We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore Lappé, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up

Saturday, October 31, 2015

The CIA Connection: How US Spy Chiefs Co-Financed European Federalists

Click here to access a very revealing article discovered by "Don Quijones" of Raging Bull-Shit.

It appears that the project of a European Union was largely a secret project promoted by powerful actors in the US and carried out through offices connected with the CIA. This blogger discovered an online report from 2000 written by a top financial analyst,