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Bringing Down the Globalist Monster - Those peasants with pitchforks are on the march

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posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 12:47 PM
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I thought this article summed up the zeitgeist of this election pretty well. Now whether Trump is the answer is up for debate but, most certainly, this is at the root of much of the dissatisfaction.


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Such terms as “globalism” and “nationalism” are useful up to a certain point, but they also tend to muddy the essential issue, which is the devaluation of individual and local autonomy. In predicting the rise of this conflict in 2008, I wrote:

“Gigantism is the handmaiden of modernity,or so we have been led to believe. In literature, future utopias are almost always characterized by a world government, on the grounds that presumably the people of earth have evolved beyond the narrow confines of nationalism and ethno-cultural particularities. Everybody wears a white tunic or body-stocking and flies around on jet-packs. Conversely, literary dystopias habitually depict a world riven by savagery and decentralized politico-economic units, e.g.,The Shape of Things to Come, by H.G. Wells, in which an aspiring world government of technocrats battles the medieval remnants of local warlords. ‘We are the world’-ism is rife in liberal circles, and World Federalism has long been a cult, albeit a very small and uninfluential one, on the Left.

“However, the world government idea is – I predict – going to gain new traction in the coming years, and this is especially on account of the economic crisis currently roiling world markets. The problem, they’ll tell us, is global: world markets need to be regulated (for our own good, of course), and therefore what we need is ‘global governance,’ the catch phrase that has been coined by the policy wonks pushing this project.”

In short, gargantuan bureaucracies now rule our lives: the “little guy” doesn’t stand a chance.

What the reaction to globalism is all about is that people are angry that they no longer have control over their own lives: it’s a rebellion against the fact that we’re all being buffeted about by forces and interests indifferent to the fate of ordinary people, and that there isn’t a damn thing we can do about it. And behind this rising resentment is the suspicion that the people manipulating these forces are having one over on us: that they have rigged the game in their favor, are profiting from our misery, and are laughing all the way to the bank.


After watching the events of the last 10 or so days play out, I have to say I am re-thinking things. I'm on record as hating both candidates but the idea of throwing a cog in the NWO machine may be the only bit of satisfaction I might have on election day. The thought of letting Clinton skate simply due to my distaste and abhorrence of Trump is not nearly has high-minded as it may have been 10 days ago.

Reading the disdain and hubris that exuded from the Podesta emails was demoralizing. Even remotely considering the darker connotations of the child trafficking innuendo was gut-wrenching and nauseating. And seeing how fast and loose Hillary played with confidential emails was infuriating. I mean her maid printing them? Come on. Her maid. Her third world country immigrant maid who I am quite sure Hillary very dismissively ordered to handle her top secret emails on her supposedly secure fax. Because, you know, she couldn't be bothered. It's too mundane, too tedious.

If the NWO cabal is represented by the pyramid, then most certainly Hill and Bill are at the top somewhere.

I dunno, I have some serious thinking to do before tomorrow.




posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 12:53 PM
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posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 12:53 PM
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posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 01:14 PM
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What I don't understand is the negative connotation so many of you give to the term "globalism"

Globalism is a good thing.

It is adopting a progressive full world view on issues as our technology advances. With the dawn of the Internet we are doing more trade and communication overseas and we are becoming unified citizens of humanity as opposed to segregating ourselves into different groups.

I ended my 4 years of university in 2012 studying International Business and how everything is becoming globalized. The name of the game is adapt or be left behind.

Globalism is the future, it is a positive. Adapt and appreciate the new opportunities that were never there before.



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 01:17 PM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

Did you read the article? Or even just the bolded part in the except? Or did you just read the title?



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 01:19 PM
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a reply to: JetBlackStare

vote Trump, even though I believe he is quite #ty he may be the only hope that the free world has.



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 01:24 PM
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That's a very good synopsis. Thanks. It also points out vividly that the PEOPLE here, the candidates themselves and their flawed personalities, like all of us, are not the issue. You can detest Trump because he's orange and blustery, because he's acted like a male in the past, or simply because he's rich. And you can detest Hillary for her many lies, her hubris and disdain for common people, and her pursuit of wealth at public expense. All those negatives about both of them are true, but the issue is not they themselves, but what they represent. Hillary has an obvious Globalist agenda. It's not a secret. She does not deny it, but embraces it. A whole lot of people believe in her kind of change and also believe Globalism will bring out a better life for them. It won't, but they think so. On Donald's side a whole lot of people gravitate to him because they mistrust Globalism and see it as wrecking our way of life. They're right. It will, but the question is whether Trump can effectively stop it. Unless this movement gets some legs from around the world, he won't be able to.

Which means we as citizens are really between a rock and a hard place. But the overall point is that it is not about these two personalities, even though a lot of the rhetoric addresses that. It's about two vastly different approaches to the future of the world.



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 01:26 PM
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a reply to: schuyler

yes indeed



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 01:40 PM
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originally posted by: JetBlackStare
a reply to: Lucidparadox

Did you read the article? Or even just the bolded part in the except? Or did you just read the title?


I read the quoted material in the OP, and the whole OP...

The whole thing had a negative spin on Globalism..

It talks about what people FEAR

people FEARING the changes they see instead of EVOLVING and ADAPTING to them

"ordinary people" is a relative term. Middle, and upper lower class US citizens are RICH in a world view. We need to realize that we are privileged as US Citizens and collectively work together to make the word a better place. We need to stop thinking about ourselves all the time.



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 01:47 PM
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I thought this article is fitting for the topic:

The Pros and Cons of Globalization

I'm against Globalization so will quote the downfalls I see. You can read it in it's entirety if interested.




Leadership – We need politicians who are willing to confront the cheaters. One of our biggest problems is that 7 of our trading partners manipulate their currencies to gain unfair price advantage which increases their exports and decreases their imports. This is illegal under WTO rules so there is a sound legal basis to put some kind of tax on their exports until they quit cheating.

Balanced Trade – Most of our trading partners can balance their trade budgets and even run a surplus. We have not made any effort to balance our trade budget and have run a deficit for more than 30 years resulting in an $11 trillion deficit. The trade deficit is the single biggest job killer in our economy, particularly manufacturing jobs. We need the government to develop a plan to begin to balance our trade deficit even though this is not a political priority in either party.

Trade Agreements – Both the NAFTA and the South Korean Korus trade agreements might have been good for Wall Street and the multi-national corporations but they eliminated jobs in America and expanded our trade deficit. The upcoming Trans Pacific Trade Agreement will do the same thing and Congress should not fast track this bad agreement for a dozen reasons.

Enforcing the rules – China ignores trade rules and WTO laws with reckless abandon. Besides currency manipulation they subsidize their state owned companies to target our markets, and provide funding to their state owned companies that dump their products in America. They also steal our technologies, sell counterfeit versions of our products, and impose tariffs and other barriers anytime they want – as we do nothing to stop them. China does not deserve to be on our most favored nation list and we need to tax their exports to us until they stop these illegal activities.


If you notice these items quoted are the same things Trump has been yelling about since day 1. Instead, everyone focused on the color of his skin, his hair, making fun of his supporters, or being politically correct. These are real issues and globalization could be a good thing, but not unless we get someone in office that will bring fire to the feet of these world leaders taking advantage of our trade deals.
edit on 7-11-2016 by Middleoftheroad because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 02:55 PM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

The ideas behind the globalization of the world, points towards a socialistic methodology.

In socialist places, there is no individuality, your a cog. No one i know is content being just a number in a big database.

That is why the whole globalization/socialism/etc isn't working and won't work. Just as the people in Africa don't want a bunch of strangers tromping through their villages.

That is why there are still tribes in various places of the world that live in the stone age.

Globalization does nothing new, just bigger for capitalists, and make people at the top even richer.

It makes corruption that much harder, as it is on a macro-scale versus a micro-scale. Could you imagine some of the corruption we see now, just on a global scale with a much larger group?

Look at America, could you imagine the same corruption... everywhere?



posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 03:56 PM
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Being aware of the forces in play should be a requisite for voting.Trump votes are for freedom of the individual rights in America.Hillary is the Borg-assimilate and become just a number in the global hive.Hope you join us in voting against the globalist dictatorship that is forming.Stars and flags for being aware.



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