Davos Switzerland
Davos Switzerland

Will US Attendees Oppose the WEF Plans for Global Tyranny in Davos?

Originally published at Townhall

What is surprising about the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos this week is the record number of U.S. Government officials attending the event. At least six cabinet heads, directors, and leaders from the Biden administration, and more than a dozen U.S. Senators, Representatives and Governors are attending, including FBI Director Christopher Wray, DNI Director Avril Haines, Special Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry, and head of U.S. Agency for International Development Samantha Powers.

In the early Davos meetings, many attendees came to rub elbows with the influential, rich, and famous. WEF founder and chairman Klaus Schwab enhanced the venue by recruiting luminaries to speak at Davos. Dubbed “the Magic Meeting Place,” Davos gained the aura as a unique place where business and political leaders could “relax and open up.” And being seen at Davos became quite a status symbol. The success in inviting prominent political and business leaders and the elite clubbiness of Davos fueled the growth of Schwab’s WEF, which was later used to leverage the credibility of Schwab’s ambitious global agenda.

That agenda has now fully unfolded and is on display for all to see.

Schwab’s vision is nothing short of a communist-type New World Order—a comprehensive global social, political, and economic transformation—branded under the moniker of “The Great Reset.” To advance this global transformation, Schwab makes appeals and utilizes psychological manipulation common to fear-based surrogate religions. The WEF agenda is largely driven by supposed life-threatening environmental threats to humanity, the current iteration of which focus on climate and health apocalypses.

Schwab’s ultimate solutions call for eliminating separate national sovereignties and ending private property; remaking the global economy based on environmental, social, and governance rankings; replacing oil and gas with so-called “green” and sustainable sources of energy; transforming agriculture by radical reduction of nitrogen-based yield-enhancing fertilizers; replacing traditional money with social credit score-linked digital currency; and requiring universal digital health passports, to name only some of the key WEF objectives.

In a CGTN TV interview in November 2022, Schwab revealed his political system preference, stating plainly that “the Chinese model [as] a very attractive model.” In fact, the China model may be preferable to Schwab because of the totality of its social controls, which are indispensable to pulling off the Great Reset.

But the problems for Schwab and the WEF are the same as those that plague all communist systems. And now that the WEF has penetrated a lot of governments and induced them to implement its policies, observant people can see the tyranny, misery and impoverishment that result.

Angela Merkel was under Schwab’s influence for her entire 16-year stint as chancellor of Germany. In 2011, she upended Germany’s energy makeup, shuttering coal power plants (supplying 50% of Germany’s power), phasing out nuclear power plants (supplying 23%), and accelerating wind and solar renewable energy. As a result, Germany now faces the disaster of unprecedented energy shortages and dramatic price increases, resulting in the closure of paper and glass manufacturers, and the country’s two largest steel manufacturers—putting at risk Germany’s showcase automotive industry.

In the Netherlands, Prime Minister Mark Rutte was recognized as a promising global leader by Schwab by about 2017, when Rutte was entering his third term. In 2020, he was enlisted to establish WEF’s European Food Innovation Hub the following year. Holland happens to be the No. 2 exporter (after the United States) of agricultural products in the world.

In June 2022, Rutte’s ruling coalition announced the requirement for Holland to cut emissions of pollutants — predominantly fertilizers made up of nitrogen oxide and ammonia — by 50 percent by 2030 in compliance with the WEF climate change agenda. In November 2022, the Dutch government announced that it would force private owners of some 3,000 farms to sell their land to the government and close their operations. Despite Dutch farmers’ unrelenting protests of injustice—taking to the streets and blocking traffic with their tractors for months—the Rutte government said it is pushing ahead, stating its intention to seize those farms if necessary.

On the other side of the world, the WEF has brought the prime ministers of both Australia and New Zealand under its influence, resulting in a significant loss of freedom for citizens of both countries.

But the greatest disaster so far has been Sri Lanka where citizens’ lives were destroyed by implementing a panoply of WEF policies to bring about a full green energy transition, hinging on the radical reduction of fossil fuel use and the replacement of nitrogen-based fertilizers. As a result, the Sri Lankan economy sank, the government slipped into insolvency, power blackouts and shortages of food became commonplace, and inflation skyrocketed. In the end, a state of emergency was declared after protesters stormed the prime minister’s office, followed by the government’s total collapse after the president fled the country.

All of this would be considered unbelievable fiction for a lush country of rice paddies, bananas, diverse fruits, and vegetables whose long history never included a government-inflicted food crisis or shortage, except that the nightmare for Sri Lankans came from implementing WEF’s elite policies.

The reality that WEF policies have caused death, dislocation and chaos can no longer be hidden. Neither can people be oblivious to the fact that many of the elitists at Davos have gotten richer during the pandemic period and the push for the Great Reset when almost everyone in the middle and lower class suffered and became poorer. Furthermore, the elites’ hypocracy and fraud is on display for all to see with more than 1200 private jets flying in and out of Davos, leaving so-called carbon emission footprints a thousand times greater than those of average people during the same period.

All this raises questions about why so many high-level officials and representatives from the United States are at the Davos WEF extravaganza this year. If they don’t push back, they should be among those voted out or impeached because of reneging on their oaths of office and their being complicit in lending credibility and tacit support to a nefarious globalist organization that seeks sovereignty over the United States.

Scott S. Powell

Senior Fellow, Center on Wealth and Poverty
Scott Powell has enjoyed a career split between theory and practice with over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and rainmaker in several industries. He joins the Discovery Institute after having been a fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution for six years and serving as a managing partner at a consulting firm, RemingtonRand. His research and writing has resulted in over 250 published articles on economics, business and regulation. Scott Powell graduated from the University of Chicago with honors (B.A. and M.A.) and received his Ph.D. in political and economic theory from Boston University in 1987, writing his dissertation on the determinants of entrepreneurial activity and economic growth.