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The best (and worst) countries for raising a family

The coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on the struggle of working parents who are juggling both their jobs and childcare duties. Lack of free or affordable childcare was an issue before the pandemic, and industry insiders project to only get worse in the coming months unless Congress passes an […]
The best (and worst) countries for raising a family
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Protests in Chile around subway fare price hikes are just another example of how economic inequality has become a global crisis. But there may be an opportunity for a more just system.

Zach Silk is the president of Civic Ventures and a recurring cohost on the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast. He says that Chile represents “the tip of the proverbial spear in the fight against income inequality.” The protests there have captured the attention of elites through economic erosion and show that people […]
Protests in Chile around subway fare price hikes are just another example of how economic inequality has become a global crisis. But there may be an opportunity for a more just system.
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3 are dead after Chilean protesters staged violent demonstrations over a subway fare hike, burning buildings and bringing the country’s capital to a standstill

Chile has been engulfed in protests for the last week since the country’s government proposed raising fare costs for public transportation. Three people died in a supermarket fire related to the protests, and at least 180 people have been arrested. Thousands marched in the streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago. Chilean […]
3 are dead after Chilean protesters staged violent demonstrations over a subway fare hike, burning buildings and bringing the country’s capital to a standstill
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Trump’s man to handle Venezuela crisis was convicted in Iran-Contra affair and fought to cover-up worst massacre in recent Latin American history

The Trump administration last week appointed Elliot Abrams as envoy to Venezuela to spearhead its efforts against Nicolas Maduro’s authoritarian government. Abrams has a long, controversial history as a foreign policy adviser in Washington, including being convicted over his role in the Iran-Contra affair. There appear to be fears among […]
Trump’s man to handle Venezuela crisis was convicted in Iran-Contra affair and fought to cover-up worst massacre in recent Latin American history
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