Business & Economy
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Google cancels town hall meeting

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 8/11/17, 11:57 am

Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled a town hall meeting on gender discrimination an hour before it was scheduled to begin Thursday afternoon. In an email to staff, Pichai said he canceled the meeting because the names and specific questions of Google employees had been leaked online, making the employees fearful for their safety and concerned they would be targeted for speaking out at the gathering.

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Anthem pulls insurance coverage in Ohio

by Leigh Jones
Posted 6/06/17, 04:24 pm

Health insurer Anthem announced today it will pull out of the Ohio market next year amid growing uncertainty about the future of government healthcare regulations. The decision leaves about 10,500 residents in at least 18 counties with no option for purchasing private health insurance, according to state officials. Aetna and Humana, two other major health insurance providers, also recently announced plans to pull out of some markets in 2018.

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Social justice Bible abuse

Economy | Would the Prophet Amos concern himself with the emerging gig economy?
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 9/15/16, 03:01 pm

Over at Sojourners, the Rev. Keith Anderson has written an article evaluating America’s emerging “gig economy” on the basis of Old Testament prophecy. He cites a moral dilemma he faced when trying to decide whether or not to take a traditional taxi to a destination or use Uber. Anderson suggests that the economic and technological progress we see today may be immoral but he fails to make a convincing case, and worse, he misuses the Bible in the process.

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