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The global elite are looting the economy and setting the stage for a North American Union currency.
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Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani said illegal immigration is not a crime, prompting rival Mitt Romney to accuse him of not taking the problem seriously.
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President orchestrates unfettered access to U.S. roads for 100 poorly regulated Mexican trucking companies.
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Leaders of Bilderberg have gathered the appropriate flunkies at the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, about 50 miles outside Quebec, to accomplish a North American Union without congressional action.
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This week Mattel recalled nearly two million Chinese-made toys over concerns they contain excessive levels of lead paint and loose parts. Dirt-cheap labour and a massive expansion in capacity means China makes more than three-quarters of the world's toys, with an export value in excess of £7 billion. But increasingly, there is evidence of inadequate safety standards, poor quality control and slave labour.
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Amid a wave of takeovers in the Canadian steel industry comes word that Stelco Inc., the last domestically owned producer, is up for sale. ...
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The US army is to enforce a huge security perimeter around the upcoming North American Union meeting in Canada this August as well as cracking down on expected protests, having already shut down a public forum due to take place close to the event.
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Connie Fogal says the SPP ["Security and Prosperity Partnership"] is the "hostile takeover" of the apparatus of democratic government and an end to the "rule of law". There has been a kind of coup d'état over the government operations of Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico.
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While about the G8, world government and the Bilderberg Group, let's not forget Bilderberg's sister club, the Rockefeller-funded Trilateral Commission. While European conspiraloons tend to focus, quite understandably, on Bilderberg the Trilats are very rarely mentioned.
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In just over a month’s time, on August 20, the most powerful president in the world will be arriving in Montebello, Quebec for a two-day conference. President George W. Bush will be meeting with Stephen Harper and their Mexican counterpart, Felipe Calderon. So far, the silence from the Canadian and American media has been deafening.
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Militarization and the Deconstruction of North America
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The Chiliad Connection
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Mary Peters at Transportation: Major responsibility is to ensure roadblocks to North American SuperCorridor are eliminated.
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The "managed globalization" designed by our political leaders has contributed very much to this upward redistribution of income. The key word here is "managed." It is not, as the pundits argue, simply the result of market forces combined with technological changes in communication and transportation.
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...for a smooth transition from the present to the future, there are certain rules that need to be learned first.
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...the US, as usual, demanded all take and little give in return expecting it could strong-arm developing nations to accept whatever it proposed as it's always been able to do in the past.
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Keeping Africans in chains while herding Westerners into the same prison cell
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The ultimate goal is a depopulated planet with a world government dictatorship.
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China's young make them, America's youth buy them -- Apple probes work conditions
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Roads and bridges built by U.S. taxpayers are starting to be sold off, and so far foreign-owned companies are doing the buying
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David Rockefeller and his CFR and Trilateral Commission is the impetus for the North American Union; his efforts began in the early days of the Bush Administration.
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Council on Foreign Relations has influence on Bush & Fox; group suggests the "Amero" be the new money of the Americas
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Bush "super-state" agenda to create American Union.
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"Bush Administration Quietly Plans NAFTA Super Highway"
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If we continue to "follow the money," we begin to see that the Bush administration may well be following a globalist agenda to create a North American Union, which would be consistent with nearly unregulated migration of people from Mexico to the United States.
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The Plan to Replace the Dollar With the "Amero"
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U.N. forum reports that neo-liberal era has been a total failure for the poor...
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People's summit accuses European corporations of destroying environments and communities in Latin America, as leaders make case for change.
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Developing nations left the weekend's joint meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) with few gains, while the rich countries that dominate the boards of the two lenders managed to shape the agenda almost entirely to serve their own interests...
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Iraq war architect Paul Wolfowitz, who helped craft the suspension of military aid to countries that refused to exempt U.S. military personnel from prosecution by the International Criminal Court, has used his position as World Bank President to reward with debt relief those nations that signed the exemption agreements...
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WTO rules put free-trade of agribusiness above national health concerns
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The IMF already crudely imposes extreme hardship on the vast majority of people in the countries where it intervenes.
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As in 1911, there are so many workers for one job that it matters little when workers are locked in and burned in Bangladesh or locked out and fired in El Salvador or stalked and murdered in Juarez.
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Nazi bankrollers want elimination of national sovereignty for world cashless control grid
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The disastrous social conditions that exist for the Iraqi people after decades of war and nearly three years of US occupation are being dramatically worsened as a result of International Monetary Fund (IMF)-dictated economic restructuring.
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Like the tobacco industry, GM companies are now focusing almost exclusively on developing countries.
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Against the background of the American military quagmire in Iraq and intensified conflicts with Iran, the US and the European powers are closing ranks. This was very apparent at this year’s Munich Security Conference, held last weekend in the Bavarian capital.
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When people ask why so many tens of millions of people lack decent health care and education, one answer is clear. For over two decades the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the governments that control those institutions have consistently told weak national governments in less developed countries to reduce public social spending.
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Why are the World Bank and British government conspiring in top-level fraud, spelled out in a whistleblower's dossier?
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It’s no coincidence that today a major architect of the Iraq war sits as head of the World Bank. His job there is just as bloody and imperialist as when he was working alongside Rumsfeld in the Pentagon.
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An onslaught against some of the world’s poorest people is about to enter its next phase in a remote Swiss ski resort. Unlike over Iraq, the world's richest countries are united in this big push which would reorganize the global economy in more far-reaching ways than the US neo-cons’ designs on the Middle East. The upcoming ‘mini-ministerial’ meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Davos threatens to become an economic Fallujah.
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Wolfowitz may be showing his stripes now -- and may be finally tilting the Bank into a groove where it becomes a harsher instrument of U.S. foreign policy -- rewarding friends and punishing those who don't fall into lockstep behind George W. Bush's vision.
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Batteries of psychologists are employed by the media to get inside your head. They use selected colors, patterns, light flashes and subliminal sound on television to open back a channel into your subconscious. Tavistock is just one of many institutes that research new ways to control the human mind. Undoubtedly, many of these are under classified Homeland Security contracts, working on a plethora of twisted technologies. They will be used to assist the dictatorship to gain absolute control of 280 million people.
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"Thailand stands to lose much if the FTA with the U.S. is signed," Saree Ongsamwong, general secretary of the Foundation for Consumers, a non-governmental organization (NGO), said in an interview. "It will increase poverty among the small farmers in the provinces."
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Propaganda terms like "Free trade", bringing "democracy" to Iraq, "Pax Americana" are all of the same ilk. They mean exactly the opposite of what they seem to mean.
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Is it possible that global civilization might collapse within our lifetime or that of our children? Until recently, such an idea was the preserve of lunatics and cults. In the past few years, however, an increasing number of intelligent and credible people have been warning that global collapse is a genuine possibility. And many of these are sober scientists...
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Police used chemical spray on protesters led by radical Korean farmers as they tried to storm the first day of World Trade Organisation talks in Hong Kong yesterday.
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Norma Binas, a leader of the Philippines May 1st Movement Labour Center, said she was flagged for interrogation at passport control and then escorted by 10 police officers with machine-guns to a special solitary interrogation room.
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The backdrop for the short event were placards and posters that read, "WTO: Hands Off Our Food" and "Monsanto Plunders and Kills Peasants and the Planet".
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This is a story that implicates all of us. Torture, and fear of torture, are factors in holding costs down in our new-age globalized production system. Take just-in-time delivery, add a touch of submersion in shit, fear of beating, fear of drowning, and voilà! You get Wal-Mart’s everyday low prices.
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Whether it is water provision in Bolivia or health insurance in Kenya, the WTO is set to cement international trading according to the golden rule - that those who have the gold make the rules.
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"Building supply side capacity" implies the destruction of food sovereignty and the reorientation of Third World agriculture to corporate farming of cash crops for exports. "Trade related infrastructure" implies privatization of energy and water services, privatization of highways, ports and airports and the Walmartisation of retail. In other words, the aid for trade implies World Bank and IMF using their financial muscle to impose trade liberalization and privatization as conditionalities on developing countries.
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Within the past two days Leading Democrats have all stated their support for the war in Iraq, once again highlighting how we must see beyond the false left / right paradigm and make it known to others that the Republicans and the Democrats are left and right arms used for the same agenda by the elite policy makers.
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America is meant to lose the war in Iraq. America is meant to lose the war on terror. America is meant to descend into anarchy at home.
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IBM has been the Globalist ID Technological arm for many many years dating back to it's shameful involvement in branding jewish prisoners in the Nazi Death Camps.
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The hired hands of Big Business, the thugs who make up the somewhat credible-looking façade of the government of the United States -- and many other countries -- are well on their way to changing the mechanisms by which the world is run.
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The chickenhawks have put the war back in class warfare. Under globalization, Baghdad and New Orleans really are interchangeable. It’s not just the American worker, but the American citizen, who is being brought down to the same level as a citizen of the Third World. Apparently, human rights are only for those with the money to buy them -- and the price is going up, up, up, right along with oil.
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As it shall be abroad, so it will be at home. Poor people ain't got no home, no electricity, no water. No hospitals, no schools, no city. New Orleans, welcome to Fallujah, to Gaza, to Haiti, to El Salvador, to Nicaragua.
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As our corporate telescreens were abuzz with al-CIA-duh terr’ists gone wild—thus distracting the masses with an unending stream of scary campfire stories—the House passed the Central American Free Trade Agreement, the bastard sibling of NAFTA, a monster that ate 900,000 American jobs.
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The Codex Alimentarius Commission, organized by the United Nations in the 1960s, is charged with “harmonizing” food and supplement rules between all nations of the world. Under Codex rules, even basic vitamins and minerals require a doctor’s prescription.
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Anti-G8 protesters have claimed they were subjected to psychological torture by Scottish police after they were arrested during last week's demonstrations.
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Of course, business could play an important part in overcoming poverty in Africa – socially responsible local business, that is. But central to the Africa Commission’s blueprint is the role of public-private partnerships (PPP), in which the private sector is contracted to build and operate basic infrastructure like roads and ports, or provide basic essential services like water and electricity, for profit. We are talking here about multinational companies; local businesses get the small sub-contracting jobs.
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Some of the most dangerous men in the world are in Gleneagles Hotel this week. They are responsible not only for the renewed and terrifying drive to war that characterises the start of the 21st century. They also preside over a system that is itself the biggest killer in the world.
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NGO's real contribution is that they defuse political anger and dole out as aid or benevolence what people ought to have by right. NGOs alter the public psyche. They turn people into dependent victims and blunt political resistance.
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Bono labeled Blair/Brown the 'Lennon and McCartney of poverty reduction'. According to Quarmby, 'some groups involved in Make Poverty History were horrified. John Hilary, director of campaigns and policy at War on Want, was in the audience. "When Bono said that, many NGO leaders who were there put their heads in their hands and groaned It's a killer blow for us. To see the smiles on the faces of Gordon Brown and Tony Blair!
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Anti-globalization protestors dressed as monks fell to their knees in mock prayer to the gods of money as the world's most powerful central bankers gathered for their annual summit on Saturday.
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Here’s my theory: Emasculating men and de-feminizing women eliminates the cultural problems of soldiering and slave labor. It also eliminates the traditional roles of parents. This way the creature parents, from a social viewpoint, can legally be sent to war zones and assigned to corporation labor.
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For nearly two years now, Ottawa has been quietly negotiating a far-reaching military cooperation agreement, which allows the US Military to cross the border and deploy troops anywhere in Canada, in our provinces, as well station American warships in Canadian territorial waters
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"Rich countries are dodging the commitments they have made to reduce subsidies that hurt poor farmers overseas," said Celine Charveriat, spokeswoman for Oxfam's Make Trade Fair campaign.
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For the last few years the Ghanaian market has been flooded with cheap
imported chicken from the European Union and the United States. This phenomenon is known as "dumping." Developed countries -- such as the EU and the US -- will often take excess product, whose production has been heavily subsidized and sell it to the developing world at prices that are so low, they ruin local markets.
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The G8 plan to save Africa comes with conditions that make it little more than an extortion racket
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A panel set up by the Counsel on Foreign Relations wants Americans to stop thinking of themselves as United States citizens and to think of themselves as just North Americans. The panel has published a report called “Building a North American Community” in which it proposes a single common border around the three countries. It seems unfortunate that Asia is not adjacent to us so that they could provide even larger numbers of even cheaper labor for the corporate citizens of this new world order, that has now completely bought out our government.
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With the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) in serious trouble, a prominent business leader recently laid it on the line: Business groups are prepared to cut off campaign contributions to House members who oppose the pact. "If you [lawmakers] are going to vote against it, it's going to cost you."
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The UK Chancellor Gordon Brown has put forward a bold plan to tackle poverty in Africa ahead of the G8 Summit of rich countries in Scotland next month. But the plan is facing opposition in the US - and particularly from President George W Bush.
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Consultants are creaming off a staggering $20 billion from hard-won global aid budgets. The $20bn total is 40 per cent of the international communities' overseas development pot of $50bn - money that is meant to relieve poverty in developing countries.
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