Category Archives: World Politics and Economy

WORLD: Emergency: Exposing the TRUTH behind food shortages – By Neil McCoy Ward Video

WORLD: Emergency: Exposing the TRUTH behind food shortages – By Neil McCoy Ward Video

The world is being affected by food shortages caused by a number of factors. Here, Neil McCoy explains in detail what these factors are and suggests that we should be prepared in case the situation worsens. This is an excellent video. Make sure that you listen carefully and note the various points raised.

USA: Technology: Elon Musk Interview – Tesla, Space X. Neuralink, Government etc – WSJ video

‘Tesla as the World’s Biggest Robot Company:’ Elon Musk on AI and U.S. Innovation | WSJ

Wall Street Journal Interview- December 6, 2021

Watch Tesla CEO Elon Musk in an interview with WSJ’s Joanna Stern at the CEO Council Summit.

COMMENT from Corbin Williams: — If something ever happens to this man the world will miss him dearly. He’s working so hard to make the world sustainable, life multi planetary, people in remote areas have access to internet, those with major injuries walk and think again, and to remove the traffic congestion from the freeways. So many people put him down for being a “billionaire” but wouldn’t know what to do with all his billions if he donated the entire amount to taxes.

BUSINESS: “Work” has changed and that’s why everyone is quitting – BlackRock’s Larry Fink

Larry Fink

Business Insider – January 18, 2022

  • BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink wrote in his annual letter to CEOs about the record number of workers quitting.
  • Fink said that workers seeking new opportunities is a good thing and that companies have to adapt.
  •  Companies that don’t adjust to the “new reality” will “do so at their own peril,” he said.

In his annual letter to CEOs, Fink touched on everything he thought was “vital to driving durable long-term returns” and helping the company’s clients reach their goals. One trend he highlighted was the record-breaking number of workers quitting.      Continue reading

GUYANA: New Year 2022 – A time to think – By Mosa Telford – Opinion

 By January 8, 2022

The year 2021 has ended but the ending of a year does not signal the disappearance of the challenges we grappled with the previous 12 months. A new year beginning in the middle of winter in some countries at midnight can be seen as peculiar. One would imagine that the most fitting time to start a new year would be at the beginning of spring when it starts to get warm, trees come alive, animals are born, and the days become longer. Starting a new year in the dark and cold, when the leaves of trees have died and animals are hibernating, does not particularly align with the laws of nature.            Continue reading

New Year’s Eve 2021: Times Square crowds return; NYC hails new mayor; Pandemic affects celebrations worldwide

— and Miley Cyrus battles wardrobe malfunction

New York tradition brings some normalcy as coronavirus pandemic leads to cancellation of shows around the world

Revelers celebrate in Times Square in New York

 New Year’s Eve 2021: fireworks and light displays welcome the new year – video
and agencies @G_J_Russell- Sat 1 Jan 2022 07.07 GMT — THE GUARDIAN

The New Year’s Eve tradition of crowds at Times Square returned this year, though with only 15,000 of the usual 60,000 spectators there to watch the ball, encrusted with nearly 2,700 Waterford crystals, descend as couples embraced, some still wearing their masks.

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VIDEO: COVID: The Great Realisation | A bed time story of how it started; and why hindsight’s 2020

The Great Realisation | A bed time story of how it started; and why hindsight’s 2020

Tomfoolery-  7,116,532 views Apr 29, 2020

A bed time story of how it started, and why hindsight’s 2020. 🛌 🧸 – First performed online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Tomfoolery’s heartfelt poem has been viewed over 60 million times, its message of positivity capturing the hearts of children and adults all over the globe and is now available as a beautiful illustrated picture book!  #TheGreatRealisation #Tomfoolery #poetry  Order The Great Realisation illustrated book now at

EUROPE: Checkmate: Putin has the West cornered – Opinion

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin

Opinion by Michael Bociurkiw | CNN

As 2022 nears, the West is trying to figure out Russian President Vladimir Putin’s next move on a complex geopolitical chessboard — and preparing an “aggressive package” of sanctions, should he decide to make another land grab in Ukraine. 

Tensions are now at their highest since 2014, when Russia illegally annexed Crimea and dispatched “little green men” into Ukraine’s Donbas region. An all-out land invasion of Ukraine is now a real possibility.

But let’s face it. Putin could care less about the West’s threats, sitting as he does in the enviable position of being able to call the shots.        Continue reading

SHIPPING CONTAINERS: The metal box that’s wrecking the business supply chain

Shipping containers, explained by a historian.

Piles of red and green shipping containers with a crane putting an Evergreen shipping container on an existing stack.
PHOTO: Shipping containers have piled up, throwing another wrench into the supply chain. –Mario Tama/Getty Images

Behold the simple shipping container. It’s a large, steel box that can carry tens of thousands of pounds of cargo. It’s also stackable and designed to fit on ocean freight ships, trains, and even trucks. These containers have been an unnoticed cog in the world’s highly complex manufacturing network for decades. But not anymore.

Thanks to the pandemic, the shipping container is now at the center of the global supply chain crisis, which has interrupted the delivery of everything from medical supplies to holiday gifts. Because of widespread manufacturing delays and bottlenecks, there aren’t enough of these boxes in the right place and at the right time.            Continue reading

World: United Nations: David Jessop | Drowning in promises on Climate Change – By David Jessop | Opinion

 Sunday | December 5, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1, 2021.
Photo: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1, 2021.

In a powerful speech at last month’s COP26 UN climate summit, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley seized the day.

In just eight minutes she captured the attention of her fellow leaders, demonstrated all that was wrong with the world order, and proposed three practical ways in which wealthy nations might deliver the quantum of support needed by climate-vulnerable states.            Continue reading

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