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The Long Odds Facing China’s Protesters

Still, without some of China’s elite breaking with Mr. Xi to support the protesters, William Hurst, a Northwestern University scholar, wrote on Twitter, “the most likely scenario I can see is that the protests fizzle out (as most such movements do in most countries).”Understand the Protests in China“Having erupted spontaneously in a short period,” predicted Mr. Hurst, who studies Chinese social movements, “they will fade away without reaching any climax […]

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Taking Brunt of Lockdown, Migrant Workers Fuel China’s Latest Protests

The Haizhu District of Guangzhou, where the clashes took place, is a center of garment production, and tens of thousands of migrant workers from rural China make a living in small factories, shops and diners that cram its streets.But there and across much of China, Covid restrictions on work and travel have added to a wider economic slowdown and pushed many small businesses into closure or bankruptcy, leaving migrant workers […]

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How Cities Around the US and Abroad Approach Homelessness

When Mayor Eric Adams of New York City announced on Tuesday a major push to remove people with severe, untreated mental illness from the streets, he waded into an issue that has for years been driving policy — and frustrating policymakers — in cities around the United States and the rest of the world.Here is a snapshot of a few places where the authorities have been trying to recalibrate their […]

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In ‘Mandela: The Lost Tapes,’ a Veteran Journalist Finds Himself

One morning, in the winter of 1992, Richard Stengel found that his rented home in a Johannesburg suburb had been robbed. The television was missing. The stereo, too. Worse, his recorder was gone, and with it three hours of interviews with Nelson Mandela, in service of what would become Mandela’s memoir, “Long Walk to Freedom.” (Stengel, then a 37-year-old freelance journalist, had been hired as a ghostwriter on the strength […]

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Cash from water company fines to be used to improve environment Government says

Ministers are planning to use money from fines handed to water companies – for polluting rivers and seas – to improve the natural environment, rather than giving the funds to the Treasury. Under Government proposals, funds will be ringfenced to invest back into water quality improvement initiatives, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Defra said these could include the creation of wetlands, re-vegetating river banks […]

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New Alzheimers drug hailed as beginning of the end in search for treatment

Experts have hailed the “beginning of the end” in the search for effective Alzheimer’s treatments after a new drug reduced memory decline among patients with early stages of the disease. Lecanemab, which is designed to target and clear amyloid – one of the proteins that builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s – was found to slow decline in patients’ memory and thinking. The phase three clinical trial […]

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Food inflation surges to 124 amid predictions of increasingly bleak winter

Food inflation has surged to 12.4% to hit a new record amid predictions of dampened Christmas cheer and an “increasingly bleak” winter. Overall shop prices are now 7.4% higher than last November, up from 6.6% in October, to set another record since the British Retail Consortium (BRC) records began in 2005. But food inflation accelerated considerably further to 12.4% from October’s 11.6% – also the highest rate on record as […]

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Britain and Ukraine sign digital trade agreement

Ukraine will be guaranteed access to UK financial services as it seeks to rebuild its shattered economy following the signing of a ground-breaking new deal, the Government has said. Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch and Ukraine’s first deputy prime minister Yulia Svyrydenko will sign the digital trade agreement in London on Wednesday. Officials said the deal – based on a similar agreement earlier this year between the UK and Singapore – […]

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Christian Pulisic confident he will be fit for Netherlands clash despite injury

United States star Christian Pulisic is confident he will be fit to face the Netherlands after sustaining a pelvic injury while firing his country into the last 16 of the World Cup. Chelsea forward Pulisic claimed the only goal in Tuesday evening’s winner-takes-all Group B clash with Iran in Doha. The 24-year-old was hurt scoring the decisive 38th-minute strike after colliding with Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand and did not return […]

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