Steinmeier calls for compulsory social service – Ramelow jumps in — RT DE

In an interview for the “Bild am Sonntag” at the weekend, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier called for the introduction of a “compulsory social service”. The reactions to this proposal are divided. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier would like to oblige young people to do community service again. At the weekend he initiated a debate in the […]

Russian experts on the social consequences of the energy crisis in the West — RT DE

As noted by experts from the Energy Information Administration of the US Department of Energy, fuel is becoming more expensive for a number of reasons, including a drop in exports of Russian petroleum products. Russian analysts remind that the record increase in gasoline prices in the United States and many European countries is already causing […]

Labor and Social Affairs Minister Heil wants “climate money” for people with gross incomes of less than 4,000 euros — RT DE

Energy and food prices have risen faster than ever in recent months. Inflation is having a particularly negative impact on households with low and middle incomes. The Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Hubertus Heil now wants to introduce a “social climate money” to relieve the burden. Food costs have been rising for months. […]

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs anti-censorship social media bill — RT DE

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation on Monday against censorship by big tech companies. Social media platforms in Florida are now banned from banning politicians for more than 14 days. On Monday, Florida became the first US state to pass a law against “deplatforming”, i.e. the deletion of social media accounts of politicians, for example. […]

Higher retirement age is a sign of “social progress” — RT EN

Élisabeth Borne, who has just been appointed France’s new prime minister, is laying the groundwork for Macron’s long-planned and controversial pension reform. According to Borne, the reform is necessary to “secure the financing of our social model”. In the Journal de Dimanche (JDD) on May 22, new French Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne defended President Emmanuel […]

“Really a loss” – unions, social organizations and Die Linke criticize “pension increase” — RT DE

15 Apr 2022 2:50 p.m At first glance, the pension increase of 5.3 percent in western Germany and 6.1 percent in eastern Germany from July 1 seems quite decent. However, under the impact of the currently rampant inflation, the purchasing power of senior citizens is being weakened instead of being strengthened. Trade unions, social organizations […]

Ukrainian nationalists take to social media to speak out about ‘Victory Day’ attack in Berlin — RT DE

13 Apr 2022 7:10 p.m In closed Telegram channels, pro-Ukrainian operators are calling for “lynching” and “executing” “pro-Russian” Germans and Russians in Germany. A terrorist attack on the traditional victory celebration was announced in one of the channels for May 9 in Berlin. So far, the hustle and bustle has gone unpunished. In a closed […]