L'Autre Monde 29 octobre 2009: Problème, réaction, solution: La saison des crises
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Émission du 29 octobre 2009:
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CNBC Viewership Plunges 50% In October
If anyone wants to know why CNBC anchors are so pale and nervous these days, look no further. As Comcast CEO Brian Edwards considers what to keep and what to, well, cut, post his digestion of NBC Universal (assuming deal rumors are true naturally) his eyes likely cast casual nervous glances at Nielsen reports of CNBC viewership.
Nobody likes a liar!
Media General is a mid-sized mass media conglomerate which owns over 20 daily newspapers including the Tampa Tribune along with 250 weekly papers. The company also owns 18 network affiliated TV stations. Today the company reported one of its biggest quarterly losses on record...
Grippe H1N1: démarrage graduel au Canada de la campagne de vaccination
MONTRÉAL - La campagne de vaccination canadienne contre le virus de la grippe H1N1 a commencé jeudi au Nouveau-Brunswick (est), avant de prendre une ampleur nationale lundi prochain, ont annoncé les autorités sanitaires.
Comme le vaccin homologué mercredi par le ministère de la Santé n'est pas encore disponible en quantité suffisante, le Nouveau-Brunswick a commencé à vacciner trois groupes jugés particulièrement vulnérables, à savoir les autochtones, les travailleurs de la santé et les enfants d'âge scolaire.
Ces groupes prioritaires sont définis par chaque province. Ainsi, au Québec, il s'agira également des travailleurs de la santé, mais aussi des personnes risquant des complications et des enfants de six mois à cinq ans.
Le personnel des services de santé n'étant pas assez nombreux pour assurer ce qui sera la plus importante campagne d'immunisation dans l'histoire du Canada, les autorités ont recruté des infirmières à la retraite et des élèves des écoles préparant aux métiers de la santé.
Elles ont également appelé avec insistance les citoyens à se faire vacciner, sachant que selon des enquêtes récentes deux Canadiens sur trois hésitent à le faire.
Even though the H1N1 pandemic appears to have peaked out, U.S. President Barack Obama has now declared a national emergency over swine flu infections. The reasoning behind such a declaration? According to the White House, it's designed to "allow hospitals to better handle the surge in patients" by allowing them to bypass certain federal laws.
That's the public explanation for this, but the real agenda behind this declaration may be far more sinister. Declaring a national emergency immediately gives federal authorities dangerous new powers that can now be enforced at gunpoint, including:
• The power to force mandatory swine flu vaccinations on the entire population.
• The power to arrest, quarantine or "involuntarily transport" anyone who refuses a swine flu vaccination.
The drug, Peramivir, is currently being developed by BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. and is undergoing testing required for regular FDA approval.
The FDA issued a so-called emergency use authorization late Friday that allows doctors to use Peramivir, which is delivered intravenously, in certain hospitalized adult and pediatric patients with confirmed or suspected H1N1 influenza.
The emergency-use authorization allows use of the drug without prior FDA approval.
Il semble qu’il y ait deux types de vaccins contre la grippe H1N1.
Le premier, pour les politiciens et l’armée, ne contient aucun adjuvent et est plus sécuritaire que celui qui serait administré à la population générale.
Ne me dites pas que vous êtes surpris.
Just a week after it emerged that the German armed forces was getting a different kind of A/H1N1 vaccine to the general population, Der Spiegel magazine reports that the government will also get special treatment.
The general population will be offered the GlaxoSmithKline vaccine, called Pandemrix, which contains a new booster element, or adjuvant, as well as a preservative containing mercury.
Controversy has grown around the rapid licensing of the GSK vaccine – and a similar one being made by Novartis. Critics said not enough testing had been conducted before European licensing authorities rushed an approval.
Chancellor Angela Merkel, her cabinet members and ministry civil servants as well as those working for other agencies will get Celvapan, produced by
firm Baxter, which does not have the adjuvant or the preservative, according to Der Spiegel. US
And is the same thing going on here in the
More evidence to refute groundless claims that mercury in vaccines is “safe.”
Posted by: Dr. Mercola
A new study found that primates that received just ONE vaccination containing thimerosal, the mercury-preservative found in many vaccines including the new swine flu shot, had significant neurological impairment when compared with those who received a saline solution injection or no injection at all.
Although the paper is carefully worded and the results reported modestly, these findings are certain to receive intense scrutiny. The vast majority of American infants born during the 1990’s received a vaccine formulation similar to the one the thirteen vaccinated primates received.
Thimerosal-containing vaccines are still routinely administered to newborn infants in developing countries such as
The finding that early exposure to potentially toxic vaccine formulations can cause significant neurodevelopmental delays in primates has explosive implications for vaccine safety management.
Sur le site de la CDC, USA :
Is the 2009 H1N1 flu shot expected to be associated with Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)?
In 1976, an earlier type of swine flu vaccine was associated with cases of a severe paralytic illness called Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) at a rate of approximately 1 case of GBS per 100,000 persons vaccinated. Some studies done since 1976 have shown a small risk of GBS in persons who received the seasonal influenza vaccine. . Pregnant women should tell the person giving the shots if they have ever had GBS.
"Blunt needles for swineflu"
"When you inject a patient, it gives a nasty, abrasive feeling", according to Takken in the professional journal.
At The National Familydoctors Association (LHV), a spokesperson confirms different needles are used than the regular ones used for the seasonal flu-vaccinations.
"Those needles are specifically developed for this vaccine", explains a spokeswoman of the Dutch Vaccine Institute (NVI).
commentaire d'un lecteur :
Mon épouse et moi même sommes chercheurs ; madame en biochimie, moi même en physique. Nous sommes scandalisé par le manque total d'approche rationnelle face à la grippe A. Beaucoup de responsables d'organismes de santé ne sont pas des chercheurs ou ne font plus de recherche de manière active depuis longtemps. Les discours et les actions face à la grippe A en France ne correspondent en rien à la réalité du terrain telle que l'on peut l'apprécier dans la littérature scientifique.Certains résultats en provenance de Nouvelle Zélande et d'Australie tendent vers 8,5% de taux de contamination (loin des 20% annoncés de manière spéculative et speudo-scientifique) et un taux de mortalité de 0,005% (10 fois moins que la grippe "usuelle"). Bilan à la sortie de l'hiver: 20 fois moins de morts de la grippe cette année en Nouvelle Zélande par rapport aux années précédentes. Un fait confirmé en Argentine et ignoré des médias, de mesdames Bachelot et Weber et autres. Sans commentaire!
TORONTO (CBC) - Canada has officially entered the second wave of the H1N1 flu pandemic, Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq said Friday.
"We are starting to see an increase in the number of people who are getting sick from H1N1," Aglukkaq said in declaring the start of the second wave.
"We've had some deaths this week. It is a serious situation."
The move into the second pandemic phase means that a drop in flu cases won't occur until enough people have been inoculated against the H1N1 influenza A virus either through vaccination or by contracting the virus, said Dr. David Butler-Jones,
Health officials in
Federal public health officials based their decision on four criteria, Butler-Jones said:
Since last week, three more swine flu deaths have been reported in
Canadians should rest assured that officials have been responding as if the second wave was already underway, she said.
Icelanders like Jon Ogmundsson have endured many hardships in the last year, including soaring inflation, rising unemployment and a banking crisis so serious the country nearly declared bankruptcy.
Mr. Ogmundsson owns the country's three McDonald's restaurants and he plans to close them all this week. He says
The former chairman of Citigroup, John S. Reed, wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Times calling for a reinstatement of Glass-Steagall:
LEGAL CASE FILED AGAINST FOUR US PRESIDENTS AND FOUR UK PRIME MINISTERS FOR WAR CRIMES, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND GENOCIDE IN IRAQ
Today the Spanish Senate, acting to confirm a decision already taken under pressure from powerful governments accused of grave crimes, will limit
This case, naming George H W Bush, William J Clinton, George W Bush, Barack H Obama, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Anthony Blair and Gordon Brown, is brought by Iraqis and others who stand in solidarity with the Iraqi people and in defence of their rights and international law.
“Armed officers in full battle gear will be scattered throughout the Bay Area this weekend, rescuing hostages, fighting bank robbers and quelling terrorism at the Oakland Airport, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, the NASA Ames Research Center and 22 other high profile sites,” writes Sophia Kazmi. “For the first time in the three-year history of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department-sponsored exercise, there will be a foreign team of officers taking part and international observers. An eight-member team representing the French National Police’s Research, Assistance, Intervention, and Dissuasion unit will compete” (emphasis added).
One has to wonder, looking at the inclusion of French troops in this exercise, if the
The DPJ is reportedly playing hardball now, however, threatening to kick the
The LDP’s solution was to pay the
This could go from zero to ugly in a heartbeat.
Worried about a new direction in
The comments from Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates underscored increasing concern among
In terms of providing "serious consequences" if Japan is moving away from its previous level of alignment with the US, there is little the US can actually do right now, other than threaten, due to geopolitical stresses elsewhere.
The report on the five-day war in August 2008 lay blame on both sides, but cited Georgia as starting the conflict with its night shelling in South Ossetia — an act it said was not justifiable under international law.
Imagine that you live in a nice house in a tense neighborhood. Your neighbors haven’t been too pleased with you lately, and you have a terrible roach infestation running havoc in your house. But perhaps there’s hope.
A big, strong guy lives down the street, and is offering to help out. He has big guns and says he has just the spray to get rid of those pesky roaches if you just let him crash at your place.
Two new reports dealing with the June 28 military coup in
Initially, it should be emphasized that yet again, it is not the Congress or the establishment media which is uncovering these abuses and forcing disclosure of government misconduct. Rather, it is the ACLU (with which I consult) that, along with other human rights organizations, has had to fill the void left by those failed institutions, using their own funds to pursue litigation to compel disclosure. Without their efforts, we would know vastly less than we know now about the crimes our government committed.
The Obama administration will continue the Bush administration’s practice of sending terror suspects to third countries for detention and interrogation, but will monitor their treatment to ensure they are not tortured, administration officials said on Monday.
"We want to teach them new languages, and we will monitor their progress carefully" - Official White Horse Souce »
The change begins to lift the veil from the American government’s most secretive remaining overseas prisons by allowing the Red Cross to track the custody of dozens of the most dangerous suspected terrorists and foreign fighters plucked off the battlefields in
CIA interrogators threatened a captured al-Qaida leader with a power drill and a pistol in what was described as a mock execution, according to a long-suppressed report due to be released on Monday.
Details of the report by the spy agency's inspector general have emerged in the Washington Post and Newsweek. The full findings on the CIA's interrogation programme are to be made public after a federal judge upheld an appeal from the American Civil Liberties Union for their release.
The report is understood to describe mock executions where interrogators tried to get detainees to talk by firing a gun in an adjoining room to pretend another prisoner had been killed.
Nine Republican lawmakers sent a letter to Eric Holder saying the
"And we have the terrorists on speed dial, ready to go!"
Architects of a shameful chapter in the agency's history now reap rich rewards in the private sector. They must be held to account
A newly declassified version of a CIA report revealed Monday that CIA interrogators once threatened to kill a Sept. 11 suspect's children and suggested another would be forced to watch his mother sexually assaulted.
Hal Turner called her ‘a violent, black, racist, bitch’ whose lynching would teach other Blacks that ‘white people are tired of your bullshit, behave or die’
Remember what I said about the government splitting us up into groups and goading them to fight each other to prevent us from uniting to resist the government?
This is a perfect example.
The FBI paid Hal Turner to promote racism in our society.
Dear Honorable Congress Person,
We the People, in order to restore rule of law and accountability to our Republic, respectfully insist that you, as an elected representative, squarely face the facts concerning the events of
It is our moral and civic duty to entrust to you facts and scientific analyses in the form of peer-reviewed, published scientific papers that clearly and conclusively prove thousands of our fellow human beings and citizens were murdered in controlled and criminal demolitions on
Plausible deniability of these facts and evidence is no longer possible.
Many of his observations are now prophecy. Most notably, he warns that any criticism of Obama will bring on charges of racism.
He also said he is pro-war and would bust the budget.
Only one crime was solved by each 1,000 CCTV cameras in
The internal police report found the million-plus cameras in
In one month CCTV helped capture just eight out of 269 suspected robbers.
David Davis MP, the former shadow home secretary, said: “It should provoke a long overdue rethink on where the crime prevention budget is being spent.”
He added: “CCTV leads to massive expense and minimum effectiveness.
“It creates a huge intrusion on privacy, yet provides little or no improvement in security.
“The Metropolitan Police has been extraordinarily slow to act to deal with the ineffectiveness of CCTV.”
Secret court seizes £3.2bn from elderly... and even forces furious families to pay to access own bank account
A secret court is seizing the assets of thousands of elderly and mentally impaired people and turning control of their lives over to the State - against the wishes of their relatives.
The draconian measures are being imposed by the little-known Court of Protection, set up two years ago to act in the interests of people suffering from Alzheimer's or other mental incapacity.
The court hears about 23,000 cases a year - always in private - involving people deemed unable to take their own decisions. Using far-reaching powers, the court has so far taken control of more than £3.2billion of assets.
That the Obama administration, purportedly representing fundamental change from the previous government, has embraced the felonious methods of the Bush crime family and its capo tutti capo, Richard Cheney, should surprise no one. Like their Republican colleagues, the Democrats are equally complicit in the antidemocratic programs of repression assembled under the mendacious banner of the "global war on terror."
Around 100 ground zero recovery workers have died of cancer, with a further 600 hundred diagnosed with the disease.
City, state and federal officials have not acknowledged a direct link between the cancer cases and ground zero toxins. Congress has yet to approve 9/11 health legislation calling for federal financial coverage of health costs for rescue workers
Every one of these people diagnosed with cancer because of their exposure to the toxic fumes they braved to get people to safety should be getting the precise same medical care as Dick Cheney gets - for life.
To our knowledge, none of the [fire] chiefs present believed that a total collapse of either tower was possible. [9/11 Commission Report]
An electromagnetic "black hole" that sucks in surrounding light has been built for the first time.
The device, which works at microwave frequencies, may soon be extended to trap visible light, leading to an entirely new way of harvesting solar energy to generate electricity.
The growing movements for civilian rule in
But what, I asked General Gul, in his view, were the true reasons for the invasion of
"because the Taliban had not complied with their desire to allow an oil and gas pipeline to pass through
Whihc is what I told oyu was the real deal way back HERE!
National Petrochemical Company's Managing Director Adel Nejad-Salim said in the opening ceremony that all petrochemical products will be gradually offered on the market, IRNA news agency reported.
The oil bourse is intended as an exchange market for petroleum, gas, and petrochemicals in various currencies, primarily the euro and Iranian rial, and a basket of other major currencies.
War is called off!
Now on to
Its announcement on Friday will raise suspicions it just wants to bog down the limited deal on offer in further delay and, although more talks are likely, attention will turn east.
Given that Israeli government has made a nuclear-free
Reasonable people in Washington and Tel Aviv should be listening, and watching appropriately.
But the worst possible solution to
And as to
How about a nuclear free
Just something to think about.
Iranian authorities presented a condemned Sunni rebel to reporters on Tuesday who said his group had received support from both the
You know, these "Al Qaeda" (nudge nudge wink wink)
Iranian media say the Sunni Muslim insurgent group Jundollah (God's soldiers) has claimed responsibility for Sunday's bombing in Sistan-Baluchestan province, which killed 42 people in all.
The incident threatened to overshadow talks between
Guards commander-in-chief Mohammad Ali Jafari said Iranian security officials had presented documents indicating "direct ties" from Jundollah to U.S., British and, "unfortunately," Pakistani intelligence organizations, the ISNA news agency said.
"Behind this scene are the American and British intelligence apparatus, and there will have to be retaliatory measures to punish them," Jafari was quoted as saying.
Jundollah, which has been blamed for many attacks since 2005 in the desert province bordering
"This person himself and his plans are undoubtedly under the umbrella and the protection of these (
Iranian television quoted General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the Guards' ground forces, whose deputy was killed in the bombing, as saying:
"The base of the terrorists and rebels has not been in
A top Sunni rebel who is awaiting execution in
"These reserves were discovered after drilling through all the new layers of reserves, to a depth of
"The invasion of
The sixth Sa'ada war between central government forces and Houthi rebels in
A military source quoted by another pan-Arab daily, Asharq Al-Awsat, said the army had seized six depots of Iranian-made weapons in the region,
As reported in:
Also, as reported here:
"The Sana’a regime, perverted by corruption, is largely unable to provide public services, including water, electricity, security, medical care and education. A third of Yemenis—7 million people—are malnourished. Police and military units act as enforcers for corrupt officials. The judiciary dispenses political retribution. Torture in Yemeni jails is systemic and brutal."
So what is the
We're propping up yet another tinpot dictator who has utterly no regard for the welfare of his own people. And what kind of accountability happens in terms of how this aid is actually spent?
My bet would be, zero, zip, none.
When peaceful revolution becomes impossible, violent revolution becomes inevitable.
The US State Department, the Pentagon, and the White House should understand that by now, but apparently, they don't.
ran will continue to cooperate with the UN nuclear watchdog, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, apparently confirming Tehran had given inspectors access to a reactor under construction after barring visits for a year.
The changes were greeted with skepticism by the West, which suspects
The timetable is in place, with barely one month left for
I would not bet against some kind of "October Surprise", attempted by the
The only minor problem with this scenario is, both Hu of China and Medvedev of Russia have warned Tel Aviv and Washington that such a military attack will lead to World War III.
In the case of the
So, the US Government is bashing
Now THERE's a great reason to let your children be killed and crippled!
During the two-week maneuvers,Juniper Cobra, some 1,000 American personnel will mesh ground- and ship-based missile interceptors like the Aegis, THAAD and Patriot with
Head of the UN Fact Finding Mission Justice Richard Goldstone presented the report of the
Before the meeting, a top
Of course, to the eyes of the world this just makes Israel look all that much more guilty when they spin and dodge away from these, and of course it just underscores that the US Goverment is totally under the control of Israel when they work this hard to protect Israel from war crimes charges.
Right now the
But the really delicious irony here is that by blocking war crimes charges for Israel, the US has destroyed the push for a global government, because if Israel will not comply with international law and the United Nations, then they will not comply with a global government, and if one nation refuses to comply with a global government, then it is not global government but just another almost-got-it-all empire.
"The basic principle of the legitimate right of a democratic country to retaliate against terror is being crushed by a body belonging to the U.N. and this is a terrible blow to the organization,” Netanyahu said.
Netanyahu is trying to play the "How DARE you accuse God's chosen people of war crimes" gambit here, but in a way, Netanyahu is correct; the Goldstone report does threaten the legitimacy of the United Nations, just not in the way Netanyahu hopes to portray it.
Faced with a clear and obvious case of War Crimes, the United Nations will be seem as irrelevant and indeed impotent if Israel and the United States succeed in blocking the referral of the Goldstone Report to the War Crimes Tribunal at the Hague.
Either way, this is a diplomatic disaster for
The United Nations was created in the wake of WWII to prevent further global conflict.
And now we see
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman suffered a personal blow by the Russian vote, which went against the promises he received from his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, days prior to the vote at the United Nations body.
Russian officials clarified that Moscow would oppose any discussion of the Goldstone report by the UN Security Council, Israel Radio reported on Sunday night.
The United Nations Human Rights Council has endorsed a report into
In other words, Obama wants to be able to pretend to have peace talks to sucker the other Arab states into putting pressure on
In a meeting today with
Translation: Ambassador Rice has been given her "marching orders" from Tel Aviv as to precisely how she is going to handle the issue of the Goldstone report at the UN.
She also stressed
"We will stand by our friends on the frontlines and we will uphold the inalienable right to self-defence," she said.
Uh, Madame Ambassador, does that "...inalienable right to self-defence..." include the murdering of Palestinian children?!?
Just doing a reality check here.
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has instructed his government to draw up plans for a "world wide campaign" to lobby for changes in the international laws of war. Netanyahu’s order is
UN human rights investigator Richard Goldstone has rejected
The fastest way to peace is to hang the war criminals.
WHY IS ISRAEL SO UPSET AT THE GOLDSTONE REPORT? ~~ THEY WILL IGNORE THE RECOMMENDATIONS NO MATTER WHAT
1. Last Spring, Rose Gottemoeller, an assistant secretary of state and Washington's chief nuclear arms negotiator, asked Israel to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
2. The United Nations passed a resolution calling on Israel to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and to submit to inspections.
3. The IAEA asked Israel to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and to submit to inspections.
4. Iran's formal notification to the IAEA of the planned construction of the backup fuel-rod facility underscores that Iran is playing by the rules of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty which
5. Iran allows IAEA inspections of all its facilities.
6. Contrary to face-saving claims, it appears that the US and
7. The IAEA and all 16 United States Intelligence Agencies are unanimous in agreement that
10. The United Nations has just released the Goldstone Report, a scathing report which accuses
A day before the UN Human Rights Council convenes to debate on a UN report accusing Israel of war crimes in Gaza, Tel Aviv threatens to scrap peace talks with Palestinians unless the damning report is dropped.
"We will go on committing war crimes against the Palestinians unless you drop the report about how we are committing war crimes ... against ... Palestinians ... ummm ... Let me rephrase that."
THIS IS WHAT
The national security adviser has instructed all government officials involved in the Iranian nuclear issue not to respond to media reports on a draft agreement between
Where does that leave
As for the
So both the
So, in short,
The United Nations today called on
Israeli occupation army fired seven artillery shells at the Wadi Slouki region, near the town of
A Katyusha-type rocket fired from
The rocket fired from
Now that war with
As usual, just when
I mean, just stop and ask yourself, why would anyone actually in
Remember that the Lebanese routinely find planted rockets set up just inside the border, aimed back at Israel.
In this report, the rockets are old, fired with delayed timers, and propped up against pieces of furniture as launchers, meaning they were never intended to hit a specific target; just create a politically useful noise.
"By way of deception...."
The Hebrew-language daily Ma’ariv stated that the project, prepared by both the Ministry of the Interior and the Jerusalem Municipality, calls for the construction of 14,000 housing units for 40,000 Jewish Israelis on 3,000 dunums (three square kilometers) of land near the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
At around , Fuad Mahmoud Nayef Turkman, aged 17, was killed p030002the eyes of his brother, relatives and colleagues inside the schoolyard of the “Izz al-Din al-Qassam” school in Yabad, after an Israeli military jeep broke into the school shooting tear gas and then proceeded to deliberately run over one of the students, Fuad, and pulling him more than
The existence of a nuclear-armed
In his speech, Obama “forgot” to mention the Israeli nuclear arsenal, which is considered by Middle East Muslim nations as a threat.
The Water Authority wants to begin the coming winter with the Kinneret no lower than it was last year at that time. The level of the lake is currently about
This is one of the reasons Israel is itching for any excuse to invade Lebanon again, and this time they will go all the way to the Litani River to capture the water for itself.
According to sources, the Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper that the persons who are suspected pirates who boarded the cargo ship "
The ship had disappeared more than three weeks of monitoring off the west coast of
The media reported that
This reminds me of the strange case of EgyptAir flight 880, which made one unscheduled stop to pick up an unknown cargo, and was carrying several top Egyptian Military officers among the passengers. Blamed on the suicide of the pilot, the aftermath of the crash was notable for the employment of a foreign salvage company experienced in the deep water recovery of radioactive cargoes.
Hardline pro-Israel groups in the US have been confronting President Barack Obama's demands for a halt to settlement expansion by accusing him of promoting the ethnic cleansing of Jews and jeopardising Israel's security.
Members of Congress allied with
Watch all 6 parts of this Israeli documentary on the attempted genocide of sephardi children by zionists in
Earlier uploaded copies have disappeared faster than ligtning so downloading it may not be a bad idea...