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Voices From China’s Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown

Voices From China's Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown

Voices From China’s Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown Voices From China’s Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown They are survivors, essential workers and specialists still trying to understand the physical and emotional effects of the coronavirus. They make up a tapestry of people, offering a view of the first months of the pandemic, and of what China’s …

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As Political Crisis Meets Pandemic, Italians Wonder, Why?

As Political Crisis Meets Pandemic, Italians Wonder, Why?

As Political Crisis Meets Pandemic, Italians Wonder, Why? As Political Crisis Meets Pandemic, Italians Wonder, Why? ROME — The Italian government survived a near-collapse amid a pandemic and economic crisis on Tuesday as Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte cobbled together just enough support to win a confidence vote in Parliament and temporarily stave off an unexpected attack by the country’s premier …

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How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble

How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble

How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble On the face of it, stocks have behaved impossibly well since they began rebounding last March in response to the Federal Reserve’s emergency intervention in the markets. Since then, the S&P 500 has returned more than 70 percent, …

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A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response

A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response

A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response Mr. Biden has stressed that such aid will support increased consumer spending, but he and his team cast the goal of distributing the money in more human terms: to ensure as many Americans as possible avoid the scarring …

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Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic

Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic

Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic ROME — Italy’s history of political instability resurfaced in particularly unstable times on Wednesday as a government crisis began in the midst of a pandemic that has devastated the country, raised doubts about the competence of its leadership and intensified political turf …

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N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads

N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads

N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads N.B.A. players will be required to spend at least the next two weeks in their homes apart from leaving for games, practices and essential activities, and will be mostly prohibited from leaving their hotels on the road as part of a new range of coronavirus protocols …

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Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve

Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve

Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve LONDON — For months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been whipsawed by the forces of the pandemic, caught between an opposition that accused him of acting too late and lawmakers in his own party who complained that he …

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Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis

Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis

Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis Iraq, Struggling to Pay Debts and Salaries, Plunges Into Economic Crisis BAGHDAD — In a stall off a narrow, winding alley of Baghdad’s oldest market, Ahmed Khalaf sells the smallest luxuries: nail polish, plastic hair barrettes, colored pencils. Even during the pandemic, by midmorning the stalls in Shorja market …

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She Chronicled China’s Crisis. Now She Is Accused of Spreading Lies

She Chronicled China’s Crisis. Now She Is Accused of Spreading Lies

She Chronicled China’s Crisis. Now She Is Accused of Spreading Lies She Chronicled China’s Crisis. Now She Is Accused of Spreading Lies In one video, during the lockdown in Wuhan, she filmed a hospital hallway lined with rolling beds, the patients hooked up to blue oxygen tanks. In another, she panned over a community health center, noting that a man …

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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point

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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Gig economy, agency and zero-hours staff face worse employment rights violations than the rest of the working population, Citizens Advice has warned as the number of people on zero-hours contracts …

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