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Caribbean Feminist Reflections: Liberation in a Time of Covid
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The Value of My $150,000 MBA Is Now in Question
When I decided a few years ago to spend $150,000 on an MBA while a reporter at Bloomberg, I had an ambitious goal: be the best financial reporter the world has ever seen. This d...
China's American virus: China Starts Taxing Its Citizens for Global Income
China has started tracking down some of its citizens living abroad to collect taxes, surprising expatriates who never had to pay levies back home on overseas income. Americanizi...
Will virtual-reality gyms let us work out in the pandemic?
Put on a headset and fight your way to fitness: a VR gym marries gaming to exercise
The new ideology of race: and what's wrong with it
America's problem with racism can be divided into two parts. One contains all the myriad injustices that still blight African-American lives a century and a half after the end o...
Will the BBC become a victim of its own bias?
The BBC is losing me. It’s a sudden estrangement and an unwelcome one but I can’t seem to shake it off. The cause is the Corporation’s coverage of this thing that is happening t...
North Korea warns UK will ‘pay price’ for brazen sanctions, and calls it ‘US puppet’
North Korea has warned the UK will pay a price for its “despicable political scheme” to impose sanctions on its government ministries, and recommends London stops “blindly” foll...
5 killed, dozens of firearms seized in hostage situation & violent shootout at South African church (PHOTOS)
Multiple police officers and members of South Africa’s defense forces have been deployed to deal with a hostage drama that saw at least five people killed and 30 arrested in the...
Britain’s morality-preaching sanctions list immediately made worthless by pandering to warmongering Saudi Arabia
Britain unveiled its version of the so-called Magnitsky laws, preaching human rights and justice, but then took all the shine off by resuming arms sales for Saudi Arabia’s illeg...
UK ditches Blair's 50% university graduate plan. Maybe now we can get the skilled elite we'll need after Covid
After more than 20 years of shoehorning young adults into time-wasting and inappropriate degree courses, the 50% target has been binned and Tony Blair’s dream of colleges churni...
The race to lead the World Trade Organisation (WTO) begins. Picking a winner could get messy
On July 8th the window for members to nominate the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) closed. Over the next few months members will try to pick between ...
The tech cold war is hotting up TikTok and the Sino-American tech split
Over the past few years countless predictions have been made that the global technology industry will suffer a painful rupture because of tensions between America and China. Rea...
You Can Bet on Who Will Be Named First by Ghislaine Maxwell in Federal Epstein Case - See Full Odds
Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested as part of the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking federal case. Odds on who she could implicate in testimony are out.
UK government to invest £170,000 in elite sex-parties firm, with taxpayer holding equity stake – media report
A sex-party company that hosts orgies for the rich and famous around the world is to receive a huge cash injection from the UK government via its pandemic assistance scheme – wi...
NYPD limits retirement applications amid 400 percent surge this week
New York’s Finest are putting in for retirement faster than the NYPD can handle - while citing a lack of respect and the loss of overtime pay.
What is Signal (WhatsApp secure-alternative), and why is it suddenly popular in Hong Kong?
The messaging app saw a surge in downloads after a new national security law came into force. End-to-end encryption is a key feature of the privacy-conscious app
Older non-white men with prior illness at much higher risk of Covid-19 death, British study finds
People from black and minority ethnic backgrounds are much more likely to have ‘bad outcomes’ from the disease but researchers say it’s not clear why. The Hong Kong government h...
UK economy to slump over 10%, debts to surge: Moody's
Britain will suffer the sharpest peak-to-trough economic slump of any major economy this year, rating agency Moody's warned on Friday, and the coronavirus crisis will push up na...
WHO warns coronavirus is 'getting worse' as quarantine is relaxed
The World Health Organisation has warned that the coronavirus pandemic has yet to reach its peak – as lockdown measures continue to be relaxed.
Boy, 7, sent Queen a 'happiness word search' in case she was lonely in lockdown
A schoolboy sent the Queen a word search in case she is feeling ‘sad or lonely’ during lockdown.
‘How Islam moderated slavery’: BBC blasted for piece explaining the ‘nice’ way to treat humans as property
In the current climate of heightened racial tensions, marked by worldwide protests and the tearing down of colonial-era statues, it has emerged that not all slavery was created ...
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