re: rkm commentary

2005-05-11 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: •••@••.••• Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 11:10:48 EDT Subject: Re: rkm commentary To: •••@••.••• rkm> They probably dream of themselves as the undisputed masters of a post-apocalyptic world, cleansed of excess population and culled of unfavored races, a world all cleared away and in dire need of reconstruction, via Halliburton … Read more…

rkm commentary

2005-05-07 Richard Moore Friends, Given plausible predictions of an invasion of Iran in June, this seems like a good time to share with you folks my own perspective on our current global situation. — But first, I’d like to make a request. I’ll need some “blurbs” to include on the cover of my book. Those … Read more…

Griffin’s 911 talk – repeat this Saturday

2005-05-05 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Bob WALLACE” <> To: <•••@••.•••> Subject: Griffin’s 911 talk Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 20:57:18 -0600 Hi Richard, I don’t know if you’ve got this or not. The talk did get on C-Span last Saturday, just a few days later than we had thought it would be. Now it appears … Read more…

Latin America unites against U.S. imperialism

2005-05-03 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Janet M Eaton” <•••@••.•••> To: •••@••.••• Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 08:30:21 -0300 Subject: OAS no longer US fiefdom + O.A.S. to Pick Chilean Socialist U.S. Opposed This week, for the first time in the institution’s history, the US was stymied not once but twice, as South America and the … Read more…

Monday Miscellany

2005-04-25 Richard Moore Friends, I’ve got a few items to share with you. — First, permit to remind you of the newslog list, whose archives are at: http://cyberjournal.org/cj/show_archives/?lists=newslog Newslog receives all the postings that go to cj & rn, and I publish other things there as well, sometimes several items in one day. About 50 … Read more…

A great resource: The History Guide

2005-04-21 Richard Moore Friends, I was searching for some historical information and discovered this great site. rkm ——————————————————– from: http://www.historyguide.org/ The History Guide has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide … Read more…

Bill Blum: Anti-Empire Report, No. 20

2005-04-20 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: •••@••.••• Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 00:04:02 EDT Subject: The Anti-Empire Report, April 19, 2005 To: •••@••.••• The Anti-Empire Report, No. 20 April 19, 2005 by William Blum Eastern European “revolutions” In previous reports I’ve discussed why I thought that the political uprisings in Eastern Europe of the past 18 … Read more…

Tonight: C-Span To Cover 911

2005-04-18 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Brian Hill” <•••@••.•••> To: “TOES” <•••@••.•••> Subject: breaking media silence re-9/11 – finally! Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 08:29:37 -0700 C-Span To Cover 911 Truth Talk At UW-Madison Monday By Kevin Barrett 4-16-5 C-Span will challenge the official version of the 9/11 “terrorist attacks” with a nationwide delayed broadcast of … Read more…

Thurs. Dialog

2005-04-14 Richard Moore Friends, My first attempt at facilitating a harmonization session was reasonably successful. We only had one hour, so we only got into the very early stages of the process. But I could see that the potential was there for some useful dialog. Dynamic Facilitation is not easy, and I’ve got a lot … Read more…

greetings from wexford…

2005-03-31 Richard Moore Friends, Thanks for your many responses to the last few postings. Several of you volunteered to review the manuscript, which is much appreciated. I count about 25 pre-publication orders, which is a big help (thanks!), but not enough to cover publication costs. We’ll be thinking of other funding sources and may ask … Read more…

Naomi Klein investigates Sgrena shooting

2005-03-28 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2005 14:18:27 -0800 To: •••@••.••• From: Alan Rycroft <•••@••.•••> Subject: Justice.int– Klein: Cover Up? Italian Forensic Team Refused Access to Sgrena Death Car Cover Up? Italian Forensic Team Refused Access to Sgrena Death Car Posted by: lex on http://PEJ.org Sunday, March 27, 2005 – 08:33 AM The … Read more…

Hooray – book manuscript complete!

2005-03-24 Richard Moore Friends, At last, thanks to considerable help from many of you, I’ve got a complete manuscript that I’m happy with. We are now entering the production phase. Chris Thorman, who supports our email and web servers, will be acting as production manager. We have a mutual friend who will do book design. … Read more…

Left and Right Unite to Challenge Patriot Act

2005-03-24 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Brian Hill” <•••@••.•••> Subject: Emailing: 0323-01.htm Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 14:20:39 -0800 Organization: Institute for Cultural Ecology lets hope it grows – [yes indeed – rkm] <http://www.commondreams.org/> Headlines <http://www.commondreams.org/cgi-bin/print.cgi?file=/headlines05/0323-01.htm> Published on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 by the San Francisco Chronicle Left and Right Unite to Challenge Patriot Act Provisions … Read more…

MER: Falluja War Crime

2005-03-21 Richard Moore From this kind of report we can understand why Guiliana, the Italian journalist, was targeted. rkm ——————————————————– From: “MER – Mid-East Realities – MiddleEast.Org” <•••@••.•••> Subject: Falluja War Crime Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 08:26:41 -0500 X-Source-Dir: <http://www.MiddleEast.Org> News, Views, & Analysis Governments, Lobbies, & the Corporate Media Don’t Want You To … Read more…

Speech of Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs

2005-03-19 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 17:17:52 -0500 From: Lee Lorch <•••@••.•••> Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, York University,4700 Keele St,Toronto,Ontario,M3J 1P3,Canada To: SfP <•••@••.•••> Subject: [Sfpnotices] [Fwd: Speech of Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Commission.] ——– Original Message ——– Subject: Speech of Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs at … Read more…

THE WISDOM FUND: US/ISRAEL ASSASSINATED HARIRI

2005-03-15 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 17:27:33 -0500 Subject: REPORT: From: The Wisdom Fund <•••@••.•••> THE WISDOM FUND News Brief MORE AT http://www.twf.org/News/Y2005/0220-Hariri.html — According to high-level Lebanese intelligence sources – Christian and Muslim – former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was reportedly assassinated in a sophisticated explosion-by-wire bombing authorized by the … Read more…

US terrorism against European citizens

2005-03-13 Richard Moore ——————————————————– http://counterpunch.com/fresia03112005.html March 11, 2005 Former Intel Officer: The US Considered Her a Military Target Targeting Guiliana By JERRY FRESIA Former US Air Force Intelligence officer The top U.S. general in Iraq, Army gen. George Casey, has stated that the US had no indication that Italian officials gave advance notice of the … Read more…

We the People and cultural transformation

2005-03-10 Richard Moore Friends, I’m now making my final editing pass through the manuscript. I won’t be asking for feedback again until the book is complete. I’ve reached the point where the only thing left is to satisfy myself as regards the overall coherence of the material, and I am a demanding critic. You are … Read more…

Matrix – INTRODUCTION, take 2

2005-03-08 Richard Moore Friends, Based on your very useful feedback, I have taken a totally different approach to the Introduction. Many thanks! rkm ——————————————————– draft version 4.1 INTRODUCTION If, twenty years ago, I had noticed a book on the shelves about “global transformation,” I imagine I would have passed it by. Such topics, I would … Read more…

America 2005 Is Germany 1930

2005-03-02 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Brian Hill” <•••@••.•••> To: “Richard K. Moore” <•••@••.•••> Subject: FW: Alarmist Rehash With Links Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 19:24:20 -0800 Organization: Institute for Cultural Ecology –<fwd>– From: gsparling <•••@••.•••> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 5:21 PM To: Brian Hill Subject: Alarmist Rehash With Links America 2004 Is Germany 1930 … Read more…

Escaping the Matrix: INTRODUCTION

2005-03-01 Richard Moore Friends, Here’s my first attempt at an Introduction to the book. The question here is not whether it’s “correct”, but rather: Is it appropriate? Does it answer the questions a reader might have before digging into the book itself? If someone were to peruse the Introduction in a bookstore, would it encourage … Read more…

weekend dialog, 27 Feb

2005-02-27 Richard Moore I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself, what a wonderful world I see skies of blue and clouds of white The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night And I think to myself, what a wonderful world The … Read more…

Chapter 8: THE TRANSITION PROCESS

2005-02-24 Richard Moore ——————————————————– draft version 3.15 Chapter 8 THE TRANSITION PROCESS Beauty is the moment of transition, as if the form were just ready to flow into other forms. -Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Beauty, from The Conduct of Life (1860). * The likelihood of movement success We cannot be certain … Read more…

11,000 US soldiers dead from DU poisoning

2005-02-22 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: Jim Macgregor Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 11:35:57 EST Subject: Fwd: Scandal Over Depleted Uranium To: •••@••.••• —<fwd>— Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 19:19:29 -0800 To: Recipient List Suppressed:; From: Tom Cahill <•••@••.•••> Subject: Scandal Over Depleted Uranium Heads roll at Veterans Administration Mushrooming depleted uranium (DU) scandal blamed by … Read more…

MER: Onward Toward World War III

2005-02-19 Richard Moore Friends, MER provides a good summary of various signs pointing toward nuclear confrontation. I’d put the article in the “must read” category. And yet, some important elements are left out. One is the increasingly close connections between China and other parts of the world, in particular Iran. Iran is becoming a major … Read more…

reader dialog – 17 Feb

2005-02-17 Richard Moore Friends, I’m sad to report that no one has responded to Chapter 6. I hope some of you will get around to it. Without feedback I’m at a loss. The fact is I always like what I write…after all, it’s my “baby”. I need others to point out the problems; if I … Read more…

Ch 7: ENVISIONING A LIBERATED GLOBAL SOCIETY

2005-02-14 Richard Moore ——————————————————– draft version 3.14 Chapter 7 ENVISIONING A LIBERATED GLOBAL SOCIETY To the size of a State there is a limit, as there is to plants, animals & implements, for none of these retain their facility when they are too large. -Aristotle * The basic paradigm: harmonization and community sovereignty A culture … Read more…

Transformation: the means are the ends

2005-02-10 Richard Moore Friends, I added a final section to the previous chapter, “Envisioning a transformational movement”. here it is, rkm ——————————————————– draft version 3.13 * Transformation: the means are the ends With the possible exception of Cuba, no victorious revolution has ever succeeded in escaping from hierarchy and elite rule. There are many reasons … Read more…

Ch 6: ENVISIONING A TRANSFORMATIONAL MOVEMENT

2005-02-07 Richard Moore Friends, Most of this version is new. The old version just didn’t work for me when I read it over. regards, rkm _________________________________________________ draft version 3.1 Chapter 6 ENVISIONING A TRANSFORMATIONAL MOVEMENT If only people could see each other as agents of each other’s happiness, they could occupy the earth, their common … Read more…

Dahr Jamail: two dispatches from Iraq

2005-02-06 Richard Moore ——————————————————– To: •••@••.••• From: •••@••.••• Subject: Iraq Dispatches: Interview with Conscientious Objector ** Dahr Jamail’s Iraq Dispatches ** ** http://dahrjamailiraq.com ** January 24, 2005 Bending it Kevin Benderman is a mechanic who is trained to fix Bradley armored vehicles. On December 20, 2004, he applied for conscientious objector status. Yesterday he made … Read more…

brief comment re: THE POWER OF DIALOG

2005-02-05 Richard Moore Friends, I should have told you that the new stuff begins at: * The space of harmonization If you started at the beginning, you may have stopped because it was “old stuff”, and the posting was very long. I hope this new information encourages at least some of you to dig back … Read more…

Ch 5: THE POWER OF DIALOG – part 2

2005-02-03 Richard Moore draft version 3.10 Chapter 5 THE POWER OF DIALOG [ continuing from Part 1 ] Let us next consider a harmonization session in a community setting, where the concerns raised involve the participants directly in their daily lives. The community involved is the Rogue Valley area of Oregon, and the facilitation technique … Read more…

Ch 5: THE POWER OF DIALOG – part 1

2005-02-03 Richard Moore Friends, Here is the latest version of Chapter 5. It was formerly called “Harmonization in the microcosm”, and later “Achieving harmonization and wisdom in groups”. This material has changed substantially, based on feedback from Rosa Zubizarreta, Tree Bresson, Tom Atlee, and others. Because of its length, I’m posting it in two parts. … Read more…

The Radical Potential of Chavismo in Venezuela

2005-02-01 Richard Moore Full article: http://www.neravt.com/left/contributors/ellner8.htm ——————————————————– From: “Janet M Eaton” <•••@••.•••> To: •••@••.••• Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2005 11:13:28 -0400 Subject: The Radical Potential of Chavismo in Venezuela: The 1st Year & Half in Power [ Latin Amer.Journal ] This lengthy 27 page analysis by Steve Ellner appeared first in “Latin American Perspectives: A … Read more…