Tag Archive: UK

Dec 19

Development of standards for bio-based and biodegradable plastics in UK

UK government wants to introduce new standards for bio-based and biodegradable plastics. In 2019, it will launch a call for evidence to help with the process, integrating it in its wider strategy for the circular economy. Read the news here.

Sep 19

Syria – Israel’s Attack Kills Russian Soldiers

Yesterday Turkey and Russia agreed on a further de-escalation in Idelb province in Syria (see the update here). This agreement takes away the chance of an imminent wider war in which the U.S. and some of its allies would use a fake ‘chemical attack’ as a pretext to launch missiles against a large number of …

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Jul 11

Lobbyists push to anticipate diesel ban in UK

Green Alliance says ending UK sales earlier would close climate target gap and halve oil imports. Read the news here.

May 22

The UKUSA empire behind Cambridge Analytica?

“While the disclosures (on Cambridge Analytica) are being used to bolster hysterical claims of ‘Russian meddling’, a closer examination reveals that the real and far more fundamental threat to democratic rights involves psy-ops programmes run by elements of the British and US deep state”. Read who stays behind the last data breach, on geopolitics.co.

May 15

WW3: Syria bombing and the May’s conflict of interest

Can wars stimulate the economy? The debate is always open. In any case, private portfolios can get benefits for sure. Just like in the case of Capital Group, a £1.4Tn investment firm holding thousands of shares in the world’s biggest Defence Firm, Lockheed Martin (it owned 7,09% of the company in March 2018 -source:  Investopedia– …

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Mar 27

Bank of England undermines the Classic Money Creation Theory

“In exceptional circumstances, when interest rates are at their effective lower bound, money creation and spending in the economy may still be too low to be consistent with the central bank’s monetary policy objectives. One possible response is to undertake a series of asset purchases, or ‘quantitative easing’ (QE)… As a by-product of QE, new …

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Jul 01

Rogue States

The so called “Datagate”, recently boosted by a Glenn Greenwald’s investigation published by  the Guardian, early June, unveils an uncomfortable truth on the UK-USA espionage over world’s communications, and in particular over ‘allied’ European Countries. Since the first allegations moved to USA Embassy in Bruxelles over phone tapping, computer hacking and bugs at the European Commision’s …

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