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GLENN: Can you get the front page of the New York Times for me, please? You know that story that we were talking about in the meeting, can you get that for me? The front page of the New York Times, they are talking about "You know what, we should watch out for our debt; there's problems. We should look out for our debt. What are we doing on the debt thing? Really?" New York Times is just covering this. And they tie it in and say you know what we really need to figure out? What do we have in common with Greece? Because what happens in Greece might happen here. You think so, New York Times? Welcome to the party.

PAT: Yeah, a lot of apparently the New York Times has decided that a lot of what Greece was doing was because it was a bunch of social programs like —

GLENN: That they can't afford.

PAT: They can't afford it, they can't afford the pensions.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: And so they are collapsing and, gosh, aren't we doing some of those same things here?

GLENN: That's really weird, isn't it?

PAT: And didn't the New York Times kind of help push the New York Times thing down our throat?

GLENN: Thank you very much, Wilson. I love this. Look at this. Here's the New York Times today, in Greek crisis, some see parallels to U.S. debt woes. It's easy to look at the protests — the protestors and the politicians in Greece and the other European countries with huge debts and wonder why they don't get it. They have been enjoying more generous government benefits than they can afford. No mass rally and no bailout fund will ever change that. No benefit cuts or tax increases can change that. Yet, in the back of your mind comes a nagging question, writes the New York Times. How different really is the United States? The numbers on our federal debt are becoming frighteningly familiar. The debt is projected to equal 140% of gross domestic product within two decades. And in the budget troubles of state governments and the true shortfall is even larger. Greek's debt by comparison equals 115%. The United States probably will not face the same kind of crisis as Greece for all sorts of reasons — let me just add editorial comment here — because America is somehow different than the rest of the world. The laws of math, of finance, and the laws of physics just somehow or another magically break down at our shoreline, but I digress. But the basic problems are the same. Both countries have a bigger government than they are paying for, and politicians and spendthrift as some may be are not the main source of the problem. We the people are. We have not figured out the kind of government we want. We're in favor of Medicare, Social Security, good schools, wide highways, strong military, low taxes. Dealing with the disconnect will be a central economic issue of the next decade in Europe and Japan and this country. We're the major problem because we haven't decided what kind of government we want.

Excuse me? Ummm, yes, we did decide that. We did. We decided that a long, long time ago. The progressives have been spoon feeding us this nonsense and indoctrinating our kids. If you look at the wonders of socialism, do you know where socialism wins? There's a new Pew Research out, and I'm just pulling these off the top of my head. But it's like 51% are against socialism, has a negative context to 51% of Americans say socialism is bad... unless you're 18 to 24. 18 to 24, college students, which is so strange, college students are for it. Huh. That's weird. We're being spoon fed and indoctrinated. Excuse me, but the American people have decided. The American people, they say the government, the politicians are not the problem here. The people are. The people spoke! We said we didn't want the big healthcare! We said no! They did it anyway. The people aren't the problem. The politicians are the problem. The people aren't the problem. Did they ask you for another, what is it, a total of $30 billion for Freddie and Fannie? Did they ask you? You know they paid it this weekend. I don't remember being asked. Did they ask you if you wanted to bail out Greece? No, I wasn't asked. $1 trillion bailout. The IMF is behind this. We are 17% of the IMF. Anything the IMF gives to anybody else, that's 17 cents on every dollar comes from you. Did you vote for the IMF? Are you for the IMF? Do you know who they are? Do you know where they are? Do you know where they are located? Do you know who the president of the IMF is or the chairman of the board or the C — I don't even know their structure. Do you? 17 cents of every dollar from the IMF comes from your pocket! I mean, don't even get me started on this. That the people are the problem? The people are the problem. How about the Fed being the problem? Tell me the structure of the Fed. Tell me what it is. Tell me who the people are. Tell me — you know it's a private corporation. It's a collection of banks. Tell me who they are. Do you know? I don't. You know why? Because you are not allowed to know. It's secret. In a country, in this country it's secret to know who's printing our money, who's backing that? This is a note, a federal reserve note says it at the top of your money. What corporations are they? Which ones? Do you know that the Fed, to help out, to help out, and it's going to be a good investment for us, do you know that the Fed this weekend decided to buy Euros? They are buying Euros. As an investment. Why would we buy Euros? The Euro is going to collapse. So now the Fed, these private corporations, are buying Euros. Okay, that doesn't make any business sense at all. So what do they get out of it? Right, that's right, I forgot. I forgot. Where did we start? Crime, Inc. Money being funneled to giant corporations. The wealthy, the — I don't mean the people. Forget about the people who make, you know, $200 million a year. Forget about the people who make — the petty little Oprahs of the world. We're not talking about Oprah Winfrey kind of wealth. That's pish posh, man! Oprah's a pauper. We're talking about global... Oprah is not buying CDOs or CDS, whatever the hell, credit default swaps. She is not buying those. Who's buying those? The same people that just got the trillion dollars for Greece. They got that money. They took a trillion dollars from the taxpayers all over the world. They got that as a bailout. Now they have taken that money and some of them are now the ones who are betting on the default of Greece. So they are going to get paid twice.

When Biden was given the keys to the Oval Office in January 2021, gas was $2.50 a gallon and the inflation rate was 1.4%. Today gas is at $3.32 a gallon and the inflation rate is at 7% ... and STILL RISING. These are just 12 months of numbers, but we’re clearly in a worrying decline. While the economy has opened up more post-COVID, it’s not just getting worse — we’re going IN REVERSE.

On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard (and the very top of his studio ceiling) to explain what’s happening to inflation and why it’s so hard for your family to afford basic goods and groceries. It’s not “corporate greed,” as Democrats have been telling you. The Biden administration wants to continue to spend trillions of dollars to “reinvent capitalism,” but that’s in addition to the trillions that are being pumped out IN THE SHADOWS.

Glenn exposes what the Fed has been doing behind closed doors and shows us the tidal wave that’s about to hit. He’s looked at the numbers, and they're frightening. Carol Roth, former Wall Street investment banker and author of “The War on Small Business,” gives advice to Americans who want to protect their checking and savings accounts before it’s too late.

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The stock markets have taken a nosedive in the biggest downtrend since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. But that's nothing compared to what's coming thanks to our government's embrace of modern monetary theory, warned BlazeTV's Glenn Beck on the radio program.

"It really is important that you understand what's happening to us," Glenn stated. "Modern monetary theory is truly the [fuel] ... for the great reset. It is the idea that we can print as much money and spend as much money as we want," he explained.

"Then the next step is to release the Federal Reserve digital currency and make payments by other currencies [including cryptocurrencies] illegal," he continued. "And you're seeing it happen now in real time. Why would they do this? Because you cannot print this kind of money without having absolute control over how it is spent."

Glenn broke down the steps powerful political organizations — like the Federal Reserve — will take to end currency competition and enact a Federal digital dollar, which will allow for the government to have complete control over how we spend our money.

"This is what's coming. This is coming quickly, and events will make it move faster. For instance, why is Joe Biden basically giving Ukraine to Russia? He's giving it to them. He he knows Russia's not afraid of him. Putin knows that [Biden] is not going to do anything ... neither is NATO. They're not going to do anything," Glenn said.

"It's because war resets everything. War is the best great resetter. Changes boundaries. It changes borders. It changes laws. It changes societies. It changes currencies. It changes everything. And in the end you just want the war to stop. And so you you accept whatever it is the terms are that you're going to have to live under now. We're in very, very dangerous times. The only way to survive this is to know why they are dangerous times."

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Chances are, you've noticed that many large companies have decided to become woke activists, despite the fact that alienating half your customer base is a terrible business strategy.

This woke shift isn't being driven by the usual market forces. It's the Great Reset's ESG score system at work, Glenn Beck said on "GlennTV." Under the “environmental, social, and governance” score system, companies will no longer make decisions based on what you, the consumer, want. Now, it's all about what those in power deem society should want. And it's not just businesses that are affected, he explained.

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11 things you can do to help stop the Great Reset

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The foundation of the American way of life is freedom from tyranny, which can only exist in a nation that defends the rights, powers, and property of individuals and families. Over the past two centuries, the greatest threats to liberty have come from governments, both foreign and domestic. And from the beaches of Normandy to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, Americans have repeatedly conquered the challenges placed before them by those seeking to extinguish or limit individual rights.

However, over the past few years, a new, potentially catastrophic danger has emerged, but not primarily from the halls of Congress or state capitols. This threat to freedom has largely emanated from the board rooms of the world’s wealthiest, most powerful corporations, large financial institutions, central banks, and international organizations such as the United Nations and World Economic Forum.

In an attempt to secure vast amounts of wealth and influence over society, corporate CEOs, bankers, and investors, working closely with key government officials, have launched a unified effort to impose environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards on most of the industrialized global economy. ESG standards are also referred to as “sustainable investment” or “stakeholder capitalism.” According to a report by KPMG, thousands of companies, located in more than 50 countries, already have ESG systems in place, including 82 percent of large companies in the United States.

ESG standards are designed to create a “great reset of capitalism” and to “revamp all aspects of our societies and economies, from education to social contracts and working conditions.” ESG supporters plan to enact these radical changes by using ESG schemes to alter how businesses and investments are evaluated, so that instead of focusing on the quality of goods and services, profits, and other traditional economic metrics, companies — including financial institutions — are evaluated largely on their commitment to social justice and environmental causes and then assigned scores so that companies can be compared, rewarded, or potentially punished.

Supporters of the movement for a Great Reset also plan on using technology to limit free speech and privacy rights, and they support creating vast new government programs that are designed to transform the Western economy via the Green New Deal, European Green Deal, a federal jobs guarantee, and basic income programs.

Together, the proposals that make up the Great Reset represent the most serious threat to freedom in the West since the fall of the Soviet Union and perhaps since World War II. But there is hope. We can stop the Great Reset, but only if we act quickly and with great conviction.

Below are 11 steps you can take to push back against the Great Reset. These steps represent a powerful bottom-up, grassroots approach to the Great Reset’s top-down plan to remake the world. Although many of these steps won’t be easy for everyone to take, they are essential for ensuring that our children and grandchildren will grow up in a world that protects the rights of individuals and empowers families, rather than wealthy special interests, financial institutions, and large corporations.

1. Live Not by Lies: The time for remaining quiet is over. When you hear or see something that you know to be false, speak up. Be kind, generous, and compassionate, but do not, under any circumstances, allow lies to infect your life. Further, do not support organizations, publications, politicians, schools, or any other institutions that regularly promote false claims.

2. Buy Local: The reason the Great Reset is so powerful is because so many of us have become totally dependent on large multinational corporations. They can be easily manipulated in a way that small, local businesses cannot. Learn to buy local, whenever possible, even if it means spending more money on your purchases. Yes, big corporations offer conveniences and low prices that many small businesses can’t compete with, but those benefits come with a great cost: your freedom.

3. Bank Local: Big financial institutions and banks are driving much of the Great Reset movement. They have started to use their incredible wealth and power to alter society by financing only those businesses who agree to the terms of the Great Reset. This problem is going to get worse, so it’s important to find local banks and credit unions you can trust and who refuse to utilize ESG scores and other discriminatory schemes.

4. Support Local Farms: If you live in an area that has local farms and farmer’s markets, consider buying as many of your groceries as possible from farmers. In the future, food production and distribution are going to change dramatically. It’s important that you support local farmers and build relationships with individuals who can provide you with the goods you need in a time of crisis. One of our main goals must be to make local communities as self-sufficient as possible, and that cannot happen unless we support local farms.

5. Be Vocal: After starting to shop and bank locally, be sure to tell big financial institutions and corporations why they have lost your business. They need to know that their decisions have serious consequences.

6. Run for Local Government: Local and state governments will soon be our most important defense against the Great Reset. Consider running for your local school board, zoning board, or even for a state legislative office. If you don’t feel qualified for these positions, find someone who shares your values and help them run for office. If we don’t have control of our local governments, we won’t be able to halt the Great Reset.

7. Demand That Your State Pass Laws Against ESG Scores: In America, states have a tremendous amount of power to slow the Great Reset and protect their citizens from abuses by large corporations, banks, and international institutions. They can do this by passing laws that make the use of ESG metrics and other, similar systems by financial institutions illegal, when used as a precondition for banking services, financing, investment, etc. ESG scores are, by definition, discriminatory and should be made illegal by state lawmakers who care about protecting their citizens’ rights.

8. Make Responsible Spending a Key Issue for Politicians: In recent years, politicians on the ideological left and right have totally abandoned responsible fiscal policy in favor of vast money printing and loose monetary policies. The many trillions of dollars that have been “printed” in recent years put our economy at risk and are being used to fuel the Great Reset. Without these trillions of dollars of printed money, it would be exceptionally difficult for governments and financial institutions to buy off corporations.

9. Organize Anti-Great Reset Groups: No matter where you live, there are Americans in your community who do not support the Great Reset — Republicans, Democrats, and independents alike. Find like-minded neighbors and organize a local, peaceful resistance. Find people you can trust and agree to support one another when times get tough. Now, more than ever, we need to develop dependable communities.

10. Buy Property and Diversify: Property ownership is going to become increasingly more difficult in the months and years to come. It’s important that you work with a qualified financial adviser to help you figure out the best way to buy property and diversify your investments. Buying hard assets, including real estate and precious metals, could be a good way for you to protect against the Great Reset and a possible financial collapse. If you already own property, resist selling it to large corporations and financial institutions, whenever possible. (This is not financial advice, and I’m not a financial adviser. Talk to an expert you trust before taking action!)

11. Make the Great Reset a Litmus Test for Politicians: Before supporting politicians, find out if they know what the Great Reset is and what they plan to do to stop it. If they aren’t familiar with the Great Reset or don’t have a plan to halt it, then demand that they learn about the Great Reset and develop a proposal to prevent it. Political leaders who refuse to take the Great Reset seriously do not deserve your support. This is the key issue of our generation.