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Meat Labels Cut Consumption, Biden’s Ukraine Dilemma, Economy Confusion

From graphic warnings on meat to Ukraine’s peace negotiations, and an economy that’s as clear as mud, we’re slicing through the week’s news.

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In a bid to curb meat consumption and its associated environmental impacts, researchers from Durham University have found that graphic warnings, akin to those on cigarette packets, could potentially reduce meat consumption by 7% to 10%. The study involved 1,001 meat-eating adults who were shown warnings related to climate change and health risks, accompanied by images of deforestation and factory smoke. The warnings led to a decrease in meat meal selections, suggesting that such labels could contribute to reaching net zero emissions. However, the diversity of products and their varying impacts necessitate a fair approach to labeling.

In international affairs, US and European officials have been in discussions with the Ukrainian government about potential peace negotiations with Russia. The talks have been prompted by concerns over the stalemate in the ongoing war, Ukraine’s depleting military forces, and the challenges of securing continued aid. The Biden administration has spent $43.9 billion on security assistance for Ukraine since Russia’s invasion in 2014, with approximately $5 billion left to send. However, public support for sending additional aid to Ukraine is decreasing in the US and Europe. As an incentive for Ukraine to consider negotiations, NATO could offer security guarantees without formal membership.

Turning to the economy, despite weak economic data, the stock market is up, leading some to believe that investors are overly focused on the Federal Reserve and potential rate cuts. The bond market, however, is signaling a different future with its inverted yield curves. The Federal Reserve’s rate cuts are seen as a reaction to economic weakness, not a positive sign. The labor market is showing signs of decline, both in the US and globally, which is not indicative of a booming economy.

In a related development, the Federal Reserve has indicated that they will no longer raise interest rates due to a slowing economy and an increase in layoffs and unemployment. The housing sector is experiencing a significant contraction, with a decline in homebuyer demand and mortgage applications. Commercial real estate values are also plummeting, which could lead to problems for banks holding commercial real estate debt. The stock market, however, seems to be discounting these concerns and rallying on the Fed’s decision.

Meanwhile, the British government’s Covid Inquiry is currently underway, but it is unlikely to reveal anything new or hold anyone accountable. The inquiry is seen as a show trial that ends up supporting the mainstream narrative. The focus on Dominic Cummings as a scapegoat is viewed as a way to salvage the reputation of government experts and deflect blame from the real Covid scandal.

Lastly, a recent article discusses the false choice between supporting Hamas or the Israeli Defense Forces and emphasizes the importance of standing with innocent civilians. The article predicts a cyberattack on banks, leading to the implementation of programmable central bank digital currencies and the elimination of online privacy. It warns of the end of online anonymity and the control that artificial intelligence (AI) could have over society, urging readers to choose between freedom and enslavement.

Sources

Globalist Takeover Imminent: Cyberattack on Banks and End of Internet Predicted

The next action item in the globalist takeover includes a cyberattack on the banks before the end of next year. The cyberattack will destroy the current banking system and usher in programmable central bank digital currencies and eliminate privacy online, requiring everyone to have a digital identification tied to their ISP.

Source | Submitted by tennisace45

The Real Covid Scandal: A Global Act of Societal Sabotage

The ‘real Covid scandal’ has little and less to do with Dominic Cummings. The ‘real Covid scandal’ is that the fake pandemic was orchestrated from the highest level in order to seize political power to an unprecedented extent.

Source | Submitted by nils-grimley

Federal Reserve Signals End to Interest Rate Hikes Amidst Economic Slowdown and Surge in Layoffs

The Federal Reserve has now signaled that they are done hiking interest rates due to a slowing economy and a big surge in layoffs and unemployment.

Source | Submitted by nils-grimley

Stock market optimism persists despite weak economic data

The stock market is looking at weak economic data as if it’s going to back off of them to get off of Wall Street’s back.

Source | Submitted by nils-grimley

U.S. and European Officials Quietly Discuss Possible Peace Negotiations with Ukraine and Russia

Some U.S. military officials have privately begun using the term ‘stalemate’ to describe the current battle in Ukraine, with some saying it may come down to which side can maintain a military force the longest.

Source | Submitted by nils-grimley

Graphic warnings on meat packaging could reduce meat consumption, study finds

Graphic warnings – similar to the ones used on cigarette packets – could help to reduce our consumption of meat, according to a new study.

Source | Submitted by nils-grimley

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