Tensions between supporters of the two Brazilian Presidential candidates became deadly on September 9, when a supporter of President Jair Bolsonaro murdered a backer of his challenger, former President Lula ahead of the October 2 election, reports The Guardian.
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On September 15, Hackensack Meridian Health Theater in Redbank, New Jersey, hosted American debater, philosopher, and author Dr. Cornel West in their Community Conversations series. The forum examined the American philosopher’s outlook on justice, race, and the dangers of populism in a growing society.
Liz Truss, the UK’s new Prime Minister, faces many economic problems and political divides. The conservative PM will have to confront Boris Johnson’s legacy, high inflation, a fraying National Health Service (NHS), and an energy crisis threatening households and businesses.
Germany, along with the greater European Union, has promised to boost its lending to major energy firms as rising energy prices threaten to extend their crushing grip on the industry. According to Reuters, the European Commission has targeted specific paths to reduce electricity consumption along with placing a revenue cap on non-gas fueled plants.