How Big Oil Founded the Environmental Movement

James Corbett, October 7 2017

Carbon taxes and carbon trading have proven to be a hard sell for an increasingly wary public, but with the Paris Agreement of 2015 the world saw the biggest step yet toward this technocratic future of energy control and carbon rationing. No surprise, then, that the summit itself was sponsored by and prominently supported by big oil...

On paper, it would be almost impossible to find a less likely candidate for "Godfather" of the modern environmental movement than Maurice Strong. A junior high school dropout from a poor family in rural Manitoba struck hard by the great depression, Strong's meteoric rise to the heights of wealth and political influence is itself remarkable. The sheer number of environmental organizations that he founded, conferences he chaired, campaigns he directed and accolades he received over the course of his career is even more remarkable: Organizer of the Stockholm Environmental Conference, founding director of the United Nations Environment Program, Secretary General of the Rio Earth Summit, founder of the Earth Council and the Earth Charter movement, chair of the World Resources Institute, commissioner of the World Commission on Environment and Development, and board member of a bewildering array of organizations, from the International Institute for Sustainable Development to the Stockholm Environment Institute to the African-American Institute.

But perhaps the most remarkable thing about Strong, this ubiquitous figure of the 20th century environmental movement, was his background: a Rockefeller-connected millionaire from the Alberta oil patch who divided his time between environmental campaigning and running major oil companies.

To understand how this came about, we have to examine the history of the emergence of the environmental movement. In the post-war period, the desire to control the population put on a new mask: protecting the world from resource depletion, pollution and ecological catastrophe. And, as always, the Rockefeller family was there to provide the funding and organizational support to steer this burgeoning movement toward their own ends.

In 1969, President Nixon commissioned a report on "Population Growth and the American Future." And who did he choose to chair that commission? Why, John D. Rockefeller III, of course. And what did Rockefeller and his associates conclude?

"Population cannot continue to grow indefinitely. Nobody questions that and we said in our findings we felt that now the nation should welcome and plan for a stabilized population. The whole question of pollution, environment and population came very much to the fore in amazingly rapid time."

Joining the Rockefellers in shapin...

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The Shooting

Bob Rinear, October 4 2017

This is supposedly “not a gun guy” and yet ONLY a gun guy would know what they are, where to get one and how to install it. Something stinks with this.

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The Bitcoin Psyop

James Corbett, September 30 2017

...the blockchain can be used to create digital currencies that represent the very vision of a totalitarian tyrant’s wildest wet dream. 

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Ethanol, the Problem

Bob Rinear, September 27 2017

The bottom line is this folks. In areas where they can grow sawgrass and sugar cane, the “price” about equals out, but there’s a bigger carbon print. In areas where we’re using corn, the math does NOT work.

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A Brief History of Technocracy

James Corbett, September 23 2017

...suffering through the Great Depression, the American people were willing to listen to any ideas to replace the current system that had so obviously failed them, no matter how outlandish. Technocracy, Inc. did attract a following, swelling into the tens of thousands later in the decade.

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North Korea

Bob Rinear, September 20 2017

The question is, what is the answer? Is the US ever going to be comfy with a nuclear North? Nope. Yet they too know that if we go in, it’s going to be uglier than most imagine.

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Repeal the Debt Ceiling?

Alfred Adask, September 16 2017

...if the day ever comes when government can't even repay the interest on the National Debt, the illusion of solvency will disappear and the economy will collapse into calamity.

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The BRICS Summit: What You Need to Know

James Corbett, September 9 2017

The biggest news to emerge during the summit was not directly part of the summit at all, but in some way is a reflection of the topsy-turvy period of global geo-economic reorientation we are living through.

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Again?

Bob Rinear, September 6 2017

I’m really hopeful that by the time you are reading this, the picture has changed, Irma’s been steered hard right, back into the Atlantic and we dodged this bullet.

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The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Profits of Hate

James Corbett, September 2 2017

Make no mistake: hate makes a great business model for those pretending to fight it.

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Trump Continues War For Opium in Afghanistan

James Corbett, August 26 2017

...the Afghan war is not about protecting America's interests or ridding the world of terrorists, and the war on drugs is not about helping to end the opioid crisis.

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Russia’s New Ambassador to Washington

Stephen Lendman, August 23 2017

Antonov now has the dubious honor to be in the eye of the Russia/US diplomatic storm close up in Washington. It may seem at times like operating behind enemy lines.

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Highways Railways and Warfare in the 21st Century

James Corbett, August 19 2017

this is a rigged game with loaded dice. The international “superclass” that pays no allegiance to any particular country is preparing to abandon the American empire as the engine of global dominance for a multilateral BRICS-fronted IMF-administered globalist slave state.

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Wizard of OZ

Bob Rinear, August 16 2017

They want a global currency. They’re going to try and do it with SDR’s. They’ve already started the process, and I’m not certain about how it develops, but this acchain outfit is definitely one of their testing grounds.

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Zuckerberg 2020?

James Corbett, August 12 2017

You know, now that I think about it, maybe Zuckerberg is qualified to be President, after all: He's an unconvicted criminal. He is an enemy of free speech and an ally of the deep state surveillance apparatus.

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