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Democratic donor Laurene Powell Jobs is expanding her political operation with Joe Kennedy

Joe Kennedy offers a new bridge for Laurene Powell Jobs to Washington, DC. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The grandson of Robert F. Kennedy lost an ugly race for the Senate last year. Democratic megadonor and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs is beefing up her political operation, bringing in heavyweights like former Massachusetts Congress member Joe Kennedy, […]

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New York is suing Amazon over pandemic labor conditions

Former Amazon employee Christian Smalls outside a company warehouse in March 2020. | Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The lawsuit also alleges that Amazon’s own HR managers disagreed with the firing of the whistleblower Christian Smalls. New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Tuesday evening, claiming that the company did not do enough […]

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How to avoid losing all your money on investing apps

Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Financial advisers suggest better ways to invest your money than day trading on Robinhood. The recent astronomical rise of meme stocks brought many people to the stock market for the first time, typically through Robinhood, the commission-free stock trading app that has promised to democratize access to […]

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India jails climate activist for supporting farmers’ protests

Human rights activists hold photos of climate activist Disha Ravi while protesting her arrest in Bangalore, India on February 15, 2021. | Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images Greta Thunberg tweeted a “toolkit” for how to support India’s farmers. Now the Indian activist who helped create it has been arrested. The arrest of 22-year-old Indian climate activist Disha […]

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“Don’t be evil” isn’t a normal company value. But Google isn’t a normal company.

Google employees stage a walkout on November 1, 2018, in New York, over sexual harassment. | Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images The inside story behind Google’s famous mantra, according to a key former executive. Silicon Valley is full of lofty ideals. But few are as lofty as Google’s most famous motto: “Don’t be evil.” If you […]

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