Here are a few ways corporations can stick up for people who aren’t shareholders

Here are a few ways corporations can stick up for people who aren’t shareholders

Eric Ries, the head of the Long-Term Stock Exchange, wants companies to think more broadly. Eric Ries is building a new stock exchange. But he’s also trying to build a new way for corporations to think about who they ultimately serve. Public corporations serve their shareholders, but Ries — the founder of a new idea called the Long-Term Stock Exchange — thinks that’s a limited purview for a company in 2019. Customers could be a…

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“Your line needs to be moved”: Vox takes on YouTube over its policies on harassment

“Your line needs to be moved”: Vox takes on YouTube over its policies on harassment

A conservative commentator has been harassing a Vox journalist for a long time. YouTube still isn’t sure what to do about it. It’s a moment of reckoning for Big Tech. YouTube’s is coming thanks, in no small part, to Vox. Vox journalist Carlos Maza’s decision to speak out about harassment he’s been facing for years on YouTube has resulted in a highly publicized battle between the two media companies and broadened the public debate about…

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The reckoning: a manifesto for Code 2019

The reckoning: a manifesto for Code 2019

A Silicon Valley reckoning is forcing tech companies like Facebook and Google to rectify some of the incalculable mistakes they made as they built up the internet. “Reckoning” is an old English word with many different meanings. It’s the action or process of calculating; it’s a person’s view or opinion; and it’s a bill come due, with one of the synonyms for that definition being the arrival of retribution. It means, more precisely, “the avenging…

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2020 is quickly becoming the abortion rights election. Here’s proof.

2020 is quickly becoming the abortion rights election. Here’s proof.

Abortion rights activists explain why Iowa has become such an important battleground. Iowa Democratic voters, who will get the first say in picking their party’s presidential nominee next year, prioritize a women’s right to abortion above any other major issue heading into the meat of the 2020 campaign, according to a new survey. CNN asked Iowa voters about what positions are must-haves in selecting a presidential nominee. More Democrats selected supporting a woman’s right to…

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