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Opinion: King County efforts to fight inequality are paying off, writes Dow Constantine

King County Executive Dow Constantine says too many residents are out of work or too discouraged to look for a job, but workforce reform is showing promising results......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Developers fight efforts to make them pay for public art

Real estate developers often agree to finance neighborhood improvements, like a sidewalk or a park or a bus stop, to help secure approval for their projects, but many are drawing the line in a new fight: paying for public art......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Opinion: Snohomish County investments are paying off

Economic Alliance of Snohomish County CEO Patrick Pierce lays out some of the important public-private partnerships that are driving the economy in the region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018

Observations: Constantine is one of few good leaders in this region

PSBJ Columnist Bob Wallace argues that, while not all of King County Executive Dow Constantine's ideas are perfect, he is one of few prudent officials in Puget Sound-area government......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Microsoft commits $500 mln for housing in Seattle

Microsoft gave half a billion dollars to address the affordable housing crisis in Seattle's suburbs, the Eastside of King County and the Puget Sound. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 17th, 2019

Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to gene editing, a new technology that could make inequality even worse

Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Bill Gates recently described a cutting-edge scie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2019

Outside the Box: Trump’s national emergency threat shows he’s up against the wall in border fight

President Trump doesn’t have enough congressional votes to fund a border wall — and American democracy is the big loser, writes Chris Edelson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

6 clever tools and apps to help you get around paying for a gym membership

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2019

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) prepares to dominate CES once again

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) prepares to dominate CES once again Alphabet Inc.’s Google, already the king of advertising, is ramping up its efforts to be the king of your home as well.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 8th, 2019

Trump to Appeal to Public in Push for Border Wall

The White House is intensifying its efforts to sway public opinion in favor of a border wall as the partial government shutdown stemming from a clash over funding one stretches into its third week, with no end in sight......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 8th, 2019

Google says there will be 1 billion devices with Assistant by the end of the month

Alphabet Inc.’s Google, already the king of advertising, is ramping up its efforts to be the king of your home as well......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

Project Syndicate: What could throw the economy off course?

If a recession comes anytime soon, the U.S. government will not have the tools to fight it, writes Brad DeLong......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

The World Is Getting Quietly, Relentlessly Better

If you spent 2018 mainlining misery about global warming, inequality, populism or other anxieties, here is some good news, Greg Ip writes. The world got better last year, and it is going to get even better this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 3rd, 2019

"There"s No Income Inequality When Everyone Has Nothing..."

So, you think socialism will solve the world's problems... Think again. Tragic: starving #Venezuelans fight over meager food rations. This is the #sociali.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 31st, 2018

Saudi Arabia is reportedly paying up to $10,000 to Sudanese militiamen, including child soldiers, to fight in their brutal war in Yemen

Associated Press The New York Times reported on Friday that Saudi Arabia and its allies have recruited thousands of Sudanese soldiers for their war in Yemen, including child soldiers as young as 14 years old. The r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 29th, 2018

Tunisian Ex-Dictator"s Allies Fight Efforts to Seek Justice

A historic effort to reckon with over half a century of torture, abduction, rape and corruption under Tunisia’s fallen dictatorship is pressing ahead despite opposition from that regime’s remnants......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 26th, 2018

Airlines" Boarding Changes Reward Higher-Paying Travelers

Airlines are changing boarding procedures as the fight among passengers for overhead storage space intensifies, moves aimed at rewarding loyal customers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 22nd, 2018

Economic Outlook: Opinion: ECB readies to fight worsening economic slump

Mario Draghi has a few tricks up his sleeve to make sure he goes into retirement with his saviour-of-the-eurozone status intact.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2018

For recycling"s great redeemer, fight with Nestlé leaves bitter taste

All over the city, scavengers are collecting empty bottles and cans to redeem the 5-cent deposits. A lot of the containers end up in Westchester County at a Mount Vernon warehouse run by 28-year-old... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 18th, 2018

Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market wins Bellevue Square appeal

A Bellevue Square lease can't compel 365 by Whole Foods to remain open, a Washington state appeals court found, reversing an earlier decision by a King County judge......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

Hartstreet: Lea County King Concho Dethrones EOG

Hartstreet: Lea County King Concho Dethrones EOG.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaDec 12th, 2018