Israel’s Surging Protests Explained

For the past few weeks, Israel has been experiencing raucous street demonstrations against Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu. The rallies have no organized leadership, but the protesters share a goal: Fed up with the prime minister’s scandals and mismanagement of the coronavirus, they want to bring down his coalition and get him out of office. Netanyahu may … Read more Israel’s Surging Protests Explained

Coronavirus punishes Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway takes big writedown

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday announced a $9.8 billion writedown and 10,000 job losses at its Precision Castparts aircraft parts unit, as the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread pain at Warren Buffett’s conglomerate. 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 … Read more Coronavirus punishes Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway takes big writedown

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the coronavirus pandemic, as the United States marked a grim milestone of 5 million cases. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the … Read more Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Voting under way in Belarus as protests rattle Lukashenko

Belarus is voting in an election pitting President Alexander Lukashenko against a former teacher who emerged from obscurity to lead the biggest challenge in years against the man once dubbed “Europe’s last dictator”. As he cast his ballot in the election, Lukashenko on Sunday said he would make sure there is no civil-war-like situation in … Read more Voting under way in Belarus as protests rattle Lukashenko

Joe Biden a Neoliberal Disaster, Donald Trump a Neofascist Catastrophe! – Prof. Cornel West

On this special episode of Going Underground, we speak to Prof. Cornel West. He discusses the 2020 election of Donald Trump vs Joe Biden, Joe Biden’s role in the rise of mass incarceration, US imperialism and foreign policy in the Middle East, the explosion at Beirut port in Lebanon, why Donald Trump’s opposition to Middle … Read more Joe Biden a Neoliberal Disaster, Donald Trump a Neofascist Catastrophe! – Prof. Cornel West

Thailand protests heat up as economy worsens amid pandemic

Protesters in Thailand say the arrest of two leaders will not stop their campaign to force the government out. The pair were charged with sedition and breaking coronavirus rules in connection with recent protests, before being released on bail. And, as Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports, the demonstrations are likely to grow into an even … Read more Thailand protests heat up as economy worsens amid pandemic

China’s tourism struggles amid post pandemic doldrums

For generations, local residents of Huangshan City in east China relied on sumptuous tourist resources to make a living. But the coronavirus pandemic has changed everything. Though cases in China have largely dwindled, the recovery in tourism remains lackluster. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more China’s tourism struggles amid post pandemic doldrums

Brazil COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000 milestone

Brazil’s death toll from the pandemic has surpassed 100,000, making it the world’s worst outbreak after the United States. Activists have marked it with an event on Rio’s famous Copacabana beach. They set out 100 black crosses and released 1,000 red balloons, one for every 100 people who died. Since May, Brazil has reported an … Read more Brazil COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000 milestone

COVID-19 brought socialism to America – Nassim Taleb | SophieCo. Visionaries

The COVID-19 pandemic came as an external shock, almost unprecedented. How can we navigate the uncertainty of the post-pandemic future? We talked to the author of bestselling books ‘The Black Swan’, ‘Antifragile’, and ‘Skin in the Game’, risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Follow @SophieCo_RT Instagram Sophieco.visionaries Podcast https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc … Read more COVID-19 brought socialism to America – Nassim Taleb | SophieCo. Visionaries

Australian families taking their elderly out of aged care and into the home amid COVID-19 | ABC News

The royal commission into aged care will begin investigating how the aged care sector has handled the coronavirus pandemic. Almost 1,200 elderly people have contracted coronavirus at care homes in NSW and Victoria. Two hundred nursing home residents have died. Some relatives are so concerned they’re considering pulling their elderly out of aged care and … Read more Australian families taking their elderly out of aged care and into the home amid COVID-19 | ABC News

Hong Kong offers free COVID-19 tests with help from the mainland

Free #coronavirus testing will be available in two weeks for all the 7.5 million residents of China’s #HongKong Special Administrative Region. Medical personnel from the mainland will help with the process. #Pandemic Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow … Read more Hong Kong offers free COVID-19 tests with help from the mainland

Facts Tell: Amid worldwide voting delays, HKSAR postpones LegCo elections

The coronavirus pandemic, which was first reported in late December 2019, has caused severe disruptions in all areas of life, including elections worldwide. Because voting involves large groups of people, which increases the risk of spreading COVID-19, governments around the world have postponed election dates or switched to voting by mail. On July 31, Chief … Read more Facts Tell: Amid worldwide voting delays, HKSAR postpones LegCo elections

From placements to working in a pandemic, graduate medics tell their story | ABC News

Around a third of the new coronavirus cases identified in Victoria over the past few days have been healthcare workers. There are now 994 active cases within the healthcare system – among them, young medical graduates who have made the transition from university placements to emergency rooms in the midst of the pandemic. Matilda Marozzi … Read more From placements to working in a pandemic, graduate medics tell their story | ABC News