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Confidential Documents: Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent

Confidential Documents: Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent
The American Red Cross is under pressure this week to answer detailed questions from Congress about the spending of nearly half a billion dollars it raised after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. But internal documents newly obtained by ProPublica and NPR call into question whether the Red Cross itself has an accurate accounting of how money was spent.
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Long After Sandy, Red Cross Post-Storm Spending Still a Black Box

Long After Sandy, Red Cross Post-Storm Spending Still a Black Box
Following Superstorm Sandy, donors gave $312 million to the American Red Cross. How did the aid organization spend that money? A year and a half after the storm, it's surprisingly difficult to get a detailed answer.
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Justin Elliott and Jesse Eisinger
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Scarlett Johansson Criticized for Choosing SodaStream Endorsement Deal Over Human Rights Organization

Scarlett Johansson Criticized for Choosing SodaStream Endorsement Deal Over Human Rights Organization
Scarlett Johansson chose her lucrative endorsement deal with SodaStream – roundly criticized for producing its wares in an illegal settlement in occupied Palestine – over her position on the board of the charity OxFam. OxFam gave her an ultimatum, firmly believing one could not both support human rights within the charity and receive payment from a company against whom that charity is fighting.
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