Friday 24 April 2020

Global headlines - 24 April, 2020

News Links, April 24, 2020

## Global Ponzi meltdown/House of Cards/global cooling/deflationary collapse ##
Daimler earnings plunge as coronavirus hammers vehicle sales, production
Trump Says "No" to World Money

## Airline death spiral ##

## Fault lines/flashpoints/powder kegs/military/war drums ##
Trump Rejects South Korea Cost-Sharing Offer
Despite the criticality of this mission, the Air Force currently operates the smallest, oldest fleet of bombers since its 1947 founding.

## Global unrest/mob rule/angry people/torches and pitchforks ##
We'll keep enforcing lockdown, says French minister amid unrest

## Energy/resources ##
• Coronavirus
The antiviral drug remdesivir -- touted as a potential treatment for COVID-19 since early March -- did not improve symptoms or prevent death in patients with the disease, according to the preliminary results from a clinical trial in China.
It's the latest move as operations at the U.S.-Mexico border have become increasingly militarized and secretive.
When reality and truth become the sworn enemies of society's political and economic elites, the society is well and truly doomed.

## UK ##
Banks handling the government's $349 billion loan program for small businesses made more than $10 billion in fees — even as tens of thousands of small businesses were shut out of the program.
• Coronavirus
New York Forced to Send Bodies Out of State for Cremation
The death toll far exceeds the capacity of New York city crematories. "It's like draining a bathtub with a tablespoon"

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