The war of the world
To properly understand the trend of world political events in recent years, it is essential to appreciate that a titanic struggle for supremacy between two implacably opposed ideologies is raging right across the Western world. It is an undeclared war waged largely behind the scenes.
The attackers are powerful globalist and multi-national interests such as the EU and the UN, supported by many leftist groups funded, paradoxically, by mega-rich financiers. Their ultimate aim is the abolition of borders, migration between countries at will, the dismantling of national identity, the transfer of power to supra-national bodies, and eventually the imposition of a post-democratic unitary world government. The defenders are those who believe that Western-style democracy based on the nation-state remains the least-worst way yet devised of safe-guarding the life, liberty and prosperity of its citizens.
Public awareness of the struggle is almost non-existent because, with very few exceptions, the free world's mainstream media long ago aligned themselves with the globalists and have shamefully failed to report even the existence of this battle. But once you start to look at world events through this prism, it's amazing how clear and easy to understand they become.
The prime example is the EU. Look at the way that through stealth and deception over the years it has managed to persuade 28 European sovereign nations to hand over to an undemocratic bunch of centralised bureaucrats their power to legislate on practically
every subject. This slow but steady accretion of power from the nation-states became known as 'salami-slicing'. With it came the introduction by the EU of the doctrine of acquis communautaire, i.e. that once a subject was legislated upon by the EU it became the EU's exclusive area of future legislation. Once the EU had achieved its objective the phrase itself was painted out of history; it's now defined by the EU as meaning simply the accumulated body of treaties and law. They were also astute enough to recruit as allies much of multi-national 'big business' by dangling before them the attractive carrot of only having to negotiate with a single European authority rather than with each individual country. So the 'corporatists' willingly climbed on board with the 'globalists'. Throughout the history of human endeavour neither has ever had the slightest regard for democracy. Nor do they have any understanding of each individual's inalienable right and freedom, through the concept of 'one person, one vote', to decide for themselves who will govern them.
The war was going well for the globalists until two unexpected events in 2016 derailed their strategy. Brexit and Trump. Each represented an enormous set-back to the globalists in their quiet procession towards victory. The gloves were well and truly off, the masks had slipped, and a real fight was now taking place. On Brexit, the EU can hardly believe its luck that the UK Tory government has shown itself to be so utterly incompetent in its negotiations to leave and in its defence of UK interests. To paraphrase a well-known character from a venerable TV series, 'You may think there's an extensive fifth-column at work in the highest levels of government, I couldn't possibly comment.' Whilst on the subject of subversion, it might be illuminating to compare the growing movement by those in Britain suffering from Stockholm Syndrome, with the EU's long record of backing proxies to help overturn referenda unfavourable to them in many countries.
On Trump, every stop has been pulled out. Witness the all-out efforts of the Left, and here I include the entirety of the Democratic Party, to deny his election, to delegitimise his presidency, to drive him from office and to replicate on the US's southern border the sort of mass invasion of illegal immigrants that had earlier swept over Europe's southern borders. Meanwhile, the UN has been busy advancing its role in immigration globalism through its Global Compact.
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, to give it its full name, originated with the bureaucrats of the UN General Assembly in 2016. It morphed into the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants and then through various stages to become in July 2018 the Final Draft, which is due to be adopted at the IGC (Inter- governmental conference) on international migration in Morocco in December.
At all stages it has had the backing and support of the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, who as the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees was never slow to attack Australia's immigration policies. The Compact is basically a means by which the UN can install itself within the legislative process of democratic nation states by persuading them to recognise the supremacy of international law, i.e. that proposed by the UN and its agencies, over domestic law. It has been described variously as 'a vision for world order that promises disorder' and 'a plan for borderless chaos'.
Albeit wrapped up in the boring prose designed to put you to sleep before you reach the end of the sentence, as so beloved by the EU, it also plans to suppress any criticism of increased immigration by attacking freedom of speech. In a sinister passage it commits to 'promote independent, objective and quality reporting of media outlets, including by sensitising and educating media professionals on migration-related issues and terminology, investing in ethical reporting standards and advertising, and stopping allocation of public funding or material support to media outlets that systematically promote intolerance, xenophobia, racism and other forms of discrimination towards migrants'. The devil is in the detail as to whether such terms are to be defined objectively or subjectively.
On 25 July, Alan Jones asked then Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton, whether he or his government would be signing The Compact and the best he could get out of Dutton was 'Not in its current form'. Since then, of course, we now have a more conservative Prime Minister. So can we now expect Australia to join the US in refusing to sign The Compact? Let's hope so. But what of a possible Labor government? With their track record of encouraging people-smugglers (50,000 illegal immigrants and 1,200 deaths at sea), we can only fear the worst. Our best hope is that we can open the eyes of public opinion to what is going on.
Before it's too late.
By David Samuel