Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: G20

300+ economists, millionaires, and elected officials to G20: ‘Tax extreme wealth’

While billionaire wealth surged to an all-time high, around 165 million people were thrown into poverty during the pandemic.

G20 nations invested record $1.4 trillion into fossil fuels in 2022,...

Financial support from the G20 was in the form of money borrowed from public financial institutions, subsidies and investments made by state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

‘Blatant disregard of international laws and treaties’: Japan resumes commercial whaling

"We see the resumption of Japan's commercial whaling as merely a continuation of the Japanese Government's blatant disregard of international laws and treaties."

What the G20 showed us about the current global order

These right wing leaders, show that much of the world, rather than embracing extended democracy and social liberalism, is backsliding into some kind of authoritarian nationalism.

Donald Trump’s climate change denial ignites grassroots resistance

The resistance is real, strong and growing, and that cannot be denied.

Ivanka Trump took President Trump’s seat at a meeting with world...

Trump’s choice to seat his daughter at the meeting is causing the American public and foreign politicians to react across the globe.

Power dynamics changing in world order

The U.S. has dominated the world for too long and must learn to become a cooperative partner.

Podesta refers to Trump as ‘whack job’ after Twitter attack

“Dude, get your head in the game. You’re representing the US at the G20.”

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.