Workers gather for a march to protest against economic inequality in Lower Manhattan, New York. AP
I grew up in Portsmouth and lived in private rentals with my single mum and my brother until I was 11, until we were evicted at short notice by our landlord and re-housed in a council flat by the local authority.
A toxic flood of electric and electronic waste that is growing by the day across the world should be urgently converted into a source of decent work that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, says the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the suggestion is immensely sensible.
The idea of launching Nyuntam Aay Yojana, a cash transfer scheme that intends to provide Rs 72,000 per year to the poorest 20 per cent Indian families, by the Congress Party if it comes to power, has stirred a debate among the policymakers about whether the move is economically viable or is just a tactic by the Congress Party to garner votes in the upcoming general elections.
As has repeatedly been reported, since the financial crisis of 2008, one of the most common health complaints from people who lost their jobs was severe depression. Sales of mental health medication went through the roof as mental health professionals prescribed mood enhancing drugs to more and more patients.
The entire world shares Japan’s trauma following the arson attack in the ancient capital of Kyoto, targeting the well-known animation studio, Kyoto Animation, that claimed several innocent lives and injured many others. It turned out to be the worst mass killing in a country with one of the world’s lowest crime
The Border Patrol has caught 363,300 Central American family members at the Mexican border since the fiscal year started in October.
The new faces of sex trafficking are increasingly white, affluent and well-connected. In an indictment unveiled July 8 in the Southern District of New York, Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy hedge fund manager, was charged with sex trafficking for recruiting numerous minors for paid sex acts. In 2018, a federal judge
Things have gotten abysmal for Beto O’Rourke. Not even a year ago, he came closer to winning a statewide office than any Texas Democrat in two decades. He even won Tarrant County, a rare feat. And although he lost to Sen. Ted Cruz, his arrow seemed to point only up. O’Rourke’s entry to the presidential