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06/19/2017 - Midnight Reads – The World’s Broken Workplace

The World’s Broken Workplace

– Gallup

Only 15% of the world’s one billion full-time workers are engaged at work. It is significantly better in the U.S., at around 30% engaged, but this still means that roughly 70% of American workers aren’t engaged. Gallup looks at the reasons why.
Dying Malls Offer a Chance to Build Something Better – And Address How Our Lives Are Changing

– The L.A. Times

The Los Angeles Times explores how some developers are aiming to remake the American mall amid a nationwide retail recession.
Why Is Trump Causing Chaos in Washington But Not in The Stock Market?

– FiveThirtyEight

Time and again in recent months, supposed experts have suggested that turmoil and uncertainty in Washington — the Russia investigation, the travel ban, the on-again off-again health care bill — was on the verge of bringing the long stock-market rally to an end. Time and again, the markets have proved doubters wrong. FiveThirtyEight explores the reasons for investors’ apparent indifference to the tumultuous start to Trump’s presidency.
What a Leader of the Religious Left Admires About the Religious Right

– The New York Times

The protests against President Trump’s policies since he took office have included marches of women, immigrants and scientists. There was no march for people of faith. And yet, at every one of those other marches, large contingents of religious people joined in. They carried signs identifying their churches and synagogues, and often citing the scriptures that motivated them to participate. Can the religious left strengthen the Democratic Party in the same way the religious right has bolstered Republicans?