It’s early summer again and it’s time for the annual Bilderberg conference, the much maligned secretive group who has been known to take part in the planning of future agendas every year since 1954. The 2014 version was launched this past Thursday, ushering in another year for the world planners, as the dark meeting turns 60 and one of its prominently featured technocratic collaborators, Henry Kissinger, turns 91…
The planning of the yearly confab involves today’s ‘megatrends’ which reflects the most pressing concerns for Western interests, as they work to reshape world operations. At this year’s meeting near the top of the chopping block is privacy, specifically, “Does privacy exist?” Somehow this seems strangely ironic, as the shadowy group has been notorious for trying to keep its own privacy since its inception and if it wasn’t for well-known Bilderberg sleuth Jim Tucker (1934-2013 ) and a few other notable investigators, the public might still be in dark about this disturbing summit.
Bilderberg has often been passed off as an insignificant gathering of corporate CEO’s, barons of oil, government top brass and royalty – most mainstream outlets still continue to mask the group’s influence on foreign policy and world finance – but thankfully through citizen journalism and hard-nosed alternative media reporting, the group’s exploits have been slowly uncovered with each passing year, as the list of attendees seem to change and grow with each new conference.
As we see the kickoff to one of the largest and most silent summits in the world networking in Copenhagen, United States Vice President Joe Biden, is once again back in the news following his son’s business dealings with Ukrainian gas company Burisma – calling for a New World Order.
Ukraine, like Syria in 2013, is mentioned as being one of the main topics at this year’s Bilderberg meeting.
For those who still doubt there’s a hidden hand man-handling the globe, one only needs to look into the high-powered pursuits of Bilderberg attendees that have been linked to creating a multi-national sovereignty override through many transnational corporations with world trade partnerships like the Transatlantic partnership (TP) and the Transpacific partnership (TPP)
Most likely to avoid scrutiny at last year’s event, the ghost-like Bilderberger’s pulled a bait and switch as the real ‘Steering’ meetings took place at Selsdon Park Hotel, not at the Grove Hotel in Watford, as many alt-media outlets had inaccurately reported. It turns out the venue in Watford was only for down time.
Will this turn out to be the case again?
At each successive conference members of alternative media have been arrested or turned away, we found it funny that Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, was reportedly denied entry into the 2014 meeting after lacking the proper ID.
In the YouTube video below Joe Biden again makes a call for a New World Order…
Read the Guardian’s thoughts below…
IMAGE: Dressed in Black: globalist’s Henry Kissinger & David Rockefeller (photo articcompass.blogspot.com)
Bilderberg at 60: inside the world’s most secretive conference
It’s been a week of celebrations for Henry Kissinger. On Tuesday he turned 91, on Wednesday he broke his personal best in the 400m hurdles, and on Thursday in Copenhagen, he’ll be clinking champagne flutes with the secretary general of Nato and the queen of Spain, as they celebrate 60 glorious years of Bilderberg. I just hope George Osborne remembered to pack a party hat.
Thursday is the opening day of the influential three-day summit and it’s also the 60th anniversary of the Bilderberg Group’s first meeting, which took place in Holland on 29 May 1954. So this year’s event is a red-letter occasion, and the official participant list shows that the 2014 conference is a peculiarly high-powered affair.
The chancellor, at his seventh Bilderberg, is spending the next three days deep in conference with the heads of MI6, Nato, the International Monetary Fund, HSBC, Shell, BP and Goldman Sachs International, along with dozens of other chief executives, billionaires and high-ranking politicians from around Europe. This year also includes a visit from the supreme allied commander Europe, and a return of royalty – Queen Sofia of Spain and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, the daughter of the Bilderberg founder Prince Bernhard.
Back in the 1950s, when Bernhard sent out the invitations, it was to discuss “a number of problems facing western civilization”. These days, the Bilderberg Group prefers to call them “megatrends”. The megatrends on this year’s agenda include: “What next for Europe?”, “Ukraine”, “Intelligence sharing” and “Does privacy exist?”
That’s an exquisite irony: the world’s most secretive conference discussing whether privacy exists. Certainly for some it does. It’s not just birthday bunting that’s gone up in Copenhagen: there’s also a double ring of three-metre (10ft) high security fencing. The hotel is teeming with security: lithe gentlemen in loose slacks and dark glasses, trying not to kill the birthday vibe. Or anyone else.
Already, two reporters have been arrested trying to interview the organisers of the conference in the Marriott hotel bar. It’s easy enough to keep your privacy intact when you’re employing so many people to guard it.
There’s something distinctly chilling about the existence of privacy being debated, in extreme privacy, by people such as the executive chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, and the board member of Facebook Peter Thiel: exactly the people who know how radically transparent the general public has become.
And to have them discussing it with the head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, and Keith Alexander, the recently replaced head of the National Security Agency. And with people such as the head of AXA, the insurance and investment conglomerate – Henri de Castries. Perhaps no one is more interested in data collection and public surveillance than the insurance giants. For them, privacy is the enemy. Public transparency is a goldmine.
Back in 2010, Osborne proudly launched “the most radical transparency agenda the country has ever seen”. However, this transparency agenda doesn’t seem to extend to Osborne himself making a public statement about what he has discussed at this meeting. And with whom.
We know, from the agenda and list, that Osborne will be there with the foreign affairs ministers from Spain and Sweden, and the deputy secretary general of the French presidency. And from closer to home, the international development secretary, Justine Greening, and fellow Bilderberg veteran and shadow chancellor, Ed Balls.
We know that he’s scheduled to discuss the situation in Ukraine with extremely interested parties, such as the chief executive of the European arms giant Airbus, Thomas Enders. Not to mention the chief executive and chairman of “the defence & security company” Saab: Håkan Buskhe and Marcus Wallenberg. And billionaire investors including Henry Kravis of KKR, who is “always looking to sharpen” what he calls “the KKR edge”. Helping Kravis sharpen his edge is General David Petraeus, former director of the CIA, now head of the KKR Global Institute – a massive investment operation.
The Bilderberg Group says the conference has no desired outcome. But for private equity giants, and the heads of banks, arms manufacturers and oil companies, there’s always a desired outcome. Try telling the shareholders of Shell that there’s “no desired outcome” of their chairman and chief executive spending three days in conference with politicians and policy makers.
Try telling that to the lobbyists who have been working so hard to push the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal that is being negotiated. Bilderberg is packed to the gills with senior members of powerful lobby groups. Will members of BritishAmerican Business’s international advisory board, such as Douglas Flint and Peter Sutherland, express BAB’s fervent support of TTIP when discussing “Is the economic recovery sustainable?” Or will they leave their lobbying hats at the door?
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