Quick Glance: John Deere Revises DEI Programs and External Engagement Strategies
  • John Deere, a major employer in Iowa, announced plans to reconsider a series of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

  • The farm equipment manufacturer stated in a Tuesday release that it will no longer support external social or cultural awareness parades, festivals, or events.

  • Furthermore, the company will now ensure that all mandated training materials and policies are devoid of socially motivated messages.

  • Although John Deere did not directly respond to any customer feedback, it faced criticism earlier this month on the social media platform X, previously known as Twitter, from conservative activist Robby Starbuck.
The Acolyte Fans Fight Back Against Star Wars Haters as #RenewTheAcolyte Trends: A new social media campaign has been launched, calls for Disney+ to ignore the ...
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The Acolyte Fans Fight Back Against Star Wars Haters as #RenewTheAcolyte ...
Harvey Weinstein could be retried on rape charges this fall after overturn.Harvey Weinstein to be retried on sex crimes charges
Quick Glance: Harvey Weinstein's New York Retrial Set for November
  • A judge tentatively scheduled Harvey Weinstein’s planned retrial on rape and sexual assault charges to begin on Nov. 12.

  • During the hearing, various aspects of the case against the former Hollywood movie mogul were discussed, including the examination of phone data by a retired judge to assess their relevance to the case and determine whether they should be disclosed to the defense team.

  • At a recent hearing, prosecutors indicated their expectation for a November retrial and disclosed ongoing efforts to pursue additional allegations against Weinstein, though formal presentation to a grand jury had not yet occurred.

  • Weinstein refutes allegations of sexual assault and remains incarcerated at Rikers Island, reportedly lacking adequate medical attention as stated by his legal representatives.
Aldi, Gustav and Georg: The other two from Tokio Hotel no longer want to be “just a side dish”
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Aldi, Gustav and Georg: The other two from Tokio Hotel no longer want to ...
Convicted without a guilty verdict: Actor Kevin Spacey turns 65: NEW YORK. Kevin Spacey has long been considered one of the greatest actors of our time ...
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Convicted without a guilty verdict: Actor Kevin Spacey turns 65
Zara McDermott Only Speaking Out Now Shows How Complicated It Is For Women To Come Forward
Social media stunt: How Lidl landed a summer hit: Lidl goes music business? That's what you ask yourself when you hear the branded summer hit "This Summer" by ...
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Social media stunt: How Lidl landed a summer hit
Amanda Abbington reveals 'brutal' physical impact of Giovanni Pernice feud: Strictly's Amanda Abbington is said to be considering fresh legal action ...
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Amanda Abbington reveals 'brutal' physical impact of Giovanni Pernice feud
Town declares war on dog mess : After persistent complaints from residents
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Town declares war on dog mess
Baltimore has seen a surge in ballot questions backed by big money. Is the system broken?
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Baltimore has seen a surge in ballot questions backed by big money ...
Abuse scandal in France: “Not Abbé Pierre too!”: The French poor priest was an icon. Now it has become known: Abbé Pierre is said to have sexually harassed women ...
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Abuse scandal in France: “Not Abbé Pierre too!”
Chicago Indie Label Announces Campaign to Honor Steve Albini on Late Producer’s Birthday
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Chicago Indie Label Announces Campaign to Honor Steve Albini on Late ...
She helped to start a revolution. Yet today Reah Bravo still feels guilt for accepting bad behaviour. 🔗 Read the full interview: I outed my boss in MeToo. Was I complicit in what happened to me?
Taylor Swift in Hamburg: Why Rügenwalder Mühle is looking for sausage promoters: Rügenwalder Mühle is looking for sausage sellers for the Taylor Swift concert in ...
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Taylor Swift in Hamburg: Why Rügenwalder Mühle is looking for sausage ...
00s kids shocked to discover London landmark The Gherkin isn't a hospital: CBeebies viewers have been shocked after discovering London building the Gherkin is ...
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00s kids shocked to discover London landmark The Gherkin isn't a hospital
Away’s campaign for soft-shell luggage features a star-studded cast in line at an airport
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Away’s campaign for soft-shell luggage features a star-studded cast in ...
Two done, more coming as Gen Z push on: After pushing for the rejection of Finance Bill 2024 and the sacking of Cabinet, Gen Zs now want the US ambassador to ...
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Two done, more coming as Gen Z push on
Essex County Council paid company for app never made: Essex County Council is attempting to recover £100,000 that was paid to a company to build a public health ...
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Essex County Council paid company for app never made
Owner of UoW cat triggers Euro 2024 social media trend after Three Lions 'jibe': Rolf has sparked a social media frenzy ahead the UEFA Euro 2024 final this ...
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Owner of UoW cat triggers Euro 2024 social media trend after Three Lions ...
Gretchen Whitmer on Her New Book, ‘True Gretch,’ and Biden: Everywhere Gretchen Whitmer has gone to talk about her new memoir, ‘True Gretch ...
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Gretchen Whitmer on Her New Book, ‘True Gretch,’ and Biden
Hulu’s Mastermind Tells the Story of the Woman Who Pioneered Profiling Rapists and Serial Killers
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Hulu’s Mastermind Tells the Story of the Woman Who Pioneered Profiling ...
Social media campaign: Why Aldi Süd is celebrating supplements with Tokio Hotel: Anyone who is a side dish is, at worst, decoration. Fruit and vegetables suffer ...
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Social media campaign: Why Aldi Süd is celebrating supplements with Tokio ...
Chicago Business Owner Speaks Out After Multiple Acts of Vandalism: The impact of multiple acts of vandalism is forcing a Chicago small business owner to speak ...
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Chicago Business Owner Speaks Out After Multiple Acts of Vandalism
‘I want her to worry about who’s waiting on the corner’: How one man uses Facebook to frighten his children’s mother and why police do nothing
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‘I want her to worry about who’s waiting on the corner’: How one man uses ...
A year ago, investigations by SZ and NDR shook the music world: several women reported a casting system and abuse of power by Rammstein singer Till Lindemann ... Show more

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French MeToo: Directors Benoît Jacquot & Jacques Doillon Taken Into Police Custody For Questioning Over Sexual Assault Allegations
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French MeToo: Directors Benoît Jacquot & Jacques Doillon Taken Into Police ...
Philadelphia: Patriotic clip celebrates the US brand: What is typically American? Country music and Philadelphia cream cheese. At least that's how Kraft Heinz ...
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Philadelphia: Patriotic clip celebrates the US brand
'MeToo' movement stirs few changes in European Parliament’s groups: In 2018, parliament staff kicked off their own ‘MeToo’ movement to fight harassment ...
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'MeToo' movement stirs few changes in European Parliament’s ...
UK election: Youths urge their peers to vote, as right-wing Reform Party gains popularity
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UK election: Youths urge their peers to vote, as right-wing Reform Party ...
Missing teen not seen for over 8 days and disappeared before holiday with pals: The 18-year-old has not been seen for over 8 days, with his family unable to find ...
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Missing teen not seen for over 8 days and disappeared before holiday with ...
Mad Witches target advertisers in push to ditch ‘VileKyle’ Sandilands: An online activist group is pushing for an advertising boycott of Kyle Sandilands and ...
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Mad Witches target advertisers in push to ditch ‘VileKyle’ Sandilands
Muslim-majority Tajikistan approves hijab ban - interview: This measure comes as part of a wider policy in the totalitarian state in an attempt to harness and ...
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Muslim-majority Tajikistan approves hijab ban - interview
As we celebrate Juneteenth and its freedom, we must also celebrate unsung heroes in the community! Let these artifacts remind us of the historical times of ... Show more
Richard Dreyfuss went on a bigoted rant at Jaws screening: Many in crowd left as actor criticized MeToo and LGBTQ movements and parents of transgender kids.
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Richard Dreyfuss went on a bigoted rant at Jaws screening
Quick Glance: Theater Regrets Richard Dreyfuss' Remarks at 'Jaws' Event
  • A Massachusetts theater expressed 'regret' for actor Richard Dreyfuss' remarks during a start-of-summer screening of the movie 'Jaws,' the venue said Monday.

  • Dreyfuss appeared for a Q&A at the Cabot Theater in Beverly on Saturday as part of a screening of the 1975 blockbuster directed by Steven Spielberg, addressing topics from Barbra Streisand to transgender people to women, using words that do not reflect the values of inclusivity and respect.

  • Witnesses on social media said he appeared onstage in a dress that is removed by stagehands to reveal him in slacks, a dress shirt, and a jacket, using a cane.

  • The theater regrets the distress caused to many patrons and that an event meant to celebrate an iconic movie turned into a platform for political views.
"Unreasonable and immovable": music industry simply carries on after Rammstein scandal
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A year ago, research into the “Rammstein case” by the Süddeutscher Zeitung and NDR shocked the music world: several women reported sexual violence and abuse of ... Show more

🎧 The Rammstein system and the abuse of power in music - SZ.de
How Tractor Supply Decided to End DEI, and Fast: A social-media blitz by a former Hollywood director spread fear among company leaders that diversity criticism ...
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How Tractor Supply Decided to End DEI, and Fast
Armed forces: “Why not, people?”: A new TikTok campaign presents the Bundeswehr as a large adventure playground. The interesting thing about it is: the complete ...
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Armed forces: “Why not, people?”
Tory data chief under investigation over alleged betting on election date: Nick Mason is understood to have taken time away from the Conservative Party following ...
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Tory data chief under investigation over alleged betting on election date
Quick Glance: Rishi Sunak reacts strongly to alleged election betting
  • Rishi Sunak expressed strong outrage over allegations that Tory party insiders were betting on the election and pledged to exclude anyone found to have violated gambling laws.

  • Four individuals, including the Conservative Party’s director of campaigning Tony Lee and a police officer from Mr. Sunak's personal protection team, are under investigation for alleged bets.

  • Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer emphasized the need to recommit politics to service and criticized politicians who prioritize money or entitlement.

  • The Gambling Commission is investigating political bets by Laura Saunders and Craig Williams, leading to calls from Labour and the Liberal Democrats to suspend both individuals.
Allegations of harassment?: ZDF presenter Fornoff has to vacate his post: Since July 2014, Matthias Fornoff has been head of the main editorial department for ...
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Allegations of harassment?: ZDF presenter Fornoff has to vacate his post
Quick Glance: Matthias Fornoff demoted: MeToo effect unfolding slowly
  • Matthias Fornoff from Politbarometer loses his leadership position at ZDF due to harassment allegations.

  • #MeToo movement is slowly but noticeably impacting the culture and media industry.

  • In addition to Fornoff, other prominent figures like Julian Reichelt have faced consequences for inappropriate behavior.

  • Cases of sexual harassment highlight that women are now being heard and perpetrators are no longer getting away unpunished.
Caitlin Clark’s name has been used to push bigotry – and she finally pushed back: Clark made a bit of a wishy-washy statement, but after the shrill rightwing ...
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Caitlin Clark’s name has been used to push bigotry – and she finally ...
Ask Amy: Is it too late to apologize for my inappropriate jokes?: Ask Amy: Some men have never said they were sorry for worse things. Plus: How can I become a ...
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Ask Amy: Is it too late to apologize for my inappropriate jokes?
Denyer and Southgate feeling the heat: Welcome to the daily ITV News digest direct from the campaign trail. Each afternoon we'll bring you analysis and insight ...
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Denyer and Southgate feeling the heat
Tory candidate says party will put ‘black mark’ against him for betting scandal criticism
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Tory candidate says party will put ‘black mark’ against him for betting ...
Alexander Wang uses Taylor Swift, Beyoncé look-alikes in new ad: Alexander Wang used look-alikes for Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and Kylie Jenner in a ...
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Alexander Wang uses Taylor Swift, Beyoncé look-alikes in new ad
Labour to target ‘weak’ Sunak over ‘dirty dozen’ Tory candidates: Labour are seeking to maximise Rishi Sunak’s discomfort over allegations about Tory candidates ...
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Labour to target ‘weak’ Sunak over ‘dirty dozen’ Tory candidates
Dogs unleashed: Michigan communities crack down on pets running wild: Detroit has launched a billboard and social media campaign to encourage more pet owners to ...
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Dogs unleashed: Michigan communities crack down on pets running wild
What Israel, Pro-Israeli Organizations Aim to Achieve from Vilifying the Palestine Chronicle – Factsheet
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What Israel, Pro-Israeli Organizations Aim to Achieve from Vilifying the ...
Celebrities rally on Instagram with "All Eyes On Rafah"! Know all about it: Indian Celebs Support Palestine, Trolls Target Rohit Sharma's Wife For Silence On Suffering Hindus
Billionaire Biden Supporters Launch $10 Million Effort To Combat Unflattering Videos
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Billionaire Biden Supporters Launch $10 Million Effort To Combat ...
Retailers should prepare now for online festive shopping: Is it too early for Irish retailers to start preparing for Christmas? Not according to An Post.
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Retailers should prepare now for online festive shopping
Cyprus’s YouTube prankster could mark a sea-change in EU politics: Europeans tired of career politicians have elected several new faces, like Fidias Panayiotou ...
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Cyprus’s YouTube prankster could mark a sea-change in EU politics
US calls for immediate release of Chinese rights activists held by Beijing: The United States on Monday condemned prison sentences given to women’s rights ...
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US calls for immediate release of Chinese rights activists held by Beijing
Nigel Farage’s very English populism: Last week, just as Nigel Farage was announcing his full entry into the general election campaign ...
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Nigel Farage’s very English populism
Quick Glance: Nigel Farage Targeted by Objects from Work Site
  • A protester threw objects at Nigel Farage during a campaign trail in South Yorkshire.

  • The Reform UK leader was attacked by a man in a red hoodie while on an open bus in Barnsley.

  • After a man was arrested for throwing objects, Farage shared concerns about attacks on democracy.

  • Farage has faced previous assaults by protesters, including a McDonalds milkshake incident in Clacton.
"I don't think it should have been this severe, and it is completely unnecessary."
No more silence! A #MeToo storm is raging in France: Sparked by Judith Godrèche. Essay on the women's strike about "rape culture", Johnny Depp, Gérard Depardieu ...
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No more silence! A #MeToo storm is raging in France
Morgan Spurlock is dead: who was the US documentary filmmaker?: For 30 days he ate at McDonald's and filmed himself: With his self-experiment ...
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Morgan Spurlock is dead: who was the US documentary filmmaker?
Quick Glance: Morgan Spurlock, Creator of 'Super Size Me', Passes Away from Cancer
  • Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock has passed away at the age of 53 due to cancer.

  • His groundbreaking 2004 film 'Super Size Me' showcased the negative effects of consuming only McDonald's food for 30 days.

  • Spurlock delved into the chicken industry and fast-food chains' deceptive practices with 'Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!'

  • Despite his quirky and humorous approach, Spurlock shed light on issues in the food and chicken industries, emphasizing the importance of consumer rights.
Juan Darthés has been sentenced to six years in prison ⚠️ Three countries collaborated in the case against Juan Darthés, who was 45 when he assaulted Thelma ... Show more

Argentine actor convicted of rape in landmark MeToo case - Buenos Aires Herald