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Modi’s Nationalism Masks a Bad Economy, Protesters Say

Modi’s Nationalism Masks a Bad Economy, Protesters Say

The contentious legislation on citizenship was effectively just a tipping point for the millennials who took to the streets.
U.S. Presses Case to Defang the Global Economy’s Trade Referee

U.S. Presses Case to Defang the Global Economy’s Trade Referee

Sixteen years ago, a brash trade lawyer named Robert Lighthizer was nominated to represent the U.S. at the World Trade Organization’s appellate body, which officiates disputes that affect billions of
Google contract workers have voted to unionize in Pittsburgh

Google contract workers have voted to unionize in Pittsburgh

It's thought to be the first time tech workers have successfully organized in the US.
Stephen Miller's Girlfriend Keeps Getting Promoted

Stephen Miller's Girlfriend Keeps Getting Promoted

Two Hearts Beat As One... No, despite his clearly inhuman appearance, Stephen Miller, doesn’t have a second heart (I doubt he has even one, or if he does it’s in a jar in the fridge), but he might

Siemens contractor hid "logic bomb" in complicated spreadsheet, guaranteeing future maintenance work

David Tinley developed complex spreadsheets under contract to Siemens, which used them to manage its equipment orders; Tinley hid "logic bombs" in the spreadsheets' scripts that caused them to
The Gig Economy Screws Over Everyone But the Bosses

The Gig Economy Screws Over Everyone But the Bosses

It keeps wages down and the majority of gig workers would prefer the security of a full-time job, a recent report says.
Xi Jinping Faces Existential Crisis From Trump

Xi Jinping Faces Existential Crisis From Trump

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American Workers Just Got a Pay Cut in Economy Trump Calls Great

American Workers Just Got a Pay Cut in Economy Trump Calls Great

President Donald Trump has presided over an accelerating economy and the lowest unemployment in years, but American workers still aren’t seeing it in their wallets.
The economics case for using Zen to think about trade

The economics case for using Zen to think about trade

Free traders are in pain. The latest protectionist measure they bemoan as a threat to the decades-old free-trade system: 25% tariffs on $50 billion Chinese…
My Love Affair With Comfort and Why I Had to End It

My Love Affair With Comfort and Why I Had to End It

Many who become entrepreneurs are self-starters, others need a little nudge -- still others, an ultimatum.
My Love Affair With Comfort and Why I Had to End It

My Love Affair With Comfort and Why I Had to End It

Many who become entrepreneurs are self-starters, others need a little nudge -- still others, an ultimatum.
Australia Says Budget Focus on Tax Cuts for Companies, Workers

Australia Says Budget Focus on Tax Cuts for Companies, Workers

Australia’s government will focus on its plans to cut company tax rates and provide relief for low-and-middle income earners as it outlines its annual budget next week, according to ministers.
French Rail Strike Slackens After Macron Shows Resolve on Reform

French Rail Strike Slackens After Macron Shows Resolve on Reform

A French rail strike lost momentum on Friday after President Emmanuel Macron vowed he wouldn’t back down on plans to overhaul the state operator SNCF.
French Brace for Rail Strike Havoc as State Vows to Enact Reform

French Brace for Rail Strike Havoc as State Vows to Enact Reform

Travelers are facing havoc at French national railway SNCF, including on the Eurostar route between Paris and London, as a standoff intensifies between the government and unions over President
Macron Vows to Push On as Blockade Threatens Trains and Campuses

Macron Vows to Push On as Blockade Threatens Trains and Campuses

French President Emmanuel Macron renewed his pledge to overhaul swathes of the French economy on Wednesday, disregarding a crippling train strike that is poised to last weeks and students blockading
France Faces Transport Chaos as Unions Protest Macron Plans

France Faces Transport Chaos as Unions Protest Macron Plans

Trains and planes were canceled across France as unions pushed forward with protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to strip benefits from some state workers.
Automation Is Expected to Create Jobs but Only You Can Make Sure You Get One

Automation Is Expected to Create Jobs but Only You Can Make Sure You Get One

Prepare now to join the digital workforce before the arrival of the robotic overlords.
Automation Is Expected to Create Jobs but Only You Can Make Sure You Get One

Automation Is Expected to Create Jobs but Only You Can Make Sure You Get One

Prepare now to join the digital workforce before the arrival of the robotic overlords.
Xi’s Power Trip Could Change China

Xi’s Power Trip Could Change China

The president may now be in office for a long time. Is he on the right side of history?