Noam Chomsky: The GOP Is a “Gang of Radical Sadists”

Noam Chomsky: The GOP Is a “Gang of Radical Sadists” An Interview with Noam Chomsky by David Barsamian October 14, 2021. Jacobin. Noam Chomsky needs no introduction. One of the most famous public intellectuals in the world, his bibliography is enormous and his contributions to the fight for a better world endless. In a recent … Continue reading “Noam Chomsky: The GOP Is a “Gang of Radical Sadists””

Consommateurs de luxe éthique : qui sont-ils ?

Dans l’industrie du luxe, deux tendances de fond sont apparues. D’une part, un certain nombre de marques de luxe s’efforcent d’adopter des stratégies d’approvisionnement, de fabrication et de marketing plus éthiques. Par exemple, la marque de produits haut de gamme en cachemire Loro Piana a développé une nouvelle méthode d’élevage des chèvres afin de limiter … Continue reading “Consommateurs de luxe éthique : qui sont-ils ?”

Report: World Health Organization Forced Valium into Israeli and Palestinian Water Supply

GENEVA — The Mideast Beast’s investigative team has recently discovered that the World Health Organization (WHO) has added high levels of Valium to the water supply of Israelis and Palestinians. If true, the move is a serious breach of national security and of international law, with some claiming it’s a form of chemical warfare. Yet, no … Continue reading “Report: World Health Organization Forced Valium into Israeli and Palestinian Water Supply”

Nouveau Grand Jeu dans le Caucase et en Asie centrale

L’échiquier eurasien est en mouvement continu à une vitesse vertigineuse. Après le choc de l’Afghanistan, nous sommes tous conscients de l’interconnexion progressive de l’Initiative Ceinture et Route (BRI), de l’Union économique eurasiatique (UEEA) et de l’Organisation de Coopération de Shanghai (OCS), ainsi que des rôles prééminents joués par la Russie, la Chine et l’Iran. Ce … Continue reading “Nouveau Grand Jeu dans le Caucase et en Asie
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La COP26 ne résoudra rien. C’est à nous de construire une alternative écosocialiste

Dès lors, sachant que trois milliards d’êtres humains manquent de l’essentiel et que les 10 % les plus riches de la population émettent plus de 50 % du CO2 global, la « simple question de maths » débouche sur une série d’implications stratégiques successives… Les résultats de la COP26, qui se tient actuellement Glasgow, devront … Continue reading “La COP26 ne résoudra rien. C’est à nous de construire une alternative écosocialiste”

Expo 2020 Dubai Inner Mongolia Week

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire) : The Expo 2020 Dubai Inner Mongolia Week ended on a high note after showcasing a series of highly-interactive and engaging online activities, off-line event and a live webcast that were watched by tens of thousands of people across the globe. Hosted at the Office of the Organizing Committee of Inner … Continue reading “Expo 2020 Dubai Inner Mongolia Week”

Crise énergétique européenne – Et c’est du gaz que vous pensez brûler ?

Par Tom Luongo – Le 6 octobre 2021 – Source Gold Goats ‘n Guns La crise du gaz en Europe ne cesse d’atteindre de nouveaux sommets alors que les prix du gaz dans le monde entier s’envolent. Ce n’est pas seulement un problème européen, mais si vous consultez les médias, vous verrez que c’est tout … Continue reading “Crise énergétique européenne – Et c’est du gaz que vous pensez brûler ?”

Diverses infos sur le coronavirus

Par Moon of Alabama – Le 10 avril 2020 ABCNews a publié un reportage à sensations sur un prétendu rapport d’alerte à l’épidémie qui aurait circulé en novembre 2019. Certaines personnes affirment que cela prouve qu’il y a eu des cas précoces de covid-19. Il y a probablement eu un rapport mais l’insinuation que cela … Continue reading “Diverses infos sur le coronavirus”

How China Learned About SARS-CoV-2 in the Weeks Before the Global Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the WHO, said at the press conference on that day that this was “the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus.” He said, “In the past two weeks, the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China … Continue reading “How China Learned About SARS-CoV-2 in the Weeks Before the Global Pandemic”

Coronavirus Started in China, but Europe Became the Hub for Its Global Spread

When the coronavirus began to spread, Mongolia took sensible precautions. It halted border crossings from China, with which it shares a 2,877-mile border. Mongolia also imposed travel bans on people from South Korea and Japan, the other epicenters of the pandemic at the time. Yet the virus nonetheless found its way to Mongolia, where the first … Continue reading “Coronavirus Started in China, but Europe Became the Hub for Its Global Spread”

Les femmes et les naissances, aussi faibles que possible

Par Chris Hamilton – Le 16 décembre 2019 – Source Econimica D’abord, la carte du siècle… littéralement. Pour ceux qui sont plongés dans le fiasco actuel des prises en pension (REPO), des QE et de la monétisation… il est utile de prendre du recul et de clarifier ce qui provoque la défaillance du système économique … Continue reading “Les femmes et les naissances, aussi faibles que possible”

4.8-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mongolia Near Russian Border

The epicentre of the 4.8-magnitude earthquake was located 235 kilometres to the west of Erdenet and about 21 kilometres from the Russian border, according to seismologists. The earthquake caused no casualties or damage, according to preliminary data. Earlier in March, two earthquakes hit Mongolia, a 5.1-magnitude quake on 4 March and 4.2-magnitude quake on 3 … Continue reading “4.8-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mongolia Near Russian Border”

Un hiver rigoureux tue plus de 55 700 têtes de bétail dans la province de Khuvsgul en Mongolie

Des conditions climatiques hivernales extrêmes, connues sous le nom de dzud en Mongolie, ont tué plus de 55.700 animaux d’élevage dans la seule province de Khuvsgul au nord-ouest du pays depuis la fin de l’année dernière, a déclaré lundi le département provincial de l’agriculture. “Dzud” est un terme mongol pour décrire l’hiver glacial qui vient … Continue reading “Un hiver rigoureux tue plus de 55 700 têtes de bétail dans la province de Khuvsgul en Mongolie”

Iran’s Coronavirus Outbreak Bizarrely Resembles the Black Death

Photograph Source: CDC/Dr. Fred Murphy – Public Domain When the very first coronavirus reports emerged, I had a suspicion that Iran would be a target of the world’s anger. The spread of Covid-19 to the Middle East was as inevitable as history because the Muslim pilgrim routes have always acted as a channel for pestilence. … Continue reading “Iran’s Coronavirus Outbreak Bizarrely Resembles the Black Death”

CORONAVIRUS – La contamination s’accélère dans le monde : L’Oms évoque un risque de «pandémie»

En quelques jours, le nombre de personnes contaminées par le coronavirus a augmenté dans de nombreux pays. L’Italie, pays le plus touché d’Europe et le troisième après la Chine et la Corée du Sud, est passée de six cas confirmés de contamination vendredi 21 février à 219 quatre jours plus tard. Et le pays compte … Continue reading “CORONAVIRUS – La contamination s’accélère dans le monde : L’Oms évoque un risque de «pandémie»”

The Incredible Story of a Brother’s Five Decade Search For a Lost King From Ladakh

In the past, The Better India has extensively covered the life and times of the 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche, a high ranking Buddhist monk, statesman, Member of Parliament and diplomat considered by many as the ‘Architect of Modern Ladakh’. While one can find ample material on this remarkable personality online, there is a remarkable story … Continue reading “The Incredible Story of a Brother’s Five Decade Search For a Lost King From Ladakh”

Feeling Stressed? Tune Out & Relax With This 2-Hour Musical Healing Workshop

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s highly important to break the routine and spend some time on mindfulness. It’s about truly being alone with your own thoughts which can help derive a great deal of energy and motivation from within. Shoonya, a multi-arts centre located in the heart of … Continue reading “Feeling Stressed? Tune Out & Relax With This 2-Hour Musical Healing Workshop”

ASF prevention measures strengthened in Kinmen

Taiwan has strengthened measures for preventing the spread of African swine fever in outlying Kinmen County, and the country as a whole remains on high alert, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture Feb. 5.   The additional actions follow the discovery of pigs washed ashore in the county’s Lieyu Township that tested positive for … Continue reading “ASF prevention measures strengthened in Kinmen”

Between the Quarantine and Quakes: Coronavirus Life in China

Chengdu, China I was not planning to end up in the middle of a coronavirus outbreak here in the People’s Republic of China for my long winter break. I had been planning on increasing my one-on-one language classes to five times a week for a few weeks, then jetting off to the beaches of Da … Continue reading “Between the Quarantine and Quakes: Coronavirus Life in China”

Coronavirus Will Be Worse Than SARS. So What?

Editor’s note: Still not clear why we should be more concerned about this virus than about hundreds of others. The only thing corona has so far shown is that an enormous number of people take perverse pleasure in scaring themselves silly. Asians, who love horror flicks, probably even more than others. The novel coronavirus that … Continue reading “Coronavirus Will Be Worse Than SARS. So What?”

Russia Invites NATO Militaries to Come Compete in the International Army Games

Russia’s defense minister said it is sending out invitations to NATO states to take part in annual Moscow-led military drills called the “International Army Games.” Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu has invited “troops from 90 countries including NATO members,” the ministry said on its website on Friday, January 24. The games include events such as tank … Continue reading “Russia Invites NATO Militaries to Come Compete in the International Army Games”

La dépression démographique submergera les banquiers centraux au cours de la prochaine décennie

Par Chris Hamilton – Le 23 octobre 2019 – Source Econimica Le ralentissement de la croissance et/ou le déclin pur et simple de la population en âge de travailler est clairement visible dans toutes les régions du monde. Cet article détaille où la décélération a commencé et l’ampleur des décélérations / déclins. La raison pour … Continue reading “La dépression démographique submergera les banquiers centraux au cours de la prochaine décennie”

Une petite phalange réécrit l’histoire évolutive des humains

Reconstruction virtuelle de la 5e phalange d’une Dénisovienne. Les deux tiers de l’extrémité de la phalange sont en couleur naturelle (Eva-Maria Geigl) tandis que sa base, en vert et en bleu, ont été reconstituées à partir d’une tomodensitométrie (H. Temming, J.-J. Hublin). La figure montre les deux côtés de la phalange. Bennett et coll./AAAS, Author … Continue reading “Une petite phalange réécrit l’histoire évolutive des humains”

En Chine 560 kilomètres du fleuve Jaune sont gelés

Sous l’effet des températures froides, la section gelée du fleuve Jaune, dans la région autonome de Mongolie intérieure du nord de la Chine, a atteint 559,9 km au 3 janvier, selon les autorités locales. Le 6 décembre 2019, à 10 h, les services responsables du contrôle des inondations du fleuve Jaune ont annoncé que le … Continue reading “En Chine 560 kilomètres du fleuve Jaune sont gelés”

World Gone Wrong: an Environmental Diary of 2019

Northern Harrier, Columbia marshlands. Photo: Jeffrey St. Clair. January, 2019 + Ryan Zinke, under investigation for trying to enrich himself in office, refused to step down from his post at the Interior Department until he could have a Christmas party with lobbyists and take pictures in front of a stuffed polar bear… + Zinke’s greed was largely … Continue reading “World Gone Wrong: an Environmental Diary of 2019”

Executive Yuan announces New Year ASF prevention measures

Taiwan has stepped up efforts for preventing an outbreak of African swine fever ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, as the government continues its commitment to protecting the country’s hog farming industry.   With large numbers of travelers and an increased demand for pork products expected during the celebrations, several enhanced measures have … Continue reading “Executive Yuan announces New Year ASF prevention measures”

Allied Wallet China Reaches 200 Million eWallet Users Worldwide

Dec 29, 2019 BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Allied Wallet China, an Asia-based division of Allied Wallet providing online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently celebrated reaching over 200 million eWallet users for their digital wallet e-commerce solution. Allied Wallet China and its merchants saw a busy holiday season with a 27% increase in sales, and many users … Continue reading “Allied Wallet China Reaches 200 Million eWallet Users Worldwide”

Imports of canned Vietnamese pork products banned

Imports of canned Vietnamese pork products have been banned after a pork liver paste from the Southeast Asian country tested positive for African swine fever virus, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture Dec. 25.   Announcing the decision, COA head and Central Emergency Operation Center Director Chen Chi-chun said the suspect item was identified … Continue reading “Imports of canned Vietnamese pork products banned”

With record-breaking figures Automechanika Shanghai celebrates more than just its 15th edition milestone

Dec 16, 2019 HONG KONG –( ASIA TODAY )– Automechanika Shanghai 2019 ended its 15th edition on a high note by experiencing even more industry participation, with a wider scope of players, than ever before. The record-breaking show leveraged its own unique concept of an automotive ecosystem. It captured the latest automotive advancements, expanded its … Continue reading “With record-breaking figures Automechanika Shanghai celebrates more than just its 15th edition milestone”

GCTF Joint Committee staged in Washington

The annual Global Cooperative Training Framework Joint Committee concluded Dec. 6 in Washington, with representatives from Taiwan, Japan and the U.S. reviewing the initiative’s annual progress and charting the route for the year to come.   According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the one-day meeting also involved senior officials from the Ministries of Justice … Continue reading “GCTF Joint Committee staged in Washington”

Roaming Charges: That’s Neoliberalism for You

“Staff Only,” Chinatown, Portland. Photo: Jeffrey St. Clair. + For four years, Jeremy Corbyn was smeared in a relentless and savage campaign of vilification and outrageous slander by the British press, much of it orchestrated by liberal outlets like The Guardian (and the New York Times), using a kind of rabid Zionism as truncheon. And … Continue reading “Roaming Charges: That’s Neoliberalism for You”

Donald Trump Jr., Mongolian Sheep Killer

Mongolian dignitaries made an Eastertime pilgrimage to see the Trumps at Mar-a-Lago. And whoosh…. By September, Donald Trump Jr. had a Mongolian permit to kill one of the world’s few remaining argali sheep. ProPublica uncovered the trip. Reporters Jake Pearson and Anand Tumurtogoo described Mongolia’s trophy hunt permit system as “an insider’s game” and reported that Trump Jr. … Continue reading “Donald Trump Jr., Mongolian Sheep Killer”

Momo et Gaby (12)

Momo de Trappes dans les Yvelines n’ayant pas réussi à trouver le sommeil, attend impatiemment une réponse de l’ange Gabrielle. Sous ses fenêtres, il fait rugir sa moto à l’aube, entre chien et loup, à l’heure où aucun Arabe ne peut encore distinguer un fil noir d’un fil blanc sur son 9amisse pachtoune à la … Continue reading “Momo et Gaby (12)”

Bonnes feuilles : Arctique, un espace cryogéopolitique ?

Le brise-glace canadien Louis Saint-Laurent, photographié dans les eaux du territoire de Nanavut, Canada, 9 novembre 2016. Fiona Paton/flickr, CC BY-NC-NDUnivers aussi fascinant que méconnu, les pôles se trouvent à l’intersection de très nombreuses problématiques fondamentales : changement climatique, compétition géopolitique, accès aux ressources naturelles, gouvernance internationale… Tous ces aspects, et bien d’autres, sont traités dans … Continue reading “Bonnes feuilles : Arctique, un espace cryogéopolitique ?”

Taiwan rated only country in Asia with ‘open’ civic space

Taiwan is the only country in Asia with open civic space according to the People Power Under Attack report released Dec. 4 in Bangkok, spotlighting the nation’s status as a regional beacon of freedom and democracy.   Published by South Africa-headquartered nongovernmental organization CIVICUS, the report divides countries and territories into five groups—from best to … Continue reading “Taiwan rated only country in Asia with ‘open’ civic space”