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Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery

Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery

Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery The central, befuddling economic reality of the United States at the close of 2020 is that everything is terrible in the world, while everything is wonderful in the financial markets. It’s a macabre spectacle. Asset prices keep reaching new, extraordinary highs, when …

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Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights

Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights

Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has significantly invested in its relationship with India over the past four years, seeing the country as a crucial partner in counterbalancing the rise of China. Military cooperation and a personal friendship between President Trump …

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‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights

‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights

‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights ‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights MELBOURNE, Australia — The sudden lockdown this summer of nine public housing towers in Melbourne that left 3,000 people without adequate food and medication and access to fresh air during the city’s second coronavirus wave breached human rights laws, an investigation found. …

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Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure CAIRO — Weeks after arresting three employees of one of Egypt’s last and best-known human rights groups, authorities have released the men, according to lawyers working with the group, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. The three men — Gasser Abdel-Razek, the …

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Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed

Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed

Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed Not Mr. Abdel-Razek. But, pairing pragmatism with idealism, he learned to work under the new regime, shouting for rights at some times, keeping quiet at others. “Although we feel defeated now, we cannot deny there have been gains from the revolution,” Mr. Abdel-Razek told …

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‘Overseas’ Review: Human Capital

‘Overseas’ Review: Human Capital

‘Overseas’ Review: Human Capital ‘Overseas’ Review: Human Capital This observational documentary is set in a training center for Filipino women who are deployed abroad to work as domestic help. Source link

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Diego Maradona, the Most Human of Immortals

Diego Maradona, the Most Human of Immortals

Diego Maradona, the Most Human of Immortals Diego Maradona, the Most Human of Immortals And yet without mention of those troubles, Maradona’s story is not cleansed. It is contorted. Those struggles did not improve him as a player. Instead, they would prevent him from achieving all that he might have done and, eventually, shorten his career. But if the flaws …

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Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 BEIRUT, Lebanon — For Saudi Arabia, hosting the Group of 20 summit in Riyadh this year was supposed to cement its global stature. Heads of state from the world’s richest nations were to be wowed by …

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Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent

Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent

Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent CAIRO — The executive director of one of Egypt’s leading human rights organizations was arrested Thursday night, the group said, joining two staff members detained earlier this week and thousands of opposition figures, protesters and activists already in prison. The rights group, …

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How a Human Rights Angel Lost Her Halo

How a Human Rights Angel Lost Her Halo

How a Human Rights Angel Lost Her Halo How a Human Rights Angel Lost Her Halo When Daw Aung San Suu Kyi emerged from years of house arrest a decade ago, having never used a smartphone or Facebook, she held court in the office of her banned political party, the smell of damp emanating from the human rights reports piled …

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