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WATCH: CBDCs – Beyond the Basics

We all know that central bank digital currencies are bad news. But do you know the difference between retail and wholesale CBDCs? And do you know why the American Bankers Association is against the implementation of retail or intermediated CBDCs?

In his most recent podcast, James Corbett takes you beyond the basics and begins introducing you to the split circuit monetary system as we dive deeper down the programmable money rabbit hole.

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Jerry Alatalo
Jerry Alatalo
Nov 26, 2022 12:57 PM

That’s the weird thing about longtime insatiably greedy, lusting for power international banking monopolists whose power has always bought them whatever they desire:

They can resist anything … except temptation.

One might predict most freedom-loving Americans will not find a Constitutional Amendment necessary for implementing digital money in any manner appealing, especially when considering the roadblocks digital money places in front of charitable giving at Sunday church services, attending garage sales, helping out homeless people, buying that lawn mower, bike or gently-driven older car from the neighbor, etc. etc. etc.

Viridis
Viridis
Nov 27, 2022 11:59 AM
Reply to  Jerry Alatalo

It occured to me recently that the concept of “freedom loving people” implies that there are people who prefer slavery. Nobody has ever described anyone as an “air lover” because they breathe all the time…..

I suppose this means that most people will accept the digital slavery since they already accepted the poison injections because they need to “feed the family” or “put food on the table”….. Insect protein, that is.

Captain Spock
Captain Spock
Nov 25, 2022 8:14 AM

Here’s another one for folk who are perhaps just beginning to burst out of the dark spell and opening their inner eye.. Finding themselves visiting websites such as this, hungry for information and some kind of overview of what’s unfolding.. This is quite a sobering summary, and even if it’s only 20% accurate it clarifies the vision of those inflated psychopaths who are attempting to create a system which makes them feel omnipresent, omnipotent and omniscient.. It’ll be a joy to watch it crashing down as the True Power shakes it all up.. Until then it’s going to be an intense ride..

https://www.bitchute.com/video/y5LMtXcU1XiL/

jubal hershaw
jubal hershaw
Nov 24, 2022 8:28 PM

“You will own nothing, not even your toothbrush. So Be Happy !”

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
Nov 24, 2022 5:37 PM

Why worry about CBDC ? They can trace you on your phone anyway.

That’s the response I get from family members.

Me:

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
Nov 24, 2022 5:40 PM

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Nigel Watson
Nigel Watson
Nov 24, 2022 3:34 PM

Rationing of various food stuffs, petrol, air travel, etc, could easily be done via programmable central bank digital currency. My latest: warn normies about the dangers of CBDCs by using these super-simple arguments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4YPR7i095g

Gulferaz Ahmed
Gulferaz Ahmed
Nov 24, 2022 1:44 PM

Gold and silver. The rest is nonsense, I’m not sure if your plugging the double bluff of the actual system of control.

mcc
mcc
Nov 24, 2022 1:00 PM

Not another video. Cant we have a script that we can understand in minutes rather than sitting through another video for 10 -20 minutes or more.

eman
eman
Nov 24, 2022 2:13 PM
Reply to  mcc

a power point would be useful..

mcc
mcc
Nov 24, 2022 5:12 PM
Reply to  eman

Well I learn something every day ! I didn’t even know what Powerpoint was, so I looked it up , and now I do !

Christine Thompson
Christine Thompson
Nov 24, 2022 12:08 PM

O/T re. this particular Off-G item, but the following may be of interest to some: the latest video from Dr Mike Yeadon. He makes good points, of course. That it’s all been a pack of lies.

“Dr Mike Yeadon on depopulation, ventilator/sedative murders & sars-cov-2 theory being wrong” (video: 26.05 mins), at:

https://tapnewswire.com/2022/11/dr-mike-yeadon-on-depopulation-ventilator-sedative-murders-sars-cov-2-theory-being-wrong

j d
j d
Nov 24, 2022 11:36 AM

The second video clip is Agustin Carstens, BIS General Manager talking about CBDCs: https://home.solari.com/cash-friday/ There is a huge difference between CBDCs and cash (no equivalence). ” The Central Bank will have absolute control on the rules and regulations that will detemine the use of that expression of Central Bank liability”. It is only 56 seconds.

The Central Bank Game Plan In Under 3 Minutes – Richard Werner: https://www.bitchute.com/video/geJkjtHd4Sw6/

j d
j d
Nov 24, 2022 3:02 PM
Reply to  j d

“CBDC and the Fed’s Plan to Weaponize Money” by John Titus from Best Evidence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOuiWIID2vo

Edwige
Edwige
Nov 24, 2022 10:27 AM

https://twitter.com/BBCMarkEaston/status/1595712087099146242

Exhibit A that beneath the fake two-party divide the real agenda advances regardless.

(TBC “net” means the number of people arriving to stay long-term minus those who’ve left).

Beatriz
Beatriz
Nov 24, 2022 9:53 AM

Well, I’m done: I post my comment over and over again and never appears.

Beatriz
Beatriz
Nov 24, 2022 9:44 AM

It is clear that if central banks monopolise the retail sector, commercial banks are left behind.

It is also clear that the upper echelons of power are not monolithic, but function like the Mafia: they are an organisation made up of several “families” that are united among themselves by the same interest (power and control over the masses, to put it simply), but that also maintain a constant (and relative) struggle among themselves in order to maintain (or increase) their respective share of power.

That is the reason for this “difference” between the bankers about the CBDCs.

But there is something more at the core here: not only the point made by Corbett and also suggested above (that they prefer to exercise power among several actors rather than in a rigidly centralised way, which becomes clear when one understands what the “multi-polar world” means), but a much more subtle issue…

And that “subtlety” refers to the elites’ skilful handling of the sense of “normality” among the masses: first, they have always needed the masses to perceive the injustices and aberrations they commit as “normal” and even “sacred”; second, the fact that the sense of “normality” itself is numbing…

…and third, they downplay or flatly deny that there is any danger to us in their actions:

“You see, the point in the end was no big deal: CBDC’s in their most terrible form (as a single, programmable currency) will not be implemented at last, but there will always be various financial options for consumers”, which Corbett also puts in other words, in the sense that with such an argument they will try to make fools of the “conspiracy theorists”.

But it is precisely here that the trap surely lies, because over time these “various financial options” will amount to the same thing: the same rigid control exercised in various ways over the “happy people” who “own nothing”….

If this is not the case, then what would be the point for them to complicate themselves so much up to this point (especially the last three years), if in the end all they would achieve would be a “Partial Global Governance”, a “Half Reset”, a “Quasi New World Order” or a truly Multipolar World…?

This is not to say that it is not “good news” that, for the time being, these gangsters are willing to “moderate” with the CBDC’S, which is an excellent opportunity for us to strengthen ourselves.

However, Jim Rickards (former CIA advisor and financial expert) is not at all sure that there will be any such “moderation” from bankers and governments in the short to medium term:

https://pro.paradigmnewsletters.org/p/awn_bidenbucks_newlife_0722/LAWNY6AD/Full?cake_s1=11_137875918_564c5566-e0b4-41ac-9874-30bed4cbc772&h=true

Freecus
Freecus
Nov 24, 2022 12:56 PM
Reply to  Beatriz

Good overview, the direction of the ‘nudge’ is towards a tokenization of the entire social, economic & governance system, full spectrum cybernetic dominance.

eman
eman
Nov 24, 2022 2:35 PM
Reply to  Beatriz

I think digital currency,banking and government are going to give the masses a way to avoid anything government or anything oligarch controlled banking can offer. Digital currency offers the only route to change, freedom, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The masses are fully aware of the need.. the masses have not yet adopted cyber currency technology because government psyops (propaganda including the recent FTX CB planned disaster which was forced into bankruptcy) have discouraged the masses from learning about, and moving off of mainstream high density surveillance currency transactions to cyber currency, cyber banking, and cyber government; but I believe the masses will find a way to use digital currency to eliminate the oligarch controlled governments all together.

CB Digital currency implementations will just teach the masses how to use cybercurrency, but no one, even the homeless, are going to willing submit their wealth or currency resources to the care of either a government or a oligarch owned banking establishment. Only “Our Maker” should all things about all people.

Viridis
Viridis
Nov 27, 2022 12:28 PM
Reply to  Beatriz

Former CIA people are not good sources.

entitled2
entitled2
Nov 24, 2022 9:44 AM

James is useless really.

For the past 10-15 years (it is longer) they been given programmables to the benefit welfare disabled and elderly lot aka the Poor.
Pre this, it was ration cards.
This is were they’ve been trying all this out on.

15+ years late to the party.

Beatriz
Beatriz
Nov 24, 2022 9:35 AM

Why doesn’t my comment appear? My username and email address are not accepted when I want to retrieve my password…

El Zafio
El Zafio
Nov 24, 2022 8:10 AM

Where was Virology – Beyond the Basics this whole time, James Corbett.

Fearmonger and sensationalist.

Beatriz
Beatriz
Nov 24, 2022 9:39 AM
Reply to  El Zafio

James Corbett, “fearmonger and sensationalist”????

ChairmanDrew
ChairmanDrew
Nov 24, 2022 1:58 PM
Reply to  El Zafio

He does seem to be at pains to avoid talking about the very mechanism that underpins “How Big Oil Conquered the World”. He also seems to have become increasingly smug and condescending in the last couple of years. Probably a result of starting to believe all the hype swirling around him.

George Mc
George Mc
Nov 24, 2022 7:52 AM

Sorry for going off topic so soon but this occurred to me: Lockdown was a huge MK-ULTRA programme to re-condition the population into having the mind of a traumatised child who could be re-molded since all his confidence has been trashed.

George Mc
George Mc
Nov 24, 2022 8:00 AM
Reply to  George Mc

I feel it most at work. The former buoyancy has gone. There is now a sense of gloom and approaching “retribution”.

(I looked up “retribution” and the definition went:

“punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act.
“employees asked not to be named, saying they feared retribution””)

How apt. Everyone is now fearful. Everyone has their heads down and hoping they might get through another day without undue attention.

ZenPriest
ZenPriest
Nov 24, 2022 9:16 AM
Reply to  George Mc

I feel the same. The masses have accepted random, no apparent cause, early illness and death as just part of life. They even seem glad to get Covid. “Well at least I’m still alive”.

SeamusPadraig
SeamusPadraig
Nov 24, 2022 3:45 PM
Reply to  ZenPriest

Plus: getting Covid guarantees you a two-week, paid staycation. What’s not to love about it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPtH43VmvJI

rubberheid
rubberheid
Nov 24, 2022 5:25 PM
Reply to  SeamusPadraig

there IS so many people

we have arrived

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
Nov 24, 2022 9:31 AM
Reply to  George Mc

George, it’s been going on for over 50 years.

We appear to be approaching the climax of the experiment started in 1972 when my UK grammar school switched from masters in capes and mortar boards to student, lefty teachers.

Obviously, it started earlier as these “teachers” had to be programmed but the experiment for me started then.

Since then, dumbing down has been the order of the day. Be it in comedy, films, theatre or any other field of entertainment or social interaction.

Now we are at the “poking them to see if they’re done” stage where we are being tested to see if the indoctrination has worked (jab compliance, climate obedience etc.)

The one thing that must really bug them is that pesky internet.

They make so much progress and then that infernal machine spreads nasty, malicious truths around.

They will have to do something about that………………………………………………

George Mc
George Mc
Nov 24, 2022 7:40 PM

I note that “comprehensive education” was supposed to be all about a school “that does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude”. That was the school I went to. But at the end of second year, the pupils were split between “certificate” and “special”. And I still recall one of my teachers saying, with a sneer, “Special – so that’s what they are calling it this year!” She was referring to the category which was clearly the “second tier” or even the “non-tier”.

And children aren’t stupid. They soon figure out what ‘s what. “Special” is the most Orwellian word. It means the opposite of what it’s supposed to mean. Those who are “special” are frankly “the rejects”.

Thus “comprehensive education” is a con anyway. They are not supposed to discriminate but inevitably end up doing just that. Indeed, it may be even more cruel not to discriminate from the start.

But that leads to another question . Who are the “chosen ones”. On what basis are they chosen. It was one prominent “lefty” i.e. Gramsci, who noted that all people are intellectuals in the sense that they all use their brain. But “intellectuals” in our sense, i.e. in the Western habitual sense, refers to those who are “academic” i.e. those who will do well are school and then university. Why should that be taken as “special”?

theobalt
theobalt
Nov 24, 2022 10:07 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Anyone though of looking at accumulated tests results? It is the definition of discrimination, but I can’t see much around it… That being said, they more and more discarded academic performance to introduce “emotional Q”, rendering all your academic efforts useless. And if you’re “pissed” about that, that’s because you have low emotional Q, and therefore not what we’re looking for. They also imply in their complicated description, that emotional Q is more or less like winning a lottery… you know, if things bother you, maybe it’s your social conditions or something, anyway it means you lack resilience (I.E. submission). Add to that that mathematics are racist, sexist and necessarily against toddlers, and you see where they’re going.

mcc
mcc
Nov 24, 2022 5:29 PM
Reply to  George Mc

They want us demoralised, as well as fearful. I know its difficult but we must find ways of raising our own morale. We all have our own ways of doing that. Family, our good memories, religious faith, or philosophy: didn’t Socrates say that it was better to suffer evil than to destroy ones own soul by doing evil? And I think the ancient writers , Horace for example, expressed something like that that the universe can come crashing down over the righteous man but it won’t break him or destroy his inner peace….

Viridis
Viridis
Nov 27, 2022 12:38 PM
Reply to  George Mc

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Sam - Admin2
Nov 27, 2022 1:21 PM
Reply to  Viridis

The image isn’t imbedding, don’t know why. Shame.

les online
les online
Nov 24, 2022 6:26 AM

Usury is not intrinsic of economic activity…It is a relationship superimposed on economic activity…Nor are greed, or taking more than you give (unequal exchange) economic principles..Like Debt (guilt) they are aspects of a capitalist emotional economy superimposed onto economic activity…

Beatriz
Beatriz
Nov 24, 2022 6:11 AM

It is clear that if central banks monopolise the retail sector, commercial banks are left behind.

It is also clear that the upper echelons of power are not monolithic, but function like the Mafia: they are an organisation made up of several “families” that are united among themselves by the same interest (power and control over the masses, to put it simply), but that also maintain a constant (and relative) struggle among themselves in order to maintain (or increase) their respective share of power.

That is the reason for this “difference” between the bankers about the CBDCs.

But there is something more at the core here: not only the point made by Corbett and also suggested above (that they prefer to exercise power among several actors rather than in a rigidly centralised way, which becomes clear when one understands what the “multi-polar world” means), but a much more subtle issue…

And that “subtlety” refers to the elites’ skilful handling of the sense of “normality” among the masses: first, they have always needed the masses to perceive the injustices and aberrations they commit as “normal” and even “sacred”; second, the fact that the sense of “normality” itself is numbing…

…and third, they downplay or flatly deny that there is any danger to us in their actions:

“You see, the point in the end was no big deal: CBDC’s in their most terrible form (as a single, programmable currency) will not be implemented at last, but there will always be various financial options for consumers”, which Corbett also puts in other words, in the sense that with such an argument they will try to make fools of the “conspiracy theorists”.

But it is precisely here that the trap surely lies, because over time these “various financial options” will amount to the same thing: the same rigid control exercised in various ways over the “happy people” who “own nothing”….

If this is not the case, then what would be the point for them to complicate themselves so much up to this point (especially the last three years), if in the end all they would achieve would be a “Partial Global Governance”, a “Half Reset”, a “Quasi New World Order” or a truly Multipolar World…?

This is not to say that it is not “good news” that, for the time being, these gangsters are willing to “moderate” with the CBDC’S, which is an excellent opportunity for us to strengthen ourselves.

However, Jim Rickards (former CIA advisor and financial expert) is not at all sure that there will be any such “moderation” from bankers and governments in the short to medium term:

https://pro.paradigmnewsletters.org/p/awn_bidenbucks_newlife_0722/LAWNY6AD/Full?cake_s1=11_137875918_564c5566-e0b4-41ac-9874-30bed4cbc772&h=true

Antonym
Antonym
Nov 24, 2022 6:46 AM
Reply to  Antonym

Worse, CCTV (not cctv) are now live blurring the public shown during the Qatar WC football matches. They don’t want the Chinese to find out about life outside CCP Covid citadel China.

The “advanced” Chinese are quite familiar with 100% tracking of all their money, social life etc. but are not going to take this shit laying down much longer. CBDS are old scare news there.

Let's be Frank Joshua
Let's be Frank Joshua
Nov 24, 2022 7:41 AM
Reply to  Antonym

And what makes you conclude they are not going to take it for much longer? Wishful thinking? Are there any signs of mass uprisings?

yippydee
yippydee
Nov 24, 2022 9:24 AM
Reply to  Antonym

“but are not going to take this shit laying down much longer.”
I agree with you. The Chinese are far better and more effective at complaining about what they don’t want. Not only the more “advanced” ones.

At the bottom of the cctv.cn homepage there is a whole bunch of WC coverage.

Is it the CCP that doesn’t want Chinese to know about life outside the citadel or YOU that doesn’t want to know about what life in China is really like?

yippydee
yippydee
Nov 24, 2022 9:18 AM
Reply to  Antonym

That’s nonsense.
https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202211/1280025.shtml
This is an editorial from the Global Times
The game of football brings the whole world together

“Under the zealous expectations of fans across the globe, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 officially kicked off on Sunday. Whichever team among the 32 from all over the world finally lifts the FIFA World Cup Trophy will affect the moods of fans in the coming month. The charm of football will also transcend national borders, races and religions to light up the sparks of emotions and values shared by the world in the fields of play.  

In the past four years since the last World Cup, great changes have taken place in the world. Affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, international sports events have been greatly reduced, and exchanges between countries and regions have been hindered. At the same time, geopolitics and ideologies have become rampant in areas where they should not have getting involved in the first place. The more such a situation is, the more the world needs the World Cup and the sportsmanship embodied by the World Cup. From this point of view, the meaning of the World Cup is first of all the “world,” then the “cup.” As FIFA President Gianni Infantino said, football is not just a sport, its cultural value and influence can unite the world…..
… For China, in 1978, state broadcaster CCTV broadcast the World Cup for the first time, which opened a door for the Chinese people. From radios, black-and-white TVs, color TVs to computers and mobile phones, the World Cup witnessed not only the fiery passion of Chinese fans, but also China’s firm steps toward the world. From the Lusail Stadium, which will host the final game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to the 1,500 new-energy buses, from the communication and network equipment of the stadium to the World Cup souvenirs and cultural shirts that can be seen everywhere in the streets and alleys… Although the Chinese team failed to make it to the World Cup in Qatar, “Chinese elements” can be seen everywhere. The two giant pandas from China in the panda pavilion in Qatar also convey the best wishes of the Chinese people for the World Cup….”

I recommend reading the whole editorial, it’s well written and it echoed my own sentiments exactly.  

China’s zero covid policy is absurd, unpopular in China and I disagree with it completely but over time I’ve come to understand the following things about it.

  1. The measures affect a nanofraction of the population at any given time. They are just exaggerated hysterically by free world media.
  2. China has banned a national vaccine mandate. This has made the Pfizer Club FURIOUS. In order to piush back and because they were blamed for viruses jumping out of batsoup, (I think) zero covid is a bit of a pantomime put on mostly for Western media. To hit back at criticisms that China is not doing enough.
  3. China switched to far less invasive saliva tests early on. Yes I know the test is rubbish anyway. But in Italy, eg until today, saliva tests cost almost 100 euro. The Draghi government made it an explicit policy to harass the unvaccinated workers who were forced to shell out for the cheaper nasal tests and be nasally raped every 48 hours in order to keep their jobs.
Edwige
Edwige
Nov 24, 2022 9:49 AM
Reply to  yippydee

“geopolitics and ideologies have become rampant in areas where they should not have getting involved in the first place. The more such a situation is, the more the world needs the World Cup and the sportsmanship embodied by the World Cup. From this point of view, the meaning of the World Cup is first of all the “world,” then the “cup.””

So the WC is free of “ideologies” but its “meaning” is globalist? Ah, the eternal goal of every ideology… not to be perceived as an ideology.

The attempted defense of China’s Zero Covid policy is farcical. The Western media are to blame for China’s policy, that poor little nuclear superpower of 1b people? Parts of China’s reaction are better than NATO countries but that’s not saying much. The answer to “China or NATO?” is neither, not to make excuses for CHina’s tyranny.

BTW on the original point, I watched various sporting events on Western media during lockdown and they didn’t show crowds openly and fairly either – they were a bit more subtle than completely blurring the crowd out but would show the crowd in long shot and use the few masked spectators for close-ups topped up by regular shots of coaches and support staff in masks too.

yippydee
yippydee
Nov 24, 2022 12:35 PM
Reply to  Edwige

The point is that Chinese TV is certainly NOT blurring out the public as the individual above suggested. I am not defending China’s ABSURD covid policy. I am saying that if you’re pushing back against clot shot mandates, you’re going to have the Western world descending on you like a pack of hyenas saying a) you’re not doing enough and b) your cultural habits and biolabs are spreading global pandemics.

There’s a difference between globalist and the world coming together.
It may be hard for you to understand this but I’ve had so many pleasant interactions with people around the world while watching World Cup, even when I do not speak their language. It’s just a game, but it’s a brief moment when the “globalist” culture of “kicking a round object through two sticks” —something that anyone over the age of one can relate to—brings people together. No, this is not an endorsement of FIFA. It’s an endorsement of what is probably one of the most simple games. Give a bunch of street kids a football and a small space and they can stay out of trouble and develop their athletic and social skills.

Viridis
Viridis
Nov 27, 2022 12:46 PM
Reply to  yippydee

FIFA President Gianni Infantino

You can’t make this shit up…