The first week of August 2022 as seen by the Week

August 01 1st ship containing Ukrainian grain leaves port under deal The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain left the Odesa port on Monday under a deal seeking to get a backlog of crops out of the country to ease a growing global hunger crisis. The ship was headed to Lebanon with more than 26,000 tonsContinue reading “The first week of August 2022 as seen by the Week”

Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24

July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”

The Week 2022 July 11- July 17

July 11 Leaked Uber files suggest company used covert tech to thwart raids Leaked documents suggest Uber used a “kill switch” and other covert technology to prevent European regulators from examining the ride-hailing company’s business practices as it challenged taxi services around the world, according to more than 124,000 documents known as the Uber filesContinue reading “The Week 2022 July 11- July 17”

In the picture for 2022 July 04 – July 10 by The Week

July 04 Biden says July 4th is time to unite and celebrate nation’s ‘goodness’ President Biden celebrated the Fourth of July with a White House cookout where he called for Americans to set aside their divisions. “The Fourth of July is a sacred day in our country — it’s a time to celebrate the goodnessContinue reading “In the picture for 2022 July 04 – July 10 by The Week”

The Guardian reviewing July 04 – July 10 of 2022

Good afternoon. We hope you’ve had a sunny weekend wherever you are. If you’re in the UK you’d be forgiven for being overwhelmed with the political chaos of the past few days. However, there’s been plenty of good news happening elsewhere this week: from Sierra Leone’s expansion of women’s rights to the unexpected recovery ofContinue reading “The Guardian reviewing July 04 – July 10 of 2022”

The New York Times from July 04 – July 10

The headlights for the 1st week of July by the New York Times

Does one have to be afraid of Christian nationalism

It is to be feared that in recent years, many Americans have been misled by their spiritual leaders who, shaking hands with Republican politicians, wanted to work out a plan to put the white American back in the limelight.

Jan 6th bombshell Trump’s at the wheel!

The evangelical right have been doing a victory lap this past week, and while they ‘celebrate’ this decision to return the decision over abortion law to state government, looking from the outside in it feels nothing but vengeful.

The Guardian looking at the headlights for the last week of June 2022

One of the questions at the end of June was: How will women’s physical, emotional and financial wellbeing fare in a nation with a maternal mortality crisis, sky-high health costs and a tattered social safety net?

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