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In pics: Kailash Satyarthi, an activist at work – Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times In pics: Kailash Satyarthi, an activist at workHindustan TimesKailash Satyarthi, co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014, has freed tens of thousands of Indian children forced into slavery by businessmen, land-owners and others. Satyarthi, who was trained … Continue reading

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Pakistani teen, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize – Reuters

Reuters Pakistani teen, Indian activist win Nobel Peace PrizeReutersOSLO (Reuters) – Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labor … Continue reading

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Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist share … – Washington Post

NDTV Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist share …Washington PostLONDON — A teenage Pakistani activist thrust into the global spotlight in a horrific act of violence and a graying Indian reformer who followed Gandhi's creed of … Continue reading

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Activist investor takes stake in Yahoo, urges AOL combination

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a significant stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the struggling Internet company to cut costs, monetize its Asian assets and seek a … Continue reading

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Carbonite: A Business Model Transition, An Activist Investor And An Undervalued Acquisition Candidate

By Alternative Activist: History Lesson Carbonite (NASDAQ:CARB) was founded in 2005 to provide cloud backup solutions with anytime, anywhere access to files stored on its servers. The Company cut its teeth in the consumer market, and with its low-cost solution … Continue reading

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Uighur rights activist sentenced to life

Uighur academic given life imprisonment, according to his lawyers, in the harshest verdict since Xi Jinping launched a crackdown on internal dissent Asia homepage

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Loews Corporation: An Underperforming Conglomerate In Search Of An Activist

By Blue Ridge Buffettologist: As per its most recent 10-Q filing, Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) is a holding company whose “subsidiaries are engaged in the following lines of business: commercial property and casualty insurance [CNA Financial Corporation, a 90% owned subsidiary … Continue reading

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N.Y. memorial service to honor life of actress, activist Ruby Dee

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Friends, family and fans of actress and activist Ruby Dee, who died last month at the age of 91, will honor her life and legacy at a memorial service in New York in September, a family … Continue reading

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Activist Investor David Callan Has Been Accumulating Identiv Stock, Here’s Why

By Scott Matusow: Written by Scott Matusow and Kyle Dennis The company David Callan has been buying shares for a long-term investment is Identiv (INVE), which he considers a well-executed turnaround story in the making. Identiv is a technology company … Continue reading

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Microsoft appoints activist investor Mason Morfit to board

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it appointed Mason Morfit, president of activist investor ValueAct Capital, as a board member. The world's largest software company offered Morfit a board seat in August, following months of lobbying by ValueAct … Continue reading

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