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Thomas Gallatin / August 1, 2022

Global Elites’ Fantasy Threatens Humanity

An environmentalist group is buying up U.S. farmland … to not farm it.

Recently, our own Douglas Andrews observed that the globalist agenda known as the “Great Reset” was not some harebrained conspiracy theory espoused by a tinfoil hat-wearing Reddit group. It is indeed a fact, and it’s happening even in places like Montana.

Andrews noted that the globalist elites promoting the Great Reset envision a world based upon a socialist system in which these “educated elites” make the decisions for the rest of mankind. A world in which private property rights and individual liberty are eliminated. A world in which the elite “expert” class sets the rules for the rest of humanity. Of course, the claim of this globalist vision is that of a utopia where no one is left in want. Simply put, the Great Reset is Marxism repackaged.

At the root of all the world’s different movements is an ideology that attempts to define reality. The problem is that some ideologies such as Marxism have proven to produce anything but their claimed utopian vision. Indeed, what the Bolsheviks of the Russian revolution, the Maoists of the Chinese Communist revolution, and all Marxist-inspired revolutionaries have in common is that they all promise that the implementation of radical socialist governmental systems will solve the problem of inequity. And all they ever do is lead to massive human suffering and destruction, ironically with a small group of elites ruling and living like kings.

Many Americans believe such a Marxist-inspired revolution can never happen here in America, the land of the free. Americans are famous for being lovers of individual liberty and are fiercely independent; they wouldn’t fall for the empty promises of socialism. Right? That may be true when socialism is presented stripped of any guise designed to make it look reasonable. But that’s exactly the problem — the proponents of socialism are rarely honest about what they’re pushing.

They have to find an issue, and then exploit it using a lot of assertions that lack any genuine support to convince people that rule by elites is the best way forward. This is the impetus behind those pushing the problem of climate change. Drastic action must be taken to “save” the planet, we’re told, and this drastic action boils down to taking away individual freedom and eliminating a free-market economy in favor of a world centralized authority run by a group of “educated” elites. It’s the Great Reset.

But as noted above, this reset doesn’t happen overnight or even conspicuously; it disguises and wraps itself in a “good cause.” One such example comes from the state of Montana, where a group of elites has been steadily pursuing an agenda to effectively turn massive amounts of America’s farmland and ranch land into wilderness.

Over 20 years ago, the American Prairie Foundation was established with the goal of creating the largest “fully functioning ecosystem” within the continental U.S. Since then, the group of environmentalists funded by billionaires both inside and outside of the U.S. has been aggressively buying up farms and ranches in North Central Montana with the goal of eventually creating a 3.5 million-acre wildlife preserve.

“Our mission is to assemble the largest complex of public and private lands devoted to wildlife in the lower 48,” American Prairie Reserve Vice President Pete Geddes explained. “For comparison, about 25% larger than Yellowstone.” That vision is to effectively see the recreation of the American West prior to the pioneers, a land free from man’s agrarian pursuits — i.e., farms and ranches.

The group has thus far purchased some 118,000 acres of private land and leased another 334,000 acres of public land, much of it owned by the federal government. On the surface, this may seem like a good thing, though when one starts to drill into the worldview behind the AP’s publicly expressed vision, it becomes quickly apparent that at its root is anti-humanism.

Montana state government officials have begun ringing the alarm bells, noting that the AP’s plan results in what Montana Department of Agriculture Director Christy Clark warned is the removal of “large chunks of land from production agriculture.” State Attorney General Austin Knudsen called it “flatly illegal.” Knudsen explained: “This is federal land that is specifically — by the Taylor Grazing Act, by federal law — set aside for livestock grazing. Bison are not livestock, even under federal law.” He adds: “That’s the part that everyone just seems to be ignoring here. AP doesn’t want to admit that, certainly the Bureau of Land Management and the Department of Interior don’t want to admit that. But that’s just the fact.” AP aims to create the “American Serengeti” where “liberal coastal elites can come and hang out and look at the pretty animals.”

If this sounds eerily like something out of Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World, it’s because that’s essentially the worldview and vision animating the globalist elites who have bought into the Great Reset. It’s the same vision that caused farmers in the Netherlands to rise in protest directed at the government’s imposition of new nitrogen emissions rules in the name of saving the planet — rules that will effectively kill their farms. This is the same worldview that led to Sri Lanka’s government to ban chemical fertilizers that has led to massive farm failures and a population staring at a food crisis.

At the root of the Great Reset is an ideology that is fundamentally elitist and anti-human.

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