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Chemnitz Protests Show New Strength of Germany’s Far Right

Chemnitz Protests Show New Strength of Germany’s Far Right Video Violent demonstrations against refugees have featured a chant that translates to English as “we are the people.”Published OnAug. 30, 2018CreditCreditImage by Jens Meyer/Associated Press By Katrin Bennhold Aug. 30, 2018 CHEMNITZ, Germany — Waving German flags, with some flashing Nazi ...

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How Corruption and Cronyism in Banking Fueled Iran’s Protests

Advertisement TEHRAN — At 25 percent, the interest rate paid on a savings account at the Caspian Finance and Credit Institution in Tehran was a better return than Mehrdad Asgari could earn investing in his own business renting out construction equipment. So in December 2016, he jumped at the chance, ...

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Business Schools Now Teaching #MeToo, N.F.L. Protests and Trump

Advertisement NASHVILLE — Tim Vogus, a professor at Vanderbilt University’s business school, was stoking the debate in his classroom one day this fall, asking first-year M.B.A. students about one of the most successful, and controversial, companies of the day. On the syllabus was Uber, a case study in both sensational ...

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Anger and Mistrust Fuel Unabated Protests in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania — Exactly one week after the largest protests in a quarter of a century rocked Romania, an estimated 70,000 demonstrators filled the square outside the main government building in Bucharest on Sunday evening, determined to show those in power that the crisis was far from over. While significantly ...

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Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel

Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 Jhorna Begum’s husband, Jahangir Alam, a local labor leader, was detained after garment industry protests last month in Bangladesh. She had spoken with him only briefly since at a court. By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 At ...

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On Day 2 of Syria Cease-Fire, Out at Playgrounds and Protests

By ANNE BARNARD and HWAIDA SAAD September 14, 2016 BEIRUT, Lebanon — In rebel-held areas of Syria, Day 2 of a shaky cease-fire offered a rare chance to go outside. For some, that meant enjoying the simple pleasure of playing on a swing. For others, it meant protesting. But no matter, it was a ...

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Pacific Rim nations sign giant trade deal amid protests

Pacific Rim nations sign giant trade deal amid protests New Zealand Prime Minister John Key (C) and Ministerial Representatives from 12 countries pose for a photo after signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in Auckland. Minister of Industry and Trade, Vu Huy Hoang (first, right) represents Viet Nam to the signing ...

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Ethiopia Halts Regional Plan After Protests

Members of the Oromo ethnic group blocked a road in Wolenkomi, Ethiopia, in December. By JACEY FORTIN January 13, 2016 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government has canceled a widely promoted plan to integrate the capital, Addis Ababa, with the surrounding region after it touched off protests and violence that has ...

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