Global Management System -3

See also Russia and Gorbachev and Surveillance

Homeland Security |  Reinventing the World



Global Declaration of Soul Education: "We, the representatives of Soul-inspired educational initiatives and networks of holistic education from around the world, gathered for the Soul in Education international conference, institutionally endorsed by UNESCO in line with the ideals of its International Year for the Culture of Peace....

     "In pursuit of these objectives we... invite policy makers and leaders of the world's educational organisations, including UNESCO and national governments as well as teacher education institutions, academic and research centres, educational networks, the private sector, and all peoples to join in the promulgation of this Declaration and to work assiduously towards the implementation of the World Programme for Soul Education as a personal and collective responsibility of humanity in the new millennium." See New Beliefs for a Global Village


Lugar opens peace meeting: "The incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday told an international gathering of civic and religious leaders here that Americans must become more global-minded and understand the religious values at the root of all societies. ....

      "The conference, organized by the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace, recognized the accomplishments of its founder, the Rev. Sun Myung Moon... He described the past year as a time of 'great transition,' saying that 'the United Nations and the nations of the world must unite and cooperate with each other.'" See Reinventing the World and Psalm 2


U.S. Social Security May Reach To Mexico: "Pushed by the Mexican government, the Bush administration is working on a Social Security accord that would put tens of thousands of Mexicans onto the Social Security roster and send hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits south of the border.

      "White House and Mexican government officials say discussions on an agreement to align the Social Security systems of the two countries are informal and preliminary. But excerpts from an internal Social Security Administration memo obtained this month say the agreement 'is expected to move forward at an accelerated pace,' with the support of both governments, and could be in force by next October." For another example of such regionalism, see New "Literacy" for a New World


U.N. report on child soldiers omits Palestinians: "Although U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan's new report to the Security Council condemning nations and movements that recruit child soldiers identifies 23 different offending parties -- from Afghanistan to Burundi, from Colombia to Nepal, and from the Philippines to Sudan – one entity particularly known for massive recruitment of child warriors is conspicuously absent: the Palestinians....

      "For the first time in an official report to the Security Council, those who violate standards for the protection of war-affected children have been specifically named and listed," said Olara Otunnu, Annan's special representative for children and armed conflict.

     "Indeed, the ever-escalating intifada-cum-war in the Middle East has relied from the start on children as front-line combatants." See Four Faces of Islam  


Alarm at 'EU Pentagon' plan: "The European Union is drawing up plans for a 'Euro-Pentagon' in Brussels commanded by a defence chief able to launch military operations anywhere in the world. The proposals call for an EU defence secretary with responsibility for running operations. His staff would be able to draw on an autonomous EU command and control nexus and an intelligence agency with satellite capability."  Rapid Reaction against UN Foes


Lessons tailored to fit the learner, not vice versa: "Though it may look like only a handful of students are paying any attention to their teacher, more than half of Doll's 27 students have their own individual academic plans. They are written documents that outline goals for the student and how the student, teacher and parents will work together to achieve them.... The learning plans, which basically involve getting parents, teacher and student to draw up a list of goals and ways to reach them, have yielded numerous benefits.

      "...every student gets an accelerated learning plan in kindergarten that follows him or her — like a medical chart — through each grade."    This individual plan is vital to each child's life-long dossier which becomes part of the national-international data tracking system. See Glossary (scroll to IEP), National Information System & Molding Human Resources for a Global Workforce


No Sustainable Development without Education: "This new vision of education emphasizes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to developing the knowledge and skills needed for a sustainable future, as well as the necessary changes in values, behaviour, and lifestyles. This vision requires us [UNESCO] to re-orient education systems, policies and practices in order to empower everyone - women and men, young and old - to make decisions and act in ways that are culturally appropriate and locally relevant in order to redress the problems threatening our common future," the Director-General [Matsuura] said....

      "'Bertolt Brecht and Karl Marx called for the unity of 'head and hand'. Our global challenges enjoin us now to call for the unity of heart, head and hand... We need to thrust the discourse of education into a new paradigm. ... Constructing this new paradigm is not about coining new terms - seductive as they may be. It is about action." See The U.N. Plan for Your Community


Europe's nations fading to the left: "Europe as we have known it is disappearing. Soon there will be no France, no Germany, no Italy, no Austria, no Spain, no Denmark, no Belgium, no Netherlands, no Greece, no Ireland, no Great Britain. Every country will be gone. In their place will be the European Union.... No politician comprehends the implications of the demise of European sovereignties." Notice the first illustration in International Courts Mock Sovereignty


France and Germany call for EU tax accord: "France and Germany have agreed to launch a push to harmonise European Union tax policies, challenging the UK government's insistence that taxation must remain subject to national veto."

Australian Multicultural Foundation: "Established to promote a strong commitment to Australia as one people drawn from many cultures ...The following three categories reflect the Objectives and are the priority areas of interest for the Foundation: (1) Commitment and participation. Assisting all Australians to participate in bodies, organisations and institutions that are important to citizenship and community responsibility. (2) Promotion of awareness of our diverse cultures and their contribution to Australia's development. By encouraging the best use of the talents of its people and its human resources for the benefit of Australia.(3) Increasing Tolerance." These goals match the purposes of the UNESCO project below.

UNESCO / UNEP Project on Youth, Sustainable Consumption and Lifestyles: "In November 2000, UNEP and UNESCO organized an Expert Workshop on Youth, Sustainable Consumption and Lifestyles in Paris. Young people, active in youth organizations promoting sustainable consumption, researchers in the field of education and sustainable development, members of consumer groups and other NGOs as well as employees from the advertising industry and the media came together to discuss the findings of the survey as well as concrete recommendations on how to promote more sustainable consumption behaviour among youth." See Brainwashing in America

Organization Fanatics: "Comte believed the world was evolving with each succeeding generation in the direction of greater unity and order. He decided that a system was needed to control and accelerate the evolution toward unity. His vision was a totally unified system under a one world religion which he called the Religion of Humanity....

       "Science and human relationships were to be under the supervision of the new priestly 'science' he invented which he called sociology or social science.... Individuality and personality would be eliminated in favor of groups which could be managed as units." Charts: Paradigm Shift

Annan calls Israel an expropriator of Arab land, says it must give up 'nearly all of the territory' for peace: "Annan, in a speech at the University of Maryland, also accused the Israeli government of imposing 'condition upon condition' to block peace negotiations." See Four Faces of Islam

International Democratic Education Conference: "The International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC)... is one of the most significant international conferences concerning democratic education.... Attendees of IDEC 2003 will include teachers, students, administrators and parents from democratic schools in the US and around the world. There will also be local government and education officials in attendance as well as those from international children’s organizations such as UNICEF and UNESCO. ...

     "The goal of IDEC 2003 is to gather a critical mass of people determined to push the momentum in a different direction, towards an educational approach based on respect, equality and democracy....  At these schools, the realization of human rights for all members is the standard of achievement....The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Carnegie Foundation, and the Annenberg Institute have provided funds for the creation of small, innovative schools." An example of these "small, innovative" democratic schools might be Clinton's Governor's School


The Nice treaty not so nice for the U.S.: "...the European Union moved past the tipping point beyond which its development into an anti-democratic, anti-American, anti-free market superstate ceases to be an uphill struggle and becomes a downhill gallop....

      "[W]hy should the United States care..? Because the EU is ... attempting to demolish the concept of national sovereignty. It is already far along that road among the EU's 15 nations, but it wants similarly to cage American sovereignty within multilateral frameworks and legalisms." See Reinventing the World

Return to Today's News

Find earlier links at Global Management System 1  or Global 2