116th Congress: Most Partisan in History   Gridlock or Compromise? Jeff Berkowitz, CEO, Delve Noe Garcia, EVP, The Signal Group With all the ballots cast in the midterm election and most of the results finalized, it’s important to examine what this election means, what to expect from a new Democratic majority in the House, and what relationship will develop between House Democrats, Senate Republicans, and the Republican White...

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The Midterms And Your Organization’s Risk, Tipping The Balance, And PolitiFarce Here’s what you need to know… As election day approaches, the question remains if the country will be overtaken by the blue wave or if the red wall will be big enough to stop it. Regardless of the outcome, however, companies and organizations will need to navigate and influence the post-election environment to their advantage. Here is...

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Making Sense Of USMCA, Boardroom Shakeup, And Better Late Than Never Here’s what you need to know… Last week, the U.S., Canada, and Mexico announced an agreement on NAFTA 2.0, which will be known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. Even though the announcement of this agreement has been overshadowed by other machinations in Washington, this new trade agreement and its details will have a long-term...

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California Keeps It 100, Copyright Or Wrong, And It’s Crypt-On Here’s what you need to know… Earlier this month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 100, the country’s most aggressive, and somewhat controversial, climate bill. SB 100 mandates that the Golden State generate 100% of its energy from emissions-free sources by 2045. Along with this bill, Governor Brown also signed an executive order for the...

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The Business About Boycotts, Read Hearing, And The Greatest Show On Astroturf Here’s what you need to know… Football is back, and that means more than simply trash talking friends’ fantasy football teams. Nike unveiled an ad campaign featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who has become a divisive figure after kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest in 2016. The ad campaign sparked an uproar,...

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Silicon Valley One Year Later, Balloon Bubble, And GoFundYourself Here’s what you need to know… In an end-of-summer edition of TL;DR last year, we wrote that the tech industry was “increasingly vulnerable to activist pressure and government intervention on a range of issues,” listing some of the developing challenges that Big Tech would need to prepare for in the consequential year ahead. With Silicon Valley executives...

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The Coming Beef With Meat, GPS SOS, And Make Cars Great Again Here’s what you need to know… School is starting up again and Labor Day weekend is fast approaching, meaning that many Americans will be taking a trip to the store to buy groceries for their end-of-the-summer cookout. With Americans set to eat more meat in 2018 than ever before, it is safe to say that most carts will include beef, poultry, and pork. Yet, there...

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Who Is AMLO, Facial Limitations, And Phony PACs For Phony Prosperity Here’s what you need to know… With his landslide victory in Mexico’s presidential election on July 1st, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (known as AMLO) earned the broadest mandate in the country’s recent history. His election is either a good or a bad thing, depending on how you interpret the words and actions of the populist, unconventional leader who...

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