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Female Workers Asked To Join In 'A Day Without A Woman' Protests

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 2:58am

To show the economic importance of women, organizers are encouraging them to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor and not to shop — except at women and minority owned and small businesses.

(Image credit: John Locher/AP)

How Did We Get To 11 Million Unauthorized Immigrants?

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:55pm

The story of how that population grew so large is a long one that's mostly about Mexico, and full of unintended consequences.

(Image credit: Eunice Esomonu/NPR)

Brazil's Recession The Longest And Deepest In Its History, New Figures Show

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:51pm

Brazil's recession was already of historic proportions. Today, government figures from 2016 confirm that it has grown even worse. Nearly 13 million Brazilians are unemployed.

(Image credit: Nelson Almeida /AFP/Getty Images)

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