With French Poised for Extreme Vote, Companies Plot Their Plan B
French companies are stealthily preparing for the worst amid the growing prospect that Marine Le Pen or Jean-Luc Melenchon could win the presidency on platforms of raising trade barriers and potentially exiting the euro currency bloc. One Paris-based ...
Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit
New Jersey Herald
It's this prospect of a so-called "hard Brexit" that has mainly worried businesses in Britain, many of which trade intensely with the EU, the biggest destination for British exports. The fear of future economic damage has been reflected mainly in the ...
How D.C. Became the Darling of Education Reform
The American Prospect
Despite an absence of rigorous, independent evaluation, school officials and city leaders have framed D.C.'s new education policies as a great success.
White Sox tankapalooza off to a good start
FanRag Sports (blog)
The White Sox want to lose a lot of games in 2017, to be sure; no team trades Chris Sale and Adam Eaton for prospects, puts the rest of the salaried roster in the window for early-bird shoppers, and then gets to seriously and soberly claim they're ...