A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY
THE NEW WORLD ORDER
by D.L. Cuddy, Ph.D.
mainline media, those who adhere to the position that there is some kind
of "conspiracy" pushing us towards a world government are virulently
standard attack maintains that the so-called "New World Order"
is the product of turn-of-the-century, right-wing, bigoted, anti-semitic racists acting in the tradition of the
long-debunked Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion, now promulgated by
some Militias and other right-wing hate groups.
historical record does not support that position to any large degree but
it has become the mantra of the socialist left and their cronies, the
"New World Order" has been used thousands of times in this
century by proponents in high places of federalized world government.
those involved in this collaboration to achieve world order have been
Jewish. The preponderance are not, so it most definitely is not a Jewish
leaders in education, industry, the media, banking, etc., have promoted
those with the same Weltanschauung (world view)
as theirs. Of course someone might say that just because individ- uals promote their
friends doesn't constitute a conspiracy.
in the usual sense. However, it does represent an "open
conspiracy," as described by noted Fabian
Socialist H.G. Wells in The Open
Conspiracy: Blue Prints for a World Revolution (1928).
prior to the passage of the Federal Reserve Act President Wilson's The
New Freedom was published, in which he revealed:
I entered politics, I have chiefly had men's views confided to me
privately. Some of the biggest men in the U. S., in the field of commerce
and manufacturing, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something.
know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so
watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better
not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it."
21, 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt wrote a letter to Col. Edward Mandell House, President Woodrow Wilson's close
real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element
in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of
is such a thing as a cabal of power brokers who control government behind
the scenes has been detailed several times in this century by credible
sources. Professor Carroll Quigley was Bill Clinton's mentor at
Clinton has publicly paid homage to the influence Professor Quigley had
on his life. In Quigley's magnum opus Tragedy and Hope
(1966), he states:
does exist and has existed for a generation, an international ... network
which operates, to some extent, in the way the radical right believes the
fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has
no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups and
frequently does so.
know of the operations of this network because I have studied it for
twenty years and was permitted for two years, in the early 1960s, to examine its papers and secret records. I
have no aversion to it or to most of its aims and have, for much of my
life, been close to it and to many of its instruments.
have objected, both in the past and recently, to a few of its policies...
but in general my chief difference of opinion is that it wishes to remain
unknown, and I believe its role in history is significant enough to be
show host Rush Limbaugh, an outspoken critic of anyone claiming a push
for global government, said on his February 7, 1995 program:
see, if you amount to anything in Washington these days, it is because
you have been plucked or handpicked from an Ivy League school -- Harvard,
Yale, Kennedy School of Government -- you've shown an aptitude to be a
good Ivy League type, and so you're plucked so-to-speak, and you are
assigned success. You are assigned a certain role in government
somewhere, and then your success is monitored and tracked, and you go
where the pluck- ers and the handpickers can put you."
On May 4,
1993, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
president Leslie Gelb said on The Charlie Rose Show that:
you [Charlie Rose] had me on [before] to talk about the New World Order!
I talk about it all the time. It's one world now. The Council [CFR] can find, nurture, and begin to put people in
the kinds of jobs this country needs. And that's going to be one of the
major enterprises of the Council under me."
Previous CFR chairman, John J. McCloy
(1953-70), actually said they have been doing this since the 1940s (and before).
towards global government can be well-documented but at the end of the
twentieth century it does not look like a traditional conspiracy in the
usual sense of a secret cabal of evil men meeting clandestinely behind
is a "networking" of like-minded individuals in high places to
achieve a common goal, as described in Marilyn Ferguson's 1980 insider
classic, The Aquarian Conspiracy.
best way to relate this would be a brief history of the New World Order,
not in our words but in the words of those who have been striving to make
1912 -- Colonel Edward M.
House, a close advisor of President Woodrow Wilson, publishes Phillip
Dru: Administrator in which he promotes
"socialism as dreamed of by Karl Marx."
1913 -- The Federal Reserve
(neither federal nor a reserve) is created. It was planned at a secret
meeting in 1910 on Jekyl Island, Georgia by a
group of bankers and politicians, including Col. House.
transferred the power to create money from the American government to a
private group of bankers. It is probably the largest generator of debt in
Prominent British and American personalities establish the Royal
Institute of International Affairs in England & the Institute of
International Affairs in the US at a meeting arranged by Col House
attended by various Fabian socialists,
including noted economist John Maynard Keynes.
later, Col. House reorganizes the Institute of International Affairs into
the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
15, 1922 --
The CFR endorses World Government in its
magazine Foreign Affairs. Author Philip Kerr, states:
there is going to be no peace or prosperity for mankind as long as [the
earth] remains divided into 50 or 60 independent states until some kind
of international system is created... The real problem today is that of
the world government."
1928 -- The
Open Conspiracy: Blue Prints for a World Revolution by H.G.
Wells is published. A former Fabian Socialist,
political world of the ... Open Conspiracy must weaken, efface,
incorporate and supersede existing governments...
Open Conspiracy is the natural inheritor of socialist and comm- unist enthusiasms; it
may be in control of Moscow before it is in con- trol
of New York... The character of the Open Conspiracy will now be plainly
displayed... It will be a world religion."
1931 -- Students at the Lenin
School of Political Warfare in Moscow are taught:
day we shall start to spread the most theatrical peace movement the world
has ever seen. The capitalist countries, stupid & decadent.
will fall into the trap offered by the possibility of making new
friends. Our day will come in 30 years or so... The bourgeoisie must be
lulled into a false sense of security."
1931 -- In a speech to the
Institute for the Study of International Affairs at Copenhagen) historian
Arnold Toyee said:
are at present working discreetly with all our might to wrest this
mysterious force called sovereignty out of the clutches of the local
nation states of the world. All the time we are denying with our lips
what we are doing with our hands...."
1932 -- New books are
published urging World Order: Toward Soviet America by William Z.
Foster. Head of the Communist Party USA, Foster indicates that a
National Department of Education would be one of the means used to
develop a new socialist society in the U.S.
New World Order by F.S. Marvin, describing the League
of Nations as the first attempt at a New World Order. Marvin says,
"nationality must rank below the claims of mankind as a whole."
the School Build a New Social Order? is published. Educator
author George Counts asserts that:
the teachers should deliberately reach for power and then make the most
of their conquest" in order to "influence the social attitudes,
ideals and behavior of the coming generation...
growth of science and technology has carried us into a new age where
ignorance must be replaced by knowledge, competition by cooperation,
trust in Providence by careful planning and private capitalism by some
form of social economy."
1933 -- The first Humanist
Manifesto is published. Co-author John Dewey, the noted philosopher and
educator, calls for a synthesizing of all religions and "a
socialized and cooperative economic order." Co-signer C.F. Potter
said in 1930:
is thus a most powerful ally of humanism, and every American public
school is a school of humanism. What can the theistic Sunday schools,
meeting for a hour once a week, teaching only a fraction of the children,
do to stem the tide of a five day program of humanistic teaching?"
1933 -- The
Shape of Things to Come by H.G. Wells is published.
Wells predicts a second world war around 1940, originating from a
German-Polish dispute. After 1945 there would be an increasing lack of
public safety in "criminally infected" areas.
for the "Modern World-State" would succeed on its third attempt
(about 1980), and come out of something that occurred in Basra,
Iraq. The book also states,
world government had been plainly coming for some years, although it had
been endlessly feared and murmured against, it found no opposition
1934 -- The
Externalization of the Hierarchy by Alice A. Bailey is published. Bailey is an
occultist, whose works are channeled from a
spirit guide, the Tibetan Master [demon spirit] Djwahl
the phrase "points of light" in connection with a "New
Group of World Servers" and claims that 1934 marks the
beginning of “the organizing
of the men and women... group work of a new order... [with] progress
defined by service... the world of the Brotherhood... the Forces of
Light... [and] out of the spoliation of all existing culture and
civilization, the new world order must be built."
The book is
published by the Lucis Trust,
incorporated originally in New York as the Lucifer Publishing Company.
Lucis Trust is a United Nations
NGO and has been a major player at the recent U.N. summits.
Assistant Secretary General of the U.N. Robert Mueller would credit the
creation of his World Core Curriculum for education to the underlying
teachings of Djwahl Kuhl
via Alice Bailey's writings on the subject.
1932 -- Plan
by American Birth Control League founder Margaret Sanger (1921) is
published. She calls for coercive steril- ization, mandatory segregation, and rehabilitative
concentration camps for all "dysgenic stocks" including Blacks,
Hispanics, American Indians and Catholics.
28, 1939 --
In an address by John Foster Dulles, later U.S. Secretary of State, he
proposes that America lead the transition to a new order of less independent,
semi-sovereign states bound together by a league or federal union.
1939 -- New
by H. G. Wells proposes a collectivist one-world state"' or "new
world order" comprised of "socialist
democracies." He advocates "universal conscription for
service" and declares that "nationalist individualism...
is the world's disease." He continues:
manifest necessity for some collective world control to eliminate warfare
and the less generally admitted necessity for a collective con- trol of the economic and biological life of mankind,
are aspects of one and the same process." He proposes that this be
accomplished through "universal law" and propaganda (or
1940 -- The
New World Order
is published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and
contains a select list of references on regional and world federation,
together with some special plans for world order after the war.
-- In The Congressional Record an article entitled A New
World Order John G. Alexander calls for a world federation.
1942 -- The leftist Institute
of Pacific Relations publishes Post War Worlds by P.E.
government is the ultimate aim... It must be recognized that the law of
nations takes precedence over national law... The process will have to be
assisted by the deletion of the nationalistic material employed in
educational textbooks and its replacement by material explaining the
benefits of wiser association."
President Truman endorses world government in a speech:
will be just as easy for nations to get along in a republic of the world
as it is for us to get along in a republic of the United States."
24, 1945 --
The United Nations Charter becomes effective. Also on October 24, Senator
Glen Taylor introduces Senate Reso- lution 183 calling upon the U.S. Senate to go on
record as favoring creation of a world republic
including an international police force.
1946 -- Alger Hiss is elected
President of the Carnegie Endow- ment for International
Peace. Hiss holds this office until 1949.
1950, he is convicted of perjury and sentenced to prison after a
sensational trial & Congressional hearing in which Whittaker
Chambers, a former senior editor of Time, testifies that Hiss was
a member of his Communist Party cell.
1946 -- The
Teacher and World Government by former editor of the NEA Journal (National
Education Association) Joy Elmer Morgan is published. He says:
the struggle to establish an adequate world government, the teacher...
can do much to prepare the hearts and minds of children for global
understanding and cooperation...
the very heart of all the agencies which will assure the coming of world
government must stand the school, the teacher, and the organized
1947 -- The American Education
Fellowship, formerly the Prog- ressive Education Association, organized by John
Dewey, calls for the:
establishment of a genuine world order, an order in which national
sovereignty is subordinate to world authority... "
NEA Associate Secretary William Carr writes in the NEA Journal that
teach about the various proposals that have been made for the
strengthening of the United Nations and the establishment of a world
citizenship and world government."
1948 -- Walden
by behavioral psychologist B.F. Skinner prop- oses a perfect society or new and more perfect
order in which child- ren are reared by
the State, rather than by their parents and are trained from birth to
demonstrate only desirable behavior and
ideas would be widely implemented by educators in the 1960s,
70s, and 80s as Values
Clarification and Outcome Based Education.
Britain's Sir Harold Butler, in the CFR's Foreign
Affairs, sees "a New World Order" taking
far can the life of nations, which for centuries have thought of
themselves as distinct and unique, be merged with the life of other
nations? How far are they prepared to sacrifice a part of their
sovereignty without which there can be no effective economic or political
of the prevailing confusion a new world is taking shape... which may
point the way toward the new order... That will be the beginning of a
real United Nations, no longer crippled by a split personality, but held
together by a common faith."
1948 -- UNESCO president and Fabian Socialist, Sir Julian Huxley, calls for a
radical eugenic policy in UNESCO: Its Purpose and Its Philosophy.
even though it is quite true that any radical eugenic policy of controled human breeding will be for many years
politically and psychologically impossible, it will be important for
UNESCO to see that the eugenic problem is examined with the greatest care
& that the public mind is informed of the issues at stake that much
that is now unthinkable may at least become thinkable."
1948 -- The preliminary draft
of a World Constitution is published by U.S. educators advocating
regional federation on the way toward world federation or government with
England incorporated into a European federation.
Constitution provides for a "World Council" along
with a "Chamber of Guardians" to enforce world
included is a "Preamble" calling upon nations to surrender
their arms to the world government, and includes the right of this "Federal
Republic of the World" to seize private property for federal
9, 1950 --
The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee introduces Senate Concurrent
Resolution 66 which begins:
in order to achieve universal peace and justice, the present Charter of
the United Nations should be changed to provide a true world government
resolution was first introduced in the Senate on September 13, 1949 by
Senator Glen Taylor (D-Idaho). Senator Alexander Wiley (R-Wisconsin)
called it "a consummation devoutly to be wished for"
and said, I understand your proposition is either change the United
Nations, or change or create,by a separate convention,a world order. Senator Taylor
would have to sacrifice considerable sovereignty to the world
organization to enable them to levy taxes in their own right to support
1950 -- In testimony before
the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, international financier James P
shall have a world government, whether or not we like it. The question is
only whether world government will be achieved by consent or by
12, 1952 --
John Foster Dulles, later to become Secretary of State, says in a speech
to the American Bar Association in Louisville, Kentucky, that "treaty
laws can override the Constit- ution." He says treaties can take power
away from Congress and give them to the President.
take powers from the States and give them to the Federal Government or to
some international body and they can cut across the rights given to the
people by their constitutional Bill of Rights.
amendment, proposed by GOP Senator John
Bricker, would have provided that no treaty could supersede the
Constitution, but it fails to pass by one vote.
1954 -- Prince Bernhard of the
Netherlands establishes the Bilderbergers,
international politicians and bankers who meet secretly on an annual
1954 -- H. Rowan Gaither, Jr.,
President - Ford Foundation said to Norman Dodd of the Congressional
all of us here at the policy-making level have had experience with
directives... from the White House... . The substance of them is that we shall
use our grant-making power so as to alter our life in the United States
that we can be comfortably merged with the Soviet Union."
1954 -- Senator William Jenner
the path to total dictatorship in the United States can be laid by
strictly legal means, unseen and unheard by the Congress, the President,
or the people... outwardly we have a Constitutional government.
have operating within our government and political system, another body
representing another form of government, a bureaucratic elite which
believes our Constitution is outmoded and is sure that it is the winning
the strange developments in the foreign policy agreements may be traced
to this group who are going to make us over to suit their pleasure....
political action group has its own local political support organizations,
its own pressure groups, its own vested interests, its foothold within
our government, and its own propaganda apparatus."
1958 -- World
Peace through World Law is published, where authors Grenville Clark and Louis
Sohn advocate using the U.N. as a governing
body for the world, world disarmament, a world police force and
1959 -- The Council on Foreign
Relations calls for a New Inter- national Order Study Number 7,
issued on November 25, advocated:
international order [which] must be responsive to world aspir- ations for peace,
for social and economic change. a international
order... including states labeling themselves
1959 -- The World Constitution
and Parliament Association is founded which later develops a Diagram
of World Government under the Constitution for the Federation of Earth.
1959 -- The
Mid-Century Challenge to U.S. Foreign Policy is published,
sponsored by the Rockefeller Brothers' Fund. It explains that the U.S.:
cannot escape, and indeed should welcome... the task which history has
imposed on us. This is the task of helping to shape a new world order in
all its dimensions -- spiritual, economic, political, social."
9, 1960 --
President Eisenhower signs Senate Joint Resolution 170, promoting
the concept of a federal Atlantic Union. Pollster and Atlantic Union
Committee treasurer, Elmo Roper, later delivers an address titled, The
Goal Is Government of All the World, in which he states:
it becomes clear that the first step toward World Government cannot be
completed until we have advanced on the four fronts: the economic, the
military, the political and the social."
1961 -- The U.S. State
Department issues a plan to disarm all nations and arm the United
Nations. State Department Doc- ument Number
7277 is entitled Freedom From War:
U.S. Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World. It details a
three-stage plan to disarm all nations and arm the U.N. with the final
stage in which "no state would have the military power to
challenge the progressively strengthened U.N. Peace Force."
Sen. Clark speaking on the floor of the Senate about PL 87-297 which
calls for the disbanding of all armed forces and the prohibition of their
re-establishment in any form whatsoever.
program is the fixed, determined and approved policy of the government of
the United States."
1962 -- New
Calls for World Federalism. In a study titled, A World Effectively
Controlled by the United Nations, CFR
member Lincoln Bloomfield states:
if the communist dynamic was greatly abated, the West might lose whatever
incentive it has for world government."
Future of Federalism by author Nelson Rockefeller is pub- lished. The one-time Governor of New York, claims
that current events compellingly demand a "new world
order," as the old order is crumbling, and there is "a
new and free order struggling to be born." Rockefeller says
fever of nationalism... [but] the nation-state is becoming less and less
competent to perform its international political tasks....These are some
of the reasons pressing us to lead vigorously toward the true building of
a new world order.
voluntary service... and our dedicated faith in the brotherhood of all
mankind.... Sooner perhaps than we may realize... there will evolve the
bases for a federal structure of the free world."
1963 -- J. William Fulbright,
Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee speaks at a symposium
sponsored by the Fund for the Republic, a left-wing project of the Ford
case for government by elites is irrefutable... government by the people
is possible but highly improbable."
1964 -- Taxonomy of
Educational Objectives, Handbook II is published. Author Benjamin
a large part of what we call 'good teaching' is the teacher's ability to
attain affective objectives through challenging the students' fixed
Education (OBE) method of teaching would first be tried as Mastery
Learning in Chicago schools. After five years, Chicago students'
test scores had plummeted causing outrage among parents.
leave a trail of wreckage wherever it would be tried and under whatever
name it would be used. At the same time, it would become crucial to
globalists for overhauling the education system to promote attitude changes
among school students.
1964 -- Visions
by Richard Weaver is published. He describes:
educators as a 'revolutionary cabal' engaged in 'a systematic attempt to
undermine society's traditions and beliefs.'"
1967 -- Richard Nixon calls
for New World Order.
after Vietnam, in the October issue of Foreign Affairs, Nixon writes of
nations' dispositions to evolve regional approaches to development needs
and to the evolution of a "new world order."
1968 -- Joy Elmer Morgan,
former editor of the NEA Journal publishes The American Citizens
Handbook in which he says:
coming of the United Nations and the urgent necessity that it evolve into
a more comprehensive form of world government places upon the citizens of
the United States an increased obligation to make the most of their
citizenship which now widens into active world citizenship."
Nelson Rockefeller pledges support of the New World Order. In an
Associated Press report, Rockefeller pledges that, "as
President, he would work toward international creation of a new world
1970 -- Education and the mass
media promote world order. In Thinking About A New World Order for
the Decade 1990, author Ian Baldwin, Jr. asserts that:
the World Law Fund has begun a worldwide research and educational program
that will introduce a new, emerging discipline -- world order -- into
educational curricula throughout the world... and to concentrate some of
its energies on bringing basic world order concepts into the mass media
again on a worldwide level."
1972 -- President Nixon visits
China. In his toast to Chinese Premier Chou En-lai,
former CFR member and now President, Richard
Nixon, expresses "the hope that each of us has to build a new
In speaking of the coming of world government, Roy M. Ash, director of
the Office of Management and Budget, declares that:
two decades the institutional framework for a world economic community
will be in place... [and] aspects of individual sovereignty will be given
over to a supernational authority."
1973 -- The Trilateral
Commission is established. Banker David Rockefeller organizes this
new private body and chooses Zbigniew
Brzezinski, later National Security Advisor to President Carter, as the
Commission's first director and invites Jimmy Carter to become a founding
1973 -- Humanist
next century can be and should be the humanistic century... we stand at
the dawn of a new age... a secular society on a planetary scale....
non-theists we begin with humans not God, nature not deity... we deplore
the division of humankind on nationalistic grounds.... Thus we look to
the development of a system of world law and a world order based upon
transnational federal government.... The true revolution is
Former U. S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Trilateralist
and CFR member Richard Gardner's article The
Hard Road to World Order is published in the CFR's
Foreign Affairs where he states that:
'house of world order' will have to be built from the bottom up rather
than from the top down... but an end run around national sovereignty,
eroding it piece by piece, will accomplish much more than the
old-fashioned frontal assault."
1974 -- The World Conference
of Religion for Peace, held in Louvain, Belgium is held. Douglas Roche
presents a report entitled We Can Achieve a New World Order.
calls for wealth redistribution: In a report entitled New
International Economic Order, the U.N. General Assembly outlines
a plan to redistribute the wealth from the rich to the poor nations.
1975 -- A study titled, A
New World Order, is published by the Center of International
Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Studies,
1975 -- In Congress, 32
Senators and 92 Representatives sign A Declaration of
Interdependence, written by historian Henry Steele Commager. The
Declaration states that:
must join with others to bring forth a new world order... Narrow notions
of national sovereignty must not be permitted to curtail that
Marjorie Holt refuses to sign the Declaration saying:
calls for the surrender of our national sovereignty to international
organizations. It declares that our economy should be regulated by
international authorities. It proposes that we enter a 'new world order'
that would redistribute the wealth created by the American people."
1975 -- Retired Navy Admiral
Chester Ward, former Judge Advo- cate General of the U.S. Navy and former CFR member, writes in a critique that the goal of the
CFR is the "submergence of U. S.
sovereignty and national independence into an all powerful one-world
1975 -- Kissinger
on the Couch
is published. Authors Phyllis Schlafly and
former CFR member Chester Ward state:
the ruling members of the CFR have decided that
the U.S. government should espouse a particular policy, the very
substantial research facilities of the CFR are
put to work to develop arguments, intellectual and emotional, to support
the new policy and to con- found, discredit, intellectually and
politically, any opposition.."
1976 -- RIO: Reshaping
the International Order is published by the globalist Club
of Rome, calling for a new international order, including an
economic redistribution of wealth.
1977 -- The Third Try at
World Order is published. Author Harlan Cleveland of the Aspen
Institute for Humanistic Studies calls for:
Americans' attitudes & institutions" for "complete
disarmament (except for international soldiers)" and "for
individual entitlement to food, health and education."
1977 -- Imperial
by Laurence Shoup and William Minter is
published. The book takes a critical look at the Council on Foreign
Relations with chapters such as:
a New World Order: The Council's Blueprint for Global Hegemony, 1939-1944 and Toward the 1980's: The Council's Plans for a New World Order.
1977 -- The
Trilateral Connection appears in the July edition of Atlantic Monthly.
Written by Jeremiah Novak, it says:
the third time in this century, a group of American schools, businessmen,
and government officials is planning to fashion a New World Order...
1977 -- Leading educator
Mortimer Adler publishes Philosopher at Large in which he
if local civil government is necessary for local civil peace, then world
civil government is necessary for world peace."
1979 -- Barry Goldwater,
retiring Republican Senator from Arizona, publishes his autobiography With
No Apologies. He writes:
my view The Trilateral Commission represents a skillful,
coord- inated effort
to seize control and consolidate the four centers of power -- political,
monetary, intellectual, and ecclesiastical. All this is to be done in the
interest of creating a more peaceful, more productive world community.
the Trilateralists truly intend is the creation
of a worldwide economic power superior to the political governments of
the nation-states involved.
believe the abundant materialism they propose to create will overwhelm
existing differences. As managers and creators of the system they will
rule the future."
1984 -- The
Power to Lead
is published. Author James McGregor Burns admits:
framers of the U.S. constitution have simply been too shrewd for us. The have outwitted us. They designed separate
institutions that cannot be unified by mechanical linkages, frail
are to 'turn the Founders upside down' -- we must directly confront the
constitutional structure they erected."
1985 -- Norman Cousins, the
honorary chairman of Planetary Citizens for the World We Chose,
is quoted in Human Events:
government is coming, in fact, it is inevitable. No arguments for or
against it can change that fact."
also president of the World Federalist Association, a affiliate
of the World Association for World Federation , head-
quartered in Amsterdam. WAWF is a
leading force for world fed- eral govt and is
accredited by the U.N. as a Non-Governmental Organization.
1987 -- The
Secret Constitution and the Need for Constitutional Change is sponsored in part
by the Rockefeller Foundation. Some thoughts of author Arthur S. Miller
a pervasive system of thought control exists in the United States... the
citizenry is indoctrinated by employment of the mass media and the system
of public education... people are told what to think about... the old
order is crumbling... Nationalism should be seen as a dangerous social
vision is required to plan and manage the future, a global vision that
will transcend national boundaries and eliminate the poison of
nationalistic solutions... a new Constitution is necessary."
1988 -- Former Under-secretary
of State and CFR member George Ball in a
January 24 interview in the New York Times says:
Cold War should no longer be the kind of obsessive concern that it is.
Neither side is going to attack the other deliberately...
could internationalize by using the U.N. in conjunction with the Soviet
Union, because we now no longer have to fear, in most cases, a Soviet
veto, then we could begin to transform the shape of the world and might
get the U.N. back to doing something useful...
or later we are going to have to face restructuring our institutions so
that they are not confined merely to the nation-states. Start first on a
regional and ultimately you could move to a world basis."
7, 1988 --
In an address to the U.N., Mikhail Gorbachev calls for mutual consensus:
progress is only possible through a search for universal human consensus
as we move forward to a new world order."
President Bush invites the Soviets to join World Order.
Speaking to the graduating class at Texas A&M
University, Mr. Bush states that the United States is ready to welcome
the Soviet Union "back into the world order."
1989 -- Carl Bernstein's
(Woodward and Bernstein of Watergate fame) book Loyalties: A Son's
Memoir is published. His father and mother had been members of
the Communist party.
father tells his son about the book:
Your going to prove Sen McCarthy was right, because all he was saying is
that the system was loaded with Communists. And he was right. I'm worried
about the kind of book yer going to write and
about cleaning up McCarthy. The problem is that everybody said he was a
liar; yer saying he was right. I agree that the
Party was a force in the country."
1990 -- The
World Federalist Association faults the American press. Writing in their
Summer/Fall newsletter, Deputy Director Eric Cox describes world events
over the past year or two and declares:
sad but true that the slow-witted American press has not grasped the
significance of most of these developments. But most federalists know
what is happening... And they are not frightened by the old bug-a-boo of
11, 1990 --
President Bush calls the Gulf War an opportunity for the New World
Order. In an address to Congress entitled Toward a New
World Order, Mr. Bush says:
crisis in the Persian Gulf offers a rare opportunity to move to- ward an
historic period of cooperation. Out of these troubled times.
world order can emerge in which the nations of the world, east and west,
north & south, can prosper and live in harmony.
the new world is struggling to be born.
25, 1990 --
In an address to the U.N., Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze
describes Iraq's invasion of Kuwait as "an act of terrorism
[that] has been perpetrated against the emerging New World Order."
31, Gorbachev declares that the New World Order would be
ushered in by the Gulf Crisis.
1, 1990 --
In a U.N. address, President Bush speaks of the:
collective strength of the world community expressed by the U.N. ... an
historic movement towards a new world order... a new partnership of
nations... a time when humankind came into its own... to bring about a
revolution of the spirit and the mind and begin a journey into a... new
1991 -- Author Linda MacRae-Campbell publishes How to Start a
Revolution at Your School in the publication In Context.
She promotes the use of "change agents" as "self-acknowledged
revolutionaries" and "co-conspirators."
1991 -- President Bush praises
the New World Order in a State of Union Message:
is at stake is more than one small country, it is a big idea -- a new
world order... to achieve the universal aspirations of mankind... based
on shared principles and the rule of law.... The illumination of a
thousand points of light.... The winds of change are with us now."
6, 1991 --
President Bush tells the Economic Club of New York:
vision of a new world order foresees a United Nations with a revitalized
The Council on Foreign Relations co-sponsors an assembly Rethinking
America's Security: Beyond Cold War to New World Order which is
attended by 65 prestigious members of government, labor, academia, the
media, military, and the professions from nine countries.
of the conference participants joined some 100 other world leaders for
another closed door meeting of the Bilderberg
Society in Baden Baden, Germany.
The Bilderbergers also exert considerable clout in determining the
foreign policies of their respective governments. While at that meeting,
David Rockefeller said in a speech:
are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine
and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings
and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years.
would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we
had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But,
the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world
supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is
surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past
The Southeastern World Affairs Institute
discusses the New World Order. In a program, topics
include, Legal Structures for a New World Order and The
United Nations: From its Conception to a New World Order.
include a former director of the U.N.'s General Legal Division, and a
former Secretary General of International Planned Parenthood.
July, 1991 --
On a Cable News Network program, CFR member and
former CIA director Stansfield Turner (Rhodes
scholar), when asked about Iraq, responded:
have a much bigger objective. We've got to look at the long run here.
This is an example -- the situation between the United Nations and Iraq
-- where the United Nations is deliberately intruding into the
sovereignty of a sovereign nation... Now this is a marvelous
precedent (to be used in) all countries of the world... "
29, 1991 --
David Funderburk, former U. S. Ambassador to
Romania, tells a North Carolina audience:
Bush has been surrounding himself with people who believe in one-world government.
They believe that the Soviet system and the American system are
vehicle to bring this about, said Funderburk,
is the United Nations, "the majority of whose 166 member states are
socialist, atheist, and anti-American."
Funderburk served as ambassador
in Bucharest from 1981 to 1985, when he resigned in frustration over U.S.
support of the oppressive regime of the late Rumanian dictator, Nicolae Ceausescu.
30, 1991: --
President Gorbachev at the Middle East Peace Talks in Madrid states:
are beginning to see practical support. And this is a very significant
sign of the movement towards a new era, a new age.
see both in our country and elsewhere... ghosts of the old thinking...
When we rid ourselves of their presence, we will be better able to move
toward a new world order.. relying on the relevant mechanisms of the
in Alexandria, Virginia, Elena Lenskaya,
Counsellor to the Minister of Education of Russia, delivers the keynote
address for a program titled, Education for a New World Order.
1992 -- The
Twilight of Sovereignty by CFR member (and former
Citicorp Chairman) Walter Wriston is published,
in which he claims:
truly global economy will require ... compromises of national
sovereignty... There is no escaping the system."
The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) Earth Summit takes place in Rio de Janeiro this year, headed by
Conference Secretary-General Maurice Strong.
products of this summit are the Biodiversity Treaty and Agenda 21, which
the U.S. hesitates to sign because of opposition at home due to the
threat to sovereignty and economics. The summit says the first world's
wealth must be transferred to the third world.
Time magazine publishes The Birth of the Global Nation by
Strobe Talbott, Rhodes Scholar,
roommate of Bill Clinton at Oxford University, CFR
Director, and Trilateralist, in which he
countries are basically social arrangements... No matter how permanent or
even sacred they may seem at any one time, in fact they are all
artificial and temporary... Perhaps national sovereignty wasn't such a
great idea after all... But it has taken the events in our own wondrous
and terrible century to clinch the case for world government."
editor of Time, Talbott defended Clinton
during his pres- idential campaign. He was
appointed by President Clinton as the number two person at the State Dept
behind Secretary of State Warren Christopher, former Trilateralist
and former CFR Vice-Chairman and Director. Talbott was confirmed by about two-thirds of the U.S.
Senate despite his statement about the unimportance of national
29, 1992 --
At a town hall meeting in Los Angeles, Trilateralist
and former CFR president Winston Lord delivers
a speech titled Changing Our Ways:America
and the New World, in which he remarks:
certain extent, we are going to have to yield some of our sovereignty,
which will be controversial at home..Under the North American Free Trade
Agreement... some Americans are going to be hurt as low-wage jobs are
an Assistant Secretary of State in the Clinton administration.
1992 -- President Bush
addressing the General Assembly of the U.N
the sacred principles enshrined in the United Nations charter to which
the American people will henceforth pledge their allegiance."
The CFR's Foreign Affairs publishes Empower-
ing the United Nations by U.N.
Secretary General Boutros-Boutros Ghali, who
is undeniable that the centuries-old doctrine of absolute and exclusive
sovereignty no longer stands... Underlying the rights of the individual
and the rights of peoples is a dimension of universal sovereignty that
resides in all humanity...
a sense that increasingly finds expression in the gradual expan- sion of
international law. In this setting the significance of the United Nations
should be evident and accepted."
1993 -- Strobe Talbott receives the Norman Cousins Global Governance
Award for his 1992 Time article, The Birth of the Global
Nation and in appreciation for what he has done "for the
cause of global governance." President Clinton writes a letter of
congratulation which states:
Cousins worked for world peace and world government.... Strobe Talbott's lifetime achievements as a voice for global
harmony have earned him this recognition... He will be a worthy recipient
of the Norman Cousins Global Governance Award. Best wishes... for future
does President Clinton use the specific term, "world govt," but
he expressly wishes the WFA "future
success" in pursuing world federal government. Talbott
proudly accepts the award, but says the WFA
should have given it to the other nominee, Mikhail Gorbachev.
CFR member and Trilateralist
Henry Kissinger writes in the Los Angeles Times concerning
Congress will have before it is not a conventional trade agreement but
the architecture of a new international system... a first step toward a
new world order."
23, 1993 --
Christopher Hitchens, Socialist friend of Bill
Clinton when he was at Oxford University, says in a C-SPAN interview:
it is, of course the case that there is a ruling class in this country,
and that it has allies internationally."
30, 1993 --
Washington Post ombudsman Richard Harwood does an op-ed piece
about the role of the CFR's media members:
membership is an acknowledgment of their ascension into the American
ruling class [where] they do not merely analyze and interpret foreign
policy for the United States; they help make it."
The CFR's Foreign Affairs prints an
opening article by CFR Senior Fellow Michael
Clough in which he writes that the "Wise Men" (e.g. Paul Nitze, Dean Acheson, George Kennan, and John J. McCloy) have:
guarded it [American foreign policy] for the past 50 years... They
ascended to power during World War II... This was as it should be.
National security and the national interest, they argued must transcend
the special interests and passions of the people who make up America...
was this small band of Atlantic-minded internationalists able to triumph
... Eastern internationalists were able to shape and staff the burgeoning
foreign policy institutions... As long as the Cold War endured and
nuclear Armageddon seemed only a missile away, the public was willing to
tolerate such an undemocratic foreign policy making system."
1994 -- In the Human
Development Report, published by the UN Development Program, there was a
section called "Global Governance For the 21st Century".
The administrator for this program was appointed by Bill Clinton. His
name is James Gustave Speth.
The opening sentence of the report said:
problems can no longer be solved by national government. What is needed
is a World Government. This can best be achieved by strengthening the
United Nations system."
1995 -- The State of the World
Forum took place in the fall of this year, sponsored by the Gorbachev
Foundation located at the Presidio in San
Francisco. Foundation President Jim Garrison chairs the meeting of who's-whos from around the world including Margaret
Thatcher, Maurice Strong, George Bush, Mikhail Gorbachev and others.
Conversation centers around the oneness of mankind and the coming global
government. However, the term "global governance" is now used
in place of "new world order" since the latter has become a
political liability, being a lightning rod for opponents of global
1996 -- The United Nations
420-page report Our Global Neighborhood
is published. It outlines a plan for "global governance,"
calling for an international Conference on Global Governance
in 1998 for the purpose of submitting to the world the necessary treaties
and agreements for ratification by the year 2000.