November 19, 2017

Sleazy: Harvey Weinstein’s Contract Allowed for Sexual Harassment

Serial sexual harasser Harvey Weinstein’s contract with The Weinstein Company (TWC) included a clause that allowed for his sexual harassment as long as he paid the costs of settlements out of his own pocket, TMZ reported Thursday. Therefore, it appears, Weinstein may have been wrongfully terminated by TWC. According to Weinstein’s 2015 employment contract, as […]

The Constitution of the United States of America as a Contract

It is submitted to you that we could (and should?) look at the Constitution as equivalent to a legally binding contract between the people of the United States of America as one party to the contract, and the federal government as the other party. Author’s Note: This is an abridged version of “The Constitution of […]

Hispanic-Owned Companies Bidding for ‘Trump Wall’ Contract Receive Death Threats

The owners of several Hispanic-owned companies bidding for contracts to build a wall or fence on the U.S. border with Mexico have been swamped with death threats, a report reveals. Owners of several construction companies in western states such as California and Arizona have reported a campaign of harassment after their names turned up in […]

Pearson loses huge testing contract in New York — and gets more bad news

A school bus passes a sign encouraging parents to refuse that their children take state tests in April in Rotterdam, N.Y. With standardized English tests set to begin Tuesday in New York schools, some parents are again planning to have their children sit out the exams. (AP/Mike Groll) There’s more bad news for Pearson, the world’s […]

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