Leaders with a Common Purpose (Updated)
"Dame Rennie Fritchie became a Baroness in 2005 and is a member of the House of Lords. Baroness Fritchie is Chair of Nominet, and was Chair of the Web
Science Research Initiative at Southampton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) until 2009. Baroness Fritchie works closely
with inventor of the web Sir Tim Berners-Lee, (a Professor at MIT and Southampton University) W3C, and the Tetherless World Constellation in helping
to develop the open government data initiatives, and the Semantic Web and Internet of Things to develop a global system of total information
awareness. The W3C office for UK and Ireland is hosted by Nominet. In 2007 the MacArthur Foundation awarded a grant of $350,000 to the Media Standards
Trust and the Web Science Research Initiative to develop their plans for authenticating news on the web. The board of trustees of the Media Standards
Trust include Julia Middleton (Common Purpose), Sir David Bell (Common Purpose) and Anthony Salz, the executive vice chairman of Rothschild."
"Sir Brandon Gough is Chancellor of the University of East Anglia (UEA) and was Chair of the Common Purpose Charitable Trust. The email controversy at
the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU) began in November 2009 and became known as "Climategate"). An independent review headed
by Common Purpose stooge Sir Muir Russel cleared climate scientists of accusations that they fudged their results and silenced critics to bolster the
case for man-made global warming. Sir Russell Muir (a layman) is Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JAB). The Law Society of
Scotland in its members' magazine Journal was critical that the appointment of laymen as opposed to lawyers as Chairman is "Unique in Europe”. The
JAB has statutory responsibilities under the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) act 2008. The Board's role is to make recommendations to Ministers for
appointment to the office of judge, sheriff principal, sheriff, and part-time sheriff as well as other judicial offices set out in the Act."
"David Cameron, Nick Clegg, and Gordon Brown are Common Purpose graduates. Consecutive Labour and Conservative governments in the UK have been handing
power over to the EU for years through use of ‘Henry VIII clauses’, a practice that still continues. (See: House of Commons debates, 18 May 2011:
Column 458.) More info at about Henry VIII clauses at Statutory Instruments UK. Also see: Gordon Brown’s New World Order Speech, the All-Party
Parliamentary Group for World Government, and the One World Trust."
"Lord Adair Turner: who is on the Bank of England Court of Directors, Chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Chairman of the Committee on
Climate Change, and was Chair of the Economic & Social Research Council, Vice Chairman of Britain in Europe and a member of the Policy Advisory Board
of the Social Market Foundation. "
"Stephen Heintz, President of the Rockerfeller Brothers Fund in the U.S. was the founding president of Demos (U.S. Think Tank), an organisation of
which he is currently board chair. The History section of Demos informs us that Barack Obama was recruited to Demos when he was a state senator in
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edit on 1-6-2011 by BetweenMyths because: Removed a grammatical error