– The Economist
Two moderate Congressmen (a Democrat and a Republican) retire and express despair over the current state of divisiveness and partisanship. A look at why they are leaving and the potential ripple effects this could eventually create in the areas of both politics and business.
– Five Thirty Eight
Three economists looked at a decade’s worth of data that shows when companies do well, male executives reap the rewards at a far greater rate than their female counterparts. But when business turns bad, it’s women who suffer the greatest financial consequences. FiveThirtyEight looks at the implications of this dynamic.
CEOs across many industries are struggling with the delicate dance of keeping up with the pace of change and innovation while meeting expectations of current customers.
– Bloomberg News
Amazon is running into the same legal hurdles as Uber when it comes to the classification of independent contractors or “on-demand” workers. A look at how this legal battle is playing out, and why other companies should pay attention as the market for “on demand” services across nearly all service-sector industries grows at a rapid pace.