The Shock Doctrine In THE SHOCK DOCTRINE, Naomi Klein explodes the myth that the global free market triumphed democratically. Exposing the thinking, the money trail and the puppet strings behind the world-changing crises and wars of the last four decades, The Shock Doctrine is the gripping story of how America’s “free market” policies have come to dominate the world-- through the exploitation of disaster-shocked people and countries. At the most chaotic juncture in Iraq’s civil war, a new law is unveiled that would allow Shell and BP to claim the country’s vast oil reserves…. Immediately following September 11, the Bush Administration quietly out-sources the running of the “War on Terror” to Halliburton and Blackwater…. Based on breakthrough historical research and four years of on-the-ground reporting in disaster zones, The Shock Doctrine vividly shows how disaster capitalism – the rapid-fire corporate reengineering of societies still reeling from shock – did not begin with September 11, 2001.
Monroe, North Carolina Monroe is a fast-growing city and the county seat in Union County, North Carolina, United States. The population jumped from 26,228 in 2000 to 36,397 in 2010. It is the seat of government of Union County  and is also part of the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan area. Geography Monroe is located at WikiMiniAtlas 34°59′20″N 80°32′59″W / 34.98889°N 80.54972°W / 34.98889; -80.54972 (34.988760, -80.549792). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.9 square miles (64 km2), of which, 24.6 square miles (64 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (1.13%) is water. History In 1843, the first Board of County Commissioners, appointed by the General Assembly selected an area in the center of the county as the county seat and Monroe was incorporated that year. Ludwig drums and timpani are manufactured in Monroe, North Carolina. Monroe was home to the Starlite Speedway in the 1960s to 70's. Demographics
Top 10 Examples of NAACP Racism The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) condemned the Tea Party movement last month for alleged bigotry within its ranks. The mainstream always seems extreme to extremists. As the following top-ten list demonstrates, the NAACP, a hotbed of political hotheads in recent years, isn’t the best organization to be lecturing others about extremism. 10. In March 2008, ABC News revealed that Barack Obama’s pastor had preached that African Americans should sing “not God Bless America, God Damn America,” that 9/11 proved that “America’s chickens are coming home to roost,” and that the U.S. government invented AIDS. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Rather than unnamed “racists” operating on the peripheries, or six-degrees-of-separation logic that lamely attempts to project X’s extremism upon Y, the above examples involve the NAACP’s official acts and duly elected leaders. Isn’t it time for the NAACP to accept responsibility for its own extremism?
A Patrick Lozès, sur Dieudonné : Le blog d' EVA la JOURNALISTE-R Union County, North Carolina Union County is included in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area. History The county was formed in 1842 from parts of Anson County and Mecklenburg County. Its name was a compromise between Whigs, who wanted to name the new county for Henry Clay, and Democrats, who wanted to name it for Andrew Jackson. The Helms, Starnes, McRorie, and Belk families took a major part in the Monroe and Charlotte, North Carolina. Most of these families came from Goose Creek Township. Monroe, the county seat of Union County, also became a focal point during the Civil Rights Movement. Law and government Union County is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments. Geography According to the U.S. Adjacent counties Major highways Demographics In the county the population was spread out with 32.90% under the age of 20, 4.7% from 20 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. Communities
Paralyzed Veterans of America You can make a difference in the lives of our paralyzed veterans. Please make a donation today! Spinal cord injury/disease clinicians: Register today for Summit 2015+EXPO in Jacksonville, FL, Sept 1-3, 2015 Service a vehicle at a Penske Automotive Group dealership, and you can donate $1 in support of Paralyzed Veterans of America. Leave no fallen hero behind. Paralyzed Veterans' G.I.V.E. « Blackwater avant l'eau potable » : Le testicule droit de l'Enf 1 - Que Dieu bénisse le Président pour avoir envoyé pratiquement immédiatement des équipes de secours. Je parle du Président Olafur Grimsson de l’Islande. Mercredi, l’agence de presse AP a informé que le Président des Etats-Unis avait promis qu’ « un contingent initial de 2000 marines pourrait être déployé dans le pays ravagé par un séisme dans les prochains jours ». Dans les prochains jours M. 2 - Il n’y a pas de catastrophe « naturelle ». 200.000 Haïtiens ont été massacrés par des constructions taudis et les plans d’austérité du FMI. 3 - Une amie m’a appelé. 4 - la Chine a déployé en 48 heures des sauveteurs accompagnés de chiens renifleurs. 5 - Robert Gates , le ministre de la défense d’Obama, a dit « je ne sais pas comment ce gouvernement aurait pu réagir plus rapidement ou mieux ». 7 - Envoyer les Marines. 10 - D’autres présidents américains avant lui ont réagi bien plus rapidement pour envoyer des troupes sur l’île. 16 - Je viens de recevoir un message de mon amie. Greg PALAST
Robert F. Williams Robert F. Williams, May 1961 Robert Franklin Williams (February 26, 1925 – October 15, 1996) was a civil rights leader and author, best known for serving as president of the Monroe, North Carolina chapter of the NAACP in the 1950s and early 1960s. Williams helped gain gubernatorial pardons for two African-American boys convicted for molestation in the controversial Kissing Case of 1958. Williams' book Negroes with Guns (1962) details his experience with violent racism and his disagreement with the pacifist wing of the Civil Rights Movement. Early life Williams was born in Monroe, North Carolina in 1925 to Emma Carter and John L. Marriage and family In 1947, Williams married Mabel Robinson, a fellow civil rights activist. Civil rights activities After returning to Monroe from the Marines in 1946, Williams joined the local chapter of the NAACP. First they worked to integrate the public library. Black Armed Guard In Negroes with Guns, Williams writes: Kissing Case
EEOC Home Page Qui se cache derrière le site syti.net ? - Le blog du Parti Anti Jeudi 9 juillet 2009 4 09 /07 /Juil /2009 07:37 Le site syti.net est un site ésotérique d’où fourmillent quantité d’informations sur les grand maitres du monde appelé Illuminati et auxquels on prête les plus occultes symboles et les plus terribles desseins. Le nouvel ordre du monde y est décrit comme une conspiration d’élites subversives visant à dominer la population et instaurer la pensée unique. Bref une fois que vous lisez les articles de ce site vous vous sentez petit, impuissant, et vous attendez que cela pète… Bref vous vous croyez éveiller alors qu’en réalité vous vous « zombifiez». Car en effet le site Syti.net n’est pas un site d’information. Voici la description du site : « Ce site a pour but de stimuler les neurones sur des sujets variés mais néanmoins convergents, à partir de 3 grands domaines: la science, la spiritualité, et la société, pour tenter de répondre à 3 grandes questions: d'où venons-nous, qui sommes nous, et où allons-nous... » Incroyable non !
History: Voting Rights Act Despite the fact that African Americans and other racial and ethnic minority Americans are guaranteed the right to vote by the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which was passed just after the Civil War in 1870, states and local municipalities continued to use tactics such as poll taxes, literacy tests and outright intimidation to stop people from casting free and unfettered ballots. During the Civil Rights activism of the 1960's, just 5 days after Martin Luther King, Jr. led the march on Selma, President Lyndon Johnson announced his intention to pass a federal Voting Rights Act to insure that no federal, state or local government may in any way impede people from registering to vote or voting because of their race or ethnicity. In 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. There were 3 enforcement-related provisions of the Voting Rights Act that would have expired in August 2007 unless reauthorized.
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