· Burnt fence bellwether: how Liberal and Labor both say they will save Eden-Monaro →
“Yes … I cannot deny the facts,” she says, citing a University of Auckland study on Tuvalu’s growing land mass.
· Prime minister told to dump rhetoric and plan for new Covid wave →
Matt Hancock, the health secretary, and Priti Patel, the home secretary, had urged people to avoid mass gatherings.
The New York Times
· Why the Coronavirus Is Winning →
Now finally, amid the wave of protests against police brutality, the baton of words-against-reality has been passed back to the public health establishment, many of whose leaders are tying themselves in ideological knots arguing that it is not only acceptable but essential, after months circumscribing every sort of basic liberty, to encourage mass gatherings to support one particular just cause.
The New York Times
· What if There Were No George Floyd Video? →
There’s no video to show that blacks are dying from the coronavirus at more than twice the rate of whites, or that a result of the recent mass layoffs is that, as of last month, fewer than half of African-American adults now have a job.
· 'She should be with us': Louisville protesters remember Breonna Taylor →
As an emergency medical technician (EMT), maybe she would have been be a volunteer medic at the mass demonstrations that have convulsed the city over the course of almost two weeks.
· NHS on life support: Up to one in six will be on waiting lists by autumn as Covid-19 delays treatment →
This could see mass use of private hospitals for diagnostic work.
· Thousands of mourners gather for George Floyd memorial service in his home state of North Carolina →
The state's governor, Roy Cooper, ordered all flags to be flown at half mast on Saturday as mass demonstrations continued over racial injustice and police brutality following his killing.
· Dozens wounded in clashes as hundreds of protesters flood Beirut →
Lebanon has been rocked by a series of political crises in recent years, before an economic crunch helped trigger unprecedented cross-sectarian mass protests in October.
The China Post
· Clashes, tear gas in Beirut as protests turn to riots →
Lebanese rose up against their political leaders in nationwide mass protests on Oct. 17 amid a spiraling economic crisis, blaming them for decades of corruption and mismanagement.
· Cracker Barrel Took Advantage Of A Bad Situation →
Operating expenses for the fiscal year of 2020, I increased to reflect the fact that the company chose not to do a mass layoff and that 70% of their hourly employees have returned to work as of May 31.