Are you interested in the conspiracy genre as an alternative narrative to political events, but find yourself put off at times by the sensationalism and over-all lack of scholarship? Then you, like me, may enjoy “The Institute for the Study of Globalization and Covert Politics“. Once hosted at ispg.eu (at least until it disappeared under mysterious circumstances), a mirror of the site can now be found at WikiSpooks.com.
The site’s creator, Joël van der Reijden, described the Institute as a “surprisingly successful attempt to analyze the various elites of the western world, and to see how they interact with both each other and national governments.” I have to agree.
The site offers extremely extensive resources, with pages of footnotes and quotes from primary government sources, and detailed articles on various elite organizations like the Pilgrims Society and the 1001 Club.
In addition to offering quality scholarship, the ISGP offered what I believe to be a more credible alternative to the common claim that”everything is controlled by the Illuminati.” Site creator van der Reijden called it a “Four-establishment-model of Atlantic politics.” This theory proposes that four primary geo-political power bases are behind what we commonly classify as political theories.… Read the rest