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America’s wealthiest Black man suggests companies should consider slavery reparations

by on August 13, 2020 0
The nation’s wealthiest Black man called on corporate America to step up and address inequities in society, saying companies that profited from the historic slave trade should consider paying reparations. Robert Smith, who made headlines last year when he shocked the graduating class of the historically Black Morehouse College with news that he was... Read More

US hits 11 Chinese companies with sanctions over human rights abuses

by on July 21, 2020 0
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Monday that 11 Chinese companies would be blacklisted for alleged human rights violations. The companies are implicated in abuses associated with the People Republic of China’s campaign of “repression, mass arbitrary detention, forced labor, involuntary collection of biometric data, and genetic analyses targeted at Muslim minority groups from... Read More

Tech companies suspend processing Hong Kong government data requests

by on July 6, 2020 0
Facebook Inc (FB.O), Google Inc and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) suspended processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong, they said on Monday, following China’s establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city. Facebook, which also owns WhatsApp and Instagram, said in a statement it was “pausing” reviews for all... Read More

Senate Passes Bill to Delist Chinese Companies From Exchanges

by on May 21, 2020 0
(Bloomberg) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that could lead to Chinese companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Baidu Inc. being barred from listing on U.S. stock exchanges amid increasingly tense relations between the world’s two largest economies. The bill, introduced by Senator John Kennedy, a Republican from Louisiana, and Chris... Read More