Oct 13, 2020

The one-child policy is history, but rules in China still restrict families

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Plus: Google without Chrome, voting rights lawsuits and Disney's big restructuring.

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IMF encourages countries affected by COVID to keep spending on safety net

Oct 13, 2020
For the world's poorest, the pandemic has exacerbated their situation.
A woman walks past a promotional poster for the virtual 2020 International Monetary Fund annual meetings, outside their  headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13, 2020.
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Disney's reorganization puts the spotlight on streaming

Oct 13, 2020
How will the shift away from movie theaters and broadcast TV change what and how we watch?
In addition to Disney Plus, the company also owns Hulu and ESPN Plus.
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Voting-related legal challenges likely to continue past Election Day

Oct 13, 2020
Campaigns and outside groups are spending tens of millions of dollars on legal challenges leading up to the election, trying to avoid even more damaging — and expensive — fights after polls close.
People vote early in San Jose, California, on Oct. 13. More people are voting early or by mail due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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What role can the Fed play in building a more inclusive economy?

Oct 13, 2020
The Federal Reserve is holding a series of events aimed at understanding structural racism in the U.S. economy and actions to address it.
Top Federal Reserve officials said Wednesday that they have a role to play in dismantling structural racism in the economy.
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The one-child policy is history, but rules in China still restrict families

Oct 13, 2020
Some Chinese couples aren't interested in having more than one child, while unmarried woman aren't allowed to have children at all.
Zhuang Mengyi left a good job in Beijing to raise her son in the cheaper countryside.
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