YIN AND YANG = BALANCE
Some people see value in each of patriarchy and matriarchy when they are in balance and cooperative. Currently and over many centuries, the globe has experienced wildly out-of-balance patriarchy. We can envision better. —
We cannot, ever, go back to life before patriarchy, only forwards, in conscious evolution in response to patriarchy. –end of popularresistance info–
Six war mongering think tanks and the military contractors that fund them
Rail-lobbyist-turned-Senator could block safety bill — AKA Thune
The heinous instrumentalisation of Human Rights against Nicaragua
Reading, writing, and thinking alongside Lee Maracle
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The ‘Stop Cop City’ Movement Roots Go Back Decades
The Betrayers Of Julian Assange
Change The World And Watch Public Opinion Follow
Silicon Valley Bank Fails; Deposits Of Venture-Backed Companies Frozen
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As one who at the time and since has wondered at the noxious Federal policy of bailing out perpetrators of the 2008 Financial Meltdown, but not the consumers upon which they preyed, one is gratified to hear this. —
https://www.aol.com/finance/yellen-says-no-federal-bailout-144155847.html –WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that the federal government would not bail out Silicon Valley Bank, but is working to help depositors who are concerned about their money.
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Is the difference between Scenario 1 and Scenario 2 FDIC? Can that be seen as public risk and private profit?—
Scenario 1–https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-10/svb-chief-sold-3-6-million-in-stock-days-before-bank-s-failure —
- Greg Becker used prearranged stock-trade plan to sell shares
- Silicon Valley Bank failed Friday and was taken over by FDIC
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Scenario 2–https://www.npr.org/2022/12/13/1142418946/disgraced-former-ceo-of-ftx-crypto-exchange-is-arrested-in-the-bahamas —
Prosecutors will unseal a criminal indictment against Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, on Tuesday. He was taken into custody in the Bahamas on Monday.–end of npr info–
Does the idea of “doing the same thing and expecting different results may be a definition of insanity”, apply to world leaders? Perhaps they want the result from military action??
From Howie Hawkins — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAbZ7XhC9iE —
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Building upon Howie Hawkins concerns about nuclear waste is this view—-https://www.rt.com/news/572821-china-japan-fukushima-waste/ —
The Japanese plan is “extremely irresponsible,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said at a briefing on Friday.
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This patriotic American recognizes both Russia and China as “our enemies”, as our Military-Industrial Complex has inculcated, and the US public must sheepishly acknowledge, but still, could they be on to something on the topic of nuclear waste?
Should we wonder whether NGO’s are behind the naming of “our enemies”, and should we care? — https://www.rt.com/russia/572803-georgia-against-foreign-agents/ —
Talk of such legislation first emerged last summer. Back then, several influential Western-funded NGOs immediately understood the existential nature of the possible measure. They announced the formation of a “temporary technical government” and presented the authorities with an ultimatum, threatening them with a “peaceful revolution” if they refused.–end of rt info–
The dichotomy that pits the “democratic West” against the despotisms of “others” is repeated daily, in different forms and ways, by a large part of Italian media, as well as by a number of academics.
It is a reassuring narrative, well-received at the political level as well, which has the defect of ignoring too much history, as well as calling to mind Josep Borrell’s “gardens”: “Europe is a garden,” the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs recently said, “the rest of the world a jungle.”–end portside info