It comes as no surprise that, having recognized the threat to their global control system that is represented by the rising populism across Western nations, the “solution” envisioned by the elites gathered at their annual confab in Davos is to offer increased levels of what created their problem in the first place; more of them.
Hedge Fund billionaire Ray Dalio confessed, “I want to be loud and clear: populism scares me. The number one issue economically as a market participant is how populism manifests itself over the next year or two.” He noted, “We may be at a point where globalization is ending, and provincialization and nationalization is taking hold.” Of course that would be unacceptable to this bunch, who are presently imposing their globalization through the reckless and incredibly destructive Islamic invasion and open borders around the world.
They are reluctant to recognize and admit that they and their controlling structures are the problem. They overlook the real causes as they also generate tremendous wealth and power for those who hold the reins. Instead they divert to work-arounds that deal with the problem while not sacrificing the most important component, them at the top.
Bloomberg reported comments made by Richard Baldwin, a professor of international economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva during an interview in Davos. He said, “We need to go to a system where we are protecting workers, not jobs, and society will help people retrain or reorient.” The nanny state of “protecting workers” has been tried in a variety of forms with failure always being the result. He’s a professor and presumably a smart and educated man himself, maybe he’s heard of the Soviet Union.
He added, “There may just be a need to man up. We have to pay for the social cohesion that we need to keep our societies advancing, and accept that this may be a higher tax burden on people.” If the people are rebelling under the current situation, how does he think that raising their taxes is going to have a calmative effect? Maybe he’s not as smart as his title would imply.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde subtly endorsed the communist model, saying the controllers “really have to think it through and see what can be done.” Appeasing the rabble “needs to be granular, it needs to be regional, it needs to be focused on what will people get out of it and it probably means more redistribution than we have in place at the moment.” She added, “Excessive inequalities were a brake on sustainable growth.
It’s unclear whether Lagarde was talking about more redistribution from the Davos elites’ portion of the pie, but that’s unlikely. Even if it were to occur, their greed would inevitably lead to a relapse and a return to the status quo. She is acknowledging her belief that they have the ability to control how much prosperity goes to each sector, a further condemnation of their current manipulation and rigging of the system against the middle class.
Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton said, “Breaking up the European Union would certainly help, even though it would do a lot of other bad stuff. There’s a sense of overreach. There’s the sense that people have very little control of what the EU does.” Being dictated to by unaccountable anonymous bureaucrats who are un-elected, who abuse their power routinely, and have no natural relationship to the governed will create that “sense of overreach.”
The out of touch elites continued to demonstrate their disconnect through their flailing for solutions, with former treasury secretary under Bill Clinton, Larry Summers, recommending they pirate (always their first instinct) the winning Trump campaign slogan with their own. He said, “Our broad objective should be to make America greater than ever before. That’s very different from making it great again.” Those that he’s concerned with making it great for are, unfortunately, all presently located within the Davos city limits.
Again recommending their globalist communism as the solution for the growing peasant class, the fascist Summers suggested a three step response, all involving wealth redistribution through government taxation and programs. He advocated for “public investment on an adequate scale starting from infrastructure,” second, “making global integration work for ordinary people” and third, “enabling the dreams of every young American” including education, finding work and home purchasing.”
It’s communism with a global integration twist. There’s nothing new there and it’s been proven countless times that it won’t work for ordinary people. These clowns shutting their traps and getting their greedy, controlling fingers out of the mix is the answer. Oddly, none of the Davos attendees have mentioned that option.
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