[478] Silence – news headlines from August 2022

Completion Date: 10 September 2022
Medium: Paint & ink on acid-free mount-board
Dimensions: 42 x 59 cm (16.5 x 23 inches)

News headlines August 2022

01 August
S&P500: 4,130
Bitcoin: 23,325
CO2: 417.1
FTSE100: 7,455
USD/GBP: 1.23
Fed Funds Rate: 2.33
Biden: 39.7%

30 August
S&P500: 3,986
Bitcoin: 20,310
CO2: 416.31
FTSE100: 7,332
USD/GBP: 1.16
Fed Funds Rate: 2.33
Biden: 42%

01 Aug
First grain ship leaves Ukraine under Russia deal

02 Aug
Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike
Pelosi visits Taiwan in defiance of Chinese warnings

03 Aug
Pelosi leaves Taiwan to sound of Chinese fury

04 Aug
China launches ballistic missiles during Taiwan drills

05 Aug
China sends warships, jets close to Taiwan

06 Aug
China’s Taiwan attack “rehearsal” irresponsible” says US

07 Aug
Death toll rises as Israel kills second top militant

08 Aug
Senate passes Democrats’ sweeping health care and climate bill

09 Aug
FBI executes search warrant on Trump’s Florida home

10 Aug
Trump fumes about FBI searching his home

11 Aug
UN alarm as Ukraine nuclear power plant shelled again

12 Aug
“No adequate control” at Ukraine nuclear plant

13 Aug
Files seized from Trump are part of Espionage Act enquiry

14 Aug
Right-wing rhetoric in US escalates

15 Aug
Some Republicans make a more restrained case for defending Trump

16 Aug
UK inflation exceeds 10% as bread and milk prices soar

17 Aug
Trump arch-enemy Liz Cheney ousted in Wyoming election

18 Aug
Former CFO of Trump Organization pleads guilty for his role in tax fraud scheme

19 Aug
Judge may release affidavit in Trump search, but only after redactions

20 Aug
Biden plans more actions to curb emissions

21 Aug
Odessa is Putin’s ultimate target – US

22 Aug
Daughter of Putin ally killed in Moscow car bomb

23 Aug
Trump sues justice department over Mar-a-Lago search

25 Aug
Occupied nuclear plant disconnected from grid says Ukraine

26 Aug
Putin orders sharp expansion in Russian forces

27 Aug
Fed chair signals more rate increases ahead

28 Aug
Possibility of Obstruction in Trump document search case

29 Aug
UN inspectors head to Ukraine nuclear plant

30 Aug
Ukraine counteroffensive gets underway

31 Aug
Last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev dies at 91