Friday, August 19, 2022

Tag: Emmanuel Macron

More than a thousand arrested as Yellow Vests protests over economic...

Some 1,220 people were arrested in France on Saturday as more than a hundred thousand took to the streets – leading to a lockdown...

France to ban all new development of shale oil and gas

The days of unfettered fossil fuel extraction are over.

China’s Xi Jinping and France’s Emmanuel Macron talk climate

I know which leader is a more positive force in international affairs, by far (domestic policies and press are a different issue, though I don’t trust Trump on those, either.)

The attack on Western democracy

Are Western democracies under attack from Russia and the alt-right in America, in an effort to put racist nationalists in power?

France prepares to vote against a backdrop of civil unrest

Rather than trying to heal the wounds of the past it seems that most Western leaders are bent on creating new ones.

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Six lessons for America: How endless Trumpist lawbreaking drives his fascist takeover scheme

Trump’s infamy expands quicker than Pinocchio's nose—so much so it’s dawning on even backward Americans that Trump has gone way too far.
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How America can lower gas prices like other countries

While you pay through the nose at the gas pump, Big Oil is lining its pockets.

New study reveals children born close to fracking more likely to develop childhood leukemia

Not only are children at a greater risk of developing ALL from toxic air pollution, but the study said that fracking also contaminates drinking water, which causes more exposure to cancer-linked chemicals.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.