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Luanda—not Tokyo, Moscow, or Hong Kong—has been named the world’s most expensive city for expatriates. A melon can cost a hundred dollars; most Angolans make less than two dollars a day.

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The Longreads Club is a twice-monthly program hosted by WorldOregon's Young Professionals group. Join us for Longreads Club where we discuss a long-form article focused on global topics every other week. Rather than skim the headlines, we are trying to dive deep and learn from each other to gain a better understanding of world events. No membership or registration required - although it's nice to know who's coming so RSVPs are encouraged. Read the article, show up, and join the discussion!

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Mimie Abdulai Daniel Capuia Steven Jonas 3
May 24, 2020 at 11:30am - 12:30pm PST

Longreads: The Severe Inequality of the Angolan Oil Boom

via Zoom
Contact: Tim DuRoche ·

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Add to Calendar 05/24/2020 11:30:00 05/24/2020 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Longreads: The Severe Inequality of the Angolan Oil Boom Check https://www.worldoregon.org/longreads_the_severe_inequality_of_the_angolan_oil_boom for the latest info. via Zoom Tim DuRoche [email protected]

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