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Now, Where were we?

by coldwarrior ( 190 Comments › )
Filed under Uncategorized at June 30th, 2020 - 6:39 pm

Sorry about that.

UN says the world cannot return to ‘previous normal’ after coronavirus

by lobo91 ( 193 Comments › )
Filed under Uncategorized at June 27th, 2020 - 6:30 pm

Or, as Rahm Emanuel famously said, “Never let a serious crisis go to waste.”

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told an international forum Friday that society cannot return the “previous normal” as he laid out socioeconomic responses amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Mohammed said that for many countries, the worst of the pandemic has yet come and the International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that 300 million jobs could be lost — a figure that is 15 times higher than the job losses in the 2008 financial crisis.

To date, the coronavirus has infected over 9 million people and killed more than 472,000 globally.

The World Bank has reportedly estimated that 70 to 100 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty, and the world could see the sharpest decline in per-capita income since the 1870s.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has further warned that 265 million people “could face acute food insecurity by year’s end — double the number at risk before the crisis,” Mohamed said.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has made the promise of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals] more relevant and vital than ever,” Mohammed said Friday. “The crisis is a stark reminder that any recovery that fails to address the causes of our present vulnerabilities condemns us to more acute crises in the future.”

Meanwhile, In Lansing…

by Deplorable Bumr50 ( 145 Comments › )
Filed under Uncategorized at June 24th, 2020 - 6:04 pm

Watch this video on YouTube.

Brilliant Ad from PA-17 race

by coldwarrior ( 121 Comments › )
Filed under Elections 2020, Uncategorized at June 21st, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Sean Parnell takes it to the democrats and Nancy’s Little Lamb.

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