Journal of a Futurist - 31 August 2006
The first death known to me, that was precipitated by a Rupert Murdoch headline, occurred in Sydney in March,1964, when a schoolboy committed suicide. More of that later. These days, the casualties resulting from military invasions championed by Murdoch are numbered in the thousands, though he is not the sole agent of destruction. One of his former TV producers in the Middle East, Serene Sabbagh, resigned from Fox recently because of its bias and racism. What tipped her over the edge was the bombing of Qana.
As a mother of three, watching the images, the raw images of children being pulled out of the rubble
and then I switched to Fox News to hear some of their anchors claiming that these little kids that were killed, these innocent victims that were killed, were human shields used by Hezbollah. And one of the anchors went as far as saying they were planted there by Hezbollah to win support in this war. And it was unbelievable. For me, that was the breaking point
On August 6, Serene Sabbagh and a colleague sent a joint letter of resignation to Fox News: "Not only are you an instrument of the Bush White House, and Israeli propaganda, you are war mongers with no sense of decency, nor professionalism." A verdict which is widely echoed. Fox News has had reporters running around northern Israel chronicling every rocket attack and every Israeli mobilisation, but has shown little or no interest in anything happening on the other side of the border, noted Andrew Gumbel in the UKs Independent.
News Corp had walked away from professional journalism and crossed over into dutiful propaganda, wrote another analyst, a dangerous new chapter even for Fox News. The whole organization had shifted beyond warmongering into deep censorship, where it purposely cordoned off topics of discussion
In fact, I could not find a single, authentic, independent expert on Arab politics and history who appeared on Fox News to discuss the roots of the escalating violence. Not one.
BLAZING AWAY WITH
THE TOOLS OF HIS TRADE
In the editorial pages of Murdochs antipodean flagship, The Australian, the bombing of Beirut is presented as Israel doing Lebanon a favour and restive Arabs are described as Nazis. None of this should be surprising, as Murdoch revealed to the Hollywood Reporter that his media ventures are not as important to me as spreading my personal political beliefs" (November 23, 2005). And these beliefs are dangerous. Murdochs influential Weekly Standard advocates the pursuit of regime change in Syria
. and a military strike against Iranian nuclear facilities. Why wait?
It does not seem to figure in Murdochs personal accounting that over half a million civilians are now dead or disfigured as a result of the wars he has already promoted. Instead of reconsidering his politics, like other lapsed neocons, Murdoch is still blazing away with his tools of the trade: hate, lies, fear and censorship.
So heres the nub. In a world facing a series of crises, should an unelected billionaire with a militant agenda and key politicians in the palm of his hand be allowed to preside over a global empire of propaganda? An empire continually expanding, one that gobbles up competitors and is now even blocking free speech on the internet. (See MySpace Is The Trojan Horse Of Internet Censorship)
DIRTY DIGGERS DEADLY DIARIES
On top of this, Murdochs minions reject the inconvenient facts of climate chaos and attack the greens as a threat to the prosperity and well-being of the world (The Australian September 02, 2004). Whereas a real threat to the well-being of the world and its people is Rupert Murdoch, as I first discovered long ago.
These days, Murdochs war-mongering is compulsive and his disregard for human wreckage is both calculated and global; but in the beginning, what marked his output was a casual (and sometimes fatal) disregard for the frailties of humans.
Murdochs rise to power took off in Sydney in 1964, when he acquired an afternoon tabloid, the Daily Mirror. On March 12, the Mirror front paged a report on promiscuity among the pupils of a city high school, which was based on the contents of a young girls diary. The resulting uproar led to the diarist and a fellow student being expelled from school. A job well done.
Thats where the story ended as far the Mirror was concerned, though not for those involved. The 13 year old schoolboy named in the diary, Digby Bamford, was found hanging from his backyard clothesline, having committed suicide. This news was cordoned off from public consumption. Even rival papers kept the secret, until a disgruntled Murdoch journalist tipped off an independent magazine. The author of the school sex diary was examined by a doctor from the Child Welfare Department and found to be a virgin.
During an interview years later, I reminded Murdoch of this event and his reaction was sharp: Dont you ever make mistakes? Of course I do. Many. After acquiring the News of the World in London in 1971, Rupert discovered another diary, while he was campaigning against a popular BBC TV show, Top of the Pops. His paper accused its stars of promiscuity with young dancers in the audience. One of these was Samantha MacAlpine, aged 15, whose leatherette bound book, according Murdochs news desk, could well blow wide open the scandal at the BBC. The day after this report, Samantha MacAlpine committed suicide.
The News of the World tried to cover itself with the headline, THIS GIRL WAS A VICTIM
NOW SHE IS DEAD, but the coroner stated that Samanthas diary was pure fantasy
. unconnected with reality, (like much Murdoch journalism). A Scotland Yard officer accused the paper of being ludicrous and irresponsible. As is the Murdoch style, the evidence from the inquest was kept from the readers. Also suppressed was the statement of the forensic pathologist, that in his opinion, Samantha had died a virgin.
OSAMA BIN LADEN
Two weeks ago, when young Australian Jack Thomas appealed his conviction for receiving funds from Al Qaeda and holding a false passport, he was acquitted by the Victorian Court of Appeal. FURY AFTER JIHAD JACK WALKS FREE, headlined The Australian, although the fury was largely confined to Murdochs newsroom. A jury had previously acquitted Jack Thomas of two more substantial matters. The Victorian Court quashed his conviction on the lesser charges, because police statements had been taken from the defendant while he was incarcerated in Pakistan without access to a lawyer and subjected to assaults. (A US interrogator told Thomas he would crush his testicles, rape his wife and put her breasts in a vice). When the Appeal judges freed Thomas, as they were obliged to do under Australian law, the Murdoch media called for public outrage and demanded rapid amendments to ensure that no judge can make the same mistake. One of the first steps in the Third Reichs campaign to win over the hearts and minds of the German people was to attack the judges. Another step was to consolidate the media. A third step was to fan the flames of fear.
In response to criticism of its assault on the judiciary, The Australian hit back: what will it take to get Mr Thomass apologists to take the terror threat seriously? Suicide bombers detonating aboard Melbournes trams? A USS Cole-style strike on the Manly ferry? And sure enough, as I write, another Murdoch missile hits the front page. SYDNEY WILL BE ATTACKED.
After interviewing 572 citizens, the Daily Telegraph has decided that most Australians believe we are locked in a losing war against Islamic terrorists and an attack on our home soil
is inevitable. The number who cite Murdochs compulsive belligerence as a factor in the escalation of terror is not revealed. On the same day, Jack Jihad Thomas is arrested on the beach, slapped with a newly introduced control order and ordered home, where his movements are to be restricted. Questioning voices are merely a civil libertarian lobby that believes John Howard is a greater threat to our way of life than bin Laden, according to MurodchWorld. No, the greatest threat is the control of information from the top. Fascism ought to more properly be called corporatism, said Mussolini, since it is the merger of state and corporate power. Beware of a global Goebbels.
FRIENDS, ROMANS, COUNTRYMEN
How Mark Antony might have viewed Murdochs bloodlust:
Rupert Murdoch is an honourable man,
otherwise he would not be honoured so,
by other honourable men,
Like Mr Bush, Tony Blair and Mr Howard
Who, you all know, are honourable men.
Lets not do them wrong; Id rather choose
To wrong the dead. And the dead are many.
If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
Ran Ruperts dagger through a free and open press
Dismembering truth and good intent,
Then what a rent the cursed Bush-ites made
Upon the battered peoples of Iraq
Whose tears and gore besmirched the Tigris.
Mark how the blood of Afghans stained the sand,
And tearful Qana infants torched from sky.
Judge, free citizens, how loudly Murdoch brayed
To feed his oily thirst for power, growth and wealth
Beyond all proportion, cheered by underlings.
O, what a fall was there, my tarnished Democrats.
Then I, and you, and all of us fell down,
Whilst bloody mindedness flourish'd over us.
O, now you weep; and, I perceive, you feel
The dint of shame: Our good name squandered.
Our laws abused, our governance marr'd with traitors.
O piteous spectacle!
The evil that men do lives after them.
THE LAND WHERE
PINOCCHIO IS KING
Journal of a Futurist - 20 July 2006
Familiar lies are music to our nations ears. Australians always punch above their weight. We are the most generous people on earth. Our soldiers are the most professional in the world. In fact, were so professional, that even when our troops shot at the Iraqi Trade Ministers bodyguards in June, killing two people and wounding four others, our military carried out an investigation without bothering to interview any Iraqis. Defence Force chief, Angus Houston, found that our soldiers had acted in accordance with their rules of engagement. In November, when the US Marines murdered Iraqi women and children in their homes in Haditha, this action was also said to comply with the rules of engagement. In that case, the toll was 24. Perhaps it was this death disparity that led Air Marshall Houston to conclude, the Australian soldiers might have been over-cautious. While the government has agreed in principle to pay compensation, it has decided in principle not to apologise.
The Australian media have lately been enthralled by a public spat between the countrys Treasurer, Peter Costello, and its Prime Minister, John Howard. The treasurer publicly stated that the PM promised to hand the top job over to him before the start of the next next years election but John Howard denies this. On Monday, a poll of 1416 voters showed that most Australians believed the Treasurers version of events, which is not all that surprising, given our PMs forked tongue. The rest of the poll is illuminating. Despite their judgment that John Howard is a liar, Australian voters still prefer him to stay on as Prime Minister. Part of me understands this. In todays explosive world, there is something reassuring about a grey suited leader in a regimental tie who has, for over a decade, been shrinking our minds on the TV news, while spooning out imperial inanities. Iraq is doing great. Afghanistan is off and running. Kyoto is biased. Since our forefathers took possession of Australia, the treatment of indigenes has been even handed. We can be a future energy superpower, riding clouds of yellow cake and soot. The Pentagons Military Commissions are just. Foreign footy referees are weird. Gays mustnt marry gays. Israel has the right to inflict collective punishment. And so on, endlessly repeated until the brain snaps.
Sandra Stanton "YEMAYA"
Yemaya, the Yoruba Mother of the Sea,
Mother of all life
Howard works hard for his country. The economy is purring. His unconditional embrace of White House is derived from a belief it will guarantee future security. From the outside, Australia looks good; the Opera House, Nicole Kidman, the Barrier Reef, jocks in hotpants. Some of this is an illusion. The interior of the Opera House is a letdown and the Barrier reef is dying. Sport dominates the media-scape. Listening to political debate today is like being locked in the Alzheimer ward with the treasurer and a shock jock. After ten years of John Howard, the image that speaks to the inner self is Edvard Munch on the Harbour Bridge, screaming. But this is a minority view.
JOHN WAYNE PLAIN-SPOKENNESS
Not only have most Australians fallen in love with our self applauding fantasies, but citizens from other nations are following suit. God, I love Australia, writes Charles Krauthammer in the Washington Post, an island of tranquility in a roiling region
Australia has no illusions about the international community and its feckless institutions
For Americans, Australia engenders nostalgia for our own past, which we gauzily remember as infused with John Wayne plain-spokenness and vigour. (Actually, that sounds like Americas present). Most of all, according to Krauthammer, Aussies are sympathetic to Americas predicament as reluctant hegemon. True, our government couldnt be more sympathetic if it tried.
José Roosevelt "Autumn Story"
Soundscape - Mati Klarwein 1982
In his dubious role as deputy sheriff, our Prime Minister is assisted by powerful friends, especially global mogul Rupert Murdoch, a fervent supporter of George Bush and concocted invasions. VOTERS TELL PM TO STAY is a front page Murodchian headline and his commentators chorus its in everyones interest. Readers are being softened up for another term of amnesia. Oh, the Middle East Crisis? Turn to page 6, where we learn that valiant Israel is resisting help from an international military force, as it punishes the citizens of Lebanon. So far 254 people killed, over 500 wounded, all but 13 civilians. Numerous tourists and Lebanese nationals are trapped, terrified and starving. Israel has denied the Australian government safe passage for its citizens. George Bush, Tony Blair, John Howard and the Murdoch media agree that Israel had been obliged to strike back in self defence, following the capture of its soldiers one in Gaza, two in Lebanon. No mention that the number of Palestinian children currently in Israeli custody is 388. No comment on the unashamed sadism of Israel wanting no one to sleep at night in Gaza. No reference to the fateful 9 June explosion on a Gaza beach, which wiped out 8 Palestinians and injured another 30. Nor is the valiant Israel narrative clouded by mention of Palestinian casualties since September 2000, the killing of almost a thousand children and minors, the injuring in various degrees of another 18,800+.
STILL BLOWING HIS BUGLES
Such data cuts no ice with Bush, Blair or Howard, three leaders who put the match to Iraq, the ones who are loaded with moral responsibility for every innocent death and mutilation triggered by that squalid invasion, since descended into pack rape, pillage, torture and terror. More than 14,000 civilians have been killed in Iraq in the first half of this year.
Yesterday, 50 corpses, 100 wounded. Maybe the three leaders barracked for Israels right to commit war crimes to divert attention from their own. They trashed Geneva, let Ehud Olmert trash Geneva. Murdochs still blowing his bugles, eager for cheap oil. His papers editorialist glanced at the flames of Beirut from his Sydney office and concluded, Israel is doing Lebanon a favour
Meanwhile, on the ground, Robert Fisk reports on the massacre of Marwaheen, All the civilians killed by the Israelis had been ordered to abandon their homes in the border village by the Israelis themselves a few hours earlier. Leave, they were told by loudspeaker; and leave they did, 20 of them in a convoy of civilian cars. That's when the Israeli jets arrived to bomb them, killing 20 Lebanese, at least nine of them children. In Haaretz, Gideon Levy puts it like this: "In Gaza, a soldier is abducted from the army of a state that frequently abducts civilians from their homes and locks them up for years with or without a trial - but only we're allowed to do that. And only we're allowed to bomb civilian population centers." There are bastards and angels on both sides, but noble leadership on neither. Israel has the right to defend its citizens, but not to annihilate neighbours.
All this carnage on the 70th anniversary of the fascist bombing of Guernica, which prophesised calamity. Four Islamic lands now under aerial bombardment, more in the firing line. For all the bright lights, witty musicals and executive jets, the world is reeling. Polluted heavens, clouded judgments, melting glaciers, declining oil, burning forests, rising seas and
that sinking feeling. At the dawn of the 21st Century, we are stuck with leaders whose mindset is medieval.
Annunciation - Abdul
Mati Klarwein - 1961
Info about Mati
- Lush Life: Mati Klarwein (The Wire / 1998) - An extensive article on Mati by Rob Young, for The Wire in 1998.
- A Thousand Windows - An interview with Mati by David Jay Brown in 1992 while Mati was visiting Santa Monica, California.
- In Memory of Abdul Mati Klarwein 1932- 2002 by Alex Grey
POWER DOWN, PECKER UP
Journal of a Futurist - 3 July 2006
Beware the old duffer who warns that the end is nigh. While bright young things throng the bars and the beaches, trailing clouds of credit in the aromatic spa baths, jetting off to base camp for sunsets irresistible, the duffers next stop is the nursing home. No wonder hes cranky. For the fit, the smart and the moderately well heeled, theres oodles of fun to be had at Global Mall, until all too soon the wells run dry. Supplies of oil and groundwater are in decline, and neither resource can be swiftly substituted. Oil is the universal elixir, used for petrol, pesticides, fertilizers, factory farmed food, transportation, refrigeration, heating, lighting, medicines, cement, much of the stuff in shops, in the office, in the factory, in the sky, in the home, in the hospitals, in computers, in our every day life. Peak oil heralds the end of the party, like when the grog runs out. Only worse.
No ride home, except on a bike; no morning Jacuzzi, unless youve got plentiful water tanks and solar panels; no breakfast without an edible garden or a local food co-op. Perhaps malls will morph into farmers markets. Fast companies will slow down. Tomorrows hot jobs will be those now considered uncool, as in organic agriculturalists, water diviners, orchardists, recyclers, compost lavatorians, geologists, petrol siphoners, builders of bamboo bikes, renewable energy boffins
Numerous voices are urging people to powerdown, to adapt to a post carbon future.
Its an issue that remains below the media radar. It will not attract advertising. The life-after-oil scenario embraces a web of perils, such as the depletion of phosphates, topsoil, species; climate chaos, endless war and population overshoot. It foresees the collapse of the consumer society, the end of suburbia, the return of localization, now re-branded as re-localization. It is not a re-run of hippie druggie free love communes, despite the whiff of lentils and dandelion. The powerdown project is practical, community-engaged and globally aware. It rests on the assumption that cheap fossil fuels are the lifeblood of modern civilization, and that their imminent decline invites catastrophe. So chop wood, carry water, put a windmill on the roof, re-skill and get to know your neighbours.
Every object in this picture is derived from oil
BEYOND PEAK OIL AND GAS ALREADY?
No other energy source comes near to replacing oil. The Australian Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO), puts a high probability of global Peak Oil occurring before 2010 or 2015. In a presentation to the US Department of Defence on June 20, Matthew R Simmons, the founder and chairman of the world's largest energy investment bank, said the world was probably beyond peak oil and gas.
ASPO is scornful of attempts to create synthetic crude oil from coal, gas or tar-sands (costly and impractical). Bio fuels are limited by the lack of arable land not devoted to food. Hydrogen is an energy carrier, not an energy source and has little likelihood of delaying the impact of peak oil. According to ASPO, Britain would need 100 nuclear power plants to produce enough hydrogen to replace its existing use of transport fuel. A Cornell University study has concluded that each unit of ethanol energy requires 117 percent of fossil fuel energy to produce. As for natural gas, Australia only has 1.4% of the world's known reserves and were selling it to China for a song. While an Oil Vulnerability Task Force is a matter of urgency for Australia, our leaders seem unaware of problem. As for the oil companies, only Chevron and Total have so far admitted the situation is dire. On June 19, an industry conference in Darwin was warned that exploration costs had lately jumped by over a third, to little effect, and that progress was further threatened by lack of equipment.
Lets step back a bit. Keep in mind that our addiction is absolute. Oil fuels 90% of all transportation. It is involved in the production of 95% of all the goods in shops, including 95% of all food - produced as it is, mainly by industrialized means and carted across the world, sometimes in refrigerated planes. Current global consumption is 85 million barrels a day, rapidly rising, as China, India, and the rest of Asia gets hooked. Back in 2001, these issues surely plagued the minds of Dick Cheney and his colleagues from Exxon Mobil, Shell and BP America at their Energy Task Force summit, held at White House. Here, the most powerful people on Earth poured over maps of oilfields, pipelines, refineries and terminals in Iraq. The minutes of this meeting remain classified, but its significance is obvious. Saudi Arabias oilfields are less extensive than advertised and some are polluted, brine stained with oil. The oilfields of Iraq are known as the last of the ripe overhanging fruit. Sagging so low, notes Linda McQuaig that it practically touches the ground under the weight of its ripeness. No permafrost, no contamination. Vast pools of oil, yearning for exploitation. In 2001, Iraq was a sitting duck. Ruled by a hated dictator, its geography offered a platform for the US to control the Gulf.. The point of the invasion was to establish a garrison on top of an oil field. Whats next? Only last week, President Vladimir Putin's top political adviser put it bluntly: the US is seeking international energy domination under the guise of promoting democracy. No-one is allowed to mess with the consumer society. The White House credo is powerup; Venezuela beware, dont mention the Greenhouse.
HAIRCUTTING, FRIED CHICKEN,
While demand for oil keeps accelerating, the current rate of decline is about 8% per annum, according to energy specialist, Mathew Simmons, so that by 2020, the total supply could have dropped from 85 to 25mb/d barrels a day. But by 2030, oil demand is expected be 115 million barrels a day. Could this be why Bush & Co have been acting like outlaws? Worldwide, a few billion addicts might be facing cold turkey, and right now, weapons are probably being stockpiled in suburbia. Enter the Powerdown scenario, the path of cooperation, conservation, and sharing. Small, self-sustaining communities that are touted as cultural lifeboats in times to come.
The only realistic alternative to endless resource wars, according to Richard Heinberg in his book, Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World, is a strategy that shrinks per-capita resource usage in wealthy countries, develops renewable power, and humanely but systematically reduces the size of the human population over time. Powerdown would mean a species-wide effort toward self-limitation. Heinberg believes that once the processes and implications of resource depletion are understood, the pro-growth argument will collapse.
The 21st century is not going to be about mobility, writes John Howard Kunstler in The Long Emergency. Its going to be much more about staying where you are, not about being in constant motion. It's going to be about being in a place that you care about and you have to care for and that is going to change the basis of how we live. Does this seem far fetched? Not to the esteemed Trends Research Institute, which is tracking the rapidly growing desire of more people to be self-empowered, non-reliant, and off the grid.
Allora & Calzadilla's video, Under Discussion.
Kunstlers depiction of sprawl as the dirty secret of the American economy has relevance to Australia, with its bottom line also stoked by spreading McMansions, and their endless accessorizing, furnishing, servicing and renovating. Once this is activity is subtracted from the GDP, there isn't much left, according to Kunstler except for haircutting, fried chicken, and open-heart surgery.
BUY NOW, SETTLE IN 2010
What are the possible stages in the collapse of civilization? Richard Heinberg says energy shortages will start to bite in about five more years, leading to economic turmoil, frequent and lengthening power blackouts, and chaos. Over several years, food production plummets, resulting in widespread famine, even in formerly wealthy countries. Wars including civil wars rage intermittently. Meanwhile ecological crisis also tears at the social fabric, with water shortage, rising sea levels, and severe storms
One after another, central governments collapse. Empires devolve into nations; nations into smaller regional or tribal states. But each lower stage reaches its own moment of unsustainability and further collapse ensues. Between 2020 and 2100, the global population declines steeply, because of climate chaos and crop failure.
Its a grim picture, which perhaps under-estimates human ingenuity, though its warning is timely. Over a 100 post carbon local groups have already joined the network.
While some believe that humans are facing the greatest challenge in their history, other are still striding the last beach fronts with charts, publicists and compliant architects. Australias Gold Coast developers are offering sculptured residential skyscrapers of unrivalled luxury living with uninterrupted views of the (rising) ocean from every stunning apartment. One 77 floor tower is called Soul. Another tower phallus is called Oracle, though designed for a future of non Greenhouse skies and gushing wells. You can buy an apartment now, and settle at the end of the decade.
The Oracle offers three outdoor swimming pools/lagoons, water features; indoor lap pool, spa, steam room, sauna, state of the art gym, executive lounge and private wine lockers, plus in house cinema, surround sound, a vast screen, perhaps for watching The Day After Tomorrow. Should that day come, residents can retreat to the zen gardens and tai chi lawn, to stay focused and fit, in case the lift fails. Seventy seven floors is a long hike home, but at least your head will be back in the clouds. ends
Promoted as the new vision for Australias Gold Coast
RESOURCES: Courtesy of Communities magazine -
The Partys Over and Powerdown, Richard Heinberg. Two of the most popular books that present this information in a readable way to lay people. New Society Publishers, 2003 and 2004, respectively.
The End of Suburbia. This 78-minute video (on VHS or DVD), describes, with humor and fact, the energy crisis and how it happened, with testimony by leading petroleum engineers and Peak Oil researchers, including Julian Darley, Richard Heinberg, James Howard Kunstler, and others. www.EndOfSuburbia.com
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil, Meagan Quinn and The Community Solution. Inspiring, hopeful 60-minute documentary of Cubas crisis and recovery when they ran out of oil 12 years ago, from permaculture design and solar energy, to city gardening on rooftops and balconies, to organic farming with oxen.
High Noon for Natural Gas, Julian Darley. A hard-hitting look at an energy source that rapidly went from nuisance to crutch, and the implications of our increased dependence on a resource that will soon be in rapid decline. Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2004.
Relocalize Now!: Getting Ready for Climate Change and the End of Cheap Oil, Julian Darley.. New Society Publishers, 2006.
The Long Emergency, James Howard Kunstler. Kunstlers view of what life in the near future will be like, post Peak Oil. Grove Press, 2006.
The Oil Age is Over: What to Expect as the World Runs Out of Cheap Oil: 2005-2050, Matt Savinar. With a question and answer format, one of the easiest resources to understand whats happening and why; also one of the least optimistic (some would say most realistic) perspectives of whats going to happen. Available mail-order or paid download from the authors website: www.LifeAfterTheOilCrash.net.
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THE SAME ATTEMPT TO HOAX THE WORLD ABOUR NAPALM ALSO BACKFIRED.
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