Saudi Arabia and Iran share a mutual disdain for women who speak up

(CNN)In the 40 years since the Iranian Revolution, Middle Eastern policy in every major nation has revolved around one binary question: Are we friends with Iran, or are we friends with Saudi Arabia? Iran has built itself up as the Shia superpower in the region; the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with its extraordinary oil wealth,…

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Pompeo: I’ll be secretary of state until Trump ‘tweets me out of office’

(CNN)Amid speculation about his political future, Mike Pompeo on Monday said he’d be in the secretary of state role until President Donald Trump “tweets (him) out.” However, Pompeo’s remarks in Kansas — which come after trips to Iowa and Texas in recent weeks — did little to discourage the notion that he has his sights…

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Move over, McDonald’s: French taco poised for global expansion

Pile-up of meats, fries and cheese sauce has become a fast-food phenomenon At lunchtime on a street near the Gare du Nord in Paris, queues were forming at a fast-food restaurant. Construction workers jostled with schoolchildren for what has become a business phenomenon: the hefty, cheesy slab of indulgence known as the French taco. France…

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Guy Deliberately Dresses As Idiotically As Possible For London Fashion Week, Gets Greeted As A Celebrity Model

Despite what they try to tell you, there’s really nothing cool about the world of high fashion. Look beneath the superficial facade of glitz and glamor and you will find plenty of snobbery, coke addiction and people desperately trying to “fake it til you make it, darling.” We all know this, but it’s nice to…

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He took the leap into cannabis. Now everyone is following

Constellation Brands, a major American beverage company, had been weighing whether to break into the cannabis business for a while when executive chair Rob Sands had an epiphany. Ginni Rometty is shaping IBM’s future with a $34 billion acquisition Channing Dungey made Roseanne a hit again. Then she fired her Read all 14 Risk Takers…

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She invests in tech founders others overlook

Arlan Hamilton stands out in Silicon Valley not just because she’s a black investor in a white male-dominated field, but because she’s focused on investing in female, minority and LGBTQ entrepreneurs. Since then, Backstage has added more to its plate. That includes a $36 million fund devoted to investing solely in black female founders, and…

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Risk is a requirement in today’s business world. These leaders know that

Sometimes a risk works. Sometimes it fails. Sometimes it takes years before you know. For the sake of survival, risk is the new normal. To do nothing would be the riskiest move of all. Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/10/business/risk-takers-intro/index.html

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Elizabeth Warren is right we must break up Facebook, Google and Amazon | Robert Reich

The titans of the new Gilded Age must be busted and the idea has bipartisan support. Its time big tech was brought to heel The presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren second Gilded Age, ushered in by semiconductors, software and the internet, which has spawned a handful of hi-tech behemoths and a new set of barons like…

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Ivanka Trump Celebrated Women’s Economic Empowerment For International Women’s Day

Alexandra Beier/Getty Images News/Getty Images Ivanka Trump’s Tweet For International Women’s Day 2019 Is All About Economic Empowerment By Daniella Bondar 6 hours ago There may not be a woman in the White House, but there are still definitely women in the White House, and they’re all here for International Women’s Day. Ivanka Trump, like…

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What does Ivanka Trump do?

Washington (CNN)Ivanka Trump became a full-time adviser to the President in March 2017 after informally advising her father, Donald Trump, during the first two months of his administration. On Tuesday, CNN reported that the President pressured top aides to grant his daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, security clearances, despite their reservations, rankling other West…

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