Mícheál Walsh: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) surmised, ‘every five years the people are given democracy. They then go to their ballot boxes and surrender democracy.’
Devotees to political correctness would be horrified should they chance upon the racism inherent in every remark made by Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902).
From being an important personality in Europe from 1910 to 1914, Adolfo Julio Schwelm embarked on the dream of founding a city in South America. Calling his city Eldorado, he publicised the exotic nirvana in Europe for hard-working visionary immigrants to come to populate his blossoming city. He even coaxed the nobility and important personalities to visit him in his colony.
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.
UN Secretary-General called for the end of the economic blockades and return of Russian food to world markets
Many parts of the world can avoid starvation if the economic blockades on Russia, Venezuela, Iran and other emerging nations are lifted and food from Russia and Ukraine returns to the markets, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a video message to the participants of the food security event. He warned that humanity could face famine in many regions this year, and the situation threatens to become even worse next year.
The Germans were horrified after Baerbock’s words about Russia. Overall, Spiegel readers are outraged by German Foreign Minister Baerbock’s refusal to ease sanctions against Russia. Readers of the national magazine Der Spiegel have criticized Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock for saying that sanctions on Russia will not be lifted and that Berlin will continue to support Ukraine.
The credibility of the food chain Mcdonald’s has lost a long legal battle with Chef Jamie Oliver. The news comes hot on the heels as the international franchise recently scarpered from Russia where its restaurants are now benefiting from providing diners with GM-Free quality meals.
(VIDEO) Hidden by Mainstream: Mass uprisings by farmers, ‘anti-globalists’ and other citizens around the globe
Mass citizen protests are underway in countries including The Netherlands, Germany, Armenia, China, Poland, Sri Lanka, and Italy. Also, trucker protests are happening in Los Angeles over vaccine mandates.
Russia’s current account surplus in the second quarter of this year amounted to a record $70.1 billion
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.