forced labor

Slavery Reparations

California group votes to limit reparations to slave descendants

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations voted Tuesday to limit state compensation to the descendants of free and enslaved black people who were in the U.S. in the 19th century, narrowly rejecting a proposal to include all black people regardless of lineage. The vote was split 5-4, and the hours-long debate was at times testy

Opinion

Opinion: Why Disney’s Culture Wars Will Get Worse – Inside Sources

The culture wars have taken their shots at Disney. It’s a direct hit! They’ve been forced to become a political voice against policies their consumers supposedly despise.  Disney faces a tug of war over corporate values. It is taking a knee for opposing sides of the value equation. It is quite interesting to watch. The

China

Congress approves import ban targeting forced labor in China

Senators gave final congressional approval Thursday to a bill barring imports from China’s Xinjiang region unless businesses can prove they were produced without forced labor, overcoming initial hesitation from the White House and what supporters said was opposition from corporations. The measure is the latest in a series intensifying U.S. penalties over China’s alleged systemic

Energy

Opinion: Will America’s Renewable Energy Policy Offshore U.S. Jobs?

As the Biden administration prepares to take office, there’s increasing momentum to expand America’s renewable energy sector. Many in Washington are looking to increase the deployment of solar panels throughout the United States. This is expected to be a leading part of the Biden “Build Back Better” agenda. However, unless Washington gets serious about tackling

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