So you might have been following CISPA, and might be aware of the SOPA/PIPA shitshow that took place in Congress earlier this year, but do you know about ACTA -- the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement?
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A top U.N. human rights expert got into a heated disagreement with the leader of the World Trade Organization on Friday, calling WTO-backed food policies "outdated" and a "lose-lose" for the world's poor, the Associated Press reports.
Some of the nastiest union battles erupt with employers whose hearts beat firmly on the left side of the political spectrum. Partly this is the result of hurt feelings: How could my workers be so distrustful? Another accelerant is the assumption that well-meaning bosses know best, a perceptio ... More >>
In another big step forward for food safety and international diplomacy, a Tyson meatpacking facility has been banned from shipping beef to Japan after Japanese authorities discovered bovine spinal columns in 732 boxes shipped from the Nebraska plant. Although Tyson claimed the delivery was the resu ... More >>