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10 Results The humanist contemporary political philosopher Webster Griffin Tarpley is our most incisive critic of Anglo-American hegemony. As an activist. Webster Tarpley – Against Oligarchy – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Webster Griffin Tarpley (born September ) is an American author, historian, journalist, . Against Oligarchy (); Surviving the Cataclysm: Your Guide through the Worst Financial Crisis in Human History (); updated edition,

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Against Oligarchy Essays and Speeches, 1970-1996

Commodities Auror added it Feb 25, Venetian records regarding this matter have conveniently disappeared. During the grim winter of 1, in the midst of the mortal emergency of Cambrai, Giustinian and Quirini turned away from their patrician state careers and entered the austere Camaldolese order, first on Murano and later near Arezzo.

You will recognize the unmistakable putrid stench of a Venetian canal, where the rotting marble palaces of generations of parasites are corroded by the greatest cynicism and cruelty the world has ever known. You think [your] republic will last forever. Luther’s contemporary and sometime associate Philip Melanchton saw Luther in exactly these terms: At the Axis for Peace conference.

Here Spalatin acted as Luther’s intercessor, especially after he became the confessor to the vacillating and indecisive Frederick in This included Italians and Greeks, who were most highly valued as galley slaves. Darren Johnson marked it as to-read Oct 25, But ironically, the same dumb Valois and Hapsburg giants which had taken out three dangerous rivals were now to turn like Frankenstein’s monsters on the wily new Romans. Shortly thereafter, Othello demands certainty that Desdemona is betraying him.

Against Oligarchy Essays and Speeches, by Webster Griffin Tarpley

That successor would be Elizabeth, under the dominant influence of Cecil, who had early gone over to the opposition to Bloody Mary Tudor. This knowledge the Holy Spirit gave me on the privy in the tower. The Venetian puppet “Latin Empire” was overthrown by the Paleologues inbut by that time Federigo was gone. David Orel marked it as to-read Oct 31, Marsilio Ficino, himself a participant at the council, tells the story of how Cosimo de’ Medici, while listening to Plethon, made up his mind to create the Platonic Academy in Florence.


Dj Ansyn marked it as to-read Jul 26, The Venetians had bested the Genoese by virtue of superior connections in the East, but otherwise their was a broad area of agreement.

This pontiff was, as already noted, Genoese. The Duchy of Milan would shortly come under the domination of the condottiero mercenary commander Francesco Sforza, installed in power with the help of the Medici, and an enemy of Venice.

Spurred on by Venetian financing and Venetian- procured artillery, the Sultan Mohammed the Conqueror laid siege to Constantinople and captured it in Venice was the only major Italian state which had retained real sovereignty. In their own sack of Constantinople inthe Venetians had declined to appropriate these manuscripts.

A further contributing factor in this tragedy was doubtless the Mongol hordes. Venetian influence was decisive in cutting off the Elizabethan epoch in England, and in opening the door to the lugubrious Jacobean era.

This Sicilian charlatan is a figure for a whole class of Venetian intelligence operatives, like Count Cagliostro, the mountebank who claimed to be the reincarnation of the leading Mason of ancient Egypt. But these facts are not only useless, he said, they are false.

Tarpley Webster Griffin – Against oligarchy – Balder Ex-Libris

I would like to return to some of these themes today in order to explore them in greater detail. For the human race, the Fourth Crusade was an unmitigated tragedy.

Venice was an inspiration for Lord Byron, for Thomas Mann, and so on. Crete was annexed, and were Naxos and related islands, and the oligaarchy island of Euboa, which the Venetians called Negroponte. Luther’s marginal jottings to Augustine’s Confessions have come to light; an interesting one recaptures Luther’s reaction to Augustine’s polemics against the Manicheans and their idea of the two coequal cosmic forces locked in struggle.

In Februarywith the Cambrai war clouds on the horizon, Aldus had written to Mutianus’s disciple Urbanus: At about the time the Venetians were sacking Constantinople, Ghengis Khan ruled over an empire that extended from Korea all the way to Iran, and which was rapidly advancing to the West.

Garpley Colonna was known as a poetess whose “Rime Spirituali” expressed some of the favorite themes of the pro-Venetian Spirituali. Jeanette Johnson marked it as to-read Dec 13, He has no real insight into affairs oliigarchy state, or into psychology. After Schiller’s time, this category swelled considerably with theosophists like Madame Blavatsky, Annie Besant, Henry Steel Olcott, and with that archapparitionist Rudolph Steiner, founder of the Anthroposophy movement and the Waldorf schools.


Wars with Genoa or with other powers were eagerly sought-after opportunities to loot the enemy’s shipping with clouds of corsairs, and victory or defeat usually depended more on the success of the privateering than on the direct combat of the galleys, cogs, and soldiers of the battle fleets.

The symbol of Genoa was St. The hope held out by the Council of Florence was to implement Nicolas of Cusa’s program of the Concordantia Catholica – a community of principle among humanist sovereign states for cultural and economic development, against Venetians, Turks, and all enemies of natural law. Club of Rome founder Aurelio Peccei has just written a new book titled One Hundred Pages For the Oliigarchy, a global review of the impact of the Club of Rome, and particularly since its release of the zero-growth model Limits to Growth was published, a series of social movements has sprung up under the sponsorship of the ideas in the book.

What does this sublime Venetian patrician have to do with the founding of the Jesuit order by that itinerant and deranged mystic, Ignatius of Loyola?

These thirty drew lots to cut their number down to nine, who then nominated and elected a new group of forty electors. D in History from the Catholic University of America.

How is it possible to maintain the great power of Venice for oligadchy than a millennium and a half without being conquered from the outside, and without significant upheavals from within? This subscription-based program airs Monday-Thursday at 9 p. Various areas of the lagoons were colonized, including the present site of Torcello, before the seat of administration was fixed at a group of islands known as Rivus Altus “the highest bank”later the Rialto, the present location of the city of Venice.