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The World is on the Brink Yet Again

Source It’s all so sensational, I am sure there is no journalists or playwright who can begin to express how messed up the world is today. In America, a president acts like a petulant adolescent. In Europe, a league of nations cannot cope with anything, at least not effectively. Even a global pandemic has not […]

On the brink, UN agency for Palestinian refugees pleads for funds to pay salaries

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Biden on the brink of victory after key wins; battleground races tightening

Joe Biden won the battleground prizes of Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, reclaiming a key part of the “blue wall” that slipped away from Democrats four years ago and dramatically narrowing US President Donald Trump’s pathway to reelection. A full day after Election Day, neither candidate had cleared the 270 Electoral College votes needed to […]

Tens Of Thousands Of Automotive Jobs On The Brink, Climate Policy Hammers Once Mighty German Auto Industry

Iowa Climate Science Education The future for the backbone of the German economy is looking bleak. A look at the impacts of climate policy on the German car industry.=============================================== By AR Göhring at EIKE(Text translated/edited by P. Gosselin) Not only at Daimler, Volkswagen and others, but elsewhere the working people have to fear for their […]

Italian migrant hotspot on the brink of collapse after nearly a thousand migrants disembark

Authorities on the Italian Mediterranean island of Lampedusa are calling out for urgent help after mass migrant arrivals over the weekend pushed its hotspots on the brink of collapse. “Lampedusa is no longer able to cope with this situation.”, mayor Totò Martello told Italian news agency ANSA. “Either the government takes immediate decisions or the […]

UK Labour party teeters on brink of civil war over antisemitism

Jeremy Corbyn, the former left-wing leader of Britain’s Labour party, is once again making headlines over an “antisemitism problem” he supposedly oversaw during his five years at the head of the party. This time, however, the assault on his reputation is being led not by the usual suspects – pro-Israel lobbyists and a billionaire-owned media […]

Egypt and Ethiopia on the brink of war — The Duran

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… The tension between Egypt and Ethiopia is worsening. 814 more words via Egypt and Ethiopia on the brink of war — The Duran Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Hits: 0

Going Underground – Ep 609 Gaza’s fmr Heath Minister on BDS & Nakba Day, The World at the Brink & the Economy of Weapons

Going Underground – Ep 609 Gaza’s fmr Heath Minister on BDS & Nakba Day, The World at the Brink & the Economy of Weapons Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com In this episode, Gaza’s former Heath Minister, Dr Basem Naim, calls this summer’s scheduled breaking of the BDS boycott by Prince William “shameful”. We investigate why […]

North Korea: Dancing the tango on the brink of war

     Much of the world today is on tenterhooks awaiting the outcome of the US-North Korea Summit on denuclearization of North Korea. Both US President Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un are idiosyncratic, whimsical and conceited and it will be interesting, if not hilarious, to watch (pardon my hypocrisy) how they will tango, […]

Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation

By Rick Sterling Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increasing tension and danger. Not content with the destruction of Iraq and Libya based on false claims, they are now pressing for a direct US attack on Syria. As a dangerous prelude, Israeli jets flying over Lebanese airspace fired missiles against the T4/Tiyas Airbase […]

Putin: World Stands On Brink Of World War 3

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that the world stands on the brink of World War 3, as citizens in the country are  told to prepare to evacuate to bomb shelters.  On Russian state television, viewers were given details about how to survive a potential nuclear strike, whilst being warned that “the world stands millimeters from […]

Chemical Weapons Redux: Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation

Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increase tension and danger. Not content with the destruction of Iraq and Libya based on false claims, they are now pressing for a direct U.S. attack on Syria. As a dangerous prelude, Israeli jets flying over Lebanese airspace fired missiles against the T4/Tiyas Airbase west of […]

On Brink of a Stable Peace, Colombia Faces Familiar US-Backed Right-Wing Elements Seeking to Subvert It

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — With Colombia’s March 11 legislative elections ending in a near tie between right- and left-wing coalitions, the future of an already precarious peace process most likely hinges on the May 27 presidential vote. When far-right uribista Ivan Duque of Centro Democratico (Democratic Center) squares off against left-leaning former Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, […]

Gaza is kept on the brink of humanitarian catastrophe for the benefit of Israeli companies

     Keeping Gaza on the verge of collapse keeps international humanitarian aid money flowing to exactly where it benefits Israeli interests. “The Gaza Strip is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis.” Sound familiar? We’ve been hearing about the imminent collapse of Gaza’s drinking water, sewage, health, and electricity systems since the outbreak of the […]

Going Underground – Gaza on the Brink: Norman Finkelstein on Israeli Forces Targeting Palestinian Civilians

Going Underground – Gaza on the Brink: Norman Finkelstein on Israeli Forces Targeting Palestinian Civilians Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com We speak to famed political scientist Norman Finkelstein about the collusion of human rights organisations as warplanes from Israel – armed by Britain – again bomb Gaza. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin […]

Why is the Israeli army finally worried that Gaza is on the brink of collapse?

Last week Israeli military officials for the first time echoed what human rights groups and the United Nations have been saying for some time: that Gaza’s economy and infrastructure stand on the brink of collapse. They should know. More than 10 years ago the Israeli army tightened its grip on Gaza, enforcing a blockade on […]

‘Iraq has crossed brink of security crisis’

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani held talks with the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports Abdul-Hussein Abtaan on Thursday. Larijani referred to the established, deep-seated relations between Iran and Iraq and said “relations between the two governments have always been influenced by relations between the Iranian and the Iraqi nations. Under the present circumstances there […]

Cellphones driving modern humans to the brink of insanity? New science reveals young brains DERANGED by cellphone radiation exposure

(Natural News) It’s fairly obvious to most intelligent people that modern society is going insane. It’s especially true among today’s hyper-connected youth who seem to be truly deranged and mentally ill, hyperventilating over every issue imaginable such as “net neutrality” or the election of Donald Trump. The lunacy of modern society has never been more […]

On Brink of Extinction? Time is running out for Israel and Saudi Arabia

Federico PieracciniStrategic Culture Through its top official, Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), Saudi Arabia continues a wave of internal arrests, having seized nearly $800 billion in assets and bank accounts. A few days later, MBS attempted to demonstrate his authority by summoning Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to Saudi Arabia, where he was forced to […]

Europe On Brink Of Collapse As Germany Fail To Form Government

Europe is on the brink of collapse after Angela Merkel and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier failed to form a coalition government in Germany. The German President has warned that the unprecedented situation could see the European Union fall into chaos if Europe’s “strongest country” in the EU can’t form a government. “We are facing a situation which […]

On The Brink Of War

Above Photo: From informationclearinghouse.info Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. The latest developments in Saudi Arabia are just the prelude to an imminent war that will reshape the region and affect the entire world November 10, […]

Clinton Foundation On Brink Of Collapse As Huge Corporations Halt Donations

The Clinton Foundation is in its final death throes after several of the world’s largest corporations suddenly ended all contributions to the shady organization.  According to a bombshell report, Boeing, Chevron, Daimler Trucks North America, Dell, Duke Energy, General Electric, Humana, Lockheed Martin and UPS have all halted donations and severed ties to the corrupt Foundation. Most […]

Millions on Brink of Death in Yemen, but Congress Can’t be Bothered with Questions

Despite warnings about the intensifying humanitarian crisis in war-ravaged Yemen, members of the U.S. Congress dodged questions from an Intercept reporter this week about why lawmakers haven’t voted on U.S. support for the Saudi-led military coalition that is bombing the impoverished country while also imposing a blockade of urgently needed aid. Lee Fang, a journalist with The Intercept, […]

US Serial Imperial Aggressions have Pushed ‘World Peace’ to Brink of Extinction

Professor Francis Boyle It is the Unlimited Imperialists along the line of Alexander, Rome, Napoleon and Hitler who are now in charge of conducting American foreign policy… Historically this latest eruption of American militarism at the start of the 21st Century is akin to that of America opening the 20th Century by means of the […]

Let’s Celebrate: Sea Turtles Are Coming Back From The Brink of Extinction

Next Story Sea turtles have been on the verge of extinction for some time. Just a couple months ago, in fact, Ontario declared a state of emergency for its sea turtles, and an astonishing six out of the seven species of sea turtles are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened […]

Putin’s concern on N. Korea crisis: Tensions ‘balancing on brink of large-scale conflict’

     Attempts to pressure North Korea into stopping its nuclear missile program through sanctions are “misguided and futile,” Russian President Vladimir Putin warned, adding that threats and provocations would only add more fuel to the fire. “The situation on the Korean Peninsula, where tensions have grown recently, is balancing on the brink of a large-scale […]

Putin on N. Korea crisis: Tensions ‘balancing on brink of large-scale conflict’

“The situation on the Korean Peninsula, where tensions have grown recently, is balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict. Russia believes that the policy of putting pressure on Pyongyang to stop its nuclear missile program is misguided and futile,” Putin, who is due to attend a summit of the BRICS nations in China next […]

‘Nowhere to go’: Palestinian family on brink of eviction by Israel from home of 50yrs speaks to RT

The Shamasne family have been living in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood since 1964, when the area was under Jordanian rule. When Israel took over East Jerusalem in 1967, nobody claimed the rights to the property. The issue came to light after an Israeli right-leaning settler group, the Israel Land Fund, found the previous owners […]

The World on the Brink. The Danger of Nuclear War Looms

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Venezuela on the Brink of Civil War: Armed Rebels Break Into Military Base to Foment Revolution

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer August 7, 2017 Venezuela: It’s a nice place to read about descending into a hellish inferno, but I wouldn’t want to live there. This is now like something out of a slapstick comedy. Desperate scenes as tank and armoured vehicles respond to “rebellion” in Venezuela pic.twitter.com/QMMzMCotzQ — The Telegraph […]

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