Snowden Distraction: You WILL NOT Notice Massive World-wide Protests Against Global Capital

by Scott Creighton

While we, like simple little dupes, are focused on the unlikely teaming up of the likes of  Glenn Beck, World Can’t Wait, Lew Rockwell, Kim Dotcom (?) and Avaaz on the “Stand with Edward Snowden” non-disclosure “bombshells”, the world outside our castle walls is fighting for survival against the real enemy which is at the heart of all of this: neoliberal globalization.

Savage austerity, deregulation, unemployment and massive transfers of public wealth to the masters of the universe (the same masters who have created the non-disclosure distraction of Edward Snowden) are causing riots across the globe. Markets are falling, the dollar is dropping, and the Summer of our Discontent is upon us.

As the economic brick of neoliberal economics (Washington Consensus) is being slammed on every Westernized nation that still laughingly considers themselves a 1st World Nation, the people are moving in droves to oppose it. Our MSM is blind to it all. And what are we “alternative” journalists focused on? Coincidence?

When you stop to think for a moment, think about the fact that these people are protesting our neoliberal program created by the IMF and the World Bank and the financial sector of London and Wall Street, and then you remember that the NSA and CIA do nothing other than service to those very institutions, you start to understand part of what this distraction is all about.

(videos of some recent protests and clashes after the break)

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Spanish Townsfolk, Our Monster: Now What Are We Going to Do About It?

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE 3:The French, Spanish and Greek governments all announced multibillion-euro austerity plans yesterday in the face of massive popular opposition.”

UPDATE 2: Slavery in the UK. The unemployed are being forced to work for major British corporations, for free, just so they can continue to receive their unemployment benefits. This plan is the same as one attempted here in the states, one that still has a great deal of support in congress. Imagine the profits retailers could pocket if they got free seasonal workers during the holiday buying season.

UPDATE: In Dubai, one of our close economic allies, they call slave owners “sponsors” and fine their slaves if they attempt to take their own lives when the desperation of their true situation becomes too unbearable to live with.

I found myself thrown away and I thought of my poor family back home. I felt desperate and decided I should die,” she said. The National

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While Americans cheer for the return of  zebra striped officials to the NFL games today, the Spanish, the Greeks and many others across Europe are fighting for their very lives and the freedom to determine the quality of them on their own. Our apparent lack of concern is understandable when you consider that what they are desperately struggling against is in a large part, our creation. Not only is Dr. Frankenstein disinterested in the harm his creation inflicts on the people around him by choice, but the townsfolk themselves willingly turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to the cries of their neighbors in nearby villages just so long as the monster feeds elsewhere.

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Madrid Protest Swells After Video of Brutality Goes Viral: Want Government OUT!

Citizens have surrounded the Congress, demanding an end to austerity and the immediate resignation of the government.

Watch the live feed.

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Spainish Anti-Austerity Protests Spreading

by Scott Creighton

The IMF “austerity measures” are nearly the exact same thing that we have imposed on other nations for decades. They were called the “economic brick” when Milton Friedman and his Chicago Boys imposed them on the people of Chile in 1973 after Kissinger and the CIA orchestrated the violent overthrow and murder of their elected president Salvador Allende on Sept. 11th, 1973.

The people of Spain are saying “no”. Let’s hope the rest of the world will as well and soon. We have to get off our asses here as well. Left cover or not, these fascists will take everything from us, no one is safe. The sooner you understand that, the better we will all be.

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Pure Brutality: Riot Police in Madrid Attack Auterity Protesters

by Scott Creighton

The Dark Knight pictured this the other way around and for that I called it pure propaganda. The riot squads across the world are using brute force to repel the people of their own communities as they struggle for social and economic justice in the face of the same crushing austerity measures that Obama himself will be pushing during the lame duck session of congress this year. They were swinging away at young girls and hitting men in the back as they tried to calm the crowds.

“Skirmishes continue between protesters and riot police in Madrid, with cops firing rubber bullets and tear gas at the crowd. Fourteen people have been injured and 22 arrested, local media report.

Madrid emergency services have confirmed that at least 14 people, including three policemen, have been injured in clashes between police and protesters. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition, according to local news.

Riot Police belted protesters, dragging some them by the arms and legs, who had tried to get through police lines. An uneasy order was restored and police have brought in reinforcements and have begun to try and disperse the crowd.

Thousands of activists have congregated in Madrid’s Plaza de Neptune, 100 meters from the Congress building, to protest Spanish austerity measures.” RT

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Madrid Protests Against Neoliberal Austerity Measures

by Scott Creighton

Friday night in Madrid Spain. Spaniards are protesting the worsening austerity policies of their government. Miners hiked 250 miles to Parliament in order to protest a new 63 percent cut in coal mining subsidies which they say will cost 30,000 Spanish jobs. They were joined on the last leg of the hike by thousands of Spaniards who were showing their support for the miners and protesting a new VAT increase of 3%. They already have a 21% sales tax in Spain and this increase has pushed many over the edge.

Spaniards are calling this the biggest austerity push ever and it seems the powers that be really don’t like the idea of organized labor melding with the young and young at heart, idealistic protesters. So action had to be taken.

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List of Dictatorships Aligned with Neoliberal “Free Trade” Economics

by Scott Creighton

Neoliberalism = Washington Consensus = IMF austerity measures = economic hitmen = Dictatorships

Below is a list of current (2011) dictatorships and authoritarian ruled nations as compiled by the Freedom House. The nation states in RED are openly free market/neoliberal and supported by the United States of America or other neoliberal nations.

Below is a list of countries classified as NOT FREE in 2011 (authoritarian regimes/dictatorships) by the Freedom House:

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Photos from Barcelona, Friday, May 27, 2011

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Recent photos from anti-austerity measures protests in Spain.

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