Poisoned: The Workers of Brush Wellman, by Heather Lares

Poisoned: The Workers of Brush Wellman, by Heather Lares

It has been documented over the last thirty years that exposure to Beryllium Oxide is harmful and potentially deadly. Brush Wellman, a Beryllium Oxide manufacturer, has a horrible past of endangering its workers. Poisoned: The Workers of Brush Wellman explores a Brush Wellman ceramics plant located in an area on the Southside of Tucson, Arizona which has a long past of environmental contamination. Two former Brush Wellman workers who have contracted Beryliosis as a result of their hazardous exposure to Berylium tell of Brush Wellman's careless attitude toward its workers and how their lives and the lives of their family will never be the same.

Milwaukee Valve Company Headquarters - Customer Service, Engineering and Purchasing

Milwaukee Valve Company Headquarters - Customer Service, Engineering and Purchasing

Milwaukee Valve Company Headquarters - Customer Service, Engineering and Purchasing

In the Cloud with 8x8's Vik Verma & Bryan Martin

In the Cloud with 8x8's Vik Verma & Bryan Martin

Vik Verma, 8x8's CEO and Bryan Martin, 8x8's CTO and Chairman of the Board talk about what sets 8x8 apart.

21 September 2011 Corporation for Enterprise Development rings the NYSE Opening Bell

21 September 2011 Corporation for Enterprise Development rings the NYSE Opening Bell

Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), a national nonprofit company focused on developing and strengthening programs that address the growing wealth disparities in our country, visited the NYSE. In honor of the occasion, President Andrea Levere rang The Opening BellSM. Interview by NYSE Anthony Drizis About CFED: CFED (http://www.cfed.org) expands economic opportunity by helping Americans start and grow businesses, go to college, own a home and save for their children's and own economic futures. We identify promising ideas, test and refine them in communities to find out what works, craft policies and products to help good ideas reach scale, and develop partnerships to promote lasting change. We bring together community practice, public policy and private markets in new and effective ways to achieve greater economic impact. Established in 1979 as the Corporation for Enterprise Development, CFED works nationally and internationally through its offices in Washington, DC; Durham, North Carolina; and San Francisco, California. Interview by Anthony Drizis

Home Remedies For Chicken Pox चिकन पॉक्स का घरेलू उपचार | Chicken Pox Scars - Natural Treatment

Home Remedies For Chicken Pox चिकन पॉक्स का घरेलू उपचार | Chicken Pox Scars - Natural Treatment

Home Remedies For Chicken Pox चिकन पॉक्स का घरेलू उपचार | Chicken Pox Scars - Natural Treatment वेरिसेला- जोस्टर नामक विषाणु से होने वाला चिकेन पॉक्स, छोटी माता बीमारी एक व्यक्ति से दूसरे व्यक्ति में फैलने वाला एक संक्रामक रोग है। चिकन पॉक्स के लक्षण, चिकन पॉक्स (छोटी माता से ग्रसित व्यक्ति में खुजली होना, शरीर व चेहरे पर लाल चकत्ते होना, बुखार आना और भूख न लगना जैसे लक्षण पाए जाते हैं। चिकन पॉक्स (छोटी माता) अधिकांशतः उन लोगों में फैलता हैं जिनकी रोग प्रतिरोधक क्षमता कम होती है साथ ही शिशुओं में भी यह बीमारी माँ के माध्यम से फैलती है। Watch the full video to know more in detail. Watch "Home Remedies For Chicken Pox चिकन पॉक्स का घरेलू उपचार | Chicken Pox Scars - Natural Treatment" on our channel ViaNet Health If Your Enjoying Our Videos Then Please share our videos with your facebook, twitter and other accounts... also visit our sites... More healthy videos you can see on our channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN94V7XigEUgf6Igz_bvlAg "If you like the video, Don't forget to Share and leave your comments" FOR LATEST UPDATES : ----------------------------------- ❤ Free Subscribe : http://goo.gl/a6i0Ws Follow Us On Facebook - https://goo.gl/BrLTPu Connect Us On Blogger - http://vianethealth.blogspot.in/ Join Us On Google+ - https://goo.gl/0zQX6A Follow Us On Twitter - https://twitter.com/VianetHealth Android App :- https://goo.gl/6483Ig

America's Missing Children Documentary

America's Missing Children Documentary

A missing person is a person who has disappeared for usually unknown reasons. Missing persons' photographs may be posted on bulletin boards, milk cartons, postcards, and websites, along with a phone number to be contacted if a sighting has been made. People disappear for many reasons. Some individuals choose to disappear alone; most of these soon return. Reasons for non-identification may include: To escape child abuse, such as child physical abuse, emotional abuse, by a parent(s) / guardian(s) / sibling(s) (especially). Leaving home to live somewhere else under a new identity. Becoming the victim of kidnapping. Abduction (of a minor) by a non-custodial parent or other relative. Seizure by government officials without due process of law. Suicide in a remote location or under an assumed name (to spare their families the suicide at home, or to allow their deaths to be eventually declared in absentia). Victim of murder (body disguised, destroyed, or hidden). Mental illness or other ailments such as Alzheimer's Disease can cause someone to become lost, or they may not know how to identify themselves due to long term memory loss that causes them to forget where they live, the identity of family members or relatives or even their own names. Death by natural causes (disease) or accident far from home without identification. Disappearance in order to take advantage of better employment or living conditions elsewhere. Sold into slavery, serfdom, sexual servitude, or other unfree labour. To avoid discovery of a crime or apprehension by law-enforcement authorities. (See also failure to appear). Joining a cult or other religious organization. To escape domestic abuse. To avoid war or persecution during a genocide. To escape famine or natural disaster. By the end of 2005, there were 109,531 active missing person records according to the US Department of Justice. Children under the age of 18 account for 58,081 (53.03%) of the records and 11,868 (10.84%) were for young adults between the ages of 18 and 20. During 2005, 834,536 entries were made into the National Crime Information Center's missing person file, which was an increase of 0.51% from the 830,325 entered in 2004. Missing Person records that were cleared or canceled during the same period totaled 844,838. The reasons for these removals include: a law enforcement agency located the subject, the individual returned home, or the record had to be removed by the entering agency due to a determination that the record is invalid. A common misconception is that a person must be absent for at least 24 hours before being legally classed as missing, but this is rarely the case; in instances where there is evidence of violence or of an unusual absence, law enforcement agencies often stress the importance of beginning an investigation promptly. In most common law jurisdictions a missing person can be declared dead in absentia (or "legally dead") after seven years. This time frame may be reduced in certain cases, such as deaths in major battles or mass disasters such as the September 11, 2001 attacks. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_children

The Rich in America: Power, Control, Wealth and the Elite Upper Class in the United States

The Rich in America: Power, Control, Wealth and the Elite Upper Class in the United States

The American upper class describes the sociological concept pertaining to the "top layer" of society in the United States. About the book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0078026717/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0078026717&linkCode=as2&tag=tra0c7-20&linkId=2eb8359867676703c845d545981030e7 This social class is most commonly described as consisting of those with great wealth and power and may also be referred to as the Capitalist Class or simply as The Rich. Persons of this class commonly have immense influence in the nation's political and economic institutions as well as public opinion. Many politicians, heirs to fortunes, top business executives, CEOs, successful venture capitalists and celebrities are considered members of this class. Some prominent and high-rung professionals may also be included if they attain great influence and wealth. The main distinguishing feature of this class, which is estimated to constitute roughly 1% of the population, is the source of income. While the vast majority of persons and households derive their income from salaries, those in the upper class derive their income from investments and capital gains. Estimates for the size of this group commonly vary from 1% to 2%, while some surveys have indicated that as many as 6% of Americans identify as "upper class." Sociologist Leonard Beeghley sees wealth as the only significant distinguishing feature of this class and, therefore, refers to this group simply as "the rich." " "The members of the tiny capitalist class at the top of the hierarchy have an influence on economy and society far beyond their numbers. They make investment decisions that open or close employment opportunities for millions of others. They contribute money to political parties, and they often own media enterprises that allow them influence over the thinking of other classes... The capitalist class strives to perpetuate itself: Assets, lifestyles, values and social networks... are all passed from one generation to the next." -Dennis Gilbert, The American Class Structure, 1998 " Sociologists such as W. Lloyd Warner, William Thompson and Joseph Hickey recognize prestige differences between members of the upper class. Established families, prominent professionals and politicians may be deemed to have more prestige than some entertainment celebrities who in turn may have more prestige than the members of local elites. Yet, contemporary sociologists argue that all members of the upper class share such great wealth, influence and assets as their main source of income as to be recognized as members of the same social class. As great financial fortune is the main distinguishing feature of this class, sociologist Leonard Beeghley at the University of Florida identifies all "rich" households, those with incomes in the top 1% or so, as upper class. Functional theorists in sociology and economics assert that the existence of social classes is necessary in order to distribute persons so that only the most qualified are able to acquire positions of power, and so that all persons fulfill their occupational duties to the greatest extent of their ability. Notably, this view does not address wealth, which plays an important role in allocating status and power. In order to make sure that important and complex tasks are handled by qualified and motivated personnel, society offers incentives such as income and prestige. The more scarce qualified applicants are and the more essential the given task is, the larger the incentive will be. Income and prestige which are often used to tell a person's social class, are merely the incentives given to that person for meeting all qualifications to complete an important task that is of high standing in society due to its functional value. "It should be stressed... that a position does not bring power and prestige because it draws a high income. Rather, it draws a high income because it is functionally important and the available personnel is for one reason or another scarce. It is therefore superficial and erroneous to regard high income as the cause of a man's power and prestige, just as it is erroneous to think that a man's fever is the cause of his disease... The economic source of power and prestige is not income primarily, but the ownership of capital goods (including patents, good will, and professional reputation). Such ownership should be distinguished from the possession of consumers' goods, which is an index rather than a cause of social standing." -Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore, Principles of Stratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_upper_class

Racism in America: Small Town 1950s Case Study Documentary Film

Racism in America: Small Town 1950s Case Study Documentary Film

Racism in the United States has been a major issue since the colonial era and the slave era. Legally sanctioned racism imposed a heavy burden on Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latin Americans. European Americans (particularly Anglo Americans) were privileged by law in matters of literacy, immigration, voting rights, citizenship, land acquisition, and criminal procedure over periods of time extending from the 17th century to the 1960s. Many non-Protestant European immigrant groups, particularly American Jews, Irish Americans, Italian Americans, as well as other immigrants from elsewhere, suffered xenophobic exclusion and other forms of discrimination in American society. Major racially structured institutions included slavery, Indian Wars, Native American reservations, segregation, residential schools (for Native Americans), and internment camps. Formal racial discrimination was largely banned in the mid-20th century, and came to be perceived as socially unacceptable and/or morally repugnant as well, yet racial politics remain a major phenomenon. Historical racism continues to be reflected in socio-economic inequality. Racial stratification continues to occur in employment, housing, education, lending, and government. The 20th century saw a hardening of institutionalized racism and legal discrimination against citizens of African descent in the United States. Although technically able to vote, poll taxes, acts of terror (often perpetuated by groups such as the Ku Klux Klan, founded in the Reconstruction South), and discriminatory laws such as grandfather clauses kept black Americans disenfranchised particularly in the South but also nationwide following the Hayes election at the end of the Reconstruction era in 1877. In response to de jure racism, protest and lobbyist groups emerged, most notably, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) in 1909. This time period is sometimes referred to as the nadir of American race relations because racism in the United States was worse during this time than at any period before or since. Segregation, racial discrimination, and expressions of white supremacy all increased. So did anti-black violence, including lynchings and race riots. In addition, racism which had been viewed primarily as a problem in the Southern states, burst onto the national consciousness following the Great Migration, the relocation of millions of African Americans from their roots in the Southern states to the industrial centers of the North after World War I, particularly in cities such as Boston, Chicago, and New York (Harlem). In northern cities, racial tensions exploded, most violently in Chicago, and lynchings--mob-directed hangings, usually racially motivated—increased dramatically in the 1920s. As a member of the Princeton chapter of the NAACP, Albert Einstein corresponded with W. E. B. Du Bois, and in 1946 Einstein called racism America's "worst disease." The Jim Crow Laws were state and local laws enacted in the Southern and border states of the United States and enforced between 1876 and 1965. They mandated "separate but equal" status for black Americans. In reality, this led to treatment and accommodations that were almost always inferior to those provided to white Americans. The most important laws required that public schools, public places and public transportation, like trains and buses, have separate facilities for whites and blacks. (These Jim Crow Laws were separate from the 1800-66 Black Codes, which had restricted the civil rights and civil liberties of African Americans.) State-sponsored school segregation was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1954 in Brown v. Board of Education. Generally, the remaining Jim Crow laws were overruled by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act; none were in effect at the end of the 1960s. Segregation continued even after the demise of the Jim Crow laws. Data on house prices and attitudes toward integration from suggest that in the mid-20th century, segregation was a product of collective actions taken by whites to exclude blacks from their neighborhoods. Segregation also took the form of redlining, the practice of denying or increasing the cost of services, such as banking, insurance, access to jobs, access to health care, or even supermarkets to residents in certain, often racially determined, areas. Although in the United States informal discrimination and segregation have always existed, the practice called "redlining" began with the National Housing Act of 1934, which established the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racism_in_America

Robert A. Young III Retires as ArcBest Corporation Chairman of the Board

Robert A. Young III Retires as ArcBest Corporation Chairman of the Board

Robert A. Young III retired April 26, 2016, as ArcBest Corporation Chairman of the Board after a career of more than 50 years with the company. We thank him for his devotion and his leadership to ArcBest and to the Fort Smith community.

Carpenter Technology Corp., Athen Operations Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Carpenter Technology Corp., Athen Operations Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Gregory Pratt, Chairman of the Board, and Bill Wulfsohn, President and CEO, speak before the official ribbon cutting ceremony at Athens Operations in Limestone County, AL on January 27, 2014.

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