Monsanto is a giant company selling chemicals. It also sells seeds. Some of those seeds are for crops genetically modified (GM, genetically engineered) to be grown with Monsanto’s agrochemicals. Monsanto is used to winning legal battles but now a case might not go the giant’s way.
Many people have strong opinions in favour of GMOs (GM organisms) or against them. I say, keep an open mind. Consider each GMO on its merits, its costs, its risks. The legal and political issues around it. What it could mean for food sovereignty and food security.
A couple of months ago I told you that Alex Planes at The Motley Fool took no side when he wrote about Monsanto from a business perspective. He said that many people hate Monsanto because of GM.
This huge company can seem unstoppable but is it really so? Another Motley Fool, Rich Duprey, says that Monsanto is facing a legal challenge that it might not win. The case is in court now.
Mr Duprey tells us, ‘[S]ince 1997 [Monsanto] has filed 145 lawsuits against farmers who’ve improperly reused its patented seeds, or on average about one lawsuit every three weeks for 16 straight years.’ Yes really. One every three weeks for 16 years. So if you’re a farmer, you might not want to mess with Monsanto. Nor with the other biotech giants BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont and Syngenta.
But an Australian farmer called Steve Marsh is taking that risk. He’s not suing a biotech giant as such. Instead he’s suing his neighbour, Michael Baxter, who grows a Monsanto crop.
Mr Marsh’s farm was organic until some of Mr Baxter’s GM seeds crossed the fence. He lost organic status from 70% of his land. Here’s a film in which Mr Marsh tells us what happened.
On the next farm, Mr Baxter grows oilseed rape (rapeseed, canola, Brassica napus) from Monsanto seeds. It’s a Roundup Ready crop, meaning that Mr Baxter can spray his fields with the popular Monsanto weedkiller called Roundup (that’s glyphosate) without damaging his oilseed rape.
Here’s a newspaper article about Mr Marsh calling Mr Baxter ‘reckless’ when harvesting his Roundup Ready crop. ‘Marsh is seeking compensation, but more importantly for farmers across Australia and beyond, is asking [Western Australia]’s supreme court to issue a permanent injunction on Baxter to prevent him planting more GM crops.’
Perhaps these neighbours won’t share a quiet beer for a while now, eh? Mr Duprey at The Motley Fool explains why we should care about this dispute. A victory for Mr Marsh would warn farmers that if they plant GM seeds, ‘they will be held liable for the equivalent of “polluting” a neighbor’s property. Just as a company can be held liable for toxic runoff that contaminates an adjacent piece of land, this lawsuit seeks to hold GM farmers liable for their “runoff” that ruins a neighbor’s livelihood…
‘[T]he lawsuit… may cause Australia to relax its otherwise-strict zero-tolerance policy toward GM produce… [In Australia, organic] means 100% organic with no trace GMOs permitted, and that might change in a bid to allow peaceful coexistence. But if Marsh loses the case, then GM farmers and Monsanto can rest easy knowing they’ll be able to plant their lab-altered seed without consequence.’
As it happened, ‘Marsh regained his organic certification last November following his neighbor agreeing to modify his harvesting methods to minimize the opportunity for his GM seeds to cross contaminate adjacent properties. Unfortunately for organic farmers not located in Australia, the tolerance for GMO traces in organic produce means they would have a steeper hill to climb, though perhaps on the basis of a property rights protection issue, it could be a wedge to sever the unrestrained proliferation of genetically modified seed.
‘Because Monsanto requires farmers to sign non-liability clauses when they purchase seeds from the biotech, it’s insulated from being a party to the lawsuit directly, though it demurred when specifically asked whether it was providing financial assistance to the defense. But a win by Marsh could show there is indeed a chink in Monsanto’s armor of invincibility.’
I don’t know whether Mr Marsh expected to become famous for taking Mr Baxter to court. It sounds as though the two of them might be sharing quiet beers again by now. Or maybe not. I’ve not heard of Mr Marsh getting his organic status back, with all that means for his profits.
I don’t think that legislation to hold GMO farmers accountable for movement of their crops into other fields would ever pass, simply because there are too many variables to take into consideration, and it’s difficult if not impossible to control pollination. Not only that, but the farmers themselves also wouldn’t like it, and neither would the seed companies, so that would create opposition to the legislation as well. But on the plus side, such a piece of legislation could help boost production of organically-raised crops! (Or maybe the issue should be nipped in the bud by getting rid of GMOs altogether…)
What do you think of the comparison between escaping transgenes and industrial runoff?
I think it’s an interesting comparison, and in some ways, it does make sense. The two are comparable in the sense that they have a negative impact on other parties; however, it is much easier to implement legislation to control industrial runoff than transgenes. Genetic mutations occur by random chance in nature, and once they’ve escaped the lab, it’s virtually impossible to stop. It’s also virtually impossible to stop pollination, simply because it’s what plants do to survive. This is the big difference between these two – one can be controlled much easier than the other in both a legislative sense and a literal sense.
In my opinion, I think it would be wise to work with nature and encourage more conventional methods of breeding to improve plant hardiness and nutrition instead of trying to stop pollination and innovation in crop production by using genetic modifications that we don’t really know that much about.
I agree 100% of your personal stance as being pragmatic and keeping an open mind. For me, whilst I may naturally lean towards supporting organic methods, I cannot see a future with an ever increasing demographic being wholly fed by organic methods. Some GM may be necessary. However, pollination is the big issue here and the loss of organic status for some farmers, including Mr Marsh, the result. It will be very interesting indeed to follow this case although I fear the precedent it may lead itself into becoming. Lawyers and the natural world don’t often meet in a happy medium. Unfortunately business dollars don’t tend to either.
To what extent would GMOs still persist in an agricultural production system that is based on organic methods? In other words, what do you think would be the ratio of GMO to organic in such a system, and would it be feasible to still have GMO around what with pollination issues and pesticide-resistant “pests” increasing in numbers? Nowadays, organic produce is becoming more prevalent than in the past, but the ratio of GMO to organic is still heavily leaning towards the GMO side. Could this trend be changed in the future with the advent of large-scale organic methods?
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It would be a matter of creating buffer zones. At the moment however I struggle to see farmers taking to organic methods on a large scale. The culture just hasn’t changed sufficiently yet.
There doesn’t have to be a fight between GM and organic, I think. A better way forward might be based on Sustainable Rice Intensification (SRI) https://argylesock.wordpress.com/2013/09/02/sustainable-rice-intensification/ which doesn’t use GM, but doesn’t follow a strict organic rulebook either.
Buffer zones as in relatively large swaths of unfarmed land in between farmed pieces of land? That would be a great idea, especially if organic methods are intensively applied in small areas (but in multiple regions to facilitate a large scale operation).
I agree on the culture bit; a lot of people around the world are gung-ho about pesticides and GM seeds. Hopefully the tides will change soon, right?
Ha! I love the idea of unfarmed buffer zones being made compulsory around GM-planted fields. Imagine people in a supermarket.
‘I used to buy this spread for my sandwiches because it tastes just like the other spread, but it was cheaper. Now it’s not so cheap. Why?’
‘Because it’s made from GM canola. The farmers had to take land out of production to make something called a “buffer zone” around the GM crop.’
‘What. you mean this spread is so risky that the farmer had to grow it in a “buffer zone”?’
‘Yes that’s right. The packet should carry a health warning!’
I’m not even sure whether canola is used to make sandwich spread, but rumours like the one I’m imagining don’t need much truth before a health scare is born.
In a hurry this morning (work) but I’ll just mention that the world’s ‘ever increasing’ population is a myth. It’s expected to peak at just over 9 billion, 35 years or so from now. Then it’s expected to fall slowly. https://argylesock.wordpress.com/2013/12/10/dont-panic-the-facts-about-population/
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ROTHSCHILDS THROUGH MONSANTO, OBAMA, NATO,EUROPEAN UNION AND MERKEL PUSH FOR MONSTROUS TRANSATLANTIC STATE
SOME LINKS ARE BROKEN. IS SUFFICIENT TO JOIN THEM.
” The threat of the US-EU trade deal http://morningstaronline.co.uk/a-6dea-The-threat-of-the-US-EU-trade-deal
Friday 28th Februay 2014
The TTIP will allow companies to control governments, writes JEREMY CORBYN
An ominous veil of secrecy surrounds negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – a sweeping trade deal between the European Union and United States.
Members of national and European parliaments, like their counterparts in the US Congress, have been kept in the dark about the details.
What we do know is that its backers claim that the eventual agreement will boost economic jobs and create vast numbers of new jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.
It is claimed that economic growth will be increased by 0.5 per cent a year by 2027 as a result of this deal.
There is no hard evidence to back up such figures, but we know for certain that there are going to be big prices to pay along the way.
In the Commons this week there was a rare discussion by parliamentarians on the potential impact of the TTIP.
Front benchers were keen to press the idea that fewer barriers between the US and Europe would be an overwhelmingly good thing.
But there were also serious concerns voiced on the power of corporate lobbyists to undermine parliamentary democracy because the deal will allow them to demand and exercise commercial “rights” that over-ride national sovereignty when it comes to public services and other areas of policy.
Paisley & Renfrewshire North MP Jim Sheridan expressed concern that “the TTIP will allow companies to wield control over national governments and in the long run may not help those we’re told it will.
“We should have an agreement that helps ordinary people and not big corporations,” he said.
The disastrous experience of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) between Canada, Mexico and the US provides cause for deep concern about the TTIP.
Then, as now, it was promoted as having the potential to create millions of jobs.
In fact Nafta has resulted in job losses and a race to the bottom as US farm exports flood into Mexico and US companies transfer operations to their poorer neighbour to exploit lower wage rates.
Today there is huge opposition in all three countries to Nafta.
War on Want, in an excellent briefing on the TTIP, characterised the deal not as a negotiation between two competing trading partners, but as “an assault on European and US societies by transnational corporations seeking to remove regulatory barriers to their activities on both sides of the Atlantic.”
This is not a traditional trade agreement but it is all about deregulating society, removing social standards and environmental regulations and ensuring that public services are opened up to private enterprise.
The secrecy surrounding its contents is so great that not even government officials from EU member states have been allowed to see the documents up front.
Eventually a final agreement will be released and will be imposed on citizens of EU member states and the US.
The omens are not good.
The negotiators see collective labour agreements as a challenge and restriction on business.
The US has refused to sign most International Labour Organisation conventions on core standards including freedom of association and the right to organise, so it’s hard to see where the TTIP is leading to other than a transatlantic attack on trade unions.
Rights at work, the working time directive, health and safety legislation, redundancy payments and employment protection were all hard-fought-for gains by trade unions on both sides of the Atlantic.
Now all this may be put at risk in a levelling down of protections.
Food standards are also threatened, with enormous pressure from US-based global brands to water down European legislation on GM crops, food safety and animal welfare.
But the biggest prize of all for those who stand to gain from TTIP are our public services.
Currently the NHS is required to provide health care free at the point of use for everyone.
So far Britain’s Tories have retained that principle, but they have built on a lot of what new Labour was trying to do in “opening up” the NHS to private-sector companies.
Already US health companies are lining up in the hunt for big profits by running sections of the NHS with fewer staff earning lower wages and on worse conditions.
The threat posed to health services is similar in other European countries, yet tellingly the EU has not sought to exclude health from the TTIP negotiations.
Public debate on the deal remains strangely absent, but it remains possible that strong trade union opposition to assaults on working conditions could significantly alter the process of negotiations.
It’s also quite possible that the more isolationist elements in the US Congress will seek to block its passage.
What’s certain, though, is that the stakes are extremely high.
The EU is continuing to pursue its central goal of being a place where big business has free rein to operate.
At the same time US corporations are eyeing up a greater global role.
And from what little has penetrated the veil of secrecy surrounding negotiations, it appears increasingly that any potential positives for workers, and on environmental issues and public services are being sidelined in favour of greedy bankers and multinationals which see vast profits to be made.
Jeremy Corbyn is Labour MP for Islington North. http://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-threatens-democracy/ ”
” There is a particular focus working against generic medicines, on behalf of the pharmaceutical companies that rank amongst the most profitable US and UK firms – for example patents could be extended ensuring more expensive drug therapies. A version of SOPA could be introduced by the backdoor, limiting internet freedom and internet privacy rights. It would also shield foreign capital from domestic laws, essentially deregulating finance even further, at a point when there are calls for greater not less regulation.
But overarching all of this, is the transfer of sovereignty from nations to private corporate tribunals (6) who will be empowered to compel governments to change their laws or pay unlimited fines. Foreign companies will essentially not be bound by domestic laws……..
Human rights, environmental protection and employment rights could all be contested and overturned by private corporate tribunals. The post-democratic age will have been enshrined in binding legislation… and all of it will be done in secret! (8) ” http://think-left.org/2013/02/20/are-we-already-in-the-post-democratic-era/
” The language that was written for the TTIP could open doors for companies like Monsanto, allowing them to push their genetically engineered food production overseas as well as in the United States.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has been a very outspoken critic of the TTIP and the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP, had this to say about the Transatlantic deal:
“US seed companies that for a decade have been struggling to break the deadlock over the authorization for the cultivation of their [GM] seeds now will be presented with the ultimate opportunity to change the entire process to suit their needs.” ”
1) WHO CONTROLS MONSANTO ?
THE BIGGEST SHAREHOLDER OF MONSANTO IS VANGUARD THAT IS RELATED WITH DICK CHENEY AND WITH THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND FRONT OF THE ROTHSCHILDS. http://stockzoa.com/ticker/mon/ http://whale.to/a/monsanto_h.html http://whale.to/c/cartels.html – http://naturalsociety.com/monsantos-gmo-seeds-farmer-suicides-every-30-minutes/ http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Monsanto
” Former Vice President Dick Cheney was indicted in Texas for prison profiteering. Cheney invested in the Vanguard Group, which profits from private prison contractor GEO Group (formerly Wackenhut, which split into GEO and Wackenhut Transportation.)
The Vanguard Group reported $1.24 trillion in assets, in mutual funds, in 2009,…….. is among the top investors in Corrections Corporations of America, CCA, operating private prisons in Arizona and throughout the United States. ”
” Queen Elizabeth II strolled Friday through a replica of the fortress British adventurers built 400 years ago in Jamestown, America’s first permanent English settlement.
Under gray skies and flanked by Vice President Dick Cheney and Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, the monarch walked along a tourist village of primitive, thatch-roofed buildings.” ” The queen, Cheney and Kaine will attend a lunch in Williamsburg, then visit the College of William and Mary before the royal couple departs for Louisville, Ky., and Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Next week she visits President Bush in Washington. ” http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-207_162-2757017.html
CHENEY IS ALSO A FRIEND OF JACOB ROTHSCHILD.
” Israel has granted a U.S. company the first license to explore for oil and gas in the occupied Golan Heights, John Reed of the Financial Times reports.
A local subsidiary of the New York-listed company Genie Energy — which is advised by former vice president Dick Cheney and whose shareholders include Jacob Rothschild and Rupert Murdoch — will now have exclusive rights to a 153-square mile radius in the southern part of the Golan Heights.” http://www.globalresearch.ca/srael-grants-first-golan-heights-oil-drilling-license-to-dick-cheney-linked-company/5347779
THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY IS LINKED WITH JACOB ROTHSCHILD, BENJAMIN DE ROTHSCHILD, ARIANE DE ROTHSCHILD AND EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD.
JACOB ROTHSCHILD “is also a Member of the Council for the Duchy of Cornwall for HRH The Prince of Wales……”, a “Trustee of the Prince of Wales’ Prince’s Charities Foundation. ” and in ” 2002 awarded the Order of Merit by Her Majesty the Queen. Members of the Order are limited in number to 24 and the order is given to those who have rendered exceptionally meritorious service in the field of the arts, learning, literature and science ”
” Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, President, Arts and Business awards The Prince of Wales Medal for Philanthropy 2013 to Lord Jacob Rothschild, one of the five recipients, during a ceremony on December 11, 2013 in London, England. ” http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Prince+Charles/Jacob+Rothschild/Reception+Held+Prince+Charles+London/08Isgaq04Qa
” Prince Charles already played polo with EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD in his student years and later set up the Interfaith consultations with him. ”
Evelyn de Rothschild ” In 1989, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, for whom he serves as a financial adviser. ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelyn_Robert_de_Rothschild http://www.breathingenglishair.blogspot.fr/2012/04/ascott-house-buckinghamshire.html
EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD IS ALSO A FRIEND OF PRINCE ANDREW. https://wikispooks.com/ISGP/organisations/introduction/PEHI_Evelyn_de_Rothschild_bio.htm
But the Royal Bank of Scotland, a bank controlled by the British Royal Family, is also connected with the bank Edmond De Rothschild owned by BENJAMIN DE ROTHSCHILD and by his wife ARIANE DE ROTHSCHILD FOR EXAMPLE THROUGH THE PERSONS OF MARK PHILLIPS AND LAURA SCOLAN, ETC..
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/prince-charles-dumps-rbs-boss-372885 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_de_Rothschild https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariane_de_Rothschild
Mark Phillips, Current Vice President at Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild, was Vice President at RBS Coutts Bank Ltd, Geneva from March 2003 to September 2011.
Laura Scolan, current Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland, was Associate at LCF Edmond de Rothschild. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/laura-scolan/a/ba1/7b7
MONSANTO IS LINKED ALSO WITH COCA COLA, PEPSI, NESTLE AND KRAFT.
THEREFORE ALSO COCA COLA, PEPSI, NESTLE AND KRAFT ARE CONNECTED WITH JACOB ROTHSCHILD, BENJAMIN DE ROTHSCHILD, ARIANE DE ROTHSCHILD AND EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD.
” Pepsi, Nestle scandal – flavour ‘enhanced’ by aborted foetal cells ”
2) NATO, THAT PUSH FOR TRANSATLANTIC DICTATORSHIP, IS CONTROLLED BY THE ATLANTIC COUNCIL THAT HAS STRONG RELATIONS WITH DEUTSCHE BANK. http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/natosource/us-ambassador-to-germany-trans-atlantic-cooperation-is-indispensable
CAIO KOCH-WESER, VICE CHAIRMAN OF DEUTSCHE BANK IS ALSO CO-CHAIRMAN OF THE BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS ADVISORY GROUP (BEAG) OF THE ATLANTIC COUNCIL. http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/about/advisory-groups
” On April 28 the Atlantic Council held its annual awards dinner at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. where the U.S. State Department is also situated.
The honorees were headed by former President Bill Clinton, who was given the Distinguished International Leadership Award for his intervention in the Balkans in the 1990s, expanding the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and launching the North American Free Trade Agreement. Josef Ackermann, Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee of Deutsche Bank AG, was presented with the Distinguished Business Leadership Award. ”
( Atlantic Council: Securing the 21st Century for NATO http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/74126 )
ALSO MERKEL HAS STRONG RELATION WITH DEUTSCHE BANK http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/__pr/P__Wash/2013/06/19-TTIP-Berlin.html
“The German government’s policy on debt restructuring for Greece is lifted directly from policy papers prepared by the Deutsche Bank, it has emerged……………
The revelation that the Finance Ministry in Berlin just takes over the contents of policy papers of Deutsche Bank offers yet more proof that Chancellor Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schäuble are puppets of the commercial banks.
Merkel and Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann attended this year’s Bilderberg conference in Switzerland and would have had ample opportunity to discuss ways and means to expropriate yet more money from the tax payers under one pretext or another. ”
THE CRIMES OF DEUTSCHE BANK IN GREECE:
a) REFUSED HOSPITALIZATIONS TO UNINSURED DISABLED
A woman, 35 years old, with psychological problems attempted suicide by falling from the roof of a house located in Nea Ionia.
23 days have passed and still she has not had surgery because is uninsured. http://news.disabled.gr/?p=46899
b) Greek Christmas present: state cuts poverty allowance to 20,000 people with disabilities
c) Greek Health Minister: “Cancer is not urgent unless in final stages”
( Devastation of health care in Greece http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/02/28/gree-f28-f28.html )
d) GREECE IN CRISIS-DRAMATIC INCREASE OF SUICIDES: 3,124 PEOPLE IN 2009-2012
e) GREECE IS ONE OF THE FEW STATES OF THE WORLD THAT KEEPS THE PRISON FOR STATE DEBTORS AND THE UNIQUE IN EUROPE
WHO CONTROLS DEUTSCHE BANK ?
WE CAN NOTICE RELATIONS AMONG LORD JACOB ROTHSCHILD AND DEUTSCHE BANK.
DAVID HAYSEY HEAD OF PUBLIC EQUITIES AT RIT CAPITAL PARTNERS AND IN THE PAST DIRECTOR AT J ROTHSCHILD CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, BOTH OWNED BY JACOB ROTHSCHILD, HAS BEEN MANAGING DIRECTOR AT DEUTSCHE BANK. http://uk.linkedin.com/ pub/david-haysey/1b/470/bb3
THERE ARE ALSO LINKS AMONG EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD AND DEUTSCHE BANK. https://wikispooks.com/ISGP/organisations/introduction/PEHI_Evelyn_de_Rothschild_bio.htm
LYNN FORESTER DE ROTHSCHILD, THE WIFE OF EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD, IS A DIRECTOR OF DEUTSCHE BANK.
” In addition, she serves as a Trustee of the ERANDA Foundation (a Rothschild family foundation), the Outward Bound Trust, the Alfred Herrhausen Society of International Dialogue of Deutsche Bank and the Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium Advisory Board of Deutsche Bank. ”
DEUTSCHE BANK IS CONNECTED ALSO WITH THE EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD OWNED BY BENJAMIN DE ROTHSCHILD ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_de_Rothschild ) AND BY HIS WIFE ARIANE DE ROTHSCHILD ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariane_de_Rothschild ).
NICOLAS HINDI, THAT WORKED AT THE BANQUE PRIVEE EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD, IS M&A ANALYST AT DEUTSCHE BANK.
” Currently it is even difficult to find corruption affairs in which Deutsche Bank does not result in any way involved. Even in the health care system scandal in Abruzzo, which has engulfed the governor Ottaviano Del Turco, Deutsche Bank could not miss. Indeed, we can understand from a flight in London of Ottaviano Del Turco in 2006, to meet with the heads of Deutsche Bank, the possibility to know that the top decision heads of Deutsche Bank do not operate even more in Germany, but precisely in London.” http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=it&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.comedonchisciotte.org%2Fsite%2Fmodules.php%3Fname%3DNews%26file%3Dprint%26sid%3D8812 .
3) EUROPEAN UNION AND OBAMA, THAT ALSO PUSH FOR TRANSATLANTIC UNION, ARE WELL CONTROLLED BY GOLDMAN SACHS.
OBAMA IS ALSO A FRIEND OF THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY, FRONT OF THE ROTHSCHILDS. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13489879
GOLDMAN SACHS CONTROLS ALSO THE EUROPEAN UNION BECAUSE MARIO DRAGHI, THE CHIEF OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK, IS A MAN OF GOLDMAN SACHS. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/analysis-and-features/what-price-the-new-democracy-goldman-sachs-conquers-europe-6264091.html
VANGUARD IS A BIG SHAREHOLDER OF GOLDMAN SACHS. http://investors.morningstar.com/ownership/shareholders-major.html?t=GS
” Benjamin de Rothschild, only son of the late Edmond de Rothschild, was a classic case of great expectations gone astray. Despite being groomed for greatness from a young age, as a teenager he skipped university and instead headed for Los Angeles with dreams of being a film producer. In LA he started taking drugs, and ended up on heroin. Meanwhile, he failed to make it into Hollywood’s charmed circle and bombed as a film-maker. ” http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/poor-little-rich-boys-1097744.html http://wikimapia.org/6825620/fr/Chateau-de-Pregny – http://www.panoramio.com/photo/77169200 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waddesdon http://www.waddesdon.org.uk/ – http://www.thefullwiki.org/Waddesdon_Manor – http://www.thefullwiki.org/Ascott_House http://www.breathingenglishair.blogspot.fr/2012/04/ascott-house-buckinghamshire.html
THESE DANGEROUS ECONOMIC UNIONS ( TTIP TPP RCEP ) HAVE ECONOMIC NATURE BUT, VERY PROBABLY, IN THE FUTURE WILL BECOME ALSO MONETARY UNIONS AND AT THE END WE WILL HAVE A GLOBAL CURRENCY. ALSO THE EUROPEAN UNION STARTED LIKE ECONOMIC UNION BUT THEN BECAME A TOTALITARIAN MONETARY UNION. http://www.singleglobalcurrency.org/documents/ArticleEconomist1988GetReadyforthePhoenix_001.doc
4)THE CRIMES OF THE ROTHSCHILDS IN MONTENEGRO, KOSOVO AND ITALY
A) ” Montenegro: Mafia as Guarantor of Euro-Atlantic Integration
Boris ALEKSIC (Serbia) | 24.02.2014 | 00:14
……. Milo Djukanovic, the Montenegrin dictator, said that joining NATO is a political priority for his country.
It is emphasized that 2014 is a decisive year because Montenegro must be ready for the NATO’s September summit to be held in the United Kingdom. The expansion of the Alliance to the East will be an issue on the agenda………..According to documents in the possession of Italy’s prosecutor’s office and inquiries of independent journalists, Milo Djukanovic has had close ties with Italian and American mafia since a long time. A 409 – page report is added to the indictment brought by Italian prosecution. Prosecutor Giuseppe Scelsi has formally stated that Milo Djukanovic is the top boss of Montenegrin mafia.
In the 1980s well-known mafiosi Della Torre organized large heroin supplies from Italy to the US East Coast. There was solid evidence that Della Torre was involved in money laundering. He got profit from heroin trade through Swiss banks, but Americans never brought charges against him with a string attached – he had to cooperate with the US special services. In 1996 the Italian mafiosi started to run his own chain involved in counterfeit cigarettes business. As sources confirm, he worked with Milo Djukanovic. The counterfeit cigarettes trade brought millions of dollars into the pockets of US intelligence. Many of truth pursuers, who stood in the way of the CIA and mafia alliance, paid with their lives, including two journalists: Dusko Jovanovic, the Editor of Montenegrin newspaper Dan, and Ivo Pukanic, Editor-in-Chief of Croatian weekly magazine National. Pukanic has published facts providing ample evidence of the Djukanovic and Subotić involvement in illegal cigarette trade.
In March 2011 US Senator Richard Lugar formally proposed to make Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro full-fledged NATO members. According to him, the expansion is of crucial importance for security and democracy in the Balkans. At the beginning of October 2013 Lugar met Djukanovic and said that «Montenegro is the number one candidate for membership in NATO». At the very same time Italian prosecutor Giuseppe Scelsi, who possessed irrefutable evidence of the fact that Djukanovic was involved in criminal activities, was charged in October 2013 with abuse of office. Today Washington lets Djukanovic know that if he makes Montenegro a NATO member, then all the accusations related to criminal activities will be lifted…
In 1999 NATO started its expansion to the Balkans by committing a grave crime – an aggression against Yugoslavia. Nowadays the creation of criminal regimes on the territory of former Yugoslavia is a logical continuation of its policy. ”
” Celebrating: Nat Rothschild [SON OF JACOB ROTHSCHILD], left, Peter Munk and Milo Djukanovic, right, enjoy the celebrations…”
( Montenegro Bought by Rothschild Family http://macedoniaonline.eu/content/view/19712/46 )
B) ” Officially, the Americans are working hard to stamp out heroin production in Afghanistan, but in reality they, namely the CIA, are using the proceeds from the drug trade, including the illegal drug traffic to Kosovo from Afghanistan which is facilitated mainly via the Bondsteel Base, to replenish their secret coffers, at least that’s what American newspapers have recently been writing about. Milovan Drecun reports.
Other reports mention a U.S. connection with a member of the terrorist Kosovo Liberation Army and a close friend of Kosovo Premier Hashim Taci who are believed to have been smuggling up to 150 kilos of heroin and cocaine at a time. These criminals were chummy with a cafй owner close to the Bondsteel Base and were doing business with the American officers there, Milovan Drecun adds. ” http://natomission.ru/en/security/article/security/artnews/69/
“The withdrawal of the Serbian police from Kosovo enabled Thaci’s gangsters to kidnap people in the province with no risk of meeting with resistance. Some sources are convinced that the kidnapped were placed and subjected to illicit extractions in the NATO bases. Indeed, 6 – 14 aircrafts took off at Camp Bondsteel NATO base in Kosovo daily, and suspicions multiply that the flights could be used to deliver human organs to recipients in West Europe, mostly in Great Britain (6).
On January 7, 2011, 50 British surgeons voiced a call for the legalization of human organs trade, citing the steady increase in demand and the freedom of choice for those eager to be donors due to financial regards (7). No doubt, human organs trafficking has a potential to become a source of criminal enrichment on pars with the drug business. Der Spiegel argues that, in the global distribution of roles in the market of illicit transplantations, most of the buyers are found in the US, Canada, Israel, and Saudi Arabia while most of the donors – in China, India, the Philippines, Egypt, and Moldova (8). The independent Kosovo, a territory with a reputation of horror land, acts as a major trafficking hub in the framework” http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2012/08/31/independent-kosovo-gangland-spills-savagery-worldwide-ii.html
” As side result U.S. created Bondsteel, one of the biggest U.S. military base in center of Europe – completely outside European/international jurisdiction – to serve also as secret torture/detention/investigation center of CIA.” https://arirusila.wordpress.com/2011/01/12/captured-pseudo-state-kosovo/
” The plans to build Camp BONDSTEEL under a lucrative multibillion dollar DoD contract with HALLIBURTON’s Texas based subsidiary KBR were formulated while DICK CHENEY was HALLIBURTON’s CEO.” http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/02/390745.html
” It comes as no surprise that the VANGUARD Group is also currently a major shareholder in HALLIBURTON, the longtime war profiteer in Iraq. CHENEY’s investments in the VANGUARD Group are estimated at between $25 and $86 million, since exact numbers have not been released.”
C)BLOODY BARONS THAT CONTROL DEUTSCHE BANK AND THE NATO ARE INSTALLING THE POWERFUL AND DANGEROUS RADAR MUOS IN THE CITY OF NISCEMI (ITALY) WITH THE AID OF THEIR LOCAL MAFIA
” Environmental damage will be added to the circumvention of the protocols in terms of institutional legality and public works. With the start of work, appeared as a subcontractor “Calcestruzzi Piazza Srl”, company under observation by the investigating bodies for alleged criminal contiguity. According to Senator Giuseppe Lumia (Pd) that the 14 February 2012 presented a specific question to the Ministers of Defence and Interior, “Calcestruzzi Piazza has as its sole director Concetta Valenti, whose husband is partner Vincenzo Piazza, that, on the basis of investigations of the anti-Mafia directorate (DDA) as well as other elements of Caltanissetta info-investigative reports by the Police, appear strongly related to the well-known exponent of the mafia clan Giugno-Arcerito, Giancarlo Giugno, currently free to Niscemi………….” http://www.nom uos.info/en/muos-e-droni-la-sicilia-piattaforma-delle-guerre-del-xxi-secolo/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_User_Objective_System
” There are only three other ground stations like the Muos in the world, producing very high electromagnetic fields. And they’re all built in some desert areas of Virginia, Hawaii and Australia. In Sicily, for some mysterious reasons, it looked OK to place the Muos five kilometres from the town of Niscemi, in a unique nature reserve and way too close to the civil population. …….with serious risk of causing, in the short and long term, severe degenerative disease in the population, such as cancer and leukemia.” http://www.nowitaly.com/now-italy/15488/muos-an-ecological-bomb-in-the-mediterranean
The Muos ” will be “an instrument of war that will contribute to change worldwide radically the conflict management”. The three antennas mounted at Niscemi are part of the collection of parables of one of the four planned terrestrial terminals provided worldwide. The Mobile User Objective System installed in Sicily will be connected with those located in Hawaii, Virginia and in Australia, through satellites orbiting at 15,000 kilometers from the Earth. The architecture of the system will be ready in 2016, when will be sent into orbit the last 3 satellites. Task of the Muos: accelerate, even 10 times the speed of sending informations and commands to all u.s. military equipment in the world. Including drones, which the Pentagon now uses “in large numbers” in its attack strategy: Niscemi, near Sigonella, will “cover” Africa, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.” http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=it&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fcampagnadisobbedienzaciviledimassa.blogspot.it%2F2014%2F03%2Fniscemi-la-protesta-di-cui-i-media-non.html http://campagnadisobbedienzaciviledimassa.blogspot.it/2014/03/niscemi-la-protesta-di-cui-i-media-non.html
” The program Muos was assigned in 2002 to the Lockheed Martin, the most powerful U.S. companies in the defense sector, manufacturer of the notorious fighter F-35, with over 126.000 employees and an annual turnover of 45,8 billions of dollars.” http://www.nomuos.info/en/muos-e-droni-la-sicilia-piattaforma-delle-guerre-del-xxi-secolo/
ALSO LOCKHEED IS STRONGLY RELATED WITH DICK CHENEY, THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY AND THE ROTHSCHILDS.
” Lynne Cheney [wife of Dick Cheney] served on Lockheed Corporation’s board of directors from 1994 to 2001.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynne_Cheney
” After multiple years of federal service, Perry [son-in-law of Dick Cheney] returned to Latham & Watkins as a partner, where he rejoined their litigation and regulatory groups, serving as counsel on behalf of Fortune 500 clients such as Monsanto, defense contractor Lockheed Martin and others. ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Perry
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