Climate Extremes, Geoengineering And Winter Weather Whiplash

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16-02-19 10:37:00,

Climate Extremes, Geoengineering And Winter Weather Whiplash

Dane Wigington
GeoengineeringWatch.org

Erratic and unprecedented weather is radically increasing all over the world. Though  there are countless forms of human activity affecting the equation, the global climate engineering assault is by far the single greatest and most destructive factor. The geoengineers are manufacturing winter weather scenarios on a scale that can scarcely be comprehended, what will it take to wake populations to this fact? The short video report below covers the latest engineered winter weather event to impact California.

More examples of GeoengineeringWatch.org articles covering engineered winter events and operations:

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/geoengineering-winter-weather-whiplash-with-patented-climate-engineering-processes/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/engineered-winter-the-deception-of-the-us-population/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/manufacturing-winter-with-geoengineering/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/category/geoengineering/results-of/ice-nucleated-snow/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/geoengineering-the-polar-regions-the-chemical-ice-nucleation-factor/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/the-engineered-winter-deception-chemical-ice-nucleation/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/engineered-winter-weather-whiplash/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/engineered-winter-engineered-drought/

https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/climate-engineering-insanity-manufacturing-winter-weather-with-tropical-moisture/

Our planet’s life support systems are being systematically decimated by the ongoing climate engineering insanity, it must be exposed and halted. Help us in this most critical battle to sound the alarm, share credible data from a credible source, make your voice heard.
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Amazon Subsidies Were Uneconomical, Un-American, & Unconstitutional

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16-02-19 10:34:00,

Authored by Luigi Zingales via ProMarket.org,

As soon as Amazon announced the location of its new headquarters, an intense media battle started on the rationality of the fiscal subsidies offered by the two chosen states to attract the new headquarters. Was it a good idea for New York and Virginia to offer $1.5 billion and $573 million respectively to stir Amazon’s decision?

In each of the two chosen locations Amazon was to invest billions in infrastructure, employ as many as 25,000 people directly (and many more indirectly), and bring billions in new tax revenues. Even the generous fiscal benefits offered by the two locations seem small vis-à-vis the additional fiscal revenues the winning states will enjoy. After all, had Amazon chosen New Jersey over New York, the Empire State would have lost up to $14 billion in new tax revenues over the next 25 years. Why shouldn’t a state pay a fraction of these enormous benefits to secure Amazon’s headquarters?

While appealing, this argument is flawed andas it turns outself-defeating. When companies compete for customers, they have to offer better products or lower prices. They are forced to innovate and improve efficiency in production. In economist lingo, product market competition is not a zero-sum game (my gains are equal to your losses), but a positive-sum game (my gains exceed your losses). By contrast, corporate competition for state subsidies is a zero-sum game. Amazon is not going to be more productive in New York than in New Jersey –it will only pay fewer taxes. If companies are successful in pitting one state against another, they will end up paying no state taxes. As a result, the economy will not be one iota more efficient, and the rest of us will end up paying more taxes to make up for the revenue shortfall.     

Competition for subsidies also fosters crony capitalism and hurts productivity growth. It fosters crony capitalism because it favors companies that are well-connected, rather than companies that are more efficient. A recent paper shows that companies are more likely to receive subsidies when they make financial contributions to political candidates in the state. Competition for subsidies also hurts productivity growth because it forces companies to dedicate time and resources to influencing the political choices,

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Nomi Prins: Get Used To “The Powell Put”

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16-02-19 10:33:00,

Authored by Nomi Prins via The Daily Reckoning,

In the land of the Federal Reserve and its market-manipulating mechanisms, there’s now an unofficial market term called the “Powell Put” or the “Powell Pivot.”

It is in direct reference to Fed chairman Jerome Powell. Before he became chairman, Wall Street referred to prior heads’ policies with terms like the “Greenspan Put” the “Bernanke Put” and the “Yellen Put.”

In layman’s terms, what the term means is that if the markets fall by too much, the Fed will swoop in and try to save the day, the month, or the year. A “put” in options terminology is insurance against a drop in prices. Nowadays, the “Powell Put” is the market’s insurance that the Fed will act to stimulate the markets if necessary.

Markets had been waiting for it to materialize. But Powell had previously talked about the need to raise rates to give the Fed “enough ammunition to fight the next crisis.” The size of the Fed’s balance sheet would also have to be reduced enough to provide it enough room to grow if needed.

Markets began to worry the Powell Put might never materialize when he raised interest rates in December, when the market was in the middle of a severe correction (that nearly culminated in a bear market). He also said the balance sheet reductions, or quantitative tightening, would run on “autopilot.”

Markets tanked on his comments. But then on Jan. 4, after stocks fell nearly 20%, the “Powell Put” finally materialized.

In comments addressing the American Economic Association, Powell said he was “prepared to adjust policy quickly and flexibly.”

And about the balance sheet reduction policy that was on autopilot in November, he said

“We wouldn’t hesitate to change it.

Powell has subsequently emphasized the need for “patience.” The Dow has continued to rally behind his newfound dovishness. In fact, this January was the best January in 30 years. If the rally continues, the market could soon be testing its early October highs.

What this means is that the Fed isn’t going to raise rates anytime soon. As my colleague Jim Rickards has explained,

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How Much of Venezuela’s Crisis is Really Maduro’s Fault?

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16-02-19 10:22:00,


There are several factors for Venezuela’s economic crisis, but you wouldn’t know it by listening to U.S. leaders or following corporate media, writes Steve Ellner.

By Steve Ellner
Special to Consortium News

The recognition by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former Vice President Joe Biden of Juan Guaidó as Venezuelan president is the latest demonstration of the consensus in Washington over the nefariousness of the Nicolás Maduro government. Not since Fidel Castro’s early years in power has a Latin American head of state been so consistently demonized. But the 1960s was the peak of the Cold War polarization that placed Cuba plainly in the enemy camp, and unlike Venezuela today, that nation had a one-party system. 

The scope of that consensus was evident by the recent faceoff between two figures as far apart as President Donald Trump and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In his State of the Union address, Trump attributed Venezuela’s economic crisis to the failed system of socialism. Ocasio-Cortez responded by arguing that the Venezuelan case is “an issue of authoritarian regime versus democracy.”

President Nicolás Maduro, 2016. (Cancillería del Ecuador via Flickr)President Nicolás Maduro, 2016. (Cancillería del Ecuador via Flickr)

President Nicolás Maduro, 2016. (Cancillería del Ecuador via Flickr)

Taken together, the comments by Trump and Ocasio-Cortez complement one another. According to the narrative that dominates Washington, Venezuela is a disaster from both economic and political viewpoints. The exclusive blame for the sorry state of the economy and for the country’s allegedly authoritarian rule lays with Maduro and his cohorts.

Not surprisingly, the mainstream media have refrained from questioning these assumptions. Most of their reporting puts the accent mark on state incompetence and corruption, while skirting the detrimental effects of the economic sanctions implemented by the Trump administration.

In addition, many on the left point to the economic sanctions as responsible, at least in part, for the nation’s pressing economic difficulties, but few critically examine the mainstream’s characterization of the state of Venezuelan democracy. Some oppose the sanctions but join the opposition in bashing the Maduro government.

A recent article by Gabriel Hetland,

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Veni, Vidi, Tweeti – An Obituary For The Republic

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16-02-19 10:16:00,

Authored by Tom Engelhardt via TomDispatch.com,

What dreamers they were! They imagined a kind of global power that would leave even Rome at its Augustan height in the shade. They imagined a world made for one, a planet that could be swallowed by a single great power. No, not just great, but beyond anything ever seen before — one that would build (as its National Security Strategy put it in 2002) a military “beyond challenge.” Let’s be clear on that: no future power, or even bloc of powers, would ever be allowed to challenge it again.

And, in retrospect, can you completely blame them? I mean, it seemed so obvious then that we — the United States of America — were the best and the last. We had, after all, outclassed and outlasted every imperial power since the beginning of time. Even that other menacing superpower of the Cold War era, the Soviet Union, the “Evil Empire” that refused to stand down for almost half a century, had gone up in a puff of smoke.

Imagine that moment so many years later and consider the crew of neoconservatives who, under the aegis of George W. Bush, the son of the man who had “won” the Cold War, came to power in January 2001. Not surprisingly, on viewing the planet, they could see nothing — not a single damn thing — in their way. There was a desperately weakened and impoverished Russia (still with its nuclear arsenal more or less intact) that, as far as they were concerned, had been mollycoddled by President Bill Clinton’s administration. There was a Communist-gone-capitalist China focused on its own growth and little else. And there were a set of other potential enemies, “rogue powers” as they were dubbed, so pathetic that not one of them could, under any circumstances, be called “great.”

In 2002, in fact, three of them — Iraq, Iran, and North Korea — had to be cobbled together into an “axis of evil” to create a faintly adequate enemy, a minimalist excuse for the Bush administration to act preemptively. It couldn’t have been more obvious then that all three of them would go down before the unprecedented military and economic power of us (even if,

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Predator Fish and Prey Fish

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16-02-19 10:08:00,

Predator Fish and Prey Fish

I have found this analogy useful: grosso modo, over the past millennium, some countries have been predator fish and some countries have been prey fish. Predators and prey have completely different self images, behaviour and understandings of how the world works and how countries interact. Like all analogies, it’s a rough guide: few countries have been wholly one or the other and for a time, military superiority enabled all European countries to become predator fish on the rest of the world. But I believe that it is a useful analogy today and especially when applied to the calamitous misunderstanding of the Anglo-Americans about Russia; they get it completely wrong and that can have disastrous consequences. 

England is the paradigm predator fish. Confined to their small island with their warlike Welsh and Scottish neighbours, the English subdued the first but never quite the second. When James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne he cleverly invented “Britain” and the British people and bound English, Scots and Welsh to a common cause. This new amalgam then created the largest empire of human history: so extensive, the boast went, that the sun never set on it. In its shorter life, the United States of America has likewise been a successful predator fish. Starting as a ribbon along the lower sea coast of a continent – every bit of which was claimed by some European power to say nothing of the autochthonous inhabitants – it spread over half the continent. Today American military dominance in its hundreds of bases (it’s always dawn in a US base somewhere), world-wide naval presence and its sovereign currency make the empires of the Nineteenth Century look half-hearted. Even though its relative power is failing, it remains the predominant power in most categories. And, as the latest Wikileaks revelations show, Washington is happy to use the so-called international instruments like the World Bank, OECD and IMF as weapons in its arsenal. The United Kingdom and the United States are, sequentially, the most successful predators ever; defeating every challenge, they have ascended to greater world power than any two other states in history. They are history’s apex predators. 

In contrast African states and kingdoms were prey fish to European and Arab predators: slaves,

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Why Technocrats LOVE The “Green New Deal” : The Corbett Report

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16-02-19 08:43:00,

You may have seen “Students Love Green New Deal… Until Hearing What’s In It” by now, but if not you probably get the gist just from the title. Yes, it’s one of those “man on the street” interview videos where random college students are asked whether they support new progressive superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (“AOC” to those in the cool crowd) and her much-ballyhooed “Green New Deal.” And, as you also might be able to guess, the video highlights those eager young idealists who profess their love for the plan . . . until they discover what it actually says.

For those who might have missed it, the Green New Deal made headlines for all the wrong reasons earlier this month when some of its critics picked up on a few of the crazier aspects of the plan. Like the fact that the deal promises economic security to all those who are unable to work (standard fare in the modern nanny state era) and also to all those who are unwilling to work.

Unwilling to work? Really?

Scrambling to do damage control, AOC’s team immediately took down the offending post from her website, then claimed that the screenshots of the controversial language came from “doctored” documents that were being placed online by those evil right wingers . . . until it was revealed that archives of the page had been created showing that AOC had indeed posted it to her website. So then they tried to explain away the page by saying that it had only been for internal campaign use (without explaining why that should put anyone’s mind at ease).

But try as they might, AOC and her green minions can’t dismiss criticisms of their cherished “Green New Deal” as mere knee-jerk opposition from those science-denying, hate-filled Repugs. A score of self-styled leftists, Democrats, progressives and other erstwhile allies in the fight against life-giving carbon dioxide have similarly opined on the ridiculous nature of this plan, from Naomi Wolf to Howard Schultz to Queen Pelosi herself, who provides the money quote: “The green dream or whatever they call it, nobody knows what it is, but they’re for it right?”

Now there is no lack of nonsense to roll our eyes at in the proposed “Green New Deal” legislation,

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Excellent New Russian Documentary About the Disaster Facing the White South African Minority (Video)

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16-02-19 08:38:00,

This is a 15 minute excerpt from a new documentary film about the disaster facing White South Africans, made by the main Russian state television company.

It gives a great summary of the ethnic tension in South Africa in the post-apartheid state, and how the situation has changed to “a reverse apartheid”.

The white minority at about 10% of the population now faces political marginalization which pushes them into slums, crime rates are skyrocketing, and the country’s economic progress is declining.  

The racial attacks are horrific. In some cases young children are even boiled alive. A Russian woman can’t even operate a hair Salon in Pretoria without facing robberies and death threats.

Some of these whites resort to arming themselves and learning self-defense, some try to peacefully resettle exclusively white African towns like Orania, while others look to emigrating to white majority countries.

We’ve written about the Russian involvement to support relocating these white farmer descendants before:

Two centuries ago, pressure from the British Crown forced the Boers to leave their coastal settlements and migrate further inland to settle Pretoria and Johannesburg. Today it is pressure from the black majority pushing a new Great Trek as the Boers look to relocate to Australia and Russia.

The Republic of South Africa is the most economically developed country in Africa. Now it’s a BRIC and G20 state friendly to Russia. However, until the end of the last century, it was under international sanctions approved by the UN due to the official policy of apartheid: the discrimination of the black majority by the white population.

These are the Englishmen and the Afrikaners, descendants of the Dutch. Apartheid was ended only in the 1990s as the result of the fight of generations of black people for their rights.

Now that victory has been achieved, there’s another problem. Illiteracy among the black population, meaning poverty, which gives birth to crime.

On the one hand, the apartheid regime limited black people’s access to the education, but on the other hand, not going to school and not being taught by white teachers was considered to be an act of patriotism.

As soon as the generation of those deprived of education and patriotic drop-outs grew up many of its representatives had no choice but to take to high road.

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Pro-Israel Lobby Caught on Tape Boasting That Its Money Influences Washington

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15-02-19 08:51:00,

Pro-Israel Lobby Caught on Tape Boasting
That Its Money Influences Washington

By
Ryan Grim

February 13, 2019 “Information
Clearing House

– A debate
about the power in Washington of the
pro-Israel lobby is underway, after Rep.
Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., responded sharply to
reports that Republican leader Kevin
McCarthy was targeting both Omar and fellow
Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat from
Michigan.

Omar
quoted rap lyrics — “It’s
all about the Benjamins baby
” — to
suggest McCarthy’s move was driven by the
lobby’s prolific spending. Asked
specifically who she was referring to, Omar
responded, “AIPAC!”

The debate
over the influence of pro-Israel groups
could be informed by an investigation by Al
Jazeera, in which an undercover reporter
infiltrated the Israel Project, a
Washington-based group, and secretly
recorded conversations about political
strategy and influence over a six-month
period in 2016. That investigation, however,
was never aired by the network —


suppressed by
pressure from the pro-Israel lobby
.

In
November, Electronic Intifada obtained
and published

the four-part series, but it did so during
the week of the midterm elections, and the
documentary did not get a lot of attention
then.

In it,
leaders of the pro-Israel lobby speak openly
about how they use money to influence the
political process, in ways so blunt that if
the comments were made by critics, they’d be
charged with anti-Semitism. 

David
Ochs, founder of HaLev, which helps send
young people to American Israel Public
Affairs Committee’s annual conference,
described for the reporter how AIPAC and its
donors organize fundraisers outside the
official umbrella of the organization, so
that the money doesn’t show up on
disclosures as coming specifically from
AIPAC. He describes one group that organizes
fundraisers in both Washington and New York.
“This is the biggest ad hoc political group,

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Germany: Number Of Foreign-Born Prison Inmates Reaches Record High

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15-02-19 08:47:00,

Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute,

  • North Rhine-Westphalia once had 114 prison imams, but now has only 25. The drop occurred after German authorities carried out security checks on prison imams and discovered that 97 imams were Turkish civil servants whose salaries were paid for by the Turkish government. Turkey refused to allow the imams to be interviewed by German officials.

  • In an article entitled, “German Becomes a Foreign Language in Many Prisons,” the Berliner Morgenpost reported on the growing number of conflicts between German prison officers and foreign inmates because of communication barriers

  • German authorities are also reporting an increase in inmate attacks on prison staff. In North Rhine-Westphalia, for example, since 2016, the number of assaults on prison staff have more than doubled.

A surge in foreign prison inmates in Germany has led to overcrowded prisons and a shortage of staff. Prisons in Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia are currently at 100% capacity. Pictured: Remscheid Prison in Remscheid, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. (Image source: Coltdragoon/Wikimedia Commons)

The proportion of foreign-born inmates in German prisons is now at a record high, according to a new survey of the justice ministries in Germany’s 16 federal states. In Berlin and Hamburg, for example, more than 50% of inmates are now from abroad, according to the report, which also revealed a spike in the number of Islamists in the German prison system.

The data, compiled by the newspaper Rheinische Postshows that the surge of foreign-born inmates began in 2015, when Chancellor Angela Merkel allowed into Germany more than a million mostly unvetted migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

All of Germany’s federal states reported a “very strong increase” of foreign and stateless prisoners in the last three to five years, according to the paper, although a definitive nationwide total is difficult to calculate because of differences in the way federal states compile statistics.

Since 2016, for example, in the western federal states the proportion of foreign inmates increased to 61% from 55% in Hamburg; to 51% from 43% in Berlin;

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Rep. Ilhan Omar vs. Elliott Abrams | The Vineyard of the Saker

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15-02-19 08:33:00,

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Tax the Rain, HPV Cured, National Emergencies – New World Next Week : The Corbett Report

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15-02-19 08:33:00,

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This week on the New World Next Week: the government figures out how to tax the rain; Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know that HPV has been cured; and government by emergency continues under Trump.

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The Great Myths that Never Die: Rothschilds & Petrodollar | Armstrong Economics

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15-02-19 07:56:00,

The two major myths that I get asked about all the time are the Rothschilds and whether pricing oil in yuan or euro will cause the dollar to collapse. I think I know something about the Rothschilds. I was even offered an investor back in the 1980s who wanted to buy into the company, and it was one of the Rothschilds. Nevertheless, it seems as though these legends live on for centuries and no one bothers to review the evidence.

Rothschild Mayer_AmschelThe Bible of the Rothschild conspiracy comes from “The Creature from Jekyll Island.” This popular book is probably the most distorted review of history I have ever encountered. It contains a quote that is often attributed to Mayer Rothschild, and I dare to find anyone who can come up with this quote that preexisted the publication of this book. I believe it was just made up. The quote claims that Mayer Rothschild once said:

“Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws.”

The reason why this quote is fake is rather clear. The US did not begin to issue paper money until 1861, nearly 50 years after his death. It wasn’t until 1921 when the Bank of England gained a legal monopoly on the issue of banknotes in England and Wales. The entire authority to issue banknotes started with the Bank Charter Act of 1844 when the ability of other banks to issue notes was restricted. The first banknotes were originally hand-written and were merely like checks. It was not until 1725 when cashiers had to sign each note and make them payable to someone. Actually, printed banknotes at the Bank of England began in 1855, which was about 40 years after Mayer was dead.

The quote was made up to justify this idea that the Federal Reserve was evil and owned by bankers who could create money at will. The entire problem was completely distorted, for the ability to create an elastic money supply during a recession and the Fed would be able to buy corporate paper which was redeemed upon expiration. It was World War I when Congress instructed the Fed to buy government debt to fund the war and never restore the structure to what it once was.

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US Air Freight Company that Smuggled Weapons into Venezuela Linked to CIA “Black Site” Renditions – Global Research

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14-02-19 05:26:00,

The parallels between aspects of the Contra scandal and the current situation in Venezuela are striking, particularly given the recent “outrage” voiced by mainstream media and prominent U.S. politicians over Maduro’s refusal to allow U.S. “humanitarian aid” into the country.

***

Two executives at the company that chartered the U.S. plane that was caught smuggling weapons into Venezuela last week have been tied to an air cargo company that aided the CIA in the rendition of alleged terrorists to “black site” centers for interrogation. The troubling revelation comes as Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has rejected a U.S. “humanitarian aid” convoy over concerns that it could contain weapons meant to arm the country’s U.S.-backed opposition.

Last Tuesday, Venezuelan authorities announced that 19 rifles, 118 ammo magazines, 90 radios and six iPhones had been smuggled into the country via a U.S. plane that had originated in Miami. The authorities blamed the United States government for the illicit cargo, accusing it of seeking to arm U.S.-funded opposition groups in the country in order to topple the current Maduro-led government.

A subsequent investigation into the plane responsible for the weapons caché conducted by McClatchyDC received very little media attention despite the fact that it uncovered information clearly showing that the plane responsible for the shipment had been making an unusually high number of trips to Venezuela and neighboring Colombia over the past few weeks.

Steffan Watkins, an Ottawa-based analyst, told McClatchy in a telephone interview that the plane, which is operated by U.S. air cargo company 21 Air, had been “flying between Philadelphia and Miami and all over the place, but all continental U.S.” during all of last year. However, Watkins noted that “all of a sudden in January, things changed” when the plane began making trips to Colombia and Venezuela on a daily basis, sometimes multiple times a day.

According to Watkins’ analysis, this single plane had conducted 40 round-trip flights from Miami International Airport to Caracas and Valencia — where the smuggled weapons had been discovered — in Venezuela, as well as to Bogota and Medellin in Colombia in just the past month.

Publicly available flight radar information shows that the plane,

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What You Don’t Know About 5G but Will Find Out When Its Too Late – Global Research

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14-02-19 05:25:00,

The first eight months of WWII with no fighting – was called The Phoney War. Using millimetre waves as a fifth-generation or 5G wireless communications technology is a phoney war of another kind.

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This phoney war is also silent, but this time shots are being fired – in the form of laser-like beams of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from banks of thousands of tiny antennas[1] – and almost no one in the firing line knows that they are being silently, seriously and irreparably injured.

In the first instance, 5G is likely to make people electro-hypersensitive (EHS).[2] Perhaps it was sitting in front of two big computer screens for many of the 18 years I worked at the UN that made me EHS. When the UN Office at Vienna installed powerful WiFi and cellphone access points – designed to serve large, public areas – in narrow, metal-walled corridors throughout the Vienna International Centre in December 2015, I was ill continuously for seven months.

I did my best for two and a half years to alert the UN staff union, administration and medical service to the danger to the health of UN staff of EMR from these access points, but was ignored. That’s why, in May 2018, I took the issue to the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres [transcript]. He is a physicist and electrical engineer and lectured on telecommunications signals early in his career, yet asserted that he knew nothing about this. He undertook to ask the World Health Organization to look into it, but seven months later those public access points remain in place. I received no replies to my many follow-up emails.

As a result, I welcomed the opportunity to join the effort to publish an International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space because it was clear to me that, despite there having been 43 earlier scientific appeals, very few people understood the dangers of EMR. My experience as an editor could help ensure that a new 5G appeal, including the issue of beaming 5G from space, was clear, comprehensive, explanatory, and accessible to the non-scientist. The International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space is fully referenced,

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Italy’s Gold Enters The Political Fray. But Who Really Owns It?

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14-02-19 10:24:00,

Submitted by Ronan Manly of BullionStar.com

Italy’s unpredictable political situation continues to throw up surprises with a controversial claim in national newspaper La Stampa this week that the country’s coalition government wants to sell part of Italy’s gold reserves to cover spending plans and so prevent the need to increase VAT in a forthcoming Italian budget.

While the claims by La Stampa are not really based on anything new, they still managed to cause an international media frenzy as they came a few days after Italy’s governing coalition launched verbal attacks on Italy’s central bankers and financial regulators.

Note that Italy claims to be the world’s third largest sovereign gold holder behind the US and Germany, with claimed monetary gold holdings of 2451.8 tonnes. Interestingly, unlike most countries where sovereign gold is owned by the State but managed by the country’s central bank, the Italian gold is officially owned by Italy’s central bank, Banca d’Italia (Bank of Italy), and not owned by the Italian State.

The Banca d’Italia furthermore claims that 1199.4 tonnes of the gold (or roughly half), is stored in the Bank’s gold vaults under it’s Palazzo Koch headquarters building in Rome, with most of the other half stored in the vaults of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), and a small balance kept the Bank of England in London, and in an account of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in the vaults of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in Berne, Switzerland. But without any documentary evidence or independent auditing or verification of any of its gold, especially the foreign held gold, these claims are impossible to verify.

Note also that the current Italian government is made up of a coalition of the right-wing League party (Lega), a party headed by Matteo Salvini, and the populist Five Star Movement (M5S), a party headed by Luigi Di Maio, but with the appointed Giuseppe Conte as prime minister (backed by Lega and M5S), and with Salvini and Di Maio as vice prime ministers.

Luigi Di Maio, head of M5S, and Matteo Salvini, head of the League

La Stampa stirs controversy with Grillo and Borghi

La Stampa,

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Mobilize – Official Trailer | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda

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14-02-19 10:19:00,

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Mobilize is an investigative documentary that explores the potential long-term health effects from cell phone radiation including brain cancer and infertility. This thought-provoking film examines the most recent scientific research and the challenges politicians face trying to pass cell phone safety legislation. Through interviews with expert researchers, major mobile associates, and prominent politicians, Mobilize presents a balanced and insightful observation about this unspoken health issue.

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What Are Russia and Turkey Preparing for Syria? A Disagreement in Sochi – Global Research

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14-02-19 09:00:00,

The 14thof February meeting in Sochi between the three Presidents (Russia, Turkey and Iran) is not expected to find solutions agreeable to all parties about the two main problem areas left in Syria: northeast Syria (Manbij to Qamishli/al-Hasaka), currently occupied by US forces, and Idlib city and its rural areas occupied by jihadist groups friendly to Turkey. 

There are fundamentally different points of view. At the top of the agenda, the gathering is expected to have further discussions on a possible US withdrawal in the coming weeks – the month of April seems plausible – as announced by officials in Washington.

All parties are agreed, however, that US withdrawal is a priority and will be a relief to the Levant. Therefore, any step that help to reach this objective smoothly should be taken. Nevertheless, the main differences are triggered by the Russian desire and intention to conclude a “temporary deal” with Turkey over North-east Syria’s status after the US withdrawal. These differences are related to the price Syria should pay to see US forces out of the country.

Sources among decision makers in Damascus said “Russia is trying to find an excuse for Turkey to move into north-east Syria, within a “buffer zone” of 12,000 sq km out of the 42,000 sq km that represent the zone east of the Euphrates under US occupation, reviving the 1998 Adana agreement between Ankara and Damascus”.

On January the 23rd, President Putin said the 20-year-old agreement was still binding. A Syrian source reports,

“The Russian President is trying to open the road for Turkey to regain a direct relationship with Syria on a higher level. Russia believes the temporary presence of Turkey is acceptable as long as the unity of Syria is non-negotiable. But we in Damascus believe that if Turkey moves in, it will be difficult to dislodge its forces ever again”.

Russia has never abandoned the idea of Syrian unity and considers it important for the entire geographic area to return under the control of the central government. Nevertheless, Moscow believes the danger from the US is greater, and that it is worth seeing Turkey replacing the US forces temporarily if this is what Washington wants.

On the other hand,

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The Dangers of 5G to Children’s Health – Global Research

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14-02-19 08:41:00,

Mobile and wireless technologies are a ubiquitous feature of modern life. Most U.S. adults own smartphones, a growing proportion are “smartphone-only” Internet users and over a fourth report being online “almost constantly.” As for children, a 2014 survey of high-income nations reported that almost seven in ten children used a mobile phone, and two-thirds of those had a smartphone, usually by age 10. As described by Nielsen, it is now as common to see “a kid with a smartphone in their hand” as it was to see “a kid playing with a yo-yo in the years before the digital age.”

The enthusiasm with which the public has embraced each new mobile and wireless technology—most of which have never undergone any appropriate safety testing or standards development—suggests that consumers rarely stop to consider the health implications of the infrastructure shoring up their ability to browse, stream and download anytime and “on the go.” Consumers are not entirely to blame for their lack of awareness—it is not easy to disentangle the technologies’ health risks in the face of the telecommunications industry’s steady and calculated disinformation efforts and a captured Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that “follows the script of fabulously wealthy, bullying, billion-dollar beneficiaries of wireless.”

… powerful 5G (fifth-generation) networks and technology are about to subject everyone, on a continuous basis, to unprecedented forms and amounts of mandatory irradiation—without prior study of the potential health impact or any assurance of safety.

Now, however, a global 5G “frenzy” is upon us and is coming into full force. The rollout of “blazing fast” 5G technology will “dramatically increase the number of transmitters sending signals to cellphones and a host of new Internet-enabled devices.” The time is ripe for greater grassroots awareness of the undisclosed tradeoffs between convenience and 5G’s potentially catastrophic health effects. Far from a simple “next-gen” upgrade, powerful 5G (fifth-generation) networks and technology are about to subject everyone, on a continuous basis, to unprecedented forms and amounts of what retired U.S. government physicist Dr. Ronald Powell calls “mandatory irradiation”—without “prior study of the potential health impact” or any assurance of safety.

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This video will change the way you see food. #ZeroHunger starts with you. | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda

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14-02-19 08:36:00,

Much of the daily content we publish is notable to us for various reasons. Having said that, the views and opinions expressed in this content, (articles, videos or any other content), are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the authors of this site.

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Netanyahu: Israel and Arab nations discuss ‘common interests of war with Iran’

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13-02-19 07:45:00,

Israel and a coalition of Arab countries are in talks “in order to advance the common interest of war with Iran”, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said using word that means “war,” but also “fight” and “struggle.”

The promise of a major conflict in the Middle East was floated by the Israeli leader during his trip to Warsaw.

“From here I am going to a meeting with 60 foreign ministers and envoys of countries from around the world against Iran,” Netanyahu said as quoted by Jerusalem Post.

“What is important about this meeting – and this meeting is not in secret, because there are many of those – is that this is an open meeting with representatives of leading Arab countries, that are sitting down together with Israel in order to advance the common interest of war with Iran.”

The US delegation is headed by Vice President Mike Pence, who is accompanied by vocal Iran hawk Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and advisor. The Anti-Iranian goals of Israel and the US are apparently dominating the agenda of the forum.

“We’re trying to expand the number of nations who are engaged and have a stake in the future of a peaceful and prosperous Middle East,” Brian Hook, the State Department’s special representative for Iran, told Reuters.

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The EU is on a shaky ground vis-a-vis Iran as it’s member Poland hosts the meeting. The Europeans are attempting to resist the push for confrontation with Iran coming from Washington, hoping to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. The Iranians still stick to the terms of the agreement even after US scrapped it under the Trump administration, but the promise of lucrative business opportunities with the EU, which was a major part of the incentive for Tehran to accept the deal, are nowhere near to materializing under the threat of American sanctions.

“Today, the Iranian people see some European countries as cunning and untrustworthy along with the criminal America. The government of the Islamic Republic must carefully preserve its boundaries with them,” Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned ahead of the gathering in Warsaw.

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“Israel’s” “Secret War” on Syria Is a Lot Like the US’ “Secret War” on Laos – Global Research

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13-02-19 07:42:00,

Observers have been struggling to find an historical comparison for the War on Syria since it first broke out over 8 years ago, and while the conflict is veritably a unique one in its own right, the best comparison that can be made to its current phase over the past couple of years is Laos because of how “Israel’s” ongoing secret war on the Mideast country in the New Cold War somewhat mirrors the former campaign that the US waged on the Southeast Asian state in the Old Cold War.

The “Worst-Kept Secret” In The Mideast

Netanyahu just acknowledged that “Israel” was responsible for the latest bombing attack on Syria earlier this week when his armed forces shelled a hill, observation post, and hospital near the occupied Golan Heights in response to what he said was “Iran and its attempts to entrench itself in the region”, specifically reminding the world that “Israel’s” forces literally “operate every day” on this front.

His remarkable chutzpah confirms what the former “IDF” chief revealed last month about how “Israel” “struck thousands of targets without claiming responsibility or asking for credit” on a “near-daily” basis, which was already more or less known to the world as the Mideast’s “worst-kept secret” after the Russian Ministry of Defense practically said as much after the tragic mid-September downing of its spy plane in Syria.

RT reported at the time that the Ministry’s spokesman Igor Konashenkov said that “[Israel’s] jets carried out more than 200 strikes against targets located in Syria over the past 18 months alone”, which would conservatively average out to at least one attack every two and a half days or so. Interestingly enough, Iranian Foreign Minster Zarif told the world about this well over half a year before Russia did when he accused“Israel” in February 2018 of “mass reprisals against its neighbours and daily incursions into Syria, Lebanon”, which the author admittedly thought was a gross exaggeration for perception management purposes but now humbly accepts that it was the closest public representation of the truth at the time. The question therefore arises of why neither Russia nor Syria touched upon this before then, but the answers might be “politically inconvenient” for most of the Alt-Media Community.

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Wind Turbines, Vibro Acoustic Disease and the ever growing herd of elephants in the room – Dutch Anarchy

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13-02-19 07:19:00,

One of the best examples of complete neglect of human, animal and environmental detrimental consequences by the mad and corrupt scientific/political tandem, when implementing useless and draconian forms of technology, is the field of wind turbines. Wind turbines are part of the seemingly ever growing herd of neglected giant elephants in the room regarding our deteriorating health and wellbeing. Similar to the insanity of the wireless assault on humanity and the rest of all living sentient beings, the unlimited planting of useless, monstrous, hyper expensive and, most importantly, pathogenic wind turbine parcs seems to go unchecked by the psychopathic puppets in power. Besides the fact that these utter repellent expressions of soulless corporate psychopathy serve the tyrannical and absurd UN sustainable agenda’s, they are the cause of yet another ignored epidemic of mad scientists/politicians caused disease; “Vibro Accoustic Disease”.

Industrial wind turbine development is being strongly supported by private interests due largely to government subsidies and artificial financial incentives, making wind turbine development possible, whereas otherwise it would completely fail on financial grounds alone. No Federal Government has performed a comprehensive assessment of the public health and safety concerns associated with the design and operation of industrial wind turbines. Yet they blindly continue to support wind turbine development through tax subsidies and other monetary incentives.

Many concerns have been expressed by real medical doctors around the world regarding the harmful effects to humans of operating industrial wind turbines. Published peer reviewed comprehensive information prepared by medical doctors, pathologists and engineers strongly warn of major physiological consequences of living too close to industrial wind turbines.

But just like electromagnetic sensitivity or health issues due to the blatant 24/7 spraying of our atmosphere with heavy metals and God knows what else, Vibro Accoustic Disease (VAD) as a result of living in the vicinity of wind turbines is completely ignored by todays community of state serving pseudo medical doctors. You will probably be diagnosed with ADD/ADHD or burnout and sent home with an arsenal of anti-depressants to your Wifi microwaved residence next to a wind turbine.

What is Vibro Acoustic Disease?

Vibroacoustic disease (VAD) is a whole-body, systemic pathology, characterized by the abnormal proliferation of extra-cellular matrices, and caused by excessive exposure to low frequency noise (LFN). VAD has been observed in LFN-exposed professionals,

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A Maidan Style Regime Change Operation Might Break Out in Moldova? – Global Research

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13-02-19 11:24:00,

The Russian Foreign Ministry issued an uncharacteristically detailed warning about one of the possible scenarios that might transpire in this former Soviet republic by the end of the month following its upcoming parliamentary elections on 24 February.

The Ministry’s Warning About Moldova

Moldova might very well be on the edge of experiencing its own Maidan by the end of the month, judging by an uncharacteristically detailed warning that was just issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry ahead of the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections on 24 February. As reported by TASS, Russia’s diplomats published a commentary on Tuesday in which they forewarned about the following scenario:

“Interference in the internal affairs of other countries has long become a familiar feature of Washington’s foreign policy. This is seen particularly well in Venezuela, where the United States in fact is trying to stage a government coup. Its occupation of part of Syrian territory after unsuccessful attempts to topple a legitimate government in Damascus belongs here, too. Apparently, a similar scenario is being prepared for Moldova. As soon as he took office last autumn, (US Ambassador to Moldova Derek) Hogan became deeply involved in Moldova’s internal processes.

 He’s been making public statements to support some politicians against others and issuing recommendations as to how to hold parliamentary elections. If the winner (of the upcoming elections) is disliked by Washington, the Moldovans will be threatened with the disruption of ties with the West and even a rerun of Ukraine’s Maidan scenario. It is very undesirable to see Moldova become another test site for such irresponsible experiments, which have already ruined Iraq and Libya and plunged Syria and Ukraine into the turmoil of bloody conflicts.”

It’s very possible that something of the sort is in the works when considering the contradictory interests that the US and Russia have in the former Soviet republic. Both countries are after diametrically opposing outcomes that naturally make Moldova a New Cold War fault line of outsized geostrategic importance.

Russia vs. America

Russia wants to retain Moldova’s existence as an independent state in accordance with the will of the majority of its population while carefully contributing to a peaceful resolution of the Transnistria Conflict,

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Han Solo Pimps World Government – #PropagandaWatch : The Corbett Report

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13-02-19 11:19:00,

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Fresh off the heels of pimping for Amazon, Harrison Ford is back at it, this time lending his face and voice to climate change buffoonery for the World Government Summit taking place in the United Arab Emirates. I wish I was making this up. Today, I break down the World Government Summit and the real nature of these globalist institutions that seemingly sprout out of nowhere.

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You Are The Battlefield | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda

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13-02-19 10:24:00,

Video produced by Patrick Willis/Snordelhans/Snordster of Heretic Productions and posted with permission. “You Are The Battlefield” written by Zen Gardner:

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His book You Are the Awakening has met rave reviews and is available on amazon.com. You Are the Awakening examines the dynamics of the awakening to a more conscious awareness of who we are and why we are here – dynamics which are much different from the programmed approach of this world we were born into.

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Ukraine : NATO in the Constitution, by Manlio Dinucci

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13-02-19 10:20:00,

Moving always further away from democratic principles, the Ukrainian parliament has outlawed political parties and personalities who contest the project of membership of NATO and the European Union.

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The day after the signature of NATO’s membership protocol with North Macedonia as its 30th member, Ukraine did something without precedent : it included in its Constitution the engagement to enter officially into NATO and the European Union at the same time.

On 7 February, on a proposition by President Petro Poroshenko – the oligarch who made himself rich by plundering public properties, and who is once again a candidate for the presidency – the Kiev parliament, by 334 votes to 35 with 16 abstentions, approved these amendments to the Constitution.

The Introduction pronounces « the irreversible movement of Ukraine towards Euro-Atlantic integration » ; articles 85 and 116 state that it is a fundamental duty of the parliament and the government to « obtain Ukraine’s full membership of NATO and the EU » ; article 102 stipulates that « the President of Ukraine is the guarantor of the strategic decisions of the State aimed at obtaining full membership of NATO and the EU ».

The inclusion in the Ukrainian Constitution of the engagement to enter officially into NATO bears with it some very serious consequences.

On the interior, it alienates the future of Ukraine from this choice, by excluding any alternative, and outlaws de facto any party or person who might oppose the « strategic decisions of the state ». Already, the Central Electoral Commission has forbidden Petro Simonenko, director of the Ukrainian Communist Party, to participate in the Presidential elections to be held in March.

The merit for having introduced into the Ukrainian Constitution the engagement to enter officially into NATO goes in particular to Parliamentary President Andriy Parubiy [1]. Co-founder in 1991 of the Ukrainian National-Socialist Party, on the model of Adolf Hitler’s National-Socialist Party ; head of the neo-Nazi paramilitary formations which were used in 2014 during the putsch of Place Maïdan under US/NATO command, and in the massacre of Odessa [2] ; head of the Ukraine National Security and Defense Council, which, with the Azov Battalion [3] and other neo-Nazi units,

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US Allies Japan and South Korea see Washington as ‘major threat’ to global security

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13-02-19 08:49:00,

Japan and South Korea – US allies and home to a combined 82,000 US troops – see the United States as a “major threat” to global security. The Koreans fear the US more than North Korea, and more than anyone fears Russia.

The world is a fearful place, a new Pew Research survey has found. Cyberattacks, Islamic terrorism, economic instability, and climate chaos are all considered threats to global security. However, the power and influence of the United States is keeping more people than ever before up at night, even as President Trump withdraws troops from Syria and boasts of strides towards peace in North Korea.

In 2013, only one-quarter of people across 22 nations saw the US as a threat to their countries. That figure jumped to 38 percent in 2017 and rose further to 45 percent last year.

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Among America’s allies, the results are striking. 67 percent of South Koreans view the US as a major threat to their security, level with the amount who view North Korea as a threat. In Japan, 66 percent view the US as a threat, while 73 percent fear North Korea. Of the 26 nations surveyed, the Japanese and South Koreans are the most fearful of US power, ahead of Mexico at 64 percent.

The survey was published on Sunday, as US President Donald Trump gears up for a second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in two weeks’ time. Trump has hailed the meeting as “advancing the cause of peace,” despite the fact that the US intelligence community concluded recently that Kim remains “unlikely” to give up his nuclear weapons.

My representatives have just left North Korea after a very productive meeting and an agreed upon time and date for the second Summit with Kim Jong Un. It will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 27 & 28. I look forward to seeing Chairman Kim & advancing the cause of peace!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 9, 2019

For South Koreans, the potential for conflict between the US and North Korea makes the two nations equal threats.

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Freedom of the Press in Japan: PM Staff ‘Restrict’ Reporter, Accuse Her of ‘Spreading Misinformation’ About Environmental Impact of New US Military Base – Global Research

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13-02-19 08:33:00,

A decision by Japanese government officials to “restrict” questions from an unnamed reporter during press conferences has provoked protests by other journalists.

The controversy has re-raised longstanding questions about the environmental impact of a controversial new base for US Marines being constructed in the southwestern prefecture of Okinawa.

At the start of 2019, officials from the Cabinet Office (the government ministry that coordinates the operations of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo) directed the press club covering the Cabinet Office to “restrict” a certain reporter from asking questions during daily press conferences covering the Japanese prime minister. The Cabinet Office also accused the reporter of “spreading misinformation” about the environmental impact of infill.

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The unnamed reporter in question is most likely Mochizuki Isoko, a journalist with the Tokyo Shimbun daily newspaper, who is known for asking difficult questions.

In Japan, news outlets typically get access to politicians and government officials through press clubs, which regulate the activities of members, and can even exclude reporters or news outlets. In turn, sources, such as government departments, can deny or limit press clubs with access. But it’s unusual to ban or restrict the activities of journalists from media outlets like Tokyo Shimbun, a prominent daily known for its watchdog approach to government activities.

Reporter questioned environmental effects of construction for US Marine base

Mochizuki apparently angered the Cabinet Office during a news conference on December 26, when she asked about the risks of environmental contamination at a controversial construction site in Okinawa.

In order to build a long-planned base for US Marines permanently stationed in Okinawa, sand and rock infill is being used to build an artificial island in a bay off of Henoko, a township about 65 km north of Naha, Okinawa.

The construction project is destroying and literally paving over existing tropical coral habitat in the bay. It has been reported that the construction project is using inexpensive red soil infill, instead of the gravel that was budgeted in the project and paid for by the government, in an effort to cut corners. There are also suspicions that construction contractors including Ryuku Cement are pocketing the difference.

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Venezuela – The Straw that Breaks the Empire’s Back?

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12-02-19 04:22:00,

Venezuela – The Straw that Breaks
the Empire’s Back?

By Peter Koenig


February 10, 2019 “Information
Clearing House

– 


Venezuela in the limelight, on
practically all the written, audio
and visual mainstream media, as well
as alternative media. A purposeful
constant drip of outright lies and
half-truths, “fake news”, as well as
misleading information of all shades
and hues about Venezuela is drumming
our brains, slowly bending our minds
towards believing that – yes, the US
has a vital interest in meddling in
Venezuela and bringing about “regime
change”, because of primarily, the
huge reserves of oil, but also of
gold, coltan and other rare
minerals; and, finally, simply
because Washington needs full
control of its “backyard”. –


BUT,
and yes, there is a huge BUT, as
even some of the respected
progressive alternative media
pretend to know: Amidst all that
recognition of the AngloZionist
empire’s evil hands in Venezuela,
their ‘but’ claims that Venezuela,
specifically Presidents Chavez and
now Maduro, are not blameless in
their ‘economic chaos’. This
distorts already the entire picture
and serves the empire and all those
who are hesitant because they have
no clue, whom to support in this
antagonistic US attempt for regime
change.


For example, one alternative news
article starts,


“It is true that some of
Venezuela’s economic problems are
due to the ineptitudes of the
Bolivarian government’s “socialist
command” economy, but this overlooks
the role played by the United
States, the United Nations, and the
European Union….”.


Bingo, with such a low-blow beginning,
the uninformed reader is already primed
to ‘discount’ much of the interference
by Washington and its minions. Some of
the-so-called progressive writers have
already been brain-smeared, by calling
Nicolás
Maduro a “dictator”, when in
fact, there is hardly any country
farther away from a dictatorship than
Venezuela.

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Parents sound alarm over children being indoctrinated into transgender cults at universities – Dutch Anarchy

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12-02-19 04:13:00,


Imagine sending your son or daughter off to college, only to have him or her return as a “her” or “him” instead. We’re talking about transgenderism, here, and a growing contingent of parents says their formerly normal children are being brainwashed into believing that they’re the opposite gender while away at school – and in some cases are actually getting hormonally and surgically altered without their parents’ knowledge or consent.

One such parent is Katherine Cave, who recently went public with the fact that what passes today as a university “education” caused her daughter to suddenly and inexplicably identify as a “male” – a disturbing phenomenon known as rapid onset gender dysphoria (ROGD), or transgenderism through peer pressure.

According to The College Fix, Cave is not alone. There are now support groups forming all over the country – Cave is a member of one of them – where mothers of ROGD-afflicted college students can provide support for one another amid all this gender madness taking place on college and university campuses.

“Many liberal colleges have significant percentages of students suddenly identifying as transgender,” Cave is quoted as saying. “And as you may know, all it takes is a simple visit to an informed consent clinic where girls get testosterone injections to help them look like males.”

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The transgender cult preys on vulnerable youth in order to convert them

Another mother, who chose to remain anonymous, says her 19-year-old daughter Pam succumbed to the same peer pressure to become a “boy.” According to this mother, there’s now a type of cult-like presence in American higher education that almost coerces students – and particularly those with certain vulnerable character and personality traits – to make the decision to “transform” into the opposite gender.

Pam, this mother says, “fits the typical description of a young woman affected by this craze – very bright, extreme social justice warrior, highly creative, socially awkward / ADHD / Asperger spectrum, OCD / obsessive interests,” she says – the report highlighting her story further adding that some mothers are seeing their daughters come home with their breasts chopped off.

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Video: US-led Coalition Is About to Reach Another Deal with ISIS? – Global Research

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12-02-19 12:56:00,

Last week, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) uncovered a large ISIS base in the outskirt of the city of al-Mayadin in the province of Deir Ezzor. The base contained several mass graves of civilians who had been executed by the terrorist group more than two years ago, a training ground, a munitions workshop and a tunnel network to connect various positions. Army troop seized dozens of improvised rocket-assisted munition and a destroyed T-72 battle tank on the site.

This revelation once again highlighted large security problems, which still exist in the areas liberated from ISIS in eastern Syria. Al-Mayadin was liberated by the SAA in October 2017. However, government forces still release reports about newly found weapons caches and tunnels abandoned by ISIS. This is likely a result of the insufficient efforts or lack of resources to fully secure the area.

Such problems become especially important as the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are finishing their operation against ISIS in the Hajin pocket and multiple ISIS members are fleeing it towards the Homs-Deir Ezzor desert, northeastern Syria and western Iraq.

On February 9, the SDF announced the start of its final push to eliminate the ISIS-held pocket. The announcement came in response to an attack by a group of 12 ISIS members on SDF positions in the Omar oil fields. SDF fighters, backed by US-led coalition warplanes, repelled the attack killing 10 ISIS members. 2 others withdrew to their positions in the Euphrates Valley.

On February 10, the SDF press center announced that the group had captured 4 supply roads and 19 positions from ISIS. However, clashes in the area are still ongoing, according to this version of the events.

Reports are appearing from multiple sources that the US-led coalition and ISIS are holding negotiations behind the scenes. According to some sources, the sides even reached an initial agreement, which would allow the terrorist group’s leaders and fighters to withdraw to an unspecified area. The sources believe that this area will be the al-Anbar desert in western Iraq or the desert near al-Tanaf in southeastern Syria, where a U.S. base is located. The families of ISIS members and injured ISIS fighters will be allowed to enter the areas controlled by the SDF.

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Can Venezuela and its neighbours survive the coming war?, by Thierry Meyssan

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12-02-19 09:32:00,

The crisis which is destabilising Venezuela, like those which are beginning in Nicaragua and Haïti, needs to be analysed in order to enable us to address it. Thierry Meyssan reminds us of three interpretative hypotheses and argues in favour of one of them. He evokes the US strategy and the ways in which it may be countered.

On the same subject:
- Vídeo : «Thierry Meyssan : El plan de Estados Unidos contra America latina» (entrevista con Russia Today), 22 de Mayo de 2017.
- “United States are preparing a war between Latin-American states”, by Thierry Meyssan, Translation Pete Kimberley, Mint Press News (USA) , Voltaire Network, 18 December 2018.
- « Les États-Unis créent les conditions de l’invasion du Venezuela », par Thierry Meyssan, Réseau Voltaire, 25 janvier 2019.

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Today, Venezuela is divided between two legitimacies – that of Constitutional President Nicolas Maduro and that of the President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaidó.

Guaido nominated himself as interim President, allegedly by virtue of articles 223 and 233 of the Constitution. We only need to read these articles to see that they in no way apply to his case, and that he can not claim from them any legitimacy for the post he seeks to usurp. Despite that, he has been accredited by the United States, the Lima Group and part of the European Union.

Some of Nicolas Maduro’s supporters claim that Washington is reproducing the overthrow of a leftist government, just as it did against Salvadore Allende in 1973, during the mandate of President Richard Nixon.

Others, reacting to the revelations of Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen about the career path of Juan Guaidó [1], believe on the contrary that this is a colour revolution similar to those we saw under the presidency of George W. Bush.

Facing an aggression by an enemy who is far stronger than oneself, it is crucial to identify its objectives and understand its methods. Only those who are capable of anticipating the attacks they are about to suffer will have any chance of surviving.

Three dominant hypotheses

It is perfectly logical for Latin-Americans to compare what they are presently experiencing to what they have already known,

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