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ask for ah, the 2nd day of the g 20 summit draws to a close enrollment with broad endorsement of a global corporate tax being the main achievement. now that everyone sees it, that way, we look at why class and some of the new stories that shaped the week. you kate ambulance service, warrants of an unprecedented crisis ahead. as the armies put on standby to help cope with cobit cases and the winter flu season, we hear from a doctor on the front line. our 5700000 people on waiting list within the in h. s. as in which, se probably going to get worse before it gets better. and supporters of julian assange including rock legend of roger waters, demand justice following a u. s. extradition hearing, which is yet to deliver its verdict. i'm so angry and i'm so i'm so disgusted with the united kingdom
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ah hello, good to happy with. this is sunday r t. that means we're going to take you through some of the biggest stories we've covered here over the past as 7 days. the weekends developments to get you up to speed on 1st though, and the 2nd and final day of the g. 20 summit in italy is drawing to a close. it's been the groups 1st in person gathering since the start of the pandemic. among the hot button issues, the leaders have been thrashing out near obscenity crisis cove. it and a possible agreement for a global corporate tax or europe corresponded. peter oliver has been following developments in rome. whether its being progress or whether this has been a talking shop depends on who you speak to. if you talk to those demonstrators who were on the streets of the italian capital on saturday afternoon into the the evening, they would say that more definitive action needs to be taken on climate change,
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as opposed to the talking that's been done about tackling that particular problem. you speak to the leaders themselves, so i think they're pretty happy with what safina. chief hartley g 20. they're all gathered for a, a big photo off at the trevor fountain earlier on sunday, throwing coins over their shoulder into that famous landmark. hoping that that brings some look to one particular area in which they have made a, as few step forward. and that is on a, a global minimum level of corporation tax. now this was an initiative that was put forward by the united states am if you listen to those who are giving the full backing to the u. s. president on to joe biden, himself on from joe biden. himself, of course, we've heard it hailed as a real success here at the g. 20 lead is representing 80 percent of the world's g. d. p. allies and competitors alike made clear that support for strong global minimum tax. this is more than just a tax deal. it's diplomacy reshaping our global economy and delivering for our
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people while the plan is to put in place a minimum 15 percent rate of corporation tax across the globe. now the plan is by doing that, that you would an increase the rate of cooperation tax in some countries that they would then be able to use that extra revenue that's generated in order to fund social projects with the idea of pulling people out of poverty. this hasn't gone down well with everyone though skeptic say that a lonely, really benefit those nations that are already wealthy. the plan from the u. s. point of view is to raise their a corporation tax level, which already stands at around 21 percent up to about 28 percent. critics, including charity is an organization's looking to fight poverty. unhappy that this is the way forward. in fact, fox farm has called this a mockery of fairness, the world is experiencing the largest increase in poverty indicates and a massive explosion inequality. but this dale will do little or nothing to hold
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either his dad, it is already being seen by some wealthy nations as an excuse to cut domestic corporate tax rates risk in any race to the bottom, or the j. 20 seems to be ending with one su, that we thought was put to bed before it even got underway. raising its head again nuts. the, the dispute between australia, france, and the united states, really over the orchestra deal. now that was the defense pockets the between australia, the united kingdom in united states. what it ultimately did that defense pack though, was it cut france out of a $66000000000.00 us dollar deal to provide submarines to australia. we saw u. s. president, jove i meeting with francis emmanuel micron on friday, reconciliation the pose word all over the hatchet well and truly varied. am hon shakes? no, i'm sorry, no, i'm sorry, no, thank you. no, thank you, being offered from the 2 leaders really. and am it now turns out though, that what was said by joe biden, that he hadn't thing may fully aware of exactly what was going on with the deal,
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might not be the case. we can now listen to what the u. s. president had to say and what is come out from the australian prime minister. i was under the impression that phrase had the form long before that he was young. and it was always a difficult decision force trailer. it was the right decision force trailer and worked closely with the united states in the united kingdom and we kept them up to date the u. s. administration with, well, we're at and i'll various discussions with france. i seems like there still might be a little more awkwardness over orcus to comb just yet. that's the way it looks here in rome at the g. 20 it all wraps appear this afternoon on sunday. i'll be bringing you. any news that comes out though, in those final moments here on our, to international while those attempts by the us in france to patch things up took 2nd place to the sweeping endorsement of that minimum 15 percent tax on the world against corporations. and economist explained to us why wealthy nations like us
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will be the main beneficiaries. it will never be in the, in the, in the interest of a government, the u. s. government and any other countries to get more taxes, but what they do with it. i mean, that's going to really implement who's been, who benefits new doesn't. generally speaking countries while you're kind of companies, rather basin of other countries are going to be much less affected by this than the, the global minimum taxable effect. those poor countries. i personally wouldn't try to create a, a global block of minimum taxes. but one thing that could be done is also to lower the barriers to, to bringing technology skills, information transfer to all the nations of the world. but actually the taxes are a barrier to that taxes don't they don't, they don't help better turn they, they're a barrier to spread of information the raises productivity and raises standards of living and all that sort of thing. paramedics and the u. k. a rating fears of an unprecedented crisis facing the ambulance service with one local department, even pleading with the public to think twice before cooling because they're simply
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on enough staff to cover the workload. south central ambulance service is declared to critical incident t 2 extreme pressures across our services. all staffing volunteers working extremely hard to respond to course, but the volume is overwhelming. that are absolutely situations where people voting many, many hours, both to get in to the hospital. and then once they've been in the hospital waiting to see a doctor, cause it has a detrimental effect on anybody who's waiting for hours either in london. so sitting in an emergency department, nobody working in those services wants to see that happens, but there is a huge amount of pressure on the chest. at the moment. meanwhile, ambulances are being forced to stay in cues for hours outside hospitals, which are struggling to cope themselves. with the demand for beds, a number of medics of posted pictures like these on social media, one paramedic demanding urgent action after showing 25 ambulance crews waiting to
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enter an emergency department adding. it's not even winter yet. while earlier this month the patient died off the waiting more than 5 hours in the back of an ambulance. we are right on the edge and it is the middle of october. it would require an incredible amount of light for us not to find ourselves in the midst of a profound crisis. over the next 3 months, the u. k. governments put the country on something akin to a war footing to deal with the coven cases, and also get ready for that crucial winter flu season. troops have been trained to dr. ambulances. some 4000 of them are on stand by to help the n h. s. cope with the winter season earlier, the british defense secretary said soldiers are also ready to assist with administering vaccines, testing for covert and other general support in hospitals. this is why new daily cove id cases in the u. k skyrocketed in july, they've remained high ever since. and doctors fear that those numbers combined with the flu season could overwhelm the health system. and it just keeps also want the prime minister to implement it more stringent plan
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b for this winter. that's gonna include vaccine passports, compulsory face masks, to although so far the government's holding back in there are other things that the government could could in it could be doing. and yes, they should be absolutely seriously considering mr. at this point in time before things go too far, hospital i working has been on what we call black alert, which means that that beds are absolutely full of patients up for a number of weeks now and we are not coming across the whole system. many hospitals are very full with patients and we know that hospitals actually been at their most efficient if they're not absolutely full up with at patients. and it does mean that it knock on effects that have at those patients who are waiting for urgent surgery who require in particular intensive care beds or high dependency care on not being processed or not being cared for in a timely way. and we know that is the case. there are 5700000 people on waiting lists within the us at present, which is probably going to get worse before it gets better. the fate of
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whistleblower julian sounds remained in limbo this week after a 2 day extradition appeal hearing at london's a high court. the u. s. is challenging britain's decision not to expedite him to america on health grounds is wanted by washington on 17 charges of espionage and one of conspiracy to hack a government computer assange exposed to alleged at western war crimes. but if convicted on all accounts, he could face a prison sentence of a 175 years, although it may be several months before a final verdict in the case has reached me . i. the judges just said they will take everything into consideration, but no ruling was handed out immediately. the entire day was devoted to hearing arguments before. busy by the prosecution for the grounds of appeal, why they want to appeal to judge's decision not to extra by the fund. and there
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were 5 grounds of appealing to the 2 main topic. so of course it's on just health and the assurance is a diplomatic assurance is given by the united states in terms of health. what the prosecution i've been trying to do is accuse a key medical, extra witness professor compliment of being disingenuous of misleading the court by concealing the identity of a sondors partner, stella morris and the 2 children we finally. 5 heard the yahoo news story, the investigative journalism that was done a few weeks ago where 30 us officials confirmed what we already knew from anonymous testimony, that the c i was discussing, plans to potentially kidnap or poison julian as orange in london. and so this was brought up in the context of why online, why professor coleman did not disclose the identity of a sondors partner and their 2 children, because he feared for their safety. and when it comes to the assurances that united states is giving, they say that drew an assumption service sentence in australia. but australia has not even indicated if they will take you in the arms. this is a processor can take many years. the truth is
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a jew in his arms will most definitely be placed in at least administrative segregation. and if not, he'll be sent to a special housing unit. so there's a wide array of tools at united states can use to break him once he's on us soil. and then most certainly will during both days of the hearing, a sante support is rallied outside court. they want his immediate release and child a journalism is not a crime. others express growing concerned with health thing floyd co found that the long time a song supported roger waters told oxy that he believed the whole case is a huge miscarriage of justice. this is an absolute nonsense that this man has been locked up for a single day. whether it's in the ecuadorian embassy or in bell marsh. this is, this is one of the most valuable human beings that we the human race have. amongst us. he is deeply, deeply important to the potential for this race to survive on this planet in my
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view. that is why julian has shown traits in prison because he's interfering with their cunning planter steel. the planet should have wrap it to death and then destroy. it is a disgusting miscarriage of justice. look at guantanamo bay, asked shaka, alma, my friend, ask anybody who has been in the hands of the u. s. judiciary. and at any point, possibly since the 2nd world war with a did not agree. and you will find that there's no justice to be found in the united states. i'm shall angry. and i'm so bad. i'm so dish gusted with the united kingdom. oh, i did a radio program last night, john ship, tim was on it and he was extremely eloquent. and i asked him how he, how he manages his grief and, and he was absolutely,
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he was all moving to listen to, he says willy, he puts it to one side and he goes through his life. and his life is entirely devoted to the freeing of his son, so he can go home to his wife and children. and john says that late at night he may retreat into his melancholy. and i felt my heart lurch in my chest. as i listened to this man saying, and i felt his melancholy hit me like a, i'm a blow on my chest. we are not going on anywhere at all. and our voice is going to get louder and louder and louder until julian sanchez said, free. i can promise you that more about the stories from the week on the way, a key suspect from january capital wyatt, who was caught on camera encouraging people to stop the building in quietly removed from the f. b, i's most wanted list that's got people scratching their heads and wondering the
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actually connected to the governments. it's onyx story when the weekly returns after that ah, join me every thursday on the alex salmon show. well, obviously you the guess in the world of politics, sport, business, i'm show business. i'll see you then. mm. oh, you have to understand that so much of this nato stuff is theatrical. it's purely theatrical nature. did not fight for georgia in 2008 it onto planned to fight for children. there was not the slightest consideration also fighting the children and schools. it didn't fight for ukraine in 2014. and there is absolutely no intention
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anywhere in western europe to send a single dot short danish or german french soldier to fight in ukraine with oh, hello again. now it's not often that someone disappears entirely from the fbi i's most wanted list, but that's what happened to a man who said to been a key figure in january's capital hill, riots in washington. he was caught on camera telling people to storm the building. i was, his parents got some including republican party members, raising questions about who exactly this mysterious figure is in the wake. kellum open reported on that for us and individual featured and videos,
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calling for people to enter the capital building even before the january 6th capital riot and was seen on the day. january 6th, ushering crowds into the capital building has been identified by law enforcement as arizona resident re, apps re apps and arizona man scene invite la circulated videos telling trump support his on multiple occasions to go into the capitol also seemed to have acted on his own i don't know, like a rebel, as i said, we need, we need to know. i'll say, we need to go in the camera. oh, ah, not surprisingly, he was on the f. b i's most wanted list and was referred to as suspect. 16 for some time. f b i w f o is seeking the public's assistance in identifying those who made unlawful
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entry into the u. s. capital building on january the 6th. but now suspect 16 has been scrubbed from the f b i website. now if you take a look at the way back machine from archive dot org, you can see that from january 8th, 2021, all the way until june, 30th suspect 16 was pretty clearly highlighted, but suddenly, on july, 1st, he wasn't on the website any longer. now if he'd been arrested, he would still be on the website just with arrested under his name, like others who have been apprehended. but he's not, he's just been scrubbed. this has prompted lawmakers to ask questions about whether or not there were f b. i provocative tours who may have helped events on january 6th to go the way they did far as we can find this individual has not been charged with anything. can you tell us without talking about particular incidents or particular videos? how many agents or assets of the federal government were present on january 6,
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whether they agitated to go into the capital. and if any of them did a saw, i'm not going to violate this norman of follow the rule of law. i'm not going to comment on an investigation that's ongoing. now the capital breach database has no entries or listings for re apps to some. that's a pretty big red flag. the ongoing mystery of re apps, he repeatedly appears in videos encouraging and inciting an invasion of the capitol on january the 6th. yet for some reason has not yet been indicted. were charged even as people with far less involvement have been reps as a free man. he has never been arrested or charged nearly 10 months after july. the 6th, the fbi i in justice department still refused to comment on where the apps has ever been served. a search warrant the f. b, i's record when it comes to things like protests and provocations is not exactly squeaky plain. people can look up the history of cohen tell pro infiltration and
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other dirty deeds. if january 6th is such a pivotal date in u. s. history as it's being presented, surely questions like those surrounding suspect? 16 demand answers. caleb martin, r t. new york. a facebook is undergoing somewhat of a matter morph, assists with a major re branding to change its corporate name on. ironically, to matter. it's part of the drive to broaden the scope of the company's brand recognition to include it's on the holding, such as instagram and whatsapp on the internet's joy in to help the re branding, although perhaps not in the way that facebook might have wanted a mountain of maimed has already emerged, ridiculing the new name with facebook, sorry, matter, boss. mark zuckerberg, face front and center in many a. dr. pick along the way. talk about though is optimistic that the company's new direction is the way to go. facebook is one of the most used technology products in the history of the world. it's an iconic social media brand. over time,
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i hope we are seen as a met averse company. and i want to anchor our work and our identity on what we're building towards facebook, changing his name to meta is so exciting. i've already forgotten that we just learned, they knew women were being sex tropic on the platform, and did nothing. facebook is now meta, our new logo is a rubber band because our morals are elastic. oh, and we stretch the truth. it doesn't matter what you call it. they're still selling our data. but the new name was unveiled alongside plans to build a so called meta verse, an online virtual world, where people can play video games, work, and communicate. the announcement pushed up facebook stop price by $1.00 and a half percent. and pondering how this new cyberspace universe might be implemented, his not one but 2 poly because within a matter of years, if facebook gets it away, a lot of us can be spending much of all. i'm looking something like this
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is hiring $10000.00 people to create a met us for the low nods out there. i'll let virtual poly explain to make of us is basically the make tricks. you create digital avatars of yourself like me, and then you put on your ve, i had set and away you go, you can walk around a virtual world and interact with people in real time. they're doing things like shopping and dancing and studying together in a virtual space. the real world may struggle to compete. facebook founder and ceo mock sucker bug says that the match of us is just saying that kill progression from the to the internet to the 3. the one is about not buying to monopolize the mass of us. it is far too late for that. the idea is that uses all slip seamlessly from one virtual world into another. so instead of flying from paris to new york,
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for example, you'd digitally teleport yourself from facebook's massive us to google's or apple's one. i'm from you. boom. as quaking in your booth at the thought of this matter of us, the future is already here. back in 2020 rock, travis scott played a virtual concert within the full night wold which attracted over 12000000 viewers, which was a record at the time. not carrie bronze. hawkins on to the fact that there's bags of money to be made in the mess of us. he's. he's already unveiled a virtual collection on the roadblock platform. while he, oh god created a bunch of clothes or skins as football at night. there's even companies slipping, virtual real estate in the matter of us. if you're starting to understand how this works, you're not alone. there is a building, boom, breaking out,
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but it's not happening in your back yard. it is happening in a fake world. so there are many, many versus there isn't just one, but the, the oldest one, the, the oldest crypto vs one is called a central and whether you're ready for life in the cloud or not. facebook announcement that it's hiring an army of developers to build this met us, has been a rating success by one measure. at least i just spent 3 minutes talking about facebook's virtual plans instead of the company's real world problems such as the whistleblower that's just come out and said that the company puts profits over uses safety shopping, lead monster zak, a bug alone. yeah. big bully, back here in the real world, some of the biggest names in business across europe and asia gathered in the italian city of verona this week with climate change, the gas crisis, and e relations high on the agenda, the ration economic for charlotte to ben sky was there for us? this is where the big questions were debated over 2 days at eurasian economic
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forum in verona as cop 26 now staffing glasgow. the environment was definitely on many mines with a warning that it depends on strong political will. and the change in how we live our lives. 3 sheila cattle environmental issues depend on 3 sides, consumers, businesses and politicians, and all of them oppose environmental solutions or consumers don't want to consume less. businesses want to increase profits to produce more and more. and politicians are afraid of discussing the issue as they may not be re elected. if they order people to consume less and pessimists worry, it will all end in some sorts of environmental dictatorship. the viability of the new status on the world stage was also questioned. there were calls for it to find a clue, says strategic alliance with russia to build on the strength of you re here which could act as
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a balance to china and to the us. there were plenty of other hard hitting words to about the you particularly over it's management of the current energy crisis. the we are in a complete a mass now in your room marquez her are, are feeling completely at the processor. extraordinary. hi, it is approve of history, young and anxiously rapid gas price growth in europe is mostly connected to an excess of confidence and renewable energy sources. climate ologist say that this year the wind force in europe was 15 percent lower than average. that negatively affected power generated by wind turbines and lead to the lack of gas reserves in europe will be european, would be val advice to enter into a reasonable dialogue with our supplier countries. instead of making acquisition.
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many you politicians may find it tempting to lift the burden of responsibility form themselves and perhaps lay the blame on someone else and you guessed it. in this case it is on russia. 6 but there are many who say that the facts do not add up in the east blame game with moscow. like this is a high gas prices are linked to the miscalculations of the european union. as far as we know, russia has supplied about 15 percent more gas than its existing contracts cover. also, as for the gas that was supposed to come from the us, out of the 28000000000 europe received only 7 because the rest went asia. so what can we take away from verona? well, to some the panelists up, the world has changed and we need to be prepared for that change, which could significantly impact and government's business. and you and i, it's now a multi polar world. and if the e is to find a way to have a real voice,
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it needs to look for alliances to the east. charlotte, even sky r t, verona. ok, that's it for this edition of the weekly, we're gonna meet some russian inventors next news imaginations data from outlandish to the outstanding here on our to international from moscow. ah, it's been 30 years since the soviet union collapsed. mom miss got louder. go to chill them on to water pump. nuclear, you know, talk, so shown where you also trust one coil or tom ukraine was one of the independent states that emerge from the ruins of a superpower or somebody. would you also get on greens? come on board. surely confusing semester yet, and less new lucian, west india, better one more law. a finish
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