Daily Archives: August 4, 2022

2022-08-04: News Headlines

Rebekah (2022-08-03). A Proposed Wealth Tax on Colombia's 4,700+ Richest Would Raise $1 Billion. inequality.org

Editor (2022-08-03). Chile's Draft Constitution: Undemocratic—or Too Much Democracy? scheerpost.com By Ari Paul / FAIR Chileans will vote in September on whether to approve a new constitution that promises to address inequality and lack of democracy (Reuters, 7/4/22). It would replace the present constitution imposed by the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, who came into power through a US-backed coup in 1973. The nation's newly elected …

Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt (2022-08-03). How Public Real Estate Investment Trusts Extract Wealth from Nursing Homes and Hospitals. commondreams.org Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are considered "passive" investors and are exempt from corporate tax. But in reality, they play a very active role in reshaping whole industries, like healthcare.

____ (2022-08-03). Iran calls for setting up joint technical consortia with CIS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development called for establishing joint technical and engineering consortia with the Commonwealth Independent States (CIS).

____ (2022-08-03). Guizhou achieves progress in economic development, poverty alleviation. ecns.cn Southwest China's Guizhou Province has made significant progress in economic development and poverty alleviation over the past decade, according to a press briefing in the provincial capital of Guiyang on Wednesday.

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