Cassie Werber, Quartz

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Recent articles by Cassie:

Queen Elizabeth II has died, aged 96

During the queen's reign, Britain lost its empire, joined and then left the EU, and is now in grave economic crisis. → Read More

Gorbachev let the Soviet Union dissolve. Putin wants it back

Gorbachev's death highlights just how much things have changed since his time in office. → Read More

Covid has changed the way we hear language

Scientists studying language have found big shifts in our comprehension of certain words. → Read More

Sustainability is the wrong goal for businesses that care about climate change

The head of a new bank focused on regenerative agriculture says we can't afford simply to "sustain." → Read More

What is Boris Johnson’s legacy?

For all his faults, he was not the UK’s Trump. → Read More

UK prime minister Boris Johnson resigns

The British prime minister Boris Johnson, who spearheaded the Brexit campaign, faced a historic slew of ministerial resignations and finally agreed to go. → Read More

Unilever isn’t displaying leadership by selling Ben & Jerry’s in Israel—just avoidance

Unilever's workaround for ice cream sales in the occupied territories is a reminder about what company "social missions" should be—and what they often turn into. → Read More

The pandemic has fundamentally changed companies’ relationship with mental health

Quartz is a guide to the new global economy for people in business who are excited by change. We cover business, economics, markets, finance, technology, science, design, and fashion. → Read More

Workplace trends: Employers and abortion access, June 2022

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is forcing companies to act as backstops on abortion access. → Read More

By flying asylum seekers to Rwanda, the UK is outsourcing yet another problem it helped create

The policy ignores global history, and the UK's role in it. → Read More

The real reason toxic leaders keep getting promoted

An organizational psychologist says dysfunctional leaders don't get promoted despite problematic traits, but because of them. → Read More

220 CEOs issued an emotional call for US gun control

Company leaders are calling for an end to the country's "epidemic" of gun violence. → Read More

What Italy’s B Corps can teach global business about community

How can a firm make real impact close to home, without losing sight of its impact on the world as a whole? → Read More

Can any amount of upgrading make people love the office?

Can any amount of upgrading make people love the office? → Read More

Long covid is shrinking the British workforce

An analysis by a Bank of England committee member says that long covid may be one of the biggest drivers of falling labor participation. → Read More

Goldman Sachs is insisting its staff take more vacation 🌴

The US bank is giving top executives unlimited vacation and mandating that everyone else take at least three weeks. → Read More

Hybrid work is burning women out

A Deloitte survey found that especially for caregivers, the unpredictability of work was becoming a problem. → Read More

Companies' abortion stance: Worplace trends, May 2022

When governments restrict reproductive rights, private companies get political. → Read More

Searches for “burnout” are at an all-time high

People are seeking advice about burnout from work, home, and school like never before. → Read More

Your problem concentrating at work might be long covid

But your company should be opening up spaces to talk about it and help you through. → Read More