Let’s look at the misrepresentation of the Covid Threat.
Many medical professionals have shown, with evidence, that the Covid threat has been greatly overstated. According to the CDC’s own data, of the alleged 200,000 Americans killed by Covid, only 9,000 actually were.
The remainder had 2.6 co-morbidities that in fact killed them. The CDC reports that in only 6% of the reported Covid deaths was Covid the only cause. For 94% of the Covid deaths, there were on average 2.6 co-morbidities or additional causes of death. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid_weekly/index.htm#Comorbidities
The CDC concludes that the initial fatality rates were overestimated. If you have the virus, the CDC reports the survival rate by age group. The percentages are all Covid deaths including those with an average of 2.6 co-morbidities.
See this. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/planning-scenarios.html
In addition to existing morbidities, many who died from Covid died from the ventilators or from being denied HCQ treatment. HCQ, a safe treatment, was demonized by public health officials in alliance with Big Pharma and the MSM 'journalists', because it is inexpensive and...
...in the way of vaccine profits. If there is a cure, there is no need for a vaccine that some experts believe will be more dangerous than Covid itself.
(Doctors in Florida claim to have found a second cure.) https://bgr.com/2020/09/26/coronavirus-cure-icam-protocol-florida/
The Covid threat is being kept alive by the MSM 'journalists' and public health officials until a vaccine can be developed. The latest claim is that the return of the young to colleges has reignited the contagion and spreading it to the adult population in a second wave.
This “threat” is an orchestrated hoax. According to the data, the 48,299 Covid-19 cases reported at 37 US universities are associated with only two hospitalizations and zero deaths. https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/09/scam-48299-covid-19-cases-37-us-universities-2-hospitalizations-zero-deaths-likely-killed-dog/
There is talk of returning to lockdowns and more stringent mask requirements. All of this is to keep people, especially the elderly, frightened and supportive of vaccination. Proper testing of the vaccine is suspended in an effort to rush it to market before Covid disappears.
Dr. Mike Yeadon, former Chief Science Officer for Big Pharma giant Pfizer says that the pandemic is over and that the Covid test produces “false positives” and does not indicate infection with Covid. https://hubpages.com/politics/Pfizer-Chief-Science-Officer-Second-Wave-Based-on-Fake-Data-of-False-Positives-for-New-Cases-Pandemic-is-Over
Dr. Yeadon said that we are basing a government policy, an economic policy, and a civil liberties policy on “what may well be completely fake data on this coronavirus.” According to Dr. Yeadon, a “second wave” and “any government case for lockdowns, given the well-known...
The Belgian medical profession has demanded a halt to the Covid propaganda.
"Open letter from medical doctors and health professionals to all Belgian authorities and all Belgian media.": https://docs4opendebate.be/en/open-letter/
Of course Big Pharma and its shills such as Fauci (NIH), Redfield (CDC), and the MSM "journalists", will continue to keep the “Covid Crisis” alive as it is essential to Big Pharma’s vaccine profits, and, politically...
... not to mention the Democrats’ color revolution against President Trump, and the training of populations to accept and obey Orwellian levels government (and private) control over their lives. https://americanmind.org/essays/revolution-2020/
Back in May 2020 YouTube Censored renowned Epidemiologist Dr. Knut Wittkowski For publicly Opposing Lockdown, Here Is The Deleted Video https://www.bitchute.com/video/hOfLITGCIQGj/
In April 2020 Dr. John Ioannidis and his team at Stanford Medical School the published results of their study which indicated that Covid-19 was epidemiologically indistinguishable from seasonal flu. This study was either ignored or repressed https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.14.20062463v2
According to the latest immunological studies, the overall lethality of Covid-19 (IFR) in the general population ranges between 0.1% and 0.5% in most countries, which is comparable to the medium influenza pandemics of 1957 and 1968. https://swprs.org/studies-on-covid-19-lethality/
It's becoming clear that the unprecedented events, the imposition of a draconian and totalitarian 'bio-social control' isn't about a virus, it's about a long-desired fundamental restructuring of our economy & society, absent democratic oversight or consent https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/now-is-the-time-for-a-great-reset/
While also killing off the threat presented by rise of economic nationalism/populism to the forces of Globalizing capitalism after these financial predators crashed the system in 2008, and now again in 2020 https://consentfactory.org/2020/09/20/the-war-on-populism-the-final-act/
The Case for Economic Nationalism:
As the institutions of globalism become exhausted, Trump and his advisors saw that the time was ripe to marry immigration restriction to protect American workers', economic nationalism, and populism into a potent "America First" program.
Globalism is the ideological superstructure and linchpin of ruling class power. In practical terms, it depends upon the free movement of people, goods, and ideas. It seeks the diminution and ultimate abolition of borders and boundaries, and of national sovereignty itself.
Globalism is a vast interlocking system of technology, telecommunications, economics, culture, and politics that was constructed and imposed by a small, transnational elite. It is built on doctrines of individualism, autonomy, scientism, consumerism, and radical openness.
As such, it is inherently destabilizing & revolutionary. It detaches and disembeds local economies and cultures, undermining customs and traditions. Free trade & open immigration are philosophical cousins of multiculturalism. They are fruit of the same poisonous seed.
By its nature, globalism creates economic, border, cultural, and existential insecurities. Such a disruptive process is bound to have political consequences.
National populism, propelled & fueled by these anxieties, has arisen as a challenge to the globalist & neoliberal consensus imposed at the end of Cold War. The globalist revolution has long roots, but its full flowering is of more recent vintage, & its failures are spectacular.
The events of the last months—the virus, the quarantine, the economic slump, and the riots—have inflamed the insecurities feeding nationalist and populist political movements. The institutions and ideology of globalism have been weakened further and their opponents emboldened.
No one is turning to the World Health Organization or the United Nations for answers. The publics of Western nations have lost faith in global institutions.
Yet, former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger, aging ringleaders of the globalist posse,
have taken to the pages of Time and The Wall Street Journal to agitate for the buttressing of the “liberal order” straining under the weight of the pandemic. “The pandemic has prompted an anachronism,” writes Kissinger:
“a revival of the walled city in an age when prosperity depends on global trade and movement of people.”
Contra Kissinger, walls of various kinds ARE the future.
Moreover, the United States is a nation, not merely a market. Before the era of globalization, “prosperity” meant that an increasing gross domestic product (GDP) was paired with advances in productivity, increases in jobs, and higher wages. That is no longer the case.
The American economy continues to generate a lot of wealth. Between 2000 and late 2016, the estimated net worth of American households and nonprofit institutions more than doubled, from $44 trillion to $90 trillion. The mean net worth of American households rose to $692,007.
But that average is skewed by the nation’s super wealthy. The richest 400 U.S. citizens now have more wealth than 185 million of their fellow Americans combined. The median U.S. net worth is a mere $97,300.
Though there has been significant growth and wealth creation, structural changes have produced an economy with a much wealthier upper class, while incomes for roughly the bottom 60 percent are essentially stagnant and unchanged since the late 1960s.
Since 1973, productivity and compensation have continued to diverge dramatically. As a consequence, America has been growing apart and that disparity was in progress long before the financial meltdown of 2008 and 2009.
Moreover, even economic growth has started to slow. The economy has grown much more slowly in the last two decades than in the post-WW2 period. With postwar, pre-21st-century rates for the years 2000–2016, per capita GDP in America would be more than 20 % higher than it is today.
Labor force participation rates have also been declining. Peaking in early 2000 at 67.3 percent, America’s overall work rate for Americans aged 20 and older has undergone a near-continuous decline, falling more than 5 % points over that time to 62.7 percent in March of this year.
These structural economic problems have been aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits since mid-March. Despite a better-than-expected jobs reports, millions of Americans remain unemployed as a result of the pandemic
...and subsequent state lockdowns, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More than 100,000 small businesses have already closed permanently and commercial bankruptcies are up 26 percent from last year.
The economic damage may be long-lasting and require a broader framework to address deeper technological, cultural, and economic changes. Free markets are, indeed, part of the good life. But the fruits produced by a healthy 'free market' tree—and the American economic tree itself
is dying, poisoned by its ruling class. Supplanting globe-trotting aristocracy is a necessary precondition to cultural renewal. A political program to accomplish that goal requires an economic program that buttresses the cultural supports and people that are the foundation of...
...its existence. I’ll try to describe what that program looks like.
First, the need to sketch out a populist strategy to create class consciousness among middle-income voters. To wake up those who see themselves as dispossessed and exploited—the losers in the process of...
...economic globalization, political centralization, and cultural managerialism.
The fundamental polarity in American politics and culture today is between a deracinated and self-serving Ruling Class centered on but not confined to the central state, on the one hand, and...
...Middle American groups, on the other, with the latter constituting both the economic core of the nation through their labor and productive skills as well as the culturally defining core that sustains the identity of the nation itself.
The economic interests as well as the cultural habits and ideologies of the Ruling Class drive it toward globalization—the managed destruction of the nation, its sovereignty, its culture, and its people—while those of Middle Americans drive them toward support for and...
...reenforcement of the nation and its organic way of life.
An ongoing class war has been directed Middle Americans by an overclass elite and their underclass clients, under the guise of neoliberalism & consensus politics. Middle America has watched communities depopulate and...
...die as factories have disappeared to Asia. They have seen their towns transformed by immigration, which undermines their standing.
Economic nationalism is the formula that expresses the material interests and cultural values of Middle America and it can play a part...
(but only a part) in creating solidarity among otherwise disparate groups that have been systematically stripped of other identities.
In terms of tactical necessity, economic nationalism matches the moment in ways the other systems do not.
The immediate goal is to coalesce the remnants of the historic American nation into a coherent social and political force, directing its wrath at the entrenched elite and displacing it from power. Different systems of political economy produce different wealth & power dynamics...
...and shape family life and civic institutions. Economic theories such as distributism that are reflexively leery of large institutions and collective action are unable to organize on a large scale.
Economic nationalism is not an economic model or theory but a collection of practices, a body of knowledge evolving over time through trial and error. It is flexible and can utilize a range of tools. It can be libertarian in some contexts and more regulatory in others.
It may employ free trade or protectionism, subsidies or free markets. The approach seeks to benefit the nation and sustain the culture and people that define it. It takes account of different regions seeking to balance the needs of...
...rural and urban, capital and labor, farmers, manufacturers, and small businesses.
That being said, there are some specific policies a typical economic nationalist program would contain.
First, with unemployment approaching Depression-era levels, it is time to get serious about immigration control. In March, a Harvard-Harris poll found that 83 percent of respondents wanted to halt immigration from Mexico due to the threat from the COVID-19 virus.
Second, with the Fed out of bullets, it’s time to consider a significant infrastructure spending program. President Donald Trump has proposed trillion dollar infrastructure programs. Infrastructure investments have a multiplier effect, enhancing accessibility,..
...facilitating commerce, and boosting overall economic productivity. Another benefit is putting long-suffering working-class males back to work.
Third, a thoroughgoing effort to restore American manufacturing must be undertaken through a reinvigorated industrial policy.
Tariffs and subsidies designed to re-shore key industries should be pursued immediately.
The rise of China as an economic and national security threat should precipitate a debate about the desirability and efficacy of industrial policy—not as a curb on private enterprise,
...but to spur it in directions vital to national interests, which markets alone may not be able to achieve. A 2018 White House report documented more than 280 major supply chain vulnerabilities and a frightening dependence on foreign nations, especially China.
To be sure, we should have a clear understanding of the pitfalls and dangers of industrial policy, including regulatory capture and de facto corporate welfare. But these problems exist already and are less a product of government intervention than a failure..
...to produce a strategy that embraces economic and security realities.
At the very least, a restructuring of the tax code is in order. American jobs have disappeared to China not because they have been “stolen” but because corporations have off-shored manufacturing...
...in pursuit of higher profits. Taxing corporations based on the geographic location where the value was added may restore domestic production.
Fourth, it may be prudent to consider more radical options in pursuit of traditional ends.
For example, if the elimination of welfare is a practical impossibility, universal basic income (UBI) or wage subsidies should be considered. Charles Murray, among others, has argued that a properly implemented UBI could advance many worthy goals such as...
...incentivizing women to leave the workforce, increasing fertility rates, infant health, childhood education, and strengthening civic institutions.
The costs of globalism in financial and human terms are impossible to deny. It is time to build an economy designed to support families and the nation while securing a future for us and our posterity.
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