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UN Confirms Trump’s Fears About a Global Generational Catastrophe as Over 1 Billion Students Can’t Attend School Due to Lockdown

NEW YORK – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces a global generational catastrophe because of school closures amid the coronavirus lockdown and said that getting students safely back to the classroom must be a top priority. He stated that as of mid-July schools were closed in some 160 countries, affecting over […]

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MAJOR: 23 Million Americans Face Eviction by September

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nearly 12 million Americans lost federal protections on evictions on Friday and with currently no eviction moratorium on the table, many residents in the country have no means to pay rent for the upcoming month. The Senate unveiled a new COVID-19 relief package on Monday but did not include any mention of […]

German Economy Shrinks by Record 10.1% in Second Quarter

BERLIN – The German economy shrank by a record 10.1 percent in the second quarter as coronavirus lockdowns took their toll, official data showed Thursday, but experts say a recovery is already underway. Federal statistics agency Destatis called the quarter-on-quarter decline in gross domestic product “historic” and far bigger than any slump seen during the […]

REPORT: US Economy Suffers Record-Breaking 33% Quarterly Decline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US economy shrank at a record-breaking 32.9% rate in the second quarter of this year as Americans sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic and slashed personal spending, the Commerce Department said Thursday. That figure shatters the previous record for a quarterly decrease in the nation’s gross domestic product, a 10% […]

The Ultimate Divide and Conquer

By Russ Bangs – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 20, 2020 FRN “It has frequently been observed that terror can rule absolutely only over people who are isolated against each other and that therefore one of the primary concerns of tyrannical government is to bring this isolation about. Isolation may be the beginning of terror; it […]

The Scarlet Letter of Covid19

By Todd Hayen – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 20, 2020 FRN “Wearing a mask is an act of love.” I have about a dozen similar little snippets of wisdom collected over the recent weeks, as I am sure most of you have also witnessed if you are a frequent visitor of Facebook. If wearing a […]

STUDY: Possible Surge in HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19

REUTERS – Deaths from HIV, tuberculosis and malaria could surge in poor and middle-income countries as already strained health systems grapple with severe disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a predictive study published on Monday. Over the next five years, deaths from the three diseases could rise by as much as 10%, 20% and […]