UNESCO's rotten track record: contrary to President Bush's claims, UNESCO has not reformed. It is still pursuing the same subversive agenda that it was nearly two decades ago. (Education).
If UNESCO UNESCO: see United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
in full United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is attacked on the grounds that it is helping to prepare the world's peoples for world government, then ... let us by all means affirm it from the housetops.
-- The Saturday Review For other uses, see Saturday Review (disambiguation).
Saturday Review (1924–1986) was a weekly U.S.-based magazine. Originally known as The Saturday Review of Literature (until 1952), it was established by Henry Seidel Canby from the , 1952
As a symbol of our commitment to human dignity Human dignity is an expression that can be used as a moral concept or as a legal term. Sometimes it means no more than that human beings should not be treated as objects. Beyond this, it is meant to convey an idea of absolute and inherent worth that does not need to be acquired and , the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. will return to UNESCO. This organization has been reformed and America will participate fully in its mission to advance human rights and tolerance and learning.
-- President George W. Bush United Nations, September 12, 2002
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan, responding to considerable public outcry over a long string of UNESCO abuses, announced that the U.S. was dropping its membership in the organization. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) by that time had accumulated a longstanding record of notoriety for waste, corruption, subversion, and espionage.
Now, after a nearly two-decade absence from the organization, the Bush administration asserts that UNESCO has reformed and it is in the United States' interest to rejoin this UN subsidiary. Tens of millions of our tax dollars have begun flowing into the massive UNESCO bureaucracy to fund a plethora of radical activities. UNESCO is busy worldwide promoting abortion, supporting coercive population control, usurping national sovereignty over historical landmarks and natural wonders, claiming authority over maritime salvage and excavation, and devising new spiritual guidelines for humanity. Most importantly Adv. 1. most importantly - above and beyond all other consideration; "above all, you must be independent"
above all, most especially , UNESCO is pursuing a dangerous agenda that aims at establishing its authority as a global school board that will direct lifelong education for every soul on the planet.
Has UNESCO reformed? On January 7, 2003 Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) challenged that claim and introduced a resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States should not rejoin UNESCO. "Those calling for the United States to rejoin UNESCO claim that the organization has undertaken fundamental reforms and therefore the United States should re-join," said Rep. Paul, when introducing his resolution. "It is strange that in the 18 years since the United States left UNESCO, we only started reading about the beginnings of reform in the year 2000," he continued. "Are we to believe that after nearly two decades of no change in UNESCO's way of mismanaging itself things have changed so much in just two years? Is it worth spending $60 million per year on an organization with such a terrible history of waste, corruption, and anti-Americanism?"
Rep. Paul then noted:
Mr. Speaker, even if UNESCO has been "reforming" its finances over the past two years, its programmatic activities are still enough to cause great concern among those of us who value American sovereignty and honor our Constitution. Consider the following as a partial list of UNESCO's ongoing highly questionable activities:
UNESCO meddles in the education affairs of its member-countries and has sought to construct a U.N.-based school curriculum for American schools.
UNESCO has been fully supportive of the United Nations' Population Fund (UNFPA UNFPA United Nations Population Fund (formerly United Nations Fund for Population Activities)
UNFPA United Nations Fund for Population Activities (now United Nations Population Fund) ) in its assistance to China's brutal coercive population control program.
UNESCO has designated 47 U.N. Biosphere Reserves in the United States This is a list of Biosphere Reserves in the United States of America.
UNESCO effectively bypasses Congressional authority to manage federal lands, by establishing management policies without Congressional consultation or approval.
Totalitarianism and World Government
According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. its charter, UNESCO's purpose is "to contribute to peace and security by promoting education, science and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world...by the Charter of the United Nations."
Noble-sounding words. Almost since its inception, however, UNESCO has been a lightning rod lightning rod, a rod made of materials, especially metals, that are good conductors of electricity, which is mounted on top of a building or other structure and attached to the ground by a cable. for criticism and bitter debate, due largely to its service as a conduit for blatant Communist propaganda Communist propaganda refers to propaganda used by various communist regimes and communist parties. Specific examples include:
Born in Racine, Wisconsin, Smith attended the public schools and the State Teachers College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. of Wisconsin described the United Nations and UNESCO as "a permanent international snake pit where Godless god·less
1. Recognizing or worshiping no god.
2. Wicked, impious, or immoral.
godless·ly adv. Communism is given a daily forum for hate, recrimination A charge made by an individual who is being accused of some act against the accuser.
Recrimination is sometimes used as a defense in actions for Divorce. Traditionally the underlying theory was that a divorce could be granted only when one individual was innocent and the , psychological warfare against freedom, and unrelenting moral aggression against peace."
Anti-Communists, patriotic organizations, and veterans groups had been protesting and documenting the offenses of UNESCO for many years and building the case for withdrawing U.S. membership, but it was UNESCO's proposed New World Information Order (NWIO NWIO New World Information Order ) that finally proved to be the last straw. Under the Orwellian NWIO scheme, UNESCO proposed to license and control all journalists, broadcasters, and media personnel worldwide -- the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights notwithstanding. This finally got the attention of members of the "liberal" press, who for decades airily dismissed the warnings of UNESCO's conservative critics. The NWIO provided the critical impetus needed to spur U.S. withdrawal.
The NWIO plan to control the dissemination of all news and information would have put in place globally the kind of totalitarian controls over information already operational in the Soviet Union, Communist China, and every other Communist regime. It is not surprising that the Communist-laden UNESCO would advocate such a program. As far back as 1955, former top Communist Party official Joseph Z. Kornfeder had exposed UNESCO's subversive role in the world revolution. Kornfeder explained that "UNESCO corresponds to the agitation and propaganda department in the Communist Party. This department handles the strategy and method of getting at the public mind, young and old." During the 19 50s and '60s a number of congressional investigations revealed the alarming degree to which Communist agents were operating throughout the UN, including its top echelons. In 1956, the Senate Judiciary Committee The U.S. Senate established the Committee on the Judiciary on December 10, 1816, as one of the original 11 standing committees. It is also one of the most powerful committees in Congress; among its wide range of jurisdictions is investigation of federal judicial nominees and oversight of concluded that "by far the worst danger spot, from the standpoint of disloyalty dis·loy·al·ty
n. pl. dis·loy·al·ties
1. The quality of being disloyal; faithlessness.
2. A disloyal act.
Noun 1. and subversive activity among Americans em ployed by international organizations, is UNESCO...."
Is this ancient history, irrelevant to our present situation? Not at all. A perusal of the "reformed" organization's current programs and agenda will demonstrate that it is following the same subversive course laid down by its founders. So it is worthwhile to recount briefly the largely forgotten rotten pedigree of the organization we are now lavishly funding with our tax dollars.
Key among the UNESCO forefathers forefathers npl → antepasados mpl
forefathers npl → ancêtres mpl
forefathers npl → Vorfahren were Alger Hiss and Harry Dexter White Harry Dexter White (October 1892 – August 16, 1948) was an American economist and senior U.S. Treasury department official. He was a primary mover behind the Bretton Woods agreement and the formation of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. , two of the top architects of the UN -- who served at the highest levels of the U.S. government as agents for Soviet mass-murderer Joseph Stalin. They and other Reds in our government had a direct hand in appointing Julian Huxley as the first director-general of UNESCO. Huxley, in turn, appointed Communists and Communist sympathizers to top UNESCO posts.
Mr. Huxley greatly influenced the early direction of UNESCO. He wrote in the 1948 book, UNESCO: Its Purpose and Philosophy: "The world today is in the process of becoming one, and ... UNESCO must help in the speedy and satisfactory realization of this process...." Huxley defined the body's governing philosophy as "a scientific world humanism, global in extent and evolutionary in background." According to this chief UNESCO ideologue i·de·o·logue
An advocate of a particular ideology, especially an official exponent of that ideology.
[French idéologue, back-formation from idéologie, ideology; see , "political unification in some sort of world government will be necessary for the definitive attainment" of the next stage in "human evolutionary progress."
Moreover, Huxley declared, UNESCO would assist in the process of "values clarification" on a global level. According to this pro-Communist, militant humanist: "It will be one of the major tasks of the philosophy division of UNESCO to stimulate ... the quest for a restatement of morality that shall be in harmony with modern knowledge and adapted to the fresh functions imposed on ethics by the world of today." This Huxleyan vision of a UNESCO-stimulated "morality" gained new momentum during the 1990s (during the period it was supposedly undergoing reform), with the help of radical theologian Hans Kung and former Soviet dictator Mikhail Gorbachev, the "Butcher of Afghanistan."
Through the efforts of Kung, Gorbachev, and other spiritual seers Seers is the plural of Seer
Seers may refer to:
The UNESCO programs and curricula are leading the way for the world's children to accept (and campaign for) global government. This is a continuation of the organization's earliest subversive efforts. A 10-part series for teachers, published in 1949 under the title Toward World Understanding, asserted that "one of the chief aims of education today should be to prepare boys and girls boys and girls
mercurialisannua. to take an active part in the creation of a world society...." But government schools must stamp out love of country and the family must be viewed as the enemy: "As long as the child breathes the poisoned air of nationalism, education in world-mindedness can produce only rather precarious results. As we have pointed out, it is frequently the family that infects the child with extreme nationalism. The school should therefore use the means described earlier to combat family attitudes that favor jingoism jingoism (jĭng`gōĭzəm), advocacy of a policy of aggressive nationalism. The term was first used in connection with certain British politicians who sought to bring England into the Russo-Turkish War (1877–78) on the side of the ."
Because of UNESCO's increasingly brazen advocacy of obviously totalitarian schemes and world government, it came under sustained attack from American patriots. Some of UNESCO'S most enthusiastic supporters refused to back off even a little. The Saturday Review, a liberal-left, pro-UN magazine candidly admitted the UN/UNESCO plan for world government, and defended it in a 1952 editorial, explaining:
If UNESCO is attacked on the grounds that it is helping to prepare the world's peoples for world government, then it is an error to burst forth with apologetic statements and denials. Let us face it: the job of UNESCO is to help create and promote the elements of world citizenship. When faced with such a "charge," let us by all means affirm it from the housetops.
Most of the organized one-worlders were shrewder, however. They recognized that if the American people truly realized that all the UN blather about world peace, dialogue, and eradicating poverty and disease was really just a facade to cover an ulterior plan for world government, support for the UN would collapse completely. Consequently, most UN/UNESCO supporters did not follow. The Saturday Review's advice; instead, they lied, and denied there were any plans afoot to empower the UN or to establish world government. They muted UNESCO rhetoric; instead of "world government," UNESCO now speaks of "global governance," "global sustainability," "global initiatives," "collective world action," "international law," and "global norms and ethics."
More Dangerous Than Ever
On March 5, 1990, representatives from more than 150 countries met in Jomtien, Thailand, for a five-day World Conference on Education for All (WCEFA WCEFA World Conference on Education for All ), sponsored by UNESCO, UNICEF UNICEF (y`nĭsĕf'), the United Nations Children's Fund, an affiliated agency of the United Nations. , UNDP UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDP Unión Nacional para la Democracia y el Progreso (National Union for Democracy and Progress) (United Nations Development Program), the World Bank, other UN agencies, and one-world NGOs. Out of that gathering came two important documents: The World Declaration on Education for All, and The Framework for Action to Meet Basic Learning Needs. American activists fighting Outcome-based Education (OBE) and other radical education schemes promoted by the U.S. Department of Education were shocked to learn in 1992 that President Bush (the elder) and U.S. state governors had adopted the WCEFA goals, virtually verbatim, in their AMERICA 2000 education plan. The Clinton administration continued the Bush support for the UN's Education For All (EFA EFA
essential fatty acid. ) program, and the current Bush administration is following the same path.
Spearheaded by UNESCO, the EPA EPA eicosapentaenoic acid.
n.pr See acid, eicosapentaenoic.
n. calls for a multi-billion dollar, ongoing program ostensibly os·ten·si·ble
Represented or appearing as such; ostensive: His ostensible purpose was charity, but his real goal was popularity. to educate poor children worldwide. This is an enormous socialist ploy to transfer enormous sums of money to UN bureaucrats and brutal dictators, while building UNESCO into a global school board, with unprecedented resources and authority. UNESCO is now more dangerous than ever. President Bill Clinton tried to take the U.S. back into UNESCO in 1994, but conservatives blocked that effort. It has fallen to a "conservative" Republican president to do what Clinton was unable to accomplish.