Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicMiddle class

Topic: middle class

Drink, gamble, plan the exit: How Sri Lankan elites in Colombo are handling economic crisis

Colombo's elite still have live events, performances, and nightclub parties to go to. Thanks to booming luxury establishments, life's as normal as it gets.

Sushant’s life was middle class fairytale with anti-climactic end, media found a saleable news

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

America isn’t really a middle-class nation, but Clinton to Obama, all relied on the myth

In ‘The Sinking Middle Class’, David Roediger writes about how Democrats and Republicans praise the middle-class as America’s heart. But numbers tell a different story.

Under Trump, American middle class is united on foreign policy but distrusts officials

As millions of Americans contend with lost wages and savings due to the coronavirus, the challenge of making US foreign policy work harder for the middle class is even more vital.

Canada has a ministry for middle class but no data on who belong in the category

Formed in November 2019, Ministry for Middle Class Property is part of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's broader plans for country's middle class.

Truth behind working-class students and academics avoiding top universities

When it comes to university choices, rather than focus on admissions trends, students would benefit if they interrogate institutional staff lists, biographies.

Albert Pinto continues to be angry in 2019, thanks to uncaring govt & ruthless society

Manav Kaul’s Pinto channelises the anger of a society where electricity is yet to reach villages but alcohol and flesh trade are a reality.

Here’s how technology can help us end the scourge of modern slavery

A disproportionate number of women and girls – who make up 71% of the 40 million in modern slavery - are impacted.

Congress wants to enforce code on reporting riots & terrorism. This must be opposed

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Jobs, not josh: Modi government’s interim budget missed the elephant in the room

Acting finance minister Piyush Goyal's 1 hour and 45-minute budget speech had three acts of commission and one glaring omission.  

On Camera

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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