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Smashing the Heads of Farmers: A Global Struggle Against Tyranny

Colin Todhunter

According to Reuters, more than 500,000 farmers attended a rally in the city of Muzaffarnagar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on 5 September. Hundreds of thousands more turned out for other rallies in the state.

Rakesh Tikait, a prominent farmers’ leader, said this would breathe fresh life into the Indian farmers’ protest movement.

He added:

We will intensify our protest by going to every single city and town of Uttar Pradesh to convey the message that Modi’s government is anti-farmer”.

Tikait is a leader of the protest movement and a spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Indian Farmers’ Union).

Since November 2020, tens of thousands of farmers have been encamped on the outskirts of Delhi in protest against three new farm laws that will effectively hand over the agri-food sector to corporates and place India at the mercy of international commodity and financial markets for its food security.

Aside from the rallies in Uttar Pradesh, thousands’ more farmers recently gathered in Karnal in the state of Haryana to continue to pressurise the Modi-led government to repeal the laws.

This particular protest was also in response to police violence during another demonstration, also in Karnal (200 km north of Delhi), during late August when farmers had been blocking a highway. The police Lathi-charged them and at least 10 people were injured and one person died from a heart attack a day later.

A video that appeared on social media showed Ayush Sinha, a top government official, encouraging officers to “smash the heads of farmers” if they broke through the barricades placed on the highway.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar criticised the choice of words but said that “strictness had to be maintained to ensure law and order”.

But that is not quite true. “Strictness” – outright brutality – must be imposed to placate the scavengers abroad who are circling overhead with India’s agrifood sector firmly in their sights. As much as the authorities try to distance themselves from such language – ‘smashing heads’ is precisely what India’s rulers and the billionaire owners of foreign agrifood corporations require.

The government has to demonstrate to global agricapital that it is being tough on farmers in order to maintain ‘market confidence’ and attract foreign direct investment in the sector (aka the takeover of the sector).

The farmers’ protest in India represents a struggle for the heart and soul of the country: a conflict between the local and the global. Large-scale international agribusiness, retailers, traders and e-commerce companies are trying to displace small- and medium-size indigenous producers and enterprises and restructure the entire agrifood sector in their own image.

By capitulating to the needs of foreign agrifood conglomerates – which is what the three agriculture laws represent – India will be compelled to eradicate its buffer food stocks. It would then bid for them with borrowed funds on the open market or with its foreign reserves.

This approach is symptomatic of what has been happening since the 1990s, when India was compelled to embrace neoliberal economics. The country has become increasingly dependent on inflows of foreign capital.

Policies are being governed by the drive to attract and retain foreign investment and maintain ‘market confidence’ by ceding to the demands of international capital which rides roughshod over democratic principles and the needs of hundreds of millions of ordinary people.

The authorities know they must be seen to be acting tough on farmers, thereby demonstrating a steely resolve to foreign agribusiness and investors in general.

The Indian government’s willingness to cede control of its agrifood sector would appear to represent a victory for US foreign policy.

Economist Prof Michael Hudson stated in 2014:

American foreign policy has almost always been based on agricultural exports… It’s by agriculture and control of the food supply that American diplomacy has been able to control most of the Third World. The World Bank’s geopolitical lending strategy has been to turn countries into food deficit areas by convincing them to grow cash crops – plantation export crops – not to feed themselves with their own food crops.”

On the back of India’s foreign exchange crisis in the 1990s, the IMF and World Bank wanted India to shift hundreds of millions out of agriculture. In return for up to more than $120 billion in loans at the time, India was directed to dismantle its state-owned seed supply system, reduce subsidies, run down public agriculture institutions and offer incentives for the growing of cash crops to earn foreign exchange.

The drive is to drastically dilute the role of the public sector in agriculture, reducing it to a facilitator of private capital and leading to the entrenchment of industrial farming and the replacement of small-scale farms.

Smashing protesters’ heads

A December 2020 photograph published by the Press Trust of India defines the Indian government’s approach to protesting farmers. It shows a security official in paramilitary garb raising a lathi. An elder from the Sikh farming community was about to feel its full force.

But “smashing the heads of farmers” is symbolic of how near-totalitarian ‘liberal democracies’ the world over now regard many within their own populations.

The right to protest and gather in public as well as the right of free speech has been suspended in Australia, which currently resembles a giant penal colony as officials pursue a nonsensical ‘zero-COVID’ policy.

Across Europe and in the US and Israel, unnecessary and discriminatory ‘COVID passports’ are being rolled out to restrict freedom of movement and access to services. And those who protest against any of this are often confronted by a massive, intimidating police presence (or actual police violence) and media smear campaigns.

Again, governments must demonstrate resolve to their billionaire masters in Big Finance, the Gates and Rockefeller Foundations, the World Economic Forum and the entire gamut of forces in the military-financial industrial complex behind the ‘Great Reset’, ‘4th Industrial Revolution, ‘New Normal’ or whichever other benign-sounding term its political and media lackeys use to disguise the restructuring of capitalism and the brutal impacts on ordinary people.

This too, like the restructuring of Indian agriculture – which will affect India’s entire 1.3-billion-plus population – is also part of a US foreign policy agenda that serves the interests of the Anglo-US elite.

COVID has ensured that trillions of dollars have been handed over to elite interests, while lockdowns and restrictions have been imposed on ordinary people and small businesses. The winners have been the likes of Amazon, Big Pharma and the tech giants.

The losers have been small enterprises and the bulk of the population, deprived of their right to work and the entire panoply of civil rights their ancestors struggled and often died for. If a masterplan is required to deliver a knockout blow to small enterprises for the benefit of global players, then this is it.

Professor Michel Cossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization says:

The Global Money financial institutions are the ‘creditors’ of the real economy which is in crisis. The closure of the global economy has triggered a process of global indebtedness. Unprecedented in World history, a multi-trillion bonanza of dollar denominated debts is hitting simultaneously the national economies of 193 countries.”

In August 2020, a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) stated”

“The COVID-19 crisis has severely disrupted economies and labour markets in all world regions, with estimated losses of working hours equivalent to nearly 400 million full-time jobs in the second quarter of 2020, most of which are in emerging and developing countries.”

Among the most vulnerable are the 1.6 billion informal economy workers, representing half of the global workforce, who are working in sectors experiencing major job losses or have seen their incomes seriously affected by lockdowns. Most of the workers affected (1.25 billion) are in retail, accommodation and food services and manufacturing. And most of these are self-employed and in low-income jobs in the informal sector.

India was especially affected in this respect when the government imposed a lockdown. The policy ended up pushing 230 million into poverty and wrecked the lives and livelihoods of many. A May 2021 report prepared by the Centre for Sustainable Employment at Azim Premji University (APU) has highlighted how employment and income had not recovered to pre-pandemic levels even by late 2020.

The report, ‘State of Working India 2021 – One year of Covid-19’ highlights how almost half of formal salaried workers moved into the informal sector and that 230 million people fell below the national minimum wage poverty line.

Even before COVID, India was experiencing its longest economic slowdown since 1991 with weak employment generation, uneven development and a largely informal economy. A recent article by the Research Unit for Political Economy highlights the structural weaknesses of the economy and the often desperate plight of ordinary people.

To survive Modi’s lockdown, the poorest 25% of households borrowed 3.8 times their median income, as against 1.4 times for the top 25%. The study noted the implications for debt traps.

Six months later, it was also noted that food intake was still at lockdown levels for 20% of vulnerable households.

Meanwhile, the rich were well taken care of. According to Left Voice:

The Modi government has handled the pandemic by prioritising the profits of big business and protecting the fortunes of billionaires over protecting the lives and livelihoods of workers.”

Michel Chossudovsky says that governments are now under the control of global creditors and that the post-Covid era will see massive austerity measures, including the cancellation of workers’ benefits and social safety nets. An unpayable multi-trillion dollar public debt is unfolding: the creditors of the state are Big Money, which calls the shots in a process that will lead to the privatisation of the state.

Between April and July 2020, the total wealth held by billionaires around the world has grown from $8 trillion to more than $10 trillion. Chossudovsky says a new generation of billionaire innovators looks set to play a critical role in repairing the damage by using the growing repertoire of emerging technologies. He adds that tomorrow’s innovators will digitise, refresh and revolutionise the economy: but, as he notes, let us be under no illusions these corrupt billionaires are impoverishers.

With this in mind, a recent piece on the US Right To Know website exposes the Gates-led agenda for the future of food based on the programming of biology to produce synthetic and genetically engineered substances. The thinking reflects the programming of computers in the information economy. Of course, Gates and his ilk have patented or are patenting the processes and products involved.

For example, Ginkgo Bioworks, a Gates-backed start-up that makes ‘custom organisms’, recently went public in a $17.5 billion deal. It uses ‘cell programming’ technology to genetically engineer flavours and scents into commercial strains of engineered yeast and bacteria to create ‘natural’ ingredients, including vitamins, amino acids, enzymes and flavours for ultra-processed foods.

Ginkgo plans to create up to 20,000 engineered ‘cell programs’ (it now has five) for food products and many other uses. It plans to charge customers to use its ‘biological platform’. Its customers are not consumers or farmers but the world’s largest chemical, food and pharmaceutical companies.

Gates pushes fake food by way of his greenwash agenda. If he really is interested in avoiding ‘climate catastrophe’, helping farmers or producing enough food, instead of cementing the power and the control of corporations over our food, he should be facilitating community-based and led agroecological approaches.

But he will not because there is no scope for patents, external proprietary inputs, commodification and dependency on global corporations which Gates sees as the answer to all of humanity’s problems in his quest to bypass democratic processes and rollout his agenda.

India should take heed because this is the future of ‘food’. If the farmers fail to get the farm bills repealed, India will again become dependent on food imports or on foreign food manufacturers and lab-made ‘food’. Fake food will displace traditional diets and cultivation methods will be driven by drones, genetically engineered seeds and farms without farmers, devastating the livelihoods (and health) of hundreds of millions.

This is a vision of the future courtesy of Klaus Schwab’s (of the elitist World Economic Forum) dystopic transhumanism and the Rockefellers’ 2010 lockstep scenario: genetically engineered food and genetically engineered people controlled by a technocratic elite whose plans are implemented through tighter top-down government control and more authoritarian leadership.

Since March 2020, we have seen the structural adjustment of the global capitalist system and labour’s relationship to it and an attempted adjustment of people’s thinking via endless government and media propaganda.

Whether it involves India’s farmers or the frequent rallies and marches against restrictions and COVID passports across the world, there is a common enemy. And there is also a common goal: liberty.

Colin Todhunter specialises in development, food and agriculture and is a Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization in Montreal.

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JIMLAP
JIMLAP
Sep 17, 2021 11:25 AM

Language is important.

People are influenced by language and are prone to ignore the depth of psychological penetration of words used to manufacture deep psychosis.

In a Monarchy, the monarch is primal… anything and everything may and is sacrificed to maintain the Monarchy and the survival of the Monarch.
In a Monarchy all morals and ethics are subservient to Monarchic requisites.

This self-same reasoning and ultimate consideration goes for Empire.

Same for a society based on Religion… the wellbeing and survival and interests of the Catholic Church permitted any and all atrocities upon everyone and everything for many hundreds of years.

When a man calls himself a Christian and means it, he is saying that he will sacrifice others and maybe even himself to the cause of his beliefs.

Racists are much the same….  A man who is Racist so believes in the principle of Racism that he will kill and even be killed in the maintenance of that conviction.
When a man subscribes fully to such labels of belief, he indicates by this that he holds the belief in the system he subscribes to as worthy of his dedication and all his conviction.

So by this we should realize that when a man is a Capitalist, and self describes as a Capitalist, he is as much, and also in this way fanatically committed to a belief system, body and soul.

To a Capitalist, the maintenance and wellbeing of this Superstition is paramount… it permits killing for and even dying for.
The acquisition and concentration of Capital is to such devotees the highest calling.
To such as they, Bill Gates, Soros and the Rockefellers are demigods, or the equivalents of the great saints of Christianity and the prophets of Islam. The reverence can often be quite clear in the faces of those that interview these luminaries.

So why is it shocking or supposedly surprising, or even considered impossible, when it is revealed that thousands, nay millions are being sacrificed in the name of Capital all the time?
No matter if in colonial warfare over resources or in medicine promoting toxic substances for profit alone.
What gives with this sort of hypocrisy??
Is it not in keeping with the way and means that people give themselves to worship?

Dare we imagine that it was also in this way taboo in times past to suggest Christianity capable of evil…. of Racists that they were bigoted demons, and of Monarchies and Colonialism that they were not the discoverers of new places but the horrific exterminators of the beauty of diversity on this earth.

In just such ways today is it taboo to claim that doctors and medical systems and pharmaceutical industries and even soldiers are the killer missionaries and mercenaries of our grand Capitalist delusions.

The most current common delusion always impossible to observe by those so immersed.

Our belief in Capitalism is blinding to such a degree that no reason may be tolerated opposing it.

Peter Clone
Peter Clone
Sep 17, 2021 4:47 AM

Gates is showing himself to be the ‘Beast’ of the apocalypse – driven by greed and the desire to destroy all whom he considers to be inferior to himself (just like all eugenicists). Such a vile man!

Redbull
Redbull
Sep 17, 2021 4:17 AM

wonderful article on a very sad subject. Poor old India cops it again

Dr Rogue
Dr Rogue
Sep 16, 2021 1:23 AM

The choice has never been simpler.

Resistance is futile because it is not enough. Offence is the best defence.

Get those farm tools out.

Brian of Nazareth
Brian of Nazareth
Sep 15, 2021 1:08 PM

Most arable farmers in the UK have already embraced the chemical/industrial commodity approach. Most farmers eat supermarket food, because they are not producing food they can eat. A healthy Agri-cultural life is not simply about making money to invest in more and bigger machinery, or growing crops to feed machines (biofuels) Access to healthy local food is a basic human right, and production of such food is also a nourishing social and cultural activity.

Dayne
Dayne
Sep 15, 2021 2:11 PM

Beautifully put. In Switzerland, people will rarely buy a food item that comes from another canton, let alone another country. They well and truly don’t see the point. Whereas here in Eastern Europe, half the country is shining yellow because it’s been taken over by conglomerate-grown rape seed. Super-fertile locales like Bulgaria import apples from Italy. It’s beyond a travesty, and it’s painfully obvious that this will not, cannot end well.

Johnny
Johnny
Sep 15, 2021 12:49 AM

The big swallowing the small.
It’s a proven moral and ecological disaster that every government on the planet encourages and subsidises.
No wonder anyone with half a brain DOES’NT TRUST THE PRICKS ON ANYTHING.

strange
strange
Sep 15, 2021 10:24 AM
Reply to  Johnny

“The big swallowing the small”

the big swallows the small in one ecosystem. in the case of the third world, the predators are jumping in from the other side of the planet. it is a cancer if the worst kind.

NixonScraypes
NixonScraypes
Sep 14, 2021 11:00 PM

I suppose they can’t use BSE over there with their sacred cows.

Howard
Howard
Sep 15, 2021 3:28 AM
Reply to  NixonScraypes

Isn’t it encouraging to know that some living creature somewhere on Earth is considered sacred? What a pity all life cannot be viewed that way.

Jas
Jas
Sep 14, 2021 7:57 PM

Eh?

Jas
Jas
Sep 14, 2021 7:40 PM

Farming is changing, up to now most of the worlds land has been owned by individual farmers doing there own thing- effectively most of the land of the world is owned by farmers. Get ready for billionaires and big business to buy it all up- Gates has already started in the US. Governments are already starting to make things difficult for farmers through various means.

Bob -Enough now
Bob -Enough now
Sep 17, 2021 12:40 AM
Reply to  Jas

In Europe as well and remember in the UK, Bozo wants to ruin the farms by planting trees and letting them go wild. All detail in the WEF – The Great Reset.

We can kneel and submit to become a zombie or we can stand and fight – YOU ONLY HAVE THOSE TWO CHOICES.

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Sep 14, 2021 7:40 PM

I smell Jtrig
Drain cleaner, someone! It’s nothing to get hung about. Just a scent I pick up sometimes.

Rhisiart Gwilym
Rhisiart Gwilym
Sep 15, 2021 12:53 AM
Reply to  Moneycircus

That JTRIG stench is widely found on the internet now. I often get a whiff of it down here in Off-G’s btl-basement. Dodgy operatives inserting disruptor memes and such. Sure sign, of course, that Off-G is doing very good work…at the moment…

That last caveat being just a nod towards the clearly-visible fact that all sorts of originally very good truth-telling outfits eventually get taken over. Perish the thought with Off-G, but – it happens. To defeat the lie-pushers, you have to stay agile, and sometimes, with regret, move on.

RobG
RobG
Sep 14, 2021 7:12 PM

“This wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. Either it goes or I do.”

Oscar Wilde, on his deathbed in a cheap hotel in Paris.

Paul Prichard
Paul Prichard
Sep 14, 2021 7:07 PM

Your alternative update on #COVID19 for 2021-09-13. Sir Christopher Chope MP asks for transparency regarding numbers post-jab deaths within 1-2-3m
https://paulthepaperbear.wordpress.com/2021/09/13/your-alternative-update-on-covid19-for-2021-09-13-sir-christopher-chope-mp-asks-for-transparency-regarding-numbers-post-jab-deaths-within-1-2-3m/

Susan Dorey
Susan Dorey
Sep 14, 2021 6:21 PM

Neoliberalism is the crime that keeps on destroying. Well, that’s one perspective, another would be the means to shift wealth and power from the majority to the minority. It will not, apparently, die a natural death. We must overcome it. India is a sad example of a nation that was seduced by bright shiny things, only to discover they sold their soul.

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Sep 14, 2021 6:54 PM
Reply to  Susan Dorey

When India tried a policy of self-sufficiency in the 1970s, the International Financial Institutions (UN etc) laughed at it. When India opened its economy, the IFIs ransacked it.

That is not to say self-sufficiency works. It is more a unifying myth than an achievable objective. But then so is free trade a lie as practiced by the IFI vultures.
https://www.epw.in/system/files/pdf/1960_12/37/the_myth_of_selfsufficiency_of_the_indian_village.pdf

mgeo
mgeo
Sep 15, 2021 9:16 AM
Reply to  Moneycircus

The global Operation Covid has exposed globalism as a dangerous delusion. We must learn from the more independent countries. While singing from the common hymn book, China and Russia have taken precautions.

“In 2017 and 2018, domestic consumption provided 76% of national GDP growth for China. In 2017, its exports fell to 9% of total output. The net contibution of international trade to its GDP growth was negative; it dropped to 1.3% in 2018. In contrast, the rest of the world increased dependence on China; it supplied 35% of global manufactured output.” -Mckinsey Global Institute 2019

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Sep 14, 2021 6:14 PM

Gates pushes fake food by way of his greenwash agenda. If he really is interested in avoiding ‘climate catastrophe’, helping farmers or producing enough food, instead of cementing the power and the control of corporations over our food, he should be facilitating community-based and led agroecological approaches.

But he will not because there is no scope for patents, external proprietary inputs, commodification and dependency on global corporations which Gates sees as the answer to all of humanity’s problems in his quest to bypass democratic processes and rollout his agenda.

Colin puts it very succinctly. If Gates’ fanbois and XR types can’t understand this… … well, we know why. They are not sincere environmental movements. Like the un-skeptic-skeptics, they are paid to believe.

If they are not paid, their drivers are irrational: ‘The rage of those self-righteous hypocrites will not be slaked until they burn the COVID-9/11 heretics at the stake because they cannot accept responsibility for their emotions,’ writes Tom Luongo.

Biden’s handlers are driving us towards conflict. We must resist. These emotional reactionaries cannot be reasoned with politically and they are not worth our blood.

Whoever wrote the words for Biden knew their import: ‘What more is there to wait for? What more do you need to see?… Our patience is wearing thin, and your refusal has cost all of us.’

Also provocative, the simultaneous announcements that Congressional staff would be exempt from a federal vaccine mandate.

Australians have felt the same provocation for months now. The significance lies in those who speak their message through Biden’s teleprompter. This is a message to all of us in every country to be on our guard.

Politicians are more vulnerable than they think — but the threat comes from their handlers.

What is the advantage to the Great Resetters of a physical confrontation? It could speed up the transition; it could remove incumbents who have served their purpose; it could alter the forces on the ground, for example, replace defunded police with centralized military.

Like a troupe from Central Casting, politicians create the perception of one big target. A great, pasty-faced parade of sitting ducks in a shooting arcade. And now Joe Biden, with incendiary tone and language, is provoking a reaction.

It’s already clear that politicians occupy as much space in the future plans of the technocracy as human hamburger flippers.

It is not even necessary for people to take the bait. The Jan 6, 2021 Capitol incursion was led by FBI informers. Police are on video waving them in, as they dutifully step within the ropes.

Governments can create domestic firefights if these create the justification for pre-existing policies such as the replacement of defunded police with military, or the use of pre-constructed containment camps under the pretext of health or social order.

We must, once again, tolerate these Politically Correct fake radicals (who would happily condemn us to a quarantine camp) but refuse to cooperate. Fighting them would hasten our own destruction. Build our own networks, rely on our own people but avoid the division of conflict.

I make a distinction for personal survival. I have said that anyone’s attempt to forcibly vaccinate me would be a matter of life and death and I will respond in kind. I advise anyone else to consider what they would do in that circumstance.

In full for subscribers: https://moneycircus.substack.com/p/paid-content-chronicle-of-dissent-a95

Brianborou
Brianborou
Sep 14, 2021 7:51 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

Prior to the beginning of the Second World War, the persecution of the German Jews, Political opponents and “ racially inferior “ races plus anyone deviating from the Nazis norm, was constricted to a certain degree by international opinion and a residue of public opinion courageous enough to stand up to the tyranny of the regime.

Conflict changed this almost all constraints were cast aside under the mantra of Ein Volk against the enemy. The regime had to prior to it, adhere to some semblance of following a law because not all the Germans were fully behind the agenda up to this point.

A similar position is occurring over the Scamdemic, the empathy of the majority of the people, including many of the old bill, is not consider them the enemy.

However, when Goering was questioned at The Nuremberg Trials how did you convince a nation of people to go along either willingly, unwillingly or refuse to oppose the bestial acts, he said simple and it applies to any nation, create an enemy, threaten the people with it and all those who oppose it are castigated as enemies of the state or traitors.

This is how this manufactured nonsense is proceeding unless we stop it !

mgeo
mgeo
Sep 15, 2021 9:31 AM
Reply to  Brianborou

Did Goering incriminate himself thus? Or is this an earlier quote of him describing Britsh propaganda to justify its aggression?

Waldorf
Waldorf
Sep 16, 2021 10:51 AM
Reply to  mgeo

Gustave Gilbert, a German-speaking psychologist at the trial, reported that this is what Goering said to him.

Brianborou.
Brianborou.
Sep 16, 2021 1:40 PM
Reply to  mgeo

He stated this under oath at the Nuremberg trials when questioned by the prosecution ” how did you manage to get the German people to commit such crimes “

juno
juno
Sep 14, 2021 8:12 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

Whoever wrote the words for Biden knew their import: ‘What more is there to wait for? What more do you need to see?… Our patience is wearing thin, and your refusal has cost all of us.’

I can’t figure out if the writer never saw a Star Wars movie or if they are a Vader fanboi.

Rhisiart Gwilym
Rhisiart Gwilym
Sep 15, 2021 1:00 AM
Reply to  Moneycircus

Whatever may be wisest, it’s a no-brainer prediction right now that our situation WILL lead to violence, like it or no, strategically-wise or no. It just takes a critical mass of intolerably pissed off people, and it explodes automatically.

Martin Usher
Martin Usher
Sep 14, 2021 6:08 PM

This is just the latest in a historical trend to dispossess people from the land in the name of efficiency (i.e. profits). When this happened in the UK a few hundred years ago the surplus population became the urban poor, living on the margins in cities and eventually becoming the workforce for the Industrial Revolution. This isn’t possible in modern India; its got too many people and far too many urban poor to tolerate another population shift. Realistically it should be looking at ways of keeping people on the land while increasing agricultural output in a sustainable way.

We may point an accusing finger at miltinationals, billionairs and the like but ultimately the problem is that the Indians have in the BJP a government that’s not interested in the welfare of the country as a whole. The power elite see a short cut to maintaining their personal power and wealth by fostering nationalism and participating in some kind of ‘ring of steel’ around China. Its a strategy that’s doomed to fail but its likely to do a lot of material and social damage in the process (but then the puerps can just take their money and emigrate so what do they care?).

Anne
Anne
Sep 14, 2021 5:40 PM

Offg can I not be Annie again?where can I change it?

Croach
Croach
Sep 14, 2021 5:38 PM

Off-topic.
Part of the narrative that up until now I had not paid much attention to was ‘Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children temporally linked with covid’ (mis-c).
Early on an attempt was made to link covid-19 with Kawasaki disease.
But tptb had not thought to sufficiently corrupt the various Kawasaki societies (generally run by very sincere people), who quickly made statements reassuring that there was no evidence of any link.
So tptb scratched their heads and came up with a new AIDS-like disease, taking the three most common causes of childhood myocarditis and bundling their symptoms with a positive Sars2 test to make mis-c.
Symptoms of Kawasaki disease OR Symptoms of toxic shock OR Symptoms of microphage activation syndrome + positive sars-cov2 antibody/PCR test result = mis-c.
This has allowed them to say that covid-19 is linked with childhood myocarditis (even though there is no evidence), because mild/asymptomatic sars-cov2 ‘infection’ can lead to mis-c at a later date and that rates of childhood myocarditis associated with mis-c are higher than those associated with the vaccines (they would be, as mis-c encompasses the three leading causes of childhood myocarditis).
This operation started early last year.
The conclusion to be drawn is that they have always intended to damage the heart health of children and made efforts to get the cover in early.
Much the same as the US announcing a premonition of a polio-like disease (in actuality likely polio due to jab poisoning) that’s going to emerge in children in the near future.
I cannot adequately express how this makes me feel – so I won’t try.
It brings me back to my speculation that we shouldn’t be thinking of the jabs in terms of everybody dropping dead at the stroke of midnight, rather they are largely a way of causing chronic illness that substantially reduces the general populations’ lifespans.
With the caveat of course that sometimes a protracted incremental assault is an effective way of making the enemy least expect a sudden blitzkrieg.

NoThanks
NoThanks
Sep 14, 2021 7:32 PM
Reply to  Croach

https://www.momsacrossamerica.com/new_study_shows_glyphosate_harms_next_generation

The idea that a “side-effect” is something which either happens immediately or doesn’t happen at all is pervasive but simply wrong. The need to have a smoking gun on every disease fools people, time and time again. Downstream effects may be immediate, in weeks, years, months…or over generations, affecting offspring more than the original recipient. That’s why a vaccine should be required to show safety in both long-term and generational studies prior to being rolled out to…oh, let’s say an entire population of humans.

Of course, that last part is presuming that any vaccine has ever been actually beneficial, that specific viruses have been proven to cause specific diseases, and that germ theory itself is valid. Every supposed “proof” I’ve seen of these has looked rather underwhelming and unscientific under close scrutiny.

Veri Tas
Veri Tas
Sep 15, 2021 12:13 AM
Reply to  Croach

This incremental doctoring towards chronic disease using ever more vaccines on children over the past decades had already been going on. Today, you will hardly find any children, teens or young adults who are not chronically ill.

A few years ago, researchers warned that these younger generations will not live as long as my, let alone my parents’ generation lived or are going to live.

Killing us slowly is a well-established design, and the lackey docs haven’t got a clue for the most part.

mgeo
mgeo
Sep 15, 2021 9:40 AM
Reply to  Croach

Though “Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome” sounds learned, they are saying that the patients are suffer various disparate problems at the same time, with no explanation. Just what we would expect when “someone” introduces the spike protein directly or indirectly. It causes micro-clots and may even change DNA – all over the body. This is in addition to ADE.

teapot
teapot
Sep 14, 2021 3:59 PM

Fucking outrageous. The scumbags that have risen to the top are so afraid of all that is natural and real; I’ll bet they look at protestors and see vermin – they extol police to view ordinary people as animals that must be punished for having and expressing a free thinking opinion. Trickle down in action.
Here in Norfolk, Eng. we have seen local farmers, under cover of covid, erode rights of way, taking another strip of land here and there, pathways now slimmed down to single-file only, trees uprooted, hedgerows cut back to the bone, seemingly to prevent foraging. Another tranche, albeit on a smaller scale but nonetheless, the importance of land and land use, used as yet another control-vector to enslave through hunger.

Anne
Anne
Sep 14, 2021 5:38 PM
Reply to  teapot

I’ve noticed that in England past 10 years.

Jas
Jas
Sep 14, 2021 7:49 PM
Reply to  teapot

Are you saying farmers are part of the elite? Are farmers trying to starve you in Norfolk? Food is as plentiful and cheap as it is ever going to be at the moment. Would you prefer the land to be rewilded maybe so you can pick blackberries for a few weeks a year? What are you saying exactly?

County Girl
County Girl
Sep 14, 2021 8:20 PM
Reply to  Jas

Of course ‘farmers’ are part of the elite in the UK. Most farms are owned by big business. not by individuals earning a living to feed their families.

teapot
teapot
Sep 14, 2021 11:16 PM
Reply to  Jas

I am saying, fucking outrageous – all over the world, scum are practicing land grabs. Why do you feed them, calling them elite? They are scum, working to prevent and change cultural norms established over generations. So what if your perceptions are food is plentiful and cheap.There are others who experience access to food differently to that. But scum have their grubby paws over food poverty too. A lot of money and power to be gained by controlling access to food, even ‘free’ food. And if in England, wild food’s only nutritional value is to be found in blackberries, then why do landowning farmers destroy so much else as well as preventing full access to ancient rights of way?

Jas
Jas
Sep 15, 2021 4:34 AM
Reply to  teapot

Land owning farmers can do just that if they wish as they own the land.your footpath should not have been deleted and if it has that would be illegal.
Frankly I think this country would be a better place if the population did have to forage for their food for a few weeks,peoples sense of entitlement to have whatever they want whenever they want is what has ruined the world. 1/3 of the worlds food production is thrown in the bin every year,people expect pineapples and mangoes in the UK and they expect them for pennies- if you dont think consumers are to blame for this you are deluded.supermarkets have facilitated it-your ‘access to food ‘ has never been so good!!
Yet still 7 million people die every year of malnutrition-makes the amount of death from the flu look stupid . not in England though. Maybe weed need a global government who can distribute free food to the people who need it?…..Maybe the people of the UK will pay for it? Maybe. Maybe the population is too big,maybe there are too many people talking and using resources not doing anything. Maybe what’s needed is a population reducing vaccine. Maybe. Haha

teapot
teapot
Sep 15, 2021 10:35 AM
Reply to  Jas

Land owning farmers can do just that if they wish as they own the land

It is indeed illegal for landowners to ‘delete’ or block rights of way. As mentioned previously, local land-grabs have been done under cover of covid. Ordinarily, ordinary people can call upon the Ramblers to keep these pathways open by simply using them, denying the opportunity for landowners to claim they are no longer viable due to disuse. Ramblers have not been out in any real numbers for over a year.
Feel free to embrace the idea all societal ills can be reversed by globalisation! Incredible naivety to assume scum bags will then disappear and global production and distribution will no longer mean the largest slice of pie going to them whilst everyone else makes do with their allotted ration.
And for those promoting population reduction, get to the front of the line.

Jas
Jas
Sep 15, 2021 1:36 PM
Reply to  teapot

you’d do well to watch how many people you make enemies of- farmers are not all globalists or The Elite.You are going to need as much help as you can get to fight the battle against tyranny.Accusing all farmers of being part of the New World Order because someone has ploughed up a bit of your local dog walk is ridiculous.

teapot
teapot
Sep 16, 2021 2:26 AM
Reply to  Jas

you’d do well to watch how many people you make enemies of

Risible threat narrative. I’ve accused scumbags of land grabs, of eroding the rights of ordinary people. Even the most basic right to access wild food. It’s happening here, it’s happening in India, large swathes of American agricultural land has been bought up, not heard much about similar activity elsewhere in the world.
Making enemies is raison detre, good to learn this includes landowning scumbags who see all non land owning land users as pests on the land.

dr death
dr death
Sep 15, 2021 3:25 PM
Reply to  teapot

if you still believe in the sanctity of ‘law’ after the last 20 months of outright ‘establishment’ criminality….

well…. I have nice bridge to sell you…..

teapot
teapot
Sep 16, 2021 2:06 AM
Reply to  dr death

The same ‘establishment’ who under the 1st Tory coalition, did away with Legal Aid for all bar criminals and matrimonial?

dr death
dr death
Sep 15, 2021 3:22 PM
Reply to  Jas

I’m afraid you are talking shit… at least 20% of the population in this blighted over-populated shithole (we are far more crammed than india, in fact the most crammed) are more or less paupers, rickets malnutrition, charity hand-outs…

it’s a thin wedge who have nothing to worry about (for now)…

the rest are are an empty shelf away from starvation… you need to focus your arguments…

Rhisiart Gwilym
Rhisiart Gwilym
Sep 15, 2021 1:11 AM
Reply to  teapot

Some scumbag outfits have also been killing and stealing mature oaks along the route of HS2, two-hundred-year-old elders of the local lifeweb who could not possibly have been in the way of the devastation operations for the wholly pointless and unnecessary railway. Stolen and turned into quick money, because the open-season corrupt lawlessness in Britain is now a – real – epidemic.

Howard
Howard
Sep 15, 2021 3:43 AM

The oaks, along with all other trees, will get the final word in all this. How? By no longer being there. Their absence will begin a sequence which will end in the extinction of humanity.

Anne
Anne
Sep 14, 2021 3:25 PM

Offg it’s me Annie but I’ve changed server to duck that’s why it can’t recognise me.

Anne
Anne
Sep 14, 2021 3:23 PM

We are at war we are in ww111.This will be the war to end all wars?!?Wonder what they meant by that?.

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Sep 14, 2021 2:10 PM

Haven’t most countries become less self-sufficient over the past 30 years? It is as Colin says tied to the World Bank and GATT/WTO policies.

Rockefeller calls it interdependence and says it’s a good thing. That’s because they are controlling the supply chain and The Investors own the highly-concentrated food processors.

On another topic, the politicians may not realize it but they are being set up as a target.

Howard
Howard
Sep 14, 2021 1:46 PM

Quite frankly, I offer the only solution to these kinds of problems: completely abandon all science, technology and finance. For thousands of years humanity has made deals with the devil; and for thousands of years humanity has slowly approached extinction.

“Oh but science, technology and finance have done a lot of good”: these are the words that will grace humanity’s tombstone.

For a few bones thrown our way, we gave up our right to exist. Good businessmen we ain’t.

S Cooper
S Cooper
Sep 14, 2021 3:04 PM
Reply to  Howard

“End corporate fascism and the war rackets. WE THE PEOPLE (Humanity) need to put an end to the reign of terror of the war racketeer corporate fascist oligarch mobster psychopaths. To Hell with War! To Hell with Billy Eugenics and his ilk!”

“Now for some Debs.”
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https://www.marxists.org/archive/debs/works/1918/court.htm

“Social, political and economic EQUALITY now!”

wardropper
wardropper
Sep 14, 2021 3:55 PM
Reply to  Howard

You are right to point out that all the ‘progress’ man has made in terms of technical mastery of the physical world has come at a very, very high price with regard to other aspects of his nature.

But it’s like so many bad things in our lives: We just can’t undo them.
It’s like the atom bomb: We can’t un-invent it.
It’s like some of the terrible images of war we have seen: We can’t un-see them.

My feeling is that we are currently living in the basement of evolution.
The bottom.
One can’t dig any deeper without hitting magma.

After that, there is only an upward direction, although nobody has ever hinted that this might be easy.
With regard to the deals humanity has made with the devil, I think we now have all the evidence we need that he exists, so the way forward is probably just to keep him in mind while we try to remember what a human being really is, and while we try to build a future which deprives him of a foothold.

If we can do that, I don’t think we need to forsake all the positive technical achievements on our CV. We just need to keep them in their place.

As you say, good businessmen we ain’t. But thank heaven there’s more to life than business.

Howard
Howard
Sep 15, 2021 3:52 AM
Reply to  wardropper

Though your point has realism on its side while mine has only fantasy, I still say the day is coming when the only choice will be to forsake all the advances or perish.

In the series “Cosmos” (which I dearly love), Carl Sagan noted that were it not for the virtual annihilation of science for a thousand years, we would already be in outer space.

I beg to differ with Mr Sagan. If science had been allowed to flourish for those thousand years, we’d all be dead by now.

The horror inflicted on Europe by the Catholic Church is all that saved humanity from itself. Not a comforting thought.

steadydirt
steadydirt
Sep 14, 2021 6:17 PM
Reply to  Howard

‘buSINessmen’ you say?

mgeo
mgeo
Sep 15, 2021 9:49 AM
Reply to  Howard

When cleverness and knowledge arise, great lies flourish. -Lao Tzu

Dayne
Dayne
Sep 15, 2021 2:20 PM
Reply to  Howard

Very true. I look at the villagers here in Bulgaria – with their bare-bricks houses, their horse carts, bicycles and 1950s motorcycles, their hand-rolled cigarettes and their cellars crammed with jarred preserves. Something tells me they are much better equipped to deal with what’s coming than we the ‘modern’ corporate crowd.

dr death
dr death
Sep 15, 2021 4:00 PM
Reply to  Howard

the aim of science and technology once ‘regulated’/corporatized and taken out of the hands of ‘heath robinson’ types’… ceased to be of benefit.

it seems a mostly misunderstood fraud anyway.. starvation, cancer, autism all at colossal levels, plastic waste and environmental destruction, nuclear waste, emf smog, imbecility inducing so called enter-tain-ments, ridiculous roads and methods of transportation…. all designed to fuck with you..

certain threads of scientisms are however followed assiduously simply because they offer benefits to a certain clique and anathema to you …. (whether it works or not.. and that’s where owning ‘finance’ and law come in useful, all controlled by the same people )..

tyrants have always dreamed of the panopticon, and the current crop of tyrannists have been dreaming of eliminating you since their ancestors sagely nodded in agreement with malthus and his ilk… in fact they have ‘clubs’ solely dedicated to this outcome..

uncle ted K saw it coming… but then again, even Ike eisenhower and kennedy warned you…

YouTube_censors_unfortuna
YouTube_censors_unfortuna
Sep 17, 2021 10:47 AM
Reply to  Howard

Thanks for telling us what the solution to this immense crime could be. It’s one thing to warn everyone about a problem. it is an entirely different thing to also give the solution(s) to it. The next problem is executing the solution with intelligence.

Marilyn Shepherd
Marilyn Shepherd
Sep 14, 2021 1:28 PM
juno
juno
Sep 14, 2021 8:23 PM

Thanks. I haven’t heard that one since I was a child.

jubal hershaw
jubal hershaw
Sep 14, 2021 10:56 PM

he played on Dylans mid-60s albums. So i bought his album too. Some pretty wishy-washy lyrics on it…

NixonScraypes
NixonScraypes
Sep 15, 2021 12:47 AM

He really gets to the nub of things and doesn’t spare himself. What a great song and performance. I’m going to listen to more of him. I see it’s him playing the haunting guitar on Aretha’s chain of fools. Deep.

Edwige
Edwige
Sep 14, 2021 12:49 PM

More on glyphosate:
https://www.thehighersidechats.com/carey-gillam-the-monsanto-papers-glyphosate-damage-corrupted-science/

(She may have once worked for Reuters but it’s still worth a listen)

Waldorf
Waldorf
Sep 14, 2021 12:36 PM

The lathi was very much a feature of “maintaining public order” under the Raj. That it continued in use following independence is a good example of “meet the new boss, same as the old boss”.

Croach
Croach
Sep 14, 2021 5:46 PM
Reply to  Waldorf

One of the first things I did in response to what’s happening was to procure for myself a particularly large lathi.
I’m too frail to use the bloody thing, but I’m hoping the sight of it might cause someone to pause and reflect for a moment.
Everybody should own one.

NixonScraypes
NixonScraypes
Sep 14, 2021 11:18 PM
Reply to  Waldorf

That’s just what they said when the Raj took over from the Raja. Or the Moghul. Or the Brahmin.

mgeo
mgeo
Sep 15, 2021 9:56 AM
Reply to  Waldorf

It is somewhat better than tear gas (that can be fatal), concussion grenades, sting grenades, rubber bullets and projectors (for unbearable vibration, noise or and heat)

Ort
Ort
Sep 15, 2021 7:38 PM
Reply to  mgeo

Tasers also deserve dishonorable mention.

I’m not sure whether designers of much-ballyhooed “non-lethal” police weaponry, whether intended for use against individuals or groups (crowds), deliberately sneak in “off-label” lethal applications, or whether the cops or troopers deploying them figure out how they can maim or kill.

You know, like “accidently” firing “non-lethal” tear gas canisters directly at a protestor’s head.

Waldorf
Waldorf
Sep 16, 2021 10:59 AM
Reply to  Ort

Berkin Elvan, a teenager, spent a year in a coma after being hit in the head by a tear gas canister fired by Turkish police in Istanbul during widespread unrest in 2013. He died the following year, without ever regaining consciousness.

Ort
Ort
Sep 16, 2021 10:29 PM
Reply to  Waldorf

The IDF manages to “accidently” maim and kill protestors with tear gas canisters now and then.

In 2011, Christopher Whitman, a 25-year-old American student and activist, was shot in the head at close range with a high-velocity metal tear gas canister while attending a West Bank protest.

Israeli political and military spokespersons claimed that this was an unfortunate and regrettable accident. Yet somehow this sort of Merry Mixup persisted; there are several stories like this, but just to add one more with a photo:

In 2018, Haitham Abu Sabla, a 24-year old Palestinian man, was severely injured by a tear gas canister that was shot into his mouth by Israeli troops during a border protest. He recovered from the injury, but I don’t know how he’s fared since then.

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Fcuk checker
Fcuk checker
Sep 17, 2021 5:04 PM
Reply to  Ort

yes, that can hurt

Waldorf
Waldorf
Sep 16, 2021 10:56 AM
Reply to  mgeo

I have some experience of riot gas. Unpleasant.

NickM
NickM
Sep 16, 2021 2:19 PM
Reply to  Waldorf

“Give my husband thick bamboo, and he will govern Britain as he governs India”. — Bernard Shaw, Heartbreak House.