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The gig economy vs. America’s workers

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and other gig corporations are blessing for unscrupulous employment practices COMMENT | SANDEEP VAHEESAN | Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and other gig corporations are once again seeking the law’s blessing in the United States for their unscrupulous employment practices. Ahead of November’s election, these firms have proposed …

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Who is really betting against America?

When China is making the world cleaner by providing quality electric vehicles (EVs) to global consumers, what has the United States been doing other than pointing the finger at China? Beijing, China | Yi Xin | In her recent trip to China, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen repeatedly blasted Beijing’s industrial …

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Inside Museveni, Aliker entanglement in America-Libya politics

SPECIAL REPORT | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Martin Aliker, a veteran businessman, politician, diplomat and dental practitioner died on Monday. He was 95 and will be buried on Sunday at Aworanga, Gulu, where he was born in 1928. In his long and illustrious career at the intersection of politics and business, …

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Banning Tik Tok in America

What the US needs is data privacy, not a ban on the popular Beijing-based video-sharing platform COMMENT | AARON GLASSERMAN & MONICA GRECO | The United States House of Representatives recently passed the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act. It is no secret that the Bill takes aim at …

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The threat to American hegemony

The idea that democracies will join up with America against the authoritarian threat seems  an illusion COMMENT | MICHAEL IGNATIEFF | Ukraine has about a month before it runs out of artillery shells, and the U.S. Congress cannot agree to ship more. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is dead. The slaughter …

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America’s emulation of China

New rules are needed as strains in their relationship multiply over industrial policies that are not so different COMMENT | DANI RODRIK | It is common to think of US-China tensions as the inevitable result of stark differences between the two countries. The United States has a fully capitalist market economy, …

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America, China on collision course

It is now clearer than ever that the US and the West are committed to containing China’s rise COMMENT | NOURIEL ROUBINI |  Following the May G7 summit in Hiroshima, U.S. President Joe Biden claimed that he expects a “thaw” in relations with China. Yet despite some recent official bilateral meetings …

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