NEWS AGENDA: July 16 – 20


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NEWS AGENDA: July 16 – 20

George Engels is researching a story about the lives of the tens of thousands of Venezuelans who have moved to Argentina to escape poverty and joblessness. Read his recent story on how protesters organized ahead of President Donald Trump’s recent UK visit.

Harry Ridgewell is writing about the rise in popularity of religious institutions loosely described as “atheist churches.” Read his recent story on why soil erosion, coupled with climate change, is expected to reduce global crop yields up to 10 percent by 2050.

Jack Barton is writing about how foreign workers in the UK are being hit by curbs in legal aid. Read his recent story about how migrants are being processed in “offshore” countries outside of the European Union, as part of a mechanism to speed up “voluntary returns.”

Charles Turner is reporting on the baby formula industry and the sector’s connection to lobbying groups. Contribute your ideas here. Read his recent series of interviews with experts about President Trump’s trade policies.

Lydia Morrish is writing about how advocacy groups are divided over government proposals to allow gender identification. Read her recent story about how domestic abuse figures rose during the World Cup.

Linh Nguyen is writing about a pilot scheme in north London, where families of gang members who are living in council housing are having their homes taken away from them in order to deter criminals. Read her recent story about California’s new privacy law.

Eliza Gkritsi is writing a story about the rise of Open Banking which aims to offer customers additional choices.

Claudia Cohen is attending the Green Finance Summit 2018 to look at issues surrounding sustainable architecture and green investing.

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