• Grammys 2019, Justin Fairfax, Confidence Gap: Broadsheet for February 11

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Virginia's mess gets messier, a fifth woman joins the Democratic presidential race, and we take issue with a NYT hot-take. Make the most of your Monday.
    EVERYONE'S TALKING Plugging the confidence gap. There's no doubt this NYT op-ed by Lisa Damour meant well. The clinical psychologist tries to make sense of a trend she's spotted in her practice: that teenage girls are excelling in school with maximum output, while their male counterparts often succeed with far less effort and far more confidence.
    "That experience-of succeeding in school while exerting...
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  • Shutdown Talks, IMF Backs Fed, Insect Collapse: CEO Daily for February 11, 2019

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Good morning.
    My inbox continues to flood with readers debating the meaning of socialism, and decrying its use as a political dog whistle. So today, I have decided to abandon the semantic debate, and focus on substance instead. I read the 14-page House resolution calling for a "Green New Deal" -which I recommend as a seminal document for all CEO Daily readers-and the accompanying FAQ put out by AOC. (I hate to use the acronym, but it saves space.) Some clear takeaways:
    -This is far more than an environmental manifesto. In addition to "clean and renewable energy," it calls for jobs for...
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