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Lorena Borjas, Transgender Immigrant Activist, Dies at 59

Lorena Borjas, Transgender Immigrant Activist, Dies at 59

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. When transgender women in Queens needed a safe place to be tested for H.I.V., Lorena Borjas turned her home into a clinic. When others were arrested and charged with prostitution, …

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Older Patients With Cancer Especially Vulnerable

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 12, 2020 — For oncologists and other clinicians caring for patients with cancer, the COVID-19 pandemic represents a dynamic clinical challenge that is changing daily and that can feel overwhelming at times, say experts. “Oncology clinicians are well versed in …

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Billionaire, liberal activist Tom Steyer ends presidential bid

Billionaire, liberal activist Tom Steyer ends presidential bid

Billionaire businessman and liberal activist Tom Steyer, who poured millions into a bid for the White House despite initially saying he would not seek the Democratic Party’s nomination in 2020, has ended his presidential bid. Running a campaign centered on rooting out corporate influence over American politics, and combatting the …

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Advocating reform, activist investor Elliott Management takes a $2.5B stake in SoftBank

Japan's SoftBank

The activist investment firm Elliott Management has steadily amassed a $2.5 billion stake in the headline-grabbing, Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank even as a series of missteps battered the company’s share price. Famous for its investments in companies like Slack and Uber and infamous for betting billions on the co-working real …

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