The Revolution Has Begun, The Enlightenment Re-Engaged: Or Has It?

Are things changing?

I recently returned from abroad to the Daily Telegraph proclaiming “A Very British Revolution”. The news that the corrupt MPs siphoning the British tax payers purse are, or may, be reprimanded is warming. However, I am not convinced.

The international mainstream media are in a viscious competition with independent and free internet-based media. Many of them have even been running “conspiracy type” stories to try and catch a slice of the internet pie. Only hits can justify the rates for their advertisers, one of their last standing sources of revenue. Rupert Murdoch, head of News Corporation, recently illustrated this as he vowed the end of the “free internet”.

Meanwhile, the American based television media are deploying decoys left right and centre to cover and dismiss topics the alternative media have made their well-rounded and respected reputation on.

Only recently British MPs were embroiled in attempts to raise their salaries, tax those (to the tune of 50%) that earn more than them, and ban public intrusion into the details of their expenses. Now they seem to be clammering over one another to accept, deny, or deflect responsibility for the atrociously arrogant and childish attempts at theft.

Meanwhile, however, the bankers go unpunished: their pensions unretrieved, even their bonuses paid.

In the US Barack Obama continues the pro-corporate Bush policies; in the UK the Tory leader David Cameron proposes a Tory leadership to heal the drastic wounds British democracy has sustained since 9/11/2001. Yet we all know he works for exactly the same people Gordon Brown does.

Things appear to be changing. But what is really happening is that the powers that be sense the real changes happening around them. There have been no riots, no protests, and yet they know power is slipping out of their hands, fast: they just have to look at numerous polls.

There is a massive crisis of faith in government and private sector leadership. There is a massive and growing awareness of the super-capitalist elite that truly govern our affairs. What’s more, it appears, there is now a massive effort of the instiutions of the old machine to feign change, to play the part of revolution. The snake is shedding its skin. But it remains to be seen whether anyone will not recognise the same cold reptile adorned in its new colours.

The old paradigm is compromising out of necessicity. In an effort to retain control and keep real change at bay it is shirking and shrugging off middle-management layers in an effort to appease their true, but deluded, masters: the public.

One thing I will say, it is encouraging to see this wobble in the matrix. It is a balking within the forward ranks of the enemy. We can only keep up the pressure. We must urge what little integrity we have left among our journalistic elite to thrive now on the information available to them, as it has been to us for so long.

Most of all we must not fall for this feinting tactic. We must purge the system of this sickness and regain control for the sake of our children and the spiritual survival of man.

Let the battle for truth and freedom and the prosperity for all human kind commence.

– Ed

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Filed under: Corporations, Europe, Financial, Humanity, Journalism, Media, North America, Politics, UK, World Affairs

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Woah.

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The Living Dead, Adam Curtis: How The Second World War Was Re-Written

“On the Desperate Edge of Now- This episode examined how the various national memories of the Second World War were effectively rewritten and manipulated in the Cold War period. For Germany, this began at the Nuremberg Trials, where attempts were made to prevent the Nazis in the dock—principally Hermann Göring—from offering any rational argument for what they had done. Subsequently, however, bringing lower-ranking Nazis to justice was effectively forgotten about in the interests of maintaining West Germany as an ally in the Cold War. For the Allied countries, faced with a new enemy in the Soviet Union, there was a need to portray WW2 as a crusade of pure good against pure evil, even if this meant denying the memories of the Allied soldiers who had actually done the fighting, and knew it to have been far more complex. A number of American veterans told how years later they found themselves plagued with the previously-suppressed memories of the brutal things they had seen and done. The title comes from a veteran’s description of what the uncertainty of survival while combat is like.”

“You Have Used Me as a Fish Long Enough- In this episode, the history of brainwashing and mind control was examined. The angle pursued by Curtis was the way in which psychiatry pursued tabula rasa theories of the mind, initially in order to set people free from traumatic memories and then later as a potential instrument of social control. The work of Ewen Cameron was surveyed, with particular reference to Cold War theories of communist brainwashing and the search for hypnoprogammed assassins. The programme’s thesis was that the search for control over the past via medical intervention had had to be abandoned and that in modern times control over the past is more effectively exercised by the manipulation of history. Some film from this episode, an interview with one of Cameron’s victims, was later re-used by Curtis in his The Century of the Self. The title of this episode comes from a paranoid schizophrenic seen in archive film in the programme, who believed her neighbours were using her as a source of amusement by denying her any privacy, like a pet goldfish.”

The Attic- In this episode, the Imperial aspirations of Margaret Thatcher were examined. The way in which Mrs Thatcher used public relations in an attempt to emulate Winston Churchill in harking back to Britain’s “glorious past” to fulfil a political or national end. The title is a reference to the attic flat at the top of 10 Downing Street, which was created during Thatcher’s period refurbishment of the house, which did away with the Prime Minister’s previous living quarters on lower floors. Scenes from The Innocents (film) the adaptation of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James are intercut with Thatcher’s reign

More superb journalism from Adam Curtis.

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Somalian Pirates? Or Fishermen Protesting The West’s Dumping Of Nuclear Waste And Illegal Fishing In Their Seas?

So are the mafia dumping nuclear waste off the coast of Africa, contracted by European Hospitals, Government and Business..? Here is the story of two journalists murdered while trying to uncover the story…

You are being lied to about pirates

Filed under: Africa, Agriculture, Corporations, Crime, Economics, Europe, Humanity, Journalism, Media, North America, UK, World Affairs,

Pirate Bay Raid CCTV Footage

http://www.desiapex.com/forums This is a compilation of the security cameras. It’s the full compilation of the security-tapes from when the police raided PRQ in search for The PirateBay. It’s edited to be somewhat time synced so that we can follow the movements of the officers from different angles. It’s not perfect, but it’s the overall picture that is important.

No ass-kicking or glass breaking. Eerily laid back raid on piratebay.org…

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The Great Global Warming Swindle, Channel 4 ** HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Back from the dead.

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UK MEP Daniel Hannan Savages Gordon Brown At EU Meeting

David (!) Daniel Hannan for Prime Minister.

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Harvest of Despair, Bolshevik’s Mass Starvation of Ukraine, 1933

Few people know of the atrocities commited by the communists in Ukraine. The Holodomor, the Soviet engineered famine of 1933 was directed by Stalin agains the Ukrainian people, in a savage atempt to crush their will. Millions of people have died of hunger in one of the most shameful pages of human history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holodomor

Filed under: Agriculture, Crime, Europe, History, Humanity, Journalism, Military, Russia,

Wake Up Call

A very good re-mix of documentaries tracking the historical and contemporary exploits of institutions, corporate and governmental, to enslave post-modern man.

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We Shop, Who Pays? Western Retail Industry Uses Third World Slaves

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