Exposed: the Nazi roots of the European Union

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Exposed: the Nazi roots of the European Union

by Jon Rappoport

March 3, 2014

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Once upon a time, there was an industrial combine in Nazi Germany called IG Farben. It was the largest chemical/pharmaceutical octopus in the world. It owned companies, and it had favorable business agreements with companies from England to Central America to Japan.

As I mentioned in a recent article, the author of The Devil’s Chemists, Josiah DuBois, traveled to Guatemala in the early days of World War 2, and returned with the comment that, as far as he could tell, Guatemala was “a wholly owned subsidiary of Farben.”

The pharmaceutical empire was and is one of the major forces behind the European Union (EU). It is no accident that these drug corporations wield such power. They aren’t only involved in controlling the medical cartel; they are political planners.

This is how and why Big…

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why basic income isn’t the answer to our money problems. meet the new boss. same as the old boss.

Paul Barney Barnard

why basic income isn’t the answer to our money problems.
And automation is going to take away jobs.
Reform that is helpful to the working class isn’t done out of the kindness of politicians’ hearts. It’s a release valve.
When the prison, stake or scaffold can no longer silence the voice of the protesting minority, progress moves on a step.
Regarding the welfare state:
It was an attempt to circumvent a repeat after WW2 of the kind of revolutionary atmosphere that pervaded Europe after WW1
They were concessions hard-won by decades of organization and action outside of the then existing structures
And it should be clear to anyone that the only way to preserve them and improve on them is with similar organization and action.
It should be clear to anyone who wants real and substantive change that this can’t be done through reform alone
We had a couple of decades of relatively positive reform after WW2 and there were still millions living in squalor in this country
And there still is now. And that’s just with a particular focus on conditions here.
This idea that we can go from what we’ve got now to pressuring government for UBI and more automation to a post-work world makes me laugh.
It’s fucking basic stuff. The class who owns the tools and runs the institutions owns and runs those things in its own interest
Why would they improve our lot at their expense without our hands round their throat?
All the evidence and all sense shows that they don’t give a toss how much we suffer.
Has there been anything but a token effort to help those thrown out of work by automation or other industrial restructuring?
Devastation of communities after the defeat of the miners’ strike should be a fucking massive warning sign to those welcoming automation…
…before there’s been any move towards radical change in who and how the tools and places of industry are owned and run.
And that radical change isn’t going to be achieved by reform through parliaments.
And as massive a thing as the NHS has been for people who couldn’t afford even the most basic healthcare before, it’s not without problems
These are problems you’ll see anywhere with nationalization of any industry. Nationalization isn’t revolutionary.
Nationalization is a change of bosses, not the abolition of them. How democratic was nationalized industry really?
Nationalization was as democratic as the system that carried it out. It’s hardly even a means to an end for the libertarian left.
It never belonged to you and it certainly never belonged to the workers employed there. It belonged to the state.
That idea was enshrined in nationalization as much as the idea of private property is enshrined in capitalism. There’s no difference.
So the idea that nationalized industry will lead to a socialist future is naive and harmful. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.
The same fight still needs to be fought. To bring all production under real democratic control.
You can’t change how production is carried out and why it is carried out until this has happened.
Allowing or tolerating automation before this has happened is just kicking the problem down the road a bit…
…because you’ll be allowing and tolerating the immiseration of millions while it happens, while you wait for reform or for your moment.
And you’re giving capital a free rein to entrench this new way of producing and distributing as “just the way things work”.
Before long, the “new ways” become simply “the way it is”.
And meanwhile we haven’t moved ourselves forward at all, because we’ve been waiting for politicians to do it, or waiting for our “moment”.
We’ve been marveling at this new technology and the future world it’s promising to deliver us while capital uses it to deliver its own.
We’ve got to put ourselves in the position where we can use this technology to deliver that world for ourselves.
And we shouldn’t accept the immiseration of millions while capital puts this technology to use for its own ends.
More benefits or a universal basic income isn’t going to solve that problem. It won’t come close. It’s more of the same.
Because for one, what the state can give, the state can take away when it suits it.
For another, it would solve absolutely none of the existing structural inequalities. And there’s a chance it could make them worse.
In addition, at least traditionally, where does the power, the leverage of the working-class come from?
Automation in the workplace under capitalism is the building of a scab army that doesn’t ever even need to leave the workplace.
It comes down to this: we can’t sacrifice workers in the here and now to gamble on some future that isn’t made yet.
And if we tolerate capital-controlled automation that’s what we’re doing.
We can’t make automation work for us if we don’t control all aspects of how it is carried out.

STEPHEN CRABB UPDATE: the full story, and seven unanswered questions

The new dwp champion of the poor.

The Slog.

crabbteeth

Conceivably, some of us may have been underestimating the broader power and politics of the man running the DWP

mesnipThere seem to be a number of ‘loose ends’ knocking about in relation to the existence or ottherwise of Stephen Crabb the SME – not to be confused with Stephen Crabb, the shining example of flying-brick sensitivity at the DWP currently happy to leave at the very least 320,000 1950s born women destitute. The Slog here attempts to tie them up – and help readers form their own conclusions about the broader ambitions of the Secretary of State.

At 9 am CET last Wednesday, I posted a piece about Stephen Crabb’s business arrangements and landlords. I used this page capture from Zoominfo:

Crabbscam25516

The post went sort of sub-viral, and at approximately 10.35 am the entry was abruptly removed…on my browser. Other browsers could still, however, see it. By the end of…

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The True Horrors Of In-work Benefit Sanctions Have Not Yet Been Understood

How to terrorise the low paid hardworking even more.
Poverty and homelessness await.

the void

sanction-sabsSo called hard-working people will soon be abandoned to unprecedented poverty when payments intended to cover housing costs are sanctioned for the first time under sweeping reforms to in-work benefits.

When Universal Credit is fully introduced (stop laughing) part-time workers on a low income will be expected to constantly look for more, or better paid work as a condition of receiving vital in-work benefits.  Any failure on the part of claimants to prove that they carried out constant job searching in the hours they were not working will mean benefits are sanctioned.

For claimants who are unemployed the sanction system will remain largely unchanged under Universal Credit.  Those without health problems who are sanctioned will lose all of their personal benefits except what is required to pay for housing costs or children.  This will mean a childless claimant will have no money at all once they have paid their rent…

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Father Crespi Mystery Deepens: Ancient Origins Blocked from Further Investigations

ANCIENT ARCHIVES

http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-general/father-crespi-mystery-deepens-ancient-origins-blocked-further-investigations-005695?page=0%2C1

Earlier this month we reported on an investigation into the story of Father Crespi and his missing artifacts. The story of Father Crespi is a mysterious and controversial account of a priest in Ecuador involving claims of unknown civilizations, strange golden artifacts, a subterranean cave system containing a metallic library, depictions of figures connecting America to Sumeria, symbols depicting an unknown language, and a Vatican conspiracy involving thousands of missing artifacts. Ancient Origins undertook an investigation to find out how much of the story is true. While our initial enquiries produced valuable information, our latest explorations resulted in threats and a warning to stop pursuing further investigations into the missing artifacts.

If you have not yet read the first article, please read it here before proceeding with this update.

To summarize the results of our findings, our investigations determined that:

  • Father Crespi’s collection is not missing but was purchased…

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