August 22 A photo provided by the Russian government said to show investigators at the site of a car bombing outside Moscow.Russian Investigative Committee/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A brazen attack near Moscow rattles Russians Russia has opened a murder investigation into the car bombing that killed Daria Dugina, 29, a hawkish political commentator whoContinue reading “Stories from The New York Times for the 4th week of August 2022”
Carbon capture involves the separation of carbon dioxide from a mixture of gasses. It’s typically achieved using a chemical that specifically bonds with the greenhouse gas.
August 22 Schiff says unsealing Trump search affidavit would put investigation at risk Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chair of the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday that unsealing the affidavit used to justify searching former President Donald Trump’s Florida home could put FBI agents and the government’s case over any mishandled classified documents at risk. The JusticeContinue reading “The Week: looking at the 4th week of August 2022”
The referendum in the southern regions of Ukraine seems to be a farce,
August 22 Liz Truss will cause inflation spiral with ‘dangerous’ tax cuts, Rishi Sunak warns Liz Truss will plunge the economy into an “inflation spiral” if she pushes ahead with her “dangerous” economic policy, Rishi Sunak’s campaign team has warned. Ms Truss’s leadership rival said the frontrunner had to choose between cutting taxes andContinue reading “The Independent looking at the 4th week of August 2022”
In the UK the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for the minimum wage to be raised “as soon as possible”
£1.3bn was stolen from British consumers in 2021, up from £1.2bn a year earlier, and that 140,000 calls have been put into Stop Scams UK’s dedicated helpline since it was launched last September.
The meagre voter turnout in Italy, clearly shows how the fed up population is not at all interested in the political scene and is willing to adopt a wait-and-see attitude.
Giorgia Meloni her party, Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy), is leading in the opinion polls and, speaking in English, Spanish and French in a recent video, she insisted it had consigned the ideology of fascism to history, but her words and actions give us an other impression and could bring Italy to a similar position as in the 1930s..
Originally posted on Strategus:
The BoE is currently predicting that on the back of soaring energy costs this winter inflation will peak at 13.3%. That would be the highest level for 42 years and as a response to that, last week the BoE increased interest rates from 1.25% to 1.75%. The doctrine of monetary policy…