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Women Test Mexico"s "Macho" Political Culture With Big Electoral Gains

Female candidates made major gains in Mexico’s general election early this month, fueling significant shifts in a political landscape women long have lamented suffered from machismo......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Women Test Mexico"s "Macho" Politics With Big Electoral Gains

Female candidates made major gains in Mexico’s general election early this month, fueling significant shifts in a political landscape women long have lamented suffered from machismo......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Asian shares edge higher, investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares inched up on Tuesday, supported by Wall Street gains although momentum was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Asian shares wobble, investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, supported by Wall Street gains although sentiment was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Asian shares inch up, investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares ticked up in early Tuesday trade, supported by Wall Street gains although sentiment was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Microsoft Improves Representation of Women From Intern Classes to Leadership

The gains are small, but they're across the board. Microsoft this year improved its representation of women from the bottom to the top of the company: among its intern cl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 14th, 2018

European shares recover after U.S. tech rout; dollar gains

European shares recovered on Tuesday after feeling the strain of a tech rout on Wall Street, while political risks in Europe helped the dollar as investors dumped riskier assets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2018

Amazon"s HQ2 Decision: A Disruptive Opportunity Lost

The big online retailer’s decision to locate its new headquarters in Northern Virginia and New York reflects the predictable political divisions of the electoral map......»»

Category: topSource: barronsNov 10th, 2018

Dow Gains 718 Points, but Divisions Run Deep

Bulls and bears “have gotten more polarized,” says one money manager. “It’s almost like the mirror of the political situation.”.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsNov 10th, 2018

Written In History: The Death Of America"s Hyper-Power Fantasy

Authored by Martin Siff via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In 1987, Paul Kennedy, a British professor of history at Yale University, unleashed a political and intellectual firestorm with the publication of his g.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

Stocks hold gains, dollar weaker as Democrats win U.S. House

Wall Street stock futures and Asian shares held earlier gains on Wednesday after Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives, boosting the party's ability to block President Donald Trump's political and economic agenda......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Asian shares waver as investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares wavered on Tuesday with sentiment tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Op-Ed: Why the new NAFTA is good for business in Houston

At the end of September, Canada joined the U.S. and Mexico into a proposed trade pact that will replace the quarter century old North American Free Trade Agreement. The new agreement comes after several years of political wrangling and President Donald.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

New complaint against Nike provides most graphic description yet of alleged "boys club" culture

A new civil rights complaint filed against Nike Inc. provides the most graphic description yet of a workplace that has been repeatedly characterized this year as a "boy's club."  The complaint describes an environment where women are paid less than me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

A Texas House candidate is calling out a toxic political culture after claiming that her family was harassed while trick-or-treating

MJ Hegar Democratic House candidate MJ Hegar says that her opponent's campaign is engaging in a targeted harassment campaign against her. Hegar says people from the campaign repeatedly attempted to engage with her.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2018

A Tale Of Two Elections

Authored by Philip Giraldi via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Some political observers in the United States are saying that next week’s midterm v.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 1st, 2018

Airport Referendum Is Early Test for Mexico"s New Government

President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador launched a controversial referendum on the future of Mexico’s busiest airport, a move that could put his incoming administration on a collision course with investors by canceling the project......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 26th, 2018

Public will decide future of Mexico"s $13 billion airport

Mexico City's new airport is already about a third completed, but its future comes down to a public vote this week in a political high-wire act by the country's president-elect that could shut down Mexico's largest infrastructure project in recent memory......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 25th, 2018

Afghans Cast Votes Amid Deadly Violence

Faced with insurgent violence and daunting logistical problems, Afghans cast ballots in parliamentary elections seen as a test of the government’s progress toward political stability in a country beset by a 17-year war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 20th, 2018

Why California is home to straw bans and mandated meatless Mondays — and Iowa isn't

A population of creative risk-takers, a culture of innovation and a 107-year-old political mechanism put California at the forefront.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 19th, 2018

Why California is home to straw bans and mandated meatless Mondays – and Iowa isn't

A population of creative risk-takers, a culture of innovation and a 107-year-old political mechanism put California at the forefront.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 18th, 2018