Australian News Crew Struck by Police on Live TV While Covering White House Protests

An Australian cameraman was struck by American police on live television while covering protests in Washington, D.C., on Monday, local media reported. The incident occurred on air as Channel 7 reporter Amelia Brace was covering protests near the White House during the network’s Sunrise morning program. Channel 7 video of the incident showed police rushing … Read more Australian News Crew Struck by Police on Live TV While Covering White House Protests

Economist: ‘French economic crisis compares to Great Depression, or worse’

FRANCE 24 spoke to economist Sébastien, who directs the economic research institute CEPII in Paris, about the state of the French economy, and where it is headed due to the coronavirus crisis. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more Economist: ‘French economic crisis compares to Great Depression, or worse’

Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

Health experts say globally there has been an increase in anxiety and depression as people struggle to cope with COVID -19 and job losses. Some grandmothers in Zimbabwe are offering free therapy sessions to tackle these mental health difficulties during the coronavirus lockdown. This is part of an initiative called the Friendship Bench. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

‘Lockdown on drugs’ | Demand for anti-depression meds spike in US

Every THIRD American shows symptoms of anxiety, depression, or both, according to a recent study. No surprise, US sees a high demand for anti-anxiety and anti-depression medications in latest months. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com … Read more ‘Lockdown on drugs’ | Demand for anti-depression meds spike in US

CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Global Depression?

Counting the cost and charting the future. With the pandemic appearing to recede, it is time to assess the economic damage. How has the crisis changed the global economy and trade? If there is going to be a recovery, what will it look like? And, are there lessons to be learned? CrossTalking with Ann Lee … Read more CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Global Depression?

Quarter of US workers file for unemployment benefits

A quarter of American workers have now applied for unemployment benefits since mid-march when the coronavirus pandemic escalated in the country. Another 2.1 million made claims last week. More than 40 million people are facing financial ruin in the worst economic crisis to hit the United States since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Al … Read more Quarter of US workers file for unemployment benefits

This is the Difference Between a Depression and a Recession | Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant | OWN

The economy has taken a hit due to the global pandemic, but financial coach Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche explains the key differences between an economic depression and a recession. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN #OWNTV #FearNotwithIyanlaVanzant #IyanlaVanzant SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Download the Watch OWN App: http://bit.ly/2hr1nX2 About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and … Read more This is the Difference Between a Depression and a Recession | Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant | OWN

ILO chief: Workers in informal economy face ‘utter destitution’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live. Nearly every country in the world has been affected. There have already been millions of infections, and hundreds of thousands of deaths. And while scientists work on developing a vaccine, governments are focusing on reducing the number of infections through social distancing and other preventive measures. … Read more ILO chief: Workers in informal economy face ‘utter destitution’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

“Coronavirus: America’s Employment Bust” Special Report

May.22 — Unemployment in the U.S. has reached levels not seen since the Great Depression. The coronavirus pandemic has forced more than 38 million Americans out of work in a matter of months. Lawmakers, businesses and union leaders are divided on how to save the economy. Chief Washington Correspondent Kevin Cirilli hosts this special coverage … Read more “Coronavirus: America’s Employment Bust” Special Report

Coronavirus Debate: What does the future of the world look like?

As the world continues to fight the spread of coronavirus, what can it expect at the other end? (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Will we face a Great Depression, as many have predicted? Will globalisation, the root of much prosperity and inequality survive? Will there be a Green Revolution? Will nationalism triumph? And do our bizarre locked down … Read more Coronavirus Debate: What does the future of the world look like?

Middle-class Americans queue at food banks as US unemployment hits 38 million – BBC News

In the United States another 2.4 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the past week. More than 38 million Americans have lost their jobs since the coronavirus pandemic struck in March. Previously affluent middle-class Americans are now queuing for handouts at food banks, as America experiences the worst downturn since the 1930s and … Read more Middle-class Americans queue at food banks as US unemployment hits 38 million – BBC News

US small businesses: Innovating to survive virus slow down

Some small businesses in the United States are finding a way to survive the economic conditions described as the worst since the Great Depression. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Montclair, New Jersey. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: … Read more US small businesses: Innovating to survive virus slow down

Fears of economic depression haunt West Virginia

With tens of millions of Americans now unemployed due to coronavirus, fears remain that the 1930s Great Depression could return. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: … Read more Fears of economic depression haunt West Virginia

Powell Says Fed Has America’s Back With Congress Arguing Over Aid

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is ready to use all the weapons in its arsenal to help the U.S. economy endure the coronavirus pandemic, as attention shifts to whether Republicans and Democrats will agree to more fiscal aid. “We are committed to using our full range of tools to support the … Read more Powell Says Fed Has America’s Back With Congress Arguing Over Aid