Privatisierung

the rule over others, almost always went wrong

(wrong = egoism & (lobby-induced) corruption & mismanagement lead to hunger and uprisings)

so maybe its time for America to reinvent itself?

so maybe its time for everyone to rule themselves?

should not the state educate people how to survive, in balance with nature, by their own hands? (give em a piece of land and the equipment to survive there, there is enough land between the east and the west coast)

rule over others = slavery = exploitation is so damn devilish profitable

the biggest problem is:

  • the “pile of shit problems”, that were created over decades of erosion grew so big, it can not be ignored anymore (it’s like a ship who’s mast has a lot of cracks, but nobody bothers to build a new more sustainable ship)
  • “western” democracy in it’s current form has proven many times to be unable to solve problems in a competent way, so “the world” is in a state of turmoil, lack of orientation and uncertainty, because of a in-competent decision making process plus: the decision making process is so “abstract” that “the masses” lost track, who is actually to blame for what.
  • rule over others = slavery = exploitation is so damn devilish profitable, but the planet belongs to everyone
  • “western” democracy accepted itself as perfect,  did not actively (funding!) search for alternatives to itself (arrogance)
  • thus “western” democracy “forgot” to look for alternatives (can be other forms of democracy)
  • thus did not do any experiment with alternative forms of government
    • (except Chinese communism experimented very “successfully” (more money, more pollution plus all the negative side effects that a money-centric lifestyle brings about) with neoliberal capitalism)
  • “going back” to dictatorship/monarchy can hardly be considered a step forward

US-America needs to reinvent itself

I wish them a lot of success! 🙂

There are (still despite all the cuts to education budget) creative and clever people there!

i just hope there are enough innovative and clever people there that also have a moral compass and i wish them to succeed in their efforts

“As Walter Williams reminds us, capitalism is a wonderful system in part because people can only become rich by providing value to others.”

WRONG. But go on.

“That means investment, entrepreneurship, innovation, competition and other behaviors that make the rest of us better off—even if we never become millionaires ourselves.”

“Remember, the normal state of humanity is grinding poverty and material deprivation.”

(source: https://fee.org)

In theory – this is what capitalism SHOULD be – but is it?

To the naive believers maybe still.

But it is not.

Capitalism ought to guarantee  a vibrant creative economy with 100% employment aka “wealth for everybody” and creative long lasting sustainably produced products that get better by the day.

It does not.

It might be true for small and medium sized businesses (SMB) that have a very very hard time getting ANY loans from ANY bank are the most creative and actually create jobs.

But it’s not true for multinational companies.

“It’s only in the past few hundred years that many of us have escaped that fate—thanks to a system of free enterprise that channeled human greed in a productive direction.”

(source: https://fee.org)

Maybe it was the people who fought for basic human rights and good working conditions (against owners of the factories/the capitalists and their banks) that managed to make things better for the average working citizen?

Bismarck actually introduced a state health care system, not because he wanted to do good for society, but because he wanted to have fit and not sick soldiers.

This state health care system survived him, so basically he Bismarck did good to society “by accident”. (USA health care system is for the rich only and up to this date, US-citizens lack any proper health care system that actually works for them, because short sighted capitalists do not care about health, they cares about money as income and turnover, not health)

But is this really the way forward?

Hoping that capitalists will produce “by accident” positive outcomes for society?

This is just madness and right now it does not look like help won’t come by law any time soon?

Unless a massive crisis completely obliterates and destroys “the system” and people actively formulate how they want to live.

COVID19 could be that crisis.

Maybe in the 1960s it used to be that way, but nowadays is not only “my guts” but also statistics that shows the highest GDP IN THE WORLD OF LUXEMBOURG IS NOT DUE TO CREATING VALUE, THEY CREATE FINANCIAL CRIME BY HELPING FOREIGN COMPANIES AVOID TAXES (means: stealing from the rest of the world, the average citizens ought to pay 50% and more taxes on income, but not the Top100 companies, noooo that would be unfair?).

Most famously Apple pays $50 for every $1.000.000 (one million) in income, thanks to another tax haven, Ireland.

“The company was said to be paying tax in Ireland at a rate of under 1% for two decades – just 0.005% in one year.” (souce: TheGuardian)

Okay it is REALLY no wonder, that a court in Luxembourg ruled that way.

Luxembourg itself since decades is a tax avoiding crime scene.

Wonder if people still live in Luxembourg, or if it’s only fake companies and fake offices with 10000x post boxes and computers that manage the stealing of wealth.

An internet lock down would hurt Luxembourg way more than any trade embargo.

Walter E. Williams is either blind, stupid or ignorant (blind on purpose, because it pays well).

Maybe there was this “responsible to society” capitalist of the 60s that believes in democracy, the rule of law and actually cared about it’s employees and society (not so much about nature unless forced to by laws) – in which Americans still believe and still believe they (especially Trump) could turn back time to that “golden times” – when wages basically increased and the employee did not even have to beg for it.

And there is this radical exploitational and tax avoiding “whatever sells” (especially weapons and drugs) capitalism of the 2000s, that constantly

  • lowers wages
  • does not care about employees or creating jobs at all very much the contrast.
  • CEOs openly say, it is NOT their responsibility to create jobs, the state ought care about citizens, not private companies
  • also wages “cost money” so almost every company  avoid ’em like hell, constantly strive to either cut wages, destroy unions, make people work more for less
  • or: lay off as much people as possible, transfer production to automation or China and so on and so on.
  • The list of negative side-effects of this modern capitalism is ENDLESS.

It is also highly unsustainable and as COVID19 crisis shows, it is highly instable and thus can not deal with crisis – not even small crisis – AT ALL (folds like house of cards at slightest breeze).

It is like – making your life dependent on Windows 95.

If it crashes – your children will starve.

If that is okay with you – go about business as usual – if not – massively invest every Dollar every Euro every Yen in YOUR INDEPENDENCE from the monetary system – by creating your own fresh water (well) food (farming) and energy (solar and wind).

If a state does not support it’s citizens in this strive for independence – it is the right of the citizens to demand the state’s support – because the state acts against their interest.

Politicians are mere puppets to the super multinational conglomerates – so politicians – 90% of the time – unless pressured massively by the public on all channels – won’t act in the interest of citizens or sustainable survival of mankind and nature.

So capitalism is on the way to not only destroy itself – but all basis on which life can exist on this planet (Shell and others knew decades (in the 1980s, probably earlier) ago, by their own research, their business model was causing climate change (to the worse) not climate stability.

To be fair: there are probably two kinds of climate change (global warming and weather extremes known as climate change)

  • natural changes (the dust of the meteor that caused the ice age and made dinosaurs extinct has luckily settled)
  • mankind’s CO2 (heating, transportation) and methane (cows/meat)

everything lives of a balance – mankind needs to learn how to increase the stability of that balance – by everyday life – instead of adding to instability.

Maybe Mars is the only true hope for mankind.

But it is a major gamble – but Americans love gambling – so it completely fits their culture.

Bet the future of mankind on one card.

Very very risky and as said in the Shell produced video: “waiting for final proof” (that man made climate change is real) “would be irresponsible”

So would be ignorance of and gambling with the future of mankind.

legal crimes: Corona and the corporate wish list

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/the-shock-doctrine-the-rise/9780676978018-item.html
get the book: https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/the-shock-doctrine-the-rise/9780676978018-item.html

after all this catastrophes… if you still have the guts… it might be worth – if you can – investing in this book to support it’s author or watch the documentary for free.

Naomi Klein
Naomi Klein

“trauma used to accelerate the advancement of that corporate wishlist” (have to find the source, it was one of the latest DemocracyNow interviews with Naomi)

about the book:

“Around the world in Britain, the United States, Asia and the Middle East, there are people with power who are cashing in on chaos;

exploiting bloodshed and catastrophe to brutally remake our world in their image.

They are the shock doctors.

Exposing these global profiteers, Naomi Klein discovered information and connections that shocked even her about how comprehensively the shock doctors’ beliefs now dominate our world – and how this domination has been achieved.

  • Raking in billions out of the tsunami
  • plundering Russia
  • exploiting Iraq

this is the chilling tale of how a few are making a killing while more are getting killed.

  • ‘Packed with thinking dynamite … a book to be read everywhere’ John Berger
  • ‘If you only read one non-fiction book this year, make it this one’ Metro Books of the Year
  • ‘There are a few books that really help us understand the present. The Shock Doctrine is one of those books’ John Gray, Guardian
  • ‘A brilliant book written with a perfectly distilled anger, channelled through hard fact. She has indeed surpassed No Logo ‘ Independent

Videos: 2009 Documentary

related: public private partnerships (ppp) mean: sell us your assets cheap – so you can rent them from us – while it is rotting away

which means: ZERO investment into infrastructure (letting the infrastructure rott away while trying to extract maximum amount of profit)

ppp were ALWAYS and ALWAYS will be a catastrophe for the public

https://theintercept.com/2020/05/08/andrew-cuomo-eric-schmidt-coronavirus-tech-shock-doctrine/

above speaking is no less than the long standing ex-CEO of GOOGLE aka Alphabet

“Eric Schmidt, the former chief executive officer of Google, will head a new Pentagon advisory board aimed at bringing Silicon Valley innovation and best practices to the US military, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday.”

” it would give the Pentagon access to “the brightest technical minds focussed on innovation.””

(source)

another source: firstpost.com

Google + Military means:

BigData + innovative highTech KI: to kill people

Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955) is an American businessman and software engineer.

He is currently chair of the

He is known for being the

  • CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011,
  • executive chairman of Google from 2011 to 2015[4],
  • executive chairman of Alphabet Inc.[5][6][7] from 2015 to 2017[4], and
  • Technical Advisor at Alphabet from 2017 to 2020.[8]
  • In 2017, Forbes ranked Schmidt as the 119th-richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of US$11.1 billion.[9]

(source: Wikipedia)

Google is now officially EVIL

please use DuckDuckGo.com or StartPage.com or Yandex.com (WHY NOT? X-D)

Defense_Business_Board:

DoD and corruption: afraid of budget cuts X-D

“The Board members, to include the Board’s Chairperson, are appointed annually by the United States Secretary of Defense and do not receive any payments for their services.[3]

The Chairs of the Defense Policy Board and the Defense Science Board serve as non-voting ex officio members of the Board.

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Comptroller General of the General Accounting Office serve as non-voting observers of the Board.

In October 2014, Deputy Secretary Robert O. Work instructed the Board to hire consultants from McKinsey & Company to identify wasteful spending.[4]

McKinsey discovered DoD was spending $134 billion, 23% of its total budget, on back-office work, and that the back-office bureaucracy staff of over one million people was nearly as great as the number of active duty troops.[4]

On January 22, 2015, the Board then voted to adopt a McKinsey plan to cut $125 billion in waste over five years.[4]

After Secretary Chuck Hagel was replaced by Ash Carter the next month, however, Deputy Secretary Work expressed he was concerned that the gain from any savings achieved would then be removed from the defense budget by Congress.[4]

Under Secretary Frank Kendall III argued that he could not achieve any efficiencies and, instead, that he needed to hire 1,000 more staff.[4]

Secretary Carter then replaced the Board chairman, classified the McKinsey results as secret, and removed the report from public websites.[4]

In 2016 the DBB provided the model for the Defense Innovation Advisory Board which was established by Defense Secretary Carter during the 2016 during RSA cyber security conference in San Francisco.” (source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defense_Business_Board)

About Naomi:

“Naomi Klein (born May 8, 1970) is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and of capitalism.[2]

On a three-year appointment from September 2018, she is the Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University.[3][4]

“Klein contributes to The Nation, In These Times, The Globe and Mail, This Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, and The Guardian, and is a senior contributor for The Intercept.[76]

source: Wikipedia

Links:

Under Cover of Mass Death, Andrew Cuomo Calls in the Billionaires to Build a High-Tech Dystopia

https://theintercept.com/2020/05/08/andrew-cuomo-eric-schmidt-coronavirus-tech-shock-doctrine/

https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Shock_Doctrine.html?id=cpmRBAAAQBAJ

https://www.democracynow.org/2007/9/17/the_shock_doctrine_naomi_klein_on