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Remembering • As a commemoration of the 6 million Jews murdered and of victims of other genocides, the Reverend Canon Michael Smith lights some of the 600 candles shaped as a Star of David on the floor of the Chapter House of York Minster on January 26. The display was part of a week-long series of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27. This year is the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945.
Less Than Meets the Eye • Fat raises fail to keep the typical American worker afloat as consumer prices soar
Big Raises, But Not Big Enough • PAY INCREASES SUBSTANTIALLY ABOVE THE LONG-TERM AVERAGE BROUGHT HOURLY WAGES TO RECORD LEVELS LAST YEAR. But with consumer prices rising by 7 percent—the highest rate in nearly 40 years—the average worker still lost money, in real terms. Only leisure and hospitality workers gained ground, along with some lower-wage earners.
Is Germany Still a Reliable U.S. Ally? • As Russia threatens Ukraine, Trump continues to casts a shadow over relations between Berlin and Washington
Florida’s Latino Kingmakers • In a faceoff between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis for the GOP nod in 2024, the state’s Hispanic voters could be decisive
Xi’s Game • THE CHINESE LEADER WANTS TO EMERGE FROM THE BEIJING OLYMPICS AS DICTATOR FOR LIFE
SHIFTING LOYALTIES • The pandemic is reshaping CONSUMER BEHAVIOR. Shoppers have more choices than ever—and what they want are brands that share their values
Immune Boosting Foods • “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” Hippocrates said. Since ancient times, humans around the world have looked to nature for both fuel and healing. Modern research shows many of the foods and herbs that people originally used as medicine, from South African hibiscus to Indian turmeric to Panamanian dark chocolate, still have immune boosting health benefits today. Try integrating some of these tried-and-true remedies into your lifestyle, and eat to beat those winter flus.
Back From the Brink • Overcoming their personal and creative obstacles of the last several years, Tears for Fears reemerge with a new album The Tipping Point