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Global Research News and Top Stories (May 2-5, 2008)

“GasHole”: The History of Oil prices
Review of forthcoming documentary
– by L. Kent Wolgamott – 2008-05-05

Somalian Protest over US Bombing
– 2008-05-05

Iraqi government distanced itself from U.S. accusations towards Iran
– by Leila Fadel, Shashank Bengali – 2008-05-05

Global Research News Hour on RBN: Voices of Nonviolence, Kathy Kelly; Human Rights in Haiti, Brian Concannon
Program Details, May 5, 2008
– 2008-05-05

Pandemic response plan: let the elderly, the sick, and the poor die
– by Larry Chin – 2008-05-05

25 Civilians Killed in America For Each GI Killed In Iraq
– by Sherwood Ross – 2008-05-05

Sixty Years of Palestinian Displacement, Occupation and Suffering
– by Stephen Lendman – 2008-05-05

In December 1947, Jews in Palestine numbered 600,000 compared to 1.3 million Palestinians.

General Petraeus: Zionism’s Military Poodle: From Surge to Purge to Dirge
– by Prof. James Petras – 2008-05-04

Iraq: Corruption Eats Into Food Rations
– by Ali al-Fadhily, Dahr Jamail – 2008-05-04

Venezuela Declares Solidarity with Bolivia’s Government in Face of Separatist Effort
– by Kiraz Janicke – 2008-05-04

NATO Membership Behind Russia-Georgia Crisis
– 2008-05-04

Russia new missile base response to US
– 2008-05-04

Liberation; Truth’s Traitor
– by Felicity Arbuthnot – 2008-05-04

Sustainable Development And The Vulnerable
– by Arun Shrivastava – 2008-05-04

VIDEO: Global Warming or Global Governance?
This video questions the Global Warming Consensus
– 2008-05-04

Russia sends extra troops to Georgian rebel region
– 2008-05-03

Psychologists Collaborated with “War on Terror” Torture Program
– by Tom Burghardt – 2008-05-03

Famine in Afghanistan
– by Sarah Meyer – 2008-05-03

Secrecy is a nasty virus that can lay low the body politic
Canada’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs Speaks Out
– by Lloyd Axworthy – 2008-05-03

How under-the-gun Iran plays it cool
– by Pepe Escobar – 2008-05-03

Bush-Cheney Israel Disinformation Campaign to Justify an Attack on Iran
– by William H. White – 2008-05-02

‘Perhaps 60% of today’s oil price is pure speculation’
– by F. William Engdahl – 2008-05-02

The price of crude oil today is not made according to any traditional relation of supply to demand. It’s controlled by an elaborate financial market system as well as by the four major Anglo-American oil companies.

Global Famine
– by Michel Chossudovsky – 2008-05-02

Humanity is undergoing in the post-Cold War era an economic and social crisis of unprecedented scale leading to the rapid impoverishment of large sectors of the World population.

VIDEO: Palestine: Women and Children: The Victims of Israeli bombings
– 2008-05-02

The Bomb Squads: How to Survive a Gaza Refugee Camp
– by Ramzy Baroud – 2008-05-02

The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order 

by Michel Chossudovsky

In this new and expanded edition of Chossudovsky’s international best-seller, the author outlines the contours of a New World Order which feeds on human poverty and the destruction of the environment, generates social apartheid, encourages racism and ethnic strife and undermines the rights of women. The result as his detailed examples from all parts of the world show so convincingly, is a globalization of poverty.

This book is a skilful combination of lucid explanation and cogently argued critique of the fundamental directions in which our world is moving financially and economically.

In this new enlarged edition –which includes ten new chapters and a new introduction– the author reviews the causes and consequences of famine in Sub-Saharan Africa, the dramatic meltdown of financial markets, the demise of State social programs and the devastation resulting from corporate downsizing and trade liberalisation.

Michel Chossudovsky is Professor of Economics at the University of Ottawa and Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), which hosts the critically acclaimed website . He is a contributor to the Encyclopedia Britannica. His writings have been translated into more than 20 languages.

Published in 12 languages. More than 150,000 copies sold Worldwide.

The Globalization of Poverty in its First and Second editions has been published in twelve languages. Twelve English language editions and co-editions in the US, UK, Canada (2 editions), Australia, Malaysia (2 editions), South Africa, India (2 editions), Philippines (2 editions)), French (2 editions), German, Spanish, Portuguese (two editions, Brazil and Portugal), Finnish, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Italian (2 editions), Arabic, Croatian.  

Click here to order The Globalization of Poverty

Seeds of Destruction

The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation

by F. William Engdahl

Global Research, 2007 ISBN 978-0-937147-2-2

SPECIAL ONLINE AND MAIL ORDER PRICE  US$17.00 (list price $24.95)


This skillfully researched book focuses on how a small socio-political American elite seeks to establish control over the very basis of human survival: the provision of our daily bread. “Control the food and you control the people.”

This is no ordinary book about the perils of GMO.  Engdahl takes the reader inside the corridors of power, into the backrooms of the science labs, behind closed doors in the corporate boardrooms.

The author cogently reveals a diabolical World of profit-driven political intrigue, government corruption and coercion, where genetic manipulation and the patenting of life forms are used to gain worldwide control over food production. If the book often reads as a crime story, that should come as no surprise. For that is what it is.

Engdahl’s carefully argued critique goes far beyond the familiar controversies surrounding the practice of genetic modification as a scientific technique. The book is an eye-opener, a must-read for all those committed to the causes of social justice and World peace.

 F. William Engdahl is a leading analyst of the New World Order, author of the best-selling book on oil and geopolitics, A Century of War: Anglo-American Politics and the New World Order,’ His writings have been translated into more than a dozen languages. 

 What is so frightening about Engdahl’s vision of the world is that it is so real. Although our civilization has been built on humanistic ideals, in this new age of “free markets”, everything– science, commerce, agriculture and even seeds– have become weapons in the hands of a few global corporation barons and their political fellow travelers. To achieve world domination, they no longer rely on bayonet-wielding soldiers. All they need is to control food production. (Dr. Arpad Pusztai, biochemist, formerly of the Rowett Research Institute Institute, Scotland)

If you want to learn about the socio-political agenda –why biotech corporations insist on spreading GMO seeds around the World– you should read this carefully researched book. You will learn how these corporations want to achieve control over all mankind, and why we must resist… (Marijan Jost, Professor of Genetics, Krizevci, Croatia)

The book reads like a murder mystery of an incredible dimension, in which four giant Anglo-American agribusiness conglomerates have no hesitation to use GMO to gain control over our very means of subsistence… (Anton Moser, Professor of Biotechnology, Graz, Austria).


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