Building a Global Economy That Was Bound to Fail John Perkins, Yes! Magazine, Sept. 16, 2020 (https://www.yesmagazine.org/economy/2020/09/16/failing-global-economy/) A former economic hit man describes his part in setting up what he calls a “Death Economy.” John Perkins was a highly paid economist pushing corporate interests in the developing world, a role he revealed in his bestseller, […]
Laws meant to combat money laundering are being shown, by a massive leak of documents, to facilitate that movement. A new banking scandal has ensued.
Out With Predatory Capitalism, In With a “Life Economy” John Perkins, Yes! Magazine, Sept. 16, 2020 (https://www.yesmagazine.org/opinion/2020/09/16/pandemic-capitalism-life-economy/) The long march of hierarchical and colonial history has led us to this moment of awareness. We are learning that the melting glaciers, coronavirus pandemic, species extinctions, racial and income inequality, political turmoil, and other heart-wrenching events are […]
Shakespeare said the wish was father to the thought. (1) How can I possibly write about universal basic income being made part of a ruling party’s platform without the wish being father to the thought? (2) What could I say that would not be ransacking heaven and earth to prove my thesis? Why even try? […]
Another look at business Darwinism, a philosophy that will not go with us. What belief system or philosophy underpins the inequitable distribution of wealth in the world? Historians called it “social Darwinism.” Popular self-help writers called it “Looking Out for Number 1.” Economists called it “enlightened self-interest.” The Company of Heaven (the CoH) calls it […]
I need to set the stage for a discussion of values for a New Earth. I need to talk about the old paradigm first. That old paradigm had three features: (1) social Darwinism, (2) empirical materialism, and (3) ethnocentrism or race supremacy. I’ll explain these schools of thought as we go. I repost the next […]
As the two articles above this one illustrate, however, what I say below does not mean I will not post well-reasoned, neutral (as neutral as possible) overviews of an unfolding situation if and when I find them. It is a tightrope walk. After I wrote this article, I came across this helpful quote from Sue […]
When I go in my mind from hot spot to hot spot in the world, I want to weep. So much suffering! Whatever can we do about it? Sending love is always the best thing we can do, in my view. But let me leave that subject for now. I’d like to focus on people […]
Did the Deep State have the plan for the Coronavirus Pandemic in 2010? Thanks to Brian.
Demands are being heard for accountability in human rights, race relations and historical representations. Four stories are featured today on the issue in different countries. When will Britain face up to its crimes against humanity? Kris Manjapra, Guardian, 29 Mar 2018 (https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/29/slavery-abolition-compensation-when-will-britain-face-up-to-its-crimes-against-humanity) After the abolition of slavery, Britain paid millions in compensation – but every […]
By Colin Dwyer, NPR, June 30th, 2020 https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/30/885178095/belgian-king-conveys-deepest-regrets-for-brutal-colonial-past-in-congo The policies of Belgian King Leopold II left millions of people dead more than a century ago in the region that is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Now, in a first for the Belgian monarchy, King Philippe has expressed his “deepest regrets” for a colonization […]
ONE MEDIA TO RULE THEM ALL: At Least 11 Local News Stations Caught Airing the Same Exact Amazon Propaganda Segment John Vibes, Stillness in the Storm, 07/01/2020 At least 11 local news stations in the United States were caught airing the same scripted segment about Amazon, and their role during the COVID-19 pandemic. The segment […]
Why am I letting urban looters set my agenda? Why do I keep forgetting the basis of my faith that all will work out? A basis deeper than listening to anyone else’s words, no matter how exalted they are. The testimony of my own Inner Self. I know from realization and experience that things like […]
The United Nations has allegedly opened a new initiative called the United Nations New World Order. Below this article is a video in which Spiro Skouras fact-checks the website. His conclusion: (1) The website is real; (2) It’s registered to Jayme Illien; (3) Illien does have a connection to the U.N. United Nations New World […]
All the Devastating Epidemics That Coronavirus is Distracting Us From Tamara Pearson, CounterPunch, March 6, 2020 (https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/03/06/all-the-devastating-epidemics-that-coronavirus-is-distracting-us-from/) Almost every day the BBC’s One-minute World News provides the latest death tally from coronavirus. The short news wrap-up typically covers about three news items only, meaning that for the BBC, the virus has been among the top […]