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The next generation of employees is no longer satisfied with the empty promises of wokewashing or the belief that social accountability is not a business’ responsibility.

NASA’s plan to get to the moon involves launching astronauts in a spacecraft called Orion.

On her travels through China, Anne Stevenson-Yang saw "ghost towns" all over.

New York City is giving a raise to food delivery workers.

New research found that trips in ride-share cars are more damaging to the climate.

The US securities watchdog aimed a warning shot at the burgeoning world of decentralized finance.

The rule governs how airlines use their assigned takeoff and landing slots at the US’s most congested airports.

59% of businesses said the costs of their operations were higher between April and December 2020 compared to the same period in 2019.

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Twelve works of art that chart the emotional upheavals of the Hong Kong protests

Young Nigerians are leading protests yet again to disband a rogue police unit

A tone-deaf speech by Nigeria’s president Buhari missed a chance for empathy amid national protests

1/ Publishers are warning sellers and consumers that supply chain issues have forced a major slowdown in book production and threaten a shortage of certain titles for the rest of the year.

1/ Leaded gasoline, a major public health threat, is now banned everywhere in the world. Officials from @UNEnvironment  just announced that Algeria, the last country on Earth to use leaded gasoline, depleted its supply in July.

Thread 🧵 A new Covid-19 variant is now on the radar of several countries. The Lambda variant, or C.37, believed to have originated from Peru, was designated as a “variant of interest” by the @WHO  on June 14.

🧵 On Aug. 30, Essence became the No 1 song in the US on Shazam. It placed @wizkidayo  above Ed Sheeran, @viewsfromnas , @DojaCatamp ; on the app’s list of top 10 artists in the US, the latest sign of the African music genre’s increasing mainstream appeal.

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