John Pilger: The New Rulers of The World

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Previously posted July 5, 2008

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‘The New Rulers Of The World (2001) analyses the new global economy and reveals that the divisions between the rich and poor have never been greater – two thirds of the world’s children live in poverty – and the gulf is widening like never before.

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Meet the Next Country That Might Explode into Protests Against Corporate Plunder and Slave Labor Working Conditions by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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by Andrew Gavin Marshall
Writer, Dandelion Salad
http://andrewgavinmarshall.com July 8, 2013
Originally published on AlterNet, July 4, 2013
July 13, 2013

Will the wave of global unrest crash on Indonesia next?

Indonesia – a Southeast Asian archipelago that is home to the largest Muslim population on Earth – is a key global hot spot for corporate plundering, worker exploitation, land grabs and environmental devastation. Continue reading

Noam Chomsky: Changing Contours of Global Order + Q&A

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on Nov 9, 2011

Professor Noam Chomsky presented a lecture ‘Changing Contours of Global Order’ a look at our drastically changing world, and the implications for domestic and world order on 4 November 2011.

This was a free public lecture and was Professor Chomsky’s only public appearance in Melbourne, Australia.

Professor Chomsky was an invited guest of Deakin University’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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The Stimulator: Riots, Occupations and Jail Solidarity + Occupy Vancouver

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March 07, 2010

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This week:

1. Birthplace of the Resistance
2. Occupy California
3. Indonesian Ninjas
4. This is what jail support looks like
5. Post-Olympics Resistance arrests
6. Public Enemy
7. Derrick O’Keefe digs his own grave
8. Vancouver Tent Village

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Free The Forgotten Bird Of Paradise By John Pilger

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By John Pilger
ICH
November 16, 2009

When General Suharto, the west’s man, seized power in Indonesia in the mid-1960s, he offered “a gleam of light in Asia”, rejoiced Time magazine. That he had killed up to a million “communists” was of no account in the acquisition of what Richard Nixon called “the richest hoard of natural resources, the greatest prize in South-east Asia”.

In November 1967, the booty was handed out at an extraordinary conference in a lakeside hotel in Geneva. The participants included the most powerful capitalists in the world, the likes of David Rockefeller, and senior executives of the major oil companies and banks, General Motors, British American Tobacco, Imperial Chemical Industries, American Express, Siemens, Goodyear, US Steel. The president of Time Incorporated, James Linen, opened the proceedings with this prophetic description of globalisation: “We are trying to create a new climate in which private enterprise and developing countries work together for the greater profit of the free world. The world of international enterprise is more than governments . . . It is a seamless web, which has been shaping the global environment at revolutionary speed.”

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US involved in bird flu conspiracy: Indonesia

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Reporter: Geoff Thompson
AM – Wednesday, 20 February, 2008

PETER CAVE: Indonesia’s Health Minister has suggested that the United States may be involved in a conspiracy to use the bird flu virus to develop biological weapons.

The extraordinary allegation is included in a new book, endorsed by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, which describes Indonesia’s fight to assert its ownership of its virulent strains of avian influenza.

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