Friday, June 25, 2021

Tag: United Kingdom

Looming Brexit Mayhem Will Expose Disruptive TrumpThink

So, brace for reams of critical Brexit analysis, implying the UK cut off its nose to spite its face. And let’s never forget Trump’s high-risk, gambling world is “winning take all.” That means “losers gets nothing.” Hardly a great model for parenting, let alone large-scale, global business planning or trade or health for complex, modern nation-states. Gambling for adults works when betting disposable dollars on transient sporting events when the results are instantly known. Will voters in November here not add false flummery about Brexit shortfalls as another crack-brain spoke in Trump’s broken-down political wheelhouse?

United Kingdom Proposes Soda Tax in Ongoing Fight Against Obesity

It’s a reversal by Prime Minister David Cameron, who previously rejected such a policy.

Dirty Little Family Secret: Elections in the US & UK Aren’t...

The United States government has followed in the UK’s footsteps in using "first past the post" system to get the political outcome it wants. This means the people’s vote does not matter and this type of dirty politics needs to stop.

From ‘Demos’ to ‘Podemos’: Popular Uprisings in Greece and Spain

The future of Europe is in flux, as popular movements in Greece and Spain gain power and challenge traditional economic and political systems. The global economic crisis created enormous suffering for billions around the world, but it also created an opening.

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”