Antonio Guterres. File
While the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc across much of the globe, political and business leaders are already starting to think about what the world might look like once the worst of the outbreak eases.
After struggling to deal with the pandemic and the social and economic effects of the lockdown, countries are now slowly opening up and reinventing the wheel. And, as the world virtually celebrated World Environment Day (WED) on 5 June, it is extremely crucial and essential that every government refocuses and reprioritises ecological and environmental threats.
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"All our efforts must go towards building sustainable and resilient pathways that enable us not only to beat COVID-19, but to tackle the climate crisis, reduce inequality and eradicate poverty and hunger," underscored the UN chief.
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have reached a draft agreement which is to be ratified by members of WGA. This was preceded by a 148-day strike, which began on May 2. This was a protest against the use of AI in the work of writers, and giving
The federal government is just days away from a shutdown that will disrupt many services, squeeze workers and roil politics as Republicans in the House, fueled by hard-right demands, force a confrontation over federal spending.
The feds are coming after Google. In January, the Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit alleging that the technology giant monopolised the lucrative space of digital advertising. A sure-to-be exhaustive trial underway in the US District Court in Washington is expected to last until November.
A few days before attending a small gathering of friends, I came down with cold, allergy, flu or possibly COVID-19 symptoms. It was at the beginning of what has become a summer surge of COVID-19 cases, and though I had tested negative for COVID-19 twice over 48 hours, I decided it was still better to not attend.