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  • Vulnerable as never (socialchain.substack.com)

    This sunny day at the beginning of the autumn, a time of the year when French vineyards are particularly beautiful and fruitful, Zakaria’s hands were sticky because of the raisin juice. Working on the vineyards in the Bordeaux region is not easy but safe and satisfying. Zakaria is from Sudan and the small sunny fields around an ancient chateau are new for him, but he seems happy. Here, in one of the most famous winemaking Grand Cru regions of France with centuries of reputation, he found home and friends.

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  • The Economics of Student Loan Forgiveness (roadworkahead.substack.com)

    I graduated in 2010 and still owe roughly $9,000 in student loans. I don’t believe student loans should be forgiven because that would mean higher taxes in the future. David Martin breaks down arguments on both sides of the proverbial aisle in this debate about forgiving student loans.

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  • Stop before it is too late (socialchain.substack.com)

    Welcome to SOCIAL CHAIN, a newsletter about important stories that deserve your attention and action—written by me, Daria. What happened? Civil war in Ethiopia: the conflict between the federal government and the ruling party of Tigray, the northern region of Ethiopia, broke out at the beginning of November. After multiple cases of disobedience of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed unleashed the military forces to reconfirm his reaffirm his influence across the country.

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