Lawsuit exposes Apple’s recycling program

Apple recycling robot. In January, Apple filed a lawsuit against Canadian recycling company GEEP, claiming that they violated their contract. The tech giant accuses GEEP of reselling their products, instead of shredding them like they were supposed to. According to the lawsuit, no less than 100,000 iPhones and iPads that ...

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Pfizer Coronavirus vaccine

Evan Steinberg, October 20, 2020 On Friday, October 16, Pfizer announced that they will not be seeking an emergency authorization of its coronavirus vaccine before the third week in November. This represents a stark shift from previous statements the company CEO, Dr. Albert Bourla, has made stating that their vaccine ...

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The Invisible Crisis: Fiscal Policies in a Pandemic

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought lasting impact on every aspect of previous normality and has most importantly led to the death of approximately 1.1 million individuals. In addition to this invisible threat, the pandemic has demonstrated the true resilience of national governments and their ability to protect its citizens, ...

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US Blocks Malaysian Palm Oil Producer for Human Rights Violations

US Blocks Malaysian Palm Oil Producer for Human Rights Violations Two weeks ago, an AP news article exposed troubling information regarding the palm oil industry in Malaysia, the second largest producer of palm oil in the world behind Indonesia. Last year, a petition was filed by various nonprofit organizations, asking ...

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Yelp Takes A Proactive Stance Against Racism on Their Platform

Yelp Takes A Proactive Stance Against Racism on Their Platform             Since the murder of George Floyd in May, many businesses have taken steps to combat racism on their online platforms and in their physical communities.  A recent example of a commitment to combat online racism comes from the company ...

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Why Are There Still So Few Black CEOs?

By: Grace Tonrey Article By: Te-Ping Chen Article From: The Wall Street Journal “Out of the chief executives running America’s top 500 companies, just 1%, or four, are Black.” According to Te-Ping Chen’s article titled ” Why Are There Still So Few Black CEOs?”, “Among all U.S. companies with 100 ...

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The News Media of the Digital Age

The election for “the soul of our democracy” is also the battle for the soul of social media. By Hunter Stephens 9/29/20 In the coming months, we will watch one of the most important elections to ever face the country unfold between Donal Trump and Joe Biden. The campaigns have ...

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Grocery Stores Change Strategy to Keep Items In Stock

By: Noah Shulman https://www.wsj.com/articles/grocers-stockpile-build-pandemic-pallets-ahead-of-winter-11601199000 Grocers Stockpile, Build ‘Pandemic Pallets’ Ahead of Winter September 27th, 20202 To understand the current situation of grocery stores deciding to stockpile goods we have to go back to some background information about the situation. We all remember back in early March when we went to the ...

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How Renewable Energy can Drive Post-COVID Recovery

Almost everyone has memories from the beginnings of COVID-19 of cleaner skies and water. This was a prime example of how implicating restrictions can lead to positive change in a very short period of time. Now as COVID is coming to an end, policy to recover national economies is coming ...

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Microsoft to Buy Bethesda for $7.5 Billion: The Future of Xbox?

On Monday, September 21st, 2020 it was announced that the Microsoft Corporation will be acquiring ZeniMax Media and it’s game development studios for $7.5 billion. This is the second largest video game acquisition in history, the largest in the United States, and easily the largest Microsoft has ever made. The ...

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The Impact of the US Coin Shortage on Globalization

The current coin shortage has impacted more than just laundromats and vending machines. For the last several months, small businesses have been struggling to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is partly due to the temporary closure of US Mint facilities. However, the reason for this coin shortage is ...

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