Global Democracy’s decline bottoms out.On March 15, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
According to a recent report by Freedom House, a nonprofit research organization that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights. The organization was founded in 1941 and is based in Washington, D.C., USA.
To avoid upsetting Beijing, McCarthy will meet the president of Taiwan in California.On March 15, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Instead of meeting in Taipei, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in California to prevent inciting China to retaliate violently and escalating the already hostile relations between Beijing and Washington. After McCarthy’s declaration that he would visit the autonomous island if elected speaker last summer, the Pentagon started preparing plans for his visit in January.
A Fresh Face for “Million-Dollar Staircase”On March 14, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
The Million Dollar Staircase is a historic staircase located in the New York State Capitol Building in Albany, New York, USA. The staircase is named for its elaborate and ornate carvings, which are said to have cost over a million dollars to create.
Georgia protests: contentious law reveals fight for the futureOn March 14, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Thousands of Georgians demonstrated on the streets of the nation’s capital, Tbilisi, on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in opposition to the first reading of a new law that opponents claim will restrict press freedom and be used to repress non-governmental and other rights organizations.
Iran and the Arab nations of the Persian Gulf will meet in China.On March 14, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
According to individuals who talked with the Wall Street Journal, a high-level meeting of officials from Gulf Arab governments and Iran is scheduled to take place later this year in Beijing (WSJ).
California to sever ties with Walgreens over abortion pill sales.On March 9, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Walgreens and CVS if they continued to mail-order sell abortion drugs in their states. Walgreens responded on Friday by stating that it will not sell the drug in those states.
The UK tax authority has prosecuted only eight cases in the past two years for enabling tax evasionOn March 9, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
The decrease in tax evasion enabler prosecutions coincides with increased pressure on HMRC to make up for lost tax income.
Sensitivity readers find fairy tales problematic after re-examining Ladybird’s books.On March 6, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Now that Ladybird’s fairytales have undergone “sensitivity reader” scrutiny, timeless stories like Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty will be reexamined after being deemed “outdated or damaging” due to their lack of “inclusivity” and “problematic themes.”
The annual cost of feeding America’s school children has increased by 300 per cent.On March 6, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Representatives for hundreds of districts and their food-buying groups around the country told NBC News that the food suppliers that many of the country’s public school children rely on for lunches are increasingly demanding more than administrators can afford.
Planning mass layoffsOn March 5, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Mass layoffs are often a difficult and painful decision for companies to make. They can occur for a variety of reasons, such as financial difficulties, changes in the market, or strategic restructuring.