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Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why companies should get involved in politics. — Quartz

Apple CEO Tim Cook has openly campaigned for gay marriage, opposed “religious freedom laws,” and loudly criticized president Donald Trump’s immigration policy proposals, despite a tradition of US corporate leaders keeping political views to themselves. Speaking at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum today (Sept. 20), Cook explained why. “People should have values,” he said. “Companies […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why companies should get involved in politics. — Quartz

Apple CEO Tim Cook has openly campaigned for gay marriage, opposed “religious freedom laws,” and loudly criticized president Donald Trump’s immigration policy proposals, despite a tradition of US corporate leaders keeping political views to themselves. Speaking at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum today (Sept. 20), Cook explained why. “People should have values,” he said. “Companies […]

The Political Genius of Bernie’s ‘Medicare for All’ Bill

Senator Bernie Sanders holds a press conference on a “Medicare for All” healthcare bill on September 13, 2017. (Oliver Douliery / Sipa USA via AP) Want to Fight Back? Sign up for Take Action Now and get three actions in your inbox every Tuesday. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out […]

Snopes.com and the Search for Facts in a Post-Fact World

It was early March, not yet two months into the Trump administration, and the new Not-Normal was setting in: It continued to be the administration’s position, as enunciated by Sean Spicer, that the inauguration had attracted the “largest audience ever”; barely a month had passed since Kellyanne Conway brought the fictitious “Bowling Green massacre” to […]

Yes, the Political and Economic Issue of Our Time Really Is Inequality | Neil H. Buchanan | Verdict

The one issue that has motivated voters—including plenty of former non-voters—over the last year is economic inequality. This is hardly surprising, because inequality in America has become so extreme over recent decades that even the characters in The Great Gatsby would gape in amazement. This distressing reality ought to present Democrats with a golden opportunity. […]

P&G fight waged like political campaign

CLOSE Founded in 2005, New York City-based Trian Fund Management says it “seeks to invest in high quality but undervalued and under-performing public companies and to work constructively with the management and boards of those companies.” What this will mean for Cincinnati-based P&G isn’t clear. Wochit Buy Photo Nelson Peltz, CEO, Trian Fund Management. Photo […]

Debating the Role of Federal Employees : FedSmith.com

View this article online at https://www.fedsmith.com/2017/09/20/debating-role-federal-employees/ and visit FedSmith.com to sign up for free news updates Several recent events highlight the position of federal employees in today’s heated political environment. What should be the role of a federal employee? Recent comments with two different points of view highlight divergent views regarding the federal workforce. Recent […]