New book Halal Branding examines how a theatre of identity politics is playing out in brand land for young Muslim consumers – a group growing globally in numbers, networks & cultural/spending clout. A springboard for debate and new opportunities, there’s thinking for brands of all denominations
Uncertainty surrounds the details of the trade war truce struck by the US and China at the G20 summit.
George H.W. Bush’ presidency ended (prematurely, some would say) 25 years ago. As Washington bids farewell to the man, things that were novel during “41’s” presidency — satellite television, snark-filled (sometimes erroneous) reporting, conservative talk radio — are now political institutions.
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Last week, U.S. Border Patrol agents fired tear gas on migrants approaching the San Diego section of the Southwest border in Tijuana. President Trump has vowed not to let the thousands of migrants currently at the border apply for asylum in the United States, forcing Mexico to deal with how to shelter the asylum seekers creating a potential humanitarian crisis.
As Statista’s Sarah Feldman points out, Mexican President-López Obrador takes office with tensions at the U.S. Mexico border being one of the first crises that he will.
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, over 300,000 migrants were apprehended at the Southwest border during the fiscal year 2018.
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About half of those arrests happened in the Rio Grande section of the border, which is part of southwestern Texas. Border patrol agents in the San Diego section of the border, an area that has received the most press in recent days, arrested close to 40,000 migrants during that same time frame.
Atomico’s State of European Tech 2018 report reveals European tech is booming, but the drive to improve diversity in funding has stalled.
Search engine firm Baidu has filed more patent applications for artificial intelligence technologies than any other organisation in China. The company, which can be thought of as the Google of China, beat Microsoft, Tencent, and Samsung.
Holiday-themed radio station concerts have become a staple of the winter concert season. Thursday night in Chicago, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats kicked off 101WKQX’s “The Nights We Stole Christmas” concert series alongside Indiana indie alt group Houndmouth and songwriter Alice Merton.