Friday, May 18, 2018

13 Things You Don't Know About Polio

13 Things You Don't Know About Polio - version 3.0

1. A pesticide common in the 1800's was called Paris Green. A green liquid because it was a combination of copper and arsenic or lead and arsenic. Some of the most toxic substances known to humankind.

2. This pesticide worked by causing neurological damage in the bugs, causing organ failure.

3. Polio consists of symptoms synonymous with neurological damage, causing organ failure.

4. Heavy metal poisoning from lead, mercury and other similar heavy metals manifest lesions on neurological tissues, meaning the toxin destroys the nerve/communication pathways connecting the brain to the organs in the body. http://bit.ly/1OLcFgG 

5. Polio victims present lesions on neurological tissue, that cause the organs to malfunction all around the body. (lungs, heart, nerves that control walking etc)

6. Polio outbreaks hit throughout the summer, only during pesticide spraying times. (not the sunless and damp winter/spring seasons regarding other disease outbreaks)

7. Polio had NO ability to spread from infected victims to the uninfected. Polio infected clusters of people in the exact same areas, suddenly and swiftly. http://bit.ly/1P6zShV

8. Parents report finding their children paralyzed in and around apple orchards. One of the most heavily pesticide sprayed crops of the time (with lead arsenate or copper arsenate) were apple orchards.

9. President Roosevelt became paralyzed over night while on his farm in the summer, which contained many crops, including apple orchards. He also swam the day prior in a bay that was heavily polluted by industrial agricultural run off.

10. Dr. Ralph Scobey and Dr. Mortind Biskind testified in front of the U.S Congress in 1951 that the paralysis around the country known as polio was being caused by industrial poisons and that a virus theory was purposely fabricated by the chemical industry and the government to deflect litigation away from both parties. http://bit.ly/1DKDb3v

11. In 1956 the AMA (The American Medical Association) instructed each licensed medical doctor that they could no longer classify polio as polio, or their license to practice would be terminated. Any paralysis was now to be diagnosed as AFP (acute flaccid paralysis) MS, MD, Bell's Palsy, cerebral palsy, ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), Guillian-Barre, meningitis etc etc. http://bit.ly/1Ml3rpX This was orchestrated purposely to make the public believe polio was eradicated by the polio vaccine campaign but because the polio vaccine contained toxic ingredients directly linked to paralysis, polio cases (not identified as polio) were skyrocketing...but only in vaccinated areas. http://bit.ly/1WEHYzR

12. The first polio vaccine was worked on by Dr. Jonas Salk and human experiments using this vaccine were conducted purposely on orphans in government/church run institutions because they were vulnerable and didn't require any parental consent signatures, as they had no parents. The vaccine was "declared safe" by "medicine" (as they always are even though that vaccine was killing and paralyzing monkeys in test trials) and that vaccine gave 40,000 orphans polio, permanently paralyzed hundreds and killed at least 10 children. All injuries and deaths under reported of course by the same authorities who orchestrated the atrocity. This was called The Cutter Incident. Have you noticed the medical industry's obsession with poisoning children? http://1.usa.gov/1mEozNJ

13. The next "improved" polio vaccine, given to hundreds of millions, carried both the SV 40 cancer virus as well as the AIDS virus. Every step of the way, medicine declaring they know for sure, that this time, they have everything straightened out. Same story then, same story now. The only thing larger than the pile of broken medical and government promises, is the pile of broken and dead bodies. http://bit.ly/1HfHR7W Cancerous tumors, still being pulled out of people today, are riddled with SV40 cancer viruses from the government's "safe and effective" and "approved" polio vaccine. http://bit.ly/1jGvysV

When someone talks of any disease, in this day and age, they're often just repeating what they were told by the government. When someone today repeats anything about polio and polio elimination based on vaccination, they're repeating known lies, told by known liars. Repeating what you're told and intelligence aren't the same thing. Repeating or intelligence. The choice is yours. Research the hidden history of polio, the disease that never was. http://bit.ly/1M99a13


Vaccines did not prevent mortality, rather now causing deaths.

Infectious diseases declined steadily for decades prior to vaccinations. 

Death rate for measles, as per the CDC, through 1960. Guess what year the measles vaccine was introduced? (Hint: 1963.)


See trends for other diseases, pre-vaccine.http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/vsus/vsrates1940_60.pdf

[CDC charts start around page 80.]

Trends in Infectious Disease Mortality in the United States During the 20th Century (JAMA):http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=768249...

http://www.vaclib.org/intro/present/index.htm#8
http://www.vaclib.org/sites/debate/web1.html
http://www.relfe.com/vaccine.html
http://childhealthsafety.wordpress.com/graphs/

United States Disease Death Rates:http://www.healthsentinel.com/joomla/index.php...

U.S. doctors report thousands of serious vaccine reactions each year including hundreds of deaths and permanent disabilities. (CDC is source)

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5201a1.htm#tab3
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5201a1.htm
http://www.cdc.gov/MMWR/PDF/ss/ss5201.pdf

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Australian Doctor Spills the Beans on Vaccines

Australia: Doctor Reveals Case Histories from 40 Years of Vaccine Injuries


https://needtoknow.news/2017/09/australia-doctor-reveals-case-histories-40-years-vaccine-injuries/


Dr. John Piesse, MD, has practiced medicine in Australia for over 40 years, but now he may have his medical license revoked and could face prosecution for writing vaccine exemptions for children who are at risk of illness or death from vaccines.  Dr. Piesse warns that vaccines include additives like aluminum, mercury, polysorbate 80, viruses, and formaldahyde, all of which which can cause serious injury.  He accuses the US Center for Disease Control for committing outright fraud when it claims that vaccines do not cause autism.  He says that, as long as doctors and governments continue to be hood-winked into believing that vaccines do not cause autism, no action will be taken to stop the alarming surge in the autism epidemic. –GEG

Here, in full, is a letter Dr. Piesse recently wrote to The Age. Read it. Study it. Understand it. This isn’t the unhinged raving of a madman, as the press would have you believe.
This is basic truth that every parent should have and own:
“I have been encountering cases of vaccine injury for over 40 years. In June it was a happy, healthy nearly 5-year-old whose parents were required to put her on a catch-up schedule, in order to get her into kindergarten. She won’t be going to kinder. She’s in a wheel-chair, brain-damaged. Her life ruined. Then came a friend’s father who died after a flu vaccine, and last week a 4 year old boy, made autistic by a catch-up schedule.”
“In 1988, the US National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program was created. It has paid out over US$3.5 billion to the vaccine-injured. The NVICP was set up to protect vaccine manufacturers from ruinous costs of litigation by vaccine-damaged people. It was deemed preferable to have ‘unavoidably unsafe’ vaccines than no vaccines. Unfortunately the protection provided to vaccine manufacturers also reduced incentives to develop safer vaccines in USA.”
“Vaccines contain health-damaging ingredients, not the least aluminium – a known neurotoxin implicated along with mercury, in brain damage as in autism, developmental delay, ADHD, and learning difficulties. Aluminium is also a powerful promoter of auto-immune diseases. Vaccines can claim to be mercury-free if their mercury content is below a still-toxic threshold. Most influenza vaccines contain mercury – also a neurotoxin. In addition, polysorbate 80 in vaccines increases the permeability of the blood brain barrier and potentiates the risks of these neurotoxins. The known presence of carcinogenic viruses in the MMR vaccine, has been covered-up. Vaccines also contain formaldehyde, a known carcinogen.”
“Proof of vaccine safety requires rigorously conducted clinical studies comparing vaccinated versus truly unvaccinated children for health outcomes. Are there any such studies that confirm that vaccinated children are not worse-off than those unvaccinated? No. There are none. Hence, child vaccines are unproven for safety – an inconvenient truth for a profession that prides itself on being scientific.”
“One analysis indicated that national infant mortality rates were proportional to the number of vaccine doses (Miller NZ 2011), contradictory to the claim that ‘vaccination saves lives’.”
“From mid-2015, parents who wished not to vaccinate their children, started to converge on my practice seeking assistance with gaining exemption from the penalties directed at non-vaccinators by the No Jab No Pay and No Jab No Play Legislation.”
“Analysis up to the end of 2016 of parent’s reasons for not vaccinating, indicated that 64% of 166 parents knew of vaccine-damaged individuals in their own family. The study of ‘Adversomics’ confirms polymorphic and genomic susceptibility factors common to vaccine–damaged individuals and their families. (Poland GA 2015). 40% of unvaccinated children had pre-existing health problems that parents considered would make them more at risk of harm from vaccines. 60% of unvaccinated children were very healthy, but only 6% of the vaccinated children. There were no cases of autism in 212 unvaccinated children, but 8 autism cases in the 50 vaccinated children (16%), and 36% with ASD [autism spectrum disorder], compared to 1.4% in the unvaccinated.”
“As yet there are no large-scale vaccinated versus truly unvaccinated studies of the sort needed prove that vaccines do or do not cause autism.”
“So where does the widespread belief that vaccines do not cause autism derive? In a nutshell: from an over-whelming quantity of ‘manufactured science’ of low quality, scientific fraud, and ignoring evidence supporting causality. Few doctors and politicians are aware of the pivotal scientific fraud committed in the US Centers for Disease Control. A study of the MMR vaccine in black American babies showed a 2.5 fold higher level of autism in babies given the MMR vaccine at 12 months of age compared to 3 years. The CDC refused to publish these findings but manipulated the data to disguise the undeniable association found. The fraudulent data was then published (DeStefano F 2004 ) and promoted as the final statement on the question. Thereafter the official line was that vaccination did not cause autism. 5000 vaccine-damaged children had their applications in the Vaccine Court for compensation quashed after this deception. But [CDC] whistle-blower William Thompson released the true unabridged data which was published briefly until pressure from the CDC forced its retraction (Hooker B 2014)”
“A recent study of home-school students showed a 6.6 fold increase in neurodevelopmental disorders in the vaccinated group over the unvaccinated. Autism spectrum disorders were 4.7 times more prevalent in the vaccinated children (Mawson AR 2017).”

“So long as doctors and governments continue to be hood-winked into believing that vaccines do not cause autism, no action will be taken to stop the alarming surge in the autism epidemic. A tragedy that need not happen if we demand good science and safe vaccines.”

Vaccines - Is the 'Benefits Exceeds the Risks' Argument Justified?

Vaccines - Is the 'Benefits Exceeds the Risks' Argument Justified?

Posted on: 
Wednesday, May 16th 2018 at 12:30 pm
Written By: 
Jagannath Chatterjee

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/vaccines-benefits-exceeds-risks-argument-justified

When I started my campaign, sometime in 1985, on the internet from 2000, doctors responded by saying that vaccine safety was beyond question, they were as safe as water. Later as I intensified my campaign and cited peer reviewed published material on risks from vaccines[1], they modified their stance to; well all medications have some risk. Now they fall back upon the risk-benefit analysis meaning that the benefits outweigh the risks. Question is who decides? Must an informed public not be allowed to take that decision? I will touch on this topic in a generalised fashion so that all can comprehend what I am trying to say. 

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/vaccines-benefits-exceeds-risks-argument-justified

How Poor Patients are Trapped by Super Specialists

HOW POOR PATIENTS ARE TRAPPED BY ‘SUPER SPECIALISTS'

In 1875, a large-hearted Briton, Dr Stewart, the then Civil Surgeon of Cuttack, mooted out the idea of starting a medical school at Cuttack.
In this endeavour, he received the kind support and sincere patronage of the then Lt Governor Sir Richard Temple and Divisional Commissioner TE Ravenshaw. Thus was born the Orissa Medical School. Since then, Licentiate Medical Practitioners (LMPs) were trained in Odisha. In 1916-17, the Orissa Medical School was affiliated to the Bihar and Orissa Medical Examination Board started granting the LMP Diploma.
These dedicated LMP doctors were the backbone of medical service in Odisha. Whether he was a quack or qualified doctor was immaterial for a patient, what was important, his reputation in that locality. They had more practical knowledge and knew the family background of their patients. Difficult cases were referred to towns but in most cases due to transport problem people used to leave patient’s cure on destiny.
The British domination over Odisha began in 1803 and brought changes in the political, economic and social environment of the region. The British faced health problem as the climate of Odisha was different from other parts of British India. Many of them suffered from smallpox, cholera, malaria and diarrhoea. The Maharaja’s council of ministers in general and Pandit Godavarish Mishra in particular worked assiduously to prevail upon the Medical Council of India, as a result of which, the Orissa Medical College was born on June 1, 1944, admitting the first batch of 22 students into the MBBS Degree course.
When we were medical students (60s), there was neither super specialist nor any reservation quota. A MBBS doctor was equally competent to deliver a child by CS or do an emergency appendicetomy.
Remember no ultra sound or CT scan for any pain abdomen—it’s clinical and team decision. Only good students used to joined MD/MS or other post graduation course with success rate of only 30 to 40 per cent.
Rich students or sponsored students used to go to England for MRCP or FRCS or FRCOG.
For our patients, it’s not the degree or super specialist but they want transparency and empathy and sympathy from a doctor. Nowadays, a super specialist is supposed to come in a BMW or Mercedez, behaves very roughly with poor patients or shabbily dressed persons. They are all “byasta daktor” (busy for nothing doctors), one has to wait the whole day for appointment. The super specialist concept has ruined the medical culture. Fragmented in to pieces but a patient is not a machine but a living creature-a human being. Even we have super specialist for only one disease as if there is no life but disease.
Except filmdom and medical world, ‘Super’ is never prefixed in a professional job.These super specialist run from one hospital to another because no hospital can afford to keep these ‘white elephant’ in full time job! Super specialization has increased healthcare cost and has added harassment to patients. It is consumerism, greed, decaying social system and a host of other factors responsible for the rot in the medical system.
The Government has opened many medical colleges in Odisha without realizing that without proper teachers and infrastructure, we would only produce substandard clinicians or Google doctors.
Probably we d not believe in quality but quantity, that’s why to satisfy vote bank politics, medical colleges are opened on roadsides without consideration for the teaching or paramedical staff. In Government hospitals, there are no posts for super specialist, hence these supreme doctors join Government jobs for pension, take leave to go abroad or join private hospitals.
People have lost trusts on hospitals and doctors. Due to fraud in the billing, many hospitals face the wrath of agitated relatives. Brain dead patients are unnecessarily kept on ventilators for days. A day in ICU means Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000. Everyone wants to be treated by a super specialist as if he or she is a demigod! There is no unity amongst doctors because of super specialist and non super specialists. The super specialists terrorise the other doctors if cases are not referred to them. Like egocentric super stars in Hindi film industry, our super specialists behave the similar way with their patients, which is bad for a noble profession.
This term-super, is not used for teaching stuff or engineers or advocates or any other faculty. Now coming to question of super specialist, the author is of the opinion it’s not required in every hospitals in Odisha. A good MD medicine or MS can diagnose most of the diseases with minimum investigations. Clinical sense or intelligence of modern doctors now rest on smart phones not inside the grey matter of their brain. The empathy word is now confined to dictionaries.
Let’s take one example—a person comes to a ‘star hospital’ with vertigo. He would be asked to go to a neurophysician, who advises a dozen of tests and also refers to an ENT specialist. After CT, the super specialist advises for an MRI. But no one has taken a proper history from the patient. Actually he has spent a few sleepless night watching IPL with beer.
He has money plus insurance hence could afford to go to star hospitals. Once the IPL is over his vertigo would disappear. There are hundreds of such examples in every day medical scenario.
My suggestion to those rich and famous people is to help the society from the medical dragons.
Must have a hospital exclusively for senior citizens both male and female patients in small and big towns. Retired doctors can be given a daily wage basis payment for OPD service only.
There will be no investigations except few essentials ones, same day reports. Nominal charge at AIIMS rate, those who are investigation minded or doctor shopping type may go to corporate hospitals.
To summarise let’s produce doctors who are service minded not business minded, willing to treat common diseases, common people in the periphery.
Let us not create a ridge amongst doctors as ‘simple doctors’ and ‘super specialist doctors’, Instead of producing hundreds of substandard doctors let’s concentrate on quality not quantity.
(Dr Satpathy is an ex-Joint Director, SAIL)

Monday, May 14, 2018

How India became Bill Gates' guinea pig


How India became Bill Gates' guinea pig: A conspiracy as recounted by the main actors

Microsoft’s Bill Gates is one of the richest and most influential people on earth. He announced in 2015 that his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was aiming at achieving full digitalization of the payment systems of India and other populous developing countries by 2018. This “financial inclusion” program for India dates back to well before Narendra Modi came to power. It was elevated to official US policy by Executive Order in 2012, because the President saw vital US security interests are at stake.
Speaking for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the “Financial Inclusion Forum” in Washington, organized by the Treasury Department and USAID on December 1, 2015, Bill Gates said (min 17):
“Full digitalization of the economy may happen in developing countries faster than anywhere else. It is certainly our goal to make it happen in the next three years in the large developing countries. We have very significant efforts in Nigeria, Pakistan and India, (and) a dozen other countries, where we work with the central banks to make sure that the right kind of transaction switch is available…(min 20)…We workeddirectly with the central bank there (India) over the last three years and they created a new type of authorization called the payments bank, and those customers will be able to use their mobile phones to perform basic financial transactions. And 11 entities applied, including all the mobile phone providers, and were granted that payment bank status.”  
"Financial Inclusion" was defined by PayPal-CEO Dan Schulman in an interview during the forum as:
Financial Inclusion is a buzz word for bringing people into the system.”
The cooperation of the Gates Foundation and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is and has been a very tight one. Nachiket Mor, a “Yale World Fellow”, is head of the Gates Foundation India. He is also a board member of the RBI, with responsibility for financial supervision. He chaired the RBI Committee on the Licensing of Payment Banks and a financial inclusion committee that the RBI convened in 2013.
+++Note: Since this text puts forward a conspiracy theory, I want to let the actors and their documents speak  for themselves as much as possible. Where my own judgement and additional information figure in significantly, as in the following lines, it will be in italics and clearly marked. If you are skeptical, you may want to jump over those sections in italics in a first round, to not be unduly influenced in your interpretation of the quotes from the main actors and their documents.
If the cooperation of Gates Foundation and RBI had been ongoing already for three years in early December 2015, this implies a start in late 2012 or early 2013. This would be more than a year before Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of India. It would also have been almost two years, before Modi visited Barack Obama, told him about his plans to do something for financial inclusion and receive the happy message that the US was willing to help. It would have started three years before the partnership of USAID and the Indian Finance Ministry on financial inclusion was officially announced at that same forum and five years before the RBI and Narendra Modi performed the great and brutal experiment of starving the whole of India of cash for months. All this time, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was quietly working closely and directly with the RBI towards Gates’ declared goal of making the Indian payment system totally cashless by the end of 2018. He did so with backing and involvement of the US-government and with help of allies such as the World Economic Forum.+++
Gates' quotes stood in a context where he stressed that a government’s assistance to the poor and needy should not be delivered by the “incredibly inefficient” method of providing cash or grain to the recipient. “Digitalization helps targeting”, he said, if payments are done via mobile banking. He praised Mexico (min 18), whose Finance Minister, Luis Videgaray Caso, was present, announcing:
“We are going to use government income support programs as financial inclusion tools”,
as tools to bring everybody into the system. The idea endorsed by Gates and the financial inclusion “community” at the forum was to steer poor people into participating in the digital payment system by making it a condition for receiving any or certain forms of support.

A Global ID to Track and Serve Everybody
Gates praised his Mexican co-panelist:
“Mexico has been a pioneer in this (government aid via mobile phone based payment) but now we are moving this into even lower income countries.”
He stressed, how useful a standardized - ideally globally standardized – biometric and digital identification system would be, as it would make it easy for payment providers and governments to identify their (prospective) customers. He told his excited audience how he has been working on that (min 21):
“It is a wonderful thing to go in and create a broad identification system. Again India is an interesting example of this. There, the Aadhaar system, which is a 12-digit-identification that is correlated to biometric measures, is becoming pervasive throughout the country. This will be the foundation for how we bring that switch to every mobile phone in India. We are expecting to use these IDs, so that when you show up for any government service, say you walk into a primary health clinic, we will be able to use this ID to bring up your health record very quickly. If you move from one part of the country to another, you will be well tracked and served.”
Gates mentioned that such a unified biometric ID is also being developed in Pakistan and Africa, presumably with the help of the Gates Foundation, which is working closely with the central banks of Pakistan and Nigeria. Unified IDs of the same type introduced in three of the most populous countries of the world should take the Gates Foundation quite a big step closer to his dream of a globally unified biometric ID to “track and serve” everybody on earth.
+++In India the Aadhaar-cards with this biometric identification number are being made “pervasive throughout the country by lawbreaking government entities. They are very often made a requirement for receiving all sorts of government support, despite a 2015 ruling of the Indian Constitutional Court saying that Aadhaar-cards cannot be made mandatory. Many Indians do not have an Aadhaar card and have problems with personal identification and are turned away, not receiving food aid or other forms of support. The number is being linked with accounts for mobile banking with the biometric information used for authorization of transactions. The potential for abuse is enormous, as biometric identifiers of other people can very easily be appropriated and abused, e.g. by those who receive payments or by middlemen, handing out support. There does not seem to be any plan for how to deal with people whose biometric identifiers have been stolen. It is as if your banking PIN has been hacked and you cannot change it, and whenever you open a new account, you have to use this PIN. Figuring in the powerful alliance there is around Bill Gates and his goal of a global unified identification number to be used for all payments, it is not too surprising that a developing country's Constitutional Court’s opinion  cannot be allowed to stand in the way.+++

The Gates Foundation in Service of the US-Government
In 2012, the Gates Foundation and USAID formed the “Better Than Cash Alliance”, together with the Omidyar Network (PayPal), Citi, Visa, MasterCard and the like. In the same year, President Obama issued an executive order installing the “President’s Global Development Council”(GDC) at USAID, which he tasked with advising him on how to increase American power by means of development policy. The document starts with the unusually frank statement of purpose:
To help protect national security and further American economic, (..) and strategic interests in the world, it is the policy of the Federal Government to promote and elevate development as a core pillar of American power and chart a course for development, diplomacy, and defense to reinforce and complement one another. As stated in the 2010 National Security Strategy and the Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development, the successful pursuit of development is essential to advancing our national security objectives.”
A representative of the Gates Foundation was invited into this council, together with a number of venture capital and other big international investment firms and a few development experts, as voting members. Senior representatives of the Departments of State and Defense were ordered to take part in the meetings as non-voting members. Also, in line with the security focus, the advice of the council, which was active until 2016, was to be transmitted through the National Security Staff.
As the President most certainly did not expect otherwise – given the members of this development council that he chose – the GDC came up with a push for “financial inclusion”. The President was advised to make this a top priority for the US development work, and that he should reallocate aid-money in favor of the financial inclusion effort, to be conducted in partnership with and mostly by the private sector. It also recommended that the US government use its significant influence on the World Bank and on the G20 to get them to issue and pursue ambitious financial inclusion agendas.
The executive order named enhancing cooperation with the private sector and with foreign governments as two of the core-purposes of the GDC. In line with this, the partnership of USAID and the Indian government to foster financial inclusion, which was announced at the 2015 financial inclusion summit, not only included the Gates Foundation, but also a plethora of commercial companies interested in doing business with the financially excluded, e.g. Visa, MasterCard, Vodafone, Citi.
+++We learn, thus, that the start of the direct cooperation of the Gates Foundation with the Reserve Bank of India on digital payments coincides with the work of the Gates Foundation in the President’s Global Development Council, which was to promote cooperation with foreign governments and the private sector with a view to US defense and commercial interests.+++
Bill Gates gave an example of the link between worldwide digitalization of payments (via the large US payment companies) and US security interests in his speech in 2015. Talking about the problem that overly strict rules for payment providers might do the opposite of the intended (min 23):
“If financial flows go into a digital system that the US is not connected to, it becomes much harder to find those transactions that you want to be aware of or you want to block.”
+++This gives some color to his other remarks on how people can be served and tracked if there is a Unified Identification Number and how mobile payments are more traceable than older systems. The intended actor behind this tracking and blocking clearly is meant to involve institutions headquartered in Langley, Virginia and Fort Meade, Maryland. It is also clear by now that the US security apparatus together with Silicon Valley has the technical means to perform this.+++
A recent example of what payments the US might want to track and block abroad was a case in Canada, that made it into the news, because it affected the media. A Canadian community newspaper wanted to enter a feel-good story about a family of Syrian refugees in an awards competition and sent a fee to the organizer of the competition. As the purpose of the payment it gave the name of the article, which included the word Syrians. This prompted PayPal to freeze the account of the media organization and to send a letter stating: "You may be buying or selling goods or services that are regulated or prohibited by the U.S. government," This was an intra-Canadian payment, mind you. The note also requested a "complete and detailed explanation of the transaction" and said that "We would like to learn more about your business and/or some of your recent transactions."
PayPal and the Paypal-related Omidyar Network have been a long standing ally of Bill Gates in pushing for “bringing the people into the system” via the Better Than Cash Alliance and a variety of other such groups.
+++A more serious instance of such tracking and blocking was the case of Wikileaks. It sufficed for the US Government to send an informal request to a handful of US payment service providers and the nasty organization was cut off from receiving any donations for an extended time and thrown into serious financial difficulty. Other examples are foreign companies and their employees, which have been blacklisted by the US government for deals with countries on the shit-list of the US, which were perfectly legal in their home countries. The technical term for this is extraterritorial law enforcement.+++
The security nexus has been further underlined only a few days ago by the fact that Bill Gates and the German government’s Minister for Economic Cooperation chose the Munich Security Conference to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in development assistance and promotion of financial inclusion. In line with the statement of purpose of the US-President’s Executive Order establishing the GDC, the press statement of the Ministry read (my translation): “Development policy is the best policy for peace” substituting peace for the more blunt American wording “US security interests” and US power.
Still further, the security nexus is underlined by the fact that, in relation to the biometric identification theme that loomed so large at the financial inclusion summit, the US Governments is holding “Global ID Summits”, which are very heavily dominated on the official side by the Department of Defense, the Military, Homeland Security and the like and on the industry side by the expected  (mostly US based) companies working on biometric identification, defense and IT.
The President's Global Development Council had recommended in its report that:
“The United States Government should use its role in the G20 and with the World Bank to bring together existing financial inclusion forums to better define the specifics of a global public and private sector plan to achieve universal financial access within the next decade.”
The German government which is chairing the G20 this year conveniently happens to see this the same way. Upon signing the cooperation agreement with Gates' Foundation, Germany's  Minister for Economic Cooperation,  Gerd Müller, stressed that financial inclusion will be a key topic at the upcoming G20 meetings in Germany.

Privacy Within THE System
On the panel at the Financial Inclusion Forum, Bill Gates and the other panelists were asked what they think about people’s privacy concerns. Gates' remarks on tracking and serving and tracking and blocking made his answer unsurprising, but still interesting. He said (min 38) that:
“in many countries people are more willing to give up privacy in relation to the government than is ithe case in the US. I think we are not the model of how things will look.”
His co-panelist, Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase struck a slightly different note when he said (min 38) that “ We have huge amounts of data. We are working with the Gates Foundation on how to use them.”
Similarly, in a recent report on the digitalization of the Indian payment system, Boston Consulting Group and Google urged payment providers to “Mine customer data to build additional revenue streams.”  They promise that mining customer data will help them to manipulate consumers into buying more. “Payments will drive consumption – and not the other way around.” On the steering board of the study were Visa and Vodafone (M-Pesa).
Governments also have a very keen interest in gathering all the payments data of their citizens they can get. These days, the government of Kenya, Bill Gates' poster-child for financial inclusion, is trying to force mobile phone providers to give them the opportunity to monitor all phone calls and mobile payments. They are telling the phone companies to let a contracted (private) company hook up to all routers.
+++ Kenya is a country that, in line with Gates’ remarks, has no data protection laws to speak of, making digitalization much easier. The contractor or the phone provider might want to do anything with this data themselves, before it even finds its way to the government. The Kenyan Communication Authority itself, which would get and store this sensitive data, has recently been hacked and millions of data sets were stolen. There is no indication that people have had a say in any of this or agreed to the idea of sharing their data. There is simply no data-protecting alternative available for them.+++

Gates and the Word Economic Forum
Microsoft is one of the 100 leading global companies, who are Strategic Partners of the highly influential billionaires' club World Economic Forum (WEF). The strategic partners are paying the most and are “each providing essential leadership to support the Forum’s mission of improving the state of the world.”
+++The degree of truthfulness of WEF statements can be gauged by the next sentence, which says that “only the most recognized corporations with demonstrated track records of good governance are invited to join this group.” However, it includes many of the most sued corporations of the world, which recently have had to pay billions in fines for fraudulently taking people’s homes away, for selling securities they knew were nearly worthless, for manipulating markets for their own gain, for money laundering, supporting tax fraud and many, many other offenses. They include Deutsche Bank and Citi.  A recent popular book in Germany asked in the title: “Is Deutsche Bank a criminal organization?”. When these corporations with their tremendous governance, go on a mission of “improving the state of the world” one should definitely ask for whom?+++ 
Given his wealth and his personal engagement, Bill Gates is probably one of the most influential members, an influence he seems to have used to enlist this club of the biggest international companies in the campaign to digitalize payments, which is so important for the economic and security interests of the US, as per the President’s Executive Order and the recommendations of his Global Development Council. Other big drivers of and profiteers of “financial inclusion” and global tracking are also key members of the World Economic Forum, e.g. Citi, Visa, MasterCard, Google, McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group.+++
The WEF has a program called Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This “long-term, multi-stakeholder” program “will seek to define the role of financial institutions in the creation and operation of a global standard for digital identity.”
This is work that intersects with the military- and security-apparatus-driven Global ID Summits of the US government and the financial inclusion via biometric identification drive,  which can also be traced back to the US government.
The WEF also has a project called “Promoting Global Financial Inclusion” aimed at “accelerating financial inclusion through public-private collaboration at national, regional, and global levels”. Strategic partners of the WEF forum contributed to the effort, particularly with regards to India, e.g. by drawing up studies that praised the benefits of financial inclusion for customers and governments (Google, Boston Consulting Group) or for the financial sector and tech companies (McKinsey). The Chairperson of the IT Industry at the World Economic Forum in Davos 2015 and 2016 Natarajan Chandrasekaran is on the board of the Reserve Bank of India, thus being in a very privileged position for helping to achieve the goals of the WEF for India.

Financial Inclusion and the War on Cash
Dan Schulmann, CEO of PayPal, had a prominent role at the 2015 financial inclusion summit, where he talked mostly about getting the poor out of poverty and the difference between making a profit and profiteering. Omidyar Network, a PayPal-related foundation, is a key member of the various financial inclusion and Better Than Cash lobby groups and PayPal is a Strategic WEF Partner.
Asked in an interview about the need and the cost of having a physical presence in the countries where he is trying to do business with the poor he said:
"The world is quickly moving digital and we are a leader in that, but there is still a ways to go. Until it goes fully digital, there will be a need to have a way to transfer money from the digital form into a cash form.”
which he regards as a costly nuisance, adding:
 “The major competitor we have is cash. Right now, 85 percent of the world’s transactions are done in cash. That is really what we are trying to attack right now.”
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, the UN’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, said on a panel with Jack Lew (min 31):
The enemy is cash”,
adding that this was a quote from Lew’s predecessor as Treasury Secretary (Tim Geithner).
The third person who said it on that day was Strive Masiyiwa, Chairman and Founder of Econet, a large African Mobile Phone company with a payment platform (min 52):
“Our major competitor is cash. Cash is what we seek to eliminate.”
+++ The omnipresent desire of the "financial inclusion" community to eliminate cash, and be it by coercion,  is a clear case, where the interests of the poor diverge from the interests of the payment providers. The poor will always do better if they get more and better options, e.g. if they get access to attractive mobile payment methods (which are not overpaid and not packed with hidden fees and bundled with unnecessary services). However, if the option of using cash – a very accessible, reliable and cheap technology for them - is taken away from them, as happened in India and on a smaller scale in other countries like Nigeria, they will be worse off. The payment providers however, will benefit. Since it helps their business and furthers the security interests of the US, the various groups and panels advocating “financial inclusion” support financial exclusion of poor people by preventing them from using their preferred and often only means of payment. They were all very happy and excited when the RBI (with the Gates-Foundation-Director on their board) and Narendra Modi declared most circulating cash in India void, financially effectively excluded large sections of the population from financial and most forms of economic exchange, very often sentencing them to hunger and misery for weeks and months or forcing them to sell their land and livestock to survive. It does not matter to the self-declared good-doers, as long as lots of merchants and semi-rural, semi-poor people are brought into THE system. +++
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About the author: Dr. Norbert Haering is a German business journalist and blogger. His best-selling book on “Abolishing cash and the consequences” was published in 2016 by Bastei-Luebbe (in German).

Epigenetic Memories Passed Down For 14 Generations

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on. 
SIGNE DEAN
27 APR 2018


https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-observe-epigenetic-memories-passed-down-for-14-generations-most-animal
The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment we live in can make genetic changes, too.
Last year, researchers discovered that these kinds of environmental genetic changes can be passed down for a whopping 14 generations in an animal – the largest span ever observed in a creature, in this case being a dynasty of C. elegans nematodes (roundworms).