Category Archives: World

After a virus pandemic an energy disease

The energy crunch that started in Europe has going around the world like a domino game. The news channels on several stations showed how people went in search of wood-burning stoves. It should not be overlooked that even pellet stoves … Continue reading

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How will China ease policy in response to the power cuts and Evergrande?

Originally posted on Notayesmanseconomics's Blog:
2021 was not supposed to be like this. The narrative for 2021 was that the Chinese economy would pick up strongly after the Covid-19 pandemic and be a leading indicator for the rest of…

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Fast-rising energy prices attract China to capitalise on them

West European energy provision In Western Europe, no one will be able to deny that they are not satisfied with the development of gas and electricity prices. In recent days, it has been commonplace to express dissatisfaction with the rapidly … Continue reading

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Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman (Summary)

Originally posted on The Herston Project:
★★★★ Utopia for realists shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are implementable. Every milestone of civilization was once considered a utopian fantasy, however, if we set our sights on…

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The importance of utopia and how to get there

Originally posted on Everyday Activism Stories:
The greatest achievement of those who champion capitalism, according to activist and author David Graeber, has been the destruction of vision. By vision, I mean not the ability to look into our own futures…

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From MSN Groups and MSN Spaces via Multiply to Blogspot now transferring to WordPress

In 1993 I got my first Microsoft personal computer. Always having been interested in religion and matters of the world I started to search the net (in 1995)  and to write down my own opinion in blogs and groups. On … Continue reading

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Facing an other ISIS branch

Terrorism index The Global Terrorism Index of 2019 by the independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human wellbeing and progress, The Institute for Economics & … Continue reading

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Spanish green berets assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan

A unit of the Special Operations Command (MOE) of the Spanish Army, better known as the ‘green berets’, is assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan. The Spanish Defense Secretary Robles informed CadenaSer on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

Originally posted on Andrew James:
John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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How the Taliban Began – Afghanistan 1994-97 – John Simpson’s Journal (and how different are they now, really?)

Originally posted on Andrew James:
The Road to Kabul: Recent developments in Afghanistan, particularly over the past fortnight, together with this week’s (18th August) emergency debate in the House of Commons, have prompted me to write further on the question…

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