The fracking protesters did us a public service. Jailing them was wrong | Michael Segalov
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If Theresa May persists with this disastrous policy, expect far more direct action, says journalist Michael Segalov
Trump ditches 144-year-old postal pact that boosts Chinese retailers
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The president wants to undo a 144-year-old postal treaty that gave steep discounts to Chinese-based businesses.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren target Amazon over labor practices
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?Raising the pay of your lowest-paid workers ... does not give you a free pass to engage in potentially illegal anti-union behavior,? Sanders and Warren say in a letter to Amazon's Jeff Bezos.
All guts, no glory: What it's like to be a foot soldier on a
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TRD investigates how lead agents run their empires.
Any Labour MP who votes for this Brexit deal deserves to be deselected | Michael Chessum
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This is the party’s chance to bring down the government, or even stop Brexit altogether, says writer and social activist Michael Chessum
Life expectancy is rising in Finland – unlike in the UK. What’s going right? | Annika Koljonen
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Scandinavian spend more on public services and excel in preventive health measures, says Annika Koljonen
Has the time come for remainers to compromise? | Martin Kettle
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Pro-Europeans on the opposition benches are going to face a crucial dilemma on a Brexit vote, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle
Mega Millions tweaked the odds to create monster jackpots. It worked.
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The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
Mega Millions tweaked the odds to create monster jackpots. It worked.
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The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
Psychological well-being in the workplace: a $20 billion problem that has companies turning to outsource HR: 15 risk-factors, 30 helpful tips - Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions
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October 10th is Mental Health Day. The day is designed to help raise awareness and remove the stigmas associated with psychological issues. 23% of Canadian workers are uncomfortable speaking about a psychological health issue with their manager — even though 20% of workers experience a problem each year. Outsourcing HR ? Psychological well-being in the workplace: a $20 billion problem that has companies turning to outsource HR: 15 risk-factors, 30 helpful tipsRead More »
Milkman is an essential novel for our times – every politician should read it | Charlotte Higgins
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The Booker winner delivers more insight into the estrangement of a society from itself than most of our MPs could muster, says Charlotte Higgins
The Podcasting Revenue Boom Has Started
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As advertising revenues begin to catch up with the growth of the medium, podcasting is building the infrastructure of a billion-dollar media industry.
Finding my way back to Antarctica with the help of Google Earth
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Conrad Anker and a team of the world’s finest explorers used Google Earth to plan an expedition to the Queen Maud Land territory in Antarctica - where they spent a month setting new climbing routes on the Wolf’s Jaw massif.
Distrust Of Health Care System May Keep Black Men Away From Prostate Cancer Research
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Black men are hit hardest by prostate cancer, but they are underrepresented in research. Researchers held focus groups in three states to understand why.
DealBook Briefing: Uber and Lyft Are in an I.P.O. Race
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The first company to go public would get dibs on investors that are eager for a piece of the ride-hailing business.
Ep 154 ? Artificial Intelligence Basics in HR and Recruiting
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A 2017 Gartner study found that the hype around AI is making it hard for many users to understand the technology’s true value to their organizations. The concepts of artificial intelligence are vas…
Private Medicaid Plans Receive Billions in Tax Dollars, With Little Oversight
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More than two-thirds of Medicaid recipients are enrolled in privately run Medicaid managed care programs. Yet the evidence is thin these contractors improve patient care or save the government money.
Related Companies placing $3B bet on luxury senior housing
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Related Companies sees a golden opportunity in seniors with a taste for luxury. The company announced this week that it plans to build $3 billion wort
Will Compass Invest in the MLS?
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There is a great interview with Robert Reffkin, CEO of Compass, up on Inman today. Read the whole thing. But I saw something that really made me sit back and think, so figured I?d share it wi…
How do you Make Product Management Work Effectively in a Distributed Team? - Mind the Product
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Ever since the shift towards agile practices, product teams have hung on to a set of core attributes, which range from cross-functional, to customer-centric, all the way up to iterative and independent. But there’s one aspect which should vanish from this list of must-haves: co-located. In this first of two posts, I look at how you [...]Read More...
Former USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny arrested for evidence tampering
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Penny’s arrest in a resort town in Tennessee’s Great Smokey Mountains follows an indictment of Penny by a Texas grand jury last month for third degree felony evidence tampering.
Titan M makes Pixel 3 our most secure phone yet
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Introducing Titan M, an enterprise-grade security chip that makes Pixel 3 Google’s safest phone yet
Tru Biz: A conversation with Deaf artist Jessica Flores about sign language, stickers, and more
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Gboard collaborated with Deaf artist Jessica Flores on an American Sign Language sticker collection.
MPs have forgotten the victims in the Commons bullying row | Rafael Behr
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A powerful report is being hijacked for the usual shabby political point-scoring, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr
Open platforms like Android unlock potential
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The CTO of Zyrobotics, a company that develops STEM learning tools for children, shares how open platforms like Android help companies like hers reach broad, diverse audiences.
Ep 155 ? Driving Organizational Change: Rebuilding Trust and Culture
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According to research by Deloitte, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct corporate culture is important to a business’ success. My next guest believes that there is a strong cor…
Brooklyn closings were down 20% in Q3
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It was not a great quarter for closings in Brooklyn. Closings in the borough dropped by 20 percent year over year from July to September, according
N.Va. housing market shows signs of balancing out
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A moderation in price appreciation as well as increasing inventory is expected to result in a balance of power between buyers and sellers.
Catsimatidis asked to apologize for saying Muslims
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Muslim-American New Yorkers want Red Apple Group head John Catsimatidis to apologize for saying this week that Muslims ?hate gays and want to throw th
IGNITION 2018: Hear from billionaire investor Mark Cuban and 2 cofounders who scored a deal with him
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Mark Cuban and the cofounders of Paladin, which Cuban has invested in, will be on stage together at Business Insider's IGNITION this December. Attend IGNITION and see Mark Cuban, Kristen Sonday, and Felicity Conrad.
The Halloween Supply Chain | Logistics Viewpoints
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logistics viewpoints is the comprehensive source for news about supply chain trends, technology, & best practices
FHA Lifts 2-Year Ban on Sun City Reverse Mortgages
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After more than two years of waiting, residents at the Sun City retirement community in Arizona can once again open
iBuyers and Competition: In Which I Welcome Jay Thompson Back to the Blogosphere
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Over at Inman News, Jay Thompson, one of the original RE.net bloggerati, has returned to blogging in triumph with his post ?Are iBuyers Going to Ruin Everything for Agents.? Read the wh…
San Bernardino County to hold public forum on ICE access to county jail inmates
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The forum has been scheduled for the board of supervisors? regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the county government center, 385 N. Arrowhead Ave. in San Bernardino.
Executive who admitted embezzling more than $2 million from Irvine-based companies is sentenced to 3 years in prison
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Authorities said the actions of the Mission Viejo man, formerly of Irvine, resulted in layoffs and salary cuts for others employees.
October 17, 2018: More Business Leaders Drop Out of Saudi Investment Conference, Couples in India Are Inviting Tourists to Weddings Through New Startup, Rome Film Festival Embraces Netflix Despite Protests
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1. MORE BUSINESS LEADERS DROP OUT OF SAUDI INVESTMENT CONFERENCE: Since Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, backed out of an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia, more high-profile business leaders, including International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, have followed suit.
TransUnion: Home Equity Borrowing Poised to Skyrocket
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With home equity continuing to increase and a need for more debt consolidation tools, home equity lending is poised for strong growth in the coming years, a new TransUnion study revealed today.
Why Your Online Advertising is Probably Not Working - Construction Marketing | Construction Marketing Consulting
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Most of you reading this are my age (roughly) or older. You grew up watching the boob tube. You listened to the ball game on the radio. In other words,
Busabout revs the UGC engine with Stackla
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"You have to trust in your experience, and the actual delivery of your product has to be perfect. If it isn?t, then you won?t generate usable content.?