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.”

Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.

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