Why Social Security retirement claims have not surged amid Covid-19

Why Social Security retirement claims have not surged amid Covid-19

A Social Security Administration office in San Francisco.Getty ImagesOne of the most immediate effects at the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak early last year was an upheaval in the workforce.Now, almost two years later, data suggests only one cohort of older workers accelerated their retirement plans — those ages 70 and up.Consequently, there has likely … Read more

With Covid infections rising, the Tories are conducting a deadly social experiment | Andy Beckett

A pandemic is a political event. It exposes who is vulnerable and who can afford to escape, who is prioritised for treatment and who is neglected. The politics of a pandemic are both large-scale and intensely personal. How we behave towards each other, what balance is struck between safety and freedom, how blame is distributed, … Read more

Is Social Trading the Key to Faster Crypto Adoption?

Is Social Trading the Key to Faster Crypto Adoption?

Why is Crypto Social Trading Important? Unfortunately, most newbie traders often lose money due to a lack of basic technical analytics skills and a tendency to fall for market speculation. Social trading helps these inexperienced investors reduce the risks inherent in the capricious crypto market by offering them access to expert traders’ winning tactics. Crypto … Read more

Pet cats killed in Chinese city after COVID infection, triggering social media anger

Pet cats killed in Chinese city after COVID infection, triggering social media anger

BEIJING, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Three pet cats that tested positive for coronavirus were put down in the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin, state-backed media reported, leading to a social media backlash at what some viewed as overkill in local efforts to contain the virus.The owner of the cats was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Sept. … Read more

Sydney’s unvaccinated warned of social isolation when COVID-19 lockdown ends

Sydney's unvaccinated warned of social isolation when COVID-19 lockdown ends

A health worker is stationed at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing clinic set up for residents of surrounding public housing towers in the Redfern suburb, where authorities are working to contain an emerging cluster of cases, as widespread lockdown continues in Sydney, Australia, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Loren ElliottAustralia’s total COVID-19 cases top 100,000Officials warn unvaccinated … Read more