“A basic principle of the law—and of everyday fairness—is that we apply rules with consistency, and not based on what’s convenient or advantageous in the moment,” President Obama said in a statement. “The rule of law, the legitimacy of our courts, the fundamental workings of our democracy all depend on that basic principle. As votes are already being cast in this election, Republican Senators are now called to apply that standard.” … [Read more...] about It’s time to respect that Republicans care about only one thing: winning
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Things started to change in the 18th century, as the Industrial Revolution yanked millions of people away from the agricultural economy and into a future marked by factories, railroads, and crowded, burgeoning cities. For the first time in history, young people could imagine their lives unfolding differently from what their parents and grandparents had experienced; for the first time, masses of people could move easily from one place to another, and away from the communities that had once defined them. Land was no longer so important once industry emerged, and children no longer so crucial. And as these changes rippled through society, norms of love and marriage began to shift as well. Young people could find each other outside the confines of their village and beyond the prying eyes of their elders. They could support themselves independently and live in smaller units, what we now think of as the nuclear family. They could afford to fall in love, and to build a new narrative of … [Read more...] about Love in the time of Zoom: Why we’re in the midst of a dating revolution
It’s a good time to rethink your priorities We can be sure that a focus on wellness, mental health, and family first will be a lasting legacy of the pandemic. At ManpowerGroup, we asked more than 8,000 people in eight countries how they want to work in the future. Their response was clear: more autonomy, more flexibility to spend time with family, and more opportunities to learn and develop sustainable skills. Employers that put people first and prioritize well-being, work-life blend, and learning will attract and keep the best talent. If that doesn’t sound like your workplace, perhaps now is the time to make that switch and reevaluate what matters most. … [Read more...] about Is now the right time to change jobs?
Female doctors who take greater care with their patients may be less likely to partake in profit-sharing opportunities at their practice. Medical news site Medscape’s 2020 compensation report found incentive bonuses—additional pay that doctors can get for generating profits—on average contributed an extra $26,000 to primary care doctor pay. About 34% of primary care physicians say that they’ve increased the number of hours they work to capture incentive bonuses. The report also found that women in primary care made 25% less than men in the field. … [Read more...] about Study: Female doctors spend more time with patients, but get paid less than men
“We believe we can create this community and really focus on learning from and serving them, then use our content, our collaborators, our network in a way that levels up their capacity, but also gives them an opportunity to work with the brand in unique ways,” Stollak says. “Like helping to create some of our campaigns, but also the power of connecting them with one another.” … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris made a splash in Converse. Can the company keep the magic going?