Austria wants to say goodbay to the free movement of workers in the EU. Workers from Eastern Europe should no longer be able to work in Austria. “Unregulated, free markets lead to an approximation of wage and social conditions at the lowest level.” Source: Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten
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Government debt and budget deficits are both set to spiral higher in the coming three decades if current patterns hold, according to new projections released by the Congressional Budget Office. Due largely to increases in Medicare and Social Security costs, the federal debt will reach 150 percent of GDP in 2047. Source: CNBC
NATO is offering jobs to Russian-speaking actors ready to play civilians in the alliance’s military drills, according to a job advertisement. The group says it’s seeking actors to represent Russian-speaking “Civilians on the Battlefield,” such as farmers or shopkeepers, in unspecified conflict regions. Source: RT
French politicians have cautioned construction-materials giant LafargeHolcim about the consequences of supplying cement for the 3000km wall that US President Donald Trump intends to build along the border with Mexico. Source Global Cement