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African swine fever has devastated China's pigs. The epidemic is now threatening a Swiss bank's standing in China https://econ.st/2IIlrn1
African swine fever has devastated China's pigs. The epidemic is now threatening a Swiss bank's standing in China

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A congressional proposal for pension reform would save about 900n reais ($230bn) over ten years https://econ.st/2XzgJ3f
A congressional proposal for pension reform would save about 900n reais ($230bn) over ten years

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Police forces around the world are turning to data and AI-driven programmes to help them fight crime. But opponents say the programmes have inherent biases, and unfairly profile the poor and ethnic minorities https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist/videos/354745191904960/
Police forces around the world are turning to data and AI-driven programmes to help them fight crime. But opponents say the programmes have inherent biases, and unfairly profile the poor and ethnic minorities

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Skiing is becoming more man-made, expensive and exclusive. As ski resorts employ water and electricity to offset patchy snowfall, ski costs are rising and pricing young people out of the sport https://econ.st/2NnT8i7
Skiing is becoming more man-made, expensive and exclusive. As ski resorts employ water and electricity to offset patchy snowfall, ski costs are rising and pricing young people out of the sport

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The "Uptown Funk" superstar is back, and it was worth the wait https://econ.st/2IGwxZu
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Given the thousands of potential country-variety pairs, a monkey throwing darts would have virtually no hope of getting a single one right. Oxford and Cambridge students, on the other hand, performed surprisingly well https://econ.st/2IF2nG7
Given the thousands of potential country-variety pairs, a monkey throwing darts would have virtually no hope of getting a single one right. Oxford and Cambridge students, on the other hand, performed surprisingly well

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The grading system in American universities penalises students who challenge themselves. What will it take to make it fairer? From The Economist’s 1843 magazine https://econ.st/2N9ABG8
The grading system in American universities penalises students who challenge themselves. What will it take to make it fairer? From The Economist’s 1843 magazine

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Workaholism in America is a fairly recent phenomenon. Unlike their European counterparts, US politicians have done little to limit workers' hours https://econ.st/2NjM466
Workaholism in America is a fairly recent phenomenon. Unlike their European counterparts, US politicians have done little to limit workers' hours

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Five other states—Kentucky, Mississippi, West Virginia, South Dakota and North Dakota—have just one abortion facility https://econ.st/2Nl3FKW
Five other states—Kentucky, Mississippi, West Virginia, South Dakota and North Dakota—have just one abortion facility

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Combating a crisis as urgent and widespread as the opioid epidemic requires responses that are proven to be effective https://econ.st/2IEuzZM
Combating a crisis as urgent and widespread as the opioid epidemic requires responses that are proven to be effective

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Retirement homes for LGBT people in Britain are inspired by organisations like the rainbow-adorned LebensortVielfalt in Berlin https://econ.st/2XpLcR4
Retirement homes for LGBT people in Britain are inspired by organisations like the rainbow-adorned LebensortVielfalt in Berlin

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Britain decided in 1919 to surreptitiously claim all of Antarctica for its empire. President Roosevelt also sought to colonise Antarctica in 1939 to pre-empt the Australians, Japanese and Germans https://econ.st/2Nk5Pui
Britain decided in 1919 to surreptitiously claim all of Antarctica for its empire. President Roosevelt also sought to colonise Antarctica in 1939 to pre-empt the Australians, Japanese and Germans

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“We have stepped in on climate change where the federal government has stepped away,” says Gavin Newsom, the governor of California. In doing so, the state’s cost of living has risen https://econ.st/2N8voOB
“We have stepped in on climate change where the federal government has stepped away,” says Gavin Newsom, the governor of California. In doing so, the state’s cost of living has risen

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The Lone Star State’s Republican leaders may be more flexible because of their concerns about losing power https://econ.st/2IG3qpe
The Lone Star State’s Republican leaders may be more flexible because of their concerns about losing power

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The idea that every American newborn has an equal opportunity to enjoy the good life is false https://econ.st/2Na1nOk
The idea that every American newborn has an equal opportunity to enjoy the good life is false

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Despite her offshore dealings, the queen pays more tax than legally required, not less https://econ.st/2IG15un
Despite her offshore dealings, the queen pays more tax than legally required, not less

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Baby boomers may see doing good as separate from investing, but their children don't separate the two https://econ.st/2NafByY
Baby boomers may see doing good as separate from investing, but their children don't separate the two

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Studying how capuchins and chimps have used tools may give an inkling of how the process happened in people https://econ.st/2N9NvE2
Studying how capuchins and chimps have used tools may give an inkling of how the process happened in people

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Brutality is flourishing under Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundi’s president who claims to have been appointed by God. Around 350,000 people have fled, and about 30 international NGOs have left or been forced out https://econ.st/2XYtfWB
Brutality is flourishing under Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundi’s president who claims to have been appointed by God. Around 350,000 people have fled, and about 30 international NGOs have left or been forced out

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If the St. Louis clinic shuts down, Missouri would become the only state in the country without a legal abortion-providing facility for the first time since the Supreme Court legalised the procedure in 1973 https://econ.st/2N7TOb5
If the St. Louis clinic shuts down, Missouri would become the only state in the country without a legal abortion-providing facility for the first time since the Supreme Court legalised the procedure in 1973

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