Tag: World Government

Trump now has opening to pull US out of Paris climate pact

For more than two years President Donald Trump has talked about pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement . Starting Monday he finally can do something about it. Even then, though, the withdrawal process takes a year and wouldn’t become official until at least the day after the 2020 presidential election. […]

Is Your Ring Doorbell Video Footage Private? Civil Rights Groups Say ‘No’

Over 30 civil rights groups have raised serious concerns over Ring doorbell-security system’s police information sharing program. Amazon acquired Ring for $1 billion last year. Following the move, Ring partnered with over 400 police forces from across the country giving access to customer security footage, as reported by the Washington Post. The civil rights groups […]

We need to talk: UN gears up for 75th anniversary with Global Conversations

The UN announced on Thursday the launch of the “biggest-ever global conversation” about the future of the planet, as part of the events marking next year’s 75-year anniversary of the Organization. The UN is aiming to reach the global public, via dialogues which will be held around the world, from January 2020. The objective of […]

Poll: Support for ‘Socialism’ Dropping in U.S., but Millennials Still Supportive

A new poll released Monday by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation shows that while support for “socialism” is dropping in the U.S., the Millennial generation (23-38) remains the most supportive of the idea. The poll, conducted by YouGov for the foundation, included 2100 respondents over the age of 16. No margin of error was provided […]

27 nations pledge nearly $10B to fight climate change, US not among them

The U.S. did not participate in an international climate fund Friday in which wealthy countries pledged nearly $10 billion to assist poorer nations in combatting climate change. The Green Climate Fund, which organized the effort, said in a statement that 27 countries combined to pledge $9.8 billion by the end of a two-day conference in […]

Chinese Church Fined $1,400 for Owning ‘Wrong’ Version of Bible

A Chinese church was fined this year the equivalent of $1,400 in U.S. for having a copy of the Bible in a different language, according to a religious watchdog. The congregation, Fengyang Road Three-Self Great Church in the northeastern province of Liaoning, is a member of the officially recognized Three-Self network of Protestant churches that […]

Trump: I would’ve hosted G-7 at my Florida resort for free

President Trump on Monday continued to rail about having to remove his Doral golf resort as host of the G-7 gathering of world leaders, saying he “would have done it for free.” “I own a property in Florida. I would have given it for nothing,” the president said during a meeting of his cabinet in […]

Trump Tells Bankrupt UN to Find Money Elsewhere

Facing a massive hole in its budget, the United Nations is implementing “emergency measures” to avoid missing payroll and other obligations before the end of the year. Unsurprisingly, UN bosses are demanding that taxpayers in America and other nations hand over more money now or face global catastrophe. Even UN officials and apologists, though, have […]

Pittsburgh adopts United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Pittsburgh on Friday became the second U.S. city to adopt United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that include eradicating poverty, eliminating pollution, improving quality of life and educational opportunities for all people. Mayor Bill Peduto said the city would count on local nonprofits, including hospitals and universities, to help fund and implement the 17 goals, which […]

Trump slams open-border activists for ‘evil’ agenda, decries Iran ‘bloodlust’ in fiery UN speech

President Trump, in a fiery address Tuesday before the U.N. General Assembly, tore into open-border activists for pushing what he described as an “evil” agenda under the “cloak” of social justice, while warning Iran to abandon its confrontational course and delivering arguably his most robust defense yet of his nationalist philosophy. “Today, I have a […]