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  • Big business gets ‘woke’

    Just last month, the Business Roundtable – an association of CEOs of top American companies working to promote a thriving US economy – announced its intent to change course on the guiding principles of business by declaring that companies are no longer solely beholden to the interests of shareholders, but that corporations also have a responsibility to the communities they serve.

    Recessions kill presidencies

    Over the summer, we saw reports of early warning signs for an economic slowdown in the US.

    New leader, new momentum

    The Liberal Democrats regard themselves as a party in the ascendancy and the atmosphere at this year’s Conference was buoyant.

    A conversation with Jon Sopel: Inside Trump’s Whitehouse

    This morning we hosted a breakfast discussion between Portland’s Alastair Campbell and Jon Sopel, the BBC’s North America Editor to mark the publication of his new book, “A Year at the Circus: Inside Trump’s White House“. Here are the top five takeaways from this morning’s event: 1. Political mastermind? Having observed Trump’s decisions as a […]

    The Race to Succeed Obama

    The third Democratic debate took place in Houston last Thursday and, this time, only ten candidates qualified and took place on just one night.

    The dawn of von der Leyen’s Commission

    Brexit isn’t the only issue concerning Europe for the first time in a while.

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