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Dark Money

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Ed Miliband, then leader of Britain’s Labour Party, addressing the Labour Friends of Israel in 2014.

3,877 words

Money, it’s a hit
Don’t give me that do goody good bullshit

— Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (1973)

It was not without a deep sense of irony that I recently came across Guardian columnist George Monbiot’s revealing article entitled “Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis [2],” a piece of investigative journalism that claims to provide an insight into the machinations of those who use cash to influence political outcomes. Monbiot cites well-publicized examples, such as the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal first reported by Carole Cadwalladr [3], which implicated Steve Bannon and his billionaire backer Robert Mercer; the “mysterious funds [4]” which passed through Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party to the Leave campaign during the Brexit referendum; and the Eldon Insurance scandal [5], which linked pro-Leave champion Arron Banks and his eight-million-pound donation to Nigel Farage’s crusade to depart the EU, which the Office of the Information Commissioner in London now considers to have been in breach of British law.

Monbiot continues his summary of what he describes as a “perennial threat to democracy” by referencing the shady “fake grassroots” techniques used by the tobacco, biotechnology, fossil fuel, and junk food industries, which he claims to have spent years trying to expose. “Our warning went unheeded,” he asserts, and “the ultra-rich learned how to buy the political system.” The self-righteous journalist positively froths with indignation as he goes on to allude to the fact that the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a group ironically registered as an educational charity and which was fanatically pro-Brexit, has two ministers – namely Dominic Raab and Matthew Hancock – “in their pockets.” Monbiot believes that the IEA wants to further deregulate the finance industry, abandon rules protecting agency workers, annul laws that prevent the public being harmed by hazardous chemical waste, and weaken food labeling legislation. He quotes Raab as saying that the IEA, which employs Darren Grimes, a man fined for illegal expenses in relation to the Leave campaign, has supported him in “waging the war of ideas.” This simultaneously implies that Hancock, in his former role as Cabinet Office Minister, effectively gifted the IEA with a monopoly on lobbying opportunities, and was rewarded for his efforts by receiving thirty-two thousand pounds from the IEA Chairman, Neil Record.

With the IEA having been branded by the accountability group Transparify as “highly opaque,” Monbiot’s article asserts that, unlike numerous public relations companies such as Burson-Marsteller, the general consensus in his journalistic milieu is that people have no idea whose interests IEA truly represents. However, that does not stop the intrepid Monbiot from alleging that what scant evidence there is in the public domain indicates that IEA has been funded in the past by British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco, and Philip Morris International. The implication is that these are immoral organizations, and that the IEA – which produces regular, negative reports relating to the British National Health Service – may be working for secretive forces that want to carve up the United Kingdom’s public healthcare system for private profit, as well as producers who campaign against controls on junk food, covert agencies that smear trade unions, exploitative employers who defend zero-hour contracts and unpaid internships, and firms that search out loopholes in the law in order to make use of tax havens for the super-rich.

The conspiratorial-minded Monbiot, who sees such organizations “as insidious and corrupting,” asks why, despite the IEA’s representatives appearing regularly on the BBC, TV interviewers consistently fail to question them about who funds them and whether or not they themselves have a personal financial interest in these matters. One might think that these are perfectly reasonable questions, but they seem only to apply – in the British context at least – to pro-Brexit groups, conservatives, civic nationalists, and what the media now terms “populists” with a sneer.

But why should we stop there? Why not go a little further? Perhaps we should encourage Monbiot to dig a little more into the machinations of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, particularly their close connections with the World Jewish Congress and the European Jewish Congress? Or about their past presidents’ shameful behavior, such as Walter Rothschild, to whom the 1917 Balfour Declaration was addressed and which has caused nothing but chaos in the Middle East ever since, or the butter-faced Grenville Janner, who was implicated in a high-profile sexual abuse scandal? Or more pertinently, given current events, why not ask questions about the motivations of those who make sizeable donations to the Remain campaign, such as those who advocate a second referendum – like Femi Oluwole, who is by all accounts the co-founder of Our Future, Our Choice, which has prestigious offices on the banks of the Thames, in the most expensive business district in central London?

This is exactly what Katie Hopkins attempted to do [6] before Femi’s media-handlers removed him from the set of the interview, when the mirage of his super-successful crowdfunding campaign fell apart and he began to reveal too much about who was providing the cash for his group’s activities. He also mentioned the names of clandestine groups like Open Britain and People’s Vote, which were represented by the likes of Peter Mandelson – who was once named by fellow Labour MP Tam Dalyell as being part of Tony Blair’s “Jewish cabal.”

Then, having begun such an intellectually stimulating journey, one may care to lift the cover on the extent of foreign and alien influences on both the Conservative and Labour parties in the UK, as well as the Republican and Democratic parties in the United States. This would reveal individuals and groups like the Likud-linked Conservative Friends of Israel, which was once described by conservative MP Robert Rhodes James as the “largest organization in Western Europe dedicated to the cause of the people of Israel” and by The Daily Telegraph’s Chief Political Commentator as “by far Britain’s most powerful pro-Israel lobby group.” A Dispatches undercover investigation revealed that the group, which it said was “beyond doubt the most well-connected and probably the best funded of all Westminster lobbying groups,” had donated over ten million pounds to the party, and could boast that over eighty percent of Conservative MPs were members. This explains the speed with which so many parliamentarians lifted placards reading “We are all Jews” while commemorating the fallen after the attacks on synagogues in France by Muslim extremists.

This likewise brings back memories of the “honorary Jew” Margaret Thatcher’s sudden rise to prominence in her Finchley constituency, which has the highest proportion of Jewish voters in the UK, and her subsequent cabinet selections: Nigel Lawson as her Chancellor of the Exchequer; Keith Joseph, known as the “mad monk,” as Secretary of State for Industry, and then Secretary of State for Science; Leon Brittan as Home Secretary, and then various positions within the European Commission; Michael Howard as Home Secretary, and subsequently party leader; David Young as Secretary of State for Employment and then Secretary of State for Trade and Industry; and Malcom Rifkind as Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Commission and The Standards and Privileges Committee. These are all men who literally sold the family’s silverware through mass privatizations, effectively stealing Britain’s public assets in much the same way – but using a little more guile – than their co-religionist oligarchs in Russia during the Yeltsin period.

To bring the situation up to date, we have bed-hopping Boris Johnson, who was recently photographed [7] warmly shaking hands with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Boisterous Boris, an apparent Brexiteer who has described himself as a “one-man melting pot,” having Muslims, Jews, and Christians among his great-grandparents, apparently has no objections to flooding the UK with H1-B workers from the Indian subcontinent, instead of Poles, Latvians, and other Central and Eastern European peoples who are already assimilating and are productive. A supposedly fiscally astute conservative, the former gaff-prone Foreign Secretary also had no qualms whatsoever about recommending an amnesty for all illegal immigrants in the capital, while serving as Mayor of London.

Buffoon Boris’ slavish-like behavior has only been surpassed by Lord Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, who, despite being born in Keighley in Yorkshire, one of the hot-spots of Muslim child grooming, failed to act to protect the indigenous population from alien predation. No doubt that was because he was far too busy in his roles as Chair of the Conservative Friends of Israel and the UK’s Envoy for Post-Holocaust Issues. And a direct beneficiary of such a get-out-of-jail-free card is the bully John Bercow, the Romanian-Jewish Speaker of the House of Commons, who has played his part in blocking a true Brexit, and who, whenever someone disagrees with him, accuses them of anti-Semitism. At the same time, former Home Secretary Amber Rudd, now acting as Minister for Work and Pensions in the chaotic Theresa May cabinet, has fulfilled the wishes of her Jewish paymasters by proscribing a youthful patriotic group as terrorists [8] on the most specious grounds. To add insult to injury, she promised over 13.4 million pounds in extra funding for synagogues, schools, and Jewish community buildings, whilst sitting down to dinner at the Jewish-“owned” Community Security Trust with Gerald Ronson, a convicted criminal who was involved in the notorious Guinness share-trading fraud.

Then, of course, there is the hysteria over Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s alleged anti-Semitism from the likes of Margaret Hodge (née Goldsmith) and Luciana Goldsmith (known as Luciana Berger), as the generation-long Jewish ideological and fiscal stranglehold on Labour comes into direct conflict with the growing Muslim insurgency in the party and the hard-Left Momentum movement, who now recognize – much as the Red Army Faction did in the 1970s – that Israel is not only a threat to regional peace in the Middle East, but is also a center of the socially divisive globalist capitalism they so abhor.

Using anti-Semitism to mask their anger at Corbyn’s desire to recognize the Palestinian state, the pro-Jewish elements that run the party machine, financed by pro-Zionist donors like Sir David Garrard and Sir Trevor Chinn, began a witch-hunt. This is exemplified by the case of a half-black, half-Jewish woman in the party whose character was literally destroyed merely for claiming that Jews had financed the transatlantic slave trade, calling it the “African Holocaust.” The party suspended dozens of members based on false accusations of anti-Semitism pushed by pro-Israeli lobby groups and their collaborators in the media. Joan Ryan, head of the Labour Friends of Israel, was actually caught fabricating evidence of anti-Semitism about another Labour colleague [9], who had merely questioned the legality of the Israeli settlements on the West bank, on Al Jazeera’s The Lobby – an undercover sting that the BBC would never think to undertake, despite it being in the public interest to do so.

The same Al Jazeera documentary clarified the extent to which the party political group the Labour Friends of Israel, acting as an “unincorporated association” – which, according to Peter Oborne, author of The Rise of Political Lying (2005), makes scrutiny difficult and “opaque” – interacts with the Israeli embassy. The Labour Friends of Israel includes people like Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson, who enjoys innumerable junket trips and the company of embassy employees like Shai Masot, who was caught on camera discussing a million-pound donation with Joan Ryan. When he was confronted with the evidence, he followed the tried-and-trusted route of smearing his honest critics as “anti-Semitic.” Ryan herself leveled this same accusation at a fellow Labour party member who had merely pointed out that the group had “a lot of money” and “a lot of prestige.”

Indeed, pro-Israeli groups have their feet in all the “back door” access points through All Party Parliamentary groups (APPGs), which facilitate dark-space covert lobbying in Westminster. This access has resulted in scandals like that over the dealings of Adam Werritty’s Pargav Company, which caused Conservative Minister Liam Fox to resign when the influence of pro-Israeli lobby donors Mick Davis, Michael Lewis, and Poju Zabludowicz was made public, and longtime Conservative Friends of Israel Director Stuart Polack’s consultancy, The Westminster Connection, was exposed for representing the Israeli arms firm, Elbit. Oborne indicated that, once again, the matter was not pursued further because Boris Johnson is himself a fervent supporter of Israeli interests in the British Parliament.

And returning to the other side of the party divide, other key conspirators working against Corbyn’s leadership are the veteran Israel lobbyist and Chair of the Jewish Labour Movement, Jeremy Newmark, who is active in the Semitic stronghold of Golders Green. He has met with Masot and Israeli ambassador Mark Regev, the former claiming to have been planning to “take down [10]” a British Minister simply for being critical of Israel. Newmark was accompanied by Mike Katz, the deputy leader of the Jewish Labour Movement, to a celebration at the Israeli embassy to commemorate the 1948 ethnic cleansing of over three-quarters of a million Palestinians and the illegal occupation of East Jerusalem. He was himself forced to admit that he was not chosen by the “traditional process” when he was imposed by the party machine on a North London seat over the wishes of the local party members.

And when Labour MP Ruth George tweeted about how Israel might be secretly funding Luciana Berger and the so-called Independent Group that recently broke away from both Labour and Conservative ranks during the ongoing Brexit debate, she was forced to apologize. She had posted the following on her Facebook wall [11]:

Support from the State of Israel, which supports both Conservative and Labour ‘Friends of Israel’, of which Luciana [Berger] was chair, is possible and I would not condemn those who suggest it, especially when the group’s financial backers are not being revealed. It’s important for democracy to know the financial backers for any political group or policy.

Founded in 1957, some two and a half centuries after its original incarnation as the Board of Deputies of British Jews, the Labour Friends of Israel’s rolls list over eighty Labour MPs and twenty people from the House of Lords as members. Their membership has included former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown; David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary; Chris Bryant, the former Minister for Europe; Steven Byers, former Secretary of State for Trade and Industry; Jim Murphy, former Secretary of State for Scotland; and James Purnell, former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Building on the support of the wealthy Yigal Allon Educational Trust, by 2003 the Labour Friends of Israel described itself as a “Westminster-based lobby group working within the British Labour Party to promote the State of Israel,” and by 2016 claimed that it had trebled its number of parliamentary supporters. This should not surprise anyone considering the composition of the Blair government, which mirrored that of Thatcher, including people like the aforementioned Peter Mandelson, who held various positions, including Minister without Portfolio, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, before becoming a European Commissioner; Jack Straw, who was Home Secretary, and then Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary; Barbara Roche, Asylum and Immigration Minister; and David Miliband, Ralph Miliband’s son and a committed Marxist, as head of Number 10’s Policy Unit, Minister for the Environment, and then Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.

In August 2009, in response to a question about terrorism, Miliband famously claimed [12] on BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives program that South African Communist Party leader and fellow Hebrew, Joe Slovo, was right to be involved in violent activities: “Yes, there are circumstances in which it is justifiable, and yes, there are circumstances in which it is effective, but it is never effective on its own.” This was said by a person who was responsible for Britain’s domestic and foreign policies, and who was a willing collaborator in the largest premeditated genocide in history. He hides his true mission behind the moral haze of humanitarianism, and is now the CEO of the International Rescue Committee, which has reach into over forty countries worldwide, a global staff of twelve thousand employees and one thousand three hundred volunteers, and a budget in excess of four hundred fifty million dollars.

And despite the overwhelming evidence that Monbiot’s so-called dark money comes in the form of shekels, the media seems unwilling to highlight this fact. But should that really surprise us, given what we know of the very careful orchestration of the British mainstream media’s narrative by committed tribal exponents? This includes Robert Peston, Political Editor of ITV News, host of the weekly political discussion show Peston, and former Business Editor of BBC News, who describes himself as “culturally Jewish”; Emily Maitlis, a BBC newsreader and presenter on BBC Two’s Newsnight, who describes her non-Jewish husband as “my Catholic boy!”; and Jonathan Saul Freedland, a former columnist for The New York Times and The Jewish Chronicle who now writes weekly for The Guardian and presents BBC Radio 4’s contemporary history series, The Long View. Freedland is a committed Zionist who wrote in April 2016 [13]:

One does not have to be in denial of that fact to point out that the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile and countless others were hardly born through acts of immaculate conception. Those nations were forged in great bloodshed. Yet Israel alone is deemed to have its right to exist nullified by the circumstances of its birth.

Freedland also published an article [14] that followed fast on a vicious hit piece on Corbyn’s alleged anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial in March 2016, where Freedland stated that “thanks to Corbyn, the Labour party is expanding,” adding that the new members often had “hostile views of Jews.”

And that is barely the tip of the iceberg when one looks at how George Soros has financed color revolutions in various countries, and made use of institutions such as Central European University in Budapest in an attempt to undermine Hungary’s democratically-elected government; the degree that the Conseil Représentatif des Institutions juives de France (Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions) controls the former Rothschild banker, and now puppet President, Emmanuel Macron; and the fact that ninety percent of American media outlets are owned by six Jewish families and the philo-Semitic Rupert Murdoch.

I think it was Alain de Benoist who said, “The Right forgot that its one true enemy is money-power,” and Pierre Vial who wrote, “Capitalism exploits and kills people. Its foremost weapon today is globalism . . . to better exploit people, all people, and to kill people, all people; immigration is a radical means to an end.” This tallies with Renaud Camus’s belief that “[t]hey are importing future consumers who they are no longer bothering to pretend are refugees.”

Which brings us to the somewhat suspect individual Mike Cernovich and his documentary Hoaxed: Everything They Told You is a Lie, which outlines how journalists pick, stalk, seduce, and slice and dice their targets at will; and Panodrama, the blatant attempt by John Sweeney of BBC’s Panorama, working hand-in-glove with Antifa groups like Hope Not Hate, to discredit the figurehead even of their own controlled opposition, Tommy Robinson.

And who are these “slice and dice” merchants of fake news? Having examined some “front line” examples from the British media, let us take a roll call from the United States as well, as being illustrative of the wider Western world: Carl Bernstein (Washington Post), Wolf Blitzer (CNN), Bernie Goldberg (CBS), Larry King (RT America), Jill Abramson (The New York Times), Katie Couric (Yahoo Global News), Morton Dean (CBS), Bob Garfield (ABC), Jonah Goldberg (National Review), Charles Krauthammer (Fox News), David Schuster (formerly MSNBC, and now Al Jazeera America), Joel Siegel (film critic), Michael Wolff (60 Minutes), Barbara Walters (Today and The View), Walter Winchell (gossip columnist), Gidean Yago (MTV), Joy Behar (ABC), and Bari Weiss (The New York Times) – all of whom steadfastly denounce identity politics for whites while talking endlessly about Jewish identity and the need for Israel to remain a purely Jewish racial state.

Organizations which take the same line include The America Israel Public Affairs Committee; JStreetPAC; The Jewish Republican Coalition; The Joint Action Committee for Public Affairs; and Friends of Israel. These are supported by billionaire donors such as the casino magnate, Sheldon Adelson; Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Hollywood producer and CEO of Dreamworks; Irwin Jacobs, founder of Qualcomm; Fred Eychaner, founder of Newsweb.Corp; Jon Stryker, a Michigan philanthropist; Steve Mostyn, the Houston-based personal injury lawyer; Bob Perry, the head of a Houston property empire; Harold Simmons, head of the Dallas Contran.Corp; Robert Rowling of TRT Holdings; and William Koch, a Florida industrialist with energy and mining investments. These individuals often provide the sizable campaign war-chests that these groups and their interests require at election time.

This fulfills – and indeed further extends to the New World – the poet Ezra Pound’s prophecy that “democracy is now currently defined in Europe as a country run by Jews.” Looking beyond the present to what it foreshadows, the goal is very clearly an attempt to outlaw criticism of Jews in general, the state of Israel in particular, and beatify the swarm of refugees descending on Europe and America to end white hegemony in their indigenous and natural homelands. These strategies are particularly duplicitous, egregious, and dangerous when one looks at the cuckoo in the Middle East, the Israeli wall, the Aramaic racial laws, and Jewish mores against marrying outside the group – all of which they do alongside their fervent promotion of multiculturalism and miscegenation among others. The effect of all this is exacerbated when Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Jeff Bezos of Amazon work in concert to censor and deplatform alternative viewpoints; departments in Mossad conduct psyops to influence public opinion; and the Kahn Commission, The Centre for Research into Anti-Semitism, the Community Security Trust, the Stephen Roth Institute of Tel Aviv University, The All-Party Enquiry into Anti-Semitism in the UK, the Office to Combat Anti-Semitism in the United States, and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, among numerous others, attempt to impose a holistic definition of anti-Semitism on the world. Much like the presently non-legally binding UN Migration Compact, these are steps towards developing precedents for legislation against opinions and actions that expose their agenda to bring about the wholesale dispossession and replacement of the white populations of Europe, America, and Australasia. The controlled media is effectively generating a false moral climate that is so psychologically, economically, and physically hostile to white survival that it begins to fulfill Mark Potok’s wet dream and obsessively-recorded objective of a declining white American majority as he sits busying himself at his desk in the JP Morgan Chase, Apple, and George and Amal Clooney-financed Southern Poverty Law Center building.

In the immortal words of the Canadian rock trio Rush – who are no strangers to the Talmud themselves – taken from their classic 1976 album, 2112:

We’ve taken care of everything
The words you hear, the songs you sing
The pictures that give pleasure to your eyes
It’s one for all, all for one
We work together, common sons
Never need to wonder how or why . . .

Look around this world we made
Equality our stock in trade
Come and join the brotherhood of man
Oh, what a wide contented world
Let the banners be unfurled

Hold the Red Star proudly
High in hand

The album ends with these ominous lines:

We have assumed control
We have assumed control
We have assumed control