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Monday, May 25, 2020

America’s Percentage of World’s Coronavirus Cases Is Now Declining,

Eric Zuesse At the start of the day on May 2nd, the U.S. had 4.2% of the world’s population and 33.3%, or one-third, of all coronavirus-19 cases. At the start of the day on May 10th, the U.S. had 32.9% of cases. The decline from 33.3% to 32.9% is .4% down, or a decline of…

Why Post-Coronavirus America Will Have Massive Poverty

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture     The way that Congress and the President structured America’s coronavirus bailout legislation, the protections that go to the super-wealthy start immediately, but the protections that go to the neediest — the soaring numbers of unemployed, the increasingly endangered medical workers, etc. — require documentation which is…

Why at Least America Will Be in Another Great Depression

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture America’s bailout package to overcome the coronavirus ‘recession’ is twofold: One part is printing money for employees and consumers, so that they won’t be thrown out onto the streets for non-payment of debts such as mortgages, car-loans, credit cards, and student loans. Another part is printing money for…

The U.S. Is About To Lose Its Place As The World’s Largest Oil Producer

The United States may lose its top spot among oil producers globally this year, according to economists. With oil prices continuing their slide and Saudi Arabia reiterating its plans to flood the market with oil, U.S. producers are idling rigs and cutting spending plans.Production has only one way to go: down.“I think it’s almost a guarantee…

How Fascism Won Control in The West

Eric Zuesse “The West” is the nations that are essentially controlled, basically dictated-to, by America’s approximately 600 billionaires, who control the U.S. Government, by coordinatedly funding (through their news-media and political donations, and also by their members-only private conferences) the careers of cooperative politicians, and who thereby defeat the politicians who act against increasing the…

Projection: U.S. Coronavirus Deaths to = China’s Total Coronavirus Cases

Eric Zuesse Whereas China’s coronavirus cases plateaued at around 81,000, America’s coronavirus deaths are now projected to plateau at around 81,000. The projected number of American coronavirus cases is around 460,000 during the peak, April 12-16, and declining thereafter. Consequently, this projection calls for a U.S. coronavirus death-rate of 18%, which is far higher than…

Peak of U.S.’s Coronavirus Crisis Could Be Now.

Eric Zuesse At 20:50 UTC and 4;50 PM EST on Thursday March 26th, America overtook China as having the largest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus-19, at 81,896 total cases, as a result of having added 13,685 new cases thus far that day. Soon after, Reuters headlined “U.S. has most coronavirus cases in world” and…

US Coronavirus State Of Emergency: Everything You Need To Know

March 13, 2020 8:53 PM ET Americans braced for the coronavirus pandemic Friday as President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency, governors shut down schools and major events, and officials delayed upcoming elections. Trump declared a national emergency during a Friday press conference in the White House Rose Garden, where he instituted the Stafford…

Europeans protest, the U.S. does not care

Since the start of U.S.-led Defender Europe 2020 military exercise in February, peace movement activists have criticized the maneuvers and called them a provocation. The exercises are expected to last about five months, taking place mostly in Germany, Poland and the Baltic States. US European Command said in October that the mission aims to “to…

Craig Murray’s Report on Day One of Assange in Court:

Woolwich Crown Court is designed to impose the power of the state. Normal courts in this country are public buildings, deliberately placed by our ancestors right in the centre of towns, almost always just up a few steps from a main street. The major purpose of their positioning and of their architecture was to facilitate…

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