As global elites meet for the World Economic Forum's 2024 Davos summit to talk about "rebuilding trust," Glenn is utterly shocked that the global mainstream media is falling in line. Instead of war, inflation, or even their favorite - climate change - the globalists have deemed "misinformation and disinformation" as the biggest global threat over the next 2 years. And of course, by that, they mean anything that disagrees with their narratives. Glenn recently stumbled upon one of the most eye-opening looks at what the globalists have in store for us: a piece from The Independent (a British outlet) titled, "Climate misinformation is mutating on YouTube – and the platform is profiting". The piece argues that YouTube should stop monetizing a "new" breed of climate "misinformation" from so-called climate deniers like Jordan Peterson and Glenn Beck. Their source? Another British group, the Center for Countering Digital Hate. Glenn warns that this is just the beginning: 2024 is gearing up to be a year of increased global censorship and their number 1 target is Elon Musk. So, he gives you a list of ways you can prepare. Most importantly, you can subscribe to our growing network of independent voices at http://BlazeTV.com/Glenn. Your subscription may become the ONLY way to ensure you continue to receive the truth. Use code “GLENN30” to save $30 off your yearly subscription.
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GLENN: This week, you have the Davos gathering. And in Davos the most important thing, this is above climate change and everything else. Is mis and disinformation.
The -- the president of the European Union just spoke at Davos. Said, our freedom comes with risks. The top concern is disinformation and misinformation. As the boundary between online and offline is getting thinner and thinner.
The top concern for the next two years, is not conflict. It is not climate.
It is disinformation, and misinformation.
The global risk report says addressing misinformation and disinformation take priority even over extreme weather events. War, terrorist attacks. And inflammation -- inflammation -- inflation.
Global warming is an existential threat. Terror attacks like what happened in real and war, inflation, which can collapse your dollar.
All of those things are now secondary to miss and disinformation. For the global business community, the top concern over the next two years, it's disinformation and misinformation. The boundary between online and offline is getting thinner and thinner. And it's more important than ever in the era of generative AI. The World Economic Forum's global risk report puts artificial intelligence as one of the top potential risks of the next decade.
But of the next two years, it's you.
They also called for a global regulatory body to oversee, artificial intelligence. In other words, take control of AI and digital ID systems, akin to vaccine passports.
It is important, she said, to harness and utilize this technology responsibly.
So what does all that mean?
I believe that we are now measuring things in my world, by days and months, not by years.
We are now looking at people labeling us, me, the Daily Wire, anybody you trust, as mis and disinformation. And it is happening in realtime.
We told you a couple of weeks ago, that our spy agencies and our Pentagon are in league with the Five Eyes. And they are doing misinformation, disinformation editing, and also cognitive training.
So they are training the way you think by controlling what you're seeing. Let me give you this story, that just came out from the Independent. This is new today.
Climate misinformation is rapidly mutating across social media.
Allowing nefarious actors to skirt restrictions and continue to profit. According to a new report.
With climate had much driven disasters, now impossible to ignore. Outright denials of climate change no longer hold up with most people.
That's not true. The people who believe in climate change. The people who are believing that this is some sort of disaster, is actually going down.
It has less credibility than ever before. In the murky online realm of climate misinformation. There is a shift in tactics that is in motion.
Researchers analyze thousands of hours of YouTube content from the past six years. And found that old climate crisis denial, which claims that global heating is not happening. And burning fossil fuels is not the cause.
Is giving away to a new type of misleading content, intended to muddy the waters. The report by the nonprofit research group, Center For Countering Digital Hate.
This is the Media Matters, if you will, the new replacement, I think for Media Matters. It comes out of England. But there's also an office here in America.
We'll get into that on a later episode.
They found that this new continual falls into a few broad groups. That the impact of global warming or global heating are beneficial or harmless. The second group is climate solutions won't work. And that climate science and the climate movement can't be trusted.
Those are all mis and mis and disinformation. Client scientists and author Michael Mann describes these new misinformation strategies as the 5D's of inactivism: Deflection, delay, division, despair, and doomism.
They found that videos containing new denial doubled since 2018 on YouTube. In total, there were more than 34,000 climate crisis denial claims on 96 channels that were analyzed, amounting to more than 325 million views.
The shift as been rapid and stark. As old climate denial narratives declined across YouTube. New denial has surged.
The later now accounts for 70 percent of climate misinformation on YouTube. While old denial has dropped 30 percent.
The Imran Ahmed, the CCDH's chief executive explains.
So this story, from The Independent has one source. And it is Media Matters, if you will. This new group that is trying to counter digital hate. There's been a clear shift in the climate misinformation on YouTube in the last six years. Blah, blah. Mr. Ahmed said, the new findings were somewhat optimistic, because they showed that scientists and activists have been successful in conveying the facts of climate change to people.
Climate advocates and policymakers must recognize this shift or risk losing the information battle necessary to deliver climate solutions. Let me say that word -- that sentence again.
Climate activists and policymakers must recognize this shift. Or risk losing the information battle necessary to deliver climate solutions.
While climate denial trends were evident across social media, blah, blah -- the study focused on YouTube, which is owned by Google, a platform that has formidable presence as information resources for billions of people, while at the same time being able to reward people on that channel.
Using AI tools trained on climate denial, the study found YouTube is made up to $13.4 million in revenue on videos espousing new types of climate crisis. Google's current policies, which are intended to demonetize and deamplify climate misinformation, do not tackle the new denial. YouTube continues to serve ads on old forms of climate crisis denials, barred under its policies.
Google also announced in 2021, that it would stop monetizing climate crisis denial content.
In a statement to The Independent, a YouTube spokesperson said, our climate change policy prohibits ads from running, blah, blah, blah.
However, when content crosses the line in climate change denial, we stopped showing ads on those videos.
The shift from older tropes on conservative outlet Blaze TV to a brand-new climate denial.
The study analyzed videos made by fossil fuel lobby groups. Media companies. And individual pundits.
One of those highlighted in the report, is Jordan Peterson. The psychiatrist with 7.5 million YouTube subscribers.
His channel typically takes the format of interviews with fellow climate change deniers, where posts have included titles such as the Great Climate Con and the killing -- the poor to save the planet.
The Independent contacted Dr. Peterson for comment. Blaze TV founded by conservative firebrand Glenn Beck, regularly features climate change denial.
Media company has also shared false climbs about the 2020 presidential election. Along with hosting Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
In a video published July 2022 and watched 71,000 times, Mr. Beck claims the Biden administration is using the climate crisis as a cover for government control, and a great reset.
An online conspiracy theory, that claims the global elite is trying to dismantle capitalism, and create a new social order. They do not care about saving the planet.
They know climate change is not going to kill millions around the world. This is about gaining power and control over you.
They are using this so-called emergency to justify a Great Reset, Mr. Beck said, on the video.
The independent, much to my surprise has contacted Blaze TV for comment.
The CCDH, the Center for Disarming Hate, study found that in some cases, YouTube splits ad revenues with the channel, reportedly paying 55 percent to the content creator and retaining 45 percent.
The ads served on the new denial, where major brands like Hilton Hotels, global charities. Save the Children, and International Rescue Committee, they called on YouTube and other social media platforms to update their policies to keep up with the new forms of climate crisis denial, along with removing any financial incentives and reducing their reach and visibility.
People have the right to post this content. But do you have to reward them with money. And give them a megaphone?
They added, we're not blaming Google for not recognizing this. But we want to make some small changes to their policies. Don't reward this content and profit from it.
Let me ask you this. When was the last time you saw Russell Brand in your feed?
Since he was destroyed by smear tactics. And do we know they're true?
Yes. Did the BBC know they were true back then?
Yes. Did they say they were true -- did he allude that, yeah. He was that kind of guy, and I'm not that kind of guy long before the charges?
Yes. Why is it that when he was all over Davos, ESG, and the global warming thing, why is it he cannot be found anymore?
He's still doing his broadcast, but you don't hear anything about him. This is what I called about three or four years ago, and got hammered for it.
A digital ghetto. That they were going to ghetto any voices they didn't.
It's what the Germans did to the Jews. Look, you have a right to be out and have your place, and you can have your say. Just behind this wall. They were called ghettos. And after they were not seen. They could easily be liquidated.
Now, I hope no one is thinking about liquidation. However, there is a digital wall that is being built.
For voices that disagree, reasonably, and read things differently than the governments want you to read.
For instance, Elon Musk. Elon Musk. This digital hate organization. Do you know who they're after?
Their number one threat. Is Elon Musk.
If you care about global warming. Why would you go after Elon Musk?
Because they care about countering hate, you see.
And Elon Musk, won't play their game.
By the way, our disinformation, the one that we were called all kinds of names for.
Liars, dangerous liars.
We told you that the laptop of Hunter Biden was real. Did you know that just yesterday, the Department of Justice has acknowledged Hunter Biden's laptop content is legitimate.
For the first time yesterday.
Now, who was engaged in disinformation.
The government. Or us.
By the way, the January 6th videos from Capitol Hill.
Prove now, TheBlaze has proven it. That the Capitol police officer lied in the Oath Keeper's trial.
And he wasn't the only one.
And we have released the video. Have you tweeted it?
Have you put it on Instagram. Is it trending anywhere?
Or is that too being suppressed because it's misinformation, even though the video shows it to be absolutely 100 percent provably accurate.
No. So who is lying to you? Us? Or the government?
There's a story out, is corporate ESG investing over?
Here's my answer: No. It's just going to change names. And they're going to do what they always do.
How about this story from Reason. The fiscal hawks were right about debt and interest rate.
We are told that there is pharmaceutical disinformation. That those who disagree with what the government is saying, that we are a danger, to you, because we disagree with them.
How about COVID?
Did you know that Fauci just last week finally admitted that that wasn't a conspiracy theory, that it came from the Chinese labs.
That that wasn't mis and disinformation. Who lied to you, the government or us?
By the way, new story out today from the New York Post. COVID-19 strain kills 100 percent of infected mice, in a new Chinese lab study.
They're still doing it!
Who is lying to you?
Us or them?
World leader met this week.
They're still doing it. To thrash out a plan to protect against disease X. Which they say is a coming pap democratic.
Examine they need all kinds of power.
By the way, open AI CEO, Altman was at Davos. He said, future AI depends on energy breakthroughs. But we all know how dangerous AI is. We all know it.
We've watched the movies.
It's the elites that want control of it. That's one of their objectives this week at Davos.
To control it. And at Davos, the Microsoft CEO said, there's nothing that cannot be controlled by humankind.
Basically, let me translate: We are gods.
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GLENN: American hostages still held in Gaza, day 103.
Welcome to the Glenn Beck Program.
If you missed the first half-hour of this broadcast. I urge you to go back and listen to that first half-hour. On the podcast today. It's wherever you find your podcasts currently.
And it is a very important monologue. Let me pick it up now, on part two of it. Let me tell you what just happened in Canada.
Jordan Peterson has, in his attempt to have the Ontario Justice System prevent the college of psychologists of Ontario from ordering him to undergo remedial social media training, has lost his bid. Panel of three judges in the Court of Appeals dismissed his motion for leave, to appeal an earlier instigation by the Ontario Divisional Court. No reason was given. So this is giving Canada and Trudeau, it's giving all of the regulatory body, and any organization that has -- you have to have a license, much broader field to be very, very aggressive.
Now, there is no free speech in Canada. This is now codified by this court. Over the course -- this is what they got him on.
Over the course of 2022, the college which governs the conduct of psychologists practicing in Ontario, received a number of complaints about Peterson's online behavior. The concerned tweets include: His tweet about a plus-sized Sports Illustrated model whom he said was not beautiful.
Elliot Page's gender transition, who he said had her breasts removed by, what he called a criminal physician. There are also complaints about his views on climate change and aggressive conduct towards Gerald Butts, prime minister Justin Trudeau's former principle secretary.
They investigated those complaints is felt that he needed to go into a reeducation camp, or lose his license.
Why doesn't he just give up his license?
Because then you abandon a very important licensed group of people, doctors. Once you get people of conscience out, you can do anything.
They've already purged the doctors who disagreed with listening to the government, and listening to big pharm about only one way to treat COVID. They've already got rid of those people. They have gotten rid of the doctors and the nurses that wouldn't wear masks, when distance six feet said that was nonsense.
We now know it is. They got rid of the doctors who said, this does not look like it came from bats. This looks like it was designed in a laboratory. They got rid of all of those people.
You cannot keep getting rid of doctors and psychiatrists who have a conscience.
That's what's happening. And they're doing it to now those of us who speak out to try to tell you the truth, as we perceive it.
These are opinions. But you cannot have opinions anymore.
They say, that I'm a climate denier, climate change denier. No. Climate is always changing. Always.
I disagree, and I have since An Inconvenient Book. Which was printed, what?
STU: I thought it was a couple years before that, actually.
GLENN: Okay. So since this. I wrote a whole book about climate change and Al Gore.
And I say in it, that I agree, that climate is changing. It always is it. And I can read a thermometer. At that time, it was going up.
But I think that all of the solutions are insane!
Because it will cripple. Cripple society.
Cripple all modernity. What did they get me on here, Stu?
STU: From the report.
GLENN: Yeah. From the report, the independent is now reporting that I'm being monitored and watched, because I'm dangerous.
STU: As if you don't know your evils.
This is -- I'm looking through the report. Here's one of the things they say makes you guilty.
Quote, if we try to go without fossil fuels in our lifetime, you're going to see the standard of living plummet. You're going to see our security plummet. And it's going to be a disaster, end quote.
GLENN: Yep. That's my opinion.
But apparently, that's misinformation. This has, I mean, that's an incredible one. Because in our lifetime. What are you?
You have to be five years from death?
GLENN: I'm not suicidal, by the way.
STU: No. But seriously. What are you talking about. In the next 40 years, right?
That would be a hell of a transition. By any standard, that if you transitioned completely away from fossil fuels, in the next 40 years. By the way, the way you phrase this. You're not even limiting a transition possibility.
You're just saying, it can't happen that quickly.
GLENN: Yeah, I was talking about 2030 and 2035.
STU: So I think that's a pretty defensible opinion.
But also, it's just an opinion. It's just what you think might happen in these circumstances.
GLENN: That's what I do for a living.
STU: Then we have, let's see.
Beck this is incredible. Beck falsely claims there's been zero warming for over a decade. Media Matters for America is the source of this claim.
April 23rd 2010.
Now, I happen to just -- just for the fun of it. Go back to 2010.
When you made this claim.
You would be talking about the -- 2009. Would not have been released yet. You would be talking about the decade of 1998 to 2008.
In 1998, we were plus 0.63 degrees Celsius. In 2008, we were plus 0.55 degrees Celsius. So actually, there was -- pretty slight. Again, you were not saying, there was no climate change. You were just saying, in the decade you were talking about.
There had been no warming across the globe.
That is from the NOAA. NOAA.gov, if you check it out.
GLENN: Well, that's disinformation. Because it disagrees. Now, listen, here's the important thing. I can't believe I'm telling you this, and I've subtly been telling you for a while that it's coming.
It's no longer coming.
It is here.
I started TheBlaze to be the Alamo.
To only rely on you. That they would crush us, every way they can.
And they are going to.
They are starting to. My Facebook page is down 95 percent. Now, there's no way that is true. We are having our best year ever. The last three years, have been tremendous growth.
We have more listeners and viewers than we've ever had. Even when we were at Fox. Ask yet, my Facebook page is down 95 percent. The only metric that is down, is social ahead. Isn't that weird? Everything else is skyrocketing up. Social media is down.
By the way, Facebook at one point, they brought me out to Silicon Valley to talk to their people, correct me if I'm misstating this. To find out how we were overindexing Facebook.
I went, and I thought I was going to join a meeting and I was going to ask them, how can we better -- and they said, no. We called you. You didn't call this meeting. We called you here. We wanted to know how you are overindexing. What is it that you're doing, we want to study it.
Okay. We've gone from that to down 95 percent. Wow. That's weird.
All of a sudden, we've become morons on social media, even though we run a social media empire!
Hmm. That's weird.
Listen, first thing you have to do is go to my email and newsletter. It's free. This story is, I think, the last story in it.
Or you can find it in the independent, and go look for all of the shows we've done recently, on what our government is doing.
This is the Canadian and the European. Government targeting Google to silence us.
Now, we also have this pressure in the United States.
You need to know what's true and what's not. You need to alert your friends. You have -- you can do it on social media.
But I would private DM them.
I would put it on X. Because you know it will go through on X.
I would subscribe to my free email newsletter. Not because I want to tell you, but I need to know how to contact you, if we lose touch.
I would also switch primarily to X. That is troublesome as well. Because while this organization planted or did this story, independently, with the independent.
I went to their website. Their number one target, is Elon Musk.
This is not going to happen, because of global warming.
This is a priority, mainly in America. And the rest of the world. Because of Donald Trump.
Look at what they're doing to Trump.
You don't think they'll silence people.
It will be troublesome for them.
As they've said in their own word.
It will be troublesome. Because they have large yawns.
But the private sector needs to figure it out.
And that's why Google and YouTube and everybody else, is going to receive the pressure. Already have.
Facebook down 95 percent.
Because our voices must be silenced.
Because Donald Trump this year, possess a great threat to their power.
But also have some money in Bitcoin.
I would begin to listen for what must become subtle.
I have a ham radio. Do you?
I have a CB. Do you?
I think -- I'm learning to play the piano now, but I think I should stop and learn smoke signals. We must be able to communicate with each other. The last is: My piece of advice to you, that I urge you, please, listen.
Get close to Christ.
Clear out all of the things you fear could be exposed.
Clear out all of the mistakes that you have made.
Use the atonement and redemption.
Use it. It's a free gift.
It will take away many of your fears. Of, well, I have to do this.
Because this could come out.
Get rid of it. Top it.
Just clean it up, right now.
Because as much as many of us in this business like to think we're replaceable. Or unreplaceable.
We are very replaceable.
And I am urging you to become my replacement.
I'm urging you now to do the things, where you will be a credible source, in your own circle.
You must do research.
You must not just hop a bandwagon. You must root yourself in the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence, if you want to save our country.
If you want to save souls, and people, then root yourself in the gospel. My recommendation is both.
But I am very replaceable. You won't like the replacement. You must become the replacement.