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'Our imperative is to promote growth and jobs,' G-8 Leaders


By Michael Collins - Posted on 20 May 2012

By Michael Collins
So, now it's an imperative to "promote growth."

The joint statement (full text after the jump) from the G-8 meeting in Chicago documents the utter failure of the very leaders who issued it.  Were they capable leaders with the least knowledge of economic downturns, the statement would not be necessary.  Nevertheless, they deserve some credit for admitting their deficiencies.  Unfortunately, they have no serious solutions.  (Image Banksy)

The joint statement has some weasel words like "We commit to fiscal responsibility" to balance the urgent words about growth and jobs".  That reflects the atavistic positions of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron.  Merkel suffered a huge set back in the Westphalia  state elections with her Christian Democratic Party losing 25% to 50%.  Corporate media maintains that her popularity as a leader is higher than ever.

Her Scrooge faction comrade, PM Cameron is also pushing austerity.  Nobody can pretend that his polling is any better than his party.  The Conservatives were wiped out in local elections and Cameron is going down without a life jacket.

The closing paragraph is the give away.  The urgent need for growth must accommodate "the importance of intellectual property rights (IPR) to stimulating job and economic growth"  We will regulate our way out of this crisis by taking the Yellow Brick Road to oppressive copyright laws.  What a relief!  They're serious.

[RAW] Statement by G-8 Leaders on the Global Economy

BNO NEWS Posted on 05-19 at 11:07:44 CST

Our imperative is to promote growth and jobs.

The global economic recovery shows signs of promise, but significant headwinds persist.

Against this background, we commit to take all necessary steps to strengthen and reinvigorate our economies and combat financial stresses, recognizing that the right measures are not the same for each of us.

We welcome the ongoing discussion in Europe on how to generate growth, while maintaining a firm commitment to implement fiscal consolidation to be assessed on a structural basis. We agree on the importance of a strong and cohesive Eurozone for global stability and recovery, and we affirm our interest in Greece remaining in the Eurozone while respecting its commitments. We all have an interest in the success of specific measures to strengthen the resilience of the Eurozone and growth in Europe. We support Euro Area Leaders’ resolve to address the strains in the Eurozone in a credible and timely manner and in a manner that fosters confidence, stability and growth.

We agree that all of our governments need to take actions to boost confidence and nurture recovery including reforms to raise productivity, growth and demand within a sustainable, credible and non-inflationary macroeconomic framework. We commit to fiscal responsibility and, in this context, we support sound and sustainable fiscal consolidation policies that take into account countries’ evolving economic conditions and underpin confidence and economic recovery.

To raise productivity and growth potential in our economies, we support structural reforms, and investments in education and in modern infrastructure, as appropriate. Investment initiatives can be financed using a range of mechanisms, including leveraging the private sector. Sound financial measures, to which we are committed, should build stronger systems over time while not choking off near-term credit growth. We commit to promote investment to underpin demand, including support for small businesses and public-private partnerships.

Robust international trade, investment and market integration are key drivers of strong sustainable and balanced growth. We underscore the importance of open markets and a fair, strong, rules-based trading system. We will honor our commitment to refrain from protectionist measures, protect investments and pursue bilateral, plurilateral, and multilateral efforts, consistent with and supportive of the WTO framework, to reduce barriers to trade and investment and maintain open markets. We call on the broader international community to do likewise. Recognizing that unnecessary differences and overly burdensome regulatory standards serve as significant barriers to trade, we support efforts towards regulatory coherence and better alignment of standards to further promote trade and growth.

Given the importance of intellectual property rights (IPR) to stimulating job and economic growth, we affirm the significance of high standards for IPR protection and enforcement, including through international legal instruments and mutual assistance agreements, as well as through government procurement processes, private-sector voluntary codes of best practices, and enhanced customs cooperation, while promoting the free flow of information. To protect public health and consumer safety, we also commit to exchange information on rogue internet pharmacy sites in accordance with national law and share best practices on combating counterfeit medical products.

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Notice these G8 Capitalist nations, and their class politicians never admit a global class system degenerating into totalitarianism, fascism.   Obama buys into this CLASS MINDSET, TOTALITARIAN MATRIX THROUGH NATO,  where code words, like "Growth", means parasitical class systems controlling social wealth, and calling it Growth as if it trickled down to the social classes.   This also raises the interesting question, that OPTIMAL SOCIAL WEALTH, SOCIAL LABOR, in control of the social classes, WOULD NOT BE PARASITIC, EXCLUSIVE, TYRANNICAL, FASCIST AS GLOBAL CAPITALISM HAS BECOME.


Failure to admit that their political economy is a CLASS/PARASITICAL SYSTEM, not even mentioning Capitalism, and pretending its neutral, social, economy,  is CLASS DEFORMED LANGUAGE, CLASS DEFORMED TERMINOLOGY.  Class deformed ideologies  tries to associate growth to the whole of civil society, when it stolen, cheated for the oligarchies, fascist corporations, and corrupt class politicians who falsely claim that these are social outcomes.   They are in fact PARASITICAL CONTROL OVER THE MEANS OF WEALTH, OF SOCIAL LABOR,  A CONTRADICTION TO GROWTH.  It affects the whole world into enslaving class layers, thus the attempt to compare colonial class states under the thumb of Western parasites WAS ALWAYS A FALSE COMPARISON.   In the same way the  deformed Stalinist states, were never free, independent as social forces, so long as WESTERN CLASS/FASCIST TOTALITARIANISM, FASCISM produced all class deformed outcomes,SHADOWS, self deformed outcomes which Plato said never matched the universal reality, in his metahphor of the Cave and deforming shadow realities.  These failed class states never never were  independent from class hierarchies, Patriarchy, instead subordinated, isolated, corrupted into failed social outcomes, i.e. parallel class outcomes, shadows of Global clas tyranny, deformed outcomes which Plato wrote about.


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

Recently a New York Judge ruled and scolded the Fascist Congress, Fascist Presidents, Obama and Bush for their cynical, corrupted use of language, "extreme language, deformed language and policies that have led to FASCIST TOTALITARIANISM, evisceration of the constiution and international laws for OUTRIGHT FASCISM, endorsed by Obama, both corporate, empire thuggish parties and SMACKED DOWN BY THE JUDGE AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL.!!!!!!  Like the old days when any colonial revolt against WESTERN CAPITALIST FASCISM was called " communist", further distorted into a false conflation with STALINISM, Amerikan fascist elites, both democrats and republicans have distorted the word "terrorist", to include vague, distorted connections to "associated forces", of course including free speech of MUSLIMS,AMERIKANS, and dead women, infants, toddlers who are called "militants killed", by the lying, fascist PENTAGON, CHEERED ON BY THE FASCIST OBAMA.   SUCH CORRUPTION OF LANGUAGE, MISUSE OF CONSTIUTIONAL LAWS WAS SMACKED DOWN BY THE NEW YORK JUDGE........in harsh language:


Enjoins NDAA Section 1021 because Government Implies Speech May Equal Terrorism


http://www.opednews.com/populum/linkframe.php?linkid=150605


excerpt:


"The Court then asked: Give me an example. Tell me what it means to substantially support associated forces.



Government: I’m not in a position to give specific examples.


Court: Give me one.


Government: I’m not in a position to give one specific example.


When Judge Katherine Forrest asked the government, repeatedly, for both generalized clarification and descriptions specific to plaintiffs like Chris Hedges and Brigitta Jonsdottir explaining the scope of Section 1021 of the NDAA, the government refused to give it. Not only was the government unwilling to reassure that even a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist like Hedges would not be indefinitely detained as “a person who was part of or substantially supported al-Qaeda, the Taliban, or associated forces” if he reported on any number of terrorist groups, but it also refused to explain the meaning of the section generally.


Which is the core reason why Forrest not only ruled that the plaintiffs have standing and the case should go forward, but also enjoined any enforcement of Section 1021. In explaining this, she noted that she was forced by the government’s refusal to give clarification to assume that the government believes First Amendment speech is included in the orbit of “substantially supported” that might be indefinitely held under 1021.



It must be said that it would have been a rather simple matter for the Government to have stated that as to these plaintiffs and the conduct as to which they would testify, that § 1021 did not and would not apply, if indeed it did or would not. That could have eliminated the standing of these plaintiffs and their claims of irreparable harm. Failure to be able to make such a representation given the prior notice of the activities at issue requires this Court to assume that, in fact, the Government takes the position that a wide swath of expressive and associational conduct is in fact encompassed by § 1021.


[snip]


This Court is left then, with the following conundrum: plaintiffs have put forward evidence that § 1021 has in fact chilled their expressive and associational activities; the Government will not represent that such activities are not covered by § 1021; plaintiffs’ activities are constitutionally protected. Given that record and the protections afforded by the First Amendment, this Court finds that plaintiffs have shown a likelihood of succeeding on the merits of a facial challenge to § 1021.


I spent much of the day explaining to people why Obama’s Yemen EO is so troubling. I’ve had to describe all the things that have transpired that have criminalized speech since Obama issued a similar EO in 2010–the decision in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, the conviction of Tarek Mehanna, and the charging of Bradley Manning with aiding the enemy.


Now I can point to Forrest’s opinion to show that the proposition that journalists might be prosecuted for material support of terrorism for their First Amendment speech–to the extent it’s an extreme proposition–it is the government’s extreme proposition...."


AS IF TO PROVE THAT CONGRESS IS EXTREME, FASCIST, MY CONGRESSMAN, ERIC CANTOR, A FASCIST AMERIKAN, A FASCIST ZIONIST PLACED A FASCIST RESOLUTION AND LAW FOR FASCIS ISRAELI POLICIES TO MAKE AMERIKAN POLITICIANS APPEASE THEIR EXTREME LANGUAG AND THEIR FASCIS FOREIGN POLICIES


House Passes Stealth Legislation


 http://www.opednews.com/articles/House-Passes-Stealth-Legis-by-Philip-Giraldi-120519-867.html 


YES A MAJORITY OF CONGRESSPEOPLE VOTED FOR FASCIST ZIONISM, FASCIST EMPIRE, FASCIST U.S., FASCIST NATO, AND ONLY 2 VOTED AGAINST THIS EXTREME LANGUAGE, FASCIST FOREIGN POLICIES


EXCERPT:


"The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) reportedly helped draft the bill, and its co-sponsors include Republicans Eric Cantor and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Democrats Howard Berman and Steny Hoyer. Hoyer is the Democratic whip in the House of Representatives, where Cantor is majority leader. Ros-Lehtinen heads the Foreign Affairs Committee.


The House bill basically provides Israel with a blank check drawn on the U.S. taxpayer to maintain its "qualitative military edge" over all of its neighbors combined. It requires the White House to prepare an annual report on how that superiority is being maintained. The resolution passed on May 9 by a vote of 411-2 on a "suspension of the rules," which is intended for non-controversial legislation requiring little debate and a quick vote.


A number of congressmen spoke on the bill, affirming their undying dedication to the cause of Israel. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas was the only one who spoke out against it, describing it as "one-sided and counter-productive foreign policy legislation. This bill's real intent seems to be more saber-rattling against Iran and Syria." Paul also observed that "this bill states that it is the policy of the United States to "reaffirm the enduring commitment of the United States to the security of the State of Israel as a Jewish state.... However, according to our Constitution, the policy of the United States government should be to protect the security of the United States, not to guarantee the religious, ethnic, or cultural composition of a foreign country." Paul voted "no" and was joined by only one other representative, John Dingell of Michigan, who represents a large Muslim constituency..."


  SAY SIEG HEIL TO ERIC CANTOR , A JEWISH AMERIKAN WHO HAS LEARNED NOTHING FROM THE IDEOLOGY OF FASCISM, EITHER IN ISRAEL OR AMERIKA, AND THE COWARDLY , SERVILE FASCIST CONGRESS WHICH VOTED FOR THIS FASCISM...


                                                                                                                                                                                          

Police Fascism, Racism, are always linked to a class system.  When Obma appeases Fascism, he appeases Racism.  It goes beyond Police brutality for Capitalist fascist thugs, in certain urban cities, it becomes a North Amerikan Fascism, then Global Fascism.    Western Fascism is linked to a common denominator, namley defense of parasitic Fascist Elites, whose fascist mercenary police defend fascist austerity, fascist capitalism, fascist Empire,  and WESTERN TOTALITARIANISM/FASCISM:


"Hell No" - Your Right to Dissent (video)


TRNN Replay-Michael Ratner: There is a North America-wide strategy to take away the right to mass protest


http://therealnews.com/t2/


 


Take down these police fascist, Nato fascists, Western fascists, and end all totalitarian class rule.!!!!


 

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