· Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) CEO Rob Wallstrom on Q1 2021 - Earnings Call Transcript →
Investors should not assume that the statements made during the call will remain operative at a later time.
· Tembici raises $47M Series B to expand its fleet of electric bikes →
During the pandemic, in which global funding into tech startups has declined by 20%, the $47 million will allow Tembici to double down on the rollout of more electric bikes, and increase access to bikes in the major cities where the service is operative.
· Politics, Cantonments and the Army: National interest quo vadis →
Operatives managed to get close to men in Uniform under various pretexts ranging from ‘help in getting recruited’ or’ being from the same village’ and so forth.
The New York Times
· Geofencing at the Ballot Box →
So Sachin Chheda, a Democratic political operative, uploaded a list of addresses that were in the alderman’s district, then targeted mobile devices that were within 50 feet of those addresses, essentially creating a targeted map for the district.
· 4 primary races to watch in Pennsylvania →
Pennsylvania voters tend to prefer candidates from the counties they’re from in the primary, one state political operative told me, and that gives Granville an advantage.
· 5 primary races to watch in Iowa →
“Some operatives on both sides believe that [Arizona’s] Kyrsten Sinema benefited from this dynamic in 2018.”
The New York Times
· Trump Is Pushing a False Argument on Vote-by-Mail Fraud. Here Are the Facts. →
Mr. Stewart pointed to several documented voting fraud cases of recent decades involving mail or absentee ballots, most recently the race in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District in 2018, when an operative who rounded up absentee ballots for the Republican candidate, Mark Harris, was charged with election fraud.
· The most chilling aspect of Trump’s Monday night crackdown on law-abiding protestors →
And while so far those three media companies have stood strong, Facebook now has a life-long GOP political operative running its public policy shop and making sure the company’s editorial policies accord with Republicans’ desires.
· History Will Judge the Complicit →
They did not use the opportunity to rid the country of a president whose operative value system—built around corruption, nascent authoritarianism, self-regard, and his family’s business interests—runs counter to everything that most of them claim to believe in.
· Trump turns to 'law-and-order' strategy while holed up in White House as crises plague his re-election message →
With his intentions to seek a second term largely by arguing his policies had created a booming economy with plump investment and retirement accounts for many older and suburban swing voters that political operatives say will decide the election on ice after the Covid-19 pandemic, Mr Trump shifted over the weekend back to one of the core planks of his 2016 campaign message.