Why are so many Americans quitting their jobs?

Bye. Goodbye. Adios. Sayonara. In recent times, workers have repeated such words to their bosses. Last week, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 4.3 million Americans, or 2.9% of the total workforce, left their jobs in August. It was a record month, building on previous record months. “The …

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Germany works on sustainable criteria for investing pension assets in fixed income securities | New

The German government is examining the possibility of applying sustainability principles to fixed-income benefits of pension and social security workers, a spokesperson for the Federal Interior Ministry told IPE. The government is investing pension assets in a sustainable manner, taking into account the requirements of the Paris Agreement, he added. …

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Review of Pat Barker’s new Trojan War novel

As tonic as such revisionism may be, Barker’s rewriting of Homer had some crippling flaws. The characterization was disappointing and superficial; Homer’s depiction of men, in particular, exhibited few of the empathic nuances so admirable in previous books, as if narrative reversal alone was enough, in Barker’s eyes, to make …

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