In response to a question about the upcoming elections in Italy, Ursula Albrecht (she married her title) the unelected and unelectable president of the EU bloc hinted that the European Commission will take action if things in Italy go in the same direction as in Hungary and Poland.
The restriction of Russian gas deliveries has raised prices in Europe to astronomical heights and marked the beginning of a terrible economic storm. As Foreign Policy writes, factories, companies and families across the continent are engaged in a battle for survival that is putting Europe’s solidarity against Moscow’s pre-emptive strike on Eastern Ukraine to push back NATO advances to the test and raising fears of an imminent recession.
The sanctions imposed against Russia and its oil and gas are irrational, unreasonable, and illogical, said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, according to TeleSUR TV.
Frustrated citizens in Vienna, the Czech Republic, Spain, and Germany ~ throughout Europe are rising in revolt against surging prices and anti-Russia sanctions. Thousands of people poured onto the streets of Vienna on Saturday, protesting against the soaring cost of living, with many denouncing the Austrian government and the globalist agenda.
Documents containing information that the beleaguered authorities intend to appeal to the people with a request to save electricity were at the disposal of the British media, writes The Independent. At the same time, British politicians would like people to reduce their consumption in a natural way due to rising prices.
The highest level of inflation in the US since 1981 is forcing Americans to start growing vegetables and fruits in their gardens or in specially designed public gardens. Other than kitchen garden essentials, increasingly popular among American gardeners are bell peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkins, and berries, especially strawberries and blueberries.
The British are experiencing the highest inflation in the last 50 years, reports the Swiss television channel SRF. Especially people who already lived on the verge of poverty suffer from it. Many can now only afford one meal a day and are forced to go to social stores where those in need can purchase food at lower prices to avoid starvation.
Europe is facing a toxic family of gas and economic crises writes Telepolis. And local politicians don’t know what to do about it. All their proposals testify to cowardice and desperation.
A British bank slammed its own customers over a disagreement with its pronoun policy, causing many to withdraw funds or close their accounts.
Despite Western sanctions, Russia’s current account surplus in the second quarter of this year amounted to a record $70.1 billion, according to Bloomberg. This quarterly figure was the highest since at least 1994, the article says.