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What Goes Around, Comes Around REVEALED

by Cat Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 11:12:10 AM EST

As the COP-15 tenth anniversary approaches one might reflect with certain satisfaction, that conference mobilized "climate change" alignment for which First World historicity was unprepared. Yet divisions traveled north to south and circled the rim of keynote speakers and lassitude of G7 templates designed to re-capitalize "markets". I followed reports from Copenhagen with low-tech media, radio. Those weeks were a cynical affair for Third World delegates, capped by the impudent, "last minute" appearance of the US president with a $100B pledge due 2020. I recall. I dropped a diary entry to memorialize pledges that beggared belief in humanitarian USAID and reparations. That conference broke the mold. To my ears, World War III started 31 December 2009 with the institutional foundation of the BRICS revolution.

Truth be told, the Paris Treaty would not exist for Trump to turn his back on, but for the vanguard that marshaled cooperation and exploited market power to disrupt status quo diplomacy and rents. BRICS was Created as a Tool of Attack, Says an Imprisoned Lula. Galling for some.


Lula, Obama and China
"Ahmadinejad did not go to our dinner, so there was no meeting. But then, we were discussing, discussing, and I told Celso, 'Look, Celso, there's a problem, this meeting will end without an agreement, and they are going to blame Brazil, China, India, Russia. We need to find a solution.' Then I proposed that Celso call the Chinese and set up a parallel meeting. That was between Brazil, China, India and perhaps South Africa. Russia, I think, was not there. And in this meeting, imagine our surprise when Hillary Clinton finds out about it and tries to get inside the meeting. The Chinese didn't let her. All these Chinese, so nervous behind the door, and then comes Obama. Obama wanted to get in and the Chinese didn't let him. ...

Yes, the Amazon is afire in the imaginations of carbon credit accountants and traders. But "disaster capitalism" is not inevitable.

Lula's re-appearance is a bit like Phoenix. His origin story has surfaced before. Yet I never tire of insight to the formation of BRICS, because it wasn't accidental. It is especially gratifying in light of ten years of surreal Anglo-american propaganda to discredit and depose the combined determination of those politicians--Putin, Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping, Singh and Modi, and the string of South African presidents from Mbeki to Zuma; its living constitution, a parallel universe of industry and banking established to replace imperial measures of "growth"; and unlikely, impoverished constituencies.

The G7 did nothing but echo Lula's words, with French President Emmanuel Macron stressing how NGOs and multiple judicial actors, for years, have been raising the question of defining an international statute for the Amazon - which Bolsonaro's policies, single-handedly, have propelled to the top of the global agenda.

At the same time, this interview is the précis of the memoir of a survivor, a POW. For now, find the first cut of Exclusivo: Entrevista de Lula ŕ TV 247 (PT). The release of a full edited version with English subtitles is scheduled on or about 6 Sep 2019.

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AFP | Putin and Modi Vow to Boost Military & Trade Ties
The leaders met on the first day of Russia's economic forum in the Pacific coast city of Vladivostok, an annual event since 2015 as Moscow looks to bolster relations with Asia amid TENSIONS with the West.
Who knew?
 A lot has been accomplished during the last 5 years: over 40 legislative initiatives that sustain investment activity and improve the social sphere have been passed; 20 advanced special economic zones and 5 free ports have been put in place. These measures resulted in over 1,780 new investment projects worth over RUB 3.8 trillion, and 230 new enterprises appeared. The government provides targeted infrastructural and financial support to the investors. Over 70 thousand people received free land and now are building houses and farms on their 'Far Eastern hectares'.      

17 different countries invest in the Far East: China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, to name a few. Since 2014, nearly 32% of all direct foreign investment came to our region. ...

It also called for a reorganization of the U.N. Security Council to reflect the "global realities" of a multipolar world.
[B]RIC

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 at 10:05:16 PM EST
COP-15, 2009
"... Then I had a series of meetings and I told them all, 'Look, I know China is polluting. But who is going to pay for the historical pollution you perpetrated before China polluted? Where is the history commission to analyze English industrialization?"
Impact of environmental tax on green development: A nonlinear dynamical system analysis
Abstract (2019): An empirical study of the green development dynamical system in China demonstrates the particular evolution paths of economic growth, pollution intensity, and resource intensity under different environmental tax parameters. Results indicate a robust beneficial role of environmental tax on green development. Furthermore, when an environmental tax is imposed, a firm government control, an active consumer awareness, an advanced technology level can stimulate economic growth, decrease pollution intensity, and control the resource intensity. But the government control has a stronger effect. ...
"Then we let Obama in, Obama said, 'I'm gonna sit down beside my friend Lula so I won't be attacked here.' So he sat by my side and started to talk about the agreement, and we said there is no agreement. And then there was this Chinese, a negotiator, he was so angry at Obama, he was standing up, speaking in Mandarin, nobody understood anything, we asked for a translation, Jiabao did not allow it, but the impression, by his gesticulation, was that the Chinese was hurling all sorts of names at Obama, he talked aggressively, pointing his finger, and Obama said, 'He is angry.' ...

archived externalities
G7 leaders to rethink capitalism as risk of recession looms

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 at 10:32:09 PM EST
Excellent background on Lulu, Brazil and the BRICs. Lulu's efforts were tending towards a totally separate trading system with trade NOT denominated in $US and there is the implication that this was why he was targeted for regime change.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Sep 6th, 2019 at 12:57:29 AM EST
CRS, National Emergency Powers, 5 Aug 219
Through legislation, Congress has made a great many delegations of authority in this regard overthe past 230years. There are, however, limits and restraints upon the President in his exercise of emergency powers. With the exception of the habeas corpus clause, the Constitution makes no allowance for the suspension of any of its provisions during a national emergency.
This includes the "takings clause".
nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
Assume that cost addend in calculation of perpetual climate crisis free "debt financing" of US GND by sundry, anonymous "investors", including but not limited to US property claimants.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Sep 6th, 2019 at 03:31:54 PM EST


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