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  • June 11, 2021

    Friday news roundup June 11, 2021

    Emmanuel Macron pauses planned pension reform in France. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed and furloughed part-time workers fear for their jobs in the UK.
    Emmanuel Macron pauses planned pension reform in France. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed and furloughed part-time workers fear for their jobs in the UK.
  • June 10, 2021

    Child labor is on the rise for the first time in 20 years, the UN warns

    The economic crisis and school closures brought about by the pandemic have meant that millions of children have become more vulnerable to longer working hours with worse conditions and in some cases, dangerous jobs.
    The economic crisis and school closures brought about by the pandemic have meant that millions of children have become more vulnerable to longer working hours with worse conditions and in some cases, dangerous jobs.
  • June 08, 2021

    Kamala Harris urges Guatemalan migrants not to enter US illegally

    The US vice president said the journey north was dangerous and would mainly benefit people smugglers.
    The US vice president said the journey north was dangerous and would mainly benefit people smugglers.
  • Friday news roundup June 4, 2021

    A trade union in the UK is calling for a ban on out-of-hours contact from bosses and the EU has agreed new tax transparency rules for multinationals. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    A trade union in the UK is calling for a ban on out-of-hours contact from bosses and the EU has agreed new tax transparency rules for multinationals. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • June 03, 2021

    China to allow couples to have three children

    China intends to allow all married couples to have three children, in an effort to reverse the country’s declining birth rate and avert a population crisis.
    China intends to allow all married couples to have three children, in an effort to reverse the country’s declining birth rate and avert a population crisis.
  • June 02, 2021

    A 2020 Supreme Court decision is influencing the legal battle over LGBTQ discrimination

    Gay rights advocates have benefited from the aftershocks since but they are also preparing to face a more challenging legal environment.
    Gay rights advocates have benefited from the aftershocks since but they are also preparing to face a more challenging legal environment.
  • June 01, 2021

    Vice President Kamala Harris believes in inclusive entrepreneurship

    Vice President Kamala Harris thinks that instead of repairing the damage from the pandemic, America must reimagine entrepreneurship when it comes to broadening access to capital and removing barriers to success for entrepreneurs.
    Vice President Kamala Harris thinks that instead of repairing the damage from the pandemic, America must reimagine entrepreneurship when it comes to broadening access to capital and removing barriers to success for entrepreneurs.
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