The Algerian skulls belong to freedom fighters who had resisted to the French colonial forces in 1830. They were exhibited in Paris as a racial specimen.
The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland has found small amounts of radioactive isotopes of cobalt, caesium and ruthenium in Helsinki.
The Gates Foundation is the largest funder of the WHO after the U.S. It shapes the global health agenda in a way that has been described as a “cartel”.
The results of the Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery for the year 2021 (DV-2021) will be available online starting at noon (EDT) on Saturday June 6, 2020. The results are related to the registration period that opened on October 2, 2019 and closed on November 5, 2019. Initially scheduled for May 5, 2020, the DV-2021 announcement was delayed due to the Covid-19 crisis.
Two weeks after filing for bankruptcy in May 22, 2020, the 102 year-old Hertz saw its stock surging to spectacular figures. Why?
The U.S. government is adding US$2 trillion Covid-19 response stimulus package to its existing US$23.5 trillion debt. How is that possible?
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced in a tweet the decision to move Tax Day from April 15 to July 15.
“All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties” Mnuchin said in his tweet, posted on Friday March 20, 2020.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday March 17, 2020 that the Trump administration is “looking at sending checks to Americans immediately”.
The Russian Energy Minister told reporters: “From April 1 neither OPEC nor non-OPEC have restrictions”. A relentless price war is looming.
Trump declared national emergency in response to coronavirus. This declaration gives him over 100 special provisions to tackle the spread of the pandemic.
Harvard University has asked students to leave their dorms by Sunday, March 15 2020. This decision comes in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Federal Reserve decided to drop interest rates by half a point on Tuesday March 3, 2020. This decision comes amid growing fears about coronavirus.
If current trends continue, around a million working people will be on zero-hours contracts by the end of the year 2020, researcher says.
Next time you read a story about a rise in pay, try to see if it reports the wage data in nominal or real terms, and if it includes fringe benefits too.
Base interest rates have been negative in Switzerland, Denmark, Japan and the eurozone for years. This represents a new macroeconomic policy experiment.