Black and ethnic minority people in Britain still face “entrenched” race inequality in many areas, including education and health, a watchdog warns.

A review by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, which also looked at employment, housing, pay, and criminal justice, found an “alarming picture”.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Ethnic minorities face 'entrenched' racial inequality - watchdog

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Buried in the 2,000-page omnibus spending bill released by the Senate Wednesday morning is a secret provision that many senators hope unemployed blue-collar workers won’t find out about.

This provision would quadruple the number of H-2B visas for low-skilled foreign “guest workers.” It would allow more than a quarter-of-a-million foreign workers to enter the U.S. each year and work in the construction industry, hotel-motel services, truck drivers, food processing, forestry and many other fields that don’t require a college education.

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The chief economist for the bank of England has warned that approximately half of the workforce in the UK and the US are likely to lose their jobs to robots.

Andy Haldane said that robots could take over up to 15 million British jobs as technological automation trends spread across all industries and service sectors.

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