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SOON AFTER the new year in 2015 Shane Smith, co-founder of Vice Media, enjoyed an epic run at the blackjack tables in Las Vegas, and spent $300,000 of ...
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Experiencing a new world RANGING FROM the soaring Himalayas to the swampy jungles of Bengal, India’s landscape has few rivals for variety. More recently however, tourists have been ...
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THE TERM “public company” to denote a group with shares listed on a stockmarket suggests that society at large has an interest in how they are run. Fair ...
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Delivers first-class service HOW CAN national postal services survive after privatisation, deprived of government support? That is a question facing many countries’ operators, including that of Japan, which ...
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THOSE WHO fret about America’s health must have rejoiced in November when the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, a federal agency, announced that smoking rates had fallen ...
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MENG WANZHOU did not seek the spotlight. The daughter of Ren Zhengfei, founder of Huawei, one of China’s biggest technology firms, she started as a receptionist and worked ...
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BACK IN THE 1980s, Tom Wolfe described Wall Street traders as “masters of the universe”. Over the past three decades, they seem to have turned into the equivalent ...
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Dan Schulman and pals IN SILICON VALLEY people are besotted by the latest thing, which is why techies rarely give a thought to PayPal, a digital-payments firm that ...
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What Big Pharma knows about people’s hardwired instinct to reciprocate when given a gift Ray FismanMichael Luca January/February 2019 Issue Source: theAtlantic.com — Read: Original Article ...
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Leigh Radford is now a vice president at Procter & Gamble, but she started her career at companies in turmoil. Lola Fadulu Dec 11, 2018 Source: theAtlantic.com — ...
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THE TESTERS zip past boxes of desiccants, packing crates and mounds of small rubber wheels, wearing helmets and pads on their knees and elbows. They drive the latest ...
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A menthol health problem THE FIGHT against smoking is, by his own admission, deeply personal for Scott Gottlieb, head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an American ...
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AMERICANS CELEBRATE Thanksgiving on November 22nd, and having gorged on turkey and cranberry sauce, will take the next day off as well to do some Christmas shopping. That ...
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“BIG TOBACCO” is what the bosses of several large technology firms have started calling Facebook in private and in public. The company has spent the past year fending ...
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FEW CHIEF executives experience as hard a fall as Carlos Ghosn just has. On November 16th he was the long-standing chairman of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors, three ...
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Cruising for a bruising THE CAR industry’s changing fortunes have left a deep mark on Detroit’s urban landscape. Once-bustling factories such as the Fisher body plant, Ford’s Highland ...
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SCHUMPETER WOULD like to propose a merger between two British banks, Barclays and Standard Chartered. The suggestion is not a popular one. It was trashed by some analysts ...
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THE ONLY thing that can accelerate as fast as an electric car is the price of the most expensive metal in its batteries. Once a niche input used ...
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Now yielding a bumper crop THE DISTRICT of Zernograd, or Grainville, in Russia’s southern Rostov region has many hallmarks of a depressed post-Soviet backwater. Decaying villages dot dusty ...
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THE MODERN company has morphed into a “money monster” enslaved to the doctrine of shareholder value. That is the thesis of a new book* by Colin Mayer, a ...
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FOR 17 YEARS the state-owned stud farm in Janow Podlaski in eastern Poland has hosted the “Pride of Poland” auction. In its heyday Arabian horses strutted around a ...
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FROM THE edge of the Kamoto Copper Company’s pit, it is hard even to see the mechanical diggers toiling dozens of tiers below. The 280-metre hole on the ...
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Marijuana legalization was supposed to decrease crime—but the reality is more complicated. Rene Chun January/February 2019 Issue Source: theAtlantic.com — Read: Original Article ...
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AFTER LISTING on the Toronto stock exchange in 2006 Nautilus Minerals became the public face of a daring new industry: deep-sea mining. It planned to pursue riches on ...
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