newslog 23 July 2009

2009-07-24 Richard Moore David Swanson answers: “How’s Obama doing so far?” Let’s talk about the disparity between Peace Candidate Obama and President Obama. Those who supported Obama for his promise to get us   out of ill-advised adventures overseas have been sorely disappointed.  Is the President caught in a quagmire that would have caught anyone … Read more…

rkm status report: project sabbatical

2009-07-17 Richard Moore Greetings, It seems that I’m currently on a sabbatical from our various email lists. I didn’t plan it, but since the middle of May I’ve found myself engaged in various projects. I’m still working on the community-development / local currency model, and I’ve been finding a network of people who are providing … Read more…

re: an invitation…

2009-06-29 Richard Moore I tried three times to send my latest posting to riseup, without success. You can see the posting on yahoo: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/297 I want to move everyone over to the Google list. Please let me know if that is NOT OK. The NSA collects all email messages ever sent, so you are no … Read more…

an invitation…

2009-06-27 Richard Moore Greetings, Sorry you haven’t been hearing from me, but I’ve had a hard time getting motivated to follow the news or send out postings, and when I do send out postings, no one seems motivated to respond. I’ve been focusing my energy on thinking about what we can do locally, as things … Read more…

news sampling – 24 June 2009

2009-06-24 Richard Moore The Obama deception and the installation of US fascism David Swanson answers: “How’s Obama doing so far?” Let’s talk about the disparity between Peace Candidate Obama and President Obama. Those who supported Obama for his promise to get us out of ill-advised adventures overseas have been sorely disappointed. Is the President caught … Read more…

Please move off of riseup!

2009-06-02 Richard Moore Friends, We are having increasing problems with riseup. Several of my postings have been distributed with no problem by Google and Yahoo, but riseup simply ignores them — no response of any kind, not even an error message. And in cases where riseup does function, it is often many hours or days … Read more…

newslog 30 May 2009

2009-06-01 Richard Moore A bit of good news Creative Insight Council in Bregenz Recently a randomly selected group of citizens in Bregenz met to figure out what to do with a piece of public land in town. The city had been divided about what to do, but the council created a new option that many … Read more…

Much improved version: Credit Bank Development Model

2009-05-31 Richard Moore Greetings, I gotten lots of useful comments and critiques on earlier versions. This version is quite a bit different, though the underlying model is pretty much the same.  The Credit Bank Development Model http://groups.google.com/group/credit-bank-model/files I really want to get some momentum going on this project. Your feedback is invited, and as mentioned … Read more…

rkm: update on projects

2009-05-26 Richard Moore Bcc: usual suspects ___ Greetings, I don’t know how things are going for you (and I’d like to hear), but for me this is turning out to be a very creative, germinating Spring. And hooray! we’re having lovely Summer weather these past few days here in Wexford. The Credit Bank Development Model … Read more…

re/ ‘the new world roundtable’

2009-05-14 Richard Moore Greetings, A while back, as you might recall, I posted a message, ‘reflections re/ cyberjournal’. I invited people to join a new group, focused around community empowerment. The group did come together, with a really good bunch of folks. I’m very pleased to be working with them.  We call ourselves the ‘new world … Read more…

newslog 4 May

2009-05-05 Richard Moore John Pilger: Obama’s 100 Days — The Mad Men Did Well http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/05b54c1ebd3b5025?hl=en Mark Weisbrot: Why Latin America’s left keeps winning Latin America is more stable and democratic than ever http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/ee43ca3178123438?hl=en Chossudovsky: Swine Flu – Political Lies and Media Disinformation http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/efd553574d093577?hl=en Nikki Alexander: A NEW MONETARY SYSTEM When Benjamin Franklin was called before … Read more…

re/ swine flu

2009-05-01 Richard Moore Friends, If you haven’t seen Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine, The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, I highly recommend it for its timeliness:      http://tinyurl.com/c2ytqy She talks about how major shocks, such as tsunamis, stock market crashes, or whatever, have often been systematically exploited, as opportunities to introduce all kinds of changes, because leaders can … Read more…

newslog 29 April

2009-04-30 Richard Moore * Africa and the post-capitalist global regime * This is exactly what I predicted back in 2007, in my article, The Post- Bush Regime: a Prognosis. A land grab in Africa by northern powers, in conjunction with an ongoing genocide program to get rid of the natives. This is the nature of … Read more…

newslog 21 April

2009-04-22 Richard Moore Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food and Seed (excellent video) sam springhall commented on this video: What a beautiful Women, Her passion and courage is awsome, i wish everyone could hear this talk http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/b1c211788c2fd115?hl=en Food & global south: farmland being appropriated by north This is just as I predicted in my article, … Read more…

Economic reality – where it’s leading – the management of public perceptions

2009-04-20 Richard Moore Previous posting: not about Obama – re/ the true nature of global economics http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/280 Friends, In the previous posting I presented an overview of the global economic situation, and gave you references to several good sources, including a really excellent talk by Michel Chossudovsky. Since then Jeff Jewell interviewed me on Vancouver … Read more…

newslog 11 April

2009-04-12 Richard Moore Climate Antarctic Sea Ice Up Over 43% Since 1980 32 Sea ice at Antarctica is up over 43% since 1980 and we hear nothing in the news, yet Arctic ice is down less than 7% and they’re all over it! http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/b97427628edaf0b0?hl=en Climate Change: Breaking the “Political Consensus” The Science of Climate Change: … Read more…

newslog 9 April

2009-04-10 Richard Moore Electronic medical records: what’s it really about? They use terms like send prescriptions but if you think about it, what does that really mean? I can tell you, as someone from the industry, that what  we’re actually talking about is a Federally-managed central database, where  all this information will be maintained.  http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/10c509477b416cd8?hl=en * Maha … Read more…

newslog 8 April

2009-04-09 Richard Moore Andrew G. Marshall: Towards a Global Currency and World Government http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/9c0abbc08eb210b9?hl=en SDRs sneaking in as new global currency http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/3e21dfe3e7741a49?hl=en Chris Hedges: Resist or Become Serfs America is devolving into a third-world nation. And if we do not immediately halt our elite’s rapacious looting of the public treasury we will be left with … Read more…

newslog 6 April

2009-04-07 Richard Moore G20 & global governance Telegraph UK: a step closer to global currency, central bank The G20 moves the world a step closer to a global currency The world is a step closer to a global currency, backed by a global central bank, running monetary policy for all humanity. http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/b1329f87d2887be7?hl=en The Financial New … Read more…

newslog 3 April

2009-04-04 Richard Moore Official Communiqué From G-20 Summit ..That is, neoliberalism, which has failed totally, is still the order of the day. http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/22963650e161b0eb?hl=en G20 communiqué: Point by point analysis http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/8c0a81cfe89f1972?hl=en Geithner causes crisis then makes excuses ..So the truth is that Geithner streamlined the derivatives market so the bubble could expand more quickly. Then later, he … Read more…

newslog 2 April

2009-04-03 Richard Moore Anna Mundow: Politics and humanitarianism Mahmood Mamdani, a third-generation East African of Indian descent, grew up in Uganda, studied at Harvard, taught at various African and American universities, and is currently Herbert Lehman Professor… http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/9f8c36dbee724a8a?hl=en Dominique Moïsi: Obama and the End of Privileges In order to understand America in 2009, would a … Read more…

newslog 31 March

2009-04-01 Richard Moore Ken Cole: Understanding the Bolivarian Alternative The International Journal of Cuban Studies (Online) ISSN 1756- http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/e856f43d849b537b?hl=en Surprise: CFR launches project for global governance International Institutions and Global Governance Program World Order in the 21st Century A New Initiative of the Council on Foreign Relations http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/a9daf365b72c4c46?hl=en Daniel Taylor: CFR Unveils Global Governance Agenda … Read more…

Re: reflections re/ cyberjournal

2009-03-31 Richard Moore ___________ From: “TK Wilson” Date: March 31, 2009 1:44:16 AM IST To: “Richard Moore” <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: reflections re/ cyberjournal • enough political understanding to realize that our governing institutions are in-their-roots tyrannical All governance is, in its roots, tyrannical.  It aims to dictate human behavior whether the individual humans involved agree or not.   • enough economic understanding to realize … Read more…

rkm: reflections re/ cyberjournal

2009-03-30 Richard Moore Friends, cyberjournal has been around for almost 15 years and our community is quite diverse — a kind of microcosm of our larger society. There are people on the left and the right, some who agree with most of the postings, and some who are usually annoyed. Some are well informed on world affairs, … Read more…

newslog 28 March

2009-03-29 Richard Moore Featured stories Glen Barry: Green Deal or Not: Industrial Capitalism Is Assured Death http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/11ad42ac17fdd197?hl=en Chris Hedges: America Is in Need of a Moral Bailout http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/728885ed839a7449?hl=en Catherine Austin Fitts: Fed Did Indeed Cause the Housing Bubble http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/fc1d69361f6faa76?hl=en William Kotke: The Revolt Of The Militant Gardners http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/17f46062ce1f6f57?hl=en James P. Tucker: Next Bilderberger: Vouliagmeni, Greece, … Read more…

newslog 25 March

2009-03-26 Richard Moore Frances Moore Lappé: The City That Ended Hunger A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger. http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/aaa6e0746099e212?hl=en Glenn Greenwald: The Virtues of Public Anger http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/29195b16f53fd42f?hl=en The GIVE Act: NY Times view http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/f7c61d10a0aeed8d?hl=en The GIVE Act: Paul Joseph Watson’s view Senate Rubber … Read more…

newslog 23 March

2009-03-24 Richard Moore William Engdahl: “Doomsday Seed Vault” in the Arctic Bill Gates, Rockefeller and the  GMO giants know something we don’t http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/9206c487b16e0e7d?hl=en Michael Barker: Bill Gates, Philanthropy, and Social Engineering http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/bdaade71e230c987?hl=en Seeds of Deception: summary by Author Jeffrey M. Smith Current bills in Congress are considered threatening to organic farmers and those who refuse … Read more…

Howard Switzer: Caterpillars & social transformation

2009-03-23 Richard Moore From: “Howard Switzer” <•••@••.•••> Date: March 8, 2009 10:00:05 PM GMT To: “Richard Moore” <•••@••.•••> … It seems humans as a species are just about to leave their adolescence behind.  As a green activist I am of course often appalled at how green has been defined and used by corporations but its real meaning is sustainability … Read more…

newslog 21 March

2009-03-22 Richard Moore Matt Taibbi: The Big Takeover The global economic crisis isn’t about money – it’s about power. How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout to stage a revolution. http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/c42e4b160d712f43?hl=en Dave Lindorff: Obama’s Moment is Passing Quickly As to whether his presidency is a failure or not, that depends on what agenda he’s … Read more…

newslog 20 March

2009-03-21 Richard Moore Featured items Chossudovsky: Preparing for Civil Unrest in America Legislation to Establish Internment Camps on US Military Bases      http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/c609fa1ad59613f9?hl=en Jon Stewart’s Epiphany: Has a Comedian Just Saved America?      http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/089a507004c8096d?hl=en Robert Freeman * America’s Weimar Moment * historical confusion http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/89733aef9ab7705f?hl=en Britain’s path to fascism: playing the racist card      http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/76cd36cf711884d3?hl=en Water Scarcity Bigger Threat … Read more…

newslog 15 March

2009-03-18 Richard Moore Highlights Jim Hogue: “Secession? We’re already on our own” http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/0353a09ce95537cf?hl=en Guadeloupe: General strike brings people’s victory http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/8029a1d1dd400871?hl=en Bolivia: Morales redistributes land to poor http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/6cb8bfa05fcf815b?hl=en Financial Meltdown: The Doublespeak of a Discredited IMF http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/2cc2f205e1c48013?hl=en Michael Hudson: The Language of Looting http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/acff1e2ded2b4ef4?hl=en Carlton Meyer: Clean Energy Mythology http://groups.google.com/group/newslog/t/f8f8aeaad6059583?hl=en Robert Weissman re/collapse: We Told You … Read more…