James Fetzer: Is starvation and population reduction the next card the authorities will play? – They’re certainly laying the foundations now

01 Agriculture, Cultural Intelligence

Is starvation and population reduction the next card the authorities will play? – They’re certainly laying the foundations now

One finds the practice in ancient Babylon/Mesopotamia 4,000 years ago. In Greece, the cults of Apollo, Demeter, and Rhea-Cybele often controlled the shipment of grain and other food stuffs, through the temples. In Imperial Rome, the control of grain became the basis of the empire.

Rome was the center. Conquered outlying colonies in Gaul, Brittany, Spain, Sicily, Egypt, North Africa, and the Mediterranean littoral had to ship grain to the noble Roman families, as taxes and tribute. Often the grain tax was greater than the land could bear, and areas of North Africa, for instance, were turned into dust bowls.

The evil city-state of Venice took over grain routes, particularly after the Fourth Crusade (1202-04). The main Venetian thirteenth century trading routes had their eastern termini in Constantinople, the ports of the Oltremare (which were the lands of the crusading States), and Alexandria, Egypt.

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Edwin Jewett: Dark Journalist: Catherine Austin Fitts On Central Bank Digital Control

03 Economy, Corruption, Government

Dark Journalist: Catherine Austin Fitts On Central Bank Digital Control

“Catherine Austin Fitts joins Dark Journalist, Daniel Liszt to discuss how COVID-19 is a massive operation that is a part of what she calls the Going Direct Reset, which is, “A re-engineering of the financial transaction system as part of a larger re-engineering of the global governance system. And when I say ‘re-engineering’, part of that is a consolidation of the financial coup.”…. Continue reading “Edwin Jewett: Dark Journalist: Catherine Austin Fitts On Central Bank Digital Control”

Edwin Jewett: The Climate Emergency Calls for a New Approach to Mental Health

07 Health, Cultural Intelligence

The Climate Emergency Calls for a New Approach to Mental Health
Yves here. I don’t mean to sound churlish, but devastation is a regular feature of human experience. It’s not hard to make a list. The firebombings of World War II. The Black Plague. The Mongol conquests. The US naplaming much of Laos. One can argue that the purpose of major religions is to reconcile humans to the inevitability of suffering and death. So the focus on mental health costs of climate disasters, in your humble blogger’s opinion, is a reflection of poor social health going into these crises.

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Anthony Judge: Symbolic Insignia Indicative of Global Health

07 Health, Cultural Intelligence
Anthony Judge

Herewith something topical of possible interest:

Symbolic Insignia Indicative of Global Health
Immunity passports, travel worthiness and certificates of wholth
https://www.laetusinpraesens.org/docs20s/insignia.php

Contents:
Insignia as official mark of integrity
QR code as a heraldic shield?
Highlighting interference patterns undermining health: “polypharmacy”?
Health as integrity — as wholth
Symbolism of PCR testing: a global recapitulation of the Book of the
Dead tradition?
Insights from traditional health pentagrams: 5-dimensional scales?
Potential imbalance in symbols of national integrity
Design of a meaningful insignia of salvatory significance
Traditional hindrances to health, wholth and integrity
Insignia evocative of imaginative travel: the stargate metaphor

JOHN KIRIAKOU: Duping a Whistleblower

09 Justice, Corruption, Government, Law Enforcement

What has happened to whistleblower Daniel Hale is very troubling. A former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer, he was arrested on May 4 in advance of his July 13 sentencing for blowing the whistle on the U.S. government’s deadly and illegal drone program.

Justice Department prosecutors maintain that Hale had “violated the terms of his bail.” In court, his attorneys maintained “there were no violations committed by the defendant as alleged.” They’re right. The government is lying. Daniel explained what happened to me in a phone call from jail. And what happened is yet another injustice against this hero. For the record, Daniel is permitting me to make these details public.

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Alexandra Bruce: They’re Manufacturing a Food Shortage

01 Agriculture, 07 Other Atrocities, 10 Transnational Crime, Corruption, Earth Intelligence

They’re Manufacturing a Food Shortage

Farmer’s son says farmers are being forced to destroy their crops. The Federal Government is telling farmers they will pay them 1.5X the value of their produce to destroy their crops, otherwise, they will no longer subsidize them and they will destroy them economically through taxes.

They are engineering a food shortage. We have 8 months to get our food supply together.

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Yoda: Interview with Philip Shenon: Lessons from the Uncensored History of the 9/11 Commission

07 Other Atrocities, 09 Justice, 09 Terrorism, 10 Transnational Crime, 11 Society, Corruption, Government

Interview with Philip Shenon: Lessons from the Uncensored History of the 9/11 Commission’

Philip Shenon and Ryan Goodman
What follows is an interview by Ryan Goodman with Philip Shenon, author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation. The interview touches on the internal operations and informal powers of the 9/11 commission, and how these dynamics may work with an independent commission to investigate the January 6 attack.

Goodman:One of the many lessons I drew from The Commission is the potential outsized role of senior staff positions – individuals who received less public scrutiny but who were highly influential in directing the course of the investigation and drafting the final report. Do you think that was potentially unique to the 9/11 Commission due to its particular officeholders and its particular circumstances? Continue reading “Yoda: Interview with Philip Shenon: Lessons from the Uncensored History of the 9/11 Commission”