Businesses and families are going into debt. It could be a dangerous trend.

Text size Square has acquired Afterpay, an Australian company that offers “buy now, pay later” services. Courtesy of Afterpay “Follow the money” was the famous advice given to Woodward and Bernstein in All the president’s men, and it remains applicable. Especially in these days of easy promiscuous money, borrowed for …

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Towards Africa: Cougs Contribute to Tanzania’s Economic Growth | WSU Insider

Before the pandemic, Michael Lege of WSU led WSUID TZ’s fieldwork in Tanzania. By Deb Strohmaier, International Programs Although cougars are not native to Tanzania, cougars are making their presence known throughout the country. They are part of a partnership between Washington State University, the Foreign Agriculture Service of the …

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South Sudan: the African Union disappoints on justice

(Nairobi) – The failure of the African Union Commission to advance justice for the countless victims of atrocities in South Sudan raises concerns about the regional body’s commitment to accountability, said 34 South Sudanese, regional and international rights organizations said in a letter to the AU Commission released today. The …

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EXCLUSIVE-Biden plans to change arms export policy to promote human rights -sources

US President Joe Biden’s administration is preparing an overhaul of arms export policy to place more emphasis on human rights, a departure from former President Donald Trump’s priority on economic benefits for US defense contractors, said four people familiar with the initiative. Defense companies and activists are examining these policies …

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Swinomish Opposes Cooke Aquaculture Net Enclosure | New

Just off the Swinomish Preserve and north of Hope Island in Skagit Bay, a net pen owned by Cooke Aquaculture is expected to contain 365,000 sterile native rainbow trout. For Swinomish President Steve Edwards this pen is a threat. “As a long-time tribal fisherman, I know that nothing is more …

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Point of sale providers compete to be a one stop shop

The point of sale (POS) name may suggest just one step in the process, but restaurant point of sale providers go far beyond the point of payment. On Tuesday, August 3, FinTech and payment firm Fiserv’s Clover point-of-sale system announced the launch of Clover Station Solo, a device that aims …

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How to pay those next college bills

Man counting tuition with calculator. getty The day has finally come to send Junior to college and let’s face it. You didn’t save much for it. In fact, if you’re like many parents, you might not have saved anything at all. If you don’t want your child to be struggling …

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Environment Ministry to receive additional NIS 625million to tackle climate change

The two-year state budget approved by ministers on Monday includes for the first time a special allocation of NIS 625 million (nearly $ 195 million) to fight climate change. The complex 2021-2022 national budget must now go through committee stages and three Knesset plenary readings by the November 4 deadline. …

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High Rock Booger’s Lizards Secure Second Place in National Envirothon Competition

The five members of the High Rock Booger Lizards of Davidson County Homeschool are serious about conserving the environment, even if their names don’t reflect it. The team, which also represented the state of North Carolina, placed second in the National Conservation Foundation’s 2021 Envirothon competition on July 28. Nebraska …

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Lebanese authorities failed to protect residents

BEIRUT (AP) – Senior Lebanese officials knew of the risks posed by the highly explosive materials stored for years in the port of Beirut and did nothing to protect the public from it, an international rights group said on Tuesday humans. In a report on last year’s massive explosion, Human …

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