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How to end mental health stigma

Mental health: Leaders must consider four critical priorities COMMENT | Bernard J. Tyson | Project Syndicate | The world faces an epidemic of mental health problems that cuts across borders, economies, and cultures and carries a stigma that leaves people suffering in silence. Tackling the problem requires political, business, and …

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RECYCLING: Coca-Cola and Pepsi agree

Coca-Cola, Pepsi tout plastic recycling in rare joint appearance Davos, Switzerland | AFP |  The bosses of Coca-Cola and Pepsi promised Thursday that “huge progress” would be made by 2030 to reduce plastic waste, which contaminates humans, wildlife, and oceans. Soft drink archrivals James Quincey and Ramon Laguarta participated in …

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Davos elites warned on populist rage, economic uncertainty

Goodbye Nairobi. Hello #Davos2019 Tomorrow we @Oxfam launch our #inequality report. Here & around the world we will sound the alarm on the frightening, widening gap between rich & poor. We will offer solutions & point to +ve examples. Watch this space! #wef19 #FightInequality pic.twitter.com/kNavqZVYKP — Winnie Byanyima (@Winnie_Byanyima) January …

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GLOBAL COMMENT: What I learned at Davos

It’s no surprise that as the Davos consensus has ebbed, a wave of populist nativism has rushed in COMMENT | LARRY HATHEWAY | The World Economic Forum’s annual flagship meeting in Davos has always been an easy target for caricature, even ridicule. Over the years, it has gained a somewhat deserved …

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Dodging bad headlines and boos, Trump tries to charm Davos

Davos, Switzerland | AFP | President Donald Trump on Friday reached out to the global business and political elite in Davos with a sales pitch for the US economy, but provoked boos for attacking the media after waking up to another round of adverse headlines. In a 15-minute speech at …

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‘I want to see a strong dollar,’ says Trump

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump waded into the uproar over the US currency Thursday, saying he wants to see “a strong dollar,” after comments by his Treasury secretary appeared to signal the opposite and sent the dollar plunging to three-year lows. In comments to CNBC, Trump said …

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