Study confirms that the pandemic hit more blacks, indigenous people and Latinos than whites. What are tax havens? Members of the Catholic clergy sexually abused more than 200,000 minors in France over the past seven decades, according to a report. This is what you need to know to start the day. Truth first.
Facebook whistleblower lashes out at network’s “disastrous” decisions
Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistleblower who posted tens of thousands of investigative pages and internal documents, lashed out at the Mark Zuckerberg-owned platform in testimony before the United States Senate. Haugen alleges that the company is hiding the investigation into its shortcomings from investors and the public, and emphasizes the impacts on children. This was what he said.
Study confirms who is most affected by the pandemic
From the outset, the covid-19 pandemic affected blacks, indigenous people and Latinos much more than whites in the United States, confirms a study that shows how members of these three population groups died in a higher proportion.
What are tax havens and where are they located?
The appearance of the Pandora Papers, the latest investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on tax havens, has once again rocked the financial world and put the spotlight on the actions of hundreds of politicians, including 35 heads of government. But what exactly are tax havens and where are the world’s top secret money destinations? We explain it here.
More than 200,000 minors were sexually abused by French Catholic clergy, report says
Members of the Catholic clergy sexually abused more than 200,000 minors in France over the past seven decades, estimates a survey conducted as part of an independent investigation into abuse within the Church, according to the head of the commission that produced the report. That number rises to an estimated 330,000 when victims of abusers who were not clergy but had other ties to the Church, for example in Catholic schools and youth programs, are included.
Exclusive: Chinese detective in exile reveals scale of torture against Uyghurs
In an exclusive CNN interview conducted in Europe, where he is now in exile, a former Chinese detective revealed details about what he described as a systematic campaign of torture against ethnic Uighurs in the region’s detention camp system, claims that China has denied. for years. The methods he denounced included chaining people, hanging them from the ceiling, sexual violence, electrocutions and simulated drowning. Inmates were often forced to stay awake for days and denied food and water.
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Winners of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis”, which has helped make chemistry more environmentally friendly.
Instagram promoted pages glorifying eating disorders on teen accounts
“I have to be slim”, “eternally hungry”, “I want to be perfect”. These are the names of the accounts that the Instagram algorithms promoted to an account registered as belonging to a 13-year-old girl who expressed interest in losing weight and dieting.
‘Squid Game’ launches a new game: try to understand why it took off on Netflix
“Squid Game” launched its own game in Hollywood: trying to explain how (or actually guess why) a South Korean drama that arrived with virtually no pomade has become what Netflix is presenting as arguably its “biggest ever show. the history”. Brian Lowry Analysis.
How to rebuild trust in your relationships
Since trust is critical to relationships, trying to restore feeling once it is lost can seem impossible. But if you are the offender in a trust breakdown, it’s important to know that not all hope is lost. Here are some tips that may be useful to you.
Justin Bieber to sell marijuana line named for his song ‘Peaches’
His single “Peaches” swept the charts and now Justin Bieber has partnered with the Palms company to sell a limited-edition cannabis line named after the song.
The number of the day
US $ 50,000
The bitcoin whirlwind continues: The cryptocurrency’s price soared above $ 50,000 on Tuesday morning, its highest level in nearly four weeks.
Quote of the day
“No, I don’t know where Brian is … I’d give him away”
Brian Laundrie’s sister reaffirmed that she has no idea where the young man is, as he continues his search after the death of his fiancee, Gabby Petito. This was his testimony during an interview.
Amazon coffee week: these are the best deals
Good deals on items any coffee lover should have around the house to prepare the best cup.
And to finish…
This is how these comedians mocked Facebook after the massive crash
The downfall of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp for hours provided great comedy material for hosts of late-night TV shows.