Insider, Inc. CEO Henry Blodget hosted a panel at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos titled “Learning Today for Tomorrow’s Jobs.” The panel comprised executives, labour leaders, and a renowned academic, who debated the extent of involvement for the public and private sectors in assisting workers through what WEF calls the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.” The panel found that the transformation of industries should inspire action, but not hopelessness. All panel members agreed that now is the time to develop job education programs for existing employees and to further embrace alternatives to four-year university education. This article is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism. The developed world is undergoing a period of rapid transformation yet again, and this means that workers, governments, and corporations are going to have to adapt so that they’re not left behind. World Economic Forum … [Read more...] about At Davos, labour leaders and executives agree that policies and investments into skills training is the best way to prevent people from being left behind in the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’
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"I believe it is vitally important that the special counsel be allowed to complete his investigation," Barr is expected to tell the committee, according to a released copy of his opening remarks. "If confirmed, I will not permit partisan politics, personal interests, or any other improper consideration to interfere with this or any other investigation. I will follow the special counsel regulations scrupulously and in good faith, and on my watch, Bob will be allowed to complete his work." He adds, "I also believe it is very important that the public and Congress be informed of the results of the special counsel's work. For that reason, my goal will be to provide as much transparency as I can consistent with the law. I can assure you that, where judgments are to be made by me, I will make those judgments based solely on the law and will let no personal, political, or other improper interests influence my decision." But two hours before Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary … [Read more...] about Trump’s pick for AG says he’ll protect the Mueller probe. But what if his boss disagrees?
Sen. Marco Rubio said a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump over border security could hurt Republicans in the future. Rubio said Congressional Republicans “have to be careful about endorsing broad uses of executive power.” The Florida lawmaker warned that a declaration on border security now could set a precedent that, in the future, might embolden a Democratic president to declare a national emergency over other issues like climate change. Florida is one of the most flood-prone states in the country due to climate change. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida warned President Donald Trump against declaring a national emergency over border funding, saying it could set a precedent that in the future could be dangerous for Republicans. “If today, the national emergency is border security … tomorrow the national emergency might be climate change,” Rubio said Wednesday during an interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”. Rubio … [Read more...] about Marco Rubio warns against Trump declaring a national emergency over border security, arguing that one day a Democrat could declare one over climate change
Federal Council elections in December 2015. File photo: AFP On Wednesday, the Swiss parliament will vote in two new members of the seven-member government known as the Federal Council. But what does that actually mean for the Swiss political life in the coming years? Don't expect fireworks Wednesday is a big day for Swiss politics. In a secret ballot, the parliament will vote in two new members of the Federal Council, the country's seven-member executive. This is the closest thing that Switzerland has to a presidential election. A seat on the Federal Council is the apex of a career in Swiss politics and the national media have spent the last few weeks examining the virtues and vices of the candidates. READ ALSO: Ten things you need to know about the Swiss political system But anyone expecting a huge shift in Swiss politics after tomorrow's elections will most likely come away disappointed. Under the unique Swiss system, the government represents all of the country's four … [Read more...] about Here’s what’s at stake in the Swiss Federal Council elections
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