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Daily Reader: Edition #154

Learn 98 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the international youth unemployment epidemic, new factory safety commitments in Bangladesh, and Dan Brown's latest novel, Inferno.

1. Youth Unemployment: Generation Jobless
The Economist, 4/27/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 59

The Economist: Youth Unemployment: Generation Jobless (Image: Flickr user GDS Infographics)

Around the world, young people are struggling to find jobs. What is causing this epidemic of youth unemployment and can it be changed? Read more and learn vocabulary words like apartheid, austerity, counteract, exacerbating, intermittent, optimistic, stagnant, tenure, and wary.

2. Retailers Sign Bangladesh Garment Factory Safety Deal
Time, 5/14/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Time: Retailers Sign Bangladesh Garment Factory Safety Deal

After the tragic Bangladesh factory collapse, international retailing giants have finally committed to improving factory conditions for workers. Read more and learn vocabulary words like accord, coalition, deplorable, implementing, paltry, premises, punitive, retrieved, safeguard, and vital.

3. Dan Brown: Happy 'Inferno' Publication Day
Los Angeles Times, 5/14/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

LA Times: Dan Brown: Happy 'Inferno' Publication Day

Dan Brown, best known for his blockbuster hit The Da Vinci Code, has published a follow-up novel, Inferno. Read more and learn vocabulary words like chthonic, contemporary, dynamic, eternal, persistence, preceded, prologue, protagonist, vernacular, and woe.

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