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Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media

Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media

Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Besha Rodell, a columnist for the Australia bureau. In the 1980s, my mother was a reporter in Melbourne, …

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Obamacare Faces Unprecedented Test as Economy Sinks

Obamacare Faces Unprecedented Test as Economy Sinks

Obamacare Faces Unprecedented Test as Economy Sinks Obamacare Faces Unprecedented Test as Economy Sinks So Ms. Childers, 30, signed up for Cobra, which lets laid-off workers stay on their former employer’s health plan for 18 months under federal law, but requires them to pay the full cost unless the employer chooses to help. She is paying $560 a month — …

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Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials

Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials

Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials Along with the rest of the world, athletes have had their careers upended by the coronavirus pandemic. They are giving The New York Times an intimate look at their journeys in periodic installments through the rest of the year. Read …

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Posting a Black Square, but Not Black Faces

Posting a Black Square, but Not Black Faces

Posting a Black Square, but Not Black Faces Posting a Black Square, but Not Black Faces A desire for increased communication In the past few weeks, hotel brands, including The Standard and Kimpton hotels, posted black squares or their own statements about commitments to diversity and promised to educate themselves on how to support the black community. But they were …

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NASCAR’s Confederate Flag Ban Faces a Test in Alabama

NASCAR’s Confederate Flag Ban Faces a Test in Alabama

NASCAR’s Confederate Flag Ban Faces a Test in Alabama NASCAR’s Confederate Flag Ban Faces a Test in Alabama Still, many longtime observers of NASCAR perceived the change as largely a business imperative to try to revive a fading sport. “I think it was the historical moment, and they felt like they needed to do something, and here was something that …

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China’s Economy Faces Another Hurdle: Darkened Movie Theaters

China’s Economy Faces Another Hurdle: Darkened Movie Theaters

China’s Economy Faces Another Hurdle: Darkened Movie Theaters China’s Economy Faces Another Hurdle: Darkened Movie Theaters SHANGHAI — To the long list of obstacles holding back the Chinese economy when the world needs it most, add one more: padlocked movie theaters. The country’s more than 12,000 cinemas have remained stubbornly closed. Reopening them is politically difficult, as the order to …

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Victor in Syria’s War, Bashar al-Assad Faces Economic Meltdown

Victor in Syria’s War, Bashar al-Assad Faces Economic Meltdown

Victor in Syria’s War, Bashar al-Assad Faces Economic Meltdown Victor in Syria’s War, Bashar al-Assad Faces Economic Meltdown BEIRUT, Lebanon — President Bashar al-Assad, who has mostly won Syria’s civil war, now faces an acute economic crisis that has impoverished his people, brought about the collapse of the currency and fueled a rare public rift in the ruling elite. Government …

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Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning

Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning

Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning Black comedians had been pointing out that using blackface in comedy was wrong “for years,” she added. “We were told we had no sense of humor. We were told we were being negative,” she said. “We were told that it was sour grapes, that …

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India Faces Swarm of Locusts

India Faces Swarm of Locusts

India Faces Swarm of Locusts India Faces Swarm of Locusts NEW DELHI — Magan Doodi, a groundskeeper at a golf course in Jaipur, was making his rounds earlier this week when he saw the sky suddenly turn a weird pink. It wasn’t some quirk of the weather. It was locusts — millions of them, “like a spreading bedsheet,” he said. …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Faces Downturn ‘Without Modern Precedent,’ Fed Chief Warns

Coronavirus Live Updates: Sweeping Lockdown Gives Way to Patchwork of State Responses

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Faces Downturn ‘Without Modern Precedent,’ Fed Chief Warns Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Faces Downturn ‘Without Modern Precedent,’ Fed Chief Warns Fraud network targets unemployment programs as jobless claims near 39 million. Flags were ordered lowered over Memorial Day weekend for those who died from the virus. Source link

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