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Inside the current landscape of socially conscious investing  

The values-driven ESG framework has recently grown in popularity ... and attracted criticism.
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Roe v. Wade has been overturned. What happens now?

The generational ruling from the court brings to light many economic questions — and consequences.
Pro-abortion and anti-abortion activists demonstrate at the Supreme Court.
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On "Severance": Why you should balance work and life instead of separating them entirely

The hit Apple TV+ series "Severance" offers searing commentary on corporate values, organized labor and finding purpose at work.
From left to right, actors John Turturro, Britt Lower, Christopher Walken and Adam Scott in “Severance,” now streaming on Apple TV+.
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Is China's an upwardly mobile society? “Ascension” examines the Chinese dream.

The Oscar-nominated documentary explores the rise of China's middle class, zeroing in on an economy in transition.
The Oscar-nominated documentary explores the rise of China's middle class, zeroing in on an economy in transition.
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Merck Mercuriadis says hit songs are in an asset class all their own

Jun 14, 2022
The Hipgnosis founder says his goal is to make money for shareholders and “change where the songwriter sits in the economic equation.”
Hipgnosis founder Merck Mercuriadis says songs are a safer investment than assets like oil and gold because they’re less sensitive to market conditions.
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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on inflation, gun control and why governments shouldn't punish businesses

"I don’t believe it’s the role of government to punish private businesses because we don’t like what they say or do," Hutchinson told Marketplace.
"I don’t believe it’s the role of government to punish private businesses because we don’t like what they say or do," Hutchinson told Marketplace.
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How to rank the world’s economic superpowers, according to Ray Dalio

Jun 3, 2022
Also, why Dalio says we’re entering a period of stagflation.
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio said the U.S.’s relative power on the world stage is deteriorating while China’s is growing.
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The argument against the Fed creating a central bank digital currency

“It's hard to find a clear reason to have [a CBDC], and, in fact, there are a lot of reasons not to,” says the Roosevelt Institute’s Chris Hughes.
“It's hard to find a clear reason to have [a CBDC], and, in fact, there are a lot of reasons not to,” said the Roosevelt Institute’s Chris Hughes.
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A 3-pronged approach to adopting clean power

In a new book, "Confronting Climate Gridlock," Rice University’s Daniel Cohan says technological innovation is only one piece of the puzzle.
In a new book, "Confronting Climate Gridlock," Rice University’s Daniel Cohan says technological innovation is only one piece of the puzzle.
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What Biden's executive order on policing does, and doesn't do

May 27, 2022
The National Urban League's Marc Morial says the order is limited and not a replacement for legislation.
President Joe Biden signs an executive order on police reform in the East Room of the White House on May 25, 2022 in Washington, DC.
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