When Elvia Bahena arrived to testify before the Indianapolis City Council on July 10, she was scared.
She had come to testify about abuses she had experienced in her 11 years working as a housekeeper in the hotel industry. Dozens of hotel managers were in attendance, including Brian Comes, the General Manager of the Hyatt Regency, where Elvia worked. She… more
“Guilty as charged.”
Those were Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy’s words when the Baptist Press asked about his company’s financial backing of organizations that promote the “traditional family.” For Chick-fil-A, this means funneling millions of dollars in corporate profits to support the work of vehemently anti-gay groups, including ones that practice “gay-to-straight” conversion therapy and hate groups that advocate for the… more
Adidas is having a banner year. The world’s second largest sporting goods manufacturer is expecting it highest sales figures ever, buoyed by multimillion dollar sponsorship deals with the London Olympics and the Euro 2012 tournament. Adidas is willing to pay a big premium to convince you that it values the Olympic ideals of international friendship and cooperation.
But Adidas is refusing… more
Wow, we met our second goal of 100,000! Can we get to 125,000 now?
The roar of a chainsaw shatters the peaceful calm of the Karelia forest in Northwestern Russia. A logger carves into an exquisite giant — a 600-year-old tree — with expert precision. Within minutes, he has masterfully sliced through tree rings, added the felled tree to a… more