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Jan 25, 2017

U.K. workplace study finds women forced to wear heels

A British parliamentary study into workplace dress codes has found that women have been told to wear high heels, dye their hair or wear revealing outfits at the office. The inquiry followed the case of a London receptionist who was asked to go home ...

Eight men hold the wealth of half the planet: Oxfam

Jan 16, 2017

Eight men hold the wealth of half the planet: Oxfam

The gap between the superrich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. ...