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10/23/2017 - Midnight Reads – Why Democrats Need Wall Street

Why Democrats Need Wall Street

– The New York Times 

Many of the most prominent voices in the Democratic Party, led by Bernie Sanders, are advocating wealth redistribution through higher taxes and Medicare for all, and demonizing banks and Wall Street. Memories in politics are short, but those policies are vastly different from the program of the party’s traditional center-left coalition. Under Bill Clinton, that coalition balanced the budget, acknowledged the limits of government and protected the essential programs that make up the social safety net.


Mobile-Ordering Apps Create Problems for Restaurants

– The Wall Street Journal 

Restaurant-chain apps are reshaping a business built on human interaction. But these new systems don’t always work as planned. The Wall Street Journal explores how congestion has grown in restaurants due to mobile-ordering.


Why CEOs Should Care About Being Political Actors

– Comstock’s

Businesses are affected by government at the local, state and federal levels and, as a business leader, it would be in your best interest to clearly understand that relationship. This may seem fundamental, but surprisingly, this topic is not one of the core fundamentals discussed in any business management curriculum.


How the Blowup of Obamacare Affects the People on It

– The Atlantic 

Health-policy experts noted that Trump’s move last week, agree with it or not, caused “instability” in the individual-insurance market. But what exactly does that instability mean for people who rely on Obamacare for insurance, and who are due to sign up for their plans in a matter of weeks?