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GUEST: Two years ago at Davos, the world's economic and political elite gathered to focus on “ disflationary pressures .” But populist, anti-immigrant uprisings in Europe and Donald Trump's election changed the conversation quickly: Struggling with disinflation , or weak price growth, was out. Understanding populism, migration, and automation were in.
This year at Davos, those themes remained. However, aided by a new World Economic Forum research report called “ Eight Futures of Work: Scenarios and Their Implications ,” there was a shift from predicting a fear of inevitable, automated doom...
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Donald Trump To Push His 'America First' Agenda On Elite 'Globalists' In Davos

Donald Trump To Push His 'America First' Agenda On Elite 'Globalists' In Davos

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Trump was never invited to attend the World Economic Forum as a businessman.
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Trump's America Ignored as Global Leaders Envision the World's Future

Trump's America Ignored as Global Leaders Envision the World's Future

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President Donald Trump and the United States were roundly snubbed at this year's World Government Summit, just two years after President Barack Obama delivered the forum's keynote address.
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'Time' Person Of The Year For 2018: Journalists Under Attack In 'War On Truth'

'Time' Person Of The Year For 2018: Journalists Under Attack In 'War On Truth'

Time calls them "guardians" in a struggle against lies and misinformation that has pit news agencies against political groups and governments. Read more ...

Theresa May's government drafted Brexit deal addendum weeks before...

Theresa May's government drafted Brexit deal addendum weeks before meaningful vote debate began

Theresa May wants the EU to sign a declaration on the Brexit backstop to reassure angry MPs. The prime minister is set to ask Brussels to make a strong commitment to avoiding... Read more ...

New Zealand is about to relax its marijuana laws, and it could lead to total...

New Zealand is about to relax its marijuana laws, and it could lead to total legalization

New Zealand made marijuana legal for terminally ill patients with a new law passed on Tuesday. The Health Minister David Clark says it will give 25,000 people relief from pain... Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway slams Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, says she 'doesn't seem to...

Kellyanne Conway slams Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, says she 'doesn't seem to know much about anything'

Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump's senior adviser, became the latest conservative to attack Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive 29-year-old New York... Read more ...

HackerRank survey: U.S. student developers prioritize work-life balance

HackerRank survey: U.S. student developers prioritize work-life balance

Work-life balance is more important to U.S. student developers than any other early career goal, according to HackerRank's Student Developer Report 2018. Read more ...

Google's CEO explains why a picture of Donald Trump comes up when you search...

Google's CEO explains why a picture of Donald Trump comes up when you search for 'idiot'

Republicans in Congress are grilling Google CEO Sundar Pichai over allegations that the search giant is biased against conservative media and websites. The Congresswoman from... Read more ...

Will legal recreational weed kill off the medical cannabis market? Experts...

Will legal recreational weed kill off the medical cannabis market? Experts say the opposite is happening

As Canada edged ever closer this year to making it legal for any adult to buy marijuana, Dr. Hance Clarke noticed a surprising phenomenon. At his Toronto pain clinic, Clarke... Read more ...

A large majority of Americans support current or increased levels of...

A large majority of Americans support current or increased levels of immigration, while most of Europe wants fewer migrants

A Pew Research Center poll found that more Americans would like the number of migrants coming into the nation to either stay the same or increase. Meanwhile, most Europeans... Read more ...

LogDNA raises $25 million to simplify server data logging

LogDNA raises $25 million to simplify server data logging

LogDNA, a startup whose eponymous log-analyzing product is now used by more than 2,000 customers, has raised $25 million. Read more ...

The Trump administration paid a private company $13.6 million to recruit...

The Trump administration paid a private company $13.6 million to recruit thousands of Border Patrol agents, and they've hired 2 so far

Customs and Border Protection has given $13.6 million to the private firm Accenture to hire thousands more Border Patrol agents. Just two agents have been hired so far... Read more ...