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That was allegedly a quote from a draft of a Volkswagen press release announcing that its US subsidiary would be renaming itself ‘Voltswagen’ to emphasize the company’s commitment to electric cars. The ‘leak’ made headlines and many eyes were rolled at this corporate attempt at bad puns. Turns out it was all an elaborate April Fool’s Day joke—albeit one that sent the VW stock soaring by 4.7%.
Exposed: Adani’s cosy ties with the Myanmar military
The TLDR: A new report shows that—contrary to its vehement denials—the Adani Group has a close relationship with the ruling junta. The spotlight is on a deal to build a port with a corporation—which directly finances the activities of the military. Why this matters: there is increasing pressure in the West to punish Adani and other companies that profit from dictators.
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