Help us! Women in Indian mill pen letter describing sexual abuse at work

Help us! Women in Indian mill pen letter describing sexual abuse at work

A letter from six women at a spinning mill in southern India, describing the sexual harassment they face at work and asking for help, exposes the widespread exploitation of women in the multi-billion-dollar textile industry, campaigners said. “He forces himself on us, constantly hugging us and squeezing our breasts,” the women write, describing the behavior of their male supervisor. “Any worker who resists his advances loses part of her salary. We need this job and don’t know who to talk to about the abuse we face everyday. Please help us.”

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The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A guidebook for the underworld

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A guidebook for the underworld

Ancient Egyptians believed that in order to become immortal after death, a spirit must first pass through the underworld — a realm of vast caverns, lakes of fire, and magical gates. Needless to say, one needed to come prepared. But how? Tejal Gala describes an Egyptian "Book of the Dead" — a customized magic scroll written by the living to promote a smooth passage to the afterlife when they died.

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James Comey, Hillary Clinton, and the Email Investigation: A Guide for the Perplexed

James Comey, Hillary Clinton, and the Email Investigation: A Guide for the Perplexed

Yesterday, FBI Director James Comey threw the presidential election campaign into turmoil with a letter to Congress declaring that the Clinton email matter was, perhaps, not entirely done after all. By Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittes.

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Ex-FBI official: Clintons are a ‘crime family’

Ex-FBI official: Clintons are a 'crime family'

A former FBI official said Sunday that Bill and Hillary Clinton are part of a “crime family” and argued top officials hindered the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server while she was secretary of State. During a radio interview with John Catsimatidis, former assistant FBI director James Kallstrom heaped praise on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump before taking aim at the Clintons. “The Clintons, that’s a crime family, basically,” Kallstrom said. “It’s like organized crime. I mean the Clinton Foundation is a cesspool.”

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“Good men are God in the flesh”

“Good men are God in the flesh”

“[I]n an era marked by the rise of Lynch Law, across the U.S. American South, restrictions on voter rights, and a turn away from African American rights across the nation, Frederick Douglass traveled widely, and used his podium to argue that any person, notwithstanding physical attributes, class, or caste, could attain virtue…” By Daniel Joslyn.

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