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The Seattle Times
Slump in startups is slowing the economy — is big business to blame?they become a serious threat. “You’ve got rising market power,” said Marshall
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 hours ago
they become a serious threat. “You’ve got rising market power,” said Marshall Steinbaum, an economist at the Roosevelt Institute, a liberal think tank. “In general, that makes it hard for new businesses to compete with incumbents. Market power... Read more
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Slate
How Hurricane Maria Could Transform Puerto Rico's Power Companyelectricity to the island’s 3.5 million residents. It’s a task made more compli
Slate / Posted yesterday
electricity to the island’s 3.5 million residents. It’s a task made more complicated by the fact that PREPA has become a political football, a problem symptomatic both of Puerto Rico’s economic crisis and the controversial Washington-run... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Pound Flash Crashes After Moody's Downgrades UK To Aa2the increasingly apparent challenges to policy-making given the complexity of B
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
the increasingly apparent challenges to policy-making given the complexity of Brexit negotiations and associated domestic political dynamics. Moody’s now expects growth of just 1% in 2018 following 1.5% this year; doesn’t expect growth to recover... Read more
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PRWeek US
Marketers reacts: Uber may deserve to lose license but it sends the wrong message about Londonand taking notice and they won’t like what they see – that their business could
PRWeek US / Posted yesterday
and taking notice and they won’t like what they see – that their business could at any time be undermined by regulatory or political decisions," Hogsander said. Furthermore, consumers and businesses are not going to like this decision, he... Read more
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EuroNews
Youth uninspired by Social Democrats and 'the Schulz Effect'their parents. And – not even very different to their grandparents. It might
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
their parents. And – not even very different to their grandparents. It might just simply be down to the strong German economy. “In Germany, we have much better chances for young people. Education and training are good. We simply have good... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Myanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't controlMyanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi.
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Myanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi. He can't be fired," said Aaron Connelly, a research fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute in Sydney. "If the military has to choose between control and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Myanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't controlMyanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi.
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
Myanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi. He can't be fired," said Aaron Connelly, a research fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute in Sydney. "If the military has to choose between control and... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Myanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't controlMyanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi.
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
Myanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi. He can't be fired," said Aaron Connelly, a research fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute in Sydney. "If the military has to choose between control and... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Myanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't controlMyanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi.
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
Myanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi. He can't be fired," said Aaron Connelly, a research fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute in Sydney. "If the military has to choose between control and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Myanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't controlMyanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi.
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Myanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi. He can't be fired," said Aaron Connelly, a research fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute in Sydney. "If the military has to choose between control and... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Think Beyond Plastic works to launch Sam Farr Innovation Center at CSU Monterey Baypollution through innovation and entrepreneurship, is working to launch the Sam
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
pollution through innovation and entrepreneurship, is working to launch the Sam Farr Innovation Center for the New Plastics Economy at CSU Monterey Bay. The Carmel Valley company’s cofounders, Russo and Gregory Baxter, conducted an innovation forum... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Think Beyond Plastic works to launch Sam Farr Innovation Center at CSU Monterey Baypollution through innovation and entrepreneurship, is working to launch the Sam
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
pollution through innovation and entrepreneurship, is working to launch the Sam Farr Innovation Center for the New Plastics Economy at CSU Monterey Bay. The Carmel Valley company’s co-founders, Russo and Gregory Baxter, conducted an innovation... Read more
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Mashable
Amazon's 'Hunger Games' for a new HQ puts cities in a race to the bottomover whether that deal will end up having a net benefit for the area. Tim Barti
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
over whether that deal will end up having a net benefit for the area. Tim Bartik, senior economist at the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, studies local economic development and labor markets, and pointed to Foxconn as an example... Read more
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Salon.com
Our persistent racial delusion: To many, America's wealth gap remains invisiblehave easily added "delusional" and "confused." Twenty-five years later such a d
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
have easily added "delusional" and "confused." Twenty-five years later such a description remains all too accurate. New research from Yale University psychologists Jennifer Richeson and Michael Kraus demonstrates how many white and black... Read more
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FOX News
Dems get personal in attacks on Graham and Cassidynext year, let alone the next 10. Federalism is a real bear for the bean count
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
next year, let alone the next 10. Federalism is a real bear for the bean counters. We are no prudes when it comes to political rhetoric. As we have discussed before, President Trump is just an intensification of an already acid bath of a... Read more
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FOX News
Dems get personal in attacks on Graham and Cassidynext year, let alone the next 10. Federalism is a real bear for the bean count
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
next year, let alone the next 10. Federalism is a real bear for the bean counters. We are no prudes when it comes to political rhetoric. As we have discussed before, President Trump is just an intensification of an already acid bath of a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Bury Times
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Gazette
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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guardian-series
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Harrow Times
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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This is West Country
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Gazette News
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Bolton News
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborneinvestment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partn
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
investment management firm BlackRock, chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, a fellow at US think tank the McCain Institute, an unpaid honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester, and makes lucrative after-dinner... Read more
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The Hill
Fury fuels the modern political climate in UStasked with coordinating his party’s messaging strategy, saw voters deeply anti
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
tasked with coordinating his party’s messaging strategy, saw voters deeply antipathetic about more than just the partisan political process. ADVERTISEMENT People were angry about religious institutions riven by scandal and a financial system... Read more
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Reuters
Merkel heading for fourth term in splintered German voteon 23 percent. SPD leader Martin Schulz has been campaigning to fight inequali
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
on 23 percent. SPD leader Martin Schulz has been campaigning to fight inequality, but Merkel’s message - that the economy needs to be rendered fit for the future by investing in digital technologies - appears to resonate more at a time of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel heading for fourth term in splintered German vote - pollon 23 percent. SPD leader Martin Schulz has been campaigning to fight inequali
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
on 23 percent. SPD leader Martin Schulz has been campaigning to fight inequality, but Merkel's message - that the economy needs to be rendered fit for the future by investing in digital technologies - appears to resonate more at a time of... Read more
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11 News Houston
Governor Abbott announces major staff changestwo regular sessions and a special session under his belt, the announcement of
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
two regular sessions and a special session under his belt, the announcement of new staff comes as no surprise to many political insiders - partly because of where Abbott is politically. With no serious challengers, Abbott is preparing for... Read more
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BBC News
China hit by financial scam 'epidemic'one user.Social problem It's a social problem the government is fighting to co
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
one user.Social problem It's a social problem the government is fighting to contain. Victor Shih, associate professor in political economy and China expert at the University of California San Diego, says a combination of factors have spurred the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Governor Abbott announces major staff changestwo regular sessions and a special session under his belt, the announcement of
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
two regular sessions and a special session under his belt, the announcement of new staff comes as no surprise to many political insiders - partly because of where Abbott is politically. With no serious challengers, Abbott is preparing for... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Trump turnaround puts new tax-cut writing on the wallwe’ve witnessed a dramatic executive turnaround. Trump beautifully handled the
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
we’ve witnessed a dramatic executive turnaround. Trump beautifully handled the Harvey and Irma emergencies. His bipartisan political pivot to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to keep the government open... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Edged out by automationdigital transformation accelerates, digitisation, automation, and tech-literate
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
digital transformation accelerates, digitisation, automation, and tech-literate personnel are becoming more crucial for the economy. The government needs to support new business models and remove outdated rules and regulations that act as barriers... Read more
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New Kerala
Japan shoot a 'bullet' together to put its bilateral relations' on firm footing - newkerala news #272509in the country. The debate over the years has been intense as it come along wit
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
in the country. The debate over the years has been intense as it come along with a mixed bag of bearing on politics, economy and society. This debate however over the years has only intensified with the government getting more determined to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
THE COSTS OF JOBS: Are job subsidies a success? Secrecy makes it hard to knowtax breaks and tax credits are given to businesses in the state each year, acco
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
tax breaks and tax credits are given to businesses in the state each year, according to an analysis by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. An investigation by the largest four media organizations in Tennessee — The Tennessean,... Read more
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Gulf News
Forum to address impact of latest developmentsMena positioning for new world (dis) order Manama: The latest global developme
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
Mena positioning for new world (dis) order Manama: The latest global developments, including the sweeping changes in the political landscape across the US and Europe that have given rise to populist demands for a protectionist trade agenda and... Read more
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Reuters
Labor reform in France’s Macron economyhas pinned the credibility of his presidency on systemic, cultural change, a de
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
has pinned the credibility of his presidency on systemic, cultural change, a deliberate jolting of French society and economy out of the rut into which he believes it has fallen. He is contemptuous of both former presidents (he knew Hollande... Read more
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DW
Japanese companies set to leave London |the UK will remain at least closely connected to the European market," Martin S
DW / Posted 7 days ago
the UK will remain at least closely connected to the European market," Martin Schulz, a senior economist with the Fujitsu Research Institute, told DW. 'Not enough to do nothing' "The British government is telling Japanese firms what will happen... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia's conflicted relationship with its vast and growing immigrant familyin high immigration. New data comparing Australian attitudes to those of other
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
in high immigration. New data comparing Australian attitudes to those of other nations by Ipsos, the global market research firm which does political polling for Fairfax Media, reveals that we're more tolerant of migrants than most other... Read more
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The Age
Australia's conflicted relationship with its vast and growing immigrant familyin high immigration. New data comparing Australian attitudes to those of other
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
in high immigration. New data comparing Australian attitudes to those of other nations by Ipsos, the global market research firm which does political polling for Fairfax Media, reveals that we're more tolerant of migrants than most other... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's conflicted relationship with its vast and growing immigrant familyin high immigration. New data comparing Australian attitudes to those of other
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
in high immigration. New data comparing Australian attitudes to those of other nations by Ipsos, the global market research firm which does political polling for Fairfax Media, reveals that we're more tolerant of migrants than most other... Read more
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DW
Japanese companies signal plans to leave London after Brexit |the UK will remain at least closely connected to the European market," Martin S
DW / Posted 8 days ago
the UK will remain at least closely connected to the European market," Martin Schulz, a senior economist with the Fujitsu Research Institute, told DW. 'Not enough to do nothing' "The British government is telling Japanese firms what will happen... Read more
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Salon.com
America's terrible racial wealth divide is undermining the middle classwealth are reformed. That is the takeaway from a dramatic new report, “The Roa
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
wealth are reformed. That is the takeaway from a dramatic new report, “The Road to Zero Wealth,” co-authored by the Institute for Policy Studies and Prosperity Now. It finds America’s racial wealth gap is larger than thought and deepening.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Newsom continues lead in California’s 2018 gubernatorial primaryVillaraigosa, a Democrat who garnered only 10 percent of likely voters in the p
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
Villaraigosa, a Democrat who garnered only 10 percent of likely voters in the poll, which was conducted by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies. Two Republicans, San Diego businessman John Cox and Orange County Assemblyman Travis... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hillary Almost Proposed "A Universal Basic Income" In 2016; Now The Idea Is Catching On Among Grassroots Democratsbeing alive? That may sound like a crazy idea to many of us, but the truth is
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
being alive? That may sound like a crazy idea to many of us, but the truth is that this will likely be one of the biggest political issues in the 2020 presidential election. Many liberals are convinced that the time has come to fight for the... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Blocking new role for community colleges short sightedin a few technical fields. As baby boomers leave California’s workforce in dro
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 9 days ago
in a few technical fields. As baby boomers leave California’s workforce in droves, the state faces what the Public Policy Institute of California terms a “skills gap” because its higher education system is not producing enough potential workers... Read more
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