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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - April 2017: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

Planetary environmental chaos continued unabated this April.

After Peru was inundated in March, Columbia was next in line for massive rainfall and flooding which provoked deadly landslides in the city of Mocoa. Major flooding and landslides also hit India, Indonesia, the USA and China, while

Wildfires once again struck the US state of Florida while very late snow saw many European nations blanketed, with many crops destroyed.

Meteor/fireballs were also spotted from one end of the planet to the other and a comet made a special appearance.

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Behind the Headlines: French Election Hijinks, Russia Gives Trump His Safe Zones

Today lightweight Emmanuel Macron enters the ring to do battle with Marine Le Pen in the French presidential elections. By any objective measure, Macron would be laughed off the stage and back into that hole in the Rothschilds' basement he crawled out of. But no, it looks like he's slated to win, thanks to a remarkably biased media campaign and enough foreign meddling to make a neocon blush. Not to mention a conveniently timed "Russian hack attack" that is perhaps too little too late, but which will provide months of material for anti-Russian rhetoric from France's robo-banker non-entity.

In other news, Russia, Iran and Turkey have put together a plan whose implementation could spell the end of the war in Syria. With a little help from Trump on the sidelines, the Astana group has agreed to create four "de-escalation zones" in Syria. Once more, the U.S. played no major role in the negotiations, though Putin did speak to Trump about it over the phone, and Lavrov says they used some of the Americans' ideas. Are things looking better for Russian-US relations, and a coming end to 6-year dirty war in Syria?

Tune in today to Behind the Headlines to find out and hear live coverage of the French election.

Join your hosts this Sunday May 7th from 1:00 - 2:30pm EST (7:00 - 8:30pm CEST)

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How the US Empire was made in North Korea

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Over the past 15 years, fighting-talk has periodically flared over 'what to do about that crazy Asian dictator' in North Korea. Today's round of brinkmanship by the US/Western 'deep state' against North Korea will - in all probability - unfold the same way as in previous episodes; it will fizzle out. China is a guarantor of North Korean security, so the US will not go to war with North Korea. Period.

The battle between Trump and the Washington Crazies for control of the reins of empire continues, however, and the 'Krazy Korean' is relevant to that. I hope to get to that in a later article, but in the meantime, take note of the contradictory messages coming from the US. One minute, US Navy battle-groups are 'en route to North Korea'; the next they're heading in the opposite direction. One minute, THAAD missile systems are 'installed and operational in South Korea'; the next, Trump wants South Korea to pay for them. One minute, someone on the US National Security Council is telling NBC News that the US is considering 'decapitating the North Korean regime'; the next, Trump announces he'd be honored to meet Kim Jung Un... All of which has provoked the South Korean and Japanese governments to denounce Trump's confusing and contradictory statements. Is there a method in Trump's apparent madness?

I recently read The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia by James Bradley, a breathtaking panorama of US and Chinese trajectories from the Opium Wars in the mid-19th century to the birth of 'Communist' China and 'Pax Americana' a hundred years later. This naturally encompassed US involvement in Korea, so in this article I'd like to share some historical context that is either incomplete or missing from summaries of US-Korean relations I've seen online so far.

The US has a long history of propping up crazy Asian dictators - from imperial Japan to 'Christian' Chiang Kai-shek in 'New' China to Catholic Diem in the short-lived US invention of South Vietnam. 'North' Korea is similarly a US invention. After existing for hundreds of years as a sovereign country, Korea fell under Japanese imperial influence in the late 19th century. The Japanese had by then become the 'Yankees of the Far East' and so accepting were they of civilized Western ways (and Anglo-Saxon values in particular), that the US and British empires were able to convince the Japanese that they should expand their empire as a check against Russian economic expansion in the Far East and as a vehicle through which to 'Americanize' China and the wider region.

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The Health & Wellness Show: Avoiding the amygdala hijack - Strategies for surviving the signs of the times

On this episode of the Health and Wellness Show we spoke about the amygdala, two almond shaped clusters located in the limbic ring of the brain. In neuroscience the amygdala is referred to as the 'emotional sentinel', it is the specialist in emotional matters, where all passion originates.

Have you ever had the experience where you totally lost control, only later realizing you had no idea what or how you were set off? The experience is known as the 'amygdala hijack' - the amygdala takes over before the 'thinking brain' has a chance to respond. In today's crazy world how can we avoid the amygdala hijack? What are some strategies we can employ in everyday life that will lead to greater emotional intelligence? Join us as we talk about the warning signs that lead to this neural hijack and how can we navigate these uncertain times with calm, collected mental clarity.

Also, stay tuned for Zoya's Pet Health segment, where she gives us some fun facts about cockroaches.

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The Muzzies Are Coming! Adopt a Refugee!

From the humble beginnings that launched the war on Muslim terrorism on the basis of "they hate us because of our freedoms" and therefore, we must "fight them over there so we don't have to fight them over here", Western peoples are now faced with an existential threat and required to choose a 'side' or be damned to the ninth circle of hell, reserved for those who remain neutral in a time of crisis. The options from which we must all choose are fairly straightforward: broadly speaking, you can be 'left' or 'right' - or a libtard or a fascist, if you prefer.

Right-wingers (implicitly or explicitly) argue that:

a) Islam as a religion and social and legal code is totally incompatible with Western values (except for the misogyny and homophobia part). Or to use the words of Oklahoma state legislator John Bennett, "Islam is not even a religion; it is a social, political system that uses a deity to advance its agenda of global conquest."

b) Migration from Muslim-majority countries is therefore bad for Europe.

c) The white race and culture are under threat from mass migration of dark-skinned people from Muslim-majority countries (and the jihadis allegedly ensconced among them). The migrants must be stopped and the white race and culture actively defended lest both sink beneath the waves of mandated multi-cultural jihadi marxism.

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Behind the Headlines: Facts Intrude on the Reality Creators: The Rapid Decline of the American Empire

While he campaigned on removing corruption from Washington politics and dialing back on US military aggression overseas, Trump appears to have learned a few hard lessons in his 1st 100 days in office. The US 'deep state' cannot be so easily dismantled, and it appears Trump has been forced to concede to the reality that, since America was built on the domination of other nations, it must continue to dominate if it is to survive in its current form.

But those pesky concepts - reality and facts - keep intruding on the dream of a New American Century. From Syria to North Korea (and everywhere in between) the US is being thwarted by the relatively quiet and unshakable resolve of Russia and China to assert their right to international preeminence as the largest and most populous nations on the planet. More to the point, the 'center' of the globe is clearly Eurasia, while America sits isolated from this center by the world's two largest oceans.

This week on Behind the Headlines, we'll be bringing you an across-the-board update on the general state of the world, what's hot, what's not, and what the near future is likely to bring, politically, militarily, socially and environmentally.

Join your hosts this Sunday April 30th from 12.00 - 1.30pm EST (6.00 - 7.30pm CEST)

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The Health & Wellness Show: Floxed: A cautionary tale

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On this episode of the Health and Wellness show we revisit the topic of Fluoroquinolone antibiotics - the devil in a pill. Floxies, victims of fluoroquinolones, are people who have been harmed by one of the most dangerous drugs Big Pharma has on the market. Mark Girard joins us today sharing his detrimental experiences with Levaquin and the numerous risks fluoroquinolones pose to our heath. Mark has spoken at FDA panels, helped develop the Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic Toxicity Advocacy Page and was co-editor of the Quinolone Vigilance Foundation. Join us as we learn what it really means to be 'floxed' and how others can learn from Mark's cautionary tale.

Running Time: 01:26:39

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What you didn't know about iodine, but could save your life (VIDEO)

Of all the elements known so far to be essential for human health, iodine is easily the most misunderstood and the most feared. Yet iodine is the safest of all the essential trace elements. It is the only one that can be administered safely for long periods of time in high doses, as long as one understands the basics of this treatment and knows how to adapt the dose to his or her needs. Every individual is unique - so everyone will have different requirements in regards to iodine or co-factors.

Further links:
Iodine - Suppressed knowledge that can change your life
The Health & Wellness Show: The Iodine Crisis - Interview with Lynne Farrow

Disclaimer: The information contained in this video is for informational and educational purpose only. It is not intended to be used as medical advice. The treatments described in this video should only be undertaken after careful study of the relevant facts and after consultation with your primary health care provider. Proper laboratory and clinical monitoring is essential for a safe and beneficial treatment.

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Establishment Shunts Establishment Puppet into the Élysée: More Warmongering To Follow

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In his "victory" speech in the 1st round of the French presidential elections, Emmanuel Macron said he will represent all French people "in facing the threat of nationalists".

Apparently being a French nationalist is now a hate crime.

It is highly suspicious that Macron went through with most votes and will now likely win the Presidency on May 7th.

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Behind the Headlines: French elections, UK elections, and the Korean Question

With snap elections called for June, the UK joins a plethora of 'civilized' countries going to the ballot box this year. The world as we know it may be falling apart, but at least people can still vote in referenda and elections, which is a good thing, right?

Russian hacking, the 'deep state', anti-establishment candidates, 'terror' attacks, fake polls and media bias; today's election in France has marked similarities with last year's US elections. The same goes for the UK, where the 'unelectable' Jeremy Corbyn runs against the British 'deep state' in June.

Meanwhile, in Trumpland, war against North Korea is 'on the table'. The Neocon-era 'clash of civilizations' between the 'civilized' world and the 'axis of evil' wasn't meant to survive Trump's victory, but it has...

Today on Behind the Headlines we're taking a look at the line-up in today's first round of the French election, looking ahead to the UK election, and assessing the likelihood of an actual showdown between West and East in northeast Asia.

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