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The Future of Work, 2021: What We’ve Learned
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The Future of Work, 2021: What We’ve Learned

In 2020, in every conversation I had about the impact the pandemic would have on work, I heard a version of this statement: “COVID-19 is going to accelerate the future of work.” But with the year ending—and the pandemic still sadly out of control—here’s what we still don’t know: Exactly what will that future be? […]

BY Bryan Walsh | January 5, 2021

Is Facebook a Media Company? That’s Not Up to Mark Zuckerberg
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Is Facebook a Media Company? That’s Not Up to Mark Zuckerberg

Editor’s note: this story was originally published on Techonomy.com Facebook is facing, finally, the historic moment that many of its critics, including me, have long expected. Its true customers–advertisers–are saying Facebook cannot continue to pretend to be “neutral” about dishonest and hateful speech. The resulting societal harm is too great. That opinion had already become […]

BY David Kirkpatrick | June 26, 2020

How Juneteenth Finally Became a National Holiday
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How Juneteenth Finally Became a National Holiday

When President Biden signed legislation this week making Juneteenth a national holiday, it marked the swift rise in recognition of the day commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. After decades of delay, the movement gained momentum last summer during the protests following the murder of George Floyd, when U.S. corporations began honoring the […]

BY Michelle Jackson | June 18, 2021

To Promote True Advocacy, Don’t Be an Ally: Be an Accomplice
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To Promote True Advocacy, Don’t Be an Ally: Be an Accomplice

This essay was first published on Forge, Medium’s new channel on personal development. I sometimes introduce myself as a “professional African American” when I travel the country to give ally skills workshops — often while looking out at a sea of white faces. It’s a joke, of course, but the point is serious. I’m using humor to […]

BY Willie Jackson | December 10, 2019

In Davos, Business Leaders Say They’re Tackling Climate Change
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In Davos, Business Leaders Say They’re Tackling Climate Change

While Washington stalls, corporate leaders press ahead—in part because fixing the planet is a business opportunity

BY David Kirkpatrick | February 1, 2019

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