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>"Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week and remained elevated, signaling heightened _...Read More_
>"Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week and remained elevated, signaling heightened _...Read More_
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"As Kennedy pointed out, the production of napalm and nuclear warheads counted towards GDP but the health of American children and the joy of their play did not." "What the GDP figures tell us is that the economy collapsed between late _...Read More_
"As Kennedy pointed out, the production of napalm and nuclear warheads counted towards GDP but the health of American children and the joy of their play did not." "What the GDP figures tell us is that the economy collapsed between late _...Read More_
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"The bargain that China’s top leaders struck with Elon Musk perfectly illustrates why the Trump administration’s multi-pronged pushback on Beijing in the areas of trade, technology and security has largely failed. And it also shows why the _...Read More_
"The bargain that China’s top leaders struck with Elon Musk perfectly illustrates why the Trump administration’s multi-pronged pushback on Beijing in the areas of trade, technology and security has largely failed. And it also shows why the _...Read More_
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"Large companies and the very rich made a killing last year, while the U.S. wealth gap became wider than ever"
"Large companies and the very rich made a killing last year, while the U.S. wealth gap became wider than ever"
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"As the pandemic breaks companies’ ties to major cities, tech talent is springing up in unusual new hotspots"
"As the pandemic breaks companies’ ties to major cities, tech talent is springing up in unusual new hotspots"
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"Today, on Inauguration Day, we shouldn’t forget that the business class has long stoked fears of democracy — and bankrolled the conservative movement that gave us the events of January 6."
"Today, on Inauguration Day, we shouldn’t forget that the business class has long stoked fears of democracy — and bankrolled the conservative movement that gave us the events of January 6."
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>"Asian shares mostly rose Thursday on optimism over the new U.S. administration that earlier set off a rally on _...Read More_
>"Asian shares mostly rose Thursday on optimism over the new U.S. administration that earlier set off a rally on _...Read More_
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>"Temporary break on stamp duty in Covid crisis leads to boom in sales"
>"Temporary break on stamp duty in Covid crisis leads to boom in sales"
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[https://www.economist.com/business/2021/01/16/after-years-of-dithering-companies-are-embracing-automation](https://www.economist.com/business/2021/01/16/after-years-of-dithering-companies-are-embracing-automation)
[https://www.economist.com/business/2021/01/16/after-years-of-dithering-companies-are-embracing-automation](https://www.economist.com/business/2021/01/16/after-years-of-dithering-companies-are-embracing-automation)
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>"Lina Estepan has two jobs—one as a bus cleaner, the other as a cafeteria worker. In an interview, she talks about the impact that a 60-hour workweek has on her life."
>"Lina Estepan has two jobs—one as a bus cleaner, the other as a cafeteria worker. In an interview, she talks about the impact that a 60-hour workweek has on her life."
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“After Biden said he would cancel the project, the Keystone XL Pipeline suddenly said it would spend $1.7 billion to make the project carbon-neutral and hire union workers with better wages and benefits.”
“After Biden said he would cancel the project, the Keystone XL Pipeline suddenly said it would spend $1.7 billion to make the project carbon-neutral and hire union workers with better wages and benefits.”
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"The coronavirus crisis snarled global shipping in early 2020 as borders were closed, but lots of people expected it to improve as vessels returned to position. _...Read More_
"The coronavirus crisis snarled global shipping in early 2020 as borders were closed, but lots of people expected it to improve as vessels returned to position. _...Read More_
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>"BEIJING (AP) — China eked out 2.3% economic growth in 2020, likely becoming the only major economy to expand as shops and _...Read More_
>"BEIJING (AP) — China eked out 2.3% economic growth in 2020, likely becoming the only major economy to expand as shops and _...Read More_
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The Seoul High Court found Lee guilty of bribery, embezzlement and concealment of criminal proceeds worth about 8.6 billion won ($7.8 million), and said the independent compliance committee Samsung set up early last year has yet to become _...Read More_
The Seoul High Court found Lee guilty of bribery, embezzlement and concealment of criminal proceeds worth about 8.6 billion won ($7.8 million), and said the independent compliance committee Samsung set up early last year has yet to become _...Read More_
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>"Nestlé Prepared Foods has issued a recall of their pepperoni Hot Pockets over the potential for contamination by "extraneous materials," _...Read More_
>"Nestlé Prepared Foods has issued a recall of their pepperoni Hot Pockets over the potential for contamination by "extraneous materials," _...Read More_