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(Bloomberg Businessweek) — In a Fox News interview on Sunday, President Trump made a provocative claim. “Just like last time,” he said, alluding to the 2016 election, “Bernie Sanders’s people are going to vote for me because of what I’ve done on trade.”


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Trump’s contention that he’ll attract Sanders voters is based on the notion that he’s an economic populist and that voters on the left will overlook his record on race, immigration, and women, and spurn Joe Biden at the polls. The idea that Trump could win over a meaningful percentage of Sanders voters and left populists first originated with former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, who put this theory into action with disastrous results that led to his ouster from the White House.

Unbowed, Trump has revived it. So is he really poised to attract Sanders voters?

In a word: no. According to a tracking poll from

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The Korea – ASEAN & India Business Week 2020 opened in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s capital Seoul on October 13, giving participants a chance to highlight Asia’s potential in the post-COVID-19 era and promote the sharing of prosperity among Asian nations.

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At the event (Photo: VNA)

Seoul – The Korea – ASEAN & India Business Week 2020 opened in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s capital Seoul on October 13, giving participants a chance to highlight Asia’s potential in the post-COVID-19 era and promote the sharing of prosperity among Asian nations.

The RoK, ASEAN, and Indian enterprises will have access to a series of business opportunities with Asian partners.

Online meetings between investors will be held as part of the event.

The embassies of ASEAN member states and India joined an exhibition of national specialties on the occasion.

Speaking to the press, third Secretary of the Vietnamese Embassy

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Like many future Donald Trump voters, Jason Gelinas felt something shift inside him during the presidency of Barack Obama. Things were going OK for him generally. He had a degree from Fordham University and had held a series of jobs at big financial-services firms, eventually becoming a senior vice president at Citigroup in the company’s technology department, where he led an AI project and oversaw a team of software developers. He was married with kids and had a comfortable house in a New Jersey suburb. According to those who know him, Gelinas was a pleasant guy who was into normal stuff: Game of Thrones, recreational soccer, and so on. Things did get weird, though, when politics came up.

Gelinas had registered as a Democrat in the runup to the 2008 election, but then seemed to drift to the right, and not in an “I’m going to vote for Romney

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Even so, the movement had been contained mostly to the internet’s trollish fringes until around the time Gelinas came along. In 2018, while doing his job at Citi, he created, as an anonymous side project, a website dedicated to bringing QAnon to a wider audience – soccer mums, white-collar workers and other “normies”, as he boasted.

A Citigroup executive helped turn an obscure and incoherent cult into an incoherent cult with mainstream political implications.

By mid-2020, the site,, was drawing 10 million visitors each month, according to the traffic-tracking firm SimilarWeb, and was credited by researchers with playing a key role in what might be the most unlikely political story in a year full of unlikely political stories: a Citigroup executive helped turn an obscure and incoherent cult into an incoherent cult with mainstream political implications.

‘Trump wasn’t sick’

In January the House of Representatives will almost certainly welcome

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Small Business Week across Canada is celebrated the third week of October and this year Quinte Business Week will run from October 19-23.
Small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) make up 99.7 per cent of the companies in Canada and employ close to 90 per cent of all private sector workers. Every year the Business Development Bank of Canada takes a lead role in promoting this event and this year they have themed the whole week “Forging the Way Forward.”
This has been an incredibly difficult year for many businesses as they navigate through the impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The purpose of the week is to highlight the importance of small and medium sized companies to the Canadian and local economies and this year it is more vital than ever. This year in the Quinte Region the three local Chambers of Commerce from Belleville, Prince Edward County and

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(Bloomberg Businessweek) — Editor’s noteThis article is part of a package about entrepreneurs who are trying something new.

a group of people walking down the street: Visitors stroll the Wildwood, N.J., boardwalk in September 2020.

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Visitors stroll the Wildwood, N.J., boardwalk in September 2020.

After more than two decades building a residential rental business in Philadelphia, Amy Santana and her husband Nick were ready to switch gears. She says they were increasingly frustrated that the city’s government was making it difficult for landlords to survive, and they were looking to spend more time with their children. “Child care, as you know, is outrageous,” she tells Businessweek.


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In 2015, the couple bought a highly distressed hotel in the island resort town of Wildwood on New Jersey’s shore. They started renovating the 22-unit property in 2018, investing everything they had to transform it into an 11-unit boutique hotel, including buying an additional property for overflow parking to

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VALDOSTA – National Small Business Week observances were held recently after being put on hold in May due to COVID-19. 

“The prolonged wait made it even sweeter to recognize our local, small businesses that are the backbone of the community,” according to a statement from the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.

The Valdosta-Lowndes chamber participated in the week Sept. 22-24.

“It is more important now than ever to support small business in any way we can,” said Betty Morgan, chamber vice president for business development. “We wanted to create an easy way to show the community how they could get involved and make a difference.”

The chamber pushed one initiative each day of the celebration to promote small business support: purchasing gift cards, social media recognition and paying it forward.

Chamber representatives popped in various businesses to learn about gift card availability and take photos. Businesses were invited to submit

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The Municipality of East Ferris is celebrating Small Business Week this year by giving its businesses a special promotional gift.

“We have a lot of small businesses in the community, some that are new, and others people may not know about,” said East Ferris EDO Greg Kirtin. “For Small Business Week our plan is to take a few photos of individual businesses, put together some background information and interviews and do a little showcase for each of them throughout Small Business Week on our website and all of our social media channels.”

The initiative will officially kick off on Oct. 16.

As Mayor Pauline Rochefort often mentions, East Farris has a disproportionately high percentage of at-home businesses and Trottier said this project is an ideal way from them to get some free exposure.

“This is a great opportunity for those one- or two-person operations to get their name out there,

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A new weeklong food event is on the way to Louisville for the first time: 502 Black Eats Week, aiming to spotlight Black-owned food and drink businesses in Louisville. 

The event runs Oct. 4-10 and was created by Tiandra Robinson, who also founded T. Marie Consulting and 502 Black Business Week, now in its third year. 

502 Black Business Week has grown from 14 businesses to 80, Robinson said. The 502 Black Eats Week was inspired due to its success and other similar food events in cities like Memphis and Atlanta. 

“There has been this enthusiasm to support Black-owned businesses, which is why I think 502 Black Business Week was so successful this year,” Robinson said. “I wanted to build on that momentum.” 

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Robinson capped the restaurant participants at 29 so she has time to promote

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Valleywide virtual biz week

Small business owners from across the Okanagan-Shuswap are invited to participate in three days of workshops and connect with peers from across the region as Community Futures hosts a virtual version of Small Business Week events.

“This is an important business development opportunity that our community looks forward to every year, so we are fortunate we are able to host it virtually,” says Kazia Mullin with Community Futures North Okanagan. “We’re excited to be bringing together some presenters and attendees who might not otherwise have the chance to network and discuss opportunities.”

“Many of this year’s sessions will focus on topics that are timely as businesses navigate operations during COVID-19, and we also have a nice balance of topics that are important building blocks and best practices in general,” says Mullin, who has been working with Community Futures peers from Salmon Arm to Penticton

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