It was a rocky start: During her occupational health clearance the week before her first official day, Jessica was rattled to see that no one was wearing personal protective equipment. In fact, the chief of psychiatry explicitly told her not to wear a mask—and shortly thereafter became infected with COVID-19 himself. In her first 10 days, both of the other psychiatric providers in Jessica’s unit were out sick. Many of the patients Jessica treated had clearly been struggling for a long time, and she could see how their mental illnesses had been exacerbated by racism and institutional neglect. … [Read more...] about Stop thinking of resilience as a trait. It’s more than that
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Researchers traced 1,172 public companies for two decades, and found that companies helmed by Elons and Vitaliks and Heywards and Safras have more distinctive and unorthodox strategies than other companies. Put another way, unusual names correlated with unusual competitive moves. … [Read more...] about Want a boss who keeps things interesting? Don’t work for a CEO named Jim, Bob, or Bill
Besides fashion, in India, the big rental or pre-owned category is of luxury cars. According to Vinod Kothari, founder of Vinod Kothari Consultants that offers financial consultancy to brands and companies, “Brands such as Volvo and Daimler now allow leasing for three to four years and then agree to take back the asset, charging only about 60-65% of the asset cost over the lease term. In essence, the customer has the exclusive possession and use of the asset for those years, while paying only for a part of the asset cost. If the car is used for business, the rentals are tax-deductible.” … [Read more...] about Don’t have enough dosh to spend on a Prada gown, Gucci bag or a Rolls Royce? Just rent it!
Moreover, on April 11, 2020, the Specialised Criminal Court in Sana’a sentenced to death four journalists who had been awaiting trial since 2015. They were part of a wider group of 10 journalists who were formally charged in December 2018 with a series of offences, including spying, which carries the death penalty. They were arrested by Houthi on 2015. They were arbitrarily detained, held in solitary confinement at length, tortured and mistreated while in captivity, and were not formally charged until more than three years later. … [Read more...] about Financial interests are valued more than blood of innocents in Yemen: Activist Radhya Almutawakel
This Labor Day weekend, a wildfire broke out in El Ranch Dorado Park near Yucaipa, California. The city is home to 54,000 people and just outside of Los Angeles. Parts of Yucaipa were evacuated as the fire grew to almost a dozen square miles by Monday morning. The cause of the fire? A device used at a gender reveal party, reports Bloomberg. What is a gender reveal party? It’s an event, usually with close friends and families, in which expectant parents reveal the sex of their upcoming child using a bit of flare. Gender reveal parties can sometimes involve the use of devices that are to be hit or exploded by a participant. Once the device is ruptured, a substance inside—anything from smokey powders to confetti—bursts forth revealing the sex of the baby: blue for boys, pink for girls. What types of devices are used at gender reveal parties? Most devices take the form of piñatas that are meant to be struck with a baseball bat. Once struck, the powder or confetti … [Read more...] about What is a gender reveal party? Here’s what to know after the latest California wildfire incident