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Hello and welcome to Earth Shift Now.  I think we can all agree that this world is as messed up as it can get.  Over the coming days, weeks and months I hope to demonstrate a better way of living for us all.  I hope to remove the dogma of religion and free your spirit a little bit.  I want to expose the subtle control that everyday life, governments and media exercise over you and your family every single day.

Life was never meant to be like this, yet we have a society where religion preaches fear, sin and guilt with eternal damnation to those who don’t conform.  We have a structure for life supported by governments, where the super rich take all and the poor struggle with foodbanks.  We teach kids to play violent war games and give them computers and phones that consume their waking hours yet they do not plant gardens, grow food, spend time with animals or know the joy of nature.

Worst of all – whilst the planet literally suffocates, wars rage, women & children die in vast numbers, our media lies and we remain asleep.

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Humanity Has Killed 83% of All Wild Mammals and Half of All Plants: Study

Of all the birds left in the world, 70% are poultry chickens and other farmed birds.

When it comes to planet Earth, humans are very tiny.

The weight of all 7.6 billion humans makes up just 0.01% of all biomass on Earth, according to a report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday.

Bacteria, by comparison, make up 13% of all biomass, plants account for 83%, and all other forms of life make up 5% of the total weight, according to the report.

Despite being such a small part of the planet, humans have been steadily destroying everything else for the past few millennia, the Guardian reports.

In fact, humans have caused the annihilation of 83% of all wild mammals and half of all plants, the authors of the report found.

And it’s not just that humans are wiping out wildlife — they’re also determining the animals and plants that remain.

Of the birds left in the world, 70% are poultry chickens and other farmed birds. And of the mammals left in the world, 60% are livestock, 36% are pigs, and a mere 4% are wild.

Marine mammals, meanwhile, have plunged by 80% over the past century, the report found.

“It is definitely striking, our disproportionate place on Earth,” Ron Milo, a professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel who led the report, told the Guardian. “When I do a puzzle with my daughters, there is usually an elephant next to a giraffe next to a rhino. But if I was trying to give them a more realistic sense of the world, it would be a cow next to a cow next to a cow and then a chicken.”

This staggering imbalance between domestic and wild animals is being driven by industrial farming, extraction of resources, and the expansion of human civilizations, all of which destroy ecosystems, according to the report.

Other studies have also documented the decline of animals and plants. For instance, scientists recently argued that the Earth is experiencing its sixth mass wave of extinction, with billions of local animal populations endangered around the world.

This decline is by no means slowing down. A study published last week found that if temperatures at the end of the century are 3.2 degrees Celsius higher than pre-industrial levels, species across the animal kingdom could lose up to half of their geographical ranges.

The study spearheaded by Milo, however, is the first taxonomic breakdown of the mass of all organisms on Earth, according to the authors, who noted that further research and advances in technology need to be developed to refine the data.

“I would hope this gives people a perspective on the very dominant role that humanity now plays on Earth,” Milo told the Guardian.


ISRAEL The barbarism of the ‘chosen ones’

To me and many others no doubt, Israel is a pariah state.  It is a parasite clinging onto the back of this world.  It is a state that has utter contempt for those who gave up part of their land so that it could even exist.  It steals land from Palestine, makes war upon it, it blockades what is left of Palestine by land sea and air.  It controls everything that comes into Palestine including meagre rations of food.  The people of Palestine have little or no electricity, hardly any work because businesses cannot function properly.  The people of Palestine are not free to leave or travel and are prisoners in their own country with Israel playing the part of a cruel, sadistic captor with absolute impunity.

This week, with little or no hospital supplies like medicines, drugs and other necessities, two ships full of acutely sick Palestinians will leave Palestine and attempt to break through the evil Israeli blockade of despair.  They will not succeed. Israel will board the ships, shoot some of the crew, take prisoners and send the ships back for the sick to die.

Let me get one thing straight here.  Everything that Israel is doing is against International Law.  In the last few weeks their snipers have shot and killed 100 protesters at the border.  This isn’t the real border, it is the Israeli imposed border, well inside Palestine.  Many of those shot were children and a few protesters were in wheelchairs.  The Palestinians threw stones and burned tyres.  The Israelis picked off protesters with trained snipers.  Why does the world allow Israel to get away with everything that they are doing.  amnesty International along with many others have tried to end this via the United Nations but always they are blocked by the veto of the USA.  So the torture, the carnage and the cruelty to men women & children goes on.  America, the self-professed ‘land of the free’ stands beside Israel in all of their illegal, immoral and barbaric activities.

The USA is full of religious extremists (the Christian Kind)- and they are the worst.  I have always known that the USA’s antics in Iraq, Libya, Syria and soon Iran is at the behest of Israel, who fully intend to dominate the Middle East, the Palestinians being mere bugs to be squashed along the way.

Someone told me recently that the USA sees Israel/Jews as the chosen people and the so-called ‘second coming’ will happen in Jerusalem.  The Israeli people think that Netanyahu has been ‘touched by the hand of god’ and is doing god’s work.  That is why at the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem Air Force One was full of money-grabbing TV evangelists and spreaders of religious claptrap.  While they quaffed champagne Palestinians were being murdered.

Breaking news for Netanyahu and Trump.  Jesus taught not one word of hatred or cruelty.  With every fibre of his being he stood for Empathy, Compassion, Kindness and love.  I am quite sure he won’t want anything to do with the nasty barbarism of the USA & Israel. Didn’t he also say:  ‘What shall it profit a man, if he gains the whole world but loses his very soul’.

Come on International community via the UN, talk about putting things right and ban the interested parties from the discussions.  Keep the USA and Israel out of the decision-making.  Time to grow a pair and do what is right.

Finally I am not in favour of anti-Semitism.  I am totally against aggression and cruelty by cowards who have no morals like the USA and Israel.  Jews have a short memory and I think that between Israel and the USA they will cause misery across the world with their world domination ambitions.


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Yesterday I wrote of the landowners and the foolish who see themselves above the law of the land, outside of nature’s laws, and impervious to all condemnation of their barbaric cruelty in the name of ‘sport’.

Mankind’s cruelty and barbarism does not stop there.  he/she is just as capable of maiming, starving and murdering vast numbers of human men, women and children – his own species, in order to further his/her power, land and monetary greed.

In Israel and Palestine yesterday, the war of occupation by Israel soared to a new and monstrous level.  For years Israel has occupied lands belonging to another nation, blockaded that nation by land, sea and air, allowing only survival rations into that country and continue to shoot to kill anyone from that nation who approaches the border with Israel – and they do it with impunity. No-one dare stop them.

Israel’s occupation, annexing and settling of Palestinian land is nothing short of an invasion and it is against international law.  The United Nations is impotent, so it goes on unabated, the murder of innocents by Israel carries on, the illegal building goes on.  Israel devastates Palestine with the latest ‘state of the art’ missiles supplied by the USA – and the world watches and does nothing.

As the ceremony at the new US Embassy proceeded yesterday,  the rich psychopaths drank wine and toasted their success.  There were the leaders of Israel’s and the USA armed forces,  Netanyahu who apparently has been ‘touched by the hand of God’, Trump’s daughter and son-in-law and a host of lunatic evangelical preachers from the USA.  While they celebrated – in Palestine, children and adults alike were shot from a distance by Israeli snipers.

The USA has now supported Netanyahu’s annexing of East Jerusalem.  They got West Jerusalem in 1948 and from yesterday the people who were there 1,000 years before the jews have been frozen out of their most holy city with the backing of a bull-headed USA.

Whilst the people with the ‘Might’ to do whatever they want in this world, quaffed their wine and talked of their God, the people who have a ‘Right’ to that land were being murdered.

Is this the kind of world we want?  Trump now has pulled out of the Iranian Nuclear Weapons Deal.  Israel hates Iran and it wont be long before Netanyahu and Trump go to  war with Iran to further devastate the middle east at the behest of Israel’s obsessed leader.

More wars coming our way in the name of religion.  Religion causes wars, death destruction and mayhem.  But Religion is all about control of the people and always has been.  Wasn’t it Einstein who said:

‘Religion was created when the first con man met the first fool’.

For the sake of the innocent people of Palestine, Netanyahu and Trump must put an end to the violence against Palestine and give the Palestinians back their land  – just that which has been illegally taken by Israel since 1967.

Netanyahu must Stop the killing.  Bring Peace.  Be content with what Israel was originally given, end the illegal blockade, and live in peace with neighbours.  Do it now before the world sees you as the biggest threat to world peace that has ever existed. Because right now between you and the USA you think you are unstoppable, and that is a dangerous stance to take.

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The barbarism and cruelty of men and women all over the world is seemingly endless.  No amount of torture and/or sadism is apparently too much.  Imparting suffering appears to be the only goal – and if that suffering ends in death – well who cares?

The suffering of animals for so-called ‘sport’ is nothing short of lunacy with horseracing being just as barbaric as fox-hunting.  Horses are raced with broken limbs and many are put to death after falling on the track.  The only thought of the owners is ‘how much have I lost’?

With fox-hunting the picture is many, many times worse.  Fox-hunting, despite being banned, still goes on openly.  Foxes are bred in captivity and many cubs are fed alive to the hounds by sadistic, uncaring idiots. But these left-overs from the old aristocracy who cling on to their barbarism, know that the police are on their side as foxhunting prosecutions rarely get to court and the police only arrest hunt saboteurs who are vainly trying to prevent an animal being torn to pieces alive.

These Horae Henrys and Henriettas with their buck teeth and foul language think they rule the countryside and can ride roughshod over anybody’s land – and they are not far out because the police don’t want to stop them.  I bet some of the foul-mouthed red-coated murderous dervishes are magistrates too!

And then there is the Church of England whose vicars regularly bless the hunters and wish them a good hunt.  The hunt them run off with their horns blasting and god on their side.  I have news for the vicars, the hunters and the magistrates.  What you are doing is against every natural law and is an affront to nature.

So add to these lunatics, the Bullfighters, the Cock fighters, Dog baiters, the Stag hunters and of course those who hunt ‘big game’ with high-powered rifles whilst staying a very safe distance – and those farmers and other ‘country folk who go out shooting pheasants and small animals like rabbits for fun (under the guise of countryside management)  these are the people who have fallen far from nature and their very reason for living.  They have let their earthly lust for killing take over from their in-built yet dormant natural empathy with all living things.  Their compassion for sentient creatures that they are fortunate enough to share the planet with remains hidden deep down in their dark souls.  It waits for enlightenment.  It may never come until the day when all things of this earth falls from them, the money, the possessions, the positions of power and control.  When all they have left to take with them back to the spiritual is everything they did and their reasons for doing them.  They will take the love that they gave and received, the love they held in their heart and they love that they showed.  Nothing more.

When is mankind going to be able to live on this beautiful planet in harmony with each other if he cannot even show kindness to the other spiritual creatures placed here for him to encounter.  What can he possibly achieve if he does not respect them?

They will tell you that they own the land and can control nature and kill what they like.  I say, all of the human race must care for the earth mother and all of her creatures – or we will carry on with the greed, the wars for resources and the hatred in a world where empathy, kindness and compassion are seen as weaknesses.

No wonder those higher evolved beings watch and wait for mankind to evolve.  They know that many people on the planet are evolving – but those in power are psychopaths.

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How The Government & Dairy Industry Tricked Us Into Thinking We Need Milk

Ah, good old dairy! I’m sure you remember being a kid and having your mother tell you, Drink your milk! You need it to grow and be strong! Or perhaps your mum was ahead of the curve and saw through the mass marketing campaign designed to convince us that we require milk to live a healthy life.

Aside from the obvious reasons why we don’t need cow’s milk — no other animal drinks the milk from another species; we no longer need milk once weaned from our  own mother’s; and cow’s milk is, well, meant for baby cows to grow into giant cows — we most certainly do not need dairy.

This whole dairy façade began upon the premise that we need calcium, which we do, and that we can only get it through dairy products, which is false. There are a number of vegetables that contain even more calcium than milk, including broccoli, kale, cabbage, and watercress, along with a variety of nuts and seeds. But we never see ads on television telling us to eat our broccoli, even though it has many more health benefits than milk. Simply put, there is no lobbying behind broccoli.

Milk Simply Isn’t Good For Us.   I should be clear about this statement: conventional pasteurized milk is not good for us. The cattle used to create this milk are pumped full of hormones and antibiotics, all of which end up in the milk we are consuming — along with blood, puss, and fecal matter. The pasteurization process, moreover, destroys any beneficial enzymes within the milk. Not to mention that these dairy cows are virtually kept pregnant until retirement, without even having an opportunity for their calves to drink the milk that was made for them in the first place.

It’s a horrific, backwards system. And while many people believe that raw, organic milk does offer many health benefits, it is illegal to sell this milk in Canada!   Either way, I still don’t think milk is a necessary staple; cow’s milk is made for baby cows.

A large study coming from researchers at the Uppsala University in Sweden found that drinking milk led to an increased mortality rate and actually made bones more prone to fracturing, not less. Recently published in the peer-reviewed British Medical Journal it was specifically conducted to examine whether high milk consumption is associated with mortality and fractures in both men and women.

The study took place across three different counties in Sweden, and used data from two large Swedish cohorts, one with 61,433 women aged approximately 39-74 years old and one with 45,339 men aged approximately 45-79 years old. They were all administered food frequency questionnaires. The study used “multivariable survival models” that were “applied to determine the association between milk consumption and time to mortality and fracture.

Quite simply – Milk is murder.  Calves are murdered because you need the milk from their mother.

We are the ONLY species that consumes the breast milk from another.

Quite simply – if we all stop buying cow’s milk – this savagery will stop.  If we want a better world, where care and compassion is our way of life, then make the change.  it’s up to us.


Given the chance, cows nurture their young and form lifelong friendships with one another. They play games and have a wide range of emotions and personality traits. But most cows raised for the dairy industry are intensively confined, leaving them unable to fulfill their most basic desires, such as nursing their calves, even for a single day. They are treated like milk-producing machines and are genetically manipulated and may be pumped full of antibiotics and hormones in order to produce more milk. While cows suffer on factory farms, humans who drink their milk increase their chances of developing heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and many other ailments. Cows Suffer on many intensive Dairy Farms

Cows produce milk for the same reason that humans do—to nourish their young—but calves on dairy farms are taken away from their mothers when they are just 1 day old. They are fed milk replacers (including cattle blood) so that their mothers’ milk can be sold to humans.

Female cows are artificially inseminated shortly after their first birthdays.  After giving birth, they lactate for 10 months and are then inseminated again, continuing the cycle. Some spend their entire lives standing on concrete floors; others are confined to massive, crowded lots, where they are forced to live amid their own feces. A North Carolina dairy closed its doors following revelations from a whistleblower that the cows were forced to eat, walk and sleep in knee-deep waste.

Cows have a natural lifespan of about 20 years and can produce milk for eight or nine years.  However, the stress caused by the conditions on factory farms leads to disease, lameness, and reproductive problems that render cows worthless to the dairy industry by the time that they’re 4 or 5 years old, at which time they are sent to be slaughtered.

On any given day, there are more than 9 million cows on U.S. dairy farms—about 12 million fewer than there were in 1950. Yet milk production has continued to increase, from 116 billion pounds of milk per year in 1950 to 206 billion pounds in 2014.8,9 Normally, these animals would produce only enough milk to meet the needs of their calves, but genetic manipulation—and, in some cases, antibiotics and hormones—is used to cause each cow to produce more than 20,000 pounds of milk each year.  Cows are also fed unnatural, high-protein diets—which include dead chickens, pigs, and other animals—because their natural diet of grass would not provide the nutrients that they need to produce such massive amounts of milk.

Painful inflammation of the mammary glands, or mastitis, is common among cows raised for their milk, and it is one of dairy farms’ most frequently cited reasons for sending cows to slaughter. There are about 150 bacteria that can cause the disease, one of which is E. coli. Symptoms are not always visible, so milk’s somatic cell count (SCC) is checked to determine whether the milk is infected. Somatic cells include white blood cells and skin cells that are normally shed from the lining of the udder. As in humans, white blood cells—also known as “pus”—are produced as a means of combating infection. The SCC of healthy milk is below 100,000 cells per millilitre; however, the dairy industry is allowed to combine milk from all the cows in a herd in order to arrive at a “bulk tank” somatic cell count (BTSCC). Milk with a maximum BTSCC of 750,000 cells per millilitre can be sold.  A BTSCC of 700,000 or more generally indicates that two-thirds of the cows in the herd are suffering from udder infections.

Studies have shown that providing cows with cleaner housing, more space, and better diets, bedding, and care lowers their milk’s SCC as well as their incidence of mastitis.  A Danish study of cows subjected to automated milking systems found “acutely elevated cell counts during the first year compared with the previous year with conventional milking. The increase came suddenly and was synchronized with the onset of automatic milking.”  Instead of improving conditions in factory farms or easing cows’ production burden, the dairy industry is exploring the use of cattle who have been genetically manipulated to be resistant to mastitis.

The Veal Connection
If you drink cow’s milk, you’re subsidizing the veal industry. While female calves are slaughtered or kept alive to produce milk, male calves are often taken away from their mothers when they are as young as 1 day old to be chained in tiny stalls for three to 18 weeks and raised for veal.  Calves raised for veal are fed a milk substitute that is designed to make them gain at least 2 pounds per day, and their diet is purposely low in iron so that their flesh stays pale as a result of anemia. In addition to suffering from diarrhoea, pneumonia, and lameness, calves raised for veal are terrified and desperate for their mothers.

Environmental Destruction
Large dairy farms have an enormously detrimental effect on the environment. In California, America’s top milk-producing state, manure from dairy farms has poisoned hundreds of square miles of groundwater, rivers, and streams. Each of the more than 1 million cows on the state’s dairy farms excrete 18 gallons of manure daily. Overall, factory-farmed animals, including those on dairy farms, produce 1.65 billion tons of manure each year, much of which ends up in  waterways and drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency reports that agricultural runoff is the primary cause of polluted lakes, streams, and rivers. The dairy industry is the primary source of smog-forming pollutants in California; a single cow emits more of these harmful gasses than a car does.

Bodies Fight Cow’s Milk
Besides humans (and companion animals who are fed by humans), no species drinks milk beyond infancy or drinks the milk of another species. Cow’s milk is suited to the nutritional needs of calves, who have four stomachs and gain hundreds of pounds in a matter of months, sometimes weighing more than 1,000 pounds before they are 2 years old.

Cow’s milk is the number one cause of food allergies among infants and children, according to the American Gastroenterological Association. Most people begin to produce less lactase, the enzyme that helps with the digestion of milk, when they are as young as 2 years old. This reduction can lead to lactose intolerance. Millions of Americans are lactose intolerant, and an estimated 90 % of Asian-Americans and 75% of Native and African-Americans suffer from the condition, which can cause bloating, gas, cramps, vomiting, headaches, rashes, and asthma.  A U.K. study showed that people who suffered from irregular heartbeats, asthma, headaches, fatigue, and digestive problems “showed marked and often complete improvements in their health after cutting milk from their diets.”

Calcium and Protein Myths
Although American women consume tremendous amounts of calcium, their rates of osteoporosis are among the highest in the world. Conversely, Chinese people consume half as much calcium (most of it from plant sources) and have a very low incidence of the bone disease.33 Medical studies indicate that rather than preventing the disease, milk may actually increase women’s risk of getting osteoporosis. A Harvard Nurses’ Study of more than 77,000 women ages 34 to 59 found that those who consumed two or more glasses of milk per day had higher risks of broken hips and arms than those who drank one glass or less per day. T. Colin Campbell, professor of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University, said, “The association between the intake of animal protein and fracture rates appears to be as strong as that between cigarette smoking and lung cancer.”


Below is a slideshow of the extent of cruelty that is apparent in many countries.  Not all farms are as obviously cruel as some of the pictures here – but the truth still remains that cow’s milk was meant for calves and not for us.

Tomorrow:  How the dairy industry sold the populace on drinking milk!

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Governments are supposed to be for people – and they are, but just some people.  They are all for the giant corporations and anyone with millions or billions to spend.  They are easily bought whether it will mean pollution of the planet by industrialists, the taking of land by force including that old chestnut ‘regime change’ to steal it’s resources like oil, gas and minerals for their scabby paymasters.  They don’t care.

They don’t care about the people and that is proven day after day, year after year.  As I said in my last blog, there is always money to go to war but not enough for sufficient police on the streets, nursery places for the young, free school meals for the poor or a decent living wage.  This country has more food banks than ever and care for the elderly is now privatised with companies making big money providing lousy care.

The country is messed up and it is because NO government for millions of years has cared about the people it is supposed to represent.  When they wanted a war fought in 1914 over the death of a Catholic priest,  they appealed to the people to go and fight – and fight and die the people did, in their millions.  It is a blot on UK history that can never and should never be expunged.  Today though, I think the people are more savvy – more aware of what is really going on.  I don’t think many people today would take up arms for Queen and country.  We are all too painfully aware that wars are fought for profit.  That the big banks finance both sides and they get a win/win! Old men decide to have a war but it is the nation’s young who fight and die.

The USA has a burgeoning military budget, just a 50th of which could end world poverty in a day.  They love war, they are currently just over half way through their plan to destabilise the Middle East.  Iraq, Libya, Syria and next Iran.  All for Israel and Saudi Arabia – oh, plus oil and whatever other resources a country has once they have finished demolishing cities, devastating the population and taking the spoils.  Even before Bush stupidly declared an end to hostilities in Iraq, it is said that Oil companies from England the USA were on the ground in Iraq, supposedly to divvi up the goodies. The US government does what Great Britain could never do again – rally the people to join the military, raise the flag and go fight in countries some of them have never heard of – all in the name of patriotism.  The armed forces think they are the police force of the world but they are just the enforcers – right and wrong barely get a look in.  So long as the people remain hyped on the flag and believe all they are told – recruitment will not be a problem.  Only Vietnam saw an uprising in the young of America against fighting that war.  Remember the University students shot dead by police during a peaceful demonstration?

The UK needs a government of the people for the people.  There has to soon be a time when a government will demonstrate that love and peace are the real winners.  There are now far more people who want care and compassion and not war.  The world is crammed full of people performing random acts of kindness and love every single day.  That will always – by sheer weight of numbers – outdo the terrible deeds of the elected few who have lost their way.

War stinks – war is reprehensible – time for change is now.


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