Ray Haynes: Why Republicans Should Support the Popular Vote

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“In the battleground states, since 2000, Republicans have won the popular vote four out of six times. In fact, Donald Trump—in 2020—won the battleground states by over 2.1 million votes.”

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Rep.-elect Carolyn Bourdeaux: Why She Ran, and Hope for the Future

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“One of the big issues was health care reform; my own parents struggled with the cost of prescription medications, using up all of their discretionary income to pay for my father’s insulin and other medications.”

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Congressman-elect Burgess Owens on Issues to Tackle in Office

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“Al Davis used to say, ‘Just win, baby.’ And I tell you that’s what Americans do best. Once we wake up, once we’re engaged, once we know that our culture is at risk, we come together and start communicating. Across-party lines, Democrats and Republicans start to talk, and we rise.”

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Will Witt: What It Means to Be a Young Conservative

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“How can I say I care about what I’m doing if I’m not willing to put myself in situations that might make me uncomfortable?”

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A.B. Stoddard on the Current Moment in Politics—and What Is to Come

“Doing things like eliminating the filibuster is just going to put us on the path to more gridlock and anarchy at this point.”

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What Is TikTok? Here Are the Basics

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People are turning to the popular app TikTok for a new social media experience. The question on the minds of many today is, what exactly is it and who is the owner?

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The Five States Most Eager to Receive Stimulus Checks

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These are the top states googling “When will I receive my stimulus check?”

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Who Owns TikTok, the Popular New Social Media App?

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People are turning to the popular app TikTok for a new social media experience. The question on the minds of many today is, who is the owner and should that concern you?

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Who Owns Purell, the Hand Sanitizer Brand?

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Here is the answer to the question many of us have been wondering lately.

Due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, millions of Americans are using Purell Hand Sanitizer more than ever before. As a brand on top of mind for many, in part due to constant use and reports of potential outages, a commonly asked question is who owns Purell, anyway? Read for an explanation below.

Background

Purell was invented in 1988 at GOJO Industries, an Akron, Ohio-based hygiene and skin care products manufacturer. In 2004, GOJO sold the exclusive rights to distribute Purell to the consumer market to the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, while retaining rights to sell to the industrial customers. Two years later, rival pharmaceutical firm Johnson and Johnson purchased the rights from Pfizer.

Today

Today, GOJO Industries has complete ownership of Purell after buying consumer selling rights from Johnson and Johnson in 2010. This means that the bottle of Purell you bought from store came from the original inventors, and they receive the profits from the sale.

Who Owns GOJO Industries?

Founded in 1944 by husband and wife duo Goldie and Jerry Lippman, who in turn inspired the name of the company, the company today remains privately held by the Lippman family.

Already wealthy from the success of its many hand hygiene and skin care products, there is no doubt that the Lippman family’s fortunes have grown as a result of historic demand for their product.

Studying Abroad May Help or Hurt Your Resume, Depending on Where

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“A recent study found that students who spent a year in Europe received less callbacks from interviewers than students who did not study abroad at all. The opposite applied for those who studied in Asia. Read more

Overweight Men Perceived to Be More Persuasive, Study Finds

“Being an overweight man may offer some benefits in terms of perceived leadership potential. However, these benefits do not apply to women. Read more

Then a Long Shot, Now a Contender: Our 2018 Interview with Andrew Yang

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“It is my conviction that we are going through the greatest technological and economic shift in human history, and our political class is completely asleep at the switch.”

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Our Conversation With Berny Belvedere, Founder of Arc Digital

“People who read us will gain a better perspective overall of the issues that we produce. Why wouldn’t we want to be as influential as possible?

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Venezuela Provides an Unlikely Investing Lesson

No one usually looks to Venezuela for investment advice, but there is one thing the South American country can teach us.

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Lawyer, Photographer, and Activist Sara Bennett Talks Prison System and Life after Parole

“…after you’ve been away for 25 or 30 years, the likelihood of your having a family is pretty slim. A lot of people’s parents die while they’re in prison. Women don’t have the same support network as men do in prison which I think people find surprising.”

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