President Biden announces it’s time to blame the unvaccinated and mandate them into compliance. China says ‘no’ to pressure on climate change. And the Taliban are rebuked by the EU for being insufficiently inclusive.
Europe and the US are all focused on booster shots for the vaccine, in the face of significant criticism. Joe Biden announces America will focus on its interests first and foremost, and it immediately descends into another bitterly fought battle over abortion.
The retreat from Afghanistan takes an extremely grim turn, with consequences being felt across the world. Excess deaths and supply chain chaos are evident as the consequences of Covid lockdowns continue to emerge. And Joe Biden’s 3 month inquiry into the origins of Covid is reportedly over.
President Biden’s withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan has been condemned across the world as catastrophic and incompetent, horrifying America’s allies and delighting its enemies. The UK has launched its hydrogen strategy, and the SNP in Scotland say they want to make their emergency Covid powers permanent.
Hard questions are finally starting to be asked about what will be the real cost of net zero carbon by 2050. President Biden infuriates his environmentalist base by asking Opec for more oil. And there are new developments on both the Covid originsquestion, and on the fights over Ivermectin.
America is back into the thick of Covid rows as President Biden’s political honeymoon is well and truly over. The zero-covid countries are fighting a possibly losing battle to keep the Delta variant at bay. And extreme weather events hit southern Europe, leading to yet more instances of multiple wildfires.
In the UK, the pingdemic is bringing the country to its knees in ways that Covid-19 never managed. China is taking a battering from both world opinion and the weather. And the scale of technological capability in spying on people has been dramatically exposed by Pegasus.
Dramatic evidence of medical fraud seems to undermine the case for Ivermectin as a Covid-19 treatment. The EU launches its massive Green Deal plan and braces itself for what it expects to be a massive backlash. And Britons are being forced into quarantine by an out of control app while being told to eat algae.
In the UK, the promised freedom day is on the horizon and yet nobody’s happy. An attribution study shows just how extraordinary was the recent heatwave in the US and Canada. And a leaked draft of the IPCC 2022 report has many convinced it’s the end of the world.