www.occupycorporatism.com https://www.occupycorporatism.com Breaking News US, UK & World Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:01:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 Eric Trump Says Dems ‘Aren’t Even Human’ After His Charity is Exposed for Embezzling Donations https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2017/06/07/eric-trump-says-dems-arent-even-human-after-his-charity-is-exposed-for-embezzling-donations/ Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:33:52 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=368 Eric Trump said Democrats are “not even people” during an appearance this week on Sean Hannity.

Eric complained that he has “never seen hatred like this” when referring to the Democratic Party as a whole. He claimed “they’re imploding” and “have no message.”

Continuing his verbal assault, Eric said the head of the Democratic National Committee “is a total whack job.”

Eric dehumanized Democrats, saying they are “not even people”. His problem with them is that they “try [to] obstruct a great man… his family” and “obstruct his family; they come after us viciously and it’s truly, truly horrible.”

But what is actually horrible is the Trump Organization who funneled more than $100,000 in donations meant for St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital.

Using Eric’s own charity (the Eric Trump Foundation), he hosted a golfing tournament at his father’s course where donations were passed to the Trump Organization and not their intended purpose.

Donors were told their contributions would go to help sick children, but the Trump family not only lied to attendees of the golf tournament, but took a shocking $500,000 over a 10 year period to line the pockets of Trump family members.

Donald Trump was personally behind the billing of the Eric Trump Foundation for the use of his golf course for these charitable events. Totals of revenue taken in were hundreds of thousands. In fact, a considerable amount of the $11 million Eric has allegedly raised for St. Jude’s hospital has been funneled directly to the Trump Organization.

Back in November of last year, Donald Trump admitted to self-dealing and using donation funds to help Trump out in business and personal interests.

According to a 2015 IRS tax return filed by the foundation’s attorneys, the boxes for questions regarding the transfer of “income or assets to a disqualified person” and engaging in self-dealing with foundation donations were both checked “YES”.

For example, the Donald J Trump Foundation gave a $25,000 donation to a SuperPAC supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

In exchange for the cash, Bondi announced her office of attorney general for the state of Florida would not peruse a “multi-state case” against Trump University.

At the time of the bribe, when Trump tried to cover up the political contribution by recording that the donation was given to a charity in Kansas.

Bondi’s office had twenty-three complaints about Trump University filed before she became attorney general, and one more filed after she took office, but she did not open a “formal investigation”.

beyond the illegal donation, the Trump Foundation illegally purchased a $20,000 six foot tall portrait of Trump and spent $12,000 football helmet signed by Tim Tebow.

Journalist David Fahrenthold discovered that Children’s Place at Home Safe, a Florida charity, held a fundraiser at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago back in 2007, featuring Michael Israel, the painter of the six-foot-tall picture of Trump.

Israel was paid $10,000 for the painting by the Trump Foundation, the other $10,000 supposedly spent on the portrait cannot be accounted for.

The Trump Foundation is a close knit organization run by the three eldest children – Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric – and does not contain much of Trump’s own money.

The foundation survives on donations from other people such as Richard Ebers and Prestige Mills, Inc., NBC Universal, and World Wrestling Entertainment because Trump has not contributed to his own foundation since 2008.

In total Trump has given $2.7 million of his own money.

Giving away other people’s money is what the foundation does, and Donald takes credit for the donations even though the cash he gives originally belonged to someone else.

In 2010, Trump was praised for his “selfless support” of the Palm Beach Police Foundation, before the organization found out that he had been in New Jersey at a function for the Charles Evans Foundation – telling those in attendance that “he was raising money for the Palm Beach Police Foundation.”

One of the largest donations given by Trump Foundation was $100,000 to the Citizens United Foundation. Trump joined the president of that organization to his presidential campaign.

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Trump’s Immigrant VOICE Program is Straight Out of Nazi Germany’s Playbook https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2017/03/01/trumps-immigrant-voice-program-is-straight-out-of-nazi-germanys-playbook/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:36:51 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=431 Donald Trump’s Joint Address confirmed that his administration is poised to create and maintain a list of crimes perpetrated by “immigrants”, which was part of the first round of executive orders signed during his first week in office.

Trump said: “I have ordered the Department of Homeland Security to create an office to serve American Victims. The office is called VOICE — Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement. We are providing a voice to those who have been ignored by our media, and silenced by special interests.”

According to experts from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), immigrants commit crimes at a lower rate than “native born” Americans. In fact, non-citizens make up only 7% of the US population and just 5% of Americans in prisons.

Perhaps more shocking is that between 8 and 10% of undocumented immigrants are entrepreneurs, owning businesses in the US and employing thousands of Americans.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told CBS “This Morning” that Trump’s VOICE program is “ridiculous” because “the overwhelming majority of immigrants are law abiding, they want to be part of the American dream, and most Americans agree with that.”

Schumer went on to say: “So to put an office like this out there shows how anti-immigrant this president is.”

Brian Stone, veteran of the US Navy and LGBT advocate, pointed out in an op-ed piece on Trump’s VOICE program that “it does not appear that the program will be limited simply to undocumented immigrants, but will also include crimes committed by legitimate VISA holders, Green Card holders and possibly even permanent residents who are not naturalized citizens.”

Stone blames Steve Bannon, chief strategist to Trump, for this “idea right out of [his] playbook”.

But the concept behind VOICE has a deeper past, going all the way back to Nazi Germany. Richard Weikart, professor and author of the book “ Hitler’s Ethic: The Nazi Pursuit of Evolutionary Progress ”, published a copy of a Nazi periodical entitled “The Criminal Jew” which features photos of Jews along with captions explaining the crimes they had committed.

According to Weikart: “In 1943, a Nazi directive to the German press declared, ‘Jews are criminal by disposition. The Jews are not a nation like other nations but bearers of hereditary criminality’.”

Caludia Koonz, historian at Duke University, pointed out that in Nazi, Germany, the newspaper Der Sturmer would routinely publish readers’ claims of Jewish crimes in a section called “Letter Box”. Hitler used the press to highlight the need for his Ministry of Justice to prosecute every criminal indictment against the Jews and was proud to publicize it.

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Hundreds of Soldiers Spend Veteran’s Day Fighting for Pot Legalization https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2015/11/11/hundreds-of-soldiers-spend-veterans-day-fighting-for-pot-legalization/ Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:08:23 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=344 Pot Over Pills is a movement embraced by US veterans who want to bring awareness to the necessity of medical marijuana in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

A group of protesters camped out in front of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) because they want the agency to recognize that pot is a safer and more effective alternative to the plethora of anti-psychotic drugs that are prescribed to veterans to treat mental disorders.

At McPherson Square Park, veterans, supporters and medical marijuana advocates gathered, including:

• Dopefest
• Magicalbutter
• The Cannaball Run
• The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Some of the protesters marched from the park to the White House, smoking joints along the way. They dumped a large box of empty pill bottles onto the front lawn and called for President Obama to make medical marijuana accessible to veterans instead of dangerous pharmaceuticals.

With the protesters was a giant pill bottle used as an effigy for the 22 veteran suicides per day that are acknowledged by the VA.

Based on a recent study on marijuana, the plant has been shown to reduce the effects of PTSD in 75 % of participating patients.

In addition to the demonstrations in Washington, DC, Operation Trapped, a movement backed by Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy (TRMP), has been working to make pot available to veterans by supporting legislation that provides access to the medicine for our service men and women.

At the rally in Texas, protesters called for the expansion of the marijuana law in the state that allows for “compassionate use” of marijuana with low-THC content, but does not permit doctors to prescribe any strain of medical cannabis available on the market.

The group also wants to see PTSD added to the list of treatable and researchable conditions afflicting veterans.

The current legislation in Texas for medical marijuana has a built in catch that only allows doctors to prescribe pot and not recommend it. This changes the rules of engagement for any doctor supportive of marijuana use because a recommendation does not come with the possibility of the practitioner losing their medical license.

But prescription does.

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Flint Officials Hold Secret Meeting to Deal with Lead Contaminated Water https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2015/09/25/flint-officials-hold-secret-meeting-to-deal-with-lead-contaminated-water/ Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:26:15 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=348 Flint, Michigan has high levels of lead in their tap water which is an issue for children, according to governmental health officials and doctors.

The Greater Flint Health Coalition (GFHC) and Flint Mayor Dayne Walling collaborated in private on a resolution about the safety of public municipal water and how to “alter the public to potential risks of consuming Flint city water” because this could produce palatable “elevated levels of lead” in residents.

Flint City Councilman Scott Kincaid, who is also a member of the GFHC, said: “I’m supporting the resolution. I think we need to advise people that there is a potential concern. Lead isn’t good for anybody, but the effect on infants” is especially disturbing.”

Lead is a toxic metal that has been shown to cause physiological, mental and behavioral problems; as well as learning disabilities.

Prior to this discovery, Walling had pursued $10 million from Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to pay for the replacement of lead service lines to residential homes and will “continue to pursue funding for a comprehensive healthy homes initiative that addresses lead in paint and pipes.”

Walling said: “We have to get the lead out of our community to eliminate the threat of childhood lead poisoning. I am extremely concerned to hear from doctors about any elevated blood lead levels in Flint’s children.”

The GFHC stated collectively that “as a coalition of concerned physicians, healthcare professionals and county leaders, we are compelled to inform the public when there is a possible threat to their health so they can take appropriate precautions and actions to protect themselves and their families.”

The coalition includes representatives from flint area hospitals, universities, physicians and unions.

The group divulged that at their private meeting “numerous physicians shared strong concerns that not enough was being done to alert the public to potential risks of consuming Flint city water that could lead to elevated levels of lead.”

The board of directors for the GFHC decided to report lead testing results of municipal water supplies.

This comes on the heels of a Virginia Tech study on the exorbitant levels of lead in the public water system.

According to the study, 10% of Flint participants were found to have 25 parts per billion (ppb) of lead which is 10ppb more than the allowable level as stated in federal guidelines.

Marc Edwards, professor with Virginia Tech explained that “an estimated 15,000 homes in the city have lead or lead solder in service lines and plumbing, making the homes much more susceptible to lead leaching into water.”

City and state officials countered the findings with the assertion that their testing shows Flint water supplies to “meet all health and safety regulations” and their laboratory stats show that it has “never risen above 11 ppb in more than 10% of Flint residential homes” over the last 16 months.

However, that claim is bogus because the Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) has recorded lead levels suddenly spiking since the city of Flint began taking municipal water from the Flint River in 2014.

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Beware: New Research Raises Serious Doubts About Psychological Studies https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2015/08/30/beware-new-research-raises-serious-doubts-about-psychological-studies/ Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:19:50 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=484 The University of Virginia (UV) has published a study showing that “less than half the psychology studies researchers reviewed could be replicated” which leads to a diminishment of public confidence in scientists and scientific journals.

Brian Nosek, psychologist and lead author of the study, stated that an estimated 300 researchers from 5 different continents collaborated to attempt to replicate findings in 100 studies published in 3 scientific journals.

Surprisingly, only 39 of the studies analyzed could be replicated; and because replication is a cornerstone of the scientific method, there is a discrepancy in demonstrable evidence claimed in these particular reports.

Without replication, the public is left to “rely on assertions based only on someone’s purported authority” which dampers scientific credibility.

Although failure to replicate findings “can happen for a variety of reasons, outright fakery and fraud” can be detrimental to the furtherance of scientific study.

Nosek explained: “For years there has been concern about the reproducibility of scientific findings, but little direct, systematic evidence. This project is the first of its kind and adds substantial evidence that the concerns are real and addressable.”

For example, earlier this year, a study was published by John Bohannon which was purposefully bogus to prove that scientific journals do not ensure that studies are accurate prior to publication.

The media was also implicated in this hoax.

Some “news” outlets who reported on chocolate being used for weight loss include:

• Natural Society
• Natural News
• Daily Mail
• The Independent
• Youngevity (makers of Tangy Tangerine)
• Yahoo News
• MSNBC

Bohannon explained that he wanted “to show that scientists who do a bad job and get their work published can end up making headlines because it’s us — journalists like you and me — who are failing” and because the media fails to do their due diligence, “the world is awash with junk science.”

This lesson in the obvious lack of integral reporting has a dark element to it. Bohannon said: “The tabloids and other news outlets that ran with the bad science probably got millions of eyeballs. And this kind of junk nutrition information gets promulgated every day.”

Prior to this expose, Bohannon collaborated with Science magazine and sent out a faked study to 305 online journals. Shockingly, 50% of them accepted the bogus study.

These fake science journals bear respectable sounding titles and “often contain the names of respectable-looking experts”, but who is actually running the journal is nearly impossible to decipher.

Because the obvious flaws in Bohannon’s fake study would have been easily seen by “anyone with more than [a] high-school knowledge of chemistry” and was completely ignored by so-called respectable journals means that bad science is easier to get out than was previously understood.

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Meet the Man Who Might Save Humanity From Killer Robots https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2015/07/05/meet-the-man-who-might-save-humanity-from-killer-robots/ Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:40:57 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=405 Elon Musk has given $10 million to Max Tegmark’s Future of Life Institute (FLI) to investigate the viable risk that artificial intelligence will become sentient killers.

Speaking of FLI, Musk said: “Here are all these leading AI researchers saying that AI safety is important. I agree with them, so I’m today committing $10M to support research aimed at keeping AI beneficial for humanity.”

Tegmark is a professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the brains behind that “ultimate ensemble theory of everything” which supposes that “all structures that exist mathematically exist also physically” – with no free parameters.

This theory holds that should a structure be complex enough to contain self-aware substructures (SASs), those SASs would be subjectively perceived themselves as existing in a physical “real” world as is explained in depth in Tegmark’s book, “Our Mathematical Universe”.

Incorporating this theory into the investigation into artificial intelligence’s propensity toward sentience, Tegmark and FLI have opened the project to scientists researching the benefits of robotic intelligence.

Tegmark believes that as research into artificial intelligence continues, their “impact on society is likely to increase” as its still largely unknown potentials in healthcare and economics become more and more apparent.

His concern is not the idea of killer robots, but is quite focused on existential risks which incorporates the theory that the Universe “could be colonized in less than a million years—if our interstellar probes can self-replicate using raw materials harvested from alien planets.”

But existential risks encompass the plethora of “threats that could cause our extinction or destroy the potential of Earth-originating intelligent life” and if humanity clearly defines these potentials, our species will be enabled “to formulate better strategies”.

Researchers and scientists who have joined FLI’s inquiry into the potential hazards of artificial intelligence include:

• Eric Horvitz, Microsoft research director
• Demis Hassabis, Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman, founders of DeepMind
• Yann LeCun, head of Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
• Guruduth Banavar, VP, Cognitive Computing, IBM Research
• Ilya Sutskever and Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Google, AI researchers
• Jaan Tallinn, co-founder of Skype
• Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple
• Stephen Hawking, Director of research at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge
• Neil Jacobstein, Singularity University
• Amit Kumar, VP & GM, Yahoo Small Business

Musk believes that “humans should attempt to make the future of humanity good.”

Instead of building the intelligent robots and waiting for them to develop sentience and turn on the human race, Musk wants to attempt to “prevent a negative circumstance from occurring”.

Speaking of the range of negative outcomes, Musk said “they are quite severe, so it’s not clear whether or not we’d be able to cover from these negative outcomes.”

Knowing that some of them end with the scenario “where recovery of human civilization does not occur”, it is an imperative to be “proactive”.

Thomas Dietterich, professor at Oregon State University School of Electronic engineering and Computer Science and director of Intelligent Systems, commented that “artificial intelligence has a tremendous upside for good in health and medicine and quality of life” however, “there are risks both from the software malfunctioning or getting out of control, or from cybersecurity threats.”

FLI’s new directive on deciphering the potentials of artificial intelligence becoming the Terminators the public is told they will speed up the “process of building artificial intelligence that is safe.”

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EXCLUSIVE: Senator Pan & the Purchase Price of California SB277 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2015/05/16/exclusive-senator-pan-the-purchase-price-of-california-sb277/ Sat, 16 May 2015 13:48:51 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=421 The California Senate has passed controversial SB277 with a 25 to 10 vote. Effectively, this bill rescinds “personal belief exemptions” for inoculations.

The measure is now facing the Assembly before it is made a law.

Pediatrician and state senator Richard Pan, champion of this bill, said: “Vaccines are necessary to protect us. That protection has been eroding. The science is clear: Vaccines are safe and efficacious.”

The pediatrician turned senator has been financed and supported by the medical and pharmaceutical industries the entire way.

In order to ensure his victory as an Assemblyman and later a state senator, Pan used now 5 years old Seneca Mitchell, one of his patients, to bring a coercive air of caring to his constituents.

The purpose of this marketing was to downplay “Pan’s experience as a politician in favor of an image as a working doctor.”

During college, Pan was a member of the California Medical Association (CMA) where Mitchell’s mother, Jodi Hicks, was the chief lobbyist for the organization.

Pan became Hicks’ pediatrician while she was pregnant with Mitchell.

Through Hicks, Pan has received more than $20,000 from various clients she lobbies for to boost his campaigns as a professional politician.

Because California state laws prohibit Hicks from directly donating, she has worked on Pan’s campaign and used her influence within the medical community to gain popularity and support for Pan.

The investment in Pan from the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries have paid off with the potential success of SB277.

Pan’s senatorial seat was purchased for $545,125 by:

• Healthcare professionals
• Pharmaceutical industry
• Health insurance
• Health services
• Hospitals and nursing homes

Prior to this latest legislative proposal, Pan was behind AB2109 which passed in 2012. This bill required individuals and parents to obtain the signature of a health care practitioner for a philosophical exemption to vaccination.

Pan said this bill “empowers them [parents] with up-to-date, accurate information about immunizations”; however critics call it “an unnecessary and expensive intrusion into the rights of parents, intended to increase vaccination rates by making it more difficult to claim the exemption.”

Donors to Pan’s senatorial cohorts Felipe Fuentes and Lois Wolk who had a financially vested interest in the passage of AB2190 into law include:

• AstraZeneca
• Bayer
• Bristol-Myers Squibb
• Eli Lily
• GlaxoSmithKline
• Johnson & Johnson
• Merck
• PHRMA
• Novartis
• Pfizer

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Fooled Again: Did the FBI Plant the ISIS Gold Currency Story in Media? https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2014/11/14/fooled-again-did-the-fbi-plant-the-isis-gold-currency-story-in-media/ Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:22:01 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=452 Media is reporting that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, ISIL) are planning to mint a precious metals currency out of gold, silver and copper.

According to SITE Intelligence Group (SITE) and tweets from alleged ISIS members, the terrorist group told the organization that their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “created” the currency.

SITE claims that a statement to them from ISIS reads: “Based on the directive of the Emir of the Believers in the Islamic State, Caliph Ibrahim, may Allah preserve him, to mint current for the Islamic State, as it is far removed from the tyrannical monetary system that was imposed on the Muslims and was a reason for their enslavement and impoverishment, and the wasting the fortunes of the Ummah, making it easy prey in the hands of the Jews and Crusaders, the Treasury Department studied the matter and presented a comprehensive project, by the grace of Allah, to mint a currency based on the inherent value of the metals gold and silver.”

These coins are reported to be sectioned according to precious metal:

  • Gold – one dinar with a symbol of seven wheat stalks and five dinar with a symbol of a world map
  • Silver – one dirham symbolized with a spear and shield, five dirhams with a white minaret of Damascus and 10 dirhams with the al-Aqsa mosque
  • Copper – one 10 fils coin has a crescent while another 10 fils coin has a palm tree

SITE is a private corporation claiming to provide a “monitoring service” on threats by jihadists and white supremacists for “individual customers”. The corporation offers governments and businesses their own “monitoring service” for “rapid, full translations of Primary Source jihadist media and access to jihadist videos.”

This intelligence gathering provider is run by several well-connected people in the intelligence community who work with the US clandestine agencies.

Executive director and co-founder Rita Katz, has “personally briefed government officials, including the NSC at the White House, investigators in the Department of Justice (DoJ), Department of the Treasury (USDT), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on the financing and recruitment networks of terrorist movements.”

Katz claims to have worked with intelligence agencies “undercover” and infiltrated “numerous terrorist’s front group gatherings, collecting crucial information, and working to expose those groups in the United States”, as well as “a consultant” to the US government and other foreign governments” and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) assisting the agency to make connections to “terrorists” during “investigative efforts”.

Speaking about the ISIS gold currency story, Katz commented: “Though we have yet to see any physical coins or bills produced, they wouldn’t have announced this currency if they weren’t serious about making it. It wouldn’t be surprising to see some surface in Iraq or Syria in the near future.”

Bruce Hoffman is a SITE senior advisor and professor of terrorism and insurgency for the “Security Studies Program at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC … [and] previously held the Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and was also Director of RAND’s Washington, DC Office.”

Jimmy Gurule, former undersecretary to the US Treasury said: “Unlike its predecessor al Qaeda, which raised money principally from external sources … ISIS is principally, primarily self-funded.”

Gurule claims that ISIS’ funding “comes from oil, ransom payments, taxes and the sale of stolen artifacts. This is the wealthiest terrorist organization that the world has ever known, and so with that kind of money it’s hard to understand — what’s the potential? What could they do with that?”

Back in October, David Cohen, undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the US Department of Treasury (USDT) said to an audience at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP): It is difficult to get precise revenue estimates on the value to ISIL of these transactions in light of the murky nature of the market, but we estimate that beginning in mid-June, ISIL has earned approximately $1 million a day from oil sales.”

The treasury undersecretary referred to an assessment document from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) which outlines the joining forces to the sequel to former president George W. Bush’s “coalition of the willing” to include “15,000 foreign fighters from 80 countries, including dozens from the US.”

Earlier this month, Hillary Clinton was speaking at the Economic Club about ISIS, saying: “It’s a serious threat because this is the best-funded, most professional, expansionist jihadist military force that we have ever seen. This is far more advanced and far richer than al-Qaeda ever was.”

With ISIS members (including their leader) former members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), the proxy terrorist organization originally fighting the government in Syria, it is likely that ISIS may be benefitting from financial support from the USDT.

In 2012, the USDT granted release of funds to the FSA through the Syrian Support Group (SSG), a Washington representative of the FSA to conduct financial transactions.

The SSG’s “vision” is to “promote the establishment of a free, independent and democratic Syria.” Whenever the ideals of democracy are brought to a foreign nation, through the assistance of the US government, American interests in the resources of that nation are evident.

While the SSG claim to be a grassroots effort, they admit they are a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC “committed to a pluralistic, civil and democratic Syria in which everyone, the military and the government included, are subject to the Rule of Law.”

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Death Toll Rises: Did Bill Gates & UK Pay For Sterilizations in India? https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2014/11/12/death-toll-rises-did-bill-gates-uk-pay-for-sterilizations-in-india/ Wed, 12 Nov 2014 06:40:51 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=290 Government-funded sterilization surgeries performed in India has resulted in the deaths of 13 women and left 52 other in critical condition because of efforts to “help slow the country’s population growth”.

It is presumed that because of “sterilization quotas” in India these women were victims of “health authorities [pressuring] patients into [sterilization] surgery rather than advising them on other forms of contraception.”

At a meeting of the Indian Congress, spokesman Shobha Oza explained that this latest incident was part of a long line of botched sterilization schemes that have left 200 women dead in order to “usurp money under the National Rural Health Mission.”

Oza said: “Every time such an incident happens, committees are formed but no one was held responsible earlier also. A judicial inquiry should take place in this incident. It’s time that women in Chhattisgarh are protected from ‘sarkarimaut’ (government-sponsored death).”

The Congressional spokesperson pointed out that there were “very unhygienic” conditions in the “ family planning camp (FPC) at Bilaspur where the surgeries were carried out.”

The women were all under the age of 32 and from “poor villages” who were patients at an “FPC outside Bilaspur city in the central state of Chhattisgarh.”

According to SK Mandal, chief medical officer for the government of India, “all 83 surgeries were conducted within six hours. Each of the women had received a payment of 600 rupees, or about $10, to participate in the program.”

Amar Singh, deputy health director for the government of India told the press that these patients were sent home after the surgeries, only to be rushed back to “private hospitals” in ambulances where 8 – 10 died of “either blood poisoning or hemorrhagic shock.”

Because of the deaths and patients still in critical condition, the government of India suspended “4 government medical doctors including the surgeon who performed the operations and the district’s chief medical officer.”

The Indian government is also offering the victim’s families $6,600 for their loss.

Interestingly, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has launched an initiative called Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), a “global partnership” with “private sector” donors investing in “expanding access to voluntary family planning.”

One country which is part of BMGF’s “deepest engagement” for “expanding access to high-quality, voluntary family planning” is India.

In an op-ed piece, Bill Gates explained that the BMGF “has invested more than $1 billion in programs to fight disease and poverty in India.”

Gates praises the UK government for their “long history of extraordinary generosity and an established track record of making an impact on the lives of the poorest people in the world” – referencing India in particular.

It is through foreign aid to countries like India that the UK has had a major impact on the population.

In fact, tens of millions of “aid” funds from the UK have been used to forcibly sterilize women in India. The US and the World Bank is also sending funds through “foreign-aid programs”.

The campaign for mass sterilization originated in the 1970s. Its first incarnation was halted after mass riots which forced the Indian government to back down.

Steven Mosher, chief of the Population Research Institute (PRI) explained: “They’re using bad science, outdated theories of population and an unproven theory about climate change to justify real harm to real people in real time.”

The Indian government has been attempting to curb the Indian population from growing by sterilizing over 1 million women each year.

Due to the controversy surrounding the population control campaign, the Indian Supreme Court investigated the issue as foreign governments attempted to distance themselves so they will not be implicated.

One sterilization office was set up in a local school. Police raided the makeshift sterilization camp and found video evidence that the NGO who run the “facility” were abusing the women who came to have the sterilization procedure.

In the police report, it was discovered that many of the NGOs that the Indian government uses to run sterilization camps are being funded by the UK with “aid” money.

The UK has donated millions of pounds to India to fund these sterilization camps. According to documents, the UK is interested in reducing the Indian population in the name of cutting greenhouse gases and combat global warming.

Foreign-aid and “family planning” funds are being used by the Indian government to coerce and forcibly sterilize Indian women. They are threatened, bribed and lied to about the procedure to get the women to acquiesce.

Dr. Abhuit Das, the director of the Centre for Health and Social Justice, said that this discovery “smells of racism” referencing population control in India under the guise of saving the planet as a plot to simply reduce the Indian population for its sake.

Das said that the UK should worry about their own greenhouse emissions and leave the Indian population alone: “[The UK] says that the poor is the problem when it comes to greenhouse gases. This is simply unacceptable.”

Women’s rights advocates were angered by this misappropriation of the sterilization procedure.

To simply mass sterilize women for the concentrated agenda of eliminating the Indian population is a violation of women’s rights, say the advocates. There is evidence of quotas to be reached by the sterilization camp directors and bonuses for exceeding those quotas.

This reduces this procedure to a business opportunity and not a medical procedure that needs to be handled with respect and care.

The UK government, of course, responded to the recent scandal over forced sterilizations by denying that taxpayers were funding it. “British aid has not been used for forced sterilization now or in the past,” a DFID spokesperson claimed in a recent statement, though an official with the department later told the press that tax funds were indeed being used for “voluntary” sterilizations.

Some of the women who are operated on did not fully understand the procedure before they agreed, and most procedures are carried out under unsanitary and horrific conditions; conditions that cause deaths from excessive bleeding and rampant infections.

Through foreign aid funding, the Indian government is financing the forced sterilization of women; without regard for their safety or health.

This idea has been in the works, behind the curtains for several decades. Under the leadership of top establishment figure Henry Kissinger, for instance, the U.S. National Security Council outlined widely criticized official policies to curb population growth among the poor in the infamous “ Memorandum 200”.

Citing dubious theories about alleged overpopulation, the report proposed a massive global campaign that included propaganda, contraception, the use of food for coercion, and more.

India was one of the top targets.

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UC Davis: ‘Men In Black’ Neuralyzer One Step Closer to Reality https://www.occupycorporatism.com/2014/10/11/uc-davis-men-in-black-neuralyzer-one-step-closer-to-reality/ Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:13:49 +0000 https://www.occupycorporatism.com/?p=395 Researchers from the University of California at the Davis Center for Neuroscience and the department of psychiatry (UCD) have successfully used an optogenetic technique that uses light to erase memories.

Funding for this study was provided by Whitehall Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Nakajima Foundation and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Genetically modified mice were trained to develop memories of fear with the administering of electroshock which would cause of mice to freeze in place.

With the use of a fiber-optic cable, the researchers projected light into the mice’s brains and were able to shut off the nerve cells associated with the specific fear-memory.

In essence, the mice’s brains were scrubbed of those memories associated with the electroshocks.

Brian Wiltgen, neurobiological psychologist and co-author of the project, explained: “Neuroscientists have theorized that retrieving episodic memories — memories about specific places and events — involves coordinated activity between the cerebral cortex and the hippocampus, a small structure deep in the brain. The theory is that learning involves processing in the cortex, and the hippocampus reproduces this pattern of activity during retrieval, allowing you to re-experience the event.”

Back in June of this year, researchers at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) successfully implanted, removed and re-implanted memories into laboratory rats.

The process called long-term potentiation (LTP) is believed by scientists to be the strengthening element between connections of neurons that oversees the formation of memories.

Going on this presumption, the scientists “modified the strength of synapses in a memory circuit”, producing a “memory” and then removing it from the neuronet.

Then the “memory” was restored by way of optogenetics, an experimental development of neurosciences using a laser.

The traditional electric shock was administered with optogenetic stimulation to jar neurons believed to be connected to auditory fear memories.

Researchers were able to literally turn those memories one and off by strengthening and weakening the synaptic connections.

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