MasterCard and Visa cut ties with Pornhub

MasterCard and Visa cut ties with Pornhub

The two payment companies have ended their collaboration with the pornographic platform, accused by an article of harboring pedophile and violent content. The future of this porn juggernaut is up in the air. One of the most visited websites in the world finds itself in a difficult situation, deprived of the most used payment methods in the United States and around the world. After PayPal, Mastercard and Visa announced Thursday that they were cutting their…

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Pension funds of religious organizations exclude fossil fuels

Pension funds of religious organizations exclude fossil fuels

Forty-two faith-based organizations, which manage pension funds on behalf of their employees, have announced they will exclude fossil fuels from their investment portfolios. They also call on governments to put ecological transition at the heart of economic recovery. “Vade retro carbo”. Without going so far as to brandish their crucifix in a gesture of defiance, 42 religious congregations announced on Monday their desire to exclude fossil fuels from their investment portfolio. These organizations, which manage…

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Billionaires, libertarians … Trump and his golden friends

Billionaires, libertarians … Trump and his golden friends

Frenzied liberals or converted by interest, billionaires flock to finance the re-election of the American president. Family portrait. There are the Crusaders. The veterans. The lit ones. The converts. The interested. They are all billionaires, they all support Donald Trump, candidate for re-election. How? ‘Or’ What ? With what they know best: money. They want to see one of their own reelected, and for that, they put their hand in the wallet, activate their networks…

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How trendy young Chinese dictate their requirements to the luxury world

How trendy young Chinese dictate their requirements to the luxury world

The Middle Kingdom now accounts for one-third of LVMH and consort sales. But the new middle class, young and trendy, is demanding and versatile. Thursday January 3, the giants of luxury had a moment of fear. On the Paris Bourse, the prices of Kering, LVMH and Hermès fell, from 3 to 4.5%, while, on other places, Burberry, Swatch or Richemont plunged. Responsible for this warning shot, affecting an ultra-profitable and fast-growing sector: the alert given…

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The European Commission wants to strengthen its arsenal against the Gafa

The European Commission wants to strengthen its arsenal against the Gafa

The European Commission wants to strengthen its arsenal by the end of 2021 to fight against the hegemony of the digital giants. The European Commission intends to strengthen by the end of 2020 its repressive arsenal against the hegemony of the digital giants, which could go as far as their exclusion from the common market, said Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton at Financial Times. The Gafa (acronym for Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple), are “too…

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Covid-19: one in 6 Americans could not pay their rent in June

Covid-19: one in 6 Americans could not pay their rent in June

Nearly one in six Americans couldn’t pay their rent in June due to the Covid-19 crisis, and nearly one in three is worried about the July deadline, Census Bureau data shows . Just over 16% of those surveyed said they could not pay their rent in June, and 30.6% say they have little or no confidence in their ability to pay the rent in July, according to a survey of 73 , 8 million people…

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