This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Venezuela’s Refugees Crisis Soars as Economic Disaster Worsens Number of migrants leaving Venezuela reaches three million Venezuela’s Refugees Crisis Soars as Economic Disaster Worsens The socialist poster child, Venezuela, is facing mounting crises as the country continues to crumble. Socialism has been a disaster every time it has been tried, whether it has been abandoned – as in North Korea, Sweden, Russia, China, Cuba, or East Germany – or where it has been allowed to lead to total financial disaster, as in Venezuela. In Venezuela, the refugee crisis and the economic crisis continue to reach fresh levels while the overweight socialist president, Nicolás Maduro, who stuffs himself while his people starve to death, shows no hint of wanting to abandon the disaster. On Thursday, Venezuela’s year on year inflation rate was 833,997 percent. The International Monetary Fund predicted … [Read more...] about World View: Venezuela’s Refugees Crisis Soars as Economic Disaster Worsens
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This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Europe and North America overwhelmed by growing migration crisis New techniques for ethnic cleansing and genocide The increasing threat of ‘unspeakable’ violence from MS-13 Europe and North America overwhelmed by growing migration crisis The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported that nearly 69 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced from their home in 2017. The number of displaced people has set a new world record each year for the last five years. Of the 69 million total, 16.2 million were newly displaced in 2017, or more than 44,000 people per day. The High Commissioner, Filippo Grandi, said: The global figure has gone up again by a couple of million. This is because of protracted conflicts and lack of solutions for those conflicts that continue, continuous pressure on civilians in countries of conflict that pushed them to leave their homes and new or aggravating crises, like the … [Read more...] about World View: Europe and North America Overwhelmed by Growing Migration Crisis
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by Fact Check of the Day The United States’ G.D.P. growth is nowhere near the highest in the world, though its rate is currently one of the highest among developed economies. ByLinda Qiu Sept. 24, 2018 what was said “Our economy is the envy right now of the world. We’re the fastest-growing economy in the world. Think of it. As large as we are, we’re the fastest-growing economy in the world, up $10 trillion.” — President Trump, in remarks at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Monday the facts This is exaggerated. The United States does have one of the fastest growing of the world’s largest economies. But it is not the fastest growing in the whole world. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development compiles quarterly … [Read more...] about Trump’s Inaccurate Claim That U.S. Is ‘the Fastest-Growing Economy in the World’
In June of 2015, the Secretary of Interior Dr. Sándor Pintér, filed a legislative bill in the Hungarian Parliament to overhaul the country's asylum proceedings and to restructure the border police force. The Parliament debated the bill and overwhelmingly approved it on March 6, 2017, with 138 members voting "yes", 6 voting "no", and 22 members abstaining. The Asylum Amendments became the new Asylum Law in March of 2017 and contains four main provisions: The Government has the authority to designate "transit areas" around the country, which are places of temporary stay for applicants of asylum in Hungary. The primary purpose of the law is to prevent the free movement of individuals that have been denied asylum or those that have pending asylum applications. The Government can seek relocation remedies against those individuals that flee from the "transit zones" while their applications are pending, and transfer them back to the transit zones anywhere in the country. … [Read more...] about Is Hungary’s approach to the refugee crisis a test of the European Union unity?
Memorial to early 1990s war in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Clay Gilliland, CC BY-SA With peak season approaching for refugees making treacherous journeys to and through Europe, don't be surprised if we are told again that this is unprecedented. In fact, Europe has coped with comparable situations – not least the Balkan crisis of the early 1990s. It tends to be overlooked that the Yugoslav experience has informed EU refugee policy this time around. Arguably this has made the situation better than it might otherwise have been. Contrary to popular belief, similar numbers of people from the former Yugoslavia sought asylum in northern Europe as Syrians have more recently – as demonstrated below. Indeed, more sought asylum from the former Yugoslavia in Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway and the UK than from Syria so far. Asylum applications from Yugoslavs and Syrians Sources: UNHCR, Eurostat. Looking at … [Read more...] about How the spectre of Yugoslavia looms over EU’s handling of the refugee crisis