U.S. Power Elite 101 By Professor Domhoff – With Charts, Explanations And Stuff.

By Jerry Alatalo

Political Sociologist G. William Domhoff speaks on November 18, 2017

“If you do not specify and confront real issues, what you say will surely obscure them. If you do not alarm anyone morally, you yourself remain morally asleep. If you do not embody controversy, what you say will be an acceptance of the drift of the coming human hell.”

– C. WRIGHT MILLS (1916-1962) American sociologist

fter listening to a powerful 1969 public address by Political Sociology Professor G. William Domhoff posted at Our Hidden History channel on YouTube, we found the following 2017 keynote presentation by Professor Domhoff, nearly 50 years later, to be of great interest and thus worth sharing with others.

Professor Domhoff was the keynote presenter at the Annual Meeting of the California Sociological Association held in Sacramento on November 18, 2017. Given the historical trends which have occurred since 1969 where the Vietnam War saw the unnecessary and tragic perishing of millions of innocent Vietnamese and near sixty thousand Americans, it appears the distinctly powerful messages of political sociologists like Professor Domhoff have yet to fully reach mass consciousness, evidenced by similar tragedies reported as current events as of late-2019.

Without going into a lengthy description of today’s Vietnam-like tragedies occurring around the Earth, and keeping in mind the internet rules against being overly weighted down with information which busy people tend to reject in favor of rapid-fire shorts bursts of news/analysis, we would point out some of the situations around the world related to the continuum of academic thought in the Political Sociology field by Professor Domhoff from 1969-today.

The Power Elite are involved in dramatically and rapidly evolving societal demand for positive change actions in what seems – to the stunned deer-in-headlights observers as is this writer – like every nation on the planet. As more people become aware of the “rubber meets the road” facts and details surrounding neoliberalism, the focus of 50-years of academic work by Political Sociologist G. William Domhoff, the Elite are becoming faced with more and more strenuous challenges to their attempts at maintaining world-record imbalanced status quo power.

The familiar phrase “wars and rumors of wars” remains the primary source of stress for many who’ve made the sometimes regrettable choice of pursuing greater awareness of world affairs, particularly the kind of awareness suppressed, deformed or omitted by corrupt business magnates, government officials and Elite corporate media titans.

The #1 challenge for peace activists around the Earth is building walls sufficiently strong enough to prevent any more outbreaks of war, and to end already ongoing deadly conflicts, whether it is in the Middle East, South America, Africa, or elsewhere.

Perhaps in the future – when civilization has long since abolished criminally insane, suicidal, unnecessary, catastrophic war on the human family – Professor Domhoff himself along with his like-minded colleagues, or later on by future generations, will find ultimate relief in finding his/their decades of effort have turned out successful.

We’ll stop and let vital knowledge foundation-building academic messenger Professor G. William Domhoff speak for himself.

Peace.

(Thank you to G. William Domhoff at YouTube)

Mr. Project Due Diligence Goes To Washington.

By Jerry Alatalo

“But life is short and truth works far and lives long: Let us speak the truth.”

– ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER (1788-1860) German philosopher

Mr. Project Due Diligence Goes To Washington.

hank you to Roland Angle and Casey Pfeiffer for your immensely important efforts as leaders of “Project Due Diligence”. It was absolutely astonishing to hear Mr. Pfeiffer describe how 2/3 of a group of Civil engineering professionals (repeat: Civil Engineering PROS!) had no idea – after more than 18 years since September 11, 2001 – that Building 7 even existed, much less that Building 7 collapsed due to controlled demolition! It is now abundantly clear the immeasurably destructive 9/11 BIG LIE must become 100% exposed, then destroyed – as SOON as humanly possible.

Since September 11, 2001, wars have devastated untold millions of innocent lives from Afghanistan to Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen directly – while the peoples of Venezuela, Iran, Bolivia and other nations are threatened with economic/financial warfare, legal war or “lawfare” – or so-called “kinetic” traditional war using bullets, bombs, missiles, and so forth.

Solving 9/11 represents arguably the sole remaining pathway and chance for humanity to prevent, avert or otherwise stop any process toward the next major global military conflagration, – and one more inevitably regretted, universally-mourned and unnecessary catastrophe.

Please share the information widely. Thank you.

Read Craig McKee’s article here:

https://www.ae911truth.org/news/618-asce-threats-reveal-growing-fear-of-project-due-diligence-message

“Project Due Diligence Goes To Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, and Beyond”

Published on Nov 15, 2019

Host Andy Steele is joined by AE911Truth board members Roland Angle and Casey Pfeiffer to discuss Casey’s recent presentation at the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers 2019 PDH Day and the next phase of Project Due Diligence.

(Thank you to Free Fall at YouTube)

Book Review: Pillaging the World. The History and Politics of the IMF

“During his bloody coup, Pinochet had fully relied on the active support of the CIA and the US Department of State under Henry Kis­singer. When implementing the toughest austerity program ever carried out in a Latin American country, the “Chicago Boys” received the full backing of the IMF. Regardless of all human rights violations, IMF loans to Chile doubled in the year after Pinochet’s coup, only to quadruple and quintuple in the following two years.”

Read the review of Ernst Wolff’s book on the history of the International Monetary Fund, “Pillaging the World”.

Astute News

No other financial organization has affected the lives of the majority of the world’s population more profoundly over the past fifty years than the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Since its inception after World War II, it has expanded its sphere of influence to the remotest corners of the earth. Its membership currently includes 188 countries on five continents.

For decades, the IMF has been active mainly in Africa, Asia and South America. There is hardly a country on these continents where its policies have not been carried out in close cooperation with the respective national governments. When the global financial crisis broke out in 2007, the IMF turned its attention to northern Europe. Since the onset of the Euro crisis in 2009, its primary focus has shifted to southern Europe.

Officially, the IMF’s main task consists in stabilizing the global financial system and helping out troubled countries in times of…

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‘Weaponizing Human Rights’: UN Chief Bachelet’s Venezuela Report Follows US Regime Change Script

Alfred de Zayas' Human Rights Corner

Former UN special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas slams UN High Commissioner Bachelet’s report on Venezuela as a politicized collection of baseless accusations by “advocates of regime change”

By Anya Parampil

Link to original article (The Grayzone): https://thegrayzone.com/2019/07/06/weaponizing-human-rights-un-high-commissioner-bachelets-venezuela-report-follows-us-regime-change-script/

When United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet traveled to Venezuela earlier this year, she met with an array of citizens who lost family members to right-wing violence in the country.

Among them was Inés Esparragoza, whose 20-year-old son, Orlando Figuera, was doused with gasoline and lit on fire by an opposition mob during violent anti-government riots, known as guarimbas, in May 2017.

“He was stabbed, beaten and cruelly burnt alive,” Esparragoza declared before Bachelet in March. “Simply because of the color of his shirt, the color of his skin, and because he said he was Chavista.”

While Esparragoza poured her family’s torment out before the former Chilean president, Bachelet scribbled…

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