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Trump attacks ‘globalist’ Koch brothers – POLITICO

President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday morning at the billionaire conservative donor Koch brothers, who Trump said “have become a total joke in real Republican circles,” in the wake of their sharp criticism of the president and his trade policies. “The globalist Koch Brothers, who have become a total joke …

The Other Side of Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post | The New Republic

A protracted contract dispute suggests that being owned by a tech billionaire may have serious drawbacks for workers. Since Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchased The Washington Post in 2013, the newspaper has been one of the great—and few—success stories in media, legacy or otherwise. The size of the paper’s staff has grown to …

Young at heart? Mercedes cultivates its aging workforce

BERLIN (Reuters) – Too slow, inflexible, forgetful, always off sick. Those are some attitudes about older workers that carmaker Mercedes-Benz is trying to dispel as Germany grapples with the challenges of an aging society. People visit an exhibition about demografic change called ‘Ey Alter’ by carmaker Mercedes Benz in Berlin, …

Vietnam: Fears of China-takeover fuel second week of protests

PROTESTS against proposed special economic zones and foreign investment in Vietnam entered their second week on Sunday as thousands demonstrated peacefully in provinces and cities across the country. While security was tight in many areas, with increased police presence in public areas, thousands gathered peacefully in central Ha Tinh province, …