Joe Biden never talks about Julian Assange, not that the American press ever bother to ask. Quite the opposite from Biden is Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), who has been a forceful and outspoken voice demanding that Assange be freed. In other ways as well, AMLO has taken a more oppositional stance toward Mexico’s neighbor to the north than any other Mexican president in recent memory.
globinfo freexchange Speaking at the Greek radio broadcaster Real FM 107,1, the Greek economist, Yanis Varoufakis, revealed the real reason behind the outrageously high natural gas prices, which can't be justified only by the war in Ukraine and Putin's actions to cut supplies to Europe. As he pointed out, the biggest part of the rise of natural gas prices is due to the stock market games. Prices should rise by 80% at most, not 800%. The rest of this hyper-profit is because big companies have already bought quantities of natural gas for the next two years. So, they don't sell it now in order to boost its price and sell it later at much higher price. Yet, the worst part of the story is that these financial games often create bubbles - similar to the Lehman Brothers bubble in 2008 that led to the Wall Street collapse - so we are now to the point where the German government is forced to subsidize big companies with billions, exactly because they play these risky financ