Christopher Lynn Hedges
economic hegemony has generated enormous hostility to an
American dominated process of
globalization, frequently on the part of close democratic allies who
thought America was seeking to impose its antistatist social model on them."-
1921 British and American elite
academics get together with major international banking interests to form two
"sister institutes" called the Royal Institute of International Affairs
(RIIA) in London, now known as Chatham House, and the Council on Foreign Relations in the
Subsequently related think tanks are
amalgamated in Canada, such
as the Canadian Institute of International Affairs, now known as the
Canadian International Council (CIC), and other affiliated
think tanks in
South Africa, India,
Australia and, finally, in the
European Union with the formation of the European Council on Foreign
Following World War I,
these powers sought to reshape the world order.
Woodrow Wilson proclaimed a right to
"national self-determination" which
shaped the formation of nation-states throughout the Middle East, which had
been dominated by the Ottoman Empire.
Proclaiming a right to "self-determination" for
people everywhere became a means
of constructing nation-state power structures
to exert hegemony over.
To control people, one must construct institutions of
Kuwait did not exist prior to World
Following World War II,
America became the global
hegemon, whose imperial impetus was provided by
the strategic concept of
"containment" to stop the
spread of communism.
American imperial adventures in
Korea, the Middle East,
Africa, Asia and South America became defined by
the desire to "roll back" the influence of
the Soviet Union and communism.
Council on Foreign Relations
originated the idea of
"containment" as a central feature
of foreign policy.
Following World War II, America
took upon itself responsibility
for managing the international monetary system and global political economy
through the creation of institutions and agreements such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund,
NATO, United Nations, and GATT.
One central power institution that
was significant in establishing consensus among Western elites and providing a
forum for expanding global western
hegemony was the Bilderberg Group, founded in 1954.
Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski
and David Rockefeller, first present
the idea of a "New World Order"
built upon idea of global governance under the direction of
transnational elites at the
annual Bilderberg Group meeting.
David Rockefeller is
Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and CEO of
Chase Manhattan Bank.
1973 Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski and
David Rockefeller forge
the Trilateral Commission, a
sister to the Bilderberg Group, with cross-over membership, to bring
Japan into the western sphere of
1975 The Trilateral Commission
publishes a Task Force Report labeled, "The Crisis of Democracy, of
which one of the principal authors is
Huntington, a close associate of Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski.
Samuel Phillips Huntington, analyzing this
"democratic surge," showed that throughout the 1960s and into the early 1970s
there was a dramatic increase in the percentage of people who felt military
spending was too high.
From 18% in 1960 to 52% in 1969, largely due to
the Vietnam War.
People were becoming politically
aware of empire and exploitation.
Samuel Phillips Huntington
concluded that many problems of governance in the US stem from an "excess of
democracy," and that, "the effective operation of a democratic political system
usually requires some measure of apathy and noninvolvement on the part
of some individuals and groups."
Huntington explained that society has
always had "marginal groups" which do not participate in politics, and while
acknowledging that the existence of "marginality on the part of some groups is
inherently undemocratic," it has also "enabled democracy to function
identified "Blacks" as one such group that had become politically active,
posing a "danger of overloading the political system with demands."
"Following the collapse of the
Soviet Union in 1991, American ideologues "politicians and academics" began
discussing the idea of the emergence of a "New World Order" with
power centralized in
This laid the basis for an expansion of elitist ideology
pertaining to the notion of "globalization": that power and power structures
should be globalized.
The "New World Order" was to be
a global order of global
The US was to be the central and primary actor in
constructing a new world order and global
government." - Andrew Gavin Marshall
crisis, the emergence of a
charismatic personality, and the
exploitation of corporate
media to obtain public confidence would be the
steppingstones in the
transformation of the
US into a closed
Such a society would be
dominated by an elite
whose claim to political power would rest on
allegedly superior scientific
the restraints of traditional
liberal values, this elite would
not hesitate to achieve political ends
by using the latest modern
techniques for influencing public consciousness while
keeping society under
circumstances, the scientific and technological momentum of the country would
not be reversed but would actually feed on the situation.
The traditionally democratic American
society could, because of its fascination
with technical efficiency, become
an extremely controlled
society, and its humane
and individualistic qualities would thereby be lost." - Zbigniew Kazimierz
Technological Revolution has allowed elites to redirect society in ways
never before imagined, culminating in
a global scientific
dictatorship, as many have warned of since the early decades of the 20th
The potential for
controlling the masses has never been so great, as science unleashes
the power of genetics,
new forms of modern eugenics;
implemented by a scientific
elite equipped with systems of psycho-social
control ." - Andrew Gavin Marshall
2005 Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski writes
an essay for The American Interest labeled, "The Dilemma of the Last
Sovereign," in which he explains the geopolitical landscape that America
and the world find themselves in: "For most
states, sovereignty now verges on being a legal fiction."
Kazimierz Brzezinski publishes an article based on a speech he delivered to
the London-based Chatham House in their academic journal,
Chatham House, formerly the
Royal Institute of International Relations, is the British counterpart
to the US-based Council on Foreign Relations.
"Major foreign policy challenges for the next US President" aptly
analyzes the major geopolitical
challenges for the Obama administration in
leading the global corporate state at
this critical juncture.
Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski refers to the
"global political awakening" as "a truly transformative event on the global
"For the first time in human history almost all of humanity
is politically activated, politically conscious and
There are only a few
pockets of humanity left in the remotest corners of the world that are not
politically alert and engaged with the political turmoil.
global political activism is
generating a surge in the quest for
personal dignity, cultural respect
and economic opportunity in a
world painfully scarred by memories of
centuries-long alien imperial
The worldwide yearning for
human dignity is the central challenge inherent in the phenomenon of global
political awakening." - Zbigniew Brzezinski
Globalization has built
A disaster environmentally,
a disaster socially,
a disaster for small farmers; it is
a giveaway of sovereign power
The only way order can be
maintained is through oppressive means.
The founding premises of
unregulated trade is participating nation states will not engage in armed
conflict, an opium pipe dream of
Black magic economists claim
unfettered global corporatism
exports lowbrow jobs while
retaining high paying creative skills.
That is not what happens.
Creative work is easier to
outsource than manufacturing !
globally competitive the
investment bankers require
destruction, austerity and
a drastically lowered standard of
infrastructure electricity grid, are
vulnerable to the
unintended consequences of
If one "domino"
falls a cascading "dominos" may fall in every direction
energy production with lots of small generating plants, rooftop solar and a
myrad of passive systems could make a tremendous difference.
"China's steady growth in oil
demand has led it to become the world's largest net oil importer, exceeding
the US in September 2013. EIA forecasts this trend to continue through 2014." -
Energy Information Administration
2011 China harvests the largest grain crop of any country in
Chinese eat 84 lb of pork a year, while Americans average 59
Smithfield Foods shareholders approve Chinese
Coal consumption in
China grows more than 9%.
China accounts for 47% of global coal consumption.
in Chinese electric generation
since 2000 lead by coal demand.
Facing the consequences
of overgrazing of Icelandic grasslands
herders agreed to value the
commons and reduce sheep to a
Sumerian civilization carefully engineered irrigation system gave rise to
highly productive agriculture enabling farmers to produce a food
built the cities of Ugarit and
Without careful stewardship of
irrigation systems land productivity declines.
salt accumulates and
wheat yields decline.
McCormick Adams describes the "sparse vegetation, tangled dunes, long disused
canal levees, rubble-strewn mounds" on the
central flood plain of the
Euphrates River desolate heart of one of the oldest literate
fate of all the peoples of Earth is to
face global environmental
Environmental limitations have
Environmental costs are
Ecosystem decline is
A dysfunctional global economy is shaped by
distorted market prices
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