Tag: World Government

Iran urges UN to launch talks over ‘alarming’ Gulf tensions

In letter to UN chief, Iran’s ambassador calls for talks between Tehran and Gulf countries to ease rising tensions. Iran has urged the United Nations to help launch a diplomatic dialogue to ease an “alarming security situation” in the Gulf. Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, made the appeal in a letter to […]

Facebook plans to launch ‘GlobalCoin’ currency in 2020

Facebook is finalising plans to launch its own crypto-currency next year. It is planning to set up a digital payments system in about a dozen countries by the first quarter of 2020. The social media giant wants to start testing its crypto-currency, which has been referred to internally as GlobalCoin, by the end of this year. […]

Pope invites young people to pledge to build a new economy

Pope Francis has invited young economists and entrepreneurs around the world to help create a “new and courageous culture” that finds new ways to do business, promote human dignity and protect the environment. “We need to correct models of growth incapable of guaranteeing respect for the environment, openness to life, concern for the family, social […]

Pope Francis Calls for End of Sovereignty and Establishment of Global Government

At a meeting of the Pontifical Academy held recently, Pope Francis (shown in white) advocated a policy of decreased national sovereignty and increased global unity. A shift toward globalism is necessary, he said, in order to fight climate change and other worldwide “threats.” “When a supranational common good is clearly identified, it is necessary to […]

MASSACHUSETTS PROPOSES REMOVING ‘SO HELP ME GOD’ FROM OATH

It is not uncommon for people to have to swear oaths in court or when they were declaring their allegiance to America to utter the phrase “so help me God” or some variation thereof. However, state legislators in Massachusetts are considering a move that would make a secular version an oath available to all people […]

Are Facebook’s Disaster Maps The Ultimate Government Surveillance Tool In Disguise?

Facebook took the opportunity this week at F8 to tout its work on “data for good.” At first glance, its Disaster Maps seem like a rare positive application of Facebook’s extraordinarily detailed and Orwellian realtime archive of the global physical location and movements of its two billion users as they go about their daily lives. […]

President Trump Withdraws U.S. from United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

During his speech to the 2019 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, President Trump announced that he would “unsign” the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) effectively withdrawing the United States from the treaty.  Officially signed onto by the United States in 2013 by former Secretary of State John Kerry, the ATT represented the most dangerous step yet […]

The Terrifying Future of FedCoin

How crypto could bring one of the most important concentrations of power the world has ever seen. The more I think about crypto, the more I get scared about our future. On the one hand, cryptocurrency seems like a libertarian dream. The technology allows transacting money — or anything of value — over the Internet without any third parties involved. […]

Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?

Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge on the Chinese capital for the second Belt and Road Forum In the first of a four-part series, we look at what might be the real purpose of the massive programme By the entrance of the main […]

Iran urges international community on IRGC designation

Iran urges international community to take positions over US’ designation of IRGC as foreign terror outfit Iran will urge the international community to take some concrete steps over the United Statesdesignation of Iranian Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terror organization, Tehran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif was quoted as saying on Sunday. According to Reuters news […]