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    BRITAIN CONTENDS WITH BREXIT AND COVID

    A war on two fronts: the United Kingdom’s protracted divorce from the European Union has been made all the more complicated by the ever-intrusive pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has spared no nation in the world, especially the United Kingdom (UK). According to UK government records, as of September 25, just under 42,000 people have succumbed to the disease (a figure that doesn’t include some deaths in Scotland, due to a recent power outage at their offices). As they continue to grapple with the public health crisis, the UK must also contend with the complications brought on by Brexit, the now-popular term referring to their ongoing split from the European Union.…

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    Op-Ed: NYC, We Will Bounce Back

    The COVID-19 pandemic has unquestionably taken a toll on both the general morale and financial standings of cities across the United States. The vibrant and crowded New York City was hit particularly hard, suffering over 250 thousand cases of the virus and over 23 thousand unfortunate COVID-19 related deaths. As a result of pandemic guidelines, many of the attractions of New York City were forced to shut down, leading to a great deal of financial loss for both the city and its inhabitants. As early into the pandemic as March 12, live performances across NYC were canceled due to the risk of spreading coronavirus. The financial repercussions of the decision…