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World leaders are worried Trump ‘permanently’ damaged democracy, EU chief says

World leaders are concerned former President Donald Trump did irreversible damage to democracy, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. “We are worrying about whether democracy itself might have been permanently damaged in the last four years,” she said, expressing horror at the Capitol siege. The EU chief […]
World leaders are worried Trump ‘permanently’ damaged democracy, EU chief says
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Trump just exposed a dirty secret in Davos

This year the Davos crowd of business executives tepidly accepted President Trump, and that acceptance exposed a dirty secret. For all the CEO talk about the benefits of free-market capitalism and open societies, the people of corporate Davos have shown they’re willing to set those values aside if the economy […]
Trump just exposed a dirty secret in Davos
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The Drive-Thru: Whole Foods shortages, Davos, and delivery drama

Hello! Welcome to another week of The Drive-Thru, Business Insider’s weekly roundup of the biggest stories in restaurants and retail. If someone forwarded you this email, you can sign up here to get The Drive-Thru in your inbox every Friday. This is going to be my last week writing The […]
The Drive-Thru: Whole Foods shortages, Davos, and delivery drama
Tech

Why humans, not machines, are companies’ biggest competitive advantage

“People are an organisation’s most significant source of competitive advantage,” Accenture’s HR chief Ellyn Shook told Business Insider at the Davos 2020 conference. Even as more work gets automated, Shook said “uniquely human skills” such as creativity, collaboration, and communication are becoming increasingly valuable. Shook said Accenture looks at technology […]
Why humans, not machines, are companies’ biggest competitive advantage
Markets

‘Haters gonna hate & deniers will deny’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends Greta Thunberg after Steven Mnuchin dissed the activist

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sprung to Greta Thunberg’s defence after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the teenage activist should study economics before lecturing the US on climate change. “If you don’t have an economics degree like Greta, they will mock you for not having one,” the Democratic congresswoman and […]
‘Haters gonna hate & deniers will deny’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends Greta Thunberg after Steven Mnuchin dissed the activist
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