The Daily Populous

Thursday September 9th, 2021 morning edition

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“To me, there’s no point in pursuing a career – or life for that matter – in any other area.”.

Larrivee is one of countless members of Gen Z, a generation that roughly encompasses young people under 25, who are responding to the planet’s rapidly changing climate by committing their lives to finding a solution.

Survey after survey shows young people are not just incorporating new climate-conscious behaviors into their day-to-day lives – they’re in it for the long haul.

Democrats in Washington hope to channel this energy through the proposed Civilian Climate Corps, a federal jobs program for young people to help fight the climate crisis and conserve public lands.

Young people are finding their way to these careers, though, with or without the federal government’s support.

As attention to the environment grows, so too does Gen Z’s awareness of how the climate crisis and pollution disproportionately harm marginalized communities.

But “their hearts are in the right place, and their minds are really close to in the right place too”. »

China built a massive 190-foot statue of a god of war that locals don't like. Now it'll cost more than $20 million to move the hulking work of art.

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Chinese officials are wincing at the hefty $20 million cost of moving a 190-foot-tall bronze statue.

It cost close to $26 million to build, but the Chinese government later said it ruined the area's landscape.

It'll cost the Chinese city of Jingzhou a whopping $20 million to relocate a 190-foot-tall statue of Chinese warrior-god Guan Yu. »

Dontnod adopting permanent work-from-home policy

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Dontnod adopting permanent work-from-home policy Twin Mirror and Tell Me Why studio will let all employees choose whether they want to go into the office or work remotely.

Dontnod is the latest studio to embrace a permanent work-from-home policy, the developer of Twin Mirror and Tell Me Why announced today.

"So, we designed the FROG program to offer the best working conditions, regardless of the preferred mode.". »

Treasury: Top 1 percent responsible for $163 billion in unpaid taxes

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Like Biden, Democratic lawmakers have pushed for years to boost IRS funding, hire more revenue officers, and upgrade the agency’s technology.

But Republicans, who slashed IRS funding during the Obama administration, have resisted those efforts over fears the agency would target political opponents.

Along with boosting IRS enforcement efforts, Biden has also proposed raising income taxes for high-earning individuals and businesses, establishing minimum taxes for corporations, and boosting inheritance taxes. »