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The Most Surprising Parts of Mark Zuckerberg's Leaked Internal Meeting

Surprised by anything from Mark Zuckerberg's leaked internal Facebook meetings?

Yes. I'm surprised that they leaked. He's been doing these for years, talking to his staffers, and the full audio has never leaked before. Secondly, I'm surprised by how specific he was in his denunciation of Elizabeth Warren's antitrust plan. He must know lots of his employees' support Elizabeth Warren and yet he went very hard at her.

What does WeWork's botched IPO mean for other Silicon Valley startups?

Not that much. As I've said multiple times in these recordings, WeWork was basically vaporware. It is a company that rented out commercial real estate at a loss, called itself a tech company and then later an enlightenment company. It was kind of a scam and they got called out. So it does mean that other Silicon Valley companies running similar scams are in trouble, but the others will be fine.

Drone delivery. How long before it becomes everywhere?

Well, UPS has been given the rights to distribute packages by drones, but the weight ratio to the amount of energy it takes is not that great. You can deliver life-saving, light objects efficiently - delivering packages and burritos - got a ways to go.

Khant Thaw Htoo is a young engineer who works in Eni's Sakura Tower office in the heart of Yangon. As an HSE engineer, he monitors the safety and environmental impact of onshore and offshore operations. He also looks out for his parents' well-being, in keeping with Myanmar's traditions.

Learn more about Khant in the final episode of the Faces of Eni series, which focuses on Eni's employees around the world.

Over the weekend, some 40,000 people in Moscow and thousands more across Russia braved subzero temperatures to turn out in the streets in support of imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. More than 3,000 protesters were arrested, and Navalny called on his followers to prepare for more action in the coming weeks.

But just who is Alexei Navalny, and how significant is the threat that he may pose to Vladimir Putin's stranglehold on power in Russia?

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Angry farmers take Indian fort: In a major and violent escalation of ongoing protests over new agriculture laws, thousands of Indian farmers broke through police barricades and stormed the historic Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday. At least one protester died in the chaos, while the government shut down internet service in parts of the capital. Farmers and the government are still deadlocked over the new laws, which liberalize agriculture markets in ways that farmers fear will undercut their livelihoods. The government has offered to suspend implementation for 18 months, but the farmers unions are pushing for a complete repeal. Given that some 60 percent of India's population works in agriculture, the standoff has become a major political test for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling BJP party.

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9.2 trillion: COVID vaccine hoarding by rich countries and uneven global access to the jabs will draw out the global recovery from the pandemic. In fact, it'll cost the world economy as much as $9.2 trillion, according to a new study by the International Chamber of Commerce.

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The United States has never been more divided, and it's safe to say that social media's role in our national discourse is a big part of the problem. But renowned tech journalist Kara Swisher doesn't see any easy fix. "I don't know how you fix the architecture of a building that is just purposely dangerous for everybody." Swisher joins Ian Bremmer to talk about how some of the richest companies on Earth, whose business models benefit from discord and division, can be compelled to see their better angels. Their conversation was part of the latest episode of GZERO World.

The GZERO World Podcast with Ian Bremmer. Listen now.


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