Fast food giants pump millions into ‘Save Local Restaurants’ coalition fighting California wage law

Big restaurant chains have seen California’s new fast food wage law and they want that order canceled. The “Save Local Restaurants” coalition, which opposes the state’s , said Friday it had raised more than $12 million, with Burger King, McDonald’s, and KFC owner among the contributors, the Wall Street Journal. The law could set the … Read more

Albanese warns of tough budget as Coalition promises ‘hand-to-hand combat’ over cost of living

The prime minister, Anthony Albanese, has told his MPs to brace for “difficult decisions” in the government’s first budget as he flags cost of living relief in the face of further interest rate hikes. As the Reserve Bank of Australia lifted the official cash rate to a seven-year high of 2.35% on Tuesday, Albanese said … Read more

Italy Center-Right Says Draghi’s Coalition Pact Has Been Broken

(Bloomberg) — The League and Forza Italia said Sunday that their alliance backing Prime Minister Mario Draghi has been broken, signaling the biggest political forces are readying for possible snap elections after the premier announced his resignation last week. Most Read from Bloomberg In a joint statement following a meeting in Sardinia, Matteo Salvini and … Read more

Cyber insurance startup Coalition plots global expansion as valuation hits $5B

Coalition, a San Francisco-based startup that combines cyber insurance and proactive tools, is preparing to expand outside of the U.S. for the first time following a mega $250 million Series F investment that takes its valuation to $5 billion. The investment, backed by , Valor Equity Partners and Kinetic Partners, comes less than a year … Read more

Japan coalition headed for election win, LDP seen gaining seats -poll

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling coalition is headed for victory in a July 10 upper house election, with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s ruling party likely to extend the number of seats it holds on its own, according to an opinion poll published on Monday. A total of 125 seats are being contested, making 63 a … Read more

Coalition wants to make more women operators and investors at the same damn time

Image Credits: Coalition In 2020, Thrive Capital asked a cohort of folks — including Glossier VP of Communications , Cityblock Health co-founder , Umbrella co-founder and Tribe AI co-founder — if they wanted to be scouts, or invest tiny checks on behalf of the firm with a potential for shared upside. Instead, the four-person group … Read more

Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics takes part in Dyke March in downtown Toronto

Members of an organization that believes women should have the right to control their own bodies took part in Pride Toronto’s Dyke March in downtown Toronto on Saturday. The members of the Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics carried a large coat hanger in the march to demonstrate their opposition to a U.S. Supreme Court decision … Read more

The Washington Outsider’s Irina Tsukerman Moderates UNHRC 50th Panel: Yemen Coalition of Independent Women Exposes Houth

Digital Rights and Cybersecurity Violations by Houthis GENEVA, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gathering on the sidelines of the 50th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Yemen Coalition of Independent Women and its partner organizations, including The Washington Outsider, addressed the nexus between the by the Iran-backed Houthi militias (Ansar … Read more