Posts Tagged ‘crisis’

Scientists Say New Evidence of Spherical Universe is a “Cosmological Crisis”

(TMU) — The shape of the universe has been a hotly debated open question in physics and cosmology for a long time. Based on Einstein’s theory of General Relativity and measurements of the “critical density” of the universe, most scientists have maintained that the universe is essentially flat—with no curvature—expanding infinitely out into nothing. A […]

US Policy: Global Climate Crisis Not Our Problem. Really?

US Policy: Global Climate Crisis Not Our Problem. Really? By William Boardman, Reader Supported News November 12, 2019 Above Photo: Pollution from a factory. (photo: Science Focus) This article criticizes the climate plans of Democratic candidates. It is right to do so. The article leaves out the candidate with the best climate plan, Howie Hawkins. Hawkins […]

Agrarian Crisis and Malnutrition: GM Agriculture Is Not the Answer

M S Swaminathan is often referred to as the ‘father’ of India’s Green Revolution. In 2009, he said that  no scientific evidence had emerged to justify concerns about genetically modified (GM) crops, often regarded as stage two of the Green Revolution. In a December 2018 paper in the journal Current Science, however, it was argued that Bt insecticidal […]

Bolivia crisis: President Morales calls new ‘general elections’ as international audit questions previous results

“I made a decision… to call for a new general election that would allow people to democratically choose the authorities,” Morales announced on Sunday. The plebiscite is set to include a new round of voting for the president, the vice president, and the members of both chambers of Parliament. In his address, Morales also promised […]

Europe’s Greed Is Fueling The Migration Crisis To Europe

Europe’s Greed Is Fueling The Migration Crisis To Europe Above Photo: Kevin Van den Panhuyzen/Flickr If you ask African migrants in Europe who came across the Mediterranean Sea in a boat if they would make the journey again, most of them would say “yes.” Many of them had been in vans and trucks that took them […]

Buttigieg says ‘there is a lot of blame to go around’ for the humanitarian crisis in Gaza

During a town hall meeting in Iowa, South Bend Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a questioner that the situation in Gaza was a humanitarian crisis, but that multiple forces were to blame for the current conditions. At the Mason City event, an exchange student from Gaza asked Buttigieg about American attitudes about […]

The Next Shoe In The Farm Crisis Drops: Bankruptcies Soar 24%

By Tyler Durden The American Farm Bureau (AFB) warned Wednesday that farm bankruptcies are entering a parabolic move. The farm crisis, as we’ve pointed out, is only accelerating and will likely be on par with the farm disaster that was seen in the early 1980s. President Trump’s farm bailouts, given to farmers earlier this year, appears to […]

The Eurozone In Crisis? New President of the European Central Bank (ECB) has a Criminal Record. Christine Lagarde

Update, November 2, 2019 Friday, November 1, “Regime Rotation” at the ECB.  Ms. Christine Lagarde, former French finance minister and Managing Director of the IMF took over as president of the European Central Bank (ECB), replacing Mario Draghi.  “Lagarde takes office at a time when the ECB’s governing council is divided as rarely before over its latest […]

Another Look at the Federal Reserve’s Panic in September 2019 and Solutions to the Crisis

Part 1 : Another look at the Federal Reserve’s panic in September 2019 You may recall that from 17 September 2019, the United States Federal Reserve injected massive amounts of liquidity into banks due to a quite abnormal situation on the repo market [1]. The repo market designates a mechanism used by banks to obtain short-term […]

Frozen in time, US embassy a monument to Iran hostage crisis

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The US Embassy in Tehran remains frozen in 1979 as the 40th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis approaches, a time capsule of revolutionary graffiti, Underwood typewriters and rotary telephones. The diplomatic compound was overrun by students angered when Washington allowed ousted Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi into the US for medical […]

Role over: Crisis of masculinity leaves no place for men in a progressive society

Being a gentleman and displaying chivalry – opening doors for women or giving up your seat on the underground – might find you accused of conforming to a traditional gender stereotype, while displaying boisterous behavior and telling politically incorrect jokes over a few drinks might find you denounced as part of the patriarchy. Being the […]

The Economic Crisis Of 2008 Never Ended…

Authored by Rob Bennett via, There have been many articles appearing in recent months suggesting that the economy might go into a recession within the next year. Many have focused on whether the Federal Reserve should cut interest rates to stop this from happening. There also has been a lot of speculation as to the effect […]

Are We Facing another Banking Crisis?

Calls for a One World Green Currency to Stop the New Silk Road Tony Blizzard: “The total end of today’s financial system presented in the article below will come true unless wholly mis-educated or purposely ignorant “economists” are unceremoniously dumped and common sense restored. Almost the whole world’s exchange mediums are now based on impossible […]

The Democrats’ Medicare Debate Overlooks The Elder Care Crisis

Once again, the Democratic primary debate on October 15 devoted considerable time to candidates’ competing proposals for expanding access to Medicare. But once again, the debate failed to address one of Medicare’s biggest flaws — the lack of long-term care coverage for our country’s rapidly growing elderly population. Some of the candidates’ Medicare proposals would […]

Crisis in Chile threatens the government

Related Posts Adam Schiff Threatens Republicans with ‘Ethics Violations’ If They Dare Mention Whistleblower Lawmakers will face ethics violations if they dare talk about the “whistleblower” during the upcoming US threatens Serbia with sanctions, scrambles to thwart possible S-400 deal   In a largely unreported but hugely important story that played out this week in the […]

Under Armour CEO Plank Steps Down One Year After #MeToo Crisis 

Under Armor’s stock is up several percent in pre-market trading after Kevin Plank, founder/CEO of the apparel company, is stepping down after more than two decades. Chief Operating Officer Patrik Frisk will replace Plank, effective Jan. 01, reported CNBC.  Plank will take a more passive role in daily operations in 2020, will transition to executive […]

Lebonon’s economic crisis deepens

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Lebanon Protests: Hariri Gives 72-Hour Deadline to Solve Crisis, Bassil Says Government Should Resign

By Staff The Lebanese people took to the streets on Thursday night to protest against new taxes imposed by the government, and are still rallying until the moment. The spontaneous popular movement paralyzed the entire country as angry protesters blocked almost all main roads and many other areas in protest against the Lebanese government that […]

Global Economic Volatility. Towards a New Financial Crisis. Socio-Political Reactions

Read the first part of this series here. The elements of a new international financial crisis are in place. Although we do not know when it will break out, it is unavoidable, and its impact on world economy will be as significant as the 1880s-90s, 1930s-40s and more recent 2008-09 meltdowns. Worse, far fewer of […]

Don’t fall for beleaguered government’s line: Crisis in Ecuador is just getting started

The protests that rocked the South American country appear to be over. President Lenin Moreno announced Sunday night that he would repeal an austerity measure that caused tens of thousands of people to take to the streets. Over 1,300 people were injured, over 1,100 people were arrested, and at least seven demonstrators were killed in […]

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