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Rail strike averted: Good for the economy, hard on unions
Congress has voted to avoid a national rail strike with a strong majority in both the House and the Senate. Unions are unhappy with the settlement that the vote will put in place, but a strike could have serious implications on supply chains and travel.
Worship by other means
A decline of faithful attendance in Western churches does not mean less practice of Christian qualities of thought.
In Asia, citizen groups fill fact-checking gap left by Big Tech
Initiatives across Asia are tackling misinformation using on-the-ground training and civil society engagement to cater to the needs of communities. They are filling a fact-checking gap left by tech giants who lack expertise in local languages and context.
RIPTwitter? Mass worker exodus follows Musk ultimatum.
Twitter engineers are leaving the company in droves after Elon Musk asked them in an email to either commit to “hardcore” work or resign. Doubts over the company’s future persist after Mr. Musk fired half of the company’s staff during his chaotic takeover.
A new space race? Britain enters the orbital launch business.
For people accustomed to hearing about rocket launches from Florida or Russia, the name Spaceport Cornwall may sound like an oxymoron. But the United Kingdom is a builder of satellites – and now Europe’s first player in sending them into space.
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