Agenda for an economic charter

The writer is a former civil servant. Our economy faces structural problems of twin deficits, circular debt, loss-making public enterprises, low productivity, low-end exports and is therefore trapped in a boom and bust cycle. Growth spurts are invariably halted by what economists call an ‘overheating’ of the economy, forcing us …

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Small businesses struggle to repay stimulus loans

Lenders are failing to implement the second phase of the stimulus package for the CMSME sector as clients struggle to repay the secured loans under the first round. The majority of cottage, micro, small and medium business (CMSME) clients have recently asked lenders to renew their loans as their businesses …

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A climate protester has stuck to the Cambie Bridge

A protester in Vancouver has been arrested after sticking to the Cambie Bridge as part of ongoing climate activism in the city. Extinction Rebellion (ER) Vancouver released a statement sharing that on Friday, October 22, a woman named Tara was arrested after sticking to the Cambie Bridge – a main …

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Report: Windstream, Uniti buys in the eyes

Windstream Holdings and Uniti Group Inc., both based in Little Rock, could be reunited if a private equity group’s plan comes to fruition. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Zayo Group LLC of Boulder, Colorado, was trying to buy the companies. Citing anonymous sources, the newspaper said the talks …

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Center for providing quick short term loans to nightclubs; move to help companies erase Rs 1 lakh crore dues

Center for providing quick short term loans to nightclubs; movement to help companies erase Rs 1 lakh crore dues | Photo credit: BCCL New Delhi: The government is actively considering offering quick short-term loans to electricity distribution companies (discoms) as their accumulated electricity bills payable to production houses approach Rs …

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Late bill causes more pain and unnecessary suffering

Government grants awarded before the close of applications. Majority of high value grants awarded through “closed, non-competitive processes”. More than half of grants for rural Australia go to cities (“55% of regional grants go to big cities”, October 20). Voters’ anger at sports and the suburban parking lot campaign has …

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Shaheen, Hassan Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging VA to Open Eligibility for Burial in State Veterans Cemeteries to All Service Members

October 18, 2021 ** The letter continues pressure from lawmakers to ensure equal burial for members of the Reserve and National Guard components ** (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers in a letter today calling on the …

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Shasta College awarded grants to expand sexual and domestic violence prevention program at Simpson University – Red Bluff Daily News

Shasta College will receive $ 549,133 to expand its successful Campus Safety Advocacy, Resources and Education program at Simpson University. Federal grants to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus awarded $ 16.2 million in grants to 52 higher education institutions across the country in 2020. …

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FACT SHEET: The Biden Administration’s Roadmap to Building an Economy Resilient to the Impacts of Climate Change

Agency actions will protect pension plans, homeowners, consumers, businesses and supply chains, workers and the federal government from the financial risks of climate change Today, the Biden-Harris administration released a comprehensive government-wide strategy to measure, disclose, manage and mitigate the systemic risks that climate change poses to families, businesses and …

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Gifts, gifts and other myths loved by taxpayers

A message circulating on WhatsApp groups calls for a “taxpayers’ union” to be set up and consulted by the government. An income tax officer apparently made the suggestion, but it’s hard to believe because it is rooted in ignorance of the facts and a misunderstanding of political economy. Yet the …

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Policymakers Must Solve Our Student Debt Crisis

The following is a slightly edited transcript of remarks made by Cody Hounanian during a News week podcast debate on student debt cancellation. You can listen to the podcast here: I think the main reason we need blanket student debt cancellation is that this is a crisis, and that’s exactly …

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Tunisia unveils new government but no sign of end of crisis

Prime Minister Najla Bouden Romdhane poses for a photo during his meeting with Tunisian President Kais Saied, in Tunis, Tunisia, September 29, 2021. Tunisian Presidency / Document via REUTERS No clue on economic reforms, abandonment of power Critics denounce “coup”, supporters hail coup against elite Protests raised fears of political …

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Democrats’ electric vehicle push sparks intense lobbying struggle

Democrats’ efforts to boost electric vehicle (EV) adoption have sparked an intense lobbying battle on Capitol Hill as automakers attempt to influence legislation that will shape the future of the industry. Automakers are generally back President BidenJoe Biden Majority of Americans Worried About Cyber ​​Attacks on Critical Groups: Poll Secretary …

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Ethiopia is deliberately starving its own citizens

October 9, 2021 IIT’S ALMOST a year since Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, launched a “policing” operation against the government of the northern Tigray region, which he accused of rebellion. From the start, the conflict that followed was marked by war crimes. Late last year in the city of …

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Global Virtual Power Plant Market Report 2021-2026

DUBLIN, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – “Virtual Power Plants – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets logo Global Virtual Power Plant Market To Reach $ 1.5 billion by 2026 With traditional utilities stretched to breaking point due to rapid …

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Arkansas community groups selected for $ 5.2 million federal Covid-19 relief for after-school and summer youth programs

Forty-four of Arkansas’ after-school, summer and extended-year learning programs are new grant recipients totaling $ 5.2 million to help students catch up on the academic learning missed due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Arkansas State University Out-of-School Network Initiative recently announced …

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Insolvency Donor Prepares for Rise in Covid Cases | New

Publicly traded funder Manolete has reported its highest number of case referrals since last summer and is bracing for an increase in the number of insolvency claims. Many are expected to involve allegedly fraudulent claims over the government’s Covid emergency support. Manolete Partners plc, which buys and funds insolvency claims, …

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‘We will always suffer’: PNG refugees say exit from Australia leaves them stranded | Australian immigration and asylum

Australia’s decision to end offshore processing in Papua New Guinea leaves those held in its offshore regime for eight years in “limbo”, with refugees in Port Moresby saying “Nothing will change for us.” “The Australian government can say it is ending treatment abroad,” refugee Ali told Guardian Australia, “but there …

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What is whole life insurance?

A whole life insurance policy can help protect your loved ones from financial risks in the event of death. Here we will cover what whole life insurance is and the best life insurance companies for whole life coverage. If you decide to go ahead with whole life, we’ll also point …

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Grants Fund Cornell AES Work to Improve Lives in NYS

New USDA grants will fund research through Cornell aimed at improving the economy, food supply and well-being of New York State, helping communities deal with the trauma of the COVID pandemic -19 exploring the impact of labor shortages on farms. The 52 Cornell projects that were funded with a total …

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Low-income Missouri residents finally get Medicaid coverage

By Tami Luhby, CNN Medicaid’s expansion finally began in Missouri, nearly five months after Republican Gov. Mike Parson unsuccessfully tried to block it. About 275,000 low-income adults in the state are now eligible for coverage. MO HealthNet, the state’s Medicaid program, has already received more than 17,000 applications since the …

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Justice Department Provides Over $ 21 Million In Grants To Improve Victim Services And Support Public Safety Efforts In Nevada | USAO-NV

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Chiou for the District of Nevada today announced that the Department of Justice recently awarded $ 21,997,467 in grants to improve services for victims of crime and to support state public safety , local communities and tribes all over Nevada. “By providing …

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7 tips for building your emergency fund at home

iStock / Getty Images Your fridge doesn’t freeze, your car doesn’t run, you don’t suddenly work. It can be difficult to manage a single costly event, let alone several at once. Yet things like this happen every day. Life can be difficult, but much easier if you have a reserve …

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Apprenticeship in China: new incentives for vocational training

In June, new incentives were launched by several government authorities to encourage companies to launch training and apprenticeship programs in China to upgrade the country’s workforce, deemed necessary to build advanced manufacturing capabilities. and high-tech innovation. China has released new incentives to encourage companies to set up apprenticeship programs, as …

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Pinky Cole and PETA team up to fight for food justice

For immediate release:September 30, 2021 Contact:Moira Colley 202-483-7382 Atlanta – The fight against food desserts has never been so good! Monday, Slutty Vegan restaurateur Pinky cole will serve free vegan Buffalo Chicken and Bratwurst sandwiches at Charles L. Harper Memorial Park to launch the new PETA Campaign for food justice, …

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How Schools Spend COVID Funds | Republic-Times

Currently, schools statewide are in the process of determining how they will use the largest installment of the American Rescue Plan’s elementary and secondary school emergency relief funds. Initially, the Waterloo School District was to receive approximately $ 901,557 for the third round of ESSER funds and Columbia $ 495,358. …

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The community protests for a new contract

Hundreds of residents and doctors at LAC + USC Hospital quit their jobs to protest a new contract that included increased living allowances, wages and benefits. (Emmett Fuchs | Daily Trojan Horse) Hundreds of resident doctors at LAC + USC Hospital quit their jobs Tuesday to protest a new Los …

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Stanislaus County announces new round of nonprofit grants

Stanislaus County is once again partnering with the Stanislaus Community Foundation to support local non-profit organizations. On August 31, a total of $ 1 million in CARES Act coronavirus relief funds were approved by the Board of Supervisors to help essential nonprofit work, with priority given to nonprofits. who have …

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Trade stacks more rights on Chinese electric elevators

By Jennifer Doherty (September 28, 2021, 2:55 p.m. EDT) – The U.S. Department of Commerce on Monday announced a second round of advance tariffs on electric elevators from China, imposing levies of up to 275.06% on the basis a preliminary determination that the products are dumped in the United States …

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Capito and Manchin announce $ 4.9 million for water infrastructure projects in West Virginia

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $ 4,969,520 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for five water infrastructure projects in West Virginia. “Investing in water supply and wastewater treatment infrastructure supports economic and community development”, …

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