Glenn Beck: Andy Stern's vision for America




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GLENN: Let me go to the audio of Andy Stern now. Andy Stern is the guy from SEIU. Let me play now the audio of his plan of what America looks like. And I ask every single union member to ask yourself the question. When you're listening to him, is this the America that I understand.

STERN: We created global trade, we created global finance. We created global companies, but we forgot to create a global government.

GLENN: Stop!

PAT: Oh, darn it.

GLENN: Got it? Global government. We've created all this stuff but not global government.

STU: We forgot.

GLENN: Yeah, we forgot that. Are you into global government union members, are you into global government? Because that's what's coming. Because the unions need to have a global government to be able to have global employees.

STERN: or global regulators as (inaudible) is talking about now. I happened to be at Davos and I say they are going to rename this year's Davos as the revenge of the countries over the companies. Because all of a sudden we realized we let Global Capitalism run amok and reap global regulation and today we began the process in London of actually putting in place those regulations. So

GLENN: Stop for a second. Do you believe that companies are evil and bad? I believe that companies can be bad but I don't think Microsoft is bad, I don't think Google has been bad. Gosh, I don't even think that General Motors was bad when it was promoting jobs and building great cars, I don't think that was bad. May have done bad things. I don't think Wal Mart is bad, do you? Companies are bad.

PAT: You know who is? ExxonMobil.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: Shell.

GLENN: They have only been powering the world.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: That's all they have been doing

PAT: Yeah. But with oil.

GLENN: is making sure that we don't live in the stone age.

PAT: With oil, Glenn.

GLENN: I know. It's awful.

STERN: We have a new metric. The president says he wants to judge the new economy, whether it increases the number of people in the middle class, whether we have shared prosperity, not just whether we have growth, which is

GLENN: Stop. Got it? We have a new metric. Do we have shared prosperity? You are right, that is a new metric. We've never had that metric before. Had it in the Soviet Union but not here.

STERN: that we've seen in the country of today.

GLENN: Yes.

STERN: Now, how do we distribute wealth in the country? And this is sort of my last big point. And clearly government has a major opportunity to distribute wealth.

GLENN: Sure, to distribute wealth.

STERN: Through tax policies, through minimum wages, through living wages, the government has a role

GLENN: Hmmm, living wages.

STERN: in distributing wealth or social benefits like Medicare, Medicaid, certain health insurance.

GLENN: There you go. A global government that distributes wealth and a new metric. Who's in the middle class? That's fantastic. I mean, it's awfully darn Lenin of them, maybe Mao, touch of Marx. All coming soon, just a little bit of Stalin. But I don't hear James Madison there. I don't hear comes Jefferson. I don't hear George Washington. I don't hear Ben Franklin? Does anyone? Is this the country we are? Because these are the people that are controlling healthcare. These are the people that have written the healthcare plans. If you think that tomorrow the president is going to come out and say, "Hey, I got something really great, you guys are going to love it, and it's got tort reform," if you don't think it has some of this new metric to it, you are fooling yourself.

Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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On last week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck revealed where the Black Lives Matter organization really gets its funding, and the dark money trail leading to a cast of familiar characters. Shortly after the program aired, one of BLM's fiscal sponsors, Thousand Currents, took down its board of directors page, which featured one of these shady characters:

Ex-Marxist professor and author of "Beyond Woke," Michael Rectenwald, joined Glenn Beck on the TV show to fill us in on the suspicious change he discovered on the Thousand Currents webpage and the Communist terrorists who is now helping run the organization. (Fortunately, the internet is forever, so it is still possible to view the board of directors page by looking at a web archive from the WayBack Machine.)

Rectenwald revealed the shocking life history of Thousand Currents' vice chair of the board, Susan Rosenberg, who spent 16 years in federal prison for her part in a series of increasingly violent acts of terrorism, including bombing the U.S. Capitol building, bombing an FBI building, and targeting police for assassination.

"Their whole campaign was one of unbelievably vicious, murderous cop killings, assassinations, and bombings," explained Rectenwald of Rosenberg's terror group known as the May 19th Communist Organization or M19.

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