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80 Percent of CEOs Share This Trait

And scientists say it will help you succeed.<p>Poised for success. That is how I would describe an acquaintance of mine. Let's call him Peter. His product had a meaningful chance to impact a key aspect of the financial services industry. He had a good plan and a motivated team. But there was one thing …

Self-improvement

Conservative ministers and MPs ordered to remain in Commons amid fears of Remain 'ambush vote' on Article 50

Conservative ministers and MPs have been ordered to stay in the House of Commons until midnight on Tuesday amid fears of an “ambush” vote by pro-Remain MPs during the Article 50 debate.<p>The Government has ordered a “running whip” tomorrow and into Wednesday for the two-day debate on triggering …

Corbyn's white paper panic at PMQs gives May a Brexit breather

The PM discombobulated the Labour leader with her announcement but was on shakier ground about her Trump date<p>Some blinked. Some gasped. Cognitive dissonance takes on many forms. Conservative Chris Philp is best known in the Commons for never letting any bum go unkissed and certainly not as a man to …

Donald Trump: “Nobody really knows” if climate change is real

Not a huge surprise coming from the guy who tweeted that global warming “was created by and for the Chinese”<p>Somehow our president-elect is still on the fence about the existence of climate change. In an interview with Fox News on Sunday, Donald Trump — who years ago tweeted that global warming "was …

Why UK Brexit talk baffles Germany

<b>Theresa May had her first EU summit in Brussels last week. But her after-dinner address to other leaders was greeted with a frosty silence and even Germany appears to be losing patience with London. Could a different understanding of some very simple words be part of the problem?</b><p>There's one thing …

The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge

Who should hold power: the few or the many? Concentrating power in the hands of a few—in monarchy, dictatorship, or oligarchy—tends to result in power for personal benefit at the expense of others. Yet in spreading power among the many—as in a democracy—individual votes no longer matter, and so …

Political Science

Jeremy Corbyn called for Nato to be closed down and members to 'give up, go home and go away'

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Nato to be "closed down", it emerged today as defence chiefs warned his comments about the organisation are "weakening western civilisation”.<p>In footage uncovered by the Telegraph the Labour leader said the military alliance was an "engine for the delivery of oil to the …

Of Psychopaths and Presidential Candidates

Election 2016 has turned out to be a veritable field day for armchair psychologists—and some professionals, too. This is largely thanks to the …

Psychology

Dan Rather blasts Donald Trump's 'direct threat of violence' against Hillary Clinton

Dan Rather refuses to ignore Donald Trump’s latest remarks.<p>The former <i>CBS Evening News</i> anchor ripped the Republican presidential candidate for …

Donald Trump

Brexit was nothing compared to what's coming

But over the next couple of years, it's going to get a whole lot worse. As economies worsen, there will be more social unrest, more angry people, and crazier politicians. Somebody will try to come along on a white horse to save us all, but she usually makes it worse.<p>Are we at a point right now …

It's Not Alarmist: Trump and the Republican Party Could Destroy the World

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on stage during a campaign event at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, August …

Bernie Sanders op-ed: I support Hillary Clinton. So should everyone who voted for me.

The conventions are over and the general election has officially begun. In the primaries, I received 1,846 pledged delegates, 46 percent of the total. Hillary Clinton received 2,205 pledged delegates, 54 percent. She received 602 superdelegates. I received 48 superdelegates. Hillary Clinton is the …

Middle-class

President Obama Wrote an Essay About Feminism—and It's So Spot On

In case you had any lingering doubts: President Obama is a feminist.<p>The Commander-in-Chief, who has been a champion for women’s rights throughout his …

Here's what the world thinks of America

Generations in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America have grown up under the influence of the superpower U.S. and have felt awe and envy.<p>America permeated their lives — through comics and Coke, through Hollywood and Neil Armstrong, and via the internet, iPhone and Facebook.<p>It has been seen as the …

10 maps that reveal how major cities could be underwater by 2100

By 2100, research suggests that oceans could be up to six feet higher than they currently are. According to a new report from the online real-estate database Zillow, these changes would have enormous (and enormously expensive) consequences for the US housing market, which stands to lose hundreds of …

Clinton Still Hasn’t Solved Her Bernie Bro Problem

The latest polling reveals bad news hiding in Hillary’s big post-convention bounce.<p>The latest polling is in, and it seems like good news for a certain Democratic nominee: after a relentlessly positive, generally well-received convention last week in Philadelphia, surveys show <b>Hillary Clinton</b> …

Give Britons fast-track citizenship, says Germany's Green party

Opposition Greens say British people living in Germany need clear reassurance that they can stay post-Brexit<p>The German Greens have called on Angela Merkel’s government to offer fast-track citizenship to Britons living in Germany in an effort to ensure they can remain once Britain leaves the EU.<p>The …

Europe

World's largest carbon producers face landmark human rights case

Filipino government body gives 47 ‘carbon majors’ 45 days to respond to allegations of human rights violations resulting from climate change<p>The world’s largest oil, coal, cement and mining companies have been given 45 days to respond to a complaint that their greenhouse gas emissions have violated …

Rights & Freedoms

UN criticises UK and Germany for betraying Paris climate deal

Climate change envoy singles out both countries for subsidising the fossil fuel industry and says the UK has lost its position as a climate leader<p>Ban Ki-moon’s climate change envoy has accused the UK and Germany of backtracking on the spirit of the Paris climate deal by financing the fossil fuel …

How to keep cities moving: Ideas for America’s urban leaders

There are signs that America’s city dwellers are beginning to change the way they get around. Here is how city leaders can plan ahead.<p><b>American cities</b> …

Bank of England economist says sledgehammer needed for economy

<b>The Bank of England's chief economist supports a "sledgehammer" approach to stabilising the post-Brexit economy as he admitted unemployment could rise.</b><p>In a speech, Andy Haldane supported easing monetary policy next month.<p>He said it needed to be "delivered promptly as well as muscularly", adding: …

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The political shock waves from the EU referendum seem to be subsiding now, with the formation of a new government under Theresa May. As was the case after the inconclusive 2010 General Election, the British political system has moved quickly to form a new government and forge a new …

Parliament will vote on Monday on whether or not to replace Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system. To vote in favour will see Britain as a nuclear armed state into the 2060s and beyond. The total lifetime cost will be up to £205bn. We urge all MPs to consider whether continued possession of …

Turkey has seen several military coups over the last 50 years, but this latest attempt is different

"Turkish Armed Forces have completely taken over the administration of the country to reinstate constitutional order, human rights and freedoms, the rule of law, and the general security that was damaged," a statement, published by a group calling itself the "Peace at Home Council" on TRT, Turkey's …

The U.S. Solar Industry Sees A Potential Windfall In A Hillary Clinton Presidency

But, in the face of impending climate disaster, is her bold plan bold enough?<p>In March, Hillary Clinton held a fundraiser at the home of SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive. Widely attended by others in the solar industry, the mood was enthusiastic and appreciative.<p>When he first heard about Clinton’s solar …

Tax haven route won't work for post-Brexit UK, OECD says

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom is unlikely to try to lure international investment by becoming a tax haven after it leaves the European Union, according to an internal memo prepared by the body responsible for the drafting international tax rules.<p>British flag and European Union flags flutter …

Economics

Remain voters look to London’s Sadiq Khan in wake of Brexit

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is enjoying a popularity boost in the wake of Britain’s referendum on leaving the EU. Seen as a unifying figure among a political class left fractured by the Brexit vote, Khan’s star is on the rise.<p>Politicians across the UK’s political spectrum – from conservative Boris …

How the Business Community Really Feels About Trump and Clinton | Inc.com

Forget about winter. The Elections are coming, and with that, a daily outpouring of polls attempting to predict what will happen on November 8. The latest, from the National Small Business Association, reveals how small-business owners feel about their elected officials and the U.S. political …

Small Business

Richard Branson is calling on the UK government to hold a second EU referendum to prevent 'irreversible damage' to the country

Writing in a blog post on the Virgin website, Branson said the UK's parliament need to take a recent petition calling for a second referendum, which has amassed more than 3.6 million signatures, "seriously."<p>The UK narrowly voted to leave the European Union on Thursday, with 51.9% voting to leave, …

Jo Cox killed by 'well of hatred', says Jeremy Corbyn

Jo Cox was killed by a “well of hatred”, Jeremy Corbyn has said in an emotional tribute to the Labour MP in her constituency town of Birstall in West Yorkshire.<p>The Labour leader, appearing alongside David Cameron, also announced that parliament would be recalled on Monday to pay tribute to Cox “on …

Angela Merkel