Archive for August 17, 2022

Targeted Military Actions

Posted in uncategorized with tags on August 17, 2022 by andelino

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army mobilized warships, aircraft and tanks on August 2 and vowed targeted military actions in response to United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.

Taiwan is a democratic island nation of 23.6 million people on the northern end of the South China Sea. The overwhelming majority of Taiwanese would like the country to be internationally recognized and fully independent, charting a path into the future based on the will of the people.

Read more at “China Pledges Targeted Military Actions as Revenge for Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit”

Trans-Atlantic Relationship

Posted in uncategorized with tags , on August 17, 2022 by andelino

The world’s geopolitical power balance is about to change.

In light of Russia’s aggression, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock believes the time has come for the United States and Europe to build a partnership of equals. In a speech on August 2 at the New School in New York, Baerbock explained that the moment had come to build “a more strategic European Union, a union able to approach the United States at eye level: in a partnership in leadership.” While such a partnership has often been called for, Europe has never been ready for it—until now.

Read more at “Seizing the Opportunity for a Trans-Atlantic Relationship”

Depression

Posted in uncategorized with tags on August 17, 2022 by andelino

What is the real cause of depression?

Dec. 29, 1987, was a turning point for mental health. On that date, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Prozac, the first selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) to treat depression. Since that time, billions of pills have been prescribed to people all over the world. Depression was considered a chemical imbalance that could be simply solved by taking pills.

Depression represents 99 percent of all mental illnesses. Three-hundred million people globally suffer from depression every year. One in 10 American adults and 2.5 million youths are depressed. It is the leading cause of suicide in which 41,000 people die a year—that’s one suicide every 12 minutes. Each year depression rates increase, especially since the covid pandemic.

Read more at “Depression Is Not a Chemical Imbalance”

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