“UN Agenda 21 is the action plan implemented worldwide to inventory and control all land, all water, all minerals, all plants, all animals, all construction, all means of production, all energy, all education, all information, and all human beings…in the world.”
~ Rosa Koire

By Catherine Austin Fitts

Rosa Koire is an author and a forensic commercial real estate appraiser specializing in eminent domain valuation.  A former District Branch Chief for the California Department of Transportation, her twenty-eight year career in litigation support on land use has culminated in exposing the impacts of Sustainable Development on private property rights and individual liberty.

In 2005 Rosa was elected to a citizens’ oversight committee in Santa Rosa, Northern California, to review a proposed 1,300 acre redevelopment project in which 10,000 people live and work.  Her research into the documents justifying the plans led her, with her partner Kay Tokerud, to challenge the fraudulent basis for the huge Gateways Redevelopment Project.  The City, in an attempt to block Koire from exposing the project, removed the neighborhood in which Koire and Tokerud’s properties were located from the redevelopment area.

Rosa Koire discusses UN Agenda 21 in this video:

Here is an excerpt from my conversation with Rosa Koire on this week’s Solari Report:

Catherine: In your book, you do a great job of pointing out that through our property taxes and our own tax dollars, we’re financing this — rather than the money we’re paying in taxes going to provide the services we need. Increasingly, it’s going to finance these things which are harming us. So, part of our financial problem and our time problem is that we’re paying money to somebody who’s stealing our time and stealing our assets.

Rosa Koire: That’s right and that’s through something called tax increment financing, also known as redevelopment and also known (at one point) as urban renewal and a myriad of names. Basically, your area is declared “blighted” because your local government paid a consulting company to say that hundreds of acres of your town are so grossly undeveloped and poorly maintained that no one would invest there. Therefore, they need to take property taxes from that area and give them to developers (and the land itself) who are going to get huge windfalls from your property taxes and basically build “smart growth” — which is the desired model. And they’re not going to wait for 30 years of property taxes to collect. They’re going to get a bond or money up-front. That means that you now have a loan and that a portion of your property taxes every year is going to go to pay off this huge bond debt. There is enormous bond debt across the United States and it’s one reason why your street lights are off and your parks are shabby. They tell you that you have a drought and you that can’t water your park. But there’s no money for your local services because it’s all going for bond debt to pay for those huge buildings in the center of your town which are very often empty. Because this thing is designed to bankrupt you.

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Cancer Cells

By Catherine Austin Fitts

The Truth About Cancer is a 9-part documentary film by Ty Bollinger. It is a breakthrough effort to ensure that global audiences have the information necessary to avoid cancer or to eliminate it if it should come our way.

Bollinger has interviewed many of the top doctors, scientists and natural healers around the world. The weight of these interviews is paradigm-shifting.

If you want to thrive in an increasingly polluted environment, you’ll need to understand how to stay healthy and how to avoid and eliminate the causes of illness.  This documentary provides you with access to the “best and the brightest” on maintaining vibrant health.

Bollinger has been making this series available on a selective basis for free. However, you can also buy it with additional interviews and complete transcripts. This is a documentary to get, to archive in your library and to encourage you family and loved ones to watch.

You can buy it here.



“If we can face it, God can fix it.”
~ Bishop Alfred Owens

By Catherine Austin Fitts

In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward Baptist attempts to unpack the nuts and bolts economics of American slavery and the economic trends that lead to and resulted from abolition.

Baptist argues that slavery was essential for building a Southern cotton machine that pooled enormous capital through the US textile industry and was critical to the success of America’s industrial economy.   He also argues that slave labor was economically very productive. Using cotton pricing and production data and analysis of management practices, Baptist argues that  picking quotas enforced with whippings and the threat of force systematically applied resulted in astonishing growth rates in picking productivity:

“A study of planter account books that record daily picking totals for individual enslaved people on labor camps across the South found a growth in daily picking totals of 2.1 percent per year,” Baptist writes. “The increase was even higher if one looks at the growth in the newer southwestern areas in 1860, where the efficiency of picking grew by 2.6 percent per year from 1811 to 1860, for a total productivity increase of 361 percent.”

Baptist contends that slave labor was significantly more productive than free labor:

“Many enslaved cotton pickers in the late 1850’s had peaked at well over 200 pounds per day…In the 1930s, after a half-century of massive scientific experimentation, all to make the cotton boll more pick-able, the great-grandchildren of the enslaved often picked only 100 to 120 pounds per day.”

At one point, Baptist describes the creation of large corporations used to build out cotton plantations in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana and the orders given to move thousands of slaves out from the Southeastern coastal areas to provide labor. It was stipulated that 70% were to be young men between the ages of 18-36. Right after reading this description, I was researching the European refugee situation and discovered that the statistics provided by the EU disclosed that 70% of the refugees coming to Europe were young men between the ages of 18-36. Apparently, some things do not change.

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