The Daily Populous

Monday May 17th, 2021 night edition

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McLaren Racing and strategic partner, Gulf Oil International, today unveiled an innovative special livery celebrating their historic partnership with a one-off iconic design for the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix on 20-23 May.

The retro livery will mark McLaren’s tribute to Gulf’s timeless design while reflecting a racing connection that began in the days of team founder Bruce McLaren.

The team will carry Gulf’s racing blue colourway alongside an orange stripe, based closely on Gulf’s classic design, for the entire race weekend of the Monaco Grand Prix.

The 2021 Monaco Grand Prix will not be the first time a McLaren race car has carried the iconic Gulf livery.

We’re excited to exhibit this as a team and celebrate our proud association with Gulf in Monaco.”.

“Gulf and McLaren have a relationship that dates back to 1968 and is one of the most successful partnerships in motorsport.

McLaren Plus is our free-to-join fan loyalty programme, bringing McLaren fans closer to the team with the most inclusive, rewarding and open-to-all fan programmes in F1 & esports. »

Big pharma executives mocked ‘pillbillies’ in emails, West Virginia opioid trial hears

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Paul Farrell, a lawyer for a West Virginia county, put it to the executive that the emails reflected a culture of contempt.

Drug distributors delivered 1.1bn opioid painkillers to West Virginia between 2006 and 2014, even as the state’s overdose rate rose to the highest in the US.

In 2017, AmerisourceBergen paid $16m to settle legal action by West Virginia over opioid deliveries but did not admit wrongdoing. »

Photo emerges of Republican barricading chamber doors during US Capitol attack after he compared rioters to ‘tourists’

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A photo has emerged of Andrew Clyde, the Republican congressman who claimed “there was no insurrection” and compared US Capitol rioters to “tourists”, barricading the House chamber during the attack.

On Wednesday Rep. Paul Gosar falsely claimed that Capitol officers were “harassing peaceful patriots” on 6 January, according to NBC News.

On Wednesday, Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney was ousted from her role as Republican conference chair after she has repeatedly made comments holding Mr Trump accountable for the Capitol riots. »

Gentrification may emerge because rich people work long hours

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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.

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. »

Inflated house prices are widening inequality, and inheritances will only further the gap

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While much has been written about how the housing inequality gap is growing, less attention is paid to how this fever contributes to a widening wealth gap among all Canadians.

In addition to foreign, often “hot,” money pumping the froth, two other factors will maintain steeply rising prices.

That rigid social immobility won’t return, but millions of citizens inheriting large sums will deepen and widen the wealth gap. »