Tag: global

Emas dan Minyak Melesat karena Ketegangan Iran-AS, Bursa Global Mundur

Beritasahamku — Emas dan Minyak Melesat karena Ketegangan Iran-AS, Bursa Global Mundur Ketegangan yang makin memanas di Timur Tengah pasca pembunuhan seorang jenderal penting Iran oleh Amerika Serikat telah menekan mundur indeks saham Asia dari level tertinggi 18 bulan pada Senin (06/01) petang lantaran investor lebih memilih emas sehingga mendorong logam kuning ini mendekati tingkat tertinggi tujuh tahun dan minyak juga melonjak ke puncak empat bulan. Menurut laporan yang dilansir Reuters Senin (06/01) petang, Amerika Serikat mendeteksi keadaan siaga tinggi di pasukan rudal Iran ketika Presiden AS Donald Trump memperingatkan Amerika Serikat akan menyerang balik, “mungkin dengan cara yang tidak ... Read more

Trump’s Reckless Strike on Soleimani Has Led to a Global Catastrophe

The White House/Flickr Interventionists and anti-imperialists don’t agree on much in foreign policy. But even if they take directly opposite approaches, they tend to agree that championing democratic values and human rights should be a primary goal of American foreign policy, and that it’s better for other nations to see the United States as a friend than as an enemy. On both of those counts, Donald Trump’s reckless decision to assassinate a prominent Iranian general has been a colossal failure. This isn’t just the opinion of some leftist writer at a liberal magazine. Military strategists knew it would be a ... Read more

Hundreds in Philly Join Global ‘No War With Iran’ Protests

Hundreds of Anti War protesters gathered in Center City Philadelphia to join more than 70 cities across the US in demonstrations against a war with Iran. Demanding the US pullout troops from the Middle East and immediately de-escalate tensions between the US and Iran, Center City, Philadelphia, PA on January 4, 2020. Hundreds of Philadelphians joined more than 70 protests across the country and around the world to condemn what is seen by many on the left as another US imperialist war for oil. An Anti-War protester alters an old anti-Iraqi War protest sign to reflect the similarities between the ... Read more

Stock market buoyant amid fading fears of a global recession

Last year, stock traders and economists widely predicted a U.S. recession in 2020 or certainly by 2021. The risk isn’t totally gone, but perspectives have grown more optimistic lately.  The improved outlook, as the world economy enters 2020, offers promise for everyone from workers, benefiting from a tight labor market, to investors, who enjoyed a sparkling 2019 and look forward to solid stock returns in 2020. It could also have political implications, since strong economies tend to benefit political incumbents seeking reelection. This year that includes President Donald Trump. For the United States, many forecasters now believe growth will remain ... Read more

5 Predictions For The Next Five Years Of Global Power Struggles

In 2008, as the Obama administration prepared to take control in Washington, retired Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey offered a list of bold predictions for the coming five years. Some of them bore out: The economy performed well globally despite the Great Recession, relations with Russia became more hostile without devolving into outright dysfunction, and the United States withdrew from Iraq right at the 36-month mark, which McCaffrey specified. Other predictions, such as a North Korean collapse, improved prospects for success in Afghanistan following a massive commitment of resources, and a nuclear breakout for Iran, never occurred. A year later, geopolitical ... Read more

Global Military Truck Market is Projected to Grow from 15,677 Units in 2019 to 20,171 Units by 2027, at a CAGR of 3.2%

Dublin, Dec. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Military Truck Market by Application (Cargo/logistics, Troop, Utility), Axle (4×4, 6×6, 8×8), Propulsion (Electric, Gasoline, Diesel), Truck (Light, Medium, Heavy), Transmission (Automatic, Semi-Automatic, Manual), and Region – Global Forecast to 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Countries investment in the defense budget, rising incidences of civil unrest & political disputes, and increasing investments for the procurement of military equipment are driving the growth of the military truck market. Factors such as the increasing investments for the militarization of law enforcement agencies, a government initiative to strengthen military power, the use ... Read more

The Global Garbage Economy Begins (And Ends) In This Senegalese Dump

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Climate Accountability Institute study: 20 companies account for 35% of global carbon emissions since 1965

Oct. 9 (UPI) — Just 20 energy companies are responsible for more than a third of all worldwide carbon emissions over the last half-century, climatologists said in a new study Wednesday. The Climate Accountability Institute said in the analysis the top five polluters are Saudi Aramco, Chevron, Russia’s Gazprom, ExxonMobil and National Iranian Oil Co. The remaining 15, in order of emissions, include, British-based BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Mexico’s Pemex, ConocoPhillips, Iraq National Oil Co. and Brazil’s Pertobas. All told, the 20 companies have contributed 480 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide and methane — mainly from the combustion of ... Read more