After Quinn's recent showing of the idiocy of hiring gangbangers to promote peace, Pfather Pfleger doubles down and demands.....wait for it.....more money! South Side activists denounced “cul-de-sac” critics Monday and called for more cash — not less — for anti-violence programs such as Gov. Show More Summary
BOSTON (Reuters) - Shareholder activist John Chevedden has won favorable rulings in separate federal suits brought by Omnicom Group Inc and EMC Corp, breaking a pattern of legal setbacks for the private investor.
Activist investor Carl Icahn—who has been on quite the critical rant against eBay and its leadership for the company’s financial performance—must be pleased at one of the company's latest actions. New filings reveal that John Donahoe,...Show More Summary
eBay management should listen to activist Carl Icahn because there really is a lot of value in PayPal.
by Online for Life March 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - It’s not every day that a family in America seeks medical treatment for their child, only to find themselves embroiled in a heated custody battle. But that’s exactly what happened to Lou and Linda Pelletier after they admitted their 15-year-old daughter,…
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it appointed Mason Morfit, president of activist investor ValueAct Capital, as a board member.
Piers Morgan, whose show was canceled in late February following a set of fiery exchanges with trans activist and author Janet Mock, offended Chelsea Handler, who appeared on his show last night. Handler accused Morgan of not paying attention to...
A Google Bus during a protest. Photo by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez The vaunted Google Bus pilot program is now in legal limbo as local activists appeal the deal to regulate the shiny behomoths, on environmental grounds. As we wait andShow More Summary
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - A court injunction obtained by Texas-based Cabot Oil & Gas is preventing Pennsylvania resident Vera Scroggins from going to her local grocery store, her friends' homes, schools, or even the hospi...
When tech innovators and human rights activists mobilized in San Francisco last week to discuss how modern tools can be better used to respond to global human rights violations, a critical partner came to the table for the first time:...Show More Summary
African gays seek legal help amid spate of harsh criminal penalties. Mad Men gets psychedelic promo poster from Milton Glaser. Family calls 911 after angry cat traps them in bedroom. Ugandan activists take anti-gay law to Constitutional Court: "The activists...
Give government bureaucracy the power to nullify your ownership rights in the name of a “higher good”. You’re all familiar with the poly. The WSJ describes it: In partnership with green activists, the Department of Interior may attempt one of the largest federal land grabs in modern times, using a familiar vehicle—the Endangered Species Act [...]
Let’s say, for argument’s sake, that you are a member of a long-entrenched board of directors. Perhaps at a company that has been run (ineptly, perhaps) exclusively for the benefit of its ruling family. Then, disaster strikes, and someone—perhaps...Show More Summary
A group of activists called the Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law has petitioned Uganda's Constitutional Court to dismiss the country's anti-gay law. Activists say the law... Read Full Post
Fox News promised to stay in touch with the cancer patient at the center of one of right-wing activists' favorite Obamacare horror stories. But now that new reports show it is actually an Obamacare success story, as the woman who worried...Show More Summary
In December 2013, Roger Goodell and Redskins executives quietly met with a U.S. Senator and Native American activists opposed to the team name. It was the first such meetings since the 1970s, and it was not constructive. Read more.....
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A group of women and student activists have launched a campaign for the release of Bahareh Hedayat, a symbol of the student movement who has been serving a near-10-year prison sentence at Evin Prison’s Women’s Ward.
Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act just received its first constitutional challenge, while activists also filed a separate suit hoping to put a stop to the now-common practice of tabloids outing Ugandans suspected of being LGBT. Featured Image: read more
In a 13D filing with the SEC, activist investor Paul Singer‘s Elliott Associates disclosed holding 5.4 million shares of Boyd Gaming Corp. (NYSE:BYD). This is a new position, and amounts to just less than a 5% stake (4.99%, to be exact) in the gaming company. Other ‘hedgies’, increasing their holdings in Boyd Gaming Corp. (NYSE:BYD), during […]