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(LifeSiteNews) — Saudi Arabia unveiled visuals of its plans to build a 170 kilometer-long linear, one-building “green” city called The Line and designed to sustainably meet the living needs of 9 million people.

“For too long, humanity has existed within dysfunctional and polluted cities that ignore nature. Now, a revolution in civilization is taking place,” explains the promo video for the city, shared online Wednesday by Dezeen.

The ambitious planned megastructure, which looks like a line stretching across the desert from an aerial view, is billed as a way to “consolidate” the carbon footprint of a traditional city. By running entirely on renewable energy, and confining city transportation to a high-speed rail, the city would boast zero carbon emissions once operative.

Residential, commercial and leisure areas as well as schools would all be included in the futuristic city, consisting of two-skyscraper, 500-meter-high wall-like structures with mirror facades that will enclose an open area between them so that sunlight can stream in.

Residents would be able to travel from end to end of the 105.6 mile-long city in 20 minutes, and would “have access to all their daily needs within five-minute walk neighborhoods.”

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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.

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The city will be located in the northwest of the Gulf country, and according to renderings, will “run into the Red Sea,” where an extension of its structure will serve as a port for ships.

Commentators have slammed the project as “dystopian,” and one described it as a “blatant greenwashing PR exercise by the heads of this rotten regime,” adding that “it’s an attempted distracting cop-out” since “Saudi Arabia is still at the very bottom for human rights (just pick next to women, any minority).”

The Saudi Arabian legal system is largely based on Muslim sharia law and criminializes anyone who “challenges, either directly or indirectly, the religion or justice of the King or Crown Prince. According to Amnesty International, two of 81 men executed by the Saudi Arabian government in March were “convicted of crimes related to their participation in violent anti-government protests.”

Tech blog Engadget has raised concerns that The Line “is expected to be loaded with countless sensors, cameras, and facial recognition technology, that in such a confined space could push government surveillance to almost unthinkable levels.”

Another commentator wondered about the fact that renderings for The Line show women wearing tight leggings, which would be considered an outrageous offense against modesty according to current Saudi law that requires women to be covered from head to toe in public.

“This being Saudi Arabia, it’s interesting and surprising to learn from the renderings that this megalomaniacal hellscape will apparently also be filled with women sporting luxuriant, uncovered hair and yoga pants … with not an all-shrouding, floor-length black abaya in sight.”

“I guess these represent just some of the millions of liberated foreigners who will be enthusiastically flocking to live there,” commented “KT.”

In 2019, Saudi Arabia abolished the Abaya and headscarf requirement for foreign women in an effort to encourage tourism.

Others have expressed skepticism that the city will be completed. CNN noted there are recent failed “super-projects” that serve as “cautionary tales,” such as the $38 billion planned Nakheel Harbour and Tower development in next-door Dubai, which was axed six years after its proposal.

“If this gets built, I will eat everybody’s hat,” commented “JC” on Dezeen’s report.