Pentagon Recruiting Playbook Revealed, by Pat Elder

Occupy Military Recruiters!

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Republished with permission from David Swanson at World Beyond War

by Pat Elder
World Beyond War, July 16, 2017
July 18, 2017

Ominous developments in three states this summer – Oregon, Texas, New Jersey, and one city – Chicago, provide a glimpse into the Pentagon’s new playbook to recruit soldiers from high schools across the country. In brief, the military has been engaged in a robust lobbying campaign to lower academic standards to make it easier to recruit youth.

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Don Tipping: Permaculture: Follow the Water System

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Jul 18, 2012 by

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Permaculture seed wizard Don Tipping takes us on a 10 minute animated tour of the epic Seven Seeds Farm in the Siskiyou Mountains of Southern Oregon, USA. The farm was designed using Permaculture Principles and Keyline patterning. We follow the water system from top to bottom, and then the amazing downstream effects are revealed. This video was produced by Andrew Millison as part of the course content for his online Advanced Permaculture Design Practicum, Hort 485, taught through the Horticulture department at Oregon State University’s Extended Campus: http://www.beaverstatepermaculture.com.

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Restoring Economic Sovereignty: The Push for State-owned Banks by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
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webofdebt.com
February 16, 2011

It is time to declare economic sovereignty from the multinational banks that are responsible for much of our current economic crisis. Every year we ship over a billion dollars in Oregon taxpayer dollars to out-of-state and multinational banks in the form of deposits, only to see that money invested elsewhere. It’s time to put our money to work for Oregonians. — Bill Bradbury, former Oregon Senate President and Secretary of State

Responding to an unfilled need for credit for local government, local businesses and consumers, three states in the last month — Oregon, Washington and Maryland — have introduced bills for state-owned banks, joining Illinois, Virginia, Massachusetts and Hawaii.

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