Especially since the collapse of the Soviet Union, this globalist ethos has given rise to a whole world of densely interrelated political parties, NGOs and philanthropists, while also fostering an increasingly uniform and inward-looking elite political culture.
These new elites hope to find in imported minorities a basis of popular support for globalism at home and a counterweight to the dreaded nativist right. Most major leftist and Green parties are mere instruments and expressions of this culture, as is any demonstration that is not immediately and brutally repressed.
This is about power and they don’t care. They’ll vaccinate billions and take years of heightened mortality in stride. They’ll burn whole cities to the ground if they have to.
Meanwhile, they haven’t quite bluffed us into submission:
hat-tip Stephen Neil