We have dismantled vital parts of our agriculture and with it, the livelihoods of millions. At a time when debates in India highlight the un-viability of corporate agriculture, giant corporations are betting the opposite. For them, at least, the current food crisis holds the promise of an undying source of super profit.
On June 25th, Saturn made its final pass opposite Neptune, and that is very meaningful. Our collective disillusionment, social malaise, and the longstanding sense of being lost in confusion while sinking in quicksand are peaking right now after almost four years of Saturn-Neptune's scandalous revelations, endless deception, and fantasies polarized to realities.
Drug trafficking from Afghanistan is the main source of support for international terrorism today. Did an international drug cartel affiliated with a Saudi billionaire, Russian banks, and US and Russian intelligence services conspire in the Moscow bombings of 1999?
Read about Robina's ongoing project for peace. Her idea is to get as many people as possible putting bottles of flower essences on a map.
Today, with the increasing dominance of global economic systems and a few superpowers, both supported by propaganda masquerading as mass media, a revolution can occur without the usual external appearance of a state takeover.
It would appear that Davidovich and Kosman were in Khashoggi's villa to talk about more than just Chechnya. It seems likely that a drug-route was discussed involving Abkhazia, which has become a key heroin transiting point.
Writer Dashiell Hammett could never have dreamed up private investigator Joseph Seanor. Unlike a fast-talking, streetwise gumshoe who spends his nights pounding the pavement, Seanor does his research pounding on a keyboard. Each week he dons a virtual reality headset and spends 100 hours online. . .
How Speculators, Spooks, and Con Men Helped Build the Bush Dynasty: Bush's legendary talent for moral flexibility and political spinelessness, which surfaced in a career built on professional coattailing, appears to be a family trait, an identifying characteristic--the way the Kennedy clan will always be associated with hot sex and rum-running.
Making Money the Old-fashioned Way-- Dealing With the Yakuza and Building Golf Courses in China -- The same year George Bush was running for president on a platform attacking Willie Horton, denouncing flag burning, and extolling family values, his brother "Pres" Bush was doing deals with Japanese gangsters and Chinese dictators.
Who Is Richard Brenneke and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About George Bush and the October Surprise?
Over the Past Decade a Republican White House, With the Help of a Democratic Congress, Has Dismantled FDR's Vision of the American Dream. Now We're in for a Dickens of a Christmas.
It looks as if oil politics could be the vehicle for George W. Bush to define his administration's geo-strategic principles, solidify support in Congress, reward his supporters in the energy "bidness" and unify the country behind his foreign policy, just as it was for his father. That does not necessarily mean a repeat of the Persian Gulf War, but oil provides an ideal vehicle for restating the imperial American policy abroad.