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U.S. military could influence massive environmental changes with new federal administration

November 19, 2020. By Chloe Parkins As the United States public becomes more environmentally conscious, the federal government has fallen under increased scrutiny. Citizens now have access to data regarding federal greenhouse gas emissions and they are using it to push for greater regulations. What the breakdown of greenhouse gas ...

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Uber and Lyft Are Now Not Required to Classify Drivers as Employees

By: Noah Shulman https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/04/tech/california-proposition-22/index.html Wednesday November 4th, 2020 To give a background on the issue, in California a recent proposition was on the ballot this election. The proposition proposed requiring Lyft and Uber to classify drivers as employees of the company. Currently, drivers who use Uber’s and Lyft’s platforms are ...

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“The overseas activities of Chinese banks shift up a gear” Article Analysis

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2020/10/28/the-overseas-activities-of-chinese-banks-shift-up-a-gear During the midterm, class discussions, and even in previous class presentations we have talked about the World Bank, and how its primary purpose is to provide loans and financial assistance to developing countries across the world. This is not the only form of economic financial assistance that occurs in ...

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