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The pandemic is hitting 'blue' America harder than 'red' America. That's dangerous.

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the next edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. BLODGET & PLOTZ Why it's dangerous that the pandemic is hitting red and blue America differently Quick question: Are we experiencing a public-health catastrophe or an economic catastrophe? You can pick only one answer. You can't say "both." How you... go to Article >

Meet the 15 top executives leading Ford into a future of electric cars (F)

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Summary List PlacementSome 117 years into its storied life, the Ford Motor Company is facing perhaps the toughest challenge in its history — and its newly installed chief executive, Jim Farley, has assembled what he hopes is an all-star team... read more

Rishi Sunak Hits The Pause Button As The Dominic Cummings Legacy Lives On

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You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening. Having spent most of his short career as chancellor being seen as the nice man who dishes out dosh, it was perhaps no surprise that Rishi... read more

These People Kept The UK Going Through Covid. Now Their Pay Has Been Frozen

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Public sector workers have expressed anger at the news that more than a million will receive a real-terms pay cut next year. Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced a pay freeze for the sector but it is understood not to take into account... read more

Campaigners Urge Home Office To Stop Deportation Flight To Jamaica

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Home Office plans to charter a deportation flight to Jamaica before Christmas will put lives at risk as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, campaigners have warned.  Earlier this month, HuffPost UK revealed that the government would continue its... read more

John Ivison: After hitting us with $100B in targeted stimulus, will Freeland put us out of our misery?

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Deeply embedded in the red ink of the fall fiscal update was a section on “targeted stimulus to jumpstart the recovery” – an undefined $100 billion spending plan to “build back better.”... read more

How To Have The Tricky Conversation About Where You're Spending Christmas

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Who will you spend Christmas with this year? At the best of times, it’s a tough one to answer and can involve some serious dancing around loved ones’ feelings. But this year, Covid-19 throws another spanner (or five) into the mix. Under new... read more

Bitcoin tumbles by more than $2,000 as cryptocurrency bulls cash in on this month's stellar run

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Summary List Placement Bitcoin fell over 10% on Thursday as cryptocurrency traders cashed in on their Bitcoin holdings that have gained 20% in value this month alone.  The digital token looked set to hit a record high of $20,000 this week.... read more

50 years later: Vauxhall Astra meets Victor at Millbrook

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The Alpine route at Millbrook is one of our favourite test tracks How far have cars progressed since the first was signed off at Britain’s top testing facility? Millbrook Proving Ground, one of the UK’s premier car testing sites, very... read more

Should pubs, cinemas and airlines require Covid ‘vaccine passports’?

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Description  Critics voice privacy concerns as minister leading vaccination rollout says leisure venues may turn away customers who haven’t had jab Credits  Getty Images... read more

The battle for the future of the climate is reaching boiling point

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The nail-biting US election has clarified one thing: the truly gargantuan scale of the climate challenge in an age of populism and division All is uncertain. The world hits refresh, longing for clarity, but none comes.... read more