SXSW festival cancels video game panels after getting ‘numerous threats of on-site violence’

SXSW festival cancels video game panels after getting ‘numerous threats of on-site violence’

Arturo Garcia Organizers of the South by Southwest festival (SXSW) announced on Monday that they canceled two video game-related panels after receiving threats, Fusion reported. The festival said in a statement that it “has received numerous threats of on-site violence related to this programming. SXSW prides itself on being a big tent and a marketplace

22 more elephants poisoned to death in Zimbabwe

22 more elephants poisoned to death in Zimbabwe

Agence France-Presse At least 22 more elephants have died from suspected poisoning by poachers near Zimbabwe’s main game reserve, a parks official said Tuesday, as conservationists struggle to stem a spate of attacks. “We recovered 22 elephant carcasses in the Sinamatela area yesterday and so far we have also recovered 35 tusks,” Caroline Washaya, spokeswoman

New corporate misconduct database reveals top violators

New corporate misconduct database reveals top violators

International Business Times

Large corporations are responsible for a vast majority of penalties levied over the past five years on companies that have violated American environmental, health and safety laws. According to a new corporate misconduct database compiled by the think tank Good Jobs First, Fortune 500 companies and non-U.S. Fortune Global 500 companies account for over 80 percent…