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New year, same old problems for the economy

Discover the news beyond the headlines with our daily selection of the stories that matter.

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Our daily selection of the global stories that really matter. Discover the news beyond the headlines with Curio. Every morning, host Manish Verma selects analytical and thought-provoking articles from the world’s leading publications, leaving you better informed and ready for your day. In today's episode... It's a new year but there are the same old problems in the UK as workers go on strike again in a dispute with the government over pay. Our first piece from the Financial Times asks whether the combination of inflation and stagnant wages is bringing about a union renaissance. Then, half-a-million people in Britain have left the workforce since 2020 but where have they all gone? The Guardian discusses how these missing workers are having an impact on the economy and public services.

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