Saturday, Mar 06, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Australia Takes on Big Tech, Google, Facebook
Bloomberg, 12 Feb 2021
Feb.11 -- Stephen Scheeler, former Australia and New Zealand chief executive officer at Facebook Inc., discusses Australia's planned law that would force tech ...
Health unions warn of strike action over 1% NHS pay proposal
BBC, 06 Mar 2021
Unions representing tens of thousands of health care workers are warning of possible strike action over the UK government’s proposals for a 1% pay rise for most NHS staff in Eng...
The economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Latinas
CBS, 06 Mar 2021
Unemployment among Latinas has nearly tripled since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Children of undocumented women are also feeling the fallout of the crisis.
'The Five' torch Biden's border security as migrants sport shirts with his name
FOX, 06 Mar 2021
Trump tears into Biden for spike in migrant numbers; 'The Five'
US jobless claims drop, but are still high
AP, 06 Mar 2021
New unemployment numbers are a potential sign of recovery, but the U.S. "still has a long way to go" says Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Professor Phillip ...
Rights groups urge companies to fight Georgia voting curbs
Reuters, 06 Mar 2021
Civil rights groups including Black Voters Matter are urging companies to join the fight against Georgia voting restrictions #News #Reuters #Politics #Georgia #Voting #CocaCola ...
Court refuses to add US report to Khashoggi trial | DW Nachrichten
DW, 06 Mar 2021
US president Joe Biden released an intelligence report identifying Saudi Arabia's ruler as the man who sanctioned the brutal murder of Saudi dissident - and US resident - Jamal ...
Senegal protests escalate following detention of opposition leader Sonko
CA, 06 Mar 2021
Protests escalated in Senegal Friday as hundreds of demonstrators marched through Dakar to show support for arrested opposition leader Ousmane Sonko.
Iraqi dancers welcome a peace-seeking Pope Francis to Baghdad
AFP, 06 Mar 2021
Pope Francis calls for an end to extremism and violence in his opening address on the first-ever papal visit to Iraq, long scarred by war and now gripped by coronavirus.
Live: Biden Holds Roundtable on the American Rescue Plan | NBC News
NBC, 06 Mar 2021
Watch live coverage as President Biden holds a roundtable on the proposed Covid-19 relief bill, the American Rescue Plan, at the White House.
Watch Eddie Murphy’s Return to Queens in ‘Coming 2 America’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 06 Mar 2021
The best approach for directing a roomful of comedy giants? Let them laugh with each other long before saying “Action.” That’s the route the filmmaker Craig Brewer took for “Com...
Shocking images emerge from Myanmar as military cracks down
CNN, 06 Mar 2021
Myanmar's military junta is believed to have killed more than 54 people since countrywide protests began after the February 1 coup.
Russia's Sputnik V jab: Kremlin's vaccine diplomacy in Latin America
Al Jazeera, 06 Mar 2021
An increasing number of countries across Latin America are announcing plans to buy Russia's Sputnik V jab against the coronavirus.
Covid-19 pandemic accelerates 'uberisation' of drug market in France
FRANCE24, 05 Mar 2021
In France, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced drug dealers to find new ways of selling their wares.
Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for historic Iraq visit
RT, 05 Mar 2021
On his first trip abroad in 15 months, Pope Francis arrives in
Chinese Premier Li Delivers Work Report at NPC
Bloomberg, 05 Mar 2021
Mar.05 -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers the government's work report at the opening of the National People's Congress.
China’s 2021 National People’s Congress opens with Hong Kong’s electoral system on the agenda
SCMP, 05 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China’s most important political meeting, the National People’s Congress (NPC), opened on March 5...
'I'm too scared to send my child back to school because of Covid'
Telegraph, 05 Mar 2021
For many parents, the reopening of schools on March 8 cannot come soon enough. But Mari-Anne Chiromo, a single mother who lives in London, does not share that sense of anticipat...
MOFA: China calls for joint efforts with U.S. to battle COVID-19
CGTN, 05 Mar 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-03-05/MOFA-China-calls-for-joint-efforts-with-U-S-to-battle-COVID-19-Yo3LL1gYdW/index.html
Into The Grey Zone: Episode 9
Sky, 05 Mar 2021
In this final episode, we have the first ever interview with serving MI5 officers who work in counter intelligence.
Nurses will be demoralised over 'pitiful' 1% pay rise, says nursing union
Guardian, 05 Mar 2021
Nurses and doctors have accused ministers of not valuing health service personnel highly enough after the recommendation that more than 1 million staff should receive only a sma...