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American corporations are paying their fair share - to international tax havens

Ben Sklar / Stringer/Getty Images President Joe Biden wants to increase the corporate tax rate, and the US is working on a global minimum tax. Right now, US multinational companies are reporting the majority of their foreign profits in tax havens. A global minimum tax would make taxes around the world more uniform for those companies. See more stories on Insider's business page. When asked if corporations pay their fair share in federal taxes, two-thirds of respondents in a 2018 Gallu...
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Chuck Schumer calls 4/20 an 'unofficial American holiday' as he makes the case for marijuana legalization

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called 4/20 an "unofficial American holiday." The top Democrat made his case to "end the federal prohibition on marijuana." April 20 is usually a day weed users celebrate the recreational drug. See more stories on Insider's business page. As weed users across the country celebrate April 20 on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer marked the occasion as an "unofficial ...
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Trump says being president was 'very traumatic' but he 'loved doing it' because he 'helped people'

Then-President Donald Trump at the White House on December 12. Al Drago/Getty Images Donald Trump told Fox News on Monday that his time as president was "very traumatic." "I loved doing it because I helped people," Trump said. Trump also said he was "very seriously" considering a run in 2024. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump would not describe his four years in the White House as smooth sailing.Rather, Trump told the Fox News host Sean Hannity ...
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Do You Suffer from Anxiety at Work?

I know you’ve been there; sitting in the parking lot of your office, with that anxious pit in your stomach because you know how it’s gonna go in there. You either can’t eat, or you overeat to beat the stress. You can’t sleep or you can’t get out of bed.   Whichever extreme plagues your daily work life, it feels like endless torture. And, if you thought it would actually do any good, you’d open the nearest window and scream – “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.” Like y...
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Amazon's victory against a union drive in Alabama proved workers want better workplaces, but America's labor laws are too broken to help them get that, experts say

Amazon faces a historic union vote in Alabama. Amazon; Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty; Dustin Chambers/REUTERS; RWDSU; Samantha Lee/Insider Amazon has the votes to defeat a historic union vote by workers in Bessemer, Alabama. But experts say companies' battles with workers, regulators, and politicians are far from over. They told Insider that Amazon's anti-union push proved companies have too much power over workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. After one ...
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Poll: Number of Americans identifying as Democrat the highest since 2012

49% told Gallup they're Democrats or Democratic-leaning, compared to 40% for Republicans.
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Gallup poll shows largest increase in Democratic Party affiliation in a decade

More Americans identify as Democrats than Republicans by a margin that hasn't been seen in a decade, according to a report released by Gallup.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Allergic reaction to US religious right' fueling decline of religion, experts say

Percentage of churchgoing Americans is steadily falling, and the swirl of rightwing politics and Christianity is playing a key roleFewer than half of Americans belong to a house of worship, a new study shows, but religion – and Christianity in particular – continues to have an outsize influence in US politics, especially because it is declining faster among Democrats than Republicans.Just 47% of the US population are members of a church, mosque or synagogue, according to a survey by Gallup, down...
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Pandemic Hinders Vet Service on Navajo Nation, Dogs Multiply

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Gloria Skeet used to run a couple of miles from her home to her sister’s place on the Navajo Nation just south of Gallup — until the dogs started to chase her.
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Analysis: Some in US are acting like the pandemic is over. It's not

A new Gallup poll finds that the percentage of Americans who are social distancing is declining.
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Analysis: Some Americans are acting like the pandemic is over. It's not

A new Gallup poll finds that the percentage of Americans who are social distancing is declining.
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Some Americans are acting like the pandemic is over. It's not

A new Gallup poll finds that the percentage of Americans who are social distancing is declining.
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Marijuana prohibition is withering away, but the human carnage it caused is permanent. Governments should take action to atone for their Drug War sins.

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 New York has legalized marijuana and will soon begin expunging low-level possession convictions. That's great, but it's not enough. Marijuana prohibition cost people their homes, their careers, and their educations. The War on Drugs is a war on people, and governments should do more to atone for what's been done ...
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Why I'm going to church for Easter

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons connects the dots between recent Gallup data showing unprecedented decline in church membership and the meaning of Holy Week, writing that he's 'hopeful for a resurrection of social justice-focused Christianity in America that lives up to the teachings of Jesus.'
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Why Are Fewer Americans Involved In Organized Religion?

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Nearly 46m Americans would be unable to afford quality healthcare in an emergency

A survey found nearly twice as many Black Americans as white Americans would be able to pay the costs of a sudden medical billAn estimated 46 million Americans said they would be unable to afford quality healthcare if they needed it today, a new Gallup survey has found. The survey also found wide racial and economic disparities in who believes they can afford healthcare.Nearly twice as many Black Americans as white Americans said they would not be able to pay for healthcare, at 29% versus 16% re...
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'Pandemic anger' was getting in the way of my career. Here are 5 tips that have helped me refocus while working from home

Author Melissa Petro with one of her kids. Melissa Petro Melissa Petro is a freelance writer based in New York where she lives with her husband and two small children. During the pandemic, she says she's had to find new ways to manage her anger and negativity. Petro says she's learned to take a step back, try to empathize, and lean into her "softer feelings." See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2018, a Gallup poll found that more Americans were stressed, worried, a...
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A Case Against Making Daylight Saving Time Permanent: We've Tried this Before and It Didn't Go Over Well

Aaron Blake, writing at The Washington Post: Americans turned their clocks forward an hour earlier this week for what some hope will be the last time, as bipartisan momentum builds for making daylight saving time permanent. As The Post's Capital Weather Gang notes, a bill spearheaded by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has united lawmakers from opposite parties who can't agree on much of anything these days. It also builds upon legislation already passed in 16 states -- both red and blue -- and current...
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Could the Key to Employee Engagement Be an Entrepreneurial Paradigm Shift in the Workplace?

When people are engaged in their jobs, time flies and they forget they are working. They draw energy and mental resilience from their occupation. They feel enthusiastic, inspired, and proud of their work. Employee engagement sounds like something all of us can get behind—yet around the world, only about 30 percent of workers felt engaged before the pandemic. The events of 2020 caused a downward blip everywhere, including within the U.S., but it turns out that employee engagement is remarkably st...
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55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
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4 Ways to Keep Creativity Alive as AOR Dies

There are some new symptoms that would suggest AORs are nearing the end of their useful life. Distrust of us advertisers is embarrassingly on the rise. In a recent Gallup poll, we are viewed as less honest than car salespeople (yet more honest than Congress). It's not the company we want to keep--and can afford...
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To fight 'fake news,' the US media must push for Big Tech to pay for journalism

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Carsten Koall/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images News organizations have allowed Big Tech to distribute their content without paying for it for too long. Changing attitudes toward tech regulation should encourage media companies to demand compensation. Fresh income streams will help news outlets finance rigorous journalism and combat fake news. Dr. Bill Baker is a journalist-in-residence at Fordham University and the president em...
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Thoughts on Leadership: Acknowledge Your Team

For leaders, it’s important to acknowledge team accomplishments. Proper acknowledgement is the method of support that will show your team members their work is seen and heard as a significant contribution toward the achievement of collective company goals. Gallup polls show employee recognition is the key factor influencing not only employee engagement but also overall organizational performance. Translation: To create—and retain—extraordinary performers, you have to acknowledge just how extraor...
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Unit, a tech startup targeting small businesses for unionization, is attracting retail workers looking for modern ways to organize

"There are a bunch of exploited workers in the retail space," Unit founder Jamie Earl White told Insider. Michael Siluk/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Americans largely support labor unions, but the US membership rate has dropped steeply since 1983. Unit, a new startup launched in December 2020, is looking to help workers bust anti-union firms. "We have a mission to support the rights of workers to organize," said founder Jamie Earl White. See more stories on Ins...
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Rising Team, with $3 million seed, is a platform that combines management tools with training

Jennifer Dulski has held her fair share of leadership positions, from being president and COO of Change.org to serving as head of product for Google’s shopping and product ads to leading the team responsible for Facebook Groups. But she’s identified a problem that most people managers will all too clearly understand: training and tools to be a great manager are at a shortage. That’s why she founded Rising Team, which is today announcing the raise of a $3 million seed round led by Female Founders...
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Joe Biden Prompts Republican Crisis of Confidence on World Stage

A new Gallup poll has reported plummeting Republican belief that the U.S. is globally respected and satisfaction in the country's global role.
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The dirty little secret in our Covid optimism

For the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a majority of Americans believe our fight against the virus is getting better in a new Gallup national poll, the latest sign that optimism is creeping back into American life after a year of quarantining, mask-wearing and vaccine-waiting.
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Is it OK to be optimistic about Covid-19 now?

For the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a majority of Americans believe our fight against the virus is getting better in a new Gallup national poll, the latest sign that optimism is creeping back into American life after a year of quarantining, mask-wearing and vaccine-waiting.
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Analysis: Is it OK to be optimistic about Covid-19 now?

For the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a majority of Americans believe our fight against the virus is getting better in a new Gallup national poll, the latest sign that optimism is creeping back into American life after a year of quarantining, mask-wearing and vaccine-waiting.
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Unbound Edition Press to Publish We Prefer the Damned, 11th Book from Carlo Matos

Unbound Edition Press today announced it will publish We Prefer the Damned, the 11th book from Carlo Matos. The collection of poems exploring bisexual relationships, erasure and denial, has a planned publication of October 2021. Matos, equally celebrated for his fiction, poetry and prose-poetry, pushes toward a new grammar for intersectional identities as the poems in We Prefer the Damned work to integrate his Portuguese-American heritage and bi+ lived experience. Through language used and pu...
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