Global toll of Covid includes 114 million lost jobs, 58 million newly-impoverished

Global toll of Covid includes 114 million lost jobs, 58 million newly-impoverished

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Economic growth is making a long-awaited rebound after the height of the global pandemic; yet the recovery is still shadowed by serious and ongoing concerns overactive Corona virus outbreaks and the danger of flareups on the international scene. Thus while “the global growth outlook has improved, led by […]

Planned Parenthood’s Christian minister: Abortion is never immoral under any circumstances

Planned Parenthood’s Christian minister: Abortion is never immoral under any circumstances

Special to WorldTribune, May 28, 2021 Commentary by Joe Schaeffer An interesting personality trait of the abortion industry is its ongoing need to craft and promote a religious justification for itself. Planned Parenthood and other large pro-abortion outfits have steadfastly maintained this charade in various forms for more than half a century even though it […]

Tale of 3 pipelines; Team Biden’s mysterious reversal on Nord Stream followed Colonial hack

Tale of 3 pipelines; Team Biden’s mysterious reversal on Nord Stream followed Colonial hack

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Who would imagine that pipeline politics would be a defining feature of the new Administration? Pipelines after all are the ultimate infrastructure project; unseen, unsung, underground but exceedingly critical to moving fuel, gas or water. As pipelines are truly just under the surface, they somehow create some rarely […]

What’s a white normative man with children to do?

What’s a white normative man with children to do?

Special to WorldTribune.com Commentary by Alexander Maistrovoy …His name may be Paul, Scott, Kurtz or Giacomo. He might live in Chicago or New York, Melbourne or Paris, Milan or Vienna, Madrid or Ottawa. He has a European background and a good profession. He has achieved everything on his own and considers himself an accomplished person. […]

Voices at UN turn up the heat on China, and the UN, over ongoing genocide in Xinjiang

Voices at UN turn up the heat on China, and the UN, over ongoing genocide in Xinjiang

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Though Beijing is usually able to control or stifle the narrative inside the United Nations and many of its Committees, the oxygen of free speech on the taboo topic of human rights of China’s Muslim minority was able to seep through and be heard. During a “High Level […]

George Floyd, Derek Chauvin and the American system of justice

George Floyd, Derek Chauvin and the American system of justice

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau In America, criminal defendants are accorded the presumption of innocence and are promised a fair and impartial jury trial by their peers. Is that what Derek Chauvin, 44, a police officer with 18 years on the job received as he was found guilty by a jury of two counts of murder and […]

Peron’s socialism returns, China and the virus move in and Argentina’s success story fades

Peron’s socialism returns, China and the virus move in and Argentina’s success story fades

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler This didn’t have to happen.  But blame toxic politics, the living legacy of the populist Peronist era, and the tipping point of the Corona pandemic, and you discover what is unraveling Argentina’s socio/economic fabric. Sadly, we see a resource-rich and formerly middle class country morphing into a tragic […]

‘Middle Class Joe’ no more: Biden’s rise in dollars and cents

‘Middle Class Joe’ no more: Biden’s rise in dollars and cents

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau When veteran senator, Joe Biden, signed on as vice president and partner to President Barack Obama in 2008, he had a net worth of $27,000. After eight years in that office, he still pushed his persona as “Middle Class Joe,” just a regular guy fit for association with the […]

‘Your papers please’: Vaccine passports are about much more than international travel

‘Your papers please’: Vaccine passports are about much more than international travel

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler “Your papers Please,” has long been the customary greeting for people crossing borders, visiting many foreign countries, or sometimes even moving about cities under Covid “lockdown.” At its worst the question conjures up what I call the “Checkpoint Charlie” syndrome, crossing into East Berlin or back during the […]

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