Posts Tagged ‘issue’

No End to the Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue

In the new commentary on the most significant developments one way or another related to the Taiwan issue, first of all it is worth re-emphasizing what in the author’s view is the most important thing. Namely, despite the continuing general trend of thickening clouds in the picture reflecting the issue, there are still glimpses of […]

Chronicle of the Taiwan Issue: the Role of the “Glass of Water”

The Taiwan cluster, i.e. one of the most important and dangerous in the current phase of the Great Game, and it’s a highly dynamic one. Remarkable events follow one after the other, and at least the most significant ones cannot be overlooked. The level of “significance”, in the author’s view, is determined by the extent […]

The Wage Rate Issue :  Battle Lines drawn between Farmers and Agricultural Labourers in Rural Punjab

In a democratic and peaceful struggle which started in 2020 and lasted for more than a year, farmers as well as agricultural labourers of Punjab had left no stone unturned in making their contribution to the best of their ability. Farmers, agricultural labourers, and many other working classes from most of the states of the […]

Tester: ‘I Pushed the FDA Commissioner Months Ago’ on Formula Issue

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) said that he pressed the head of the Food and Drug Administration “months ago” on the baby formula issue and stated that right now the White House is “taking

Tester: Inflation Is ‘Absolutely’ the Most Important Issue for Most People, Not Roe v. Wade

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) stated that inflation is the most important issue in most people’s lives, not Roe v. Wade.  Co-host Mike Barnicle asked, “What do you do when you’re confronted with the ordinary

The Speech Delivered by Truss and the Taiwan Issue

It makes sense to start telling another chronicle of the Taiwan issue with the sensational speech of the UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss at the residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London on April 27. The topic of Taiwan in this speech (undoubtedly a keynote statement with a rather obvious personal and […]

France: Spoiled Ballot Issue Returns in Macron Election, Fraud Charged

Update 4/27/22: The UK Guardian reports: “The number of spoiled votes, and the abstention rate, were also alarmingly high.” But no exact numbers of spoiled votes are available. In 2017 that number was 4.2 million ballots. Le Pen this year was short about 5.5 million votes. In 2022, 2.2 million ballots counted as “blanks,” while […]

Groups in Karnataka, India Issue Complaints About Bibles in School and Prison

Photo Credit: Parij Borgohain/Pexels (Barnabas Aid) — Extremist groups in Karnataka, India, have issued complaints against the use of the Bible in a prison and in a Christian school. A visitor to a prison in Gadag district claims to have found a Bible in a non-Christian prisoner’s cell. The alleged discovery has led to calls […]

Biden to Issue an Executive Order Directing the Development of a Fully Digital Dollar

Biden to Issue an Executive Order Directing the Development of a Fully Digital Dollar Truth Unmuted / Jesse Smith (by Samuel Mangold-Lenett | The Blaze) – President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Wednesday directing the federal government to move forward with the development and implementation of a digital U.S. dollar. […]

The Palestinian Issue Remains on the Agenda

Algerian officials met separately with the representatives of the Palestinian factions in mid-January to help pave the way for a comprehensive dialogue on the Palestinian reconciliation and end the division between Fatah and Hamas, which has controlled the Gaza Strip since 2007. The controversy began after the last Palestinian parliamentary elections in early 2006, which […]

GoFundMe to Issue Refunds of #FreedomConvoy2022 Donations After Massive Backlash

JUST IN: Amid massive backlash, GoFundMe backpedals, saying it will now issue automatic refunds to those who donated to the Freedom Convoy https://t.co/wx3kJaZMLl — Election Wizard 🚛 (@ElectionWiz) February 5, 2022 5% of batches associated with almost all deaths, permanent cripplings and other injuries CDC death and adverse event report data for Pfizer, Moderna, and […]

China’s Population Issue

Over the past centuries, there have been various assessments of changes in fertility and the impact of this factor on the state structure and social processes. In the 18th century, a British demographer Thomas Malthus argued that population growth would eventually lead to starvation, disease, death and, by extension, population decline. This perspective has been […]

Five Nuclear-Weapon States Issue a joint statement

Joint statement of the leaders of the five Nuclear-Weapon States on preventing nuclear war and avoiding arms races Leaders of the five Nuclear-Weapon States, namely China, France, Russia, Britain and the United States on Jan 3 Monday issued a joint statement on preventing nuclear war and avoiding arms races.The following is the full text of […]

Flashback 1966: Jews Create Even More Anti-Semitism By Demanding Post Office Not Issue A Christmas Stamp

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency) In 1966, a Jewish supremacist organization — the American Jewish Congress — attempted to use their inordinate power to stop the U.S. Postal Service from issuing a postage stamp that offended their Jewish sensibilities under the guise of so-called “separation of church and state“: The Office of the Postmaster General has rejected […]

Even More Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue

Last time the author left the Taiwan problem with a sense of faint hope for possible glimpses into the general gloom which has been lingering for a long time. But nothing particularly reassuring happened either then or as a result of subsequent contradictory events, which have been flowing around the almost central point of the […]

2021: a year when floods and fires made climate change a burning issue for the world

In 2021 it was impossible not to see or hear the slogans of activists and politicians as the devastating effects of climate change became real across the world including Europe. Between flooding in several nations and massive wildfires in Greece, Turkey and parts of the US, it all started to look apocalyptic. The alarm bells […]

Coroner to Issue Brain Test Results of NFL Player Who Shot 6

ROCK HILL, S.C.—A coroner is set to release test results Tuesday for a degenerative brain disease in the former NFL player suspected of fatally shooting six people in South Carolina before killing himself in April. The family of ex-football pro Phillip Adams agreed shortly after his death to have his brain tested for chronic traumatic […]

As last coal chimney falls, will green energy issue in Scotland break up the United Kingdom?

Image Credit: The National Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party, pushed the button last week that brought down the country’s tallest structure, the chimney of the massive coal plant at Fife. The plant was decommissioned in 2016, as Scotland replaced coal with renewables for electricity generation, but the demolition was symbolic […]

Is it Mathura’s Turn?  Krishna Janmabhumi issue being revived

UP elections are forthcoming in few months. Many of those political analysts with their ears to the ground are of the opinion that the popularity of BJP, Modi-Yogi is on the downslide due to multiple hardships which average people had to face in recent times. The corona migration, the farmers movement, the peaking of unemployment, […]

More Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue

In another chronicle of current events related to the Taiwan issue, it bears drawing the reader’s attention to those that followed the November 16 US-China video summit. One of the main topics discussed there was the mentioned problem precisely. Judging by the official statement of the more than three-hour conversation, the positions of the sides on […]

F1 is ‘duty bound’ to raise human rights issue in the Gulf says Lewis Hamilton

Formula 1 is “duty bound” to raise awareness of human rights in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, says British racing driver, Lewis Hamilton. The 36-year-old, who has a record seven world championships, urged other sporting figures to join him in calling for greater scrutiny of Gulf countries that have been newly awarded a race during the […]

Iran calls on countries not to issue hasty statements on IAEA claims

TEHRAN — Speaking to reporters on Wednesday afternoon, acting representative of Iran in international organizations in Vienna Mohammad Reza Ghaebi said that the IAEA’s new quarterly report on the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal states that the UN nuclear watchdog has been continuing its verification and oversight activities regarding Iran’s related commitments, urging the […]

Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue

The various developments accompanying the Taiwan issue, the most dangerous one on today’s political map of the world, require constant attention and as accurate a description as possible. That is, without distortion, and with the minimum author’s comments. Their simple chronological presentation speaks for itself. It depicts the relations between the two leading world powers, […]

COP26, scheduled to end Friday, will now continue on Saturday as key issue remain unresolved

The COP26 climate conference which was scheduled to end on Friday will continue on Saturday to allow for one more night of negotiation. Alok Sharma, president of the COP26, said in a statement released by the United Nations that he is taking part in “intensive consultations” with Groups and Parties. He is planning for revised […]

Pete Buttigieg Says ‘Surest Way’ To Fix Supply Chain Issue Is Vaccination

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has yet again claimed that the only way to fix the supply chain issues around the United States is to end the covid pandemic. On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe earlier this week, Buttigieg said:” the only way to resolve a pandemic-driven supply shortage is to end the pandemic.” Last month he also […]

Algeria: Morocco used gas pipeline as a bargaining chip in Western Sahara issue  

Algeria stopped using the Maghreb–Europe Gas Pipeline to supply Spain with gas as a result of the “aggressive practices of the Kingdom of Morocco”, media sources have quoted officials saying. The contract for the use of the pipeline ended on 31 October with Algeria switching to the Medgaz undersea pipeline, which does not pass-through Morocco. […]

WaPo: CRT a ‘Phony’ Issue to Enrage Americans, GOP a ‘Party of Thugs’

Republicans create “phony” issues such as Critical Race Theory (CRT) to “enrage” Americans, according to a recent Washington Post piece which claimed conservatives “encourage thuggery” and must show a willingness “to be rude and crude” in order to establish bona fides, with right-wing criticisms of “friendly, old uncle Joe [Biden]” deemed “almost incidental” to the […]

Iran FM says Biden can issue ‘executive order’ if serious to return to nuclear deal

Iran FM says Biden can issue ‘executive order’ if serious to return to nuclear deal – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said that if the United States was serious about rejoining the 2015 nuclear deal, President Joe Biden could just issue an “executive order”, the Iran newspaper reported on Sunday. […]

Moscow Takes Initiative in Tackling the Afghan Issue

On October 20, the Russian capital hosted Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan, a meeting involving members of the Taliban (banned in Russia) as well as representatives of China, Pakistan, Iran, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The US welcomed the talks, saying though that it would abstain from this meeting. Russia was represented at […]

A Resolution of the Taiwan Issue Looks Increasingly Imminent

In 1949 when the Communist Party succeeded in the Civil War in China the nationalist regime fled to the island then called Formosa. They did not however, forsake their seat on the United Nations Security Council and continue to represent China in that body until 1972. This history is too readily forgotten in the current […]

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