The Wall Street Journal
· Protectionism Spreads Globally With the New Coronavirus →
Leading market economies are erecting new walls against foreign investment and suspicious trade practices, spurred by coronavirus-triggered economic upheaval and China’s increasing assertiveness.
· Coronavirus sinks US consumer spending; savings hit record high →
The unprecedented economic upheaval saw the saving rate hitting a record 33per cent.
· Second wave, ripples or flare-ups – what next for the pandemic? →
And the longer our lives are disrupted by isolation and economic upheaval, the more likely another wave of health problems beyond just COVID-19 will build, including suicide.
· Number of businesses releasing gender pay gap data has halved since last year →
The report, which comes out on the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, warned coronavirus upheaval could push women’s equality back by a generation.
· Govt should provide relief to healthcare: Dr PC Reddy, founder chairman, Apollo Hospitals →
The Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented medical crisis which has caused tremendous economic upheaval, and Dr Reddy believes the country must be mindful of the galloping growth of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) crisis which is going to be another huge health burden.
· Aston Villa: John McGinn 'excited' as relegation fight resumes →
Scotland international McGinn - who has been out since December with an ankle injury but is now fully fit - believes such upheaval has contributed to their struggles.
· Former Lime exec launches Cabana, a company that merges #vanlife and hotels →
“Despite the societal upheaval of the last few months, the human desire to travel and explore remains unchanged.
· 6 leading mobility VCs discuss the road ahead →
Transportation-related companies were not spared in the upheaval.
· Lonely planet: What awaits tourists when they re-emerge from lockdown? →
Hotels and airlines are using the upheaval as an opportunity to rework how they function.
The New York Times
· Coronavirus and Fall 2020: How U.C. Merced Is Preparing to Reopen →
And the University of California recently announced that it would phase out the use of the SAT and ACT tests in admissions — a long-sought step leaders said was hastened by coronavirus-driven upheaval.