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The Pandemic Has Accelerated the Global Economic “Slowbalization” 9.4.2020 Truthout.com
The Pandemic Has Accelerated the Global Economic “Slowbalization”
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The Pandemic Has Accelerated the Global Economic “Slowbalisation” 9.4.2020 Truthout.com
The Pandemic Has Accelerated the Global Economic “Slowbalisation”
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Peter Navarro Is the Worst Possible Person to Be in Charge of Pandemic Supplies 9.4.2020 Mother Jones
How badly does the United States need medical supplies? So badly that a Republican White House—which pays obeisance to free market orthodoxy—is deploying the interventionist Defense Production Act (DPA) to force the private sector to snap to it. This exercise of naked executive power during a medical crisis requires someone at the top with an even […]
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Coronavirus fuels a surge in fake medicines 9.4.2020 BBC: World
With the world's major medicine producers in lockdown, dangerous counterfeit drugs are on the rise.
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France to extend lockdown as virus deaths soar in Europe, US 9.4.2020 Raw Story
France said Wednesday it would extend a lockdown aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus as the death toll soared across Europe and the US — and experts warned the looming global recession could be the worst in decades. Governments are grappling with how to balance public safety against the devastating economic impact of […]
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Coronavirus plunges world economy into brutal recession 8.4.2020 Raw Story
Measures imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus are pushing the world economy into a recession deeper and more painful than initially expected, even if a rebound is still on the cards for next year. A week before the International Monetary Fund updates its forecasts for the global economy that will take into account […]
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Coronavirus pandemic pushes U.S. and China closer to cold war 8.4.2020 LA Times: Business

The health crisis has strengthened hard-liners and driven China and the U.S., the world's two biggest economies, closer to collision.

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India says it will ship hydroxychloroquine to U.S. after Trump threatens retaliation 7.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The Indian government lifted a ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine, which President Trump has touted as a possible "game changer" in the fight against the coronavirus despite a lack of conclusive evidence.

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Coronavirus: Putting the spotlight on the global wildlife trade 6.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Conservation experts say the pandemic is a watershed moment for curbing global wildlife trade.
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Trump appears to have fraudulently manipulated financial markets yet again 4.4.2020 Raw Story
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. It was […]
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Coronavirus: New Look delays supplier payments 'indefinitely' 3.4.2020 BBC: Business
The clothing retailer cancels new orders and tells firms they can pick up their stock.
Editorial: Can we still fight the coronavirus while holding the surveillance state at bay? 3.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Some of the most effective strategies at containing the coronavirus are also the most intrusive. Can we adopt them without damaging our liberties?

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Why China's wildlife ban is not enough to stop another virus outbreak 3.4.2020 LA Times: Science

China's multibillion-dollar wildlife industry is driven by corporate interests and traditional Chinese medicine companies whose animal-based remedies are prescribed as treatment for the coronavirus.

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Will coronavirus reverse globalisation? 2.4.2020 BBC: Business
Could Covid-19 permanently change how the global economy works?
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Activists slam China’s use of bear bile in virus treatment 2.4.2020 Raw Story
China has approved the use of bear bile to treat coronavirus patients, angering activists and raising fears it could undermine efforts to stop the illegal animal trade which is blamed for the emergence of the new disease sweeping the globe. The move comes just weeks after China banned the sale of wild animals for food, […]
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She's the most prominent woman in Canada and leading the country's fight against COVID-19 2.4.2020 LA Times: Nation

Chrystia Freeland has been called Canada's 'minister of everything,' in charge of the country's battle against the coronavirus and designated as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's successor if he falls ill.

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Shenzhen becomes first Chinese city to ban eating cat and dogs 2.4.2020 BBC: World
The ruling is a tougher version of China's ban of wildlife meat, after it was linked to the virus.
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Here are 3 things you should do to prepare for the coming Trump recession 1.4.2020 Raw Story
The global coronavirus pandemic has put our economy in free-fall. Even through Donald Trump’s reckless economic policies, like his pointless trade war with China or his deficit-busting tax cuts for his billionaire donors, the economy has somehow managed to keep chugging along — until now. All of the stock market gains from Trump’s time in […]
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The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same 31.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

Gettyimages Ian Goldin, University of Oxford and Robert Muggah, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. Then, as now, confidence in international cooperation and institutions plumbed new lows. While the onset of […]

The post The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

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Drop in consumer confidence sends US stocks lower again 27.3.2020 BBC: Business
A closely watched survey finds US consumer confidence at the lowest level in three years.
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