MSM at its finest | NYT tries to ‘debunk’ RT’s ‘fake’ with… FAKE NEWS

The New York Times has taken a swipe at RT’s video news agency Ruptly for spreading disinformation about the Portland protests – with its own disinformation. When Ruptly released footage of protesters burning a Bible and an American flag in Portland, it did so with a very matter-of-fact description. The footage then went viral. The … Read more MSM at its finest | NYT tries to ‘debunk’ RT’s ‘fake’ with… FAKE NEWS

Pandemics and the challenges of sustaining peace – Security Council (12 August 2020)

Sustaining peace, both as a comprehensive process and a goal, is not an easy task for countries affected by, or emerging from, conflicts. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has magnified the challenge, particularly as countries have to respond to the immediate impacts of the crisis, often at great human and economic cost, while at the … Read more Pandemics and the challenges of sustaining peace – Security Council (12 August 2020)

Black Lives Matter: US firms pledge jobs for low income workers

Some big US companies are pledging to hire tens of thousands of workers from low-income and minority communities in New York City. They say the initiative, to be implemented over the next 10 years, is in response to Black Lives Matter protests. But activists have accused some of the companies involved of being drivers of … Read more Black Lives Matter: US firms pledge jobs for low income workers

Don’t miss! – Pacific Unite Concert: Saving lives together

Stay tune for the Pacific Unite: Saving Lives Together concert. It will be available on UN Web TV on Saturday 15th August 2020 at 03:00am New York time (7:00pm Fiji time, August 15th (GMT+12)). Hosted by Aunty Tala from the Laughing Samoans, the virtual concert will feature performances from Jah Boy (Solomon Islands); Jay Hoad … Read more Don’t miss! – Pacific Unite Concert: Saving lives together

CEOs form group to boost minority hiring in New York

Leaders of major U.S. companies, including banks and tech giants, have formed a group aimed at increasing the hiring of individuals from minority communities in New York. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more CEOs form group to boost minority hiring in New York

Covid-19 Herd Immunity Won’t Be Absolute: Johns Hopkins’ Sharfstein

Aug.10 — Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Vice Dean Joshua Sharfstein examines New York State’s handling of the coronavirus, how close the United States is to herd immunity, and the continued debate over opening U.S. schools. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” The Bloomberg School of Public Health is supported … Read more Covid-19 Herd Immunity Won’t Be Absolute: Johns Hopkins’ Sharfstein

About 74% of NYC Students Opt for In-School Learning

Aug.10 — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city’s schools will open in September with more than 700,000 students participating in a blended schedule of in-school and online instruction. Parents of about 74% of the city’s 1.1 million students have decided to send their children to school from one to three days a week, depending on … Read more About 74% of NYC Students Opt for In-School Learning

Virtual briefing on the Humanitarian situation in Lebanon (10 August 2020)

The virtual event will provide an update on the humanitarian situation in light of the recent horrific explosions, the efforts of the United Nations and partners in support of the ongoing response and highlight gaps for urgently needed support. The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will deliver a keynote statement during the event, which will … Read more Virtual briefing on the Humanitarian situation in Lebanon (10 August 2020)

Wealthy New Yorkers flee as the city is getting less safe

Fatal shootings in New York are up by nearly two thirds compared to a year ago. Despite that, the city’s police budget is being slashed under pressuire from Black Lives Matter protests. But survery’s suggest even Black Americans don’t think it’s a good idea. 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 … Read more Wealthy New Yorkers flee as the city is getting less safe

Why do the BIG FORTUNES keep their WORKS OF ART in SWITZERLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Where would you say the largest number of artworks in the world are concentrated? And the most valuable ones? Probably most of you will think of the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris or the MOMA in New York. However, in order to answer this question, we have to travel to Geneva, Switzerland. … Read more Why do the BIG FORTUNES keep their WORKS OF ART in SWITZERLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Andrew Cuomo: NY schools can reopen for in-person classes

All school districts across the state of New York are cleared to open, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a news conference by phone. Schools in New York and around the country closed in the spring because of the coronavirus pandemic. The state become a global epicenter early on, but has since lowered infection rates sufficiently. … Read more Andrew Cuomo: NY schools can reopen for in-person classes

NY schools to reopen in fall, says Governor

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday said that the state’s coronavirus infection rates are low enough for schools to re-open in September for in-person learning. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more NY schools to reopen in fall, says Governor