|Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz Counties, CA||November 7, 2000 Election|
New World Order
By E. Craig CoffinCandidate for United States Representative; District 17
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The global corporate system, centered on massive financial cartels, threatens democracy worldwide.The "New World Order" can be defined as: The global corporate system, centered on massive financial cartels, which perpetuates the maximization of profit and the concentration of private capital by subjecting whole populations to debt slavery. This is accomplished by manipulating prices of currencies, capital goods and commodities. To facilitate the process, the system operates governments as franchises, selling politicians like hamburgers. E Coli, free with purchase.
The system, which Mexico's Zapatistas call "the beast" (la bestia), is the ultimate refinement of 500 years of global exploitation and plunder, which began when white people learned to circumnavigate the globe. Driven by the awesome Republicratic symbiosis, the US government has become the primary political facilitator and military enforcer for the beast.
From the ethnic cleansing of North America and the institutionalization of slavery to the bombing and enforced deprivation of Iraqi children, the US has consistently employed military aggression cloaked in democratic rhetoric to promote economic expansion. From colonialism to imperialism, to dependency, to debt slavery and the Clinton corollary "financial liberalization," the US has been an influential innovator for he politics of domination.
After WWII, the US was the only "Great Power" left standing, its industrial base intact and focused on the production of weapons of mass destruction. Worldwide, there were power vacuums to fill, weapons to sell and economies to rebuild, based on US capital. In order to keep the American people mobilized, Democrat President Truman & Republican Senator Vandenburg conspired with a number of bankers and lawyers for bankers to create a new enemy, a crusade, a plan. Thus began the policy of "containment."
Organizations like the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank were established to feed the beast.
When the Soviet Union collapsed, the "international communist threat," a tremendously successful pretext, petered out. Another enemy was needed. The Bush administration switched the focus to Iraq. Since the American people had already been enculturated with an anti-Arab sentiment, Saddam Hussein was a convenient choice. The Clinton/Gore administration followed suit, and has been successful at developing a number of other "threats" as well. The "War on Drugs" is an effective pretext for escalating the civil war in Colombia.
The Clinton/Gore administration has served its corporate sponsors well, not
only striving to maintain the system, but directing the institutionalization
In 1959, when the Eisenhower Cabinet was wondering what to do about the new revolutionary government in Cuba, UN ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge told them, "We should focus on the Declaration of Independence rather than the Communist Manifesto, where (the focus) has been, and in doing so, we should not endeavor to sell the specific word `Capitalism' which is beyond rehabilitation in the minds of the non-white world." Think about it. What if we all pledged our allegiance to liberty and justice for all, and meant it?
From campaigning against NAFTA in order to get elected, and then voting for it, to accompanying Clinton to Colombia and returning to help sell the latest military "aid" package, Congressmember Sam Farr has done his part to help the administration keep us in line. Like our Presidential candidacy and our US Senate candidacy, our Green Congressional candidacy presents us all with a wonderful opportunity to kick off the millennium by getting out of line.
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