Posts Tagged ‘tackle’

Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

One day after the U.S. Federal Reserve imposed yet another interest rate hike, a trio of progressive political economists on Thursday told members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform that the best way to curb rising prices—without further punishing workers by deliberately plunging the nation into a recession—is to confront the corporate profiteering […]

Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

One day after the U.S. Federal Reserve imposed yet another interest rate hike, a trio of progressive political economists on Thursday told members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform that the best way to curb rising prices—without further punishing workers by deliberately plunging the nation into a recession—is to confront the corporate profiteering […]

Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

One day after the U.S. Federal Reserve imposed yet another interest rate hike, a trio of progressive political economists on Thursday told members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform that the best way to curb rising prices—without further punishing workers by deliberately plunging the nation into a recession—is to confront the corporate profiteering […]

California To Legalize Human Composting To Tackle Climate Change

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California To Legalize Human Composting To Tackle Climate Change

@media (max-width: 1200px) { }.novashare-inline:not(.novashare-columns) .novashare-buttons-wrapper { justify-content: center; }body .novashare-inline:not(.novashare-columns) a.novashare-button, body .novashare-inline .novashare-total-share-count { margin: 0px 5px 10px 5px; }body .novashare-buttons.novashare-inline .novashare-button-icon { width: 100%; } The far-left state of California is to begin offering people the option of composting themselves and their loved ones after death. Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a […]

UK PM Liz Truss promises “immediate action” to tackle energy crisis at PMQs

Liz Truss’ first Prime Minister’s Questions was met with scrutiny from opposition Labour leader, Keir Starmer.

Amazon Introduces Seller Storage Service to Tackle Supply Chain Woes

The logo of Amazon at the company logistics center in Bretigny-sur-Orge, near Paris, France, on Dec. 7, 2021. (Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters) Amazon.com Inc. introduced a new service to help its sellers store bulk inventory and ease distribution to tackle supply chain issues, the company said in a blog post. In 2023, sellers will be able to […]

Amazon Introduces Seller Storage Service to Tackle Supply Chain Woes

The logo of Amazon at the company logistics center in Bretigny-sur-Orge, near Paris, France, on Dec. 7, 2021. (Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters) Amazon.com Inc. introduced a new service to help its sellers store bulk inventory and ease distribution to tackle supply chain issues, the company said in a blog post. In 2023, sellers will be able to […]

Rugby Transgender Ban Under Threat as Governing Body Left to Tackle Legal Challenge

A ban on transgender players taking part in women’s rugby is now under threat, with the body responsible for the sport in England being hit with a legal case over the decision.

Germany unveils new plan to tackle soaring energy costs

Germany’s government announced on Sunday a massive new aid plan aimed at tackling spiralling energy prices, with Scholz vowing no German will face the crisis “alone”.

J.D. Vance: Tim Ryan Claims to Back ‘The Working Man’ But Has No Plan to Secure Border, Tackle Fentanyl Crisis

J.D. Vance, the Republican running against Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) for Ohio’s open United States Senate seat, said recently on the campaign trail the impact of drugs and migration is “hugely negative” for Ohioans.

Britain Considers Fourth Covid Jab To Tackle Omicron

Britain is considering the rollout of a fourth round of Covid-19 jabs after both Israel and Germany gave the green light to a second set of boosters to help curb the omricon variant. The rollout of a second booster is being examined by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) who according to The […]

NATO’s Indo-Pacific Expansion to Tackle China

The most recent US decision to do a ‘diplomatic boycott’ of winter Olympics in Beijing has caused a new low in the US-China bi-lateral relations. The decision to boycott has firmly established the drastic failure of the US-China summit that Biden had only recently called to sort out some of the outstanding issues facing their […]

EU wants more speech control laws to tackle online “misogyny” and more

The European Commission plans to amend existing laws to combat speech against women, the LGBT communities, and others. “In the last decades, there has been a sharp rise in hate speech and hate crime in Europe,” the draft communication on hate speech said, adding that there has been an increase in hate speech and hate […]

The Big Industry That COP26 Failed to Tackle

The impact of agriculture on climate change is significant. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the agriculture sector is responsible for 10 percent of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, after transportation (29 percent), electricity production (25 percent), industry (23 percent), and commercial and residential usage (13 percent). However, according to Peter Lehner, managing attorney for EarthJustice, […]

France unveils €14 million plan to tackle ‘worrying’ rise in child prostitution

The French government has unveiled a plan to tackle the prostitution of minors, describing it as a “worrying” and “growing” issue. Secretary of State for Children Adrien Taquet told a press conference on Tuesday that at least 7,000 to 10,000 children are affected. He also said that the number is “constantly increasing.” “Half of them […]

Actress Joanna Lumley Calls For Return Of Rationing To Tackle Climate Change

Joanna Lumley has called for a return to wartime rationing to help tackle climate change in the UK. The British actress, well known for her role as Patsy Stone on Absolutely Fabulous, said radical legislation was needed to save the planet, including the reintroduction of rationing like that imposed during the Second World War. “These are […]

Fishing Tackle Used to Catch Monster Carp 12,000 Years Ago, Says Study

A new study in PLOS ONE demonstrates how ancient humans in the Middle East crafted and used sophisticated fishing tackle as early as 10,000 BC. With these fishing tools, they hunted for ancient aquatic monsters including giant carp. Understanding the development vector of fishing in the ancient world is fraught with difficulty. To start with, […]

EU unveils new strategy to tackle rising antisemitism in Europe

The European Union has unveiled a new strategy to combat growing antisemitism and hate speech in Europe. The bloc said on Tuesday that it plans to raise awareness about Jewish life, protect places of worship and ensure that the Holocaust cannot be forgotten. The European Commission said the measures were introduced given the “persistence and […]

Venezuela Debuts New Currency To Tackle Hyperinflation, With 6 Fewer Zeros

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A new currency with six fewer zeros debuts Friday in Venezuela, whose currency has been made nearly worthless by years of the world’s worst inflation. The highest denomination until now was a 1 million bolivar bill that was worth a little less than a quarter as of Thursday. The new currency […]

World Economic Forum Makes Censorship Pledge to ‘Tackle Harmful Content and Conduct Online’

A Big Tech-government coalition to control what people see online. by Tom Parker The World Economic Forum, an international group that works to “shape global, regional and industry agendas,” has formed a new “Global Coalition for Digital Safety” that’s made up of Big Tech executives and government officials and intends to come up with new […]

ICCIMA director expounds upon economic issues next government to tackle

ICCIMA director expounds upon economic issues next government to tackle – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- In a recent article, Ali Chagharvand, the planning director of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA), expounded upon the economic condition that Iran’s next government will face. What comes as follows is a summary of his comments. The new […]

YouTube and England’s NHS join forces to tackle vaccine scepticism

England’s National Health Service (NHS) has joined forces with YouTube to launch a campaign to counteract vaccine hesitancy among younger generations. The UK has vaccinated more 36 million people (53% of population) with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Our World in Data. The ‘Lets Not Go Back’ campaign aims to […]

World leaders take part in ‘Christchurch Call’ conference to tackle online radicalisation

World leaders and representatives from tech companies have been holding talks on Saturday on how to prevent violent extremism online. The meeting, held by video conference, was launched by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and is known as the “Christchurch Call”. Two years ago 51 Muslim worshippers died in a mass shooting at two […]

Australia Unveils Weapons Of Mouse Destruction To Tackle Rodent ‘Plague’

The Australian state of New South Wales will spend $38.5 million to send a plague of mice eating their way across farms and invading homes “into oblivion,” a move hailed by farmers and rural residents who say they’re at their wits end with a growing tide of rodents. Farmers and residents in rural communities for […]

US senator calls on Facebook to tackle COVID misinformation on its platforms

Senate Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner has written a letter to Facebook demanding that the company takes further action to eradicate misinformation about COVID and the vaccine against the virus on its platforms. In the letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the senator said: “Despite Facebook’s commitment to reducing misinformation, the company’s execution of its policies […]

Bulgaria imposes 10-day lockdown to tackle rising COVID-19 cases

Struggling with a surge in coronavirus infections, Bulgarian health officials announced a 10-day nationwide lockdown for schools, restaurants, theatres and shopping malls. The new restrictions will be the last test for the centre-right government of Boyko Borissov, who hopes to win a fourth term in the parliamentary elections on April 4. The Balkan nation of […]

UK crime bill ‘a missed opportunity’ to tackle violence against women

The UK’s strategy in combatting violence against women is under the spotlight as a controversial new crime bill is debated in parliament, amid public anger over the murder of a young woman and the heavy-handed breakup by police of a vigil in support of the victim. Images showing young women being overpowered and handcuffed at […]

Czech police tackle man, put him in headlock for not wearing mask as toddler cries in viral clip (VIDEO)

A disturbing video of police in the Czech Republic putting a man into a headlock after he allegedly refused to wear a face mask to protect against Covid-19 has gone viral and prompted an investigation. In the clip recorded on Wednesday in Uherske Hradiste, police can be seen tackling the maskless 40-year-old man to the […]

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 […]

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