June 02 Goats are giving firefighters in Northern California an assist Firefighters in West Sacramento, California, have a not-so-secret weapon in their arsenal: goats. Lots and lots of goats. The city regularly uses hundreds of goats to clear out weeds, high grass, and other dry brush that could easily go up in flames. The goatsContinue reading “Stories the Week brought to you from 2022 June 02 – June 08”
3 June 2022 Gun plea | Biden called for a ban on sales of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, pleading with Congress to toughen laws following a spate of mass shootings. Still, he acknowledged that Congress is unlikely to restrict them, with Republican lawmakers, who can block the passage of bills in the Senate, vowingContinue reading “Global Headlines looked at the beginning of June 2022 by Bloomberg”
International penalties imposed after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine mean that many of the luxury resorts of the Mediterranean or Caribbean are taboo for sanctioned individuals, and their assets.
Dear reader, Take a few moments to get up to speed on all the latest news from around the globe with our selection of Independent Premium’s top stories. Your weekly round-up 13-year-old refugee girl ‘sent back to Ukraine after Home Office refused visa’ ‘I won’t apologise’: Angela Merkel defends relationship with Putin Starmer’s cunningContinue reading “The Independent looking at June 09 – June 15”
Could the four-day week ever become the norm in Britain? The UK’s biggest-ever trial of the four-day working week has just commenced, with over 70 companies and 3,300 workers taking part. An impressive list of companies are joining the pilot scheme from across a wide range of sectors including banking, care, online retail, ITContinue reading “The Big Question for the week of 2022 June 07”
The decline in church attendance has become a fact in all capitalist countries.
US plan to counter Beijing’s influence in Asia.
After weeks of deadlock, European Union leaders finally agreed to shut off the flow of most of the oil they buy from Russia. Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo signaled it was “the provisional end point” of what he could agree to in the energy sphere.
Davos businesspeople are trying to push water uphill, as long as they remain wedded to capitalist competition.
Politicians do not seem to have an eye for the poverty rate, quality and housing affordability, and do not seem to have any idea of the hours of work required to purchase necessities, but start feeling the hot breath of the frustrated citizens who bring chaos to the nation with their strikes.