Tuesday 4th of August 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

the "loath-trump" republican-democrat alliance to vote for biden-the-warmonger...

presidend

After President Trump stated his desire to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Germany and South Korea, the bipartisan war party sprang into action.

¡ OLE !

ole

Spain is fighting to save its embattled tourism industry after the UK government imposed a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from the country.

no one is above the law, no matter how rich or powerful...

head-polish

In September, Jeff Bezos, Amazon's chief executive, rattled off terrifying statistics about the warming planet from the storied National Press Club, two blocks from the White House. Then he said he had something exciting to announce.

thirty-one years later...

china.

Several countries, including the US and the UK, have proposed measures to protect Hong Kong residents fleeing potential political persecution from China’s new national-security law.

China passed the new legislation this week, which criminalizes what it deems secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with a foreign country.

Hong Kong police have already arrested at least ten people suspected of violating the law.

Activists have called the enaction of the law the “end of Hong Kong that the world knew before” and “the greatest threat to human rights in the city’s recent history.”

Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

a trickle ain't a river...

trickle

“The biggest deficit since World War II” was the important phrase repeatedly linked to Josh Frydenberg’s economic update on Thursday.

a masked story...

masking tape

kanbra in lock step with washington...

formal request

Australia has formally rejected China's territorial and maritime claims in the South China Sea, aligning itself more closely with the US as tensions rise.

methane reductions...

parfum de cow

Edible seaweed has long been a staple in Asian cuisines, but now its target market is shifting to the four-legged consumer.

 

pompeo would love russia to go in goose-steps with the US against china...

nuke

Russia has said it is opposed to any alliance against Beijing, which Washington has declared a major threat. The United States still hopes to rely on Moscow to involve China in a new arms control treaty.

 

Russian diplomacy reacted on July 24 to the very offensive speech by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who had called for "a new alliance of democracies" to oppose China the day before. Moscow has made it known that the idea of ​​a common front against Beijing was not an option, stressing that it did not approach international relations in the same way as Washington.

 

a shocking britain’s vulnerability to hostile internal actors...

russia report

The “Russia report” is an action plan for the intelligence agencies to hand MI5 direct control over the mechanisms of British democracy, and give the government legal power to control social media.

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