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SUNS # 9074 Monday 24 February 2020
 
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United Nations : Private debt both a cause and consequence of rights violations (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
High individual and household debt, which accounts for a significant portion of private debt in most countries, has been associated with inequality, macroeconomic instability, unsustainable sovereign debt and financial crises.

United Nations : Accused of "hypocrisy" in launching Equal Pay Day (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations, which has long preached the irrefutable concept of income equality to the outside world, is now accused of condoning wage discrimination in its own backyard.

Opinion : Coronavirus epidemic has implications for life expectancy (PRIV)
(IPS, Beijing)
As efforts to contain the Coronavirus epidemic enter a critical stage, it is important to remember that the costs cannot be measured purely in economic terms, as the measures taken will have implications for life expectancy across the entire nation.


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