At least 59 refugees, including newborn babies and children, died when their wooden boat disintegrated in rough seas on Sunday in what is believed to be the deadliest shipwreck in Italian waters for a decade. Local fishermen and emergency responders recovered victims from the sea, with bodies also washing up on a tourist beach nearContinue reading “Around the world: Italy’s deadliest shipwreck in a decade kills 59 migrants”
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Scholz gives the green light on tanks – but why did it take so long?
Scholz has long argued that he needed to ensure that Germany and Nato would not become “warring parties” and Germany accused of “going it alone”.
Croatia: The Glamorization of Fascism
Originally posted on Red October Goth:
Croatian-Australians marching in Sydney waving flags of the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia and portraits of Ustasha-lover Franjo Tudjman. “If the Croats were part of the Reich, we’d have them serving as faithful auxiliaries of the German Führer, to police our marshes. The Croats are a proud people…The…
The Telegraph looking at the world 2022 December 29
Good morning. A landmark review by William Shawcross, pictured above, into the Government’s flagship Prevent programme has found that taxpayers’ money has been handed to groups promoting Islamist extremism. Meanwhile, teachers’ unions fear that ballots for national strike action in 2023 have been put at risk by postal strikes. Headlines: Today’s essential news ChinaContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the world 2022 December 29”
How willing are people to stand up for their values and beliefs
One can find several people doing violence against the truth. Similarly, there is Richard Martin who claims that fascism and communism are twin brothers.
Growing contradiction between North American and north European capitalism
Italy’s newly elected Prime Minister and leader of the nationalist Brothers of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, heads a political party which is rooted in ideologies of the far-right and has a history of being against LGBTQI rights. That choice for the far-right is followed by other countries in the European Union, bringing democracy, free expression and free choice in danger.
The Telegraph for the 5th week of August 2022
August 29 Boris Johnson will this week say Britain must not give up on investing in green energy in favour of short-term fixes for the cost-of-living crisis. We will be back in your inbox this evening too. Net zero | Boris Johnson set to say don’t give up on green energy Jane Shilling | Don’tContinue reading “The Telegraph for the 5th week of August 2022”
Taming or Gaining Populists
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..
The Guardian looking at the 4th week of August 2022
August 22 Care homes / Staffing crisis leaves many English care home residents’ basic needs unmet Vulnerable people left alone in rooms for 24 hours a day and denied showers for a week as vacancies rise to 165,000 Thousands of vulnerable people are suffering inadequate care as severe staffing shortages in previously good care homesContinue reading “The Guardian looking at the 4th week of August 2022”
2nd week of August 2022 by Bloomberg
August 08 US Democrats finally have something to celebrate. President Joe Biden emerged from a prolonged period of isolation due to Covid-19 right as a massive $430 billion climate, energy and tax bill that was critical to his domestic agenda was passed by the Senate yesterday. His party was disciplined in just getting it done, showingContinue reading “2nd week of August 2022 by Bloomberg”