CROSSROADS: ‘The Ghost of Franco’, Fear & Loathing in Crisis-Ridden Spain

Source – riggedgame.blog “…During Aznar’s presidency (1996-2004) Gabriel Jackson, a noted American historian, journalist and leading authority on the Spanish civil war, described his style of governance as “Francoism dressed up as civil democracy.” Fear, Loathing and Collective Amnesia in Crisis-Ridden Spain If Spain and Catalonia were playing a real rather than figurative game of Russian…

TECHNOCRACY: ‘Quiet Coup’, Will The Technocratic Coup Succeed? – By Alastair Crooke

Source – strategic-culture.org “…Fast forward to today: Data is the new ‘oil’, and has become the strategic commodity that governments are fighting over, trying to protect, defend and even hoard, to the exclusion of others….If big powers used to fight over oil, today they wrangle (more disceetly perhaps) over data” Will the Technocratic Coup Succeed?…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Earth’s Population is Shrinking – The Only Thing Increasing is the Number of Billionaires – By Vladimir Odintsov

Source – journal-neo.org “…In the United States, due to the ongoing sharp decline in American incomes, there has been a strong drop in the birth rate…The Brookings Institution published a negative forecast: in 2021, according to scientists, 500,000 fewer Americans will be born than demographers initially expected” The Earth’s Population is Shrinking – the Only…

CROSSROADS: From Fear & Anger to Collective Purpose – By David Korten

Source – commondreams.org “… Through open, honest conversations in which we share our deepest hopes and fears, we the people of the self-proclaimed United States might find shared meaning and purpose in a unifying vision of a future that aligns with our foundational values, despite our current politics” From Fear and Anger to Collective Purpose –…

CROSSROADS: ‘Homo Implacatus’, Evolution on the Verge of a Paradigm Shift – Dr. Naresh Jotwani

Source – canadianpatriot.org “…In the coming decades, which form of globalization will have more influence over human lives – that of finance, power and violence, or that of awareness, understanding and compassion? The latter would be in harmony with the living economics of nature, while the former represents the economics of death, which is nothing but camouflage for the greed and lust of Homo…

CROSSROADS: 11 Better Ideas for a Country in Need of Social Change – By Sunnivie Brydum

Source – yesmagazine.org “…Governments from Australia to Rwanda, from Sweden to Brazil, and from Kenya to Belarus have devised policy solutions to bolster the health, well-being, and basic functioning of their societies…while no country is a utopia, even nations with long histories of inequality and violence carry lessons for how to move toward what might…

DOUBLESPEAK: ‘Blind Arrogance’, An America With Two Presidents – By Tho Bishop

Source – mises.org “…The majority of America’s mediocre elites residing in Washington and New York City are going to take a Joe Biden presidency as a repudiation of Trumpism. The massive increase in his support suggests otherwise. Their blind arrogance ensures that the anger felt by the masses that brought President Trump to power in…

CROSSROADS: ‘Left Vs Right’, Who Will Blink First?

Source – strategic-culture.org “…Just because both teams cheat there is no reason to declare the competition to be illegitimate as a whole, lest we repeat the U.S. Civil War or the early days in the Russian Revolution in which many factions fought till there could “be only one”. Accepting that both sides can and will…

CROSSROADS: ‘No Winners on a Dead Earth’, David Korten Reflects on Unity, True Prosperity & Voluntary Simplicity

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…Most every problem being debated in this election—including health care, climate change, the dearth of well-paid jobs, guns, war, and refugees—can be traced to the failures of an exploitative political-economic system that empowers transnational corporations and financiers to do whatever enhances their profits, no matter the cost to people or the…

CROSSROADS: What’s At Stake On Tuesday – By David Krayden

Source – humanevents.com “…A study released this week from MRC Newsbusters found, unsurprisingly, that while Trump received 92% negative coverage from ABC, CBS, and NBC nightly newscasts during the period of July 29th through October 20nd, 2020, Biden enjoyed 66% positive reporting” Krayden: What’s At Stake On Tuesday If you’re in the unfortunate habit of watching the mainstream media,…

AMERIKA: ‘Bread or Blood’, Countdown To Chaos – By MN Gordon

Source – economicprism.com “…In short, the Seventeenth Amendment allows the Senate to buy votes from their constituents in exchange for delivering federal money back to their districts.  This ensures the government acts to meet the collective demand for private security through public spending.  It also rewards political corruption and public graft” Countdown To Chaos –…

MIND GAMES: ‘Triggered’, From Mindlessness to Mindfulness

Source – aier.org “…A mindful approach to any activity has three characteristics: the continuous creation of new categories; openness to new information; and an implicit awareness of more than one perspective. Mindlessness, in contrast, is characterized by an entrapment in old categories; by automatic behavior that precludes attending to new signals; and by action that…

CROSSROADS: Will Democracy’s Myths Doom Liberty? – By James Bovard

Source – mises.org “…The notion that election results represent the “will of the people” is one of the most shameless triumphs of democratic propaganda. Rather than revealing the “will of the people,” election results are often a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions” Will Democracy’s Myths Doom Liberty? Authored by James Bovard The Supreme Court declared…

CROSSROADS: ‘The Fight for Our Future’, Technocracy vs. the Republic – By Joaquin Flores

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…The great political crisis now is that a pandemic is being used to justify an end-run around constitutional rights, an end-run around pluralist society…In many ways this means that now is the final moment. We ask – whose great reset, ours or theirs?” Whose Great Reset? The Fight for Our Future…

CROSSROADS: ‘United We Stand, Divided We Fall’, America’s New Mason-Dixon Line

Source – unz.com – “… You have a Left and Right that fully resembles the North and the South. And just as before, slavery (racism) is being heralded as the righteous cause of the political Union desiring more power and more consolidation – this time global. Likewise, racism is NOT the real issue today, just as…

MASONIC VISIONS: Jacques Ellul, A Prophet For Our Tech-Saturated Times – By Andrew Nikiforuk (Archive)

Source – thetyee.ca – ‘…The Foundation for Responsible Robotics recently created a small stir by asking if “sexual intimacy with robots could lead to greater social isolation – What could possibly go wrong? Jacques Ellul: A Prophet for Our Tech-Saturated Times – By Andrew Nikiforuk By now you have probably read about the so-called “tech backlash.” Facebook…

CROSSROADS: How Three Prior Pandemics Triggered Massive Societal Shifts

Source – theconversation.com – “…Pandemics tend to shape human affairs in three ways. First, they can profoundly alter a society’s fundamental worldview. Second, they can upend core economic structures. And, finally, they can sway power struggles among nations” How Three Prior Pandemics Triggered Massive Societal Shifts Before March of this year, few probably thought disease could…

CROSSROADS: America & The Crisis of Civilization

Source – voltairenet.org – “… The participation of citizens, which was not foreseen at independence, has gradually become the norm in practice, but only as a guide for governors. Thus, in 2000, when George W. Bush was elected, the Florida Supreme Court recalled that it did not have to know the wishes of the citizens of…

CROSSROADS: ‘White Noise’, Ludwig Von Beethoven & Cancel Culture

Source – nationalpost.com – “…There is a vicious element in our culture, which, unable to add matter of worth to the world, and lacking even the ambition to do so, vents its sorry envy and anger at high culture via the cant of progressive ideology and identity politics to denigrate and dismiss the finest works…

CROSSROADS: Lao Tzu’s 2500-Year-Old Message To “The People Of The Future” Tells How To Approach Our Global Crisis

Source – naturalblaze.com – “…The remedy for people of the future age of great confusion lies in the ancient knowledge of the integral way of life that has been passed down from generation to generation. The holistic way of life, practiced by the ancient sages incorporated body, mind and spirit as a whole in all…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘How to Save a Dying Republic’. Lincoln & the Greenbacks – By Matthew Ehret

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…Will Trump have the strength to give neocon vipers in his cabinet the Bolton treatment before they unleash war with Russia and China? Will he be able to avoid a new economic meltdown, civil war and coup d’état before 2021? Will Lincoln’s system be revived both in America and alongside other…

GAIA RISING: Timelines, Parallel Worlds & The ‘Mandela’ Effect (Archive)

Source – zengardner.com – “…Now there’s a new theory on the block, called the “many interacting worlds” hypothesis (MIW), and the idea is just as profound as it sounds. The theory suggests not only that parallel worlds exist, but that they interact with our world on the quantum level and are thus detectable” Timelines, Parallel…

SCORTCHED EARTH: Club of Rome’s Planetary Emergency Plan

Source – geopolitics.co – “…In that the Great Panic of 2020 (pandemic) is currently dominating the new cycle, don’t think for a minute that radical climate change alarmism has gone away. To the contrary, it is just waiting for the massive funding that will be sprung during the Great Reset. ⁃ Technocracy News & Trends Editor…

AMERIKA: Why Housing Is a Human Right – By Lee Camp

Source – counterpunch.org – “…Money is an idea, a concept, an imaginary metaphysical belief, and it’s high time we faced the fact that the U.S. government has an unlimited imagination. As philosopher Alan Watts once put it: Money is not a thing, it’s a measurement. Saying there’s not enough money to do something is like…

RIELPOLITIK: John Pilger – ‘Another Hiroshima Is Coming…Unless We Stop It Now’

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…A study by the RAND Corporation – which, since Vietnam, has planned America’s wars – is entitled War with China: Thinking Through the Unthinkable. Commissioned by the US Army, the authors evoke the infamous catch cry of its chief Cold War strategist, Herman Kahn – “thinking the unthinkable”. Kahn’s book, On Thermonuclear War,…

CROSSROADS: Terence McKenna’s Explanation of Why Our Culture is Killing Itself (Flashback)

Source – humansarefree.com  – “…The answer is the individual. It is you…In the absence of meaningful leadership, and in the presence of mutually assured destruction, we are free to engage in individualism as the last stand against the rise of a technocratic control matrix. In this light, the demise of the present culture is our…