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January 6, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – The world’s 500 richest billionaires collectively added an eye-watering $1.8 trillion to their wealth in 2020, in direct contrast to the many small and mid-size businesses worldwide forced to close due to government-imposed COVID-19 lockdowns. 

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index which was released on January 4, the world’s richest billionaires' growth in 2020 is the biggest gain in the eight-year history of their index report. 

At the top of the richest list is Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, whose estimated net worth is $186 billion. 

He is followed by the founder of Tesla Elon Musk, who increased his wealth to $175 billion. At the start of 2020, Musk was estimated to be worth around $26.4 billion.

According to a Bloomberg report, Musk’s wealth increase is “possibly the fastest bout of wealth creation in history.”

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, for the first time in the history of the Bloomberg Index, did not make it into the top two richest people. His wealth stands at $131 billion, which places him in third place behind Musk.

Facebook’s CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg stands is the world’s fifth-richest person with a total net worth estimated to be around $104 billion. 

According to a survey done by the International Trade Centre in 2020, it is mainly small and mid-sized businesses globally who have endured the burden of government-imposed COVID-19 lockdowns, not big corporations with billionaires at the helm. 

Chuck Collins, who serves as the director of the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the U.S.-based Institute for Policy Studies, said that the massive surge in wealth by billionaires undermines the common COVID catchphrase that we are all “in this together.” 

“Surging billionaire wealth hits a painful nerve for the millions of people who have lost loved ones and experienced declines in their health, wealth, and livelihoods,” Collins was quoted as saying in the Bloomberg report. 

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Mainstream media sources are promoting offensive suggestions by some doctors that people who refuse a vaccine for COVID-19 should be "punished" by the government and by business - effectively coercing them into taking the vaccine.

  • One group of doctors writing in 'USA Today' suggested that the government impose special taxes (i.e., fines) on people who refuse the vaccination and that business simply refuse to serve them. [see story below]
  • Another doctor writing in an online publication called 'The Conversation' shamelessly suggested that people who refuse a vaccine should be given a psychoactive drug to induce compliance. [see story below]

But, these suggestions are plain political posturing, and have nothing to do with science or with the recent trends of the disease.

And, in case they haven't noticed, we live in a democracy not a medical dictatorship!

Please SIGN this urgent petition which asks policy-makers and business people, at all levels, to pledge to respect the rights of those who, in good conscience, decide not to vaccinate themselves or their children.

People should not have to live in fear of governmental or corporate retribution for refusing a vaccine which is being rushed to market by Big Pharma and their fellow-travelers in NGOs, like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

It would be intolerable and immoral for the government or business to coerce someone, and their family, to take a COVID vaccine against their will to avoid a fine, or just so they can do their weekly grocery shopping.

Medical freedom must be respected in principle and also in practice.

So, it is now time that our policy-makers listen to all voices involved in this vital conversation, and start to represent those who will not tolerate being punished for refusing a vaccine.

Simply put, legislatures must begin to act as legislatures again.

Questions must be asked. Hearings and investigations must be held. And, the legislatures of each state and country must return to the business of representing the people who voted for them, assuming their rightful place as the originator of legislation.

We can no longer accept the dictates of executive branches without question, especially now that, statistically speaking, the initial brunt of the COVID crisis has passed.

Neither can we accept the dictates of doctors who seem detached from reality and from science, and who only seem to be attached to the idea of promoting ideas which contribute to the agrandizement of power and control of political interests, and wealth of those who stand to make a lot of money from the sale of a COVID vaccine.

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“Worse, it undermines any sense that we are `in this together’ — the solidarity required to weather the difficult months ahead.”

Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum, with the backing of the United Nations, has called for a “Great Reset” of the world’s economic systems, which has the backing of many major world leaders and billionaires such as George Soros. 

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has warned that the “Great Reset” is nothing more than a plan by the world's billionaires to bring about a globalist socialist surveillance state.

Viganò has described the “Great Reset” as the “final revolution.” 

“The French Revolution wiped out the Western aristocracy…The Industrial Revolution obliterated the peasants and spread the proletarianization which led to the disaster of Socialism and Communism…The Revolution of ’68 demolished the family and the school,” wrote Vigano.

“This Great Reset, desired by the globalist elite, represents the final revolution with which to create a shapeless and anonymous mass of slaves connected to the internet, confined to the house, threatened by an endless series of pandemics designed by those who already have the miraculous vaccine ready.”

In December, Pope Francis called for a new “economic system” after launching a collaboration called the “Council for Inclusive Capitalism with the Vatican.” 

This partnership with high-level global corporations such as the Rockefeller Foundation and Mastercard is based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The Council’s guiding principles state that “capitalism must evolve to promote a more sustainable, trusted, equitable, and inclusive system that works for everyone.”

In November, LifeSiteNews reported that the Gates Foundation has used its financial prowess to back Microchips Biotech, which is a company that designs a type of contraceptive microchip commissioned directly by Gates himself. 

In March of 2020, Gates said “Eventually we will have some digital certificates to show who has recovered or been tested recently or when we have a vaccine who has received it.”   

In June, Amazon temporarily blocked the sale of a booklet regarding COVID-19, which was penned by a journalist whose views on the virus run contrary to the mainstream media narrative. 

This caused Musk to call for the breakup of Amazon, who implied that Bezos and his company Amazon is a monopoly, saying, it’s “Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong!” 

Meanwhile Musk has also said that he will not take a COVID-19 vaccine and called Gates a “knucklehead.” 

Last year Musk also called into question the accuracy of COVID-19 tests after testing positive and negative twice in the same day, with the same machine, saying that something “extremely bogus is going on.”

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