Comment: For years, we’ve accessed the magnificent work of Sterling and Peggy Seagrave, whose landmark text Gold Warriors is the definitive work on the distribution of recovered World War II gold, Japanese Golden Lily treasure in particular. The focal point of decades of high-level political intrigue on the part of intelligence services, financial institutions and [...]
Comment: The social dislocation produced by the economic distress of Japan’s “Lost Decade” has stimulated the rise of far right groups reminiscent both of the patriotic and ultra-nationalist societies that led to the rise of fascism in Japan in the 1920’s and 1930’s and the “Tea Parties” in the U.S., with whom many of them [...]
Comment: An international fascist organization–primarily European in character–has visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Commemorating Japanese war dead and counting war criminals among those commemorated there, the shrine is controversial, and Japanese leaders visits to it have stirred hostility in countries victimized by the Japanese in World War II. Visited by Jean-Marie Le Pen and [...]
Poppy Bush tabbed by Gerald Ford to head CIA as Kennedy assassination investigations proceed; Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Karl Rove and Paul Wolfowitz launch their careers courtesy of Poppy and Gerald Ford in same time period.
Comment: The brilliant new book Family of Secrets by Russ Baker analyzes the development of Harken Energy, one of George W. Bush’s energy companies. Detailing the many strange aspects of the company’s development, Baker posits that the firm may well have been a money-laundering vehicle for powerful, reactionary interests around the world. Discussing the Marcos gold [...]
Japanese prime minister publicly discusses the M-Fund, a decisive link between Japanese conquest during World War II and its postwar politics; Italian prime minister Berlusconi linked to the Mafia; Christian fundamentalist organization The Family promoting fascism from the 1930’s on.
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.
Recorded June 10, 2007 REALAUDIO MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 Introduction: Analyzing the ongoing influence of fascism in Germany’s Axis partners (Japan and Italy), the program illustrates that, as novelist William Faulkner said: “The past is never dead and buried. It isn’t even past.” Beginning with the acquittal of the accused murderers of former [...]
Listen: MP3 Side 1 | Side 2 REALAUDIO In Mein Kampf (his autobiography and political manifesto), Adolph Hitler spoke of the big lie: “Most people tell little lies. They would be ashamed to tell big ones. They would never credit others with such great impudence as the complete reversal of facts. Even explanations would long [...]