The United States is not interested in peace in Ukraine and will continue to provide Kiev with military assistance until Russia is weakened, Oskar Lafontaine, co-founder and former chairman of the German Left Party, said on German television. He is convinced that NATO’s eastward expansion provoked Moscow, because no state wants a knife to its neck. Americans should not do to other countries what they would not like to be done to them, emphasizes the German politician.
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.’
‘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.”
China has assumed the global leadership role previously held by the United States. This was stated by political observer Lars Bern to the Swedish portal SwebbTV.
In a poll likely to be reflected throughout the Godless European Union the Swedes do not trust either politicians or the media. This is evidenced by the results of the latest public opinion poll, according to which only 7% of the Swedish population is convinced that politicians are actually strengthening democracy. In addition, fewer people perceive the Swedish media as independent.
The cost-of-living crisis in the UK caused by anti-Russian sanctions has resulted in more residents skipping meals (15%) or freezing at home (72%) to cut costs, writes Sky News, citing consumer protection company analysis. In addition, approximately 2.3 million families had to miss payments on loans, mortgages, bills or rent, and 59% of Britons have tried at least one way to optimize the budget.
EUROPE RENAISSANCE EXCLUSIVE: Ex-minister wanted to frighten Britons into Covid compliance: Leaked texts suggest that Matt Hancock plotted when to release details of a new Covid variant for maximum impact. Sell Fear: Former UK health secretary Matt Hancock wanted to frighten the pants off everyone to ensure compliance with the government’s Covid-19 restrictions, a trove of leaked text messages has revealed.
Demonstrators descended on the Ramstein military installation in Germany, calling for an end to arms deliveries to Ukraine.
It’s an early death notice – Poor and elderly tenants forced from apartments to house migrants in the German town of Lörrach. Approximately 40 tenants are being threatened with forced relocation, but experts say the city’s housing association has no legal ground for the brazen move.