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Progressive groups warn Biden that giving White House roles to anyone with Google ties, including its former CEO Eric Schmidt, would ‘alienate’ the nation

More than a dozen progressive organisations published an open letter to President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday, warning him against appointing anybody with “close ties to Google” to his administration. The groups wrote that they “want to ensure that the internet isn’t dominated by a handful of corporations and remains free and […]
Progressive groups warn Biden that giving White House roles to anyone with Google ties, including its former CEO Eric Schmidt, would ‘alienate’ the nation
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5,500 jobs at risk as Maplin and Toys R Us go bust — and Maplin blames Brexit

Maplin and Toys R Us both fall into administration on Wednesday. The retailers employ a combined 5,500 people and all these jobs are now at risk. Maplin CEO blames “sterling devaluation post-Brexit, a weak consumer environment and the withdrawal of credit insurance.” LONDON – Electronics retailer Maplin and the UK […]
5,500 jobs at risk as Maplin and Toys R Us go bust  —  and Maplin blames Brexit