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The 14 Worst Corporate Evildoers | International Labor Rights Forum Corporations carry out some of the most horrific human rights abuses of modern times, but it is increasingly difficult to hold them to account. Economic globalization and the rise of transnational corporate power have created a favorable climate for corporate human rights abusers, which are governed principally by the codes of supply and demand and show genuine loyalty only to their stockholders. Several of the companies below are being sued under the Alien Tort Claims Act, a law that allows citizens of any nationality to sue in US federal courts for violations of international rights or treaties. When corporations act like criminals, we have the right and the power to stop them, holding leaders and multinational corporations alike to the accords they have signed. Caterpillar For years, the Caterpillar Company has provided Israel with the bulldozers used to destroy Palestinian homes. Peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by a Caterpillar D-9, military bulldozer in 2003. Chevron DynCorp

Census records | 1841 - 1911 census records | As with any family history records, original census returns are not free from mistakes; you should therefore keep an open mind when using the data and not believe everything you read. Some common errors that can be found in census returns are as follows: Errors in recording census data As illiteracy was quite high in the 19th century, many people may have asked their friends, neighbours or even the enumerators to help fill out the forms. In institutions or on vessels it was the person in charge of the prison or ship who completed the details on behalf of everyone in the institution or on the ship. Typical mistakes were made when spelling peoples’ names, or noting their occupations, or even when recording their ages. Age discrepancies Whilst enumerators and the officials at institutions made mistakes when recording information, individuals who completed the forms themselves also made some errors. Name changing Occupations Nicknames If you can’t track down James, he may be a Jim.

Musées Office of the Historian Resources Information Center NotesFAQContact Us Collection Thesaurus AdvancedSearch Tips Privacy | Copyright | Contact Us | Selection Policy | API Journals | Non-Journals | Download | Submit | Multimedia | Widget This Week in Sociology: Unintended Consequences: The Social Context of 9/11 by Mike King, University of California, Santa Cruz, September 11, 2001 is a world historic moment, a historical signpost – “9/11”. More than a deadly attack, it stands as a moment that truly changed history, and its existence--not only in memory but in remembrance—can help us understand both the past and the present. Last week marked the tenth anniversary of this moment. Of the myriad memorials, documentaries, and assorted tributes, however, few addressed the root causes of the event or the complex and contradictory context of its impact afterwards. What does 9/11 really tell us about the politics of our past and our contemporary memories? Sociology can inform our understanding, not just of events themselves, but also why and how they happened, and the broader effects they have over time. For example, Al Qaeda is more of an ideology and a very loose network than it is an organization with clear command structures or cohesiveness. Mike King is a PhD student at UC, Santa Cruz

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