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COVID, Capitalism, Friedrich and Boris 

Colin Todhunter

“And thus it renders more and more evident the great central fact that the cause of the miserable condition of the working class is to be sought, not in these minor grievances, but in the capitalistic system itself.”
Friedrich Engels, The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845) (preface to the English Edition, p.36) 

The IMF and World Bank have for decades pushed a policy agenda based on cuts to public services, increases in taxes paid by the poorest and moves to undermine labour rights and protections.

IMF ‘structural adjustment’ policies have resulted in 52% of Africans lacking access to healthcare and 83% having no safety nets to fall back on if they lose their job or become sick. Even the IMF has shown that neoliberal policies fuel poverty and inequality.

In 2021, an Oxfam review of IMF COVID-19 loans showed that 33 African countries were encouraged to pursue austerity policies. The world’s poorest countries are due to pay $43 billion in debt repayments in 2022, which could otherwise cover the costs of their food imports.

Oxfam and Development Finance International (DFI) have also revealed that 43 out of 55 African Union member states face public expenditure cuts totalling $183 billion over the next five years.

According to Prof Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization, the closure of the world economy has triggered an unprecedented process of global indebtedness. Governments are now under the control of global creditors in the post-COVID era.

What we are seeing is a de facto privatisation of the state as governments capitulate to the needs of Western financial institutions.

Moreover, these debts are largely dollar-denominated, helping to strengthen the US dollar and US leverage over countries.

It raises the question: what was COVID really about?

Millions have been asking that question since lockdowns and restrictions began in early 2020. If it was indeed about public health, why close down the bulk of health services and the global economy knowing full well what the massive health, economic and debt implications would be?

Why mount a military-style propaganda campaign to censor world-renowned scientists and terrorise entire populations and use the full force and brutality of the police to ensure compliance?

These actions were wholly disproportionate to any risk posed to public health, especially when considering the way ‘COVID death’ definitions and data were often massaged and how PCR tests were misused to scare populations into submission.

Prof Fabio Vighi of Cardiff University implies we should have been suspicious from the start when the usually “unscrupulous ruling elites” froze the global economy in the face of a pathogen that targets almost exclusively the unproductive (the over 80s).

COVID was a crisis of capitalism masquerading as a public health emergency.

Capitalism

Capitalism needs to keep expanding into or creating new markets to ensure the accumulation of capital to offset the tendency for the general rate of profit to fall. The capitalist needs to accumulate capital (wealth) to be able to reinvest it and make further profits. By placing downward pressure on workers’ wages, the capitalist extracts sufficient surplus value to be able to do this.

But when the capitalist is unable to sufficiently reinvest (due to declining demand for commodities, a lack of investment opportunities and markets, etc), wealth (capital) over accumulates, devalues and the system goes into crisis. To avoid crisis, capitalism requires constant growth, markets and sufficient demand.

According to writer Ted Reese, the capitalist rate of profit has trended downwards from an estimated 43% in the 1870s to 17% in the 2000s.

Although wages and corporate taxes have been slashed, the exploitability of labour was increasingly insufficient to meet the demands of capital accumulation.

By late 2019, many companies could not generate sufficient profit. Falling turnover, limited cashflows and highly leveraged balance sheets were prevalent.

Economic growth was weakening in the run up to the massive stock market crash in February 2020, which saw trillions more pumped into the system in the guise of ‘COVID relief’.

To stave off crisis up until that point, various tactics had been employed.

Credit markets were expanded and personal debt increased to maintain consumer demand as workers’ wages were squeezed. Financial deregulation occurred and speculative capital was allowed to exploit new areas and investment opportunities.

At the same time, stock buybacks, the student debt economy, quantitative easing and massive bail outs and subsidies and an expansion of militarism helped to maintain economic growth.

There was also a ramping up of an imperialist strategy that has seen indigenous systems of production abroad being displaced by global corporations and states pressurised to withdraw from areas of economic activity, leaving transnational players to occupy the space left open.

While these strategies produced speculative bubbles and led to an overevaluation of assets and increased both personal and government debt, they helped to continue to secure viable profits and returns on investment.

But come 2019, former governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King warned that the world was sleepwalking towards a fresh economic and financial crisis that would have devastating consequences. He argued that the global economy was stuck in a low growth trap and recovery from the crisis of 2008 was weaker than that after the Great Depression.

King concluded that it was time for the Federal Reserve and other central banks to begin talks behind closed doors with politicians.

That is precisely what happened as key players, including BlackRock, the world’s most powerful investment fund, got together to work out a strategy going forward. This took place in the lead up to COVID.

Aside from deepening the dependency of poorer countries on Western capital, Fabio Vighi says lockdowns and the global suspension of economic transactions allowed the US Fed to flood the ailing financial markets (under the guise of COVID) with freshly printed money while shutting down the real economy to avoid hyperinflation. Lockdowns suspended business transactions, which drained the demand for credit and stopped the contagion.

COVID provided cover for a multi-trillion-dollar bailout for the capitalist economy that was in meltdown prior to COVID. Despite a decade or more of ‘quantitative easing’, this new bailout came in the form of trillions of dollars pumped into financial markets by the US Fed (in the months prior to March 2020) and subsequent ‘COVID relief’.

The IMF, World bank and global leaders knew full well what the impact on the world’s poor would be of closing down the world economy through COVID-related lockdowns.

Yet they sanctioned it and there is now the prospect that in excess of a quarter of a billion more people worldwide will fall into extreme levels of poverty in 2022 alone.

In April 2020, the Wall Street Journal stated the IMF and World Bank faced a deluge of aid requests from scores of poorer countries seeking bailouts and loans from financial institutions with $1.2 trillion to lend.

In addition to helping to reboot the financial system, closing down the global economy deliberately deepened poorer countries’ dependency on Western global conglomerates and financial interests.

Lockdowns also helped accelerate the restructuring of capitalism that involves smaller enterprises being driven to bankruptcy or bought up by monopolies and global chains, thereby ensuring continued viable profits for Big Tech, the digital payments giants and global online corporations like Meta and Amazon and the eradication of millions of jobs.

Although the effects of the conflict in Ukraine cannot be dismissed, with the global economy now open again, inflation is rising and causing a ‘cost of living’ crisis. With a debt-ridden economy, there is limited scope for rising interest rates to control inflation.

But this crisis is not inevitable: current inflation is not only induced by the liquidity injected into the financial system but also being fuelled by speculation in food commodity markets and corporate greed as energy and food corporations continue to rake in vast profits at the expense of ordinary people.

Resistance

However, resistance is fertile.

Aside from the many anti-restriction/pro-freedom rallies during COVID, we are now seeing a more strident trade unionism coming to the fore – in Britain at least – led by media savvy leaders like Mick Lynch, general secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), who know how to appeal to the public and tap into widely held resentment against soaring cost of living rises.

Teachers, health workers and others could follow the RMT into taking strike action.

Lynch says that millions of people in Britain face lower living standards and the stripping out of occupational pensions. He adds:

COVID has been a smokescreen for the rich and powerful in this country to drive down wages as far as they can.”

Just like a decade of imposed ‘austerity’ was used to achieve similar results in the lead-up to COVID.

The trade union movement should now be taking a leading role in resisting the attack on living standards and further attempts to run-down state-provided welfare and privatise what remains.

The strategy to wholly dismantle and privatise health and welfare services seems increasingly likely given the need to rein in (COVID-related) public debt and the trend towards AI, workplace automisation and worklessness.

This is a real concern because, following the logic of capitalism, work is a condition for the existence of the labouring classes. So, if a mass labour force is no longer deemed necessary, there is no need for mass education, welfare and healthcare provision and systems that have traditionally served to reproduce and maintain labour that capitalist economic activity has required.

In 2019, Philip Alston, the UN rapporteur on extreme poverty, accused British government ministers of the “systematic immiseration of a significant part of the British population” in the decade following the 2008 financial crash.

Alston stated:

As Thomas Hobbes observed long ago, such an approach condemns the least well off to lives that are ‘solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short’. As the British social contract slowly evaporates, Hobbes’ prediction risks becoming the new reality.”

Post-COVID, Alston’s words carry even more weight.

As this article draws to a close, news is breaking that Boris Johnson has resigned as prime minister. A remarkable PM if only for his criminality, lack of moral foundation and double standards – also applicable to many of his cronies in government.

With this in mind, let’s finish where we began.

I have never seen a class so deeply demoralised, so incurably debased by selfishness, so corroded within, so incapable of progress, as the English bourgeoisie… For it nothing exists in this world, except for the sake of money, itself not excluded. It knows no bliss save that of rapid gain, no pain save that of losing gold. In the presence of this avarice and lust of gain, it is not possible for a single human sentiment or opinion to remain untainted.”
The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845), p.275

Colin Todhunter specialises in development, food and agriculture and is a Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization in Montreal. You can read his “mini e-book”, Food, Dependency and Dispossession: Cultivating Resistance, here.

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Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 10, 2022 7:11 PM

What Ya Gonna Do. Zombie Bank Death Squad

#QED #MOAB “the gates of the technocratic prison will open automatically, despite their rusty ancient hinges, as soon as we choose to walk out.” “OPEN SESAME”

Sedwill addresses the Atlantic Council 2019. Trump This is the end of real, Cummings to the treasury committee. Spikes , Spooks and Spiel. De ja vu all over again

Thanks for coming

Thanks for smiling

Thanks for dancing

Thanks for “how”

Thanks for tweeting

You made my day 🙂

What you gonna do, when you gotta do,
What you gotta do, when you gotta do,
What you gonna do?

Did you notice?
The parting of the rich and poor by derivative Moses?
Washing up upon the shore, making people homeless?
Running regulator like a whore, pimpin’ out the truthness?
I know you’ve heard it all here before but this tune be ruthless.
It be calling you out on the floor, see what your groove is?
If you can you push it a little more, that is all is wanted.

Get together stand as one when the revolution come.
What you a go do when the revolution come?
Stand together as one, brothers and sisters unite.
Everybody hold it down tight, get together and put up a fight.

Don’t you think it’s outrageous?
Everybody here getting robbed and they say we ain’t gracious.
Peak oil, peak grow, peak jobs they be acting brainless.
Punch and Judy polititions with their heads up their anus.
But we seen it all before this scam be ageless,
They be playing with our future lives like they’re playing in Vegas.
But we living a finite life we better get tameless.

mariusmioc
mariusmioc
Jul 9, 2022 5:05 PM

„52% of Africans lacking access to healthcare”. This was a blessing in the covid crisis. In Africa, there are less significantly covid deaths than in developped countries which are spending billions for healthcare. Check worldometers: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
All covid restrictions were imposed by the state, not by the private sector. Not a bigger government to control the greedy capitalists is necesary, but a smaler governments, which should not be able to impose such restrictions. Dismantling all the healthcare state agencies is necesary, even if this mean that many people will lose acces to the Big Pharma – controlled healthcare system. The free market will create better and cheaper healthcare systems if there is no government to regulate, as governmental agencies are corrupted by Big Pharma.

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 4:38 PM

The Going Direct Paradigm
The driving motivation behind the accelerated rush to a Techno Fascist Feudalism has been occupying my mind for the years leading up to the Repo Spike in New York in September 2019.
In the Financialised economy and with the CBDC push tied to DIgital Id’s, we see a symptom of the appearance of what the system is trying to preserve, namely itself and its Monopoly ingroup. The real Economy is put in the position of trying to make bricks without straw, a misallocation of resources, and the Credit tokens to acquire those resources.
The Dominant Resource tieing the Financial system’s real potentials to the Real potentials of the real economy is the Flow of Energy resources and Primary resources through the economy. It would seem that a Hard limit on available energy to sustain the present industrial output of the global economy has been hit, what seems inexplicable is the Priorities touted in narratives regarding Why our largest Energy Sources the Hydro Carbons, Gas, Oil and Coal, and the largest potential replacement for them Nuclear are being demonised? It is more properly described as being stood down, why? Climate Change, The Climate Crisis, The Plague of Humans 
Finance Capitalism’s private money creation is explained by Bernard Leitaer.

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 4:43 PM
Reply to  Roger Lewis

Ranjan and Rog Disuss No10 Pantomime, Bromides for Democratic discombobulation. #FatteningtheGoldenCalf #FatteningthewrongpigBromide.
Bromide suicide afternoon tea
commonplace chattering a twattering banality.
Watch your step, watch the news
The Attitude platitude
Stay at home, Save Lives Protect the NHS
cliche
Sylogism, any ism wrapped up in
truism
Self censor, servetude
stereotype that old chestnut
Forget the Palliative Vaccinate
sedative
Seperate, compartmentalise, Water tightness
triteness
Branching out wood from trees
saw
“Well, God has arrived. I met him on the
5:15 train.”
He felt
“like a tree from which
all branches have been cut.”
Unseen Adage Lost proverb
Failed Maxim Forgotten Aphorism
Overlooked Byword Missed Saying
Concealed Motto Neglected Dictum
Cancelled Epigram Ignored Axiom.

Neoclassical Political Economy: Skating on Thin Ice

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 4:46 PM
Reply to  Roger Lewis

Still About Oil . ‘Weapondollar-Petrodollar Coalition’ . Differential Accumulation, When Big Energy and Big Data Collide.Colin Todd Hunter’s article on the Paper by Denis Rancourt is well worth reading.
It was in Counter Puch

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 4:50 PM
Reply to  Roger Lewis

Money its a Gas, used to be oil, but you still have your hands on my stash. Energy Economics. Banned from seeds. #WTFI equate Sound Money with Austerity and I equate Honest Money with Free markets. WIthout Honest Money, I contend there can not be Free Markets.
I do not equate Liberty with sound money but I do equate it with Honest Money, Honest Money as described by John Tomlinson I think gives a good grounding to the principles of money as a Token. Regarding Energy Economics and the inevitability of Boom or Bust when there are positive Interest rates, ( this is the Proudhon Point) I contend that Interest if it is not created when the credit is issued at Interest, will result in the Exponential Armageddon inherent in the exponential function.

Proudhon makes his case in this argument with Frederich Bastiat, It repays the reading even though it is quite long.

Still About Oil . ‘Weapondollar-Petrodollar Coalition’ . Differential Accumulation, When Big Energy and Big Data Collide.

“According to Economics 101, excess demand should cause ‘real’ prices to increase, while

excess supply should cause them to fall. In line with this logic, we divided the period between

1960 and 2013 into four sub-periods, depending on whether the ‘real’ price of oil was heading

up or down. In two of the periods – 1970-1980 and 1998-2003, which we shade for easy

identification – prices trended upward, while in the other two – 1961-1970 and 1980-1998 – they

moved downward. Now, for the theory to be valid, periods of falling prices should be associated

with excess supply (i.e., with inventory build-ups indicated by negative readings for the series);

similarly, periods of rising prices should be associated with excess demand (inventory depletion,

or positive readings”).

Still about oil? pp.53

Shimshon Bichler and Jonathan Nitzan

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 5:09 PM
Reply to  Roger Lewis

SuperCompetent Democracies Prologue Gaian Democracies

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 5:10 PM
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SuperCompetent Democracies Series Episode 1 Meet The Combatants

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 5:10 PM
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SuperCompetent Democracies Series Episode 2 The Neo Liberal Thought Collective HD

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 5:11 PM
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FIrst cut full low resSupercompetent Democracies Series Episode 3 The Dropping of The Pennies

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 5:20 PM
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The Trial of the Chartists at Shire Hall, Monmouth

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 5:23 PM
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Shelley: Trumpet of Prophecy By PAUL FOOT

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 5:24 PM
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Revolt of Islam , Introduction and Canto 1

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 6:11 PM
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https://web.archive.org/web/20051013071527/http://www.commoner.org.uk/10graeber.pdf 
The Political Metaphysics of Stupidity Consider the intelligence of the average American. Then consider the fact that half of them aren’t even that smart. —Mark Twain As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. —H.L. Mencken Graeber is the author of the Classic Debt the first 5000 years.

Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 6:25 PM
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Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 6:26 PM
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Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 6:27 PM
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Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 6:28 PM
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Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 6:29 PM
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Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
Jul 9, 2022 6:31 PM
Reply to  Roger Lewis

Was 2019 Rigged?

0use4msm
0use4msm
Jul 9, 2022 3:46 PM

Tie-in with the Dutch farmer protests:

WEF Food Innovation Hubs is a little-known initiative that is run by the WEF and based in the Netherlands. As one of the largest food exporters in the world, and Davos compliant, the country will play the leading role in the plans of Food Innovation Hubs to radically revolutionize the production and distribution of food.

According to the plan, farmers will by and large be phased out and Big Tech will take over their role in future agriculture. Indoor vertical farming is planned to replace crop farming and 3D bio-printing of synthetic meat (a pet project of Bill Gates) will replace traditional livestock. This initiative is being implemented according the WEF’s “public-private partnership” model, a euphemism for corporatism (which Mussolini called fascism).

Simon Elmer
Simon Elmer
Jul 9, 2022 3:18 PM

As the last two years have demonstrated more clearly than any other recent event in the history of the West, the Left is a residual but still functioning political form of the power of the nation state to assimilate, through the spectacle of parliamentary democracy, the potentially subversive heterogeneous elements of society into the homogeneous political order, in order to protect the productive forces of the economy from the crises of finance capitalism. The coronavirus ‘crisis’, and the collaboration of the Left in constructing the global biosecurity state, is the demonstration of this function.
https://architectsforsocialhousing.co.uk/2022/05/29/the-road-to-fascism-for-a-critique-of-the-global-biosecurity-state-7-fascism-neoliberalism-and-the-left/

Simon Elmer
Simon Elmer
Jul 9, 2022 3:16 PM

Lockdown — justified in the future by a new virus or pox, excess carbon emissions, a crisis in energy or food supplies, rising sea levels, wild fires, or other excuses yet to be invented — is the new monetary and fiscal mechanism of global capitalism.
https://architectsforsocialhousing.co.uk/2022/04/24/the-road-to-fascism-for-a-critique-of-the-global-biosecurity-state-4-fascism-and-the-decay-of-capitalism/

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Jul 9, 2022 6:26 AM
el Gallinazo
el Gallinazo
Jul 8, 2022 9:09 PM

The most revealing debate about cv-1984 is not whether it was a “naturally occurring mutation” of a virus rather than a bioengineered mutation conducted at the Wuhan virology lab with substantial financial support from .gov psychopaths such as Anthony Fauci and Francis Collins. It is rather the debate as to whether viruses actually exist in the physical universe. When one realizes that all the “proof” and evidence of their existence is based on absurd studies, almost always conducted without controls in their methodology, which were sometimes constructed to deliberately fraudulent ends, and as “virology” became an important revenue stream for universities and now the primary one for Big Pharma, the outrageous methodology for “isolating” virus particles became entrenched. I wonder how many Ph.D. candidates in virology would have earned their sheepskins since 1960, regardless of the quality of their work, if their thesis had been titled “The existence of pathogenic viral particles is a complete and utter sham.” And if pathogenic viral particles do not exist in the physical universe, but only in “silico,” then obviously cv-1984 has been a scam from its inception, with videos showing people walking along the streets of Wuhan and then suddenly faceplanting into the concrete. I am sure that most readers of this comment have seen the exact same thing with their own eyes on the streets of London or New York over the last couple of years.

The best easily accessible source of the statements above is the 2h 35m documentary video, 
The End Of Germ Theoryhttps://www.bitchute.com/video/ImuNWAsj8Eku/

While the creators of this video have proven beyond a reasonable doubt that the two most notorious 20th century epidemics, the “Spanish Flu” and polio were caused, not by mythical viruses, but rather by biological toxins in the first case and chemical toxins in the latter. Furthermore, proving that there is no non-fraudulent and/or valid evidence for the existence of viruses is not dependent on promoting an alternative theory for what appears to indicate contagion sometimes of a disease by proximity. I would add, that if the viral pathogen theory did not exist, some trillions of dollar equivalents might have been invested in discovering the real cause of apparent contagion. The point is not that apparent contagion exists, but rather that it is not caused by viruses because there is no valid evidence that they, themselves, exist. I might also add as a caveat, that this comment does not in anyway contend that bacteria do not exist, they obviously do, though I do have my doubts also as to whether they cause disease, but that is another topic.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 9, 2022 8:08 AM
Reply to  el Gallinazo

videos showing people walking along the streets of Wuhan and then suddenly faceplanting
Was it a video or photo? Was the place identifiable as Wuhan? Were the subjects identifiable as Chinese?

Apart from “viral pathogens”, the relevance of any pathogen is in doubt, due to “terrain” or health or resistance.

Seansaighdeor
Seansaighdeor
Jul 8, 2022 8:15 PM

O/T –

Anyone know what’s going on with the Saker? Been down all day?

J Far
J Far
Jul 9, 2022 2:49 PM
Reply to  Seansaighdeor

DOS attacks.

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jul 8, 2022 7:54 PM

Healthcare!

Fresh COVID cases across China challenge ‘Zero-COVID’ policy | Xian goes under one-week lockdown
Jul 6, 2022
WION
In a fresh bout of COVID-19 infections, Chin is now struggling with local flare ups across the country, this includes cluster cases in Shanghai where new cases have been linked to a building which houses an illegally run Karaoke lounge. The financial hub reported 24 new cases on Tuesday and is testing all residents in 9 of its 16 districts.

wardropper
wardropper
Jul 9, 2022 3:20 AM

Oh please… Most of us don’t know anything about China, its moral integrity or its journalistic transparency.
This headline is as meaningless as an official statement by Downing Street concerning any medical matter you care to mention. We know no more about what’s going on in China than we knew about what was going on in the UK two years ago, and the sort of journalists who might have seriously investigated both situations for us lost their jobs a decade ago.

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jul 9, 2022 4:33 AM
Reply to  wardropper

Public Health!

China’s latest Wuhan virus outbreak: 10 Chinese cities under lockdown
Mar 15, 2022
WION
China has reported new cases, many Chinese cities are under lockdown. Are we looking at another global wave of coronavirus cases?

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Jul 9, 2022 6:31 AM

Perpetual

It looks like this nightmare is meant to be perpetual.

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jul 9, 2022 10:28 AM

Public Health is a disinfected boot stamping on a human face – forever!

Ort
Ort
Jul 9, 2022 8:31 PM

Based on the persistence of this scamdemic appurtenance, I would say “masked human face”.  😡 

Annie
Annie
Jul 8, 2022 7:42 PM

Put down your tools stop everything maybe they’ll stop exploiting us we are worker ants and bees we stop they stop they don’t have enough guards (police) to stop it.

Veri Tas
Veri Tas
Jul 9, 2022 12:50 AM
Reply to  Annie

With most westerners hopelessly indebted and no or little reserve, they won’t do this. They need the next paycheck. The psychopaths at the top have almost all of the reserves on earth and can wait (starve) us out.

Annie
Annie
Jul 8, 2022 7:31 PM

All we are to them are workers useless until needed as soon as people realise they are being used there’s no hope 👍

Annie
Annie
Jul 8, 2022 7:35 PM
Reply to  Annie

The kings and Queens use you to fund their lifestyle the government’s use you to fund them?When are people going to wake up!!!!!!!

Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Jul 8, 2022 9:34 PM
Reply to  Annie

Annie!, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, really?
US Dollar is World Reserve, The United States isn’t a Wellfare State.
The United Kingdom is and has to maintain this balance of economic pressure by supporting the Bank of England Royal Mint.
Simply put the People of the British Isles have to support Trade Union Movement by reversing deregulations and privatisation business models to more social services levels.

el Gallinazo
el Gallinazo
Jul 8, 2022 11:27 PM
Reply to  Annie

I have to disagree with you Annie. Several centuries ago we were workers/serfs and the wealth of our overlords was proportional to our numbers. Today we are 95% useless eaters to be culled, in order to allow our betters to enjoy the pleasures of nature unburdened by our racket. Robots can now do the work. The cult has been waiting for this for millennia.

martin
martin
Jul 9, 2022 4:01 PM
Reply to  el Gallinazo

I wonder how they will move over to this Halcyon state from the present parasitic arrangement, brotherly love?

Edwige
Edwige
Jul 8, 2022 6:54 PM

Starmer absolved in ‘beergate’. What a shocker.

George Mc
George Mc
Jul 8, 2022 4:53 PM

As a little test I thought I’d try and find more Marxist sites that reject the covid scam and I found this:

https://blog.feedspot.com/marxism_blogs/

15 Best Marxism Blogs and Websites

Of the sites listed – and as far as I could make out through their depressingly familiar linguistic gobbledegook mode – only one of those sites prestented a definite scepticism towards covid. It was the one entitled “Boffy’s Blog” – and I think it significant that the title suggests a personal blog from a lone individual.

I’m afraid that once again I am driven to the conclusion that the formal official Marxist groups are all on board with the deep state covid programme.

Lorie
Lorie
Jul 8, 2022 6:14 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Red Fire Online is one: https://redfireonline.com
Good site. Consistently covidmania skeptics.

George Mc
George Mc
Jul 8, 2022 10:33 PM
Reply to  Lorie

Redfireonline is an honourable exception.

William Sabre
William Sabre
Jul 8, 2022 3:49 PM

One of the motivators of the worlds current mindset is scarcity. Debt is based on scarcity. The paradox being that the Earth is abundant in everything we need and more. So, we have been taught that our needs are scarce and/or running out. This is a complete lie.

Food and fuel are infinite, when utilised properly. Even oil is basically infinite as it is a created source of fuel from olivine rock under intense pressures in the earths crust, such truths are coming to light but people will not accept them as the scarcity mindset keeps them a comfortable victim and a dependent child upon oligarch handouts.

There is no reason not to believe now that God gave us abundance, and that we should never be in need as long as we stick to the laws, natural and other.

William Sabre
William Sabre
Jul 8, 2022 4:13 PM
Reply to  William Sabre

*olivine to serpentinization metamorphosis creating abiotic oil

Edwige
Edwige
Jul 8, 2022 4:33 PM
Reply to  William Sabre

“Even oil is basically infinite”

Don’t be silly – everyone knows dinsosaurs all dragged themselves off to the Middle East to die and ‘Peak Oil’ will arrive any moment if it hasn’t already. The best Rockefeller science says so.

bleak
bleak
Jul 8, 2022 8:05 PM
Reply to  William Sabre

Taking your synopsis a step further, we don’t need oil as the primary source of energy! The Earth has electromagnetic energy. Power generated from about $12 (£9.98 this week only) worth of gear (magnet, copper wire…) can turn on a light bulb. And keep it on.

Yes, I believe God did give us abundance and Christ came here to show us the paradox of humanity. That too has been usurped and hidden from the record but it’s there for those who seek it despite those hoarding knowledge like the Vatican.

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Jul 9, 2022 2:04 AM
Reply to  bleak

Christ is the Greek word for messiah. The New Testament was written in Greek. My research suggests that the gospels were commissioned by the powerful first century Alexandrian Philo Judaeus. St Paul reinforced the myth with his epistles. The long 1000 year story of how bible based Christian monotheism was imposed on Europe and then much of the world is largely unknown.

bleak
bleak
Jul 9, 2022 4:38 AM

I guess “commissioned.” Might as well use that word. As an early apologist, Philo was partly responsible for what we today call the New Testament. Philo used the earliest form of the NT, the Marcion NT, which consisted of just two books; the Evangelion (Luke) and the Apostolikon (Paul’s letters), in the beginning formation of the Bible. The Marcion Bible did not contain the Old Testament. A break from Judaism with roots in the occult and paganism.

If it were not for Philo and other apologists, the Marcion texts would have long ago disappeared. Philo literally copied down the Marcion texts in order to refute them. Other than the Nag Hammadi scriptures (those damned “heretics”), the Marcion texts are the closest anyone will ever get to the early words spoken by Paul and whoever Luke was.

It’s all so complex. I read The First New Testament: Marcion’s Scriptural Canon by Jason D. BeDuhn and wow what a monumental work of pure scholarship! Not only the work that went into producing the Marcion texts from different sources but… reading the oldest gospel texts was quite different than reading the corresponding texts in the NT.

bleak
bleak
Jul 9, 2022 6:57 PM

Part II: Jesus Christ is an historical person that just happened to be the Son of God, an emanation of God. Why is that so unbelievable? What are you? What am I? WTF? is all this (madness)? An accident? A coincidence? “Evolution?” That is the most unbelievable. Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it (the Flood, Sodom).

Jews have a word for God above all including the God of the OT (YHWH, Adonai, El, Elohim, Shaddai…). Ein Sof – the unknowable, unnamable, incomprehensible God. Orthodox Jews have esoteric knowledge (Sod) of the Torah (the OT) above what Christianity teaches. The early Christian Gnostics had this knowledge (gnosis) of the OT God (the Demiurge) and the unknowable God above all realms.

I suppose you’ve heard of the Council of Nicaea? That is who consolidated the Bible and set forth what is canonical Christianity. Bishop Athanasios was primarily responsible for including the last book in the NT; Revelation. One scholar (Elaine Pagels) concluded that it was because of the ending lines in Revelation, 22:18-19…

18For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: 19And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

So the Bible was sealed. I used to think that was wrong. That the Bible as we know it is insufficient and lacking and more esoteric knowledge (like that found in the Nag Hammadi scriptures) is needed for redemption and salvation of mankind. But I no longer think that way.

Nothing that has happened in the last 2022 years is an accident. We are at this point in time because it had to happen like this. There is no salvation for humanity as a species. Only individual salvations are possible through Jesus Christ.

The Way, the Truth, and the Life

5Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? 6Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

7If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.

8Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us. 9Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father? 10Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. 11Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works’ sake. 12Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. 13And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.

This is more than I intended to comment but it came out like this and I have nothing to be ashamed of.

Bill Francis
Bill Francis
Jul 8, 2022 3:42 PM

Today’s capitalism may be regarded as ‘senseless capitalism’, or uncontrolled greed, as its practitioners see only the need for profit and fail to understand the very basics that generate profit – namely the workers. Without workers, wealth cannot be created. Workers produce, and workers consume. And capitalism relies on consumption. All the AI and automation in the world are useless if there are no humans to consume the output. Even the bastard capitalists of the 19th and 20th centuries understood this, but today’s power-crazed globalist loonies are devoid of any semblance of intelligence. They cannot see that their policies are self-defeating and will ultimately destroy them.

The Ukraine war has created a geo-political split in the world, and although the ‘west’ is demonising Vladimir Putin, they fail to realise that, if he takes advantage of the the ill-will that has been created in Africa and the rest of the third world, and institutes a new financial system (maybe with the BRICS nations) which is to their advantage, then the World Bank and IMF could find themselves without victims, sorry, customers, and the western world will really collapse.

martin horgan
martin horgan
Jul 8, 2022 3:30 PM

The sentence Africa begging the IMF for a loan, speaks volumes.

Freecus
Freecus
Jul 8, 2022 1:50 PM

As this author points out, Fabio Vighi’s research shows that Convid was primarily a monetary event masquerading as a health crisis, with DigitalID being a close second.
The Central Banks and their ‘ public private partnerships’ were given an excuse to create more debt currency pushing governments & SME’s deeper into bankruptcy, enabling these entities to essentially own & control it all.
Eugenics and technocracy is being pushed at the same time. For research on this I highly recommend the work of Alison McDowell at https://wrenchinthegears.com/
Despite the dark subject matter she maintains her balance, humor & optimism with an unshakeable faith in the Natural world & its innate ability to rebalance.

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Jul 8, 2022 1:56 PM
Reply to  Freecus

MSM should only be shown at the cinema its that fictional…

dan
dan
Jul 8, 2022 3:02 PM
Reply to  Freecus

Primarily sterilisation.. in my opinion.

William Sabre
William Sabre
Jul 8, 2022 4:27 PM
Reply to  dan

That is a popular opinion among conspiracists and I’ve read the studies and graphs that apparently show a downturn in birthrate but that happens in economic depressions anyway. I have no personal proof that this is the case and I distrust popular conspiracies they’re so easy to manufacture, as much as the msm.

dan
dan
Jul 8, 2022 6:14 PM
Reply to  William Sabre

It also make sense.. no one has proof, but i have researched a bit and found similarities to the WHO’s Africa vaccine programs and the covid vaccine and booster rollout.

bunkin
bunkin
Jul 8, 2022 7:05 PM
Reply to  dan

time will tell, i think it’s early days yet on baby counts, maybe the yearly population count of the west in the next 1-2 years(if they don’t fudge that like they did the jab)

Art Costa
Art Costa
Jul 8, 2022 1:26 PM

Marx and Engles provided a deep analysis of capital and how it effected the working class. Statism regardless of “ism” ends up pretty much the same results of rule of a few over the many, and that leads to control and tyranny over the masses.

I do agree with Colin’s analysis which does follow a Marx/Engles analysis, but I do not see strong unions as a real solution. What I’ve seen is that unions have mirrored the state structure,and can with a little time easily be coopted by controlling the leadership. In the US we see it virtually everywhere (and much of it has died), but most definitely with the education unions which are controlled globally through ties to the WEF.

As Ernst Wolff noted in the beginning of Operation Covid, this is a financial reset, and the operation is an induced coma to keep the system generating profits. However the debt is so massive, only a complete reset to a central digitized bank is viewed as the longer term solution.

In reality, The strong do what they can; the weak suffer what they must..l…until the latter wake up…and even then…

Johnny
Johnny
Jul 8, 2022 1:23 PM

Assassinations ain’t what they used to be.
More about expedience than madness.

Donald Duck
Donald Duck
Jul 8, 2022 1:00 PM
binra
binra
Jul 8, 2022 12:55 PM

Once an evil is given a name, by which to blame and shame, the identity set against it will protect that mind-set against re-visioning or perspective expansion.

I life and mind set for getting has replaced a true receptive with a predictive control or ‘defence strategy’. This IS the underlying premise of the ‘Fabian’ world of a closed system of depleting resource (scarcity) set in war as its natural or necessary condition. Thus all else is harnessed or subverted to serve such a war as the will to power (by all and any means).

There is an antecedent of human trauma that remains active beneath the world we take our reality from. But its moment is passed, such as to stamp a future from a present USE of the past as the continuity of grievance-seeking-resolution or the use of time as the means to delay a release of self invested conflicts masked in false premises and following false profits.

An innate or integral spiritual or whole and present awareness is neglected or discarded while giving focus to a conflict as a basis to create self-experience as a private ‘Gain’ set on natural or integral ‘Function’.

GoF is a modern term for the deceiver.
That we CAN put a spanner in the works’ (wrench in the gears) – in terms of the mind by which we interpret and perceive – is evident as a capacity to get in our own way (and blame it on anything/everything else).
Acceptance of truth is through the release of its denial.
Whenever we think to know – are we not actively ignorant? Or captured by our own thinking to run some kind of dissociative distortion as our witness or communication to others? Such as to externalise authority for our own reacting as a basis for believing it real.
If I abnegate responsibility, someone or something ELSE must operate while I am AWOL.
The unworkability of a conflicted mind or system is its own set of conflicts and limitations.
That the mind is ingeniously set to supply ‘solutions’ that repackage and redistribute pain and penalty of consequence ‘away from self’ is the predictive control of a mind set in defence, that pre-emptively attacks as the best form of defence.
That it masks the attack in concerns, caring or sympathy is because even it recognises that direct assault will lose allegiance, and it has no source or existence without your/our allegiance to its predicate.
A closed system, disconnected or distanced from (feared and distrusted – hence demonised) natural communion, as the representative substitution for Natural Order.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men. (Social organisation set in chaos as the imposition of order).

JudyJ
JudyJ
Jul 8, 2022 12:49 PM

Anyone else think the assassination of Shinzo Abe is more than suspicious; purportedly shot by a former navy veteran because he was “dissatisfied” with the ex PM. It was Mr Abe who, when he was PM in 2020, declined to institute a lengthy compulsory lockdown policy (preferring instead a voluntary national lockdown which was lifted after seven weeks) and rejected the idea of mass testing. He has recently been campaigning as ongoing head of his political party. Another ‘rebel’ who dies prematurely.  🤔 

rubberheid
rubberheid
Jul 8, 2022 1:03 PM
Reply to  JudyJ

either last week or the one before, he declared that the Ukraine SMO was entirely the fault of Nato and the west……??

DM:
DM:
Jul 9, 2022 6:04 AM
Reply to  rubberheid

Really? That would be pretty significant if you can source this.

dan
dan
Jul 8, 2022 3:08 PM
Reply to  JudyJ

The Japanese aren’t breeding like the rest of you..

rossgopicotrain
rossgopicotrain
Jul 8, 2022 7:01 PM
Reply to  JudyJ

Based on a few of the videos that have been proffered to the masses – via MSM et al. – I would have to conclude that this appears to be another staged deception event; with many pieces of evidence present to buttress this position. For example, vis-a-vis the video most of the MSM is disseminating at this time, we have a shot of Abe in the middle of his speech when, suddenly, the camera zooms off said figure at the EXACT MOMENT shots at the PM occurred (this very common with most of the purported shootings in America). Additionally, the assailant, who was wrestled to the ground, detained and charged with purported murder of PM soon after shots were fired, has previously spent time (i.e., 3 years) in the Navy; which is the usual pattern we have borne witness to in regards to these staged deceptions involving useful idiots, patsies and dupes: previous experience in the military (and not uncommonly in high positions) [see Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols; James Holmes (father was affiliated with the military); Eric Harris (father was high-level military); Sharon Tate (father, Paul, was high-level Navy); etc.]. That is all! RGB-Y2 out!!!

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Jul 9, 2022 2:12 AM

LH Oswald, the world’s most famous patsy (with the possible exception of bin Laden) was Navy/(Marines ?) and CIA according to his mother.

rraa
rraa
Jul 8, 2022 10:20 AM

I was watching Deutsche Bank’s share price throughout Feb / March 2020. In the first half of March it looked like DB shares were headed to zero fast. This would have brought down the entire financial house of cards. Immediately both the German government and ECB (750 billion euro) quickly announced “pandemic” bailouts worth almost a trillion euro together. On the day it was announced, Germany had had about FIVE “covid” deaths. 5/83,240,000 people.
All of Europe at that time had hardly any “covid” deaths relative to the population, even including Northern Italy. The real mayhem would start a week after lockdown when the hospital systems collapsed while being assaulted by a gazillion panicking people.

Five deaths was enough to declare it a “pandemic bailout”….

People seem to get very confused when they throw around words like “Capitalism”.

Adam Smith’s invisible hand of the 18th century was already dead (if it had indeed ever existed) by the time Marx started complaining about capitalism a hundred years later. The Anglo American empire has NEVER had any form of “capitalism” that wasn’t supported by colonialist exploitation. The UK’s Industrial Revolution was founded on colonialism backed by military force and superiority in taking resources with the application of organized violence. You won’t find military force as a variable in any textbook description of capitalism.

“Capitalism needs to keep expanding into or creating new markets to ensure the accumulation of capital to offset the tendency for the general rate of profit to fall.”

This isn’t exactly true in classical 18th century economic theory. In the classical models, capitalism is self regulating, Unsuccessful, inefficient and unprofitable companies ought to be bankrupt to make space for new more efficient firms. But in the kleptocratic oligarchy model of the last hundred years, that almost never happens. If you get big enough, you buy the politicians to rewrite the rules of the game and the market. Bye bye capitalism. And this goes back to the 19th century and the rise of the corporate monopoly.

“To avoid crisis, capitalism requires constant growth, markets and sufficient demand.”

Again not exactly true if inefficient behemoths died a timely death but it’s a topic for another day. Under a classical capitalism model there is no such thing as World Bank and IMF and central banks handing out trillions to their buddies at the biggest corporations….

People like to sneer at Lenin but he exactly predicted over a hundred years ago what would happen imperialist polciies are presented under “capitalist” facade.

eman
eman
Jul 8, 2022 1:03 PM
Reply to  rraa

“COVID was a crisis of capitalism masquerading as a public health emergency. “

<==COVID is an example of private use of public government to position impose corporate tyranny over political processes and nation state sovereignty.
In other words, it was a privately envisioned, international coup against nation state sovereignty. It was a program designed and implemented by independent for profit third parties; conducted with intent to circumvent political processes.

Its tactics sought to use the government as if it were a slave driver; and to charge the government slave drivers to fork over taxpayer money to pay up front, for a privately produced product, which lacked medical use approval.

The Covid program was coordinated through WHO and privately owned and controlled internationally coordinated MSM. The Covid program was an attempt to use treaty power and international commitment to circumvent nation state sovereignty so that national legal standards, required for approval of products for medical use in humans, could be overruled. The Covid project sought to avoid delivering the documentation that creates the evidence which proves the candidate product meets the safety and efficacy requirements for such approval. It was the mafia at work in my opinion.

I can find no authority in the Constitution of the USA to permit a government agency or one of its employees, or even congress or el presidente for that matter, to mandate and impose a pharmaceutical prescription be injected in those the constitution has reduced to be the “governed masses”.

thanks for the article

Grodley
Grodley
Jul 8, 2022 3:53 PM
Reply to  eman

Very good summary. One minor detail I’d argue with though. It’s not taxpayers’ money the private corporations are receiving. It’s money issued directly by government. The corporations are well aware that this is an endless stream of income for them and they’ve installed themselves with government, directly in the cash flow. Taxes don’t really fund government spending. In fact, our tax ‘returns’ are exactly that, money returned to the issuer to be destroyed. But the corporations will maintain the lie that we need them to make healthy profits and thus help ‘fund’ public spending via their taxes.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 9, 2022 8:24 AM
Reply to  eman

This tyranny is what Iain Davis called Public-Private Partnership at the global level, ref. his articles here a couple of months ago.

rraa
rraa
Jul 9, 2022 10:34 AM
Reply to  eman

Excellent description. It’s not only the vaccines. Hundreds of billions of the people’s money have been shoveled (directly and indirectly) to the pharma industrial complex: expensive genome sequencing equipment and all the materials related to testing. The billions paid to academia, to media to conduct propaganda and to consulting firms to support the “government’s” policies. Most people have got poorer but armies of professional elites have done very well from this pandemic, albeit at the cost of having their bodies injected.

Mike
Mike
Jul 8, 2022 1:28 PM
Reply to  rraa

In the real world there was no “free market” before the “rise of the corporate monopoly”- ‘Capitalism’ always was the virginia company or feudalism in the same way that safe and effective vaccines never existed. In the real world they are poison and the theory nothing more than a sales pitch. Can you imagine if the covidians decided to argue”oh but the covid vaxx is not real vaccination. In the 18th century the smallpox jab was natural. Pure cow puss passed from arm to arm without any corporate meddling. It was safe and effective. The problem isn’t vaccination but the wrong application of the theory since the rise of the corporate monopolists”?

No the smallpox jab was the same poison jabs with the same lack of efficacy. Nothing new about it. In the real world vaccines simply are poison. Fraud then and now committed by unscrupulous imperialists.

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Jul 8, 2022 3:09 PM
Reply to  rraa

Hello rraa: You nailed it right here: > If you get big enough, you buy the politicians to rewrite the rules of the game and the market. Bye bye capitalism. And this goes back to the 19th century and the rise of the corporate monopoly.”

Right on.

Though I have moral reservations concerning capitalism, it is a self-regulating business mechanism. Socialism on the other hand, is a self-perpetuating myth strolling toward ultimate entropy.

“Corporatism” is a functional model condoning syndication and kleptocratic control over all other financial options. Ultimately, corporations force autocratic monopoly and rule by force.

Most readers refuse to address the obvious. Civilians slobbering over the corporate model, forms the busy embrace of mass intellectual suicide…

Mike
Mike
Jul 8, 2022 10:01 AM

we should have been suspicious from the start when the usually “unscrupulous ruling elites” froze the global economy in the face of a pathogen that targets almost exclusively the unproductive (the over 80s).

A rapist might argue that a victim was wearing a short skirt. A short skirt isn’t evidence that no rape occured in the same way that being over 80 or having preexsting conditions is not evidence that a death wasn’t murder or manslaughter. It doesn’t follow that a pathogen existed merely because people over 80 were the alleged victims. It would be more easy to convince people it existed if such “vulnerable” groups were targetted. The prejudice might begin with short skirts and then turn into ‘”all woman are whores” in the same way as “the vulnerable” might begin as over 80s and expand from there.

Hank
Hank
Jul 8, 2022 9:20 AM

Spoken like a true socialist.

The problem is not capitalism.

It’s how the banking system is set up. Why does the government borrow money from rich families? Why do government take from our pension and retirement to pay for projects or covid?

Why do they just print money instead of backing the dollar with resources or manufacturing?

Our tax mostly goes to paying the elite families.

Nothing wrong with working to make a living or taking on a business.

Follow the money.The really big money. That goes for your beloved Queen also.

Brics is set up to stick it to the elites.

rraa
rraa
Jul 8, 2022 9:57 AM
Reply to  Hank

I agree with most of your comment apart from the first line. You don’t have to be a socialist to criticize the corrupt systems and policies of the institutions entrusted with excessive power. Socialism, capitalism or communism in their pure theoretical forms are all means to the same end and can all work perfectly well. However humans never implement anything in their pure theoretical form.

What we see today in NATO countries has nothing to do with capitalism or socialism. It’s just a corrupt kleptocracy kept in place with overwhelming military and police forces.

The government does not “borrow” money from rich families. It just steals money from regular savings accounts and prints the balance of what it needs backed by thin air. Monetary polices are designed to take from the poor and give to the rich.

Hank
Hank
Jul 8, 2022 10:01 AM
Reply to  rraa

“The government does not “borrow” money from rich families.”

Yes it does.

Learn how the banking system was set up and how it works.

Grodley
Grodley
Jul 8, 2022 4:05 PM
Reply to  Hank

Currency-issuing governments don’t need to borrow or steal the currency they issue. They just issue it. The people they could steal or borrow it from wouldn’t have any of that currency at all if the issuer hadn’t issued it in the first place.

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Jul 9, 2022 2:13 AM
Reply to  Grodley

The Federal Reserve issues money and it is privately owned.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 8, 2022 9:09 AM

Likely goals:
– Capitalist desperation:
–shutting down productive economy: resolve (a) low demand/poverty (b) shortage of materials
–escaping unpayable debts selectively, e.g., through bankruptcy
–deflecting blame for disasters of neo-liberal ponzi scheme, especially by biggest speculators, central banks: dysfunction, destitution, incompetence, etc.
–gov’ts again rescuing biggest speculators and enriching cronies, incurring more debt
–again plundering private wealth: rescuing banks by “bail-in”, foreclosing on bankrupts’ property or buying it cheap, confiscating “unclaimed” wealth, short-selling shares, destroying competition selectively.
– Ending all pretence of civilised government:
–end to pensions, compensation for harm
–end to rights: socialising, travel, assembly, privacy, parenthood, dissent, courts, legislature
–overt pervasive surveillance including biometrics, digital currency
–slavery: no job (due to restrictions/automation), UBI, digital currency, Social Credit, personal orders/permits/curfew
–brutality including isolation, detention, disappearance.
– Imperialism: attempting to undermine foreign counter-measures.
– Global oligarchic totalitarianism:
–genocide by (a) gene drive causing death, sterility, miscarriage, major harm (b) withheld/unaffordable/harmful med. treatment (c) euthanasia, abortions (d) more poisoning of food, environment (e) more destitution in food, shelter, heating/cooling, hygiene, safety
–coordination of governments and armed forces (NWO)
–seizing all public wealth, commons, planetary resources.

Wisenox
Wisenox
Jul 8, 2022 9:01 AM

So, capitalism is bad and Communist Manifesto author Engels is good?
Karl Marx would love this author. Engels and Marx were both opulent pigs who couldn’t wait to spend money. They loved capitalism, for themselves.

COVID has been a smokescreen for the rich and powerful in this country to drive down wages as far as they can.”

Total bullshit. Covid is a smokescreen to usher in the Internet of Bodies and programmable currency as tools of enslavement.
They have to put carbon nanodevices in people for their enslavement to work, but they have to make it happen before time allows the sheep to wake up, hence warp speed.

The propaganda is palpable.

Donald Duck
Donald Duck
Jul 8, 2022 8:29 AM

I’ve been dying to put this in.

THE TENDENCY OF THE RATE OF PROFIT TO FALL AND DECLINING INVESTMENT

The Labour theory of value began life with Adam Smith (1723-1790) was subject to further elaboration with David Ricardo (1772-1823) and additional further final additions by Karl Marx (1818-1883).

Briefly stated the theory rests on the thesis that capital or value represents the objectified process of past human labour. Actually, existing value/capital is nothing more than labour which has already been expended.

Thus, a potter will start with a piece of clay on his wheel, and through several stages of moulding, painting, and baking, the piece of clay has become a vase, a commodity, with a value and price. As labour becomes more productive and innovative, output (growth) expands in both a quantitative and qualitative sense.

This process did not simply represent the output of the individual labourer, it involved the aggregated social labour of the economy as a whole which produced goods and services.

In modern parlance – growth qua capital stock. It should be said that the value of a commodity doesn’t always coincide with its price (which is the phenomenal form of value) due to supply and demand pressures. In contemporary economic parlance this process would be described as productivity growth and value-added growth. Goods become cheaper and markets expand to purchase these new goods. We have seen this in the production of among other items, cars, I-Phones and shoes.

Of course, the entire process is underpinned by businesses quest for profit, and this is central to the theory of capitalist crisis.

One cycle of accumulation will (I hope!) serve to clarify this.

Let M stand for money capital, C stand for Capital consisting of both living labour, workers, and dead labour, machinery and raw materials, and P for the production process.

Here we go:

One cycle of capital circulation: M – C … P … C’- M’

Let us suppose this is car manufacture. It starts with money capital M, this transmutes into commodity capital, C, Production takes place P, Commodity capital transmutes into C’ finally commodity C’ is transformed into  money capital contingent on sale M.’ Here we have growth. M – M’

Money capital is transformed into dead and living capital. M to C. These factor inputs are brought together during the process of production P. Thus, emerges new capital as a Car C.’ But what is the significance of the ‘ or C’?

Well the ‘ is the surplus labour time (or value) which is part of total value of ’ which also includes necessary labour time which represents costs to the capitalist i.e., wages. Surplus labour time is the source of surplus value and money profit. The workers have  worked for 10 hours but were paid for 8.

The 2 hours were a surplus over and above what was paid to the workers. And this would be the case at any level of production. It is the source of surplus value and profit. Finally: M’ or the transition to C’- M’ This is sometimes referred to as the realisation problem, but simply means how does C’ become M.’ This takes place in the final phase of the process where the cars are on sale in the dealership courtyard waiting to be sold.

Having appropriated the M’ surplus value, the business can restart the whole cycle once again, – ceteris paribus. However there maybe problems of transforming the surplus value into prices of production (that is to say converting C’ into M’) due to the level of aggregate demand. (For further discussion refer to Michael Roberts and David Harvey*).

It is essential that profit maximization is the driving force of capital and the accumulation process. If profit starts to undergo a secular decline, this will have serious implications to the system as a whole.

DEEX
DEEX
Jul 8, 2022 9:23 AM
Reply to  Donald Duck

In short: it’s all about the erosion of the real economy.

roula
roula
Jul 8, 2022 2:18 PM
Reply to  DEEX

One Russian economist Irina Mukhina said recently there is 10 times as much fiat money/printing-press money in the world economy than its backup by anything the money should be a reflection of, i.e. commodity and genuine transactions.

The vacuum inflationary power of this printing-press money will be enormous.

Edwige
Edwige
Jul 8, 2022 9:36 AM
Reply to  Donald Duck

A few things about David Ricardo…

Ricardo’s father Abraham Israel came over to England with William III from Amsterdam amd made a fortune on the London Stock Exchange. William’s occupation of England was an invasion that the victors rewrote as ‘The Glorious Revolution’. It was “bloodless” except another mass genocide of the Irish. In less than a decade it was followed by the creation of the Bank of England, an event almost totally ignored even in alt-media environs (unlike the formation of the Fed on which reams have been written).

Ricardo was big pals with Nathan Rothschild. Ricardo’s ideas about wages were designed to produce a ‘subsistence wage’ and it’s a straight-line from that to UBI. The goal was that workers were never to have more than necessary for subsistence (if wages appeared higher the money was clawed back through other means like taxes or debt repayments). A direct descendant of Ricardo’s called Rita Ricardo-Campbell was Reagan’s advisor on social security.

Sam
Sam
Jul 8, 2022 8:24 AM

One, it seems like the author doesn’t really know the difference between the IMF and the World Bank. These two institutions might seem “the same” on a macro level, but almost all the damage being described in this article is related to the IMF.

Two, Philip Alston needs to re-read Leviathan if that’s what he thinks Hobbes said. In reality, the quote has nothing whatsoever to do with the lives of the POOR or the lower classes.

Lastly, it drives me friggin nuts to see “Can you spare $1.00 a month” with no question mark at the bottom of every single page on this website.

Donald Duck
Donald Duck
Jul 8, 2022 2:16 PM
Reply to  Sam

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) and the General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade (now the WTO) have different roles. These were the progeny of the Bretton Woods Settlement in 1944.

Although formally designated as ‘special agencies’ of the UN the BW institutions function autonomously from it. Their governance and administrative policies are secret, carefully shielded from public scrutiny and democratic debate. Indeed the internal operating processes of the World Bank are so secretive that access to many if not most important documents relating to country plans, strategies, and priorities is denied to even its own governing executive directors. In the WB and IMF, the big national powers have both veto power over certain decisions and pro-rata voting shares in proportion to their shares of the subscribed capital – this ensures their ability to set and control the agenda.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 9, 2022 8:29 AM
Reply to  Donald Duck

Big national powers? You mean USA?

Willem
Willem
Jul 8, 2022 7:47 AM

It’s interesting how things go. Up to 2020 I believed in

Flu
HIV as the cause for AIDS
Effectiveness of the old vaccines

I also believed in adults in the room, kind of like that soldier who saves the day for the kids who burnt their island in lord of the flies

I believed in science (an oxymoron)

And thought that academia was the last bastion of rationality

Now it’s all different. I am highly sceptical about the existence of viruses. Consider all vaccines as alchemy at best, but probably they are all toxic.

There are no adults in the room, there are only schemers, players and narrators.

The method of science is thoroughly misused (through cherry picking, self censoring, and censoring).

Academia is the Trojan horse that is used to convince people about ‘reality’: a reality that is as green as the dollar bill.

This awakening, so to say, has been good for me. The way how the world works is much clearer to me now.

The question, as always, is: why can’t people see what I see (like the things I described above)? – I could say that they are mad, bad, hypocritical, all that, and maybe some are. But I consider it more likely that most can’t see because they have been blinded for such a long time that even a repair of their eyes (fi by taking away the blinders) cannot fix the ideas that are formed in the brains of a man who has walked around with blinders for a too long time.

The world will become different. The vaccine is culling the blinded as can be seen in this graph

https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/excess-mortality-p-scores-average-baseline?region=Europe&country=NLD~DEU~DNK~NZL~AUS~USA~ISR~Scotland

And at the time that the blinded are culled, the world will be in such a mess (inflation, shortness of food, no governmental subsidies for the weak) that those who remain will be happy to obey the soldier in lord of the flies. This is the plan.

DEEX
DEEX
Jul 8, 2022 9:00 AM
Reply to  Willem

Willem… sounds dutch 😉 

I fully endorse your view.
While an increasing proportion of the EU and UK populations feel that the events of the past 2 years do not match the ‘reality’ dictated by politicians and mainstream media, the majority is still ignorant/careless.

In my view, this is based on 2 important factors:

1. Character: Rebellious, critical types are less likely to comply with group behavior, or go along with certain narratives.

2. The extent to which someone is absorbed (trapped) in the ‘system’.
Once people start a career in government, science, business etc.
this has a number of consequences:

  • People become dependent on the system for their income.
  • The system provides a (often false) sense of self-realization, belonging, purpose, possibilities, safety, etc.
  • Because the system seems to work for many people, acceptance sets in.

Frequently heard comments are therefore “It’s far from perfect, but what’s the alternative?” and “It’s always been that way”.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 8, 2022 9:12 AM
Reply to  Willem

Besides academia, propaganda also comes from schooling, religion, politics and marketing.

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Jul 8, 2022 5:22 PM
Reply to  mgeo

And don’t forget entertainment!

DEEX
DEEX
Jul 8, 2022 7:36 AM

“COVID was a crisis of capitalism masquerading as a public health emergency.”

As well as an exercise in global obedience.



Marilyn Shepherd
Marilyn Shepherd
Jul 8, 2022 8:14 AM
Reply to  DEEX

In my own case it was another case of fuck you arseholes, I will not comply.

Donald Duck
Donald Duck
Jul 8, 2022 2:18 PM
Reply to  DEEX

Absolutely!

New Name
New Name
Jul 8, 2022 7:13 AM

Algeria

Engels also called the French conquest of Algeria “an important and fortunate fact for the progress of civilisation.”

New Name
New Name
Jul 8, 2022 6:31 AM
Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Jul 8, 2022 6:25 AM

And the Presidents that did resist were assassinated.
Might have been worth pointing out the fact we are not only dealing with corporate thugs but murdering ones too.

NickM
NickM
Jul 8, 2022 6:25 AM

“Lockdowns also helped accelerate the restructuring of capitalism that involves smaller enterprises being driven to bankruptcy or bought up by monopolies and global chains, thereby ensuring continued viable profits for Big Tech, the digital payments giants and global online corporations like Meta and Amazon and the eradication of millions of jobs.”

What the Truthers were predicting on OffG and other Truther sites has come to pass: Con-19 was to soften up the sheeple for Con-Bcubed;; to reintroduce Magical Thinking and Arbitrary Decree like in the good old feudal days where everybody knew their place.

“My father went out on his estate and shot a peasant”.
“You mean a pheasant?”
“No, a peasant. He was insolent so my father shot him”.

David
David
Jul 8, 2022 4:55 AM

“52% of Africans lacking access to healthcare…”
Right, so to be righteous we need to get all Africans into the “healthcare” system so they can be experimented on, poisoned, sterilized, and euthanized. Just brilliant, Colin. Hasn’t “healthcare” done enough damage for this century?
The discussion of capitalism is a typical leftist butchery job of economics theory. All of the centuries of accumulated and codified government corruption and market manipulation, and all of the institutionalized theft of the predatory bankers, and the looting orgy that results when the aforementioned groups unite, is all blamed on “capitalism”, and even presented as being defining characteristics of capitalism. What utter nonsense. That’s some of the most destructive propaganda that’s ever been sold.
And of course the sheep will all cheer, “Yay Colin, more leftist tyrants to rule over us and manipulate everything, because look at that evil capitalism that happens when people are free…” As if this evil ‘capitalism’ has even a remote connection to liberty.

Edwige
Edwige
Jul 8, 2022 8:44 AM
Reply to  David

He also seems to think that the actions of trade unions like the RMT are a good sign.

The RMT were totally on-board with convid. Unions have been controlled for decades if not since their inception. The rail strikes are part of the elite agenda to restrict travel.

jiin
jiin
Jul 8, 2022 9:54 AM
Reply to  Edwige

The rail strikes are part of the elite agenda to restrict travel.

that is what brexit was about.

Nice Guy Eddie
Nice Guy Eddie
Jul 8, 2022 3:47 PM
Reply to  Edwige

The unions were indeed on board with the COVID narrative. But that should not mean they are therefore totally useless ‘controlled opposition’ and they merely forward an establishment agenda. If trade union members’ wages are deteriorating due to inflation, what would you suggest they do?
Bellyache on the web?

Nice Guy Eddie
Nice Guy Eddie
Jul 8, 2022 3:47 PM
Reply to  David

I wonder where in the article the author is advocating that ‘leftist tyrants’ ‘rule over us’? Lot of straw man points in your comment.
The author appears to be saying collective action via trade union membership can help people deal with (to some extent) the immediate ‘cost of living’ crisis they face. What do you suggest they do to keep their head above water at this point?
You imply the article adopts an ahistorical approach. Looting, exploitation, etc predates capitalism, but that does not discredit the analysis provided. There were systems of exploitation in place prior to capitalism for sure. Marx and Marxist scholars have written about this and agree. The article is not blaming every social and economic ill on capitalism. It is highlighting the dynamics of the current system which results in certain outcomes.
The real and serious drawbacks of modern medicine aside (as Ivan Illich wrote about) – all healthcare is not as you describe. There is much wrong with it. But many people in the global south spend their life savings – or borrow and get into terrible debt – in order to access procedures that people in rich countries take for granted. And preventive healthcare certainly has a role.
So as to who is talking ‘utter nonsense’ here is very much open to debate.

paul
paul
Jul 9, 2022 3:43 PM
Reply to  David

That means 52% of Africans are safe from Gates and his cronies.

Johnny
Johnny
Jul 8, 2022 3:46 AM

Perceptive analysis Colin.
Hopefully, they’ve sown the seeds of their own self destruction.

Albert Anderson
Albert Anderson
Jul 8, 2022 3:25 AM

What was/is Covid really about? Not to discount the theory and the actions that they used to address the “crisis in capitalism”, but what about the theory and the actions they took to inject billions with a fake vaccine masquerading as gene therapy that is supposed to eventually kill billions and usher in a totalitarian techno-fascist police and social credit state, i.e., the Global Reset, where we are subjected to unending injections in the name of public health and completely controlled by our behaviors and lucky to own our next loaf of bread? Not that they, the fascist globalists, can’t walk and chew gum at the same time, but they have plenty of ways to transfer wealth, cover their financial crimes, bailout their buddies, etc., but not so many when it comes to killing off half the planet and creating a never-ending Orwellian dystopian nightmare. So, if that really is true, as many have suggested and pretty much proven in my book, I would vote for that as the reason, with the coverup of the crisis in capitalism as a side benefit.

New Name
New Name
Jul 8, 2022 6:04 AM

The article ignored the most sinister aspect of the scamdemic, the forcing of graphene oxide and other poisons into the bloodstreams of virtually every human on the planet.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 8, 2022 9:22 AM
Reply to  New Name

Some videos suggest they are self-assembling. If they become recievers, these can serve,with 5G, to “switch off” an entire population in their sleep.

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Jul 8, 2022 6:30 AM

Yes in layman’s terms ” let’s reduce the global population and make a quid in the process”

Steph Amson
Steph Amson
Jul 8, 2022 7:04 AM

Would be interesting to know if the health outcomes of the vaccinated is tied to their vaccination data, and if that data is being collected.

Marilyn Shepherd
Marilyn Shepherd
Jul 8, 2022 8:15 AM
Reply to  Steph Amson

New South Wales is doing that, they state clearly every month the people mainly dying of ”covid” are over 80 and triple and quadruple jabbed.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 8, 2022 9:29 AM

I saw that in the link you posted earlier. It keeps repeating that the data is tentative and cannot be compared to other sources.

Many people all over the world raised the fact that very fit sports people , teens and younger children were either harmed or dropped dead after the jab. So, there may be a great deal of falsification in the stats.

NickM
NickM
Jul 8, 2022 2:58 PM

People over 80 die of Covid or any other flu whether they have “the vaxx jab” or not. Even traditional flu vaccines are not reliable protection against flu — though they are more reliable than “the vaxx”, as well as having a far better safety record.

NickM
NickM
Jul 8, 2022 2:53 PM
Reply to  Steph Amson

That’s what I’ve been asking for from day 1, when the first numbers began to come up, which suggested that death rate from “the vaxx” might be comparable to death rate from the flu. This is not a very high death rate because flu is not a very dangerous disease; so mortality rate from “vaxx” calls for scrupulous statistical analysis. More telling might the number of unusual sequellae (after effects) of “the vaxx” compared to effects of the traditional “flu shot” vaccine; particularly among young people. The fact that deaths after “the vaxx” seem to centre around young people whereas deaths after flu are known to centre around old people might be a statistically significant.

Trouble is today, we can no longer trust medical statistics because the medical profession has caved in to government pressure to promote “Covid” on medical certificates. Magic Thinking is rife. We have to look to independent professionals and respectable academic journals for grains of truth; but the mills of truth grind slowly.

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 8, 2022 9:20 AM

About 5 years ago, there was a creepy TV serices named World After People, predicting what would happend to artefacts and places with no one around after a year, 10 years, a century, etc. I wonder who they were alerting.

rubberheid
rubberheid
Jul 8, 2022 1:19 PM
Reply to  mgeo

let’s not forget “last man on earth”, which was entertaining.

Christine Thompson
Christine Thompson
Jul 9, 2022 12:09 AM
Reply to  mgeo

Yes, I by chance came across a YT video on that, a few years ago. It certainly was eerie.

Maxwell
Maxwell
Jul 8, 2022 2:01 AM

If you view this whole ‘pandemic’ situation through the lens of health, safety, science and saving lives, then most of it makes little sense. If you view it through the lens of money, power, control, and wealth transfer, then all of it makes perfect sense.

Covid is not an epidemiological story. Covid is a crime story.

Covid-19 is the biggest money laundering scheme in the history of the world.

The lockdowns, mandatory muzzles, anti-social distancing and the other measures did nothing to protect or improve public health- they were never designed to do so. They were all designed to deliberately break the global economy (and crush competition, especially small businesses) as well as break people’s minds, will and the social fabric, in order to “build back better”, according to the diabolical and dystopian visions of the psychopaths waging this class war, which is essentially a billionaires utopia, in which they own the planet like a techno-feudal fiefdom, and oversee the drastically reduced population of digitally branded humanity like cattle in a super-surveilled technocracy.

What we are in the midst of is a planned total economic collapse. This economic collapse was inevitable, Western governments are putting the security infrastructure into place, trying to proactively control the inevitable social disorder which will result from this collapse. To be followed by a global financial reset, after a period of hyperinflation, which destroys both the value of debt and the corresponding paper claims.

There is not now nor has there ever been an epidemiological or viral emergency event of any sort anywhere in the world in the year 2020. The manufactured perception that there was such an event is an artifact of mass media manipulation, behavioral conditioning techniques and social engineering. All of this has been made possible through institutional programming and accelerated media messaging disallowing basic cognitive processes and eliminating critical thinking possibilities.

The collapse started in 2008 and attempts to salvage this corrupt economic system only delayed the inevitable. In the Fall of 2019 the crisis began to rapidly unravel again.

There was a dramatic decrease in industrial production which showed up in the banking crisis of August of 2019- the so-called Repo crisis when suddenly banks started to refuse US sovereign debt instruments as collateral of overnight loans forcing the Federal Reserve to step in and basically print money to cover this massive shortage.

The Repo market is where banks borrow money each day so that they have 10% liquid assets at the end of each day. If they do not have 10% liquid assets they are not allowed to open the next day. Around the middle of September the Fed started pumping $20 billion per day into the Repo market to keep interest rates down so banks could borrow the money to stay in business. By the end of December the Fed was pumping over $100 billion per day into the Repo market and it was not enough.

Simply everyone on Wall Street was loaded with enormous debt and was holding on to US cash to be able to service it refusing to finance purchases of foreign currencies and then US currency as Repo Market froze at 10% interest on overnight Repo loans as US treasury bonds and even US bills were rejected as collateral for Repos.

What happened in March 2020 was just the spread of the liquidity crisis from primary dealers markets (TBTF banks and Hedge funds were actually bailed out in September) toward all other stock, commodities, bonds CLOs, MBS etc, as well to Ponzi schemes called today ETF funds, not to mention structured derivative products traded on proprietary platforms nominally representing up to several thousands of $$$ trillions.
When US treasury bonds and even USTB became illiquid due to exponential growth of public (but most of all private) dollar debt while the FED was sucking up cash from financial markets by tempering QE (called QT) between 2017 and 2019 reduced FED balance sheet from over $5 T to $3.9T by selling assets, all hell broke loose. Something drastic had to be done.

And hence the FED started to “buy all worthless shit for double the price”, Gates’s and Silicon Valley gang took over the media, and Orwellian shrinks and doctor Fauci-Mengeles came to the “rescue” unleashing operation COVID.

COVID phenomenon cannot be understood without understanding the un-televised 2019-2020 unprecedented financial collapse threatening the entire global financial system. The COVID fraud timing became necessary as the world markets were faced with an emergency debt crisis that popped up in formerly mostly liquid markets: Repo markets, money markets and FX markets.

The entire House of Cards was falling for six months and could not be stopped so COVID hysteria was manufactured to cover up what amounts today to $11 trillion of FED bailout in cash, stock boost via POMO and guarantees of value of collateral used in structured derivatives. The end game is that the central banks (Fed) will buy all the toxic, worthless debt from the hedge funds and banks, including the 1.5 quad trillion of derivatives, and then transfer the debt to the treasury as sovereign debt. Then print money to infinity to service the fictitious debt to sink the dollar via hyperinflation and then foreclose on the US and everyone else holding debt in worthless dollars.

That’s the coup. There will be global hyperinflation to vaporize the assets of the masses and the states- as soon as the ruling class mops up the last properties. What this means is the ruling class have limitless claims on everything in the world. Simply put, the seasonal coronavirus was rebranded as Covid 19 on the back of a redefinition of what a ‘pandemic’ was by the WHO at the bequest of its financiers. This unlocked access to financial incentive programs that were large enough to bail out every failing economy.
Covid 19 is the final heist to strip all value out of the world in an effort by the creditors to consolidate what they believe they’re owed.

These governments know full well that “Covid” is being used as cover for crashing the economies in the Western world. There is not now and never has been a “pandemic”- that is all Kabuki theater to disguise the reality of the rapid economic decline brought on by the Ponzi Schemes of financial institutions over the past few decades.

Pilgrim Shadow
Pilgrim Shadow
Jul 8, 2022 4:47 AM
Reply to  Maxwell

Short version: COVID is a scam to screw you, get your wealth, and effectively render you,a slave, a serf, a subject, a nothing.

Marilyn Shepherd
Marilyn Shepherd
Jul 8, 2022 8:16 AM
Reply to  Pilgrim Shadow

I have been dirt poor all my life and not one government or person or thing has ever tried to take it away from me.

David
David
Jul 8, 2022 5:26 AM
Reply to  Maxwell

Yes indeed. You’ve explained why the WEF already knows that we “will own nothing”.
I think the planning started long before 2008. It’s been obvious to me since 2001 that the US government has been planning for a complete collapse and betrayal of the population. Nothing else explains the colossal ‘homeland security’ machine that’s been built and the overt government hostility toward the population.
However, title to everything on the planet is only as good as the ability to enforce it, and that’s where their plan will come undone. It all hinges on the continued effectiveness of mass mind control. Will people wake up, and turn the table on the predators? We will see.

Edwige
Edwige
Jul 8, 2022 8:49 AM
Reply to  David

Remember that the plan is to introduce owning nothing through a debt write-off (it was a Canadian document that revealed this if I recall correctly).

They want awareness of African debt, it’s going to be weaponised against us. You’d impoverish Africa to keep your house? You selfish bastard!

NickM
NickM
Jul 8, 2022 6:36 AM
Reply to  Maxwell

“Covid 19 is the final heist to strip all value out of the world in an effort by the creditors to consolidate what they believe they’re owed.”

Brilliant exposition of what we Truthers obscurely discerned at the start. Except that Con-19 was not “the final heist to strip all value”; it was only the softening up process, as some of us have gone on record. Con-Bcubed will be “the feinal heist” that brings us “back to the future”: the Technocratic Feudal Age”.

El Zafio
El Zafio
Jul 8, 2022 6:46 AM
Reply to  Maxwell

There are no “seasonal viruses”.

David
David
Jul 8, 2022 7:52 AM
Reply to  El Zafio

But you’re assuming stupid things like reason and evidence have something to do with it…

Rhisiart Gwilym
Rhisiart Gwilym
Jul 8, 2022 9:46 AM
Reply to  El Zafio

Alright, seasonal flus, then. Now go on: tell me they don’t exist either. Whatever it is really that causes them, they happen; every season. That’s what Maxwell meant. In fact the existence of viruses is now in dispute; not proven either way. Your assertion is no more proven than the assertions of the troobloovers in virus theory. And lots of people still use the word as a shorthand; as Maxwell is doing here. Do pull your head out, Z!

mgeo
mgeo
Jul 8, 2022 9:49 AM
Reply to  Maxwell

disallowing basic cognitive processes and eliminating critical thinking
For many less articulate people, meeting up to discuss the issue would have helped. Hence the imposition of lockdowns, distancing and isolation.

NickM
NickM
Jul 8, 2022 3:05 PM
Reply to  mgeo

That’s a very good point. Shutting down the pub and the cafe as traditional places for open discussion.

Maxwell
Maxwell
Jul 9, 2022 2:22 AM
Reply to  mgeo

I think one of the things they did not want is folks getting together and asking one another, “Hey what are you seeing?”

The answer to that would have revealed that there was no mass plague wiping out friends and neighbors and folks would’ve realized that they were being conned.

Bill Francis
Bill Francis
Jul 8, 2022 4:32 PM
Reply to  Maxwell

I am reminded of the words of Jesus when he said “What shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?” (Mark 8:36). To re-phrase at a more mundane level – what is the point of owning the whole world if, to do so, you destroy it? When you get to that stage, all the wealth in the world has no value. You cannot ‘build back better’ without something to build from. And that means material, infrastructure, and most importantly, intelligent human beings. Destroy society for the love of money, and you destroy yourself.

S Cooper
S Cooper
Jul 8, 2022 1:25 AM

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“McShit is People!”

S Cooper
S Cooper
Jul 8, 2022 1:33 AM
Reply to  S Cooper

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“Better than Bugs.”

Jen
Jen
Jul 8, 2022 2:50 AM
Reply to  S Cooper

Who wants to vote that S Cooper should be given his / her own column at Off-Guardian to post photo collages? It would make for some fun interpretation from us commenters.

Pilgrim Shadow
Pilgrim Shadow
Jul 8, 2022 4:48 AM
Reply to  S Cooper

Soylent Green was set in 2022.

Edwige
Edwige
Jul 8, 2022 8:52 AM
Reply to  Pilgrim Shadow

Director Richard Fleischer was nephew of animator Dave Fleischer. He made the ultra-masonic Betty Boop cartoon ‘Bimbo’s Initiation’.

Bill Francis
Bill Francis
Jul 8, 2022 4:44 PM
Reply to  S Cooper

The film ‘Soylent Green’ wasn’t fiction after all.

Penelope
Penelope
Jul 8, 2022 1:19 AM

US CONTINUES TO DEPLETE EMERGENCY OIL RESERVE
The US exported a large amount of crude oil last month to lower fuel prices at home, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Do you really believe that EXPORTING oil will break the market & thereby lower prices at home??

Five million barrels were shipped to Europe and Asia in June to destinations in Italy, France, the Netherlands, India and China. Similar shipments were also reported in April and May.

Let’s see now– they get rid of military equipment by sending it “to Ukraine.” Thierry Meyssan agrees that 2/3 never arrives in Ukraine, going instead to US private mercenaries. AND they weaken the US soldiers with the vaxx.

Sounds like a plan to me!

What lockdown produces is not “restructuring of capitalism.” Has nothing in common w free enterprise– more like fascism.

Jeffrey Strahl
Jeffrey Strahl
Jul 8, 2022 12:42 AM

“COVID” is a myth, Every time you repeat the term without challenging it at its basis you are helping to perpetuate the myth.
“especially when considering the way ‘COVID death’ definitions and data were often massaged and how PCR tests were misused to scare populations into submission.” PCR test was inherently invalid, it was never primed with an actual isolated and refined virus, but with a computer code, admitted by Victor Corman and Christian Drosten, who wrote the protocol for using the PCR test to detect “COVID.” This was even discussed at Off-G, e.g. the article by the Corman-Drosten Review, which pointed this out as one of the 10 fatal errors of the protocol, and also by the January ’21 article about the alleged virus by Engelbrecht, Scoglio and Demeter.

Patrick L.
Patrick L.
Jul 8, 2022 2:13 AM
Reply to  Jeffrey Strahl

It doesn’t exist. It never existed. There never was a “deadly pandemic”. Demonstrably not.

Call it COUPVID.

“Educated” adults too cowardly and conceited to admit they’ve been duped by the telly are still subjecting their own defenceless healthy children to utterly unnecessary gene-fiddling concoctions.

There will be hell to pay.

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Jul 8, 2022 6:50 AM
Reply to  Patrick L.

Not only were people murdered by the jabs many old folk were murdered with Remdevisir and Midazolam.
These tyrants and their minions fear only one thing…

Mike
Mike
Jul 8, 2022 1:52 PM
Reply to  Paul Watson

The NHS is no different to the Luftwaffe. ‘Covid’ is like the blitz. Imperialists laying seige. One bomb every 7 seconds is like how they drop one ‘positve’ every 7 ‘tests’. They called it national to try and hide it’s imperialist nature. Foreign invaders out to farm “diseases”.

Maxwell
Maxwell
Jul 8, 2022 2:33 AM
Reply to  Jeffrey Strahl

This bears repeating- “COVID” is a myth, Every time you repeat the term without challenging it at its basis you are helping to perpetuate the myth.”

It’s a never-ending source of aggaravation that many of those “in the know” perpetuate this con by accepting it’s premise even as they are fighting against some facet of the con.

Jeffrey Strahl
Jeffrey Strahl
Jul 8, 2022 5:07 AM
Reply to  Maxwell

“It’s a never-ending source of aggaravation that many of those “in the know” perpetuate this con by accepting it’s premise even as they are fighting against some facet of the con.”
And that in many ways is more rankling than the op itself. Many +’s for saying this.

Bill Francis
Bill Francis
Jul 8, 2022 5:04 PM
Reply to  Maxwell

In Australia, the myth is fit, healthy and thriving, and the federal government is pushing the second booster, or fourth jab for all it’s worth. They can’t change the narrative now or they would look like liars (which they are). Like Father Christmas and the Easter Bunny, Covid is believed in by the vast majority of people, and it would be a shame to shatter their illusion. So, in the interest of public health (and government control), the illusion has to be maintained.

R Anand
R Anand
Jul 8, 2022 7:08 AM
Reply to  Jeffrey Strahl

‘Covid’ is totally a hoax.

And China is the worst offender of human rights when it comes to using this hoax to torture its own people.

Two and a half years after the hoax commenced, China is still forcing the poisonous jabs on its citizens –> https://www.livemint.com/news/world/china-announces-covid-vaccine-mandate-for-its-residents-to-enter-public-venues-11657216779046.html.

(the above link is from an Indian MSM site and the Indian media has so far consistently, and shamefully, showcased China’s harsh measures in order to provoke local state authorities here to do the same.. it is simply pathetic)

NickM
NickM
Jul 8, 2022 3:16 PM
Reply to  R Anand

As far as I know, Sinovac is a traditional flu shot based on a blend of normal annual Corona flu viruses which have been killed or inactivated in traditional manner to produce a normal antigenic response. It is not like “the vaxx” which is a novel and hair-raisingly risky injection of “spike protein RNA”.

R Anand
R Anand
Jul 9, 2022 7:38 AM
Reply to  NickM

All liquids termed as ‘vaccines’ contain toxic ingredients. China’s too.

Force being applied on its citizens is what makes China the worst of the worst! 

Seymour Hersh
Seymour Hersh
Jul 7, 2022 11:46 PM

Best article posted to this website ever.

Marx and Engels were the first and the greatest critics of Malthus. Only Marxism will allow us to make it out of this hell.

New Name
New Name
Jul 8, 2022 12:04 AM
Reply to  Seymour Hersh

Marx was Rothschild’s cousin. Capitalism and Communism are the two heads of a two headed beast.

jubal hershaw
jubal hershaw
Jul 8, 2022 2:31 AM
Reply to  Seymour Hersh

I cant vote up or down when you post mixed messages !

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Jul 8, 2022 3:28 AM
Reply to  Seymour Hersh

Indeed. Apply even the most basic class analysis to the Covid scam and you get countless vectors of wealth all heading in same direction to the richest capitalists on the planet. Hayek, Friedman, prophets of the of both neoliberals and libertarians are still waiting for the communist takeover.

New Name
New Name
Jul 8, 2022 4:34 AM
Reply to  Seymour Hersh

The Marxists are the most vocal supporters of the scamdemic.

George Mc
George Mc
Jul 8, 2022 8:18 AM
Reply to  New Name

This is sadly true – and I speak as an admirer of Marx who I still think was fundamentally correct. But the “arguments” put forward by these duped Marxists have been the ones “prefabricated” by the media e.g. that covid doubters were “Right Wing”. This shows the depth of the dupery – and the sad fact that no amount of the usual Marxist terminology can defend itself against this. Though – to be fair – there are some very few Marxists who have called out covid. The best by far is one Simon Elmer who single handedly gave a brilliant demolition of the entire covid con from a Marxist perspective. The most relevant bit re: The Left is here:

https://architectsforsocialhousing.co.uk/2022/05/29/the-road-to-fascism-for-a-critique-of-the-global-biosecurity-state-7-fascism-neoliberalism-and-the-left/

“It is not only the sanctimony and puritanism of the Left that the acolytes and foot-soldiers of woke have inherited, but also its political naivety. This has never been more apparent, or been demonstrated to more disastrous effect, than over the past two years, during which the Left, not only in the UK but across the former neoliberal democracies of the West, has been the loudest advocate of the global biosecurity state. In this it has repeated the historical failure of the Left to stop the rise and coming to power of fascism in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s.”

Edwige
Edwige
Jul 8, 2022 9:21 AM
Reply to  George Mc

Communism is the ideology of the globalist elite. It’s still difficult to wrap one’s head around this, the world truly has been inverted.

Marx lived in England and where did Lenin happen to choose for his exile but Switzerland? The two biggest figures in Communism just happened to locate themselves in proximity to the banking power?

Marx was married to an aristocrat, his best buddy was a factory owner and he lived off a stipend from American newspapers. Communism is a cover from monopoly and a way to shepherd the masses into the hive mind. Wall Street welcomed the Russian Revolution and not just because they could plunder the Tsar’s wealth although they did that too. The American forces in Russia helped bring it about. The NYT reported from Vladivostock in 1920 after the city had been ‘liberated’ from the Whites, “there is a pronounced pro-American feeling evident. Revolutionary leaders mounted the steps of buildings across the strret, making speeches calling the Americans real friends who, at a critical time, saved the present moment”.

The final stage of Marxism is technocracy veiled by a lot of romantic verbiage. The “withering away of the state” is only accomplished by a very particualr definition of the state.

rubberheid
rubberheid
Jul 8, 2022 1:51 PM
Reply to  Edwige

mm, maybe, some us still like to think the masses ejected the parasites,

yeah i know, i know.

you sparked another wee figment there from Miller’s? book… can’t remember name “24 hours in Moscow” or siclike, about the October Rev.
Stirring stuff, and the obsession over text, literacy, recorded accountability was kafka like…
Does he not turn up in gulag books too? or is my heid mair rubbery by the day : )

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Jul 8, 2022 3:07 PM
Reply to  Edwige

Guilt by association therefore. No need to read any of his work.

Placental_Mammal
Placental_Mammal
Jul 9, 2022 2:24 AM
Reply to  Edwige

Marx was related to the Rothschilds,the Philips, the Samuels.
Trotsky was in NYC prior to the Bolshevik ‘revolution” and in Switzerland before that. Djugashvili was also if I recall in Switzerland for a while.

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Jul 8, 2022 3:14 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Maybe this is what Marx was really getting at when he said “I am not a Marxist!”

Patrick L.
Patrick L.
Jul 7, 2022 11:36 PM

There’s a war on, a war on humankind, and that entails a strict ban on noticing things. Here is a new low in that Great War on Reality. It deserves immediate wide publicity:

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New Name
New Name
Jul 8, 2022 12:05 AM
Reply to  Patrick L.

The banksters are insane.

Patrick L.
Patrick L.
Jul 8, 2022 12:17 AM
Reply to  Patrick L.

Link: https://grahamlinehan.substack.com/p/glinners-twitter-73c

That’s the Graham Linehan, famous as co-author of Father Ted. He’s one of the vanishingly few celebrities who’ve been brave and honest enough to risk (and endure) losing money and opportunities and reputation for daring to defend the obvious truth.

It’s far from coincidental that Graham Linehan has a sense of humour, because a feeling for the ridiculous is one of the main things these unfunny clowns most fear and want to kill. Pretence can’t survive laughter for long.

(The screenshot is from a tweet by someone called @perfectsweetie.)

Martin Usher
Martin Usher
Jul 8, 2022 3:18 AM
Reply to  Patrick L.

This isn’t unusual. Its when education crosses the line into indoctrination and occurs in many fields, just not so obviously.

The obvious historical example is a seminary. Much thought and learning goes on but you’re not going to be ordained unless you accept the church’s doctrines. A secular example — and one that’s at least as destructive — is the MBA degree. This requires a conformity to a set of business beliefs and practices. Failure to conform means you don’t pass (and even if you were allowed to you’re not going to get a job!).

More insidiously this kind of psychobabble crap is pushed at trainee teachers in the US. You’ve got to swallow the doctrine to get a credential although (based on my son’s experience) its treated as the crap that it is by most students. Unfortunately this is enforced by the Cult of the Administrator — to become an Administrator requires only a subset of teacher credentialing but they exercise absolute power over the workforce (at least at the entry level — the tenured staff can (politely) tell them to go take a hike). The result is the shambles that passes for much of education in the US (and I wouldn’t be surprised in the UK) because nobody’s going to go to the trouble of getting a subject degree in an ‘earning’ subject, go through the mill and then put up with this day to day (all this and way too many kids, too…..).

Anyway, the mere fact that the class instructor sees the need to threaten the students means that they’re just not swallowing it — they’ll go through the motions but ultimately there’s a point where you can’t spout this stuff and keep a straight face.

Jos
Jos
Jul 8, 2022 8:33 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

It starts much earlier. When my daughter was in her mid teens ten years ago she was asked to do research on the effectiveness or otherwise of vaccines for a graded science project. She failed because her results showed that there were too many negative side effects to make vaccines a good choice for minor childhood illnesses. She was told her conclusions were wrong – the point was to support the uptake of jabs not undermine them. So much for science and impartiality in education. It’s all about indoctrination. 2+2=5

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EHAuGA7gqFU

New Name
New Name
Jul 8, 2022 4:36 AM
Reply to  Patrick L.

Mankind. Pointless terms like the one you used take us down the path to the gender fluidity madness the banksters are concocting.

George Mc
George Mc
Jul 8, 2022 8:04 AM
Reply to  Patrick L.

That really is desperate. It’s like:

Who is Santa Claus? What is the nature of his miraculous gifts? Essays that take a “Santa critical position” or question the validity of a fat guy flying with reindeer will be failed!

Xavier Delacroix
Xavier Delacroix
Jul 7, 2022 10:47 PM

A globally coordinated psyop covering a thanatological programme, and this is just to distract from a capitalism crisis?

Yeah, right.

Whatever helps you sleep at night.

LuciusLicinius
LuciusLicinius
Jul 8, 2022 2:34 AM

Sell your bs somewhere else, psycho.

George Mc
George Mc
Jul 8, 2022 8:01 AM

For decades before covid I have been reading – from those pesky Marxists – confident predictions that we are hastening towards the biggest crash of all time. So – yes covid is definitely part of a psy-op to distract, pre-empt the approaching doom, and falsely justify an incipient police state in the midst of this capitalist crisis.

Rhisiart Gwilym
Rhisiart Gwilym
Jul 8, 2022 10:13 AM
Reply to  George Mc

Call this “biggest crash of all time” by its right name, George: The final, permanent, geophysically-mandated Long Descent away from hitech industrial society; the conclusive end of ‘growthnPROGESS!forever’. (An idea which is oddly unpopular with the intelligentsia gathered here at Off-G. It does upset all the startrekkytechietechie myth-dreams that so many of us still cherish, you see…)  😂 

Xavier Delacroix
Xavier Delacroix
Jul 8, 2022 7:05 PM

You’ve got the trajectory right (interesting use of ‘geophysically’), but I’m not sure you have the objective. Someone running toward the edge of a cliff may be intending to:
1) commit suicide.
2) enjoy an ocean plunge
3) deploy a wingsuit
4) escape a gigantic explosion
5) trick their pursuer
6) Other

Sometimes the objective is radically ‘other’.

mari01337
mari01337
Jul 7, 2022 10:21 PM

The author really implies that IMF and World Bank are capitalist institutions, right?

This is the most shortsighted position i encountered today.

He should quit reading Engels and Marx and start reading Mises, Böhm-Bawerk and Menger to escape the future embarrassment.

Patrick L.
Patrick L.
Jul 8, 2022 2:53 AM
Reply to  mari01337

They are immensely powerful ruling-class institutions staffed with viciously clever sociopaths who plan long in advance. They know that oldskool capitalism has run its course and exhausted its usefulness for them. So they have been busy for years quietly acquiring real estate (land, houses, factories, technology, water and other resources) while slowly (and now quickly) destroying currencies and making money worthless. Soon, no one outside the charmed circle will be able to buy anything of any real value.

The future is feudalism, if we let them get away with it.

Amazon is the shape of things to some: the global company store.

George Mc
George Mc
Jul 9, 2022 3:52 PM
Reply to  Patrick L.

And that fairly brief comment says more than the encylopediac waffle slithering through the “Marxist” sites of the past two+ years of operation covid. But then you can’t compete with their scary multicoloured charts and graphs and diagrams. And their repetition of the word “surge”.

George Mc
George Mc
Jul 9, 2022 4:06 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Actually “surge” is obsolete now. “Tsunami” is where it’s at. cf. the WSWS from as recently as yesterday:

“By every metric, the coronavirus pandemic in Australia is the worst it has been, except for the absolute peak of an Omicron tsunami that swept across the country in December–January. Infections, hospitalisations and deaths are once again approaching record levels, as the highly-infectious BA.4 and BA.5 variants of Omicron take hold.”

Yes indeed, the corpses were spiralling across the sky blotting out the sun!

Rob Rob
Rob Rob
Jul 8, 2022 3:01 AM
Reply to  mari01337

It is capitalism, just like the mining companies ran towns and company stores… It’s worse than Marxism it’s actual slavery