There is something fishy about the Great Reset

Article subtitle: 
It’s a corporate takeover of global governance that affects our food, our data and our vaccines
Article author: 
Ivan Wecke
Article publisher: 
Open Democracy
Article date: 
August 24, 2021
Article category: 
Our American Future
Medium
Article Body: 

... The set of conspiracy theories around the Great Reset are nebulous and hard to pin down, but piecing them together gives us something like this: the Great Reset is the global elite’s plan to instate a communist world order by abolishing private property while using COVID-19 to solve overpopulation and enslaving what remains of humanity with vaccines....

The real Great Reset
 
The magic words are ‘stakeholder capitalism’, a concept that WEF chairman Klaus Schwab has been hammering for decades and which occupies pride of place in the WEF’s Great Reset plan from June 2020. The idea is that global capitalism should be transformed so that corporations no longer focus solely on serving shareholders but become custodians of society by creating value for customers, suppliers, employees, communities and other ‘stakeholders’....
 
The idea of stakeholder capitalism and multi-stakeholder partnerships might sound warm and fuzzy, until we dig deeper and realise that this actually means giving corporations more power over society, and democratic institutions less....
 
 “the government voice would be one among many, without always being the final arbiter.” ...
 
Instead of corporations serving many stakeholders, in the multi-stakeholder model of global governance, corporations are promoted to being official stakeholders in global decision-making, while governments are relegated to being one of many stakeholders. In practice, corporations become the main stakeholders, while governments take a backseat role, and civil society is mainly window dressing....
 
Put bluntly, multi-stakeholder partnerships are public-private partnerships on the global stage. And they have real-world implications for the way our food systems are organized, how big tech is governed and how our vaccines and medicines are distributed....
 
Another landmark in the development of stakeholder capitalism can be found in the Big Tech sector.... Although the functions laid out for this new body are quite vague, civil society organizations fear it will come down to Big Tech creating a global body to govern itself....
 
If you value your right to public health, to privacy, to access healthy food or to democratic representation, be wary of the words 'stakeholder capitalism’ when they pop up at the next Davos summit....
 
Related
 
How the United Nations is quietly being turned into a public-private partnership - A new agreement with the World Economic Forum gives multinational corporations influence over matters of global governance., by Harris Bleckman, July 2, 2019.