Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has once again issued calls in favor of increased globalism and one world government. An advocate of liberal internationalism and multilateral military interventions, as well as a stalwart of the European Union, Blair warns that the EU risks losing out to the economic might of China, India, Brazil, and other booming economies.

Hotel Suvretta HouseThe amount of publicity garnered by the secretive Bilderberg conference this year in St. Moritz, Switzerland, far surpassed the coverage afforded to past gatherings of the elite cabal, with major media outlets and international news wires finally reporting on the yearly event after refusing to do so for over five decades. Protests, the alternative media, and anti-Bilderberg politicians played an important role in spreading the news.

Britain has joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel in asserting that the flood of illegal immigrants that swamped Italy will not be permitted access to Britain.

A secretive cabal of some of the world’s most influential people known as the Bilderberg group will be meeting from June 9 to the 12th in St. Moritz, Switzerland — but this year, more attention than usual is being afforded to the gathering in the world press.

The shadowy organization — made up of about 120 central bankers, top CEOs, academics, European royalty, big bankers, high-ranking politicians and even representatives of the establishment media — has been getting together once a year since the mid-1950s. The group of “leading citizens,” as attendees are described on the group’s purported official website, gets its name from the Bilderberg Hotel in Holland where the first meeting was held in 1954.

A story published recently in PRI certainly knows how to grab a reader’s attention:

"On a warm spring morning about 50 miles north of Berlin, Union troops and their Confederate rivals prepare for battle."