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    Posted: September 27 2023 at 2:59am



[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcDMNJZbyAk[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcDMNJZbyAk ;

Jimmy Dore briefs the United Nations about the 2022 Nord Stream pipeline sabotage

On the one year anniversary of the Nord Stream pipeline bombing (Sept 26 2022), Dore briefs the UN council about endless war, Seymour Hersh, and Americans' confidence in our institutions: "The Western governments are silent even as the US says through anonymous sources that Ukraine is responsible for the Nord Stream attack, but they won't blame them publicly.  And so the United States continues to arm Ukraine to the teeth in hopes of extending the war and avoid peace.  

The Germans say it's Ukraine but will not release their official investigation and will not make an announcement.  The final obscenity is the people in the West who claim to be environmentalists and claim to care about climate change and the environment say nothing about the worse release of methane gas in human history, but in fact whose actions reveal they don't actually care about climate change and continue to support this war and its eco-terrorism. 

 In a bizarre twist, even Greta Thunberg travelled to Ukraine to meet with Zelenksyy after the Nord Stream Bombing" 

Watch full Jimmy Dore and Dirk Pohlmann briefings with responses from Russia Federation, Japan, Gabon, Malta, Ecuador, China, Brasil and Switzerland -   • Dirk Pohlmann and Jimmy Dore brief th...   One Year On, Security Council Hears Renewed Calls to Determine the Cause of Undersea Explosions Targeting Nord Stream Gas Pipelines https://press.un.org/en/2023/sc15422.... James Dore is an American stand-up comedian, political commentator/theorist, the host of The Jimmy Dore Show, a comedic political talk show on YouTube.  

  / thejimmydoreshow   Stef Zamorano's 𝕏 post: https://twitter.com/miserablelib/stat... 3:16 - Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland is "gratified" that Nord Stream 2 is "a hunk of metal at the bottom of the sea" -  

  • Nuland is "gratified" that Nord Strea...   3:30 - Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken call Nord Stream sabotage 'a tremendous opportunity' -   • Why did Blinken call Nord Stream sabo...   4:01 - Secretary of State Condi Rice in 2014 said "Over the long run you simply want to change the structure of energy dependence, you want to depend more on North American energy platforms"  

  • Condoleezza Conoleeza Rice in 2014   Source: Watch full original with more speeches from the United Nations livestream -   • United Nations - LIVE  

DJ...[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/09/hersh-reveals-us-motive-for-destruction-of-nord-stream-pipelines.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/09/hersh-reveals-us-motive-for-destruction-of-nord-stream-pipelines.html  and [url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/hersh-reveals-motive-covert-nord-stream-sabotage-attack-one-year[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/hersh-reveals-motive-covert-nord-stream-sabotage-attack-one-year 

One year ago the US blew up the main energy link between Russia and Germany;

The Biden administration blew up the pipelines but the action had little to do with winning or stopping the war in Ukraine. It resulted from fears in the White House that Germany would waver and turn on the flow of Russia gas—and that Germany and then NATO, for economic reasons, would fall under the sway of Russia and its extensive and inexpensive natural resources. And thus followed the ultimate fear: that America would lose its long-standing primacy in Western Europe.

Read the full Hersh report and subscribe at Substack

DJ...western "media" keep spreading non-sense (NL NOS-news came up with 6 Ukrainians on a yacht bla-bla...you need a lot of explosives to blow up under sea gas pipelines-with a meter of concrete protection...)

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[url]https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/orange-alerts-for-severe-wind-and-intense-rain-as-storm-agnes-arrives-1531534.html[/url] or https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/orange-alerts-for-severe-wind-and-intense-rain-as-storm-agnes-arrives-1531534.html ;

Updated: 9.20am

Orange alerts have been issued for eight counties in the south of the country as Storm Agnes makes landfall.

From 7am, a yellow wind alert took effect in Munster and Leinster, joined by a yellow alert for rain covering Carlow Dublin, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Kerry and Waterford.

Both of these warnings will remain in place until midnight.

linked to [url]https://www.severe-weather.eu/global-weather/storm-agnes-north-atlantic-forecast-autumn-season-uk-ireland-europe-mk/[/url] or https://www.severe-weather.eu/global-weather/storm-agnes-north-atlantic-forecast-autumn-season-uk-ireland-europe-mk/ ;

North Atlantic has been active this month, with multiple storms moving into western Europe. Towards the tropical region, several intense hurricanes formed. Ophelia’s last storm hit the U.S. East Coast and is transforming into an extratropical storm. Its track will bring it to Ireland and the UK as an intense windstorm Agnes on Wednesday.

Given its intensity forecast for the upcoming days, Agnes will become the first officially named North Atlantic storm of the season 2023/24.

DJ...[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Atlantic_hurricane_season#[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Atlantic_hurricane_season# Atlantic hurricanes not only bringing extreme weather to the America's but more and more also move north and end up in Europe...With even now storms forming in the South Atlantic-bringing floods/storm to a.o. Brazil/Argentina and then move towards South Africa...

[url]https://forum.arctic-sea-ice.net/index.php/topic,1759.3900.html#lastPost[/url] or https://forum.arctic-sea-ice.net/index.php/topic,1759.3900.html#lastPost on Antarctica extreme melt...

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DJ, Lots of "experts" claimed CoViD, M-Pox was "over"...no longer any problem....just another lie to "save the economy/profits".....








BBC: Sick days at work hit highest level for 10 years

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Did anyone ACTUALLY estimate the costs of "let it rip" vs the alternatives BEFORE declaring it was good for the economy?

DJ....[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TeRfRQUQHA[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TeRfRQUQHA The Duran, [url]https://www.zerohedge.com/political/polish-minister-has-taken-steps-extradite-ukrainian-nazi-veteran-honored-trudeau-govt[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/political/polish-minister-has-taken-steps-extradite-ukrainian-nazi-veteran-honored-trudeau-govt ; Update (1420ET): The Speaker of Canada's House of Commons, Anthony Rota, has resigned after leading Parliament in praising a Ukrainian man who moved to Canada after fighting for a Nazi unit.

...when you bring in a 98 y/o "veteran" when do you think he was "fighting Russians"????Are all members of Canadian parliament this stupid ? 

Deny history, ignore science....buy "experts and politicians"....any criticism is "pro-Putin" propaganda and still call yourself a "democrazy"....

Weeb Union [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaZvyEbnuMQ[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaZvyEbnuMQ STOP THIS WAR !!! ;

You literally just voiced my feelings about all of this with your rant at the end. Not only all of this doesn't make sense, but Ukraine really doesn't benefit at all from what happened at the Canadian parliament a few days ago. Simple ukrainians, who just want to live peacefully, are the hostages of their own state and this needs to stop as soon as possible.

DJ, when the Ukraine people voted for zelensky they voted for peace...only to be betrayed by a western NAZI-NATO puppet ! 

Western "politics" show a tendency to "unite" in insanity....utterly disgusting !

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War; 

[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/09/mainstream-media-admit-ukraines-propaganda-is-full-of-lies.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/09/mainstream-media-admit-ukraines-propaganda-is-full-of-lies.html ;

As a sign of the turning narrative of the war in Ukraine we find a new New York Times piece about 'disinformation' that is not about Russia but about lies from Ukraine.

Then comes an astonishing admission:

Few military analysts, [...], believe the Ukrainian military’s optimistic daily account of Russian casualties running into the hundreds that is nonetheless reported widely in Ukrainian media.

It is the first time I see a public refutation of Ukraine's laughable claims about Russian casualties in the mainstream media. It is also an indictment of the Biden administration and the Pentagon who publicly use the Ukrainian numbers.

DJ, then the nyt-pseudo-info goes on with claims of a "succesfull attack" on the Russian Black Sea HQ in Sebastopol...reality was 6 expensive western cruise missiles were used to blow up an empty 19th century building...The HQ is in a cold war era bunker...NOT in a easy to hit monument...

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/world-war-iii-about-start-part-i-drift-toward-war[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/world-war-iii-about-start-part-i-drift-toward-war 

and [url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/world-war-iii-about-start-part-ii-are-military-industrial-complex-deep-state-driving[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/world-war-iii-about-start-part-ii-are-military-industrial-complex-deep-state-driving ;

As BRICS, ASEAN and other countries increasingly trade in national currencies in lieu of Western reserve currencies, this results in weakening of those Western currencies, as evidenced by the drop in their purchasing power, aka inflation. Over time, the standards of living commensurate with the production of tradable goods will result in growing poverty in the U.S. and the EU that will result in social instability. But the damage will fall largely to the lower income echelons, resulting in growth in an already unsustainable wealth disparity, with the GINI factor for wealth distribution in the U.S. reaching 0.85 in 2020. 

This explains several observations:

  1. Why BRICS do not find it necessary to issue a new currency: Trade in national currencies will bring an end to the wealth siphoning mechanism of U.S. dollar hegemony. 

  2. Why Russia and China are trying to maintain non-confrontational policies despite provocations: As trade away from the U.S., UK, and EU increases with growing use of national currencies, political instability, particularly in the most de-industrialized Western nations, will result. Social discontent and political instability can already be witnessed throughout the West. This will only increase as impoverishment spreads due to depreciating currencies, leading to eventual implosion of the neoliberal political system. Thus Russia, China, and other sovereign nations have adopted a policy of “wait it out” rather than risk a kinetic war which would result in the deaths of millions. Nevertheless, these countries are embarking on an accelerated program of military development, along with strengthened alliances, in case war is inevitable. 

  3. Why the West is embarking on highly aggressive policies: The neoliberal cabals in control of the West realize that the changes occurring in the world, particularly as regards the monetary and financial global architecture, spell their doom, and hence are increasingly acting hysterically, fomenting conflict and chaos wherever they can. 

It is dollar hegemony, dating back to the World War II-era Bretton Woods Agreements and the Nixonian removal of the international currency gold peg, that has allowed the U.S. to attempt overcoming its massive trade deficit and its public debt at $33.1 trillion and growing. Only by selling trillions of dollars of Treasury bonds to foreign countries, especially China, Japan, and Korea, has the U.S. been able to straddle the globe with the hundreds of military bases and other facilities it relies on to secure a world order friendly to its interests. For decades, foreign countries have needed dollars to trade in petroleum and other commodities. But with BRICS, that imperative may end sooner rather than later. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen has said this will never happen, but other policy makers are seeing the writing on the wall. 

Are the prospects of BRICS so serious that the U.S. could launch World War III against its main powers, Russia, China, and now Iran, as a last-ditch act of desperation as its entire world order veers toward collapse? 

It hardly bodes well that these three nations, along with North Korea, have been identified by Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee as the new “axis of evil.” She speaks for much of the U.S. political class. 

DJ We are facing the end of 500 years of western global domination....NATO "strategy" is based on Ukraine lies....(very likely even the MH17 Ukraine/NATO version is a lie-Ukraine shooting down a western civilian plane would be unacceptable so both Ukraine and NATO "switched" the story....

The "west" no longer is in control over "global developments"....western industry, infra structure (air)ports, (rail)roads etc.) "privatized out of neo-liberal ideology is falling in non-western hands high speed...

A lot of "western car production" soon may be owned by Chinese companies...Blocking trade for 6G-chip making with China is resulting in China, Russia developing their own alternatives...

So...will NATO go nuclear ? There are some groups-in part out of fear-that may push for that. 

An alternative is west-BRICS+ trade...diplomacy and an end to NATO agression...but that needs people able to "talk" diplomacy...not confrontation...and NATO is all about confrontation....

In a practical sense "BRICS+" may soon be most of the world someway involved...Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa allready is major...per 2024-only 3 months away- Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Argentina and the UAE will join BRICS+ [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BRICS#New_members[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BRICS#New_members  with lots of other countries on the list as further new members... ( [url]https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2023/8/28/indonesias-absence-from-bigger-brics-echoesdecadesof-non-alignedpolicy[/url] or https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2023/8/28/indonesias-absence-from-bigger-brics-echoesdecadesof-non-alignedpolicy on Indonesia sticking to a sort of neutrality). 

So...with NATO getting more and more divided, the US facing a possible biden-trump election disaster, even the EU, UK may decide to go for deals with BRICS...Will the US "go nuclear" against the rest of the world ? Is the biden/neo-con-insanity that crazy ? 

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Pandemics;

This wave will be almost invisible in terms of testing and data and coverage. They've removed every way of finding out how many people are infected. You'll just see the effects as it smashes into people's lives. You'll see hospitals overwhelmed and reacting late. You'll see institutions shaken and disruption of services. Later you'll see the numbers of people disabled, and the excess death statistics will be high high high. Welcome to the winter from hell.

DJ, "the CoViD pandemic is over"lie...another way of killing millions....

[url]https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-ba-2-86-news-scientists-alarmingly-discover-that-ba-2-86-variant-has-also-picked-up-flip-mutation-l455s[/url] or https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-ba-2-86-news-scientists-alarmingly-discover-that-ba-2-86-variant-has-also-picked-up-flip-mutation-l455s 

DJ...The BA.2.86(.1 etc) variant of CoViD ("Omicron"...because "Omicron" would be the last variant of CoViD...) seems to be developing high speed. Lots of indications earlier infection or (new) vaccines (XBB.1.5) may NOT offer any protection....

But "we do not test-do not tell"...so "keep the story under control"....

UK: School partially closes after 'rapid spike' in Covid cases. Uppingham Community College in Rutland said that 13 teaching staff members were absent on Tuesday. "We have reached a point where it is becoming unsafe to have all year groups in school.”

DJ, maybe "politics"will make it illegal to get ill ? 

[url]https://afludiary.blogspot.com/2023/09/australia-covid-19-was-3rd-leading.html[/url] or https://afludiary.blogspot.com/2023/09/australia-covid-19-was-3rd-leading.html ;

Although minimizers like to equate COVID with seasonal influenza (which is far from benign), its impact has constantly exceeded what we've come to expect from regular flu.  In 2022 Australia's Bureau of Statistics cited 305 deaths from influenza - up from just 2 in 2021 - but 9,859 deaths from COVID.

Not only was COVID the 3rd leading cause of death in Australia last year, it was the first time since 1970 that an infectious disease had cracked the top 5 list.

Despite the exactness of the numbers presented, not every influenza or COVID death is identified as such. We've looked at the difficulties in counting influenza and COVID deaths many times before (see herehere, and here).  

While officially the pandemic has claimed nearly 7 million lives since 2020, unofficial estimates run 2 or 3 times higher.  Some countries are obviously better equipped to count COVID deaths than others, but no country can be expected to accurately capture all of them. 

Regardless of the exact number of cases, the abrupt ascent of COVID into 3rd place is remarkable.

DJ CoViD infection results in less immunity against all kinds of other (infectious) diseases...The virus can do lots of damage to organs all over the body...so "hearth failure" could be the official cause of death...previous CoViD infection may have done the damage...

If immunity against newest variants (like BA.2.86 there will be more !) is getting problematic-with both earlier infection and vaccines no longer offering "a break" we may face a worsening global health crisis and increase of excess deaths..."living with the virus" has become "dying from the virus"...

Saving short term profits may bring long term total destruction....

CoViD, H5N1 etc. now also widespread in non-human hosts will result in perma- and poly-crises...

We urgently need global cooperation to get out of this major disaster...but "media-for-sale" even deny this crisis....








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As a retired doctor, I conclude that we are: Post public health. Post infection control. In delayed development of treatments for long Covid. Post maintaining adequate medical services. Post publication of statistics to permit individual risk assessments. A difficult situation

DJ...a "difficult situation" is a major understatement....

We may be on our way to see massive spread of not only CoViD (co)infections but also lots of other diseases....You do not need 100% of the population dealing with long term health issues and death...Saving the economy NOW means communication of risks NOW !!!!

Ventilation, masks, avoiding/limiting contacts, a stop of frr travel around the globe for all kinds of diseases...There are lots of steps we could and should take...but we are not doing that...[url]https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2023/09/27/fvcb-s27.html[/url] or https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2023/09/27/fvcb-s27.html ;

Each M1 Abrams tank costs $15 million. Despite the deployment of hundreds of Western tanks and armored vehicles, Ukraine’s “spring offensive” has failed to achieve any significant breakthroughs. Dozens of these advanced vehicles sent by NATO have been destroyed over the summer. In the face of this disaster, the United States is removing the last remaining limits on its involvement in the conflict.

DJ...trillions for a war industry...desinvestments in public healthcare....

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I started this section because "to much info" to deal with...

Climate change is increasing  [url]https://www.wur.nl/en/research-results/research-institutes/bioveterinary-research/animal-diseases/virology/bluetongue-1.htm[/url] or https://www.wur.nl/en/research-results/research-institutes/bioveterinary-research/animal-diseases/virology/bluetongue-1.htm ;

Bluetongue (BT) is a non-contagious viral disease of sheep and other ruminants such as cattle and goats. The main route of infection is the bite of flies (midges) infected with the bluetongue virus (BTV). Sick animals cannot directly infect each other, and the disease can not be transmitted to humans.

now widespread in NL...

[url]https://www.dutchnews.nl/2023/09/tiger-mosquitos-are-spotted-in-eight-dutch-provinces/[/url] or https://www.dutchnews.nl/2023/09/tiger-mosquitos-are-spotted-in-eight-dutch-provinces/ 

Tiger mosquitos, which can spread diseases such as West Nile virus, dengue fever, and the Zika virus, have now been spotted in eight of the 12 Dutch provinces, according to product safety board NVWA.

also clear climate link...

[url]https://www.dutchnews.nl/2023/09/one-in-two-dutch-will-get-cancer-as-population-ages/[/url] or https://www.dutchnews.nl/2023/09/one-in-two-dutch-will-get-cancer-as-population-ages/ 

Half the Dutch will be given a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives but survival chances are improving all around, according to Dutch cancer centre IKNL.

Up to now, one in three people are diagnosed with cancer but rising life expectancy rates have pushed that up to one in two, the IKNL said this week. Lifestyle choices such as drinking alcohol, smoking, sunbathing and obesity are also all having an impact. 

Some 80% of those diagnosed with cancer are over the age of 60. Between 1990 and 2019 the diagnosis rate rose for women from 33% to 47% and for men from 40% to 54%. 

aging is another factor...

[url]https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/9/28/flooded-homes-as-storm-elias-hits-battered-volos-in-central-greece[/url] or https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/9/28/flooded-homes-as-storm-elias-hits-battered-volos-in-central-greece ;

A powerful storm has hammered parts of central Greece, sweeping away roads, smashing bridges and flooding homes, just three weeks after heavy rains killed 16 people in the wider region.

The new storm – called Elias – caused extensive flooding in the central city of Volos on Thursday and left hundreds stranded in nearby mountain villages. The fire service carried out multiple rescues and evacuations, authorities said.

DJ, tourism used to be a major source of income for Greece. Wildfires and extreme heat may see more Greek tourists seeking cooler places...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpvd9FensT8[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpvd9FensT8 ;

DJ, some basic science behind the knowledge we have on climate collapse...

Pandemics and climate change are inter linked in many ways. 

-More contact between humans and animals when humans move into the jungle more and animals are "on the move" to new feeding grounds and/or water...

-Heat-fatigue, extreme weather making hosts more vulnerable for diseases

-More conflicts over water/food with less water/food available....

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weather_of_2023[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weather_of_2023 gives an overview of weather events in 2023...

Just a few days ago [url]https://www.ventusky.com/?p=42;-38;2&l=gust[/url] or https://www.ventusky.com/?p=42;-38;2&l=gust had a hurricane moving towards the UK/Northsea....it may be a matter of time....

The bigger climate/weather picture will see only more extreme weather with the jetstream only getting more "wild" and extreme warm oceans...

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/weather/climate-changing-major-cold-trend-arrive-across-eastern-us[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/weather/climate-changing-major-cold-trend-arrive-across-eastern-us "wierding" of the weather [url]https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/global_weirding[/url] or https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/global_weirding may see extreme cold in places that hardly see those temperatures...

DJ-Some "writers" on Zero Hedge deny climate change, deny pandemics, deny de-$-ization....

Learning the "hard way" seems to be the only option left...However some persons would even deny the Titanic is sinking when they would be on that ship in 1912...

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The "human factor" to deny reality because it "is impossible to face reality" may be a big problem....

Exponential changes [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exponential_growth#Biology[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exponential_growth#Biology  may mean;

A step back from 100% if a "thing doubles every time" is 50%, before that 25%, 12,5% etc....

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exponential_growth#Rice_on_a_chessboard[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exponential_growth#Rice_on_a_chessboard 

Rice on a chessboard[edit]

According to an old legend, vizier Sissa Ben Dahir presented an Indian King Sharim with a beautiful handmade chessboard. The king asked what he would like in return for his gift and the courtier surprised the king by asking for one grain of rice on the first square, two grains on the second, four grains on the third, etc. The king readily agreed and asked for the rice to be brought. All went well at first, but the requirement for 2n−1 grains on the nth square demanded over a million grains on the 21st square, more than a million million (a.k.a. trillion) on the 41st and there simply was not enough rice in the whole world for the final squares. (From Swirski, 2006)[12]

The second half of the chessboard is the time when an exponentially growing influence is having a significant economic impact on an organization's overall business strategy.

Water lily[edit]

French children are offered a riddle, which appears to be an aspect of exponential growth: "the apparent suddenness with which an exponentially growing quantity approaches a fixed limit". The riddle imagines a water lily plant growing in a pond. The plant doubles in size every day and, if left alone, it would smother the pond in 30 days killing all the other living things in the water. Day after day, the plant's growth is small, so it is decided that it won't be a concern until it covers half of the pond. Which day will that be? The 29th day, leaving only one day to save the pond.[13][12]

DJ, from climate to diseases exponential growth may simply be denied/ignored....

[url]https://arctic-news.blogspot.com/p/extinction.html[/url] or https://arctic-news.blogspot.com/p/extinction.html ;

Summary: Total global temperature rise could be as much as 18.44°C by 2026

In summary, adding up all the warming associated with the above elements results in a total potential global temperature rise (land and ocean) of more than 18.44°C in a matter of years, by as early as 2026.

Accordingly, this could lead to numbers of climate-related global deaths much in line with the 2016 prognosis below, which was an update of this 2014 prognosis.

link [url]https://arctic-news.blogspot.com/p/extinction.html[/url] or https://arctic-news.blogspot.com/p/extinction.html 

DJ-the definition of "climate deaths" is not that clear....however there should not be any discussion on extreme weather killing people...

At a certain moment, after yet another extreme weather event, countries, regions may NOT recover...get de-populated...End up as desert or under the sea...Already people that have the finance to move to more friendly weather regions are moving. It is the poor that end up in high risk area's facing famines, floods, disasters...Often refused as refugees...

It is the mix of socio-economic factors on top of climate, health that is worsening the crises...

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[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr2CkFudBhg[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr2CkFudBhg Alex Christoforou; 

US shutdown over Ukraine. Blinken's turn to rewrite history. Russia isolated by Latin America. U/1

DJ, At the Russia-Latin America top Putin mentioned the atin American freedom fighters, Che Guevera, Salvador Allede...both killed by the US, Fidel Castro...still "the west" claims "Russia is isolated"....

A few comments;

The event in Canada was sickening. The Canadian parliament must be de-Nazified.

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As a German born American who lived through WWII and its aftermath in Germany, I can only echo Ben Norton’s sentiments. Despite my age and experience I can not understand the origins of the vile actions of our leaders and government, this truly cannot stand!

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Eighty-two years ago, Nazis murdered 34,000 Jews at Babyn Yar. Soviets buried this history, which today Putin's government manipulates to provide cover for Russia's abuses in Ukraine. The U.S. is committed to justice for Holocaust survivors and accountability for atrocities.

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Right now, #Kyiv has a thoroughfare leading to Babyn Yar, recently renamed (NOT, definitely not under the Soviets) after Stepan #Bandera, an ethno-nationalist fascist whose Ukrainian nationalists participated in the Holocaust, mass-murdered Poles, and tried to get their own Nazi satellite. He is now venerated in today's Ukraine.

DJ...[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6y3l9xLBRs[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6y3l9xLBRs ;

Scott Ritter is a former United Nations Weapons Inspector and US Marine Corps Intelligence Officer with extensive knowledge of Ukraine and Russia history. Today we explore the problems with the Russia Ukraine War and share insights into how it could end soon. 0:00 - Intro 1:55 - Welcome Scott Ritter 2:15 - Why the War Didn't Start in 2022 3:25 - US Ambassador Warns of Russian War 4:12 - How the Conflict Began in 1942 7:26 - If Putin Withdraws Will This Conflict End? 9:00 - Putin's Controversial Speech 13:55 - The Minsk Accords 15:00 - Did Russia Try to End the War? 18:10 - Why Russia Invaded Ukraine 21:05 - Why a Neutral Ukraine is Key to Peace 24:46 - Will there be a DMZ in Ukraine? 29:40 - Is America's Investment in Ukraine a Goof Thing? 31:50 - Is America Only Spending 5% of Military Budget? 35:05 - Is America Ukraine's Friend? 38:02 - When will the Ukraine War End? 40:32 - Problems with Ukrainian Refugees

NATO more and more is sinking to nazi-nato level

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/slovakia-may-stop-backing-ukraine-war-after-populist-election-win[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/slovakia-may-stop-backing-ukraine-war-after-populist-election-win after Hungary now Slovakia is moving away from nazi-nato agression...No doubt -like Poland- Ukraine agriculture exports to the EU are a factor...Also very likely over 10 million Ukrainians fleeing their country are a burden. 

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/escobar-abuse-europe-never-ending-while-hegemon-making-killing[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/escobar-abuse-europe-never-ending-while-hegemon-making-killing ;

The bombing of the Nord Streams was the Rape of Europe Remixed – now performed by an American bull.

As the indispensable Michael Hudson has detailed, domestic budgets of Germany and other EU/NATO nations are already in deficit territory – with the added “incentive” of the non-stop militarization of the EU.

That will “force cutbacks in domestic government programs – just as Germany and its NATO neighbors are moving into a post-industrial depression in which families and businesses need subsidies to cover their rising heating and energy costs, and unemployment insurance.”

Moreover, the euro will continue to plunge against the U.S. dollar, and may soon fall to 90 cents, or lower.

Prof. Hudson’s conclusion is stark: “So what seemed to be a U.S./NATO war against Russia in Ukraine has been a stunning U.S. military victory to lock European NATO members into the U.S. orbit and block their plan to turn East for trade and investment with Russia and China.”

DJ,,,however even in the US more and more people (both from the right and left !) wonder why the biden-"cult" keeps pushing for escalation...Could it be making profit out of war ? 

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/russian-mystery-plane-landed-pyongyang-making-washington-nervous[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/russian-mystery-plane-landed-pyongyang-making-washington-nervous and [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdYj_4CwOqg[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdYj_4CwOqg Hindustan Times;

Russia's Lancet drone destroyed a German-supplied Leopard tank of the Ukrainian military with a crew comprised of Bunderswehr soldiers in the Zaporizhzhya direction. The head of Russia's reconnaissance team said the injured soldier yelled 'nicht schießen' (do not shoot) in German.

DJ, ursulavonderleyen-EU blaming Russia for the US nuclear attacks on Japan august 1945....

By now Russia-most of the world-has had enough of nazi-nato lies and betrayal...the "west" only makes deals to break deals...So more and more western made problems that can not be solved by talking will see "military solutions"..The NATO created "kosovo" may be ended by Serbia...

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Good long video from Danny Haiphong [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3noH7gGWUo&t=7323s[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3noH7gGWUo&t=7323s ;

In this special roundtable, Scott Ritter Andrei Martyanov and Garland Nixon join the program to discuss the ongoing developments of the Ukraine proxy war, what it tells us about Russia, and the growth of the multipolar world in the context of history.

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I am Russian, I live in Moscow. I am amazed at how much Scott Ritter is a deep expert and has an understanding of Russia and Russians. For an American Marine, he is an incredibly deep expert on Russia. But he occasionally makes inaccuracies in fundamentally important things. For example, the Banderites killed Jews, Poles, Gypsies, and Russian Bolsheviks. Magyars are Hungarians. Hungarians were Hitler's allies, the Banderers did not kill them. Hungary declared war on the Soviet Union and fought on the side of the Nazis.

DJ, now I know there have been tensions between Hungarians and "West-Ukrainians" in the past and now...The border is not well defined. Till the end of World War One most of the area was part of Austria-Hungary...After the 1917 revolution Polish and Ukraine "nationalists" a.o. did fight each other with the Polish forces at a moment not far from Kiev...

By the way-during that time Finland also had a civil war between "the white" and "the red/bolsjeviks"...till 1917/18 Finland was part of Russia...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galicia_(Eastern_Europe)[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galicia_(Eastern_Europe) (and in part also [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silesia[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silesia ) was part of Poland till september 1939. The Soviet Union occupied it after september 15. In 1941 nazi-Germany retook it...

The 98 y/o SS Canadian in the Ottowa/Canada parliament joined the SS in 1943...That unit was murdering civilians in very high numbers...Articles down playing those crime; "fighting stalin was not always bad" do ignore that point...That 98 y/o Canadian from Polish/Ukraine background visited the parliament more than once...many people must have known his nazi-background and the mass murders he in part was responsible for...He was born in 1925 so 18 when he joined the SS....

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[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Demjanjuk[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Demjanjuk ; Born in Soviet Ukraine, Demjanjuk survived the Holodomor as a child and was conscripted into the Red Army in 1940. He fought in World War II and was taken prisoner by the Germans in spring 1942. He was recruited by the Germans and trained at Trawniki concentration camp, going on to serve at Sobibor extermination camp and at least two concentration camps. After the war he married a woman he met in a West German displaced persons camp, and emigrated with her and their daughter to the United States.[3] They settled in Seven Hills, Ohio, where he worked in an auto factory and raised three children. Demjanjuk became a US citizen in 1958.

DJ, Holodomor was a stalin mass murder...however NOT an excuse for than mass murdering Jews...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepan_Bandera[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepan_Bandera a.o. Radio Free Europe did give lots of jobs to former East European nazi's...bandera and his gang did get CIA support to create chaos in the USSR...

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[url]https://nltimes.nl/2023/10/04/prince-bernhards-membership-card-hitlers-party-found-archives[/url] or https://nltimes.nl/2023/10/04/prince-bernhards-membership-card-hitlers-party-found-archives ; Prince Bernhard’s original membership card to the NSDAP, Adolf Hitler’s party, was found in the prince’s private archives. Flip Maarschakerweerd revealed that he found this convincing evidence that the Dutch prince had belonged to the Nazi party in his book De achterblijvers, which will be published on Wednesday.

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But he also quickly found an explanation - a note from 1949 from Lucius Clay, the military administrator of the American zone in Germany. “Dear Prince Bernhard. I kept this in my safe for years. As I was about to destroy it, I thought you have earned the right to destroy it yourself.” The Americans must have found the documents in Germany, made the copies Aalders and Hilbrink found in the U.S., and sent the originals to Bernhard. 

See also; [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Bernhard_of_Lippe-Biesterfeld#Attitudes_to_Nazi_Germany[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Bernhard_of_Lippe-Biesterfeld#Attitudes_to_Nazi_Germany ;

Prince Bernhard was a member of the "Reiter-SS", a mounted unit of the SS. He had also voluntarily joined the Nazi party in April 1933.[11] He later also joined the National Socialist Motor Corps. His Nazi Party membership card was found in his belongings after his death.[12] Bernhard consistently lied about being a member of the Nazi party throughout his life.

Various members of his family and friends were aligned with the Nazis prior to the Second World War, and a number of them attended the royal wedding. Protocol demanded that the prospective Prince-Consort be invited to an audience with his head of state, who at the time was Adolf Hitler. Hitler gave an account of the conversation he had with Bernhard in his Tischgespräche (Table Conversations). This book was a collection of monologues, remarks, and speeches Hitler gave during lunch or dinner to those he had invited.

DJ, there are lots of questions about "B".....he very likely helped franco starting a civil war in Spain, did get nazi's to safety during and after the war in Argentina...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Luns#Early_life[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Luns#Early_life "L"uns was a member of the Dutch nazi party NSB-still he became ambassador for NL in Lisbon-Portugal (under fascist rule) in World War Two and was a link between "bernhard", NL "royals" in the UK/Canada and their (in part nazi) family in Germany...

It is more than likely most western royal families made profits out of the war...

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[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrystia_Freeland#Ancestry[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrystia_Freeland#Ancestry ;

Freeland's maternal grandfather, Michael Chomiak, had been a journalist before World War II. During the war in Nazi-occupied Poland and later in Nazi-occupied Austria he was chief editor of the Ukrainian daily newspaper Krakivs'ki Visti (Kraków News) for the Nazi regime.[92] After Chomiak's death in 1984, John-Paul Himka, a professor of history at the University of Alberta, who was Chomiak's son-in-law (and also Freeland's uncle by marriage), used Chomiak's records, including old issues of the newspaper, as the basis of several scholarly papers focused on the coverage of Soviet mass murders of Ukrainian civilians. These papers also examined the use of these massacres as Nazi propaganda against Jews.[93][94][95] In 2017, when Russian-affiliated websites, e.g. Russia Insider and New Cold War, further publicized Chomiak's connection to Nazism, Freeland and her spokespeople responded by claiming that this was a Russian disinformation campaign during her appointment to the position of minister of foreign affairs.[96][97][98][99][92] Her office later denied Chomiak ever collaborated with Nazi Germany.[100] However, reporting by The Globe and Mail showed that Freeland had known of her grandfather's Nazi ties since at least 1996, when she helped edit a scholarly article by Himka for the Journal of Ukrainian Studies.[96]

and [url]https://www.haaretz.com/2005-10-15/ty-article/polands-presidential-frontrunner-says-shocked-by-familys-nazi-links/0000017f-f83f-d044-adff-fbff9a4d0000[/url] or https://www.haaretz.com/2005-10-15/ty-article/polands-presidential-frontrunner-says-shocked-by-familys-nazi-links/0000017f-f83f-d044-adff-fbff9a4d0000 ;

Polish presidential frontrunner Donald Tusk said on Friday he was shocked to learn from media reports that his grandfather served briefly in the German army during the Nazis' brutal occupation of Poland in World War Two.


DJ...Donald Tusk may become the next Polish head of State...

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How to deal with the past ? Face it ! [url]https://nltimes.nl/2023/10/05/king-responds-revelation-grandfathers-nsdap-membership-must-face-past[/url] or https://nltimes.nl/2023/10/05/king-responds-revelation-grandfathers-nsdap-membership-must-face-past ...The Dutch royals made lots of money from slave trade - maybe even in the 19th century..."Wilhelmina" did not want German Jewish refugees near the "Loo" palace before may 1940...during the war she believed NL should get a military government after liberation...

"Bernhard" did get to know the grandfather of present "queen maxima" in 1943 seeking safe places for high ranking naziś in Argentina...KLM did help those nazi's to escape from Europe...

Since most European royals have German family links -and in most cases kept contacts going till 1945- there was a lot of links between nazi-Germany and many royals...Before the war started most of the "west" did see hitler as a "good answer" to stalin...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_and_the_Holocaust[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_and_the_Holocaust ...lots of US companies banks had open trade with nazi-Germany till december 1941...[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanta[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanta ...Fanta originated in Germany as a Coca-Cola alternative in 1940 due to the American trade embargo of Nazi Germany, which affected the availability of Coca-Cola ingredients. Fanta soon dominated the German market with three million cases sold in 1943. The current formulation of Fanta, with orange flavour, was developed in Italy in 1955.

DJ [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mbmzarfzd9Y[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mbmzarfzd9Y ;

American companies funded Hitler before and during World War 2. Extract from the Corporation documentary

of course henry ford even did get nazi medals...US (bush linked) banks financed hitler...

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There are lots of historical links between nazi's and "NATO" started in 1949...[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Unthinkable[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Unthinkable

Operation Unthinkable was the name given to two related possible future war plans developed by the British Chiefs of Staff Committee against the USSR during 1945. The plans were never implemented. The creation of the plans was ordered by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in May 1945 and developed by the British Armed Forces' Joint Planning Staff in May 1945 at the end of World War II in Europe.[1]

One plan assumed a surprise attack on the Soviet forces stationed in Germany to impose "the will of the United States and British Empire"[2] on the Soviets. "The will" was qualified as "a square deal for Poland",[3] which probably meant enforcing the recently signed Yalta Agreement. The planners decided that without American help, the British would probably fail. The assessment, signed by the Chief of Army Staff on 9 June 1945, concluded: "It would be beyond our power to win a quick but limited success and we would be committed to a protracted war against heavy odds".[4][not specific enough to verify] The code name was now reused instead for a second plan, which was a defensive scenario by which the British were to defend against a Soviet drive towards the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean after the withdrawal of the American forces from the Continent. When the Labour Party acquired power by the 1945 general election, it ignored the draft plan.

The study became the first Cold War-era contingency plan for war against the USSR.[5] Both plans were very secret and were not made public until 1998[6] although a British spy for the Soviets, Guy Burgess, had revealed some details to the Soviets at the time.[7]

DJ...the UK did have conflicts with Russia in the 19th century...both in Afghanistan and western China (Uyghurs) Russia moving south did meet with UK/British India moving north...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Soviet_invasion_of_Iran[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Soviet_invasion_of_Iran ;

The Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran or Anglo-Soviet invasion of Persia was the joint invasion of the neutral Imperial State of Iran by the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union in August 1941. The two powers announced that they would stay until six months after the end of the war with their enemy Nazi Germany (World War II), which turned out to be 2 March 1946. On that date the British began to withdraw, but Moscow delayed until May, citing "threats to Soviet security".[4]

DJ, the UK/USSR 1941 invasion of Iran was based on the idea Iran may trade oil with Germany/Italy...

Lots of present day "items" from the Uyghurs in western China, Iran, to US/Canada/UK working with nazi's against Russia/USSR have their roots in history...Ukraine is just one of them...

"Media/politics" often not even knowing ANY history have become an insult to humanity...

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[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/10/the-split-in-israel-and-the-war-of-al-aqsa.html#[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/10/the-split-in-israel-and-the-war-of-al-aqsa.html# ;

The Split In Israel And The War Of Al-Aqsa

What is the reason for the 'Al-Aqsa Deluge', as Hamas had named its terror operation against the Zionists?

On October 8 Alastair Crooke, one of most experienced Middle East hands, wrote in AlMahadeen:

"Israel" has shattered into two equally weighted factions holding to two irreconcilable visions of "Israel’s" future; two mutually opposing readings of history and of what it means to be Jewish.

The fissure could not be more complete. Except it is. One faction, which holds a majority in parliament, is broadly Mizrahi -- a former underclass in Israeli society; and the other, largely well-to-do liberal Ashkenazi.

Mizrahi are mostly the original Middle Eastern Jews and often on the religious far right, Ashkenazi are mostly liberal European ones. The current Netanyahoo government is the first which includes far-right Mizrahi ministers.

Most Mizrahi follow the Sephardi religious rites. They want an religious state based on Jewish law.  They are as radial as ISIS.

The high court of Israel has 14 Ashkenazi judges and one Mizrahi one. It is one of the reasons why the Netanyahoo government wants the parliament to be able to vote down high court judgements. There have been large, U.S. sponsored 'regime change' protests in Israel against that move. The leaders of the military and security services, mostly Ashkenazi, have also opposed the government move against the court.

I therefore think that it is quite possible that there was intelligence pointing to the Hamas attack, but that it was not revealed to let Netanyahoo fall into a trap. We have however no evidence that there were reasonably precise intelligence warnings, or that they were held up.

There are already demands for Netanyahoo to go. If only for his long term sponsoring of Hamas as a counterweight to the more secular Fatah Palestinians. Should he no longer be prime minister the courts will take up the three bribe cases against him which are currently pending. He would likely end up in jail.

Another reason for Hamas' success was the fact that three of the four infantry battalions, with 800 soldiers each, that usually guard the Gaza strip,  had been moved to the West Bank to protect right-wing Zionist settlers during a religious holiday. This allowed for Hamas' easy breach of the fence.

Back to Alastair Crooke on the real motive of the Al-Aqsa flood:

Well, the Right in Netanyahu’s government has two long-standing commitments. One is to rebuild the (Jewish) Temple on ‘Temple Mount’ (Haram al-Shariff).

Just to be clear, that would entail demolishing Al-Aqsa.

The second overriding commitment is to the founding of "Israel", on the "Land of Israel". And again, to be clear, this (in their view) would entail clearing Palestinians from the West Bank. Indeed, the settlers have been cleansing Palestinians from swaths of the West Bank over the past year (notably between Ramallah and Jericho).

On Thursday morning (two days preceding Al-Aqsa Flood), more than 800 settlers stormed the Mosque Compound, under the full protection of Israeli forces. The drumbeat of such provocations is rising.

DJ...the history of Israel is a mix of a lot of religion and "an interpretation" of archeology...

There is by the way no archaeologic evidence, none, that a Jewish 'Temple' ever existed in Jerusalem. If it did, it was most likely not on the hill of Al-Aqsa but one of the six other ones.

rewriting history for political goals is not new...In fact untill the post 1945 years history was used for patriotism, religion etc...

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There is a split in politics in many countries-not only in Israel...

Sunday october 15 Poland will see its elections; the [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Polish_parliamentary_election[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Polish_parliamentary_election at least in the media has become a fight between pro-EU (US linked ?) donald tusk grandson of [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%B3zef_Tusk[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%B3zef_Tusk ; Józef Tusk (23 March 1907 – 12 June 1987) was the grandfather of the former Prime Minister of PolandDonald Tusk. During World War II, he served in the Wehrmacht, which proved to be controversial during the 2005 Polish presidential election

DJ [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Tusk[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Tusk ;

Tusk was born in Gdańsk in northern Poland.[8] He has Polish, German (maternal grandmother)[9] and Kashubian[10][11] ancestry. His father, Donald Tusk senior (1929–1972), was a carpenter whilst his mother, Ewa (née Dawidowska) Tusk (1934–2009),[12][13] was a nurse.[8] The family's language was Danzig German.[14] His grandfather, Józef Tusk (1907–1987), was a railway official who was imprisoned at the Neuengamme concentration camp; later, as a former citizen of the Free City of Danzig, he was apparently conscripted by German authorities into the Wehrmacht. Later on, he was successful in joining the Polish Armed Forces in the West.[15]

Tusk has described the city of his youth as "a typical frontier town" with "many borders ... between ethnicities". This, together with his Kashubian ethnic ancestry and multilingual family, meant that he grew up with an awareness that "nothing is simple in life or in history", which informed his adult political view that it is "best to be immune to every kind of orthodoxy, of ideology and most importantly, nationalism". He has described his young life under communism as "so hopeless" due to the boredom and monotony, with "no hope for anything to change". His young self was a "typical hooligan" who often got into fights – "we would roam the streets, you know, cruising for a bruising."[16]

Tusk credits his interest in politics to watching clashes between striking workers and riot police when he was a teenager.[8] He enrolled at the University of Gdańsk to study history, and graduated in 1980.[17] While studying, he was active in the Student Committee of Solidarity, a group that opposed Poland's communist rule at the time.[17]

DJ...my view-the present EU is totally derailed-a US puppet...

The present ruling Polish party [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_and_Justice[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_and_JusticeLaw and Justice (PolishPrawo i Sprawiedliwość [ˈpravɔ i ˌspravjɛˈdlivɔɕt͡ɕ] PiS) is a right-wing populist and national-conservative political party in Poland. Its chairman is Jarosław Kaczyński. It is the dominant party in Poland. Often considered to be a Christian nationalist party, the party is commonly seen in Poland as being a de facto political proxy of the Polish Catholic Church.[3][4]

DJ a mix of religion and politics is not welcome ! 

Everybody has some basic beliefs-however when people claim to speak in the name of a deity - a "god"- they may forget they themselves are "only" human...religion was the first form of [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totalitarianism[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totalitarianism ...

-Another point is there should be lots of nuances in a well organized democracy...it should not become a two-party/uni-party system....If people have to feel represented one needs lots of parties-a coalition to make laws...

DJ-I do NOT feel represented by NL-PM rutte or the present crazy EU...I consider myself "green" but I am totally disgusted by the German warmongers calling themselves the "green party"...(now promoting coal...to beat Russia...). 

Western "democracy" is in chaos/collapse...censorship, tax-funded media, are not making matters any better...

The US, UK but even NL could see a "political elite" spread over the major parties in fact destroying democracy...

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NATO defending oil...Israel as a bridgehead to keep control over oil and gas...It worked for decades...

[url]https://www.jonathan-cook.net/blog/2023-10-18/ahli-hospital-gaza-gaslit/[/url] or https://www.jonathan-cook.net/blog/2023-10-18/ahli-hospital-gaza-gaslit/ ;

This is another Iraqi WMD moment. We are being gaslit. Believe your eyes and ears, and the laws of physics, not the lies being peddled by our leaders and media about last night’s missile strike on the Baptist hospital in Gaza:

1. No Palestinian group has a rocket that can hit a hospital, killing hundreds. What they have are glorified fireworks that can cause minor damage and the occasional death or two. If Hamas or Islamic Jihad could cause the kind of damage that happened last night, you would hear about it happening in Tel Aviv or Ashkelon too. You don’t, because they can’t.

2. Israel’s apologists (and there are lots of them) are sharing all sorts of videos unrelated to the hospital strike. But the video of the strike itself shows that an incredibly large and powerful weapon is used. Listen to the noise the missile makes just before the hit – that whooshing noise is caused by its phenomenal velocity as it cuts through the air. That is not the noise of a falling Palestinian rocket.

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[url]https://nltimes.nl/2023/10/20/dutch-civil-servants-criticize-cabinets-unconditional-support-israel[/url] or https://nltimes.nl/2023/10/20/dutch-civil-servants-criticize-cabinets-unconditional-support-israel ;

A group of civil servants from various ministries expressed in a letter to the Cabinet their "serious concerns about the unconditional support" for Israel. The letter, first reported by De Telegraaf and also reviewed by ANP, urges the government to put a stop to Israel and calls on them to address Israel's responsibilities "as an occupier of the Palestinian territories."

While these civil servants condemn the "horrific" attacks by Hamas, they criticize the lack of a clear stance on Israel's response to them. They believe Israel undermines international law and uses disproportionate force, noting that Israel sees the high number of civilian casualties in Gaza as legitimate collateral damage.


"Up to this point, Israel has shown no restraint in its response, citing self-defense,” the civil servants wrote. They also observe that the Netherlands is not showing restraint either. They request a strong condemnation of the "excessive violence in Gaza" and urge the Cabinet to remind Israel "of the importance of acting within the guidelines of international humanitarian law." They point out that Israel has committed war crimes in the past and will continue to do so if not held accountable.

The civil servants also ask the Cabinet to work towards a diplomatic solution, advocating for de-escalation, dialogue, and efforts to achieve lasting peace.


At 4:00 p.m. on Friday, nearly 300 civil servants had signed the letter. While this number is growing, it is a relatively small fraction of the tens of thousands of employees working in ministries. The letter can be signed until Wednesday morning, after which it will be emailed to all government officials.

On Tuesday, it was reported that hundreds of students signed an open letter addressed to the board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The authors of the letter criticize the university's stance on Israel and believe it should express support for the Palestinians.

Leiden University also noted growing concerns among students regarding the events in Israel and Gaza. A spokesperson said that during lectures or via emails, they have received inquiries from concerned individuals from both the Jewish and Palestinian communities who want to share their perspectives and are "sometimes also angry." Some students asked if Leiden University would make a political statement, but the university believes that would not "contribute to resolving the conflict.

DJ, Foreign ministry workers openly call NL "politics" racist...PM rutte, EU "thug"vonderleyen etc. defending oil/Israel...even if Israel is killing thousends of Palestinians...

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DJ, I try not to waste to much time on crazy lies...

"Russia now recruiting women because they did run out of men" to fight against NATO in Ukraine ....Please ! The absurdity ! [url]https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/#top20[/url] or https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/#top20 Russian population 144,2 million..."but running out of men"....

Dr Arnesa is a genocide survivor and a top scholar on genocide who has just had a position rescinded for sharing statements on what is happening in Palestine ...

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Feel physically sick watching this- having seen so many pictures of children brutally murdered buried under rubble, or in pain and traumatised. I'm so sickened by people like Biden who are directly responsible, and justify this horror that's been unleashed on Palestinians.

DJ...the NATO-west seems to have lost any contact with reality...








Al Jazeera bureau chief Wael Al-Dahdouh’s wife, son and daughter were all killed by Israeli bombardment, while the rest of his family is buried under rubble. They had sought refuge in the Nuseirat camp after  obeying Israel’s call for all civilians in Northern Gaza to move south.

Non-western press under attack...western "media" owned by a war industry....








Almost every child in the Gaza Strip has been exposed to widespread destruction, relentless attacks, displacement, and severe shortages of essentials such as food, water, and medicine. UNICEF is calling for an urgent ceasefire, humanitarian access and release of all hostages.

When you call the Israeli "action" an act of (state) terror YOU are called "radical"....









⚡️🇺🇦🇷🇺  Fragments of an American ATACMS missile in a village of Lugansk this morning Damage was reported to multiple buildings including a nursery, a gas pipeline and several houses, but nothing else is known

Also in Ukraine NATO is involved in genocide...like in Iraq, Yemen, Libya...








Israel has completely lost control of the narrative so it’s killing all of the messengers! Dua Sharf is at least the 25th journalist to be killed in this war on Gaza. Horrific.

DJ...the UN stated the Hamas act of terror was "not in a vacuüm"...Israel making that into Guterres is supporting Hamas...

In an interview with the BBC, #Israeli academic  "rejects comparing Palestinians to animals because it is an insult to animals". This is the kind of Israeli "people" who control the media and US-EU leaders? To what low level have we sunk in the West?

In NL "From the river to the sea-Palestine will be free" in parliament has been voted as "promoting violence"....I think a Negev-link between Gaza and the West-Bank -as a Palestine-State- could be a way out of this conflict..."from the Jordan river to the Mediterranean Sea...but with also room for Israel...

If any compromise becomes impossible conflict only worsens...

If you are NOT allowed to question your government is there stilll any democracy left ?

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DJ From ;[url]https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/fifty-50-u-s-military-transport-planes-in-24-hours-to-middle-east[/url] or https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/fifty-50-u-s-military-transport-planes-in-24-hours-to-middle-east ;

UPDATE 12:27 PM EDT --

The Turkish Navy is, right now, transiting ONE-HUNDRED Naval Warships through the Bosporus Strait from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. 

 

 It is BELIEVED Turkey plans to engage Israel over its ongoing military action in Gaza.   War may break out between Turkey and Israel within Hours! ! ! ! 

However [url]https://www.dailysabah.com/business/defense/turkish-navy-conducts-its-largest-parade-to-honor-republics-100-years[/url] or https://www.dailysabah.com/business/defense/turkish-navy-conducts-its-largest-parade-to-honor-republics-100-years ;

Turkish navy conducts its largest parade to honor republic's 100 years

BY DAILY SABAH WITH AGENCIES

ISTANBUL OCT 29, 2023 - 2:54 PM GMT+3

DJ turns out to be more correct...

The Middle East situation is terrible...but so far yet no indication Türkiye may intervene in Gaza...

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See if I can copy this...



DJ...well [url]https://twitter.com/mateo_tao/status/1718267679914463450/photo/1[/url] or https://twitter.com/mateo_tao/status/1718267679914463450/photo/1 may have ended up under this item...Israel not only killing Palestinians but also journalist reporting on it...








“Such atrocities perpetrated on television and the victims are presented as the as the perpetrators” Renowned speaker and author Dr. Gabor Maté says the Israeli bombardment on Gaza is  "the most distressing event I've witnessed in my entire life."

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Issam is only one of 20+ journalists killed by Israel in the last three weeks but so many (not all) Western journalists still give absolute deference to the military that's killing their colleagues.

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Gonna’ keep writing this every day. Israel still claiming “1400” dead. Why can Gaza, under relentless bombardment, produce a detailed, up-to-date list of more than 8000 of Israel’s victims, but Israel, after 3 weeks, still can’t produced a list of the alleged 1400 dead?

How valid is the netanyahu claim of 1400 to 1600 Israeli deaths...another question is killed by who ? Again-why did security do such an "extreme bad job" on october 7 ????


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DJ, In Gaza 35 journalist got killed. Most-if not all-by direct Israeli attacks (with US/NATO weapons)....

[url]https://rsf.org/en/rsf-video-investigation-death-reuters-reporter-issam-abdallah-lebanon-journalists-vehicle-was[/url] or https://rsf.org/en/rsf-video-investigation-death-reuters-reporter-issam-abdallah-lebanon-journalists-vehicle-was ;

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released a video reconstruction of the tragedy that resulted in the death of one journalist and the injury of several others. The initial findings of the investigation show that the reporters were not collateral victims of the shooting. One of their vehicles, marked "press", was targeted, and it was also clear that the group stationed next to it was journalists.

DJ, both the US and Israel have the very bad habbit of killing journalists/reporters NOT working for their "embedded/controlled" media....

[url]https://rsf.org/en/rsf-launches-global-collateral-damage-campaign-highlighting-danger-assange-prosecution-media-and[/url] or https://rsf.org/en/rsf-launches-global-collateral-damage-campaign-highlighting-danger-assange-prosecution-media-and ;

“As Julian Assange’s fate hangs in the balance, it is more crucial than ever for media organisations and journalists around the world to speak out in support of the principles at stake. If the US government succeeds in extraditing Assange and prosecuting him under the Espionage Act, anyone who publishes stories based on leaked classified information could be next - and the resulting impact will ultimately be on all of our right to know. It’s time for global solidarity in support of journalism and press freedom, before it’s too late.

Rebecca Vincent
RSF’s Director of Campaigns

DJ..."politicians" hiding their lies and crimes and going after those that want responsible politics...REAL democracy !

This is also meant against "presstitution"...embedded media/pseudo "journalists" with very biased reporting...Here in NL "NOS news" simply playing with "claims of Israeli bombings" killing thousends of Palestinians...but "Russian war crimes" in Ukraine most of the time only wounding a limited number of civilians...

"NOS news" like BBC, DW, France24 etc simply playing Ukraine/Israel propaganda clips...Ignoring often Ukraine/Israel war crimes...

[url]https://rsf.org/en/rsf-investigation-congolese-reporter-didn-t-forge-memo-could-get-him-10-years-prison[/url] or https://rsf.org/en/rsf-investigation-congolese-reporter-didn-t-forge-memo-could-get-him-10-years-prison ;

A reporter held in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 8 September is due to appear in court again on 3 November on a clearly trumped-up charge of fabricating an intelligence agency memo and sending it to Jeune Afrique, the Paris-based news magazine he works for. Several sources confirmed to Reporters Without Borders (RSF) that the memo really was written by the DRC’s National Intelligence Agency (ANR).

Another way of silencing reporters is false accusations...

An old trick-Nixon/Vietnam was send in the tax people...

Russia, China do NOT have a "free press"...the "west" should be doing better but "1984-laws" on "fake news" did bring such a lot of censorship democracy has become "democrazy"...The only "real news" is in the hands of an industry promoting wars...

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Of course "the climate debate"is also full of lies bringing lots of deaths;

[url]https://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2023/10/a-climate-of-the-unthinkable-on-a-burning-earth.html[/url] or https://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2023/10/a-climate-of-the-unthinkable-on-a-burning-earth.html ;

Having turned a deaf ear to the basic laws of nature, ignoring the essential lessons from climate science, the powers that be have no idea, nor do they appear to care about, the rate and scale of the calamity life on Earth is facing.

Global civilization having effectively replaced the United Nations with the United States and other super powers, having built a veritable nuclear doomsday machine, enhancing the military-industrial complex and atmosphere-poisoning fossil fuel corporations, preoccupied with arming proxy states, allowing regional blood baths to enhance the arms trade, the powers that be are allowing the demise of human civilization as well a myriad of intelligent and beautiful animal and bird species.

Nowadays major untruths are propagated by a media subservient to the powers that be.

  • With the CO₂ level reaching 418.51 ppm at a rate of ~2.5 ppm/year and methane CH₄ level reaching 1917.1 ppb at a rate of near-12 ppb per year, greenhouse gas rises are exceeding any in recent geological history, representing the most severe atmospheric crisis since the asteroid impact which killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Oblivious to the physical laws on which climate science is based and to the time factor of the impending climate crisis, setting artificial targets such as “1.5°C by 2030” or “2°C by 2050”, the powers that be may not be aware of what life on planet Earth is facing.

  • As if proposed limits on domestic pollution are meaningful to the arrest of global warming despite continuing mining, export and combustion of fossil fuels, greenhouse gases disperse through the atmosphere regardless of where the fossil fuel is burnt. As conveys by McNeill: “The government denies responsibility for emissions created by the vast amounts of coal and gas Australia exports overseas as one of the world’s largest fossil fuel producers, and has flatly ruled out any discussion on banning new fossil fuel projects”.

  • While ongoing combustion of fossil fuels is raising greenhouse gas concentration at a rate unprecedented in the geological record, current global heating being a self-amplifying process, the utilization of clean energy: solar, wind, hydropower and thermal power cannot by itself stem global warming, now rising above 420 ppm CO₂, well above the 180-280 ppm range of the preceding glacial-interglacial cycles. Such a high CO₂ level, compared to that which existed in the Miocene before 5.3 million years ago when mean global temperature was about ~4°C, has risen within the last century at a rate to which fauna and flora can hardly adjust.

DJ, At the end we are fooling ourselves...but airpolution killing over 6 million people per year..."no problem"...Gaza-genocide is "self defense"...under cover of US/UK and Israeli nuclear blackmail...

[url]https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-10-24/odyssey-climate-scientists-suppress-truth-or-risk-funds-careers/102968970[/url] or https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-10-24/odyssey-climate-scientists-suppress-truth-or-risk-funds-careers/102968970 ;

As a public servant with the Australian Antarctic Division, she operated inside a system where any outside communication about her scientific work was carefully calibrated, crafted and monitored. 

But, eventually, that calibration went beyond what Bergstrom thinks can be justified. 

“I was gagged,” she says. 

Recently retired, Bergstrom is now speaking out about being silenced. 

“I went with it, I was a good public servant.

“But it was disheartening to not be able to tell the whole story.”

DJ, the basic idea that "everything is for sale' is a mental illness destroying our world....

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Someone who claims to study communication and media design tries to sell a picture from Serbia with green leaf trees as one taken yesterday.

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DJ...Live webcam from Nuuk-Greenland...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuuk[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuuk ;

Nuuk (Greenlandic pronunciation: [nuːk] DanishNuuk,[1] formerly Godthåb [ˈkʌtˌhɔˀp])[2] is the capital of and most populous city in Greenland, an autonomous territory in the Kingdom of Denmark. Nuuk is the seat of government and the territory's largest cultural and economic center. The major cities from other countries closest to the capital are Iqaluit and St. John's in Canada and Reykjavík in Iceland. Nuuk contains a third of Greenland's population and its tallest building. Nuuk is also the seat of government for the Sermersooq municipality. In January 2023, it had a population of 19,604.[3] Nuuk is considered a modernized city after the policy began in 1950.[4]

[url]https://webcam.nl/curacao/[/url] or https://webcam.nl/curacao/ 

DJ...if you do not know Willemstad/Curacou is NOT Nuuk/Greenland ...Maybe someone could use the Willemstad webcam to claim "Gaza" is so happy being bombed with US bombs ? 

Too many people believe too readily whatever comes through the television through the cable news outlets. This is killing us. People must raise questions and challenge what they are hearing. The people in the White House, Defense Department and State Department are clearly there to tell you and me what we are 'supposed to believe.' There is no unbiased presentation of facts.

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It was coverage of Obama’s “moderate rebels” in Syria that made me suspicious of TV news. It was coverage of the deep state’s Russian collusion delusion that pushed me over the edge: I cancelled my TV cable subscription, and never looked back. Have not seen a TV show in soon 7 years!

DJ, Here in NL "nos" has become a propaganda-outlet...maybe it always was...I once trusted "nos", "bbc" etc...eventough I always also wanted to hear other visions-try to balance/understand views...Short Wave radio -over 50 years ago...Radio Moscow even had broadcasts in Dutch..."radio Pretoria" from South Africa...

I enjoyed [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Peel[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Peel on [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Forces_Broadcasting_Service[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Forces_Broadcasting_Service ...even [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AFN_Frankfurt[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AFN_Frankfurt on MW...with broadcasts from the US...

Hard to imagine what the world looked like before internet...As always "new things bring good and bad"...

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Welcome to the empire Where genocide is self-defense and peace rallies are genocide 

Where war criminals are the victims and the hospitals are Hamas 

Where calls for freedom are hateful and ceasefires are anti-semitic 

Where civilians get called terrorists and real terrorists get Nobel Peace Prizes 

Where the propaganda is journalism and the journalism is propaganda 

Where the democracy is real and the apartheid is imaginary 

Where the corporations are people and the people are corporate resources 

Welcome to the empire 

Whose bombs are humanitarian and whose provocations are invisible 

Whose veterans are heroes and whose victims are forgotten 

Whose wars are always just and whose enemies are always Hitler 

Whose cause is always righteous and whose critics are always Russian 

Whose sufferings are unforgivable and whose crimes are erased from history 

Whose atrocities are always an unfortunate accident and whose enemies kill civilians for fun 

Whose disastrous interventions are always innocent mistakes no matter how often they happen 

Welcome to the empire 

Ever the victim of unprovoked attacks from the people it has been strangling 

Ever the shining city on a hill of human corpses 

Ever the defender of the poor helpless plutocrats of Wall Street 

Ever the savior of the families incinerated by missiles made by Raytheon 

Ever the protector of natural resources in the soil of foreign nations 

Ever the upholder of the rules-based order of a world with a boot on its throat 

The empire loves you with a heart made of dollars and oil 

The empire watches over you through your smartphone and your computer 

The empire is your only friend 

The empire is the only one who will ever love you 

You can’t leave 
You can’t get rid of the empire 
If you get rid of the empire, this world could be taken over by tyrants

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