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November 14, 2011

The Age of Awakening Series #4: Massive Breakthrough - Dimensional Shift in Progress

Hello every One

The level of public awareness of the crass, outrageous corporate cronyism that completely dominates American politics – and much of the world! – and has a total stranglehold over all politicians is now reaching historic levels. It would take just a tiny spark now for the onset of a people's revolution in the U.S. on a par with what is happening in many countries. Except it won't be a violent revolution. It will be a massive awakening supporting a gradual, unstoppable expulsion of the bad apples that contaminates this planet. And it will be done with such Love and unconditional soul level forgiveness that no last ditch effort to continue their old game will be seen as necessary. Even "them" will be won over to the new Reality as they will realize they can be, and are, as much part of the Solution as they were part of the Problem. The victory of Love over Fear will be a perfect template for and example of the new Oneness consciousness that will soon pervade this entire planet as an unprecedented Golden Age is now taking hold and growing by leaps and bounds.

A New World is dawning. The Immortal Child is being born...

We are not alone, we have never been alone. Our planet was seeded by many, many races from across the cosmos. This universe and its galaxies are teaming with sentient, intelligent life, societies and cultures. We are part of this glorious expanse... of sentient intelligent life. And as sentient intelligent life, we, the people of Earth, as free souls, have a right to be free, to live lives of free choice & free will, to evolve, and to function as spiritually alive, awake, aware and responsible sovereign human beings.

As usual, you will find below, in this compilation, lots of compelling evidence of what is happening at this very moment so you can feel the pulse of jubilant changes now reaching across the Earth and deep into every soul and into all sentient life forms now alive on this gem planet we so dearly love, as One with All That Is...

Reach into the very core essence of your soul and rejoice at the long awaited and now expanding Oneness Consciousness, the keystone condition for all that will follow throughout the multiverse in millenia to come and far, far beyond in the Continuum.

A New Earth is arising across the dimensional threshold.

And the Immortal Child is smiling...

Jean Hudon
Earth Rainbow Network Coordinator

PS If you are a bit puzzled, to grasp what I'm actually referring to above, check the last 3 items in this compilation. Don't miss also my intro note at the top of the SPECIAL SECTION ON THE GROWING MICROWAVE RADIATION PROBLEM. Cela concerne tout particulièrement les Québécois!!! Ou bien visitez immdiatement ce site Web que je viens de créer en soutien à la campagne contre les compteurs intelligents de la toute nouvelle Coalition québécoise de lutte contre la pollution électromagnétique.

The normal and special features in this compilation are...



1. Occupy Participation: Some Things Are Bigger Than Any Of Us
2. The Corporatocracy Is the 1 Percent
3. Peaceful Occupy protests degenerate into chaos
4. Our way of life is the problem
5. Will President Obama feel the pressure?
6. Poverty Facts and Stats
7. 11 challenges facing 7 billion super-consumers
8. Killer Cell Phones: Why Honeybees Are Dying Worldwide
9. My shocking experience with the NWO cell towers
10. New Street Lights To Have “Homeland Security” Applications
11. 4 days to save our children from cluster bombs
12. Lazy Ouzo-Swilling, Olive-Pit Spitting Greeks – Or, How Goldman Sacked Greece
13. Kiva - Changing the world, one loan at a time
14. A New Beginning (from the Andromeda Council website)
15. ET Council: War with grey-Draco reptilian ETs is won, no false flag ET invasion
16. Frequently Asked Questions (from the Andromeda Council website)

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"Ask not what your ecosystem can do for you. Ask what you can do for your ecosystem."

- Mickey Z. -- Seen on an Occupy Wall Street Sign - Check also Rockupy Wall Street

Please Stay with me

Friend from above with your strength and love
as I dive into this 21st century life
(As I strive to keep my spirit alive)

Oh the heart gets to beating so fast sometimes
When your life feels stretched out on the line
between the creditors and the street
Am I to follow the shuffling feet of history's meeker folk?
It's hard to believe in yourself
When you're homeless and broke.

It's easy said the boy next door
He's a rich man's son and he's never been poor
Oh if you want a home go to work get a job
What's the deal?
Are you afraid to become part of the mob?

Well you see I believe man is made as a God
You turn him all around and you treat him like a dog
And when dignity is gone
It's hard to remember the divine song.

Oh please stay with me
friend from above
with your angel love
as I strive to keep my spirit alive.

Poor Little Rich Kid

Too many people
Too much styrofoam
Fast foods and credit cards
We're eating up our home
Too many too much too little too late
When it all runs out will we blame it on cruel fate?

Undernourished and overfed
One day you think you might wake up dead
Oh you poor little rich kid
you poor little rich kid
Your mama never taught you how to share
and your daddy's got no time
to even care.

A handful of humans say they own half or the world
Well who did they steal it from
and how was it sold?
It's the giant corporations against unborn generations
Is there a program that could put the race on hold?

Is there one child left
who has made it through the hunger and the theft?
Is their soul still aglow?
And how would anyone know?
Is this human race a test?
Did we do our evolutionary best?

Oh you poor little rich kid
you poor little rich kid
Your mama really needs you now to care
Your human family needs you now to learn to share.

Lyrics from Please Stay With Me & Poor Little Rich Kid - More videos HERE from Jaiia Earthschild [] who wrote: I chose to feature these two songs this week in solidarity with the 'occupation' currently being played out from Wall Street to main Street and beyond. I also recommend you listen to 'Demon Deity' - an exorcism of the economic demon! These songs are from the rock opera 'OurStory' that I wrote in 2001 and toured as a one woman show 2002 - 2005. Gaia sings these songs."

The Rainbow Bridge World Peace Meditation

Sit down in a quiet place and go comfortably inward. Just breathe and experience the sensation of your breath entering and leaving your body, close your eyes and imagine you are part of a large group of people around the world, hundreds of millions or billions of people, each who are imagining a rainbow bridge connecting their heart, mind and soul to their higher power, and connecting their heart, mind and soul to every other person and being in the world, connecting businesses to businesses, connecting institutions to institutions and connecting nations to nations.

Envision large waves of energy running to and through you and into the other people around your local town, your state, your country to all other local towns, states and countries. Now imagine looking at the Earth from far away and see it covered by a large web of electric rainbow-colored light.

Imagine people in towns and countries around the world, dancing in the streets, celebrating wisdom and success and peace – inner peace and world peace.

Imagine how you are an integral part of a much larger whole, feel how completely connected you are and how completely you are at

One with everything all around you. In your mind or out loud, speak the words “Peace begins with me”, “Peace”, “Unity”, “Oneness” and “And so it is”.

- Sent by ERN subscriber Brent N. Hunter (Brent@BrentHunter.TV) - This meditation has been read at the Peacelink Live! Event in Los Angeles on 11-11-11. It comes from the 10-year anniversary edition of his book The Rainbow Bridge: Bridge to Inner Peace and to World Peace.


Earth at Risk: Building a Resistance Movement to Save the Planet - Sunday November 13, 2011!__about
Our planet is under serious threat from industrial civilization. Yet activists are not considering strategies that might actually prevent the looming biotic collapse the Earth is facing. We need to deprive the rich of their ability to steal from the poor and the powerful of their ability to destroy the planet. We need a serious resistance movement that includes all levels of direct action--action that can match the scale of the problem. Derrick Jensen has been called “the philosopher-poet of the environmental movement.” During this day-long event, Derrick will interview seven people who each hold an impassioned critique of this culture and can offer ideas on what can be done to build a real resistance movement. Speakers include Arundhati Roy, Chris Hedges, Thomas Linzey, Waziyatawin, Aric McBay, Stephanie McMillan, and Lierre Keith. -- The event was livestreamed for free. Let's hope the video archives will be put on YouTube soon.

The Movie Thrive is now available for viewing and can streamed for $5
Just recommended by Judith IAM ( who wrote: "Dear Jean and everyone. Please waste no time: see THRIVE - covers everything from torus structure of energy fields to control of humanity and earth in all ways by gov">corps">banks">top 1%. Best ever film for quick education and clarification." CHECK WHAT THEY HAVE ON The Code / ET/UFO

MedMob Austin: OM the DOME Meditation Flash Mob
The MedMob's OM the DOME event was held in the Austin state capitol building on August 28, 2011. Over 300 people joined in unison for a one hour silent meditation followed by a sound-bath of OMs that resonated throughout the capitol dome... truly a spiritual experience! MedMob started in Austin, TX in January 2011 and is now coordinated with 120+ cities worldwide. The intention of the movement is to organize meditations open to all walks of life, all over the world, expanding peace on the planet by exposing the world to meditation, & accelerating our personal and planetary evolution. For more information or to check out future events visit

All of us around the world on 11:11 at 11:11 a.m. & 11:11 p.m. in each of our time zones will be going into public and meditating for our selves, for our communities, and for our planet.

We invite all people & all organizations to co-created this event and spread the word to as many people as possible. Invite everyone to join in this massive global wide meditation that will impact our inner selves and the course of History.

We can meditate in our front yard or we can meditate in large groups. We can meditate in our office or we can meditate on a train. Let's meditate everywhere!

1 hour of silent meditation followed by 11 minutes of sound bath. or 30 minutes of meditation, or 1 minute of meditation. or the whole day!

Many cities will be organizing MedMobs at their local Occupy events to inspire the momentum of the movement to an elevated peaceful vibration.

You can find out about group meditations in your city and post your own events by going to and zooming into your city on the map. There are currently 200+ cities joining!

If you are meditating from home, you can connect at in the "universal breathing room."

"We are the ones we've been waiting for!"

Let's get out there in highly visible public places and bring the light of the universe into the world!

You can check out pictures and videos of past events at:

The intention of the movement is to expose the world to meditation and expand positivity to every walk of life. Come experience the power of collectively exuding peace and feel the impact we are having on our city by sitting together, silently radiating happiness and grace in all directions. This is an event open to everyone, from every path, experienced or not. This is a movement that our entire world is creating together as one unified force to set the momentum for the future of our planet! Now is the time to create the world we choose to live in! You are welcome to attend to the entire event or you can come for part of it. You can meditate the entire time, or you can chill and bask in the peace. You can bring your kids or you can bring your parents. Bring Everyone! This is going to be a beautiful event that we will all remember!


Make sure to review A New Beginning (from the Andromeda Council website) - ET Council: War with grey-Draco reptilian ETs is won, no false flag ET invasion and Frequently Asked Questions (from the Andromeda Council website) at the end of this compilation as it ties in with the following tantalizing, earth-shattering developments...

5.0 Gulf of Aden quake: Andromeda Council sonic beam destroys reptilian base (November 1, 2011)
In an exclusive Oct. 31, 2011 ExopoliticsTV interview, the human representative of the Andromeda Council stated that a member of the Andromeda Council has confirmed that a 5.0 earthquake reported by the U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) to have occurred in the Gulf of Aden at 1:22 am on October 31, 2011 was in fact an effect of a sonic beam weapons attack by the Procyon star system (a member of the Andromeda Council) on a Draco & Hydra Reptilian undersea base located at the same coordinates as the epicenter of the Gulf of Aden earthquake. In an October 31, 2011 statement, Tolec, the human representative of the Andromeda Council stated, “Yes, I was able to confirm this event with the commander of the primary biosphere where many of the Andromeda Council meetings are held. This was a strike by the Procyon people. They're just doing their job as promised. This base in now completely collapsed & destroyed.” Tolec, the human representative of the Andromeda Council, forwarded this reporter this statement confirming the Andromeda Council attack. At the time Tolec forwarded this statement, Tolec had no prior knowledge of the U.S.G.S. map or other source setting out the exact epicenter of the Gulf of Aden earthquake when he forwarded the Andromeda Council statement about this attack. The Andromeda Council statement itself established the location of the Procyon star system sonic beam weapons attack on the reptilian base as identical to the exact location of epicenter of the Oct. 31, 2011 Gulf of Aden earthquake. The Andromeda Council Oct. 31, 2011 attack comes a little more that two months after the Andromeda Council’s reported sonic beam weapons’ attack of August 23, 2011 that destroyed underground Orion grey and Draco & Hydra reptilian bases and tunnels under Washington, D.C. and that resulted in a shallow 0.1 km earthquake felt from Virginia to Ottawa, Canada. Independent researchers have now stated that the August 23, 2001 Virginia-Washington, DC earthquake was the result of advanced extraterrestrial attack using frequency weapons to destroy grey, reptilian and New World Order (NWO) bases under Washington, DC, and that similar advanced extraterrestrial attacks destroyed underground reptilian and NWO bases under Denver, CO and in the southwest USA. These statements are in agreement with prior statements of the Andromeda Council as to Andromeda Council attacks destroying reptilian-NOW bases under Washington, DC on August 23, 2011, and subsequently under Denver, CO and in the southwest USA. CLIP WATCH INTERVIEW AT

Andromeda Council: East China Sea 6.9 quake - undersea reptilian base destroyed (November 8, 2011)
In an ExopoliticsTV news interview and a statement dated Nov. 8, 2011, a human representative of the reported Andromeda Council confirmed a communication from a reported commander of the Andromeda Council biosphere spaceship deployed around Earth that a specific reported Draco and Hydra reptilian undersea base on the ocean floor in the East China sea has been destroyed.In his statement, Tolec, the human Andromeda Council representative stated “The result of the final, crippling sonic energy beam strike the people from Procyon used today destroyed this undersea complex, and created an amazing decompression resulting in a 6.9 quake on the ocean floor. Resulting in the total collapse & destruction of this base.” The location of the reportedly destroyed Draco & Hydra reptilian undersea base was revealed to this reporter in a Nov. 2, 2011 email from Tolec (reproduced below), with time-stamped maps. The location of the reported reptilian base is almost identical to that of a Nov. 8 - 6.9 undersea quake in the East China Sea reported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). One observer stated, "I checked the USGS earthquake center against the slide show map of the base location and they are about 200 miles apart."Watch ExopoliticsTV news interviewReaders can watch the ExopoliticsTV interview with Tolec, the human representative of the Andromeda Council at

(...) In his statement, Tolec also emphasized the targeted nature of this attack was against one faction of Draco & Hydra reptilians, not against reptilian extraterrestrials as a whole.Tolec states, “As to these specific reptilians, these undersea bases have been operated by Reptilians from the Draco & Hydra constellations... for thousands of years. I've learned over time they are ruthless, vicious, cruel & literally 'cold blooded' in their actions. With no remorse.”Tolec continues, “I have no personal criticism of all reptilian races. I actually enjoy very much learning about the cultural diversity of many, many races. More over, I am also personally aware of one very intelligent, kind & noble reptilian race. They are vegetarians. They do not eat meat. And more important, they do not prey on humans, nor do they consume human negative emotional energy.” Tolec concludes, “The reporting of this story, and the one prior, is only relative to the Draco & Hydra Reptilians in the underground & undersea bases. These are the ones every human on planet Earth should have a real problem with!”Statement by Tolec: "6.9 Quake" East China SeaReptilian undersea base destroyedThe following statement by Tolec was delivered by Tolec to this reporter on Nov. 8, 2011.“Confirmation of strike on Reptilian undersea base“I was notified earlier today during work meetings, via telepathy, and I was able to confirm with the commander of the primary biosphere where many of the Andromeda Council meetings are held - the final destruction of this specific Draco & Hydra Reptilian controlled undersea base. This is the base that was on the ocean floor in the East China Sea. This is how he's always referred to it... the East China Sea undersea base. “The result of the final, crippling sonic energy beam strike the people from Procyon used today destroyed this undersea complex, and created an amazing decompression resulting in a 6.9 quake on the ocean floor. Resulting in the total collapse & destruction of this base. CLIP

Lifting the Veil 1 hr 53 min

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"Lifting the Veil is the long overdue film that powerfully, definitively, and finally exposes the deadly 21st century hypocrisy of U.S. internal and external policies, even as it imbues the viewer with a sense of urgency and an actualized hope to bring about real systemic change while there is yet time for humanity and this planet. See this film!"

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“Lifting the Veil is a major contribution to political documentary. It teaches everyone from the uninitiated to the most sophisticated the true nature of the American government... It covers the issues clearly and succinctly, from the opening narrative through to its stirring conclusion.”

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"The best political film I've seen to date. A must watch if you want to understand who and what Obama is about, as well as this hypocrisy they call democracy."
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"A wonderful, powerful film"

Leah Bolger
National Vice President, Veterans for Peace
"In less than two hours, documentarian Scott Noble eviscerates the myth of the American dream, laying bare the grinning, skeletal greed at its core. It’s the best single compilation we’ve yet seen on the corruption that has demolished the American commons and the lives of billions across the globe."

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Creating a New Paradigm
Together, we are creating a new paradigm on Earth. Yet in order to give meaningful suggestions to further support this, we first need to speak candidly about the old paradigm. It appears that there are factions within the world's power elite which still desire to exert as much control as possible over the world. Their primary means for establishing control are through promoting fear, secrecy, and polarization, and through distracting people from their deeper purpose in life. When these factions gain greater power and control, our freedoms and liberties are increasingly taken away, sometimes without our even realizing it.Fear is used as a powerful tool of control by these factions of the global elite. (...) When we succumb to fear, secrecy, and polarization, and when we lose touch with our sense of purpose in life, elements of the global elite are able to exert ever more control over our lives and world What can we do about all this? Ultimately, it is the collective fear, secrecy, polarization, and loss of purpose within all of us that has allowed leaders to take power who would subvert democracy, and who would take away our freedoms and liberties. By each one of us making a commitment to work on these issues both inside of ourselves and out in the world – and to inspire others to do the same – we are changing our collective direction and building a solid foundation for a new paradigm. Several actions can help us to take firm steps in that direction. Develop purpose and intentions for your life .... Choose to transform fear into acceptance and love .... Take personal responsibility for creating a new paradigm .... Avoid secrecy and encourage openness and transparency .... Move beyond polarization and the focus on "good vs. evil" and "us vs. them." .... And finally, come together in groups and communities...


(...) The TSA is in the process of setting up check-points to search people wherever people assemble or pass, such as shopping malls, sport events etc., and even along the roads throughout the country. And their search has gradually become more and more intrusive, even going into respectable professional American women's vaginas and babies' diapers to search for bombs or weapons! Sounds insane, right? Well it is. An alternative is to go through a radiation cabin, so called body scanners, where supposedly anything carried will show, even if it is concealed inside the body. But many people refuse this because of the health risks of the radiation, especailly if they travel often. Can you believe that they wanted to scan and search even the pilots?! As if a pilot would pull a bomb on the plane he is flying! If he is sufficiently mad to want to commit suicide and take passengers and crew with him, I am sure he doesn't need to smuggle any bombs or guns to do that. At the same time, all traditional established rights and freedoms guaranteed by the US constitution, that used to be the pride of Americans and the envy of other nations, have been de facto repealed and unceremoniously trampled under fascist boots since 9/11. We are here seeing a final critical showdown in the centuries long fight between the old autocratic paradigm and the new Aquarian paradigm, in important aspects represented by the US Declaration of Independence and its accompanying Constitution. CLIP


Forwarded by Ricardo ( on 28 Oct 2011

You can sign even if you are not US citizen! It concerns all of us!
We need to completely overwhelm the social networking sites with info about this legislation so we can bombard Congress with constituent contacts. Please Please PLEASE share this campaign with your friends!
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This is really awful: The rumor all over Capitol Hill is that the House version of the Internet Blacklist Bill will be introduced this week, probably on Wednesday. Please click here to urge you Congressmember NOT TO cosponsor it:

Our allies on the Hill say the bill's so bad that it could effectively destroy Youtube, Twitter, and other sites that rely on user-generated content by making the sites' owners legally responsible for everything their users post.

Nobody will want to take that risk, so sites like Youtube and Twitter could be forced to shut down.
Facebook, Myspace, and Google+ would be at risk. The cyberlocker and streaming provisions could affect your iPhone, Android, AmazonCloud, Pandora, Grooveshark and even your email accounts.

We'll have to push back hard on this in coming weeks, but for starters, will you use the form at right to ask your Congressmember not to cosponsor the legislation, at least until they've heard our concerns?


Dr Judy Wood - Anomalies of 9-11 - in the UK (30 oct. 2011)
Dr Judy Wood is one of the most controversial speakers regarding 9-11, yet her message is simple, and it is an examination of the evidence, I caught up with her while she was in Brighton, on the south coast of the UK.In the UK (maybe all of Europe) Dr Judy's book is available from Andrew Johnson at


THE TRUTH ABOUT LIBYA is finally spoken by a young woman journalist... Libby Phelan - MUST WATCH!
The REAL TRUTH about Libya and why you will not see much more of this young journalist... Make sure to read the comments under this video. She confirms what I've been repeatedly reporting about the horrific lies by the Western propaganda media against Libya. To watch the whole event check Libya and Imperialism: Dan Glazebrook, Lizzie Phelan, Harpal Brar (EN, FR, PT) Dan Glazebrook (independent analyst), Lizzie Phelan (journalist), and Harpal Brar (politician and writer) provide much-needed analysis, counterpropaganda and polemic on 'Libya, Africa and Imperialism' in a public meeting convened by Oxford's Stop the War Coalition. Phelan and Brar recently returned from Libya and provide substantial firsthand insight. A SOBERING LESSON IN NON PROPAGANGA HISTORY - Again check the comments under this video.

The Truth Is Viral - Libya: The Real Story - 22 min video
The real reasons behind the overthrow of Moammar Gadaffi's government are exposed in this episode of The Truth Is Viral. Under orders from a cabal of international bankers, the CIA trained and equipped al-Qaeda terrorists and set them on a path of revolution that ended with a new Libyan Central Bank and the black flag of al-Qaeda flying over the Benghazi courthouse. Assisted by NATO forces and Qatari Army Soldiers and supplied with weapons by the Qataris, these al-Qaeda terrorists succeded in removing the Libyan leader from power before brutally murdering him. Now, as the "legitimate" government of ibya, the NTC is waging a genocide against black Libyans, African guest workers, members of Gadaffi's tribe, and his supporters. You'lll never see this in the Mainstream Media.


World Battleground, 1000 years of war in 5 minutes
This animation shows all important battles that took place over the last ten centuries. The sizes of the explosions and labels are proportional to the number of casualties. The music is "Ride Of The Valkyries" by Richard Wagner. The data comes from the wikipedia article, List of Battles. Most of the activity seems to happen in Europe, this is because the English wikipedia was used. In a future release of this video I will merge wikipedias in different languages to solve this bias.

State of world population 2011 - People and possibilities in a world of 7 billion
Seven billion people will inhabit the Earth on 31 October. During my lifetime, I have seen world population nearly triple. And 13 years from now, I will see another billion added to our numbers. In my grandchildren’s lifetimes, there could be as many as 10 billion people in our world. -- How did we become so many? How large a number can our Earth sustain? These are important questions, but perhaps not the right ones for our times. When we look only at the big number, we risk being overwhelmed and losing sight of new opportunities to make life better for everyone in the future.So instead of asking questions like, “Are we too many?” we should instead be asking, “What can I do to make our world better?” or, “What can we do to transform our growing cities into forces for sustainability?” We should also ask ourselves what each of us can do to empower the elderly so they can play a more active role in their communities. What can we do to unleash the creativity and potential of the largest youth cohort humanity has ever seen? And what can we do to remove barriers to equality between women and men so that everyone has the full power to make their own decisions and realize their full potential?

The State of World Population 2011 looks at the trends—the dynamics—that are defining our world of 7 billion and shows what people in vastly different countries and circumstances are doing in their own communities to make the most of our world of 7 billion. Some of the trends are remarkable: Today, there are 893 million people over the age of 60 worldwide. By the middle of this century that number will rise to 2.4 billion. About one in two people lives in a city, and in only about 35 years, two out of three will. People under the age of 25 already make up 43 per cent of the world’s population, reaching as much as 60 per cent in some countries. This report provides a snapshot of how China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, India, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are facing diverse demographic challenges, ranging from ageing populations to high fertility rates, and from urbanization to the emergence of new generations of young people.

(...) Our record population size can be viewed in many ways as a success for humanity: People are living longer, healthier lives. But not everyone has benefited from this achievement or the higher quality of life that this implies. Great disparities exist between and within countries. Disparities in rights and opportunities also exist between men and women, girls and boys. Charting a path now to development that promotes equality, rather than exacerbates or reinforces inequalities, is more important than ever. We all have a stake in the future of humanity. Every individual, every government, every business, is more interconnected and interdependent than ever, so what each of us does now will matter to all of us long into the future. Together we can change and improve the world. We are 7 billion people with 7 billion possibilities. CLIP - Other languages available through

Full-scale food crisis threatens Niger and Mauritania - WFP (28 Oct 2011)
DAKAR (AlertNet) - Several countries in West Africa face a full-scale food crisis unless the international community acts now, the United Nations warned on Friday. Niger and Mauritania in the arid Sahel region south of the Sahara desert have issued food insecurity alerts after erratic rainfall, droughts and insect infestations hit crop yields this year, the U.N. World Food Programme said.Some one million people are at risk in Niger and 700,000 in Mauritania. “The threat of a full-scale food crisis, especially in Niger and Mauritania, and to a lesser degree in Chad, is real unless appropriate and concerted measures are taken without delay,” Malek Triki, the regional WFP spokesman in West Africa said. “If they act now, the international community and the national governments can prevent the 2011 Sahel drought and crop deficits turning into a food crisis,” he told AlertNet in Dakar. A major international intervention was required last year when over 10 million people in the Sahel experienced food shortages and severe nutritional problems after poor rainfall led to bad 2009 harvests. Communities in the Sahel, which faces increasingly frequent droughts, have not had time to recover from the last food crisis. Many families have not had a chance to replenish their household food stocks and build up their herds of livestock. WFP is particularly worried about the situation in Niger where around one million people are in urgent need of food after erratic rains and pest infestations make it likely there will be little or no cereal harvest. “The country appears to be heading towards a full-scale food crisis if early measures are not taken,” Denise Brown, the head of WFP in Niger, warned in a statement. CLIP - CHECK ALSO Extreme weather pushes up food prices - and unrest?

VIDEOS: The biofuels land-grab (30 Oct 2011)
In 2006, Sun Biofuels arrived in Kisarawe District and took land the size of 11,000 football pitches to establish a jatropha plantation - a crop that is grown for biofuels. 13-year-old Mariam tells how her dreams for the future were destroyed when Sun biofuels broke their promises. New wells, clinics, schools and roads were also pledged, but nothing has been built. Mariam's mother Halima Ali describes the promises that were made, and how little has been achieved. People are no longer allowed onto the land, so they are unable to access the nearest water sources or even the graves of family members. 89-year old Seleman Pazi has lost access to the land where his parents, his grandfather and his great-grandfather are buried There was no negotiation on the amount of compensation with villagers, and only those who have really pushed for it have received any money at all. Village teacher Ramadhani Athumani shows us the letters the village have written, campaigning to get compensation for the land Poor Tanzanians have been tricked into giving up their land to a biofuels company and are now even worse off than before. This case shows yet again how biofuel crops can ruin poor people’s livelihoods in the communities where they are grown as well as driving up food prices. A billion people already don’t have enough to eat. Biofuel use could add hundreds of millions more.Moreover, biofuels don’t even provide environmental benefits, as many have higher greenhouse gas emissions than the fossil fuels they are designed to replace. The great biofuels land-grab is only happening because of subsidies from European countries. You can do something about it. Stop the biofuels land-grab. Sign our petition now.


NYTimes: For first time Tepco admits “fuel deep inside 3 stricken plants probably continuing to experience bursts of fission” — Fission at Reactors 1 and 3 also? (November 2nd, 2011)
Nov. 2 — “Nuclear workers at the crippled Fukushima power plant raced to inject boric acid into the plant’s No. 2 reactor early Wednesday after telltale radioactive elements were detected there, and the plant’s owner admitted for the first time that fuel deep inside three stricken plants was probably continuing to experience bursts of fission,” reads the opening sentence of today’s New York Times report by Hiroko Tabuchi. According to The Times, a Tepco spokesman said, “Detailed measurements had not yet been taken at two other severely damaged reactors on the Fukushima site, but acknowledged the possibility of episodes of fission there too.” “Some nuclear experts have debated for months whether nuclear reactions might be continuing, either in the fuel inside the reactors, or in the spent fuel pools at the plant. They have pointed, for example, to the continued reports of short-lived iodine in the spent fuel pool at Reactor No. 3,” notes the article. Here is a selection of reports from the last two months about the detection of isotopes that indicate a nuclear reaction has occurred: CLIP - Check also University Researcher: U.S. topsoil with up to 8,000 pCi/kg of cesium from Fukushima — Over 10,000% higher than highest levels found by UC Berkeley (November 1st, 2011) AND Japan unveils plan to develop massive gov’t “backup city” 300 miles west of Tokyo — Room for 200,000 staff — May be built at Itami Airport (Nov 3) AND “Occupy” Movement Hits Japan — Women camping in front of gov’t building in Tokyo calling for end to nuclear power plants (Nov 5) AND Fukushima reactor dangers continue 7 months after devastating tsunami and quake (Nov 5)

Scientist Marco Kaltofen Presents Data Confirming Hot Particles (6 min video -October 31, 2011)
Washington, DC – Today Scientist Marco Kaltofen of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) presented his analysis of radioactive isotopic releases from the Fukushima accidents at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Mr. Kaltofen’s analysis confirms the detection of hot particles in the US and the extensive airborne and ground contamination in northern Japan due to the four nuclear power plant accidents at TEPCO’s Fukushima reactors. Fairewinds believes that this is a personal health issue in Japan and a public health issue in the United States and Canada.


“SANTA CRUZ, CA—Just as PG&E enters the final phase of its deployment of wireless “smart” meters in California, the largest of the state’s Investor Owned Utilities (IOU’s) has reversed course, quietly beginning to replace the ‘smart’ meters of those reporting health impacts with the old trusty analog version. Consumer rights and health groups immediately seized on the news, demanding that millions of Californians unhappy with their new wireless meters get their analogs returned immediately at no cost.” MORE THROUGH PG&E Begins Removing 'Smart' Meters Due to Health Effects (Nov 1st, 2011) ALSO INCLUDED FURTHER BELOW in the SPECIAL SECTION ON THE GROWING MICROWAVE RADIATION PROBLEM


Sea boils near El Hierro: submarine volcanic activity continues off El Hierro Island (November 4, 2011)
(...) A comment by the webmaster of theextinctionprotocol "It has been brought up before…everything is coming to a convergence point as we move forward: volcanism, increased seismicity, extreme weather events, social unrest, crisis in the Middle East, solar maximum, global debt crisis, ect. I don’t find any relation to what’s going on. I forecasted all this would begin happening 2 years ago when I was writing the book and that’s why I included all of these events in The Extinction Protocol. 2012 is going to be a year when some dramatic things start colliding including debt problems, the likes of which we haven’t seen yet…everything is sweeping towards a grand climax —- which will result in several earth-shattering crisis type scenarios. What I said before, so say I again: Buckle your seat-belts; it’s going to be a bumpy ride."

Fearing the future - Mega Tsunami - BBC
A chance to see a the potential effect a landslide in Europe could have on the east coast of America.

Unveiling the Apocalypse - Prophesy in Catholic Tradition - Mega-Tsunami
(...) "The second angel blew his trumpet, and something like a great mountain, burning with fire, was thrown into the sea, and a third of the sea became blood." (Rev 8:8) "Then a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, ? So will Babylon the great city be thrown down with violence, and will be found no more…" (Rev 18:21) The majority of scholars recognize that these two events in the Apocalypse refer to the same event.
(...) Ward and Day's research shows how the inside of Cumbre Vieja is honeycombed with fissures caused by the rising of molten magma heating and vaporizing water which then erodes the inside of the volcano. This phenomenon has severely weakened the internal structure of the volcano, making it extremely unstable. During its last eruption in 1949, the southern volcano caused a massive crack to appear, and the entire western portion of Cumbre Vieja slipped a few metres towards the Atlantic Ocean. In 2001, Ward and Day put forward a scientific paper showing how that the entire western flank will eventually give way, possibly even during its next eruption; sending 500 thousand million tonnes of rock crashing into the ocean. Ward and Day's research, which took other examples of this phenomenon into account, suggested that the impact of this "lateral collapse" would generate a colossal wave – dubbed a "mega-tsunami", which could reach a local amplitude of between 650-1500 metres. This wave would then rapidly travel westwards reaching a speed of approximately 720kph. Although it would diminish in size by the time it made landfall on the eastern seaboard of America, it could still be as high as 50 metres (to give a sense of perspective, the statue of liberty is 93 metres tall), devastating everything in its wake up to 25km inland. In comparison with this projected scenario, the Indian Ocean tsunami that occurred on 26th December 2004, reached a height of only 24m at Bandeh Aceh – the region worst affected by the disaster, which was totally obliterated. If this event unfolds in the manner that Ward and Day have projected, then this "mega-tsunami" would be the greatest natural disaster in recorded history. (Unveiling the Apocalypse pp148-149) CLIP



Israel set to attack over Iran nuclear risk

November 07, 2011

ISRAELI President Shimon Peres has warned that an attack on Iran was "more and more likely," ahead of tomorrow's release of a report by the UN nuclear watchdog, which is expected to say Tehran has tested nuclear triggering technology and modified ballistic missiles to carry nuclear warheads.

Mr Peres told Israeli television's second channel: "The intelligence services of the different countries that are keeping an eye on (Iran) are worried and putting pressure on their leaders to warn that Iran is ready to obtain the nuclear weapon."

"We must turn to these countries to ensure that they keep their commitments . . . this must be done, and there is a long list of options," Mr Peres declared.

In the past week, Israel has test-launched a nuclear-capable Jericho 3 missile, which can reach Iran. On Thursday, it completed a major civil defence drill in the Tel Aviv region aimed at simulating a response to conventional and non-conventional missile attacks. The drill fuelled speculation that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was pressing his military for a decision about when and how to strike Iran.

Such a strike, say Israeli sources, would have to involve air, sea and even land forces on a devastating scale as there would be the opportunity for only one "hit". Even so, there is fear of retaliation by Iran's conventional, long-range Shihab missiles.

On Wednesday, Haaretz newspaper reported that Mr Netanyahu and Defence Minister Ehud Barak were seeking to win cabinet support for a strike. Haaretz said no decision had yet been taken on any military strike, and a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency nuclear watchdog to be released tomorrow would have a "decisive effect" on the decision-making process.

Previous IAEA assessments have centred on Iran's efforts to produce fissile material -- uranium and plutonium -- that can be for power generation and other peaceful uses, and also in a nuclear bomb.

The update will focus on Iran's alleged efforts to put the radioactive material in a warhead and to develop missiles to carry them to a target.

Israeli experts have described the Iranian program as "alarming," and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said the report would prove "beyond doubt" its military aims. He hoped Iran would be targeted by a new series of international sanctions.

Israeli sources said their latest evidence amounted to "a smoking gun" that Iran's nuclear program was designed to produce weapons rather than for civil purposes, as Tehran claims. The report is expected to signal a change in attitude by the IAEA, an independent body charged with monitoring nuclear programs and preventing proliferation that reports to the UN.

President Barack Obama, has said that the US and its allies would maintain "unprecedented pressure" on Tehran to prevent it acquiring weapons. President Nicolas Sarkozy said before last week's G20 summit that France would not stand idly by if Israel's existence were threatened.

Since the departure of the previous head of the IAEA, Mohamed ElBaradei, the institution is said to have collected intelligence from agencies including the US British, Israeli, German and French services.

"It's obvious the IAEA has no capability to challenge the cunning way the Iranians are concealing their nuclear program without the help of Western intelligence services," said an Israeli source.

Iran says its program is for peaceful purposes. Its Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said yesterday the IAEA report was based on "counterfeit" claims. "One can counterfeit money, but it remains counterfeit. These documents are like that."


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Intel Source: Israel Behind Deadly Explosion at Iran Missile Base (Nov. 13, 2011),8599,2099376,00.html
Israeli newspapers on Sunday were thick with innuendo, the front pages of the three largest dailies dominated by variations on the headline "Mysterious Explosion in Iranian Missile Base." Turn the page, and the mystery is answered with a wink. "Who Is Responsible for Attacks on the Iranian Army?" asks Maariv, and the paper lists without further comment a half-dozen other violent setbacks to Iran's nuclear and military nexus. For Israeli readers, the coy implication is that their own government was behind Saturday's massive blast just outside Tehran. It is an assumption a Western intelligence source insists is correct: the Mossad — the Israeli agency charged with covert operations — did it. "Don't believe the Iranians that it was an accident," the official tells TIME, adding that other sabotage is being planned to impede the Iranian ability to develop and deliver a nuclear weapon. "There are more bullets in the magazine," the official says. The powerful blast or series of blasts — reports described an initial explosion followed by a much larger one — devastated a missile base in the gritty urban sprawl to the west of the Iranian capital. The base housed Shahab missiles, which, at their longest range, can reach Israel. Last week's report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran had experimented with removing the conventional warhead on the Shahab-3 and replacing it with one that would hold a nuclear device. Iran says the explosion was an accident that came while troops were transferring ammunition out of the depot "toward the appropriate site."
(...) Saturday's blast was so powerful it was felt 25 miles away in Tehran, and so loud that one nearby resident with combat experience thought he had just heard the detonation of an aerial bomb. "Frankly it did not sound like an arms depot from where I was because when one of those goes off, it is multiple explosions over minutes, even hours depending on the size of the facility," the resident says. "All I heard was one big boom. I was sure from the quality of the noise that anyone in its immediate vicinity was dead. Something definitely happened, but I would not trust the [Revolutionary] Guards to be absolutely forthcoming as to what it was."

CHECK also Israel says Iran closer to atom bomb than thought AND Iran warns Israel on military action (10 nov. 2011) AND Egyptian Expert Stresses Iran's Ability to Crush Israel (Nov 14, 2011) AND 'Israel too weak to attack Iran' The commander of Iran's Ground Forces says the damage Israel sustained during its offensives against Lebanon and the Gaza Strip has rendered it incapable of “opening a new front” against Iran. AND US lobbies Russia, China on Iran (Nov 13, 2011) US President Barack Obama is seeking China and Russia's support for pressing Tehran into abandoning its nuclear activities after the new IAEA report on Iran received a cool reception. (...) Iranian officials have promised a crushing response to any military strike against the country, warning that any such measure could result in a war that would spread beyond the Middle East.

UK military steps up plans for Iran attack amid fresh nuclear fears (2 November 2011)
British officials consider contingency options to back up a possible US action as fears mount over Tehran's capability -- Britain's armed forces are stepping up their contingency planning for potential military action against Iran amid mounting concern about Tehran's nuclear enrichment programme, the Guardian has learned.The Ministry of Defence believes the US may decide to fast-forward plans for targeted missile strikes at some key Iranian facilities. British officials say that if Washington presses ahead it will seek, and receive, UK military help for any mission, despite some deep reservations within the coalition government.In anticipation of a potential attack, British military planners are examining where best to deploy Royal Navy ships and submarines equipped with Tomahawk cruise missiles over the coming months as part of what would be an air and sea campaign. They also believe the US would ask permission to launch attacks from Diego Garcia, the British Indian ocean territory, which the Americans have used previously for conflicts in the Middle East. The Guardian has spoken to a number of Whitehall and defence officials over recent weeks who said Iran was once again becoming the focus of diplomatic concern after the revolution in Libya. They made clear that Barack Obama, has no wish to embark on a new and provocative military venture before next November's presidential election. But they warned the calculations could change because of mounting anxiety over intelligence gathered by western agencies, and the more belligerent posture that Iran appears to have been taking.Hawks in the US are likely to seize on next week's report from the International Atomic Energy Agency, which is expected to provide fresh evidence of a possible nuclear weapons programme in Iran.The Guardian has been told that the IAEA's bulletin could be "a game changer" which will provide unprecedented details of the research and experiments being undertaken by the regime.
(...) Washington has been warned by Israel against leaving any military action until it is too late. Western intelligence agencies say Israel will demand that the US act if it believes its own military cannot launch successful attacks to stall Iran's nuclear programme. A source said the "Israelis want to believe that they can take this stuff out", and will continue to agitate for military action if Iran continues to play hide and seek.It is estimated that Iran, which has consistently said it is interested only in developing a civilian nuclear energy programme, already has enough enriched uranium for between two and four nuclear weapons. Experts believe it could be another two years before Tehran has a ballistic missile delivery system. CLIP

Israel test-fires missile as Iran debate rages (Nov 2, 2011)
(Reuters) - Israel test-fired a missile from a military base on Wednesday, two days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of the "direct and heavy threat" posed by Iran's nuclear program. The noon launch near Tel Aviv, which had not been announced in advance, coincided with a week-long surge of speculation in local media that Netanyahu was working to secure cabinet consensus for an attack on Israel's arch-foe. CLIP

Engineering Consent For Attack On Iran: An Inside Look at the (Alleged) Base where Iran is Developing Nuclear Weapons (November 06, 2011)
UN nuclear watchdog to release report on activities this week; Iran has carried out experiments in the final stage for developing nuclear weapons including explosions and computer simulations of explosions.
"Haaretz" -- Iran is pursuing its nuclear weapons program at the Parchin military base about 30 kilometers from Tehran, diplomatic sources in Vienna say. The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency is expected to release a report this week on Iran's nuclear activities. According to recent leaks, Iran has carried out experiments in the final, critical stage for developing nuclear weapons - weaponization. This includes explosions and computer simulations of explosions. The Associated Press and other media outlets have reported that satellite photos of the site reveal a bus-sized container for conducting experiments. Parchin serves as a base for research and development of missile weaponry and explosive material. It also has hundreds of structures and a number of fortified tunnels and bunkers for carrying out explosive experiments. As far back as eight years ago, U.S. intelligence sources received information indicating that the bunkers would also be suitable to develop nuclear weapons. According to that information, Iran conducted experiments there to examine its capacity to simulate a nuclear explosion. The Iranians rejected an IAEA request to visit Parchin, saying that IAEA rules permitted the organization's member states to deny such visits to military bases. Now, eight years later, the site is again suspected as a location for covert military nuclear activity. Sources say that this time around, the IAEA report will contain clearer language on military aspects of the Iranian nuclear program. The report is in the final drafting stages and will need the approval of the IAEA's director general, Yukiya Amano. According to information leaked to the media, the report will include a 12-page appendix with details including documents and satellite photos that support the contention that, in violation of its international obligations, Iran is covertly developing nuclear weapons. CLIP - CHECK ALSO IAEA: Iran had model of nuclear warhead

PsyWar - Wake UP! 1 hr 39 min (3 oct. 2010) THAT'S WHAT THIS ABOVE IS ALL ABOUT! A MUST WATCH!
PsyOps? PsyWar - already here and you are the victims. Wake UP!Please visit the authors of this film at - This film explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the "elitist theory of democracy" and the relationship between war, propaganda and class. Includes original interviews with a number of dissident scholars including Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, Peter Phillips ("Project Censored"), John Stauber ("PR Watch"), Christopher Simpson ("The Science of Coercion") and others. I found an interview with the filmaker for those interested -

U.S. defense chief warns on Iran strike consequences (Nov 10, 2011)
(Reuters) - Military action against Iran could have "unintended consequences" in the region, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Thursday, hours after Tehran warned that an attack against its nuclear sites would be met by "iron fists."Panetta, who took over the Pentagon's top job in July, said he agreed with an assessment of his predecessor, Robert Gates, that a strike on Iran would only delay its nuclear program, which the West believes is aimed at making an atomic bomb. Gates also warned it could unite the country and deepen its resolve toward pursuing nuclear weapons. Iran says its nuclear program is peaceful and that it is enriching uranium to power reactors for electricity generation."You've got to be careful of unintended consequences here," Panetta told reporters at the Pentagon, when asked about his concerns about a military strike. He acknowledged military action might fail to deter Iran "from what they want to do."

"But more importantly, it could have a serious impact in the region, and it could have a serious impact on U.S. forces in the region," he said. "And I think all of those things, you know, need to be carefully considered."Tension over Iran's nuclear program has increased since Tuesday when the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Tehran appeared to have worked on designing a bomb and may still be conducting secret research to that end. Speculation has heightened in the Israeli media that Israel may strike Iran's nuclear sites and there is speculation in the Western press about a possible U.S. attack.

Iran has warned that it will respond to any attacks by hitting Israel and U.S. interests in the Gulf. Analysts say Tehran could retaliate by closing the Strait of Hormuz, the waterway where about 40 percent of all traded oil passes."Our enemies, particularly the Zionist regime (Israel), America and its allies, should know that any kind of threat and attack or even thinking about any (military) action will be firmly responded to," Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on state television. Last week, a U.S. military official told a forum in Washington that he saw Iran as the top threat to the United States and its allies in the Middle East, surpassing al Qaeda. He pointed to concerns over Iran's nuclear program and also to accusations by the United States that Iran plotted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, an allegation Tehran denied.

Still, Panetta said military action remained a last resort in the U.S. and Israeli view and stressed U.S. efforts to win tougher sanctions against Tehran."It is important for us to make sure we apply the toughest sanctions -- economic, diplomatic pressures -- on Iran to change their behavior," Panetta said. "And we are in discussions with our allies with regards to additional sanctions that ought to be placed on Iran." The European Union may approve fresh sanctions against Iran within weeks, after a U.N. agency said Tehran had worked to design nuclear bombs, EU diplomats said on Thursday. EU sanctions would be a significant part of Western efforts to ratchet up pressure on Tehran. Western governments would prefer U.N. Security Council measures against Tehran, but Russia and China, both permanent U.N. Security Council members with veto power, are opposed. Asked whether the United States could live with a nuclear Iran, Panetta said Washington has made it very clear that "it's unacceptable for Iran to develop a nuclear capability." "As to what happens down the road, you know, I think our hope is that we don't reach that point and that Iran decides that it should join the international family," he said.



First off, check Occupy Worldwide to find out on many of the latest developments in this fascinating, exciting, uplifting global movement!

We Stand With the Majority of Americans: Human Needs, Not Corporate Greed

A large majority of the American people consistently support the following agenda:

- Tax the rich and corporations
- End the wars, bring the troops home, cut military spending
- Protect the social safety net, strengthen Social Security and improved Medicare for all
- End corporate welfare for oil companies and other big business interests
- Transition to a clean energy economy, reverse environmental degradation
- Protect worker rights including collective bargaining, create jobs and raise wages
- Get money out of politics

The government, dominated by elite economic interests, is going in the opposite direction from what the people want. The American people’s agenda is our agenda. For more see: The American People Could Rule Better than the Political and Economic Elites. The broad agenda for Stop the Machine: Create a New World is to end corporatism and militarism and shift power to the people, so necessities can be met.

In addition to stopping the machine we also want to show the “new world” we want to see. The seven issues above are part of our agenda, each of these issues are discussed below, primarily in relation to showing that according to polls, large majorities of Americans support each issue and in many cases have done so for years. While our agenda is based on fact, science and the type of world we want to see, not on polling, it is useful to know that the American people are in favor of the types of reforms is advocating. We share these polling results to show that in all of these critical areas the government is going in the opposite direction than the people want the country to go. is on the side of the people. These solutions are part of the more detailed discussion of policy that can be reviewed on the Issues Page in “Fifteen Core Issues the Country Must Face.”

Each of these 15 issues will have a detailed policy description linked to it once participants discuss the documents. Currently several of these policy discussions are available on the issues discussion page of We want your involvement in developing these issues. recognizes that one demonstration will not accomplish all that is needed to get the country on the right track. In addition to organizing people for October 6, 2011 and the days that follow, we seek to educate and organize people for the longer term challenge of creating the world we want to see.

Tax the rich and corporations

How government funds itself adequately to meet the needs of the people of the United States is one of the key budget questions not being adequately addressed in Washington.

Americans know there are significant disparities of wealth, between small numbers of extremely wealthy Americans and the rest of us – the 99% who do not have extreme wealth. The 400 wealthiest Americans have wealth equal to 150 million Americans. This richest 400, whose average income was $270.5 million, paid a tax rate of 18%; yet someone who earns $60,000 finds themselves in the 25% tax bracket. It was not always this way; in 1955 the top 400 paid 51.2% of their total income in tax. In the past there were many more tax brackets, with top incomes taxed as high as 91% in the late 1950s.

CLIP - Please go at to read the missing part

End the Wars, Bring the Troops Home, Cut Military Spending

Military spending is one of the most propagandized areas of policy in the United States. Some media, like NBC (along with MSNBC and related outlets) are owned by a major military contractor, General Electric, and they have fired on air personalities, like Phil Donohue, because they were critical of war. The Pentagon has a massive multi-hundred million dollar military propaganda budget that gets information into the media and does a great deal to control media coverage by having retired military officers as the primary commentators on the air. Rarely is opposition to war included in the media. Before every war there is a massive propaganda effort to support the war effort resulting in a spike of war support followed six months or so later with disenchantment and opposition to war. All of this is re-enforced by events on Veterans Day and Memorial Day that herald the U.S. military. Americans almost never hear discussed on the air the reality that we are the largest empire in world history – yes, we are a massive empire, but it is a secret to most Americans. This makes public opinion hard to measure, but even with this the military budget is not popular with Americans. The Pentagon has a very effective propaganda program to protect its budget, so polls find Americans greatly underestimate how much we spend.

CLIP - To read the rest - which is EXCELLENT! - go at

Much more through and Stop the Machine! Create a New World

CSPAN Coverage of Occupied Super Committee Hearings (10 November 2011)
The Occupied Super Committee Hearing for the 99% was held yesterday on Freedom Plaza. Our witnesses and members of the 99% put forward real solutions that would get the economy moving, create jobs and control government spending. Numerous media covered the hearing, including C-SPAN. CLIP Here's CPAN coverage of the Occupy Supercommittee Hearing for the 99%:

Occupy DC targets Economy and Militarism by The RealNews (9 nov. 2011) 7 min 27 sec VERY INTERESTING!
David Swanson: Occupy Freedom Plaza DC plans its own "super committee" meetings on the economy

VIDEO: DC Occupiers Take Aim At EPA (November 10, 2011)
Occupy DC protestors carried crosses and laid three wreaths in front of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) building Thursday to mock memorialize the death of clean air and environmental justice.Protestors accused the EPA of supporting the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline and failing to fully implement regulations within the Clean Air Ac. “The environment is central to everything we’re fighting for,” said Occupy DC organizer Kevin Zeese. “The government’s corruption and lack of oversight is letting the EPA get away with mucking up the environment.” The protestors blamed EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and President Obama for bowing to corporate pressures and failing to protect the environment. They blew whistles and chanted, “Blow the Whistle on Lisa Jackson.”The changes proposed to the Clean Air Act would regulate cross-state smog pollution and other environmental hazards. However, reforms have stalled in Congress.Republicans and some Democrats from energy-producing states have argued that new rules would destroy millions of jobs. Such lawmakers have instead called for boosting domestic oil production, a move the protestors said would do more harm to the environment then create jobs. CLIP

Occupy EPA!
(...) Led by E.P.A. whistleblower Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo the protest is directed against the Environmental Protection Agency for bowing to pressure from President Barack Obama to postpone changes to the Clean Air Act to protect Americans from smog and other dangerous pollution. Obama’s actions are designed to aid big business, acquiesce to right wing demands rather than to protect citizens. “We are also concerned by what the Centers for Disease Control calls a ‘sharp rise’ in asthma and other respiratory diseases especially in children, women and African Americans. “Stephen M. Kohn, Executive Director of the National Whistleblowers Center, issued the following statement: "The incestuous relationship between regulators and special interest has fundamentally undermined public safety. In today’s environment fraud is profitable. This must end. We must protect the employees who have the courage to speak up."In May the Centers for Disease Control reported that from 2001--2009, 24.6 million additional people were reported with asthma. “A rising trend in asthma prevalence was observed for non-Hispanic black children (11.4% to 17.0%), non-Hispanic white women (8.9% to 10.1%), and non-Hispanic black men (4.7% to 6.4%)."That higher prevalence costs around $50.1bn a year for medical expenses. according to the C.D.C. Add to that, $3.8 billion in missed school or work hours, and $2.1 billion for 12,000 premature deaths. Medical expenses associated with asthma were $3,259 per person per year during 2002—2007. And the biggest toll is among African-Americans. CLIP

A Great Day for Clean Air (NOVEMBER 10, 2011)
Today, a bipartisan majority in the U. S. Senate voted down Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) dirty air resolution, which would have allowed upwind states to dump air pollution on their neighbors.The vote was 41 to 56 against the resolution. Thanks to this vote, the Environmental Protection Agency will keep its authority to enforce the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSPAR), which will save up to 34,000 lives each year.Here’s what EDF’s Fred Krupp had to say:Today, the U.S. Senate did the right thing and defeated a measure that would have put American lives and health at risk. We appreciate the stand taken by those Senators who voted against S.J. Res. 27.Sen. Rand Paul’s resolution would have blocked the long-overdue Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which protects American families from the smokestack pollution that drifts across state lines and causes thousands of premature deaths each year. Sen. Paul’s effort to undermine our clean air laws was misguided and dangerous.Unfortunately, the attacks against our clean air laws continue in spite of today’s victory. In fact, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Dan Coats (R-IN) have already introduced other legislation to undermine the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule and another critical protection, the Mercury and Air Toxics Rule for power plants. We need our Senators to continue to fight for clean air and public health, and defeat any and all legislation that would leave us vulnerable to mercury emissions and other dangerous air pollution.

Bank Transfer Day November 5th 2011
By Saturday November 5 upwards of 650,000 transfers were completed in the nationwide action. MUCH more on this through these Google News search results and through Bank Transfer Day Recap: Overhyped but Overall Credit Union Win

Why Was Bank Transfer Day Started?
The Durbin Amendment is an add-on to the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Public Law No. 111-203), signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010. The Act allows the Federal Reserve to regulate debit card interchange fees of banks with over $10 billion in assets. Over the summer, the Fed released the final rule on the matter by limiting debit card interchange fees to a maximum of 21¢ per transaction. In response, these corporate-level banks have decided that beginning early 2012 any consumer with less than $20,000 in combined accounts will be charged a monthly $3-5 fee if they use their debit card at any point during the month. This new fee clearly targets the impoverished & working class. After endless research, the organizer concluded that her money would be put to better use on the local level through not-for-profit credit unions. CLIP

Occupy Wall Street: Amy Goodman and Chris Hedges on Charlie Rose on Oct 24, 2011
Both were outstanding, especially Amy! Note from Jean: If you listen also to Amy's prior interview on that show in 2003, you'll understand why it took Charlie 8 years to invite her back. She literally stands against everything Charlie Rose and the main disinformation media stand for. On the other hand, Charlie LOVES war criminal and Illuminati's godfather Henry Kissinger who appeared 57 times on his show from 1994 to May 2011 to answer Charlie's ultra soft balls and revel in his enduring adulation. Moreover, according to this Global Research article, Awareness of Bilderberg Cabal Explodes in 2011, Charlie Rose has participated to the Bilderberg meetings - along with his buddy Kissinger.

Google Stands Firm in the Face of Police Brutality (October 27, 2011) WITH A VIDEO OF THE INSANE ACT OF VIOLENCE BY A POLICE OFFICIER
It stands to reason why the Occupy Wall Street movement has spread.Folks are too angry, too disillusioned, too disgusted to have their voices relegated to a few blocks in Manhattan. As such, protests have expanded across the country and while the mainstream media will devote more time to Lindsay Lohan's Playboy spread, social media and YouTube videos refuse to blink in the face of raw footage from the nationwide demonstrations. Network television may whitewash the matter, but Facebook, Twitter, and scores of streaming video sites are circulating visual and textual accounts of law enforcement leaping past the lines of protocol and using excessive force against nonviolent assembly. One need only Google "Occupy Oakland" to see the egregious abuse of power exhibited by officers captured by countless smartphone cameras.And that's ruffled more than a few feathers at the government level. The Guardian reports that Google has received a 70% increase in takedown requests from the US government and police. While the company has complied with 63% of those demands, it draws the line when it comes to evidence of police brutality.In a transparency report, Google writes, "We received a request from a local law enforcement agency to remove YouTube videos of police brutality, which we did not remove. Separately, we received requests from a different local law enforcement agency for removal of videos allegedly defaming law enforcement officials. We did not comply with those requests, which we have categorized in this Report as defamation requests. "The company adds, "We hope this tool will shine some light on the appropriate scope and authority of government requests to obtain user data around the globe." The millions who demand to be heard and respected depend on this transparency and open circulation. And thankfully, it's kept intact.

Occupy Protesters Rally Around Wounded Iraq Vet
The Iraq War veteran injured during a clash between police in Oakland and anti-Wall Street protesters wasn't taking part in the demonstrations out of economic want. Friends say Scott Olsen feels strongly about economic inequality in the country. CHECK ALSO What I saw at Occupy Oakland

Standing Side by Side for the Occupation (October 26, 2011)
They were chanting ”Brokers and Police : standing side by side for the occupation.” I took this photo at Occupy Wall Street on October 24th, and it has gone viral. The dialogue in the multitude of comments on my facebook posting of this photo , besides focussing on the question of whether the pic is real or not, (Yes, man, it’s real) also opens up a much bigger question: does the 99% really want the 1% to join? And are the police part of the 99%? From the perspective of Occupy Love, we are clearly 100% love, 100% whole. Notions of separation are simply constructs. We need to welcome the 1% - for their liberation is our liberation. We need to welcome the police - yes even the ‘white shirts’ - for we are all in this together. Right now, at Occupy Oakland, the police have been clamping down with brutality. Like the police that brutalized the protestors in the Civil Rights movement, our greatest power is to meet them with Love. Fierce Love. Martin Luther King’s teachings to the Civil Rights Movement were very very clear - stay non-violent, fill the jail cells if need be, but always, always love. In South Africa, Mandela famously said that until all blacks are free, whites will never be free.
(...) Let us not fall into the trap of “Us and Them” ~ keeping us divided is a powerful way of keeping us oppressed. Our freedom, our happiness, our lives are inextricably bound together. So let us invite everyone to join us in this incredible time of awakening. We are all the 1%. We are all the 99%. We are 100% human, and it’s time to Occupy Love.

For One Day...We Shut The System Down!
Occupy Yourself Movement - Oct 28th 2011 - Check the info under this video

Occupy Oakland! Obama's duplicity; inhuman Republicans - contracts?
(Warning: This video contains excessive profanity and loud ranting. Please be advised)
Occupy Oakland is rousted by fascist police state goons with military hardware and riot gear but the people have returned tonight in the thousands. I support you Oakland! All for the rich nothing for everybody else by all politicians. They are all weasels and asses. Obama may be the worst though as he stabs you in the back repeatedly then gets out a tiny bandage and offers it to you. They all make me sick. Jobs plan nonsense, mortgage plan; too little too late useless. All the rest are just inhuman caricatures. I'm sick of it and hope Occupy occupies everything and shuts down the whole stinking mess.

Stop the cruel Crime Bill: Make Canada safer, not meaner
This week, across Canada, experts are speaking out against the massive, cruel Crime Bill that our Conservative government is rushing through Parliament. Even conservative Texans are warning Canada not to follow America’s failed path of mandatory sentences and massive prison expansion. 2Now, we need a huge public outcry to stop the bill, and make Canada safer, not meaner. Experts agree that the Crime Bill would make Canada a more dangerous place by filling new prisons with people who should not be there. Instead, experience shows that we should focus on proven strategies to prevent crime, rehabilitate people and reintegrate them into society. The stakes are huge: if this bill passes we’ll be spending billions to trap people and create a permanent underclass of Canadians with little hope for a better life. The good news is that more and more Canadians are speaking out and public opinion is close to a decisive shift. We need to strengthen each other’s voices to show the Conservative government that they must choose a better path, or pay a serious political cost for a cruel Crime Bill that will make Canada a meaner and more dangerous place.Mandatory sentences and prison expansion backfired in the United States, a country with only 5% of the global population and 25% of all the world’s prisoners. Today, state after state is in crisis and is repealing those laws. One conservative Texan, Judge John Creuzot of the Dallas County Court, has warned us, saying: “You will spend billions and billions and billions on locking people up. And there will come a point in time where the public says, ‘Enough!’ And you’ll wind up letting them out.” CLIP

Tell Cameron to back a Robin Hood Tax
At the G20, this November world leaders have a chance do something good for the world, by introducing a Robin Hood Tax. It would give billions to the needy and help slow down the casino banking that got us into this mess. Dozens of governments are already on board. To date our government has opposed the tax. But, cracks are beginning to show and if enough of us raise our voices now we can make a difference. Tell David Cameron to take a stand that will be admired worldwide. Tell him to put the people before the banks. Tell him to vote for Robin Hood.

Rare Moment of Truth - Mass Media
Recommended by Doreen Agostino ( who wrote: "MSNBC reporter goes OFF! A rare moment of clarity from mass media. Needs to be heard, and go viral! WE the people 1% + 99%, are imprisoned by a dark matrix. WE the people 100% created it, and WE the people 100% are here to transform IT. The unified Field of Consciousness responds unconditionally to thoughts and feelings positive or negative. The time is now to lay down our weapons, unfreeze our hearts, unite, collaborate, cooperate, which I sense is a deeper meaning of Occupy Wall Street. Release negativity. See beyond illusions that we are separate from the unified Field, separate from One another, Earth, all kingdoms. When kind to ourselves and other, compassionate, forgiving, cooperative, loving, the All Power-full unified Field responds unconditionally, and what we require to be set free will find us."


The beauty of pollination (Watch full screen - Awesome!)

Amazing Pumpkin Art by Ray Villafane - 27 photos of stunnigly sculpted faces click "fullscreen" and enjoy!
Check also Pumpkin Artist Ray Villafane the “Picasso of Pumpkins” (18 photos)

A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs (October 30, 2011) Very well written and quite moving! Read it to the end!
Recommended by Long-time ERN subscriber Ann Emerson (, 97 years young, who wrote: "Death: The Next Achievement... Beautiful and revealing!"... Indeed!

Happy - A Documentary Trailer
From the filmmakers who brought you Long Night's Journey Into Day, Beyond the Call, and the Oscar nominated Genghis Blues, comes a global journey across countries and continents in a search for humanity's most elusive emotion. HAPPY seeks to share the wisdom of traditional cultures and the cutting edge science that is now, for the first time, exploring human happiness. Through powerful interviews, we explore what makes people happy across the world. HAPPY combines cutting-edge science from the new field of “positive psychology” with real-life stories of people from around the world whose lives illustrate these findings. We see the story of a beautiful woman named Melissa Moody, a mother of three who had a “perfect life” until the day she was run over by a truck. Disabled for nine years and disfigured for life, amazingly she is happier now than before her accident. Manoj Singh, a rickshaw puller from the slums of Kolkata, India who lives in a hut made of plastic bags with his family, is found to be as happy as the average American. Through these and other stories HAPPY leads us toward a deeper understanding of how we can all live more fulfilling, healthy and happy lives. Check also HAPPY - How It All Began - More through

Note from Jean: This Happy trailer above was found through one of several emails long-time ERN subscriber Carl Landness ( sent me to let me discover some of the activitities he and his fellow magic-makers helped organize/promote in Madison, Wisconsin during 11-11-11. Checking his website, I found the following through which, to me, is very inspiring and uplifting, and epitomizes the massive heart&soul-prompted changes that are underway all over this magnificent planet...

We are a small group of seekers, dreamers, and doers who awakened to new callings following very successful careers in school, sports, business, and technology. This work is partly original (if there is such a thing) and largely borrowed… adding our own "special sauce".

Our intent is to do our absolute best to help transmute the world's current nightmares into the long promised "heaven on earth"… doing our best to keep egos out of it. This work was largely motivated by severe crisis and despair, believing we "screwed up" beyond hope, failing our life missions, causing major damage to people and world… even though spiritual guides assured us otherwise.

Our paths have been very roundabout, having no interest in social, political, or spiritual issues for most of our lives… strongly avoiding anything resembling this type of work (preferring fun, pleasure, and other self-indulgent activities). Even now, we quiver at what we're proposing: "Who are we to propose such dreams? Isn't there an easier more moderate way? Is there still hope? It's too complex and massive, God! We don't WANT to be heroes… or famous! We don't LIKE dealing with difficult people… or situations! We LIKED doing our own thing… quietly! We LIKED our creature comforts… and pleasures! Why didn't we choose a smoother smarter (or dumber) path… long ago? God, why didn't you guide us… or warn us… or pick (on) someone else?!### How could we be so stupid? …and blind? …and irresponsible? 'Scream', 'Curse', 'Whine', 'Complain', etc."

So… is this work our "penance", God's humor, or divine planning?

We have much to offer and much to learn, feeling sometimes inspired, sometimes lost, and usually humbled… by the awesome complexity and mystery of life. We seek to connect with exactly the right beings to complement us and synergize with us.

May you listen to your knowing
And connect within your soul
To find out if your highest self
Desires to play a role

May you dream with all your being

And love with all your heart
This precious world you're part of
To create a grand new start

May we do our work so needed

With feet square on the ground
To balance all our wildest dreams
When heads float in the clouds

May we truly learn to dance

With the fiercest of our dragons
And appreciate their fire and power
As fuel to transmute our demons

YES, we believe in magic

YES, we believe in you
YES, we believe in all mankind
Together, we can make this true

We ARE the dreamers

We ARE all one
We ARE the love and light of God
Our battles will be won

We ARE the dreamers

We ARE all one
We ARE the love and light of God
Our battles will be won

We ARE the dreamers

We ARE all one
We ARE the love and light of God
Our battles… WILL BE WON


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The Rainbow Warriors
The story and legend from the Native Americans People about the Tribe of people from many walks of life, that will rise to save the Earth.

Bruno Barn Move
In 1981, Herman Ostry and his wife, Donna, bought a farm a half mile outsideof Bruno, Nebraska, a small community sixty miles west of Omaha. The property had a creek and came with a barn built in the 1920's. The barn floor was always wet and muddy. When the creek flooded in 1988, the barn ended up with 29 inches of water covering the floor. That was the last straw. Ostry needed to move it to higher ground. He contacted a building moving company and was discouraged by the bid.One night around the table, Ostry commented that if they had enough people they could pick the barn up and move it to higher ground. Everyone laughed. A few days later, Ostry’s son Mike showed his father some calculations. He had counted the individual boards and timbers in the barnand estimated that the barn weighed approximately 16,640 pounds. He also estimated that a steel grid needed to move the barnwould add another 3,150 pounds, bringing the total weight to just under 10 tons. He figured it would take around 350 people with each person lifting 56 move the barn. The town of Bruno, Nebraska was planning its centennial celebration in late July of 1988. Herman and Mike presented their barn moving idea to the committee. The committee decided to make it part of their celebration. So, on July 30, 1988, shortly before 11 a.m., a quick test lift was successfully made. Then, as local television cameras and 4,000 people from eleven states watched, 350 people moved the barn 115 feet south and 6 feet higher up a gentle slope and set it on its new foundation. The reason most people think that something cannot be done is because they know that they can’t do it by themselves. But impossible things can be done if we join together in the task. Working together, we can not only move barns, but change the world, and their small ways of thinking.

Spectacular Time Lapse Dam "Removal" Video
October 28, 2011 — The White Salmon River in Washington state is flowing again as the nearly 100-year-old Condit Dam was disabled with explosives Wednesday. The reservoir draining took about 2 hours. Further demolition is scheduled in 2012. The event is a significant milestone for river restoration and dam removal nationwide.

Birth with Dolphins
Igor Charkovsky, a Russian male mid-wife has assisted in over 20,000 underwater births, but in 1979 he began experiments with dolphins and children. His daughter, one of the first modern water-birthers, was in her late twenties when the following incident happened. Charkovsky and his team had taken a woman to the Black Sea in Israel for an underwater birth. In two feet of water, preparing for the birth, suddenly three dolphins approached, pushed everyone out of the way and took over. They scanned the length of her body (with sonar?), which somehow relaxed the mother and child and gave birth with no pain or fear. Apparently all the human midwives were pretty shocked though. This opened up the new practice of ‘Dolphin mid-wivery’ which may sound strange, but fits in with the new breed of super-children that are currently coming in to existence.For some reason, dolphins are attracted to pregnant women and young children and as most people are aware, the dolphins can also help heal people with mental and psychological problems. But the children, who are being born with the aid of dolphins, at least with the cases documented in Russia, are extraordinary children. Most of the have IQ’s of over 150 (genius range again), plus extremely stable emotional bodies and strong physical bodies. They are superior in one way or another.There are videos that document these babies and children up to age three, sleeping on the bottom of swimming pools. They even come up for air whilst still asleep and turn their heads over the surface of the water, take a breath, then go back to the bottom. It is as though this is their natural home. Some people call them ‘Homodolphinus’ , because they seem to have the characteristics of humans and dolphins. Water is becoming their natural environment, plus they are also super intelligent. CLIP - Much MORE on Igor Charkovsky with pictures through Dolphin-Human Connection - Check also Waterbirth: Mom catches own baby

32 Traits of Creative People
Read over the following 32 human traits and check or mark the ones you believe are you at work or school, if you are not working full-time. You may choose as many or as few as you want. Some definitions are provided for words that are often mis-understood or may be unfamiliar to you.

Free Energy and Consciousness (October 2011)
(...) The renewed interest of scientists in the zero point energy grid—the source of unlimited free energy—appears to signal a shift. From the soul’s vantage point, it's obvious that energy emanating from the planet’s etheric reservoir (whose cousin is the zero point field) should be transmitted to a world in need without obstructions. The universal energy stream should be clear of corporate meters drawing out profits for the few. It seems inconceivable that technologies designed to tap the freely circulating vital substance of life could flourish in a world still governed by self-interest. That made it all the more encouraging to learn that new inventions are being developed right now, especially in the field of healing. A search of the web for free energy, zero point energy, and radiant energy provides strong evidence of a resurgent interest in these fields. Not surprisingly, however, controversy swirls around zero point energy (ZPE) in traditional scientific circles. The new energy involves a whole new perspective.
(...) inner vision was opening as we discussed Nicola Tesla, free energy, and the unbounded greed of corporate America. Our conversation led to a growing conviction that the zero point energy field of the new science is directly related to the etheric plane of esoteric science, which underlies and interpenetrates all living forms. It dawned on us that the shift in focus from the density of physical matter to the subtlety of energy, among leading-edge scientists and inventors, parallels and amplifies the shift in consciousness toward a spiritual paradigm. For years we’ve been writing about the birth of the higher Self, the spiritual consciousness that will undergird the new era (in our book, When the Soul Awakens, and articles on our website). But it’s eye-opening to realize that the new science, exploring the subtle dimensions where distinctions between energy and matter fade, is investigating essentially the same territory pursued by meditators and students of consciousness. CLIP

Mars visitors Basiago and Stillings confirm Barack Obama traveled to Mars (November 6, 2011)
Two former participants in the CIA’s Mars visitation program of the early 1980’s have confirmed that U.S. President Barack H. Obama was enrolled in their Mars training class in 1980 and was among the young Americans from the program who they later encountered on the Martian surface after reaching Mars via “jump room.”Andrew D. Basiago, 50, a lawyer in Washington State who served in DARPA’s time travel program Project Pegasus in the 1970’s, and fellow chrononaut William B. Stillings, 44, who was tapped by the Mars program for his technical genius, have publicly confirmed that Obama was enrolled in their Mars training class in 1980 and that each later encountered Obama during visits to rudimentary U.S. facilities on Mars that took place from 1981 to 1983. Their astonishing revelations provide a new dimension to the controversy surrounding President Obama’s background and pose the possibility that it is an elaborate ruse to conceal Obama’s participation as a young man in the U.S. secret space program.

(...) Basiago, Obama, Stillings, and Dugan went to Mars at a time when the U.S. presence on Mars was only just beginning but many had already gone. Mr. Basiago states that in the early 1980’s, when they went, the U.S. facilities on Mars were rudimentary and resembled the construction phase of a rural mining project. While there was some infrastructure supporting the jump rooms on Mars, there were no base-like buildings like the U.S. base on Mars first revealed publicly by Command Sgt. Major Robert Dean at the European Exopolitics Summit in Barcelona, Spain in 2009. The primitive conditions that they encountered on Mars might explain the high level of danger involved. Mr. Basiago and Mr. Stillings agree that Major Dames stated during their training class at The College of the Siskiyous in 1980: “Of the 97,000 individuals that we have thus far sent to Mars, only 7,000 have survived there after five years.”

(...) The firsthand, eyewitness testimony of Mr. Basiago and Mr. Stillings as to the existence of a secret U.S. presence on Mars that is made possible by a revolutionary “jump room” technology that has been concealed from the public is congruent with similar accounts given by three other Mars whistle blowers:(1) Former U.S. serviceman Michael Relfe, who spent 20 years as a member of the permanent security staff of a U.S. facility on Mars;(2) Former Department of Defense (DoD) scientist Arthur Neumann, who has testified publicly that he teleported to a U.S. facility on Mars for DoD project meetings; and(3) Laura Magdalene Eisenhower, great-granddaughter of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who in 2007 refused a covert attempt to recruit her into what was described to her as a secret U.S. colony on Mars. Mars researchers, including physicist David Wilcock, estimate that as a result of the “jump room” technology that Relfe, Basiago, Neumann, and Stillings have described, the U.S. colony on Mars that Eisenhower was invited to join might number 500,000. Secret U.S. presence on Mars and Obama’s Mars connection airs on Coast to Coast AM on Thursday - Public revelation of Mr. Obama’s secret Mars connection will continue with a special broadcast on talk radio’s Coast to Coast AM this Thursday, November 10, 2011. Mars visitors Andrew D. Basiago and William B. Stillings will be appearing with Mars whistle blower Laura M. Eisenhower in an historic broadcast. This will be the first time that a mainstream media program will interview two Mars visitors on the same show and in a joint appearance with an individual invited to join the secret U.S. colony on the Red Planet.Special Program: With multiple whistle blowers coming forward and corroborating each others’ testimony, it now seems inevitable that both the cover-up of the U.S. presence on Mars and Mr. Obama’s personal involvement in it will soon become matters of great public interest. Recommended reading... U.S. secret Mars program

THE GREATER GOOD 1 hr 24 min
The Greater Good looks behind the fear, hype and politics that polarize people into emotionally charged pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine camps with no room for middle ground. Exploring the cultural intersection where parenting meets modern medicine and individual rights collide with politics, this character driven documentary weaves together the stories of three families whose lives have been forever changed by vaccination. By reframing the vaccine debate and offering, for the first time, the opportunity to have a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program in America today, The Greater Good challenges viewers to think again. Filmmakers Leslie Manookian, Kendall Nelson and Chris Pilaro spent over five years researching and making the film, which follows three families personally impacted by vaccination. The film also features interviews by experts from all sides of the issue, including Dr. Lawrence B. Palevsky and Barbara Loe Fisher, and more than a dozen others. (A full list of experts is available at ) "A new documentary about childhood immunizations, 'The Greater Good' could intensify debate around the potential dangers of vaccines." Anthony Kaufman, Wall Street Journal "What's being said is staggering, especially if you don't know too much about the science of and politics behind vaccines." LA Weekly

'Indisputable proof' of Yeti discovered (October 10, 2011)
A conference has announced that given recent evidence they are 95 percent convinced the yeti, a mythical or perhaps actual primate, exists in the cold wilds of Siberia. Scientists and cryptozoologists (those who have a fascination for the 'study of hidden species' such as Bigfoot) met in the Kemerovo region of Russia to exchange information on the yeti, also known as the Abominable Snowman, and to conduct fieldwork. According to a statement from the conference, members found new evidence of the yeti's cryptic existence."During an expedition to the Azasskuyu cave, conference members collected irrefutable evidence of the habitation of the Snow Man in the Shoria Mountains. They found his footprints, his supposed bed, and various markers with which the yeti marks his territory," reads a statement from the conference.
(...) "We have concluded that these living beings are in principle human beings because they can even talk and communicate with people," Igor Burtsaev who initiated the conference recently said. "They are another species that differ from us, of course. Yetis are well adapted to nature. Their life style is similar to that of animals. They do not use tools, clothes or fire but are quite intelligent." Burtsaev believes these 'beings' may be long-surviving populations of Neanderthals, which most scientists say went extinct over 30,000 years ago. The conference was the first in half a century to bring yeti experts together. There is talk of creating a yeti research center in Russia.

Secret Sats, Giant Rockets: U.S. Unveils Space War Arsenal (September 19, 2011)
When the Space Shuttle flew its 135th and final mission in July and retired without a direct replacement, some critics accused Washington of abandoning America’s 50-year orbital legacy. The Telegraph even called it a “retreat.” Then last week, the U.S. government revealed new and formerly secret space initiatives that underscore America’s continuing orbital dominance. NASA announced plans for the biggest-ever rocket, set to launch in six years. Meanwhile, the hush-hush National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), keeper of America’s most secretive surveillance satellites, used the occasion of its 50th birthday to declassify its ongoing orbital eavesdropping campaign over Afghanistan.Far from retreating from space, Washington is doubling down on its orbital force structure. The risk is this: with more and more of its critical capabilities packed into Earth’s limited orbit, America is increasingly vulnerable to a space counter-attack by China or Russia. At 400 feet tall, NASA’s planned Space Launch System, depicted in the video above, will carry more, higher than the Space Shuttle it will replace. The Shuttle payload to Low Earth Orbit maxed out at around 26 tons. In its ultimate incarnation, the liquid-fueled SLS will haul up to 143 tons, balanced atop five main engines and two bolt-on boosters. NASA estimates the gargantuan rocket will cost $18 billion to develop; skeptics say it could cost four times that. When it enters service in the 2017, the SLS will “ensure continued U.S. leadership in space,” NASA chief Charles Bolden said. The SLS will be an “exploration-class” rocket with enough oomph to boost a vehicle out of Earth’s orbit. NASA wants to use the SLS to send astronauts to an asteroid no later than 2025 — and Mars after that. But there are possible military applications, as well. Just like the Space Shuttle, the giant rocket will be “dual use,” capable of carrying big military satellites in addition to purely scientific payloads. CLIP


Syria: '33 die' as protests are crushed (10 November 2011)
Syrian activists say an eight-year-old girl is among as many as 33 killed in President Bashar al-Assad's campaign to crush anti-government protests. The girl died in Homs, the main centre of the uprising with repeated clashes between army defectors and soldiers.The UN says that at least 3,500 people have been killed in anti-government protests in the country. A top US official said that some Arab leaders had offered sanctuary to Mr Assad to help end the violence. US Assistant Secretary of State Jeffrey Feltman said it had been agreed among Arab states that Mr Assad's rule was about to come to an end. "It is inevitable," he said. "Some of these [Arab states] have even begun to offer Assad safe haven to encourage him to leave quickly," he said, though he did not name the specific countries which had made the offer. He added that he hoped Mr Assad and his inner circle would "head for the exits voluntarily". Syrian authorities, who blame armed gangs and Islamist militants for the bloodshed, agreed to an Arab League plan on 2 November to withdraw from restive cities, set political prisoners free and start talks with the opposition. But, since then, the UN says that at least 60 people have been reported killed - many in Homs. According to the Local Co-ordination Committees - a network of activists scattered throughout the country - at least 33 people were shot by the army and security forces on Wednesday - including 15 in Homs, 10 in Idlib, and 6 in Hama. They said six children, including an infant, were among the dead. In addition to Thursday's killings, local activists said dozens had been arrested during house-to-house raids in a residential district in the city. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that arrests had been carried out among wounded people in a private hospital in the al-Waer district of Homs. CLIP - CHECK ALSO Is the Syria uprising heading towards civil war? - WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES: SOS from a Syrian to the world for protect civilians from Bashar. Note: Le Réseau RDI a présenté un excellent documentaire il y a 2 jours : SYRIE, DANS L'ENFER DE LA RÉPRESSION dont un peut voir 2 extraits, dont un très émouvant, au,CmC=4172598.html - Ce documentaire de 52 min est disponible en entier au

Amnesty slams ‘repression’ at Syrian hospitals (27/10/2011)
Rights group Amnesty International has criticised the Syrian government for "creating a climate of fear" at hospitals, in the wake of reports of mistreatment of wounded anti-government protesters. - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime has turned hospitals and medical staff into “instruments of repression”, a report released by Amnesty International revealed this week. The London-based human rights group accused Syrian authorities of targeting patients and caregivers, and creating a climate of fear in medical establishments. Patients are “liable to be arrested, detained incommunicado and subjected to torture or other ill-treatment,” at both public and private hospitals, the rights watchdog said in a 39-page report released on Tuesday.“The Syrian government will argue that we can not prove what we say [in the report] because we are do not work inside the country,” said Amnesty International’s Cilini Nasser recalling Damascus’s constant refusal to allow NGO’s to enter Syria. “However, we have collected numerous testimonies from the injured,” Nasser told FRANCE 24. “They all tell the same story of verbal and physical abuse, not only from the military, but also from the staff in state-run hospitals: nurses, doctors, and even receptionists.” CLIP

Israel Seizes 2 Vessels Trying to Run Gaza Blockade (November 04, 2011)
The Israeli Navy has seized two pro-Palestinian activist ships in international waters, as they were trying to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip. Two boats carrying 27 pro-Palestinian activists tried to run Israel's blockade on Gaza, when they were intercepted by Israeli gunboats on the high seas about 80 miles from their destination. Israeli commandos boarded the vessels and the activists from nine nations surrendered peacefully. The boats were taken to an Israeli port near Gaza and the passengers will be sent back to their home countries. The ships sailed from Turkey earlier this week. Activists say the Israeli blockade is illegal and immoral and amounts to the imprisonment of 1.4 million Palestinians in Gaza. Canadian David Heap, who was on board, said the message must get out despite the risks. "The critical need for us is to keep challenging; and in all of that activity and all of that turmoil not forget that the Palestinians of Gaza are under blockade and don't have their freedom of movement," he said. CLIP

G-20 Fails to Agree on Use of IMF Resources as Europe Is Pressured to Act (Nov 4, 2011)
World leaders balked at writing new checks to help bail out the euro-area, demanding its own governments first do more to fix the two-year-old debt crisis.Global policy makers demanded more details of a week-old rescue package before they commit fresh cash to the International Monetary Fund, which could then lend to Europe’s bailout facility, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the end of a Group of 20 summit in Cannes, France. French President Nicolas Sarkozy said a deal may not come before February. “The worst thing to do would be to try and cook up a number without being clear who was agreeing to what,” British Prime Minister David Cameron told reporters yesterday after the two-day gathering ended. “The job of the IMF is to help countries in distress, not to support currency systems.”The refusal of major economies to stump up money now reflected irritation with Europe’s failure to resolve its crisis and foiled investor hopes that the summit would mark a turning point. The turmoil instead flared again before Greece’s government survived a confidence vote in parliament early today and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi accepted IMF monitoring.Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou won 153 votes in the 330-seat parliamentary chamber after saying he’ll begin discussions with opposition parties on creating a unity government as he tries to reach an accord on a European aid package needed to avert default. CLIP

Lindsey Williams - NWO Elite 2012 Agenda The Real Reason for the Dept and soon Financial Collapse! (1 hr 22 min video)
Key Points : The Elite Illuminati Gangsters want to create massive debt before stock market crash. The elite want to create debt not only America but every country of the world, comparable to the debt that Greece has. Greece will get bailed out in everyway imagined until the very end. The elite are buying the bonds of Greece so they will own the country when they default. The elite are allowing California and other states to get in the most horrible state, so when they default, they will own and control them. All the bailouts are done intentionally to force a default where then the elite will fully controls them. "By the end of 2012 private fortunes will be lost if they are secured with paper." Syria is the next country they will attack. Elite are 3 months behind schedule because they couldn't get Muammar Gaddafi fast enough. The US Mint sold 737,000 Silver Eagles on the first day of October. Only buy silver coins minted by the US Mint. Never done before in history. It's 42% of all the sells in the whole month of December, 2010 Gold to go to $3,000 almost overnight and Silver to $75.00-$100.00. The Elite plan to keep the price of gold and silver down for a few more weeks (maybe a few months). This is because they are buying all the gold and silver up for themselves at cheap prices. Welfare, Food Stamps and Social Security will not be cut off until the US Defaults in a few years. Elite don't want riots. They don't like the Wall Street riots. They will default on paying social security, welfare, and food stamps when the US Defaults. They want you in massive debt. You need to have enough money in gold and silver to pay your taxes for 3-5 years. Goldman Sachs won't lose a penny. Fear is what the elite want. They create it to make you shutdown your brain and not see what they are doing. America will be like Greece in 3 years. The current debt in America is $14,837,000,000,000 for the new year coming in 2012. Major discord between the elite of the world. They hate each other, but have to work together. Major arguments among the elite. Elite have think tanks they use to predict the future. One of the think tanks says that something very unusual is going to happen in 2012. This is in the spiritual realm. There will be some "Divine Manifestations" in 2012. The Elite have a "Devil's Messiah " program scheduled for 2012. NOTE from Jean: I don't have time to watch to watch this long video but the summary above that was provided with it when I received this gives an idea of its content.

Some 15% of U.S. Uses Food Stamps (NOVEMBER 1, 2011)
Nearly 15% of the U.S. population relied on food stamps in August, as the number of recipients hit 45.8 million. Food stamp rolls have risen 8.1% in the past year, the Department of Agriculture reported, though the pace of growth has slowed from the depths of the recession. The number of recipients in the food stamp program, formally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), may continue to rise in coming months as families continue to struggle with high unemployment and September’s data will likely include disaster assistance tied to the destruction and flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. Mississippi reported the largest share of its population relying on food stamps, more than 21%. One in five residents in New Mexico, Tennessee, Oregon and Louisiana also were food stamp recipients.Food stamp rolls exploded during the downturn, which began in late 2007. Even after the recession came to its official end in June 2009, families continued to tap into food assistance as unemployment remained high and those lucky enough to find jobs were often met with lower wages.States also made changes to make it easier for residents to tap into the program, such as waiving requirements that limited the value of assets food stamp recipients could own.

Climate change already worsening weird, deadly, and expensive weather (November 02, 2011)
Unprecedented flooding in Thailand, torrential rains pummeling El Salvador, long-term and beyond-extreme drought in Texas, killer snowstorm in the eastern US—and that's just the last month or so. Extreme weather worldwide appears to be both increasing in frequency and intensity, and a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) connects the dots between wilder weather patterns and global climate change. Leaked to the Associated Press and the AFP, the draft report warns that the world should expect more floods, heatwaves, and droughts to such as extent that some region may become "increasingly marginal as places to live." Although the report still has to be vetted by scientists before its release later this month in Uganda, researchers are already calling this the largest effort to date to tease out the links between extreme weather and a warming world. Preliminary findings include the expectation of increasing precipitation (including snowfall) in high latitudes and the tropics; increasing and intensifying heatwaves; worsening droughts in some regions; and a continuing trend of breaking record high temperatures worldwide coupled with more frequent heatwaves. Notably, the draft report finds that it is likely (above 66 percent) that global climate change has already worsened extreme weather worldwide.This year the US has been rocked by several billion dollar extreme weather disasters, from tornadoes to flooding to hurricanes to heatwaves. Meanwhile, Texas is suffering its worst drought since the Dust Bowl; a drought in East Africa has propelled parts of the region into famine; and parts of China, too, are suffering from too-little rain. Thailand is currently experiencing its worst natural disaster in its history: unprecedented flooding has left hundreds dead and will cost an expected $6 billion. Across the globe, El Salvador has also suffered from flooding and landslides, killing over a hundred people. Last year saw an historic killer heatwave in Russia, which a recent study found would very likely not have happened if not for climate change. India and Pakistan also suffered under vast deluges in 2010.

12,000 surround White House to protest tar sands pipeline (November 07, 2011)
One year to the day before the 2012 US election, up to 12,000 activists encircled the White House to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, a proposed 1,700 mile pipeline that would carry oil from Canada's infamous tar sands to the US and other foreign markets. Critics of the TransCanada pipeline have warned of potential spills in America's heartland as well as the climate impacts of allowing more tar sands oil, which has a higher carbon footprint than conventional sources, into the US and other markets. The issue has galvanized climate and environmental activists in the US with the massive rally on Sunday preceded by civil disobedience actions in late summer that lead to the arrests of 1,253 people. "[It] would be another dirty needle feeding America's fossil fuel addiction," Jamie Henn, spokesperson with Tar Sands Action, which organized the protests, and co-founder of climate organization, told last month. "The pipeline would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. Along the way, it would cross the Ogallala Aquifer, risking an oil spill over one of our largest sources of fresh drinking water and the source of 30 percent of the irrigation water for America's crops. [...] for the climate. Politically, the pipeline is also a bad call: it's a hand out to Big Oil and people like the Koch Brothers who have consistently used their profits to corrupt our political system." At the rally protesters, from young to old, chanted 'yes we can stop the pipeline'. Signs ranged from 'No Oil in Our Soil' to 'What would Sasha and Malia say' to reprinting past quotes of President Barack Obama, such as, 'Let's be the generation that finally frees America from the tyranny of oil'.

(...) Many environmentalists have long been frustrated with the Obama Administration for its failure to take serious steps to tackle climate change. The agreement reached in Copenhagen with Obama's last-minute arrival was considered by most as lackluster; then, after losing a bid to enact federal climate legislation, the administration appeared to drop climate change as a priority. President Obama appeared reluctant for a time to even mention the words 'climate change'. Meanwhile, warnings from scientists regarding climate change have become graver. A study in Nature last month found that nations are running out of time in their pledge to keep temperatures from rising above 2 degrees Celsius, while a leaked report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) found that there is a 2-in-3 chance that climate change is already worsening severe weather worldwide, perhaps contributing to the number of bizarre weather-related disasters over the past few years, including unprecedented drought in Texas, a killer heatwave in Russia, and record flooding in Thailand to name just a few. Still global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, with recent data from the US Department of Energy (DOE) revealing a 6 percent rise (564 million additional tons of carbon) worldwide in carbon emissions connected to burning fossil fuels from 2009 to 2010. Emissions in 2010 amounted to 33.5 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide. Protestor Rosolie said that Bill McKibben, one of the rally's organizers and a hugely-influential climate activist, argued in a speech that in order for the US to have influence worldwide on climate change and the environment, it must finally address these problems at home. CLIP

U.S. puts tricky pipeline decision past 2012 election (Nov 10, 2011)
(Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday delayed approval of a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline until after the 2012 U.S. election, bowing to pressure from environmentalists and sparing President Barack Obama a damaging split with liberal voters he may need to win reelection.The decision to explore a new route for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline to avoid fragile territory in the Sand Hills of Nebraska dismayed the Canadian government, which had lobbied assiduously for the $7 billion project.

(...) Obama said the decision was made on the merits."Because this permit decision could affect the health and safety of the American people as well as the environment, and because a number of concerns have been raised through a public process, we should take the time to ensure that all questions are properly addressed," Obama said in a statement.

(...) It was an abrupt reversal for a project that six months ago had looked all but certain to move forward before being derailed by an environmental campaign. The decision could strain relations with Canada and prompt companies to renew efforts to build new Western export routes to China. Analysts say the delay could kill the project to deliver Canada oil sands crude to U.S. Gulf Coast refiners. As TransCanada returns to the drawing board, other projects may lock in its customers.It was one of the most closely watched energy policy decisions for global oil traders, who had expected the Keystone line to help relieve a supply bottleneck that has caused an unprecedented disconnect between depressed U.S. Midwest oil prices and global rates paid on the coast. If built, the pipeline would transport 700,000 barrels per day or more of crude, most it from Alberta's oil sands, the world's third largest oil reserve. That is nearly 4 percent of the 19 million barrels the United States uses every day.

(...) The State Department said it decided to look at rerouting the pipeline chiefly because of concerns about its running through the Sand Hills area of Nebraska, which has fragile wetlands, a sensitive ecosystem and shallow groundwater." The White House did not have anything to do with this decision," Assistant Secretary of State Kerri-Ann Jones told reporters. "There was no effort to ... influence our decision. It was our decision."The State Department said it was only looking at moving the pipeline's route within Nebraska and estimated that a new route would affect about 75 to 250 miles of the conduit.

The decision was a victory for environmental groups, who say producing oil sands crude emits large amounts of greenhouse gases. "The president should know that nothing that happened today changes our position -- we're unequivocal in our opposition," said Bill McKibben, leader of protests at the White House against the pipeline that drew thousands of opponents. "If this pipeline proposal reemerges from the review process intact we will use every form of nonviolent civil disobedience to keep it from ever being built," he said. While the decision hurt Obama with industry and Republicans, it may shore up his support from environmentalists, an important constituency for the president and his fellow Democrats. CLIP

Unanimous agreement among scientists: Earth to suffer major loss in species (November 09, 2011)
The thylacine, the dodo, the great auk, the passenger pigeon, the golden toad: these species have become symbols of extinction. But they are only the tip of the recent extinction crisis, and according to a survey of 583 conservation scientists, they are only the beginning. In a new survey in Conservation Biology, 99.5 percent of conservation scientists said a serious loss in biodiversity was either 'likely', 'very likely', or 'virtually certain'. The prediction of a significant loss of species is not surprising—scientists have been warning for decades that if global society continues with business as usual the world will suffer from mass extinction—what is perhaps surprising is the practically unanimous expectation that a global biodiversity decline will occur."Understanding the degree of consensus within the scientific community will help policy makers to interpret scientific advice, improving the likelihood of successful of conservation initiatives," said study author Murray Rudd with the University of York. "The extremely high level of consensus demonstrated by these results underlines the urgency of preventing further damage to the natural world."In addition, nearly 80 percent of respondents agreed that it was 'virtually certain' that human activities were accelerating species loss. Deforestation, habitat loss, climate change, pollution, overexploitation for food or medicine, disease, and invasive species are among a few of the big drivers of biodiversity decline worldwide.According to the survey, tropical coral reefs are the most likely to see extinctions. Eighty-eight percent of respondents familiar with coral reefs—the most biodiverse marine ecosystems on Earth—predicted that a serious loss was 'very likely' or 'virtually certain'. While coral reefs are suffering from pollution and overfishing, perhaps the most drastic impact is the ongoing rise of greenhouse gas emissions. Ocean acidification from rising carbon levels hurts a coral reef's ability to calcify, imperiling the ecosystem. In addition, rising sea temperatures and sea levels due to climate can cause coral bleaching, which has devastated whole reef systems. CLIP

Eurêko - Plusieurs liens intéressants en lien avec l'environnementêko/194314520616113

Québec ne doit pas devenir comme la Pennsylvanie. Il faut interdir la fracturation hydraulique
Québec, le lundi 17 octobre 2011 – Le Parti Québécois salue la détermination de plusieurs citoyens et élus municipaux qui se sont rendus en Pennsylvanie la fin de semaine dernière pour mieux comprendre les effets de l’exploitation des gaz de schiste. « Leurs constats sont inquiétants : contamination de l’eau et de puits, dépréciation de la valeur des maisons, nocivité du silice, exploitation archaïque. Bref, autant de motifs qui justifient amplement, qu’ici au Québec, on prenne les bonnes décisions et, en ce sens, la fracturation hydraulique doit être interdite », a déclaré la députée de Vachon et porte-parole de l’opposition officielle en matière de mines et de gaz de schiste, Martine Ouellet. Le Parti Québécois considère que la technologie actuelle n’est pas au point. Les citoyens qui se sont rendus en Pennsylvanie ont pu apprendre que les puits horizontaux peuvent maintenant atteindre une longueur de 4 km, au lieu du 1 km annoncé ici. Qui plus est, plusieurs puits d'eau souterraine ont été contaminés lors de forage vertical. Le risque est donc grand, même au stade de l'exploration. « La technologie n'est pas au point. L'industrie joue aux apprentis sorciers, n'a pas le contrôle et fait des expériences sur le dos de l'environnement et des citoyens. Les citoyens de la plaine du Saint-Laurent ne sont pas et ne veulent pas devenir des rats de laboratoire », a ajouté la députée. Depuis plus d’un an, le Parti Québécois réclame un moratoire complet sur l'exploration et l'exploitation des gaz de schiste. « Avec tout ce qu’on apprend depuis un an, il faut, nous aussi, comme en France, interdire la fracturation hydraulique. Le gouvernement Charest doit, d’ici l’ajournement des travaux parlementaires en décembre, présenter un projet de loi en ce sens », a conclu Martine Ouellet. - On trouvera plusieurs autres articles à ce sujet sur le site Web de la députée Martine Ouellet, Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière de mines et de gaz de schiste... comme Fuites au puits de La Présentation : le Parti Québécois, la municipalité, les citoyens et des scientifiques sont inquiets

Maîtres Chez Nous 21ième siècle Le Gaz naturel du Québec - Partie 1
Histoire de la filière du gaz naturel du Québec - Recommandé par Pierre Langlois ( qui a écrit: « Les indignés, comme on les appellent désormais, qui occupent les places publiques un peu partout dans le monde, dénoncent le dérapage magistral de nos gouvernements et du système économique, qui nient le gros bon sens et le bien commun pour favoriser, envers et contre tous, les intérêts privés d’un petit groupe de prédateurs capitalistes. Je n’ai rien contre un capitalisme bien encadré, mais présentement, les encadrements légitimes et nécessaires ont plutôt cédés la place à la complaisance, au copinage voire à la corruption de la gouvernance de nos États. Pour ceux qui ne connaissent pas l’histoire du gaz naturel au Québec, qui regorge de faits troublants, je vous invite à visionner ce vidéo YouTube réalisé par Daniel Breton, président de l’organisation Maître chez nous 21e siècle (MCN21). Voici le lien pour la première partie de l’histoire (la deuxième partie est à venir). Cette information est cruciale pour faire réaliser pourquoi le Québec s’endette de plus en plus. C’est de la MAUVAISE GOUVERNANCE, pour rester diplomate...


Note from Jean: As I'm explaining below to the French-speaking susbcribers on this list, I've created over the past couple weeks a website dedicated to fighting back the project of our utility company in Quebec to replace our safe and reliable electromechanical meters with new, highly dangerous so-called 'smart meters' – a VERY dumb idea ! A coalition of citizens against those meters and other sources of electromagnetic pollution has just been created and this website is the online result. At the moment, most of the material there is in French but I've put together a couple days ago an English section featuring websites of organizations from the US, Canada and the UK dedicated to this overall fight, as well as several others educational resources to get a better grasp of the horrendous consequences of this unconscionable, continuous, ubiquitous and most insidious electromagnetic bombardment of the entire population and of all wildlife, including bees, which are very sensitive to those electromagnetic radiations as shown by the colony collapse disorder (mainly attributed in recent studies to this invisible pollution), and upon which much of our food supply depends.

Among the plethora of information you will find through, I cannot recommend highly enough that you listen to this whole radio interview with Blake Levitt... What’s Happening in Nature? A MOST alarming 50 min interview which I listened to entirely! The scope of the problem we all face is very well explained by her. It was so spell-binding that I listened to it to the very end. Here is what she wrote to introduce her 2007 book Electromagnetic Fields: A Consumer’s Guide to the Issues and How to Protect Ourselves

"Based on superficial media reports a few years back, many people think that the issue of safety regarding exposures to electromagnetic fields has been settled in favor of EMFs and that we have nothing to worry about. But nothing could be farther from the truth. Researchers in bioelectromagnetics and biophysics have continued to observe alarming studies across a range of frequency exposures that are common in our everyday lives, especially with wireless products such as cell phones, cell towers and wireless laptop computers. The American press is largely unaware of this new body of research, coming primarily from European countries. The human race has never before in its evolutionary history been exposed to such fields on a continuous basis, and there are serious mounting concerns about the effects not just on individuals but on our entire ecosystem. Since the turn of the last century and increasingly since the early 1940’s with the development of radar during World War II, the rapid growth of radio, TV broadcasting, and especially the new wireless infrastructure needed to support all manner of wireless devices, has surrounded us in a veritable sea of artificially produced electromagnetic fields all with a presumption of safety that many now think should never have been made. (...) A mere fifty years ago, none of this was so. The earth today is literally blanketed with a range of artificially generated frequencies throughout the electromagnetic spectrum. The radio/ microwave frequencies have proliferated at an alarming rate and continue to do so, unchallenged by our regulatory agencies. And most environmentalists do not understand this for the serious, complex pollutant that it surely is."

Note de Jean: Je recommande à tous les francophones de jeter un coup d'oeil au le nouveau site de la Coalition Québécoise de lutte contre la pollution électromagnétique que j'ai contribué récemment à mettre sur pied en collaboration avec quelques personnes qui, comme moi, désirent empêcher Hydro-Québec d'installer des compteurs 'intelligents' en remplacement de nos bons vieux compteurs électromécaniques, et ainsi nous imposer la constante irradiation électromagnétique que génère l'émetteur-récepteur dont ils sont dotés. En plus d'avoir créé ce site Web et l'essentiel de son contenu, j'ai rédigé une pétition pour demander un moratoire sur l'installation de ces compteurs. En vous rendant au vous pourrez accéder au lien menant à cette importante pétition mise en ligne sur le site Web de l'Assemblée nationale du Québec grâce au soutien de Québec Solidaire.

Un des colllaborateurs de la première heure dans cette campagne est l'éditeur, André Fauteux, qui fait un travail de titan depuis de nombreuses années par l'entremise de La maison du 21e siècle, un excellent magazine québécois qui mérite d'être davantage reconnu et plus largement diffusé. Si vous aimeriez être tenu informé-e de tout ce qu'il faut savoir pour vivre dans un environnement sain, demandez un numéro d'essai gratuit auéro-dessai-gratuit - Il a publié de nombreux articles sur le phénomène de l'électrosmog. On peut les consulter au Voir aussi quelques-uns des articles du prochain numéro via le dont L’intolérance électromagnétique élucidée - Compteurs intelligents: la goutte d’électrosmog qui fait déborder le vase et Compteurs intelligents : invasion de domicile?

Du nouveau dans le dossier des micro-ondes (25 octobre 2011)
Le collectif Sauvons nos Enfants des Micro-Ondes (SEMO), de la région de Terrebonne, le répète depuis trois ans : l'exposition aux champs électromagnétiques de radiofréquences, tels que ceux émis par les appareils de communication sans fil et les antennes relais, pourrait avoir des effets néfastes potentiels sur la santé. Un discours qui, depuis quelque temps, semble aussi trouver un écho du côté de l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS), de plusieurs pays d'Europe et même de Santé Canada.

(...) Ailleurs dans le monde :
- Le 27 mai 2011, l'Assemblée parlementaire européenne adoptait la résolution 1815 relativement aux dangers liés aux champs électromagnétiques et fixait le niveau d'exposition aux micro-ondes à un seuil maximal 10000 fois inférieur à celui en vigueur au Canada.
- Les villes de Toscane (Italie), Salzbourg (Autriche) et Valence (Espagne) appliquent elles aussi une limite d'exposition aux radiofréquences 10000 inférieure à celle en vigueur au Canada.
- La Finlande interdit toute antenne à moins de 300 mètres des écoles.
- La Ville de Toronto a mis en place une législation obligeant les promoteurs des projets d'installation d'antennes de démontrer que celles-ci émettent des radiofréquences à un niveau au moins 100 fois inférieur à la norme de Santé Canada. VOIR AUSSI - Le SEMO actif sur tous les fronts

Les nouveaux compteurs rejetés par les Québécois (24/10/2011)
MONTRÉAL - Une majorité de Québécois n'appuie pas le projet d'Hydro-Québec de remplacer les compteurs d'électricité actuels par des appareils intelligents. Selon un sondage web mené pour le Syndicat des employés de techniques professionnelles et de bureau d'Hydro-Québec, 48 % des Québécois sont en désaccord avec le projet lorsqu'on ne leur présente pas les principaux arguments d'Hydro et du syndicat. Une fois qu’ils ont pris connaissance de ces arguments, les Québécois se montrent encore moins conciliants puisque le taux de désaccord passe à 65 %, alors que la proportion de ceux qui sont d'accord atteint 29 %. Le sondage a été mené par Léger Marketing début octobre. - VOIR AUSSI : Sondage sur le projet des compteurs à lecture à distance - Deux Québécois sur trois n'appuient pas le projet d'Hydro-Québec « En démontrant que deux Québécois sur trois sont en désaccord avec ce projet, nous pouvons raisonnablement affirmer que l'acceptabilité sociale sur cette question n'est pas là. Cependant, ne devrait-elle pas être une préoccupation majeure pour la direction d'une société publique? Manifestement, la population est sensible à notre argumentaire voulant qu'il soit inacceptable pour une société d'État de dépenser inutilement un milliard de dollars dans un projet à la rentabilité douteuse qui fera perdre au Québec 1 000 emplois de qualité et qui engendrera un gaspillage d'équipement encore en état de marche, tout en mettant à risque la facture d'électricité de la clientèle. Dans ce contexte, nous demandons à nouveau à Hydro-Québec d'être responsable et à l'écoute de la population québécoise en suspendant immédiatement ce projet qui a déjà coûté trop cher » a déclaré Madame Ginette Paul, présidente du SCFP-2000. CLIP - POUR LES RÉSULTATS DÉTAILLÉS DE CE SONDAGE VOIR Rapport Omnibus - Perception à l’égard des nouveaux compteurs à distance d’Hydro-Québec (Octobre 2011)

Lancement de l'Enquête Nationale Santé Linky (24/10/2011)
L'Organisation Next-up qui est une ONG spécialisée dans l'étude des champs électromagnétiques va lancer la première Enquête Nationale Santé Linky auprès des 250 000 foyers français qui sont déjà équipés du nouveau compteur d'ERDF. L'Organisation Next-up qui est une ONG spécialisée dans l'étude des champs électromagnétiques va lancer la première Enquête Nationale Santé Linky auprès des 250 000 foyers français qui sont déjà équipés du nouveau compteur d'ERDF. Suite à l'installation en phase test du compteur Linky, le Ministre de l'Industrie, de l'Énergie et de l'Économie Numérique Eric Besson a fait le 28 septembre 2011 l'annonce de sa généralisation à tout le territoire français ce qui représente 35 millions de compteurs à installer et en projection financière 4 à 6 milliards d'euro d'investissement.
(...) Pour rendre son compteur Linky communiquant ERDF va modifier le courant électrique 50 Hz en y injectant sur sa porteuse un signal radiatif de type CPL en kHz qui va irradier tout le réseau Basse Fréquence du territoire, ceci jusque dans les appartements et les chambres des enfants par le maillage des câbles électriques des maisons. Des mesures de champs électromagnétiques qui ont été réalisées chez les particuliers possédant un Linky, démontrent que les valeurs de rayonnements artificiels sont d'environ 17,5 V/m ce qui n'est pas négligeable même si les normes actuelles des rayonnements sont respectées par ERDF. De nombreuses études scientifiques démontrent que bien en dessous des normes le CPL est nocif pour la santé s'il n'est pas déployé avec des câbles électriques anti-rayonnements blindés. ERDF à ce jour n'envisage pas cette option de protection sécuritaire. Ce qui aggrave la nocivité des rayonnements du CPL du Linky c'est la notion de dose puisque la durée d'exposition des personnes dans leurs appartements sera pérenne et de surcroit en champs proches la puissance radiative sera maximum. Il est donc constaté qu'ERDF n'a pas intégré un volet environnemental complet pour lutter contre l'Electrosmog dans le développement du compteur Linky par un protocole rigoureux d'impact sur la santé de la population. CLIP

Enquête Européenne sur les Symptômes Biologiques et Sanitaires ressentis par les Riverains d'antennes relais
Après traitement informatique des données, les statistiques seront transmises anonymement aux scientifiques et organismes de santé afin d’analyses et publications.

EUROPEAN SURVEY On the biological and health symptoms experienced by people living close to relay antennas
The statistics gathered from this enquiry will be sent anonymously to scientists and health organisations for analysis and publication

ONDES ELECTRO-MAGNETIQUES (lignes à haute tension, téléphonie mobile, WI-FI, WI-MAX, etc...) Quel est leur effet sur la santé ? TRÈS COMPLET!

Refus Linky : Touche pas à mon compteur
Participez à l'Action Nationale de Refus du Compteur Mouchard Linky d'ERDF --
(...) Le 16 mars 2010 le Conseil de surveillance de la Société Anonyme ERDF (Électricité Réseau Distribution France), filiale à 100% d'EDF, a approuvé la nomination de Michèle BELLON pour présider le directoire d'ERDF. C'est donc Michèle BELLON qui a en charge le dossier Linky que la Société Anonyme ERDF veut imposer à la population Française. Avec les nouveaux compteurs mouchards (Linky pour la France) la population va être soumise à une expérimentation à l'échelle mondiale qui va jouer un rôle majeur non seulement dans le contrôle, mais aussi dans le devenir de l'humanité. Tout le maillage de distribution d'électricité BT et le courant vontêtre modifiés (CPL) afin de les transformer en système de communication, en association avec du GPRS (Téléphonie Mobile 2,5G), c'est une nouvelle source d'immixtion de rayonnements artificiels, c'est une nouvelle pollution environnementale totale. Il est impérieux et légitime de faire connaître avec précisions et d'expliquer aux citoyens afin qu'ils puissent comprendre toutesles finalités de la réalité et celles des dérives possibles, pour une prise de conscience salutaire. Le problème est déjà récurrent dans de nombreux pays. Ni Michèle Bellon, présidente du directoire d'ERDF, ni ses ambassadrices de charmes n'y changeront rien. Le Compteur Mouchard Linky ne pourra que contribuer au contrôle et à la dégradation générale de l’état de santé de la population dont la baisse historique de l’espérance de vie constatée actuellement va s’accentuer.

(...) Un lobby “pro-compteurs intelligents”s’est constitué au niveau européen et a pignon sur rue : le European Smart Metering Industry Group (ESMIG), qui “travaille à accélérer l’adoption des compteurs mouchards dits "intelligents" en Europe (ESMIG compte aujourd’hui une vingtaine de membres dont les fournisseurs de modules radio Cinterion, Sagem Communications, Telit et Wavecom, et les fabricants de compteurs Actaris, Diehl, EMH, Hager, Iskraemeco, Janz, Landis + Gyr et Siemens). Ce lobby est manifestement très actif et très efficace puisque face à une opposition naissante il a pris les devants et a réussi à faire adopter récemment par le gouvernement un décret qui impose par planification le compteur mouchard aux consommateurs citoyens (qui devra en plus le payer… "Lissé sur 10 ans" selon ERDF) ! Son influence au niveau européen est d’autant plus grande que ce niveau de pouvoir fonctionne sans connexion réelle avec les opinions publiques nationales. Juridiquement parlant, le combat sur la légalité et la Salubrité Publique va commencer, mais déjà un conseil, concrètement si vous êtes propriétaire et n’avez rien demandé, dans ce cas ne signer aucun document relatif au compteur mouchard que l’on veut vous imposer … CLIP - POUR EN SAVOIR BEAUCOUP PLUS VISITER LE

La Ville de Paris part en guerre contre les antennes-relais (25.10.11)
Jusqu'où ira l'affrontement entre la Ville de Paris et les opérateurs de téléphonie mobile ? Les négociations devant aboutir au renouvellement de la charte qui les liait depuis 2003 sont suspendues et la ville menace de démonter les 186 antennes-relais installées sur les bâtiments municipaux (sur les 1 200 présentes sur le territoire communal).
(...) Dans un communiqué, celle-ci affirme vouloir que "Paris soit une capitale numérique exemplaire tant par la couverture, la qualité de service et les débits de l'Internet mobile que par ses dispositifs d'information, de concertation, d'attention aux préoccupations de certains riverains."Elle annonce son intention de s'attaquer au traitement "des points dits atypiques", où l'exposition peut atteindre 10 à 15 volts par mètre (V/m). Mais ce n'est pas la revendication de la mairie de Paris qui demande qu'"un seuil d'exposition le plus bas possible" soit retenu pour l'ensemble du territoire communal.En 2003, tenant compte notamment de sa densité de population, les opérateurs avaient accepté de traiter la capitale avec plus d'égards que le reste des communes françaises. La charte qu'ils avaient signée comportait un seuil maximum d'exposition de 2 V/m en moyenne sur vingt-quatre heures, ce qui correspond à 4,5 V/m en émission maximale. La municipalité espérait une nouvelle baisse à l'occasion du renouvellement de cet accord.Comme d'autres communes, Paris est de plus en plus interpellée par la population qui lui demande de faire éloigner les antennes-relais des écoles maternelles, notamment. Mais les initiatives des élus dans ce sens ont jusqu'à présent été désavouées. Le 30 septembre, devant le Conseil d'Etat, le rapporteur public a ainsi plaidé pour qu'il soit rappelé aux édiles de trois communes (Les Pennes-Mirabeau, Saint-Denis et Bordeaux) que ce pouvoir n'est pas de leur ressort, mais de celui de l'Agence nationale des fréquences (ANFR). Pour cette dernière, les seuils restent de 41 V/m pour une émission correspondant à la 2G (GSM) et de 61 V/m pour la 3G (dont l'UMTS). Ces valeurs maximales ont été arrêtées en 2002 à partir de recommandations européennes dantant de 1999. Reste qu'une partie de l'opinion publique exprime une inquiétude grandissante au fur et à mesure que le nombre d'antennes explose (ces installations sont recensées sur cartoradio. fr, le site de l'ANFR). Et l'arrivée de la quatrième génération (4G) va se traduire par un déploiement supplémentaire sur le territoire. CLIP - Voir aussi Téléphonie : la Mairie de Paris interdit l'implantation de nouvelles antennes-relais jusqu'à nouvel ordre (18.10.2011) et Téléphonie : danger sur les ondes à Paris (13.10.2011)

Electricité: les 14 plus grands réseaux au monde poussent les smarts grids (2 novembre 2011)

Cellphone Towers EMR Damaging Biological Systems of Birds, Insects, Humans (October 25, 2011)
(...) In September of 2010, the ministry established a 10-member committee under Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) with director Asad Rahmani to study the impact of cellphone towers on birds and bees. The group of experts reviewed 919 studies performed in India and abroad regarding the effects of cellphone towers on birds, insects, animals, wildlife, and humans.What the group found was quite startling. Electromagnetic radiation may play a role in the decline of animal and insect populations - Of the 919 studies, a staggering 593 showed the negative impact of mobile towers on birds, bees, humans, wildlife and plants. The experts even cited an international study that pinpointed cellphone towers as a potential cause in the decline of animal populations. They went on to say that there was an urgent need to focus more scientific attention on the subject before it was too late. CLIP

Researchers Report Alarming Rise in Brain Cancer in Scandinavian Countries (2 Nov, 2011),c9182179
New cases of brain tumors have continued to rise throughout the past three decades in some Scandinavian countries with longer-term and heavier cell phone use, according to analyses conducted by Environmental Health Trust scientists. The analyses are based on data provided by the national cancer registries of Finland and Norway to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Death rates have dropped, reflecting improvements in treatment and early detection, but incidence has increased over the past decade for both men and women. In Norway, brain tumor incidence rose in men and women about 1.7 and 2.8 percent each year for the past decade, with women who use cell phones more having higher rates than men. Similar but smaller increases were evident in Norway. No increases were noted in Sweden, where analysts from the Swedish National Health Board have reported that brain tumors are systematically underreported. “The possible contribution of cell phone use to these underlying trends cannot be determined, but should be seriously investigated,” said Devra Davis, PhD, MPH, President of Environmental Health Trust and Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology. “We need a major research program on this issue in light of growing experimental evidence indicating that low levels of cell phone radiation can disturb exquisitely sensitive cellular function.”“The need for careful and complete surveillance of populations for possible changes in brain tumor incidence is clear, as is the need to expand research and training in this area,” added Ronald B. Herberman, MD, oncologist and chairman of EHT’s Board. “Based on the laboratory and epidemiological evidence to date, the grounds for taking precautionary actions to reduce direct exposure to the brain and body from cell phone radiation are stronger than ever.” Earlier analyses from Australia by renowned neurosurgeon Vini Kharuna also found unexplained increases in malignant gliomas—a tumor linked to long-term cellphone use in several studies. Charts on the studies can be found on CLIP

PG&E Begins Removing 'Smart' Meters Due to Health Effects (Nov 1st, 2011) Great news!
Santa Cruz, Calif.—Just as PG&E enters the final phase of its deployment of wireless “smart” meters in California, the largest of the state’s Investor Owned Utilities (IOU’s) has reversed course, quietly beginning to replace the ‘smart’ meters of those reporting health impacts with the old trusty analog version. Consumer rights and health groups immediately seized on the news, demanding that millions of Californians unhappy with their new wireless meters get their analogs returned immediately at no cost. ‘Smart’ meters are new wireless utility meters being installed as part of the “smart” grid initiative, spearheaded by technology firms and backed by the Obama administration and the Department of Energy. Promises ranging from lower utility bills to enhanced renewable generation capacity have failed to materialize, with widespread reports of higher bills, privacy violations, fires and explosions, and commonly reported health impacts such as headaches, nausea, tinnitus, and heart problems associated with powerful wireless transmissions. Widely disparate political groups- from members of the Green Party to the Tea Party and Occupy protesters have attacked the program, and dozens of grassroots organizations have sprouted up over the past several months to fight what they call an undemocratic, unconstitutional and dangerous assault on people in their own homes and neighborhoods. Dozens of people have been detained or arrested for peaceful civil disobedience and even simply speaking out against deployments. In California, more than 47 cities and counties have demanded a halt to halt installation, and a dozen local governments have passed laws prohibiting the controversial technology.
(...) An “opt-out” proceeding overseen by an Administrative Law Judge is underway at the CA Public Utilities Commission, yet those suffering (in some cases severe) health impacts have been stuck in limbo as utilities refuse to remove the harmful meters upon request- until now. “There are hundreds of thousands- if not millions- of people suffering in their homes from forced ‘smart’ meter radiation,” said Joshua Hart, Director of the grassroots organization Stop Smart Meters! “The utilities and PUC’s must respond promptly to all requests that analogs be returned. The alternative is that people will increasingly turn to independent professionals to remove unwanted ‘smart’ meters from their homes, a reasonable action we assert is within our legal rights. Protecting your family’s health is not tampering.” PG&E and other utilities have also been responding to health complaints by replacing wireless ‘smart’ meters with digital meters that are “wireless-ready.” These digital meters have been associated with health problems from “dirty electricity” frequencies that pass into a home via the electrical wiring. These “trojan horse” meters have been roundly rejected by those who report continuing health impacts after installation. Susan Brinchman, Director of San Diego based Center for Electrosmog Prevention. said “At this point, the burden of responsibility is on the utilities to demonstrate that any new meter they want to install on our homes is safe. Communities have the right to retain analog meters at no extra charge. Period.”

Insights into the Installation of Smart Meters by the province of British Columbia (30 oct. 2011)
A MUST WATCH!!! The issue simply and clearly explained. This site is recommended in the video:

Richmond BC Smart Meter - Constant Microwave Emissions
Constant RF Signals between the Collection Antenna and the closest home at the Richmond BC Smart Meter test site - North West Richmond BC. According to the Itron Testing near Seatle WA, they state "Once the meter becomes synchronized with the network, a beacon signal is emitted once every 94 SECONDS to 30 minutes depending on the level of other data traffic. " PAGE 35, "An Investigation of Radiofrequency Fields Associated with the Itron Smart Meter" However, If their data was true, every 94 sec = 919 pulses a Day. This video from Richmond BC shows every 5 Seconds = 17,280 pulses a Day and 12 times a Minute.

Assessment of Radiofrequency Microwave Radiation Emissions from Smart Meters by the Sage Associates
Excerpt from the SUMMARY OF FINDINGS (...) Consumers, for whatever personal reason, choice or necessity who have already eliminated all possible wireless exposures from their property and lives, may now face excessively high RF exposures in their homes from smart meters on a 24-hour basis. This may force limitations on use of their otherwise occupied space, depending on how the meter is located, building materials in the structure, and how it is furnished. People who are afforded special protection under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act are not sufficiently acknowledged nor protected. People who have medical and/or metal implants or other conditions rendering them vulnerable to health risks at lower levels than FCC RF limits may be particularly at risk (Tables 30-31). This is also likely to hold true for other subgroups, like children and people who are ill or taking medications, or are elderly, for they have different reactions to pulsed RF. Childrens’ tissues absorb RF differently and can absorb more RF than adults (Christ et al, 2010; Wiart et al, 2008). The elderly and those on some medications respond more acutely to some RF exposures. Safety standards for peak exposure limits to radiofrequency have not been developed to take into account the particular sensitivity of the eyes, testes and other ball shaped organs. There are no peak power limits defined for the eyes and testes, and it is not unreasonable to imagine situations where either of these organs comes into close contact with smart meters and/or collector meters, particularly where they are installed in multiples (on walls of multi-family dwellings that are accessible as common areas). In summary, no positive assertion of safety can be made by the FCC, nor relied upon by the CPUC, with respect to pulsed RF when exposures are chronic and occur in the general population. Indiscriminate exposure to environmentally ubiquitous pulsed RF from the rollout of millions of new RF sources (smart meters) will mean far greater general population exposures, and potential health consequences. CLIP

Power scandal exposed (September 12, 2011)
An explosive investigation into the massive mistakes being made with power bills reveals serious flaws that affect nearly every electricity user. -- A whistleblower has told how his his power company offered to pay him off when he uncovered issues with their smart metre billing, sparking calls for a national inquiry. Australia's Energy bosses have reason to be concerned, as one man's discoveries are about to become public knowledge. Evidence of serious systemic billing errors affecting Australia's largest power company Origin Energy have come to light - resulting in overcharging and usage mistakes as high as 200 per cent. CLIP

Brian Stein - Full Electromagnetic Sensitivity Lecture Part 1
A most convincing testimonial of a businessman who became electrosensitive after 15 years of use of his cell phone. Part 2 at - More through

Mobile telephony and human genes
Protection against harmful health impact is possible and necessary
(...) Abundant evidence of the negative impact on biological objects includes clear proof of the DNA damage from mobile phones’ EMR and reduction of motile sperm count in men by 30 percent after 1.5 years of mobile phone usage. It was established that the earliest clinical manifestations of the EMR effects in humans were functional disorders of the nervous system, manifested primarily in the form of negative dysfunctions, neurotic and asthenic syndromes. Persons, who had long resided in the EMR-impacted areas, complained of weakness, irritability, fatigue, weakening of memory, and sleep disturbances.
(...) There is no doubt about the need to develop protective devices against the negative impact of such man-made EMR. Such devices were developed by scientists of several countries for protection of mobile phone users against the negative impact, and they do significantly reduce the level of the EMR, but are unable to eliminate its influence altogether and for sure. Joint work of Ukrainian and French scientists shows highly sophisticated technology being developed to protect users of electronic equipment. It was established for the first time that the base station antennas have increased negative impact on humans and animals when their grounding locations coincide with geopathogenic anomalies, faults in the Earth’s crust, and water flows. Ukrainian scientists developed protective devices against the negative impact of mobile communications base stations. They eliminate the effect of geotechnogenic radiation and function as effective environmental devices, and this fact has been confirmed by official acts of medical and biological examination. The research was conducted in France in 2005 and continued at the Open International University of Human Development “Ukraine” in 2008 and 2011, and at the Kyiv City Oncology Center in 2009. We are confident that the final answer to this challenge must be given by science, and not by the business interests, as the former clearly shows now that the super-weak intensity, multi-frequency and multi-specter EMRs affect the main component of living organisms, that is, bound water. Thus, there is only one way out: we must have a safe bioenergoinformational protection for living organisms against such EMRs in place.

Wireless Technology: Something In The Air
(...) What are the wireless dangers lurking in our homes? In pole position, according to ES experts, are cordless phones, especially those called DECT (digital electronic cordless telephone). They enable the phone to be used anywhere in the house, but at a price. ES campaigners say that having a DECT phone is like having an Orange or Vodafone mobile mast plonked slap-bang in the middle of your living room. Just like a phone mast, DECT phones transmit 24/7, even when they’re not being used. Like masts, they also transmit a pulsed signal—suspected of being more dangerous than continuous radiowaves, for example. “These pulse rates mimic the body’s own endogenous nerve signalling rates, thus potentially interfering with normal functioning,” says Philips. Added to that, like masts, DECT phones always operate at peak power, something even mobiles don’t do, having been designed to reduce power to the minimum when close to a mast (which is, incidentally, why rural mobile users receive higher doses of radiation that city-dwellers). DECT phone emissions have a power of about 6 volts per metre (V/m) within a few feet of the base unit. That’s well within the official safety guidelines in the UK—but not in Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, China, Italy or Russia. Indeed, the city of Salzburg decreed a maximum exposure of 0.6 V/m after a scientist discovered cellular effects with emissions as low as 0.1 V/m. CLIP

How ‘Smart’ is Brain Cancer?
(...) When I first heard the scare stories about smart meters, I have to admit I was sceptical. Surely the government wouldn’t allow the widespread installation of a technology with uncertain health effects in places where we live, work and sleep? Surely any reported illnesses related to cell phones, wifi, or indeed the new smart meters were simply paranoid delusions. Surely the smart meter scare belonged in the dusty file next to UFO’s and reptilian shapeshifters running the government.Not so fast. The more I looked into the issue, the more concerned I became. The industry says that the electromagnetic radiation emitted by cell phones, wifi, and smart meters is absolutely safe. They point to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations that place an upper limit on the amount of radiation that can be absorbed by human beings over the course of a half hour (the so-called Specific Absorption Rate). Essentially this is a measurement of how much human flesh heats up in response to a given amount of radiation. ‘If it doesn’t heat you, it doesn’t hurt you,’ as the saying goes.

(...) Having a regular smart meter on your house is bad enough. But it gets worse. You may not even be aware that you have a ‘repeater’ meter on your house that collects data from up to 1000 adjacent houses, and sends it to PG&E, emitting higher levels of electromagnetic radiation nearly constantly.The wireless industry tells us that EMF is perfectly safe (based on industry funded studies) and that this justifies an unlimited expansion of electromagnetic radiation throughout our communities. Other voices (who aren’t profiting from the expansion of cell phone technology) argue that this uncertainty is reason to tread cautiously. They point out that the government once insisted that asbestos and smoking were safe, leading to the suffering and deaths of thousands.

(...) While countries like the US, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Japan, and others (presumably where industry has significant influence over government policy) do not consider any potential effects beyond the heating of our flesh, other countries such as Russia, Switzerland, Italy and Hungary take a more precautionary approach- setting permitted levels of electromagnetic radiation far lower. These countries agree that the jury is still out on the question of electromagnetic health impacts, and that our cell phones might very well might be having serious impacts on our the living cells within our bodies.This is not really that radical an idea, after all. Considering that each part of the human body- particularly the heart- emits electromagnetic radiation throughout the body as a way of regulating basic life support systems, doesn’t it make sense to tread a little cautiously here?

(...) At the start of the 2nd decade of the 21st century, we have become simians constantly bombarded by electrosmog. Drinking in tap water of pharmaceutical traces, subject to lead, mercury, asbestos, as well as millions of chemical combinations we don’t even know about, electrosmog from wifi and cell phone towers, toxic air pollution, and petrochemical residues on our food and in our water. I knew something wasn’t quite right with everything- I just couldn’t put my finger on it. That sense of dread. That sense that something is deeply awry. According to Nathaniel Rich of Harper’s Magazine: The existence of killer waves would, however, explain a lot. We’d have a much more comprehensive understanding of how and why we get cancer, for starters. We’d also understand why we sometimes get headaches after using a cell phone for a long period of time; why it seems like we know a surprisingly large number of young people with unusual cancers; why we struggle to remember incidental facts; why we used to be able to do the Sunday crossword but can now make it only through Friday; why our children have so much difficulty sitting still and reading books and speaking in complete sentences; why we get sad for no reason; why sometimes, when we look at our loved ones, for a bizarre split second we don’t recognize them; why it can seem that our lives are guided by some dark, implacable force; and why, when we sit up straight in the middle of the night and can’t go back to sleep, we feel a dizzying sense of panic at the hopelessness of it all. I began to think about the times I was on my cell phone- (especially when I was on the train when the cell emits high levels of radiation in order to find the next tower) when I felt a warming, and a sort of pressure building behind my temple. Things started to fall into place. Enough is enough. How could I have been so blind? CLIP

EMF-Omega-News 29. October 2011
Evidence that Electromagnetic Radiation is Genotoxic - Is modern technology increasing our risk of cancer? - The proximity of a powerful cell tower can be devastating to physical and mental health - Parents Raise Concerns about Wireless Technology in Schools - Electrical Hypersensitivity: Overview by Lucinda Grant - Cell towers killing sparrows, bees, says MoEF study - Supreme Court hands dairy farmers a win over stray voltage - Protected Surbiton garden at centre of phone mast row - Residents take on mobile phone giant - Residents win battle to block Nuneaton phone masts - Homeowners petition against phone mast - Phone mast plans abandoned - Walton phone mast proposals thrown out - Smart meter opponents wonder why they have no choice - Smart meter resistance continues

EMF-Omega-News 5 November 2011
Mobile phones and children’s brain tumour risks - EMF hypersensitivity can occur as a bona fide environmentally-inducible neurological syndrome - Wi-Fi health hazard for students - Dangers of Installation of Smart Meters - Microwave Ovens Produce EMFs, Alter Food - Family forced to move after suffering health problems - Frenchwomen flee to cave to escape wi-fi rays - Walk for Life and brain cancer awareness - Researchers Report Alarming Rise in Brain Cancer in Scandinavian Countries - Councillors reject bid to site phone mast near pub - threatens to 'pull plug' on smart meter rollout - Power-line plan a 'death' sentence for Sherwood Park school - CTIA Lobbies FCC 500 times a year - Next-up News - News from Mast Sanity

EMF-Omega-News 12. November 2011
Concern over kids, cell phones and radiation - Radiation and the mobile phone - The Danger to Children from Wi-Fi - The Link Between Wireless Technology and the Rise in Autism - October 2011: Science Update - Sensitive and Inside Big Technology: Views from the Other Side - A Confidence Crisis shakes WHO - 2011 International Scientific Conference on EMF and Health: Conflict of Interests - PHONE MAST FURY - Decision day over mobile mast row - Woman fury over plan for mobile phone mast - Telecom companies on the ropes as public question their operations - Risks of Smart Meters



Occupy Participation (part 2): Some Things Are Bigger Than Any Of Us

Mickey Z.

"There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."

- Anais Nin

As the eloquent Ms. Nin explains above, there is such a thing as a pain threshold. In the struggle for social change, this may be the point at which inaction become more agonizing than the fear we all harbor about stepping up and challenging this destructive culture.

I've often wondered when we will collectively decide that we're less afraid of the State than of living on a planet without trees, without drinkable water, without arable land, without a hint of justice. Thanks to Occupy Wall Street (OWS) and all related efforts, this moment is getting closer with each passing day and in that spirit, I'll say ssssshhhhhhh

Silence your cell phones, your TVs, silence the noise in your head...and just listen. Listen carefully. Can you hear it? It's a cry from the future, a mournful plea begging us to capture this moment. Can you hear it? Will you hear it? Or have you gotten so accustomed to losing that you choose instead to cover your ears, bury your head—finding endless excuses and myriad methods to ignore and/or discredit the effort?

Listen again. Listen closer. This is probably our last, best's nothing less than the call to global revolution. How will you answer?

Some perspective for the 98%...

Up till now, perhaps only 1% of the 99% have even heard the call and I'll get to them in a minute. This is for the other 98%:

There was a time when human slavery was believed too deeply entrenched in American culture to ever be abolished. But the movement to end this "peculiar institution" was made up of individuals willing to recognize that some things in life are bigger than any of us.

Whether they literally risked their lives by rescuing slaves and running the Underground Railroad or played a role by sewing clothes or blankets for escaped slaves or lending financial support or handing out pamphlets or even writing books like Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the effort needed every single one of these brave humans doing their part—small or large.

What seems impossible and irreversible today can be addressed if we're willing to wake up and do the hard work. If we’re willing to stop making excuses for the reprehensible leaders (sic)—both political and corporate—who profit from our complacency.

So, the next time you’re about zone out to a Will & Grace re-run, why not do some deep contemplation instead? Take a good, long look into your heart and an even longer look at the choices you make all day, every day—not from place of guilt and shame but with a sense of revelation. Accept the challenge to be better a human being, a more responsible earthling.

Nothing will change until we change our minds but it takes courage to perform self-examination. It takes courage to accept everything you know just might be wrong. For the record, it takes far more courage to do this than to willingly enlist to be paid to wage illegal and immoral wars.

It's not the volunteer mercenaries in places like Afghanistan who are fighting for our freedom. It's OWS.

Some perspective for the other 1%...

Maybe 1% of the 1% who have heard the call are opting—for a variety of reasons—to discount its urgency for reasons ranging from isolated incidents of sexism-racism-classism to word usage to (possibly) being bitter and jealous that their hard work never captured the public's attention as OWS has. There are even some activists expending energy hating on the drum circles. #huh?

You spend much of your life contemplating social change but when the revolution makes an unannounced appearance, you choose to downplay it? Perhaps the noise of displaying superior vision is drowning out the desperate call for help. If so, I suggest:

De-occupy the grad school dissertations, reject the fascism of semantics, kick the habit of cynicism disguised as cleverness, scrap the resentment and the rivalries, ditch the dated doctrines, risk imperfection, and simply—for at least a little while—choose feeling over thinking.

Get quiet and listen to your allies in Egypt, when they pronounce:

"We stand with you not just in your attempts to bring down the old but to experiment with the new. We are not protesting. Who is there to protest to? What could we ask them for that they could grant? We are occupying. We are reclaiming those same spaces of public practice that have been commodified, privatized and locked into the hands of faceless bureaucracy, real estate portfolios, and police ‘protection’. Hold on to these spaces, nurture them, and let the boundaries of your occupations grow."

Experiment with the new…

Of course, OWS is not perfect and some occupants act like assholes and mistakes have been made (and will continue to be made). I'm not suggesting anyone march in lockstep but jesus-occupied-christ, how about a little more patience and cohesion on the Left?

The future doesn't send text messages

We can’t be as indifferent or leisurely as those who came before us. They didn’t think urgently enough about future generations so now we have to work twice as hard. It sucks, I know, but this not an issue of fairness. It’s about survival.

Returning to Anais Nin and the opening quote: It's time to blossom. Even with all the fear, pain, dread, and uncertainty we may (or may not) experience while blossoming, remaining tight in the bud is no longer an option…for us or for the planet.

So, please ask yourself: What unique gifts do I possess that I can share—as soon as possible—with the growing OWS movement? The call has been made so surrender your list of preconditions and just leap. Who knows, a net may even appear.

Listen again to our compatriots in Cairo:

"Our only real advice to you is to continue, keep going and do not stop. Occupy more, find each other, build larger and larger networks and keep discovering new ways to experiment with social life, consensus, and democracy. Discover new ways to use these spaces, discover new ways to hold on to them and never give them up again. Resist fiercely when you are under attack, but otherwise take pleasure in what you are doing, let it be easy, fun even. We are all watching one another now, and from Cairo we want to say that we are in solidarity with you, and we love you all for what you are doing."

On that note of solidarity, I beseech you to rise above your urge to critique, your need to be right, your fear of the unknown…and just listen. It's not about purity. It's not about who did what or said what first. It's not about following a predetermined game plan. It's not about waiting for the ideal time to jump on board. It's a fuckin' revolution—in the name of all life on earth—so shrug off the excuses and get involved.

The anti-slavery movement recognized that some things in life are bigger than any of us. Today, the entire planet is enslaved…to profit-seeking, landbase-consuming corporations and the corrupt politicians they own (yes, including the vaunted Pope of Hope). Thankfully, this generation’s abolitionists are choosing to take a stand and create change. Not ask for change, create change. And they need your support. They need you.

Silence the sirens of archaic archetypes, open your minds to new configurations, and heed the call of the future. I promise it'll be a lot more fun that you ever imagined.

#OccupyImperfection. #OccupyUrgency. #OccupyParticipation.

Mickey Z. is the author of 11 books, most recently the novel Darker Shade of Green. Until the laws are changed or the power runs out, he can be found on an obscure website called Facebook



The Corporatocracy Is the 1 Percent

By Carl Gibson - 1 November 11

In October of 2003 Steve Jobs first learned that he had pancreatic cancer. His doctors and family members urged, even pleaded with him to have surgery, but he opted instead to try alternative and natural remedies. It was a decision he would later regret. America is faced with a similar dilemma.

Recently, an article by Llewellyn Rockwell, a former Ron Paul chief of staff, antagonized the federal government elite as the "1 percent" that's wronged the other 99% of Americans. Rockwell eschews the "impoverishing ... taxes, regimentation" of the state while encouraging the Occupy movement to leave the other 1 percent alone - CEOs and bankers - as they are, "Some of the smartest, most innovative people in the country."

Rockwell's writing has a lot of truth to it. The federal government is certainly complicit in the oppression of the 99%. And the people are rightly upset. Congressional approval is now in the single digits, which is the lowest in recorded history for CBS/New York Times pollsters. The Federal Reserve's first audit showed trillions in secret bailouts to the same Wall Street banks foreclosing on our homes and laying off thousands, as well as trillions in bailouts to banks outside of the United States. And if that wasn't enough, it appears that the Fed is letting Bank of America dump $74 trillion in derivatives into taxpayer-insured FDIC accounts. President Obama's support for Occupy Wall Street seems hollow when such rampant greed and corruption is allowed to continue under the nose of our supposed regulators.

But antagonizing the state as the sole culprit for our grievances is disingenuous. The state enables the unrestrained greed of corporate and financial titans to push millions into poverty worldwide. Toothless agencies, staffed with former executives of the companies they're supposed to be regulating, were complicit in the BP oil disaster by letting the companies write their own rules. Corporations are now breaking apart pieces of the Earth's mantle to draw natural gas, free to pollute water supplies without fear of government regulation. President Obama's re-election team just hired a senior adviser who formerly lobbied for TransCanada - the same company pushing the White House to approve their Keystone XL oil pipeline that would pillage the land for oil destined for other countries. Even Sen. Dick Durbin admits that banks "frankly own the place." Our government has become a subsidiary of industry.

The truth in Rockwell's piece lies in his description of the corporate 1 percent that he praises as "smart and innovative." Indeed, these men are smart, but their intelligence should be seen as cold and calculating, not praised. Corporations don't care about helping America succeed. Corporations as they exist now exist solely for profit, not public good. If the government stands in the way of their profit potential, they can legally purchase new politicians through unlimited, undisclosed campaign donations. If the salaries of their employees, or even the planet, stand in the way, they'll eliminate them to appease an economic system that values unsustainable growth over all else. This system of collusion and oppression is why Americans of all colors and backgrounds are Occupying.

In a recent segment on Democracy Now!, Glenn Greenwald noted that mere legislative demands from Occupiers would be insufficient to address the grievances of the 99 percent taking the world by storm. If Congress is so rife with corruption that they'll even vote down creating 300,000 jobs for teachers and first responders to protect millionaires from even a .05% tax increase, then the system is beyond saving through conventional means. The real battle must be waged nonviolently in the streets, even in the face of excessive oppression by an emerging police state.

The cancer eating America alive right now is a corporatocracy where cozy relationships between the power elite dictate policy for the 99%. Americans must surgically remove the corporate cancer from government through direct action and the voting booth, and cultivate new leaders from within the movement. When the people lead, our leaders will have no choice but to follow.


Carl Gibson, 24, of Lexington, Kentucky, is a spokesman and organizer for US Uncut, a nonviolent, creative direct-action movement to stop budget cuts by getting corporations to pay their fair share of taxes. He graduated from Morehead State University in 2009 with a B.A. in Journalism before starting the first US Uncut group in Jackson, Mississippi, in February of 2011. Since then, over 20,000 US Uncut activists have carried out more than 300 actions in over 100 cities nationwide. You may contact Carl at

For more on this global Uncut movement check

Video: US Uncut's National Day of Action (March 27, 2011)
Video and photos from US Uncut’s forty nationwide protests are beginning to come in. Perhaps the liveliest chapter is US Uncut DC, whose 100+ members shut down a Bank of America branch on Saturday. CLIP
MUCH more through and


For starters, we suggest you read Johann Hari's ten-step guide to launching US Uncut. And check out UK Uncut's short video on how to make your action fun and unique. They're both incredibly useful and insightful!

(Taken from The Nation's blog post Meet US Uncut by Allison Kilkenny, Feb. 25, 2011)

Q: What is US Uncut?

A: US Uncut is an anti–tax dodging movement. According to the group, they are “about taking action against unnecessary and unfair cuts to public services across the US.” They believe the country isn’t broke, but rather the elite and wealthy are permitted to play by a different set of rules that permits them to shelter their revenue in foreign tax havens and skirt other taxes.

Q: Why all the Bank of America hate?

A: In 2009, Bank of America didn’t pay a single cent in federal income taxes. Other corporate offenders include Citigroup, Boeing, Exxon, Wells Fargo and General Electric. In fact, all kinds of massively wealthy corporations pay very little, or no, taxes at all. Additionally, Bank of America received $20 billion in TARP cash AKA taxpayer money, which is why US Uncut views BoA’s relationship with citizens as being parasitic. The giant bank sucks taxpayers dry, but then refuses to contribute back to the society that facilitated its lavish profits.

Q: Doesn't the United States have a very high corporate tax rate already?

A: Conservatives often cite the fact that America's corporate tax rate is 35 percent, making it higher than the average of other industrial countries. However, this doesn't take into account tax-evading practices. The S&P 500 is home to 115 companies that received more in credits than they pay out.

Q: Is there a US Uncut chapter by me?

A: Find out at the official website:

Q: Who is the leader?

A: The structure of the group is similar to the hacking group Anonymous in that there isn’t clear-cut leadership. Each branch of US Uncut does its own thing, though they adopt similar themes (targets, slogans, signs, etc.)

Q: What do they hope to accomplish?

A: We want to reframe the national debate about how to deal with this recession: Instead of saying 'what can we cut from the budget because we can't possibly raise taxes on anyone,' why don't we make the two-thirds of corporations that don't pay any income taxes pay their fair share? If we did, the U.S. Treasury would recoup $100 billion a year, a trillion dollars in a decade.



Peaceful Occupy protests degenerate into chaos


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A day of demonstrations in Oakland that began as a significant step toward expanding the political and economic influence of the Occupy Wall Street movement, ended with police in riot gear arresting dozens of protesters who had marched through downtown to break into a vacant building, shattering windows, spraying graffiti and setting fires along the way.

"We go from having a peaceful movement to now just chaos," said protester Monique Agnew, 40.

The far-flung movement of protesters challenging the world's economic systems and distribution of wealth has gained momentum in recent weeks, capturing the world's attention by shutting down one of the nation's busiest shipping ports toward the end of a daylong "general strike" that prompted solidarity rallies across the U.S.

About 3,000 people converged on the Port of Oakland, the nation's fifth-busiest harbor, in a nearly five-hour protest Wednesday, swarming the area and blocking exits and streets with illegally parked vehicles and hastily-erected, chain-link fences.

Port officials said they were forced to cease maritime operations, citing concerns for workers' safety. They said in a statement they hope to resume operations Thursday "and that Port workers will be allowed to get to their jobs without incident. Continued missed shifts represent economic hardship for maritime workers, truckers, and their families, as well as lost jobs and lost tax revenue for our region."

Supporters in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and elsewhere staged smaller-scale demonstrations; each group saying its protest was a show of support for the Oakland movement, which became a rallying point when an Iraq War veteran was seriously injured in a clash with police last week.

The larger Occupy movement has yet to coalesce into an organized association and until the port shut down had largely been limited scattershot marches, rallies and tent encampments since it began in September.

Organizers in Oakland had viewed the day as a significant victory. Police said that about 7,000 people participated in demonstrations throughout the day that were peaceful except for a few incidents of vandalism.

One of the protest leaders, Boots Riley, touted the day as a success, saying "we put together an ideological principle that the mainstream media wouldn't talk about two months ago."

His comments came before a group of demonstrators moved to break into the Travelers Aid building in order to, as some shouting protesters put it, "reclaim the building for the people."

Riley, whose anti-capitalist views are well-documented, considered the port shut down particularly significant for organizers who targeted it in an effort to stop the "flow of capital." The port sends goods primarily to Asia, including wine as well as rice, fruits and nuts, and handles imported electronics, apparel and manufacturing equipment, mostly from Asia, as well as cars and parts from Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Hyundai. An accounting of the financial toll from the shutdown was not immediately available.

The potential for the chaos that ultimately erupted was not something Riley wanted to even consider.

"If they do that after all this ..." He paused, then added, "They're smarter than that."

But the peace that abided throughout the day, did not last into the night.

Occupy protesters voicing anger over a budget trim that forced the closure of a homeless aid program converged on the empty building where it had been housed. They blocked off city streets with Dumpsters and other large trash bins, starting bonfires that leapt 15-feet in the air.

City officials released a statement describing the spasm of unrest.

"Oakland Police responded to a late night call that protesters had broken into and occupied a downtown building and set several simultaneous fires," the statement read. "The protesters began hurling rocks, explosives, bottles, and flaming objects at responding officers. Several private and municipal buildings sustained heavy vandalism. Dozens of protesters wielding shields were surrounded and arrested."

Protesters reported running from several rounds of tear gas and bright flashes and deafening pops that some thought were caused by "flash bang" grenades. Fire crews arrived and suppressed the flames.

Meanwhile, protesters and police faced off for the rest of the night in an uneasy standoff.

In Philadelphia, protesters were arrested earlier Wednesday as they held a sit-in at the headquarters of cable giant Comcast

In New York, about 100 military veterans marched in uniform and stopped in front of the New York Stock Exchange, standing in loose formation as police officers on scooters separated them from the entrance. On the other side was a lineup of NYPD horses carrying officers with nightsticks.

"We are marching to express support for our brother, (Iraq war veteran) Scott Olsen, who was injured in Oakland," said Jerry Bordeleau, a former Army specialist who served in Iraq through 2009.

The veterans were also angry that returned from war to find few job prospects.

"Wall Street corporations have played a big role in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan," said Bordeleau, now a college student. He said private contractors have reaped big profits in those countries.

In Boston, college students and union workers marched on Bank of America offices, the Harvard Club and the Statehouse to protest the nation's burgeoning student debt crisis.

They say total outstanding student loans exceed credit card debt, increase by $1 million every six minutes and will reach $1 trillion this year, potentially undermining the economy.

"There are so many students that are trying to get jobs and go on with their lives," said Sarvenaz Asasy of Boston, who joined the march after recently graduating with a master's degree and $60,000 in loan debt. "They've educated themselves and there are no jobs and we're paying tons of student loans. For what?"

And among the other protests in Oakland, parents and their kids, some in strollers, joined in by forming a "children's brigade."

"There's absolutely something wrong with the system," said Jessica Medina, a single mother who attends school part time and works at an Oakland cafe. "We need to change that."



Our way of life is the problem

Written by Mickey z - August 12, 2011

When Barack Obama was inaugurated in January 2009, he clearly and firmly announced to the planet:

“We will not apologize for our way of life, nor will we waver in its defense.”

Let’s just say the Pope of Hope is working mighty hard to keep his promise.

With that in mind, since Rosa Luxemburg believes the first revolutionary act is to call things by their true names, well…get ready for some revolting:

“Our way of life” is based on violence, expansion, consumption, domination, and predatory capitalism.

Our way of life means 1in 31 American adults is in prison, on parole, or on probation, yet we live in land of the free.

It means the US military—the planet’s worst polluter and recipient of 54% of US tax dollars—can carpet bomb civilians from 15,000 feet in the name of “humanitarianism,” but somehow we dwell in the home of the brave.

Our way of life means homelessness. It means sweatshops. It means “illegal” is a noun and “union” is an insult.

It means nearly 200 animal and plant species go extinct…every single day.

Our way of life means there aren’t any cod in Cape Cod, and soon no ice at the North Pole.

It means strip malls; it means strip mining.

Our way of life means New Hampshire license plates read: “Live free or die.” It also means New Hampshire license plates are manufactured by prisoners.

Our way of life means Mumia abu-Jamal and Leonard Peltier remain in prison, while war criminals like Madeleine Albright and Dick Cheney walk free. Speaking of war criminals, our way of life also means President Obama can take time out from waging two wars to accept a Nobel Peace Prize.

Our way of life teaches us what to accept as “normal” and, as a result, normal means every 46 seconds, a woman is raped in America. It means depleted uranium and landmines. Normal means gay bashing and racial profiling; veal crates and vivisection; clear cutting and ocean trawling.

Normal will have you taking off your shoes at the airport, getting shot at by trigger-happy cops, but never having to walk more than two blocks to find the nearest Starbuck’s. (Did I say walk? I meant drive, of course. Walking…how Third World of me.)

Every square mile of ocean hosts 46,000 pieces of floating plastic? Women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man is paid? The meat and dairy industries slaughter 9 billion animals each year and are responsible for 51% of human-created greenhouse gases?

All normal. All part of our vaunted way of life—the same way of life that has removed 80% of the world’s forests and over 90% of the large fish in the ocean and will not stop until they’re all gone.

Make no mistake about it, our beloved way of life was built on a nearly exterminated indigenous population, an African slave trade, and all those killed in places like Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Southeast Asia, Central America, Middle East, etc. etc.

It was created on stolen land, using stolen oil.

Our way of life is built on terror and it is maintained by terror—the terror of cops, prisons, military, and the psychological terror of propaganda

The first step to end terrorism remains this simple: Stop practicing it yourself.

Many Americans automatically defend their country’s rampant illegalities because they perceive these actions as falling under the seductive justification of “defending our way of life.” The US constitutes roughly 5% of the earth’s population but consumes more than 25% of the earth’s resources. Maybe “our way of life” makes us the real terrorists.

Besides, if our way of life is so sacred, so ideal, so worthy of being defended by any means necessary, why do we need so many homeless shelters, alcohol and drug rehab centers, rape crisis hotlines, battered women’s shelters, and suicide hotlines? Why does a sexual assault occur every two minutes?

If America is the world’s shining light, why are its citizens left with no choice but to organize in a desperate attempt to protect human, environmental, civil, and animal rights?

If America is the zenith of human social order, why does our vaunted way of life provoke terror as a tactic and an emotion?

With the point of no return fading in the rearview mirror (or at least obscured by an SUV), the time is long overdue for all of us to recognize the real enemy is that which inspires terror. The real enemy just might be what we see as normal.

The precarious state of things on Planet Earth is not some preordained theology or an unstoppable force of nature. We’re in this mess thanks to human decisions. If different decisions had been made in the past, different outcomes would’ve likely occurred.

If different decisions are made and different actions are taken—starting right now—perhaps different outcomes can still transpire.

I say we find out…

Mickey Z. is the author of 11 books, most recently the novel Darker Shade of Green. Until the laws are changed or the power runs out, he can be found on an obscure website called Facebook.


Related video:

Lifting the Veil: Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy {Full Film} (March 11, 2011)
Visit for more info.Lifting the Veil: Obama and the Failure of Capitalist DemocracyThis film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the "graveyard of social movements", the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd disparities of wealth in the United States, the continuity and escalation of neocon policies under Obama, the insufficiency of mere voting as a path to reform, and differing conceptions of democracy itself. (...) "Lifting the Veil is the long overdue film that powerfully, definitively, and finally exposes the deadly 21st century hypocrisy of U.S. internal and external policies, even as it imbues the viewer with a sense of urgency and an actualized hope to bring about real systemic change while there is yet time for humanity and this planet. See this film!" - Larry Pinkney - Editorial Board Member & Columnist - The Black Commentator Viewer discretion advised - Video contains images depicting the reality and horror of war.

An earthquake in NYC? What the frack? by Mickey Z (Aug 29, 2011)
(...) “In old hydrofracking,” MAP-Tompkins states, “typically 20,000 to 80,000 gallons of fluid were used each time a well was hydrofractured, but HVHF uses 2 to 7.8 million gallons of fluid (on average 5.6 million), the exact amount depending on the length of the well bore and the number of fractures created along it.” Using 70 to 300 times more fluid than old hydrofracking means, naturally, more chemicals. Old hydrofracking: 700 to 2,800 lbs. of chemical additives HVHF: 205,000 to 935,000 lbs. of chemical additives
(...) “A well can produce over a million gallons of wastewater that is often laced with highly corrosive salts, carcinogens like benzene and radioactive elements like radium,” writes Ian Urbina in The New York Times. “Other carcinogenic materials can be added to the wastewater by the chemicals used in the hydrofracking itself.” However, says Urbina, it seems “the dangers to the environment and health are greater than previously understood.” According to documents obtained by the Times, the wastewater, “which is sometimes hauled to sewage plants not designed to treat it and then discharged into rivers that supply drinking water,” often contains radioactivity at levels “higher than previously known,” and that “many E.P.A. scientists are alarmed, warning that the drilling waste is a threat to drinking water.” “The EPA has decided the best way to ensure no one panics about radioactive drinking water is by not testing for it,” Tom Laskway reports in Grist while his colleague Christopher Mims details how Pittsburgh’s drinking water is radioactive, thanks to fracking. “Residents of Pittsburgh—as well as potentially tens of millions of other everyday citizens in the Northeast corridor who rely on their taps to deliver safe water—are consuming unknown and potentially dangerous amounts of radium in every glass of water,” writes Mims.
(...) If we want peace, justice, and solidarity, we have to work for it. If we want clean air, clean water, and safe food, it’s not going to happen without some serious, sustained rabble-rousing. Transnational corporations (and the governments they own and control) are waging war on the eco-system with little or no opposition.
(...) We are talking about a clear and present threat to our shared eco-system, our shared natural inheritance, our shared future. Of course, this is our fight.




Will President Obama feel the pressure? (LOL)

By Mickey z. - November 05, 2008

Do you ever get the feeling that the voting booth is a lot like those buttons you find on some big city street corners? You know, the ones you push so you can obey the law while pretending to make the light turn green more quickly?

From high profile veterans to the suddenly energized young folks brandishing Obama bumper stickers on their fuel efficient (sic) vehicles, the Left—in almost all its guises—drank the Kool Aid again. Not just the lesser evil fairy tale but also the “Democrats can be pressured by popular movements” fabrication. No demands are placed on Democratic candidates for fear any hint of leftist tendencies would make them unelectable. Instead, we hear: “Let’s get them in office and then pressure them with our time-honored and battle-proven protest methods.” Sheer, unadulterated fantasy. Not a shred of evidence to back it up but it’s put forth every time America elects (sic) another president.

Question: Was any pressure exerted on the last counterfeit lefty, Bill Clinton?

Answer: Token, at best.

Question: Did such activist pressure – as wretchedly feeble as it was – have any impact on Bubba?

Answer: NAFTA; the repeal of welfare; the bombing of the Balkans, Iraq, the Sudan, etc.; Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act; Defense of Marriage Act, abandoning his pledge to consider offering asylum to Haitian refugees; backing away from his most high-profile campaign issue: health care; reneging on his promise to "take a firm stand" against the armed forces' ban on gays and lesbians; the invasion of Somalia; increasing the Pentagon budget by $25 billion; firing Jocelyn Elders; dumping Lani Guinier; renewing the sanctions on Iraq; ignoring genocide in Rwanda; passing a crime bill that gave us more cops, more prisons, and 58 more offenses punishable by death; the passage of the salvage logging rider; continuation of the use of methyl bromide; weakening of the Endangered Species Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act; lowering of grazing fees on land; subsidizing Florida's sugar industry; reversing the ban on the production and importation of PCBs; allowing the export of Alaskan oil; the telecommunications bill; unconditional support for the Israeli war machine, and not pardoning Leonard Peltier.

I could go on for hours but either you get the idea by now or you just don’t wanna hear it. And don’t forget: much of this happened while Mr. Bill was enjoying the “advantage” of a Democratically-controlled Congress in 1993-4.

Ain’t democracy swell?

Besides, what makes us believe in some imaginary left wing pressure (which, if it even existed, we already know will not be aimed in Obama’s exalted direction) that has the strength to influence presidents?

While the savvy strategist/activists of the Left harbor their delusions of grandeur about their ability to sway the Prince of Hope, here’s a tiny bit what they—and all of us—have allowed to happen without exerting our “influence”: epidemics of preventable diseases; the poisoning of our air, water, and food (including mother’s breast milk); global warming, climate change, animal and plant extinctions, disappearing honeybees, destruction of the rain forest, topsoil depletion, etc.; one-third of Americans either uninsured or underinsured in terms of health care; 61% of corporations do not even pay taxes; presidential lies, electoral fraud, limited debates, etc.; the largest prison population on the planet; corporate control of public land, airwaves, and pensions; overt infringement of our civil liberties; bloated defense budget, unilateral military interventions, war crimes committed in our name, legalization of torture, blah, blah, blah...

Before you know it, the US government will start spying on American citizens and detaining prisoners without charges while allowing corporations to ravage the earth in pursuit of profit, wiping out entire eco-systems in the process. Oops...sorry: they’re already doing all that and the mighty Left is fighting back by supporting Obama?

Everywhere I went on Election Day, I was asked by friend and stranger alike: “Did you vote?” Once the polling booths closed, I could be 100% certain I’d not be asked another politically motivated question by such people for another four years. No one would be rushing up to me and demanding to know if I was planning to do anything about, say, FISA, the death penalty, the PATRIOT Act, homelessness, or factory farming. The election is over. Obama has won. For 99% of the Left, that means their work is done until 2012. It’s time to gloat and reap all the rewards, right?

My prediction: The only pressure that will be consistently exerted by those on the Left will be the pressure of their soft butts on their couch cushions as they sit back to smugly watch Jon Stewart, Keith Olbermann, Stephen Colbert, and Bill Maher.

My advice: Take up yoga, lefties, because you’re gonna need an awful lot of flexibility to perform the contortions necessary to explain and justify President Obama’s actions over the next four years.

Mickey Z. can be found on the Web at



Poverty Facts and Stats

by Anup Shah - September 20, 2010 (With Charts at the URL above)

- Almost half the world — over three billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day.

At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day.

- More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income differentials are widening.

- The poorest 40 percent of the world’s population accounts for 5 percent of global income. The richest 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of world income.

- According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty. And they “die quietly in some of the poorest villages on earth, far removed from the scrutiny and the conscience of the world. Being meek and weak in life makes these dying multitudes even more invisible in death.”

- Around 27-28 percent of all children in developing countries are estimated to be underweight or stunted. The two regions that account for the bulk of the deficit are South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

If current trends continue, the Millennium Development Goals target of halving the proportion of underweight children will be missed by 30 million children, largely because of slow progress in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

- Based on enrollment data, about 72 million children of primary school age in the developing world were not in school in 2005; 57 per cent of them were girls. And these are regarded as optimistic numbers.

- Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.

- Less than one per cent of what the world spent every year on weapons was needed to put every child into school by the year 2000 and yet it didn’t happen.

- Infectious diseases continue to blight the lives of the poor across the world. An estimated 40 million people are living with HIV/AIDS, with 3 million deaths in 2004. Every year there are 350–500 million cases of malaria, with 1 million fatalities: Africa accounts for 90 percent of malarial deaths and African children account for over 80 percent of malaria victims worldwide.

- Water problems affect half of humanity:

- Some 1.1 billion people in developing countries have inadequate access to water, and 2.6 billion lack basic sanitation.

- Almost two in three people lacking access to clean water survive on less than $2 a day, with one in three living on less than $1 a day.

- More than 660 million people without sanitation live on less than $2 a day, and more than 385 million on less than $1 a day.

- Access to piped water into the household averages about 85% for the wealthiest 20% of the population, compared with 25% for the poorest 20%.

- 1.8 billion people who have access to a water source within 1 kilometre, but not in their house or yard, consume around 20 litres per day. In the United Kingdom the average person uses more than 50 litres of water a day flushing toilets (where average daily water usage is about 150 liters a day. The highest average water use in the world is in the US, at 600 liters day.)

- Some 1.8 million child deaths each year as a result of diarrhoea

- The loss of 443 million school days each year from water-related illness.

- Close to half of all people in developing countries suffering at any given time from a health problem caused by water and sanitation deficits.

- Millions of women spending several hours a day collecting water.

- To these human costs can be added the massive economic waste associated with the water and sanitation deficit.… The costs associated with health spending, productivity losses and labour diversions … are greatest in some of the poorest countries. Sub-Saharan Africa loses about 5% of GDP, or some $28.4 billion annually, a figure that exceeds total aid flows and debt relief to the region in 2003.

- Number of children in the world

2.2 billion

Number in poverty

1 billion (every second child)

Shelter, safe water and health

For the 1.9 billion children from the developing world, there are:

- 640 million without adequate shelter (1 in 3)

- 400 million with no access to safe water (1 in 5)

- 270 million with no access to health services (1 in 7)

Children out of education worldwide

121 million

Survival for children Worldwide

- 10.6 million died in 2003 before they reached the age of 5 (same as children population in France, Germany, Greece and Italy)

- 1.4 million die each year from lack of access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation

Health of children Worldwide

- 2.2 million children die each year because they are not immunized

- 15 million children orphaned due to HIV/AIDS (similar to the total children population in Germany or United Kingdom)

- Rural areas account for three in every four people living on less than US$1 a day and a similar share of the world population suffering from malnutrition. However, urbanization is not synonymous with human progress. Urban slum growth is outpacing urban growth by a wide margin.

- Approximately half the world’s population now live in cities and towns. In 2005, one out of three urban dwellers (approximately 1 billion people) was living in slum conditions.

- In developing countries some 2.5 billion people are forced to rely on biomass—fuelwood, charcoal and animal dung—to meet their energy needs for cooking. In sub-Saharan Africa, over 80 percent of the population depends on traditional biomass for cooking, as do over half of the populations of India and China.

- Indoor air pollution resulting from the use of solid fuels [by poorer segments of society] is a major killer. It claims the lives of 1.5 million people each year, more than half of them below the age of five: that is 4000 deaths a day. To put this number in context, it exceeds total deaths from malaria and rivals the number of deaths from tuberculosis.

- In 2005, the wealthiest 20% of the world accounted for 76.6% of total private consumption. The poorest fifth just 1.5%:

The poorest 10% accounted for just 0.5% and the wealthiest 10% accounted for 59% of all the consumption:

- 1.6 billion people — a quarter of humanity — live without electricity:

Breaking that down further:

Number of people living without electricity

Millions without electricity (Region)

- South Asia: 706

- Sub-Saharan Africa: 547

- East Asia: 224

- Other: 101

- The GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of the 41 Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (567 million people) is less than the wealth of the world’s 7 richest people combined.

- World gross domestic product (world population approximately 6.5 billion) in 2006 was $48.2 trillion in 2006.

- The world’s wealthiest countries (approximately 1 billion people) accounted for $36.6 trillion dollars (76%).

- The world’s billionaires — just 497 people (approximately 0.000008% of the world’s population) — were worth $3.5 trillion (over 7% of world GDP).

- Low income countries (2.4 billion people) accounted for just $1.6 trillion of GDP (3.3%)

- Middle income countries (3 billion people) made up the rest of GDP at just over $10 trillion (20.7%).

- The world’s low income countries (2.4 billion people) account for just 2.4% of world exports.

- The total wealth of the top 8.3 million people around the world “rose 8.2 percent to $30.8 trillion in 2004, giving them control of nearly a quarter of the world’s financial assets.”

In other words, about 0.13% of the world’s population controlled 25% of the world’s financial assets in 2004.

- For every $1 in aid a developing country receives, over $25 is spent on debt repayment.

- 51 percent of the world’s 100 hundred wealthiest bodies are corporations.

- The wealthiest nation on Earth has the widest gap between rich and poor of any industrialized nation.

- The poorer the country, the more likely it is that debt repayments are being extracted directly from people who neither contracted the loans nor received any of the money.

- In 1960, the 20% of the world’s people in the richest countries had 30 times the income of the poorest 20% — in 1997, 74 times as much.

- An analysis of long-term trends shows the distance between the richest and poorest countries was about:

- 3 to 1 in 1820

- 11 to 1 in 1913

- 35 to 1 in 1950

- 44 to 1 in 1973

- 72 to 1 in 1992

“Approximately 790 million people in the developing world are still chronically undernourished, almost two-thirds of whom reside in Asia and the Pacific.”

For economic growth and almost all of the other indicators, the last 20 years [of the current form of globalization, from 1980 - 2000] have shown a very clear decline in progress as compared with the previous two decades [1960 - 1980]. For each indicator, countries were divided into five roughly equal groups, according to what level the countries had achieved by the start of the period (1960 or 1980). Among the findings:

Growth: The fall in economic growth rates was most pronounced and across the board for all groups or countries.

Life Expectancy: Progress in life expectancy was also reduced for 4 out of the 5 groups of countries, with the exception of the highest group (life expectancy 69-76 years).

Infant and Child Mortality: Progress in reducing infant mortality was also considerably slower during the period of globalization (1980-1998) than over the previous two decades.

Education and literacy: Progress in education also slowed during the period of globalization.

A mere 12 percent of the world’s population uses 85 percent of its water, and these 12 percent do not live in the Third World.

Consider the global priorities in spending in 1998

Global Priority --- $U.S. Billions

- Cosmetics in the United States: 8

- Ice cream in Europe: 11

- Perfumes in Europe and the United States: 12

- Pet foods in Europe and the United States: 17

- Business entertainment in Japan: 35

- Cigarettes in Europe: 50

- Alcoholic drinks in Europe: 105

- Narcotics drugs in the world: 400

- Military spending in the world: 780

And compare that to what was estimated as additional costs to achieve universal access to basic social services in all developing countries:

- Global Priority -- $U.S. Billions

- Basic education for all: 6

- Water and sanitation for all: 9

- Reproductive health for all women: 12

- Basic health and nutrition: 13




11 challenges facing 7 billion super-consumers

Jeremy Hance - October 31, 2011

Perhaps the most disconcerting thing about Halloween this year is not the ghouls and goblins taking to the streets, but a baby born somewhere in the world. It's not the baby's or the parent's fault, of course, but this child will become a part of an artificial, but still important, milestone: according to the UN, the Earth's seventh billionth person will be born today. That's seven billion people who require, in the very least, freshwater, food, shelter, medicine, and education. In some parts of the world, they will also have a car, an iPod, a suburban house and yard, pets, computers, a lawn-mower, a microwave, and perhaps a swimming pool. Though rarely addressed directly in policy (and more often than not avoided in polite conversations), the issue of overpopulation is central to environmentally sustainability and human welfare.

The questions of how many people can the Earth sustain is rightly a sensitive one, since it strikes at the heart of very personal decisions made by billions worldwide. What do we do if we're pregnant? Do we want children? How large do we want our family to be? No one wants to be told how many children they can or cannot have, and discussions of overpopulation may imply such lectures. Others see any discussion of overpopulation as a call for stemming human population with any means necessary, which, of course, is ridiculous. Or they condemn the speakers as misanthropes—also ridiculous and contrary to the point of the discussion in the first place. Still these specious charges have made many wary to wade into one of the most important issues of our age: how many people can the Earth sustain? And, just as important, how many people do we want? For we ignore overpopulation at our peril—and our misery. The Earth is a finite planet; it has limits and thresholds; and according to many scientists and experts we are already passing several of those.

Currently, humans are consuming the equivalent of one-and-a-half planet Earths every year, according to WWF's Living Planet Report. Looking at renewable resources—from fish to forests and carbon to agriculture—the report shows just how far we have surpassed the sustainability of our world. By the time the global population is expected to stabilize at 9 (or maybe 10) billion people in 2050, a total 2.8 Earths will be necessary if 'business as usual' continues. In other words it would take the Earth's resources nearly 3 years to recover from 1 year of human consumption. Not surprisingly, some consume a far bigger share than others: for example, if everyone on Earth consumed as much as the average American, global society would need 4.5 Earths today to live sustainably.

To understand the impact of humanity on the world's ecosystems, one needs to keep in mind it is made up of two factors. The first is population: the more of us, the greater our collective impact. The other, though, is consumption: the more resources we each consume, the further we move away from true sustainability. This makes some more responsible than others. For example, according to a 2009 study, a child born in the US today will have a carbon footprint that is 7 times larger than a child born on the same day in China. But it gets worse: the American child's carbon footprint would be 55 times larger than an Indian's and 86 times larger than a Nigerian's. Population multiplied by consumption is the important metric in comprehending our footprint. In addition, humans are also living longer. A sign of societal well-being, longer lives also means a more difficult time stabilizing population and a larger individual footprint.

Yet tackling global overpopulation does not require draconian methods or a mass human tragedy; in fact, lowering global population and consumption now would make such events less likely in the future. With around two of every five pregnancies unwanted, research has shown that the greatest way to slow population growth— eventually leading to a population plateau and a slow decline—is to empower women. Universal access to contraceptives, better education, and family planning are some of the best ways to combat an overcrowded planet. Reducing poverty and child mortality are additional goals that bring overall population growth down. It also wouldn't hurt to build greater awareness around overpopulation and consumption—and make such issues topics of conservation, even in polite company.

Global issues in an age of 7 billion

Food: Hunger is the issue most frequently brought up in conjunction with overpopulation (even though many others are just as pressing): how do we feed 7 billion people, let alone the 9 billion projected by 2050? According to the UN, a billion people in the world today don't have enough food. However it's not because the world doesn't grow enough food, but because the food we produce is inequitably distributed. One third of all the world's food is thrown out at one end of the agricultural chain or another: either spoiled by farmers, tossed out by merchants, or thrown in the garbage by consumers. Still, the FAO has estimated that food production will need to rise by 70 percent to supply the anticipated 9 billion. But how do we grow so much food without trashing the very environment that sustains agriculture? With quality arable land running out, there is a desperate need to grow more food on less land, while improving stewardship of resources such as water and soil. Experts continue to debate, sometimes fiercely, whether small-scale organic production is the only sustainable way forward, or whether industrial chemical-driven GMO farming is the answer.

Water: Like food, access to fresh unpolluted water is becoming a rising concern on our crowded planet. Over 800 million people currently don't have access to clean drinking water, while one in three people suffer from water scarcity, reports the WHO. And its not just the poor that face water problems: the American Southwest, where it is still common to see well-watered green lawns in the desert, is facing a water crisis largely due to decades of unsustainable and wasteful consumption. Experts warn that underground aquifers are running low all over the world, which will have a direct impact on crop production, since currently 70 percent of consumed water is used for agriculture. In the face of water issues, some nations are turning to desalination plants and taking their water from the sea. However, desalination is still prohibitively expensive for many, while climate change is expected to add greater pressure on water-scarce regions.

Mass extinction: More people consuming more resources means less and less for the millions of other species inhabiting our world. Many experts believe we are in the midst of mass extinction, with rates estimated at 100 and 1,000 times the background rate. The IUCN Red Lists says that 869 species have gone extinct since 1500 AD, yet this is a vast underestimation, considering the bulk of the world's species have probably never been named, let alone evaluated. Expanding human population doesn't just imperil big beloved species like rhinos, tigers, and elephants, but multitudes of species that perform essential services for humanity from clean water to soil health, and carbon sequestration to medicine. A collapse in biodiversity portends ecosystem collapse.

Oceans: In 2008 a report predicted that all wild fish stocks would collapse by 2048. This year, a landmark study predicted mass extinction in the oceans due to greenhouse gas emissions and pollution. Once believed to be superabundant, the world's oceans are being plundered of wildlife (or overfished) at a rate never seen in human history. At the same time, ocean acidification from carbon emissions imperils the ocean's most biodiverse ecosystem, coral reefs, and dead zones, areas starved of oxygen caused by nitrogen-rich pollution, are spreading worldwide. Such synergistic impacts mean the oceans of the future could be very different than those of today, and would likely provide far fewer resources, especially food, for future generations. Despite the dire warnings, fish stocks continue to be vigorously overfished, greenhouse gas emissions remain on the rise, and the oceans are still a dumping ground for much of society's pollution.

Deforestation: Every year over 10 million hectares of forest are lost (an area larger than Hungary) according to the FAO, and another 10 million hectares are degraded. Forests are cut for a variety of reasons, yet all of them connect to population and consumption with big agriculture and commodities playing the lead role. In South America the Amazon is being whittled away by cattle ranching, industrial soy farms, and mining. The rainforests of Indonesia and Malaysia are falling to plantations for paper and palm oil. Pressure by rural impoverished populations are diminishing forests in the Philippines, while foreign demand for high-end woods are degrading forests in Madagascar. Rising energy demands have led to forest destruction for biofuels, gas, oil, and hydropower. By some estimates half of the world's intact tropical forests have been lost, and every year sees more destroyed. Besides harboring the majority of the world's terrestrial biodiversity, forests store carbon, safeguard freshwater, produce vapor that leads to rain, and sustain many rural and indigenous populations.

Climate change: The 21st Century will be the century of climate change: a recent study predicted that regions in Canada, Asia, Europe, and North Africa will already see a rise of 2 degrees Celsius by 2030. Our warmer world will see rising sea levels, more extreme weather, higher frequency of droughts and floods, desertification, and biodiversity loss, generally creating a less stable and more unpredictable world. While rarely discussed, human population growth is invariably linked to greenhouse gas emissions, especially in wealthy and economically-rising powers: the wealthiest 7 percent produces half of the world's emissions. More people and more consumption means more emissions, and until greenhouse gas emissions—whether from burning fossil fuels, raising food, or forest and peatlands destruction—becomes decoupled from consumption this will remain the case. In fact, efforts to slow population growth could have an important impact on mitigating global warming: a recent study found that slowing population growth could cut global emissions by 16-29 percent.

Disease: More humans could mean more disease, though evidence for such a connection thus far is often anecdotal and sometimes contradictory. However, crowded conditions, especially as the world's mega-cities continue to grow, and rising pressures surrounding sanitation and health care, may increase or worsen outbreaks of disease. While recent fears of a devastating pandemic over avian flu and swine flu proved overblown, it does not mean rising populations may not play role in the next outbreak. Climate change is also expected to change the range of disease, possibly pushing many dangerous tropical diseases into once-temperate environments.

Resource scarcity: Overpopulation isn't just taking a toll on renewable resources—such as forests and soils—but on non-renewable ones as well. Peak oil has become a popular term over the past decade for good reason. Since society has lagged in transitioning to a fossil fuel-free economy, energy companies are scouring ever-more distant places (the Amazon, the Arctic, and the deep ocean) for new fossil fuel sources, imperiling some of the last pristine environments. High energy prices are also contributing to higher food costs. Meanwhile, many of the world's important manufacturing metals—such as steel, copper, platinum, nickel, and tin—are running low and becoming harder to get, pushing prices up and forcing mining companies, much like energy companies, into remoter places, risks be damned. In many parts of the world, even protected areas are no longer safe from mining, drilling, and exploitation for resources.

Economics: The world of economics is rarely looked at as an environmental problem, since many traditional economists appear quite willing to ignore the environment. Some have even forecast that the world's economies will keep growing exponentially, with future generations far richer than we can imagine. But how can material wealth grow on a plundered finite world? Wealth, at least capital in resources, is dependent on the environment, and our environment—planet Earth—is both finite and increasingly plundered. Beyond the fact that there is a limited amount of oil, coal, gold, etc. in the world, there is only so far one can unwisely push renewable resources—such as fish in the sea, trees to log, and arable land—before they collapse. Sustainability means safeguarding renewable resources for future generations. But currently, waste and greed are plundering not just our non-renewable resources, but pushing our renewable ones to the brink. The rise of a global throwaway culture and conspicuous consumption has resulted in an economy based in part on collapsing environmental capital, creating what may be the ultimate bubble.

Poverty and wealth: Currently, over a third of the world's population lives on less than $2 a day, while the top 1 percent globally holds 43 percent of the world's wealth. Hundreds of millions don't have access to enough food or clean water on a daily basis, while according to Forbes this year there are a record 1,210 billionaires possessing accumulated wealth of $4.5 trillion. As more people populate the planet, paradoxically the wealth disparity has been widening. Millions in developing countries are lacking the basics of human survival (food, water, shelter, and medicine) though their nations may be rich in natural resources. Meanwhile their resources, from forests to marine fish, are often unsustainably depleted for consumption abroad in wealthy nations.

Well-being: Even if we survive the environmental calamities brought on in part by overpopulation and overconsumption, even if we make it to 10 billion people and society is still humming along, how happy will we be? So many people crowding our small planet means the decline of some very human needs: privacy, wilderness, and hopefulness. It's hard to imagine a world of beauty and happiness for our children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren if they only know gorillas and rhinos from images on the Internet, if they never have a chance to taste fresh seafood or experience true silence, if they can't see the stars for all the light pollution or know the joy of an hour of solitude in the woods.



Killer Cell Phones: Why Honeybees Are Dying Worldwide

By Justin Soutar - October 4, 2011

Have you heard the news? In just the last ten years or so, the world's honeybee population has taken a huge dive--and nobody seems to know why. I found this out myself recently by reading an article called "Bees Feel the Sting: The buzz on the worldwide decline in honeybee populations," which appeared as the lead story in the September/October 2011 issue of Science Illustrated. According to this article, a group of French biologists is attaching tiny microchips to honeybees to track their daily behavior patterns in an effort to learn what's killing them. Suspected causes of the unprecedented global honeybee dieoff include pests, predators, disease, pesticide sprays, climate change, and mobile phones. One single factor can be enough to do the bees in, as researcher Cedric Alaux of the Laboratoire Biologie et Protection de l'abeille admitted to Science Illustrated: "We cannot rule out that there is one single factor behind it all that influences the bees in a negative way."

To identify that factor, the key question we should ask is: What on earth has changed so drastically in the last ten years that would cause billions of honeybees to perish? There has been no drastic change in nature or the global environment that can adequately explain this occurrence. Honeybee pests and predators have been around for centuries, and although their numbers have fluctuated, their populations have not exploded recently as far as I know. Diseases have similarly come and gone. Our climate has been changing recently, but not so drastically or in such a short time period as to explain the mass disappearance of a single insect species.

Thus we can reasonably rule out any natural causes for the world's honeybee population plunge, and it makes sense to look for the culprit among possible artificial (i.e. manmade) causes. Although pesticide sprays have been in use for decades, their worldwide use has not increased dramatically in recent years; if anything, it has declined as the popularity of organic farming continues to grow.

The only other suspected manmade cause of the honeybees' death is mobile phones (i.e. cell phones)--or, more precisely, the radio waves emitted by cell phones. Here we're on to something, because in the last ten years the world's use of cell phones has exploded dramatically, and an ever-growing global network of cell phone transmitter towers established to meet this demand now continuously fills much of the Earth's air with a thick invisible web of electromagnetic radiation. Moreover, the negative effects of this artificial radiation on living organisms are already well known and documented by scientists. (Take, for example, the well-established link between increased cell phone use and increased rates of human brain cancer.) Furthermore, the steepest declines in honeybee populations have been observed in the United States and Europe--where cell phone use is greater than anywhere else in the world.

Nothing matches the worldwide decline in honeybee population like the worldwide increase in cell phone transmissions during the same time frame. Thus, it is reasonable to draw a link between the two and theorize that the former is the main cause of the latter.

But, some might say, the basis for this supposed theory is rather circumstantial. Is there any real, convincing evidence for it? Yes, there is. In a study conducted last year, researchers at Panjab University in Chandigarh, India fitted cell phones to a beehive and activated them twice a day for 15 minutes each. Within three months, honey production had ceased, the queen laid half as many eggs, and the hive population had fallen significantly. (See "Study links bee decline to cell phones," at

But the effect of cell phone towers on bees is even more drastic than that of individual phones. Barbara Hughes, a columnist for the Catholic Virginian who has been visiting the Franciscan monastery at Mission San Luis Rey in California, recently visited a Benedictine abbey near the mission. She related the following in the August 22, 2011 edition of the paper:

One of the monks, who has been a bee keeper at the Abbey for 40 years, explained how until numerous cell phone towers were constructed on the back of their property, he had been collecting 100 gallons of honey a week.

But as the use of cell phones expanded, all of his bees died within a few weeks until he discovered a small area near the base of the hill where he could not get cell phone service. Once he moved his hives to that particular area, the bees once again began to thrive and reproduce.

This anecdote is a graphic example of the danger that cell phone radiation poses to honeybees. The radiation may be interfering with the bees' built-in navigational systems, disorienting them and preventing them from finding their way back to their hives, as some researchers think. Or it may be killing them in a more direct fashion. However it works, it's clear that radio waves from cell phones are lethal to bees. Additional future studies will continue to confirm and bear this out.

The typical cell phone transmitter tower is a veritable beehive of electromagnetic activity. At any given moment it can be sending and receiving the radio transmissions of 10 to 25 different phone calls. A whole row of cell phone towers can process thousands of calls simultaneously. Try to imagine what all the radio waves from all the towers just in your local area would look like, filling the air all around you. If we had the capability to see radio waves, we would be blown away. Thus cell phone towers pose a much more serious threat to living organisms than individual cell phones because they emit much more concentrated doses of radiation. When we consider that the radiation of a single cell phone can cause brain cancer in a human being at an early age, it's not difficult to imagine the deadly effect that thousands of times that radiation would have on a much smaller living creature.

In fact, the gradual, slight decline in world honeybee populations observed over the course of the twentieth century (which preceded the current precipitous decline) was probably due to the gradual establishment of radio stations and transmitters all over the world. Moreover, it is possible that radio waves crisscrossing our atmosphere from Earth-orbiting communications satellites as well as from more recently developed GPS satellites, satellite radio systems, and especially wireless Internet systems, all play minor contributing roles in the current honeybee population crisis. The lesson to be learned from this is that radio waves kill bees--and the world's more than five billion cell phones combined generate more artificial radio emissions by far than all other currently operating high-tech inventions on Earth put together. (See "List of countries by number of cell phones in use,"

The modern handheld cell phone is a staple of globalized twenty-first century life--and it's not hard to understand why. It's a technological wonder, a marvel of electronic miniaturization and digital engineering, and a powerful tool of communication and entertainment whose convenience can't be beat. With a typical cell phone we can not only send and receive calls but also text messages and emails; we can take pictures, make audio recordings, store textual information, listen to music, access the Internet (and all that that entails), watch videos, read e-books, play games--the capabilities are endless. Cell phones allow us to stay connected like nothing else. Who ever thought this nifty little multi-purpose gadget would pose a threat to the environment?

It's unfortunate, but true: Within just the last ten years, the increasingly widespread and heavy global use of cell phones has placed the world's honeybee population at risk. We are literally buzzing the bees out of existence. Meanwhile, the global pace of construction of new cell phone towers continues unabated, and worldwide cell phone transmissions continue increasing by the day, filling the Earth's atmosphere with more and more artificial radio waves. If this trend continues into the next few years, we can expect further drastic reductions in the global honeybee population.

What would happen if honeybees became extinct? We would lose a lot more than just good-tasting natural honey. Honeybees play a critical role in the world's food chain: they pollinate 75 percent of all the crops consumed by humans, many of which are also consumed by animals. Thus the extinction of honeybees would precipitate a global food crisis of almost unthinkable proportions. I don't think any of us want to see that happen! Human survival is dependent on the survival of honeybees.

Given the enormity of the stakes involved, it is imperative that we take decisive measures soon to protect the endangered honeybees. This is not like trying to save the Pyrenean Ibex, the Golden Toad, the Javan Tiger, or the Alaotra Grebe (a bird of Madagascar that was officially declared extinct last year). All of these animal species have become extinct since the conservation movement began, but due to their isolated habitats and limited distribution, their extinction had little if any impact on the overall global food chain. The extinction of the honeybee would be an entirely different matter. Because of its worldwide distribution and the key role this little insect plays in crop growth, its demise would be catastrophic for a large percentage of life on earth.

So what can we do to save the honeybees? Here are a few ideas:

1) Spread the word. Tell everyone you know about what you've learned in this article. The more people who know about it, the better.

2) Use your cell phone less. Keep it turned off most of the time if you can. Note that you don't have to make a call to send destructive radiation through the air--just turning the unit on will do that.

3) Buy land phones, which don't emit harmful radio waves, for your home and office, and use your cell phone for calls only when away from those places. A cordless land phone offers the best of both worlds--it allows more mobility than a traditional corded land telephone but emits less harmful radiation than a cell phone.

4) At the local level, cities, counties and states could pass ordinances and laws preventing the construction of additional cell phone towers in certain areas (as long as this does not conflict with federal law).

5) Since honeybees continue to flourish in areas without cell phone service, it would make common sense for the governments of individual countries (especially in the United States and Europe) to review their existing communications policies and enact stricter nationwide regulations for cell phone transmissions.

6) Since more than 9 in 10 Americans now own cell phones (See "List of countries by number of cell phones in use,", a permanent nationwide moratorium on the construction of new cell phone towers should be seriously considered.

7) Our federal government could build on the model of the National Radio Quiet Zone, a 13,000-square-mile area straddling the Virginia-West Virginia border that was set aside in 1958 to protect the National Radio Astronomy Observatory from unwanted manmade radio interference. Within this zone, artificial radio transmissions, including cell phone services, are limited but not entirely eliminated. Similar protected zones could be established in America's sprawling, thinly-populated agricultural regions (such as in the middle states and parts of California) where cell phone services are less in demand and where honeybees are especially needed to pollinate the crops that feed much of the world.

Such efforts to curtail cell phone transmissions, for the good of honeybees and for our own good, will likely be met with powerful opposition from the big cell phone companies like Verizon. These huge businesses make a killing on cell phones, netting hundreds of billions of dollars annually, so their multibillionaire kings will not take kindly the least threat to the continued expansion of their global empire. They don't really care what happens to the bees (or to us) as long as they can keep their annual profits swelling. Thus they'll conveniently deny any connection between cell phone use and declining bee rates (just as they denied that there was any connection between cell phone use and brain cancer). But such opposition shouldn't discourage us--because denying an inconvenient truth doesn't make it go away.


Date: 5 Nov 2011
From: Full name and email address withheld upon request
Subject: My shocking experience with the NWO cell towers

Hi Jean,

This tiny valley - surrounded by State Park and having 2 4G cell towers?...

I have just witnessed a 2.5 year cell tower planning commission process and Commission Hearing that leaves me appalled at the enormity of the New World Order military/industrial influence.

I now live in a valley that has no cell reception, and yet spend the week working in the city. After my EMR research, I have disconnected myself from all EMR sources that I can: cell phones, wifi, portable phones, smart meters, etc. Because have gone in and out of the city cell tower frequency fence every week for the last 3 years, I clearly feel the incredible differences between areas of cell reception and without, that include depression and thought manipulation.

I have been researching the effects of EMR for my website ( in order to keep a cell tower out of this tiny Desert State Park valley I now live in. However, now it appears that the health problems associated with microwave transmissions are just the tip of the iceberg. After studying the cell tower blueprints of this proposed tower for the approval Hearing, I realized that this "stealth" tower contains a 6' microwave transmission dish aimed over the mountains 30 miles away to the naval air base. It is aimed at one of the most used parts of the desert park where hundreds of people camp. At the Hearing, I witnessed other tower projects, and noticed that these transmission dishes are going up everywhere, and in fact, are even disrupting the existing cell coverage in areas- no doubt they are for military transmissions.

Yesterday, I attended this hearing on the proposed tower and presented all sorts of evidence against it including the 6' dish aimed at the mountainside and the fact that the company also plans to build another cell tower 2 mi. down the same valley. The telecom company rep spoke after me and lied that she knew nothing of the other proposed tower. They also keep a telecom person they call doctor on staff who got up and lied blatantly, refuting everything I said. Because I asked to speak at the end of the meeting, (not normally allowed) the fact of the other proposed tower was confirmed. This is important because this is a tiny valley and does not need 2 cell towers. (See photo below) Once it was revealed that the telecom company lied, the commission quickly voted to allow the tower.

I am a hard-working light worker, and this recent experience with the governmental powers-that-be have made me realize the deceptive and quickly growing scope of the new world order. 4G cell transmission is perhaps enough energy, when linked to the military complex, for complete mind control. There is no doubt that the telecom companies are now getting most of their money from the military and have been given carte blanche power by the Telecom Act to run the show and control the world. In fact, Washington is now debating whether to give them the ability to censor and control the internet. These people are certainly not working in our best interests! In fact they are using highly advanced technology to turn us into zombies at their command. Look around at everyone who can see nothing but their smart phones, and become more and more dissociated from nature and their Higher Selves. The New World Order is already on our doorstep and I am truly concerned at what the larger plan is that they have up their sleeve.




Related video and petition:

Stop Smart Meters Rally : The Bigger Picture (A possible underlying reasons for this mass irradiation of everyone)
Check also: Stop Smart Meters Rally : Part One Vancouver Rally - Sept 17 2011 (Part 2 HERE - Part 3 HERE)

Please sign this petition to change the Telecommunications Act of 1996
Petition by the Coalition for Local Oversight of Utility Technologies (CLOUT)
A real national broadband plan - As the U.S. Congress considers the FCC's national broadband plan to provide affordable high-speed Internet access throughout the country, CLOUT is working to make fiber optic broadband technology the primary method of delivering this broadband access to all Americans. Compared to wireless technology, fiber optic broadband provides greater reliability, speed, capacity, and security, and does not require the installation of unsightly cell towers and intrusive wireless facilities in residential neighborhoods and scenic areas over which local governments, under the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, have limited authority to regulate and control. Click here to read more about the superiority of fiber optic broadband. Click here to sign our petition. Background and purpose - The proliferation of cell towers, cellular antenna base stations, and other wireless facilities over the past 15 years has had a dramatic effect on the American landscape. The concerns that arise when these types of facilities are proposed for communities include reduction in property values, destruction of views, and adverse impacts on human health and the environment. CLIP


Beyond Orwellian!! Please go at the URL below to access all the embedded links.


New Street Lights To Have “Homeland Security” Applications

High-tech system to include speakers, video surveillance, emergency alerts

Paul Joseph Watson - October 26, 2011

UPDATE: Presumably in response to this article being linked on the Drudge Report, the company behind ‘Intellistreets’, Illuminating Concepts, has now pulled the video from You Tube entirely, presumably nervous about the negative publicity that could be generated from concerns about street lights being used for “Homeland Security” purposes – their words, not ours. We have added an alternative version of the clip below, but it may be subject to removal at any time. The video is still available on the company’s website.

RELATED: Promo Video For DHS-Backed ‘Spy Street Lights’ Pulled From You Tube

New street lights that include “Homeland Security” applications including speaker systems, motion sensors and video surveillance are now being rolled out with the aid of government funding.

The Intellistreets system comprises of a wireless digital infrastructure that allows street lights to be controlled remotely by means of a ubiquitous wi-fi link and a miniature computer housed inside each street light, allowing for “security, energy management, data harvesting and digital media,” according to the Illuminating Concepts website.

According to the company’s You Tube video of the concept, the primary capabilities of the devices include “energy conservation, homeland security, public safety, traffic control, advertising, video surveillance.”

In terms of Homeland Security applications, each of the light poles contains a speaker system that can be used to broadcast emergency alerts, as well as a display that transmits “security levels” (presumably a similar system to the DHS’ much maligned color-coded terror alert designation), in addition to showing instructions by way of its LED video screen.

The lights also include proximity sensors that can record both pedestrian and road traffic. The video display and speaker system will also be used to transmit Minority Report-style advertising, as well as Amber Alerts and other “civic announcements”.

With the aid of grant money from the federal government, the company is about to launch the first concept installation of the system in the city of Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Using street lights as surveillance tools has already been advanced by several European countries. In 2007, leaked documents out of the UK Home Office revealed that British authorities were working on proposals to fit lamp posts with CCTV cameras that would X-ray scan passers-by and “undress them” in order to “trap terror suspects”.

Dutch police also announced last year that they are developing a mobile scanner that will “see through people’s clothing and look for concealed weapons”.

So-called ‘talking surveillance cameras’ that use a speaker system similar to the Intellistreets model are already being used in UK cities like Middlesborough to bark orders and reprimand people for dropping litter and other minor offenses. According to reports, one of the most common phrases used to shame people into obeying instructions is to broadcast the message, “We are watching you.”

The transformation of street lights into surveillance tools for Homeland Security purposes will only serve to heighten concerns that the United States is fast on the way to becoming a high-tech police state, with TSA agents being empowered to oversee that control grid, most recently with the announcement that TSA screeners would be manning highway checkpoints, a further indication that security measures we currently see in airports are rapidly spilling out onto the streets.

The ability of the government to use street lights to transmit “emergency alerts” also dovetails with the ongoing efforts to hijack radio and television broadcasts for the same purpose, via FEMA’s Emergency Alert System.

The federal government is keen to implement a centralized system of control over all communications, with the recent announcement that all new cell phones will be required to comply with the PLAN program (Personal Localized Alerting Network), which will broadcast emergency alert messages directly to Americans’ cell phones using a special chip embedded in the receiver. The system will be operational by the end of the year in New York and Washington, with the rest of the country set to follow in 2012.

The notion of using the street lights as communication tools to broadcast “alerts” directly from the federal government is also consistent with Homeland Security’s program to install Orwellian ‘telescreens’ that play messages by Janet Napolitano and other DHS officials in Wal-Mart stores across the country.

The fact that the federal government is funding the implementation of ‘Intellistreets’ comes as no surprise given that the nation’s expanding networks of surveillance cameras are also being paid for with Department of Homeland Security grants.


Date: 10 Nov 2011
From: "Alex Wilks -" (
Subject: 4 days to save our children from cluster bombs

Dear friends,

Ahmad picked up a bright metal object in a park where he was celebrating his 5th birthday in Lebanon. It was an unexploded cluster bomblet, which blew up in his face, killing him slowly in front of his family.

Three years ago, public pressure pushed through a ban of these cruel bombs. But now the US is lobbying nations to quietly sign a new law that allows their use -- signing the death warrant for thousands of other children. Most countries are still on the fence on how to vote. Only if we raise the alarm across the world can we shame our governments to block this deadly decision.

Positions are being drawn up now. We only have days until countries meet to send our leaders a clear message: stand up for the cluster bombs ban and keep our children safe. Click below to sign the petition -- it will be delivered directly to delegates at the Geneva conference:

Thousands of people -- many of them children -- have been maimed or killed by these bombs. When they are fired, they spray small "bomblets" over a wide area, many of which fail to explode. Years later, people disturb them in their fields or school playgrounds not knowing what they are, and they explode.

In 2008, over half of the world’s governments outlawed these weapons by signing the Convention on Cluster Munitions. But now, shockingly, countries like France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and the UK, who all signed the Convention, are under pressure from the US, China and Russia to run rings round the ban by signing a separate agreement that would allow them to use cluster munitions. Only Norway, Mexico, Austria and a few others are fighting this horror.

Negotiators at the Convention on Conventional Weapons meet in Geneva next week. Most governments don’t really want this protocol and have not said which way they will vote, but they are under severe pressure from the US to comply and will only object if the global public persuades them.

There’s no time to lose -- the conference starts on Monday. Let's call on our governments to reject this deadly and cynical US campaign to legalize cluster killing. Click below to sign the petition and forward this email widely -- we've done it before, let's do it again:

Cluster bombs and land mines were banned because citizens raised the alarm across the world -- with victims and survivors leading the way. For their sakes and to ensure no more lives are lost, let’s not allow these cruel weapons back and join together now to demand a more peaceful world.

With hope,

Alex, Stephanie, Alice, Ricken, Laura, Nicholas, Wissam, and the whole Avaaz team

More information:

Fourth Review Conference of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Weapons:

CCW – the potential to cause more humanitarian harm than good (Stop Cluster

The Past and Future of the CCW (Arms

No backsliding on cluster bombs (The Indepedent):

Raed Mokaled and the story of Ahmad (Handicap International):



Lazy Ouzo-Swilling, Olive-Pit Spitting Greeks – Or, How Goldman Sacked Greece

by Greg Palast - November 6, 2011

Here's what we're told: Greece's economy blew apart because a bunch of olive-spitting, ouzo-guzzling, lazy-ass Greeks refuse to put in a full day's work, retire while they're still teenagers, pocket pensions fit for a pasha; and they've gone on a social-services spending spree using borrowed money. Now that the bill has come due and the Greeks have to pay with higher taxes and cuts in their big fat welfare state, they run riot, screaming in the streets, busting windows and burning banks.

I don't buy it. I don't buy it because of the document in my hand marked, "RESTRICTED DISTRIBUTION."

I'll cut to the indictment: Greece is a crime scene. The people are victims of a fraud, a scam, a hustle and a flim-flam. And––cover the children's ears when I say this––a bank named Goldman Sachs is holding the smoking gun.

In 2002, Goldman Sachs secretly bought up ¤2.3 billion in Greek government debt, converted it all into yen and dollars, then immediately sold it back to Greece.

Goldman took a huge loss on the trade.

Is Goldman that stupid?

Goldman is stupid—like a fox. The deal was a con, with Goldman making up a phony-baloney exchange rate for the transaction. Why?

Goldman had cut a secret deal with the Greek government in power then. Their game: to conceal a massive budget deficit.  Goldman's fake loss was the Greek government's fake gain.

Goldman would get repayment of its “loss” from the government at loan-shark rates.

The point is, through this crazy and costly legerdemain, Greece's right-wing free-market government was able to pretend its deficits never exceeded 3 percent of GDP.

Cool. Fraudulent but cool.

But flim-flam isn’t cheap these days: On top of murderous interest payments, Goldman charged the Greeks over a quarter billion dollars in fees.

When the new Socialist government of George Papandreou came into office, they opened up the books and Goldman's bats flew out.  Investors' went berserk, demanding monster interest rates to lend more money to roll over this debt.

Greece's panicked bondholders rushed to buy insurance against the nation going bankrupt. The price of the bond-bust insurance, called a credit default swap (or CDS), also shot through the roof.  Who made a big pile selling the CDS insurance?  Goldman.

And those rotting bags of CDS's sold by Goldman and others? Didn't they know they were handing their customers gold-painted turds?

That's Goldman's specialty. In 2007, at the same time banks were selling suspect CDS's and CDOs (packaged sub-prime mortgage securities), Goldman held a “net short” position against these securities. That is, Goldman was betting their financial "products" would end up in the toilet. Goldman picked up another half a billion dollars on their "net short" scam.

But, instead of cuffing Goldman's CEO Lloyd Blankfein and parading him in a cage through the streets of Athens, we have the victims of the frauds, the Greek people, blamed. Blamed and soaked for the cost of it. The "spread" on Greek bonds (the term used for the risk premium paid on Greece's corrupted debt) has now risen to — get ready for this––$14,000 per family per year.

Euro-nation, the secret Geithner memo, and the Ecuador connection

Why did the Greek government throw its nation's fate into Goldman's greasy hands? What the heck was in the "RESTRICTED" document? And why did I have to take it to Geneva, to throw it down in front of the Director-General of the WTO for authentication, a creepy French banker I otherwise wouldn't bother to spit on, and then tear off to Quito to share it with the grateful President of Ecuador?

To give you all the answers would require me to write a book. I have: Vultures' Picnic––in Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High-Finance Fraudsters.

It's really quite important to me that you read it, that you get it now. That's a funny statement, I suppose, from an author. But if you've been reading my stories in The Guardian or watching my reports on BBC Newsnight, you've gotten the facts; but I really want to let you inside the investigations, to cross the continents with me and follow down the leads so that you can get a full picture of The Beasts. The Beasts and their trophy wives, intelligence agency go-fers, political concubines and bone-breakers. And besides, it's enormous fun when it's not scary as sh*t.


Here's a taste of Chapter 12 - The Generalissimo of Globalization - from the film-enhanced eBook edition. [And more on the 1% Greece-ing us, check out the upcoming issue of In These Times.]

Watch the video at

This is an adaptation of an excerpt from Vultures' Picnic, Greg Palast's new book, out next week, an investigator's pursuit of petroleum pigs, power pirates and high-finance fraudsters. Read the first chapter or just get the book here.

Greg Palast is the author of Vultures' Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High-Finance Carnivores, which will be released on November 14 by Penguin USA.


Note from Jean: A couple years back - actually the first time was on February 11, 2008 in Rising Phoenix Series #43: Hope and Revelations Aplenty - I had included the following:

Changing the world - one loan at a time
Recommended by Jamara Janine Gruber ( who wrote: "I just made a loan to someone in the developing world using a revolutionary new website called Kiva. You can go to Kiva's website and lend to someone in the developing world who needs a loan for their business - like raising goats, selling vegetables at market or making bricks. Each loan has a picture of the entrepreneur, a description of their business and how they plan to use the loan so you know exactly how your money is being spent - and you get updates letting you know how the entrepreneur is going. The best part is, when the entrepreneur pays back their loan you get your money back - and Kiva's loans are managed by microfinance institutions on the ground who have a lot of experience doing this, so you can trust that your money is being handled responsibly. (...) It's finally easy to actually do something about poverty - using Kiva I know exactly who my money is loaned to and what they're using it for. And most of all, I know that I'm helping them build a sustainable business that will provide income to feed, clothe, house and educate their family long after my loan is paid back. Join me in changing the world - one loan at a time." What others are saying about 'Revolutionising how donors and lenders in the US are connecting with small entrepreneurs in developing countries.' -- BBC 'If you've got 25 bucks, a PC and a PayPal account, you've now got the wherewithal to be an international financier.' -- CNN Money'Smaller investors can make loans of as little as $25 to specific individual entrepreneurs through a service launched last fall by' -- The Wall Street Journal 'An inexpensive feel-good investment opportunity... All loaned funds go directly to the applicants, and most loans are repaid in full.' -- Entrepreneur Magazine

... And then on November 5, 2008, as part of a bunch of other amazing initiatives listed under CATALYSTS FOR WORLD CHANGE and archived in There is ALWAYS Hope Series #1: Taking TOGETHER a Leap of Faith! ...

Kiva - We Let You Loan to the Working Poor
Kiva's mission is to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating poverty. Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world. As of last June, they had assisted about 40,000 borrowers in 40 countries and provided a total of about $27 million in funding!

And finally I briefly mentioned it last August 4, 2010 in The Moment of Truth Series #22: Active and Responsible

Here are their Latest Statistics*

Total value of all loans made through Kiva: $255,923,100
Number of Kiva Users: 1,013,680
Number of Kiva Users who have funded a loan: 638,306
Number of countries represented by Kiva Lenders: 216
Number of entrepreneurs that have received a loan through Kiva: 663,639
Number of loans that have been funded through Kiva: 337,537
Percentage of Kiva loans which have been made to women entrepreneurs: 80.70%
Number of Kiva Field Partners (microfinance institutions Kiva partners with): 146
Number of countries Kiva Field Partners are located in: 61
Current repayment rate (all partners): 98.90%
Average loan size (This is the average amount loaned to an individual Kiva Entrepreneur. Some loans - group loans - are divided between a group of borrowers.): $386.01
Average total amount loaned per Kiva Lender (includes reloaned funds): $252.94
Average number of loans per Kiva Lender: 7.66
*These statistics are updated nightly (between 1 - 3am US Pacific time).

How does Kiva use donations?

100% of every dollar you lend on Kiva goes directly towards funding loans. Kiva does not take a fee, so we rely on small optional donations from you and others to keep our site running.

Kiva's staff and volunteers work hard to ensure every dollar you donate is used efficiently. Today, for every $1 donated to operate, the site raises over $10 in loans for the working poor. Your donation will support a variety of programs, including:

--Sending expert staff to over 60 countries to perform due diligence and monitoring 
--Building and maintaining the complex technical infrastructure that facilitates over $1M in loans each week
--Answering thousands of customer support emails and phone calls
--Training and supporting several hundred volunteers who translate and edit every loan posted on the Kiva site

If you live in the United States, your donation is tax-deductible. Thanks for considering a donation to Kiva.


The reason I'm bringing this up again for your consideration is because I received an email(in French) from Huguette Demers ( who wrote:

Bonjour Jean.

Il y a quelques années, tu nous avais transmis dans une compilation de l'info sur Kiva.

Je veux te dire que je m'étais alors inscrite sur le site comme prêteuse et je viens de prêter à mon 7ème projet. C'est fabuleux. Tous les prêts sont remboursés à temps. Les gens honorent leur contrat. Ça marche. L'argent me revient et je le réinvestis. Je suis ravie de faire partie de cette équipe internationale de «prêteurs/prêtés». C'est tellement concret comme action en terme de s'unir pour changer les choses. Rien n'est donné. C'est juste un prêt, ce qui permet aux personnes impliquées de créer des liens d'égalité et de respect

Je te suggère de redonner à tes contacts l'info sur Kiva pour leur permettre de faire ce choix de prêter de l'argent si cela les attire.

À la prochaine


... which means...

Hello Jean

A few years ago, you sent us a compilation of information on Kiva.

I want to tell you that I had then registered on the site as a lender and I've just lent money to my 7th project. It's fabulous. All loans are repaid on time. People honor their contract. It works. The money comes back to me and I reinvest it. I am delighted to be part of this international team of "lenders/borrowers". It's so tangible in terms of joining forces together to change things. Nothing is given. It's just a loan, allowing those involved to create bonds based on equality and respect.

I suggest you give once again to your contacts the information on Kiva to help them make the choice to lend money if it resonates with them.

See you!



So of course, not only am I delighted to offer everyone this renewed opportunity to lend a helping hand to a fellow soul, but I've also just registered and made my first $25 loan to Leah Wanjiru Wanjiru (plus a $3.75 donation to help Kiva continue its magnificent work) from Kenya so she may buy a motorcycle to deliver to the market the crops she grows and thus continue to expand her small business and feed her 4 children.

If you need more details before deciding to micro-invest in someone's future, they have a short video at that further explains how their system works.


Note from Jean: In addition to reading the following, I recommend you take 78 minutes, as I just did, to listen to the following August 30, 2011 video by Alfred Webre as it will give you a much better feel of the depth and far-reaching implications of the following material

Andromeda Council - War with Orion grey-Draco Reptilian ETs is won, no false flag ET invasion
Many elements featured in this video are described in the next article below. And as a complement that quickly summarizes the current status and final aim of this entire cleansing effort (to get rid of the negative beings who for millennia have manipulated human beings for their own malevolent ends) check...

... which concludes on this hopeful note: The healing process of the human race must continue, and will continue, throughout the transition & transformation time as Earth and her people move into the higher spiritual vibration of the 4th dimension... as healthy, free, sovereign human beings. People of Earth... Earth is your planet. A truly beautiful place of natural wonderment among the stars. And you, people of Earth, you will finally have an opportunity to heal, grow and evolve... to determine your own destiny, make your own choices... and determine the kind of future you want for your world. Without negative influence & interference from others. Your choices. Your world. One to which you are responsible... whose future you hold in your - hearts, minds & souls.


A New Beginning

We of the star systems & planets of the Andromeda Council are your family & friends. We are here to let you know your planet Earth/Terra and all of your people are about to go through major changes, a major stage of growth, a shift-up in vibration, called “upliftment”. It is a completely new vibration, new higher consciousness & awareness, a new existence… for the first time in your planet’s history.

It is a cleansing, a rebirth, a transformation. It is a transition. For you on planet Earth - it is a new beginning. Most important, it is simply an evolution.

Though the process has already begun, somewhat. Earth is about to transform in vibrational frequency from its current 3-D solid matter form existence in the 3rd dimension… into the 4th dimension/density reality, the vibratory rate one frequency faster than currently on Earth, as Earth's solar system and planet Earth are about to cross into the galactic equatorial plane zone of the Milky Way galaxy.

Overall, this new area of 4th dimensional space is a place where matter has far less density & weight, an area of much faster & higher frequency energy vibration. It is also a dimension where time will no longer have a hold on Earth humans. From a 4th dimension perspective, time doesn't exist... at least not the way Earth presently experiences time.

In addition, this area of 4th dimensional space also has a 'black hole' with highly charged magnetic energies at its core. Earth's solar system and planet Earth will upon entry of this zone encounter the highly charged magnetic energies of this 'black hole' and feel its effects. Some of your Earth scientists, astrophysicists, call this area - a Galactic or Torsion Energy Wave.

The speeding up of this solar system & its planets including Earth due to the faster & higher frequency energy vibration rate of this area - their upliftment into the 4th density resulting in continued geophysical events and additional changes to planet Earth - these changes are projected to start by mid-October 2011.

The official beginning of 4th dimensional energy will begin to affect Earth's solar system on 11.11.11 as it encounters the galactic equatorial plane region - as a universe & galactic wide harmonic frequency - will open and affect this whole area of space.

Whether people call this phenomenon a 'stargate' or 'portal, this area of faster, higher 4th dimensional energy is real. This historic date of 11.11.11 begins the infusion of 4th dimensional energy onto your planet. It will affect Earth & its people in a positive, uplifting way like never before experienced in your planet's history.

The saturation of this higher frequency vibration will continue from the end of 2011, through all of 2012, reaching full strength during the time frame of December 2012, through March 2013 when the final rotation of the 90 degree shift of Earth's crust happens with the present day East/West orientation of the continents moving into their new North/South orientation.

These changes are expected to settle down throughout remaining 2013, and will begin the completion of this cycle by the end of October, winding down in December 2013. With 4th dimensional life officially beginning in January 2014.

During this time every living thing from the largest to the smallest will be offered the opportunity to change, to evolve, into 4th dimensional life.

It is expected Earth will begin to settle into its new 4th dimension vibration existence, its new 4D life, in January 2014. Yes, planet Earth will likely go through continued dramatic changes to get there. But these events as life changing they will be to both humans and all life on the planet... these changes are normal and necessary for this process. It is evolution.

Just like a woman's body changes, adjusts & expands, Earth too must go through its uncomfortable adjustments, its labor pains, and the momentary intense pain of child birth. Earth too must adjust & prepare herself for this new beginning, for her new life as a 4th density world... a far more colorful, vibrant, & beautiful 4th dimensional world.

Once Earth is vibrating in the 4th dimension, Earth's remaining sentient inhabitants, including all humans, will be forever changed. They will manifest a variety of natural, multi-sensory abilities as never before experienced in Earth's history. These new abilities include: telepathy, telekinesis, teleportation, and levitation. For all of transformed humanity - human consciousness, human life, will make a quantum leap in evolution.

Humans finally experience and learn first hand about the truth & reality of their own soul, about their true spiritual birth essence & origin. 4D humanity experiences a true spiritual life - complete self awareness and cognition, total memory recall, clairvoyance, clairsentience & greater natural harmony with others.

This will be a complete transformation of your solar system. A complete transformation of the human race on planet Earth. You will now have crystalline bodies, healthy, light filled with virtually eternal life spans. And a beautiful way of living like you have never imagined.

This time in Earth’s history will begin what many have described as a new age of enlightenment, literal spiritual awareness, living & consciousness, an age of true human renewal...

To assist and prepare all Earth humans to make the step-up, this “upliftment”, in spiritual awareness & consciousness to the 4th dimension as Earth is about to cross the galactic equatorial plane

The Andromeda Council has committed many resources, trained people, ships, counselors, advisors in many areas of expertise, to help Earth people through the various stages of adjustment & growth. They will do this by mentoring, teaching and helping Earth humans to evolve emotionally, intellectually, physically, socially & most important spiritually.

They will remind Earth people of the truth & reality of their own origin as sacred sparks of the Creator / of Creation... as free sovereign souls, free sovereign human beings.

They will teach Earth people by example: they will use significant, specific acts of love and kindness, some seen & unseen, for the people of Earth... for their cousins, brothers and sisters on this tiny blue world.

One example of a specific act of kindness is the number of Andromeda Council biospheres / ships they have committed. These ships will use their combined projected force fields to wrap & envelop planet Earth - to minimize the adjustments, the vibrational cause and effects to this planet during its shift into the 4th dimension.

They will share and remind people of Earth the most important, most powerful ‘force’ in the Universe is: love.

They will quietly visit Earth and introduce themselves, sharing what their lives are like, who they are, how they live, speaking directly with people on this planet from every walk of life. Very much a reintroduction of old friends and family.

The time line projected for their contact & visitation:

As soon as it is absolutely safe for humans on Earth - for our star 'brothers', sisters', and 'cousins' to finally be able to visit with us, they will do so. They will keep their promise regarding this commitment they have made. But right now, their number one priority is to eliminate from Earth the remaining less critical, but still dangerous, reptilian underground & undersea bases. Securing the safety & freedom of Earth's people must come first.

Especially given the process they, lead by the people from Procyon, currently face in the final clean up & removal of the underground and undersea Reptilian bases located around the globe. Completing this process is a priority to ensure everyone's safety from this point forward. It is imperative. Therefore, please continue to be patient.

However, you can be sure, once the people from the planets - Ventra, Nikotae, Toleka & Ritol start to visit us here on Earth... it will be a fun experience for many of us. And it should be an enjoyable education for virtually everyone. The question of whether we are alone or not - will finally be answered.

To read Andromeda Council published news stories, transcripts, and listen to interviews please go to:







Note from Jean: I had already provided a small excerpt from this below in my September 19, 2011 compilation - The Age of Awakening Series #3: Big Shift Underway - We Are Taking This Planet Back! - but in light of the new material I've just reviewed, it seems quite relevant to provide it in full for your review here. If some of us (starting in the US and then Canada according to Tolec) are indeed headed for direct contacts with these people - perhaps in the coming weeks once the good people from Arcturus, Tau Ceti and Procyon have finished clearing away the last deep underground Grey-Draco bases on Earth - then it is better to find out who they are, where they come from and why they are doing this.


ET Council: War with Grey-Draco reptilian ETs is won, no false flag ET invasion

By Alfred Lambremont Webre, JD, MEd

In an exclusive ExopoliticsTV interview by Alfred Lambremont Webre with a human representative-contactee of the extraterrestrial governance council known as the Andromeda Council it has been revealed that the war of liberation against a 4th dimensional Orion grey and Draco reptilian alliance has been won by the forces of the Andromeda Council as of the 3rd quarter of 2011. The attempted occupation of Earth, our moon and Mars by this Grey-Reptilian alliance is over. The defeated grey-reptilian forces have been sent via stargate into the far reaches of our universe.

The Andromeda Council representative states in his ExopoliticsTV interview that the forces of the 4th dimensional Orion grey and Draco reptilian forces that remain on Earth consist of small pockets of isolated forces around such as Washington, DC.

According to the Andromeda Council representative, the defeat of the Orion grey and Reptilian occupation force on Earth, moon and Mars has the effect of leaving the Illuminati and Annunaki power structure on Earth, moon and Mars without any effective 4th dimensional back-up. Any attempt by the remaining grey and reptilian forces to assist Illuminati “false flag ET invasion” will be defeated, and any false flag ET invasion will fail.

Listen to ExopoliticsTV interview with Andromeda Council representative

Readers can listen to ExopoliticsTV interview with the Andromeda Council representative embedded in the article above and at the URL below:


Andromedan Earth representative/contactee

The human representative of the Andromeda Council states he has been given the Andromedan name “Tolec.” Tolec is a well-adjusted 20-year career professional in the computer industry. In his ExopoliticsTV interview, Tolec states he was first contacted in 1993 by his principal Andromedan contact who took him on three time travel journeys via Andromedan space craft to the 1840s western U.S. visiting the same 1840s family to observe their live journey.

Tolec states that his Andromeda contacts ended subsequent to the 1993 contacts until the Andromedan Council contacted him again in September 2010.

In his ExopoliticsTV interview, Tolec states that he receives information updates from his Andromeda Council contacts in a number of modalities:

(1) Telepathic communication with Andromedan representatives;

(2) Automatic writing from Andromedan representatives;

(3) Communication in the dream state with Andromedan representatives;

(4) Visions from the Andromedan representatives

(5) Interdimensional travel of his soul essence to a venue of communication, such as an Andromedan ‘biosphere”. According to Tolec, the Andromeda Council has a number of “biospheres” or large planetoid-like spherical spacecraft stationed around Earth. One such biosphere has 26 stories and a staff of 50,000.

Galactic Governance: What is the Andromeda Council?

The Andromeda Council is a reported galactic governance council composed of selected star system representatives that carry out governance and development functions in a selected areas of the populated and organized universe.

According to Tolec, and Andromeda Council contactee and representative, “The chaired members of the Andromeda Council comprise a total of twelve (12) distinct representative council member races.

“The Council has a non-voting Chairman from the star system Zenetae, planet Tishtae, and a non-voting Vice-Chairwoman from the star system Mirach, planet Terial, both in the Andromeda constellation. These two people, as many on the Andromeda Council, live and vibrate in a 4th dimension/density reality. There is one council member per seat.

“Many of the member races of the Council are acknowledged throughout the Universe to be some of the same races that originally seeded Earth hundreds of thousands of years ago, as evidenced by the variety of humans on the planet today. It is said these races have already been through the process of transformation, of upliftment - the elevated vibration, density, and spiritual consciousness of the 4th dimension.

“Members of the Andromeda Council are from the star systems & planets listed below:

1. Star System: Arcturus Planet: Pitolla

2. Star System: Antares Planet: Nikotae

3. Star System: M103 Planet: Legola

4. Star System: Procyon Planet: Kaena

5. Star System: Vega Planet: Percula

6. Star System: Capella Planet: Pershea

7. Star System: Polaris Planet: Ventra

8. Star System: Sirius A Planet: Toleka

9. Star System: Deneb Planet: Ritol

10. Star System: Tau Ceti Planet: Xeta 

11. Star System: Alhena Planet: Degaroth

12. Star System: Betelgeuse Planet: Etorth

“Members of the Andromeda Council not holding one of the senior, twelve (12) chaired seats hold board positions of: Investigation, research, deliberation, and advisement to the Andromeda Council. They do this on thirteen (13) unique, sub, joint councils or advisory boards. There are 5-6 people on each joint council or advisory board. Collectively, these advisory boards represent in excess of 400+ representative planets from three (3) star systems including Arcturus. Therefore, the majority, the greater percentage of the advisory board members comes from different star systems & planets other than the planet where a chaired Andromeda Council member is from. There is a chairperson, or otherwise named, to each advisory board. They are as follows:

1. Higher Dimensional Realm Advisory Board

2. Star System Membership Review Board

3. Galactic Federation of Planets Review Board

4. Exobiology Galaxy Advisory Board (Sirius- Andromeda Council Member) (Chair)

5. Xenobiology Galaxy Advisory Board (Procyon-Andromeda Council Member) (Chair)

6. Oceanography Galaxy Advisory Board

7. Space Travel Dimensional Flight Technology Review Board

8. Planetary Medical Advisory Board

9. Universe Education Observation & Advisory Board

10. Telepathy and Vocal Communication Observation & Advisory Board

11. Galaxy Sector Planetary Exploration Discovery & Assessment Team

12. Military Threat Level Assessment & Advisory Board

13. Spiritual & Emotional Mastery Dimensional Assessment & Dev'l Board

According to Tolec, “There are also other affiliated councils, or races, some formal members of the Andromeda Council, some not, willing to help the people of planet Earth in its process of evolution. 

“One of the affiliated councils is the Galactic Federation which is a federation of star systems and planets of benevolent beings. The Galactic Federation is comprised of approximately 140 star systems, and at present 300 planets. It is lead by a Chairman from the Tau Ceti star system which itself has a formal seat, is a senior chaired member of the Andromeda Council. The Federation's lead planet is - Xeta. 

“It is expected over the course of the next few years as planet Earth adjusts to its new life in the 4th dimension - as well as being part of a greater family of intelligent life that is thriving across the cosmos - planet Earth will be invited as a single member to join the Galactic Federation.”

1999 Andromeda Council meeting about grey/Reptilian occupation of Earth

In his renewed contacts starting September 2010, Tolec states that the Andromeda Council informed him that the Council had met and decided on a war of liberation of Earth, moon and Mars around 1999 Earth time.

The Orion greys and Draco Reptilians were abusing the people of Earth, and beaming negative frequencies at Earth from the moon and from Phobos, a moon of Mars.

The Andromedans had gone forward in time and had discovered that if the grey-Reptilians were allowed to go on with their abusive occupation of Earth, moon and Mars, the grey-Reptilians would establish a “tyranny” in this sector of the universe. The Andromedans themselves and a great many star systems would be affected negatively.

Therefore, the Andromedan Council decided to set aside the law of non-intervention and wage a war of liberation that has gone on for approximately nine years to the 3rd quarter of 2011.

A war in space

Andromeda Council representative Tolec states, “a war in space, in many cases happening just outside of 'Earth space’ over the course of approximately nine (9) years of Earth time, is as of this third quarter of 2011 in the final cleanup phase. This war is finally over. Done. Finished. As Tolec for the Andromeda Council, I can tell you my colleagues had a long, hard, difficult war. I will add, this war is being won by ‘the good guys’… by the combined forces of the member star systems & planets of the Andromeda Council, those with Earth and Earth humans best interests in their hearts, minds & souls.

"This proxy war to free Earth, from thousands of years of negative energy bombardment, manipulation and control, was fought on behalf of Earth - by star system & planetary council member races of the: Andromeda Council. Those members that bore the brunt of the burden did the greatest amount of fighting included: Arcturus, Tau Ceti, and Procyon. The contributions of the Procyon people were especially valuable because they learned the weaknesses of these malevolent menaces - they learned how to 'sniff ' them out & beat them. The people of Procyon just recently liberated themselves within the past 12 years of Earth time.

“So that the Council could intercede on Earth’s behalf, extensive discussions were held, and a new law was passed over-riding what is ubiquitously known as the 'Prime Directive' of non-interference? A conscious, collective decision was made by the Council to break precedent and do this... because Earth's people living a 3rd dimensional life just did not have the 4th dimensional physiology, knowledge, tools, or technology to win.

“This war was fought to secure the total freedom of planet Earth and her people from the menacing interference of primarily two regressive races: Reptilians from the star system Alpha Draconis & Hydra, and a specific variety of renegade ‘Greys’ now living in the Orion star system. These Greys are the progeny of Zeta Reticulans who have not been home to Zeta Reticuli 1 or 2 in at least a few thousand years.

“Earth is not the only planet they have terrorized. From what I have learned, there are at least another 21 planets that need to be freed from these menaces. Fortunately, they can be beaten, as indicated by the liberation of the Procyon people from these malevolent, self centered, self-serving... life draining entities.

“Note: of the Grey races, the prime ancestor race - the original Reticulans from the binary star system Reticuli - the ones who in their waning days exhibited awareness of themselves, their fallibility, and the fragility of life, and realizing the pending death of their race - these original Zeta Reticulans not affiliated with the Draco Reptilians, were willing to share all they had learned. Due to their humility, the Andromeda Council intervened, stepped in and helped relocate them to a completely different star system. These people, the original Zeta Reticulans, no longer live in the Zeta Reticuli star system.”

“All other known variety of renegade Greys causing problems on Earth are being dealt with, and are being removed from their underground & undersea bases on Earth, as are the Draco Reptilians. Their operational bases established for years on Mars, and Mars & Earth’s moons, have already been cleared out of these beings. 

“Likewise, about 5,000 ‘crossbreed’ aka hybrid Grey / Human life forms, programmed since birth, will need to be removed from Earth and deprogrammed so that they can evolve on their own into free thinking, free willed beings. And, since they are a new sentient life form, they will re-locate to their own new 3rd dimension planet.

“Back to the war - the primary reason for this war was to negate & eliminate the effect of what is believed to be - thousands of years of negative energies constantly beamed to planet Earth, as well as etheric implant technologies, utilized by a Draco Reptilian and Grey Orion alliance that has put and kept many Earth humans manipulated, controlled, and in a continued state of fear, anxiety & insecurity; and to eliminate for good these malevolent entities who desired to continue to use, manipulate & steal people as a natural resource, and drain other precious resources from planet Earth... all the while controlling and 'enslaving' a large percentage of an unaware and helpless Earth human population."

Tolec concludes, “The Council felt Earth's people deserved an opportunity, a real chance to evolve on their own after thousands of years of manipulation, control and unaware enslavement.”

Congruent with statements of other Andromedan contactees

The information that Tolec states the Andromeda Council gave him is congruent with other information reportedly independently given to other contactees by other extraterrestrial or interdimensional sources naming themselves the “Andromeda Council.”

One independent Andromedan contactee source states, “The Andromedan Council is a group of beings from 139 different star systems that come together and discuss what is going on in the galaxy. It is not a political body. What they have been recently discussing is the tyranny in our future, 357 years from now, because that affects everybody. [Ed. Note - The 139 star system membership is the definition of the Galactic Council as given by Tolec]

“Apparently what they have done, through time travel, is that they have been able to figure out where the significant shift in energy occurred that causes the tyranny 357 years in our future. They have traced it back to our solar system, and they have been able to further track it down to Earth, Earth’s moon and Mars - those three places.

“The very first meeting the Andromedan council had was to decide whether or not to directly intervene with what was going on here. According to Morenae, there were only 78 systems that met this first time. Of those 78, just short of half decided that they wanted nothing to do with us at all, regardless of the problems. I think it is really important that you know why they wanted nothing to do with us.

“We are talking about star systems that are hundreds of millions of light years away from us. Even some who have never met us. They just knew the vibration of the planet reflected those on it. The reasons why they wanted nothing to do with us is that from their perspective, Earth humans don’t respect themselves, each other or the planet. What possibly can be the value of Earth humans? Fortunately, the majority of the council gave the opinion that because Earth has been manipulated for over 5,700 years, that we deserved an opportunity to prove ourselves – to at least have a shot at proving the other part of the council wrong.

“They want everything extraterrestrial on the planet, in the planet and Earth’s moon out of here. The reason for this is that they want to see how we will act when we are not being manipulated. We are all being manipulated, and my first suggestion is to throw your television set away. I can’t tell you how sincere I am about that. They are teaching you what to think, not how to think. If you give that up, you become a robot. You become sheeple.”

Congruent with 1964 U.S. Intelligence estimate on greys and Reptilians 

The statements of these two independent Andromedan contactees regarding damaging effects of an attempted Orion grey and Draco Reptilian occupation of Earth, moon and Mars are congruent with U.S. intelligence and whistleblower estimates about grey and reptilian plans (prior to their defeat) for the Earth-moon-Mars.

As this reporter has written earlier, “In his book, Michael Prince reveals that in 1964 U.S. intelligence agencies had concluded that a Grey/Reptilian extraterrestrial alliance had a timetable for a planetary takeover of Earth sometime during the 2000 – 2030 period.

"He writes, 'On April 15th, 1964, two US intelligence personnel met under Project Plato with the Greys in the New Mexico desert to arrange a meeting on April 25th at Holloman air force base in New Mexico. This meeting was to renew the treaty that had started in 1934 again and was a psychological bid to buy time in order to solve the problem of the Greys and Draco reptilians. The upper levels of US intelligence now believed the Greys and Dracos had this planet time-tabled for invasion and takeover between the years 2000 and 2030.'"

Washington, DC - No false flag ET attack

Regarding the possibility of a future false flag ET attack, Tolec indicated, "The Andromeda Council (AC) is very aware of the - much higher than average - number of UFO 'sightings' over this relatively small area of land, Washington D.C., known as the seat of our nation's government.  

"The AC first showed me a grid, a network of underground tunnels, spreading out from Washington D.C. upward toward the hills... where the remaining greys & reptilians are still roaming around attempting to cause trouble. The greys are currently positioning themselves at strategic underground tunnel locations at various points underneath the city - preparing for a coordinated 'false flag', fake attack event. The AC intelligence people are keenly aware of these activities.

"However, the greys & reptilians, are 'fighting for their lives', they know the game for control & power is slipping away, and is almost 'up'. They know the war is over. They know they have lost. They are 'playing their last hand'.

"Out of the total number of sightings, only a small percent are real physical craft. The percentages of holographic vs. real physical UFO craft are as follows:

Total UFO ships over Washington DC: 100%

Grey and reptilian holographic UFO ships: 65%

Cabal/Earth-based UFO ships: 10%

Andromeda Council-based cloud-ships or orbs of Light: 13%

Grey and reptilian physical UFO scout craft: 12%

"The AC knows about this visual 'display' of craft, they are not overly concerned, they are monitoring this situation, and they do understand why it is being done in such a concentrated manner:

"Saturation of UFO Visual Images - The reptilians & greys, in collusion with the 'Controllers'/Illuminati/Cabal, in a last ditch attempt to incite fear into the human populace (having known for 100s & 1,000s of years that humans have a very strong visual memory & and a very strong, emotional response & connection to visual memory) these malevolent entities are attempting to incite fear with this saturation of visual images of "UFOs" - much like the entertainment media (the movie industry which is controlled by the 'Controllers'/Illuminati/Cabal) is doing this summer, it is no different: producing, promoting & showing large scale movies of ETs invading Earth, or attacking Earth, blowing up cities, killing hundreds of people, etc..... [with television back-up: think "Falling Skies"] all in an attempt to promote a sense of fear.....and an attempt to retain control. An attempt.

"In summary, their plans are not going to work. An attack by the Greys &/or Reptilians, even a "false flag" event - coordinated with help by - the "Controllers/Illuminati/the Cabal, a staged fake attack, will not happen.

"The AC intelligence network already in place will advise the council of the near future fake attack - and - right before it would happen our AC people will intervene and shut down the process before it can even manifest or happen. That is to say, the AC would '... pull the plug.'"

Tolec concludes, "As a result of the failure of this planned 'false flag', fake attack event - the greys & reptilians in those underground tunnels are going to try to make a run for it, leaving 'D.C. flying to a centralized location of underground bases still operating here on Earth. AC based craft of various types will follow & chase down the greys & reptilians to this central location, capture them, take them & put them into a stargate..... and send them to the far reaches of the Universe. These are the same kind of actions the AC has already used to get rid of, to relocate, greys & reptilians at the tail end of the war in space."

End of the New World Order - Aftermath of the end of the Orion grey-Draco Reptilian war

A victory of the Andromeda council forces as reported by Tolec, if confirmed, means that now Earth will not have to face any ongoing enslavement by the occupying 4th dimensional grey-Reptilian force, or its 3rd dimensional rollout known as the New World Order (NWO).

The New World Order, having lost its galactic originators and backup in the Orion greys and Draco reptilians, appears to ultimately at a dead end.

Tolec states, "It is known by the Chief Medical Officer, and staff, of the medical team of the Andromeda Council that a large percentage of Earth's population was unknowingly implanted and negatively affected by Grey etheric & physical implant technology... meant to keep Earth humans in a state of anxiety, fear, manipulation and control. 

"Though some physical implants have been found and removed by Earth physicians, at Earth’s current stage of evolution & technology it does not yet have the means to detect, measure or eliminate the Greys' use of etheric implants.

"Now, in the final cleanup phase of this war, and beyond, for Earth's freedom, the Andromeda Council medical team is working tirelessly, and will continue to do so, to clean up the mess, the implants, the resulting spiritual, psychological & emotional impact & damage, and multiple problems the Greys have created as they have unlawfully sought to enslave an unaware human population on this planet.

"Earth's people have a right to a fresh, clean, new, beginning... free from the serious residual, psychological & emotional effects brought on by the Greys, the Reptilians, and all their technology."

Tolec concludes, "The healing process of the human race must continue, and will continue, throughout the transition & transformation time as Earth and her people move into the higher spiritual vibration of the 4th dimension... as healthy, free, sovereign human beings."

How to evaluate the Andromeda Council report of the victory over the grey/Reptilian occupation?

A. The Andromeda Council report – The Andromeda Council report is based on one human individual’s report – Toltec’s - of interactive dimensional communications with a source that has identified itself as a representative of the “Andromeda Council.” There are no independent third-party witnesses to these communications between Tolec and the source identifying itself as the Andromeda Council.

B. Reasons to grant credence – There substantive reasons to grant this human individual Tolec, the source identifying itself as the “Andromeda Council” and the substance of their report that the Orion grey and Reptilian extraterrestrial faction credence as being exactly what they are, namely:

(1) Tolec indicates he is a 20-year veteran of the computer industry of good moral character and a stable family life. Tolec has provided this reporter with some limited information about his personal life that appears to substantiate this as true. Tolec indicates his need to continue to earn a living in the finance-computer sector as a primary reason to hide his human identity.

(2) Tolec was contacted by an Andromedan representative in 1993 and taken on three time travel journeys via space ship to the visit a U.S. family in the 1840s west. Scenarios such as this are common in the extraterrestrial contactee literature.

(3) There are independent contactee statements that the Andromedan Council exists as a galactic governance council, and was concerned about the impacts of the Orion grey and Draco Reptilian occupations of Earth, moon and Mars.

(4) Independent researchers have concluded that U.S. Intelligence was concerned about an Orion grey and Draco reptilian occupation of Earth sometime in 2000-2030. Independent eyewitnesses have stated that building a common defense perimeter with Mars against a 4th dimensional extraterrestrial enemy from outside the solar system was one of the purposes of the U.S. bases on Mars.

(5) Independent researchers have concluded that the Orion grey and Draco Reptilians extraterrestrials have been defeated and are no longer a presence on the Earth.



Frequently Asked Questions (from the Andromeda Council website) - Update: 11.12.11

Are they still scheduled to land & visit with us this autumn?

ANSWER: Yes, they are still scheduled to meet & visit with us. This will happen. And yes, now that our solar system & planet Earth has begun to enter this expanse of 4th dimensional energy beginning yesterday, 11.11.11, it becomes increasingly easier for them to visit with us.
However, as you have recently learned, they are right now highly focused on their efforts to take out the remaining underground & undersea reptilian bases. The two most critical ones, the undersea base in the Gulf of Aden, and now the undersea base in the East China Sea have been destroyed. However, other less critical ones still remain around the globe that need to be dealt with, and removed. It is a top priority that these bases be taken out... to ensure the long term safety & freedom of all humans on this planet. And the people from the Procyon system are doing their best to wrap up this job as fast as humanly possible. This is one of their top goals.

Though please understand, I fully realize the process of waiting is difficult for us... as we all want to meet our space 'brothers', 'sisters', and 'cousins' as soon as possible. However, in their hearts, minds & souls, the safety & freedom of ALL Earth people is their number one priority... even before they take time to visit with us. Securing our safety and freedom comes first. Therefore, at this moment in time I do not know exactly when they will finally introduce themselves to us by walking among us out in the open and speaking with us. I do know they are committed to doing this. They will do it. And they will do it as soon as it is safe for everyone involved.

Please tell me how I can be assured of being contacted by people in Andromeda Council flagged scout craft. I would very much like to talk to them, to see how I could be helpful in this effort.

ANSWER: They plan to land quietly and visit quietly with people in suburban cities, towns, parks, and the like. Simply have it in your consciousness, in your thoughts, that you want to meet & speak with them. This is all it will take. They will be open to your questions, and answer as many as possible. (See page 3. of this Andromeda Council web site, "Contact" for more detailed information including which country they will visit, in order of priority, and how visitation will occur.)

What about Tekoma the brown dwarf & Nihohia its accompanying planet? They haven't arrived yet.

ANSWER: Due to the buffeting effect on Earth's solar system as it continues to move into the galactic equatorial plane zone region, and the magnetic energies in the center of a black hole at the center of this area already affecting your planet - the arrival of both Tekoma the brown dwarf, and Nihohia its accompanying planet, are being considerably slowed by our biospheres to reduce as much as possible the potential disruptive tectonic & volcanic reactions on your planet. As with the removal of the reptilian underground & undersea bases, it is our first priority that you on planet Earth are safe, as safe as possible. And this means we need to slow things down as much as possible, including these celestial bodies, to reduce the risk of damage to your planet... as much as we possibly can.

We are not exactly sure when they will arrive to your solar system. However, know that Tekoma & Nihohia are on their way to your solar system. They will arrive when the moment is right. And, Tekoma will take its place as an added, new, much smaller & not nearly as bright second sun, and its accompanying planet Nihohia will join it as a new planet in your solar system. You will have some warm, peaceful & friendly new neighbors. When Tekoma as a brown dwarf, about the size of the Uranus is - first seen - in the skies over Earth it will appear to be about the size of a U.S coin, a "quarter", and Nihohia, its planet, about the actual size of planet Pluto, it will appear to be smaller, about the size of another U.S. coin, approximately the size of a "dime". When Tekoma finally settles into orbit close to Venus it will appear to be about the size of a new pencil eraser head. Nihohia will appear to be about the size of a small dot right next to it.

What about the cause & effect of Tekoma and Nihohia coming into our solar system. Considering Tekoma is a dense brown dwarf star its gravitational field should be much stronger than any of the inner planets. The tidal forces involved would in theory be enormous. Being much closer to the Sun I would think that it would induce a noticeable wobble in the Sun's axis of rotation which in turn would affect all the other planets. Not to mention Tekoma's effect on Venus and Earth. What does the Andromeda Council say about any of these potential cause &effects?

ANSWER: Your observations are noted. When they first arrive and pass by Earth expect to feel somewhat of a rumbling on your planet surface. This will be all. However, the magnetic output, as well as the gravitational forces put out by your solar system's sun are so enormous and strong - the sun will in effect provide any orbital & settling corrections to Tekoma, Nihohia... and any of the current inner planets of your solar system. Yes, SOL, your sun will take care of this matter quite handily. Again, keep in mind, a number of Andromeda Council flagged biospheres, star ships, will be actively projecting 'force fields' to envelop & buffer Planet Earth to minimize & mitigate as much as possible geological disruptions to your planet. They will be doing the same for the other planets potentially affected.

Will there be any forthcoming and/or formal communication from the Andromeda Council to Earth when it [the arrival of Tekoma & Nihohia] happens? In my opinion it would be behoove them to make some sort of formal appearance to unambiguously state what is indeed taking place and why.

ANSWER: As to your first question, forthcoming communication will be 'broadcast' to the minds of people who are open, interested, curious, and want to know. This will most likely be in the form of dreams and/or brief visual images during their dream state. For the few Earth people who are telepathic, a telepathic message will be sent out. As to your statement about, "... it would behoove them to make some sort of formal appearance to unambiguously state what is indeed taking place and why". I will address this statement in two parts: a.) I expect them to make a formal appearance, at the right moment in time. b.) they have already stated what is taking place and why. You can read all about the "what" & "why" on page one, the "Home" page of this web site. However, I will focus on this particular issue, and restate it simply and directly for you:

The "what" is that your solar system is going through an evolution, a celectial upgrade if you will... which includes many cosmic events. One of these cosmic events is that the brown dwarf Tekoma and its accompanying planet Nihohia are about to arrive in your solar system. The "why", specifically about Tekoma & Nihohia's arrival, is a two-fold answer: 1.) it is the destiny of your solar system to become a binary star solar system, which will happen with the arrival of Tekoma. 2.) it is the destiny of both these celestial bodies, Tekoma & Nihohia, and the people of Nihohia, to come to your solar system, after traveling the cosmos for upwards of 100,000 years, and establish a permanent home here. As a highly evolved, very peaceful loving people, they too will make the transition from being (just like Earth people) a 3rd dimensional race, to becoming a 4th dimensional race. Virtually everything in this whole solar system will vibrate as 4th dimensional life. It is likely there will also be new areas, small 'pockets' of 5th dimensional life as well. Eventually Earth will vibrate at a 5th dimensional rate.

How we can prepare for any possible upcoming [Earth] changes, so we can make it through any difficulties. Include where to go, what to buy, etc.

ANSWER: If you want to plan for any rough days ahead, it seems to make good sense to prepare and purchase some basic things like the following items: if you/your family have a couple of cars, turn-in/trade-in the oldest car in for a used 4-wheel drive, 4 door off-road vehicle, or simply a used truck...older is better, they have far less electronics, one w/out an internal computer is best; turn-in/trade-in an amount of cash currency you’re comfortable with - and secure a bunch of silver coins - keep them ready, they are far more affordable than gold. Precious metal, gold & silver, coins have been used over thousands of years. Because precious metals always have intrinsic value, they are always considered as real “money”. Purchase a tent & sleeping bags; purchase canned & freeze dried food; purchase at least (4) ten gallon jugs to hold clean drinking water, buy a portable water filter system that screens out germs, bacteria, protozoa including giardia and others which are deadly to the human body. You can research & purchase some of these items over the web. Some of these items you can simply go to stores to buy. The last few you can purchase in an outdoor camping store.

How will Earth people change as we become new 4D humans... once 2014 begins?

ANSWER: The most important thing to realize is that the transformation, the transition from 3D to 4D, from being a 3D person to being a 4D person… will be a smooth, ‘seamless’, painless, process. This experience will be a simple transformation of cellular structure, from the slower, more dense, heavier, existing 3D vibratory rate body you have today – to a higher, faster, lighter, 4D vibratory rate. You will have a body that is taller, literally lighter in terms of mass, weight & density... about one tenth (1/10) of what you weigh now.

Keep in mind, your body’s molecular cellular structure will actually change. Think crystal based molecules. Your existing 3D cell walls will transmute into being crystalline based. Your 4D body, the cellular structure of your 4D body, will be based on crystalline molecules. No longer carbon based, but crystal based. Within the core, the center of each cell, it will be infused with light. Your 4D bodies will really be... very translucent. This is a natural 4th dimensional, 4th density state.

Everyone will be relatively tall & slim in stature. This is simply the nature of having a body composed of crystalline cellular structure. You will also be 'lighter' in terms of... being infused with light. Not opaque like you are today, not completely translucent, but very translucent.

Your children will transform as well. But in terms of age appearance, they will continue to develop as young children, into young adults, only now along the adjusted, normal, 'time line' of thousands of years for 4th dimensional people.

For most adults who choose to remain on Earth during this time of change, you will look approximately in the 32 -35 year old age range. In terms of height, for a comparison, an average 3D male today at 5’10”… the equivalent 4th dimensional male will be about 7ft tall, this is the average height for a 4D man. A 5’ 5” – 5’ 6” 3D Earth woman will likely be about 6’ 2” living a 4D life. An average 4D Earth man will weigh in Earth terms about: 10-15 pounds. An average 4D Earth woman will weigh about: 5-7 pounds. Everyone will be relatively trim, tall, slim in stature. Again, this is simply due to the nature of having a body composed of crystalline cellular structure.

In terms of overall health, 4D Earth humans will be healthy, very healthy, full of light. With your solar system and Earth's migration into the 4th dimensional zone of space, 3D diseases will all be literally eradicated.

If we are this healthy, and with the eradication of 3D Earth diseases, how long will we live as 4D Earth humans?

ANSWER: You will like this answer. Typically, as you currently measure time on Earth, human beings living a 4D life spend a minimum of 6,000 years - to - a maximum of around 10,000 years... living a 4th dimensional life.  Also understand, there are 12 octaves of awareness & learning in each dimension, from the 4th dimension on up. There is a lot to experience. Please keep in mind, the use of these numbers in years is to give you at least an approximation based on how Earth people measure time today. However, also keep in mind, the way you currently measure time on Earth – this will change once Earth becomes a completely 4D planet. Watching, measuring, experiencing time... this will virtually go away. Plan for this to completely come into effect by January 2014. In any case, you will live very, very long lives... before you move on to the 5th dimension.

If our current bodies are transforming into new 4D bodies, and you have said that 3D Earth diseases will be eradicated, what about those of us with bad or missing teeth, various syndromes, muscular dystrophy, ALS, cerebral palsy, or those people with mental illness; those of us who are back from the various Gulf Wars and Afghanistan with missing hands, fingers, arms, legs? What about all of us?

ANSWER: From the Chief Medical Officer of the Andromeda Council biosphere, she says, "Many people have asked this kind of question. Yes. The transformation of your 3D body into a 4D body will eradicate the existing illnesses and all dis-eases; and your bodies including birth defects, various syndromes, your loss of limbs, bad or missing teeth, malfunctioning hearing or defective eyes, and old age - all of these will all be remedied. Again, remember, you are being transformed. You will have a full, complete, healthy body."

We understand the complete curing of physical health. But again, what about people with autism, retardation, syndromes, people who are mentally ill?

ANSWER: I certainly understand the seriousness of this issue. The 'medical/healthcare' team on the primary biosphere who will help, assist & counsel people who are having a difficult time adjusting to the differences of 4th dimensional life; well, in addition, what we would consider either severe psychiatric, deep emotional issues, shock or trauma; or people with autism, retardation, syndromes, varying degrees of mental illness, people with these afflictions who you are rightfully concerned about, they have the ability to chose (or a responsible party can choose for them), to heal their fine matter consciousness, this thing we call 'the mind' where these issues are lodged. Please understand this is literally: a spiritual vibratory issue. And the 'medical/healthcare' team on the primary biosphere, or any of the other 11 Andromeda Council flagged biospheres stationed in Earth's solar system, these teams can use various resonating sonic frequencies & techniques to attenuate, adjust & correct the 'dysfunctions' and repair the broken pathways of the fine matter 'wiring' of these peoples minds. There are a variety of modalities that can be used in combination... to help cure these people. They are curable. It will take some counseling, a little extra care & gentle attention after the 'medical' work, the atunements are done & completed. But these people, like everyone else, they too... will be fine.

OK. So, back to the 5th dimension. What do you mean we move on to the 5th dimension... when do we die?

ANSWER: No no, you misunderstand. That's the point. You don't die. Remember, time doesn't exist from the 4th dimension on upward. You don't experience time. And people, Earth people living a 4D life do not die. A person can choose by really extraordinary circumstances to be “extinguished”, but this is very, very rare. When a 4D person gets to the point when he/she is 6,000 -10,000 'years old', when he/she feels they've learned enough & contributed enough to society, when the moment is right for them, they simply choose to move on, and transition to the 5th dimension, a slightly higher frequency of vibratory awareness. For a new set of challenges, a new set of learning experiences. It is a transition, a change in vibration. This transition from the 4th to the 5th is simply about into a higher vibration and capabilities… when the moment is right for him/her. Further, the actual capabilities one has once he/she become a 5th dimensional human are only a couple of degrees enhanced above the upper capabilities of the 4th. In any case, moving on from one dimension to the next is only about having many experiences, learning many many things, and then making a simple choice to move on, to change. You do not die.


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