Balance of Power (12/07/2021)

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Bloomberg Politics published this video item, entitled “Balance of Power (12/07/2021)” – below is their description.

“Bloomberg: Balance of Power” focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering on the Biden-Putin virtual meeting. Plus, Boston Properties CEO Owen Thomas says the tight labor market is driving remote work these days, not Covid. And thoughts from Dr. Marc Boom, President and CEO of Houston Methodist, as the Omicron variant is detected in Houston.

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