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ISO 9001 certified gold counterfeiting

UKAS says, “Anything or anyone can be evaluated – products, equipment, people, management systems or organisations.” Here is the proof: What is fake here?  The accreditation claims of the certificate itself, or the fact that the management system for counterfeiting … Continue reading

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Accreditationism as neo-mercantilism (or as the opium of the cartel)

Mercantilism was the economic policy of the colonial nations from the 16th to the 18th centuries.  The doctrine was that government regulation was essential for each nation to dominate trade.  The economy was believed to be a zero-sum game.  It had … Continue reading

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Corporatisation, education, accreditation, and power

In this essay, The Crucial Pillar of the New World Order, Gary North provides an excellent summary of the historical power struggle between freedom and bureaucracy. The theme is controlling the populace by steering educational accreditation.  It does not extend to accreditation of ISO … Continue reading

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Where does the EU fit in?

Fear of competition from the European “Common Market” gave us BS 5750.  Now European legislation is used to enforce ISO standards. The British Standards Institute (BSI) employs over 5500 staff worldwide and is the largest standards body in the world. … Continue reading

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