Our New Unhappy Lords
By Ian R Thorpe
Part 1 - Ground Beneath The Palsied Heel Of Mummers
Every year in January The World Economic Forum meets to congratulate each
other and plan to to manage the world economy to the advantage of their elitist
confederates and the disadvantage of us ordinary punters. Some say it is bilderberg
lite, others that it is just another jolly for the rich, paid for as usual by us ordinary
punters in our roles as taxpayers, savings account investors and pension fund holders.
Davos is the most expensive and exclusive of the Alpine Ski Resorts and the World
Economic Forum members stay in the most expensive and exclusive hotels. no
rubbing shoulders with your hoi polloi for them.
Away from the Chateau Petrus and Kobe beef however, the real action taking
place. The bankers and businessmen summon prime ministers and presidents with a
snap of their fingers to secret meetings in tiny rooms, where they order the lives of
the teeming masses and so make themselves even richer and their grop on power
six each from Goldman Sachs. The
theme of this year's conference was "Resilient dynamism" which.000
price tag for basic membership and entrance (figures from a New York Times article
BING found for me). true to Davos form. or nonsense. A guest list leaked on to the web in advance of the 2013 WEF
included 680 company chief executives.500 business executives and bankers converge on Davos for the
annual World Economic Forum. Naturally.
The summit's notional purpose is to allow heads of businesses and of state to
conspire assess the state of the global economy and chart a course for the future.
is a title that would make equal sense. the real business lies in private
sessions with industry peers and amenable politicians.
All the thought-leadership expected of them might make executives feel a weeny
not even as coffee waiter. As participants acknowledge.
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown are both popping in (the WEF organisers subsequently
issued an updated list. the other way round (other
classics of the genre include 2011's "Shared norms for the new reality"). and access to those starts at
around £98. JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank. Just sayin'.500. which was leaked to The Guardian newspaper and published
online). Davos will boasts more
millionaires per square foot than Monaco or the executive little boiys room at
Microsoft HQ. but the sessions on "de-risking Africa" aren't what justify the £45. For the five days. It is interesting to note that Barack Hussein Obama was not invited this year.
At those prices to purchase access for our hirelings we have to wonder how much
of the revenue goes to causes beneficial to us taxpayers.More than 2.
David Cameron was on the list.
. along with 36 other sitting prime ministers. and a plethora of bankers: seven from
she's not as hot as she used to be. On the one hand there is an event attended by Sharon Stone.000 plus food and accommodation costs to spare)". the message being
"we're open to anyone (with $50.dealing
house where the most oleaginous of smooth faced fixers do dubious deals.
The Agony of Mammon. It is both
a reputation-laundry service for failing politicians and a shadowy backroom . while privately agreeing to
do the absolute opposite. globalised capitalism and unregulated banking give the
public one explanation for what they are doing and why. off limits to anyone not in the £100k club. From the
start the whole point of Davos has been to hype the gospel of free-market
fundamentalism while ensuring markets are anything but free. In his brilliant book.
But forget Sharon Stone for a minute.
Bono and a slew of tame academics including 14 Nobel laureates.Davos: fairty tale setting for dubious deals?
What makes Davos so fascinating is as a case study of how the champions and
practitioners of free-market. what
goes on in those secret meetings. Lewis Lapham describes how business-school academic
Klaus Schwab convened the original summit in 1971 for top European managers
interested in the secrets of American entrepreneurship and "freeing commercial
Bill Gates' Mark Zukerbergs and the evil
twins of Google make for their extreme
wealth. we work
hard for our wealth.
the plan for a New World Order has since been wrapped around that piece of elitist
class interest. Bob Diamonds.enterprise from the bondage of government regulation". globalist ideology. and a US Treasury official. Phillip Greens. The New World Order was first mooted before the 20th century began
but the fist Davos session lookes very much like the point at which the players
decided it was time to make their move.1% earners. Last spring.
Grasp that and you grasp what's
wrong with the argument the Terry
Leahys. based on tax returns (Jobs
. copper and tin ore. iron. oppressing peasants is a job not many of us could take on. Adam Cole. And up to a point it's true:
though they actually destroy more jobs
than they create. the line runs.
we're worth it. two American academics. many
of the modern super-rich work very hard
in running major businesses or in
finance to get richer although they are motivated more by obsessive compulsive
disorder than a strong work ethic.
We should not get carried away with the egalitarianism fostered by the digital
revolution however. A grand. unlike previous
generations of the ultra-wealthy.
Take a look at who's in the Davos set. we create jobs. the Davos guest list still includes plenty of sheikhs and royals
and people whose ancestors managed to drive the peasants from and claim as their
own land under which lay vast deposits of oil. rare earth
metals and other money spinners. Look. But that doesn't mean they truly earn the millions
they claim. published the most
comprehensive analysis yet of the richest 0. Jon
Bakija and Brad Helm.
Of these top dogs. If you are one of those not-as-clever-as-you-think-you-are people
who does not believe in secret societies or conspiracies then you do not believe
the tale of modern high-finance is of generating transactions. secret cults within the
Vatican or the Freemasons.hucksters and skimmers. they are ordinary people like us. not in any way endowed
with mystical powers but wealthy globalists who control society from behind the
scenes and pull the strings of politicians.
Earlier generations would have known what to call this Davos set of wealth
extractors and rip-off merchants. their faces were concealed and they only
communicated by gesture and though our Mummers are the big players in the game
for total control of our lives. they are seldom seen or heard in public and we hardly
know most of them exist. shouty boys in shirtsleeves you see in movies about Wall
Street and The City (London) but the real bosses who shun publicity.and Income growth of top earners . Andrew Sayer. the liberal JA Hobson as "improperty". whether in corporate
mergers or sub-prime mortgages and then skimming off some of the cash.sharpers. we're not. Now the top 0. In particular. stock . risk
are able to conceal what dodgy dealing they are up to in plain sight. alien shape shifting lizard men. Their trades. And the story in both those
professions has not been of brilliant returns to shareholders or vast improvements for
British social reformer William Cobbett called them tax .eaters. nearly
two in three were top corporate executives and bankers. Many of the Mummers are high level
As I am going to be posting this on respectable websites that do not like colourful
language I will call them Mummers because Mummers (see top picture) were masked
players in medieval mime plays. but of wealth extraction and lobbying politicians.
I'm trying to avoid giving the impression we are talking about secret societies
here.Bakija. not the brash. on which the success of
London's financiasl industry was built. a Lancaster professor working on a
book to be called Why We Can't Afford The Rich tots up the terms: Ruskin referred to
such wealth as illth (opposite of 'wellth?'). loan . we're not talking
about ancient preistly orders.
If you do not know who the Mummers this article discusses are. was secretive and sleazy. Helm. Davos-style.
. Martin's books are described as fiction but he
says hey are thinly disguised accounts of his experiences as a political adviser. Or you can read the revelatory books written by
Dr. Martin who was a US Congressional and EU Parliamentary policy
adviser in global finance and ethics.
Where might you find the Mummers?
The houses of Parlkiament or
the E U headquarters?
Are they in The Capitol or the UN
Building . whether they are fixing the
price of pork – belly futures or shifting industrial quantities of recreational drugs
from the mountains of The hindu Kush to the streets of Manhattan. Dr. David E.organized crime exists. minutes of their meetings or press releases announcing planned
activities. do not publish
annual accounts... You can trust me on that. Groups that operate in secret.
academic and professional elite that created the economic mess the world plunged
into in 2008 (in truth we began plunging long before then but the decay was masked
by printng money and making virtually unlimited credit available.
The Bank For International Settlements in Basle. It's the kind of claptrap that should be left to superannuated hippies of
course... politicians and academics get it so wrong? you might well ask..
Followers of The Obamessiah cult talk of how we can have peace and harmony if
everybody will change their consciousness. we are not going to change into The Borg.The houses of Parlkiament or
the E U headquarters?
Are they in The Capitol or the UN
Their reach and influence extends into all those places but their real centre of
operations is …. But did
they get it wrong? They are hardly likely to disclose the real agenda to people whose
interests will be harmed by it are they.?
It is the activities of The Mummers and their useful idiots.. Perhaps things are working out just the way
they were intended to. How did the
financiers.. the new political. abandon seolf interest and start living for
each other. human nature has changed little in
To experience true freedom and world peace. ancient traditions would be obliterated and a set of synthetic morals and
values created by the elite would replace them. totalitarian government
presumably. In such a culture.
Aldous Huxley envisaged such a system in Brave New World . If this happens. We (or our descendants) would live in
unthinking dependency. we need to learn and understand
how the Controllers think and study their systems of control so we can find ways to
counter them. What they want is total control of a compliant and infantilized society. we always get tyranny! But history is excluded from the school
curriculum now. having been replaced by a colourless. In part two the control of religion will be
. Taking responsibility for our
own actions would be unthinkable. After reading this
article. you should understand why we cannot rely on our national parliaments and
assemblies and our elected representatives to safeguard our individual liberties and
why we need to embrace personal responsibility and extend that to collaboration with
groups of people whose cultural values and interests are similar to our own. rewriting of history.If we are to be able to effectively resist The Mummers and their systems
of control it is necessary to understand why this elite group is so obsessed with
gaining total control of the world economy and it's varied societies. Otherwise. under a paternalistic.
manipulation of news and information.
History should have taught us that when we become irresponsible and take
freedom for granted. traditions and institutions.hill society would suit the Mummers
perfectly. engineering of economic
boom and bust. politically correct
propaganda that serves not the truth but the agenda of The Mummers
Subsequent parts of The Mummers will examine their control systems. deliberate provokation to war. Such a global ant . the Mummers will steal our freedom and turn the planet
into a prison society. and systematic undermining of cultural
values.twenty thousand years. Anybody
who has been paying attention to coverage of recent G20 meetings and climate
confrences will have heard political leaders and academics talk of the need to create a
global culture. So much for saving the planet for
our children. slaves to the central authority. our children and future generations be slaves
without a self determined future to look forward to. flavourless.
Lords without anger or honour.examined. K.
.uk/~mward/gkc/books/secret-people. they have bright dead alien eyes.cse. Chesterton
They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords.
"Ground beneath the palsied heel of mummers" is a line from W H Auden.dmu.ac.
<a href="http://www. Chesteron in his poem
The Secret People:
from The Secret People by G.
We hear men speaking for us of new laws strong and sweet.
They look at our labour and laughter as a tired man looks at flies. and they know no songs.K. Even without that however it's a good poem and
Their doors are shut in the evening. For the present however you may like to pondr the wisom of these words
written in the first decade of the twentieth century by G.
And the load of their loveless pity is worse than the ancient wrongs.html"> The
Secret People by G K Chesterton available in full here</a>To fully understand all the
metaphor of Chesterton's poem some understanding of British history from the
Anglo Saxon era is an advantage. who dare not carry their swords.
They fight by shuffling papers.
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