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Compensation for victims of North Carolina eugenics program abandoned

Jared Yee BioEdge North Carolina’s effort to compensate victims of a widespread and decades-long eugenics program that extended into the 1970s was derailed in the State Senate this week. Governor Bev Perdue and the State House of Representatives had backed … Continue reading

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Facebook faces US $15 billion lawsuit

RT Tracking users after they log out and violating US wiretapping laws – these are the allegations behind a 15-billion-dollar nationwide class-action lawsuit filed against Facebook in California. ­The suit, combining 21 cases of alleged privacy violations by the social … Continue reading

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$36m ad blitz fails to mention carbon tax

Andrew Tillett The West Australian The $36 million PR blitz to spruik the carbon tax compensation package for household leaves out one important thing: any mention of the carbon tax. The first TV advertisements hit the airwaves on Sunday night, … Continue reading

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Australia military faces years of abuse inquiries

BBC News Australia’s military faces years of inquiries into allegations of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, following an initial review by a legal firm. The lawyers looked into more than 1,000 claims of mistreatment made by military staff going back … Continue reading

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Reuters Breakingviews: Bank bonus bonanza

Source: Reuters Breakingviews columnists discuss how Lazard’s approach to compensation could be a model for Wall Street and how Goldman’s stock awards for Lloyd Blankfein stack up.

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Forced Sterilization Victims Granted 50k Over Admitted US ‘Eugenics’ Program

Source: Natural Society This is no conspiracy theory — North Carolina officials are proposing that victims of forced sterilization programs be given $50,000 each in compensation, with the Associated Press admitting that the sterilization campaign was part of a “once-common … Continue reading

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From tragedy to travesty: Drugs tested on survivors of Bhopal

Source: Independent In the second part of a special report, Nina Lakhani exposes how survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster became unwitting guinea pigs in studies funded by Western drug companies. Secret reports seen by The Independent reveal that … Continue reading

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National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)

Source: HRSA About VICP On October 1, 1988, the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-660) created the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). The VICP was established to ensure an adequate supply of vaccines, stabilize vaccine … Continue reading

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