Posts Tagged ‘crisis’

San Agustín: Popular Power Striking Back Against The Coup And The Crisis

In recent weeks, the mainstream media has bombarded us with selective images of Venezuela, with Venezuelans portrayed either as passively suffering from the devastating crisis or desperately wanting to be rid of the elected government of Nicolas Maduro. When Chavistas are depicted they are presented as fanatical red-clad drones mindlessly following a “socialist dictator.” Absent […]

A Species in Crisis

Elva Thompson, Contributor Waking Times We live in the Information Age – a fast digital reality of gloss and glitter – a stage show with plot and purpose specifically designed to keep us in a constant state of physical stimulation – lots of things are on offer in this electrical paradigm from toothpicks to silicone […]

Why Our Political Instability Will Continue, and Crisis is OK

February 12th, 2019 By Mateo Sol Guest writer for Wake Up World Recent events seem to show our world being turned upside down. With political, ecological, economical and religious stress everywhere, we’ve been experiencing one crisis after another, with no end in sight. Can anything good come out of this? Although there is currently a […]

Are Investors Finally Waking Up To North America’s Fracked Gas Crisis?

Are Investors Finally Waking Up To North America’s Fracked Gas Crisis? Above:  Flare Off and Pumpjack, Permian Basin Oil Field, Eddy County, New Mexico. Credit: blake.thornberry, CC BY–NC–ND 2.0 The fracked gas industry’s long borrowing binge may finally be hitting a hard reality: paying back investors. Enabled by rising debt, shale companies have been achieving record fracked oil and gas production, while promising investors a big future […]

The Facts About The Humanitarian Crisis In Mexico And Central America

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EU giving Venezuela ultimatum, not trying to mediate the crisis – Russian FM

“The EU believes it has the right to dictate conditions for international mediation efforts,” Lavrov said during his visit to Bishkek on Monday. “It is not mediation. It is an ultimatum.” The Russian foreign minister also criticized the bloc for setting up a contact group in Venezuela, which includes several EU and Latin American countries. […]

Venezuela Crisis: U.S. Has Painted Itself Into Corner

South Fronts 29.01.2019 – Introduction Venezuela has the dubious fortune of being located on the continent of South America, which the United States has treated under the so-called “Monroe Doctrine” as its exclusive zone of political, economic, and military influence. In practical terms it meant that whenever a Latin American government pursued a policy at odds […]

Venezuela Crisis: Former UN Rapporteur Says US Sanctions Are Killing Citizens

Venezuela Crisis: Former UN Rapporteur Says US Sanctions Are Killing Citizens Above Photo: From Independent.co.uk ‘Modern-day economic sanctions and blockades are comparable with medieval sieges of towns’ The first UN rapporteur to visit Venezuela for 21 years has told The Independent the US sanctions on the country are illegal and could amount to “crimes against humanity” under international law. Former special […]

Israeli Aggression on Syria Part of Attempts to Prolong Crisis: Foreign Ministry

 January 21, 2019 The Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said on Monday that the Israeli aggression carried out at dawn on Damascus and its Countryside is an attempt to prolong the crisis in Syria and the terrorist war on it. In two identical letters sent to the UN Secretary General and Head of the Security […]

Atlanta Craigslist Ad Seeks Crisis Actors for “Mass Casualty Exercise”

<National Report>Atlanta, GA–Residents of the Atlanta area are seeking answers this evening following the publishing of a Craigslist ad seeking crisis actors for a “simulation of a mass casualty exercise.”  The ad was posted at approx 7:45pm EST and is seeking individuals to take part in a simulated “large scale disaster” June 27-29th. The U.S. government is […]

Gaza Fuel Crisis Threatens Hundreds of Patients amid “Israeli” Blockade

Local Editor Warnings over a possible health crisis in the Gaza Strip under the “Israeli” blockade escalated with the ongoing fuel shortage that lacks hundreds of patients’ treatment in hospitals, threatening their lives. Al-Mezan, a Palestinian human rights group, stated that 128 dialysis machines are non-operational due to the ongoing fuel crisis. This situation led […]

Chairman Says Deutsche Bank Is “Well-Positioned For A Crisis” and WHY This Matters

Any other week the ongoing collapse in Deutsche Bank stock, which dropped to a fresh all time low, sliding below €7.00 per share and closing at €6.97 on Friday, dragging its market cap to just under $16.5 billion or below that of Expedia, would have been the primary topic of conversation. However, in […]

Nonexistent US-Mexico Border Crisis. Shutting Down the Government. Bipartisan Political Standoff

No border crisis exists, no justification for partially shutting down government. What’s going on is a bipartisan political standoff unrelated to national security. Trump, the GOP, and the Dems share blame. There’s plenty of it to go around in Washington, mostly on issues far more important than to build or not to build a border […]

Chris Pirnak — Banksters Manufacture Financial Crisis for Profit

  December 25, 2018 Indeed, the money printed will be used to prop up this system, but it also will be used by the elites to surreptitiously buy up the planet. I can imagine a world where the central banks acquire stocks, corporate bonds, our mortgages, real estate, mining and production interests, skyscrapers, bridges, shipping […]

Chris Pirnak — Banksters Manufacture Financial Crisis for Gain

  December 25, 2018 Indeed, the money printed will be used to prop up this system, but it also will be used by the elites to surreptitiously buy up the planet. I can imagine a world where the central banks acquire stocks, corporate bonds, our mortgages, real estate, mining and production interests, skyscrapers, bridges, shipping […]

This Was The Worst Week For The Stock Market Since The Financial Crisis Of 2008

By Michael Snyder Just when you thought that things couldn’t get any worse, they did.  During normal times, a Friday before Christmas is an extremely boring trading session, but these are not normal times.  On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down another 414 points, and that brought the total drop for the week […]

Brexit – We Are Now All Political Prisoners to This Rancid Government. Britain in Crisis

There simply isn’t any point in condemning the Tory party. They are now bereft of common sense, or morality for that matter. They listen to no-one, not even the electorate who are now aghast at not just their performance but their conduct. Their behaviour over Brexit will go down in history, they will never be forgotten, […]

UN: Gaza showing early warning signs for coming ‘unprecedented’ crisis

Welcome to Jewish Voice for Peace’s monthly Health and Human Rights Media Watch. Members of the Health Advisory Council monitor relevant organizations and websites and compile a list of important news and issues which are summarized here. GAZA UN: early warning indicators show Gaza facing ‘unprecedented’ crisis 13 December 2018 OCHA oPt—The Gaza Strip faces an […]

COP 24 Deal Is Morally Unacceptable And Inadequate For Climate Crisis

COP 24 Deal Is Morally Unacceptable And Inadequate For Climate Crisis Above: COP 24 protest of Trump administration call for more coal. By Monika Skolimowska for picture alliance via Getty Images Note: The COP 24 completed in Poland was another example of the failure of world leaders to confront the crisis of climate change. The failure […]

CrossTalking – CrossTalk on EU: Crisis of confidence?

CrossTalking – CrossTalk on EU: Crisis of confidence? By CrossTalkyoutube.com Theresa May survives a no confidence vote, but now is a lame duck. Hard Brexit looms. Angela Merkel has announced her impending political retirement. And Emmanuel Marcons moral legitimacy as president of France is in the balance. The three pillars of the EU are on […]

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