Posts Tagged ‘recovery’

Hungary’s Viktor Orban accuses EU of blocking recovery plan over LGBT dispute

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has accused the European Commission of blocking funds over the country’s LGBT policies. Orban claimed on Friday that the EU had failed to approve Hungary’s coronavirus recovery plan because of their disagreements over gay rights. “The funds are loans that Brussels does not want to give us because of the […]

Outside of New Orleans, an even longer road to Ida recovery

“Next stop, I don’t really …” he said, trailing off. “We’ve just been living day by day.” Both Dulac and Houma are in Terrebonne Parish, among the hardest-hit areas of Louisiana battered to an unprecedented degree by Hurricane Ida. Though Louisiana’s largest electric utility, Entergy, estimates most residents in New Orleans will have power by […]

Hijacking The Recovery Through Hydrogen

How Fossil Fuel Lobbying Is Siphoning Covid Recovery Funds. EU Covid-19 recovery funds are supposed to drive the ‘green transition’ and move us beyond fossil fuels – but industry lobbying at both national and EU level has ensured oil and gas firms and utilities remain some of the biggest beneficiaries in Italy, the Spanish State, […]

This Is Not a Strong Jobs Recovery

Commentary The U.S. jobs recovery is extremely poor, especially if we consider the size of the monetary and fiscal stimulus and the spectacular upgrade to GDP estimates. After a massive consensus increase in GDP recovery estimates to 6.5 percent in 2021, no one should be cheering a 5.9 percent unemployment rate, 58 percent employment to […]

Watch ‘Injured’ Soccer Star Make ‘Miracle’ Recovery When His Team Scores

Twitter users mockingly suggested a “miracle” occurred during Italy’s Euro 2020 quarterfinal game against Belgium on Friday. Italy’s Ciro Immobile rolled around on the field in apparent agony after a seemingly innocuous penalty box moment with Belgium’s Jan Vertonghen. But when Immobile’s teammate Nicolo Barella scored a goal to give Italy the lead just seconds […]

Pentagon Official Refuses to Answer Question on UFO Crash Recovery Programs…

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Spanish football recovery: Up to 5,000 fans heading to La Liga games

With football stadia receiving up to 30% of capacity up to a maximum of 5,000 people, fans of Spain’s La Liga will be able to attend matches – but with social distancing. As Spain foresees the end of the pandemic, it’s a glimpse of recovery after a dramatic year for clubs and football fans alike. […]

US First Quarter GDP: Recovery Or Just Another Rebound?

Above photo: Nathaniel St. Clair. This past week the US Commerce Department released its early estimates for US GDP for the 1st Quarter 2021, January through March. If we are to believe the numbers, the US economy grew a respectable 6.4% during the period. But did it really? And does it represent a strong recovery […]

Italy eases Covid restrictions, as parliament weighs EU recovery package amid worst recession since World War II

Three-quarters of Italy have begun to ease Covid measures as the nation starts to emerge from months of lockdown after regional governments and residents protested continued restrictions amid a deepening recession in the country. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi admitted that the decision, coming a couple months after he took office, was a “calculated risk” […]

RUSSIAN-SYRIAN GAS CONTRACT HINTS AT SYRIA’S RECOVERY

Source  09.04.2021 Submitted by Steven Sahiounie. The Syrian government signed a 4-year contract in March with Capital Limited, a Russian firm, to conduct oil and gas exploration in the area known as block No. 1 in the Syrian exclusive economic zone in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of the Tartous province. The disputed maritime area covers 2,250 square […]

Israel’s COVID recovery won’t offset pandemic losses

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A post-COVID-19 recovery will not be possible if water, sanitation & hygiene are not high on the agenda

Image Credit: UNICEF/UNI316644/Frank Dejongh This World Health Day, G20 finance ministers will meet in Rome, Italy, to discuss how they will build back from the pandemic. The global economy and a concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery, but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are […]

A Miraculous Recovery for the Nearly-Looted Amarguilla Treasure

The Archaeological and Ethnological Museum of Córdoba has opened an entrancing new exhibit that is turning heads. For the first time ever, members of the public and press are getting a close-up look at the marvelous Amarguilla Treasure, a vast assemblage of precious jewelry which can be classified as one of the most remarkable discoveries […]

The GOP’s Political Nightmare: Running Against a Recovery

“We are about to have a boom,” McConnell said last week after the Biden bill passed. “And if we do have a boom, it will have absolutely nothing to do with this $1.9 trillion.” As a message, this amounts to “Things Would’ve Been Just As Great Without It”—an even less appealing bumper sticker than Barney […]

CHINA: Leading to World Recovery!

Comment: Chinese Golden Dragon Symbolizes COURAGE, HONOR, & Good Luck to those who are worthy. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck for people who are worthy of it. March 13, 202107 by Peter Koenig, New Eastern Outlook: China’s currently ongoing (4-11 March 2021) annual parliamentary meeting, known as the “Two […]

Trudeau Vows “Feminist” Recovery to Tackle “She-Cession”

The next thing to be cancelled is apparently the word “normal,” with corporate giant Unilever vowing to ban the use of the description on all its products. Yes, really. “In a statement on Tuesday, Unilever revealed that its brands would be “removing the word ‘normal’ from advertising and packaging” after 70 percent of people in […]

Joe Biden travels to Texas amid recovery effort from deadly winter storm

President Joe Biden heard firsthand from Texans impacted by this month’s extreme winter weather on Friday and pledged to stick with them “for the long haul” as he made his first trip to a major disaster area since he took office. Biden was briefed by emergency officials and thanked workers for doing “God’s work”. He […]

Oxfam Report Makes Strong Case For Economic Recovery To Be Led By Reduction of Inequalities

Written by Bharat Dogra and Kumar Gautam An important report prepared by Oxfam titled ‘The Inequality Vitus’ ( as also its India supplement), released on January 25, has made a strong case for the economic recovery path to be led by reduction of inequalities. Similarly it argues that for strengthening the crucial health and education […]

European stocks rise as traders anticipate Biden’s COVID recovery plan ahead of inauguration

Stocks advanced in most global markets on Thursday, including those in Europe, as traders waited to see details of President-elect Joe Biden’s plan for helping the US economy recover from the coronavirus crisis. Benchmarks rose in London, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong but fell in Shanghai. Germany’s DAX picked up 0.4% to 13,992.29, the CAC […]

Latest Global Lockdowns Delay Fuel Demand Recovery

A notice telling people to stay 2 meters apart is seen at a petrol station, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Stone, Britain, April 28, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Carl Recine Severe coronavirus restrictions around the world to contain surging infection rates weighed on fuel sales, weakening the prospect of energy demand recovery in the […]

Israel Approves Economic Recovery Plan for Business Owners Hit by COVID-19 Closures

People walk past closed stores inside a shopping center in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 15, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Nir Elias. JNS.org – Israel’s Cabinet on Monday approved a 2 billion shekel ($624 million) plan to help business owners and the self-employed who have been hurt financially as a result of government-imposed COVID-19 closures. The […]

Hungary & Poland uphold veto on EU budget and recovery fund – Budapest

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday that Budapest and Warsaw are upholding their veto of the European Union’s budget and a coronavirus recovery fund, though the EU may try to bypass their decision. Szijjarto made the statement after meeting his Polish counterpart in Brussels on Monday. “We have affirmed that we stand by […]

G20 nations warned their COVID-19 recovery packages risk reversing climate gains

The most developed 20 economies in the world managed to reduce CO2 emissions in 2019 but risk reversing the positive trend through COVID-19 recovery packages that overwhelmingly support fossil fuel industries, a new report has found. The Climate Transparency annual review of G20 countries’ climate action found that they had collectively managed to reduce energy-related […]

How the youth climate movement is influencing the green recovery from COVID-19

Image credit: Aaron Cynic/NationofChange The idea of a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is gaining traction around the world. The UK recently pledged to invest £350 million to cut emissions from heavy industry. South Korea promised to create 1.9 million jobs by developing green technologies. China presented a plan to become carbon neutral before […]

University of Minnesota Lecture Instructs Students to Use 12 Step Recovery Program for ‘Whiteness’

The College Fix recently reported on a virtual lecture from the University of Minnesota that advocated using a 12 step recovery program for people afflicted with “Whiteness.” Apparently Whiteness is like a drug and almost every person of European heritage is addicted to it, so why not use a 12 step program? The University of […]

Trump: November Election a Choice of ‘Super Recovery’ or ‘Biden Depression’

If Joe Biden (D) wins in November, he will raise taxes and plunge the country into a depression, President Donald Trump said Saturday at his rally in Janesville, Wisconsin. “This election is a choice between a Trump super recovery and a Biden depression. And you know they’re gonna raise your taxes substantially, like, quadruple,” he […]

Exclusive — Mike Pence on Economic Comeback: ‘This Is A V-Shaped Recovery’

THE VILLAGES, Florida — Vice President Mike Pence told Breitbart News that the economic comeback in the United States after the coronavirus pandemic rocked the country this year is a roaring true “V-Shaped recovery.” Unemployment is back down to 7.9 percent, far better than any experts predicted at this stage, and more than half of […]

Spain Unveils Economic Recovery Plan Amid Pandemic

By Barry Hatton, AP News. October 8, 2020 Above photo: Paul White/AP. NOTE: The details of the plan matter but it is a positive sign to see money being invested in a green economy. – MF Spain’s prime minister unveiled a major plan Wednesday to boost his country out of recession by spending 140 billion […]

Top Israeli rabbis and U.S. envoy pray for Trump’s recovery at Western Wall

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If the US Adopts Eurozone Policies, the Jobs Recovery Will Suffer

The employment recovery in the United States is as impressive as the collapse due to the lockdowns. In April I wrote a column stating that “The U.S. Labor Market Can Heal Quickly,” and the improvement has been positive. Very few would have expected the unemployment rate to be at 8.4 percent in August after soaring to almost 15 […]

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