 4 #US Pple) to the Justice Department: Prosecute @jpmorgan . No excuses #banksters

Sign the #petition (only 4 #US Pple) to the Justice Department: Prosecute @jpmorgan . No excuses #banksters | News in english | Scoop.it
Federal prosecutors claim they lack evidence to file charges against J.P. Morgan Chase for mortgage fraud. Now we have a credible whistleblower.

No more excuses. Time to prosecute J.P. Morgan Chase.
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Despite Warnings Of Future War, @BarackObama To Impose New Sanctions On #Russia

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Despite Warnings Of Future War, @BarackObama To Impose New Sanctions On #Russia

Instead of negotiations designed to end crisis over status of Ukraine, White House says president will sign quietly passed bill that critics say will solidify new Cold War.

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#US Senator Bernie Sanders: #Destroy the Big Banks Before the Big #Banks Destroy You #banksters

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#US Senator Bernie Sanders: #Destroy the Big Banks Before the Big #Banks Destroy You #banksters

The progressive senator is planning a legislative push for the breakup of Wall Street’s largest banks.

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5 Things You Should Know About #JebBush's Far-Right Legacy #USA

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5 Things You Should Know About #JebBush's Far-Right Legacy #USA

Bush has been responsible for enacting some of the most toxic conservative policies.


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The @CIA Didn’t Just #Torture, It Experimented on Human Beings - The Nation

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The @CIA Didn’t Just #Torture, It Experimented on Human Beings - The Nation

Human experimentation was a core feature of the CIA’s torture program.

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US/NATO Building "New Berlin Wall" by Expanding Military Footprint: Putin

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US/NATO Building "New Berlin Wall" by Expanding Military Footprint: Putin

The U.S. and its NATO allies are building a "new Berlin Wall" by expanding the footprint of their military alliance eastward, said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday as he railed against destabilizing and counterproductive behavior by western nations over the crisis in Ukraine that has contributed to his nation's economic troubles. The remarks were made during a televised national press conference in which Putin opened himself up to questions from journalists and citizens in a marathon

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How Hackers Can Silently Turn Your Mobile into A Stalking Machine. - Hack Read

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How Hackers Can Silently Turn Your Mobile into A Stalking Machine. - Hack Read

One of the most penned commercials till date happens to be the mid-2000s ad for a headache-relieving cream called “Head On”. The ad appeared to be bizarre and poorly produced because it lacked creativity and specificity… can you imagine all it did was inform the audience three times to apply the cream “directly to the [...]

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#Ukraine FREEDOM - DEADLY WHEN EXPORTED by (the excellent) MentalUnrest.com #Russia #NATO #OTAN

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#Ukraine FREEDOM - DEADLY WHEN EXPORTED by (the excellent) MentalUnrest.com #Russia #NATO #OTAN

The Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 is another piece of legislation the US Congress managed to push through before year’s end—in addition to that banking oligarchy-scented spending bill. “Freed...


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#FIFA (0 credibility now) Investigator Quits in Protest #bribery #corruption #Russia #Qatar #soccer #football #foot

#FIFA (0 credibility now) Investigator Quits in Protest #bribery #corruption #Russia #Qatar #soccer #football #foot | News in english | Scoop.it

#FIFA (0 credibility now) Investigator Quits in Protest #bribery #corruption #Russia #Qatar #soccer #football #foot

FIFA’s independent ethics investigator resigned Wednesday over the handling of his 18-month investigation and subsequent report on the controversial bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Michael Garcia, an American lawyer, issued a statement citing his loss of confidence in the ethics committee’s independence after FIFA issued a 42-page summary of his 430-page report. Garcia called the summary “erroneous” and filed a failed appeal. “No independent governance committee, investigator, or arbitration panel can change the culture of an organization,” he wrote.

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#Genève va accueillir 1 institut uni. de recherche s/#MatièresPremières pr renforcer sa position ds le négoce..

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#Genève va accueillir 1 institut uni. de recherche s/#MatièresPremières pr renforcer sa position ds le négoce.. #cynisme

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Pour renforcer la position de Genève dans le domaine du négoce de matières premières, un institut de recherche va ouvrir ses portes à l'Université de Genève dès 2015, a indiqué jeudi l'institution.

Genève va accueillir dès 2015 un institut de recherche sur les matières premières. L'institut sera chapeauté par une fondation dont les statuts ont été signés jeudi, a communiqué l'Université de Genève.

Ce nouvel institut est lancé à l'initiative de l'Université, du canton et de la Confédération. Il proposera notamment des séminaires et un cadre d'études pour les doctorants.

"Une base solide"

Par la créa..."


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#USA #Police Killing of Unarmed #NativeAmerican Continues To Receive Little #Media Attention

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#USA #Police Killing of Unarmed #NativeAmerican Continues To Receive Little #Media Attention

The tragic case of Corey Kanosh, 35, has received very little media attention, in spite of the growing outrage over police shootings of unarmed, innocent

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Submit your material to AWP - Associated #Whistleblowing Press - #whistleblower #TruthIsAHumanRight

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▶ #NYC #drone ban threatens jail time for offenders -RT - 2:23

▶ #NYC #drone ban threatens jail time for offenders -RT - 2:23

New York’s city council is considering a ban on drones within the city’s limits. Concerned with privacy and security issues, several council members want to ...

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#Iran warned #Australia about #Sydney attacker - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

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#Iran warned #Australia about #Sydney attacker - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Sydney hostage-taker Man Haron Monis had long been wanted by Iran for fraud.

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#Haiti: Time for #Clinton & Co to Pack and Go » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

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10 Ways #USA Is the World's Most Corrupt Nation-Steal $2 trillion & U aren’t corrupt, you’re respectable #corruption

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10 Ways #USA Is the World's Most Corrupt Nation-Steal $2 trillion & U aren’t corrupt, you’re respectable #corruption



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#USA Carolinas politicians get payouts from broker - AP exclusive - #bribery #corruption #finance

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#USA Carolinas politicians get payouts from broker - AP exclusive - #bribery #corruption #finance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving…


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