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Daily Archives: October 24, 2013

Conde Nast Could Bring The End of Unpaid Internships

A lawsuit by two former interns has caused media giant Conde Nast to end their unpaid internship program, the most recent instance in a trend of legal cases targeting sub-minimal wage labor that could be the end of unpaid internships … Read More

Five Years Later, Banks Pay For Inciting Financial Crisis

Five years after shady banking practices sent the global economy plummeting into irreversible turmoil, the Justice Department is aggressively prosecuting large banks like JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America and seeing record payouts. On Wednesday, a jury found Bank … Read More

Second Barneys New York Customer Accuses Store Of Racial Profiling

A second Barneys New York customer has accused the store of racial profiling, less than 48 hours after a racial discrimination lawsuit was filed by19-year-old Trayon Christian against the flagship retailer. 21-year-old Kayla Phillips said she was approached by four … Read More

Moscow Soccer Crowds Accused Of Racist Chanting During Game

An unfortunate racist incident during a professional soccer match in Moscow has put Russian sports crowds in the spotlight. Manchester city midfielder Yaya Toure claims he was racially abused by fans during last night’s Champion Leagues match, which was backed … Read More

Barneys New York Store Accused Of Racial Profiling

A lawsuit has been filed that accuses Barneys New York of racial profiling and discrimination. 19-year-old Trayon Christian filed the lawsuit yesterday and claimed that police approached and detained Christian after Barneys staff had called police. The store workers allegedly … Read More

Was This South Korean Cigarette Ad Racist?

Was the ad from a Korean cigarette brand racist? The largest tobacco company in South Korea has removed an advertising campaign for their first This Africa line of cigarettes after accusations of racism and cultural insensitivity. KT&G has since issued … Read More