cj#713.2> DEMOCRACY AND CYBERSPACE – part 2

1997-09-21 Richard Moore __________________________________________________________________ DEMOCRACY AND CYBERSPACE Copyright 1997 by Richard K. Moore [part 2] Today’s Internet: democratized communications ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Today’s Internet is most remarkable for its cultural aspects. Technically, Internet is one small episode in the ever-evolving parade of technology, and soon to be outmoded. But culturally – and economically – Internet seems to … Read more…

cj#713> DEMOCRACY AND CYBERSPACE – part 1

1997-09-20 Richard Moore __________________________________________________________________ [part 1] DEMOCRACY AND CYBERSPACE Copyright 1997 by Richard K. Moore Wexford, Ireland •••@••.••• http://www.iol.ie/~rkmoore/cyberjournal Presented at International Conference “Discourse and Decision Making in the Information Age” University of Teesside 18 September 1997 Digital cyberspace: a quick tour of the future ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Let’s stand back for a moment from today’s Internet … Read more…

cj#712> a comedy break – (apologies to lawyers)

1997-09-14 Richard Moore ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~–~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 Sender: Dave Moore <•••@••.•••> Subject: Great moments in law Reported in the Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Journal, the following are questions actually asked of witnesses by attorneys during trials and, in certain cases, the responses given by insightful witnesses: 1. “Now doctor, isn’t it true that … Read more…

cj#711> The plot thickens

1997-09-10 Richard Moore ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Date: Tue, 9 Sep 1997 Sender: “mdevos” <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: cj#710> Assassination claim (fwd) Hi I read the assasination claim with interest and a certain amount of sadness at the sheer predictability of it all. I have a few observations. -The UK laws may well be as stringent as claimed but … Read more…

cj#710> Assassination claim (fwd)

1997-09-08 Richard Moore Dear cj, I have no knowledge as to the accuracy of the following report. If it is true, then I presume that would imply some level of cooperation from French officials. If anyone has anything that would substantiate or discredit any part of this report, please send it in. rkm ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Date: … Read more…

cj#709> Perspectives on Globalization (resend)

1997-09-08 Richard Moore [previous posting had non-ascii character codes, hopefully this version will be easier to read.] ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Although I have made a fortune in the financial markets, I now fear that the untrammeled intensification of laissez-faire capitalism and the spread of market values into all areas of life is endangering our open and democratic … Read more…

cj#707> U.S. crimes against humanity / Iraq

1997-08-29 Richard Moore Date: Thu, 28 Aug 1997 Sender: •••@••.••• (Parveez Syed) Subject: Gulf assault crimes: the ultimate bullet Wednesday 27 August 1997, London-UK [I0220-0159] SRTV00004 From: Parveez Syed Global Media Monitoring Unit Shanti Communications One Stuart Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey CR7 8RA1 UK Tel: London-UK 44-0831-196693 Fax: 44-0181-405 4735 E-Mail INTERNET: •••@••.••• Copyright 1997 … Read more…

cj#706> Cyberspace INC – the monopolization thread

1997-08-28 Richard Moore Dear cj, First, let me announce that cyberjournal now has an official home page, which simplifies access to cyberlib: http://www.iol.ie/~rkmoore/cyberjournal Raleigh Myers has also set up a home page pointing to cyberlib: http://www.igc.apc.org/raenergy/cyberjournal.html — Next, I’d like to continue the cyberspace monopolization thread, last dealt with in “cj#694> Common Sense and Cyberspace”. … Read more…

cj#705> feedback re/cyberjournal

1997-08-20 Richard Moore ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Date: Sat, 16 Aug 1997 Sender: Robert Sullivan <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: cj#704> about rkm Thanks for the informative summary, Richard. Interesting life, interesting list. And the iconclasmic remarks on the conventional wisdom about the Net and the coming of “electronic democracy” seem intuitively correct to me–however much I wish they weren’t. … Read more…

cj#704> about rkm

1997-08-16 Richard Moore ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 To: •••@••.••• From: ~–<snip>–~ Subject: Re: cj#703> Globalism and the U.N. Dear Richard: It must be somewhat akin to operating in a sensory-deprivation tank, running a list without feedback from subscribers. Let me therefore throw in my 2 cents. I find cyberjournal to be refreshing in … Read more…

cj#703> Globalism and the U.N.

1997-08-14 Richard Moore Dear cj, Good article below by David Korten – author of _When Corporations Rule the World_ (Kumarian). Report on U.N. is useful, as well as are the background comments made about development, WTO, etc. I’d like to hear from some of you lurkers, especially from new subscribers, about your responses to cyberjournal, … Read more…

cj#701> reader comments

1997-08-06 Richard Moore ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ From: •••@••.••• Date: Sat, 12 Jul 199 Subject: Re: cj#695> “Please, help us to stop cold war against Islam” Thank you for your words of Solidarity, God Bless you, Fr. Labib Kobti ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Date: Sat, 12 Jul 1997 From: Frank Scott <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: cj#696> The EU: a globalist Trojan Horse … Read more…

cj#700> Monopolies and predatory pricing

1997-08-02 Richard Moore Dear cj, Excellent article below – concise, traces highlights of the history, the critical court decisions, and traces to the current day. Monopolization is one of the biggest unreported stories of our day. With globalization we’re going to see a whole new breed of global monopolies. “Increased competition” is only one of … Read more…

cj#699> Hello again (:>)

1997-08-01 Richard Moore Dear cj, For seven days the CPSR listserv ceased functioning, halting traffic on cyberjournal and cyber-rights. Still haven’t heard what happened – traffic simply started up Thursday as mysteriously as it stopped. Since this mystery closure came at just about the same time that IGC (a progressive-causes ISP) was being mail-bombed and … Read more…

cj#698> Patriots and the Year 2000 Bug

1997-07-31 Richard Moore Bcc: xx Dear cj, This posting is relevant to our thread about reaching out to groups with whom “we” have serious disagreements, in an effort to overcome elite divide-and-conquer tactics. Incidentally – I’ve been receiving interesting communications from organizations in Australia and New Zealand in this regard, which I’ll report on later. … Read more…

cj#697> re: China, Palestine, MAI, Chomsky

1997-07-24 Richard Moore Date: Sun, 20 Jul 1997 From: David Shove <•••@••.•••> To: Richard K Moore <•••@••.•••> Subject: Forward to Chomsky Richard Here’ part of a letter from my friend Sam Gale, who received your series on China et al via my list. From: Samuel W Gale <•••@••.•••> To: David Shove <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: PM: … Read more…

cj#696> The EU: a globalist Trojan Horse

1997-07-12 Richard Moore Interesting comments below. I presume the “why we slipped” remark is a bit tongue in cheek, but it conforms accurately to objective fact. The same political leaders who tout the EU’s recent enhancements to green laws, worker protection, etc. markedly fail to point out that such laws are strictly lame-duck measures given, … Read more…

cj#692> Husayn Al-Kurdi: Class War Gets Serious (fwd)

1997-07-05 Richard Moore Date: Thu, 19 Jun 1997 Sender: Francisco Lopez <•••@••.•••> Subject: (en)Class War Gets Serious (fwd) From: Lyn and Shawn <•••@••.•••> A AA AAAA The A-Infos News Service AA AA AA AA INFOSINFOSINFOS http://www.tao.ca/ainfos/ AAAA AAAA AAAAA AAAAA Class War Gets Serious by Husayn Al-Kurdi (Portland Free Press; May/June 1997 issue, Page 26) … Read more…

cj#691> re: survival of nation state (fwd/wsn)

1997-07-02 Richard Moore To: •••@••.••• (world-system network) From: •••@••.••• (Richard K. Moore) Subject: Re: Globalisation 6/16/97, Karl Carlile quoted David Yaffe: >On the one hand [globalism] does mean new forms of >capitalist integration and co-operation across national boundaries but >on the other hand, it also means active competition between national >and regional capitalists. ‘So the … Read more…

cj#690> re: Executive Order; larger audiences

1997-06-30 Richard Moore ________________________________________________________________ Date: Fri, 27 Jun 1997 Sender: •••@••.••• (Kathleen Geathers) Subject: Re: cj#686> THE EXECUTIVE ORDER – anti-constitutional Thank you Richard for your article on the constitution. Only yesterday I mentioned to people that democracy as described as power coming from the people does not exist. When government conceals everything, there is … Read more…

cj#686> THE EXECUTIVE ORDER – anti-constitutional

1997-06-22 Richard Moore Date: Sat, 21 Jun 1997 Sender: Francisco Lopez <•••@••.•••> Subject: Executive Orders (Potential for the erosion of the rights of the individuals) From: SKYWATCH Post Only <•••@••.•••> From: •••@••.••• In reviewing a couple of the latest posts from skywatch, it occurs to me that a lot of people are concerned about the … Read more…

cj#685> “China vs. Globalization” 3/3

1997-06-19 Richard Moore ________________________________________________________________ Begin part 3 of 3 – “China vs. Globalization” ________________________________________________________________ Epilog – The global megacorp state ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ The current world system, now coming to an end, is an anarchistic (not centrally controlled) one – based on nation states, shifting alliances, imperialism, warfare, and trade. Just as capitalist monopolies constitute the natural … Read more…

cj#684> “China vs. Globalization” 2/3

1997-06-18 Richard Moore ________________________________________________________________ Begin part 2 of 3 – “China vs. Globalization” ________________________________________________________________ Missions for the arsenal: (2) the China question ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ In considering why tactical nukes would be deemed necessary by US military planners (not in Libya, but in the long run) – and in considering why the US seeks to advance further … Read more…

cj#683> “China vs. Globalization” 1/3

1997-06-17 Richard Moore Dear cj, About two months ago the first version of this article was posted. Since then it’s been refined by feedback and updated into a full article. Other parts will follow. rkm ________________________________________________________________ Begin – “China vs. Globalization” – in three parts ________________________________________________________________ China vs. Globalization – the Final War and the … Read more…

cj#682> Letter from Elias Davidsson

1997-06-14 Richard Moore @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date: Mon, 9 Jun 1997 Sender: Elias Davidsson <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: cj#679> cj Mission Statement Dear cj, I agree with your perspective Richard, that the focus should be structural not sectorial, namely how to ensure a democratic environment to tackle the multiple problems to be resolved, including environmental problems. Unless we … Read more…

cj#681> cj dialog

1997-06-13 Richard Moore @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date: Mon, 2 Jun 1997 From: Charles <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: cj#676> letters from readers > From: •••@••.••• > > >Things often turn into their opposites (I forget the generic word for > >this phenomenon). Thus regulatory agencies, instead of curbing corporate > >power, become the vehicles for extending corporate power. Or … Read more…

cj#679> cj Mission Statement

1997-06-08 Richard Moore Dear cj, Someone recently invited me to contribute to a book dealing with the dimensions and urgency of global environmental decline. In explaining to him why that wouldn’t be my cup of tea, my own thinking was clarified about what _is_ my cup of tea and why. rkm ________________________________________________________________ Dear xxx, Hmmm… … Read more…

cj#677> Huntington: world system architect

1997-06-04 Richard Moore Dear cj, I hope you find this posting of interest – sent today to wsn (World System Network) -rkm ________________________________________________________________ Dear wsn, Subsequent to our previous discussion of Huntington, Kulturkampf, etc., I’ve had a chance to look at “The West – Unique, not Universal” (Foreign Affairs, Nov/Dec 96) and to view a … Read more…

cj#676> letters from readers

1997-06-02 Richard Moore @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date: Sat, 24 May 1997 Sender: •••@••.••• (LARRY A BARTON) Subject: Re: cj#669> Giveaway programs The attached references clearly indicate the relevance of government in the (ongoing) development of new technologies that eventually gets into the hands of the private sector -at less than bargain prices- that in turns sells it … Read more…

cj#675> Update: Globalization 2000

1997-06-01 Richard Moore Dear cj, Barrie Dowdall and I have submitted a Proposal for Devlopment Funding to the Irish Film Board for our documentary. I’m including summary portions below for your review and comment. I’ve got networking started re/collaborators, consultants, and informal mentors. Interest has already been expressed by the production team of “Manufacturing Consent”, … Read more…