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  1. Carsten Spohr:

    The situation in the cabins, which threatens to lead to another labor dispute this week is fair neither to our colleagues nor to our customers, a solution can only lie in dialogue.

  2. Victor Hugo:

    Have no fear of robbers or murderers. They are external dangers, petty dangers. We should fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices the real murderers. The great dangers are within us. Why worry about what threatens our heads or our purses? Let us think instead of what threatens our souls.”

  3. Amnesty International:

    The proposed counter-terrorism law vastly expands the Egyptian authorities’ powers and threatens the most fundamental rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association, if approved, it is set to become yet another tool for the authorities to crush all forms of dissent.

  4. Gretchen Borchelt:

    Passing an unconstitutional nationwide ban on later abortions does nothing to help women -- instead, it threatens their health and lives and interferes in their personal medical decisions.

  5. Greg McBride:

    The looming expiration of federal unemployment benefits without a clear-cut replacement threatens a chunk of consumer spending power that has sustained households and made its way back into the economy.


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