Wall Street Week – Full Show (05/29/2020)

May.29 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D), BlackRock Global CIO of Fixed Income Rick Rieder, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, and Head of Bloomberg Economics & Wall Street Week … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (05/29/2020)

Von der Leyen Outlines $825 Billion Coronavirus Stimulus for European Union

The European Union has stepped back from the brink. Again. Unprecedented in nature and ambitious in scope, the 2.4 trillion euros ($2.6 trillion) in total recovery spending unveiled by the EU — anchored by 750 billion euros of joint debt issuance — has already started to calm jittery markets and it might just restore a … Read more Von der Leyen Outlines $825 Billion Coronavirus Stimulus for European Union

Civilians in Armed Conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Security Council – Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict – High-Level Event on Financing for Development – ECOSOC – Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding – Afghanistan – Cyclone Amphan – Airline Crash – Africa Day – Syria – Peacekeeping Support to COVID-19 Response – World … Read more Civilians in Armed Conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2020)

EU to unveil stimulus plan for economic recovery

The European Commission is expected to unveil a plan on Wednesday to help the bloc’s economy recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The plan valued at more than one trillion euros would contain a mix of grants, loans, and guarantees. The package is needed for countries like Italy, Greece, and Spain that are … Read more EU to unveil stimulus plan for economic recovery

JobKeeper budget mistake ‘very politically embarrassing’, says Laura Tingle | 7.30

7.30’s chief political correspondent Laura Tingle looks at the Government’s over-estimation of the cost of its JobKeeper program. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 You can also like … Read more JobKeeper budget mistake ‘very politically embarrassing’, says Laura Tingle | 7.30

Calls to extend JobKeeper to workers who were not originally included | 7.30

On Friday the Government had to admit to the biggest budget mistake in Australian political history – a $60 billion over-estimate of the cost of its JobKeeper program. There’s now pressure to use some of that money to help workers who weren’t originally covered by the plan. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Calls to extend JobKeeper to workers who were not originally included | 7.30

Electric cars: What Norway can, others can’t

« In #Norway, we don’t tax what we want but we #tax what we don’t want, this is something all countries should do. You can tax the most #polluting #cars and spend that money to lower taxes or to have no taxes at all on electric cars. » Christina Bu, secretary General of the Norwegian Electric Vehicles … Read more Electric cars: What Norway can, others can’t

Bolsonaro’s coronavirus response: A threat to Brazil’s economy | Counting the Cost

The coronavirus pandemic has not spared a single nation or economy, but the way some governments have handled the crisis has raised eyebrows. Brazil’s right-wing populist leader Jair Bolsonaro has been dismissive about the health crisis and implored people to ignore state governors who had ordered lockdowns and social distancing measures. The result: Brazil has … Read more Bolsonaro’s coronavirus response: A threat to Brazil’s economy | Counting the Cost

Covid-19 Solidarity & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Eid Message – Programme Budget 2021 – Vaccination – Bangladesh – Senior Personnel Appointment – Mali – South America Appeal – Forests – Financing for Development SECRETARY-GENERAL/EID MESSAGE Today, the Secretary-General will give a virtual Eid Message at an interactive discussion with Member States representing the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. … Read more Covid-19 Solidarity & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 May 2020)

Chinese Terminology: Deliberating and discussing

Two groups work on China’s government work report. First, the premier delivers the report to the National People’s Congress deputies on behalf of the State Council. Then they deliberate on or “shenyi” the report. Suggestions are made and voted on. This then becomes legally effective. Second, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference members also discuss, … Read more Chinese Terminology: Deliberating and discussing

Premier Li: We will expand effective investment

This year, 3.75 trillion yuan of special local government bonds will be issued, a 1.6 trillion yuan increase on last year. The proportion of special bonds that can be used as project capital will be raised, and 600 billion yuan will be earmarked for investment in the central government budget. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Premier Li: We will expand effective investment

Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

Antarctica is  turning green due to the climate crisis and the phenomenon is potentially offering sustenance to other species according to the first large-scale algae map of the peninsular by University of Cambridge scientists. It identifies 1,679 separate blooms of green snow algae, which together covered an area of 1.9 sq km, equating to a … Read more Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

IGN News Live: Zack Snyder’s Justice League Extended Cut + CoD Black Ops Cold War – 05/20/2020

Powered by Restream https://restream.io/ Zack Snyder’s original cut of Justice League will finally be coming to HBO Max in 2021 as either a 4-hour movie or 6 episode miniseries, and it’s got a $20M+ budget, so expect more than just some deleted scenes stitched together. Meanwhile, data miners have dug up some dirt on the … Read more IGN News Live: Zack Snyder’s Justice League Extended Cut + CoD Black Ops Cold War – 05/20/2020