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On our latest “Money Talks” podcast: - Vijay Vaitheeswaran and @vahavb on the coming wave of corporate bankruptci… https://t.co/bBwFeMYSsHDuring global recessions, automation in business increases. What does this mean for human workers? Find out on “The… https://t.co/WAUnUXIEkkThe pandemic has brought business to a crashing halt. What can be done to stem the wave of corporate bankruptcies?… https://t.co/QfpW6tIkKuCycling and driving lobbies agree on one thing: although they are sometimes described as temporary, many of the cha… https://t.co/7yC5mcieSHAustralia's problem is that it has no consistent China policy https://t.co/Fu6rC8p1ytMalaysia's government, of dubious legitimacy, is making sweeping decisions whose effects will be felt for years https://t.co/FmXkkKezQRCould covid-19 tip the balance of financial power in China's favour? https://t.co/6XozC7HtPX https://t.co/w3v1T2E48NThe covid-19 pause is not inherently climate-friendly. But countries can make it so https://t.co/KFgskcZP05Doctors on social media say they were instructed to keep numbers low https://t.co/rpoXOPaTaLLast year Reliance Industries, India's most profitable firm, accounted for 13% of the country's corporate profits https://t.co/goRBi3hyYHA seasoned itinerant merchant, Marco Polo lays out his material with a flourish, while doggedly assuring readers of… https://t.co/4glLukmz7jThe tax-free salary and benefits are cushy. But that is where the perks end https://t.co/LTgkA7owUSGovernments have tried and failed to bring rates down https://t.co/1YPq04CbBDVietnam and the Indian state of Kerala have shown that first-class primary-health systems can devise and disseminat… https://t.co/lLVnp1aCtXSome kinds of lockdown—even moderate ones—could cost more lives than they save https://t.co/rvyh1t6geYMartin Luther King junior grew more radical in the last years of his life, helping lead opposition to the Vietnam w… https://t.co/fc3rSrKIMZAs the government hummed and hawed, the slump in global demand and the lockdown in Jakarta began to sap the economy https://t.co/xAUYdy6rUKScandi noir offers safe passage into a bleak and dangerous world, one which readers in other countries may enter an… https://t.co/16xsZc7KV9Previous loopholes allowed American firms to carry on supplying Huawei from overseas factories. New rules make this… https://t.co/S9uvhv41G2Cruise-ship life was a chance to "do nothing for two weeks", thought one passenger on the Diamond Princess… https://t.co/CVKMzOLmT5Yiyun Li: “I read "War and Peace" every year. Each time I see new things" https://t.co/PKa0rahZga From @1843magMore than 200m Instagram users have 50,000 followers or more, enough to make a living as “human billboards” https://t.co/agHbzSlImqGeorge Frideric Handel recycled material; in his trio sonatas familiar tunes from the operas and oratorios pop up l… https://t.co/OVbUbx8n9CThe pressure on incomings and outgoings could change how the funds invest https://t.co/yrygic8sFvThe dire state of the global economy has economists asking whether more can be done https://t.co/OMcEJDsil4Modestly negative rates are feasible. But venturing further into sub-zero territory would require regulatory changes https://t.co/RCPmdUNfgeDiaries can be as expansive and gripping as fiction. Yet unlike novels, which demand commitment, you can dip in and… https://t.co/e4OGy7zN3hBlack Lives Matter activists were once fixtures on TV news. After Donald Trump won, they say producers stopped call… https://t.co/f0JuvDJbnwDonald Trump's attempt to de-Sinify the semiconductor industry may do more to de-Americanise it instead https://t.co/atd8DBjmiJGoldman Sachs expects India's economy to contract by 45% this quarter at an annualised rate https://t.co/nhLHujY7ye
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Sidelining the CDC squanders expertise and compounds confusion about who is in charge of America's federal response… https://t.co/wNZoL96CfuVoters distrust Abe Shinzo's leadership, but have few good alternatives https://t.co/ixr12jY42I"By standing together, we can resume progress towards a more peaceful, more prosperous and safer world," says Madel… https://t.co/UHN6oXptlkVery young, unmarried and poor women in public hospitals are the likeliest to suffer abuse during childbirth https://t.co/9Ri4CbZVzUCentralised, oil-fuelled power boosts Andrés Manuel López Obrador's political power https://t.co/03q0NN1B7uThe Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation's model raised concerns among fellow health experts because it used… https://t.co/ghAbJh24bqSome want to redesign solar farms in radical ways https://t.co/ag218pIkMWItalians are still staying at home, but travel in Germany has bounced back https://t.co/59BeTQ2296Covid-19 is forcing household names like @jcrew and @neimanmarcus to file for bankruptcy. How does the corporate ca… https://t.co/ciNdf4qbkMThe Tedpix, Iran's main market index, has doubled since the country went into lockdown two months ago https://t.co/06iJgIoUq8In a simplistic view of the civil-rights movement, Malcolm X is the radical counterpart to Martin Luther King junio… https://t.co/ZDu0NoZlrfWritten with Rustichello of Pisa, an author and fellow inmate, “The Travels” is a meandering voyage through culture… https://t.co/HytbdYI9qWDuring the Ebola crisis, the CDC led the way. During the current pandemic, it has been forced into the backseat https://t.co/2Kvh4TcpBUCan governments respond to climate change with the same scale and urgency as they responded to covid-19? https://t.co/uWPgvlc2I8Australia exports more to China than to its five next biggest markets combined https://t.co/OYwTm93XHTQuilts, weddings, Star Trek...oncology? @tomjrowley’s four months at Britain’s biggest convention centre… https://t.co/WGK68qTgHHThomas Jefferson developed a taste for mac 'n' cheese while living in France in the 1780s https://t.co/AdmVd4Lz4d From @1843magAfter sanctions on Russia took mozzarella off the shelves, local entrepreneurs had to improvise https://t.co/dmCSioGl8c From @1843MagWhat happens when a country of 1 billion people goes under lockdown? https://t.co/nNM12QX99y From @1843magSwedish meatballs, or köttbullar, are homely and nostalgic. Here’s our recipe for the Swedish comfort food… https://t.co/CUpSIsrVl0A BMW engine doesn't roar because it needs to. It roars because it sounds good https://t.co/X7afm1EGdz From @1843magWendy Lesser is an engaging and amiable guide to a cultural phenomenon that has swept much of the planet https://t.co/aXCQODLY0uPlunging fossil-fuel emissions has been one bright spot during the covid-19 pandemic. On “Babbage”, @CHowardCHowardhttps://t.co/FjdOg6xgo5By the time President Joko Widodo announced a ban on holiday travel, thousands had already hit the road https://t.co/KzpT3ZqN29As the coronavirus stokes anti-China sentiment, will trade barriers with America remain no matter who wins November… https://t.co/vzn7ArPHuVWalmart's total revenue has shot up by 9% year on year, the highest rate in nearly two decades, to $135bn https://t.co/7pnaH6CtrV“We’ve mistaken profit as a metric for the health of our society,” argues David Simon @AoDespair, writer of “The Wi… https://t.co/gWItBhCcWBIn the five years before the covid crisis the pharmaceutical sector lagged behind America’s S&P 500 index https://t.co/6WS5m4u7DZForeign cruise ships were allowed to anchor in Manila Bay if some of the staff were Filipino. As it happens, Filipi… https://t.co/n2NvGjC8PZWhy spaghetti bolognese doesn’t exist in Italy https://t.co/uW468cpWru From @1843magA handful of churches in Northern Ireland carried out drive-in services this weekend, but more are planning to do s… https://t.co/SrgTUBh4rDThe not-so-sweet truth behind vanilla production https://t.co/chV5bHw3xb From @1843magSociety prizes intelligence. But there is a dark side to genius https://t.co/jC4pmW7rsN From @1843magThe effects of the pandemic are exacerbating inequality in an unequal region https://t.co/AUlVGxjohbRather than levelling up, Britain could be about to level down, as London sags https://t.co/s26VlWvAG1What do Disney, Airbnb, General Electric, the ipod and Alibaba’s online shopping mall have in common? They each got… https://t.co/Exoilc3iFhAfghans see their leaders as concerned mainly with carving up power https://t.co/v5WtF6cNzQA new film chronicles the relationship between Barbora Kysilkova, a painter, and Karl-Bertil Nordland, who stole tw… https://t.co/CwCPwcZcfl
Retweeted by The EconomistIt is unknown whether equipment manufactured at American firms' overseas facilities counts as "American" https://t.co/PyDiAiZP9RIn Britain almost three-quarters of those on zero-hours contracts are key workers or work in shut-down sectors https://t.co/EFAvxhKNpKWhy low borrowing costs will be good for the British government’s finances https://t.co/yssY0DTpxvMembers of Israel's new coalition government are wary of annexation. They are concerned about upsetting Jordan, hom… https://t.co/1RNtkSYLVEIran has struggled with one of the worst outbreaks of covid-19. Despite this, its stockmarket is booming https://t.co/3HlMBIMoUPWhat are governments in Europe doing to help businesses during the covid-19 crisis? @vahavb breaks it down on “Mone… https://t.co/4st5jWge5LIn one neighbourhood in El Salvador, people hang white flags from windows to show that they have run out of food https://t.co/KxNXRjyF47Development projects, such as mining, encroach on the Sami people's way of life in northern Sweden https://t.co/XXMIPTJby2Increasingly judges in national courts have chafed at rulings from Europe's top court https://t.co/bdfVX0ufHyChina plans soon to launch a nationwide carbon market for its notoriously dirty power sector https://t.co/hAjmq6japa“These globalised companies are going to try to make stuff in other high-tech hubs, just so they can get away from… https://t.co/ijmwyDmoJsPrejudice is a potential barrier to perpetual bonds. But they should be judged on how well they meet debt-managemen… https://t.co/Ra1nAnpdwNMany bondholders care far more about how much income a bond pays than its capital value. You might call this the Da… https://t.co/WZFbiIx8mMDoctors on social media say they were instructed to keep numbers low https://t.co/6nESXu5aYjRight now, Binyamin Netanyahu is more preoccupied with restoring Israel's economy and his imminent corruption trial https://t.co/xmm7NmsJXmThe “Squad” get a boost each time Donald Trump insults them. If he loses in November, their profiles may diminish https://t.co/rCM0GnWRLgPrevious attempts to nab Félicien Kabuga resulted in detectives finding a warning note or a corpse https://t.co/rknk3iDEQOCould the @federalreserve turn to negative interest rates to help the US economy? Find out, and listen to… https://t.co/JpTZbnA9SMThough the process of secularisation has been slower to take hold in America than in other parts of the rich world,… https://t.co/LJCdHgDf9QIn normal times Londoners rely on trains, buses and the Tube for more than two-fifths of their travel. Covid-19 has… https://t.co/luqLBKaDfeIf global income per head falls by 20%, the number of extremely poor people could increase by 420m—as much as the e… https://t.co/jaFdBtJOqdThe pandemic provides a logic to Joe Biden's more progressive policy goals, such as establishing universal health c… https://t.co/N5XyjgoHzRTo achieve net-zero emissions, the only permissible offsets will need to suck carbon out of the air https://t.co/PAA4lODQlzAmerica’s latest offensive against Huawei pushes the global semiconductor industry into uncharted territory. On “Ba… https://t.co/80J5UA639kSince 1970, at least 80% of companies have been born in booms rather than busts. But could the pandemic be an oppor… https://t.co/Wj0U1uyeT4"In the economy of the future, a basic income will seem as normal as public roads in the 19th century or public lib… https://t.co/oCKGDF8klZIn Britain, eight Kawasaki-disease patients tested negative for the virus, but positive for antibodies related to it https://t.co/2dgHiLl7AaTalks to limit subsidies for fisheries were the only ones going anywhere in recent months. They stalled on May 7th https://t.co/MQLOP0Sa2lFrancis Collins says science answers the “how?” questions, while Christianity answers the “why?” https://t.co/N0H5L9pOijGulf funds confess to having been asked to assist with bail-outs; some Asian ones, to having been coerced to sell a… https://t.co/K9F4aZO9ncThe balance of costs and benefits favours narrow local policies over blanket national ones https://t.co/em21XVD5iBIn many churches the majority of worshippers are old. If a vaccine is not developed soon, many may be reluctant to… https://t.co/GjicCzPDoU
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