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The real cost of cheap US chicken? Chlorination is just the start | Felicity Lawrence

Concerns about the safety of post-Brexit importations mask a bigger issue, says Guardian special correspondent Felicity Lawrence As sugar was to the 18 th and 19 th centuries, so chicken is to the 20 th and 21 st centuries. It has been turned into one of the defining commodities of our era. A luxury until …

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Investors and entrepreneurs need to address the mental health crisis in startups

Jake Chapman Contributor Share on Twitter Jake Chapman is a managing partner at Alpha Bridge Partners. More posts by this contributor Driving the new American century Specialization, Polymaths And The Pareto Principle In A Convergence Economy Colin Kroll, was the co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, both consumer sensations that brought joy to millions; Anthony …

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Egypt hotel deaths: UK couple’s room had unusual stench – official

Red Sea governor says air conditioning and ventilation systems being investigated The governor in charge of the Egyptian resort town where two British holidaymakers died abruptly last week has confirmed there was an unusual smelling in their hotel room, adding to fears there may have been something in the ventilation system that contributed to their …

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Goldman Sachs: David Solomon, veteran banker and part-time DJ, named new boss

Solomon, 56, will take over from Lloyd Blankfein who steered the bank into and out of the financial crisis on 1 October A veteran banker who also DJs under the stage name D-Sol has been named as the next chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs. David Solomon, 56, will take over from the current boss, …

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Demonized Smartphones Are Merely Our Latest Technological Scapegoat

As if there wasn’t enough angst in the world, what with the Washington soap opera, #MeToo, false nuclear alerts, and a general sense of misgiving , now we also have a growing sense of alarm about how smartphones and its implementation are impacting children. In the past days alone, The Wall Street Journal ran a …

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WeWork says employees can’t have any meat at events or on expenses

The workspace company gave environmental reasons for banning meat from all budgets, including their upcoming festival WeWork, the real estate company that rents out and manages office space, has announced that they will no longer hold any personnel events that include meat, and that staff will not be able to expense any meals that include …

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Shut Up and Let Me Trade: The Week That Rocked Stock Markets

One of the wildest runs in U.S. stock-market history began with the collapse of arcane gambles on volatility and ended with a sober realization: The easy ride is over. After heart-stopping sways in the Dow( Down 1,000 points! Up 500 points !), a market correction is ultimately here. But why–and why now? Inflation, interest rates, …

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From Game of Thrones to The Crown: the status of women who turns actors into starrings

The long read: Nina Golds role is invisible, and yet her taste has shaped much of what we watch on cinema and TV. By Sophie Elmhirst Earlier this year, the casting director Nina Gold sat at the back of the stalls of the Criterion theatre in the West Objective and watched a group of students …

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