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#FlushPGDirectors For ESG Failure

#FlushPGDirectors is the creative hashtag used by a coalition calling on Procter & Gamble (Ticker: PG) to vote against Angela Braly and James McNerney, key Directors. This is because they have failed to address ESG human rights and environmental violations in supply chains. BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street have made bold commitments to use their […]

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Charles P. Valdes, CSEA President, 1979-83

Valdes Death Marks End to an Era of Corruption at CalPERS

Charles P. “Chuck” Valdes and I first met when he was the President of the California State Employees Association (CSEA) in 1979 or the early 1980s. California state employees had just won collective bargaining rights.  I was advocating that CSEA affiliate with SEIU to increase solidarity between state and private employees. I was struck by […]

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Public Sector Unions Are Not the Enemy

Americans oppose weakening the bargaining rights of public employee unions by a margin of nearly two to one: 60 percent to 33 percent. While a slim majority of Republicans favored taking away some bargaining rights, they were outnumbered by large majorities of Democrats and independents who said they opposed weakening them. Those surveyed said they […]

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Corruption Challenges India

Sonia Gandhi Acknowledges Corruption Problem In India « Sonia Jaspal’s RiskBoard. Mrs Sonia Gandhi, Congress President during her speech at Teen Murti House on the 10th Indira Gandhi Conference titled ”An Indian Social Democracy: Integrating Markets, Democracy and Social Justice,” acknowledged the problem of corruption and the moral challenges facing Indian society. “This is not a matter […]

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