Young people are rewiring capitalism with their McStrike | Owen Jones

A precarious and exploited workforce has had enough: young employees are demanding to be heard, writes Guardian columnist Owen Jones The day McDonalds workers walked out on strike was the best day of Shen Batmazs life: she has even tattooed the date on her arm. I was so tired and…

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‘Sorry I’m scuba diving’: Salesforce CEO criticized over response to border contract backlash

Emails obtained by the Guardian raise questions about Marc Benioffs handling of protests over links to US immigration agency The technology company Salesforce is facing mounting pressure to cancel its contract with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), with protests targeting its CEO, Marc Benioff, on Tuesday. Emails from Benioff,…

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Weak economic recovery was down to flawed policies, not secular stagnation | Joseph Stiglitz

Lesson to be learned from 2008 financial crisis is that the challenge was and is – political In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, some economists argued that the US, and perhaps the global economy, was suffering from secular stagnation an idea first conceived in the aftermath of the…

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As Tesla ConsidersGoing Private, Wall Street Wonders How

Elon Musk might have a clear plan for taking Tesla Inc. private. Analysts aren’t convinced. Reactions to the chief executive officer’s tweet Tuesday that he was considering going private have widely varied on Wall Street. While some analysts say the $420 per share value cited by Musk is too low…

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Godfather of GMOs Wants Consumers to Be Less Afraid of His Food

Three decades ago, Robert T. Fraley helped invent the genetically modified seeds that have become a $17 billion global industry and ushered in a new era of agricultural productivity. So it’s little surprise that this longtime Source: International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications * sugar beet, potato, apple,…

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European Allies Uneasy as U.S. Restores Iran Sanctions

Washington (AP) — As the Trump administration readies to re-impose sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord, America's European allies fear greater regional instability. President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the landmark agreement, signed by the U.S. and five other world powers, remains one of the most…

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25+ Genius Hidden Messages People Didnt Expect To Find On Everyday Products

So that’s just what we at Bored Panda are doing today! These Companies left little ‘Easter Eggs’ on their products for their customers to find, and make them smile. Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and don’t forget to vote for your favorites! #1 My Raincoat Reveals…

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Dessert Wine Is the New Scotch

Banking on the upswell of interest in digestifs such as amaro and sherry, a growing number of sommeliers in the U.S.—both in fine-dining and more casual restaurants—are hoping to tap into today’s taste for after-dinner drinks with dessert wines.  Looking beyond port, Madeira, and Sauternes, forward-thinking sommeliers are presenting a wider…

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