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Cash relief pilot would offer aid to low-income Monroe County families (access required)

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The people we rely on for essential work, including during a public health crisis, are underpaid. We rely on these hourly workers to meet our basic needs and keep us safe by stocking grocery stores with food, disinfecting shared spaces, ...

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CCIA helps the environment, doesn’t hurt consumers (access required)

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It occasionally happens, as the end of the New York State legislative session approaches, that a particular bill up for passage draws intense, often one-sided local media scrutiny. This year, the dubious honor goes to the Climate and Community Investment Act ...

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Rochester’s economic recovery starts with protecting its workers (access required)

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The COVID-19 pandemic unleashed devastation upon a Rochester economy where economic growth had already been hampered for years by external factors. But slowly, we’re seeing businesses get back on their feet, and capital projects and construction sites remobilizing, but economic ...

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Aristotle in America: How ‘A Treatise On Government’ is relevant today (access required)

Patrick Burke

Over 2,000 years ago, the Greek philosopher, Aristotle, laid down tenets for a successful political climate that apply in today’s America — the power of the citizen, the relevance of democracy and the threat from foreign entities. As a follow-up to his treatise on morality, he ...

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Marketing to win back customer confidence (access required)

Isar Kiani

With vaccinations underway, and with more than half of all eligible adults in the country vaccinated with at least one dose, many businesses now struggle with the challenge of winning back their customers and getting their affairs closer to normal.   Many business owners ...

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Post-pandemic growth: From brick and mortar to plant and water (access required)

Robert Goldman

According to a survey conducted in late February 2021 by the Harris Poll, physical health may be declining as a result of the stresses of the pandemic. For example, individuals surveyed indicated that they have gained or lost an unhealthy ...

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Organizational cultures in the post-pandemic era (access required)

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The influential management scholar Peter Drucker is credited with the quote, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” That’s not to say a sound business strategy isn’t important; it simply suggests a healthy organizational culture is necessary for carrying out its strategies ...

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Marketing the COVID-19 vaccine (access required)

Isar Kiani

Widespread vaccination across the United States has created hopes for life and the economy to revert to normal. With a steady decline in the number of positive cases and deaths, vaccination advocates seem to have found greater support for their cause. By the ...

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Admissions to elite U.S. colleges: The case for a lottery (access required)

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It is now late March and there is a considerable amount of anxiety among high school students, particularly those applying to elite colleges, about their admission prospects. To comprehend why the process for selecting applicants at such institutions is in ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic and governance in the West (access required)

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The COVID-19 pandemic-induced losses in human lives and economic well-being have recently led many authors such as Nicholas Christakis, Scott Galloway, Ivan Krastev, John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge and Fareed Zakaria to write books in which they worry about the causes ...

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