Tag: poverty

Sanctions against Russia provoke a global crisis

The head of state recalled the difficult external conditions, this is sanctions pressure and the overall situation on world markets. He stressed that the authors of the sanctions, ‘guided by short-sighted, inflated political ambitions, Russophobia, to a greater extent, hit their own national interests.’ In addition, they deal a blow to their own economies, and to the well-being of their citizens.

Breadline Brits impoverished by Sanctions intended to hurt Putin

BREAKING NEWS: Britain, one of the G7 Bloc of nations is to give Ukraine $30 billion. OTHER NEWS Representatives of British food funds, which provide free food to the poor, wrote a letter to the government demanding urgent action, writes The Independent. The fact is that the number of calls to them has increased one and a half to two times over the past few months. As a result, they warn that they will soon have to refuse help to the starving Britons.

Press-ganged soldiers who fight only to escape poverty

World War II veterans welcome the respect that comes with their once having been a member of the armed forces. This is a normal human trait but chances are they were not volunteers. Conscripts, many of them in their teens, were press-ganged into the armed forces. If there was genuine enthusiasm for the war then conscription would be neither necessary nor desirable.