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  • Increasing employment opportunities

    Increasing employment opportunities

    Post lockdown, the Built Environment Sector is expected to draw professionals from across the world.

    June 5, 2020
  • UN Secretary General warns of loss of $8.5 trillion in global output due to pandemic

    UN Secretary General warns of loss of $8.5 trillion in global output due to pandemic

    The pandemic has infected 5,829,474 people and claimed 360,776 lives worldwide, till now according to Johns Hopkins University.

    May 29, 2020
  • Devastation again

    Devastation again

    Goldman Sachs expects a 15 per cent unemployment rate in the US by mid-year, up from the current rate of 4.4 per cent.

    May 11, 2020
  • COVID-19 pandemic will trigger worst economic fallout since Great Depression: IMF

    COVID-19 pandemic will trigger worst economic fallout since Great Depression: IMF

    The virus which emerged in China in December 2019, has now spread world over claiming more than 88,000 lives and infecting 1.5 million people according Johns Hopkins.

    April 9, 2020
  • Closure of America

    Closure of America

    “We are totally prepared for a very long shutdown,” was Trump’s facile justification of an ugly denouement, scarcely realising that a long shutdown hurts millions of people who rely on the government for services and pay cheques.

    December 25, 2018
  • Going ‘Hard’ Left?

    Going ‘Hard’ Left?

    In affluent Western democracies it once was a matter of pure common sense that every citizen was entitled to a decent minimum of publicly provided education, health care, shelter, old age support, workplace representation (unions), legal aid, environmental protection, and a public sector that treated utilities as something other than price-gouging opportunities. After the long …

    September 12, 2017
  • As simple as it can get

    As simple as it can get

    A Square Meal: A Culinary History of The Great Depression, by Andrew Coe and Jane Ziegelman, published in 2016, is an engaging narrative of the struggle to place food on tables in American households during the Great Depression that lasted from 1929 to 1939. It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the …

    May 25, 2017