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While places like Buca di Beppo are hardly independent restaurants, presumably Fieri’s restaurant concept keeps some members of the service industry employed at a time when restaurant work is precarious.
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The unique challenges some older people in the US face with digital access is making a precarious situation worse for them.
A BIG HURDLE FOR OLDER AMERICANS TRYING TO GET VACCINATED: USING THE INTERNETREBECCA HEILWEILJANUARY 27, 2021VOX
As gender non-conforming persons, our natal homes can often render our wellbeing precarious.
THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HASN’T BEEN A “GREAT EQUALISER” FOR INDIA’S QUEER POPULATIONNEEL SENGUPTAJANUARY 22, 2021QUARTZ
An absolutely global union would have no such motivation, making it far more precarious.
WHY A UNIVERSAL SOCIETY IS UNATTAINABLE - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEMARK W. MOFFETTJANUARY 14, 2021NAUTILUS
Indeed, after watching Bridgerton, I concluded in my review that “its most interesting ideas — like Simon’s precarious place in society as a duke of color or his mysterious time abroad — get almost no attention.”
THE DEBATE OVER BRIDGERTON AND RACEAJA ROMANOJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
Punishing by using citations makes their economic lives even more precarious.
RESTRICTIONS ON THE SOUTH TEXAS BORDER WERE MEANT TO PROTECT PEOPLE FROM COVID-19. THEN THE HANDCUFFS CAME OUT.BY VIANNA DAVILA AND REN LARSONDECEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
The delay underscores the precarious nature of such solutions.
CHINA IS EVIDENCE OF THE WORLD’S PENT-UP TRAVEL DEMANDNAOMI XU ELEGANTDECEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
The financial hardship exacerbated by covid-19 has left many in a precarious situation.
LOGGING IN TO GET KICKED OUT: INSIDE AMERICA’S VIRTUAL EVICTION CRISISEILEEN GUODECEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Residents of these places are especially vulnerable to the virus because of their poor health status and often precarious employment in low-wage service industries.
MASS VACCINATIONS AGAINST COVID-19 WILL BE ‘MIND-BLOWING’ CHALLENGE FOR ALABAMA, OTHER POOR, RURAL STATESISAAC STANLEY-BECKERNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Dependent on positive teaching evaluations to secure precarious employment, instructors rarely raise concerns that could jeopardize their reputation, we found.
THIS TYPE OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT ON CAMPUS OFTEN GOES OVERLOOKEDLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECARIOUS

  • chancy
  • dangerous
  • exposed
  • liable
  • on the spot
  • open
  • perilous
  • precarious
  • risky
  • shaky
  • up a tree
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