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By 2030, will we all be our own boss?

Stephane Kasriel

Will the day come when we all work as our own boss? Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork and co-chair of the Global Future Council on Education, Gender and Work, says entrepreneurs and freelancers represent the future of the workplace, as traditional office jobs become less and less relevant. He explains what we need to do to prepare, how companies should react, and why there is still a glass ceiling to be shattered. Continue reading By 2030, will we all be our own boss?

Demonetisation: Outside India, it’s not just NRI who suffers

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Deepak Goel

Post-demonetisation of high-value currency notes in India, Nepal Premier Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ rang up Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an arrangement whereby Nepal residents holding a huge stock of the now-banned high denomination Indian rupee notes could swap them for legal tender. Continue reading Demonetisation: Outside India, it’s not just NRI who suffers

Trump’s rhetoric on immigrants is deeply problematic

Dr. Luis Gómez Romero

US president-elect Donald Trump has highlighted some campaign promises that he actually plans to keep. Among others, he confirmed that he will build his promised wall on the Mexican border and deport up to three million undocumented migrants. It is important to ask: who, in fact, are these people? In Trump’s apocalyptic worldview, they’re a hoard of Latino “gang members” and “drug dealers” with “criminal records” who are invading America. But analysis reveals that image is far from reality. Continue reading Trump’s rhetoric on immigrants is deeply problematic

After rending nation asunder, Trump aspires to be unifier

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Ashok Easwaran

In 2008, an immigrant voter recalled at a community meeting this week, tears streamed down her face when she heard that America had elected its first African-American President. It meant that her children could thrive in the multi-racial country of their adoption. Eight years later, as the election results streamed in, she broke into uncontrollable sobs. Continue reading After rending nation asunder, Trump aspires to be unifier