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Robert also said that governments have calculated debts “partially or solely” based on income averaging for 20 to 30 years and done so “on some mass” since 2007, including an estimated 16.6% of debts in 2009 and 24.4% in 2011.
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Meanwhile two grandees of the Thatcher era have urged the government to learn lessons from the mass unemployment of the 1980s in its response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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It is thus, not a difficult challenge to mobilise the masses, by extolling them to “fill their boots” with equities.
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Although the threat was not directly connected to the mass shooting, extra security measures could have been taken at all mosques, said the submission to the closed-door inquiry which was made public on Tuesday.
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Above the Statue of Liberty, where Emma Lazarus’s inscribed sonnet – “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free” – came to symbolise the hopefulness of immigration to the US, Dread Scott’s message will float in the sky.
· (3rd LD) New virus infections below 50 for 2nd day, imported cases on higher plateau →
The KCDC said local infections at religious facilities and through door-to-door sales continue to increase, stressing that such the infections could potentially expand into a nationwide mass infection.
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They also exacerbate the ills of mass tourism, which is already harming housing markets (thanks to Airbnb) and putting a wedge between visitors and residents that threatens to cut off the kinds of cross-cultural exchanges that are such important elements of global citizenship.
· Tory ministers from 1980s fear return to mass unemployment →
Two grandees of the Thatcher era have urged the government to learn lessons from the mass unemployment of the 1980s, as the Treasury draws up plans to limit a collapse in the jobs market caused by the coronavirus pandemic.