Asean Summit, Malaysia on Nov 21, 1015

Asean Summit, Malaysia  on Nov 21, 1015
Asean Establishes Landmark Economic and Security Bloc
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Religion, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Intelligent/Benevolent Design, EU, South America, 5 Currencies, Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Middle East, Internet, Israel, Dictators, Palestine, US, Japan (Quake/Tsunami Disasters , People, Society ...), Nuclear Power Revealed, Hydro Power, Geothermal Power, Moon, Financial Institutes (Recession, Realign integrity values ..) , China, North Korea, Global Unity,..... etc.) - Text version)

“….. Here is the prediction: China will turn North Korea loose soon. The alliance will dissolve, or become stale. There will be political upheaval in China. Not a coup and not a revolution. Within the inner circles of that which you call Chinese politics, there will be a re-evaluation of goals and monetary policy. Eventually, you will see a break with North Korea, allowing still another dictator to fall and unification to occur with the south. ….”

“ … Here is another one. A change in what Human nature will allow for government. "Careful, Kryon, don't talk about politics. You'll get in trouble." I won't get in trouble. I'm going to tell you to watch for leadership that cares about you. "You mean politics is going to change?" It already has. It's beginning. Watch for it. You're going to see a total phase-out of old energy dictatorships eventually. The potential is that you're going to see that before 2013.

They're going to fall over, you know, because the energy of the population will not sustain an old energy leader ..."
"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: The Humanization of God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,..... etc.)
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk
North Korean defector and activist Hyeonseo Lee, who lives in South Korea, poses as she presents her book 'The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story' in Beijing on March 26, 2016 (AFP Photo/Fred Dufour)

US under fire in global press freedom report

"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

South Asian anti-corruption campaigns myopic, experts say

Deutsche Welle, 13 September 2012

Anti-corruption movements in India and Pakistan are becoming stronger. But experts say that these movements are anti-democratic and short-sighted when it comes to offering solutions to the problem.

Many urban Pakistanis say that corruption is the biggest impediment to progress in their country, and, they hold their politicians responsible for the situation. These educated Pakistanis from big cities like Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi pin their hopes on the Supreme Court, which they think has finally gained enough independence to try corrupt legislators and politicians. The Pakistani anti-corruption movement, however, is also supported by right-wing parties and the private media, besides the lawyers who initiated the movement in 2007.

Pakistan's Supreme Court is currently hearing corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, who is also co-chairman of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP). The court insists that the PPP government must write a letter to the Swiss authorities to re-open graft cases against President Zardari, which the Swiss government had shelved in 2008. The government says the cases are ''politically motivated" and cannot be re-opened while Zardari remains head of state and enjoys presidential immunity.

But many Pakistanis want an end to corruption and more accountability from their political leaders. 

Pakistani Supreme Court's Chief Chaudhry
 enjoys popular support, experts say
"The foremost thing is to change the system. To eradicate corruption from Pakistan, we need to emphasize our morals and the accountability of politicians," Ahmed bin Mateen, a young Pakistani in Karachi, told DW.

In India, too, the anti-graft campaign - led by veteran social activist Anna Hazare - is going from strength to strength. The central point of Hazare's movement is also political corruption. Hazare has been campaigning to force the Indian parliament to approve the Jan Lokpal (Citizen's Ombudsman) bill, which proposes to establish the position of an independent ombudsman, who would have the powers to prosecute politicians and government employees.

Earlier this week, Aseem Trivedi, a 25-year-old anti-graft activist and cartoonist, was arrested by the Indian government on sedition charges for "ridiculing" India's national emblem and parliament. Trivedi was released after protests in India and abroad.

"Instead of arresting Aseem Trivedi, the government should make some self-arrests of the characters running this country," tweeted Suhel Seth, who is an actor and works in advertising.

The Indian United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has been hit by a series of corruption scandals in the past two years. Recently, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was also held responsible for a coal mining scam (Coalgate), which involved the allocation of mining rights to private companies.

Parliament's supremacy

Political experts say that the focus of the Indian and Pakistani anti-corruption campaigners is mostly on the politician's corruption, while they conveniently ignore the graft in other state institutions and the corporate sector.

Supporters of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in India and Pakistan's governing PPP say that the "self-righteous and self-appointed anti-corruption campaigners" want to undermine parliamentary democracy in their countries by insisting on establishing, or giving extra powers, to un-elected supra-parliamentary bodies to prosecute elected legislators. They say that no institution should be more powerful than parliament. 

Trivedi was arrested for allegedly
using his cartoons to "insult national
Snehal Shingavi, a South Asia expert at the University of Texas in Austin, criticized Hazare's Jan Lokpal bill and said it would create "a parallel unaccountable government," which could be "very risky."

Shingavi, however, told DW that most Indian and Pakistanis were justified in their disillusionment with major political parties in their countries. But he added that the anti-corruption movements were short-sighted.

"The anti-corruption movement in Pakistan led by Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, and the anti-graft campaign in India headed by Anna Hazare, have made big claims about ending corruption in 90 days. We know that these are simple fixes that don't really get at the root of the problem," Shingavi said.

On her part, Pakistani researcher and social activist Nazish Brohi told DW that parliament was an elected body, unlike the judiciary, the media and the bureaucracy, and therefore politicians were more accountable to the people than any other institution.

"Politicians may be corrupt but they still have to answer to their voters. Politicians are an easy target," Brohi said, adding that it was undemocratic to propose unelected bodies above parliament.

An "undemocratic" movement

Brohi also called the anti-corruption movement in Pakistan "undemocratic." 

Pakistani President Zardari and
 Indian PM Singh are hit hard by
 corruption scandals
"Most rural Pakistanis are not bothered about corruption. Corruption is not their foremost problem. They have other issues to worry about. In my view, the anti-corruption campaign is a very middle-class phenomenon in Pakistan," Brohi said.

Brohi said that the Pakistani and Indian middle classes believed that the state institutions were an obstacle to their "upward social mobility" and economic growth, so they wanted a system which bypassed parliament and bureaucracy.

Global capital vs. local capital

A leftist Pakistani activist Dr. Riaz Ahmed noted that local business people had been hit hard by the unhindered flow of international capital into both Pakistan and India.

"The judiciary in Pakistan is trying to protect the interests of the locals, whereas the PPP government and other political parties are getting kickbacks from their deals with international companies," says Ahmed, adding that both in India and Pakistan, the domestic business people were opposing their governments not because of corruption but for their commercial interests.

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