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Quebec, Canada will give 84,000 people basic income

The $2.3billion scheme will support people with physical or intellectual disabilities that...

CBC

Apple has agreed to pay more than $15billion to the European Union

The tech giant is accused of evading taxes by funnelling money to...

Quartz

The US has half a million job vacancies in construction and manufacturing

The way to fill them may be with apprenticeships, which in Germany...

The Atlantic

Many top tech start-ups got their start from the public sector, including Elon Musk’s

Across his companies, Musk has received nearly $5billion in tax breaks and...

Governing

Italy is training an army of fake news hunters

Students in 8,000 high schools across the country will learn to spot...

The New York Times

Several Indian cities have started ‘human libraries’ where you can check out a person

The ‘human books’ are listed by their specialties and meet ‘readers’ at...

The New Indian Express

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Girls are crushing boys in school results all over the Middle East

At the University of Jordan women outnumber men two to one. Oman’s...

The Atlantic

Western Germany has avoided populism by creating innovative blue-collar jobs

Dortmund, once the country’s coal and steel heartland, started providing office space...

The New York Times

Chicago digitally connects thousands of disadvantaged kids to after-school programs

A matching platform was launched four years ago in part because poorer...

CityLab

Canada has quietly become an education superpower

If Alberta, Quebec and British Columbia were countries, they’d be three of...

BBC

A failing Chicago school turned itself around with compulsory ‘real-world internships’

ChiTech, where 90% of pupils qualify for free or reduced-price school meals,...

The Atlantic