Britain’s Treasury has reportedly made clear that there will be “no new money” for the military despite grumbling from the defense establishment that the Army is being “hollowed out” by gifting equipment to Kiev. The UK’s elite Armed Forces have consistently ranked among the best in the world, but what state are they in today? Sputnik explores.

The US dollar’s status as the world’s main reserve currency is in jeopardy, renowned economist Nouriel Roubini, who predicted the global financial crisis of 2008, wrote in an article for the Financial Times on Sunday.

While no currency is yet capable of replacing the greenback on the pedestal altogether, the US currency is quickly losing its competitive advantage to the Chinese yuan, Roubini said.

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HAS YOUR CREDIT UNION OR BANK TRIED TO GAG YOU? MikeRivero Mon, 02/06/2023 - 12:56

Donna trusted her financial institution with her money.

But it didn’t like her ideology and froze her account,

Now she can’t fund her organization or retrieve her money from her account.

Welcome to the world of Woke financial institutions.

Donna Murphy learned her lesson. The hard way, She learned that the financial institution she trusted (Paypal) was on a political mission, and that it would break every rule to pursue it.

A fire at a chicken farm in Orini has killed 50,000 egg-laying hens.

Zeagold Nutrition chief executive John McKay confirmed there was a fire at its egg-laying farm in Waikato.

“A supervisor on-site at our farm called the fire department at 7.40am today. All 12 staff members on site are safe and unharmed,” McKay said earlier today.

“Ten emergency vehicles are currently on site to contain the spread of the fire.”

McKay said the cause of the fire had not been determined and the focus was on the welfare of their hens.

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Farmland Becomes Flashpoint in U.S.-China Relations MikeRivero Mon, 02/06/2023 - 09:28

For more than two years, the mayor of this city near the Minnesota border backed a Chinese company’s plans to build a $700 million corn mill on the outskirts of town, citing the prospect of new jobs, added tax revenue and another place for farmers to sell their corn. 

6 TOP Crops to Grow at Home to Save You From STARVING MikeRivero Mon, 02/06/2023 - 09:24

Electromagnetic pulses (EMPs), such as solar (also known as coronal mass ejections, or CMEs), nuclear (as a result of a high-altitude explosion) or non-nuclear (caused by weapons that generate a strong electromagnetic field without using a nuclear explosion), can have similarly significant effects.

"Confidential Letters": FTX Demands Politicians Return Millions In SBF Donations MikeRivero Mon, 02/06/2023 - 08:38

Just when you thought the FTX travesty couldn't get any more bizarre, the now bankrupt company is trying to claw back political donations and other spending that took place at the direction of former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. 

The media sure loved it all.

Clicks, conspiracies, coverups.

And presumably some Americans felt safer knowing a nation that landed a rover on the dark side of the moon and tested encrypted satellite communications using quantum entanglement technology, is no longer floating a helium balloon overhead.

It reminded us that what we fear need not make much sense.

The real risks, of course, are most often off the radar.

The “official narrative” surrounding the Ukrainian Conflict has flipped in recent weeks from prematurely celebrating Kiev’s supposedly “inevitable” victory to nowadays seriously warning about its likely loss.