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What's on your bookshelf?

The latest Questions for Corbett includes a small selection from James's recommended reading including Hidden History by Gerry Docherty and Jim McGregor.

Is it possible to mind control an assassin? Is overpopulation hysteria justified? How would a free society cope without police? Find out the answers to these and other listener questions as James gives you a tour of his bookshelf.

China is no obstacle to the NWO

James Corbett has produced some excellent videos on the rise of China and its integration into the New World Order. Some have expressed hope that China may act as a bulwark to US led global hegemony but if confirmation were needed that this is a vain hope, it's now clear that China will lead the way in GMO foods and control of the internet. Meanwhile, the Trump theatre rolls into Brussels to be bedazzled by NATO extravagance in its over-budget, hubristic headquarters.

These issues are discussed on #NewWorldNextWeek, now posted on

NATO Woos Trump With 9/11 Wreckage - #NewWorldNextWeek (16 minute video)

cui bono (who benefits)? Those who profit from perpetual war and the enslavement of humanity

"If my sons did not want wars, there would be none."  - Gutle Schnapper, wife of Mayer Amschel Rothschild

Venezuela is at war, again

According to western media, the Venezuelan "opposition" is fighting against a tyrannical dictatorship - repeating the lies which emerged after Hugo Chavez rose to power 20 years ago, continued through a failed coup in 2002 and during the presidency of his successor, Nicolas Maduro.

The reality is that the usual external forces are in the process of attempting regime change, yet again.

"Regime Change”: US Policymakers Openly Plot Against Venezuela by Tony Cartalucci
The US media has been paying increasing attention to the unfolding crisis in the South American nation of Venezuela. As the US media has done elsewhere, it is attempting to portray the unfolding crisis as a result of a corrupt dictatorship fighting against a “pro-democracy” opposition.
In reality, it is simply a repeat of US-driven regime change aimed at toppling Venezuela’s independent state institutions and replacing them with institutions created by and for US special interests.

They've succeeded in Brazil and Argentina, failed in Ecuador but the Latin American "hit list" remains.

Venezuela has oil - cui bono (who benefits)?

On our doorstep

Examining false flags in faraway places is all very well but when they happen on your doorstep and people all around you are wringing their hands in sympathy for the alleged victims, emotional detachment is hard to sustain. However, it is essential to think coolly and rationally. It is impossible to state with conviction that the "bombing" of Manchester Arena was a false flag but the usual pattern of such events is unfolding, not least that the alleged perpetrator was "known to the security services" - that one fact is effectively the signature of a false flag.

Now is the time to absorb as much information as possible, from as many sources as possible, and preserve it. Snippets which "give the game away" are likely to be removed from the mainstream outlets which inadvertently leave clues in their theatrical productions for such events.

One story, repeated across media outlets, which may or may not be significant, is revealed by this search (on DuckDuckGo) "steve homeless man manchester" - is "Steve" who he claims to be? Was he really "pulling nails out of children's faces"? 

Tom Secker, who has done extensive work to examine 7/7 and other false flags, has written the following:

Who Bombed Manchester?by Tom Secker
Last night the Manchester Arena was bombed at the end of an Ariana Grande performance. While the police are saying that the perpetrator died in the attack, there are several reasons to suspect a wider plot.

Piecing together the real narrative will take time but collaboratively we can find the truth - not by parroting unsubstantiated assertions. We need to piece together the evidence, much of which will be circumstantial but there are also likely to be compelling pieces of evidence which render the official narrative false.