Emanuel Pastreich: COVID-19 Was a Global Coup by Private Finance, IT, & Intelligence Complexes

“We have the research from DARPA and RAND from the 1960s and 70s on how to modify people’s behavior and also how to take over the government. Then we have the research from Guantanamo Bay and the torture programs on how to modify behavior through isolation (e.g. social distancing, masks) and other forms of repeated ritual behavior. Those themes were combined with understanding of IT and how it could be used to induce a passive, narcissistic, self-indulgent, and decadent culture among people, especially the mid-level fake ruling class.” -Emanuel Pastreich

Full Interview: https://geopoliticsandempire.com/2022/12/10/emanuel-pastreich-covid-19-was-a-global-coup-by-private-finance-it-intelligence-complexes

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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