US Sen. Gillibrand introduces FABRIC Act, to protect U.S. garment workers

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has sponsored the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act, which she claims would revitalize the US garment sector by strengthening workers’ rights, driving wage growth, and promoting equity. Senator Gillibrand stated during a visit to Ferrara Manufacturing in New York City that the FABRIC Act will thread … More US Sen. Gillibrand introduces FABRIC Act, to protect U.S. garment workers

Russia Set for Summer of Electronics Shortages as Sanctioned Stocks Dwindle

By guest author Leonid Orlov, Moscow Consultant Trade blockade bites as country struggles to find substitute suppliers and would-be parallel importers navigate major logistical challenges. Russia: Digital deprivation: Russian gadget aficionados face seasonal supply shortfall With western sanctions putting the Russian economy under unprecedented stress, concerns are growing that stocks of certain goods may soon … More Russia Set for Summer of Electronics Shortages as Sanctioned Stocks Dwindle

Elon Musk Has Bigger Plans Than Just Letting Trump Back on Twitter

By guest author Ross Douthat from the New York Times. Ross Douthat has been an Opinion columnist for The Times since 2009. He is the author of several books, most recently, “The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery.” “I strongly supported Obama for President,” Elon Musk tweeted late last month, part of the … More Elon Musk Has Bigger Plans Than Just Letting Trump Back on Twitter

Finnish firms are finding new tools for finance

Finnish solutions for payments, corporate analysis, digital receipts, expert management and financial decision-making have received major boosts of late, be it in the form of new funding or partners. By guest author Aleksi Teivanen from Goodnewsfinland.   Zevoy in April reported that it has raised EUR 15 million in an equity funding round led by … More Finnish firms are finding new tools for finance

Coach owner Tapestry predicts China troubles will start to ease in June

By guest author Lauren Thomas from CNBC Key Points Coach owner Tapestry said Thursday it’s expecting lockdowns in Shanghai will be lifted at the beginning of June, followed by gradual improvements thereafter. The retailer reported fiscal third-quarter sales and profit ahead of Wall Street’s estimates, fuelled by strong consumer demand in North America. But it … More Coach owner Tapestry predicts China troubles will start to ease in June

Image of Black Hole at Centre of Our Milky Way Galaxy Is Captured for First Time

Sagittarius A* is 4 million times as massive as the sun and some 26000 light-years from Earth Animations zoom in on the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. Video: ESO/L. Calçada, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), DSS, VISTA, VVV Survey/D. Minniti DSS, Nogueras-Lara et al., Schoedel, NACO, GRAVITY Collaboration, EHT Collaboration By guest author Aylin … More Image of Black Hole at Centre of Our Milky Way Galaxy Is Captured for First Time