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This Railroad Doesn't Need a Buyout to Thrive

Even in the midst of a crisis, railroads don’t come cheap.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

Trump Needs More Carrot

Candidate Trump did something President Trump seems unwilling to: Offer voters a better deal

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

Employees fear Mark Zuckerberg's commitment to free speech is more about protecting the president than his company's ideals

In late 2019, during one of Mark Zuckerberg’s many trips to Washington to defend Facebook in front of Congress, he stopped for a private dinner with Donald Trump and offered the president a titillating statistic. “I’d like to congratulate you,” Zuckerberg said. “You’re No. 1 on Facebook.”

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

The Upside of Online Learning

Recorded classes are one feature of virtual education that students came to love

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

The Specter of Hunger in Nigeria

Farmers are fleeing their lands just when the African nation needs them most

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

From Hot To Not

Vacancies in once-sought-after neighborhoods may herald a rent reset

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

Where Vaccine Hopes Run High

Indonesia is the site of one of the leading trials. It’s eager to take the risks

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

Covid's Challenge to Keeping Kosher

Grounded by the virus, rabbis can’t inspect factories in China that make certified foods

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

Bill Gates – “We need to bring this pandemic to a close”

The world could use some big breakthroughs—a vaccine to combat coronavirus and innovations to mitigate climate change among them. The Microsoft Corp. co-founder speaks with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker about his passion for both, the nightmare that is misinformation, and the difference between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 21, 2020

MONTANA: Where Politics Is Still Local

Within a generation the U.S. Senate has become a virtual mirror of the Electoral College— except in Montana, where a popular Democratic governor just might swing control of the chamber

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 07 - 14, 2020

Vote-by-Mail Is the Easy Part

What comes after the election could be wrenching for the USPS

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 07 - 14, 2020

MARICOPA COUNTY, ARIZONA: How the Republicans Are Losing Suburbia

This bellwether is pointing away from the GOP

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 07 - 14, 2020

A To-Do List

Whatever happens in the election, America must overhaul its government. Here’s how President Bill Lincoln—the fusion of two giants of the 19th century—would approach reform

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 07 - 14, 2020

Abridge, Pennsylvania: The Color Of the Rust Belt

This struggling steel town was a blue dot in a red county in 2016. What hue will it turn this year?

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 07 - 14, 2020

The Big Business Of Nothing

Blank check IPOs raise cash for corporations with no operations— just a plan to buy another company

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

SHUTUP AND WORK

Employees say the biggest names in U.S. business have banned them from alerting others to Covid-19 outbreaks. That’s going to get people killed

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

Second-Class E-Citizens

Making games is sexy—unless you’re one of the permatemps doing much of the work

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

Pro E-Gamers Hit the Gym

As the stakes get higher, teams are becoming more serious about mental and physical health

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

Can Direct-to-Door Slushees Beat Amazon?

Covid pushed convenience stores online. But delivery costs and new rivals could hit profits

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

Narcotics Crisis

The cartels make heroin and methamphetamine using chemicals produced in Mexico by U.S. companies, and then send the drugs to America

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT

After a season like no other, Virgil Abloh remains fashion’s resident optimist By Kim Bhasin and Annmarie Hordern Photograph by Nolis Anderson

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

Boom Times in a Troubled Neighborhood

The video game industry has prospered in the pandemic. The fun comes at a cost

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

America's Vanishing Trust Fund

Social Security hits its peak this year. To replenish, it may need to take out loans

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 31, 2020

The AntiAnti-Vaxxers

Web-savvy doctors like Zubin Damania (aka ZDoggMD) are fighting vaccine pseudoscience, one viral clip at a time

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 17 - 24, 2020

The Real Vaccine Billionaires of Maharashtra

An Indian racehorse dynasty may be the world’s best hope for producing enough vaccine to end the pandemic

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 17 - 24, 2020

When Worst Gets Worse

The blast in Beirut laid bare the wreckage from decades of sectarian politics

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 17 - 24, 2020

Vaccine Nationalism

The world’s governments are vying to secure doses before their peers can. It’s already getting ugly

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 17 - 24, 2020

The Streaming Wars Come to Real Estate

Studio lots are a hot property as Blackstone starts to write big checks

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 17 - 24, 2020

Chevron Keeps It Old-School

As rivals go green, it’s sticking with fossil fuels

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 17 - 24, 2020

QAnon Crashes The Internet Party

Is it too late to keep the amorphous online conspiracy movement from breaking into the mainstream?

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 17 - 24, 2020