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Corporate America wants to avoid higher taxes and social issues. That's not likely to happen.

Summary List PlacementCorporate America is going through growing pains on political activism — but it's still trying to fight off higher taxes. In the Biden era, the two may go hand in hand. Long apolitical, the dynamic that emerged during the Trump years of big business weighing in on hot-button social issues has, if anything,... go to Article >

‘That’s What They Do To Us’: Benjamin Zephaniah On His Experiences Of Police Racism

6 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

It is striking how many different tales the poet Benjamin Zephaniah can tell about being stopped by police. Recounted in the deft storytelling voice that has won him a remarkable literary career, the famous writer goes over a succession of... read more

Basecamp banned political discussions in the office. Ben & Jerry's cofounders say companies have a responsibility to get political and stand up for...

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementEarlier this week, Jason Fried, the cofounder of productivity software company Basecamp, published a controversial blog post issuing several changes in corporate culture at the popular tech company. The first item on the... read more

National child-care system may balloon in cost, forcing provinces to pitch in, report warns

0 Days ago News Source: Nationalpost.com

OTTAWA — A report that tries to estimate the cost of the universal child-care program envisioned in the... read more

In defence of net zero

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Concerns about the efficacy of net zero targets are justified, but could condemnation of the concept from Greta Thunberg and others inadvertently serve to undermine efforts to decarbonise? "The enemy of a good plan is the... read more

Corporate America wants to avoid higher taxes and social issues. That's not likely to happen.

26 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

On a range of political issues, businesses have felt compelled to speak out. But many are silent when it comes to tax hikes, if not hostile. read more

Can Rishi Sunak Act Quickly Enough To Save The Planet?

11 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

When Boris Johnson addressed Joe Biden’s climate change summit on Earth Day this week, he was on characteristically playful form. Pointing out that the UK had slashed carbon emissions while increasing growth in recent years, he turned to his... read more

If the GOP's attacks on corporate America are confusing you, it's because the whole party is confused

11 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIn a column earlier this week, my colleague Josh Barro tried to make sense out of nonsense. He tried to explain how the GOP can attack corporations for being "woke" while also acting as their champion by opposing a... read more

7 travel trends to expect this summer and how to beat the rush, according to experts

9 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

 Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement To date, 1 in 6 Americans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. And now that the CDC issued new guidelines recommending travel for vaccinated individuals, travel is expected to... read more

Diversity execs at JPMorgan, LinkedIn, and SAP say Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict is only one step toward a more equitable workplace

14 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementKailei Carr sat motionless in the living room of her Atlanta home on Tuesday as she watched a judge read the verdict of the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.  When Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree... read more

9 hurdles facing Biden's $2.2 trillion infrastructure, jobs, and tax plan as Republicans pitch a less-pricey alternative

22 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementRepublicans have roundly rejected President Joe Biden's $2.2 trillion opening bid for an infrastructure, tax, and jobs plan. Now, the White House and Democratic leaders face the arduous task of getting enough lawmakers on... read more