Meta, Uber, Starbucks… American companies agree to pay the travel expenses of their employees to have an abortion

After the decision of the Supreme Court on Friday, which calls into question the right to abortion on the other side of the Atlantic, several groups have sided with their employees, promising to cover their travel expenses if they resort to abortion. It was a decision that shocked America and neighboring continents. On Friday, June … Read more

the American press between emotions and concerns about the future of rights

PRESS REVIEW – In the States where the ban is already in force, the media report the brutality of the cessation of operations of the clinics in question. The ultra-conservative sites highlight the violence outside the demonstrations. “roe is gone». the Washington Post He struck a somewhat nostalgic tone the day after the Supreme Court … Read more

The warehouse market is on fire, fueled by the pandemic and e-commerce

AFP, published on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 1:40 p.m. The rise of e-commerce and the logistical nightmare of the coronavirus pandemic have skyrocketed demand for warehouses in the United States, a trend that has not escaped the attention of investment funds big bets on this market. “It’s a maddening battle to find a suitable … Read more

A recession in the United States is not “inevitable”, says the secretary of the Treasury

AFP, posted on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 7:52 p.m. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that a recession was “not inevitable” in the United States, days after another key rate hike by the US central bank sparked fears about the prospect of an economic contraction. . “I don’t think a recession is … Read more

African-American teen acquitted of murder 91 years after his execution

He had been sentenced to death and executed at the age of 16 for murder: 91 years later, a court in Pennsylvania, in the eastern United States, this week recognized the innocence of Alexander McClay Williams, giving justice to this African American and his only survivor 92 – sister of years. read alsoDeath penalty: executioner … Read more

New shortage in the United States: tampons

AFP, published on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 02:30 After infant formula, it’s the turn of tampons to be in short supply on some US store shelves, a further illustration of the supply chain problems that can complicate daily life. Pharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens confirmed in messages to AFP that some brands were temporarily … Read more

When the fuel boom weighs on the US economy

AFP, published on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 06:45 Record prices at US gas stations inflate motorists’ bills, but they also have repercussions in many sectors of the economy, stretching truckers’ budgets, raising airline tickets or reviving interest in electric cars. They crossed a new threshold on Saturday, with the average price of a gallon … Read more

By helium balloons, the party deflates in the United States

AFP, published on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 at 08:22 Birthdays, weddings, graduations, Valentine’s Day… Helium balloons are part of all the celebrations in the United States, but the global shortage of this gas is changing habits, penalizing both consumers and retailers. “Due to the global helium shortage, we are only allowing orders for 20 balloons,” … Read more

a rough upbringing, fueling his ambition according to his father

AFP, published on Thursday 02 June 2022 at 09:07 Elon Musk often dominates the news, but despite intense media coverage of the world’s richest man, the tech entrepreneur’s beginnings in apartheid South Africa remain obscure. Amid a debate over his possible takeover of Twitter, his father, Errol Musk, told AFP that he raised his children … Read more