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  1. Susan Singer, SCPM
    NYC bans hiring managers and recruiters asking job seekers (or Googling) for past salary info. Good call.
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    This Interview Question Is Now Banned in NYC
    www.ceresinsights.com Editor’s Note: We usually cover unique (and sometimes wacky) marketing strategies in our blog, but this month we’re turning to a more serious topic that will likely be a game-changer for hiring managers and...
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  2. Susan Singer, SCPM
    The White House is crowd-sourcing its "reform" of the Executive Branch.

    You have until June 12 to chime in.
    https://www.whitehouse.gov/reorganizing-the-executive-branch
    Susan Singer, SCPM
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  3. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Diplomas awarded in public service career sector dips.
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    Fewer People Are Getting Degrees in Public Service
    www.governing.com It's hard to say, though, whether this is a temporary adjustment or a long-term...
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  4. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Bill introduced to encourage worker-owned entities.
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    Legislative Package Introduced to Encourage Employee-Owned Companies
    www.commondreams.org Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), along with Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), introduced two pieces of legislation Thursday to help workers around the country form employee-owned businesses.Broad-based...
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  5. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Lecture by Professor Wolff, captioning by yours truly.
    Global Capitalism: The US Position Weakens [May 2017]
    Global Capitalism: The US Position Weakens [May 2017] Fan of Economic Update with Prof. Richard Wolff? The show is now available on YouTube! Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/economicupdate...
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  6. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Global ransomware scheme foiled for just $10.69.
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    'Accidental hero' finds kill switch to stop spread of ransomware cyber-attack
    www.theguardian.com Spread of malware curtailed by expert who simply registered a domain name for a few dollars, giving many across world time to protect against...
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  7. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Economist: Basic Income a Major Part of Any Attempt to Civilize Capitalism.
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    Yanis Varoufakis: Basic Income Will Be a Major Part of Any Attempt to Civilize Capitalism (Video)
    www.truthdig.com “Think of basic income as a trust fund for all our children,” says the Greek economist at an acTVism event, “to be financed by dividends from our aggregate capital which was, after all, created collectively.” -...
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  8. Susan Singer, SCPM
    ♪♫ They took all the trees
    And put them in a tree museum
    Then they charged the people
    A dollar and a half just to see 'em

    Don't it always seem to go,
    That you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone?
    They paved paradise
    Put up a parking lot ♪♫

    ~Joni Mitchell, 1970
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    Here are some of the national monuments being reviewed under Trump's order
    www.latimes.com A look at the national monuments now being reconsidered under President Trump's executive...
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  9. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Administration proposal: tax burden on "global law or accounting firms, hedge funds, and private-equity funds...would then drop by more than 59%."
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    Are You in a Partnership, S-Corp or LLC? Here’s How Trump’s Tax Plans Could Affect Your Taxes
    www.wsj.com Cutting the tax rate to 15% for so-called pass-through businesses, as proposed by President Donald Trump as part of his tax plan, would be a radical change to the tax...
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  10. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Lecture by Professor Wolff; captions by yours truly.

    "Global Capitalism: Trump's Big Economic Plans Fade"
    Global Capitalism April 2017: Trump’s Big Economic Plans Fade
    Global Capitalism April 2017: Trump’s Big Economic Plans Fade Help us reach 50,000 subscribers! SUBSCRIBE to our channel and suggest our channel to friends. Special thanks to this month's sponsor: John O'Sullivan of...
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  11. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Back in 2000, "analysts downplayed any symbolic impact of a Russian company gaining a foothold in an important US market. '[I]f they want to sell us their oil, let's encourage them...' said Marshall Goldman...of the Davis Centre for Russian Studies at Harvard."

    NOW Senators are freaking out over a 49.9% stake acquisition (currently owned by Venezuela) by Rosneft in CITGO.

    Story: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/rosneft-citgo-russian-oil-deal/
    Susan Singer, SCPM
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  12. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Should you be a current or prospective customer...
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    The First Horseman of the Privacy Apocalypse Has Already Arrived: Verizon Announces Plans to Install Spyware on All Its Android Phones
    www.eff.org Within days of Congress repealing online privacy protections, Verizon has announced new plans to install software on customers’ devices to track what apps customers have...
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  13. Susan Singer, SCPM
    TX Ag Commissioner opens trade with Israeli West Bank settlements not recognized by US, UN.
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    Why Texas Is Doing Trade With Disputed Israeli Settlements
    www.governing.com Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, the cowboy hat-wearing Republican who often draws attention for posting controversial messages on social...
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  14. Susan Singer, SCPM
    The article asks if social service charities can take the place of the US government safety net.
    The answer is 'no'.
    The reason is evident in the sources of their revenues.
    And, even with this 'boost' they are understaffed, overwhelmed and unable to meet the demand that has increased annually since the recession.
    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/03/budget-religion/520605/
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  15. Susan Singer, SCPM
    Marc Benioff (Salesforce) pushes for government-funded apprenticeship programs.

    I've advocated for apprenticeships for YEARS to solve the non-existent "talent shortage". As higher education becomes increasingly out of reach for many, direct vocational training will become increasingly important.
    Susan Singer, SCPM
    Marc Benioff Wants Gov't to Create, Fund Apprenticeships
    www.bloomberg.com Marc Benioff, Salesforce chief executive officer, discusses his meeting with President Trump at the White House and his vision for apprenticeships in the U.S. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Gura on "What'd You Miss?" (Source:...
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  16. ProducerSantiago Bango

    Santiago Bango

    19/02/2017
    BRICPOL CURSO EN SEGOVIA
    BRICPOL CURSO EN SEGOVIASi eres amante de la defensa personal, Bricpol es el medio ideal para aprender de forma sencilla y...
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  17. ProducerGeorgina Penfold
    I don’t know about EU, but I think everyone is asking the wrong question.
    I don’t know about EU, but I think everyone is asking the wrong question.I’ve already defied the government. My postal ballot arrived three weeks ago with the words ‘OPEN AND RETURN IMMEDIATELY’ emblazoned in slightly threatening letters across the envelope.  It is opened, but I am yet to commit to a decision so the...
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  18. ProducerGeorgina Penfold
    Good conduct for water retailers, Project Management at Hinkley... and other UK energy industry updates
    Good conduct for water retailers, Project Management at Hinkley... and other UK energy industry updatesIt’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog, so I’ve really struggled to narrow down which news, views and political stories to include. The last couple of weeks have been a very interesting time in utility terms. We have coal-free power, cost...
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  19. ProducerGeorgina Penfold
    Feeling love for local government and the Capacity Mechanism gets a shake-up
    Feeling love for local government and the Capacity Mechanism gets a shake-upSeveral of my public sector clients and contacts will wake up on Monday morning with a new boss, as the election results for Police and Crime Commissioners, council members and in some cities, Mayors were counted and finalised over Friday and...
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