What drove the early citizens to think deeply what it wanted for the future of our society?
Especially to create institutions to take care of us, like in sickness and welfare for the unfortunate. As well as the idea of an egalitarian society. What's that? ... I hear people say?
Once upon a time both the National and Labour Governments allowed people the right to FREE access to education and university to extend themselves to the fullest capabilities of our intellectual capacity.
Then things changed ...
New Zealand was deliberately targeted in the very late 60's and into the 70's to transform society away from taking care of ourselves as a more inclusive society but, to instead, accumulate wealth and thus be seen to be successful at the expense of everyone else.
And being a loser ... was being a loser ... and helping your neighbors or stopping to assist someone if their car was broken down, that's what losers do - winners TAKE ALL.
That was the subtle program adopted by Treasury (the Home of the TPPA planners) and later taken up by the Ministry for Economic Development that was in turn heavily influenced by the Business Roundtable ... connecting the dots ... to the selling off of New Zealand.
This is dynamite listening, as to how NZ lobotomized its public institutions and Neo-Liberalism subverting the economic welfare of a Nation.
And the cunning way to make SOE's (State Owned Enterprises) act like corporations that now 'have no social conscience' as they have to be 'profit driven', and here is the rub ... if they are just like any other corporation ... then just 'Sell them Off! ... Because they do not really serve us anymore e.g TVNZ, what social/societal considerations do they have towards bettering community?
Let's change things back to more how they once were, but with safeguards is the new message.
You will also hear that we have overseas agencies, adept at mind manipulation advising the NZ Government on what to do to enable the NZ public to be lead by the nose to acquiesce to anything that the National Government deems fit to toss off the table.
Listen to how senior members within the NZ government apparatus have become extensions of US policy and the State Department ... What are the ramifications of this?
And what about MMP? We must keep it! For though it has some weak points, we are being conned to give it away, when in actual fact we only need to tweak it. However, Alister will explain.
An illuminating interview that cleaves through the countries collective psyche and the way we are giving ourselves and our Nation away ... 'all before lunchtime!'
Today we have reduced it down to a slogan - 99% versus 1%.
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A Civilized Society
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The Hollow Men
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