by Paul Cudenec
It seems that a lot of people out there are still in denial
regarding the extent to which
is part of the same
global-governance monopoly that has long owned the West...!
With that in mind, we have brought together some material published
Winter Oak over the last few years that might shed
(evidently much-needed) light on the situation.
In January 2021 our
five-part series of articles on the
World Economic Forum's Global
focused on the Beijing hub of Klaus Schwab's top-down
One hub member is
Eric Tse, a young Big Pharma billionaire who is from Hong
Kong, but is said to have "close ties" with "mainland Chinese
politicians" - his father Tse Ping was previously a committee
member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC),
the country's top political advisory body.
On December 7,
2020, Tse's Sino Biopharmaceutical invested $515 million in
the company behind the CoronaVac
Tse is also part of
the WEF Global Shapers worldwide leadership, as explained
On October 1 2019,
the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of
China, Tse was able to attend Communist Party celebrations in
Beijing open only to invited guests and dignitaries.
We commented at the
"So we have a
Big Pharma billionaire, who is working with the WEF to push for
yet more global corporate control and exploitation, celebrating
the founding of a communist state!"
In March 2022 our
special correspondent Najm Al-Dīn
wrote of the
"This war marks
a major inflection point in the globalist aspiration for a new
international rules based order anchored in Eurasia.
tries desperately to cling to its superpower status, China's
economic ascent and Russia's regional ambitions threaten to
upend the strategic axial points of Eurasia (Western
Europe and Asia Pacific).
"The region in
which America previously enjoyed uncontested hegemony is no
longer impervious to cracks and we may be witnessing a changing
of the guard which dramatically alters the calculus of global
China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
has the potential to unify the world-island (Asia, Africa and
Europe) and cause a tectonic shift in the locus of global power,
the recent invasion of Ukraine will have far-reaching
consequences for China-Europe rail freight.
President Zelensky claimed that Ukraine could function as the
BRI's gateway to Europe".
Turning to the
China-Israel connection, he wrote:
"Israel is a highly attractive BRI market for China and the CCP is acutely aware of Israel's
importance as a strategic outpost connecting the Indian Ocean and
the Mediterranean Sea through the Gulf of Suez.
the Chinese government has for many years acknowledged the
primacy of Israel as a global technology hub and capitalized on
Israel's innovation capabilities to help meet its own strategic
snippet of information dropped into our hands in January 2023, while
we were researching a story about the global chemical and tobacco
that virtually everything, everywhere, is owned by an
interlocking knot of funds and holding companies centered around
Vanguard and State Street".
And this turned out
even to be true of a company owned by "communist" China.
is owned by the Chinese state, operated by the Ministry of
Industry and Information Technology of China, enjoys a virtual
monopoly in China, which accounts for roughly 40% of the world's
total consumption of cigarettes, and is the world's largest
manufacturer of tobacco products measured by revenues.
institutional shareholders in its Hong Kong entity, China
Tobacco International (HK) Company Limited, include no fewer
than three manifestations of Vanguard!"
Our July 2023
article on BRICS provided some historical background on China's
connections to the arch-globalist
obvious power in Chinese affairs was such that when the British
magazine The Period published, in 1870, a cartoon
depicting Lionel Rothschild as 'The Modern Croesus', a new
Rothschild 'king' upon his throne of cash and bonds, one of the
lesser rulers he was shown lording it over was the Emperor of
"In the light
of today's talk of a 'multi-polar' world order, it is
interesting to read [Niall] Ferguson's comment that the Rothschilds
favored 'co-operation between the European powers'
in China and that they generally preferred,
'what might be called
Turning to the
current situation, we noted that, in 2022, WEF founder
told Chinese state media that,
the country was a "role model" for
other nations and praised its "tremendous" economic achievements
over the last 40 years.
reinvented itself as a 'socialist market economy' in the late 20th
century, it first opened up the country to foreign investment and
then privatized and contracted out much state-owned industry.
WEF's 14th Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China, in
June 2023, Chinese premier Li Qiang said:
"China is committed to
building world peace, promoting global development and upholding the
Chinese economy is deeply integrated into the world economy.
China has developed itself by embracing globalization, and grown
into a most staunch force for globalization".
Our article added:
financial forces behind the WEF like about Chinese-style
Communism, and liked about Soviet Communism, Italian Fascism and
German Nazism, is that authoritarian one-party control frees
them from the constraints and complications of public
As Iurie Roșca
noted in May 2023:
China is the golden dream of any dictator in history, with
forced medicine, lockdown and incarceration of its own citizens
in their homes, widespread surveillance, social rating and no
political and civil liberties whatsoever".
In September 2023,
The Acorn featured a
from our friends at Corporate Watch UK, which we entitled "China: a
SAFE bet for global finance".
SAFE Investment Company Ltd, one of China's sovereign wealth funds,
buying into major global firms during the
Among the companies
it began investing in at this time was BP; by 2008 it had upped its
share in the company to a potential $2bn (£1.6bn).
"Its shares in
Shell and BP represent the company's most valuable holdings,
currently amounting to around £1.8bn and £1.2bn respectively.
British oil giants, UK companies feature prominently among
SAFE's top public investments.
pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca and GSK, and mining
behemoths Anglo American and Rio Tinto. It invests in Yara,
among the world's largest producer of fertilizer (see Corporate
Watch's profile on Yara and its role in climate chaos).
are followed by a host of major Western brands, from Tesco and
Lloyds Bank, to Burberry, Next, Whitbread and Compass Group.
"It owns 0.47%
of the UK's National Grid - a holding currently worth £198m -
and even has a stake in the London Stock Exchange".
into China's role in global governance emerged in our October 2023
research on the China Institute in Shanghai, whose "senior
self-proclaimed anti-globalist Alexandr Dugin
Jacques, former Marxism Today editor and author
of a book called When China Rules the World - The End of
the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order...
director Zhang Weiwei is a WEF collaborator and very keen on
Fourth Industrial Revolution...
Li Bo, is involved with the Tricontinental Institute,
organization which received $12.5-million from the Goldman Sachs
Another, Eric X
Li, is a Fellow of the Aspen Institute, an organization which
teamed up with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth to
host the 2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit, and a member of the
council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies,
a globalist body whose funders include,
Ministry of Defence
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Canadian Department of Defence
of Israel to the UK
understandable, in these dark times, that some people cling to
hope' that Chinese power represents something other than imperialist
"business as usual"...
But they are only
going to make matters worse, in the long run, if they stick their
heads into the sand and try to pretend, in the face of all the
evidence, that "communist" China isn't just another front for the