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GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

By Yulin Lou, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee voted in support of a referendum calling for NYU to withdraw their investments from Israeli state institutions and international corporations complicit in violations of Palestinian human and civil rights.

Going Global: Courts should put workers over corporations

Going Global: Courts should put workers over corporations

April 18, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals found a corporate regulation unconstitutional on April 14. The ruling stated that the Securities and Exchange Commission provision requiring corporations to report any use of conflict minerals obtained from mining companies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and...

Large corporations squeeze creativity from music, publishing and software industries

Large corporations squeeze creativity from music, publishing and software industries

November 15, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Financial corporations in the United States have gotten a bad rap. When it was revealed that bonuses increased significantly after the Wall Street bailout in 2008, many became disillusioned with the corporate side of America. Major companies are characterized as detached and apathetic toward the public,...