Ethical Trade

How to support survivors of sex trafficking without harming consenting sex workers

Welcome to Porn Week, Mashable’s annual close-up of the business and pleasure of porn. Sex trafficking is one of the worst criminal phenomena of the 21st century. Every day, traffickers kidnap innocent people, often underage children, and force them into sexual slavery. Dozens of organizations have sprung up to fight …

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Grappling with the issue of recognizing the historic genocide

Is it a weapon of war between states? A trend emerging from the rise of identity politics? An attempt to learn lessons, to prevent history from repeating itself? An ethical obligation with significant consequences? Genocide is one of the most difficult crimes, under international law, for experts to define and …

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SEC Refuses to Produce Documents Related to Employees’ XRP, Bitcoin, Ethereum Holdings

In a final update regarding the Ripple v. the United States Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] lawsuit, the SEC opposed Ripple’s motion requiring it to disclose the XRP holdings of SEC employees. Citing the privacy of its employees, the SEC asked the court to dismiss the defendants’ petition. # XRPCommunity …

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Sandalwood giant Quintis celebrates record harvest in Western Australia’s Ord Valley

The world’s largest producer of Indian sandalwood is on track to complete its largest ever commercial harvest in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Key points: Quintis produced its biggest harvest on record this year and is expected to double its production again in 2022 Sandalwood is attracting new interest …

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10 of the best chino shorts of 2021 to wear right now

Chino shorts are among the best types of men’s shorts. Usually designed to withstand the summer heat (that is, they are shorter, made from lighter, responsive fabrics), they are also great to wear in the fall. These are staples so popular with men that almost every brand imaginable offers their …

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The Guardian’s Take on Global Vaccine Inequality: Reckless and Unethical | Editorial

The statistics are blatant and shameful. In an exasperated intervention earlier this week, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pointed out that of the 4.8 billion doses of Covid vaccine delivered worldwide to date, approximately 75% went to only 10 countries. The level of vaccine donations …

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“Made in Afghanistan” once symbolized hope. Now it’s fear.

Haseeb Rahimi, a 30-year-old Afghan entrepreneur, and his younger sister, Rahiba Rahimi, a designer, had big plans for 2021. This was going to be the year they took Laman, their five-year-old, international fashion brand. Already, they had organized a parade at the American Embassy in Kabul, equipped the candidates with …

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Three federal parties on the offensive despite Trudeau’s absence on campaign day 6 – Coast Mountain News

The three main federal parties launched attacks on each other on Saturday, undeterred by the absence of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on day six of the federal campaign. While it is not unusual for party leaders to take a day off on Saturday, as it is traditionally the day that …

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Three coaches open accounts for new season at Spreyton meeting | Examiner

sport, local-sport, Three coaches notched their first wins of the season at Spreyton on Sunday with a strong favorite, a big drifter and an underdog. Rising Light was confidently backed from $ 4.50 to $ 2.45 before scoring for Wesley Vale coach Gaetan Delon in the Class 1 Plate. Merv …

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As vaccination warrants spread, protests ensued – some spurred on by nurses

A few hundred demonstrators lined the sidewalk Monday outside San Diego’s Rady Children’s Hospital to rally against California’s impending vaccination warrants for healthcare workers. And to the disappointment of many medical professionals, some of the protesters were nurses wearing hospital gowns. It was the kind of protest that was common …

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