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Why should Somalia’s children starve to pay for a debt crisis they didn't create?

Arcane rules mean that debt accrued decades ago is denying Somalia access to funding that might stave off famine. Officials should simply write off the arrears<p>Abdulrahman Mahamud is one of the lucky ones. I met the four-year-old two weeks ago at an emergency clinic in the town of Shada, in Puntland …

Workers in southern Europe are stuck in lousy jobs - The tempest

The tempestWorkers in southern Europe are stuck in lousy jobs<p>EMA ZELIKOVITCH, a 24-year-old philosophy graduate in Madrid, takes a deep breath before …

Europe

Venezuela says inflation 274 percent last year, economists say far higher

CARACAS (Reuters) - Annual inflation in crisis-hit Venezuela last year reached 274 percent, according to data the central bank provided to the International Monetary Fund, although many economists believe the true figure is far more alarming.<p>In the midst of a bruising economic crisis, the leftist …

Venezuela

Announcing The United States Of Innovation 2017

50 projects that are really making America great again<p>Change doesn’t have to happen from the top down. Even as shifts in Washington, D.C., fuel uncertainty, people in communities across the country are taking it upon themselves to chip away at the challenges in front of them, coming up with …

AAA Is Planning For A Future Where We Don’t Own Cars–Starting With A Car-Share

The innovation lab from the drivers’ association is rolling out Gig, a new Bay Area car-share service that lets you drive the car one-way and then leave it in any parking spot you want.<p>To use AAA’s newest service–a one-way car-sharing startup in the Bay Area called Gig–you don’t have to own a car. …

Trump's travel policies hurting 'U.S. brand' and discouraging tourists, experts say

President Trump says he wants to keep out people who threaten the security of the United States. But his policies are discouraging tourists and threatening the American travel business, experts say.<p>One study forecasts a 10.6 million decline in visitors this year and next. The drop -- nearly 7% of …

CNN

Why Indians are angry at Snapchat

Snapchatis facing backlash after its chief executive allegedly said he didn’t want to expand “into poor countries like India and Spain.”<p>The alleged remarks were described in a lawsuit by former employee Anthony Pompliano, who worked at the Venice company for three weeks in 2015 before being …

Social Media

Report: UberRUSH will stop handling restaurant deliveries

Uber plans to close its UberRUSH courier service to restaurant deliveries, according to a report in Quartz. Instead, restaurants will be encouraged to use UberEATS, the company’s food delivery service.<p>The move is noteworthy because restaurants were one of UberRUSH’s key clientele when it launched …

A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs

While Uber’s woes take center stage in the U.S., a different on-demand battle that’s been playing out in China is coming to the states.<p>The battle isn’t over car sharing. It’s not over bus sharing, either, though that, too, is a growing focus for investors and automotive companies that are desperate …

Fresh Start I would always like think of doing something new that might help me develop my skills and bring me closer to my goal which is to become a full-time entrepreneur. I've read alot of books lately on self-help, business, economics, finance, history, biography, you name it all that I think will help me improve myself and my life. And one thing I learned from these entrepreneurs-slash-authors is that selling information in today's economy is one of the best ways to enter business and make the most out of existing technologies. The purpose of this magazine is to compile all the news that I've read and create opinions, articles, & research papers out of it to further widen my knowledge.