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Can design help close the nation"s political divide?

During a time of great political divide across the nation and widespread distrust of bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., can architecture offer a practical solution to partisan politics? .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 11th, 2017

Apple’s EU Fine Is an Global Political Problem

How much longer until Tim Cook and other tech giant CEOs are invited to G20 Summits? Apple is a nation by another name. As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury had $273 billion of cash and marketable securities on hand. At the close of business on Jun.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 1st, 2016

"Parivaar Bachao, Rahul Bachao" is Congress" sole mission: Modi

A generational shift has not brought in a new political culture for the party as they rely on their same divide and rule politics, Modi said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard3 hr. 17 min. ago

Venezuela"s unpopular president Nicolas Maduro is winning by making sure his opponents lose

Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has held onto power despite growing opposition to his rule. He has done so by ensuring that his opponents lose political power. He has pursued a divide-and-conquer strategy in Venezuel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider12 hr. 47 min. ago

Political Risk Returns: Volatile Markets Close Mixed

Investor anxieties over the tax bill, the Russia investigation and a potential government shutdown roiled stocks Wednesday. The Dow and S&P 500 fell; the Nasdaq inched into the green......»»

Category: topSource: investingdailyDec 6th, 2017

Venezuela"s U.N. Envoy Resigns

Venezuela’s top representative to the U.N., Rafael Ramírez, said he resigned his post at the request of President Nicolás Maduro amid the continuing political crisis in the beleaguered oil-exporting nation.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 5th, 2017

Russian trolls pushed graphic, racist tweets to American voters

NBC News uncovered graphic and offensive tweets sent by Russian trolls in an attempt to further divide an already-divided nation......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcNov 30th, 2017

May have sold chai, but won"t sell the nation: PM Modi attacks Congress

Political slugfest between Congress and BJP reached a new low when Youth Congress took a jibe at PM over him selling tea earlier.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 27th, 2017

Newsmaker: Rajinikanth holds political script close to his chest

The Tamil superstar knows he is a highly monetisable commodity on the movie circuit - but also knows that what sells as fantasy might have no real value in real life.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 26th, 2017

Gujarat Assembly elections: Top contenders do a fine ‘caste’ balancing act

For the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections on December 9, the two major political parties — the ruling BJP and Opposition Congress have carefully maintained a caste balance.After the close of........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 21st, 2017

Hillary Voters Believe Bill Clinton Committed Sexual Assault and Harassment, New Poll Shows

Only the accusations against former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein crossed the political divide in new survey......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

Sunnis in Lebanon Vent at Saudi Ally

Sunni Muslims in Lebanon who once looked to Saudi Arabia as a close ally and patron are now venting anger at the kingdom over the recent resignation of their political leader, Prime Minister Saad Hariri......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 16th, 2017

A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe: What"s next for the embattled nation?

Those waters, in the shadow of Robert Mugabe's heritage, will take a few more generations of hard political work to clear.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

750,000 Protesters Clog Barcelona Streets, Demands Release Of "Political Prisoners"

Hundreds of thousands of people - 750,000 according to Barcelona police - backing Catalonia's bid to secede from Spain clogged the streets in downtown Barcelona Saturday to demand the release of jailed separatist leaders. . Close to a m.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 11th, 2017

Documents: Top political donors used offshore tax loopholes

Some of the nation's biggest political donors, including some who spent $60 million supporting Republican Donald Trump last year, are among those who took advantage of offshore tax loopholes, according to leaked corporate documents made public Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 7th, 2017

Billionaire Robert Mercer Used Tax Haven to Build War Chest for Pro-Trump Populists: Report

The hedge fund director is a close political ally of Steve Bannon......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 7th, 2017

The Latest: Belgian official: Keep close eye on Spain

The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 11:45 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 5th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Lebanon’s prime minister resigns, citing Iran interference, fears for his life

Saad Hariri stepped down during a televised speech made in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, where he arrived Friday. Close to the Saudi royal family, he is the kingdom’s foremost political ally in Lebanon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 4th, 2017

Danville Kmart joins dozens across nation to close - GoDanRiver.com

GoDanRiver.comDanville Kmart joins dozens across nation to closeGoDanRiver.comSears Holdings Corp. announced on Thursday that 45 Kmart s.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 3rd, 2017

Global apparel brand with design office in Portland acquired by industry giant

Icebreaker, the high-end New Zealand-based wool apparel brand that once made Portland its North American headquarters, has been acquired by industry giant V.F. Corp. Terms of the deal with VF (NYSE: VFC), which will close early next year, were not.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2017

What"s Driving Social Discord: Russian Social Media Meddling Or Soaring Wealth/Power Inequality?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The nation's elites are desperate to misdirect us from the financial and power divide that has enriched and empowered t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2017