Watch: The Fed’s Evil Juggernaut


19-01-20 10:22:00,

Authored by Adam Taggart via,

Juggernaut: (n) massive inexorable force, campaign, movement, or object that crushes whatever is in its path

The US Federal Reserve is once again force-feeding liquidity into the system. At its fastest rate ever.

The result? Record high stock prices whose valuations defy all logic.

What’s wrong with that? Shouldn’t we just enjoy the party and be grateful for our rising 401ks?

What’s wrong is that the Fed’s actions are dooming us. Their poisonous cocktail of endless cheap money and rock-bottom interest rates is hastening a terminal breakdown of the economy, while deliberately enriching a tiny cadre of elites to the ruin of everyone else.

Though most remain blind to this, Fed policy (and the similar ones pursued by the other major world central banks) is directly responsible for, or a major contributor to, many of the biggest challenges society is facing.

Tens of millions of Boomers who can’t afford to retire. Tens of millions of Millennials who can’t afford to purchase a home. History’s largest wealth gap between the 1% and everyone else. Relentless increases in the cost of living while real wages remain stagnant. Depletion and degradation of our key natural resources by zombie companies run without profits. We can thank the Fed for all of these ills, plus many more.

All we’re offered in return is the fake reassurance that “everything is awesome” because stocks are higher today than they were yesterday. As if that really makes a difference when the top 1% owns 50% of all stocks and the top 10% owns over 90%.

And when today’s epicly distorted markets reach their breaking point — which may be imminent given the truly manic action recently — not only will the resulting damage be commensurately epic, but it will injure the 99% FAR more than the 1% who benefitted from it.

Mass layoffs. Bankruptcies. Destroyed retirement portfolios and pensions. State and city budget crises. Higher taxes. More fees. Cancelled social services. Hollowed-out communities.

The Fed’s deliberate policy of privatized gains for the elite and socialized losses for the masses ensures that Joe Sixpack is going to take it in the shorts while Reginald Caviar-Maybach will still receive his record bonus from Goldman Sachs.

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WATCH French riot police knock down elderly woman… during rally for 80yo who died after getting hit by tear gas grenade


01-12-19 10:15:00,

French police have attracted some really bad publicity, after knocking down an elderly lady during a rally in Marseille – an event being held to honor another 80-year-old woman who died after being hit by a police grenade.

Over 1,000 people gathered in the southern city of Marseille on Saturday to remember Zineb Redouane. A resident of the city and of Algerian origins, she died in hospital last December at the age of 80 – a day after she was hit in the face by a tear gas grenade, launched by riot police during a turbulent Yellow Vests rally.

The demonstrators carried a large banner, reading “Tribute to Zineb. Batman kills, let’s be Joker!” and chanted “We are all children of Zineb!” They marched past the apartment in Marseille’s old city where Redouane used to live.

Things promptly got heated and the rally escalated into scuffles between the protesters and riot police. Law enforcement deployed tear gas to disperse the marchers and repeatedly charged the crowd.

One such charge hit an elderly woman with a wheeled bag, who was being helped by some protesters across the street. Footage from the scene shows the police apparently knocking the woman down while beating the protesters up with batons.

As the woman was left lying on the pavement in a plume of tear gas, a couple of protesters returned to help her – only to come in for more police batons. Ultimately, the woman was led away to safety by paramedics.

The timing of the disturbing scene couldn’t be worse for the image of the French authorities, as it only seemed to prove the point of the protesters, who accuse the police of using excessive and indiscriminate violence.

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Zineb Redouane was injured on December 1, 2018 as the city was gripped by the Yellow Vest protests. She was not taking part in the disturbance – in fact, she was at her apartment and came up to the window to close shutters when a tear gas grenade hit her in the face.

Redouane suffered multiple fractures and died in hospital the following day due to “postoperative shock,” as French prosecutors put it.

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WATCH Bolivian police fire tear gas at mourners carrying coffins of protesters killed in previous clashes


22-11-19 09:08:00,

A march in Bolivia’s de facto capital was met by a harsh police response, with security forces firing tear gas at a procession of mourners bearing the caskets of fallen demonstrators, who were forced to drop them in the street.

As unrest grips Bolivia after the ouster of socialist leader Evo Morales earlier this month, violent crackdowns on protests against the country’s post-coup government have only grown more frequent. Scenes from La Paz on Thursday showed armor-clad riot police repelling a protest that doubled as a funeral cortege, compelling mourners to abandon the coffins they carried.

Brutal repression in #Bolivia. Protestors carried the bodies of the people killed in Senkata yesterday. As you can see, they had to leave the caskets on the floor.

How can the Bolivian people ever trust in the police again? After the coup and this repression?

— Latinx Socialists of America (@LatinxSocUS) November 22, 2019

“The de facto government of Anez does not respect the dead in their coffins, nor forgive their relatives, women and children who marched peacefully for respect for life and democracy,” Morales said in a tweet on Thursday, referring to “interim president” Jeanine Anez, an opposition senator who declared herself leader soon after Morales was forced to resign under pressure from the military.

The march encountered a police barrier as it neared the presidential palace, prompting some protesters to chant “murderers” at the officers and others to throw makeshift projectiles, RT Spanish reported. The tear gas was unleashed moments later.

On Tuesday, the police and military fired live rounds at pro-Morales demonstrators who had blockaded a fuel plant in El Alto, near La Paz, killing at least eight, some of whom were carried in caskets during Thursday’s de facto funeral procession.

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Anti-war activist and Code Pink co-founder Madea Benjamin, who is currently on the ground in La Paz to witness the demonstrations, said she did not see any violence on the part of the demonstrators before the tear gas came out.

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WATCH Morales supporters tear-gassed in clashes with riot police as Bolivians protest unelected ‘interim president’ (VIDEO)


14-11-19 09:06:00,

Thousands of supporters of deposed Bolivian President Evo Morales gathered in La Paz to demand the resignation of self-declared “interim” leader Jeanine Anez, where they squared off with riot police in hectic street clashes.

Flying national and indigenous flags and chanting pro-Morales slogans, the protest march met a forceful police response in Bolivia’s administrative capital on Wednesday, facing down volleys of tear gas from armored security forces, dramatic footage captured by Ruptly shows.

The demonstrators, led by indigenous militia group Ponchos Rojos, were headed toward the presidential palace in downtown La Paz before the clashes broke out, in which protesters returned fire with rocks and other improvised projectiles. The chaotic scenes seemingly went unnoticed in western media.

Following Morales’ forced resignation and flight from Bolivia for political asylum in Mexico earlier this week, opposition Senator Jeanine Anez declared herself “interim president.” While opposition lawmakers argued Anez’s declaration was valid under the Bolivian constitution, the ousted president’s Movement for Socialism Party slammed the move as illegal and boycotted the legislature.

Morales resigned under pressure from top military officials after weeks of opposition protests over the result of October’s presidential election, in which the opposition, as well as the US-based Organization for American States (OAS), alleged “irregularities.” The socialist leader’s ouster has been hailed as a triumph for democracy by Washington and its partners in the OAS, though it did little to quell the unrest in Bolivia.

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Speaking from Mexico on Wednesday after a sudden departure from his home country, Morales condemned the OAS for acting “in the service of the North American empire,” and said Anez’s move for the presidency only confirmed that he was pushed out of office in a “coup.” Nonetheless, he called for “national dialogue” to resolve the ongoing disorder.

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Watch as New WiFi Method Sees Through Walls and Identifies People from Video Footage


01-10-19 06:30:00,

By Kevin Samson

Several years ago, I wrote an article titled “How WiFi Will Be Used to Erase Civil Liberties.”  At that time, announcements in the UK and in New York City demonstrated that governments had been working with private corporations to blanket entire cities with WiFi connectivity.

Now that 5G is rolling out to far wider audiences, WiFi has only become more pervasive and, with it, the surveillance capabilities of this technology.

Methods that can use WiFi to see people hidden behind walls have been in development for some time, as reported by Mac Slavo from SHTFPlan many years ago:

Researchers at MIT have come up with a way to use WiFi signals to see behind walls, and map a room in 3-D. By reflecting the signal, it can also locate the movements of people or objects in the room. The Daily Mail reports:

Using a wireless transmitter fitted behind a wall, computer scientists have developed a device that can map a nearby room in 3D while scanning for human bodies.

Using the signals that bounce and reflect off these people, the device creates an accurate silhouette and can even use this silhouette to identify who that person is.

The device is called RF Capture and it was developed by researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL). 

Today, researchers claim to have a new method for taking this one step further: once a person is located, they can then be properly identified by matching any available video footage of that individual. Apparently, our unique gait and movement gives us away. Naturally, this is a huge win for law enforcement which has a larger database than ever of public video footage from its ubiquitous camera surveillance.

My emphasis added:

This novel video-WiFi cross-modal gait-based person identification system, which they refer to as XModal-ID (pronounced Cross-Modal-ID), could have a variety of applications, from surveillance and security to smart homes. For instance, consider a scenario in which law enforcement has a video footage of a robbery.

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WATCH: Undaunted pianist plays on as riot police pursue Yellow Vests through train station


21-09-19 10:00:00,

Published time: 21 Sep, 2019 09:50 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2019 10:09

Yellow Vest protesters seeking respite from tear gas in a Paris train station were accompanied by an unexpected live soundtrack as a talented pianist played on nearby, undeterred by the melée around him.

Playing on a public piano, the musician added a dreamlike quality to the tense situation.

Demonstrators, taking to the streets for the 45th week of nationwide protests, sought refuge inside the capital’s Saint-Lazare station after police fired tear gas outside to disperse crowds.

Security forces then followed the protesters into the station in an attempt to flush them out and evacuate the building.

Police arrested 39 people on Saturday morning, according to official figures, and over 7,000 officers have been deployed in Paris alone for Saturday’s rallies.

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, August 10, 2019, #209 | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda


11-08-19 11:52:00,

Dane Wigington
GeoengineeringWatch.orgThe pace of dire unfolding frontline news events is accelerating exponentially. Increasingly unprecedented wild weather scenarios are a major part of this equation. What does it all add up to? Where are we collectively heading? Is it too late to change course? The latest installment of Global Alert News is below.

Waking populations to what is unfolding is the first and most important leap forward we can collectively make, reaching a critical mass of awareness is essential. Share credible data from a credible sourcemake your voice heard, make every day count.

Our sincere thanks to Nikki Florio for her ongoing efforts to raise awareness on the critical climate engineering issue. Geoengineering Watch materials were handed out in Durango, Colorado (8/9/19), and Grand Junction, Colorado (8/3/19).

This week’s outreach booth is at the Scottish Rite Center, Sacramento, California, and is shown below. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

May be freely reprinted, so long as the text is unaltered, all hyperlinks are left intact, and credit for the article is prominently given to and the article’s author with a hyperlink back to the original story.

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Watch As Police Commissioner Is Arrested For Questioning City’s Use Of Facial Recognition


20-07-19 06:48:00,

By Jack Burns

Imagine a day when police can randomly, actively, and at lightning speeds search databases for active search warrants using only a camera and facial recognition technology. That day is here. And despite the objections of high-ranking members in policing circles, the very real threat of losing our 4th and 14th Amendment rights is upon us. And, as the following case illustrates, those who speak out against it — even from within the system — are subject to being silenced.

A Detroit police commissioner was arrested this week for disorderly conduct during a commissioner’s meeting in which several dozen protesters were present to voice their opposition to police using facial recognition technology.

“Don’t touch me! Don’t touch me! Get your hands off me!” Cried Commissioner Willie Burton as police officers removed him from the Durfee Information Center. Burton was taken out of the meeting, placed into a squad car, and taken to jail.

Burton was taken into custody after repeatedly questioning board chairwoman Lisa Carter about what she would do differently in her new term as board chairperson. Carter found Burton to be “out of order” and asked police to remove him.

On Wednesday, Detroit Police Chief James Craig defended his officers’ arrest of Burton saying:

The arrest was legal, and I’m not criticizing my officers…But after weighing the totality of the circumstances, I thought it best to drop the charges, in order to maintain a harmonious relationship with the board and the people who elected (Burton).

Carter also weighed in on Burton’s arrest, denying she knew he had been arrested and encouraging decorum in future meetings. She said:

The board did not want him arrested in the first place…Hopefully in the future, we can all understand there’s a time when people can talk during meetings, and that we need decorum, so that we can have orderly meetings. That’s my only goal.

According to the Detroit News, “tensions are running high” as the police commissioner board is seeking to approve or ban the controversial use of facial recognition technology which allows for any citizen’s facial imagery to be used to solve crimes.

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Sea Watch heeft recht noch moraal aan haar zijde


03-07-19 06:23:00,

Het indringen van de Sea Watch 3 in de haven van Lampedusa stort de betrekkingen tussen Duitsland en Italië in een crisis. Dit terwijl Sea Watch zich op recht noch moraal kan beroepen voor haar roekeloze acties.

De Berlijnse reactie op de arrestatie van de “Kapitänin” van het schip Sea Watch 3, Carola Rackete, door de Italiaanse autoriteiten was bijna eensluidend. “Wie mensenlevens redt, kan geen misdadiger zijn”, loofde president Frank-Walter Steinmeier Rackete en de haren. Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Heiko Maas (SPD) stelde dat “redding op zee” niet “gecriminaliseerd” mag worden. En minister van Ontwikkelingshulp Gerd Müller (CDU) zei te “verwachten” dat de EU de “onmiddellijke vrijlating eist”.

Sea Watch interpreteert zeerecht naar willekeur

De Sea Watch 3 had op 12 juni voor de Libische kust 53 asielzoekers opgepikt die door mensensmokkelaars de zee op gebracht waren, alwaar ze vermoedelijk volgens plan “in nood” raakten. De bemanning weigerde meer nabij gelegen havens aan te doen, bijvoorbeeld in Tunesië, om de “schipbreukelingen” aan land te brengen, zoals het zeerecht voorschrijft. In plaats daarvan wilde men per se de reis naar Italië afdwingen.

Blijf op de hoogte van nieuws, opinie en achtergronden: Volg Novini!

Sea Watch drong met geweld haven binnen

Afgezien van mensen in acuut levensgevaar, wees Rome dit echter af. Uiteindelijk drong de Sea Watch 3 dan met geweld de haven van Lampedusa binnen. Een Italiaanse patrouilleboot werd naar zeggen van zijn commandant bij deze manoeuvre bijna “gekraakt” door het schip van 600 ton. De Italiaanse minister van Binnenlandse Zaken Matteo Salvini spreekt van een “oorlogshandeling”. Het Europese Gerechtshof had spoedprocedures van de Berlijnse Sea Watch-organisatie om de opname van asielzoekers in Italië reeds afgewezen. Het staat dan ook buiten kijf dat het zich gewelddadig toegang verschaffen tot een Italiaanse haven illegaal was.

Sea Watch en medestanders wanen zich met hun “waarden” boven de wet

Duitse politieke leiders storen zich daar echter niet aan. Ze staan met hun “waarden” kennelijk boven de wet. Dat wil zeggen, bij hen gaat ideologie boven recht. Zelfs het argument van de humaniteit is misleidend. Want pas door de meer rigide grenscontroles aan en op de Middellandse Zee kon het aantal bij de overtocht verdronken asielzoekers van bijna 4600 (2016) naar 341 in het eerste half jaar van 2019 teruggedrongen worden.

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“Sea Watch”-Kapitänin Rackete – Heldin oder Gesetzesbrecherin? | Anti-Spiegel


02-07-19 07:07:00,

Die deutschen Medien berichten einhellig über die Verhaftung der Kapitänin Carola Rackete in Italien. Das wird als Skandal hingestellt. Aber wie ist das juristisch zu sehen?

Die Frage der Rettung von Flüchtlingen hat eine moralische und eine juristische Komponente. Und Moral und Gesetz können sich von einander unterscheiden. Schauen wir uns zunächst die juristische Komponente an.

Juristisch ist die Sache recht einfach. Jedes Land der Welt hat das Recht zu entscheiden, wen es ins Land einreisen lässt. Wenn Italien seine Grenzen für Flüchtlinge schließen will, hat es dazu jedes Recht der Welt, auch wenn es manchen nicht gefallen mag. Es gibt kein international verbrieftes Recht auf Einreise. Es gibt zwar die Flüchtlingskonvention, aber die garantiert zunächst mal keine Einreise in ein beliebiges Land. In Deutschland, das Flüchtlinge nach großzügigeren Kriterien anerkennt, als es die Flüchtlingskonvention vorsieht, wird trotzdem nur jeder Vierte Antragsteller als Flüchtling anerkannt Die Quote derjenigen, die tatsächlich ein internationales Recht auf Asyl haben, ist also noch weit niedriger.

Das liegt daran, dass ein international verbrieftes Recht auf Anerkennung nur Kriegsflüchtlinge haben. Und das trifft auf die wenigsten derer zu, die nach Europa strömen. Die meisten sind Wirtschaftsflüchtlinge auf der Suche nach einem besseren Leben. Das kann ihnen nicht verdenken, nur gibt ihnen das kein Recht auf Einwanderung. Übrigens trägt die EU selbst einen großen Teil der Schuld an den miserablen Lebensverhältnissen in Afrika, wenn es der EU oder Deutschland also um die Menschen ginge, ließe sich deren Situation leicht verbessern, ohne dass sie unter Einsatz ihres Lebens nach Europa flüchten müssten.

Apropos Einsatz des Lebens. In Afrika bezahlen die Flüchtlinge Schleppern viel Geld dafür, dass sie in nicht seetüchtigen Schiffen an den Rand der libyschen Hoheitsgewässer gefahren werden, um dort entweder abzusaufen oder von „Rettungsschiffen“ aufgesammelt zu werden. Die „Retter“ bringen die Flüchtlinge aber nicht zum nächsten Hafen, wie es bei Seenotrettung üblich wäre, sondern vollenden das Werk der Schlepper und bringen sie nach Europa. Ob es einem gefällt oder nicht, aber damit helfen sie den Schleppern und werden selbst zu welchen. So hart es klingen mag.

Die „Retter“ begründen ihren Einsatz damit, dass man die Flüchtlinge vor dem Ertrinken retten müsse. Nur welcher Flüchtling würde sich für viel Geld in eine Nussschale setzen, wenn er keine Aussicht hätte,

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Watch Mike Pence pack 2 big lies about the environment into a single 20-second clip


25-06-19 10:22:00,

Vice President Mike Pence once described global warming as “a myth,” so his refusal to acknowledge climate change as a threat to the United States during an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday wasn’t shocking. But what was somewhat surprising, even by Trump administration standards, was how effortlessly and rapidly Pence lied to make his case.

During a single 20-second stretch, Pence pushed two big lies about how the US is doing environmentally. Tapper fact-checked the first of them in real time.

As Pence danced around questions about whether he regards climate change as a threat, Tapper tried to cut to the chase.

“So you don’t think it’s a threat?” he asked.

“I think we’re making great progress reducing carbon emissions. America has the cleanest air and water in the world,” Pence replied.

“That’s not true,” Tapper shot back. “We don’t have the cleanest air and water in the world.”

“Ahh … but we’re making progress on reducing carbon emissions,” Pence said.


TAPPER: Do you think climate change is a threat?

MIKE PENCE: America has the cleanest air and water in the world

TAPPER: That’s not true

PENCE: Ahh, but we’re making progress on reducing carbon emissions

— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) June 23, 2019

Neither of Pence’s claims is true. As an Associated Press fact-check details, with regard to air quality, the United States isn’t doing especially well:

The State of Global Air 2019 report by the Health Effects Institute rated the U.S. as having the eighth cleanest air for particle pollution — which kills 85,000 Americans each year — behind Canada, Scandinavian countries and others.

The U.S. ranks poorly on smog pollution, which kills 24,000 Americans per year. On a scale from the cleanest to the dirtiest, the U.S. is at 123 out of 195 countries measured.

It’s also not the case that the US has the cleanest water in the world. While the latest Environmental Performance Index indicates that the US is tied with nine other countries for cleanest drinking water, when sanitation is also factored in,

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Watch: World’s First Raspberry-Picking Robot Completes Field Tasks


08-06-19 08:22:00,

We have spoken on many occasions about the new wave of investments in automation could stimulate the economy after the next economic reset.

And we have also offered many sobering reminders that robots will likely displace 20% to 25% of current jobs (40 million jobs) by 2030. So, in our search for robots that will take jobs of the bottom 90% of Americans, this week, we have stumbled upon the world’s first raspberry-picking robot.

According to The Guardian, the new robot can pick upwards of 25,000 raspberries per day, outpacing human workers that pick around 15,000 in an eight-hour shift.

University of Plymouth spinout company Fieldwork Robotics is commercializing automation technology that will allow robots to harvest raspberries. With a successful pilot run, the robot could be gearing up to pick other fruits and vegetables.

Check out the world’s first ever raspberry-picking #robot, which has gone on trial in the UK. Developed by Fieldwork Robotics, a spinout from @PlymUni, it uses a robotic arm to pick a raspberry in 10 seconds or less. @guardian #agtech #robotics

— Robot&AIWorld (@RobotAndAIWorld) May 26, 2019

The prototype robot cost $890,000 to develop, can detect ripe fruit with its extensive camera system. Guided by sensors and 3D cameras, it uses picking arms to reach into the bush once the ripe fruit is identified, gently grabs it and plucks it from the bush and drops it into a collection bin.

A farm in West Sussex, a county in the south of England, had successfully tested the robot in August 2018. Researchers from the company collected enough data from the trial that will allow the company to push towards commercialization in 2020.

“We are delighted with the progress Fieldwork is making in developing a raspberry-harvesting robot system,” said Neil Crabb of Frontier IP, a major stakeholder in Fieldwork Robotics. “Completing these field trials is an important milestone in commercializing the technology, and we are looking forward to the next round of tests in the autumn.”

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WATCH: Julian Assange’s ‘The World Tomorrow’ show on RT


11-04-19 08:47:00,

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange’s show ‘The World Tomorrow’ covered a number of controversial topics over 12 episodes that aired on RT in 2012. As he faces persecution in the US, RT brings you some of the show’s greatest moments.

From the first episode – in which he interviewed Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah – to the last, where his guest was Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, Assange raised questions for which WikiLeaks became both famous and notorious in the West.

At one point, Assange pre-empted his detractors by publishing a list of “criticisms” of the show, which ended up neatly matching the media and political outrage that greeted ‘The World Tomorrow’ and him personally.

In one episode, Assange interviewed former Guantanamo Bay inmate Moazzam Begg.

Assange also touched on the secret US drone war in Pakistan with opposition politician Imran Khan, who would become prime minister in August 2018.

In another episode, Assange sat down with Rafael Correa, president of Ecuador who had granted him asylum.

After his successor Lenin Moreno revoked Assange’s asylum and allowed UK police to arrest the WikiLeaks journalist on April 11, Correa called Moreno “the greatest traitor in Ecuadorian and Latin American history… a corrupt man” whose crime “humanity will never forget.”

WATCH: The World Tomorrow w/ Julian Assange on

Assange was arrested on an extradition warrant from the US, where he is sought on charges of “conspiracy to commit computer intrusion” with whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Manning had turned over thousands of US government documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, including the Iraq and Afghanistan “war diaries,” which contained the notorious “collateral murder” video showing US forces killing civilians.

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Watch Live: ‘Pivoting’ Jay Powell Explain How The Fed Never Saw This Slowdown Coming


20-03-19 06:50:00,

Remember early December? The Fed was excitedly projecting multiple rate-hikes, a strong economy, resurgent inflation and “Buy Stocks, Sell Bonds” was the hidden message from behind the curtain.

And then – all of a sudden – stocks crashed, bond yields tumbled and Jay Powell and his Fed followers pivoted more aggressively than any Fed in history – gushing a narrative that prompter the market to

So the question is, dear Mr.Powell, who do you think is right? The bond market (with its weak growth outlook and forward-priced low rates for longer) or the stock market (resurgent on multiple expansion in the face of collapsing earnings and macro data?)…

Chair Powell is expected to start speaking at 1430ET…

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Watch US Delegation Storm Out Of UN Narcotics Meeting As Venezuela’s FM Spoke


15-03-19 09:04:00,

A large US delegation stormed out of a United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting on Thursday in Vienna just as Venezuelan foreign minister Jorge Arreaza began an address to the chamber. 

The US said its representatives walked out together in order to protest the legitimacy of officials representing the Maduro government. The official Twitter account of the the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna announced the walk-out and posted a video of the protest which occurred during what it called “the world’s most important drug control forum.”

Today the United States walked out of the plenary chamber as Nicolas Maduro’s illegitimate representative Jorge Arreaza addressed member states at UN meetings in Vienna—Arreaza does not speak on behalf of the Venezuelan people.

— US-UN Mission Vienna (@usunvie) March 14, 2019

The US-UN Mission to Vienna said in its statement: “Today the United States walked out of the plenary chamber as Nicolas Maduro’s illegitimate representative Jorge Arreaza addressed member states at UN meetings in Vienna – Arreaza does not speak on behalf of the Venezuelan people.”

The wave of officials exiting the room in a steady stream lasting a minute or more appeared large given that it included international allies of the United States who recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as true “interim president” of Venezuela. 

According to the AFP:

Dozens of officials from Latin America, as well as the US, Canada and some European countries, including France, left the room in protest as Arreaza took the podium for the meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna.

Meanwhile journalist Anya Parampil noted that the stunt (though not the first) comes after what appears a US attempt to mount what was ultimately a failed coup in Caracas.

Parampil wrote of the incident: “The US tried to undercut Venezuela’s FM while he addresses UN member states in Vienna,” and concluded, “It’s comical that the US would grandstand at the UN in this manner while blatantly violating the international body’s founding principles (sovereignty & self determination). What children.”

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Watch Live: Mario Draghi Explain How He Never Saw An EU Economic Collapse Coming (Again)


07-03-19 01:50:00,

A few short months ago – just like Jay Powell at The Fed – everything was awesome: economy was about to reach escape velocity, inflation was picking up, QE was to be phased out and normalization could begin.

And then – the best and the brightest that Europe’s economic schools had to offer were horrified to see that their forecasts were completely wrong and the EU economy (core and periphery) began to collapse as fears of a less-than-100%-dovish-ECb would expose the zombified European banking and economic system.

…but, have no fear, Draghi is on it this time, keep rates lower for longer (crushing bank profitability even more), extend more credit to banks who are already seeing borrowing demand collapse (and encumbering more of their assets), and promise that the economy and inflation will pick up any quarter now…

Watch Live:

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WATCH a Colombian proclaim himself ‘interim president’ in Guaido parody


27-02-19 08:45:00,

A man donning a replica of the Colombian presidential band copied Venezuelan oppositional leader Juan Guaido as he proclaimed himself the interim president of Colombia in protest of the US-backed coup next door.

A video by RT America’s Dan Cohen showing Colombian Alejandro Muñoz, described as a social researcher, artist, and writer, being sworn in as Colombia’s interim president in a public square, has gone viral on Twitter.

Muñoz was protesting a meeting of the Lima Group in Bogota on Monday, attended by US Vice President Mike Pence and the leader of Venezuelan opposition, self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Juan Guaido.

Cheered on by fellow activists, Muñoz wasted no time upon taking on his new ‘role’, shaking hands with a policeman and acting all presidential by issuing a bunch of new orders.

His first one, Muñoz said, would be “to declare peace.”

“Yes to peace, no to war, no more drug trafficking, no more neoliberalism,” he shouted from his impromptu tribune with a Colombian tricolor flag waving behind him.

As part of his peace-fostering agenda, Muñoz said he would arrange for the US government to “take its military bases from this country.”

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The US military currently has about 200 troops stationed in Colombia. Last month, Bogota was forced to deny that its territory might be used by Washington for a potential Venezuela invasion after US National Security Advisor John Bolton flashed a notepad reading “5,000 troops to Colombia.”

In a jab at Guaido and US officials urging the Venezuelan military to desert Maduro, Muñoz tweeted that he would grant amnesty to all Colombian military if they pledge allegiance to him.

Taking a swipe at US-backed humanitarian aid convoys, denounced by Caracas as a decoy to mask preparations for an invasion, Muñoz announced the “first drug shipment” to the US, since it’s the “biggest consumer of drugs in the world.”

Interim President of Colombia Alejandro Muñoz announces the first humanitarian drug shipment to the United States,

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Trump’s Vow To Stay In Iraq “To Watch Iran” Has Unleashed A Political Storm In Baghdad


10-02-19 09:28:00,

Authored by Elijah Magnier, Middle East based chief international war correspondent for Al Rai Media

US president Donald Trump’s stated intention to remain in Iraq in order to “be looking a little bit at Iran because Iran is a real problem” has created a political storm in Mesopotamia among local politicians and groups now determined to put an end to the US presence in the country. Many are upset by Trump’s statement, saying that the “US forces are departing from their initial mission to fight terrorism, the reason for which they are allowed to stay in Iraq.” Iraqi President Barham Saleh commented that the US administration did not ask Iraq’s permission for US troops stationed in the country to “watch Iran”.

US forces have been deployed in Iraq in large numbers since 2014 when ISIS occupied a third of the country. The US establishment under president Obama refrained from rushing to support the Iraqi government, leaving room for Iran to act rapidly and send weapons and military advisers to Baghdad and Erbil. The intentionally slow US reaction pushed the Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Sistani to call for the mobilization of the population, a call that led to the creation of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), known as Hashd al-Shaabi, which managed to stop ISIS’ advance.

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Moreover, in response to Iraq’s request, a joint military operational room was formed in Baghdad’s “Green Zone” where Russian, Iranian, Iraqi and Syrian high-ranking officers are still present, coordinating military attacks and sharing electronic and other intelligence information about ISIS whereabouts and the movements of its militants, sleeping cells and leaders.

The US also offered to conduct intelligence operations and air strikes against ISIS. Nevertheless, during the period that the ISIS threat diminished the number of the US forces has more than doubled, from 5,200 to 11,000, according to sources within the Iraqi government; some Iraqi sources claim the real numbers are much larger, with as many as 34,000 US servicemen spread over 31 bases and locations, along with Iraqi forces. There are no military bases for US forces only.

The Americans are officially based at Camp Victory within the perimeter of Baghdad airport,

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Watch Live: Yellow Vests Rage For 11th Straight Week; Organizers Plan Night Rallies, Human Chain Of 50,000


26-01-19 05:22:00,

France’s Yellow Vests are out again en masse – taking to the streets of Paris and other cities across the country for the 11th straight week of anti-government protests despite rainy conditions. 

#GiletsJaunes protest: #Toulon

– 11th Saturday of #YellowVests in France

– Protest against Rothschild Macron government, high climate change taxes, new labor

— Oh boy what a shot (@ohboywhatashot) January 26, 2019

Once again, the tear gas flew as protesters clashed with police – as documented by journalist Sotiri Dimpinoudis

#Update: Lots of Tear Gas being used right now in the City of #Lyon towards the #GiletsJaunes protestors in #ActeXI Video credit: @Libre_Insolent What i heard Antifa is causing riots.

— Sotiri Dimpinoudis (@sotiridi) January 26, 2019

#Update: Heavy clashes with #GiletsJaunes protestors and police forces in the town of #Evreux right now. #ActeXI

— Sotiri Dimpinoudis (@sotiridi) January 26, 2019

#Update: An #GiletsJaunes protestor very likely an #Antifa member had thrown a Molotov cocktail to some police officers at the “Place de la bastille” in #Paris today in the #ActeXI protest.

— Sotiri Dimpinoudis (@sotiridi) January 26, 2019

French riot police began storming protesters in Paris who had lit barricades on fire: 

#Update: Lots of police forces now at the “Place de la Bastille” evacuating the square of the #GiletsJaunes protestors for taking the whole square in. #ActeXI protest.

— Sotiri Dimpinoudis (@sotiridi) January 26, 2019

Jerome Rodrigues attaqué par les crs en direct. Il perd son œil sous vos yeux. #GiletsJaunes #Flashball #Castaner #jeromerodrigues

— Divad BMC (@BmcDivad) January 26, 2019

Night protests planned

Yellow Vests on Facebook are now planning night protests,

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, January 12, 2019, #179


12-01-19 08:09:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, January 12, 2019, #179

Dane Wigington

So called natural disasters are escalating rapidly all over the globe. How many of these disasters are actually natural? How many are not? How much longer will the vast majority of academia continue to deny the ongoing geoengineering operations? A new study has recorded a near total collapse of the iconic Monarch butterflies, are we next? How much longer can the current paradigm be maintained? The latest installment of Global Alert News is below.

Battle fatigue has taken its toll on countless caring activists, but though we are understandably tired, we must summon the strength to maintain our efforts to sound the alarm. Circulating compelling printed materials can help to overcome the increasing social media censorship. Share credible data from a credible source, we must make every day count.

This week’s outreach booth is at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, California, and is shown below. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

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Watch Absolute Mayhem As Yellow Vests Battle French Riot Police In 9th Week Of Protests


12-01-19 08:06:00,

The Yellow Vest movement has taken to the streets across France for a 9th week of anti-government protests, as the Gilets Jaunes movement appeared to surge in both number and intensity. While the demonstrations were largely peaceful for most involved, there were several violent skirmishes with police. 

#GiletsJaunes protest: #Toulouse

Mainstream media: ‘a few protesters’

— Oh boy what a shot (@ohboywhatashot) January 12, 2019

Some 80,000 officers were deployed across France, deploying tear gas in major urban centers such as the Parisian Arc de Triomphe monument.

Vous n’avez pas honte?

Le peuple se fait gazé, frappé, il y en a qui ont des sequelles à vie à cause des CRS, mais vous chouinez car un boxeur a frapper un flic? Et en pus de ça vous donnez 1m € aux fdo?

Il y a 75 ans, on appelait ça des COLLABOS.#ActeIX #giletsjaunes #bavures

— _ (@nongilbertstp) January 12, 2019

#Paris Use of tear gas and water cannon on #GiletsJaunes in front of Arc De Triomphe #Acte9 #Yellowvests #ActeIX

— nonouzi (@Gerrrty) January 12, 2019

UNE HONTE ! 5 grenades de désencerclements, des tirs de canons à eau sur des gens qui évacue un blessé #ActeIX #Paris #GiletsJaunes @davduf

— L’Elite voit tout (@EPrivilegie) January 12, 2019

Protesters came out en masse in Bordeaux, where a man was shot in the head with a with a flash-ball round and police deployed a water cannon (h/t @Steph_Roy_). 

#Bordeaux Les gilets jaunes défilent dans les rues du centre-ville #GiletsJaunes #ActeIX #Acte9 #12janvier #12janvier2019

— Stéphanie Roy (@Steph_Roy_) January 12, 2019

#Bordeaux Très rapide retour au calme à la demande de nombreux gilets jaunes.

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Geoengineering Watch: Our Most Comprehensive Climate Engineering Presentation | Light On Conspiracies – Revealing the Agenda


02-01-19 12:45:00,

Home / 1. Free Content / Geoengineering Watch: Our Most Comprehensive Climate Engineering Presentation

Climate engineering and weather warfare are ultimately one in the same. The ongoing atmospheric experiments taking place in our skies have a long history with many objectives and agendas being carried out, the equation is complex. If we are to have any chance of exposing and halting catastrophic global climate engineering operations, we must first have a clear understanding of the issue itself. The video below is by far the most complete and comprehensive presentation ever produced by The presentation was given live at Northern California public awareness raising event. It is our hope that this video will provide a useful tool for increasing desperately needed public awareness and understanding of the critically important climate engineering issue.

It is imperative to reach a critical mass of public awareness as quickly as possible. The effort to expose and halt geoengineering operations can only be waged with an awakened population, time is not on our side. Sharing credible data from a credible source is the most effective and efficient way to wake others who are not yet aware of the issue. Make your voice heard, make every day count.

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As always, please do your own research. Please do not believe what you are told. Take what you like, and leave the rest.

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 22, 2018, #176


22-12-18 07:25:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 22, 2018, #176

Dane Wigington

The holidays are again upon us, but this welcomed time of year must not be allowed to eclipse our view of the atrocities in our skies and the wider horizon. If the human race remains on the current course, how long do we have? Normalcy bias is extremely ingrained and entrenched in our society, will it take total environmental and societal collapse to shatter it? The December 22nd edition of Global Alert News is below.

To those that are awake, aware, and dedicated to sounding the alarm for the greater good, we must summon the courage to march with our efforts on in spite of the resistance from others. This time is like no other in human history, reality on countless fronts cannot be hidden for much longer. If by our collective efforts we can expose and halt the climate engineering insanity before the power structure is ready for that to occur, we would have a chance of salvaging some part of our living planet. Never give up, share credible data from a credible source. Reaching a critical mass of awareness is the only way forward in this fight, make your voice heard.heard.

Northern California weather forecasters predicted “mostly sunny skies” and this is what we got. Does this look normal to you? This 30 second time-lapse video was captured in Shasta County, California, on December 19th, 2018. Video credit: Jovyde Wigington

Geoengineering Watch wishes to thank Laura Kozicki for her ongoing efforts to sound the alarm in Wisconsin. This newspaper ad shown was placed by Laura in the Ozaukee County Newspaper on December 13th, 2018.​

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 15, 2018, #175


16-12-18 09:34:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 15, 2018, #175

Dane Wigington

No matter how increasingly unnatural our skies become, there is still no official acknowledgment of climate engineering. The National Weather Service last week admitted they had no idea of what they were seeing on their radar screen, is this really the truth? Or are there some in the National Weather Service that are trying to covertly sound the alarm? Exactly how out of control is the military industrial complex? How long has the military industrial complex been selling itself as being a pillar of the “greater good”? The latest installment of Global Alert News is below.

Can a significant percentage of the population break their programmed denial in time to make a difference? Are those who are already awake willing to continue with their efforts to wake those that are still unaware of what is unfolding? We can collectively make a difference, we need only to dedicate ourselves to doing our individual part. Detailed activist instructions can be found on the homepage of, along with our most current awareness raising materials. If we can expose the climate engineering insanity, we can stop it, make your voice heard.

This very compelling 20 second time-lapse video of aerosol spraying in Yosemite National Park was taken on December 12th, 2018. Video footage credit: Chris Falkenstein 

Our sincere thanks to Radovan Dluhy and his students for their efforts to sound the alarm on the geoengineering issue at the Katowice Climate Change Conference (COP 24) that just took place in Katowice, Poland.

This week’s outreach booth is at the Scottish Rite Event Center, San Diego, California, and is shown below. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 8, 2018, #174


08-12-18 06:25:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 8, 2018, #174

Dane Wigington

The human race continues to hit the accelerator as we head over the edge of the abyss. The weather-makers are fully utilizing their resources to engineer yet another winter weather event over North America, “Winter Storm Diego”. Are environmental protection provisions being augmented? Or are they being completely gutted? The list of recent actions in that arena is beyond shocking. Are the recent wave of dire environmental reports accurate? Many are already starving around the globe, is it possible first world populations could soon face food shortages as well? The latest installment of Global Alert News is below.

How can we maintain solace, a proper perspective and a correct compass heading, even as collapse looms on the horizon? If we can look ourselves in the mirror and know that we are doing our absolute best to stand against the darkening horizon, then we are on the right path. Make your voice heard in the battle to sound the alarm, every day matters at this late hour.

This week’s outreach booth is at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, California, and is shown below. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

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U.S. Subsidizes Soros Radical Leftist Agenda Worldwide, New Judicial Watch Special Report Shows – Judicial Watch


07-12-18 01:13:00,

The U.S. government subsidizes billionaire George Soros’ radical leftist agenda dedicating hundreds of millions of dollars to his deeply politicized Open Society Foundations (OSF) worldwide, records uncovered by Judicial Watch show. In a special investigative report Judicial Watch documents the financial link between U.S.-funded entities and OSF affiliates to further the Hungarian-born philanthropist’s agenda seeking to destabilize legitimate governments, erase national borders, target conservative politicians, finance civil unrest, subvert institutions of higher education, and orchestrate refugee crises for political gain. The special report also illustrates the financial and staffing nexus between OSF and the U.S. government.

In 2018 OSF projected expending more than $530 million to promote Soros’ radical globalist agenda in every corner of the world under the guise of supporting democratically elected governments, strengthening the rule of law and promoting fairness in political, legal and economic systems. The reality is far different, the report shows. Soros, with the help of American taxpayer dollars, bolsters a radical leftwing agenda that in the United States has included: promoting an open border with Mexico and fighting immigration enforcement efforts; fomenting racial disharmony by funding anti-capitalist racialist organizations; financing the Black Lives Matter movement and other organizations involved in the riots in Ferguson, Missouri; weakening the integrity of our electoral systems; promoting taxpayer funded abortion-on-demand; advocating a government-run health care system; opposing U.S. counterterrorism efforts; promoting dubious transnational climate change agreements that threaten American sovereignty; and working to advance gun control and erode Second Amendment protections.

The Soros network is engaged in an active effort to affect politics, economics, and societies globally, including in Europe (Albania, Macedonia, Romania, Hungary) and Latin America (Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico). Judicial Watch has successfully investigated and litigated to document the paper trail left by the OSF network as it operates, at taxpayer expense, to subvert and manipulate the sovereignty of constitutional republics and allies of the United States. Last year Judicial Watch exposed a collaborative effort between the U.S. government and Soros to destabilize the democratically elected, center-right government in Macedonia. Records obtained by Judicial Watch in that investigation show that the U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia worked behind the scenes with OSF to funnel large sums of American dollars for the cause, constituting an interference of the U.S. Ambassador in domestic political affairs in violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 1, 2018, #173


01-12-18 07:57:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, December 1, 2018, #173

Dane Wigington

Each passing day on our planet is increasingly best described as groundhog day in a global asylum. The more ominous the horizon becomes, the deeper into denial the majority of the population goes. Will a turning point come? Will unfolding conditions soon become so horrific that a forced wake-up in the population is triggered? Will the US continue to pour the majority of its GDP (Gross Domestic Product) into making weapons of mass destruction? Even as the biosphere implodes from all directions? Is it already too late? Or is there still time to salvage some part of Earth’s remaining life support systems? The latest issue of Global Alert News is below.

As the warning alarms increasingly go off around the world, how many are willing to put all the effort and energy they can spare into the fight for the greater good? No matter what others do or don’t do, each of us are only responsible for ourselves and what we do with our own free will. All are needed in the critical battle to wake populations to what is unfolding, we must make every day count

This week’s outreach booth is at the OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, California, and is shown below. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

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WATCH: Crucifying Julian Assange


26-11-18 08:21:00,

In his RT “On Contact” show, Chris Hedges interviews Joe Lauria, Consortium News editor, about the efforts to force Julian Assange out of his refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London so as to prosecute him using the Espionage Act; and the media’s unconscionable participation in this endeavour.


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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, November 24, 2018, #172


24-11-18 08:23:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, November 24, 2018, #172

Dane Wigington

Civilization is sinking in a rapidly rising sea of lies, deception and criminality. How many are fully focused on holiday dinners, parades and football games, even as the great unravelling of our paradigm accelerates exponentially? Many science sources are now finally acknowledging that they have greatly underestimated the severity of what is unfolding. How bad is it? The latest installment of Global Alert News is below.

No matter how daunting the challenges are that we collectively face, giving up is never an option. Our combined efforts can make a difference even at this late hour, waking the masses is the first and most critical leap in the right direction. Share credible data from a credible source, make your voice heard, make every day count.

Geoengineered skies over Las Vegas, Nevada (two 20 second video clips). Video footage credit: April Lee

This week’s outreach booth is at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, California. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, November 17, 2018, #171


17-11-18 08:06:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, November 17, 2018, #171

Dane Wigington

The true character of governments is becoming ever more visible as the walls begin to crumble on all sides. The climate engineering continues unabated and unacknowledged. Record drought and record wildfires on the West coast, record flooding and engineered winter in the US East. Will California get rain soon? Only the geoengineers know what will be scheduled. The November 17th installment of Global Alert News is below.

Even with the proverbial tidal wave of converging catastrophes looming over our collective heads, so many continue to double down on denial and apathy. How long can such behavior be maintained? We will soon enough find out. In the meantime, each and every one of us are desperately needed to do our part in the critical battle to wake the masses. Sharing credible data from a credible source is essential, make your voice heard.

This 30 second time-lapse video captures massive climate engineering operations spraying over California’s smoke filled skies. It was filmed on November 14th from our mountaintop home in Shasta County. We are not only breathing highly toxic smoke, we are also inhaling untold amounts of highly toxic climate engineering fallout. wishes to express our deepest gratitude to Australian activists for all their work toward raising climate engineering awareness in Australia (11/11/18).

This week’s outreach booth is at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, and is shown below. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

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Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, November 10, 2018, #170


10-11-18 09:00:00,

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, November 10, 2018, #170

Dane Wigington

The “Camp Fire” is now officially the most destructive wildfire in California history. This is a tragic fact following an entire summer of extreme fire destruction in the US west. The official narrative from Washington is that the extreme fires are due to a lack of forest management, this is a blatant lie. Fire season is now a year round threat in so many parts of the world, while constant deluge is occurring elsewhere. So much that once was, now is no more. Though many are still unaware or willfully blind, the changes that are unfolding are already impacting us all. The wheels that are turning will continue to accelerate with many factors already far past the breaking point. There are countless issues that cannot be hidden for much longer. The November 10th installment of Global Alert News is below.

Many have long since given up on any efforts toward the greater good. Yet, even at this late hour, others have resolved themselves to unyieldingly stand against the gathering storm. All of us are needed to help sound the alarm, all of us. Sharing credible data from a credible source is key, make every day count.

This week’s outreach booth is at the Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup, Washington, and is shown below. My most sincere and continuing gratitude to the Gem Faire exhibition organizers for facilitating and setting up this very effective booth in every week’s Gem Faire location. The schedule for upcoming Gem Faire events is HERE. A booth will be at all events, thanks to the steadfast support of Gem Faire.

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WATCH: Who Are These Russians And Why Do We Hate Them?


08-11-18 12:47:00,

In his film, Regis Tremblay examines the history of US-Russian relations, talks to ordinary Russian people, deconstructs propaganda and attempts to answer the question – Who are these Russians? And Why Do We Hate Them?

The escalating downturn of US relations with Russia has made the world a more dangerous place than at any time during the Cold War, including during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

This film explores the many reasons why the US foreign policy establishment since the end of World War II hates all things Russian. With the exception of John Kennedy who sought to end nuclear weapons and to seek peace with Russia, every president since has used Russia as a threat to American interests, security and Democracy.

Is Putin a thug and an assassin? Or he is a great, patriotic leader of a country that was nearly destroyed by President George Herbert Walker Bush’s CIA good old boys, Bill Clinton and the CIA asset Boris Yeltsin? But, perhaps the greatest fear is that Russia has regained its superpower status and because of the sanctions, has established close economic, diplomatic, political and military relations with China and the BRICS nations. And this is the biggest threat to American hegemony and capitalist interests around the world.

Nearly thirty years have past since the fall of the Soviet Union and still America and the West refuse to believe that Communism is dead and that Russia now embraces a market economy and most of the political and social values of the West. Thanks to Putin, Russia is again a global superpower and a threat to American hegemony and interests.

As citizens of this country, we have a responsibility for its actions. It is my hope that as Americans, we can accept the truth of our past and acknowledge the errors of our present course so that we can take our rightful place as one among equals with the rest of the world.


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