Posts Tagged ‘crises’

COVID-19 Will Double Number Of People Facing Food Crises

COVID-19 Will Double Number Of People Facing Food Crises Above photo: WFP/ Marwa Awad, A family eating their meal in Burkina Faso. Swift action must be taken. The COVID-19 pandemic could almost double the number of people suffering acute hunger, pushing it to more than a quarter of a billion by the end of 2020, the […]

Suspending the Constitution: Police State Uses Crises to Expand Its Lockdown Powers

By John W. Whitehead “That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn’t even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn’t even an enemy you could put your finger on.”― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale You can always […]

British Colonialism Laid The Ground For The Crises In Hong Kong & Kashmir

Authored by John Wight, Though distance-wise Hong Kong and Kashmir may be about 4,000km (2,485 miles) apart, they have in common a history of being scarred by the crimes of British colonialism. This history and those scars cannot be abstracted when it comes to grasping the nettle of the crises that have engulfed both places […]

British colonialism laid the ground for the crises in Hong Kong and Kashmir

This history and those scars cannot be abstracted when it comes to grasping the nettle of the crises that have engulfed both places now because, without factoring this in, no serious analysis can be undertaken and no salutary lessons will be learned. Starting with Hong Kong, when senior Conservative Party MP and former British Army […]

How EU and NATO generate crises

Why are the teachers in turmoil?, by Claude Meunier-Berthelot / Test tasks in German 2017 for the examination of the basic competences (ÜGK), by the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) / How EU and NATO generate crises and pave the way for wars, Interview with Ullrich Mies / By proceeding against Julian […]

On Global Capitalist Crises: The Destruction and Cooptation of the Trade Union Movement

Read part I, II and III from the links below. On Global Capitalist Crises: Systemic Changes and Challenges By Dr. Jack Rasmus and Mohsen Abdelmoumen, June 09, 2019 On Global Capitalist Crises. Debt Defaults, Bankruptcies and Real Economy Decline By Dr. Jack Rasmus and Mohsen Abdelmoumen, June 13, 2019 On Global Capitalist Crises: US Neocons […]

Israelis, big powers responsible for global crises: Larijani

IRNA – Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani said on Thursday that the Zionists and big powers are main causes of regional and international crises. Addressing the 11th Asian Parliaments Assembly (APA) meeting, he added, “Creating crisis and nurturing terrorism by the Zionist regime and big powers have blocked Asian economic development.” Security disruption in […]

Russia needed in G8 if world crises are to be solved – Italian PM

     Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte argues that Russia has to be allowed to join the G7 (to become G8), stating that some problems are currently unsolvable because President Vladimir Putin doesn’t have a seat at the table. “You have to move to get to a G8 with Putin sitting at the table, to be […]

Comparing Crises: 1929 With 2008 And The Next

Comparing Crises: 1929 With 2008 And The Next Above photo: From Daily Reckoning. The business and mainstream press this month, September 2018, has been publishing numerous accounts of the 2008 financial crash on its tenth anniversary. This month attention has been focused on the Lehman Brothers investment bank crash that accelerated the general financial system […]

More Cold War extremism and crises – by Stephen F. Cohen

Emphasizing growing Cold War extremism in Washington and war-like crises in US-Russian relations elsewhere, Cohen comments on the following examples: Russiagate, even though none of its core allegations have been proven, is now a central part of the new Cold War, severely limiting President Trump’s ability to conduct crisis-negotiations with Moscow and further vilifying Russian […]

Global De-Dollarization Spells Jolts and Crises for US Economy

BEIJING — In January, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to denounce Pakistan’s commitment to fighting terrorism. Twenty-four hours later, Pakistan’s central bank announced that it no longer would use the U.S. dollar in international transactions, and would instead switch to the Chinese yuan. Four months later, in response to the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from […]

The Three Crises That Will Synchronize a Global Meltdown by 2025

To understand the synchronized global meltdown that is on tap for the 2021-2025 period, we must first stipulate the relationship of “money” to energy:“money” is nothing more than a claim on future energy. If there’s no energy available to fuel the global economy, “money” will have little value. The conventional economists assure us that energy is […]

No to ‘Star Wars Style’: Ultimatums & raising stakes won’t solve international crises, says Lavrov

“Over and over again we come to realize that ultimatums and pressure, exerted externally, including by coercion, are inevitably doomed to failure, the attempts to raise stakes in the manner of westerns and Star Wars [saga] are doomed,” Lavrov said, speaking at the Primakov Readings international think-tank summit in Moscow on Wednesday.  The policy of […]

The Big Picture – Will The Crises Ever Stop?

The Big Picture – Will The Crises Ever Stop? By The Big Holland Cooke discusses the Crisis in Gaza and the Netanyahu Scandal in Israel with RT Correspondent Anya Parampil and later takes a look at Unsung Medical Miracle Workers for Black History Month. Then Holland talks with Former Florida Democratic State Party Chair […]

Donald Trump and America’s Moral Crises. Life and Death Decisions for the Planet

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“Good For Industry”: The Politics Of The Forgotten Humanitarian Crises In Yemen And Gaza

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson participates in a signing ceremony between President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salam at the Royal Court Palace, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP/Evan Vucci) MINNEAPOLIS– While the mainstream media is dominated by anti-Russia headlines and the upcoming health care vote in the Senate, its silence on two of the […]

Finance Capital and Neo-Fascism: The French Elections Mirror the Crises of Western States

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Iranian FM: No military solution to crises in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain

FNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that no military solution is envisaged for the crises in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Bahrain, and said the West Asia region is paying a heavy price for the world powers’ hegemonic policies. “The conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Bahrain don’t have a military solution,” Zarif wrote […]

86-Year-Old Iranian man receives Master’s degree

An 86-year-old man earned his master’s degree in educational research from Ajab-Shir Azad University, East Azarbaijan province. Mir-Qanbar Heidari Shishvan finished his bachelor’s degree in social sciences in 2012 at Tabriz Azad University and was admitted for his postgraduate degree the next year. He wants to get his PhD and be a source of inspiration […]

Saudi embassy branded ‘Daesh bank’ in Berlin projection stunt (PHOTOS)

Artist Oliver Bienkowski and the Pixel Helper collective performed the stunt to draw public attention to Saudi Arabia’s egregiously bad human rights record and country’s alleged support of extremist groups. Although Saudi Arabia plays one of the key roles in the US-led coalition aimed at eradicating Islamic State, the kingdom has faced criticism from its […]

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