Daily Archives: August 22, 2022

Geoengineering Whistleblower ~ Ex-Military ~ Kristen Meghan, Hauppauge, NY, January 18th, 2014

Jan 27, 2014

NOTE: Please be patient as Kristen has received an overwhelming number of emails for lab requests and will answer them all as soon as possible.

Kristen Meghan, Ex-Military, former Air Force Sr. Industrial Hygienist/Environmental Specialist. Her job was Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) was 4BOX1, Bio-environmental Engineer.

I AM WHO I SAY I AM ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9x-u7…

Kristen gave a ground breaking presentation of what she had discovered about Geoengineering / Chemtrails while serving her Country. This BRAVE young lady has put her livelihood / life on the line for us.

This presentation was produced, filmed and edited by John F. King https://www.youtube.com/user/johnfking00

David Keith Discussing Weather Modification on Colbert Report ~ Dec. 2013 http://tv.naturalnews.com/v.asp?v=22F…

THE FATE OF AN ENGINEERED PLANET David W Keith and Andy Parker, Scientific American, Jan2013, Vol. 308, p34-36. http://keith.seas.harvard.edu/papers/…

Impacts of Geoengineering Using Stratospheric Aerosols https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showA…

Geoengineering Watch http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/ex…

GeoEngineering and the Global Assault — A Round Table Discussion with Dane Wigington, George Barnes and Dr. Doug Levine http://radio.consciouslifenews.com/ge…

Kristen Meghan YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/IamKrist…

Kristen Meghan Facebook Account https://www.facebook.com/Sugarfreesanity

Kristen Meghan Twitter Account https://twitter.com/KristenMeghan

Email KristenMeghan@gmail.com

Sulfuric Acid on a paper towel: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sul…

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European Forum Alpbach

From August 16 to September 1, 2017, hundreds of people from the worlds of science, politics, business, culture and civil society will gather at the European Forum Alpbach to debate “Conflict & Cooperation” and the zone of tension between these two poles. The Forum is hosted by the Forum Alpbach Network. Click here to learn more about the Forum.


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Contemporary Slavery in Armed Conflict

Why Contemporary Slavery in Armed Conflict?

It is estimated that some 40 million persons are enslaved across the world in hereditary forms of slavery, debt bondage, state-sponsored forced labor, enslavement into commercial sexual exploitation, or forced marriage. The breadth and size of this threat to human security, plus recent studies illuminating the extent and form of contemporary slavery, has prompted public and private stakeholders to act. Notably, in 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Target 8.7 of which calls upon all nation states to “take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.”

Given a growing interest in the nature and role of contemporary slavery within armed conflict, coupled with the paucity of academic research, the authors, operating within the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham, developed a coding process that would identify when and how state and non-state actors have used enslavement within modern conflicts. The coding of enslavement began with an analysis of all recorded armed conflicts from 1989 to 2016 in the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCPD). Using the UCPD data, the research team systematically searched online and other records to find instances of enslavement, conflict-by-conflict, and year-by-year, ranging from the use of child soldiers, forced marriage, forced labor, and human trafficking. This coding exercise is the first systematic and large-scale inquiry into various types of enslavement within modern armed conflicts. We seek to share these data so that others may explore, analyse, and develop this area of inquiry. We invite suggestions as to how these data may be improved. And we welcome the use of these data to explore more critically and systemically when and how slavery is a tool of modern warfare.

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Slavery and war are tightly connected – but we had no idea just how much until w e crunched the data

Some 40 million people are enslaved around the world today, though estimates vary. Modern slavery takes many different forms, including child soldiers, sex trafficking and forced labor, and no country is immune. From cases of family controlled sex trafficking in the United States to the enslavement of fishermen in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry and forced labor in the global electronics supply chain, enslavement knows no bounds.

As scholars of modern slavery, we seek to understand how and why human beings are still bought, owned and sold in the 21st century, in hopes of shaping policies to eradicate these crimes.

Many of the answers trace back to causes like poverty, corruption and inequality. But they also stem from something less discussed: war.

In 2016, the United Nations Security Council named modern slavery a serious concern in areas affected by armed conflict. But researchers still know little about the specifics of how slavery and war are intertwined.

We recently published research analyzing data on armed conflicts around the world to better understand this relationship.

What we found was staggering: The vast majority of armed conflict between 1989 and 2016 used some kind of slavery.

Coding conflict

We used data from an established database about war, the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP), to look at how much, and in what ways, armed conflict intersects with different forms of contemporary slavery.

Our project was inspired by two leading scholars of sexual violence, Dara Kay Cohen and Ragnhild Nordås. These political scientists used that database to produce their own pioneering database about how rape is used as a weapon of war.

The Uppsala database breaks each conflict into two sides. Side A represents a nation state, and Side B is typically one or more nonstate actors, such as rebel groups or insurgents.

Using that data, our research team examined instances of different forms of slavery, including sex trafficking and forced marriage, child soldiers, forced labor and general human trafficking. This analysis included information from 171 different armed conflicts. Because the use of slavery changes over time, we broke multiyear conflicts into separate “conflict-years” to study them one year at a time, for a total of 1,113 separate cases.

Coding each case to determine what forms of slavery were used, if any, was a challenge. We compared information from a variety of sources, including human rights organizations like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, scholarly accounts, journalists’ reporting and documents from governmental and intergovernmental organizations.

Alarming numbers

In our recently published analysis, we found that contemporary slavery is a regular feature of armed conflict. Among the 1,113 cases we analyzed, 87% contained child soldiers – meaning fighters age 15 and younger – 34% included sexual exploitation and forced marriage, about 24% included forced labor and almost 17% included human trafficking.

A global heat map of the frequency of these armed conflicts over time paints a sobering picture. Most conflicts involving enslavement take place in low-income countries, often referred to as the Global South.

About 12% of the conflicts involving some form of enslavement took place in India, where there are several conflicts between the government and nonstate actors. Teen militants are involved in conflicts such as the insurgency in Kashmir and the separatist movement in Assam. About 8% of cases took place in Myanmar, 5% in Ethiopia, 5% in the Philippines and about 3% in Afghanistan, Sudan, Turkey, Colombia, Pakistan, Uganda, Algeria and Iraq.

This evidence of enslavement predominately in the Global South may not be surprising, given how poverty and inequality can fuel instability and conflict. However, it helps us reflect upon how these countries’ historic, economic and geopolitical relationships to the Global North also fuel pressure and violence, a theme we hope slavery researchers can study in the future.

Strategic enslavement

Typically, when armed conflict involves slavery, it’s being used for tactical aims: building weapons, for example, or constructing roads and other infrastructure projects to fight a war. But sometimes, slavery is used strategically, as part of an overarching strategy. In the Holocaust, the Nazis used “strategic slavery” in what they called “extermination through labor.” Today, as in the past, strategic slavery is normally part of a larger strategy of genocide.

We found that “strategic enslavement” took place in about 17% of cases. In other words, enslavement was one of the primary objectives of about 17% of the conflicts we examined, and often served the goal of genocide. One example is the Islamic State’s enslavement of the Yazidi minority in the 2014 massacre in Sinjar, Iraq. In addition to killing Yazidis, the Islamic State sought to enslave and impregnate women for systematic ethnic cleansing, attempting to eliminate the ethnic identity of the Yazidi through forced rape.

The connections between slavery and conflict are vicious but still not well understood. Our next steps include coding historic cases of slavery and conflict going back to World War II, such as how Nazi Germany used forced labor and how Imperial Japan’s military used sexual enslavement. We have published a new data set, “Contemporary Slavery in Armed Conflict,” and hope other researchers will also use it to help better understand and prevent future violence.

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Walmart, CVS and Walgreens Must Pay $650M for Filling Prescriptions to Pill Mills in Opioid Crisis

Aug 22,2022

A landmark ruling orders pharmacy chains Walmart, CVS and Walgreens to pay a combined $650 million for their role in fueling the opioid crisis, as other cases have focused on opioid makers and wholesalers that distribute the addictive painkillers. A federal judge in Ohio found the pharmacy chains accountable for filling prescriptions even after suspecting doctors were operating pill mills. “It’s high time that all the players in this terrible chain of manufacture, prescribing, dispensing, are held responsible for their actions,” says Barry Meier, author of “Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic.” The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter covered the opioid crisis for decades at The New York Times. He also discusses similar rulings against Walgreens and others in San Francisco and Florida.

Florida “Stop WOKE Act” Blocked in Court, But Prof Says DeSantis Push to Scare Academics Is Working

Aug 22, 2022

A federal judge has blocked key portions of Florida’s new “Stop WOKE Act” that attempts to block discussions of racism and white privilege in workplaces and public schools. The preliminary injunction comes as the law is being challenged by business owners, students, educators and the American Civil Liberties Union. We speak with Diane Roberts, journalist and professor of English at Florida State University, who says faculty have either become so scared that many have left the university or are considering leaving. “A lot of people will self-censor, and I think that was the idea all along,” she says, noting this is especially true for untenured faculty. Roberts also discusses DeSantis’s potential run for president. Her new Washington Post op-ed is headlined “DeSantis aims to scare academics. Unfortunately, it’s working.”

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Who’s behind the car blast that killed the daughter of Putin ally Dugin? | DW News

Aug 22, 2022

Ukraine has denied any involvement in a car bombing near Moscow that killed the daughter of a prominent Russian nationalist. Daria Dugina died in the blast. Both she and her father Alexander Dugin have publicly supported Russia’s war on Ukraine. Russia’s foreign ministry speculated that Kyiv might be behind the bombing. But an adviser to Ukraine’s president said his country was not a terrorist state.

Darya Dugina killing: Kyiv denies involvement in suspected car bombing • FRANCE 24 English

Aug 22, 2022

The daughter of an ultra-nationalist Russian ideologue who advocates Russia absorbing Ukraine was killed in a suspected car bomb attack outside Moscow, Russian state investigators said on Sunday. FRANCE 24’s Nick Holdsworth tells us more.

Wildfire in northern Portugal ‘threatening several villages’

Aug 22, 2022

The country is on alert over the risk of forest fires.

Aleksandr Dugin: Who is ‘Putin’s brain’ and what is his view of Russia’s war in Ukraine?

Aug 22, 2022

The Russian ultranationalist, suspected of being the target of Sunday’s car bombing in Moscow, is said to have had a massive influence on Vladimir Putin’s world view.