MICHAEL WALSH SPECIAL REPORT: In my lifetime there have been many populist revolutions the outcome of which have replaced wrong with right. To me, the most successful were the multiple uprisings against the 1980s totalitarian Soviet Union, Warsaw Pact nations the Soviet Bloc.
Marine Le Pen vows to lower French pension age if she becomes president. After Macron forced the retirement age from 62 to 64, Le Pen says she will allow some workers to retire as early as 60 if elected president.
EUROPE RENAISSANCE SCOOP: ‘This is supposed to send a message, it’s supposed to send the message that people need to leave the country, otherwise they will be put on the street, without support and without access to minimum services.’
A video has emerged of former American Vice President Joe Biden disclosing that the US had to browbeat Europe’s leaders into imposing economic sanctions on Moscow in 2014. Following the referendum that returned Crimea to Russia America’s economic war badly hit the pockets of 510 million EU citizens.
Looks like Zelensky’s goons will not get it without a fight. The clock is ticking towards high noon as Zelensky’s anti-Christ regime persecution apparatus squares off against the monks of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) in the Kiev-Pechersk super cathedral.
Violent protests continue across France against the adoption of pension reform bypassing the vote in the National Assembly, according to France 24. Protesters smashed the city hall in Lyon, blocked the tram in Dijon, and set fires in different cities.
‘If the world was a bar, America would be the angry drunk waving around a loaded gun. Yeah, the other people in the bar might be afraid of him, but they sure as hell don’t respect him.’
When pondering the chronic power crisis affecting South Africa one is reminded of the term ineptocracy: “A system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.”
We often find funniness even under the most dreadful circumstances; it is known as gallows humor. The never-ending recession has produced its own brand of wit. ‘With the market turmoil being what it is what’s the best way to make a small fortune? Start off with a large one’.
FIRST WITH THE REAL NEWS: The success of the Farmer-Citizen Movement (BBB) will further undermine the Dutch government’s plans to impose radical agricultural reforms campaigners say will destroy rural communities.