“Obama Rushes to Implement Climate Treaty Without Congress and Before Trump Can Cancel It”

Image: http://www.activistpost.com {"The science is not settled" on global climate change, nor has it ever been (see here, and here)} Americans by now, should all be aware of the fact that they do not have, nor have they and their ancestors ever had, a representative form of government. The U.S. Corporation is a representative government … Continue reading “Obama Rushes to Implement Climate Treaty Without Congress and Before Trump Can Cancel It”

Emeritus Professor of Russian Studies, Stephen Cohen | Interviews | Tavis Smiley | PBS

Taking Sides

(H/T Wipokuli)

The Russian studies professor joins us in a conversation about the current state of the relationship between Russia and the U.S. particularly as it relates to the pending U.S. presidential election.

See the interview here: Emeritus Professor of Russian Studies, Stephen Cohen | Interviews | Tavis Smiley | PBS

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“Rising Disaffection in Eastern Europe”

Image: http://www.imgflip.com Rising Disaffection in Eastern Europe Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016 Following the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Union, the West (EU, NATO and CIA) have flouted agreements to expand military and political influence all the way to Russia's border. However, disaffection in the former Soviet states, as evidenced by … Continue reading “Rising Disaffection in Eastern Europe”

The Billionaires Who Helped Destroy Democracy

The Most Revolutionary Act

The Mayfair Set: Four Stories About the Rise of Business and the Decline of Political Power

Directed by Adam Curtis (1999)

Film Review

The Mayfair Set is a four part documentary series profiling the right wing financiers responsible for the financialization of the British-American economy in the seventies and eighties. It also explores the simultaneous transfer of real power away from elected representatives to banks and financial markets. “Mayfair Set” refers to a private London gambling club – the Clermont Club – where many of these future billionaires were members.

Part 1 – concerns British aristocrat Colonel David Sterling, founder of the British SAS (Special Air Service). In the sixties and seventies, Sterling created a series of private mercenary armies to fight independence movements in Africa and elsewhere. In addition to secretly fighting Egypt’s invasion of Yemen in 1962, he also set up numerous arms deals for Saudi Arabia,* with…

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