Send in the army? Trump’s answer to protests

One week after the Minneapolis killing of yet another unarmed black man at the hands of police sparked nationwide protests, the US president is doubling down with the threat to send in the army and the singling out of radical left antifa activists. When is political violence legitimate? Would a long, hot summer reminiscent of the … Read more Send in the army? Trump’s answer to protests

Donald Trump: ‘I will not allow angry mobs to dominate’ | George Floyd protests

US President Donald Trump says he will not tolerate mob violence during demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. “Radical left criminals, thugs and others all throughout our country and throughout the world will not be allowed to set communities ablaze,” he said while speaking in Florida after watching the successful launch of … Read more Donald Trump: ‘I will not allow angry mobs to dominate’ | George Floyd protests

Trump Denounces Violent Protests Over Death of George Floyd After SpaceX Launch

During an event commemorating SpaceX’s historic manned launch Saturday, Trump blamed “ANTIFA and other radical left-wing groups” for the increasingly violent and tense protests in American cities this week over the killing of George Floyd. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow … Read more Trump Denounces Violent Protests Over Death of George Floyd After SpaceX Launch

Scrap Bank of England inflation target to focus on GDP growth, says Jim O’Neill | CoronaNomics

The Telegraph’s economics reporter Lizzy Burden interviews Jim O’Neill, former Treasury minister. One of Britain’s most prominent economists has urged Rishi Sunak to scrap the Bank of England’s inflation target to make economic growth its primary goal as Britain attempts a recovery from the pandemic. Lord Jim O’Neill, a former Treasury minister who is understood … Read more Scrap Bank of England inflation target to focus on GDP growth, says Jim O’Neill | CoronaNomics

Prada VR Rong Zhai

While Prada is a luxury fashion brand, we have a longstanding relationship with both radical contemporary architecture and exquisite historic preservation around the world. The unveiling of Prada Rong Zhai, a meticulously restored historic early 20th-century mansion in central Shanghai, marks the latest in this ongoing investigation into the form and language of design. The … Read more Prada VR Rong Zhai

Merkel’s Quiet Revolution

May.29 — Germany is undergoing a quiet revolution. Angela Merkel is seizing her chance to revolutionize Europe’s largest economy. The coronavirus pandemic has revived a radical plan to transform Germany into a state capitalist with echoes of France and China. With infection rates surging and stringent restrictions on people and businesses, there is little time … Read more Merkel’s Quiet Revolution

EU’s Ursula von der Leyen Unveils $2.6 Trillion Recovery Plan

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 EU’s Ursula von der Leyen Unveils $2.6 Trillion Recovery Plan

Hong Kong Police Arrest Over 300 People In Protests Against National Security Laws

Police fire pepper spray pellets to the ground to warn lunchtime protesters gathered in Hong Kong’s Central business district. In the first major test of Hong Kong’s protest movement in 2020, it became clear that demonstrators face a more formidable challenge in reigniting the street power that humbled China last year — and that Beijing’s … Read more Hong Kong Police Arrest Over 300 People In Protests Against National Security Laws

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

Hong Kong radical protesters manipulating the chaos, colluding with foreign power

On August 3, 2019, Hong Kong radical protesters held demonstrations they called the “Mong Kok One More Rally”. In the evening, they gathered illegally outside the police station in Tsim Sha Tsui to sow chaos, committing acts such as arson. As the riots and violence took place, Hong Kong media found out that a group … Read more Hong Kong radical protesters manipulating the chaos, colluding with foreign power

‘The Great Wall of Japan’: Locals divided over anti-tsunami shield

After the 2011 Fukushima disaster — a powerful earthquake and tsunami which killed nearly 18,000 people — the Japanese government took a radical step. It decided to build a 400-kilometre-long reinforced concrete shield along the country’s northeast coast in a bid to break up future tsunami waves. This cost €11 billion and took years to build. But … Read more ‘The Great Wall of Japan’: Locals divided over anti-tsunami shield

How’s West Africa doing? Covid-19 tests region’s resilience

What’s West Africa learned since the Ebola pandemic? When’s the right moment to ease lockdown? What are the conditions for staging elections during the current crisis? As the pressure builds to re-open the economy, François Picard’s panel looks at the sanitary challenges for a region that’s shown both resilience and clear signs that it should … Read more How’s West Africa doing? Covid-19 tests region’s resilience

Noam Chomsky: Trump is culpable in deaths of Americans

Trump is culpable in deaths of Americans, says Noam Chomsky: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/may/11/donald-trump-is-culpable-in-deaths-of-americans-says-noam-chomsky Donald Trump is culpable in the deaths of thousands of Americans by using the coronavirus pandemic to boost his electoral prospects and line the pockets of big business, Prof Noam Chomsky has said. In an interview with Guardian economic correspondent Richard Partington, the radical intellectual argued the … Read more Noam Chomsky: Trump is culpable in deaths of Americans

Full Episode: “Extreme Parenting” | Our America with Lisa Ling | Oprah Winfrey Network

From pageant parents to a “tiger mom” to parents who opt for radical “un-schooling,” Lisa Ling explores the world of extreme parenting and discovers what these moms and dads have in common: they all believe their path is the best for their children. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN #OWNTV #OurAmericawithLisaLing #LisaLing SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Download … Read more Full Episode: “Extreme Parenting” | Our America with Lisa Ling | Oprah Winfrey Network