Month: July 2019

Mother and Son Will Begin Hunger Strike Today at SF Mission District

first_imgMax Le Young, who originally intended to participate but has since pulled out because of a death in the family, said the activists intend to remain at Mission Station for as long as they can hold out, leaving only for bathroom breaks – whether their demands are met or not.“If they get arrested, then they get arrested,” he said. “I dunno how realistic [Suhr or Lee stepping down] is but it makes a statement.”Sato said he hopes that by highlighting the issues that San Francisco is grappling with, others in power may be moved to “listen to its people.”He also said that he is seeking celebrity support and plans to invite Danny Glover and Carlos Santana to join the movement and “help shine light on the situation.”“There are different definitions of justice when it comes to a hunger strike. If it becomes a mass movement and we end up having 500 to 1,000 people on 17th and Valencia streets, and  if we get the star power, I truly believe [Suhr or Lee] will step down,” said Sato. “But it won’t happen without people power.”Activists said they are not actively seeking additional participants, though they would not turn them away. Sato said he hopes to stay in place at least a week, or as long as he can hold out.“I envision people coming out and joining. To me, it takes every-day actions, whether it’s being on the steps of City Hall every day… Some people don’t have the time for that. But people can find ways to stand in solidarity for that,” Sato said.Sato said he and fellow organizers have been reading about hunger strikes and studying their use. Some have been training to see how they would fare.The Bay Area has seen its fair share of hunger strikes over various political issues, from the one-man strike outside city hall in 2004 by pastor Roger Huang, who wanted to close a strip club next to his mission in the Tenderloin, to the 2013 hunger strike by prisoners at Pelican Bay, to nationwide hunger strikes over a controversial immigration law in Arizona in 2010 and, four years later, strikes to protest immigration policy which women in the Mission also participated in.“It’s drastic measures but I believe in change. Why not in our lifetime? We romanticize things and we honor and look up to legends, people that did things and helped shift and change things. We are never ready to take those actions,” Sato said. “We are ready to take these actions. For us, doing that, it’s a stand. It’s a statement.”A police spokesperson said the department had no comment on the plans for the hunger strike. A group of Mission activists announced today that they will stage a hunger strike, beginning Thursday, April 21, until San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee steps down or Police Chief Greg Suhr is fired.Rapper Equipto (whose legal name is Ilych Sato), Ike Pinkston of the Valencia Street–based Black and Brown Social Club, and Sato’s mother, Maria Cristina Gutierrez, will begin their hunger strike in front of Mission Police Station at 17th and Valencia streets Thursday at noon. They intend to remain at the site, camped out on the sidewalk or the street in a van and consuming only liquids, until the chief or the mayor are no longer in office.“We are demanding for Chief Suhr to be fired or Mayor Lee to step down… To bring publicity to what’s going on out here, to take a stand,” Sato said. “Hopefully these murderers can be on a headline on CNN… Because the ones who lost their lives are not on any mainstream channel, because they still want people to move here.”The strike, Sato said, was his mother’s idea. Gutierrez, 66, runs the Compañeros del Barrio preschool on Valencia Street, where Sato also teaches, and has been an active advocate for tenant rights and immigration reform for years. Her son, 44, said he could not let her do it alone. 0%center_img Tags: Mission Police Station • protests Share this: FacebookTwitterRedditemail,0%last_img read more

Photo Essay Looking at the Mission

first_imgPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen Narruhn 0% Share this: FacebookTwitterRedditemail,0%center_img Everyday I see something different while walking in the Mission. It’s a good thing!Photo by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen NarruhnPhoto by Kathleen Narruhnlast_img

ENGLAND Knights coach Keiron Purtill has made six

first_imgENGLAND Knights coach Keiron Purtill has made six changes to the squad that defeated France last week for tomorrow’s clash against Cumbria at Whitehaven’s Recreation Ground (3.00pm).The Knights won their first ever fixture last Saturday in some style, defeating France 38-18, but Purtill has resisted the temptation to stick with a winning team.“We’ve made a few changes to the squad to face Cumbria and brought in a few fresh bodies,” said Purtill. “We know Cumbria will be coming out to give us a tough game and we want to be firing on all cylinders.“Cumbrians are very passionate about Rugby League and when we visited a few local schools in the area today it was clear to see just how much the people of the area enjoy the sport.“We’re just as passionate about representing England and we want to create a legacy as the first ever Knights team and win every game we play in. Playing for your country is the highest honour you can achieve and these guys all want to stake their claim for a place in the senior side so they’ll be going out ready to match whatever comes at them.“We had a good win against France and it’s always good to get that first victory under your belt but we won’t be resting on our laurels.“Steve McNamara has told these players that there is a chance for Four Nations representation if anyone in the senior squad gets injured or withdraws so it means a lot to everyone involved. We’ll be cheering on the lads in Avignon tonight but we’re fully focused on the game to come tomorrow as well.”After steering the side to victory over France, Hull FC’s Joe Westerman has retained the captain’s role and he is joined in the starting 13 by St Helens duo Scott Moore and Paul Clough, Leeds Rhinos players Zak Hardaker and Chris Clarkson along with Warrington’s Chris Riley and Harlequins player Luke Gale.England Knights 17-Man Squad to face Cumbria1, Chris Riley (Warrington Wolves, Woolston Rovers)2, Josh Charnley (Wigan Warriors, Wigan St Pats)3, Zak Hardaker (Leeds Rhinos, Featherstone Lions)4, Kris Welham (Hull KR, Myton Warriors)5, Jodie Broughton (Salford City Reds, Queens)6, Richie Myler (Warrington Wolves, Halton West Bank)7, Luke Gale (Harlequins RL, Middleton Marauders)8, Lee Mossop (Wigan Warriors, Hensingham)9, Scott Moore (St Helens, Blackbrook)10, Paul Clough (St Helens, Blackbrook)11, Chris Clarkson (Leeds Rhinos, East Leeds)12, Joe Westerman (C) (Hull FC, Featherstone Lions)13, Liam Farrell (Wigan Warriors, Wigan St Pats)14, Liam Watts (Hull KR, Featherstone Lions)15, Matty Smith (Salford City Reds, Blackbrook)16, James Donaldson (Bradford Bulls, Wath Brow Hornets)17, Joe Arundel (Castleford Tigers, Castleford Panthers)last_img read more

SAINTS welcomed international students from Middle

first_imgSAINTS welcomed international students from Middlesex University recently. They were treated to a rugby league training session with Paul Sculthorpe and Tommy Martyn whilst Head of Sales and Marketing Dave Hutchinson gave a talk on the Saints brand. The Masters in Marketing students were then given a tour of Langtree Park with Greg Pennington from Saints Community Development Foundation.last_img

New office park in development Wilmington Health will be a tenant

first_imgRendering of the building that will house Wilmington Health at Midtown Park at Barclay (Photo: Justin McKee/WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A new office park is in development in the Port City. The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning to celebrate the Midtown Park at Barclay.The new office park neighbors The Pointe at Barclay, a complex that includes a movie theater, restaurants, and retailers.- Advertisement – Cameron Management is the developer of Midtown Park. It will eventually consist of four buildings.Wilmington Health is slated to be one of the tenants. Their COO, Chris Bunch, says the new space should be more convenient for their patients who live in this growing part of the Port City.“This gives us the ability to have a medical building, medical service building where consumers are: retail, movie theater, apartment, where people live, work, and play,” Bunch said. “We’re very excited to be on this side of town in a development of this nature.”Related Article: Developer withdraws application for Carolina Shores HUD housing proposalBunch said he expected the building that will house Wilmington Health to be completed by next spring.last_img read more

Gov Cooper to visit Port of Wilmington

first_imgTwo neo-Panamax cranes make their way to the Port of Wilmington in March 2018. (Photo: NC Ports) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Governor Roy Cooper is making a visit to Wilmington Tuesday.Cooper will visit the Port of Wilmington at 11 a.m. for a tour of NC Ports’ new cranes.- Advertisement – He will also receive an update from the NC ports executive director on how the cranes have improved efficiency at the state’s largest port.Two of the three cranes arrived from China on March 29.The third crane is expected to be delivered next year.last_img

Cape Fear Volunteer Center needs help moving Florence survivors into new homes

first_img The Cape Fear Volunteer Center is getting a head start. They will be helping move 10 families into new housing over the weekend.Annie Anthony with the center says this is a big project and they will need as many volunteers as they can get.“They just can think of it like their neighbors are in need and think about how they’d feel if they still weren’t back in their home,” Anthony said. “So knowing that they’re having to do yet another step before they get to go back home is very challenging.”Related Article: Hunt for ghosts on Battleship with Syfy Channel celebrities this weekendShe expects them to continue moving families over the next few weeks.Click here if you would like to volunteer with The Cape Fear Volunteer Center. WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — As the deadline for FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance program gets closer, families are getting ready to make another move.The program will end March 12.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Columbus County deputies save elderly woman from burning home

first_imgSgt. P. Herring and First Sgt. J. McPherson (Photo: CCSO) COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Two Columbus County deputies are being called heroes after saving a woman trapped in a burning home.Columbus County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were notified of a house fire on Reaves Ferry Road in Nakina shortly after 12:30 a.m. Thursday.- Advertisement – Deputies say 75-year-old Alma Faulk Long was trapped inside the house. CCSO says Long tried to escape through a window, but was unsuccessful.The sheriff’s office says First Sgt. J. McPherson and Sgt. P. Herring heard the call and immediately responded to the fire.First Sgt. J. McPherson attempted to enter the home through an adjacent window but was unable to because the home was engulfed with flames. First Sgt. J. McPherson and Sgt. P. Herring were finally able to lift Long out of a window to safety.Related Article: Overnight fire displaces four from Wilmington homeShe was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.“We want to recognize First Sgt. J. McPherson and Sgt. P. Herring for their bravery and quick thinking. Long is able to hug her family tonight because of these heroes,” CCSO posted on Facebook.last_img read more

UNCW holds vigil after deadly shooting at UNC Charlotte

first_imgWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The impacts of the UNC Charlotte shooting are felt across the state at its sister campus in the Port City.UNCW Chancellor Zito Sartarelli sent a message out to the campus community, calling what happened at UNCC “a deplorable act of violence that can never be erased from our collective memory.”Drew Pescaro (Photo: Facebook)- Advertisement – Wednesday evening, UNCW students and staff gathered to honor the victims of Tuesday’s shooting at UNC Charlotte. One of those students in attendance was Nicki D’Alessio, who knows one of the shooting victims, Drew Pescaro.“When I first heard about what was happening, he was the first person I thought of, because I only know three or four people that go there,” D’Alessio said.19-year-old Pescaro’s name was mentioned during the UNCW vigil, as attendees silently held up their programs. Pescaro was one of four students shot but not killed.Related Article: Honeywell announces HQ move to North Carolina“Even though I didn’t know him super well, I did know him and I talked to him in class and stuff, and it’s so weird to think that it easily, easily could be here,” D’Alessio said.Also connected to Pescaro through a friend is UNC Charlotte student Courtney Fuller.“I heard pretty quickly, early on, that he had been shot, he was in the hospital and everything,” Fuller said.Fuller was on her way home to the Wilmington area when she heard about the shooting.“My first thought was, ‘who’s alive, who’s okay, do I need to pull over and make a couple phone calls to make sure everybody’s okay?’” Fuller said.Fuller says part of her wants to drive back to Charlotte to be with her friends, but another part of her is afraid to go back.“UNC Charlotte’s not going to be the same after this,” Fuller said. “And I think you hear about school shootings all the time on the news, and then you’re like ‘oh well that happened there, that’s never going to happen to me.’ And when it actually happens to you and people you know and the school you go to, it just like kind of shifts your whole reality.”If you are a student who needs support, please contact the Counseling Center (910) 962-3746. Anyone with concerns about his or her personal safety should contact University Police (910) 962-2222.last_img read more

Polish judicial reforms broke EU law Repubblika hails landmark judgement

first_img SharePrint The Polish government breached EU law when it lowered the retirement age of its Supreme Court judges, harming their independence the European Court of Justice ruled on Monday.The judgement is expected to have ramifications on Malta’s judicial system.The European Commission took Poland to the European Court of Justice after the Polish government decided to lower the retirement age and apply that new retirement age to judges appointed to the Supreme Court until 3 April 2018. The government also granted the President of the Republic of Poland the discretion to extend the active judicial service of Supreme Court judges.The European Court of Justice ruled that the application of the “measure lowering the retirement age of the judges of the Supreme Court to the judges in post within that court is not justified by a legitimate objective and undermines the principle of the irremovability of judges, that principle being essential to their independence”.Rule of law non-governmental organisation Repubblika in a statement described the ruling as a “landmark case on the independence that is expected of the judiciary in all EU countries.”READ: Watch: “We have respected the court’s decision”; New members of the judiciary sworn inThe NGO had filed a similar case in Malta in April when it asked the court to refer the matter for a preliminary ruling from the EU court. The case was filed a day after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat appointed six new members to the bench despite the opinion issued by the Venice Commission.Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti had already said that the ruling in Commission v Poland will guide the Maltese courts on the issue.Repubblika stated that the ruling by the European Court of Justice should also guide Malta’s government on the independence of the judiciary saying that the government could not continue to ignore the EU treaty.Former Opposition leader and PN leader Simon Busuttil has described the decision as “historic” which will shape the future of the judiciary in Malta too, ending that Malta deserves an independent judiciary too.Today’s historic judgment of the @EUCourtPress will shape the future of the judiciary in #Malta too. Our Prime Minister has FULL discretion to appoint, promote and reward judges and ABUSED his power to capture the judiciary. We too DESERVE an independent judiciary. @repubblikaMT pic.twitter.com/3IcIwD0m39— Simon Busuttil (@SimonBusuttil) June 24, 2019“No reform of this nature was implemented in Malta”Ministry for Justice, Cultura and Local Government highlighted that no legal reform of this nature was implemented in Malta and, on the contrary, the law which was implemented was one which even Simon Busuttil voted in its favour.It noted that thanks to the judicial legislation that was implemented in Malta, an independent organ was created which gives advice to the Government in relation to judicial appointments. He said that this was carried out in order to strengthen laws which have been long implemented regarding the appointment of judicial members.Read more: Malta faces “prevailing ‘law of Omertà’” – Venice CommissionWatch: ‘This Government will implement proposals en masse’ – MuscatVenice Commission suggests creation of independent prosecutorVenice Commission calls for revision of constitutional roles“Perfect laws in the hands of crooks” – Vanni BonelloWhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a>last_img read more

180000 people earn an annual salary of less than €30000

first_img SharePrint 180,000 people in Malta earn an annual salary of less than €30,000.This was stated by Finance Minister Edward Scicluna in response to a question put forward in Parliament by Nationalist Party Parliamentary Member Ivan Bartolo. The Minister stated that this figure considers only basic pay, without taking into consideration bonuses or other allowances.WhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a>last_img

Released from arrest after attacking wife

first_img SharePrint A 53-year-old man from Luqa had been released from arrest on Sunday after he had been accused of attacking his wife with an iron fence.In Court, the woman stated how she had made a report against her husband after he had violently attacked her. She consequently also suffered from some injuries following the attack. The Police Had asked Aġenzija Appoġġ for assistance and the agency had declared that the case was one classified as high risk.Inspector Hubert Cini said that given the circumstances the man was arrested and brought in front of Court. He added that there will also be procedures against the woman as the man also suffered some injuries, and she was not arraigned in Court at the same time for the benefit of a common child.The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him. Since the prosecution did not object to the request for release, such was granted against a personal guarantee of €2,500.The Court also issued a protection order against the accused and ordered him to sign the register at the local police station once a week.Court was presided by Magistrate Rachel Montebello.WhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a>last_img read more

OTT Tax Payers Revenue Figures Drop Tremendously

first_imgA person pictured using the Telegram application. (Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash) Advertisement According to a quarterly report by government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC), shows OTT taxpayers and revenue figures have dropped tremendously since the levy was imposed.“In the last three months of the quarter under review, both the number of OTT tax payers and the figure for the OTT revenues were in the declining trend,” the report says. UCC or URA haven’t commented on the drop in figures as yet.The report shows the number of consumers who paid the levy on social media dropped from 8.04 million in July 2018 to 6.84 million people in September 2018. Simultaneously, the amount of revenue collected from Over-the-Top services equally reduced from UGX5.6 billion in July to UGX3.9 billion at the end of September 2018. – Advertisement – To recall, the levy on social media was inaugurated in the 2018/2019 financial year — passed by the Parliament of Uganda to go effective of July 1st, 2018. The Excise Duty (Amendment) Act 2018—imposed a UGX200 charge on Over-the-Top services per day of access. However, consumers can choose to pay UGX1,400 weekly, UGX6,000 monthly, UGX18,000 Quarterly or UGX73,000 Annually. Therefore, to access any social media site including; WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, LinkedIn, Twitter, among others, consumers have to pay the required tax.Consumers have opted to using virtual private network (VPN) connections to access OTT services than paying the tax. The UGX200 might look little to some, but to others its much. The numbers dropping could be explained by high usage of VPNs. Meanwhile, consumers have called out the government to scrap out the levy.[related-posts]According to report that was released by a Uganda-based technology consulting and development firm, Pollicy on Monday afternoon — 86% of internet users want the tax completely removed, 7.2% felt the tax should reamin, while 6.3% remained neutral.The Ministry of ICT has been asked to conduct an assessment on the impact of social media tax, as Parliament is preparing the budget for the 2019/2020 financial year.Meanwhile, the mobile internet subscription now stands at 13.57 million up from 9.85 million reflecting a growth of 38%. The country’s internet market is dominated by mobile internet compared to fixed internet.last_img read more

Approaching halfway…

first_imgWe’re approaching halfway on our whistlestop tour of the country for the Star Sports Cheltenham Preview evenings and there are plenty of good tips coming out of the evenings – all summarised on our dedicated page which includes details of the events still to take place. CLICK HEREOur catering supplies of Yorkie bars are being rapidly consumed and it won’t be long before we point the sat nav to GL50 4SH and the end, or rather the beginning of our journey CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE !!In the meantime, why not catch up with what our pundits panels are throwing into the ring.Get the answers to the below and more on our CHELTENHAM PREVIEW page – CLICK HERE.last_img

STARTERS ORDERS Sunday

first_imgWhat’s your view?CALL STAR SPORTS ON 08000 521 321 [dropcap]W[/dropcap]elcome to Starters Orders. Our daily midday update from the trading room at Star Sports with our key market movers for the day across all sports.Sunday 9 AugustRACING2.30 LeicesterJohnny B Goode 11/4 > 7/43.00 LeicesterOregon Gift 6/1 > 7/23.50 CurraghAir Force Blue 7/2 > 9/4LIVE PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES1.30pm SKY1/4 Arsenal 12/1 West Ham 5/1 DRAW4pm SKY5/2 Stoke City 5/4 Liverpool 12/5 DRAW(All prices subject to fluctuation)last_img

STAR SPECIALS Golden Globes

first_imgBriton Ridley Scott To Land Best Director – Say Patriotic Bookmakers Star Sports[dropcap]U[/dropcap]pmarket bookmakers Star Stars are waving the British flag with pride ahead of this weekend’s Golden Globes ceremony in Beverley Hills, and are strongly tipping Geordie Ridley Scott (right) to pick up the Best Director gong for The Martian. The 78 year old director of Blade Runner and Alien has never won a Golden Globe despite a glittering Hollywood career dating back to the 1960’s and two previous nominations.Star Sports’ Entertainment Trader Jamie Loughead said “we’ve been saying all winter The Martian offers Ridley his best chance yet of picking up an Oscar, and winning a Globe will set him well on his way to do that. The Martian is not just another space adventure movie, there’s real depth to Matt Damon’s character and is loved by the critics. I wouldn’t recommend customers back Ridley with us though, we are the shortest price in the industry! We’d be happy to take bets on any other nominees though as we’ve pushed their prices right out!”He added “Elsewhere Spotlight looks a cert for Globes Best Picture, and Leonardo DiCaprio can’t be beaten for Best Actor for his role in The Revenant. We suspect the biggest talking point of the night will be what host Ricky Gervais says to offend the world’s most glamourous luvvies! We’re offering 5/1 that he attacks Donald Trump, Charlie Sheen and Bill Cosby at some point in the awards… which is probably giving money away!”Ricky Gervais Globes SpecialTo attack (mention!) Donald Trump, Bill Cosby and Charlie Sheen while hosting the Golden Globes 5/1(Gervais must mention all three)Best DirectorRidley Scott 5/6Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu 3/1George Miller 4/1Tom McCarthy 5/1Todd Haynes 20/1Best PictureSpotlight 1/5The Revenant 5/1Carol 10/1Mad Max: Fury Road 20/1Room 25/1Best Actor – DramaLeonardo DiCaprio 1/9Michael Fassbender 6/1Eddie Redmayne 16/1Bryan Cranston 25/1Will Smith 50/1Best Actress –DramaBrie Larson 4/9Cate Blanchett 4/1Saoirse Ronan 5/1Rooney Mara 12/1Alicia Vikander 20/1What’s your view? CALL STAR SPORTS 08000 521 321last_img read more

STARTERS ORDERS Saturday

first_img[dropcap]W[/dropcap]elcome to Starters Orders. Our daily midday update from the trading room at Star Sports with our key market movers for the day across all sports.Saturday 30 JanuaryRACING1.15 CherltenhamUn Temps Pour Tout 6/1 > 100/302.55 UttoxeterArgot 11/2 > 100/303.25 LingfieldIntrude 6/1 > 4/13.50 DoncasterKayf Grace 9/4 > 11/8FOOTBALLFA CUP12.45pm BT SPORT11/1 Colchester 2/7 Spurs 5/1 DRAWFA CUP5.30pm BT SPORT21/20 Liverpool 13/5 West Ham 5/2 DRAW(All prices subject to fluctuation) What’s your view?CALL STAR SPORTS ON 08000 521 321last_img

STAR SPECIALS Which of the two EU referendum campaigns will be fined

first_img[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tar Sports unveil betting on which of the two EU referendum campaigns will be fined first- for breaking EU Commission rules– and make the Remain Campaign odds-on at 4/7 to be the guilty party. The firm make the Leave Campaign less likely to bend the rules at 11/8.The bookmaker also has odds on which of the two Brexit movements will be official exit campaign, with Vote Leave the odds-on favourite at 1/5, over Farage’s Grassroots Out campaign at 7/2. The decision is expected to be announced on Thursday 14th April.Jamie Loughead, Star Sports spokesman, comments: “The government didn’t break any rules when it spent over £9m of taxpayers’ money on sending out leaflets campaigning to remain, but it was certainly pushing the boundaries of fair play. We’ve spoken to the Electoral Commission who tell us the maximum sanction for breaking referendum rules is £20000. With such a big decision at stake, and such a tiny fine as a punishment- we wouldn’t be surprised to see the Remain Campaign push their luck.”“We’re convinced that Douglas Carswell’s Vote Leave Brexit campaign will be the movement endorsed by the Electoral Commission, and make it odds-on at 1/5 to win. Farage’s GO campaign is certainly well funded and has an army of UKIP members backing it, but appears to lack the cross-party support that Vote Leave has. Vote Leave is likely to get the nod for being seen as the more credible Brexit movement. Heaven knows how Nigel will take that!”Which Will Be The First Referendum Campaign To Be Fined By The Electoral Commission?Remain Campaign 4/7 Leave Campaign 11/8(Should neither campaign receive a financial sanction from the Electoral Commission by the 1st July 2016 all stakes will be refunded. Star Sports decision final)Which will be the official Brexit campaign endorsed by the Electoral Commission?Vote Leave WINNER Grassroots Out (GO)last_img read more

May Day

first_imgTheresa May faces a vote of no confidence tonight. The Prime Minister’s fate will be decided by a ballot from 6pm – 8pm after enough letters of no confidence were submitted.Speaking outside 10 Downing Street this morning May said: “I will contest that vote with everything I’ve got.”starsports.bet have a full range of politics markets including next leader and outcome of tonight’s ballot. Prices at 9.15am this morning were as below (subject to fluctuation).CLICK HERE TO BET NOWBET NOW starsports.bet or 08000 521 321last_img

The 5 Highest Paying Marketing Jobs for MBAs

first_imgThe 5 Highest Paying Marketing Jobs for MBAs As a Senior Marketing Manager, you’re in a middle-management position. Typically, you report to the Marketing Director and are responsible for researching target markets, providing feedback on product development, running product teams, planning display marketing, and working with various other teams to develop marketing objectives and goals. Common tasks include:Managing training and development of marketing staff.Managing and analyzing marketing programs for optimized results.Developing, recommending, and implementing marketing programs and campaigns.On average, you can expect to earn $111,476. To earn the most, you’ll want to look at jobs at:Microsoft: $138,598Medtronic, Inc: $128,104Amazon.com: $126,774 Marketing Director ($66,000 – $158,000) Senior Marketing Manager ($73,000 – $147,000) Last Updated Apr 26, 2018 by Kelly VoFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail As a Vice President of Marketing, you will offten be responsible for reporting your company’s marketing efforts to the board of directors or other highly-placed executives. Your main responsibility will be to determine the best strategies to improve your market-shares for goods and services sold. You’ll also be responsible for your company’s brand, including presenting the company’s assets and products. Common tasks include:Forecasting and strategic planning.Directing and setting the strategic direction of the marketing program.Overseeing all marketing staff operations, policies, and plans.For MBA graduates, becoming a VP of Marketing is the highest paying position you can attain. On average, you’ll earn $143,571 plus a bonus between $4,939 and $49,935. As for where you’ll get paid the most, look for jobs in:San Francisco: 21 percent moreCharlotte: 11 percent moreBoston: 10 percent more About the AuthorKelly Vo    Kelly Vo is a writer who specializes in covering MBA programs, digital marketing, and personal development.View more posts by Kelly Vo Vice President Marketing ($100,000 – $186,000) regions: Atlanta / Baltimore / Boston / Chicago / Dallas / Denver / Houston / London / Los Angeles / Miami / New York City / Online / Philadelphia / Research Triangle / San Diego / San Francisco / Seattle / Toronto / Washington, DC The Top MBA Marketing JobsThere are dozens of different marketing positions that an MBA graduate can choose. If you’re looking to choose the highest paying marketing job, then you’ll want to choose one of the following five jobs. These are the top salaried positions for marketing MBAs (just be sure to keep in mind the company, location, and your experience if you want to earn the most money). As a Brand Manager, you’ll be responsible for many of the customer-facing operations in the marketing department. Your job will be to control and manage all the ways that the company is exposed to the public including consumer attitudes, staff communication, and more. Common tasks include:Leading the brand strategy.Researching customer attitudes and developing plans and projects to support positive experiences.Leading consumer communication in each marketplace.On average, a Brand Manager earns $102,309 as an MBA graduate with a yearly bonus between $795 and $19,644. To earn the most money, you’ll want to work in:San Francisco: 41 percent moreSeattle: 36 percent moreChicago: 16 percent more Product Marketing Manager ($60,000 – $130,000) RelatedTop 5 Paying MBA Careers: MarketingMBA graduates in marketing can experience exponential career growth. According to Payscale, graduates in marketing often earn a starting salary of $55,700, which may double to $116,000 by mid-career. As the job is links to sales success, bonuses can also be lucrative. Those who relish the thrill to sell might…July 25, 2019In “Boston”The Big Payback: The Highest Paying Jobs for MBAsEven in 2019, the search for the right MBA program is as unique as each student, and the reasons for applying are as varied as the programs themselves. Advancement in an existing career is an obvious motivation, as is breaking into a new industry or shifting one’s career focus. One…January 2, 2019In “Advice”Hot MBA Jobs: Marketing ManagerIf there’s one career field that has grown by leaps and bounds and changed dramatically over the last few years, it’s marketing. In the era of Mad Men, marketing and advertising were only for the large companies that could afford to buy commercials, billboards and magazine placements. Now, marketing management is…October 19, 2016In “Advice” Marketing is one of the most popular career paths for an MBA—2.9 times as popular as other careers according to PayScale—and with good reason: about 69 percent of marketing MBAs report a high level of job satisfaction. Besides, marketing MBAs are paid well. While the starting median pay (with a max of five years of experience) is only $55,700, after ten years, pay jumps to $116,000—a 108 percent growth between starting and mid-career salary.The question then is, “What are the highest paying marketing jobs for MBAs?” The answer isn’t as cut and dry as you would think. It varies significantly between companies, level of experience, location, and job type.Companies Recruiting Marketing MBAsWhere you work can have as a profound of an impact on your pay as your actual job function. That’s because larger companies tend to pay higher salaries, and how a particular company views the marketing department can also influence how much they are willing to pay. Below are five of the highest paying marketing jobs, according to PayScale. Microsoft Corp: $95,146 – $152,605IBM Corp: $91,158 – $132,500Dell, Inc: $77,511 – $130,000Starbucks Corp: $115,436 – $121,097Amazon: $90,000 – $122,500ExperienceAccording to PayScale, experience plays a big role in how much you earn as a marketing professional. After graduating with an MBA in business and marketing, the average salary you can expect based on your years worked is:Less than one year: $54,721One to four years: $59,343Five to nine years: $81,097Ten to 19 years: $104,070Over 20 years: $124,631LocationWhere you work, can have a significant impact on what you’re worth. As always, large cities tend to pay more, but that’s still not always a guarantee. So, where are the most popular cities for marketing professionals and how much do they pay (average salary)?Seattle, WA: $119,266San Francisco, CA: $118,330Boston, MA: $104,217Dallas, TX: $100,237NYC, NY: $96,387 Brand Manager ($68,000 – $132,000) Marketing Directors are responsible for managing and directing all marketing tasks. You’ll oversee the many marketing professionals under your purview and ensure that they meet company goals, requirements, and needs. In addition, you’ll be responsible for developing marketing projects, running successful marketing campaigns, monitoring budgets, resolving team issues, and communicating with clients, vendors, and other team managers within your company. Common tasks include:Overseeing marketing staff, advertising budget, and business planning.Directing and planning marketing strategies.Acting as the marketing subject matter expert.On average, a Marketing Director with an MBA can expect to earn $106,684. However, that salary can greatly increase depending on the company you work for. The top companies are:Medtronic, Inc: $175,000Microsoft: $164,848IBM: $147,215 A Product Marketing Manager knows the company’s products inside and out. They are responsible for conducting research and determining a strategy for selling each product to generate the highest revenues. You’ll also be responsible for overseeing how each product is seen by the public from advertising to press releases and more. Common tasks include:Developing product marketing strategies to maximize revenue.Researching consumer opinions on products to aid performance.Collaborating with design to meet consumer expectations.On average, a Product Marketing Manager will earn $105,942, which is pretty consistent between companies. The best paying companies are:Google: $115,723Microsoft: $115,481AT&T: $112,020last_img read more