Manufacturing employment as a fraction of total employment has been declining for the past half century in the United States and the great majority of other developed countries. A 1968 book about developments in the American economy by Victor Fuchs was already entitled “The Service Economy.”
Although the absolute number of jobs in American manufacturing was rather constant at about 17 million from 1969 to 2002, manufacturing’s share of jobs continued to decline from about 28% in 1962 to only 9% in 2011.
(*so , to be sure add the UN and the UK to the list along with Washington , and Germanyhttp://whatreallyhappened.com/content/israel-legalises-three-west-bank…and Jordonhttp://whatreallyhappened.com/content/jordan-condemns-israeli-settleme…, and it sure has the semblance that a lot of entities are condemning the legalization of illegal outposts , huh ? )
A weapons expert who worked with Dr David Kelly at the Government’s secret chemical warfare laboratory has been found dead in an apparent suicide.
In circumstances strongly reminiscent of Dr Kelly’s own mysterious death nine years ago, the body of Dr Richard Holmes was discovered in a field four miles from the Porton Down defense establishment in Wiltshire. It is not yet known how he died.
(*and still he’s not swinging from a tree .)
The German government follows US and the UK attacks on Iranian Television and orders their international English news channel be removed from their airwaves.
Press TV drew the attention of the UK public in particular for its coverage of the Occupy protest movement in the United States and Britain, as well as for offering viewers a different perspective on the offensive launched against Libya or Syria.
Voltaire Network recalls that freedom of expression is a prerequisite for any democracy. It can only be restricted by law. Now, in this case, censorship does not stem from a court ruling following the commission of crimes or offenses, but from a simple administrative decision of an obvious political nature.
Brandon Pierce, Contributor
Megachurches are the rock stars of churches. These are religious institutions that have turned themselves into the equivalent of fast food franchises. Many have sprung from almost nothing to have multiple locations spanning states. But what is the appeal of a megachurch and why are they so unbelievably popular? Let’s look inside to find out about this unconventional take on modern religion that is sweeping the nation…
Deriv. market has blown a galactic bubble, just like the real estate bubble or stock market bubble (that’s going on right now). Since there is literally no economist in the world that knows exactly how the derivative money flows or how the system works, while derivatives are traded in microseconds by computers, we really don’t know what will trigger the crash, or when it will happen, but considering the global financial crisis this system is in for tough times, that will be catastrophic for the world financial system since the 9 largest banks shown below hold a total of $228.72 trillion in Derivatives – Approximately 3 times the entire world economy. No government in world has money for this bailout.
Shareholders who are also “the 99%” were denied access to a Wells Fargo shareholders meeting. About 1500 people were denied access who were waiting to go into the meeting. They were even holding up their share certificates, yet they were not allowed to go into a meeting that was their right to.
So, it seems Wells Fargo wants people to buy their stock, yet they are not willing to hear their voice. Dang, the U.S. government must have learned from Wall Street, because they do the same thing.
Here is Young Turks showing the Shareholders being locked out. He goes into how much fraud Wells Fargo commits – from taxes to fines.
He says they were locked out because of the millions they were paying their top executives at that shareholders meeting.
If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.–James Madison
The US has been forced to reveal the location of 63 secret bases used to conduct aerial drone flights for domestic spying and targeted killings.
law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Ryan was fired by UL, in 2004, for publicly asking questions about UL’s testing of the structural materials used to construct the World Trade Center (WTC) buildings as well as UL’s involvement in the WTC investigation being conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude had insisted information could be shared between public bodies without the need for it to be held on a central server.
But the Herbert (NO2ID) said data sharing was “inimical to privacy” and “inimical to the rule of law”, arguing confidentiality would be scrapped as the government established a database through the process of collecting and connecting data.
A Cabinet Office spokesman refuted claims that they were building a central database, insisting the citizen would remain in charge of their data, and not the state.