"A lie’s true power cannot be accurately measured by the number of people who believe its deception when it is told, it must be measured by the number of people who will go out after hearing it trying to convince others of its truth.” -- Dennis Sharpe
GEORGE SOROS: No. This is the crisis of my lifetime. Even before the pandemic hit, I realised that we were in a revolutionary moment where what would be impossible or even inconceivable in normal times had become not only possible, but probably absolutely necessary.
Most Americans get a flu vaccine every year at their local store or clinic, but President Trump says he needs the US military to vaccinate most Americans by the end of the year – (with a vaccine that is unlikely to actually exist in that time frame.) The US is not some third world country which requires the military to distribute anything. We have extremely efficient commercial distribution systems which operate every day. This was a very strange thing for the President to say, and needs to clarify to keep his base from collapsing. That is why I am posting this video.
It works well in a China, and it’s coming to a country near you. It’s what this is all about.
Authoritarian capitalism, or illiberal capitalism, is an economic system in which a capitalist market economy exists alongside an authoritarian government. Related to and overlapping with state capitalism, a system in which the state undertakes commercial activity, authoritarian capitalism combines private property and the functioning of market forces with repression of dissent, restrictions on freedom of speech and either a lack of elections or an electoral system with a single dominant political party.
That’s essentially the theme of these two banners.
The Pope also calls for a universal/guaranteed basic income.
“This may be the time,” he said, “to consider a universal basic wage.” This points unmistakably to what is usually known as universal basic income—a regular, substantial cash payment to people just for being alive.