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Standoff at Scarborough Shoal | 101 East
 
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The South China Sea is a strategically important and resource-rich area in Asia. Around half of the world's merchant fleets pass through every year carrying an estimated $5 trillion worth of trade. The area is also believed to contain valuable oil and gas deposits. And ownership is hotly contested. There are ongoing territorial disputes between Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and China. One of the most well-known is the Spratly Islands' hydrocarbon deposits valued at $26.3 trillion. The latest tension is at the Scarborough Shoal, a small cluster of uninhabitable islands which lies about 220km off the coast of the Philippines and falls under its exclusive economic zone according to international maritime law. But China also claims ownership despite its nearest coastline being 900km away. The Scarborough Shoal has valuable resources including fishing, shipping routes and potentially enormous oil and gas deposits. In early April, the Philippines' naval forces intercepted eight Chinese fishing vessels in the Scarborough Shoal. They found large numbers of illegally-fished turtles, baby sharks, clams and corals on board. They tried to arrest the poachers but were stopped by the arrival of two Chinese maritime ships leading to a two-month standoff. The David and Goliath-style situation has forced the Philippines, along with other smaller Asian countries, to work together on joint security. It has also pushed them to cement military ties with the US and Australia. After more than two decades of double-digit increases in defence spending, China now has the largest fleet of advanced warships, submarines and long strike aircraft in Asia. The Philippines is working hard to get support from allies such as Japan and the US to help it build up its military capabilities. But months of simmering tension between both sides over the disputed territory is threatening to exact a heavy toll on Philippines' economy and is damaging vital tourism and agricultural sectors. Business communities in the Philippines are concerned the ongoing standoff threatens trade relations and investments after China tightened regulations on banana imports from the Philippines and several Chinese tour groups cancelled visits to the Philippines. Energy and infrastructure projects have also been put on hold. As China flexes its economic and military muscle across the Asia Pacific region, 101 East asks if this escalation is a threat to peace and stability. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
Views: 495155 Al Jazeera English
What Are Fossil Fuels? | National Geographic
 
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What are fossil fuels? How were they formed? Learn how human use of non-renewable energy sources, such coal, oil, and natural gas, affect climate change. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta What Are Fossil Fuels? | National Geographic https://youtu.be/YTnE0OQPTEo National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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SONA: Pinag-aagawang Recto Bank, mayaman sa Natural Gas Reserves
 
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State of the Nation is a nightly newscast anchored by award-winning broadcast journalist, Jessica Soho. It airs Mondays to Fridays at 9:00 PM (PHL Time) on GMA News TV Channel 11. For more videos from State of the Nation, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/stateofthenation.
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🇮🇩 Indonesia's green information gap - The Listening Post (Feature)
 
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With temperatures and sea levels rising alarmingly, putting 2,000 of the country's islands and 42 million households at risk of drowning by 2050, one would expect environmental news to top the agenda in Indonesia. But when you look at mainstream media there, it is hard to find stories that go beyond catastrophes like forest fires or mudslides, examining who and what is behind them. In 2015, huge fires swept through Indonesia's rainforests. About 2.6 million hectares of forest (an area roughly the size of Rwanda) was set aflame to clear space for palm oil plantations. The fires produced - in just three weeks - more greenhouse gases than Germany does in an entire year. Forest fires have become an annual occurrence in Indonesia, and still, the country's media seldom devote the column inches and airtime needed to explore the causes behind them. "It is easier for journalists to cover sports or the economy, because they have scores and numbers," explains Harry Surjadi, head of the Indonesian Society of Environmental Journalists. "Those stories are much easier to write than environmental stories, where journalists have to understand biology, ecology, waste and chemistry." When they do cover forest fires or the effects of mining, they leave out "subjects like 'water poisoned due to toxic waste or air pollution' because they don't know enough about those subjects", points out Merah Ismail, campaign manager for JATAM NGO, a mining advocacy network. Crucial to how Indonesia's news outlets cover the environment - and its destruction - is the shape of the media landscape. Most of the country's TV channels and radio stations are owned by conglomerates, many of which have big stakes in agribusiness and mining companies. "Media owners are often connected to owners of extractive industry companies, like mining or palm oil, which are among the greatest contributors to deforestation, environmental damage and air pollution," says Sapariah Saturi, senior editor for Mongabay-Indonesia. In September 2015, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced that the country would cut the growth of greenhouse gas emissions by 29 percent in 2030. The announcement was covered across Indonesia's news outlets, but, since then, there's been little follow up on what progress there has been or whether there is a plan at all to achieve this target. What little media debate and coverage there are, of efforts to protect Indonesia's rainforests, are often framed in terms of a stark choice - between the economy and the environment. "I have learned that only when the media care and do good reporting on the environment can there be any influence on policy to protect it," says Surjadi. "So, unless there are more journalists writing about green issues, climate change will not be stopped." With the lines between journalism and activism blurred, we look at how the Indonesian media toes the line between the need for economic development and environmental sustainability. Contributors: Harry Surjadi, head, Indonesian Society of Environmental Journalists Sapariah Saturi, senior editor, Mongabay-Indonesia Merah Ismail, campaign manager, JATAM NGO (Mining Advocacy Network) Indoarto Priadi, managing director, TVOne More from The Listening Post on: YouTube - http://aje.io/listeningpostYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/AJListeningPost Twitter - http://twitter.com/AJListeningPost Website - http://aljazeera.com/listeningpost
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The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy
 
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The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out a road map to usher in a new economic system. A Third Industrial Revolution is unfolding with the convergence of three pivotal technologies: an ultra-fast 5G communication internet, a renewable energy internet, and a driverless mobility internet, all connected to the Internet of Things embedded across society and the environment. This 21st century smart digital infrastructure is giving rise to a radical new sharing economy that is transforming the way we manage, power and move economic life. But with climate change now ravaging the planet, it needs to happen fast. Change of this magnitude requires political will and a profound ideological shift. To learn more visit: https://impact.vice.com/thethirdindustrialrevolution Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: http://bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0
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Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo
 
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Warlords, soldiers, and child laborers all toil over a mineral you've never even heard of. Coltan is a conflict mineral in nearly every cell phone, laptop, and electronic device. It's also tied to the deaths of over 5 million people in Congo since 1990. Hosted by Alison Suroosh Alvi | Originally released in 2011 at http://vice.com Click here to help: http://www.raisehopeforcongo.org/ Watch more VICE documentaries here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Presents Subscribe for videos that are actually good: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/user/vice/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
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Carlan Tapp on the effects of coal mining near Burnham, NM
 
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Carlan Tapp, environment, Earth Now, coal mining, New Mexico Museum of Art
New photos show China is nearly done with its Militarization of South China Sea
 
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Aerial photographs obtained by the Inquirer from a source show that China is almost finished transforming seven reefs claimed by the Philippines in the Spratly archipelago into island fortresses, in a bid to dominate the heavily disputed South China Sea. Most of the photos, taken between June and December 2017, were snapped from an altitude of 1,500 meters and they showed the reefs that had been transformed into artificial islands in the final stages of development as air and naval bases. Shown the photographs, Eugenio Bito-onon Jr., the former mayor of Kalayaan town on Pag-asa Island, the largest Philippine-occupied island in the Spratlys and internationally known as Thitu Island, recognized new facilities on the man-made isles. ‘Photos are authentic’ Bito-onon saw the construction going on when he flew over the islands with foreign journalists nearly two years ago. “These photos are authentic. I flew with HBO before the elections in 2016. We got repeated warnings from the Chinese because we were circling over the islands. I see there are now additional vertical features,” Bito-onon said. Within Philippines’ EEZ One of the reefs, Panganiban, lies within the Philippines’ 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea. The UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has ruled that Panganiban Reef belongs to the Philippines. In a report on China’s militarization of the South China Sea last December, US think tank Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (Amti) said Kagitingan Reef had the most construction in 2017, with work spanning 110,000 square meters. The runways for the three biggest reefs—Kagitingan, Panganiban and Zamora—appeared either completed or almost ready for use. Lighthouses, radomes, communication facilities, hangars and multistory buildings had also been built on the artificial island Military ships Three military ships capable of transporting troops and weapons were docked at Panganiban Reef in a picture taken last Dec. 30. These were two transport ships (Hull Nos. 830 and 831) and an amphibious transport dock (989). The Luoyang (527), a Type 053H3 Jiangwei II class missile frigate, was spotted about a kilometer from Zamora Reef last Nov. 15. This type of war vessel has two quadruple launchers installed amidships. It also has a Type 79A dual-barrel 100 mm gun installed on the bow deck, capable of firing 15-kilogram shells at a rate of 18 rounds per minute over a range of 22 km. Status quo deal ignored The extent of development on the reefs show that China has gone ahead with building military outposts in the Spratlys despite a 2002 agreement with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) not to change any features in the sea. At the same time, China has softened the impact of its military buildup with pledges of investments to the Philippines and talk of a framework for negotiating with Asean a code of conduct for the management of rival claims in the strategic waterway. Besides the Philippines and China, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam also claim parts of the Spratly archipelago. Taiwan is a sixth claimant. North Korea’s missile and atomic weapon tests also helped draw international attention away from China’s construction activities on the reefs, although recent pronouncements from Malacañang indicated the Philippines was not exactly unaware of the Chinese military buildup in the Spratlys. What’s at stake If the Philippines does not assert its legal victory, it stands to lose 80 percent of its EEZ in the South China Sea, covering 381,000 square kilometers of maritime space, including the entire Recto Bank, or Reed Bank, and part of the Malampaya gas field off Palawan, as well as all of the fishery, oil and gas and mineral resources there, Carpio said. “My estimate is 40 percent of water in the Philippines is in the West Philippine Sea, so that’s 40 percent of the fish that we can catch and we will lose that as a food source,” he said. “Malampaya supplies 40 percent of the energy requirement of Luzon. Disclaimer- This channel is for defence related news worldwide . We try to give you true news related to each and every aspects of defence . It is either country, defence weapon, air Force, army ,navy, military or anything we will try to fully explain . The content specially news we upload are taken from various news channels and media houses . we never claim it is 100 % on our behalf but we try to deliver you exact without rumours . our news is specially related to india . As India is a growing country specially in defence under narendra modi BJP government . Channel Link: https://www.youtube.com/DefenceTube Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/defencetube Twitter Link : https://twitter.com/DefenceTube Check my all playlist : https://www.youtube.com/defencetube/playlist
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Anti Graft Agency Probes Corruption Allegations against Chinese State Owned Firm
 
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Description: A former mainland Chinese journalist offers what he says is evidence of corruption against China Resources, a large state-owned firm, to a Hong Kong investigation. Story: Former Chinese mainland journalist Li Jianjun on Monday offered up what he says is evidence of corruption by Chinese state-owned giant China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd regarding a recent deal with shareholders. Li Jianjun travelled to Hong Kong to file a complaint against the Hong Kong-listed company at the city's Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). Another reporter from China's Xinhua news agency also posted corruption allegations on his microblog. [Li Jianjun, Former Journalist]: "I believe more shocking inside stories will emerge because according to the preliminary evidence that I have, in the mine acquisition case of China Resources Power, they have created a capital black hole of at least four-billion dollars (25 billion yuan)." Six minority shareholders of the company involved in the deal filed a lawsuit on July 5 against former executives of China Resources Power. The lawsuit alleged that China Resources Power "suffered serious loss and damage" from its acquisition of coal mining assets in the northern province of Shanxi in 2010, according to a copy of the writ obtained by Reuters. The exploration licenses of some of the mines had expired at the time of the acquisition, which resulted in losses, the suit says, adding that executives had breached their duties. The shareholders demanded an unspecified amount of damages. China Resources Power says the Department of Land Resource of Shanxi Province issued the exploration permits on July 25 for two of the three coal mines to Shanxi Jinye Coal Coking Group Co. A permit for the other mine was obtained in April. For more news and videos visit ☛ http://ntdtv.org Follow us on Twitter ☛ http://twitter.com/NTDTelevision Add us on Facebook ☛ http://on.fb.me/s5KV2C
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AU15_ Where do we find our natural gas?
 
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Over 400 fields in the Netherlands and offshore contain natural gas. Sufficient for another 50 years. 250 fields are already in production, while 100 fields will be developed. Natuur & Milieu, GasTerra, EBN and NOGEPA spread their visions about the role gas can play in our energy-mix.
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Thorium.
 
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http://ThoriumRemix.com/ Thorium is an abundant material which can be transformed into massive quantities of energy. To do so efficiently requires a very different nuclear reactor than the kind we use today- Not one that uses solid fuel rods, but a reactor in which the fuel is kept in a liquid state. Not one that uses pressurized water as a coolant, but a reactor that uses chemically stable molten salts. Such a reactor is called a "Molten Salt Reactor". Many different configurations are possible. Some of these configurations can harness Thorium very efficiently. This video explores the attributes of Molten Salt Reactors. Why are they compelling? And why do many people (including myself) see them as the only economical way of fully harnessing ALL our nuclear fuels... including Thorium. This video has been under development since 2012. I hope it conveys to you why I personally find Molten Salt Reactors so compelling, as do the many volunteers and supporters who helped create it. Much of the footage was shot by volunteers. All music was created by: http://kilowattsmusic.com To support this project, please visit: https://patreon.com/thorium Entities pursuing Molten Salt Reactors are... Flibe Energy - http://flibe-energy.com/ Terrestrial Energy - http://terrestrialenergy.com/ Moltex Energy - http://www.moltexenergy.com/ ThorCon Power - http://thorconpower.com/ Transatomic - http://www.transatomicpower.com/ Seaborg - http://seaborg.co/ Copenhagen Atomics - http://www.copenhagenatomics.com/ TerraPower - http://terrapower.com/ Bhabha Atomic Research Centre - http://www.barc.gov.in/ Chinese Academy of Sciences - http://english.cas.cn/ Regular Thorium conferences are organized by: http://thoriumenergyalliance.com/ http://thoriumenergyworld.com/ Table of Contents 0:00:00 Space 0:17:29 Constraints 0:28:22 Coolants 0:40:15 MSRE 0:48:54 Earth 0:59:46 Thorium 1:22:03 LFTR 1:36:13 Revolution 1:44:58 Forward 1:58:11 ROEI 2:05:41 Beginning 2:08:36 History 2:38:59 Dowtherm 2:47:57 Salt 2:51:44 Pebbles 3:06:07 India 3:18:44 Caldicott 3:35:55 Fission 3:56:22 Spectrum 4:04:25 Chemistry 4:12:51 Turbine 4:22:27 Waste 4:40:15 Decommission 4:54:39 Candlelight 5:13:06 Facts 5:26:08 Future 5:55:39 Pitches 5:56:17 Terrestrial 6:08:33 ThorCon 6:11:45 Flibe 6:20:51 End 6:25:53 Credits Some of this footage is remixed from non-MSR related sources, to help explain the importance of energy for both space exploration and everyday life here on Earth. Most prominently... Pandora's Promise - https://youtu.be/bDw3ET3zqxk Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson - https://youtu.be/Pun76NZMjCk Dr. Robert Zubrin - https://youtu.be/EKQSijn9FBs Mars Underground - https://youtu.be/tcTZvNLL0-w Andy Weir & Adam Savage - https://youtu.be/5SemyzKgaUU Periodic Table Videos - https://youtube.com/channel/UCtESv1e7ntJaLJYKIO1FoYw
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What's Hidden Beneath The Ice In Antarctica?
 
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Why Are World Leaders Visiting Antarctica? Steve Quayle says people should take notice. Quayle explains, “What really is going on down there? Here is the billion dollar question, and probably the trillion dollar question: Why are the world’s religious leaders and the world’s most powerful leaders going to Antarctica? I don’t think the Russian Patriarch Kirill is going down there to meet penguins, with no disrespect meant. Someone or something has summoned the world’s leaders.” Quayle also says, “Most people don’t understand, and this is critical, the United States, in 1947, sent a war flotilla to the Antarctic under Admiral Byrd and it was called “Operation Highjump.” It was to seek out and destroy the hidden Nazi bases that intelligence agencies provided them the documentation for. It wasn’t a small thing. There were 13 ships and 4,700 men and state of the art U.S. weaponry. The bad news is we got our rear ends kicked. Russians were spying on us, and they had a video of our aircraft encountering flying saucers.” Fast forward to today, and Quayle contends, “Black physics is beyond the PhD level, and we are seeing this with CERN (European Council for Nuclear Research). What is so critical for people to understand is, as more activity takes place at CERN, the occult rituals associated with it are so in your face you can’t dismiss this stuff anymore as being the ranting’s of this fringe or that fringe. Something is happening, and the Antarctic is critical. It’s my contention that because of the advanced technology of the Third Reich . . . that they went under the ice, so to speak, and came into contact with beings, sentient beings that Wernher von Braun and others have made reference to many times before they passed away. So, all this is a matter of record. When you put all the records together, it points to this: There is some entity or group of entities that are thinking and have advanced technology and, basically, give orders to the religious and political leaders of our day.” https://usawatchdog.com/why-are-world-leaders-visiting-antarctica-steve-quayle/ List of Antarctic expeditions: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Antarctic_expeditions (Take it with a grain of salt) Content in video thanks to: .................................................................... Christian channels: The Outer Light: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnrE7PkiyVPP5ZTMqo3QW-Q FaceLikeTheSun: https://www.youtube.com/user/FaceLikeTheSun Use Discernment: Atlantean Gardens: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0gkKMGpCgyun7OoEOseryg/ ..................................................................... Please do you own research on the content in the video. We are just sharing what we see and always appreciate relevant feedback. Please be respectful of others when commenting. This is a learning channel where we help each other put the pieces together. Comments reviewed typically within 12 hours. God is in control and he honors every promise made to man. Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6 “In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;” Ephesians 1:7 God bless you and your families. Know Jesus! Repent of your sins. Let the Potter mold his clay into something wonderful. New videos are posted daily. Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/c/ShakingMyHeadProductions ///////
LAHAD DATU update ALJAZEERA
 
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Malaysian troops backed by fighter jets have attacked an armed Filipino group, trying to end a standoff on Borneo island after violence that killed at least 27 people and sparked fears of broader insecurity in the resource-rich region. Planes bombed the area in eastern Sabah state on Tuesday for more than 30 minutes before hundreds of ground troops moved in to search for around 180 members of the self-proclaimed Royal Sulu Army believed to be hiding near a coastal palm-oil plantation, Malaysian officials said. The armed group, who hail from the southern Philippines, landed in a coastal village in Sabah on February 9 to claim the territory as their own, citing ownership documents from the late 1800s. Police inspector general Ismail Omar told reporters the mission's goals had been accomplished and there were no Malaysian casualties, without giving further details. Relatives of the group who have been in touch with the gunmen by phone from Manila said they had survived the bombardment. "They are safe, they are intact," Abraham Idjirani, a spokesman for the group, told Philippine television. Political crisis The violence has sparked a political crisis ahead of elections in Malaysia as well as the Philippines. Both governments say they are investigating allegations of opposition involvement. Dozens of people have been protesting outside the Malaysian embassy in the Philippines capital Manila in support of the group in Sabah. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who faces a tough election within weeks, has come under pressure to take a firm stance against the group, which arrived by boat about three weeks ago claiming to be descendants of the southern Philippines' sultanate of Sulu. The insecurity has disrupted operations in Sabah's huge palm oil industry and prolonged trouble could dampen growing investor interest in energy and infrastructure projects in the state, although the main oil fields are far from the trouble. Oil majors such as ConocoPhillips and Shell have poured in billions of dollars to develop oil and gas fields in Sabah. Chinese companies have been investing in hydro-power and coal mining. Two policemen were killed along with 12 fighters when Malaysian security forces tried to tighten a cordon around the group on Friday, sparking more violence over the weekend. "The longer this invasion lasts, it is clear to the authorities that the invaders do not intend to leave Sabah," Najib said on Tuesday, adding that negotiations with the estimated 100 to 300 members of the group had gone nowhere. "The government must take action to safeguard the dignity and sovereignty of the country as required by the people." The violence presents Najib with a security headache that could delay an election that must be held by June, adding to nervousness among investors over what could be the country's closest ever polls. Centuries-old claim The Royal Sulu Army are demanding an increased payment from Malaysia for their claim as the rightful owners of Sabah. The Malaysian government continues to pay the Kiram clan of Sulu a supposed annual rent of $1,500 for the use of more than 73,000 square kilometres of land in Sabah. Malaysia has refused their demands and, along with the Philippine government, has urged the group to return home. The violence has sparked a political crisis ahead of elections for both the Philippine and Malaysian governments and raised concerns of instability in resource-rich Sabah state. The crisis also comes a crucial stage of peace negotiations arranged by Malaysia between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the largest Muslim rebel group in the southern Philippines. The group has ignored appeals from Aquino to leave Sabah or face prosecution at home on charges of triggering armed conflict.
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Better than Sleeping Pills: Natural Remedy to Sleep Better
 
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Are you having trouble getting a good night’s rest? We all do at times. With all the stress around us, it can be hard to fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up feeling rested. Stress and electromagnetic frequencies from cellphones, computers, and other electronics don’t help the case. Bright lights, and other things, can change our nervous system and sleep hormones, and lessen how much good sleep we get. When you don’t get enough sleep, you lose out on what your body can do to work properly. Your cognitive thinking skills get worse, your motor skills slow down, your energy drops, and you’re at more risk for diseases and health conditions like obesity, diabetes, and cancer. You’ll feel better, work better, and block disease by getting at least eight hours of sleep each night. The easiest thing to do is grab a sleeping pill, but is that a good idea? It may work for a little while, but it’s really harming your body’s health and natural abilities. Sleeping pills can come along with dizziness, constipation, stomach pain, a hard time paying attention, memory problems, and harm to the central nervous system. If you do not want the bad things that come with sleeping pills, what can you do? The answer is banana cinnamon tea. Using the soothing value of banana, the banana peel, and cinnamon is a great way to push insomnia and other sleeping disorders aside. Bananas are full of potassium and magnesium. Most people do not know that the banana peel has even more potassium and magnesium than the banana, and they just throw it away. Not anymore! With this simple recipe, you can get the help from the potassium and magnesium in the banana peel. Potassium and magnesium are helpful to the nervous system and are great for soothing the muscles. In fact, magnesium is the most important mineral to ease muscles and can lessen muscle cramps and other aches and pains. Cinnamon is great because it evens out blood sugar levels. When blood sugar levels are even, your hormones can work in a way that lets you sleep better. If your blood sugar levels are off, then you may have energy at night, or be tired during the day. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients: 1 organic banana (with peel) 1 small pot of water A sprinkle of cinnamon (if you’d like) Step 1: Cut off both ends of the banana (top and bottom) Step 2: Put the banana into a pot of boiling water. It’s even better if the water is spring water or filtered in some way. Boil it for about 10 minutes. Sprinkle some cinnamon in the water as well. If you’d like to add some stevia for sweetening, do so. Stevia helps to even out blood sugar levels, and will not raise blood sugar levels before bed. Step 3: Add more cinnamon if you’d like, and enjoy! Source(s): http://www.doctoroz.com/recipe/banana-tea Disclaimer: The materials and the information contained on Natural Cures channel are provided for general and educational purposes only and do not constitute any legal, medical or other professional advice on any subject matter. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new diet or treatment and with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Images licensed under CC: http://www.freestockphotos.biz/ https://pixabay.com/ https://www.flickr.com/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/ https://pixabay.com/
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🇺🇦 The Oligarchs - Al Jazeera Investigations
 
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Aljazeera’s Investigative Unit unravels a high-stakes international plot hatched by powerful Eastern European oligarchs to make millions of dollars from a crooked deal. According to one Ukrainian analyst: “It sounds like an agreement between criminal bosses. You can sign it with your blood.” The scheme involves using a web of offshore companies and international lawyers to raid US$160 million dollars under the noses of the authorities. The money is effectively being stolen for a second time… the funds were initially frozen by Ukraine’s courts after its former president, Viktor Yanukovych, was discovered to have emptied the country’s treasury. The Oligarchs include an exiled gas billionaire guarded by Russian special forces, a Moscow property magnate and an Olympic show jumper on the run from Ukrainian authorities. The investigation shines light on the ever shifting battle between the oligarchs and global financial regulators. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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Indonesia hikes fuel prices nearly 30 percent to avert economic crisis
 
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++AUDIO AS INCOMING++ 1. Close of protester shouting into megaphone 2. Mid protesters lying on ground holding up signs 3. Close of sign: (Indonesian) "Refuse fuel prices hikes or dethrone SBY-JK (Indonesian president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Indonesian vice president Jusuf Kalla) 4. Close of protester speaking into megaphone standing over other protesters lying on ground 5. Various of police scuffling with protesters 6. Exterior of Indonesian Ministry of finance++NIGHT SHOT++ 7. Wide of Indonesian ministers arriving for news conference 8. Cutaway of cameras 9. Pan from journalists to Indonesian ministers 10. SOUNDBITE: (Indonesian) Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesian minister of Energy and Mineral Resources: "The increase of global crude oil prices has resulted in the much bigger needs for certain fuels to be subsidised and this has burdened our state budget. That is why we need to adjust the fuel sale prices." 11. Cutaway of photographers 12. SOUNDBITE: (Indonesian) Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesian minister of Energy and Mineral Resources: "The retail price for gasoline and diesel oil for small businesses, fisheries, transportation and public services inclusive of income tax per litre will be as follows - gasoline sale price per litre - 6000 Rupiah and diesel oil 5500 Rupiah." 13. Cutaway of media 14. Wide of news conference ending STORYLINE: Indonesia raised prices at the pump by nearly 30 percent late on Friday because of the surging cost of oil and gas on the global market, the government said, triggering small but rowdy protests. Dozens of students clashed with police in Jakarta following the announcement, while students elsewhere in the capital burned tyres and wood, according to local radio reports. There were no immediate reports of casualties or arrests. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono warned earlier this month that budget-busting subsidies, which have for years enabled motorists to fill up for roughly 1.80 US dollars a gallon, would have to be drastically slashed. Most people realise he had little choice, but that has not stopped thousands of students from taking to the streets in near-daily rallies this week, saying the poor would be hit the hardest. Speaking at a news conference on Friday, the Energy Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro said gas prices were being boosted 33 percent to 2.40 US dollars a gallon. Diesel oil jumped 27 percent to 2.204 US dollars a gallon. And kerosene, used primarily for cooking, 25 percent to 1.00 US dollar. "The increase of global crude oil prices has resulted in the much bigger needs for certain fuel to be subsidised and this has burdened our state budget," he said. "That is why we need to adjust the fuel sale prices," he added. This is the third time Yudhoyono has raised fuel prices since he was elected president in 2004, defying protests and winning praise from international donors. To cushion the blow, the government has provided direct cash payments to the poor - a policy it said on Friday it would repeat. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c40c32bf8e44df2ec5dfc23d97366bfa Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Magichanic Oil on Kafagway Balita
 
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The South China Sea: Troubled Waters
 
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Bordered by ten nations and including some of the world's most important shipping lanes and fisheries, the South China Sea is a vital region. Critically important mineral resources, including oil, are thought to be there in large quantities as well. The Chinese have long laid claim to nearly the entire South China Sea. That claim is contested by many nations and in some instances the conflict has turned violent. This summer the United States entered the fray. In July, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said, "The United States has a national interest in freedom of navigation, open access to Asia's maritime commons, and respect for international law in the South China Sea." This comment, made at a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' (ASEAN) regional forum held in Hanoi, triggered a vigorous response from Chinese authorities. Chinese authorities argue that they and other nations in the region can work out their differences on a bilateral, nation to nation basis. They say that the U.S. is intruding into the discussion and attempting to make rights and use of the South China Sea an international issue. As Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi put it, "What will be the consequences to if this issue is turned into an international or multilateral one? It will only make matters worse and the resolution more difficult." Classroom use of this video is permitted. We would appreciate feedback from viewers. Please write to us at [email protected] This new documentary from the USC U.S.-China Institute looks at the issue and includes interviews with distinguished Chinese and American specialists including Shen Dingli (Center for American Studies, Fudan University), Xie Tao (Beijing Foreign Studies University), Bonnie Glaser (Center for Strategic and International Studies), Daniel Lynch (USC). USCI senior fellow Mike Chinoy reports the story. USCI multimedia editor Craig Stubing handled the camerawork and editing. We look forward to your comments. Please send them to us at [email protected] OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.china.usc.edu FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/uschinainstitute Classroom use of this video is permitted. We would appreciate feedback from viewers. Please write to us at [email protected]
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Arrivals for OPEC meeting
 
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1. Sign outside El Mitak residence where OPEC summit will be held 2. Foyer pans to media working 3. Close up journalist 4. SOUNDBITE: (French) Chakib Khelil, Algerian oil minister "This is an extraordinary meeting of OPEC that was decided on the December 4th meeting in Vienna. This meeting will discuss problems in the stability of oil prices in the second and third quarter, in the second quarter of this year there could be a surplus production of 2.5 (m) million barrels a day. One has to take into account that the production quota in OPEC countries has passed 1.8 (m) million barrels a day so there is an imbalance which means the prices will fall. We don't want prices to fall any lower than our price of our interval price which is 20 dollars per barrel. So it is a very, very difficult decision that will need a huge consensus in order to determine at what level we need to produce in order to stabilise the prices between 22 and 28 dollars a day." 5. Media waiting outside 6. Kuwaiti oil minister coming out surrounded by people 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Ahmad Fahad , Kuwait oil minister Question: "How much do you think needs to be taken off the market to stabilise prices?" Answer: "I think we have to think between one million and one million and a half." Question: "Do you think that decision will be taken at this meeting or do you believe it will be rolled over?" Answer: "I think we have to take a decision in this meeting." Question : "Will that be the ceiling or production?" Answer:"The over-production." Question: "Do you believe a decision will be made now to roll over and then meet again in March? Answer: Yes, we have to take it now." 8. Various of Saudi Oil Minister, Ali al-Naimi Ibrahim, leaving building STORYLINE: OPEC members have started to arrive in Algeria for a key summit aimed at stalling a sharp drop in prices. Representatives of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries were gathering in Algiers to discuss what action to take to try to keep crude prices from tumbling during the April-June quarter. OPEC's 11 members pump about a third of the world's oil. OPEC fears that global demand for oil will decline by as much as 2.5 (m) million barrels a day during the second quarter, but its members are currently producing about 1.5 (m) million barrels a day above their output ceiling. In recent months, this excess output was not a problem because prices were high. Demand, especially from China, has exceeded expectations, and the market's uncertainty about future crude exports from Iraq has helped underpin the market. However, prices have eased somewhat since January, with OPEC's benchmark blend of crudes at 28.20 US dollars a barrel on Friday compared to OPEC's targeted range of 22-28 US dollars a barrel. Algeria's Oil Minister Chakib Khelil said OPEC must "definitely" take action to prevent a further, substantial decrease in prices. He noted that overproduction was of particular concern. Kuwaiti Oil Minister Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said his country would like OPEC to cut 2.5 (m) million barrels per day from its production quotas, 1.5 (m) million that currently exceeds quotas and then, in March, an additional one (m) million from the quotas themselves OPEC is haunted by the consequences of its decision in December 1997 to increase production just before a financial crisis in Asia that sent oil prices plummeting to US 10 dollars a barrel. The group has intensified its efforts to micromanage production, and its delegates met seven times in the last year alone. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e2cdbd699d17165a1bbe6f033431ce73 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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China to lay off 1.8 million workers in its Coal and Steel Industry
 
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http://www.illuminatisilver.com http://www.facebook.com/illuminatisilver China to lay off 1 8 million workers in its Coal and Steel Industry Today is Monday 29th February 2016 and we are briefly commenting on a Reuters Report out today highlighting that China plans to lay off 1.8 million workers in its Coal and Steel Industry. Yin Weimin, the Minister for Human Resources and Social Security, told a news conference that 1.3 million workers in the coal sector could lose their jobs, plus 500,000 from the steel sector. China's coal and steel sectors employ about 12 million workers, according to data published by the National Bureau of Statistics. These 1.8 million jobs represent approximately 15% of the workforce and it’s aimed to reduce industrial over-capacity. The central government will allocate 100 billion yuan ($15.27 billion) over the next two years to relocate these workers. The world's second-largest economy grew 6.9% in 2015, the weakest in 25 years, and the government aims to achieve economic growth of between 6.5- 6.7% in 2016. In 2015, the contribution from the services sector to GDP climbed to 50.5% surpassing the 50% level for the first time, and showing China’s intent to move to a more services based economy. As we stated in previous videos, the economic down-turn is real, and China should be watched closely. This is yet another indication that all is not well with the Chinese economy, and if, as many believe, the Government figures are, let’s just say ‘not as accurate as they could be’, its position is far worse than suggested. If this malaise permeates other sectors it could very well suggest that the Industrial demand for silver may not look too bright in the short term. Please view our recent videos: Gold and Silver Update w/e 26th February 2016 by illuminati silver https://youtu.be/eN3DN-nW1I8 7 Reasons why Chris Christie endorsed Donald Trump for President https://youtu.be/aPDKPN7q8Qc Did Donald Trump win Thursdays CNN GOP Debate in Houston Texas? https://youtu.be/xnNQl6O71Rc Gold and Slver Price Forecast 2016 - by illuminati silver – Conclusion - part 3 of 3 https://youtu.be/zPikxuF1IRY Trump romps home in Nevada and Super Tuesday will decide the top 3, 2, or just 1 https://youtu.be/PPWCuXEYHAo Perth Mint silver bar shortages should be corrected by mid-March 2016 https://youtu.be/mHwIQDGgeAc BHP Billiton announces massive losses as demand for commodities slump https://youtu.be/HASkAtVPJx0 HSBC Profits Falter due to Chinese Economic Slowdown https://youtu.be/g7MyHiZUFGk Gold & Silver Price Forecast for 2016 Delayed due to New Information https://youtu.be/qPRzlpAnoAE Gold and Silver Update w/e 19th February 2016 - by illuminati silver https://youtu.be/VOPu9VYL57E Gold and Silver Price Forecast 2016 by illuminati silver (part 2 of 3) https://youtu.be/0hShuh8wFeg Illuminati Silver reaches 5,000 You Tube Subscribers https://youtu.be/m_naZonhuCQ US Federal Reserve considered changing course on raising rates in 2016 https://youtu.be/FrlxIj3Rw40 Chinese Bank - Bank of Liuzhou - hit by $4.9 bn Loan Fraud https://youtu.be/m_WWFDFKyVs Trump not a serious contender for President according to Obama. https://youtu.be/5v_mz-rtBms Gold and Silver Price Forecast 2016 by illuminati silver (part 1 of 3) https://youtu.be/UA9LMnU18RY Markets sent Crashing by Secret Russia and Saudi Arabia Oil Deal. https://youtu.be/41xqTFQHmY0 Japans economy contracts by 1.4% for 2015 https://youtu.be/oGnp9mwMRjg Why China has been selling US Dollars https://youtu.be/UZvtz--gTrE
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AG&P Voices of Leader
 
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AG&P is an industrial process outsourcing (IPO) company providing modular engineering, fabrication, modular construction and asset support services to the oil & gas, mining, power and civil infrastructure sectors. AG&P aims to accelerate infrastructure and minimize the time and risk of getting its clients’ projects to commercial operation. Working in the Philippines from two major yards totaling 150 hectares, the largest in SE Asia, each with deep-sea access, AG&P delivers mission-ready modules to the world’s most important clients, optimizing cost, quality and safety while enhancing the constructability, flexibility and reusability of critical infrastructure projects. As the oldest and largest steel fabrication and detailed engineering firm, built over 112-year history of operational excellence, AG&P follows the highest health and quality standards, and, to date, has executed over 20 million man-hours consecutively with no lost-time incidents. The company accomplishes its mission by offering comprehensive, purpose-designed modstruction™ solutions for challenging projects, and by deploying complete, skilled teams to job sites globally, delivering infrastructure where our clients need it, when they need it.
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Whitepaper for Water Token ICO Is Investment Grade
 
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DALLAS, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The anticipated Water Token ICO, that has the Ethereum/blockchain market buzzing, has been downloaded by thousands of potential investors in anticipation of the Oct.25 launch. Darren McVean, CEO of MVP Asia Pacific says, "The interest in the whitepaper demonstrates the magnitude of bitcoin investors that are looking to place monies in investment-grade opportunities."Genesis Research & Technology Group has taken the tedious responsibility of showcasing the IoT (Internet of Things) system for the blockchain model.Michael Lagow, CAO of Genesis Research & Technology Group states, "Water is vital to our existence and being able to monitor the quality of that resource is imperative.What better way to ensure chemical-free, clean water than with the undeniable results stored completely on the blockchain forever."The Water Token whitepaper also profiles the return on investment and the payout to investors in a timely manner.The whitepaper for the Water Token ICO describes in detail the enormous productivity of these portable and scalable systems that can clean up to 20,000 barrels of water per hour."One must wonder how much water is toxic and how this can affect the environment and our parks at large," says Marlon Rollins, a Dallas Park Member.The oil and gas industry has historically wanted to use green technology but the platform was not available.The Genesis System cleans toxic frack water, which is used in oil production and returns it to a reusable state.That is a revolution. Clean, chemical-free water is a precious commodity; and, worldwide, millions of barrels of water are made toxic every month and must be dumped into disposal wells back into the Earth.The whitepaper has also detailed one of the largest bounty campaigns in the history of the blockchain.An astounding $12,500,000 USD awaits bloggers, journalists, along with Twitter and Facebook enthusiasts."The green technology Water Token is one in which we need to share the excitement and the rewards with the world," says Billy Hood, Chief Marketing Officer for Genesis Research & Technology Group.The criteria for the bounty program is available on the Water Token ICO webpage and are viewable at the Bounty Campaign Terms page.Along with the various nuances of the Water Token, visitors can view the technology and worldwide expansion that Genesis Research & Technology Group will roll out with the ICO.About Genesis Research and Technology Group: Genesis Research and Technology Group is a U.S. -based company that has developed a patented, state-of-the-art technology that provides clean reusable water for the world's population.The Company exploits its CHEMICAL-FREE technology as its efforts are being recognized by several leading government agencies developing and implementing Green technologies to protect and preserve our Earth's resources.Genesis Research and Technology Group provides custom-built state-of-the-art water treatment technologies for all types of water.Years of research and development go into perfecting this technology that allows Genesis to offer its clients a sole source, reusable water filtering and cleansing technology that is totally chemical-free.
Views: 195 Bitcoin News
CHINA vs JAPAN: Territorial Dispute Could Lead To Violent Conflict. Even WW3
 
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CHINA vs JAPAN: Territorial Dispute Could Lead To Violent Conflict. Even WW3 A territorial dispute between China and Japan could spark a "violent conflict," US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. The US also inked a missile defense deal with Tokyo likely to anger Beijing, while mass anti-Japanese protests grip China. "I am concerned that when these countries engage in provocations of one kind or another over these various islands, that it raises the possibility that a misjudgment on one side or the other could result in violence, and could result in conflict," Panetta said. He also warned that Beijing and Tokyo should put an end to provocations or risk a "potentially expanding" conflict. Following the diplomatic meeting with Panetta, Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba said that Washington had agreed that the Senkaku islands, claimed by both Japan and China, are covered by a US-Japan security treaty. In the 1960 treaty, the US committed to aid the Japanese in the event of an attack on the nation's territory. "I did not bring up the topic today, but it is mutually understood between Japan and the United States that [the islands] are covered by the treaty," Gemba said after the meeting on Monday. Washington previously claimed that the US would not take sides in the territorial dispute over the archipelago in the East China Sea. The US also signed an agreement with Japan on Monday to build a second missile defense radar installation on Japanese territory, aimed at countering North Korea. China may view the move as a provocation. The Senkaku islands -- known as Diaoyu to the Chinese -- are uninhabited, but are believed to contain rich mineral deposits and are located on important shipping lanes. Violent protests rocked China after Japan announced last week that it had purchased three of the islands from a private owner. In the latest bout of demonstrations, anti-Japanese activists attacked Panasonic factories in the eastern city of Quingdao. Protesters burned Japanese flags and targeted Japanese-made cars. In response to the wave of unrest, Panasonic temporarily ceased operations in China. In addition, Canon announced that it would suspend operations for employees' safety. Toyota Motor Corp also said that it was affected by the anti-Japanese unrest, citing a suspected arson attack on one of its factories in the eastern Shandong province. 'A decade of stagnation' In a worrying escalation of the standoff around 1000 Chinese fishing boats are heading to waters near the disputed Senaku Islands, the state --run China National Radio reported, in what may be an additional counter measure over the Japanese nationalization of the isles. The 1000 fishing boats may be joined by six Chinese surveillance ships, which have been stationed nearby since Friday. On Monday, the Chinese government threatened that Japan could suffer from another "lost decade" if relations between the two countries deteriorate further. "How could be it be that Japan wants another lost decade, and could even be prepared to go back by two decades," state newspaper the People's Daily said in a front-page article. China "has always been extremely cautious about playing the economic card," it said. The paper claimed that China was prepared to "take up the battle," should tensions persist. James Corbett, an independent journalist based in Japan, said that the Japanese government's move to sign a missile defense deal with the US will have "a very destabilizing effect on the region." Conspirafied0 trends trend trendy gold silver bullion lead US USA America alex jones infowars government stages terror attacks mental brainwashing mass mind control propaganda zion zionism NWO new world order globalist bankers wallstreet occupy FBI 911 terrorist tea party al-queda chemical disarming threat Rothschild guns soviet political obama bush mitt Romney map marine patrol calm demo damage control elite tension missile defense america usa land korea gerald celente david icke russia today Illuminati Conspiracy anti japan china tokyo dispute firm operation region factory attack japanese chinese protest island islands reaction oil gas history claim natural offshore world war 3 ww3 diplomat people 2013 trends navy sea riots buy purchase owner
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Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)
 
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Watch our new Weed Travel show, Blunt Reviews: https://vice.video/2L69pT0 Check out other videos from Weediquette here: http://bit.ly/1iVLbL7 You might not know who Arjan Roskam is, but you've probably smoked his weed. Arjan's been breeding some of the most famous marijuana strains in the world—like White Widow, Super Silver Haze, and many others—for over 20 years. In 1992 he opened his first coffee shop in Amsterdam and has since crafted his marijuana-breeding skills into a market-savvy empire known as Green House Seed Company, which rakes in millions of dollars a year. He's won 38 Cannabis Cups and has dubbed himself the King of Cannabis. VICE joins Arjan and his crew of strain hunters in Colombia to look for three of the country's rarest types of weed, strains that have remained genetically pure for decades. In grower's terms, these are called landraces. We trudge up mountains and crisscross military checkpoints in the country's still-violent south, and then head north to the breathtaking Caribbean coast. As the dominoes of criminalization fall throughout the world, Arjan is positioned to be at the forefront of the legitimate international seed trade. "Black Mamba" Performed by Cut Hands Written and produced by William Bennett Courtesy of Susan Lawly Used with permission "Nine-Night" Performed by Cut Hands Written and produced by William Bennett Courtesy of Susan Lawly Used with permission Check out the Best of VICE here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Best-Of Subscribe to VICE here! http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
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Economy of the Philippines
 
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The Economy of the Philippines is the 40th largest in the world, according to 2013 International Monetary Fund statistics, and is also one of the emerging markets in the world. The Philippines is considered as a newly industrialized country, which has been transitioning from being one based on agriculture to one based more on services and manufacturing. According to the World Bank ICP 2011, the estimated 2011 GDP (purchasing power parity) was $543.7 billion. Goldman Sachs estimates that by the year 2050, the Philippines will be the 14th largest economy in the world, Goldman Sachs also included the Philippines in its list of the Next Eleven economies. According to HSBC, the Philippine economy will become the 16th largest economy in the world, 5th largest economy in Asia and the largest economy in the Southeast Asian region by 2050. Primary exports include semiconductors and electronic products, transport equipment, garments, copper products, petroleum products, coconut oil, and fruits. Major trading partners include the United States, Japan, China, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Germany, Taiwan, and Thailand. The Philippines has been named as one of the Tiger Cub Economies together with Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. It is currently one of Asia's fastest growing economies. However, major problems remain, mainly having to do with alleviating the wide income and growth disparities between the country's different regions and socioeconomic classes, reducing corruption, and investing in the infrastructure necessary to ensure future growth. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Obama, Hagel and the Asian Pivot
 
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Allan Ruff and Steve Horn on Obama's imperial strategy to control the energy resources of Eurasia
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Ellen's Helping Out with Homework!
 
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Is there anything she can't do? Ellen offered to help her viewers with their homework. This is how it turned out!
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The National March 30, 2017
 
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Welcome to the National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News, hosted by Peter Mansbridge. To see more CBC News: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational The National Updates on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.
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World's Best School Lunch ★ ONLY in JAPAN
 
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Japan is the king of SCHOOL LUNCHES and in this episode, I find the answer to why -- while eating a lot of Japanese school food. ★ Watch the latest episode on Japanese Prison Food: https://youtu.be/S2UBy8bkgyE School lunches in Japan are world famous for being super healthy and delicious. With extremely low childhood obesity rates, many have turned to Japan for solutions to feed their school aged kids in the cafeteria. But that's part of the answer. Japanese elementary school kids don't even eat in a cafeteria. They eat in the classroom ー with the teacher. It is not possible to eat inside a Japanese elementary school (if you're a tourist) but there is a place in Tokyo where you can try nearly everything. Japanese parents take their preschool kids here to try it as well as older people coming back for a taste of nostalgia. This magical place is called KYUSHOKU TOBAN (給食当番 ) and it's a place where you can not only try some of Japan's regional school foods from all over the country, you can also do it in an elementary school classroom! The 2nd floor is a near exact replication. If you've ever wanted to be an exchange student in Japan -- or return to 5th grade, here's your chance. Unique Japanese School Lunch MENU Items: ★ AGEPAN: Fried baked bun covered in sugar and kinako (or other toppings like cinnamon or cocoa) ★ SOFTMEN: A special noodle served only in schools. It comes wrapped in plastic and should be dipped in meat sauce or stew. ★ WHALE: This was served in schools a long time ago because whale was more available and much cheaper than beef, chicken or pork. Today, it's no longer served in school but you can try some at izakayas around Tokyo and here at this restaurant. Whale is rarely eaten these days since the price of other fish and meats is significantly cheaper. WHY ARE JAPANESE SCHOOL LUNCHES SO AMAZING? The program is highly regulated with calorie intake and nutritional value set for each scheduled meal. Ingredients are usually local and meals are prepared from scratch. There are no cafeterias in Japanese elementary schools. (They exist in high schools.) Kids eat their lunches in the classroom with the teacher. They learn about nutrition and food responsibility in a hands on setting. Milk is served with every meal. All students eat the same meal. If a student hates an item, they have to stay and finish it. Parents pay monthly for the school lunches, about $40 to $60 a month. The Japanese School Lunch program started in 1954. After World War 2, resources were scarce and the government tried to make sure every child had a balanced meal. Before World War 2, kids brought their own bento. The usual school food back then was the NORIBEN, rice, bonito fish flakes and roasted seaweed on a metal lunch box. Milk was a luxury item and there were few vegetables. Japanese to English Explaination: KYUSHOKU = School Lunch OISHI = Delicious KIRAI = hate (something) OKAWARI = a second helping / refill URL: KYUSHOKU TOBAN (給食当番 ) https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131101/13037171/ Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/FtmkxHPg3xz Open 11:30 to 14:00 / 18:00 to 23:00 Closed on Sundays Special thank you to Misato from the Let's Play Japan channel & Mr. Seiichi, my 96 year old neighbor. Note: THIS VIDEO IS NOT CREATIVE COMMONS. STANDARD YOUTUBE LICENSE. PERMISSION REQUIRED TO USE THIS VIDEO. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ONLY in JAPAN is a registered trademark. Music Credit: Evening Melodrama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200049 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ This show has been created and produced by John Daub ジョン・ドーブ. He's been living and working in Japan for over 18 years and regularly reports on TV for Japan's International Channel.
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Drought: In or Out?
 
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Original air date: Thursday, August 13, 2015. California faces its most severe drought emergency in decades. How did we get into this drought? Did a much advertised El Nino give us drought relief? How does drought impact the Southern California coastal marine environment? Find out what happened to this drought and how we deal with future droughts. Speaker: Dr. William Patzert, Climatologist, JPL
The Simple Investment Edge of Robert Kiyosaki
 
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Subscribe to stay up to date with the latest videos ► https://www.sbry.co/suBiH Episode 52 – The Simple Investment Edge of Robert Kiyosaki Robert Kiyosaki is author of the #1 personal finance book Rich Dad Poor Dad. He joins Porter and Buck to tell you what shaped his life and what gave him the drive to become a world-wide entrepreneurial success. Robert talks about failing fast to meet your goals, why he volunteered to fight in Vietnam, and the one Rich Dad edge he uses for investing in real estate that can produce “infinite returns.” Buck and Porter discuss why oil is getting more expensive, the insane saga of the FBI possibly spying on Donald Trump, and why Starbucks could be in for a rude awakening with their new business policy. Anthony S. writes in with a useful tip on tracking bond prices, and Steve H. asks Porter to speculate on the next major bankruptcy in America following the fall of Toys R Us Be sure to click here to never miss an episode ↓ SPOTIFY ► https://www.sbry.co/ufnNP GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC ► https://www.sbry.co/lkwhp ITUNES ► https://www.sbry.co/7OQ79 SOUNDCLOUD ► https://www.sbry.co/jHn5h STITCHER ► https://www.sbry.co/tEkL5 Check out NewsWire’s Investors MarketCast ↓ GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC ► https://www.sbry.co/dzzKq APPLE ITUNES ► https://www.sbry.co/GoCV0 STITCHER ► https://www.sbry.co/s86p1 ———————————— Follow us on Twitter ► https://www.sbry.co/p11ih Join our Facebook Community ► https://www.sbry.co/fMckK Check out our website ► https://www.sbry.co/wUAye Check out Stansberry NewsWire ►https://www.sbry.co/IhNeW Check out Health and Wealth Bulletin ► https://www.sbry.co/iHRmD Check out Extreme Value ► https://www.sbry.co/EvIiH ———————————— SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: 0:47 Buck introduces this week's podcast guest – Robert Kiyosaki, author of the Rich Dad Poor Dad series. He's here to share his thoughts on why America's richest 1% just seem to be getting richer… and one thing that's more important than money. 2:21 Buck asks Porter why oil's getting more expensive. Porter's never asked Buck to read anything he's written before – but now he's pointing him to the July 2014 issue of his newsletter, and what he wrote about Devon Energy Company. "This letter alone is worth $100 or whatever to takes to get access to it." 08:15 After explaining why oil prices always rebound – and then crash and rebound again – Porter makes a prediction for oil prices over the next few years. 09:05 Porter doesn't mince words describing Starbucks's new policy of not requiring lingerers to buy anything: Disaster! "Starbucks used to be seen as a very upmarket place… now they're combining that with the economics of the local public library." 10:49 Porter asks Buck about the saga that just keeps getting more insane. "Was the FBI spying on the Trump campaign?" Buck reveals why the official line has gone from "There was no spying – you're crazy" to "Of course there was spying – we'd be crazy not to" in under a week. 14:21 Buck introduces Robert Kiyosaki author of the No. 1 personal finance book of all time, and Porter asks what led him to voluntarily abandon a high-paying job in 1969 to go fight in Vietnam. Robert shares why he joined the war, even though he was draft-exempt. 21:18 Porter asks Robert about the EST seminar he attended that shaped his life's goals and worldview and led to his success as an entrepreneur. Robert explains how his "Poor Dad" wondered why he would ever go to seminars, while his "Rich Dad" was a regular attendee. 26:19 Porter tells Robert about the most valuable method he learned from his financial mentor, Bill Bonner: accelerated failure. "It doesn't really matter whether you succeed or fail… but it does matter, if you're gonna fail, that you fail fast." 31:00 Robert reveals the tactic that gives him an edge in real estate investing: "My returns are always infinite." 33:32 As someone who's been dogged by controversy, Porter asks Robert about the controversy of his own ideas. "You say things like you shouldn't go to college, you tell people big educations don't make them smart… all of that is threatening and off-putting to a huge segment of the population." 42:29 Buck pulls a question out of the mailbag from Anthony S., who asks Porter who will be the next major company to file for bankruptcy. Porter narrows it down to two candidates – one of whom is going through a weird kind of quasi-bankruptcy already. 44:25 Steve H. writes in with a useful tip for listeners looking for bond pricing and details. 45:20 David O. writes in to tell Porter and Buck about his farming woes, and what advice they have for young farmers who are trapped in a world of debt and government subsidies.
Loud Luxury feat. brando - Body (Official Music Video)
 
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Stream Loud Luxury – Body now on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/21RzyxY3EFaxVy6K4RqaU9?si=lsH7KDxqQxyi2G6w-qqAiw Listen or download "Loud Luxury feat. brando - Body": https://ARMAS1328.lnk.to/BodyYA Check out the Lyric Video of 'Body': https://youtu.be/IetIg7y5k3A Stream more Armada Music hits here: https://WeArmada.lnk.to/PLYA Subscribe to Armada TV: http://bit.ly/SubscribeArmada Summer-tinged and mesmeric from the get-go, ‘Body’ puts shame to the catchiest songs of the season. From the well-timed vocals of brando to the upbeat chords and meticulous arrangement, it makes for a record that never falters. Heeding the cries of music lovers for quality music, this brilliant production from Loud Luxury is on a level of its own. Connect with Armada Music ▶https://www.facebook.com/armadamusic ▶https://twitter.com/Armada ▶https://soundcloud.com/armadamusic
Views: 1787671 Armada Music
US Secretary of State Clinton on visit
 
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(10 Aug 2009) 1. US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton walking into meeting, sitting down 2. Angolan Foreign Minister Assuncao Afonso dos Anjos talking at round table meeting 3. Zoom of Clinton listening 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretary of State: "And of course the government is acting after 27 years of conflict that undermined the fabric of society. Angola has accomplished not only a peaceful resolution but the reconciliation of its citizens, one with the other." 5. Clinton and dos Anjos at roundtable 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretary of State: "We discussed the technical assistance and support the United States can provide Angola to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate against the effects of climate change." 7. Clinton with dos Anjos toasting at lunch 8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretary of State: ++SOUND QUALITY AS INCOMING++ "The partnership between USAID, Chevron and CLUSA (Cooperative League of the United States of America) represents a new approach to development assistance on the part of the Obama administration." 9. Clinton and Angolan FM witness signing of USAID-Chevron-CLUSA memorandum of understanding STORYLINE: United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Angola on Sunday and encouraged the country's government to continue reforms and pledged to boost trade ties with a major energy producer. Clinton, on the third leg of a seven-nation trip, came to the Angolan capital, Luanda, to reinforce America's presence in a country where it increasingly is competing for resources with China. Beijing has loaned Angola billions (b) of dollars in recent years without pressing reform. After meeting Foreign Minister Assuncao Afonso dos Anjos, Clinton urged the government to build on successful legislative elections held in 2008 - the first in 16 years - through presidential elections and dealing with the legacy of its 27-year civil war. A senior US aide said Clinton stressed the need for greater accountability and transparency in the petroleum sector, particularly with revenue from exports, which account for nearly 60 percent of the country's gross domestic product. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private diplomatic exchange, said Clinton also encouraged the Angolans to explore renewable energy projects, particularly hydroelectricity. Clinton plans to meet Monday with President Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled for 30 years and has been criticised for postponing a presidential vote that was scheduled for this year. Angola supplies vast amounts of petroleum and liquid natural gas to the US market and in June surpassed Nigeria as Africa's largest petroleum producer. Last year, Angola overtook Saudi Arabia as the leading source of crude oil for China. Clinton noted that the US and China were cooperating on how to ensure that investment in Africa's energy sector promoted development. US officials say Clinton's visit was intended to demonstrate the Obama administration's interest in keeping Washington in Africa's energy game as well as well cooperating with it on climate change. Later Sunday, Clinton witnessed the signing of a corporate responsibility agreement between US oil giant Chevron and the Angolan government that promotes small- and medium-scale farming. Despite its oil wealth, Angola is mired in poverty as a result of the destruction of most of the infrastructure during the war, which broke out after its 1975 independence from Portugal. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/31ad5881135ca8004350e79610c3eca8 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 75 AP Archive
Philippines, China eye joint exploration in disputed waters
 
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China and the Philippines are discussing joint mineral exploration in the South China Sea despite an ongoing territorial conflict over the strategic waterway, Manila's foreign secretary said Friday. The two countries, long embroiled in a dispute over their competing claims to the area, are hoping talks will open the door for them to jointly tap its resources, Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said. "We are pushing it aggressively because we need it," Cayetano told reporters, adding the countries would each form a working group to explore options for joint exploration. "Then we will find a framework under our constitution that will allow us... joint exploration," he said. "We both want it." The South China Sea is a major trading route and fishing ground believed to have vast mineral resources, and is also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam, where the waters is known as the East Sea. Beijing asserts sovereignty over almost all of the area but in 2016 a U.N.-backed tribunal acting on a case brought by then-Philippine leader Benigno Aquino rejected its claims. Current president Rodrigo Duterte, who took office in mid-2016, has since alarmed defence analysts and lawyers by down-playing the Philippine claim and largely setting aside the ruling so as to accomodate China -- which is promising military and economic aid. But on Friday Cayetano said the Philippines would consult with "international legal experts" to make sure any accord would not hurt Philippine sovereign rights. "Whatever we do, it will not only (be) in accordance with Philippine law but also the UNCLOS," referring to the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea. He stressed the talks would only cover exploration, not actual development. "Right now, we have not (been) discussing developments. We are discussing exploration first. What's the use of the debate whether or not the constitution allows a joint development if we don't know if there is anything we can harvest," he said. As a model for the possible accord, Cayetano cited a tripartite deal between the oil companies of the Philippines, Vietnam and China for joint exploration of part of the South China Sea that was signed under the government of then-president Gloria Arroyo in 2005. However, an opposition group challenged the tripartite deal's legality in the Supreme Court in 2008 and a decision is still pending. Source: http://x.5la.net/?url=e.vnexpress.net/news/news/philippines-china-eye-joint-exploration-in-disputed-waters-3712818.html OTHER VIDEOS: 👉 Vietnamese women arrested in Singapore for public nudity, drug offenses http://youtu.be/F0uqtuJnq1M 👉 Charities blast UK for refusing asylum to Vietnamese orphan http://youtu.be/Tm4LCc_pagU 👉 Informants claim 40 cases of Vietnamese officials accepting New Year gifts as bribes http://youtu.be/ehTI22mVhm8 👉 At Saigon orphanage, babies are left with no names and lots of questions http://youtu.be/adWvAHxwRV0 👉 Majestic swans take to the waters of Hanoi's legendary 'Turtle Lake' http://youtu.be/wqx8wVKvhJk 👉 Hanoi to spend $61 mln building new cemetery for high-ranking officials http://youtu.be/UCNIUZUyOUQ 👉 Police told to spend more time patrolling streets during Vietnam’s biggest holiday http://youtu.be/6I7bKUBIx4U 👉 Vietnamese trio charged in Singapore over giant oil heist at Shell's biggest refinery http://youtu.be/PYX-otUMESg 👉 Global coalition petitions to end fossil power in Vietnam as deadly future looms http://youtu.be/olyKbr6LX0k SPONSOR: 💰 CNtronic© - Consumer Electronics Retailer http://cntronic.com 💰 GranjaFarm© - Eat Clean And Green. Eat Organic http://granjafarm.com 💰 BUY GranjaFarm King Pepper Black Peppercorns 8oz http://granjafarm.com/pepper/where+are+peppercorns+from (❤‿❤) KEEP IN TOUCH WITH US : ★ Website http://video.5la.net ★ Facebook http://facebook.com/5la.net ★ Tumblr http://5la.tumblr.com ★ Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/video5la/video-everyday
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The Choice is Ours (2016) Official Full Version
 
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https://www.thevenusproject.com Intro: 0:00 Part 1 6:16 Part 2 23:28 Part 3 47:03 Part 4 1:19:09 Produced/Directed by Roxanne Meadows and Joel Holt Script by Roxanne Meadows Editor Joel Holt, assisted by Roxanne Meadows & Nathanael Dinwiddie Original Score by Kat Epple This film series explores many aspects of our society. To rethink what is possible in our world, we need to consider what kind of world we want to live in. Although we refer to it as a civilization, it is anything but civilized. Visions of global unity & fellowship have long inspired humanity, yet the social arrangements up to the present have largely failed to produce a peaceful and productive world. While we appear to be technically advanced, our values and behaviors are not. The possibility of an optimistic future is in stark contrast to our current social, economic, and environmental dilemmas. The Choice Is Ours includes interviews with notable scientists, media professionals, authors, and other thinkers exploring the difficulties we face. Part I provides an introduction and overview of cultural & environmental conditions that are untenable for a sustainable world civilization. It explores the determinants of behavior to dispel the myth of “human nature” while demonstrating how environment shapes behavior. The science of behavior is an important - yet largely missing - ingredient in our culture. Part II questions the values, behaviors, and consequences of our social structures, and illustrates how our global monetary system is obsolete and increasingly insufficient to meet the needs of most people. Critical consideration of the banking, media, and criminal justice systems reveals these institutions for what they really are: tools of social control managed by the established political and economic elite. If we stay the present course, the familiar cycles of crime, economic booms & busts, war, and further environmental destruction are inevitable. Part III explains the methods and potential of science. It proposes solutions that we can apply at present to eliminate the use of non-renewable sources of energy. It depicts the vision of The Venus Project to build an entirely new world from the ground up, a “redesign of the culture”, where all enjoy a high standard of living, free of servitude and debt, while also protecting the environment. Part IV explains how it is not just architecture and a social structure that is in desperate need of change, but our values which have been handed down from centuries ago. They too need to be updated to our technological age, which has the potential to eliminate our scarcity-driven societies of today. Our problems are mostly of our own making, but we can still turn things around before the point of no return. It’s not too late for an optimistic outlook on the fantastic possibilities that lie before us. Jacque Fresco-Futurist, Industrial Designer, Social Engineer, Founder of The Venus Project Jeffrey A. Hoffman Ph.D. - Prof. Aeronautics & Astronautics MIT, Former NASA Astronaut Henry Schlinger, Ph.D., BCBA-D - Prof. Psychology CAL State University Abby Martin - Journalist & Host "The Empire Files" Karen Hudes - Economist, Lawyer, World Bank Whistleblower Erin Ade - Reporter & Host "Boom Bust" – RT Paul Wright - Founder & Director of Human Rights Defense Center, Editor of Prison Legal News, Author Dylan Ratigan - Author & TV Host "The Dylan Ratigan Show" Mark Jacobson, Ph.D. - Prof. Civil & Env. Engineering, Stanford University. www.thesolutionsproject.org Erik Brynjolfsson, Ph.D. - Prof. of Management-MIT Sloan School of Management, Dir. MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Author Lawrence M. Krauss, Ph.D. - Foundation Prof. School of Earth and Space Exploration, and director of Origins Project, Arizona State University. Author "A Universe from Nothing". Paul G. Hewitt - Author "Conceptual Physics" Roxanne Meadows - Co-Founder The Venus Project *special thanks also to Alexander "Obraz" ...Obraz.io who created the many 2d motion depictions (plus the sound fx!) of concepts such as the "hamburgers and fried chicken" segment and many others which are Alexander's inimitable work style and attention to details where we needed very specific illustrations of key points. The Venus Project proposes an alternative vision of what the future can be if we apply what we already know in order to achieve a sustainable new world civilization. It calls for a straightforward redesign of our culture in which the age-old inadequacies of war, poverty, hunger, debt and unnecessary human suffering are viewed not only as avoidable but as totally unacceptable. Anything less will result in a continuation of the same catalog of problems inherent in today's world. Learn more at http://www.thevenusproject.com Support/donate to the project: https://www.thevenusproject.com/donations/ Become a volunteer:https://www.thevenusproject.com/become-a-volunteer/
Views: 1892099 The Venus Project
FRONTLINE/World  |  China: Undermined | PBS
 
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Watch the full segment at http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/rough/2007/10/china_undermine.html Reporter Duane Moles investigates a town in China that is literally being undermined by corporate mining interests. For more, visit http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/rough/2007/10/china_undermine.html
Views: 2693 PBS
Jay: A Rockefeller's Journey
 
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Why would the heir to one of the nation’s largest family fortunes would come to one of the poorest states in the nation - and stay? This documentary traces the 50-year public service career of John D. Rockefeller IV, while capturing much of the political history of West Virginia, his adopted home.
The National for Friday June 2, 2017
 
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Welcome to the National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News, hosted by Peter Mansbridge. To see more CBC News: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational The National Updates on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists. Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational The National Updates on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.
Views: 14708 CBC News: The National
US,China racing toward confrontation
 
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The South China Sea dispute is eventually leading toward a potential military confrontation between China and the United States, a military analyst in Washington says. Michael Maloof, a former senior security policy analyst in the office of the US Secretary of Defense, made the remarks on Saturday during an interview with Press TV while commenting on US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s warning to China against developing man-made islands in the South China Sea.Speaking at a security conference in Singapore, Carter demanded China immediately stop developing islands in the South China Sea and accused it of acting “out of step with both the international rules and norms." The annual Shangri-La Dialogue was attended by defense ministers and high-ranking military officials from China, Europe and other Asia-Pacific countries.“The question of China’s ownership – if you can call it that - of the Spratly and other islands in the South China Sea is questionable,” Maloof said. “But on the other hand, they have a long history near those islands and on the islands, historically.” "In fact, they built a base on one of the shoals there. There is nothing in and of itself against that. The issue has to do with China is now saying they'll be no overflights, and that they will control all navigation into the South China Sea, and that's where the problem lies, and the United States and along with other countries such as Malaysia and the Philippines, even India all claim that China doesn’t have that right of claim,” he added.“The issue also has to do with mineral rights on the seabed and under the seabed, which is what China is looking for, because they are energy starved, and they are looking for new resources,” he continued.Washington accuses Beijing of undergoing a massive “land reclamation” program in the Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, and says China’s territorial claims of the man-made islands could further militarize the region.The United States says its surveillance of China’s artificial islands indicates that Beijing has positioned weaponry on one of the islands it has built in the South China Sea. Citing unnamed US officials, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that the surveillance imagery detected two Chinese motorized artillery pieces on one of the islands developed almost one month ago. Beijing says it is determined to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity in the South China Sea.“China is asserting itself militarily, and the fact that the United States is moving in military assets to reinforce navigation is OK, but if like [Ashton Carter] says they can't build a base, if then they can't do what they want to do on questionable ownership of islands then that's going a little too far and that's actually setting up a military confrontation,” Maloof said. "The Chinese have warned the United States that they are going to defend their right to do that. I doubt they will stop air flights and civilian ships, but the Chinese have raised the issue of posing potential confrontation with military vessels particularly from the United States. So inevitably what this is all leading to is a potential confrontation between China and the United States, militarily," he noted. A Chinese state-owned newspaper has warned that “a US-China war is inevitable in the South China Sea,” unless Washington stops demanding Beijing halt its construction projects there. “The intensity of the conflict will be higher than what people usually think of as ‘friction’,” The Global Times, an influential newspaper owned by the ruling Communist Party’s official newspaper The People’s Daily, said in an editorial Monday. Live @ http://www.presstv.ir/live.html Twitter @ http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak @ http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+ @ http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram @ http://instagram.com/presstvchannel
Views: 3887 PressTV
Minerals Council of Australia Inaugural Industry Lecture
 
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Professor Geoffrey Blainey speaks at the inaugural Australian Mining Industry Annual Lecture.
ENTER THE RABBIT HOLE: A Détournement by Derek Swannson — FULL MOVIE
 
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Novelist Derek Swannson's semi-surreal exploration of deep politics, high weirdness, and the covert machinations of the banking and insurance industries—with emphasis on their proven links to drug money laundering, the September 11 attacks, and the 2008 financial coup d'état. Written and narrated by Derek Swannson, whose books can be found—ironically enough—at: https://www.amazon.com/Derek-Swannson/e/B009POSBXU SOUNDTRACK: All music available from www.FreeMusicArchive.org (if not recorded live in the subways of New York City) Holy Songs Performed by Sound Sweet Sounds From the album 12: Dead Bees record label sampler Claire De Lune (On Felt Piano) Performed by Podington Bear From the album Claire De Lune Variations Musicians in Times Square Subway Station: RECETA SECRETA 1792 Performed by J-1792 From the album Lifestyle Culprate vs Moneycat Performed by Culprate From the album Avian Life on Mars Will Be… Come a Dawn Performed by Marrach From the album Swing with a Black Dog Claire De Lune (Woodwinds Arrangement) Performed by Podington Bear From the album Claire De Lune Variations The Collective Panic / Spook Country Performed by The Fucked Up Beat From the album Records Vanishing Crop Circles and Occult Rituals in the Future Age of Paranoia Minor Détournements / mapping their routes to radio towers on desert hills dancing along the cactus fence Performed by The Fucked Up Beat From the album Records Vanishing Crop Circles and Occult Rituals in the Future Age of Paranoia The Society of the Spectacle / consumed by the invisible poem A memorial built out of our own bodies Performed by The Fucked Up Beat From the album Records Vanishing Crop Circles and Occult Rituals in the Future Age of Paranoia The Cult of Commodities / observatories exhausted between the swells of sirens lined up scanning the wheat fields Performed by The Fucked Up Beat From the album Records Vanishing Crop Circles and Occult Rituals in the Future Age of Paranoia Deluge Performed by Cellophane Sam From the album Sea Change Fathom Performed by Mumurous From the album Sampler EP Vol. 9 Featherlight (Remix featuring vocals by Heather Feather) Performed by Lee Rosevere From the album Music For Podcasts 2 While Looking Up Performed by Cellophane Sam From the album Sea Change Early Breath Performed by Cellophane Sam From the album Sea Change Anonymous Opera Singer in Times Square Subway Station: OPERA COLLECTIVE Fourth Dimension Performed by Alex Mason From the album The Minor Emotion How Do You Sleep Performed by Chatham Rise From the album Dead Bees record label sampler #11 CINEMATOGRAPHY AND EDITING Darren Westlund Additionally, all further credit where credit is due for unknown or unattributed creators whose work appears here. (If I somehow missed you in the ending credits, contact me and I’ll put a link to your work here in the show notes.) Content creators and/or participants may or may not agree with the views expressed in this video, which was made with no budget, not-for-profit, and released to the world for free for the purposes of critical discourse, education, and for cultivating radical social and political reform.
Views: 445 Three Graces Press
ch 16) A Peoples War
 
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chapter 16: A People's History (Of The United States) Howard Zinn. ~ Chapter 16, "A People's War?", covers World War II, opposition to it, and the effects of the war on the people. Zinn, a veteran of the war himself, notes that "it was the most popular war the US ever fought," [p104] but states that this support may have been manufactured through the institutions of American society. He cites various instances of opposition to fighting (in some cases greater than those during World War I) as proof. Zinn also argues that the US's true intention was not fighting against systematic racism, since the US had this itself, such as with the Jim Crow laws (leading to opposition to the war from African-Americans). Another argument made by Zinn is that the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not necessary, as the U.S. government had already known that the Japanese were considering surrender beforehand. Other subjects from WWII covered include Japanese American internment and the bombing of Dresden. The chapter continues into the Cold War, which Zinn writes was used by the U.S. government to increase control over the American people (for instance, eliminating such radical elements as the Communist Party) and at the same time create a state of permanent war, which allowed for the creation of the military-industrial complex. Zinn believes this was possible because both conservatives and liberals willingly worked together in the name of anti-Communism. Also covered is US involvement in the Greek Civil War, the Korean War, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and the Marshall Plan.
Views: 4508 andi burridge
The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam
 
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In this biography of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, military historian Max Boot demonstrates how America’s giant military bureaucracy in Vietnam crushed Lansdale’s policy of diplomacy to win the trust of the Vietnamese people. In The Road Not Taken, he suggests that Vietnam could have concluded very differently had we only listened. A book signing will follow the program.
Views: 2401 US National Archives
The National for Thursday June 01, 2017
 
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Welcome to the National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News, hosted by Peter Mansbridge. To see more CBC News: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational The National Updates on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.
Views: 16593 CBC News: The National
ch 21) Carter-Ragan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus.
 
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chapter 21: A People's History (Of The United States) Howard Zinn. ~ Chapter 21, "Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus", covers the Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush administrations and their effects on both the American people and foreign countries. Zinn argues that the Democratic and Republican parties keep the government essentially the same, maintaining policies favorable for corporations and militant foreign policy whichever party was in power. Zinn uses similarities between the three administrations' methods to argue for this. Other topics covered include the Fairness Doctrine, the Indonesian invasion of East Timor, Noam Chomsky, global warming, Roy Benavidez, the Trident submarine, the Star Wars program, the Sandinista National Liberation Front, the Iran-Contra Affair, the War Powers Act, U.S. invasion of Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War, the Invasion of Grenada, Óscar Romero, the El Mozote massacre, the 1986 Bombing of Libya, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States invasion of Panama, and the Gulf War.
Views: 2983 andi burridge
The National for Thursday July 6, 2017
 
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Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational The National Updates on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.
Views: 14431 CBC News: The National
President Park preps for impeachment trial before last pretrial hearing
 
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Our top story this morning... is the last preparatory hearing Korea's Constitutional Court will hold today into the National Assembly's impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye. Ahead of the hearing, President Park met with her lawyers,... fine-tuning strategies for the legal battle of her life. Song Ji-sun reports. The Constitutional Court will wrap up preparations for its trial on President Geun-hye's impeachment motion,... with the third and last pre-trial hearing set for Friday. After finalizing the organization of each side's arguments and issues,... the Constitutional Court will begin assessing evidence and question witnesses at next week's trial hearings. President Park for the first time, sat down with her entire team of lawyers at the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae on Thursday..., to further discuss and prepare their strategies in defending her side against charges like power abuse and bribery. The president's lawyers are, in particular, carefully documenting the president's itinerary and whereabouts on the day of the Sewol-ho ferry disaster,... as requested by the court, with the impeachment motion charging her of breach of right to life and dereliction of duty. The court has also provided the prosecution's investigation records, both to the National Assembly's impeachment committee and the President's lawyers. The court hinted it is committed to proceed promptly on reaching a decision on this impeachment case, already setting during Tuesday's preparatory session the dates for the first two trial hearings in the first week of January. "While President Park is likely not to appear in person during the trial hearings,... the court is also set to discuss during Friday's preparatory hearing whether to call President Park as a witness, as requested by the National Assembly's impeachment committee. Song Ji-sun, Arirang News." Visit ‘Arirang News’ Official Pages Facebook(NEWS): http://www.facebook.com/newsarirang Homepage: http://www.arirang.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arirangtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/arirangworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/arirangworld
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ch 13) The Socialist Challenge
 
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chapter 13: A People's History (Of The United States) Howard Zinn. ~ Chapter 13, "The Socialist Challenge", covers the rise of socialism and anarchism as popular political ideologies in the United States. Covered in the chapter are the American Federation of Labor (which Zinn argues provided too exclusive of a union for non-white, female, and unskilled workers; Zinn argues in Chapter 24 that this changes in the 1990s), Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, Joe Hill, the Socialist Labor Party, W. E. B. Du Bois, and the Progressive Party (which Zinn portrays as driven by fear of radicalism).
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