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Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended from the party that he claims to have loved, but in which a nasty culture of bigotry flourished while he was in charge

The virus and election have brewed up a market nightmare

Should bankers really be the beneficiaries of public policies designed to help struggling individuals — or of the market swings caused by a global emergency?

The pandemic has been a true nightmare for movie theaters

Western countries have made structural, not cultural, errors in fighting Covid-19, says @LionelRALaurent . That's where we need to learn lessons from Asia

How risky will election night be? Very. Let @johnauthers  remind everyone of a cautionary tale from four years ago

Next week promises to be tempestuous, even before we consider the U.S. election

IE Ireland FR France DE Germany These nations have all gone back into full or partial lockdown. Who'll be next?

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As Hong Kong experiences its best IPO market in a decade, a word of caution is in order. You can lose a lot in this game, especially if you use borrowed money

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In a tour de force of hard won reporting, the New York Times has put numerical clothing on what we’ve known about President Trump for years: He’s a haphazard businessman, human billboard and serial bankruptcy artist

This alarming chart illustrates the poor job the U.S. has done in containing Covid-19 compared to the European Union, a bigger region of independent countries that suffered an earlier outbreak. What is America doing wrong?

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Global supply chains are breaking, borders rising within nation-states, stock exchanges are convulsing with fear, and recession looms over the global economy. The coronavirus has disrupted world order

The most misleading cliche about the coronavirus is that it treats us all the same. It doesn’t. It exacerbates preexisting conditions of inequality wherever it goes, and before long, uprisings will be one of the side effects

People who deactivated Facebook in a study were happier afterward, reporting higher levels of life satisfaction and lower levels of depression and anxiety. That change is equal to about 25-40% of the beneficial effect typically reported for psychotherapy

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Let’s take a break from worrying about the apocalypse and celebrate some good news: 👴🏾We're living longer 🍊We're healthier 👧🏼Child mortality is down 💵Poverty is decreasing 📖Literacy is increasing 🔫We're killing each other less

In August and September, more than a million people dropped out of the workforce. 80% of them were women. When women give up their careers, the choice is almost never truly a free one

Ebola has a 50% death rate. If you got infected, you’d most likely die. Covid-19 has a 3.4% death rate. Obviously not as bad as Ebola—but that makes it up to 34x more deadly than the seasonal flu

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In the latest wave of coronavirus infections, young people have been blamed for spreading the virus by partying too much and breaking social distancing rules. But that's not entirely fair

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