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SUNS # 9143 Monday 22 June 2020

Opinion : Meritocracy legitimizes, deepens inequality (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
How often have you heard someone lamenting or even condemning inequality in society, concluding with an appeal to meritocracy?

UN : When old age catches up, even nuclear weapons go into retirement (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The world's stockpile of nuclear weapons - estimated at over 13,400 at the beginning of 2020 - have at least one thing in common with humans: they are "retired" when they reach old age.

Q&A : Sexual violence survivors & their access to care should not be forgotten (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
While the coronavirus does not discriminate, its impact does. And the needs of survivors of sexual violence in conflict "cannot be put on pause, and neither can the response" during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 : We should not aim to return to normal (PRIV)
(IPS, Bangkok)
The world before COVID-19 looks very attractive right now.

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