Five Things We’re Reading

Mar 19, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Below are some of the articles that the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do.

How A Surprising Detail in Bank Records Helped a Historian Bust a Longstanding Myth About Irish Immigrants – A history professor looked at records from immigrants fleeing the Irish potato famine and what he found was in stark contrast to previous beliefs about them and their need for charity when they reached the U.S.

Apple Could Launch Its Most Important Product Since the iPhone This Summer, According to a Pair of Wall Street Analysts – Might a project centered around generative AI be in the future for Apple and why is the company uniquely positioned to be in this space?

New York Suing Major Beef Producer Over Environmental Impact of Products – What case is the NY Attorney General making against the world’s largest beef product producer?

The Missing Link Between Strategy and Innovation – Creative ideas aren’t enough to lead to growth. How can companies bring strategy and innovation together to ensure the full benefits of creativity?

What French Bakeries Get Right About Strategy – Should a traditional company run away from, or towards, their modern competitors in order to gain an advantage?

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