UN: Capitalism, schmapitalism - it's time for a revolution!

Secretary-General of the Unite Nations, Ban Ki-moon, whose recent comments on capitalism and climate change have a storng anti-capitalism and andti-democracy undertone. Glenn put Ki-Moon’s recent comments from the World Economic Forum into context.

With Egypt on the verge of collapse, Glenn feels that there is a strong anti-Western sentiment sweeping different parts of the world. First, he tackled comments from the Ayatollah in Iran.

“All of these protests in Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan and Yemen are inspired by Iran's Islamic revolution, and these countries are de facto rocked by the aftershock of the Iranian revolution, the ultra conservative cleric added.  [The Ayatollah] says, in the Middle East soon there will be Islamic rulership and a democracy based on religion.  He is saying here also that it's the end of an era of the Western-backed dictators.  And that is true,” Glenn said.

Glenn agreed with this statement, and criticized the US foreign policy which saw America back dictators that were at least better than  someone who was “Islamofascist”. “We should have stood for freedom the whole time.  But we didn't,” Glenn said.

Then, he played audio from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

“For most of the last century economic growth was fuelled by what seemed to be a certain truth:  The abundance of natural resources.  We mined our way to growth.  We burned our way to prosperity.  We believed in consumption without consequences.  Those days are gone.  In the 21st century, supplies are running short and the global thermostat is running high every day.  Climate change is also showing us that the old model is more than obsolete.  It has rendered it extremely dangerous.  Over time, that model is a recipe for national disaster.  It is a global suicide pact.

So what do we do in this current challenging situation?  How can we create growth in a resource-constrained environment?  How do we lift billions of people from poverty while protecting the planet and ecosystems that support economic growth?  How do we regain the balance?  All of this requires rethinking, sometimes out-of-box thinking.  Here at Davos this meeting of the mighty and the powerful, represented by some key countries of present, it may sound stranger to speak of revolution, but that is what we need at this time.  We need a revolution, revolutionary thinking, revolutionary action.  A free market revolution for global sustainability.  It is easy to mouth the words "Sustainable development" but to make it happen, we have to be prepared to make major changes,” Ban Ki-Moon said.

“ I'm not calling him a danger,” Glenn said of Ban Ki-Moon. “I'm calling him a truth-teller.”

“He's suggesting that the old model is obsolete.  What is the old model?  The old model is Western style free market democracy and a republic.  That's the old model.  It needs to be thrown out.  Because that model is a global suicide pact.”

But while world leaders encourage less consumption, countries like China are preparing for more growth and more consumption.

“The fact that the Chinese just built a dam, the Three Gorges Dam that is so big, so massive that scientists say that we've slowed the planet's rotation down by a fraction of a second.  That they are building how many new coal plants a week, two new coal plants a week?  That they are now the largest buyer of automobiles in the world over the United States?  They are not slowing down.  In fact, they have so much growth ahead of them, they are going to dwarf us quickly.”

Glenn said that the revolution that’s being called for isn’t a green revolution for clean energy or sustainability. If it were, then governments wouldn’t be encouraging growth through stimulus and consumption.

“What did George Bush say after 9/11?  Consumption is the only thing that this model works on.  Go out and consume, go out and consume.  When they are saying we're going to stimulate the economy and they're going to give you your money, what are they hoping you do?”

Glenn said that the revolution won’t be peaceful. It will be like Tunisia. It will be like Egypt. “Having a revolution because the old model is obsolete.”

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck discussed the recent news that a primary source for the Steele Dossier — the document on which much of the Trump-Russia collusion investigation was based — had been investigated by the FBI for contacts with suspected Russian spies. Glenn also shared several previously unpublished texts and emails from FBI agents have recently been released.

According to a letter sent by Attorney General William Barr to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday, the FBI knew early on that the research compiled by ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele relied on a "Primary Sub-source" that had been "the subject of an FBI counterintelligence investigation from 2009 to 2011 that assessed his or her contacts with suspected Russian intelligence officers" — but still used it to obtain warrants to spy on former Trump campaign-aide Carter Page.

But, it gets even worse. Now, new leaked texts and communications from FBI agents within the department at the time of the entire Russian collusion effort were disclosed in federal court filings on Thursday. According to the court documents, FBI agents purchased "professional liability insurance" to protect themselves in January 2017, just weeks before Donald Trump was inaugurated president, because they were concerned about the agency's potentially illegal activity during the Russia collusion investigation.

"Trump was right," one FBI employee wrote in response to then-President-elect Trump's Jan 3, 2017 tweet which read: "The 'Intelligence' briefing on so-called 'Russian hacking' was delayed until Friday, perhaps more time needed to build a case. Very strange!"

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Chief researcher Jason Buttrill joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss an "explosive" new report released Wednesday by Senate Republicans on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

Among other serious allegations, the 87-page report claims that "Hunter Biden received a $3.5 million wire transfer from Elena Baturina, the wife of the former mayor of Moscow," and the richest woman in Russia.

"The transactions discussed [in the report] are designed to illustrate the depth and extent of some questionable financial transactions. Moreover, the financial transactions illustrate serious counterintelligence and extortion concerns relating to Hunter Biden and his family," the report stated.

Jason suggested the Senate's findings provide additional evidence to back allegations of a money-laundering scheme, which Glenn detailed in a four-part series about Biden's shady connections to Ukraine. Learn more on this here.

"Laundered money is very hard to track to its finality," Jason explained. "I'm sure the Biden camp is really hoping that it just looks suspicious, but [investigators] don't ever find the eventual end point. But, if they do – and it's possible they already have – this is going to be explosive, very explosive."

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Revolutions rarely happen overnight. The Left started laying the groundwork for November 3, 2020, the moment Hillary Clinton had to concede the 2016 election to Donald Trump. It was always solely about getting rid of President Trump — and there's a playbook for that.

Last week, Glenn Beck showed you the "Seven Pillars of Color Revolution" written by a former U.S. diplomat, which are the conditions that must be in place for a successful Eastern European-style "Color Revolution." The left seems to be pushing for a Color Revolution this election because they are using the exact same playbook.

In part two of this series, Glenn peels back the layers on the first four of these Color Revolution pillars to show you how they work and what the end goal is. And he reveals one of the architects of the playbook – a Color Revolution specialist, former ambassador, and former Obama administration official who is one of the key masterminds of this revolution.

Joining Glenn is political campaign veteran and BlazeTV host Steve Deace who says the polls that claim Biden is leading the race "are trash." We're being set up to believe that if Trump wins in spite of the polls, it must be an invalid election.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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