2022-05-18: News Headlines

Benay Blend (2022-05-18). 'If Only the Natives Had Stayed Silent': On Responding to Settler Colonialism. orinocotribune.com By Benay Blend &#1 ; May 12, 2022 | In an American History class that I taught at the local community college, a student made a comment that has stayed with me all these years. To paraphrase, he explained that if Native Americans had just accepted their colonized position without fighting back, there would have been no massacres of Indians. | That refusal to recognize the right of the colonized to resist makes its way into contemporary thinking, including the supposedly well-informed. Very often there is no context, no background history to explain why the oppressed resist. Instead, the journalist, academic, or w…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-18). Are Toxic, Hyper-Trauma Social Media Keeping You Distracted, Depressed And Sick? moguldom.com Heavy social media use has been linked to depression, anxiety, illness and lack of focus, according to several studies. Users who took a one-week break from social media experienced reduced depression and anxiety, according to a study published on May 6, Bloomberg reported. Researchers at the University of Bath followed 154 people age 18 to …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-18). Morgan Stanley And Goldman Sachs Put Out Bearish Research Notes On American Stock Market. moguldom.com After bouncing on Tuesday, the U.S. stock market traded sharply lower on Wednesday, May 18 as retail giants Walmart and Target reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings. U.S. stocks could correct further amid mounting concerns over slowing growth and lower earnings, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. The stock market has had one of …

_____ (2022-05-18). Biodiversity Solutions Also Fight Climate Change. popularresistance.org Mass extinction lurks beneath the surface of the sea. That was the dire message from a study published in April in the journal Science, which found that continuing to emit greenhouse gases unchecked could trigger a mass die-off of ocean animals that rivals the worst extinction events in Earth's history. | The findings serve as just the latest reminder that climate change and biodiversity loss are interconnected crises — even if they're rarely addressed in tandem by policymakers. | Toward that point, the Science study came with a dose of hopeful news: Action to curb greenhouse gas emissions and keep warming…



Editor (2022-05-18). No half measures, cancel all student loan debt. mronline.org The material benefits of this pause to student loan payments are not something to be taken lightly. But considering the pause has clearly helped borrowers survive, the question for the Biden administration is simple: Why not make it permanent, and cancel all student debt?>

Newsroom (2022-05-18). How Liquidation Auctions Give Small Businesses a Chance to Compete in Retail. moderndiplomacy.eu Liquidation auctions are a goldmine for small businesses. Many of the small businesses struggle with capital and filling up their stock. Running a small business is not the easiest thing to do in the current market situation. Liquidation auctions are a great marketplace for small businesses where they can register massive profits when it comes …




Newsroom (2022-05-18). Southeast Asian nations need to accelerate their clean energy transitions. moderndiplomacy.eu Southeast Asia's reliance on fossil fuels to meet rising demand for energy is proving to be a significant vulnerability in today's energy crisis. Meeting energy security and emissions goals will require countries in the region to make major efforts to improve energy efficiency, accelerate renewable power generation and switch to low emissions fuels, according to …

Doreen Chowdhury (2022-05-18). The Return of Global Inflation: A Threat to Our Interdependent World? moderndiplomacy.eu Soaring commodity price has become a major problem in many countries. When poor people are readjusting their monthly budget to address this price hike, shortage are taking place quite often. Even in Bangladesh, the lines for TCB trucks (subsidized government selling points) are getting bigger and bigger every day. The problem became more severe in …



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