Paying for the true cost of consumption could help grow the economy.
If you want to use two-factor authentication via text message on Twitter, you’ll have to pay for it.
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Twitter and Meta are looking to make money from protecting users’ identities. This raises questions about collective security, people understanding what they’re paying for and who remains vulnerable.
A branding expert explains how this iconic but controversial doll has gone from teenage reject to movie star in 64 years.
Workers at Amazon fulfilment centres are under enormous pressure.
With Amazon facing worker battles in the UK, US and Germany, no wonder people worry about how technology is changing workplaces.
Foreign aid drives development in cities such as Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa.
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Gender parity in the top echelons of donor organisations is key, given that Africa’s cities rely on international aid for development.
Who’s the boss?
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Meta is among companies in recent years that have embraced becoming a ‘flatter’ organization – with fewer managers – to become more nimble and innovative.
Leading the charge: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
Republicans like Governor Ron DeSantis are trying to bring down sustainable “ESG” investing.
A sense of community and mutual support help women respond to toxic tech culture.
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Women are severely underrepresented in tech. Strength in numbers – communities for women and women mentoring women – can counter tech’s sexist culture and help retain women in the field.
The pandemic put millions of people on the edge of eviction.
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While all groups experienced increased housing vulnerability after the pandemic hit, only people of Asian descent continued to see their situations worsen in 2021 as the US spent trillions trying to soften the impact.
Workers don’t like the current two-tier system, which pays new employees less.
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Results already in from the first direct leadership election in the UAW’s 88-year history present a sharply divided leadership.
Looks like paradise – especially if you’re a multinational corporation in need of a tax haven.
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New research shows that companies are shifting record amounts of their profits to tax havens, despite a global effort to crack down on the practice.
James O'Keefe stands accused of financial misdeeds.
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A scholar of the laws governing tax-exempt groups explains why trustees showed James O'Keefe the door and what the consequences might be if their concerns prove to be accurate.
Waiting for repairs can cost farmers time and money.
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Corporations restrict what farmers can do with their own seeds, as well as their farm equipment when it breaks down.
Putin has survived with a little help from his friends.
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The US and dozens of other nations have punished Russia with round after round of sanctions – yet the Russian economy is expected to grow in 2023.
A trooper checks the tire of a truck carrying flammable contents during a random hazmat checkpoint in Colorado.
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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is looking into new rules for trains. Trucks, however, are involved in thousands more hazmat incidents every year in the US.
There’s a reason why the west has long avoided state aid.
Just because the US is tearing up the international consensus against state aid doesn’t meant the likes of the EU and UK should follow suit.
America’s new green subsidies regime is triggering copycat initiatives in the EU and elsewhere.
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Green technologies like wind turbines and electric vehicles are moving centre stage in geopolitics.
For some Americans, the decline will be quite sharp.
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More than 41 million people rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to buy their groceries. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the program ramped up.
The UK is currently review its gambling regulations.
The UK has a gambling problem but some of its neighbours could provide inspiration on how to prevent gambling harms.
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This strategy has been around since the birth of influencer marketing.