A photo of hundreds of people queuing in the snow for food at a soup kitchen in Glasgow has gone viral after social media users lamented the inaction of the government in tackling a worsening poverty crisis.
“Not a photo of the Soviet Union in the 1930s but the UK today. How did we allow this to happen on our watch?”, one person said.
The History of Pandemics
Today’s visualization outlines some of history’s most deadly pandemics, from the Antonine Plague to the current COVID-19 event.
The legendary Venetian carnival is in full swing – alas, this year it takes place without tourists, online. Details – in the gallery of “Izvestia”.
A worrying shift in ideology has used the Covid-19 pandemic to increase its influence in Europe Union government under the pretence of offering a solution to combating the coronavirus crisis.
A government’s interest in saving lives is not what comes to mind, especially in the ‘rainbow nation’ of South Africa where life expectancy for Black is abysmal and even worse for ethnic-Europeans.
People opposing the Danish government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic marched through the capital in one of a growing number of fresh protests on Saturday. Unlike some previous events, this week’s gathering remained peaceful and prompted no arrests.
In 1975 Bill Gates founded the world’s largest information technology company Microsoft together with Paul Allen. His net worth is estimated at $72.7 billion (2013).
German farmers flooded streets of Berlin again to denounce the way government spends EU subsidies and its emission policies that satisfy neither them nor environmentalists, who are also taking part at the protests.
1. Can I stop wearing a mask?
2. Can they reopen restaurants etc. and everyone work normally?
3. Will I be resistant to COVID?
Maybe, but they don’t know exactly. It probably won’t stop you getting it.
4. At least I won’t be contagious to others, right?
No, you can still pass it on, maybe…nobody knows.
5. If we vaccinate children, will schools resume normally?
The suspension of the Twitter account of Spanish conservative party Vox shows that the Left does not want to debate on equal terms, writes Małgorzata Wołczyk for Polish portal dorzeczy.pl