Skip to comments.The U.N.'s plans for global socialist rule
Posted on 02/04/2006 2:24:04 AM PST by JohnHuang2
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, the United Nations Development Program promoted its plan to rule the world through a global socialist economic system. The plan is detailed in a book entitled "The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges", published by Oxford University Press.
The U.N. plan identifies seven trillion dollars that's $7,000,000,000,000 to be taken from developed nations for use by the U.N. to solve all the world's problems.
At the heart of the program is a global pollution-permit trading scheme that would produce $3.64 trillion, according to the U.N. This is a glorified version of the emissions trading scheme envisioned in the Kyoto Protocol.
Here is a simplified example of how such a scheme would work. The U.N. would establish arbitrary limits on the quantity of pollution each nation could produce. If a nation exceeded the limit, it would have to pay substantial penalties. Or, the polluting nation could purchase "credits" from developing nations that produce less pollution than allowed by the U.N. Either way, money from developed nations is redistributed to developing nations through the U.N., of course.
The U.N. claims that another $2.9 trillion could be realized for developing countries by reducing their borrowing costs, and another $600 billion by linking loan repayments to their economic output. The plan also recommends the creation of a "Chapter 11 bankruptcy" procedure for nations, overseen by the U.N.
The plan would impose the "Tobin Tax," a global tax on foreign currency exchange. When first proposed two decades ago, the estimated yield was $1.5 trillion. Now, the estimate is $2.9 trillion. The U.N. has lusted after this tax for years. Opposition by the United States has, so far, prevented its adoption.
The U.N. plan has devised another creative way to generate money: Tax the income of immigrants so the nations from which the immigrants departed could be pledged against loans to build infrastructure in poor nations. The plan also includes taxes on international travel and forcing wealthy nations to give .07 percent of their annual economic output to international aid, as well as an array of other potential income sources.
Most of these tax schemes have been proposed many times by various U.N. agencies, but this is the first time there has been a comprehensive plan developed, published and presented as the official program of the United Nations. Most of the world's nations support this plan or some variation of it. Most nations, of course, would be recipients. But many European nations also support the plan, including such dignitaries as Gordon Brown, the chancellor of the Exchequer, and Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel laureate. The UK, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have publicly endorsed a part of the scheme, the creation of an International Finance Facility to increase aid for disease control to $100 billion.
For years, individuals and organizations in the United States have warned that the United Nations is ultimately working to implement some form of world government. These warnings have largely gone unheeded, and were often ridiculed by the so-called, "well informed" on both sides of the political spectrum.
Even a cursory reading of "Our Global Nieghborhood", published by the Commission on Global Governance, or the UNDP's latest plan, can produce no other conclusion: The United Nations is, indeed, working diligently to install global, socialist rule.
Proponents of this scheme realize that the American people would overwhelmingly reject this proposal if given an opportunity to vote on the decision to subject the United States to U.N. global rule. That's why the mechanism for global governance is being constructed in small steps taken by a multitude of different U.N. agencies and organizations, all coordinated, all working toward the same goal.
The solution is an orderly withdrawal from the United Nations. The United States must continue to be engaged in security and commerce around the world, but it must be neither constrained by, nor subject to, the United Nations. The U.N. has proven to be a cesspool of unaccountable corruption. Every American should study the documents referenced above, published or endorsed by the United Nations, and then insist that their elected representatives remove the United States from the grasp of the global body.
Rest assured that the proponents of global governance are working daily to advance their goals. The apathy, indifference and ignorance of ordinary Americans are among the primary weapons relied upon by the U.N. People who do nothing to stop global governance are actually helping to implement it.
"The apathy, indifference and ignorance of ordinary Americans are among the primary weapons relied upon by the U.N. People who do nothing to stop global governance are actually helping to implement it."
"Seven trillion, huh? Tell ya what, we're a little short this week. How about some Amway?"
Get U.S. out of the U.N.
I think it's way past time to pull out of this farce. Without our money and support, it will finally die the death it deserves.
The U.N. is the love child of the CFR, Tri-Lateral Commission and the Bilderbergers.
The UN spends 75% of its budget on salaries (higher than the worst liberal programs) so they must be after the 'mother' of all raises.
I'm no expert what globalists are allegedly thinking, however I suspect that most of those who want a global government are dreaming of a socialist Utopian collective where everyone gets along in some sort of blissful harmony with one-another and with nature.
In my future-thinking opinion, what they don't see is that the militant Marxists would never let that happen.
Just like with the (once great) Democratic Party, the radical elements would overtake the moderate majority.
And, in the case of global governance, the radical Marxists just might put the Stalinist squeeze on the wind-chime and moonbeam groups; and would introduce the governed to some advanced measures of politically correct thinking.
In brief, world "order" could ultimately be maintained by Mr. Kalashnikov.
With Saddam gone and the Oil-for-Food swindle blown, Koffi and his buddies need another scam to steal money.