We Should Welcome Ukrainian Refugees. And Russians, Too.

Opening our doors would ease the suffering caused by Vladimir Putin’s invasion and strengthen our position against him.

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Soviet Bloc Immigrants Rethink Their Identity Amid Russia-Ukraine War

Immigrants from the former Soviet bloc were never a monolith, but they bonded over shared language and history. Now, they are shifting away from being seen as one group.

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8 Companies That Changed Their Names to Signal a Strategy Shift

Facebook said on Thursday that it was rebranding as Meta, taking a step to distance itself from the controversies it faces. How has this corporate strategy worked for other companies?

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Google Antitrust Fight Thrusts Low-Key C.E.O. Into the Line of Fire

Sundar Pichai, chief executive of Google’s parent company for less than a year, already faces the internet giant’s biggest threat in its 22 years.

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