Snipers Fatally Attack Protesters in Beirut as Lebanon Reels from Devastating Economic Collapse

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We’re beginning today’s show looking at the growing economic and political crisis in Lebanon. Earlier today, at least five people died, over 30 were wounded in Beirut after snipers attacked a protest where demonstrators were calling for the removal of …
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Ocean current affecting warmth in western Europe could collapse because of climate change

Support us and go ad-free The ocean current responsible for western Europe’s temperate climate could be at risk of collapse due to global warming, according to new research. Scientists at Germany’s Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research studied a system of currents in the Atlantic ocean. It’s called the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC). And …
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Afghan President Ghani Visits White House as His Government Nears Collapse

The Taliban have continued seizing districts in Afghanistan ahead of the U.S. military pullout set for September 11, now holding twice as much territory as they did two months ago. According to a Wall Street Journal report, U.S. intelligence agencies believe the government of Afghanistan could collapse within six months of the U.S. withdrawal. The …
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Government urged to apologise for pushing fishing firms to the brink of ‘collapse’

The environment secretary has faced demands from Labour to apologise for pushing many fishing businesses to the brink of “collapse” via the government’s Brexit deal with the EU. So long Shadow environment secretary Luke Pollard added that the sector has “lost trust and confidence” in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Cabinet …
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Failed State: Texas Power Grid Collapse Impacts Millions. Black & Brown Communities Are Worst Hit

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show in Texas, where millions were plunged millions into freezing cold and darkness as a major winter storm overwhelmed the state’s underprepared power grid. At least 38 people have died. Hundreds of thousands remain without power as …
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Arcadia’s collapse triggers high street bloodbath with 25,000 jobs on the line

A high street bloodbath is under way as the jobs of around 25,000 staff at Arcadia and Debenhams hang in the balance. Job losses Some 13,000 staff at Philip Green’s Arcadia Group face an anxious wait following the business collapsing into administration. And Debenhams, which is already in administration, said it would start a liquidation …
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RATINGS COLLAPSE: Britain’s Got Talent Final Loses 4m Viewers After Politicalisation of Prime Time

BRITAIN’s Got Talent ratings collapsed last night after one of its most complained about series in history, Politicalite can reveal.  The ITV talent show saw just 5.8 million tune in to its final – compared with 8.7 million who tuned in last year.  VIEWERS TURNED OFF BY WOKE AGENDA  ITV Viewers have turned off the …
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