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Dreaming of a Brown Brexit

The Cad Fad

Congratulations, Boris Johnson.

You lied and cheated your way to the top.

But politics is a dirty game and you didn’t create the conflict — just amplified what was already there.

It would be unfair to pretend you aren’t a shrewd operator.

That your recent partnership with Tory PR Queen Carrie Symonds wasn’t a master stroke.

I think it important at this stage that the nation gets behind you, at least for a moment, as leader.

We all want the best for the country.

The fact that you are totally corrupt, and turn a blind eye to everything from child abuse to full scale corporate criminality is an absolute disgrace — but also a fact of life in modern Britain.

I’m not saying we should give up on exposing bad practice — but the media does a brilliant job of covering it up.

Now is the time for reading small print and holding power to account.

Never Mind the Backstop

This is my first musical adventure on this website.

Big thanks are due to John Ford Blagger for coaxing me out of Accapella and to I.K.Bonzumpferl for all the fabulous production pointers.

This one’s called “Nevermind the Backstop” by Obstakula Vernakula.

England’s Dreamin’

Versailles — The Remix

I don’t believe Frau Von Der Leyen has yet been subjected to much critique on these pages.

She was crowned President of the European Commission a little later than planned.

This was due to some of her proposed Commissioners being turned down.

The original French nominee, Sylvie Goulard, was rejected due to ongoing fraud / corruption charges at EU level.

Of course this didn’t stop Christine Lagarde becoming head of the IMF and subsequently becoming the Chair of the European Central Bank.

For those of you who do not self-identify as Bank-Watchers here is a picture of Ms Lagarde on one of her first days in office, check out the ratio:

Twas pointed out that there are more painted women on the walls than real women around the table.

The reason why it is only white men in the ECB offices in this photo is that they are the sitting Chairmen of the various national European Central Banks.

They just happen to all be middle aged white guys.

Which makes perfect sense to me – but doesn’t stop the photo being a PR disaster.

The ECB and the rest of the EU institutions seem indifferent to even the notion of the real time PR disaster.

And why should they care?

They are all civil servants on pukka pensions and it is their organisation that has all the authority.

The media can dance to their tune.

But it is civil society’s ire they should do be doing more to assuage.

Which they never do.

Apparently there was a €1 trillion Green EU stimulus launched this week.

Which I’m guessing will have some impact on some bond market somewhere.

Either creating a new market and more places for pension funds to invest or cannibalising another market that would have been trying to achieve the same goal organically before the influx of EU capital.

Green finance isn’t new.

Former UK Chancellor Philip Hammond championed London as a global centre of Green Finance even as he was voting to expand Heathrow Airport.

He did this with no sense of awkwardness and no platform of note so much as batted an eyelid.

The other Phil, Phil Hogan is the new Irish Commissioner for trade.

He will be replacing Michel Barnier and has a tough reputation.

Hogan used to be Commissioner for agriculture.

How is this going to work?

Border in the Irish Sea and corporation tax competition.

Surely this will herald a race to the bottom.

Thierry Breton is the French Commissioner for the Single Market.

This means that among other things he is in charge of Defence.

Till last month Breton was head of ATOS, the firm that sent long term sick people to work, in the UK, and cut their benefits.

Breton has already therefore had a hand in killing hundreds of innocent disabled Brits.

This list of deaths can be added to the bodycount from his time at France Telecom / Orange, the company with one of the highest suicide rates in the world.

So Breton has killed the public and killed his staff.

Which makes him EU Corporate Criminal Aristocracy.

Apparently the EU Single Army and ECB QE will keep Britain entangled in EU affairs for a long time to come.

UK Column is particularly good on this.

The EU stitch up is worth returning to at some stage. . .

Patronic Relationship

There is a puff piece in the FT about MBS, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. It touches on the killing of Jamal Kashoggi but praises MBS for “ripping up the rule book” and liberalising the country.

The re-opening of the old town Diriyah, Anthony Joshua’s recent fight there, the opening of cinemas and allowing women to drive are all seen as sign that MBS is liberalising.

But feminism itself is not welcome in Saudi Arabia. MBS has arrested many women’s rights activists despite recently bringing an end to the country’s ban on gender segregation in restaurants.

But the real news in Saudi from a business perspective has been the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the Saudi State oil firm ARAMCO on the Saudi Stock Exchange.

Interesting to compare the EU Climate Stimulus and the Aramco Float.

They supposedly stand for the exact opposite. One to transition us away from the other.

The EU refer to being Climate Neutral. Does this mean Saudi Oil will not be penetrating fortress Europe? Likewise for Russian Gas?

Or does it instead mean that the same EU / US banks and energy trading firms are right behind both strategies which, rather than reducing emissions and consequently pollution, will instead have a net effect that approximates to somewhere around zero.

Dodgy Derivatives

Richard Sandor must be licking his lips at the chance to develop new climate futures markets. The contradiction at the heart of these ponzi schemes appears to simply go without saying. There used to be organisations called Carbon Trade Watch and CDM (Clean Development Mechanism) Watch that tracked the fraud that is Carbon Finance.

Energy-Based Currency

My friend Roger Lewis in Sweden is very good on this stuff.

He blogs prolifically.

Though I often can’t keep up with his writing, his source material is brilliant.

In conversation he always explains what he really means, which for newbies like me is useful.

Roger and I speak on Skype quite frequently and strands of his thinking often appear on this website.

We sometimes upload the chats to Bitchute or YouTube.

Roger has read a lot more than me on many different topics and will helpfully quote relevant poets and philosophers to help get me over the line.

If you like any of what I write about, do check out his work.

He currently tweets on WIKI Ballot.

Transactional Analysis

I’ve been learning how to do speech bubbles.

A friend has patiently trained me up (online) to do this using IMAGEMAGICK on the command line.

My father was a mainframe programmer (for ARAMCO) so it is nice for me to suddenly be writing out code for something i find meaningful.

That’s the thing about learning. If it isn’t useful, why would you remember?

The Toxic Sludge is Good for You line is taken from a 1994 book by John Stauber (and others). It is a study of the PR industry. I thoroughly recommend it.

John Stauber is still around and tweeted this a few hours ago.

It took me a bit longer than I would have liked to do the speech bubbling yesterday, but I enjoyed it and feel my new image policy has already given my output, and specifically my writing, a new lease of life.

Big Thanks to ImageMagick and toI.K.Bonzumpferl !

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Ali Parsa, NHS Privatiser & Babylon Health CEO, attends Butchers without Borders

What motivates UK-based “healthcare entrepreneur”, ex-Goldman Sachs investment banker, Ali Parsa to attend the Butchers without Borders investment conference in Saudi Arabia?

The Saudi Sovereign Wealth fund, bought a stake in Babylon Health in August.

Yes, that’s right, Saudi Arabia are making money from the NHS, and no-one is saying a bad word about it.

Britain is truly open to all types of masochistic business.

The Neo-Liberal Guardian

Maybe Guardian news hound Rupert Neate is busy writing a book about the health benefits of wealth.

The Axios article referenced at the end of his piece was published last week and cited here:

Since then the event itself has started and a full line-up has been published.

For some reason the Guardian hasn’t mentioned that Babylon Health CEO Ali Parsa was at the conference yesterday:

In Brief

Babylon Health is defunding GPs practices, cherry picking younger patients, handing over confidential medical data to Google Health, operating with an inevitable significant error rate (machine learning isn’t perfect), taking Saudi Money, Google money, US health insurance (Centene) money, Swedish venture capitalist money which specialised in 1990’s Russian disaster capitalism (New Vostok Ventures), doing deals with surveillance capitalists Tencent in repressive China, and in Rwanda thanks to Tony Blair and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Dr Murphy

I can see why Ali Parsa is doing what he’s doing – for the money.

For more on NHS Privatisation the upcoming film, Great NHS Heist, is the one to watch:

Here is some good deprogramming re: Babyon BBC PR Shenanigans

The Circle Debacle

This is an Ali Parsa appearance in 2012 during his previous failed venture, with a Hospital:

Bankruptcy

The Big Society

Here is Ali Parsa on Health Care and the BIG SOCIETY:

National Radio

Here is Ali Parsa on BBC Today Programme, he isn’t introduced as having failed in his Circle venture, he is able to use his buzzwords.

When he makes claims none of them are questioned:

Regulation

The UK information commissioner is woefully underfunded for protecting patients from data fraud, as is the case with fake news during elections.

This took place yesterday. Can you feel the tech firms and investment banks circling the UK as we speak?

More puff from Ali, this time at KPMG.

KPMG, the Big Four, and PFI

KPMG, PWC, Deloitte, Accenture are management accounting firms that are also known as the Big Four.

They offer more than just accounting services and, although they are referred to as mere Bean Counters, their work is often laden with conflicts of interest.

KPMG, over the years have been a big funder of the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) a New Labour-style Think Tank.

IPPR backed the part-privatisation of many of Britain’s hospitals in the 1990s and early 2000s. But the conflicts of interest in their promotion are now much clearer than they were then. The so-called left wing think tanks were funded by large private companies to push their privatising agenda.

Martin Taylor, former general secretary to the secretive Bilderberg Group, donates big. He was also a top Goldman Sachs, Barclays and WH Smith executive and is understood to have been a lead driver of PFI in this country.

IPPR has had a bit of a makeover in the last couple of years, since the 2017 election. Grace Blakeley, one of their economists, is on the TV a lot and Tom Kibasi, the soon to depart CEO, has become very close to the top of the Labour Party. But although Blakeley has written a book about Financialisation, I understand that she rarely takes on her former employers – like KPMG.

On the subject of PFI, IPPR now say that it was a disaster — conveniently forgetting their own role promoting it.

They say that the Government should bail out the hospitals by buying the debt and issuing (cheaper) government bonds to pay it off.

It goes without saying that the hospitals should have been funded using general taxation in the first place.

Apparently EU accounting rules forbade UK from running the type of deficits that such programmes would have required.

But the actual solution, going after the fraudsters that pushed PFI in the first place, doesn’t seem to get mentioned even in the Labour Party.

Why do you think that is? Maybe because IPPR have infiltrated Labour Party thinking and are doing the bidding of their friends, (some of) the fraudsters over at the City of London.

More on the NHS Privatisation from Dr Bob Gill, GP and producer of the Great NHS Heist.

Sell-Off

This film was made in 2014

Awareness

If we don’t have a proper media, the only way any good decision making will happen for this country is if we take back control of internal communication.

Lobbyists, Public Affairs and Public Relations execs will always be paid to serve the rich. But they need to be called out more frequently, if not they will carry on winning the war. The stakes are high. Please share this information, if you can.

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BREAKING: Blood-soaked Babylon Health CEO taints NHS by attending Davos in the Desert

Blood, Tech, & Smears

On Tuesday 29th October 2019, Ali Parsa, CEO of Babylon Health, the firm that competes with the NHS for GP business, will be speaking at “What’s next for Life and Health?” , a plenary at Future Investment Initiative, also known as the Davos in the Desert, hosted by the Public Investment Fund in Saudi Arabia.

The Chairman of the PIF is Mohammad Bin Salman the controversial Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia who ruthlessly tortured and asset stripped many of his cousins in November 2017 in a move that was compared to the way Putin often chases Russian oligarchs, before ordering the extraterritorial killing of US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi.

White House Chief of Staff Jared Kushner will attend.

Homosexuality is banned in Saudi Arabia and there are many rules that prevent even a semblance of equality for women.

Hypocrisy is order of the day as liberal Kushner’s father Charlie, though feigning to be a devout practiser of the Jewish faith, also happens to be a practising homosexual.

Ali Parsadoust of Babylon Health is marked as representing the United States!

PIF own stakes in Babylon Health, which is currently undermining the NHS, expanding massively in Britain, and has been praised to the heavens by British Health Secretary Matt Hancock.

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism recently identified that PM Boris Johnson’s Chief of Staff Dominic Cummings has been paid for consultancy work for Babylon.

Here is the full programme:

Khashoggi-2

Babylon were the subject of a London Conversation blog earlier today:

For more on Babylon, London Conversation published this blog post two days ago, the Babylon part is toward the end:

Other conference attendees include Jared Kushner, former UK PM David Cameron, Bilderberg man Martin Sorrell, Trade Minister Graham Stuart, Manchester United Managing Director Richard Arnold, Head of HSBC sustainable finance Zoe Knight, PWC’s Health Partner Hamish Clark, London Stock Exchange’s David Schwimmer, Indian PM Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, and more.

In December the World Heavyweight Championship Boxing champion will be decided in Saudi.