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Check out the pitch deck an ex-Microsoft manager used to raise more than $17 million to fund his edtech startup

Check out the pitch deck an ex-Microsoft manager used to raise more than $17 million to fund his edtech startup

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Last week Knowledgehook, the edtech platform cofounded by former Microsoft manager Travis Ratnam, raised almost $18 million in a funding round backed by...
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'Black lives matter': Navy SEAL who oversaw bin Laden raid says he voted for Joe Biden

'Black lives matter': Navy SEAL who oversaw bin Laden raid says he voted for Joe Biden

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Retired Adm. William McRaven, a former US Navy SEAL commander and former head of US Special Operations Command, said he voted for Democratic candidate...
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The Economic growth and income distribution implications of public spending and tax decisions

16 hours ago   |   Bruegel

The level and composition of public expenditures and revenues both have implications for economic development, as shown by the ‘fiscal multiplier' and the ‘quality of public...
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Future of business education must also be about the greater good

Future of business education must also be about the greater good

1 day ago   |   Stanford

As the world contends with extraordinary disruption - from a worldwide pandemic to ongoing social unrest across the globe to the devastating effects of climate change...
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Is Beijing Building New Detention Centers?

1 day ago   |   Forbes

In December 2019, Beijing confirmed that all those held at the so called “re-education centers” in Xinjiang have “graduated.” Yet recent reports suggest that Beijing is...
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Students pay tribute to beheaded French teacher who feared for his safety after teaching a lesson about freedom of expression

Students pay tribute to beheaded French teacher who feared for his safety after teaching a lesson about freedom of expression

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Tributes have been pouring in for the French teacher who was beheaded on Friday afternoon after teaching his pupils about freedom of speech and showing...
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Universities are paying student influencers to warn their peers about coronavirus. A social psychologist explains how that could backfire - and how schools can get it right

Universities are paying student influencers to warn their peers about coronavirus. A social psychologist explains how that could backfire - and how schools can get it right

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When "twin-fluencer" sisters Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight tested positive for Covid-19 , they announced it to their 5.8 million Instagram followers in a...
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Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management goes remote after over 50 students exposed to COVID-19

2 days ago   |   ABC

Northwestern's business school informed students it would go remote after some COVID-19 cases appeared.
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No Lincoln, FDR Or Dianne Feinstein? San Francisco Committee Recommends Removing Names From Schools-And Faces Heavy Backlash

3 days ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The San Francisco School Names Advisory Committee recommended that 44 schools change their names.
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A financial planner explains why building wealth that lasts for generations can be 'a whole different ball game' for Americans of color

A financial planner explains why building wealth that lasts for generations can be 'a whole different ball game' for Americans of color

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Pam Capalad is a certified financial planner and founder of Brunch & Budget, a fee-only financial planning firm. Capalad says there are persistent...
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Economics Lessons From The Pandemic

Economics Lessons From The Pandemic

Since COVID-19 hit our shores, economists have been crunching data to see how it's affecting our economy. (Image credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images) Read more ...

It Pays To Be An Apprentice: 63% More

It Pays To Be An Apprentice: 63% More

Participants in an apprenticeship program that matches employers with community colleges were able to earn substantially more after one year than their peers at community... Read more ...

Air Travel High: TSA Screens 1 Million For First Time Since March

Air Travel High: TSA Screens 1 Million For First Time Since March

The agency screened more than one million travelers at airport security checkpoints Sunday, the most since the start of the pandemic. But the modest air travel increase may be... Read more ...

Senate panel delays vote to subpoena Twitter, Facebook CEOs as some...

Senate panel delays vote to subpoena Twitter, Facebook CEOs as some Republicans waver

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday postponed plans to vote on subpoenas to compel the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook to testify on allegations of anti-conservative bias... Read more ...

Trump ties Fauci to Biden - to Biden's delight

Trump ties Fauci to Biden - to Biden's delight

President Donald Trump and Joe Biden agree on one thing: The Democratic nominee trusts Anthony Fauci. Trump ridiculed Biden during a campaign rally on Monday afternoon in... Read more ...

US stocks climb on investor hopes for stimulus ahead of Tuesday deadline

US stocks climb on investor hopes for stimulus ahead of Tuesday deadline

Summary List Placement US stocks gained as investors maintained optimism for Democrats and Republicans to pass fresh stimulus ahead of the November elections. House Speaker... Read more ...

Apple launched an MTV-style live-streaming channel featuring exclusive music...

Apple launched an MTV-style live-streaming channel featuring exclusive music videos and interviews

Summary List Placement Apple is launching a 24-hour music video station that will be free for users in the US. Apple Music TV will feature exclusives including new music videos... Read more ...

President Trump reportedly slammed Anthony Fauci as 'a disaster' in a...

President Trump reportedly slammed Anthony Fauci as 'a disaster' in a campaign phone call

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump on Monday blasted Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease expert, calling him a "disaster" in a campaign phone call... Read more ...

The US charged 6 Russian hackers with a string of 'destructive' cyberattacks...

The US charged 6 Russian hackers with a string of 'destructive' cyberattacks that shut down hospitals in Pennsylvania, crippled Ukraine's power grid, and targeted the Olympics and French elections

Summary List Placement Federal prosecutors accused six Russian government officials of orchestrating widespread cyberattacks that targeted Russia's perceived enemies across the... Read more ...

US exceeds 1 million daily air travelers for the first time since March

US exceeds 1 million daily air travelers for the first time since March

Summary List Placement When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US in March, it brought air travel to a near standstill. But US air travel hit an important milestone on Sunday, the... Read more ...