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Risk of 'social unrest' as European energy crisis deepens - Willem Middelkoop

Risk of ‘social unrest’ as European energy crisis deepens – Willem Middelkoop

(Kitco News) – Europe’s energy crisis is deepening, despite attempts by governments to intervene, and it could lead to “social unrest”, said Willem Middelkoop, COO and founder of the Netherlands-based Commodity Discovery Fund. Down. “A lot of people are very nervous about the coming winter,” he said. “You can’t choose whether to heat your house …

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Li Qiaoming: General Discussed in Coup Rumors

Li Qiaoming: General at center of Chinese coup rumors on social media

Unsubstantiated reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping is under house arrest and that China is in the midst of a military coup swirled on social media on Saturday. Among the unproven rumors floating around is that Li Qiaoming, a general in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), China’s military, replaced Xi. Li was born in 1961 …

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Republicans warn bank CEOs to steer clear of growing politicization, social and cultural issues

Republicans warn bank CEOs to steer clear of growing politicization, social and cultural issues

On Sept. 22, Republicans urged the leaders of the nation’s largest banks to avoid taking inappropriately liberal positions on social and cultural issues such as guns and abortion. Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, Jane Fraser of Citigroup, Charles Scharf of Wells Fargo and Brian Moynihan of Bank of America and other chief executives testified Thursday …

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Brett Favre's texts included in lawsuit over misspent Mississippi social funds

Brett Favre’s texts included in lawsuit over misspent Mississippi social funds

“I just left Brett Farve (sic). Can we help him with his project,” Bryant wrote to Nancy New, the founder of the nonprofit Mississippi Community Education Center, in a July 2019 post. should meet soon to see how I can make sure we keep your plans on track.” In a separate conversation nearly two years …

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Social media users slammed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for holding hands while leaving a service for Queen Elizabeth - but ignored other senior royals who did the same

Social media users slammed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for holding hands while leaving a service for Queen Elizabeth – but ignored other senior royals who did the same

On Wednesday, members of the royal family attended a short service in honor of Queen Elizabeth II. Some observers have blamed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for holding hands as they left the service. Others pointed out that Zara Tindall and other relatives held hands in similar ceremonies. Loading Something is loading. Royal fans have …

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Seniors could see Social Security increase by $1,729 next year

Seniors could see Social Security increase by $1,729 next year

The roughly 70 million older Americans and others who receive Social Security benefits could get an average increase of $1,729 next year, which for most would be the largest increase ever. Given current inflation trends, the Social Security Administration is expected to increase monthly payments by 8.7%, which would mark the largest increase since 1981, …

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Truth Social in limbo as merger partner grapples with another failed vote

Truth Social in limbo as merger partner grapples with another failed vote

Former President Donald Trump failed to win another vote – this time, from shareholders of a financial ally his social network Truth Social had relied on for cash. Digital World Acquisition Corp., a special-purpose acquisition company, said on Thursday it had not yet secured enough shareholder votes to extend its deadline for merging with the …

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