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‘There’s No Way We Can Get Out’: Brazilian Soccer Players Trapped in Ukraine Plea...

Brazilian players for two Ukrainian soccer teams posted a video asking for help from their home country to get them out of Ukraine and out of the way of Putin’s invading forces. Players from teams Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Kyiv have moved their families to several hotels in hopes of staying safe from the invasion,…

Brazil Suspends 12 Million Doses Of China’s Sinovac Vaccine

Authored by Rita Li via The Epoch Times,The Brazilian health regulator suspended the use of over 12 million doses of Chinese-made vaccines on Sept. 4 over being produced in an unauthorized plant, according to an official statement.Authorities said the ban was “a precautionary measure” to prevent “possible imminent risk.”“The manufacturing unit … was not inspected…

Biden Ditches ‘Buy American’ with Plan to Outsource Metals Supply Chain

President Joe Biden is seemingly ditching his “Buy American” promise less than five months into his administration with a plan to import materials for electric vehicles as part of a “strategy designed to placate environmentalists,” according to a report. According to administration officials who spoke to Reuters, Biden is set to deal a blow to…

Covid-19-Policy Contest Between Libertarianism v. Socialism: The Latest Results

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Early in the “coronavirus-19” — subsequently called “Covid-19” — pandemic, Denmark and Sweden were often being compared with one-another because both are Scandinavian countries, but on 13 March 2020, Denmark had started a lockdown and imposed strict recommendations for businesses and personal behavior, whereas Sweden did nothing of…

FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show Brazilians Resisting Coronavirus Restrictions At The Beach?

A video shared on Instagram purportedly shows dozens of Brazilian beachgoers resisting the efforts of police to “close down the beach due to Covid19 (sic) restrictions.” Verdict: False The video of the confrontation between Brazilian authorities and beachgoers dates back to 2012, years before the novel coronavirus first emerged. It is unrelated to COVID-19 restrictions.…

Indigenous Amazonian Communities Fear Taking Vaccine, Experts Say

Indigenous communities in remote regions of Brazil are rejecting COVID-19 shots from health care workers, even though Brazil has the second highest death rate in the world from the virus, according to the Associated Press. Health care workers believe fear of the vaccine is being generated by Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, who became infected with…

Joe Biden Issues Travel Ban on South Africa; Reinstates Europe, Brazil Bans

MICHELE SPATARI/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden has issued a travel ban on South Africa, stopping most immigration to the United States from the country, and reinstated bans on Europe and Brazil to slow the spread of the Chinese coronavirus. Biden, who once referred to President Trump’s travel ban on China as “hysterical xenophobic,”…

Delingpole: German Economist Says ‘Great Reset Will Cause a Crash Worse than 1930s’

The Great Reset is real, it’s happening now and will lead to devastation worse — “much, much worse” — than the Weimar Republic, a German economist has warned. Dr Antony Mueller, Professor of Economics at the Federal University of Sergipe in Brazil, says that the Chinese coronavirus ‘pandemic’ is being used as cover by the…

U.S. versus China, and U.S. versus Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture The main ideological conflict in the world used to be between capitalism versus communism. After the end of the Soviet Union in 1991, that became replaced by the ideological conflict being between imperialism and anti-imperialism. With the expansion of America’s NATO military alliance against Russia, after 1991 —…

President Trump benefitting from his bout with COVID-19 [Video]

When we published yesterday the news that President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have contracted the novel coronavirus, some responses I saw were vile. I saw Twitter responses that were inappropriate to repeat around children (and decent adults, too!) and I saw snark in the other socials from supposed Orthodox Christians! no less, that…

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