This article by Patrick Greenfield and Kalyeena Makortoff (The Guardian 18 March 2020), provides a timely warning. Two of them Citi and JP Morgan Chase happen to be the principal owners of the Commonwealth, Westpac, NAB and have a big stake in the ANZ. They control the banking system is Australia. They are ultimately responsible for all that happened and led to the Royal Commission last year and more. They also operate on a global scale. Collectively, a small group of banks dominate the global financial system. This article concerns their role in funnelling trillions into the fossil fuel industry, making them major factor in the climate crisis. It’s important to know what they’re doing.
The International monetary Fund (IMF) has just refused Venezuela a loan to purchase some raw materials, needed to produce medicine to tackle Covid-19, and the spokespeople for the IMF have the gall to suggest, the organisation does not take sides in the political and trade dispute involving Venezuela. Continue reading IMF blocks help for Venezuela’s Covid-19 fight→
This is part of the 10 March report to doctors on the pandemic threat and Venezuela’s response. this was the nation’s Doctors Day.
Venezuela has been preparing for the likely outbreak of Covid- 19 in that country and is receiving help to overcome the embargo in medicines. Cuba and China have worked together, to lead the global response against the pandemic. The are succeeding, while other countries are relying on the big pharma companies to provide the answer. Cuba and China have adapted interferon, which has helped to cure thousands and brought about a dive in infection rates.
This is the last of a series of articles on a recent visit to Venezuela. The previous ones described specific experiences. Now is the time to round this off with some of my overall impressions, which in addition to providing a summary, have some relevance to the situation in Australia. Continue reading Venezuela and what its example can teach us all→
This report form DW (18 February 2020) reports that companies are enabling Israeli internationally illegal settlements in the Palestinian Territories, and the Israeli Prime Minister accuses the United Nations agency, which has published the names, of not working on human rights but concentrating on blackening the image of Israel.