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(LifeSiteNews) – With last week’s inflation report in America clocking in at an eye-watering 9.1 percent year-over-year, and Canada’s latest update showing a similarly painful 8.1 percent, one can only wonder whether this current inflation crisis is just yet another coordinated effort by those in charge to further accelerate the implementation of the infamous “Great Reset” of capitalism.  

Before we get into how inflation aids the Great Reset agenda, it is important to note, as previously explained by LifeSiteNews, that while modern economists define inflation as an increase in the price of goods and services, this was not always the case. 

Put simply, inflation used to be understood as the increase in the number of dollars in circulation, and the increase in prices that followed this increase of dollars – due to the basic principle of supply-and-demand – was rightly seen as the consequence of inflation, not inflation itself.  

Using this definition, the problem can be more easily understood, particularly with respect to how inflation comes about, how it can be fixed, and who is responsible.  

Canada may be the easiest example to dissect when looking at the insane inflationary crisis sweeping the globe. Since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took power in 2015, the price of the average home in the country has doubled. In 2015, the average price of a home was $413,000 dollars. By the end of 2021, that number had broken the $800,000 dollar mark.  

But wait! I thought Vladimir Putin and COVID-19 were responsible for inflation? Why did Canadians see massive inflation in home prices before then? Answer: Cheap debt and a well-oiled printing press.  

While we often overlook it, the fact is that when people take out a mortgage to buy a home, the actual price of the home is not that relevant. What is more relevant is the cost of the monthly payment. The higher the interest rate, the higher the monthly mortgage payment. 

Due to the fact that central banks like the Bank of Canada and the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates at near-zero levels for years, people were able to borrow more and more money, constantly driving up the price of homes and other goods. 

Essentially, Canadians (and Americans) have been taking money from the future, in order to compete with one another to buy goods in the present, which artificially drives up the cost.  

It is clear that this has only gotten worse when looking at the role of government spending. If individual citizens are able to drive up the price of homes by acquiring massive debt created by banks at low interest rates, imagine what an entity the size of a federal government could do, and the effect they could have on the broader market? 

Well, we don’t have to imagine. With the Bank of Canada’s interest rate set to a dismal 0.25 percent during the COVID-era, the Trudeau government engaged in some of the most reckless government spending in history, nearly doubling the national debt, and thereby inflating the monetary base (the supply of highly liquid money) over four-fold. 

If that sounds insane, it’s because it is. In January 2020, the total value of highly liquid (easily useable) Canadian dollars was less than 100 billion. By March 2021, that number was nearly 500 billion. Not only is the current inflation crisis of little surprise to those who have been following the situation and have remained honest with themselves, but the only surprising thing about any of this is that inflation isn’t even worse than it is! 

READ: The fruits of ‘Build Back Better’: Domestic energy crises and skyrocketing inflation rates across the West

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Protests led by thousands of farmers have broken out across the Netherlands, and they're now spreading to Italy, Germany and Poland - this is a fightback against not just environmental regulations and the resulting inflation, but also the elites' Great Reset agenda.

While the demonstrations themselves have been overwhelmingly free from violence on the affected farmers' part, the response to them has been anything but: Earlier this week, Dutch police opened fire on a 16-year-old tractor driver during a protest in Heerenveen. 

While -- thank God -- this unfortunate incident did not result in any deaths or injuries, a formal investigation is still forthcoming, and farmers and concerned citizens now know, without question, what measures could be pursued in order to silence opposition to backers of the international Great Reset, which could spell doom for the livelihood of farmers everywhere.

That's why we're asking you to SIGN and SHARE this petition in support of farmers across world against intrusive, overreaching policies of globalist organizations and political leaders who seek to prioritize their own extreme environmental ideology over the ability for everyday farmers to earn a living and provide for their families and communities.
 


Of course, these kinds of extreme environmental policies are not only a threat to the livelihoods of farmers in the Netherlands, or just the nations that comprise the European Union, for that matter: These regulations most certainly can (and inevitably will) make their way to every corner of our world, including countries like YOURS.

In the Netherlands, specifically, lawmakers recently approved legislative proposals to significantly decrease greenhouse emissions by the end of the decade, most notably ammonia and nitrogen oxide, which are common in farming.

This plan, as championed by Christianne van der Wal, the Dutch Minister for Nature and Nitrogen Policy since January, seeks to exceed the globalist EU's agreement among Member States to reduce greenhouse emissions as a means to combat climate change by at least 40% by the year 2030, replacing the desired percentage with an even loftier 55%.

As a result, it would seem almost inevitable that thousands of farms could find themselves in jeopardy within the coming years, but Dutch farmers have no plans to stand down; in fact, this embrace of EU and World Economic Forum (WEF)-style environmental demands is the primary force behind the ongoing protests by as many as 40,000 farmers, who, in response, have taken their tractors to highways across the Netherlands, making an unmistakable statement of resistance reminiscent of that of the Canadian Freedom Convoy truckers in order to protect their livelihoods.

Similar protests have also broken among farmers in Italy, as you can see here:
 


Such policies are a clear tenet of the Great Reset, pushed by globalist entities around the world like the World Economic Forum. Look no further than the WEF's own "Net Zero Challenge," which seeks to coerce participants into cutting all greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, and will inevitably threaten countless jobs and livelihoods in the process.

Let there be no doubt: these extreme environmental policies and transgressions against working people cannot be expected to stop any time soon.

That's why we must take this opportunity to make our voices heard -- whether you're a farmer, yourself; work in an industry that would be negatively affected by such policies; or simply support the hardworking men and women in your country and others who wish to maintain the freedom to provide for their families without excessive government and globalist interference.

Please SIGN and SHARE this petition in support of Dutch farmers, and farmers and workers across the world, whose livelihoods can and eventually will be harmed by the extreme environmental demands of globalist entities like the EU and WEF seeking to implement the Great Reset.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

New video highlights Canadian cricket farm (LifeSiteNews)

'Dutch farmers push back against ‘green’ tyranny, use tractors to block major highways' (LifeSiteNews)

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Given this, how can anyone assume this inflation crisis is anything but intentional? While Trudeau and his cohorts are not exactly known for their intellectual prowess, it seems far-fetched to believe that not a single central banker or government economist is able to understand basic principles such as scarcity and supply-and-demand.  

Even young children know that a rare, signed baseball card is more valuable than the common ones that are printed by the million.  

With the current rate of inflation, and all signs pointing towards it continuing to get worse, I think it is safe to say that the Great Reset isn’t coming, it is upon us. In fact, it may have been with us for longer than we thought. 

Nothing quite screams “You’ll own nothing and you’ll be happy” more than using Netflix instead of possessing a single movie, listening to music on Spotify rather than owning a record, leasing a car instead of buying one, or renting your home, with interest, in the form of a 30-year mortgage. 

I think it is safe to say that governments and central banks have worked in tandem for years, if not decades, to prime everyone to be hooked on the most addictive drug in the world: cheap money.  

And like drug addiction, the consumers suffer while the dealers make off like bandits.  

When the dealer cuts off the supply, that’s when the real pain of withdrawal begins. Likewise, when the central banks hike interest rates, they throw the entire debt-based economy into withdrawal, hoping to use the cash reserves they accumulated off of our backs to cash in on our desperation.  

While it is true that interest rate hikes are needed (massively) to crush inflation, a drug dealer checking an addict into rehab doesn’t change the fact that he’s the reason rehab was necessary in the first place.  

READ: World Economic Forum proposes ‘space bubbles’ to block sun’s ‘rays’ in fight against ‘global warming’

So, what is the solution? I think their own Great Reset goals give us a clue. They want you to own nothing, so do your best to actually own things. 

While it is tempting for some to bite the dangling debt carrot, true autonomy and self-sufficiency can only come through true ownership. Do not allow the erasure of the tangible for the sake of convenience. We ought to return to cash as much as we can, live within or below our means, and understand that, if we don’t, we may just end up Great Resetting ourselves.  

Stop Trudeau’s Reckless Climate Plans That Could Spark Food Shortages! Contact your Canadian MP & Senators NOW.

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