William Faulkner noted that “the past is never dead and buried. It isn’t even past.” War Gold stolen by the Japanese dominates the contemporary economic landscape; the engines of world political power turn in precision with these hidden engines of wealth.
Global financial system predicated on trillions of dollars in wealth stolen by the Axis in WWII; “victorious” allies shared in the spoils; the rule of law is totally discarded in order to preserve the status quo and the secrecy that surrounds it.
by Stuart Biggs Bloomberg Japan’s Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba is considering how his Self-Defense Forces could respond to an attack by space aliens while adhering to limits on military action under the country’s war-renouncing Constitution. Ishiba is the second Cabinet member to profess his belief in unidentified flying objects after Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura [...]
Recorded October 28, 2007 MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 REALAUDIO Continuing analysis from FTR#550, this program looks at the use of native, “unrepresented” peoples by political elements that don’t appear to be genuinely concerned with the welfare of those population groups. Specifically, we look at a strange brew of Tibetan Buddhists, Mongolian Buddhists, Islamists [...]
Iran, Russia and Venezuela Feel the Benefits By Steven MufsonWASHINGTON POST High oil prices are fueling one of the biggest transfers of wealth in history. Oil consumers are paying $4 billion to $5 billion more for crude oil every day than they did just five years ago, pumping more than $2 trillion into the coffers [...]
Recorded October 21, 2007 MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 REALAUDIO Continuing analysis from FTR#550, this program looks at the use of native, “unrepresented” peoples by political elements that don’t appear to be genuinely concerned with the welfare of those population groups. Specifically, we look at a strange brew of Tibetan Buddhists, Mongolian Buddhists, Islamists [...]
Daily Mail Nobel Prize winner Dr James Watson was this week banned today from speaking at London’s Science Museum after reportedly saying black people were less intelligent than whites. In an extraordinary outburst, the veteran academic, 79, claimed he was “inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa” because “all our social policies are based on [...]
Recorded October 7, 2007 MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 REALAUDIO Introduction: Supplementing FTR#567, this program highlights the resurgence of anti-Semitism in the United States and elsewhere. [The title of the program refers to a characterization of anti-Semitism by a 20th century social critic as “the socialism of fools.”] Of particular significance in the program [...]
GermanForeignPolicy.com[See also Strategies of Attrition (I) and Strategies of Attrition (II).] LHASA/BEIJING/ULAAN BAATAR/BERLIN(Own report) — Last weekend, parliamentarians of the Germanophonic minority in Northern Italy (“South Tyrol”) visiting the headquarters of the Tibetan “exile government” in India, declared Tibet’s being part of the People’s Republic of China to be “illegal” and called for the secession [...]
Recorded September 23, 2007 MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 REALAUDIO Exploring the economic and political networks that both precipitated and executed the 9/11 attacks, this program highlights the links between Islamist elements involved at the operational level and individuals and institutions that dominate the global geo-political landscape. These networks—belonging to elite industrial, financial and [...]