Only from the weight of evidence provided by comparative study of many information sources,
can one hope to reach a convincing conclusion.
Born of the Bank of Ideas and the Occupy movement, Critical Thinking is a collaborative research project to understand contemporary affairs in the context of financial markets, commerce, media, government and public institutions. It is a process by which we are continuously learning and refining our world view in the light of new information - learning never ceases. The narrative is never settled.
Our work to date reveals that power resides with a narrow elite whose wealth and power is derived from:
"On 20th November , Max Keiser addressed a large audience in the Grand Committee Room in the Houses of Parliament, as the guest of George Galloway MP. Galloway pointed out that this was the second largest public room in Parliament (the first had already been booked) and all MPs had been invited in writing, twice – yet none of them had turned up."
Daily Pickings was alerted to this event by Peter who forwarded the following video under this subject line: IN 64 MINUTES - MAX KAISER EXPOSES 99% OF THE ONGOING FLAWS IN THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM - AT WESTMINSTER WITH GEORGE GALLOWAY - HOWEVER THE ONLY SURE WAY TO SAFEGUARD EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING IS TO OUTLAW THE PRESENT SYSTEM WHICH HAS BEEN AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD'S PROBLEMS FOR 400 YEARS. PUBLIC CREDIT WITHOUT INTEREST IS THE ONLY WAY OUT.
The body of the message said: "PLEASE DO NOT IGNORE
According to CBS News: "Shocked into action by the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, to be followed swiftly by similar punitive measures from the U.S."
There is not one credible shred of evidence implicating Russia in this atrocity, yet our corrupt, incompetent politicians, cheered on by elite controlled media, are leading us to a confrontation from which there may be no return.
From the killing by snipers of protesters in the Maidan uprising to the downing of
Pro-Israeli UK and US media, serving the interests of the criminal ruling class (CRC), report that 70% of Israel's Jewish population support the indiscriminate butchery of Palestinians in Gaza.
This report is not surprising given the Jewish Israeli worldview inculcated from birth and reinforced on a daily basis: that they need to fight to survive, that threats are everywhere, that Palestinians are lesser beings and that Israeli Jews have a divine right to the land they've acquired through wars and illegal settlements.
If they understood the history of Zionism and
In the midst of the butchery in Gaza, it is difficult to focus on anything else but everything is connected and at root, all wars are banksters wars. Financial capital corrupts and pollutes every aspect of our existence; little is left untouched.
In the 1960s, there was great optimism generated amongst the young through music and art, that the world could be different - rebellion against the established order was widespread but we, the people, were bought off. Former radical voices became superstar celebrities obsessed with status and material values and by the following decade the movement was dead, sterile. The punk movement was a short-lived attempt to rekindle the radical flame but was extinguished in much the same way.