2020 Democratic Candidates Make Promises For Day 1

Here’s what HuffPost found out about the first day plans of the 11 leading candidates (defined as those polling at 1% or more in Real Clear Politics’ polling aggregate). All of them have qualified for the second presidential debate this week: During his first day in office, Biden would be focused on tax reform and…

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Kamala Harris Proposes Plan To Invest $60 Billion In Historically Black Colleges

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) rolled out two policy plans Friday morning aimed at closing the wealth gap for black Americans. historically black colleges and universities and $12 billion in black-owned businesses and entrepreneurship. She said she would also invest $2.5 billion in programs that train black teachers ― an addition to her The presidential hopeful, a graduate…

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How the state runs business in China

The long read: Much of modern Chinas epic growth was driven by private enterprise but under Xi Jinping, the Communist party has returned to being the ultimate authority in business as well as politics When China, the party is the ultimate authority. In the early optimistic glow of Xis ascension to the leadership, a number…

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‘Breathtaking arrogance’: senators grill Facebook in combative hearing over Libra currency

Banking committee questions Facebook on its Libra project, while the House will later take aim at Google, Apple and Amazon Facebook was greeted with hostility in the US Congress as the tech giant sought to defend its proposed digital currency to lawmakers on the Hill. Members of the Senates banking committee grilled the Facebook executive…

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Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off

A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and Amazon Big tech will be in the hot seat this week as US lawmakers turn their attention to the growing power of these corporate behemoths in two days of hearings. Facebook will face scrutiny on…

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Antitrust scrutiny isn’t stopping Big Tech from trying to get even bigger

New York (CNN Business)On Tuesday, representatives from Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) are set to testify at a House hearing on “online platforms and market power,” in what could be the industry’s most high-profile grilling session since tech antitrust scrutiny ramped up in Washington a month ago. In the weeks since…

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We tell investors we’re not having more children

“Our conversion rate with women is north of 70%, compared to 5% or 10% for male investors,” says Ms Celestial-One. “There aren’t nearly enough women with cheque-writing abilities, so in our experience, we believe a lack of diversity at VC (venture capital) firm level is a real challenge for female founders.” The latest report from…

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Pete Buttigieg Unveils Douglass Plan To Combat Racial Inequality

Dubbed “ Since launching his campaign in April, the South Bend, Indiana, mayor has catapulted from relative obscurity to a top-five candidate in the crowded Democratic field. Earlier this month, his campaign announced that it had raised But despite his growing national prominence, Buttigieg has struggled to make a name for himself in African American…

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‘You don’t get a life as a sole trader’

Related Topics UK economy Doncaster Entrepreneurship Institute for Fiscal Studies Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48910151

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How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide

The long read: Dirty money needs laundering if its to be of any use and the UK is the best place in the world to do it Kleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, but that gives them a problem: how can…

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