The right and wrong ways for CEOs to address racism and policing

Being authentic in a corporate press release or memo is difficult.
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Economically, riots endure

Jun 1, 2020
While every moment of social upheaval is unique, history suggests long recovery periods for economies wracked by violent uprisings.
A worker cleans up a damaged bank Monday in Washington, D.C.
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Activists propose reforming policing by cutting budgets

Jun 1, 2020
In a lot of cities, policing eats up a big chunk of the general fund.
Police block a road in Minneapolis as protests against police brutality continue.
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Businesses speak out on injustice, close stores amid protests over George Floyd killing

Jun 1, 2020
Target, Amazon and Apple are among the larger companies who have acknowledged the injustice driving protests.
Small businesses owners, some of whom were looking forward to reopening today in Minnesota, were instead left pleading with protesters to spare their businesses.
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Chinese officials accuse Trump administration of double standard when it comes to protests

Jun 1, 2020
They accused the president of praising Hong Kong protesters, but cracking down harshly on demonstrators in the United States.
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The Minnesota Freedom Fund raises donations to bail out protesters

Jun 1, 2020
The organization has been fighting against the concept of cash bail.
A memorial is left for George Floyd, a black Minneapolis man who died on Monday after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on his neck.
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U.S. business lobby warns administration against ending Hong Kong's status

May 26, 2020
U.S. officials suggest countering Beijing by downgrading ties with Hong Kong, drawing protests from business lobby.
Protesters take over the streets of Hong Kong last year. The global financial center is at risk of losing its special status with the U.S.
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Chile's inequality challenge

Nov 22, 2019
The gap between the rich and poor is one of the widest in the developed world.
Felipe Hurtado in Santiago, Chile (Courtesy Felipe Hurtado)

Iraqi youth use art to protest

Nov 19, 2019
Anti-government protests in Iraq began this October amid high unemployment and anger about corruption and poor public services.
Israa Saadi al Jabouri's painting of a violin in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Teacher uprising has roots in recession

Apr 30, 2018
In many states, education budgets haven't fully recovered.
An Arizona teacher holds up a sign in front of the state Capitol during a #REDforED rally on April 26, 2018, in Phoenix.
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