Activist Articles Collection: March 13, 2014


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                                                                  March 12, 2014
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
     In case you don’t reach the bottom of the lengthy-but-quite-important “Thoughts on Nucleated Winter Assault 2013-14” several below, then here is its superb conclusion:

To experiment with all natural systems of life, all biological life; blocking sunlight, altering the chemistry of water, and knowingly causing the extinction of billions of species is by very definition criminal insanity. The die-offs of species alone should render all climate engineers involved as criminal killers who should be prosecuted as such. They knowingly have affected the health of humans, all flora and fauna, all watershed systems, soil and forests, and they do so knowingly as the global seed vaults clearly demonstrate, the brain disorders in humans demonstrate, and the rapid and escalated killing of entire species of animals demonstrate. They must be stopped and charged with crimes against humanity and biological life, and this must be an immediate international initiative. There is no other alternative. Poisoning and murdering is illegal.

As for this nucleated winter, I complete this article watching multiple planes spraying trails of nano-particulates; eight trails are currently visible from my window. The question is how much longer I will live to convince the foolishly stubborn of their forthcoming demise. Keep in mind that entire flocks of birds, in the thousands, are dropping dead out of the skies.

                                                                   Power to the Flora,
                                                                   Keith Lampe, Ro-Non-So-Te, Ponderosa Pine
March 12, 2014
                             Has the Descent Begun?

On March 9, 2014, Arctic sea ice area was at a record low for the time of the year, at only 12.88731 square kilometers.
Sea ice extent shows a similar descent, as illustrated by the NSIDC image below.
The situation is dire, given that methane concentrations have risen strongly following an earthquake that hit the Gakkel Ridge on March 6, 2014, as illustrated by the image below.

Huge amounts of methane have been released from the seafloor of the Arctic Ocean over the past half year, and the resulting high methane concentrations over the Arctic will contribute to local temperature rises.

The image below shows that sea surface temperatures are anomalously high in the Arctic Ocean and off the east coast of North America, from where warm water is carried by the Gulf Stream into the Arctic Ocean.

The prospect of an El Niño event makes the situation even more dire. NOAA recently issued an El Niño warning.

The consequences of sea ice collapse would be devastating, as all the heat that previously went into transforming ice into water will be asbsorbed by even darker water, from where less sunlight will be reflected back into space. The danger is that further warming of the Arctic Ocean will trigger massive methane releases is unacceptable and calls for comprehensive and effective action as discussed at the Climate Plan blog.

Posted by Sam Carana
12.03.2014, 20:26, Ann Fillmore <>:
Pay Attention:   Within minutes of the northern California 6.9 event, modern 3.0 to 4.0 quakes popped up just north of Washington State on the border with Canada. Within this same period, a volcano in Alaska light-up. Now, just minutes before this article, a 5.1 mag. quake hit just off the coast of Oregon. Put these events together and you just outlined the Cascadia Subduction Zone; one of the most volatile and dangerous zones along the entire North American continent.

Proof US Staging False Flag for WW3 Kickoff with Russia (Video)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

By Susan Duclos


If this is true and since the hacker group Anonymous is famous for hacking into high level documents and emails, it most likely is true, then this is a blockbuster bombshell!


Hacked emails to and from US Army Attache Assistant in Kiev Jason Gresh with Ukrainian General Staff Igor Protsyk, discuss plans to arrange a massive attack on transport hubs and Ukrainian military bases in order to “frame-up the neighbor,” and “create favorable conditions for Pentagon to act.”


The emails from Igor are in Russian, so the link is here for anyone that reads Russian but the email from US Army Attache Assistant in Kiev Jason Gresh is in English and the ramifications of it are enormous.


Events are moving rapidly in Crimea. Our friends in Washington expect more decisive actions from your network.
I think it’s time to implement the plan we discussed lately. Your job is to cause some problems to the transport hubs in the south-east in order to frame-up the neighbor.
It will create favorable conditions for Pentagon and the Company to act.
Do not waste time, my friend.
Jason P. Gresh
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
Assistant Army Attaché
U.S. Embassy, Kyiv
Tankova 4, Kyiv, Ukraine 04112
(380-44) 521 – 5444 | Fax (380-44) 521 – 5636


A major false flag against Ukraine, blamed on Russia and publicly hailed as an attack by Russia against Ukraine for Obama to use as an excuse for US Military intervention, which undoubtedly would lead to World War III.



Ukraine: How to Hide a Nazi Army

Global Research, March 12, 2014
Blanket denials have been made across the Western media regarding the presence of Neo-Nazis among the ranks of “Euromaidan” mobs that had rioted in Kiev for months before finally executing a coup, ousting the democratically elected government of Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych. A prime example of this was the Daily Beast’s article, “Putin’s Crimea Propaganda Machine,” which disingenuously twists reality by stating:

…Putin needed a story to spin, no matter how full of holes, and thus the neo-Nazi claims. But as it turns out, Crimea’s streets are not exactly paved with extremists—a fact that has proven troublesome for Russian state TV channels looking to find token far-right bogeymen.

And of course, Crimea’s streets are not full of Neo-Nazis, because the population of eastern Ukraine wholly rejects the abhorrent ideology of the “Euromaidan’s” Nazi vanguard, and backs Russian forces who have been permanently stationed there for years under treaty and as a consequence, have deterred any abusive incursions by the far-right into the region.

Still, the impression the Daily Beast would like to get across to readers is that the concept of Neo-Nazis leading the so-called “revolution” in Kiev, is absurd. In fact, the truth that Kiev’s Independence Square was full of Nazis, was right under the nose of the entire world – with a handful of Western journalists even admitting as much.

Nazis Hiding in Plain Sight 

The impressive pictures broadcast by the Western media of mobs filling Independence Square featured scores of large flags waving in the crisp cold air of Kiev. Prominent among them were the blue and yellow banners of Svoboda, with a peculiar 3-fingered salute stamped on each one. The odd iconography, had the Western media investigated, is in fact a revised Nazi salute, a play on the Ukrainian coat of arms and German Neo-Nazi Michael Kühnen’s three-fingered salute. Before that, Svoboda used the more obvious “Wolfsangel,” popular among Neo-Nazis and a symbol used by the Waffen SS during World War II.

Image: Neo-Nazi flags unfurled side-by-side with the European Union’s – with the revised 3-fingered salute on Svoboda’s party flag, the familiar Nazi black and red of “Right Sector,” and flags of the Hitleresque “Fatherland Party,” all hidden in plain sight in front of the world. The Western media’s selective omissions and its intentional failure to investigate and expose the true nature of an opposition they portrayed as “pro-democracy” and “pro-West” helped build international support for a movement the global public would otherwise have recoiled in disgust from.

Svoboda was officially linked to paramilitary organizations until as late as 2007, and is still

    loosely affiliated with them. The organization has attempted to “soften” its image, or in other
    words, bury its extremist ideology under a moderate facade to covertly move it forward.

Spiegel Online would report in its article, “‘Prepared to Die’: The Right Wing’s Role in Ukrainian Protests,” that:

“The Svoboda party also has excellent ties to Europe, but they are different from the ones that Klischko might prefer. It is allied with France’s right-wing Front National and with the Italian neo-fascist group Fiamma Tricolore. But when it comes to the oppression of homosexuality, representative Myroshnychenko is very close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, even if he does all he can to counter Moscow’s influence in his country.

“The EU is the only possibility for us to defend ourselves against Russian pressure,” he says. He and his party see the alliance with Klitschko as being purely tactical. Klitschko, after all, would like to limit the powers of the president while Svoboda dreams of a country with a strong leader.

Myroshnychenko was press spokesman for the Ukrainian national football team in the lead up to the 2008 European Championships, but he isn’t exactly cosmopolitan. He would even like to see foreign professional football players deported because they “change Ukraine’s ethnic map.”

There have been other, similar incidents. In a 2012 debate over the Ukrainian-born American actress Mila Kunis, he said that she wasn’t Ukrainian, rather she was a “Jewess.” Indeed, anti-Semitism is part of the extremist party’s platform; until 2004, they called themselves the Social-National Party of Ukraine in an intentional reference to Adolf Hitler’s National Socialist party. Just last summer, a prominent leader of party youth was distributing texts from Nazi propaganda head Joseph Goebbels translated into Ukrainian.

Without the nationalists’ tight organization, the revolt on Maidan Square would long since have collapsed. But Svoboda also embodies the greatest danger to the protest movement. The party’s foot soldiers, with their muddled, right wing doctrine, aren’t likely to hold back for much longer.”

Image: Signed by Svoboda party leader Oleh Tyahnybok,
a 2005 open letter titled, ”Stop the Criminal Activities of
Organised Jewry” exemplifies the ideologies of groups
leading the so-called “Euromaidan” uprising – groups
the West has openly and eagerly supported.

Speigel Online notes what other independent geopolitical analysts have been saying since the mobs took to Kiev’s streets months ago, that the “pro-democracy,” “pro-European” facade was propped up by literal Nazis who were armed and fully backed by the US – and without which, the entire movement would have collapsed.

The BBC admitted of current Svoboda leader Oleh Tyahnybok, in a 2012 article titled, “Svoboda: The rise of Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists,” that:

But while the party’s radical past can be papered over, it cannot be erased. Its name until 2004 was the “Social-National Party” and it maintains informal links to another group, the Patriots of Ukraine, regarded by some as proto-fascist.

In 2004, Tyahnybok was kicked out of former President Viktor Yushchenko’s parliamentary faction for a speech calling for Ukrainians to fight against a “Muscovite-Jewish mafia” – using two highly insulting words to describe Russians and Jews – and emphasising that Ukrainians had in the past fought this threat with arms.

In 2005, he signed an open letter to Ukrainian leaders, including President Yushchenko, calling for the government to halt the “criminal activities” of “organised Jewry”, which, the letter said, was spreading its influence in the country through conspiratorial organisations as the Anti-Defamation League – and which ultimately wanted to commit “genocide” against the Ukrainian people.

Astonishingly, it would be overt Jew-hater Oleh Tyahnybok that US Senator John McCain would share the stage with in Kiev during the climax of “Euromaidan” in support of the “pro-European” mobs.

Image: US Senator John McCain in Kiev flanked on his left side by overt Jew-hater and Svoboda party leader, Oleh Tyahnybok. The West’s willingness to ally itself with violent bigots, racists and literal Nazis exposes its “values” as nothing more than a selectively upheld facade easily disposed of when inconvenient – and entirely designed to couch its true, corporate-financier driven hegemonic designs behind.

While the opposition that has now seized Kiev claims to share “European values,” one must wonder just what those values are. While the West uses alleged anti-homosexual policies in Moscow as a pressure point against Russia, it gladly allies itself with anti-homosexual bigots and racists in Kiev. Apparently, “European values” are whatever can be selectively leveraged when beneficial, and blatantly ignored when inconvenient.

While other groups among the Ukrainian opposition exhibit their extremist views more overtly than Svoboda, like Right Sector, there are also opposition parties that conceal their bigotry, racism, and right-wing ideology with more skill.  This includes protest leaders in Kiev such as Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Oleksandr Turchynov, both of deposed, disgraced, convicted criminal, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s All Ukrainian Union or “Fatherland” party. Both have taken controversial stances regarding homosexuals.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk would go as far as stating – when his views regarding homosexual marriage were labelled “conservative” – that:

 ”I do not agree. If a man has normal views, then you label him a conservative, but those who use drugs or promote sodomy – you label them a progressive person. All of these are perversions.”

And despite all of this, news organizations like the BBC have attempted to endear global audiences to Ukraine’s pro-EU Nazis in articles like, “Ukraine protests: Singing in the cold.”

Russia’s Standing Up to Nazis – And Paying the Price (Again)

The BBC itself has already admitted that armed Nazis played a leading role in overthrowing the elected government of Viktor Yanukovych. In its short video report, “Neo-Nazi threat in new Ukraine,” it exposes a nightmarish resurgence of Nazi ideology, and all the blind hatred and violence that goes with it. Despite this admission, the British state-owned media arm would publish an outrageous article titled, “Crimea seen as ‘Hitler-style’ land grab,” where BBC editor Simona Kralova attempts to draw historical parallels, not between Russia’s stalwart fight against Nazis in World War II, but how Russia is now acting like the Nazis in World War II.

After admitting that the West backed literal Nazis in the armed overthrow of a democratically elected government in Kiev, for the BBC to then accuse Russia and in particular President Vladimir Putin’s defense of what’s left of Ukraine as a “Hitler-style land grab,” presents unparalleled deceit, and perhaps even desperation from the Western media.

One must wonder what else the West would expect Russia to do directly along its own borders, when it itself admits Nazis have overrun the Ukrainian capital (with their assistance) and considering the disastrous toll Russia paid during World War II when last they crossed paths with Adolf Hitler’s toxic Nazi ideology. 20 to 30 million Russians died in that struggle, perplexing the mind that the West would now condemn Russia for minding the lessons of history and standing up against Nazism yet again before it is able to find a foothold from which to exact another historically tragic toll upon humanity.

The BBC and others across the Western media have for years quietly chronicled the rise of extremist groups like Svoboda in Ukraine, and despite this, they have turned apologists for ideologies and agendas they themselves categorize as intolerable within their own societies. Much of what Svoboda and other right-wing groups now in power in Kiev do, would be considered “hate crimes” in the West where Svoboda draws its support.

Russia finds itself once again on the right side of history, but again, appears poised to pay the price. While growing numbers of people begin to see through the “Euromaidan” facade, the US, UK, and EU are already poised to for a wider confrontation with Russia over its attempts to check the fascist foothold the West has created directly along its borders.

It is truly dangerous times when Nazis are the heroes and those standing up against them are the villains. The tired but true cliche of “failing to learn from history,” comes to mind. The doom of repeating history now lays before us.


Moscow wants EU probe into Maidan gun crimes & Ukraine’s post-coup govt

Published time: March 12, 2014

Russia suggests setting up a probe to investigate crimes perpetrated by extremist and armed elements of the Maidan opposition over the past three months. The PACE proposal also seeks to examine the legitimacy of the post-coup Ukrainian government.

The Russian delegation, speaking at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe meeting held in Stockholm has, among other things, suggested investigating the issue of unknown snipers shooting both protesters and the police indiscriminately – who were the topic of the recently leaked phone conversation between EU’s Catherine Ashton and Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet, Igor Morozov, a Russian delegate, told RIA Novosti.

“Discussion at the meeting of the commission has revealed very deep divisions between the Russian delegation and PACE partners on what actually took place in Ukraine,” he told the REGNUM news agency, adding that a January resolution by the commission has, in a very one-sided way, supported an armed coup.

The objective of the effort by Europe, according to chair Ann Brasseur’s conversation with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, is to set up a diplomatic dialogue between Russia and Ukraine, which follows from earlier PACE suggestions to send an observer mission to Kiev to ascertain the situation on the ground.

But disagreement with the Russian position on the matter didn’t stop at varying interpretations. Instead, some PACE members argued outright for Russia’s exclusion from the political body altogether – something Morozov said would deal a huge blow to the prospect of any Russia/EU consensus on Ukraine.

   Although outnumbered, Morozov noted that Russia has found some support for the measure in the face of the German delegation, who has “voiced its firm stance that the government in Ukraine came to be as a result of an armed coup coming out of a wave of radical nationalism.”

The German position, the delegate argued, supports the view that the Ukrainian Right Sector is dangerous not only due its activities for the spread of nationalist attitudes, but also for having an encouraging effect on European neo-Nazi elements. According to Morozov, among them were neo-Nazis from Sweden, Poland and the Baltic states.

This comes just as Moscow voiced its criticism over Washington’s decision to financially aid the coup-appointed government, arguing that it goes against its own, US laws, and urging the country to think of the consequences of supporting Kiev radicals. Secretary of State John Kerry informed journalists on a visit to Kiev last week that a $1 billion loan is on its way.

Moscow considers this to be a “reckless indulgence of radical Nazi-oriented elements in Ukraine.”

The concern was echoed by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, who on Tuesday issued a statement regarding the 1961 US Foreign Assistance Act, arguing that “the provision of foreign assistance is prohibited to the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree. The relevant provision is contained in 22 US Code § 8422.”


US to violate own laws by financially aiding Ukraine’s coup-installed govt – Moscow

Published time: March 11, 2014

Washington’s decision to provide financial aid to the coup-appointed government of Ukraine goes against the US laws, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said, urging American politicians to think about the consequences of supporting the radicals in Kiev.

Ukraine’s ousted president, Viktor Yanukovich, said on Tuesday that the US plans to loan $1 billion to the country’s new authorities are illegal.

“Indeed, in accordance with the amendments introduced to the 1961 law (Foreign Assistance Act) a few years ago the provision of foreign assistance is prohibited to ‘the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree.’ The relevant provision is contained in22 US Code § 8422,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

“Thus, by all criteria the provision of funds to the illegitimate [Kiev] regime, which seized power by force, is unlawful and goes beyond the boundaries of the US legal system,” the statement added.

However, the ministry said it realizes that the American side “would hardly recognize this obvious fact” due to the stance it has already taken in the Ukrainian crisis.

“The US administration will most probably continue to close its eyes on the dominance of the ultranationalist forces in Kiev, which have launched a hunt for dissidents across the country, increasing pressure on the Russian-speaking population and our compatriots, threatening the people in the Crimea with punishment for their desire for self-determination,” the ministry stressed.

Moscow has also urged the decision makers in the US to think hard about the possible consequences of “reckless indulgence of radical Nazi-oriented elements in Ukraine.”

The US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Washington is preparing a $1 billion loan for the coup-imposed government of Ukraine during his visit to Kiev last week.

Yanukovich, who wants to challenge the lawfulness of the American aid to Kiev in US courts and Congress, “has some very legitimate points to be raised,” senior editor of Executive Intelligence Review, Jeffrey Steinberg, told RT.

Prohibition of American financial support to governments, which came to power via a coup, “isn’t some esoteric issue” as it has been applied just recently, he stressed.

US Code § 8422 saw the US Congress freezing financial aid to Egypt, following the 2013 military coup, which resulted in the ousting of president, Mohamed Morsi.

However, this January the senators authorized President Obama to send about $1 billion in aid to the Northern African state.

“There was a ferocious debate in the Obama administration and in the congress over whether it was to be technically labeled a coup,” Steinberg stressed. “And ironically under that debate Senator John McCain was one of the leading voices arguing for a total cut off of all the military aid to Egypt. So now he’s on the exactly opposite side of the same debate.”

According to the Executive Intelligence Review senior editor, Washington is using the law as a “political football.”

“It’s applied in instances where it suits the policies of the administration and certain hardline allies in congress. And it’s freely ignored when it’s inconvenient truce,” he said.

And, in the case of Ukraine, “nobody can dispute” that Yanukovich’s democratically elected government was “overthrown by military force, involving the most severe right wing neo-Nazi and Neo fascist elements,” Steinberg concluded.


Obama’s Ukrainian Power Grab, Sanctions and the Boomerang Effect

Global Research, March 11, 2014


In the biggest power grab since George Bush seized Eastern Europe and converted it into a NATO bastion confronting Russia, the Obama regime, together with the EU, financed and organized a violent putsch in the Ukraine which established a puppet regime in Kiev.[1]  In response the citizens of the autonomous Crimean region, fearing the onslaught of cultural and political repression, organized self-defense militia and pressured the administration of Russian President Vladimir Putin to help protect them from armed incursions by the NATO-backed coup regime in Kiev.[2]    Russia responded to the Crimean appeal with promises of military assistance – effectively halting further Western absorption of the entire region.

Immediately following the proxy putsch the entire US-EU propaganda machine spun into high gear.[3]  The nature of the Western power grab of the Ukraine was ignored.   Russia’s defensive action in Crimea became the focus of media and Western government attacks.  Unconditional support for  the for the violent seizure of the Ukraine by the US and EU-backed coup was broadcast by the West’s entire stable of journalistic hacks and accompanied by screeds calling for measures to destabilize the Russian Federation itself through a full-scale economic and diplomatic war.  The US and EU convoked meetings and press conferences calling for trade and investment sanctions.  Threats emerged from the White House and Brussels calling for a “freeze of Russian assets” in Western banks, if Moscow did not hand over the Crimea to the coup regime in Kiev.  Russian capitulation became the price of mending East-West ties.

The Obama regime and a host of US Congress people, media pundits and policy advisers called for, or engaged in, imposing sanctions on strategic sectors of the Russian economy, including its financial assets in the West.  Opinions in Europe divided over this issue: England, France and the rabidly anti-Russian regimes of Central Europe (especially Poland and the Czech Republic) pushed for harsh sanctions, while Germany, Italy and the Netherlands were more measured in their response (Financial Times, 3/5/14, p. 2).

The Washington-based advocates for imposing sanctions against Russia view this as an opportunity to: (1) punish Russia for acceding to the Crimean autonomous government’s call for defense against the Kiev putsch by activating Russian troops stationed  in the region; (2) weaken Russia’s economy and isolate it politically from its major Western trading and investment partners; (3) legitimatize the violent seizure of power by neo-liberal and neo-Nazi clients of the US; and (4) promote destabilization within the borders of the Russian Federation.  At a minimum, economic sanctions have become an aggressive tool for energizing the corrupt pro-Western elites and oligarchs in Russia to influence the Putin government to accept the de-facto regime in Kiev and deliver the autonomous Crimean nation into their hands.

“Sanctions” are seen by the White House advisers as:  (1) projecting US power, (2) securing the Ukraine as a strategic new base for NATO, (3) ethnically cleansing this diverse and complicated region of its Russian-speaking minority and (4) opening the Ukraine for the whole-sale plunder of its economic and natural resources by Western multinational corporations.

The Obama regime cites the “success” of the financial and economic sanctions against Iran as a ‘model’ for what can be achieved with Russia:  A weakened economy, diminution of its trade, destabilizing its currency and provoking consumer scarcities and mass unrest. (FT 03/05/2014 p.2)  Secretary of US State John Kerry is pushing for more extreme forms of economic reprisals:  trade and investment sanctions, which obviously could lead to a break in diplomatic relations.(FT 03/05/2014 p.1)

Impact of Sanctions on Russia, the US and EU

Energy and financial sanctions on Russia, assuming that they can be imposed, would have a severe impact on Russian energy companies, its oligarchs and bankers.  Trade and investment agreements would have to be abrogated.  As a result Europe, which relies on Russian oil and gas imports for 30% of its energy needs, would slip back into an economic  recession (FT  03/05/2014 p.2). The US is in no position to replace these energy shortfalls.  In other words, trade and investment sanctions against the Russian Federation would have a ‘boomerang effect’ – especially against Germany, the economic ‘locomotor’ of the European Union.

Financial sanctions would hurt the corrupt Russian oligarchs who have stashed away tens of billions of Euros and Pounds in European real estate, business investments, sport teams and financial institutions.  Sanctions and a real freeze on the overseas assets of the Russian billionaires would curtail all those profitable transactions for major Western financial institutions, such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan-Chase and other “giants of Wall Street” as well as in the ‘City of London’.  (FT 03/05/2014 p.2)  In “punishing” Putin, the EU would also be “spiting on itself”.  Sanctions might weaken Russia but they would also precipitate an economic crisis in the EU and end its fragile recovery.

Russia’s Response to Sanctions

Essentially the Putin Administration can take one of two polar responses to the US-EU sanctions:  It can capitulate and withdraw from Crimea, sign an agreement on its military base (knowing full well that NATO will not comply), and accepts its own international status as a quasi-vassal state incapable of defending its allies and borders; or the Putin Administration can prepare a reciprocal set of counter-sanctions, confiscate Western investments, freeze financial assets, renege on debt payments and re-nationalize major industries.  The Russian state would be strengthened at the expense of the neo-liberal and pro-Western oligarchical sectors of Russia’s policy elite. Russia could terminate its transport and base agreements with the US, cut off the Pentagon’s Central Asian supply routes to Afghanistan.  President Putin could end sanctions with Iran, weakening  Washington’s negotiating position.  Finally, Russia could actively support dissident anti-imperialist movements in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America while strengthening its support for the Syrian government as it defends itself from US-supported violent jihadists.

In other words, US-EU sanctions while attempting to undermine Russia could actually radicalize Moscow’s domestic and foreign policy and marginalize the currently pro-Western oligarchs who had influenced the heretofore conciliatory policies of the Putin and Medvedev Administrations.

The EU and Obama might consolidate their hold over the Ukraine but they have plenty to lose on a global scale.  Moreover, the Ukraine will likely turn into a highly unstable vassal state for the NATO planners.  EU, US and IMF loans for the bankrupt regime are conditional on (1) 40% cutbacks on energy and gas subsidies, (2) 50% cuts in public sector pension payments, (3) major increases in consumer prices and (4) the privatization (plunder) of public firms.  The result will be large-scale job loss and a huge jump in unemployment.  Neo-liberal austerity programs will further erode the living standards of most wage and salaried workers and likely antagonize the neo-Nazi ‘popular base’ provoking new rounds of violent mass protests.  The West would move forward with ‘agreements’ with their Ukraine clients ‘at the top’ but face bitter conflicts ‘below’.  The prospect of Brussels and the IMF dictating devastating economic policies as part of an austerity program on the masses of Ukrainian citizens will make a mockery of the puffed-up nationalist slogans of the far Right putschists.  Economic collapse, political chaos and a new round of social upheaval will erode the political gains assumed in the power grab of February 2014.


The unfolding of the US-EU-Russian conflict over the Ukraine has far-reaching consequences, which will define the global configuration of power and foster new ideological alignments

Western sanctions will directly hit Russian capitalists and strengthen a ‘collectivist turn’.  The Western power grab of the ‘soft underbelly of Russia’ could provoke greater Russian support for insurgent movements challenging Western hegemony.  Sanctions could hasten greater Sino-Russian trade and investment ties, as well as military cooperation agreement.

Much depends on Obama and the EU’s calculation of another weak and pusillanimous response from the Russian government.  They are confidant that the Russian Federation will once again, as in the past, ‘bluster and object’ to Western expansionist moves but will ultimately capitulate.  If these calculations are wrong,  if the West goes through with financial and energy sanctions and President Putin makes a robust riposte, we are heading into the eye of a new political storm in which a polarized world will witness new class, national and regional conflicts.


[1] The pro EU-US putsch regime in Kiev is a product of nearly 25 years of planning and enormous funding by political agencies of the US

      government.  According to William Blum (Anti-Empire Report#126, 03/07/2014), the self-styled National Endowment for Democracy
      bankrolled 65 projects involving political indoctrination and the formation of political action groups.  Under-Secretary of State Victoria
      Nuland boasted that the US government had spent over $5 billion dollars preparing the ground for the putsch in Kiev.

[2]  The Crimean people had excellent reasons for organizing self –defense militias and calling for Russian military aid.  According to analyst Brian Becker (“Who’s Who in Ukraine’s New Semi-Fascist Government”, Global Research 05/09/2014), prominent neo-Nazis and right-wing extremists occupy key positions in the Kiev junta.  Fascists hold the two top positions in the National Defense Council (controlling the army, police, intelligence and the judiciary); head the Ministry of Defense; control the Prosecutor General; and include one of the Vice Presidents.  The Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk (‘Yats’), was ‘hand-picked’ by Washington, (as revealed by a secretly recorded conversation between US Under-Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and the US Ambassador to Kiev).  He is the ‘front man’ of Ukrainian fascism and NATO penetration.

[3]  ’News’ reporting became indistinguishable from editorials in all the major media outlets.  The corporate and state media’s rabid support of the violent seizure of power in Kiev by US-funded clients was equaled by their hysterical claims of a Russian “take-over” of Crimea.  See the coverage from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times , Financial Times , Washington Post, BBC News and CNN from  03/01/014 to 03/10/2014.

Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:36 PM
Members of Congress:
Please exercise your heads some and read the attachments which the CIA is hiding from you.
The question is: Will the public hold you all responsible ? It should .
We are moving towards another costly war because those who direct the CIA and other intelligence agencies are out of control. YOU MIGHT ALL ADD THAT THEY ARE NOT TOO SMART. Their brains have been poisoned by extremist ideologies of anti-communism and by the slick money of billion dollar corporations whose only interest is to make more money.
The Jewish community in the States will be delighted to know that the U.S. government supports Neo-Nazis. When these hoods and terrorists get loose from the CIA controls, the U.S. population will pay a heavy price.
Quite frankly, we seem to be shooting ourselves in the head! 
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Zulu proverb:”Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu” = “a person is human because of his/her people”.
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Fukushima Meltdowns: A Global Conspiracy of Denial

Global Research, March 11, 2014

Does anyone in authority anywhere tell the truth about Fukushima? 

 If there is any government or non-government authority in the world that is addressing the disaster at Fukushima openly, directly, honestly, and effectively, it’s not apparent to the outside observer what entity that might be.

There is instead an apparent global conspiracy of authorities of all sorts to deny to the public reliably accurate, comprehensible, independently verifiable (where possible), and comprehensive information about not only the condition of the Fukushima power plant itself and its surrounding communities, but about the unceasing, uncontrolled release of radioactive debris into the air and water, creating a constantly increasing risk of growing harm to the global community.

While the risk may still be miniscule in most places, the range of risk rises to lethal in Fukushima itself. With the radioactive waste of four nuclear reactors (three of them in meltdown) under uncertain control for almost three years now, the risk of lethal exposure is very real for plant workers, and may decrease with distance from the plant, but may be calculable for anyone on the planet. No one seems to know. No one seems to have done the calculation. No one with access to the necessary information (assuming it exists) seems to want to do the calculation.

There is no moral excuse for this international collusion. The excuses are political or economic or social, but none of them excuses any authority for withholding or lying about information that has potentially universal and destructive impact on everyone alive today and everyone to be born for some unknown generations.

Japanese authorities may be the worst current offenders against the truth, as well as the health and safety of their people. Now the Japanese government has passed a harsh state secrets law that threatens to reduce or eliminate reliable information about Fukushima. The U.S. government officially applauded this heightened secrecy, while continuing its own tight control on nuclear information. Japanese authorities are already attacking their own people in defense of nuclear power: not only under-measuring and ignoring varieties of radioactive threat, but even withholding the iodine pills in 2011 that might have mitigated the growing epidemic of thyroid issues today. Failing to confront Fukushima honestly, the Japanese are laying the basis for what could amount to a radiological sneak attack on the rest of the world.

Just because no one seems to know what to do about Fukushima is no excuse to go on lying about and/or denying the dimensions of reality, whatever they might be.

There are hundreds, probably thousands of people with little or no authority who have long struggled to create a realistic, rational perspective on nuclear threats.  The fundamental barrier to knowing the scale of the Fukushima disaster is just that: the scale of the Fukushima disaster.

Chernobyl 1986 and Fukushima 2011 are not really comparable

Chernobyl is the closest precedent to Fukushima, and it’s not very close. Chernobyl at the time of the 1986 electric failure and explosion had four operating reactors and two more under construction. The Chernobyl accident involved one reactor meltdown. Other reactors kept operating for some time after the accident. The rector meltdown was eventually entombed, containing the meltdown and reducing the risk. Until Fukushima, Chernobyl was considered the worst nuclear power accident in history, and it is still far from over (albeit largely contained for the time being). The ChernobylExclusion Zone of roughly 1,000 square miles remains one of the most radioactive areas in the world and the clean-up is not even expected to be complete before 2065.

At the time of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami, the Fukushima plant had six operating reactors. Three of them went into meltdown and a fourth was left with a heavily laden fuel pool teetering a hundred feet above the ground. Two other reactors were undamaged and have been shut       down. Radiation levels remain lethal in each of the melted-down reactors, where the meltdowns appear to be held in check by water that is pumped into the reactors to keep them cool. In the process, the water gets irradiated and that which is not collected on site in leaking tanks flows steadily into the Pacific Ocean. Within the first two weeks, Fukushima radiation was comparable to Chernobyl’s and while the levels have gone down, they remain elevated.

The plant’s corporate owner, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), in turn effectively owned by the Japanese government after a2012 nationalization, began removing more than 1,500 fuel rod assemblies from the teetering fuel pool in November, a delicate process expected to take a year or more. There are additional fuel pools attached to each of the melted down reactors and a much larger general fuel pool, all of which contain nuclear fuel rod assemblies that are secure only as long as TEPCO continues to cool them. The Fukushima Exclusion Zone, a 12-mile radius around the nuclear plant, is about 500 square miles (much of it ocean); little specific information about the exclusion zone is easily available, but media coverage in the form of disaster tourism is plentiful, including a Google Street View interactive display.

Despite their significant differences as disasters, Chernobyl and Fukushima are both rated at 7 – a “major accident” on the International Nuclear Event Scale designed in 1990 by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). That is the highest rating on the scale, a reflection of the inherent denial that colors most official nuclear thinking. Designed by nuclear “experts” after Chernobyl, the scale can’t imagine a worse accident than Chernobyl which, for all its intensity, was effectively over as an accident in a relatively short period of time. At Fukushima, by contrast, the initial set of events was less acute than Chernobyl, but almost three years later they continue without any resolution likely soon. Additionally Fukushima has three reactor meltdowns and thousands of precarious fuel rod assemblies in uncertain pools, any of which could produce a new crisis that would put Fukushima clearly off the scale.

And then there’s groundwater. Groundwater was not a problem at Chernobyl. Groundwater is a huge problem at the Fukushima plant that was built at the seashore, on a former riverbed, over an active aquifer. In a short video, nuclear engineer Arnie Gunderson makes clear why groundwater makes Fukushima so hard to clean up, and why radiation levels there will likely remain dangerous for another hundred years.

Fukushima Unit #3 activity led to some panic-driven reporting in 2013

The Japanese government and nuclear power industry have a history of not telling the truth about nuclear accidents dating back at least to 1995, as reported by New Scientist and Rachel Maddow, among others. Despite Japan’s history of nuclear dishonesty, Japanese authorities remain in total control of the Fukushima site and most of the information about it, without significant objection from most of the world’s governments, media, and other power brokers, whose reputation for honesty in nuclear matters is almost as bad as Japan’s. In such a context of no context, the public is vulnerable to reports like this from the Turner Radio Network (TRN) on December 28:


Five days after this story was posted, the “radiation cloud” had not developed despite the story’s assertion that: “Experts say this could be the beginning of a ‘spent fuel pool criticality (meltdown)’ involving up to 89 TONS of nuclear fuel burning up into the atmosphere and heading to North America.” The story named no “experts” and provided links only to TEPCO announcements in Japanese. The bulk of the story reads like an infomercial for “protective” gear of various sorts that TRN makes a point of saying it does NOT sell.  Despite such obvious warning signs, others – such as The Ecologist and Gizmodo – reported the threat of “another meltdown” at Fukushima Unit #3 as imminent.

Clarification and reassurance quickly started chasing the “new meltdown” rumor around the Internet.ENENEWS (Energy News) promptly posted the TEPCO reports in English, demonstrating that there was nothing “sudden” about the steam releases, they’ve been happening more or less daily since 2011, but condensation caused by cold weather makes them visible. At FAIREWINDS (Energy Education), Arnie Gunderson posted on January 1:

“… the Internet has been flooded with conjecture claiming that Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is ready to explode…. Our research, and discussions with other scientists, confirms that what we are seeing is a phenomenon that has been occurring at the Daiichi site since the March 2011 accident…. While the plants are shutdown in nuke speak, there is no method of achieving cold shut down in any nuclear reactor. While the reactor can stop generating the actual nuclear chain reaction, the atoms left over from the original nuclear chain reaction continue to give off heat that is called the decay of the radioactive rubble (fission products)…. constantly releasing moisture (steam) and radioactive products into the environment.” [emphasis added]

In other words, Fukushima Unit #3 continues to leak radioactivity into both air and water, as Units #1 and #2 presumably do as well. But as Gunderson explains, the level of radioactivity has declined sharply without becoming benign:

 “When Unit 3 was operating, it was producing more than 2,000 megawatts of heat from the nuclear fission process (chain reaction in the reactor). Immediately after the earthquake and tsunami, it shut down and the chain reaction stopped, but Unit 3 was still producing about 160 megawatts of decay heat. Now, 30 months later, it is still producing slightly less than 1 megawatt (one million watts) of decay heat…. 1 megawatt of decay heat is a lot of heat even today, and it is creating radioactive steam, but it is not a new phenomenon.”

 Reassurances about Fukushima are as misleading as scare stories

The reassuring aspects of the condition of Unit #3 ­– radioactive releases are not new, they’re less intense than they once were, the nuclear waste is cooling ­– while true enough, provide only a false sense of comfort. Also true: radiation is released almost continuously, the releases are uncontrolled, no one seems to be measuring the releases, no one seems to be tracking the releases, no one is assessing accumulation of the releases. And while it’s true that the waste is cooling and decaying, it’s also true that a loss of coolant could lead to another uncontrolled chain reaction. (“Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is not going to explode,” says Gunderson in a headline, but he can’t know that with certainty.)

For the near future, what all that means, in effect, is that the world has to accept chronic radiation releases from Fukushima as the price for avoiding another catastrophic release. And even then, it’s not a sure thing.

But there’s another aspect of Fukushima Unit #3 that’s even less reassuring. Unit #3 is the one Fukushima reactor that was running on Mixed oxide fuel, or MOX fuel, in its fuel rods. MOX fueltypically uses Plutonium mixed with one or more forms of Uranium. Using Plutonium in fuel rods adds to their toxicity in the event of a meltdown. In part because Plutonium-239 has a half-life of 240,000 years and can be used to make nuclear weapons of “dirty bombs,” its use in commercial reactors remains both limited and controversial. Because it contains Plutonium, MOX fuel is more toxic than other nuclear fuel and will burn at lower temperatures. As Natural Resources News reported in 2011:

 “The mixed oxide fuel rods used in the compromised number three reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi complex contain enough plutonium to threaten public health with the possibility of inhalation of airborne plutonium particles…. Plutonium is at its most dangerous when it is inhaled and gets into the lungs. The effect on the human body is to vastly increase the chance of developing fatal cancers.”

Reportedly, TEPCO plans don’t call for the removal of the MOX fuel in Unit #3 for another decade or more. Fuel removal from Units #1, #2, and #3 is complicated by lethal radiation levels at all three reactors, as well as TEPCO’s inability so far to locate the three melted cores with any precision.

There is ample reason to hope that Fukushima, despite the complex of uncontrollable and deteriorating factors, will not get worse, because even the Japanese don’t want that. But there is little reason to expect anything but  worsening conditions, slowly or suddenly, for years and years to come. And there is even less reason to expect anyone in authority anywhere to be more than minimally and belatedly truthful about an industry they continue to protect, no matter how many people it damages or kills.

The perfect paradigm of that ruthlessly cynical nuclear mentality is the current Japanese practice ofrecruiting homeless people to work at Fukushima in high level radiation areas where someone with something to lose might not be willing to go for minimum wage.


Nuclear regulators misled the media after Fukushima, emails show

Published time: March 10, 2014

Emails obtained by journalists at NBC News reveal that officials at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission — the government agency that oversees reactor safety and security — purposely misled the media after the Fukushima, Japan disaster in 2011.

On Monday this week — one day shy of the third anniversary of the Fukushima meltdown — NBC published emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act that for the first time exposes on a major scale the efforts that NRC officials undertook in order to diminish the severity of the event in the hours and days after it began to unfold.

“In the tense days after a powerful earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan on March 11, 2011, staff at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission made a concerted effort to play down the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis to America’s aging nuclear plants,” Bill Dedman wrote for NBC.

Through the course of analyzing thousands of internal NRC emails, Dedman and company unearthed evidence that proves nuclear regulators went to great lengths to keep the scary facts about the Fukushima meltdown from being brought into the public eye.

Even when the international media was eager to learn the facts about the Fukushima tragedy while the matter was still developing, emails suggest that the NRC’s public relations wing worked hard to have employees stick to talking points that ignored the actual severity of the meltdown.

“While we know more than these say,” a PR manager wrote in one email to his colleagues, “we’re sticking to this story for now.”

That story, Dedman wrote, was filled with “numerous examples…of apparent misdirection or concealment” waged by the NRC in an attempt to keep the true nature of the meltdown hidden, especially as concerns grew that a similar event could occur on American soil.

The talking points written during the emergency for NRC commissioners and other officials were divided into two sections: ‘public answer’ and ‘additional technical, non-public information,’” Dedman wrote. “Often the two parts didn’t quite match.”

According to NBC, emails indicate that the NRC insisted on sticking to talking points that painted a much different picture than what was really happening three years ago this week. Japanese engineers employed by the NRC at American facilities were effectively barred from making any comments to the media, some emails suggest, and at other times those regulators rallied employees at the NRC to keep from making any comment that could be used to disclose the detrimental safety standards in place at American facilities.

In one instance cited by Dedman, spokespeople for the NRC were told not to disclose the fact that American scientists were uncertain if any US facilities could sustain an earthquake like the one that ravaged Fukushima .

We’re not so sure about, but again we are not talking about that,” reads one email cited by NBC.

At other times, the report added, NRC officials were left in the dark about what was actually unfolding on the other side of the Pacific because access to social media sites had been blocked on their work computers, causing some regulators to only hear about information pertaining to Fukushima once it trickled down to a point where they could access it.

In one email, for example, NRC public affairs official David McIntrye wrote in apparent disbelief to his colleagues that scientist and actor Bill Nye was participating in “an incoherent discussion on CNN” about a potential hydrogen explosion at Fukushima.

I’m not buying it,” McIntyre wrote.

Five minutes after that email was sent, a colleague responded by writing, “There is a good chance it was a hydrogen explosion that took the roof off that building, though we are not saying that publicly.”

Days later, McIntyre blasted his supervisor for hesitating during a CNN interview in which he was asked if US plants could withstand an earthquake on par with the one suffered by residents of Fukushima.

“He should just say ‘Yes, it can.’” McIntyre wrote, instead of hesitating. “Worry about being wrong when it doesn’t. Sorry if I sound cynical.”

NBC News did not respond specifically to emails published in Dedman’s report, but the agency’s public affairs director emails a statement ensuring that “The NRC Office of Public Affairs strives to be as open and transparent as possible, providing the public accurate information in the proper context.”

“We take our communication mission seriously. We did then and we do now. The frustration displayed in the chosen emails reflects more on the extreme stress our team was under at the time to assure accuracy in a context in which information from Japan was scarce to non-existent. These emails fall well short of an accurate picture of our communications with the American public immediately after the event and during the past three years,” NRC Public Affairs Director Eliot Brenner wrote in the email.

Arguably more disheartening than the NRC officials’ attempt to whitewash the disaster, however, are the facts of the matter addressed in secret by the agency but not disclosed publically. More than 30 of the nuclear power reactors in the US are of the same brand used in Fukushima, NBC reported, and some of the oldest facilities in operation have been in use since the 1970s. Despite this, though, the NRC instructed employees to not mention how any of those structures would be able to stand up against a hypothetical disaster.

On Monday, Fukushima expert and author Susan Q. Stranhan published an op-ed carried by the Philadelphia Inquirer which called into question the safety of the several nuclear facilities within the state of Pennsylvania, where a disaster in 1979 at Three Mile Island refocused national attention on the issue of nuclear safety.

“During Fukushima, the NRC recommended that Americans living within 50 miles of the plant evacuate, a wise call based on a dangerous radiation plume that spread about 30 miles northwest of the reactors. Despite that experience, the NRC today remains steadfast in its belief that the existing 10-mile emergency evacuation zone around US nuclear plants is adequate and that there would be plenty of time to expand that zone if conditions warranted,” Stranahan wrote.

“Three years after Fukushima Daiichi, the NRC and the nuclear industry continue to repeat a familiar mantra: The likelihood of a severe accident is so low there is no need to plan for it. That was what the Japanese said, too.”

Meanwhile, RT reported last month that a new lawsuit has been filed by crewmembers who sailed on the USS Ronald Reagan three years ago to assist with relief efforts off of the coast of Fukushima but now say they were poisoned by nuclear fallout. When filed, Attorneys said that “up to 70,000 US citizens [were] potentially affected by the radiation” and might be able to join in their suit.


Thoughts on Nucleated Winter Assault 2013-14

March 11, 2014
The autumn of 2013 brought an extraordinary, season-long sky show of geoengineering, chemtrailing, blocked sunlight, and deadly particulate rains and flurries. I’m surprised they didn’t sell tickets. Equally extraordinary was sky-witnessing the raining of silvery threads, some in yard-long strands that glistened the grass, trees and bushes….the ones children and animals so enjoy. Following these extravaganzas came the “Polar Vortex” winter storms named for mythological deities and creatures, and mythological they were.

For three entire months, the jet stream never changed; the West Coast, Alaska and most of the Arctic temperatures were far, far above average temperatures, while the Eastern half of the US was “polarized” with record breaking cold and snowfalls…every weekend…cremating what remained of the American retail sector…and tripling or quadrupling the power bills of the nation’s part-timers and welfare recipients. Simply  put, it was one hell of a winter albeit a winter that was once “normal” before the climate was “engineered”.

It is difficult to present the concept or possibility of climate control to anyone under the age of 50; genuinely difficult, because younger people have never experienced natural weather or skies in their lifetimes. To them normal looks much like the enormous chemtrails directly outside my window this very morning, like gigantic, twisting snakes in the sky, producing a whitish-gray color on “clear” days, and “normally” warmer winters. However, the lines in the sky and the milky sky color is created or engineered. Warm winters are created, not normal.

The cold temperatures and snowfalls this winter were also engineered, but explaining and convincing weather “creation” has been just as difficult as convincing American people that their Red and Blue “representation” in government is also a created and engineered belief, all of which artificially imposed lies of incomprehensible magnitude.

Chemtrails are not airplane exhaust. They are substances sprayed upon the earth. They are nano-particulates of many compositions, sprayed for many reasons known and unknown. Some of those reasons have to do with solar radiation management and global warming. Some relate to military applications; perhaps defensive or offensive, and some relate to experimentation upon the biological systems of earth; flora, fauna, soil and water systems. Other reasons include experimentation with the earth’s electromagnetic system. These experiments include storm generation, dissipation, and dragging; human activity and control, and power grid manipulation and control. Herein lays the problem: No one wants to believe any of this and, as such, people often choose to disregard the facts, which are verifiable, patented inventions and, frankly, rather obvious simply by looking up.

Geoengineering is the science of chemtrailing and weather manipulation or climate engineering. If you study using the term “geoengineering” rather than “chemtrails”, you will find the science, universities, and geoengineers who create weather systems. specifically engineered storms, droughts, floods, and nucleated winter (artificial temperatures and snowfalls). If you study the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (H.A.A.R.P), you will learn about global facilities that manipulate the earth’s electromagnetic systems and storms that work in tandem with the nano-particulates sprayed from airplanes (geoengineering). HAARP technologies work in tandem with the sprayed nano-particulates that are nano-sized heavy metals; metals that hold electrical charges. As all life is electrically charged, manipulation of natural electricity above our heads affects our bodies’ electrical systems, particularly our brains. Hence, the epidemics of Alzheimer’s disease and autism, brain disorders, coincide exactly with the last 50 years of geoengineered climate and electromagnetic manipulation. HAARP facilities steer weather systems, which are also electrical.

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This winter has offered to the American and global public an open, visible window into global climate experimentation. One way to convince skeptics is to look at the jet stream beginning in December through March, a jet stream which has not changed. Even skeptics must realize that an unchanging jet stream is not naturally occurring or naturally possible.

Fifty years of weather engineering have had dire consequences on all biological life on earth; on the oceans, lakes, rivers and streams, on all forests and desserts, and on all seed crops and animal food sources. The results are as follows:

Global toxic soil (contaminated with nano-particulate heavy metals, herbicides and insecticides)

Crop losses (due to drought and flooding)

Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds

Genetically modified grocery food

Long-term regional drought

Regional flooding

Rerouting of water supplies

Dam removals

Water acidification

Melting ice caps

Global and unstoppable wildfires and tree loss

Epidemic brain disorders

Epidemic asthma and pulmonary disorders, mostly blamed on smoking (again note 50-year time frame)

Epidemic species die-offs (approximately 200 per day)

Mass bird, insect and fish loss (smaller species)

Mass depression (brain disorders)

Global ill-health vs. improved health

New-fangled, annual and global vaccine experimentation

Mass-drugging of humans and animals

Global elimination of actual “health” care/medical care

Elimination of physicians and hospitals and replaced with nursing care and clinics

Global initiatives for assisted suicide and euthanasia

Global disdain for the elderly and infirmed

This list is the short list as there are many, many other consequences of this half-century experiment called climate control. In my opinion, over and above all other nightmares we are facing at the hand of governments and governing and warring dictators and their corporate owners, weather control and manipulation, coupled with the earth’s electromagnetic manipulation, are the predominant factor in whether we continue or not. And for whatever reasons, the ignoring of nuclear contaminations all over the planet somehow co-exist with the geoengineering initiatives as they, too, are ignored. As such, there is one other item to add to the list of geoengineering consequences; the 15 largest known global seed vaults as named below:

AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center

AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating poverty and improving nutrition through extensive research and outreach. AVRDC aims to improve the livelihoods of poor rural and urban households through the cultivation of more efficient vegetable varieties combined with effective production methods.

Headquartered in Shanhua, Tainan City in southern Taiwan, AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center now has over 300 staff members throughout Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Central America, and Oceania. One of AVRDC’s primary programs includes collecting, conserving, and distributing germplasms, samples of tissue from plants.

Now the world’s largest public vegetable germplasm collection, the AVRDC Genebank holds more than 59,500 different germplasms from 156 countries. The AVRDC Vegetable Genetic Resources Information System (AVGRIS) is a database containing information about the germplasm collections.

Camino Verde

Camino Verde is a nonprofit with locations in Concord, Massachusetts and Puerto Maldonado, Peru. Camino Verde’s mission is to plant trees and encourage future planting through educational programs and public awareness.

The initiative’s Living Seed Bank is a botanical garden with more than 250 tree species, and it protects endangered varieties and provides an arena for further research into multi-species agroforestry systems. Camino Verde has planted some 70 different varieties of fruit trees, 40 flowering species, and enough trees to cover seven hectares of land.

Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago (GLBC) Seed Saving Initiative

The Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago Seed Saving Initiative was created in 2012 out of the Chicago Bioneers Conference, where Vandana Shiva challenged audience members to begin their own local seed saving projects. The GLBC mission states that “this project is to honor and elevate the work of seed saving for the purposes of protecting and expanding the non-GMO native and edible seed saving projects.”

The initiative aims to expand by holding local and regional events to bring seed savers together to exchange and store regional varieties.

Hawai’i Public Seed Initiative

The Hawai’i Public Seed Initiative (HPSI), created by The Kohala Center and funded by the Ceres Trust, assists Hawaiian farmers by holding workshops to educate them about storing and improving their seed varieties. HPSI also organizes seed exchange events, bringing farmers together to trade varieties from different parts of Hawai’i. HPSI’s goal is to build knowledge of seeds through improved communication and information, and to preserve the diversity of home gardens.

International Center for Tropical Agriculture

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), a member of CGIAR, is dedicated to “reduc[ing] hunger and poverty, and improv[ing] human health in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture.”

Headquartered in western Colombia, CIAT’s high quality research focuses on developing techniques, technologies, and methods to enhance eco-efficiency in agriculture primarily for small farmers. CIAT conducts crop research with its extensive genebank, which holds 65,000 crop samples from all of CIAT’s regional offices in Kenya, Vietnam, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

CIAT aims to alter legislation and supply information from their research on issues of climate change, farmers’ market access, and gender equity.

Louisiana Native Plant Initiative

The Louisiana Natural Resources Conservation Service began the Louisiana Native Plant Initiative to collect seeds, preserve native varieties, increase flora abundance, and research plant materials for future re-vegetation projects. Louisiana is home to a plethora of endangered varieties of plants such as the longleaf pine, switchgrass, big bluestem, and partridge pea. The initiative has spearheaded several new conservation projects, combining public and private managers in order to release native plants for commercial production.

Man and the Biosphere Programme

Launched in 1971 under the supervision of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB Programme) aims to conserve biological resources by improving the relationship between humans and the environment. Today, with the help of the MAB Programme, there are 621 biosphere reserves categorized in 117 different countries. The MAB Programme utilizes international, regional, and sub-regional partnerships to increase their global intelligence work.

Millennium Seed Bank Partnership

The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, started by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is the largest plant conservation project in the world. Since 2000, Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank Partnership has saved 10 percent of the world’s wild plant species at their location in Wakehurst, England. The seed bank has one billion seeds from 130 partnering countries.

Similar to other seed banks, each seed is duplicated and the replica remains in the home country of origin. Kew’s long-term goal is to house seeds from 25 percent of the world’s bankable plants by 2020. Researchers at the seed bank can test centuries-old plants for medicinal purposes, assess horticultural value, and produce more seeds to increase global biodiversity.

Native Seed / SEARCH

Native Seed / SEARCH (NS/S) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to seed conservation in the Southwest United States and Northwest Mexico. Based in Tucson, Arizona, NS/S has a state-of-the art conservation facility, 2,000 varieties of arid land-adapted seeds, and a reputation as a leader in heirloom conservation. Their seed bank currently houses varieties of traditional crops including corn, beans, and squash once used by the Apache, Havasupai, Hopi, Maricopa, Mayo, and many other tribes.

NS/S aims to maintain the genetic purity of these traditional, wild strands of crops. In order to conduct further research and education workshops, NS/S purchased a conservation farm in 1997 to continue to build public awareness about the importance of biodiversity.


Navdanya is a research-based initiative founded by Dr. Vandana Shiva, a world-renowned scientist and environmentalist. Navdanya, meaning “nine seeds” in Hindi, saves endangered seed varieties through its seed vault, and provides support for local farmers. They also conduct research on sustainable farming practices at their own organic farm in Uttarakhand, North India.

Navdanya has collected roughly 5,000 crop varieties, primarily staples such as rice, wheat, millet, kidney beans, and medicinal plants. Navdanya’s outreach program has established 111 additional seed banks in 17 Indian states. Navdanya has also created a learning center, Bija Vidyapeeth in Doon Valley, Uttarakhand. Bija Vidyapeeth offers courses on biodiversity protection, agroecological practices, water conservation, and more.

New York City Native Plant Conservation Initiative

In 2008, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR), in partnership with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG), started the New York City Native Plant Conservation Initiative to promote and conserve diverse native plant species. Launched with 34 endangered species, the initiative hopes to preserve New York City’s biodiversity and generate awareness surrounding the conservation of urban plant  varieties.

DPR and BBG use their research on endangered plants to create new management strategies in the interest of promoting future biodiversity in the city. Additionally, the New York City Native Plant Conservation Initiative has a list of all native plant species in the city, which is used to develop seed transfer zones without diminishing the genetic fitness of the native plants.

The NSW Seedbank

The NSW Seedbank began in 1986 as an initiative to collect wild seeds for the Australian Botanic Garden in Mount Annan. Over the last three decades, the seed bank has grown to save and preserve Australian native  and threatened plant species.

After a major upgrade in 1999 and creating a partnership with the Millennium Seed Bank in 2003, the NSW Seedbank launched a range of horticultural research projects in their on-site laboratory. NSW Seedbank now documents 600 threatened plant species and 81 threatened ecological communities.

Seed Savers Exchange

Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds. SSE’s mission is to “conserve and promote America’s culturally diverse but endangered food crop heritage for Future Generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants.”

Headquartered in Decorah, Iowa, Seed Savers Exchange began in 1975 and its seed bank is now one of the largest in North America. Individuals and organizations become members of the seed bank and SSE facilitates communication and exchange of seeds among members.

Aside from their primary seed bank location at Heritage Farm in Decorah, SSE also maintains seed banks at the National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation in Fort Collins, Colorado and at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway. SSE also offers services to nonmembers through the sale of more than 600 heirloom varieties.

Slow Food International

Slow Food International is a movement that began in the mid-1980s to give individuals an alternative to fast food and fast lives. Slow Food International believes in “neo-gastronomy,” or the recognition of the strong connections between plate, planet, people, and culture, and has more than 100,000 members in 150 countries.

The Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity was created in 2003 as a subcategory of their Terra Madre initiative to increase and preserve food biodiversity. The Foundation’s Ark of Taste program collects regionally and culturally significant food products to catalogue and promote their global consumption.

Their goal is to preserve history and traditions relating to food products around the world. So far, 1,200 products have been catalogued internationally, including the Pampin Mamey Sapote, native to Central America. Many national and local Slow Food organizations have begun their own seed saving initiatives to preserve heirloom varieties.

Svalbard Global Seed Vault

CGIAR and conservationist Cary Fowler founded the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in 2008. The vault, also known as the “doomsday vault,” rests more than 1,100 kilometers south of the North Pole. Seeds are stored in permafrost conditions, approximately -18 degrees Celsius, to ensure preservation. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault acts as a sort of insurance policy for other seed banks around the world, only accessing the seeds if the original is destroyed.

The Seed Vault can hold up to 2.25 billion seeds in total, equaling 500 seeds of some 4.5 million crop varieties. Priority for space in the vault is given to seeds that can ensure food production and sustainable agriculture, and the collection is primarily composed of seeds from developing countries. The seed vault is managed by the Norwegian government, the Global Crop Diversity Trust, and the Nordic Genetic Resource Center.

It is believe there are more than 1,000 seed vaults in existence today, all created within the past 50 years, and all for a reason. This number does not include the private collectors of non-GMO and heirloom seeds.

To experiment with all natural systems of life, all biological life; blocking sunlight, altering the chemistry of water, and knowingly causing the extinction of billions of species is by very definition criminal insanity. The die-offs of species alone should render all climate engineers involved as criminal killers who should be prosecuted as such. They knowingly have affected the health of humans, all flora and fauna, all watershed systems, soil and forests, and they do so knowingly as the global seed vaults clearly demonstrate, the brain  disorders in humans demonstrate, and the rapid and escalated killing of entire species of animals demonstrate. They must be stopped and charged with crimes against humanity and biological life, and this must be an immediate international initiative. There is no other alternative. Poisoning and murdering is illegal.

As for this nucleated winter, I complete this article watching multiple planes spraying trails of nano-particulates; eight trails are currently visible from my window. The question is how much longer I will live to convince the foolishly stubborn of their forthcoming demise. Keep in mind that entire flocks of birds, in the thousands, are dropping dead out of the skies.


Climate Engineering, Tipping Points, and the True “Bigger Picture”

If we want to have the most accurate conclusions possible, we must all take  

                               the time to examine the “bigger picture”
March 12, 2014     

Dane Wigington,

Earth’s climate system is past the “tipping point”, our planet is “broken”. Accurate information is tough to find and requires each of us to abandon our biases and ideologies in order to examine the wider picture. We must all learn to “take the baby from the bathwater” so to speak. Academia and main stream media deny the all too obvious climate engineering. Many if not most anti-geoengineering activists deny that there are any other problems with the climate other than geoengineering, both groups are wrong.

What we face is not a “this OR that” equation, it is a “this AND that” challenge. All must learn to dump their mental filters in order to examine all the facts clearly. Anthropogenic activity has decimated planet Earth in too many ways to count or quantify. Though available data indicates the ongoing climate engineering is the single greatest source of overall decimation to our biosphere, it is by no means the only source. The human race consumes over 4,000,000,000 gallons of hydrocarbon fuels every single day, this does not even take into account other forms of fossil fuels. Forests are being defoliated, oceans poisoned, natural lands paved over, etc.Those that do not take this into account are in denial, period. On the other side, the whole of the science community and main stream media is in complete denial and/or lying about the all too obvious and lethal climate engineering programs which are tearing Earth’s life support systems apart by the day. Both groups need to open their eyes to reality and very quickly if life on Earth is to have any chance of even near term survival.

Published on Monday, March 10, 2014 by Common Dreams

UN Report Calls for Radical, Democratic Food System

Complete reversal, not reform, of global food system needed in favor of sustainable food sovereignty

– Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer

The current global food system needs to be “radically” and “democratically” changed in order to alleviate global hunger and serve human rights over the profits of major agribusiness corporations, according to a report released Monday by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food.

“At the local, national and international levels, the policy environment must urgently accommodate alternative, democratically-mandated visions” which go beyond the goal of profit maximization and instead rebuild local and sustainable food models, said Rapporteur Olivier De Schutter, while presenting his final report (pdf) to the UN Human Rights Council, finalizing his six-year term.

“Food democracy must start from the bottom-up, at the level of villages, regions, cities, and municipalities,” the rights expert said.

“Food security must be built around securing the ability of smallholder farmers to thrive,” he emphasized. “Respect for their access to productive resources is key in this regard.”

The current system, says De Schutter, has instead created a world monopolized by the big-agro “green revolution” of mono-cropping, industrialization and pesticide-heavy techniques, which has boosted agricultural production over the past 50 years but has “hardly reduced the number of hungry people,” the report states.

This system of large-scale export-based agriculture is most often “based on the exploitation of a largely dis-empowered workforce,” the report states, “operated at the expense of family farms producing food crops for local consumption” that cannot keep up with corporate competitors.

This has resulted in a “paradoxical situation in which many low-income countries, though they are typically agriculture-based, raw commodity-exporting economies, are highly dependent on food imports,” the report states, “sometimes supplemented by food aid, because they have neglected to invest in local production and food processing to feed their own communities.”

This industrialized system has also led to a major loss in biodiversity, soil erosion, mass pollution, and a rise in man-made greenhouse gas emissions—”the most potentially devastating impacts of industrial modes of agricultural production,” the report states.

Under these conditions, and particularly with the onset of climate change, agricultural productivity will only decrease sharply over time, De Schutter warns.

According to De Schutter, an “eradication of hunger and malnutrition” is an achievable goal only if we completely reverse the current logic of our food system to a system which depends on democratic decision-making led by the people—or as food justice campaigners put it: Food Sovereignty.

“National right to food strategies should be co-designed by relevant stakeholders, in particular the groups most affected by hunger and malnutrition, and they should be supported by independent monitoring,” stated De Schutter.

De Schutter continued:

Objectives such as supplying diverse, culturally-acceptable foods to communities, supporting smallholders, sustaining soil and water resources, and raising food security within particularly vulnerable areas, must not be crowded out by the one-dimensional quest to produce more food. […]
The greatest deficit in the food economy is the democratic one. By harnessing people’s knowledge and building their needs and preferences into the design of ambitious food policies at every level, we would arrive at food systems that are built to endure.

The report offers as an alternative a system which enables local, autonomous food production alongside international trade that would incorporate “agroecological” modes of production. Agroecology includes techniques such as “intercropping, the recycling of manure and food scraps into fertilizers, and agroforestry…that reduce the use of external inputs and maximize resource efficiency.”

The report explains:

Because agroecology reduces the cost of farming by minimizing the use of expensive inputs, it improves the livelihoods of farming households, particularly the poorest households. And it supports rural development: because it is knowledge-intensive and generally more labor-intensive, it creates employment opportunities in rural areas.

Though easier to implement on smaller-sized farms, agroecological techniques can be disseminated on a large scale and should also inspire reforms in how large production units operate.

Other objectives include reducing meat production in favor of crops grown for human consumption and a reduction in biofuel use—both of which have “represented a major source of price volatility on agricultural markets” over the years.

In response to the report, Martin Drago, Friends of the Earth Food Sovereignty Program Co-coordinator, stated, “This report is the only recipe for the eradication of hunger. Its recommendations are bold and simple: our current food systems must be reversed, not just reformed.”

“The report’s recommendations clearly state that Food Sovereignty is needed to eradicate hunger as well as to democratize our food systems,” said Drago. “The report also recognizes Food Sovereignty as an essential condition to be fulfilled in order to fully realize the right to food.”

From: <>
Date: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Subject: [via-info-en] Global vigil for Syria 2014

Syria is the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st century. Every day children, women and men in Syria are living through unspeakable horror. Nearly half the population has been forced to flee their homes in fear. Over 100,000 people have been killed.

15th March 2014 marks the third anniversary of the Syria crisis, three years of failure by the world to end the appalling suffering.

We must tell our leaders: don’t let the people of Syria lose another year to bloodshed and suffering. We must stand #WithSyria.

Together, we call on all parties to the conflict and all those with influence to:1. Stop the bloodshed: This means ending attacks on civilians, including schools and hospitals. It means respect for the laws of war and the rights of those affected by the conflict.

2. Ensure all those in need can access life-saving assistance: This means ending sieges and agreeing humanitarian pauses so that civilians can reach help and get to safety. It means removing obstructions to civilians getting the aid they need; and it means ending all attacks on aid workers. It means international donors providing enough funds for the massive international aid response required in Syria and the region.

3. Commit to inclusive peace talks: This means making sure the voices of those affected – including civil society and women – can be heard and heeded.

Join our Global Vigil: We want people everywhere to come together, to shine a light of hope for Syria and its people.

Faces for Syria:Upload or ‘donate’ your image and help light up iconic buildings around the world.

Published on Monday, March 10, 2014 by Common Dreams

Israeli Youth: ‘We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army’

Sixty young people sign open letter resisting the draft in biggest wave of refusal since 2008

– Sarah Lazare, staff writer

“If necessary, I will go to jail.”

Those are the words of 17-year-old Dafna Rothstein Landman, one of 60 and counting Israeli youth who signed an open letter sent to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the weekend declaring their refusal of compulsory service in the Israeli military — the biggest wave of conscientious objection the country has seen since 2008.

Under the banner of Shministim — Hebrew for 12th graders — the group of conscientious objectors condemns the dehumanization of Palestinians living under occupation. In the Palestinian territories, “human rights are violated, and acts defined under international law as war-crimes are perpetuated on a daily basis,” their letter states. “These include assassinations (extrajudicial killings), the construction of settlements on occupied lands, administrative detentions, torture, collective punishment and the unequal allocation of resources such as electricity and water.”

Entitled We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army, the letter charges that this dehumanization hurts Israelis as well. “The problem with the army does not begin or end with the damage it inflicts on Palestinian society. It infiltrates everyday life in Israeli society too: it shapes the educational system, our workforce opportunities, while fostering racism, violence and ethnic, national and gender-based discrimination.”

“We refuse to forsake our principles as a condition to being accepted in our society,” reads the joint letter, penned by people aged 16 to 20 who are eligible for compulsory service in the Army. “We have thought about our refusal deeply and we stand by our decisions.”

Dafna, who helped write the letter, told Common Dreams, “In a society where Army service is taken for granted, we wanted to shake this concept and make people think about the implications of serving in the Army.”

Hailing from Tel Aviv, Dafna says that she first started questioning her military service at the early age of 15, when she noticed the imprint of Israeli militarism on her own schooling experience. “I realized to what extent the education system is geared towards the Army and not towards further education, the job market, personal interests,” she said.

Then, she started attending demonstrations in the West Bank, where she says she saw the “violence of the Army” first-hand. “I met people from those Palestinian villages,” she said. “That meant that instead of names in a newspaper they became people, with faces and personalities.”

When she and her friends received letters about their Army draft last summer, they became “worried” and began taking steps towards their joint refusal.

This year’s crop of public resisters follows a history of joint draft refusal in Israel, which has been waged since 1970, when a group of students declared their refusal of the draft in an open letter to then-Prime Minister Golda Meir. The term Shministim caught on in 2008 when 100 young people signed an open letter refusing the draft, and the years since have seen waves of conscientious objection.

This includes resisters from the Druze religious community — a conscientious objection movement that is reportedly growing, as well as ultra-orthodox draft refusers. According tothe Committee for the Druze Initiative, a Druze organization that supports conscientious objectors, since compulsory service was imposed on Druze men in 1956, approximately 5,000 have been imprisoned for refusing to serve in the Army.

The Israeli military makes it near-impossible to declare conscientious objector status, and refusers are often jailed multiple consecutive terms in prison for refusing an order. Meanwhile, many Druze resisters face horrific conditions in prison, including religious discrimination. Several Palestinian citizens of Israel from the Druze community are currently incarcerated for refusing the draft.

“The Army serves the people in power and not the civilians, who are only a tool,” Said Shaked Harari, a 17-year-old signatory from Bat Yam, in a statement about the letter emailed to Common Dreams. “My friends and I refuse to be cannon fodder.”

Said Mandy Cartner, a 16-year-old signatory from Tel Aviv, “My refusal is a way of expressing my opposition to the wrongs done daily in our name and through us.”


From: Rima Laibow <>
Date: Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 3:11 PM
Subject: Did You Know that 42.5% of Kids’ Adverse Drug Reactions Are Related to — Vaccines???


This video,, called ” Vaccines Cause 42.3% of Kid’s Adverse Events” can save the life of a child you knowor the life of someone else’s child.  I made it last night because the information is so important and we KNOW what the lame stream media will do with it: nothing.
So I am writing a personal email to the people I correspond with because I want you to know that 42.5% of all adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in kids are caused by – you guessed it, vaccines!
As if autism, infertility, diabetes, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder and cancers were not enough!  Those long term consequences of vaccination are not the only thing that happens to kids when they get vaccinated. Immediate adverse events happen, too. The genetic and chemical onslaught is just too much for little bodies.  
In fact, 2/3 of these adverse reactions (including death) occur in the first 5 years, when the children studied received most of their vaccines.  
These things don’t just happen in China, where the study took place.
They happen where you life, too.  
Very, very often!
 As many as 1 kid in 10 will be hospitalized for a drug reaction. Nearly half the time, it will be due to the vaccines they received.
I invite you to watch this video and then Facebook, Tweet, email the link, inviting everyone you share it with to go to www.GDS-Therapy

Yours in health and freedom,
  Dr. Rima

Rima E. Laibow, MD
Medical Director
Natural Solutions Foundation

Putin Speaks

By Paul Craig Roberts

By taking this humane and rational approach, Putin has established himself as the true leader of the world. Continue

Vlad the Bad Steals A March On The West

By Eric Margolis

Kerry should cut the hypocrisy and get to work on a diplomatic settlement. Two major nuclear-armed powers cannot – must not – be allowed to confront one another. Continue

‘West Lie Machine, Incompetent and Bankrupt’

By Finian Cunningham

The Pentagon has now taken to “reading the body language” of Russian President Vladimir Putin for guidance. Continue

Obama’s Advancing Empire: Putsch, Pillage and Duplicity

By James Petras

Advancing empire in these circumstances is a dangerous game: it risks a larger nuclear war to overcome adversity and retreat. Continue

Welcome to Satan’s Ball

By Chris Hedges

The Western political and financial elites, Putin knows, will not touch him. He and they are in the same decadent oligarchic class. They hold the same values. Continue

The Face Of Falsehood

By William A. Cook

Zionism is a contagion that has infected the Jewish people in the last 100 years. Continue

Everything You Need to Know About What’s Happening in Venezuela 

6 Minute Video

Venezuelan Community Pie del Tiro Confronts Protestors, Barricades. Continue

The CIA has Brought Darkness to America by Fighting in the Shadows

By Gary Younge

After 9/11 the agency was given free rein to break the rules but when allowed to play dirty abroad, it’s difficult to stop at home. Continue

Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and ACLU at SXSW 


Edward Snowden and Julian Assange speak about privacy and technology with the ACLU’s Ben Wizner and Christopher Soghoian at SXSW Interactive. Continue

Four Frightening Ways We’re Reverting to the Dark Days of Our Past

By Paul Buchheit 

We may have once believed that the darkest days were behind us, but greed and good sense are forever in competition. Continue

No Jobs, No Economy, No Prospects For Peace Or Life

By Paul Craig Roberts

The American sheeple who belong in the streets more than the people in any other country are content to suck their thumbs while “their” government destroys not merely their economic future but also the prospect for life for themselves and their progeny. Continue

Ukraine, the United States and International Law

By Joseph Kishore

The U.S. —along with its European counterparts—is dragging mankind down the road to catastrophe. Continue

Ukraine On Its Knees
“The Commies are Coming. The Commies are Coming.”

By Bo Filter

CIA media moles or assets put in key positions censor facts the public needs to make informed decisions. Continue

Ukraine: The Enemy of Your Enemy is Not Always Your Friend

By Zoltán Grossman

it is – irresponsible to assert that the presence of fascists and Nazis in the new government is merely Russian propaganda. Continue

Exposing Propaganda
NGO Documents Plan Ukraine War


NGOs caught forging documents for war, insider warns all NGOs infiltrated. Continue

How The West Lost Putin: It Didn’t Have To Be This Way

By Mark Mackinnon

It’s a narrative that’s growing in popularity in the West: Vladimir Putin as a 21st-century Adolf Hitler, an unhinged dictator bent on collecting lost Russian lands. Continue

Israel: A Significant Shift in U.S. Public Opinion…?

By Alan Hart

“This proves that the world hates Jews. World go to hell!” Continue

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Video and Transcript 

“Our people have public health guaranteed free of charge. Did you have that in the US?”Continue

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Postcard from the End of America: Chicago

By Linh Dinh

I wonder who they’ll let us pretend to vote for the next time, if there’s a next time? Continue

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By William A. Cohn

The surveillance state’s gravest harm to our security may well be its chilling effect on free speech – generally seen as the Holy Grail of democracy. Continue

Lights, Camera, Arrested: Americans Are Being Thrown in Jail for Filming Police

By John W. Whitehead 

The U.S. government is attempting to police the world when it should be policing its own law enforcement agencies. Continue

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By John Heid

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Chomsky: From Hiroshima to Fukushima, Vietnam to Fallujah
State Power Ignores Its Massive Harm


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March 11, 2014

March 10, 2014


Skirted Dogs of War: Clinton, Albright, Powers, Rice, Nuland. The Distinguished Role of Women in U.S. Foreign Policy

Global Research, March 12, 2014
Region: USA

Madeleine Albright with KLA Leader Hashim Thaci

Women of the world unite! Right, especially when it comes to saving Ukraine from the Russian menace! 

Until recently geo-politics was the exclusive domain of men. But not anymore it seems. When we look at who is calling the shots on Ukraine, it’s all the fairer sex who steer policy in Washington. Here is a list  (in order of importance) of what some very eminent ladies have said on the geo-political or international issue, which can be likened in severity to the Cuban missile crisis or the stand off over the Berlin Wall back in 1962. Here is a round up of some of their views.

Hillary Clinton, a former US secretary of State and a strong contender to be the top candidate for the next presidency has compared Russia’s leader to a mass murderer by the name of Adolphe Hitler. She has found herself due to these unhinged uttering in the good company of some masterful warmongers among them Sen John McCain.

Madeline Albright also a former secretary of State and one of the main architects of the 1990s Balkans war has also made some rather skewed comparisons lately, which border on science fictional facts. Madame Albright has referred in a less than flattering fashion to Russia as being “Bangladesh with missiles.” Someone should perhaps remind the wise policy wizard that Russia is a BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) member state or an emerging market, which when taken together with the other BRICS makes up over 20% of the world’s trade. I wonder then what China is in her mind, maybe Cambodia or Nepal with nukes?

Then there are strong words coming out of Ambassador to the UN, Samantha “Interventionist” Powers calling Russia’s military moves on its doorstep (in other words, in their sphere of influence which the west can’t seem to accept) as (to paraphrase them) hostile acts of aggression. Let us recall, such remarks are coming from the architect of the Libya bombing campaign spearheaded by NATO but in which Washington ‘led from behind’.

Again there’s a tad of hypocrisy here, apparently. The Libyan air attack was it seems quite evidently just that: a military attack against a sovereign state. Bombing Tripoli can be called using softer more feminine terms perhaps an aerial tenderizing or massaging process, yet it is still an act of war in my book. But then in this world of Orwellian “newspeak”, it is Russia that’s conducing a military campaign in Ukraine; here as what happened in Libya was a “humanitarian intervention,” according to the conscience minded and caring people like Ms. Powers.

Another worldly woman who seems to have President Obama’s year on the Ukraine crisis is Susan Rice, his National Security advisor. Ms Rice has warned or to put it diplomatically “cautioned” Moscow not to try and reinstate the democratically elected Ukraine leader who was deposed in a coup. As she put it such a move “would be a grave mistake”. All these mistakes and miscalculations on the part of Moscow, makes me wonder what the US would might do, if there was a coup, in let’s say the Philippines, and a gang of Islamic thugs ousted the president there. Would it be a “mistake” for Washington to use all means necessary to return “their” man or woman back to power.  Here’s a discrete message for Ms Rice from a casual Viennese observer of international politics. I wouldn’t be in the least surprised if Moscow will do everything in its power to re-instate their alley in Ukraine, that is the deposed and legitimate and duly elected leader of Ukraine, President Yanukovych.

Finally there is the charming Victoria Nuland whose colourful diplomatic language and imprecations when describing the EU speak for itself

Her less than constructive role in defusing the Ukrainian stands off between Washington and Moscow, almost makes me wish that much wiser and more level headed (when it came to dealing with Russia) women like Condoleezza Rice were still in the White House.

                                   News Links, March 10-11, 2014

## Global Ponzi meltdown/House of Cards ##
Financial sector changes pose risk of collapse, warns superannuation body
The government’s looming changes to the financial services sector could spark a wave of financial collapses similar to those that occured in 2006-10, which wiped $6 billion in savings from more than 120,000 investors, Industry Super Australia (ISA) claims.
How Canada’s weak economy is ‘struggling to create many new jobs’
Asian and European industrial health under scrutiny this week
## Airline Death Spiral ##
Will Merpati Airline be Just a Memory? (Indonesia)
After 52 years of service, the state-owned PT Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA) is now on the brink of bankruptcy.
Air Canada weighs fare increases and new fees as loonie weakens
Washington has defaulted on all of its key agreements made with USSR/Russia during the last 30 years.
Chinese group claims responsibility for flight MH370
A group that calls itself the Chinese Martyrs’ Brigade has claimed responsibility for crashing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which has remained missing after losing contact with ground control at 1:20am on Saturday.
North Korea-flagged ship finishes loading oil at Libya rebel port
A North Korean-flagged tanker has finished loading crude at the Libyan rebel-held port of Es Sider but has not left the terminal, oil officials said on March 10, after the government threatened to bomb the ship.
## Global unrest/mob rule/angry people/torches and pitchforks ##
Protesters in Brazil: ‘There Will Not Be a World Cup!’
Natural gas industry struggles to keep promises
America’s plan to use more natural gas to run power plants, make chemicals, drive vehicles and heat homes may not go as smoothly as expected.
Situation to worsen in summer if supplies not improved (Pakistan)
Shortage of oil and gas at power plants and increasing temperature has widened the gap between demand and supply of electricity, forcing the power distribution companies to conduct 10 to 12 hours loadshedding.

## Got food? ##
U.N. warns food security a risk to Asia-Pacific
The world must increase its food production by 60 percent by mid-century or risk serious food shortages that could bring social unrest and civil wars, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday.

## Intelligence/propaganda/security/internet/cyberwar ##
U.S. spy agencies adopt new IT approach
## Systemic breakdown/collapse/unsustainability ##
US Drug Shortages Persist, GAO Reports
Despite efforts by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent them, critical drug shortages persist and continue to threaten the health of Americans, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

## Japan ##
The children of Japan’s Fukushima battle an invisible enemy

Construction crunch slows Japan tsunami rebuilding
Tens of thousands of people on Japan’s northeastern coast who were left homeless in the March 2011 tsunami are shivering their way through yet another winter in cramped temporary housing, with perhaps several more to go.

And finally…
New Zealand man given ridiculous 99-character name after losing poker bet

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