The Daily Populous

Sunday May 16th, 2021 evening edition

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Low-wage workers are now much less likely to work long hours than high-wage workers, a trend that has coincided with the rise in gentrification.

With less leisure time and "more valuable" time in general, a small group of initial workers was drawn into the city to live closer to the office.

According to the models used in the research, the changing value of time for higher-income people explains 10% of gentrification.

Clearly, though, time did not explain everything: While more educated workers were moving to the city, their jobs were not centralizing.

"But I just couldn't get it, and I finally convinced myself, OK, the direct effect is probably really small.".

Do you really think, in New York City, are we really going to see the kind of gentrification that we see?".

The long-hour premium is a concept developed by Peter Kuhn and Fernando Lozano, describing how much return workers get for working more hours. »

Amazon had keys to USPS mailbox used for union ballots: Report

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The mailbox, located near the entrance of the Amazon facility, has emerged as a key piece of evidence in a union bid to overturn the election results.

Amazon has routinely denied an ulterior motive for requesting the mailbox, saying it was installed to help ensure robust turnout.

Amazon employees voted 1,798 to 738 against joining the union in a seven-week mail-in election that ended in March. »

Dirco wants Israel conduct referred to ICC for crimes against humanity

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Israel and Hamas exchanged heavy fire, in a dramatic escalation between the bitter foes sparked by unrest at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

The International Relations department said disturbing images of Israel’s ongoing attacks on Palestinians which violates UN resolutions - justifies an urgent call for intervention by the international community.

“South Africa strongly condemns the unjust attacks by Israel on Palestinian civilians and calls on Israel to immediately stop all these hostilities and comply with international law,” said the department’s spokesperson Clayson Monyela. »

For some pastors, the past year was too much to bear

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He was, as he put it, fed up with church life after two decades as a pastor.

Instead of preaching and visiting the sick, they had to become video producers and online content creators.

David Kinnaman, president of Barna, said the past year has been a “crucible” for pastors. »