Showing posts with label Europe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Europe. Show all posts

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Notations On Our World (Special Edition): Re #CoronaVirus

Over the past day or so,  local people In Iran have begun grassroots efforts to begin local committees to contend with the raging Corona Virus as the regime is absolutely incapable of dealing with it--including producing masks and helping all in the process-this clip from Mohsen Sazegara (in Farsi) provides an update as he paints a very dire picture of the reality at hand as the Virus will continue to rise:

This is as President Trump spoke during a White House Oval Office Address that had quite a feedback over Social Media--our Team captured a sampling of it:

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Notations From the Grid (Special Weekly Edition): As #Davos2020 Goes On...

As Davos Continues, Some #RandomThoughts on the First Day:

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Notations On Our World (Weekly Edition): #RandomThoughts On #Iran Watch Over the Past 24 hours...

Here is a sampling of all that went over the past 24 hours as Europe triggered the mechanism to get out of the JCPOA (The Iran Deal) , and the continued aftermath of the Ukraine Plane Crash continued--as meetings were due to be held in London later on today regarding the Ukraine Plane Crash: 

Friday, December 13, 2019

Notations From the Grid (Special Friday Edition): On #UKElection2019, @BorisJohnson & The Roadmap

As we went to press,  Exit Polls reflected a convincing win for the UK Conservatives led by Boris Johnson--and a devastating loss by the Labor Party and also the Democratic Unionist Party.   The Scottish National Party is set to sweep 55 out of 59 Seats in Scotland.

The Pound Sterling has risen as a result and the Prime Minister noted it in a Tweet:

Thank you to everyone across our great country who voted, who volunteered, who stood as candidates. We live in the greatest democracy in the world.

The Financial Times reported on relief by the European Union--although challenges will remain:

The most important challenge--The Future of the UK itself:

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Notations On Our World (Special Thursday Edition): On Europe Right Now


As we went to press, we were assessing the latest move by the UK Prime Minister to by-pass Parliament to force through a No-Deal Brexit.   The European Union is interestingly silent on it as British MP's begin moves to try and stop a deal.   Whether it will mean a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson's Government remains to be seen--what is clear is that battle lines have been drawn as the United Kingdom deals with the looming October 31, 2019 headline.   President Trump--through his Twitter Feed that reflects his thinking--chimed in on the debate with a response for the UK Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn.   This is as there have been dire reports of a no-deal Brexit underscored by this we just received courtesy of the team at the Financial Times as we regularly feature their front page daily on our Twitter Channel:

Meanwhile, back on the continent of Europe, Italy avoided a snap election as the Democratic Party and the Five Star Movement struck a deal to avoid an election with the caretaker Prime Minister Conti asked by the Italian President to form a new Government.      We view it as a good development for the sake of Italy and Europe.