Tag Archives: European Commission

Lilou Mace Interviews Marc Luyckx Ghisi ~ Post-Capitalism For A New Economic System [Video]

Marc Luyckx Ghisi is a mathematician, philosopher and a linguist who has been working for the last 10 years with the Presidents of the European Commission to create the Soul of Europe. In another life, he was a bishop at the Vatican. 

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Marc’s TEDx Brussels https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcYaV..

SF Source Lilou Mace  June 26 2014

To GMO Or Not To GMO: EU To Let Members Decide On Modified Crops [Video]

While America wants to feed the world with genetically-modified foods, the EU has its reservations. Its Environment Council has just approved giving member states the right to limit, or completely ban, the production of GM crops. The move will now need to be given final approval by the European Parliament

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Lizzie Bennett ~ In The UK? You Can Now Only Buy Heirloom Seeds As A Private Club Member

NutritionalAnarchy  May 19 2014

HeirloomSeedsThe way we are being pushed and squeezed by regulations that govern every facet of our life, we will soon only be able to defecate when our allotted time slot comes around.

The European Commission is currently drawing up a new law to regulate the sale of all seeds, plants and plant material.   The latest draft of the law is even more restrictive than the regulations that we have at the moment.

Every single variety of vegetable will have to be registered on an EU list, otherwise it will be illegal to sell it.   To be registered on the list, seed varieties have to pass a series of tests demonstrating what is called DUS ‘Distinctiveness, Uniformity and Stability’.  It costs nearly £3000 to test & register just one single variety of seed for sale.

Although we have had a system like this for many years, there have been much simpler and cheaper options for what are considered ‘amateur varieties’ for home gardeners, and the rules have never been strictly enforced in the UK.

The EU wants to get rid of these simpler and cheaper rules for ‘amateur’ seed, and make sure that every country enforces the rules 100%.

Although they say there will be exceptions, in current drafts of the law these are very, very limited.

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Jon Rappoport ~ Exposed: The Nazi Roots Of The European Union

Jon Rappoport  March 3 2014

I G Farben logo

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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 Pharma fits so closely with what is loosely referred to as the New World Order. The aim of enrolling every human in a cradle-to-grave system of disease diagnosis and toxic drug treatment has a larger purpose: to debilitate, to weaken populations.

This is a political goal. It facilitates control.

IG Farben’s component companies, at the outbreak of World War 2, were Bayer, BASF, and Hoechst. They were chemical and drug companies. Farben put Hitler over the top in Germany, and the war was designed to lead to a united Europe that would be dominated by the Farben nexus.

The loss of the war didn’t derail that plan. It was shifted into an economic blueprint, which became, eventually, the European Union.

The European Commission’s first president was Walter Hallstein, the Nazi lawyer who, during the war, had been in charge of post-war legal planning for the new Europe.

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Cash-Strapped Greece Protests Against Further Austerity

RT  November 6 2013

Public and private services have shut down across Greece as unions hold a 24-hour general strike against additional austerity cuts in the recession-plagued country. Protests are taking place as Athens holds talks with its ‘troika’ of creditors.

Wednesday’s strike disrupted public transport, halted ferry and train services, shut down state-run schools and left state hospitals and the ambulance service functioning with emergency staff, the Associated Press reports.

Dozens of flights were cancelled or rescheduled as air traffic controllers walked off the job for three hours from noon in support of the action.

“Workers, pensioners and the unemployed are going through an endless nightmare,” Reuters quoted a port workers statement. “The government and the troika are destroying this country.”

Protesters are pushed back from the riot police as EU and IMF officials escorted out from the emergency exit of the Greek Finance Ministry after their meeting with the Greek Finance Minister in Athens on November 5, 2013. (AFP Photo/Aris Messinis)

Protesters are pushed back from the riot police as EU and IMF officials escorted out from the emergency exit of the Greek Finance Ministry after their meeting with the Greek Finance Minister in Athens on November 5, 2013. (AFP Photo/Aris Messinis)

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Nigel Farage Offers Barroso Some Cooling News (State Of The Union 2013) [Video + Transcript]

europarl September 11 2013

Round One

Well, Mr Barroso, not just you but the entire unelected government of Europe and a chance perhaps for our citizens to reflect on where the real power lies in this Union.

I’ve listened to you for nearly ten years – full marks for consistency – you are a man that likes fixed ideology, you probably picked it up when you were a communist or Maoist, or whatever you were, and for the last ten years you’ve pursued euro-federalism combined with an increasing green obsession.

And yes, it’s been good – for bureaucrats, for big businessmen, for landowners, it has not been a bad decade. But it has been a disaster for poor people, unemployed people and those on low wages.

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The euro which you believed would give us monetary stability has done the very opposite, it was a misconstruction from the start, and it’s pretty clear that youth unemployment, at nearly 50% across the Mediterranean, is probably nearly double what it would have been as a direct result of the misconstruction that is the euro.

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Pam Martens ~ Department Of Justice Has Six Ongoing Investigations Of JPMorgan

WSoP  August 8 2013

If a major Wall Street firm is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), that’s one thing. The SEC has no criminal powers to prosecute. And when it comes to Wall Street mega banks, there is a long tradition of fines and slaps on the wrist rather than prosecutions.

But when there is an open investigation by the Department of Justice, which doespossess the power to criminally prosecute, there should be concern in the marketplace, if for no other reason than the fact that there is significant public attention being paid to the DOJ’s failure to prosecute big Wall Street firms.

Yesterday, JPMorgan Chase filed its quarterly 10Q with the SEC. If ever there was a document making a convincing case for breaking up the big banks and restoring the Glass-Steagall Act, this is it.

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Jonathan Benson ~ Research – Roundup Toxicity Much Worse Than What Monsanto, Government Claims

NaturalNews July 11 2013

Glyphosate, one the world’s top-selling herbicide formulas, is also one of the most toxic, according to a recent study published in the open-access journal Ecotoxicology. Contrary to the unfounded safety claims made by Monsanto and its bedfellows in government, glyphosate’s toxicity is much more prolific throughout the environment than previously thought, even at levels far below what is generally considered by federal regulators to be “safe.”

Case-in-point is the chemical’s effect on the Daphnia magna, also known as the freshwater water flea, an aquatic invertebrate species that, according to data procured by Monsanto, is not negatively affected by typical levels of glyphosate exposure. According to tests recently conducted on the D. magna, glyphosate is not only toxic at levels commonly found in the environment, but it is also harmful at much lower levels.

Based on tests involving various clones and age classes of D. magna, researchers from the Centre for Biosafety at the University of Tromso in Norway found that, even at miniscule levels, glyphosate and Roundup are both acutely and chronically toxic to aquatic creatures. Even at sublethal nominal concentrations of as little as 0.05 milligrams per liter (mg/l) of one of the primary active ingredients in glyphosate, D. magna underwent notable developmental changes.

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Stephen Lendman ~ Quelle Surprise: NSA Spies On Europe

SteveLendmanBlog July 2 2013

NSA spies globally. Enormous amounts of meta-data are collected. It’s been ongoing for decades. Post-9/11, it intensified. It’s out-of-control today. It’s lawless. It’s menacing. It persists.

Spying domestically isn’t for national security. Nor is monitoring allies. It’s about control. It’s for economic advantage. It’s to be one up on foreign competitors. It’s for information used advantageously in trade, political, and military relations.

On June 30, London’s Guardian headlined “New NSA leaks show how US is bugging its European allies. Exclusive: Edward Snowden papers reveal 38 targets including EU, France, Italy. Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics.”

One document includes 38 embassies and missions. It calls them “targets.” Extraordinary spying methods are used. Bugs are planted in electronic communications gear.

They monitor cable transmissions. They do so with “specialised antennae.” Targets include EU nations, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, India and Turkey.

China, Russia, Iran, and numerous other countries are spied on intensively. One bugging method is codenamed “Dropmire.” According to a 2007 document, it’s “implanted on the Cryptofax at the EU embassy, DC.”

It refers to “a bug placed in a commercially available encrypted fax machine used at the mission. (It’s) used to send cables back to foreign affairs ministries in European capitals.”

NSA spying disclosures long pre-date Snowden’s revelations. He connected important dots. He provided additional information. He made millions aware globally. Previously they didn’t know.

America’s allies and enemies do. Perhaps they now know more. Maybe they criticized privately. Likely they were silent. They do the same things.

Germany’s Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger wants an explanation. Perhaps she already has one. She didn’t say. If confirmed, she said, Washington’s behavior reflects Cold War tactics.

“It is beyond imagination that our friends in the US view Europeans as the enemy,” she stressed.

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