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"While economies worldwide have been hit hard, India has suffered one of the largest contractions."
"While economies worldwide have been hit hard, India has suffered one of the largest contractions."
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"Pitting health against against the economy is a false dichotomy."
"Pitting health against against the economy is a false dichotomy."
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Who do people think will be hurt economically by mandating vaccines? The same people: the poor and working-class who are much less likely to have the resources to take time off, or they have trust in or access to public health services. _...Read More_
Who do people think will be hurt economically by mandating vaccines? The same people: the poor and working-class who are much less likely to have the resources to take time off, or they have trust in or access to public health services. _...Read More_
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"Despite calls to use them, traditional cost-benefit calculations haven't featured in the UK's lockdown decisions."
"Despite calls to use them, traditional cost-benefit calculations haven't featured in the UK's lockdown decisions."
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"Global supply chains have weathered the pandemic intact, and the deep recession has not unleashed a wave of protectionism. That is good for global trade, and probably for foreign direct investment, too, and suggests that predictions of _...Read More_
"Global supply chains have weathered the pandemic intact, and the deep recession has not unleashed a wave of protectionism. That is good for global trade, and probably for foreign direct investment, too, and suggests that predictions of _...Read More_
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>"Without tourism, the funding that sustains some of the world’s most treasured wildlife has atrophied."
>"Without tourism, the funding that sustains some of the world’s most treasured wildlife has atrophied."
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"Jewish people were blamed for spreading disease, and considered expendable victims."
"Jewish people were blamed for spreading disease, and considered expendable victims."
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"An attempt to understand why some might prefer that the indefensible remain. One possibility is that a lack of competition is comfort for those who would prefer not to compete."
"An attempt to understand why some might prefer that the indefensible remain. One possibility is that a lack of competition is comfort for those who would prefer not to compete."
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"Three hundred and fifty-one days after the closing credits of “Sonic the Hedgehog,” employees at a Queens multiplex prepare for reopening and get to popping thirty-five pounds of popcorn."
"Three hundred and fifty-one days after the closing credits of “Sonic the Hedgehog,” employees at a Queens multiplex prepare for reopening and get to popping thirty-five pounds of popcorn."
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New research has shown that one-in-three working parents have lied to their boss about how they are coping with the balance between home-schooling and work during the current _...Read More_
New research has shown that one-in-three working parents have lied to their boss about how they are coping with the balance between home-schooling and work during the current _...Read More_
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[https://m.dw.com/en/opinion-dont-shut-down-the-economy/a-56240546](https://m.dw.com/en/opinion-dont-shut-down-the-economy/a-56240546) >"More and more public figures in Germany have been calling for a much stricter lockdown and want more people to work from home and temporary factory shutdowns. DW's _...Read More_
[https://m.dw.com/en/opinion-dont-shut-down-the-economy/a-56240546](https://m.dw.com/en/opinion-dont-shut-down-the-economy/a-56240546) >"More and more public figures in Germany have been calling for a much stricter lockdown and want more people to work from home and temporary factory shutdowns. DW's _...Read More_
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>"Boris Johnson said a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus was spreading at great speed and urgent _...Read More_
>"Boris Johnson said a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus was spreading at great speed and urgent _...Read More_
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>l"The problem with the way the Italian government manages the transition from lockdown to a lower degree of emergency is that it does not _...Read More_
>l"The problem with the way the Italian government manages the transition from lockdown to a lower degree of emergency is that it does not _...Read More_
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[https://amp.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3112820/china-trade-exports-sent-rocketing-coronavirus-lockdowns](https://amp.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3112820/china-trade-exports-sent-rocketing-coronavirus-lockdowns)
[https://amp.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3112820/china-trade-exports-sent-rocketing-coronavirus-lockdowns](https://amp.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3112820/china-trade-exports-sent-rocketing-coronavirus-lockdowns)
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There is no doubt the COVID-19 crisis has incurred widespread economic costs. There is understandable concern that stronger measures against the virus, from social distancing to full lockdowns, worsen its impact on _...Read More_
There is no doubt the COVID-19 crisis has incurred widespread economic costs. There is understandable concern that stronger measures against the virus, from social distancing to full lockdowns, worsen its impact on _...Read More_