Nearly 90 % of Men — & Women — Are Biased Against Women: UN Study #biasagainstwomen

By Alaa Elassar, CNN – Almost 90 percent of men hold some form of bias against women, according to a new global UN report. Surprisingly, 90% of women do, too! The Gender Social Norms Index, which measures how social beliefs affect gender equality, was released by the United Nations Development Programme on Thursday. Despite the progress that […]

Be Careful What You Do: Surge of Virus Misinformation Stumps Facebook and Twitter #pandemic #nytimes

Secret labs. Magic cures. Government plots. Despite efforts by social media companies to stop it, false information about the coronavirus is proliferating around the world. SAN FRANCISCO — First, there were conspiratorial whispers on social media that the coronavirus had been cooked up in a secret government lab in China. Then there were bogus medicines: […]

Top 5 Risks to the Global Economy 2020 #top5risksglobaleconomy #theeconomist

US-Iran conflict leads to a spike in global oil prices A trade war breaks out between the US and the EU Coronavirus takes a lasting toll on the global economy Debt burdens cause a recession across emerging markets Hong Kong protests cause an exodus from Asia’s biggest financial centre 7