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  • Friday news roundup May 24, 2019

    Estonia introduces a successful free public transport system and Romania will hold an anti-corruption referendum. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Estonia introduces a successful free public transport system and Romania will hold an anti-corruption referendum. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • May 23, 2019

    Palermo: A city shaped by migrants

    A fear of migrants, their customs, and, in some cases, the produce they sell at local markets, has propelled the rise of populism and the fame of Matteo Salvini—Deputy Prime Minister of Italy.
    A fear of migrants, their customs, and, in some cases, the produce they sell at local markets, has propelled the rise of populism and the fame of Matteo Salvini—Deputy Prime Minister of Italy.
  • May 21, 2019

    Venezuela’s refugee crisis tests Peru’s economy

    Peru’s government is assessing how the country’s economy and labor market can cope with 700,000 Venezuelan refugees.
    Peru’s government is assessing how the country’s economy and labor market can cope with 700,000 Venezuelan refugees.
  • May 20, 2019

    Female labor force participation in India is a concern

    According to data from The World Bank, less than 30% of working-age women are currently employed, compared to nearly 80% of men in India.
    According to data from The World Bank, less than 30% of working-age women are currently employed, compared to nearly 80% of men in India.
  • May 17, 2019

    Friday news roundup May 17, 2019

    Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage and a driverless truck started deliveries on Sweden's public roads. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage and a driverless truck started deliveries on Sweden's public roads. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • The unemployment rate in Australia climbs

    The jobless rate in Australia has risen to a new height since the middle of last year.
    The jobless rate in Australia has risen to a new height since the middle of last year.
  • May 14, 2019

    UK at risk of extreme inequality in pay, wealth, and health

    According to Nobel-prize winning economist Sir Angus Deaton, Britain is at risk of following the same path as the US, in becoming one of the most unequal nations on earth.
    According to Nobel-prize winning economist Sir Angus Deaton, Britain is at risk of following the same path as the US, in becoming one of the most unequal nations on earth.
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