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'18May
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Developers only winners of high-density living

Like me, I'm sure that many of the residents of Ryde and Canterbury-Bankstown can't wait for the next election. - Debra Miniutti, AshburyIllustration: John ShakespeareThe government's discount rate is indeed too...
'18May
16

The Birth of a New American Aristocracy

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy The gilded future of the top 10 percent—and the end of opportunity for everyone else...
'18May
14

Economies in the Americas are poised to expand but plenty of uncertainties could still slow growth

The economies of Latin America are expanding again. But the problem is, growth is slow.And there are plenty of uncertainties that could sap the region's growing economic vitality — from a series of upcoming...
'18May
14

Libya: Battle for City Endangers Civilians

Expand Al-Wihda Hospital staff housing units in Derna, Libya, damaged by airstrikes on February 7, 2016, according to a witness.  © 2016 al-Wihda Hospital administration...
'18May
13

Some 2,000 Uzbeks Forcibly Relocated From Andijon's Historic Center

Shahzoda Yunusova and her relatives own a house on state-owned land in the historic center of the Uzbek city of Andijon, where the family has lived for decades.In line with a centuries-old Uzbek custom, the family...
'18May
13

Lands minister case: Abuse of public trust or relationship of convenience

Recently the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Ms Betty Amongi, was grilled by the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, a Court of Appeal judge. The...
'18May
11

How #MeToo revealed the central rift within feminism today

When the #MeToo moment began in earnest last October, many women felt optimistic, galvanised; others felt uncomfortable. As stories of abuse and harassment accumulated in the media, men began to experience...
'18May
10

California's gubernatorial candidates pitch huge increase in homebuilding

California’s gubernatorial hopefuls have a similar answer to the state’s housing crisis: Build a lot more homes.Five of the six major candidates argue that the only way for California to become a more affordable...
'18May
10

You're a saver, but you married a spender

Your partner, on the other hand, is more of a spender. That can be a problem. "Let's face it, most divorces are over money," said Beth Lynch, a certified financial planner and financial consultant with Fort...
'18May
10

A Muslim Among Israeli Settlers

A Muslim Among Israeli Settlers What happens when a Pakistani American writer goes deep into the West Bank...

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