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Survival or Extinction: Man or Nature

In the previous chapter I arrived at the conclusion that the best way to rescue human civilization from self-destruction and collapse is to open the borders, create a parallel and global civilization that is sustainable and nurture it until it grows strong enough and sufficiently attractive to absorb all other people within its fold. By starting from scratch there will be no structural obstacles to overcome and by separating ...Read full article...

Survival or Extinction: Into the Wild

What would happen if all borders were lifted and everyone were free to go and live anywhere on earth? This is a question of mind-boggling complexity, which is why immigration policy poses the greatest intellectual and political challenges.   While many of the consequences of such a move are predictable many more will come as a complete surprise and no one could possibly hope to foresee let alone manage the ...Read full article...

Survival or Extinction: Involved in Mankind

Editor’s Note: This article is the 13th part of a series titled Survival or Extinction. Links to parts 10, 11 and 12 are provided at the bottom as well as a link to the previous 9 articles. The political leadership and the institutional infrastructure needed to address the urgent problems humanity faces are missing. We are stuck with the Bretton Woods system that was worked out at the end ...Read full article...

Survival or Extinction: Peace Without Poison

Editor’s Note: This article is the 12th part of a series titled Survival or Extinction. Links to parts 10 and 11 are provided at the bottom as well as a link to the previous 9 articles. From the horrors and convulsions of wars past, humankind has advanced step by bloody step, from one peace settlement to another, towards the concept of collective security. Each major peace accord in Europe ...Read full article...

Countries are Prisons

Editor’s Note: This article is the 11th part of a series titled Survival or Extinction. A link to part 10 is provided at the bottom as well as a link to the previous 9 articles. Do you see any borders? I don’t. All I see is continents and oceans. Borders don’t exist. They are just imaginary lines that restrict our lives to a social construct called the nation state; ...Read full article...

Survival or Extinction: Taming the Wolves

(Part one: Life or Death; Part two: Follow the Money; Part Three: Need not Greed) In my previous three articles in this series, I have described the reasons why globalization has come to be and the machinations by which it has come thus far.  We have seen that: (1) monetary coercion has replaced military force after 1945 to ensure that nations can access resources regardless where they are found ...Read full article...

Less Sovereignty is the Central Bankers Solution for the Crisis

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | JUNE 29, 2012 Everyone on the main stream seems to believe that the continuous meetings between European central bankers and government officials are seeking to save the Euro and to help the governments deal with their sovereign debts. It is common to hear on television how journalists and so-called analysts explain that their expectations include the proposal of real solutions to ...Read full article...