By Shamus Cooke Has Syria crossed the “red line” that warrants a U.S. military invasion? Has it not? The political establishment in the United States seems at odds over itself. Obama’s government cannot speak with one voice on the issue, and the U.S. media is likewise spewing from both sides of its mouth in an attempt to reconcile U.S. foreign […]
Month: April 2013
Another Argument for Publicly-Owned Banks by Ellen Brown [W]ith Cyprus . . . the game itself changed. By raiding the depositors’ accounts, a major central bank has gone where they would not previously have dared. The Rubicon has been crossed.” —Eric Sprott, Shree Kargutkar, “Caveat Depositor” The crossing of the Rubicon into the confiscation of depositor funds was not a […]
Channel 4 News is as rooted in The Propaganda Model as any other corporate news outlet, its reporters routinely parroting government statements rather than challenging them resulting in a fatally narrow discourse from which alternative, genuinely critical and radical voices are excluded.
“I believe that despite the enormous odds which exist, unflinching, unswerving, fierce intellectual determination, as citizens, to define the real truth of our lives and our societies is a crucial obligation which devolves upon us all. It is in fact mandatory. If such a determination is not embodied in our political vision we have no hope of restoring what is […]
By Paul Outhwaite, author of One Consciousness – an Analysis of Bill Hicks’ Comedy With American comedian Bill Hicks there was always an awareness of other people, of how our society links together. With this came an idealism and a vision of what the world could be. But first he had to slay all the “fevered egos” polluting the planet. He saw himself as a flame, […]
Money is normally thought of as being very complicated. Itʼs no wonder, given how it is created today. So… letʼs start with the basic question. What is money? Specifically what is “cash”? Under our current system, the foundational form of “money” is legal tender fiat currency originated by the central bank of the country, the printed version of which is […]
THE MONEY MASTERS is a 3 1/2 hour non-fiction, historical documentary that traces the origins of the political power structure. The modern political power structure has its roots in the hidden manipulation and accumulation of gold and other forms of money. The development of fractional reserve banking practices in the 17th century brought to a cunning sophistication the secret techniques initially used by goldsmiths fraudulently to accumulate wealth. With the formation of the privately-owned Bank of England in 1694, the yoke of economic slavery to a privately-owned “central” bank was first forced upon the backs of an entire nation, not removed but only made heavier with the passing of the three centuries to our day. Nation after nation has fallen prey to this cabal of international central bankers.
By Positive Money Have you ever wondered why there’s so much debt? Or why the experts and authorities seem completely unable to solve the current debt crisis? Well the reason they can’t solve it is because they’re trying to fix and repair the existing banking system. But the existing banking system is completely flawed. It’s the existing system that has […]
The 2 Scariest Unemployment Charts Ever This is what a permanent underclass looks like by Matthew O’Brien Spain is in a great depression, and it is one of the most terrifying things I have ever seen. Five years after its housing boom turned to bust, Spanish unemployment hit a record high of 27.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013. It’s […]
Four Prisoners Are Close to Death, and the Authorities Don’t Care by Andy Worthington I have just received a brief message from a credible source inside Guantánamo, about the situation in the prison today, which I wanted to make available because it exposes how four prisoners are close to death, as a result of the prison-wide hunger strike that is […]
It’s no surprise in 2013 to see the government media complex try it’s very best to preserve the delicate legacies of lauded members of the political establishment by Patrick Henningsen Look how much effort was poured into the media eulogies for Margaret Thatcher recently, only to see the whole facade come crashing down against the real weight of public opinion […]
NYT: “Nowhere in Rebel-Controlled Syria is There a Secular Fighting Force to Speak Of” “Opposition” is Entirely Run by Al Qaeda” by Tony Cartalucci In an astounding admission, the New York Times confirms that the so-called “Syrian opposition” is entirely run by Al Qaeda and literally states: Nowhere in rebel-controlled Syria is there a secular fighting force to speak of. […]