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Siv O'Neall was born and raised in Sweden where she graduated from Lund University. She has lived in Paris, France and New Rochelle, N.Y. and traveled extensively throughout the U.S, Europe, and other continents, including several trips to India. Siv retired after many years of teaching French in Westchester, N.Y. and English in the Grandes Ecoles (Institutes of Technology) in France. In addition to her own writing. She has been living in France for 30 years, first in Paris and now Lyon. In addition to her political activism and writing, her life is filled with friends and family, music, animals, reading, traveling and much more.
(54 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 1, 2017 What Really Happened on September 11 -- A Whistle-blower Comes Forward
Firstly, Air traffic controllers taking no notice - Secondly, NORAD, North American Aerospace Defense Command, did NOTHING.
An important addition to the points I have already made is what whistle-blower, Major General Albert Stubblebine III, says in the video:"All of the air defense systems in that part of the country had been turned off that day. - Why? Apparently because the Vice President had ordered them turned off.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Hillary Lost -- the World Won
The fundamentally most important thing in this conflictual situation where we are now, is six short words: We do not need an empire. The world has suffered during this unilateral regime for many decades, on an ever increasing level since 9/11. We have had enough of all these conflicts.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, November 4, 2016 Hillary Clinton -- Mrs Strangelove?
Is Mrs. Clinton throwing stones in a glass house when she viciously attacks Donald Trump? Her efforts as Secretary of State are among the most warmongering in America's modern history. Should she become president, it seems highly unlikely that we would ever see the dawn of world peace.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 30, 2015 Greece is not the major problem -- Europe is
The Greek crisis is very much the work of the so-called 'free market' where anything goes. Big banks, led by Goldman Sachs and other vicious speculators pounced on unhappy Greece already in crisis situation due to slack governments, tax evasion and a high level of corruption. The unscrupulous vultures had now secretly stored away booties at the expense of the Greek people.
SHARE Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Greece: It all seems so clear -- and so complicated
It was five years ago and Greece was on the verge of going bankrupt. Goldman Sachs and other vultures grasped the opportunity to fraudulently make an exceptional amount of money. False rumors were spread, the Greek financial circles were lulled to sleep
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Did Washington ever tell a lie?
A democracy is a country where the all-powerful President does what he alone knows is good tor the people.
Stand up! The United States of America, our fatherland, the only moral nation in the world. And the only powerful nation. Together we stand. Flag at the top. We have the moral right to invade and kill millions in any country that does not abide by our rules.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Jean Ziegler: We Let the Third World Starve -- the Disaster Can Be Stopped
Every five seconds a child dies of hunger -- that leaves Jean Ziegler no rest. He calls banks and corporations "mass murderers". And he hopes for a revolt from below. -- In Ethiopia, in an underground hospital of the Eritrean liberation movement. In this cave bunker I saw children dying of hunger. It's much, much worse than we can imagine.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Corporatism or the True Face of Terrorism
The world the way it looks today seems like a stage production by Corpocrats -- inhuman monsters who have made the entire planet into their horror-story set. It appears like a creation by insane people, one that wouldn't stand the light of day. And yet -- there it is, our world, gradually becoming annihilated by those mad Corpocrats who are cheering in their hidden castles.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 13, 2012 A first visit to sub-Saharan Africa -- peace and wilderness
Wild animals in a healthy environment who live together, most of them getting along wonderfully well... These precious wild animals are in constant danger from poachers and also from farmers who kill the wild beasts that attack their herds of domestic animals. It seems self-evident how enormously important it is to keep protecting these precious islands of wildlife in the world.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Nestle and Monsanto, hand-in-hand, will happily do us in
It's strictly ingenious. The two big multinational corporations have found the way to ruin the earth. They care about nothing but their own coffers -- profit, profit and more profit, and step by step they will move us to the brink. Hopefully they will be the first to fall over the cliff. They will have ruined the earth, water, plants, forests, insects, mammals and all that is comprised in the concept of ecosystems.
(21 comments) SHARE Saturday, July 14, 2012 Absurdity Rules the World
The absurdity of the world today is so blinding that we can barely see through the fog to discern what went so wrong.
Plans had been spun for years in the dark underground caves by the enemies of man. The Neoconservatives had it all planned but one factor was missing... September 11 made it all possible... What we do know is that mass hysteria was awakened in the American people.
(19 comments) SHARE Friday, March 16, 2012 India -- and a visit to 'Little Tibet'
Tibetan Buddhists had been rebelling ever since the Chinese clamped down on their freedom to exercise their religion beginning in 1955. Armed conflict between Tibetan rebellion forces and the Chinese army started in 1956 and spread quickly to the Tibetan capital Llasa. On March 10, 1959, a revolt erupted in Lhasa. On March 17 mortar shells were fired on the Dalai Lama's palace, and it became obvious that his life was in danger
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, January 20, 2012 Hunger Is a 'Weapon of Mass Destruction', says Jean Ziegler
"Every five seconds, a child under 10 dies of hunger. -- Thirty-five million people die each year from hunger or its immediate aftermath. -- One billion people are permanently and severely malnourished and the situation is becoming increasingly catastrophic." (Jean Ziegler)
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Food for fuel, a sure way of creating a hunger crisis
Jean Ziegler, in his recently published book 'Massive Destruction - the Geopolitics of Hunger', is denouncing the brutal arms the neoliberal masters of the world are using in order to annihilate resistance to their senseless attempt to run the world as they see fit.
His latest book is an outspoken denunciation of the agroindustry in its various aspects... The biofuel corporations will do all they can to silence his message.
(12 comments) SHARE Saturday, November 5, 2011 Julian Assange Extradited To Sweden -- High Comedy Or Political Drama
Since there is a strong suspicion that political interests are behind the extremely suspicious wheelings and dealings of the Swedish system of justice, we are posting excerpts from an article which was posted in The Standard, New Zealand ... There have been contradictory statements by Swedish legal officers ever since this brouhaha started in August 2010.
(8 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Jean Ziegler: "the Cannibal World Order"
The victims are the poor, the former subsistence farmers in Africa who have been deprived of their land and whose countries now have to import food at exorbitant prices, due to the speculation in agricultural commodities resulting in the skyrocketing food prices today. The criminals are the World Bank and other banks and supranational organizations
(6 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 21, 2011 Monsanto and the Mortal Danger to Traditional Agriculture
The greatest threat to the future of food production in the world is the introduction of genetically engineered foods from the bio-tech industry. Contrary to their mendacious propagandized promises of solving the problem of world hunger through the so-called second green revolution, the bio-tech companies are instead in the process of destroying the world's ecosystems, and thus the natural food chains and life cycles.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 21, 2011 Corporatism Or Survival on Earth?
Globalized commerce and finance have taken over the planet and the majority of nations are above all anxious to keep up the pace with the rest of the frightened sycophants to the Empire, anxious not to fall behind when and where the big profits are being raked in off the roulette tables. Mesdames, messieurs, faites vos jeux! Tomorrow we'll be dead. But today, let us not be left out of the big game!
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 12, 2011 The Absurd Rush To Perdition
There has been a conspiracy going on for several decades now, in subterranean bunkers and in the utmost secrecy to begin with ... How many wars will be necessary, and where? How much propaganda to fool the people into sheepish acceptance of these illegal wars? How to get the media to cooperate in this nefarious project?
SHARE Wednesday, February 16, 2011 SAMIR AMIN SPEAKING ABOUT THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION
These are social revolts which can potentially lead to a crystallization of alternatives , which in the long run may become part of a socialist perspective . That is why the capitalist system , capital monopolies on a global scale , can not tolerate the development of these movements . It will mobilize all possible means of destabilization , economic and finance pressure, going as far as to military threats .