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Mailchimp employees react with anger after Intuit announces deal to buy the startup for $12 billion

Welcome back to Insider Weekly. I'm Matt Turner, co-editor in chief of business.Regular readers might notice a few subtle changes to this newsletter. The goal: To take you inside some of the top stories of the past week, and connect you with the reporters behind them.This week, you'll hear from correspondent Ben Bergman. His story breaks down why Mailchimp staffers are furious over its $12 billion sale to Intuit. Since his story published, Ben's been hearing from employees at other c...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, Saudi Arabia, White House, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Getty Images, Fbi, Afghanistan, Dick Cheney, Intuit, Mailchimp, Cto, Don, Ben


The 34 deadliest jobs in America

Logging workers had the second-highest rate of fatal injuries among occupations in America. David McNew/Getty Images Some jobs are more dangerous than others. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found the jobs that had the highest rates of fatal injuries in 2019. Here are the 34 deadliest jobs in America, along with their 2019 fatality rates per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. 34. Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, a...
Tags: California, America, Trends, Workers, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Farmers, Aircraft, Moscow, Las Vegas, Central Valley, Thomson Reuters, Vaughan, Clinton, Bureau, Reuters, South Florida


6 LAPD employees sued the city over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, saying it creates a 'hostile work environment'

Los Angeles Police Department officers. David McNew/Getty Images LA is requiring city employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 5, with some exemptions. Six LAPD employees are suing the city, saying the mandate violates their rights. They said it created a "hostile work environment" in the police force. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six Los Angeles Police Department employees are suing the city over its vaccine mandate, which requires most city employees ...
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Biden Puts Power of Presidency on Display Ahead of California Recall

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Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Recall, United States, Long Beach, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Elder


Thousands of COVID-19 cases and deaths may have been due to wildfire smoke, new study says

California firefighter works to put out wildfire David McNew/Getty Images A new study found a link between wildfire smoke and COVID-19 cases and deaths. The study looked at more than 90 counties in the West from March to December last year. In some counties, the authors found nearly 20% of COVID-19 cases were linked to wildfire smoke. See more stories on Insider's business page. Thousands of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the West last year may have been due to wildfire smoke, according ...
Tags: Science, California, Washington, Study, Trends, West, Air Pollution, Davis, Wildfire, University Of California, The Post, David McNew Getty, California Oregon, Irva Hertz Picciotto, Coronavirus, COVID-19


White conservatives are the most staunchly resistant to vaccines in the US, a new poll shows

A protester holds an anti-vaccine sign as supporters of President Donald Trump rally in Woodland Hills, California, on May 16, 2020. David McNew/Getty Images White conservatives are the most staunchly resistant to vaccines, a new Axios/Ipsos poll found. Many of these respondents also said they were skeptical of big institutions like the CDC. Roughly half of those who said they're likely to get vaccinated were Black or Hispanic. See more stories on Insider's business page. White peo...
Tags: Science, News, Republicans, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Jackson, Seattle, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Black, Tuskegee, Joyce, Jason Redmond


What truck drivers really think about new federal regulations to crack down on drug use

This plant is causing a lot of controversy. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider We published a story about the federal government's new law to drug test truck drivers. The law has mostly caught marijuana users. We argued that it won't meaningfully boost safety on the road. Truck drivers shared in emails with Insider laying out what they think of the new rule. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal rule that went into effect in 2020 is taking commercial drivers off...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Marijuana, Trends, Indianapolis, Economy, Cannabis, Trucking, Department Of Transportation, Shawn, David McNew Getty, Kevin Conway, Hollis Johnson, Getty Images Some, Rachel Premack, BITranspo


From gas to groceries, here are the everyday products and services that have gone up the most in price since last year

David McNew/Getty Images Prices for American consumers increased 0.9% last month, the largest increase in a decade. Used cars have made headlines, while others, like sewing machines, have caused less of a stir. Products and services in over 45 categories had price increases of more than 5%. See more stories on Insider's business page. Consumer prices are rising, ticking up by 0.9% last month. That's the largest increase in more than a decade, according to the latest US government ...
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From sausage to sewing machines, here are the everyday products and services that have gone up the most in price since last year

David McNew/Getty Images Prices for American consumers increased 0.9% last month, the largest increase in a decade. Used cars have made headlines, while others, like sewing machines, have caused less of a stir. Products and services in over 45 categories had price increases of more than 5%. See more stories on Insider's business page. Consumer prices are rising, ticking up by 0.9% last month. That's the largest increase in more than a decade, according to the latest US government ...
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The 10 VCs betting the most on turning MDMA and magic mushrooms into medicines

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:We found the 10 top psychedelic VCs;Delta is hitting heavily Republican states hardest;The US is lagging other countries in sequencing COVID-19 tests.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... Psilocybin mushrooms Anitram/Shutterstock Meet the top 10 VCs who've bet the most cash on ...
Tags: UK, Australia, White House, Singapore, US, Trends, Spain, Wyoming, Tennessee, Healthcare, Delta, New Zealand, Vaccines, Donald Trump, Vermont, Rodrigo


The Delta variant is hitting red states hardest as the US's vaccine divide widens

A protester holds an anti-vaccine sign as supporters of President Donald Trump rally in Woodland Hills, California, on May 16, 2020. David McNew/Getty Images The Delta variant is sickening people most in unvaccinated, heavily Republican "red" states. Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, and Wyoming have seen upticks in cases and hospitalizations. But the variant has had little effect in blue states like Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US&...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, News, Abc, Scotland, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Wyoming, Missouri, Arkansas, New York Times, Delta


12 pieces of advice from Jeff Bezos, from dealing with failure to shunning the phrase 'work-life balance'

Jeff Bezos. Alex Wong/Getty Images Bezos will step down as Amazon's CEO on July 5 and will be replaced by Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy. Bezos founded Amazon 27 years ago, and the company now has a market cap of over $1.73 trillion. Here's a roundup of Bezos' 12 most notable nuggets of advice from his time as Amazon's CEO. See more stories on Insider's business page. Failure is important. Jeff Bezos. Reuters "As a company grows, everything needs to s...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Advice, Trends, Tech, Getty Images, Mars, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Amazon Web Services, Bill Gurley, Reuters, Don, Bezos


Disneyland and other California theme parks just returned to full capacity - here's what is changing

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Pedestrians walk near the entrance to Disneyland Resort on February 19, 2009 in Anaheim, California. With the worsening economy, declining attendance and reduced operating income, the Walt Disney Company announced that it plans to restructure its domestic theme-park operations, which will result in the layoff an unspecified number of employees in the coming weeks. Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida will reportedly be conso...
Tags: News, Entertainment, California, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Economy, Retail, Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Disney World


Here's how 4/20 became the go-to holiday for marijuana lovers

Eliana Miss Illi, General Manager of Weed World poses as she smokes a joint on 7th Avenue in Midtown New York City, March 31, 2021. KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images 4/20, every marijuana consumer's favorite holiday, started with a group of high school kids in California. The story begins in the early 1970s. Now, 4/20 has morphed into an international phenomenon. See more stories on Insider's business page. April 20, or 4/20, is a significant day for the cannabis-consuming communi...
Tags: News, Weed, California, Marijuana, Trends, History, Getty Images, Cannabis, Huffington Post, Grateful Dead, Steve, Ryan Grim, San Rafael, Patrick, Coast Guard, Louis


The 30 highest-paying jobs in California

Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers are one of the highest-paying jobs in California where they earn $229,110 a year. David McNew/Getty Images California has an economy bigger than that of most countries. Using wage data from BLS, we found the occupations with the highest average salaries in California. The following are the 30 highest-paying jobs in the Golden State. See more stories on Insider's business page. 30. Computer hardware engineers vm/Getty Images ...
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New Mexico becomes latest state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

New Mexico has joined 17 other states and the District of Colombia in legalization the recreational use of marijuana, with retail sales to begin by April 2022. David McNew/Getty Images Adults in New Mexico will soon be able to possess and grow marijuana. The state legalized recreational use of cannabis this year, with retail sales to begin by April 2022. "We're going to start righting past wrongs of this country's failed war on drugs," Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham said. See more sto...
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New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

New Mexico has joined 15 other states and the District of Colombia in legalization the recreational use of marijuana, with retail sales to begin by April 2022. David McNew/Getty Images Adults in New Mexico will soon be able to possess and grow marijuana. The state legalized recreational use of cannabis this year, with retail sails to begin by April 2022. "We're going to start righting past wrongs of this country's failed war on drugs," Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham said. See more sto...
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2 long-time Amazon insiders wrote a book on how the company runs - here are the best anecdotes and quotes

Amazon has many unique corporate practices, like 20 minutes of silence at the beginning of every important meeting. David McNew/Getty Images Kevin J. Delaney is the founder of Reset Work, a newsletter about work and leadership in the pandemic era and beyond. This post is part of Reset Work's weekly business book briefing, republished with permission. In it, Delaney breaks down "Working Backwards," a new book from Amazon alums Colin Bryar and Bill Carr. Visit the Business section of Insider...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Books, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Amazon Prime, New York Times, Toyota, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Music, Nordic, Carr, Jeff


US coronavirus cases have dropped 70% in the last six weeks. Experts chalk it up to more immunity and better behavior.

Physician John Jones, tests administrative assistant Morgan Bassin for COVID-19 at One Medical in Scottsdale, Arizona, June 17, 2020. Courtney Pedroza/Reuters Average daily coronavirus cases in the US have fallen roughly 70% in the last six weeks. Experts attribute this to two main factors: a buildup of immunity and fewer social interactions after the holidays. Other factors, including state lockdowns and increased mask wearing, could have also played a role. Visit the Business section of ...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

David McNew/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.Jeff Bezos is stepping down. He will be replaced as Amazon CEO by AWS CEO Andy Jassy, but take on an executive chair role at the firm.Bezos says he will use the extra time to focus on non-Amazon activities. These include his c...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Washington Post, Trends, Jeff Bezos, Alphabet, Blue Origin, Bezos, Raymond, Andy Jassy, US Department of Labor, Amazon Alexa, David McNew Getty, Tech Insider


What is the Kindle Paperwhite? Everything you need to know about Amazon's mid-level waterproof ereader

The Kindle Paperwhite offers a sleek, waterproof design in 8 GB and 32 GB. David McNew/Getty Images The Kindle Paperwhite is the mid-level product in Amazon's family of ebook readers. It's notable for its high-resolution screen and waterproof design.  The Paperwhite is priced starting at $130 for the 8 GB model and has enough features to satisfy most ebook readers.  Here is everything you need to know about the Kindle Paperwhite and how it compares to other Kindle models. Visit Business In...
Tags: Amazon, Kindle, Trends, Amazon Kindle, Tablet, Oasis, David McNew Getty, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis, Ebook reader, Ereader, Yana Paskova, Product Card, BI-freelancer


This holiday season, we need to stop pretending the pandemic doesn't exist and people aren't dying

The annual Los Angeles funeral for the unclaimed dead occurred virtually this year. Image is from the funeral in December 2013. David McNew/Getty Images In America right now there is an aura of disregard about the pandemic which is harming vulnerable populations.  Instead of celebrating Thanksgiving, I attended a death cafe — an open space to discuss death and grief.  We need spaces like this to reflect and talk about the death all around us. While visiting these death cafes, I've found my...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Australia, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, CalTrans, US Europe, David McNew Getty, Dear America, Jennifer Stavros


10 things in tech you need to know today

David McNew/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.Event alert: Join us Thursday, December 17 at 3 p.m. ET for a panel discussion on how to get hired in VC. Sign up here.Russian hackers may have compromised US agencies. A campaign successfully targeting the Treasury and Commerce ...
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American billionaires' net worths have grown to $4 trillion during the coronavirus pandemic

Jeff Bezos has seen his net worth grow by $71.4 billion. David McNew/Getty Images During the coronavirus pandemic, American billionaires have seen their collective wealth grow to $4 trillion. The 10 richest billionaires are now worth more than $1 trillion, which is larger than the current stimulus package being negotiated. Meanwhile, lower-income Americans have been particularly hard hit during the coronavirus pandemic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. US billionaires ha...
Tags: US, America, Trends, Strategy, Wealth, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Inequality, Wall Street Journal, Stimulus, Pew Research Center, Collins, IPS, Fed, Tax Fairness


US air traffic on Thanksgiving Eve was the highest it's been since the beginning of the pandemic

Holiday travelers pass through Los Angeles International Airport on November 25, 2020. David McNew/Getty Images US air traffic on Thanksgiving Eve was the highest it's been since March, according to Transportation and Security Administration records. More than 1,070,900 people passed TSA checkpoints on Wednesday, the agency found. The number was down just 40% from 2019's numbers. Health authorities had urged Americans not to travel for the holiday, but an Insider survey found that 37% of A...
Tags: Transportation, Science, Thanksgiving, Air Travel, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, World Health Organization, Tsa, Anthony Fauci, Travelers, Los Angeles International Airport, Miami International Airport, David McNew Getty


The history of the polarizing Hummer, from notorious gas-guzzling SUV to zero-emission electric pickup of the future

Hummer H2 SUT. AP Photo/General Motors General Motors revealed its very first electric pickup truck on Tuesday — the GMC Hummer EV.  The original Hummer H1 hit the streets in 1992, and GMC's new truck is the first new Hummer since GM shut down the brand in 2010.  This all comes as several manufacturers — including Ford, Tesla, and Rivian — plan to roll out electric pickups in the near future. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. After some coronavirus-related setbacks and mo...
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Los Angeles to pay $14 million to immigrants who were illegally detained by police

More than 18,500 people were unlawfully detained by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department between 2010 and 2014. David McNew/Getty Images The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to pay a $14 million settlement to immigrants who were unlawfully detained by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Between 2010 and 2014, more than 18,500 people were held past their release date from jail at the request of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. "Let this se...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Immigration, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Fbi, Aclu, Ice, Charles Davis, Los Angeles Times, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department


What a dream retirement plan looks like for 10 of the richest CEOs in America

Bill Gates has already retired as CEO, but Warren Buffett is still going strong. Rick Wilking/Reuters Retirement is inevitable, even for the world's richest CEOs. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk will retire eventually.  While some of the world's richest CEOs say they can't imagine retiring, others fantasize about alternate lives as a bartender or living in space. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's hard to im...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Life, Retirement, US, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features, Epic, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Berkshire Hathaway


The 30 best high-paying jobs of the future

Software developers are one of the best future jobs. Stephen Lam/Getty Images The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released job projections predicting how employment in various occupations could change between 2019 and 2029. Business Insider decided to look at jobs that have large employment potential over the next decade. Using employment projection and salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found 30 high-paying jobs that are poised to enjoy healthy employment growth over ...
Tags: Jobs, Washington Post, Africa, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Salaries, Lists, Bureau, Reuters, Justin Sullivan, Jim Urquhart, David McNew Getty, Amanda Voisard


At least 33 have died in the West Coast wildfires, and dozens of people are still missing

A firefighter watches dangerous flames in the Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest on September 11. David McNew/Getty Images At least 33 people have died in the wildfires raging in California, Oregon, and Washington. Dozens more are still missing, and states are preparing for a "mass fatality incident." California Governor Gavin Newsom says the forest fires were caused at least in part caused by climate change, hitting back against Trump's claims that poor forest management is to bla...
Tags: News, Climate Change, California, Washington, Oregon, Nbc News, Los Angeles, Trends, Wildfires, West Coast, Eric Garcetti, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Garcetti, Butte County California