RAINBOW WARRIOR: ‘The Messenger is Relentless’, Ceremonial Elders Message to a Conflicted World

Source – wakingtimes.com – “…The language of Spirit (ceremony) tells us that a Messenger has come, a dark Messenger whose relatives are (to name a few): hatred among men (humans), all that which clouds the mind such as alcohol, drugs and substance abuse; violence and human conflict of all forms, and, most importantly, the disregard…

CROSSROADS: The Prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor

Source – johnperkins.org – “…Many Condor people maintain that Pachamama is sending a strong message that we must make radical changes in the ways we live, govern ourselves, and conduct business; we are being shown that “business as usual” is ultimately self-destructive…This virus is telling us that it is time for Eagle and Condor, mind…

REALPOLITIK: Julian Assange & Yanis Varoufakis Talk Isolation & The Neo-Liberal ‘Waterloo’

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…Whether the epidemic helps deliver the good or the most evil society will depend, of course, on us – on whether progressives manage to band together. For if we do not, just like in 2008 we did not, the bankers, the spivs, the oligarchs and the neofascists will prove, again, that…

CROSSROADS: Why Coronavirus Is Humanity’s Wake-Up Call – By David Korten

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…For far too long, we have ignored the failures of a system that reduces ever more people to homelessness, incarceration, refugee camps, permanent indebtedness, and servitude to institutions devoted to conflict and the generation of unearned financial returns. The challenges are monumental and are likely to be addressed only as we…

SCORCHED EARTH: ‘The Green vs Greed Economy’, Moving Beyond the Corporate Vision of Sustainability – By Rajesh Makwana (Archive)

Source  – globalresearch.ca  –  “…Most market-based solutions necessitate putting a monetary value on nature, which plays into the paradigm of commercialisation: the value of the natural world is reduced to its potential for generating financial returns. Such solutions adhere to the logic of a neoliberal economic model that continues to dominate mainstream policy discourse even…

SCOTCHED EARTH: ‘Automobility’, The Traffic Hierarchy

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…The current traffic hierarchy, with the car on top and with public transport, bikers and pedestrians at the bottom, manifests itself in the fact that these means of conveyance are given different amounts of space and resources. With the car on top of the traffic hierarchy we get a society built…

CROSSROADS: ‘Russell vs. Planck’, The Battle Over Causality in the 20th Century – By Matthew Ehret

Source – canadianpatriot.org – “…One current of science stretching from ancient times to the present is premised upon the conception of mankind as a creature of unbounded creative reason whose purpose is to elevate the species to dignity and freedom while the other current is premised upon an limited belief that nature can only be…

CROSSROADS: The Coming Collapse of the House of Windsor and the Clash of ‘Two Christianities’ – By Matthew Ehret

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…Speaking on the nature of genuine agapic love in opposition to the hollow shell of empire, Rev. Curry stated:..Jesus began most revolutionary movement in all of human history, a movement grounded in the unconditional love of god for the world. And a movement mandating people to live that love. And in…

RAINBOW WARRIOR: ‘Nothing to Fear’, Shifting From Fear to Love – By Jeff Street

Source – wakingtimes.com – “…You are a thread of universal consciousness and consciousness cannot be harmed by anything. Your body can be harmed, but the consciousness that drives your body cannot be harmed. No matter what happens, the real you is completely unharmed. While every experience leaves an impression on your awareness and your soul,…

CROSSROADS: Putin Reminds The West, Those Who Ignore History Are Doomed To Repeat It – By Matthew Ehret

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…One more uncomfortable fact that Putin’s warnings have raised: Poland’s pro-Nazi ambassadorial stance and the pro-Nazi policies coming from England and France were not unique in the years preceding WW2. The fact is that eugenics as a racist quasi-science had attained a near religious adherence across much of the western political…

CROSSROADS: ‘The Venus Project’, The Choice is Ours (Archive)

Source  – thechoiceisoursmovie.com – “…The Choice is Ours…questions the values, behaviors, and consequences of our social structures, and illustrates how our global monetary system is obsolete and increasingly insufficient to meet the needs of most people. Critical consideration of the banking, media, and criminal justice systems reveals these institutions for what they really are: tools…

OILIGARCHY: Governments Need to Face Reality — The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Collapsing

Source – thetyee.ca – “…Former CIA director David Petraeus noted ominously, “It’s a fact that Saudi Arabia is gradually running out of money”…Even though Aramco is the most profitable company on the planet, with proven reserves of 270 billion barrels of the world’s cheapest oil, private equity investors so far have taken a pass on…

CROSSROADS: The Dialectics of Postmodern Sexual Identity – By David Rosen

Source – DavidRosenWrites.com – “…The Christian West — along with other global system of patriarchal belief – long imposed a biologically-grounded, belief system defined by two genders (male and female) and one sexuality (heterosexuality). But what if this is not the case? What if gender is, like sexuality and self-identity, more complex, more varied, and…

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: Mapping The Global Divide – By Naresh Jotwani

Source – thesaker.is – “…While there is no limit to the cunning schemes of exploiters, there is a limit on how much deprivation and degradation primary producers will tolerate…When primary producers unite to resist exploitation, the qualities of solidarity and unity are far more important than cleverness…Games of enticement and subversion played by the cunning…

CROSSROADS: ‘Jevon’s Paradox’, The End of Infinite Growth – By Rex Weyler

Source – greenpeace.org – “…Smil emphasizes that we are now coming face-to-face with the real limits of human scale. “That’s our major problem,” he writes, “scale.” Humans and their livestock now comprise 96% of all mammal biomass on Earth. That is a problem of scale. Our climate crisis, our biodiversity crisis, our depleted soils, and…

MASONIC VISIONS: Buckminster Fuller’s 1928 Ideas & Integrities – By Robert David Steele

Source – huffpost.com – “…True wealth is cosmic energy and the creation of means to deliver to humanity unlimited free energy…Housing is the socio-economic “runt” of all the professions…Bad housing breeds bad humanity and bad science-the time/energy costs and the materials costs are too high…Good design would reduce the per capita consumption of building materials…

CROSSROADS: Paul Craig Roberts – ‘We Must Act Now to Save Julian Assange & the Rule of Law’

Source – paulcraigroberts.org – “…A United Nations expert in torture diagnosis has in the past week issued a stark warning that Australian whistleblower Julian Assange is in danger of dying from extreme prison conditions in Britain…If we cannot save Julian Assange, we cannot save ourselves” We must act now to save Julian Assange and the…

CROSSROADS: Peace or the Fight Against CO2, You Have to Choose your Priority – By Thierry Meyssan

Source – voltairenet.org – “…Although CO2 is one of the gases among others that can have an impact on the climate. Climate exchanges were opened in Chicago, then London, Montreal, Tianjin and Sydney. As it happens, Climate Exchange Plc was founded by a former director of Goldman Sachs Bank and US Vice President Albert Gore.…

CROSSROADS: Chief Arvol Looking Horse, Spiritual Leader of the Lakota Sioux, Speaks Plain Truths

Source – upliftconnect.com – “…We as caretakers of Turtle Island have always understood Great Spirit has blessed us with the water of life, Mni Wic’oni. We always knew it is the life-line to maintain health and well-being. For a few decades now, we have been told through our ceremonies that man has gone too far,…

CROSSROADS: We’re About To Find Life On Mars But The World Is “Not Prepared”, NASA Scientist Warns – By Elias Marat

Source – themindunleashed.com – “…The director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division compared the potential discoveries to Rennaissance-era astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus’ theory that postulated that the Earth revolves around the Sun, rather than vice-versa. The Copernican model, which is credited with revolutionizing science during the 16th century, earned him the condemnation of the Roman Catholic Church due…

CROSSROADS: ‘Burning Issue’, A Strike for Our Children – By Andrew Nikiforuk

Source – thetyee.ca – “…More than one crisis now knocks on our door. Many democracies are failing as their struggling economies increasingly serve the one per cent. Our technologies have become tools of surveillance and manipulation. Our ravenous consumption of things is driving the extinction of birds, mammals, insects and fish…All change begins on the…

CROSSROADS: ‘Sapiens’, A Brief History of Humankind – By Yuval Noah Harari

Source – ynharari.com – “…Sapiens will soon disappear. With the help of novel technologies, within a few centuries or even decades, Sapiens will upgrade themselves into completely different beings, enjoying godlike qualities and abilities. History began when humans invented gods – and will end when humans become gods” Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind  –…