Stories to read in the week of 2022 May 05-11

The Independent looking at what went on in the world from 2022 May 05-11 and looking at the Queen’s Speech and Boris Johnson abandoning British families to a life of poverty.

The Week from 01-07 May 2022 according to The Week

Articles of interest presented by The Week, for 2022 May 1-7

Jesse Duplantis and Kenneth Copeland telling people to pay up if they want to see Jesus

Speaking at a recent four-day-long fundraising event for Kenneth Copeland Ministries, Duplantis claimed that Jesus has not returned because people aren’t generous enough with their donations to the church.

Mix of strong demand and limited supply igniting inflation

Europe is facing sky-high prices, with many households ending up in financial difficulties. Government leaders must do something about this before it goes off the rails.

2022 March 21-31 according to the Week

Looking at what happened in 2022 March 21-31 in review by The Week

The first week of March 2022 looked at by the Guardian

Russia-Ukraine war latest news: 40-mile-long Russian army convoy nears Kyiv, satellite images show Convoy north of Ukraine capital has more doubled in length, images suggest; ICC prosecutor to open possible war crimes inquiry; Kharkiv civilians ‘massacred’, says mayor ‘We will never forgive Russia’ / ‘Horrendous’ rocket attack kills Kharkiv civilians UK business / British firmsContinue reading “The first week of March 2022 looked at by the Guardian”

How better animal welfare could stop millions of people dying

Preventing increasing rates of outbreaks of viruses, is feasible, especially if “primordial prevention issues, rather than just preparedness and rapid response” are addressed

Fight for decent wages and conditions for workers on the frontlines of the pandemic

The many overtime jobs and shortage of medical staff at far too low a wage is causing the medical staff to rebel.

Consumers have come to depend on information sources not filtered or managed by information professionals

Sound Eagle writes The phenomenal rises and impacts of Misquotation Pandemic, Disinformation Polemic and Viral Falsity have been so embedded and pervasive as to render or qualify them as highly corrupting forces and exacerbating factors in the broader sociopolitical environment. The sheer extent and potency of 🧠 Mind Pollution by Viral Falsity 🦠 in atomizingContinue reading “Consumers have come to depend on information sources not filtered or managed by information professionals”

Apartheid South Africa and Israel’s Treatment of the Palestinians – Modern Parallels

Originally posted on BPP Human Rights Law Blog:
Hamza Fareed Malik discusses the discriminatory treatment of Palestinians by Israeli authorities and considers comparisons drawn between apartheid in South Africa and contemporary Israel. The 1973 International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (“Apartheid Convention”) and the 1998 Rome Statute to the…

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