ZARROLI: Until now, it hasn’t been so clear that Facebook is eager to go public. Some of the fastest growing Internet companies like Twitter and Groupon are still privately held. That’s probably due in part to the fact that the stock market was so weak after the financial crisis.
“Today, the courts upheld what any reasonable New Yorker has known since day one: Stop and frisk is a legal police tool that keeps our city safe when it is used properly,” he said. “Despite appointing a federal monitor, Judge Scheindlin didn’t embrace the reckless proposals of my opponents. She didn’t call to abolish stop and frisk as John Liu had hoped.
D. Rex: None. A. I sort of surprised at the vehemence of “I can support a company like this” sentiment, though I suppose such a stance probably lends itself to vocalization more than my “meh, just hope the company is stable enough to keep putting out a lower cost quality product.” I sure few are naive enough to believe other CEOs aren this shitty. Brandon just happens to be doing it in a very cringe y, public way. Buying products based around how agreeable you find a CEO or other execs is untenable.
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WildAid said 57 percent of people polled in urban Thailand had tried the soup, mostly at weddings, family dinners or business meetings, while more than 100 restaurants in Bangkok serve it.In a 2017 survey, WildAid found that while awareness of the cruelty and extent of the shark fin trade was low, many Thais wanted to try shark fin soup because they had heard it was tasty, a possible indication that demand could rise further.Sharks are also threatened by demand for their meat from Brazil, Uruguay, Britain, Italy and Spain, where consumers are often unaware they are consuming it in seafood dishes. Shark liver oil, known as squalene, is used in cosmetics and health supplements such as omega 3 pills, accounting for 3 million shark deaths a year.Millions more sharks die each yearwhen they are caught alongside tuna, WildAid said. It added that greater protection is needed for blue sharks, with up to 20 million killed deliberately or unintentionally each year.In a statement, Maxim’s Chinese Cuisine said it used DNA testing to make sure it used fins only from blue sharks, a species at lower risk on the IUCN Red List.