TITLE

Honors

AUTHOR(S)
Peretz, Martin
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;05/21/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 21, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on various social and political developments around the world. Contribution of German company Bertelsmann Verlag, the largest media conglomerate in the world, to a fund compensating wartime slave laborers; Plans of the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York to honor Bertelsmann chief executive Thomas Middelhoff; Information that Austria, a country chosen over the United States for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Commission, has a Nazi apologist party in its government; Information on the bunting fellows at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard; Protests of undergraduates against the facts that Harvard employs workers at below a "living wage," defined by the Cambridge city council.
ACCESSION #
4437230

 

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