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Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

On a brisk Monday in Houston in early March, dozens of protesters gathered across the street from the giant Hilton hotel hosting CERAWeek, the energy industry’s hallmark annual conference. Their signs accused the corporate executives inside of betraying humanity in pursuit of financial return. STOP EXTRACTING OUR FUTURE, read one. …

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Take Your Money Off The Grid

Take Your Money Off The Grid

In a time of geopolitical chaos and inflation, Simon Mikhailovich’s extreme wealth preservation strategies don’t seem so paranoid. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Pandemic. Is your money safe? The question is asked by Simon Mikhailovich, a Russian émigré and entrepreneur who is in the business of selling a certain kind of safety. His …

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Here’s what actually happens to all your online shopping returns

Here’s what actually happens to all your online shopping returns

Huang Qing, the Shanghai-based creative director of athleisure label Voice of Insiders, meticulously accounts for each design choice. His high-tech garments are cut from material woven with seaweed fiber and colorfast nylon spun with marine collagen. Then, after an item is shipped, that’s likely the last time he’ll see it …

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Travel Advisory on the Launch of the AU Trusted Travel Platform for the Verification of COVID-19 Certificates for Zimbabwe – Africa CDC

Travel Advisory on the Launch of the AU Trusted Travel Platform for the Verification of COVID-19 Certificates for Zimbabwe – Africa CDC

The Government of Zimbabwe has taken note of the growing prospect of another wave in the COVID-19 cycle in the region. Such a wave could be worsened by the circulation of dangerous new variants from overseas. Zimbabwe, like most countries, has tried to minimise the risk of disease importation from …

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