Britain may revert to the imperial system as part of its plans to ‘capitalize on new Brexit freedoms’

The UK announced plans on Thursday to reevaluate leftover laws from the European Union. The government said it will review the EU ban on imperial units and legislate “in due course.” The EU-imposed metric system has “long been a flashpoint for anti-EU campaigners,” i news said. The UK is considering reverting to the imperial system,Continue reading “Britain may revert to the imperial system as part of its plans to ‘capitalize on new Brexit freedoms’”

Supermarkets splashed pandemic profits on shareholders, not workers: Report

Oxfam says retailers prioritized dividends and buybacks over better terms for workers and farmers. Major European and American supermarkets lavished their coronavirus-related profits on their shareholders instead of helping their front-line workers and providing better terms to farmers, according to a report on Tuesday from the anti-poverty campaign group Oxfam.   Increased supermarket earnings proved oneContinue reading “Supermarkets splashed pandemic profits on shareholders, not workers: Report”

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