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Coronavirus fallout has erased $3.5 trillion in workforce income, UN agency says

A new report from the International Labour Organisation details worse-than-expected damage in the global labour market and forecasts pain lasting through the fourth-quarter of 2020. The United Nations agency expects working-hour losses to remain elevated through the third quarter at 12.1%, or 345 million full-time-equivalent jobs. Global labour income is […]
Coronavirus fallout has erased $3.5 trillion in workforce income, UN agency says
Tech

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly taunted Jeff Bezos with a sexist meme in a sign that the crown prince had access to the Amazon CEO’s private messages

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appears to have had access to Jeff Bezos’ private messages after a video message was sent to Bezos’ WhatsApp account in April 2018. The crown prince seemingly went as far as to taunt Bezos last November with a sexist meme that investigators said showed […]
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly taunted Jeff Bezos with a sexist meme in a sign that the crown prince had access to the Amazon CEO’s private messages
News

Trump officials are bending over backward to say he didn’t threaten to commit a war crime after he repeatedly threatened to commit a war crime

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter and to reporters that he would target and attack Iranian cultural sites if the country retaliated against the US for assassinating its top general, Qassem Soleimani. Deliberately targeting a cultural heritage site with no military value is a violation of international law and constitutes […]
Trump officials are bending over backward to say he didn’t threaten to commit a war crime after he repeatedly threatened to commit a war crime
Strategy

Myanmar’s suppression of the Rohingya, explained in 30 seconds

The Rohingya are a minority Muslim group in Myanmar. More than 740,000 Rohingya refugees have fled the Rakhine State of Myanmar since August 2017, when a military-led ethnic cleansing campaign began, according to the Human Rights Watch. Gambia filed a lawsuit against Myanmar in November accusing the country of genocide, […]
Myanmar’s suppression of the Rohingya, explained in 30 seconds
News

Former ‘Top Gear’ host Jeremy Clarkson told climate activist Greta Thunberg to ‘be a good girl’ and ‘shut up’

The former “Top Gear” presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg in an op-ed article in the UK tabloid The Sun on Friday, following her address at the United Nations Climate Action Summit. Clarkson described Thunberg’s speech as a “full-on adolescent meltdown,” called her a “spoilt brat,” […]
Former ‘Top Gear’ host Jeremy Clarkson told climate activist Greta Thunberg to ‘be a good girl’ and ‘shut up’