UK government wants to introduce new standards for bio-based and biodegradable plastics. In 2019, it will launch a call for evidence to help with the process, integrating it in its wider strategy for the circular economy. Read the news here.
Yesterday Turkey and Russia agreed on a further de-escalation in Idelb province in Syria (see the update here). This agreement takes away the chance of an imminent wider war in which the U.S. and some of its allies would use a fake ‘chemical attack’ as a pretext to launch missiles against a large number of …
“While the disclosures (on Cambridge Analytica) are being used to bolster hysterical claims of ‘Russian meddling’, a closer examination reveals that the real and far more fundamental threat to democratic rights involves psy-ops programmes run by elements of the British and US deep state”. Read who stays behind the last data breach, on geopolitics.co.
Can wars stimulate the economy? The debate is always open. In any case, private portfolios can get benefits for sure. Just like in the case of Capital Group, a £1.4Tn investment firm holding thousands of shares in the world’s biggest Defence Firm, Lockheed Martin (it owned 7,09% of the company in March 2018 -source: Investopedia– …
The so called “Datagate”, recently boosted by a Glenn Greenwald’s investigation published by the Guardian, early June, unveils an uncomfortable truth on the UK-USA espionage over world’s communications, and in particular over ‘allied’ European Countries. Since the first allegations moved to USA Embassy in Bruxelles over phone tapping, computer hacking and bugs at the European Commision’s …