the wealthiest u.s. presidential candidate multibillion out michael met his team used prison labor to make campaign calls. parallel to and protest dogs as empower us join the demonstrations against proposed pension reforms which could save every time an age need $32.00 to $64.00. and while the united states is in the throes of an opioid epidemic of many african states have been suffering from chronic shortages a prescription pain killers we look at how an ambitious project in the wind is turning the situation around.
you're watching international with me suss to take a very warm welcome from me on the whole team here in moscow. and to start us off this hour the u.s. democratic presidential candidate michael bloomberg has admitted his campaign made use of prison labor at the banana claims he was unaware it was happening his team hired a firm to help with his 2020 election run which in turn employed female inmates to make campaign calls we learned about this when the reporter called us which as soon as we discovered which friend done this we immediately ended our relationship with the company and the people who hire them imagine being so rich you have people who have people who have prism is to do stuff for you. being sure rich you don't even bother to check what you're spending really winds of dollars on. rita rating we sad indeed when we learn a vendor of a vendor of
a vendor use prison labor we did know about it and we never would have allowed it we don't believe in this practice and we immediately stop working with pro com and the people who hired them so so how do you do it pay someone to pay someone to tell them mike bloomberg is a big spender he was last to do in the presidential race and he has already outspent all the other democrat candidates on campaign advertising i mean the guy has so much money he doesn't seem to have the time to check what he spent a good dog but they his credit michael bloomberg did promise america more work just to. get it. for president jobs creator. right america more jobs even if you don't particularly want them what makes it much much worse is that many of the prisons in the states a private run for profit and there are laws that force people to work so if you are
in a jail and you are told to work you have to well you'll be punished sometimes they pay you as much as $20.00 a month that's right $20.00 a month now here's the irony mike bloomberg billionaire one of the richest people in america was essentially paying folks what is a slave labor to cool people apparently tell them that he's a good guy wait the bloomberg is he was paying someone to pay someone to tell everyone what a good guy he is trump says he wants to run the nation like he's running is business god help us. everybody says stuff that comes back to bite them but when billionaires do it it's generally an order of magnitude. it gets. the further you dig when he launched his campaign his media bloomberg news sent.
thousands of its journalists pledging to uphold its principle of not investigating its own this is the sort of person mike. mike bloomberg started as a middle class kid to work his way through college. creating. good paying jobs along the way to stop their eco death he probably shouldn't but he didn't let me continue he became rich. selling bank is new to christie price tried to gadgets the same bankers who threw unbridled greed set off the 20085 actual crash depriving homes of medians of people of both ends of life savings and job. michael bloomberg the president. and best gift a day for mental fitness that despite. 12th is actually not
a particularly strong counted it. really shouldn't be acceptable for anybody liberal or conservative to use prison labor it's forced labor bloomberg is a multibillionaire he's worth like $54000000000.00 he's made his money by you know not paying attention to things like that. that he's not concerned about the little guy and which i guess becomes you know if you're if you're supposedly a democrat you're concerned about the little guy and it's enormous a packer see it a big problem because i think it's going to hurt him a lot i don't know where people get the idea that bloomberg is the great savior for democrats in the race in the race against trump he has almost no poll support all the money. billionaires have not traditionally done that well running for office it's it's you know you've got. i have money to run for president but when you have that much money i think that most people are pretty suspicious of your
motives in running for office. while parts of the western wild enjoy an opioid addiction crisis many african nations are left struggling to get enough legal medication to even remove the pain of patients. i do go with. the big boys in the end she was not even able to take the medication in the puzzle .
to control is a substance of growing concern particularly in north central and west africa closer regions of africa now account for 87 percent of pharmacies pipe dorsey's worldwide and not the recent rises jew almost entirely. the trafficking charge at all. coming to me should hoeing. and the numbers are pretty stark the international control board says the majority of all morphine used is consumed by just 17 percent of the wilds population who put in the western parts of the globe at the same time african and asian countries can only satisfied a tiny fraction of their medical needs political analyst us entrepreneur says that at the end of the day it's all about one thing and that's money perma suitable companies are businesses big businesses with many salaries to pay they need
and a lot of them are listed in the stock market in other words they have shareholders they have to take care of so because these western companies are focused on the expensive medicines they've reduced the bill of bill the and demand for the natural keep one that's why the subject of morphine again is such a not just controversial it's unusual it's something that people don't talk about very much it's sad to say it cynical but stick a 2nd seat to profits and earnings and the the entire capitalist system contributes to that it's always a matter especially since in the last 25 years. stock market performance has taken precedence over everything else. and now to france with a national strike in the country over proposed pension reforms heading into its 4th week adults trip and paris is stepping out of the theater i don't the street to
make that feelings clear. to the full last of us all to what the girls have shown you with swan lake is 15 years of sacrifice and it's daily work every day every morning and there is a limit to how long it's possible to remain at that level of life if you want to continue to see pretty dancers on stage they can't go on until they're 64 it's not possible and perhaps the most beautiful protest that paris seen at this step but they don't see is what actually striking behind them they had sadness that brad's culture in danger now is the latest sequel so. by the french
government this strike it's now time to escape the hit show support for some i know i don't think the british despite our pension systems think doesn't sustainable it's the only way he was actually facing he's come out of the system forms a definite right and it's been taught if you expect the next. and nothing gets done while the focus may be on fronts right now time of crisis is a problem some like to slow to find the baby blue chip bracing for continues to type pension systems across the world straining on the white house as a result of the country's see the been slow raising that a toilet or cooling of soaring the tension that exists and the problem is that the demographics have changed in 1906 when the system was invented and you have.
people paying for one pension and today you've got 1.7 people going for one's attention this. of course that is completely unsustainable so it needs to be rethought and i basically i think you've got all these demonstrations of people saying yes but not yet you know not now i don't want to be the 1st one to to have a worse situation so it's clear that the world might not get this there will be more money to retire on well not so fast according to process independent pension advice which is the c.e.o. of all the situation is that perhaps he's doing is the clintons government this is jesting i don't find that show that the overall cost of the front suspension system has in fact stabilized even reduced and that huge deficit government to this warning that that could just be a blip shrinking down to 5000000000 you rates by 2030 so this is a misery presented to for the book called the government one of its 1st measures rule was to suppress
a tax on words. is called by the french the president of the rich but if you tax bill you know so you must not forget to add an exchange controls in order to curb the toxic evasion because there is a lot of the leniency with suspects evasion in this country but a very very few people trust people want this new feudal american style dystopia that is the very program of president franklin but don't want that absolutely new days of strike action have already been announced that france has this standoff between unions and the government that it's been using in the meantime parties. are determined to see the bait to scare away. i'm staying in the european union with britain yet to free itself from the e.u.
and the brics a process dragging on some have decided to take matters into their own hands and split from brussels themselves at least in the grocery aisles. most emotions to see if these taste any better for brussels sprouts. this problems have the right to their own identity they are from yorkshire so there . i'm self identifying as a yorkshire sprouts in solidarity even the one from lancashire bit one with you in
a sprout. you're sure of sprouts taste really nice and they're cute in the salty tears remain are. many of our customers are interesting knowing where the food comes from lincolnshire sprouts lincolnshire sprouts because they're from lincolnshire. brown so called yorkshire browns because they're from yorkshire many of our customers like to know them. had in the programme as part of a straight up continued wildfire as the prime minister is coming under increasing pressure to adopt agreed on policy if so how about story and much more off the short break.
a country can transition. welcome back with the 2020 u.s. presidential election race in full swing american intelligence officials are reportedly considering how to shield the country's democratic processes from outside interference according to a new washington post article that could even involve launching a cyber warfare campaign against russian political figures. gives us the latest. indeed washington post newspaper published an article citing various american officials former and current who spoke with the people on the condition of anonymity because of the issues sensitivity and the piece claims that u.s.
cyber command is considering attacks to target senior russian leadership and the country's elite though not president wide reporting in order to counter russian interference a new ss 2020 presidential election was the ideal would be the paper goes on that the personal sense to date or all of the targeted russian oligarchs and officials would be heat eve that interference did not stop we asked russia's foreign ministry spokesperson what is the heart of our to comment on that at the daughter store the purchasing in libya it's the same thing that has been actively used for many years about western partners interference in our internal affairs and regime change the us is now trying justify its actions we can only sang them for this acknowledgment of their illegal practices which they normally accuse everyone of themselves with russia's foreign ministry spokesperson what is the hottest prize
that there is no single approve of any russian interference in any us election so far given while the counter measures are already being considered moscow is denying any meddling party requested a comment from the u.s. defense department and cyber command we are waiting for their response refreshing our tea from moscow. now with a less than a week left of $29000.00 let's start taking a look up the year just gone by with party boyko on dottie's online series in case you missed it. as i see why am i the year that was january brazil also on the right wing tract when this guy nationalist. naro was sworn in as president of south america's largest nation a hostile takeover was launched at the start of 2019 in venezuela when this guy one guy go challenge the authority of the elected mr. surprise surprise
why don't have the backing of the u.s. and its allies the planned benevolent regime change didn't work out in cities across france the yellow vest movement continue to bash things up every weekend demanding that the french president emmanuel build them an economically rosy future instead march saw a brutal acts of terror and take place in new zealand when a psycho right wing not broke into a mosque and find. life streamed the manager of tens of innocent civilians on face moving into april wiki leaks julian assange toft out of london's ecuadorian embassy and arrested by british police in was going to be. fiction the world was shocked when paris is not true don cathedral the home of the hunchback from that disney film fell victim to a fire that store its roof by collapse and this moment was probably peak
2019 a comedian with no political experience and literally had played the role of an ordinary man who accidentally becomes president was elected president of ukraine 2019 brought us an escalating us china trade war donald trump employees. of chinese that exports and washington especially blacklisted one away the chinese target giant major threats to our poll the gulf was getting tense too for a chair. inmate's iran announced that it would stop complying with parts of the 2015 iranian deal i would start enriching you radium again while in indiana and then run for mayor do you want a 2nd term as prime minister by a landslide in india's general election in june the orange one touchdown in london by the phone 7 royal treatment just 3 days later after 3 years of failing to
deliver bragg's its u.k. prime minister to resign may officially threw in the towel and all traces of civility she now sees the process the poisoned chalice of brags that someone else citizens of hong kong started hitting the streets in precedented numbers angered by a chinese extradition laws and the law then this summer news law was interrupted by news of the death of a famous bananas and establishment sleazeball jeffrey at the guy with secrets about everyone had been awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges but he was mysteriously found data in his jail cell in new york triggering conspiracy theories. it's got us to the end of summer party would of course take us through the rest of the 29000 very soon and if you want to watch this boy go on the least on the headline stories of the year look up in case you missed it on for
a huge cheer or not you know come. on almost all sit by and how an employee of a prominent russian opposition figure has been called off for military service and sent to a remote arctic base other thing of value claims though that the activists hot and exemption was the 4th century kidnapped that plane is examined in detail over on our website. and finally for this hour deadly forest fires in southeast australia have been raging for almost 2 months now with firefighters facing extreme conditions again a record heat wave with temperatures projected predicted to stay in the high thought to 40 celsius over the weekend and into next week 5000000 hectares of land have been banned nationwide in australia over the past few months 9 people so far have lost their lives and more than 150 homes have been destroyed smoke from the fires has blanketed the country's largest city sydney pollution that has crossed
the critical points 11 times higher than the life threatening threshold. today environmental activists rallied in sydney to condemn the prime minister's decision to pop off on vacation while parts of the country were engulfed by bush fires many of those gathered were also cooling off a stronger action to fight climate change responding to the crisis and criticism scott morrison had this to say in defense of his government's climate policies a struggle is taking action on climate change what we were do is engage in recluse and job destroying and economy crunching targets which is being seeking to be postured to us at the moment graeme sawyer from the a straight in association for environmental education please the government is putting industry above. we've always had farmers but we've never had.
part of the issue is really bad environmental policy over a long period of time which has allowed the country to get out of the shipe i think the big reason why they're defending the call industry is because the coal industry . many many years as border so very close to government spent a lot of money supporting governments got a little lobbyist and stuff working with governments all news issues the real issue i think is that they get a significant amount of revenue from the coal industry jobs in the call industry not that significant when you look at the industries across the whole economy it seems to be an excuse to me i mean they're not showing any great signs of caring about the environment so i think there's a lot of people in this country who are being given a big white couple by the fires and the really big issue is going to be how bad it is but in a much. that's all from me so i'm tom mesereau will be here and hoffa now to bring you. updates today means that in the meantime sit tight for the.
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versus them it it's fear the prefrontal cortex it's empathy it's compassion it's thinking about the future in terms of what we do today that's where we need to make our decisions based from from the prefrontal cortex unfortunately when we eat the modern diet of our planet or when we watch the news or we spend too much time online we lock in to be a make believe we lock in to the child in the room and we're not able to make good decisions. the. guys are this is the kaiser report max and stacey are continuing on our south american tour and
as you can see behind me we are in korea de janeiro mike so beautiful so much going on this is a country in transition i think stacie well that of course is sugarloaf back there behind you one of the most famous scenes of rio de janeiro we are here just as slap those tariffs on brazil for a legend really manipulating their currency but just like argentina of course they aren't manipulating their currency they're having a hard time maintaining the value of their currency not as bad as argentina here of course but of course but also narrow their new president you know he's been in office for a year he's a huge family of trump so the word on the street is how much he was humiliated by trump tweeting this out without informing him 1st yeah he was totally in shock with those tariffs that were applied and that's the world of trumps of also don is to get with the program i also want to say like when we arrived at the airport here in rio de janeiro it like 3.