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Myanmar surrenders to the globalists
The USA was planning to bomb Myanmar for the same reasons that NATO destroyed Gaddafy’s Libya, and is working to destroy Syria and Iran.
Myanmar’s economy was controlled by the government for the public good, rather than the private profits of globalists. Myanmar provided free health care and education to all its citizens.
When Myanmar’s military took power in a 1962 coup, it kicked out foreign capitalists, nationalized most industries, and instituted socialist reforms. Major utilities were state-owned. Healthcare and education were publicly provided. Private hospitals and private schools were unheard of. Ownership of land and local companies was limited to the country’s citizens. Companies were required to hire Myanmar workers. The central bank was answerable to the government. Myanmar became a paradise of near-Nazi proportions.
Hence the USA maintained a blockade on Myanmar (just like Syria, Iran, and Cuba) that included a ban on all items imported from Myanmar. The USA especially despised Myanmar for having oil, gas, timber and gems that globalists wanted to steal.
It stayed that way until 2010 when NATO began making plans for an imperialist war on Myanmar. NATO falsely accused Myanmar’s government of exterminating Muslims. The Western corporate media began running photos of this “genocide” in Myanmar, when the photos were actually from Thailand. If a Tibetan activist set himself on fire in India to protest visits by the Chinese, the corporate claimed that the images were from Myanmar, and said this is what the evil government did to “peaceful protesters.” Coveting Myanmar’s riches, NATO said it was time for another “humanitarian intervention,” and began formulating a bombing plan. Aung San Suu Kyi (the pro-NATO, pro-banker “democracy leader”) became a symbol of imperialist conquest, revered by NATO (especially U.S.) politicians.
Seeing this, Myanmar’s rulers turned away from economic nationalism and threw open their economy’s doors to ownership by the global One Percent. They released Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest.
Then, when they saw what the globalists did to Libya, they panicked and laid out the welcome mat to capitalist owners. They frantically sold off government buildings, port facilities, mines, farmland, hospitals, the national airline, the national fuel distribution network, and soft drink, cigarette and bicycle factories – all at a fraction of their fair value. They made the central bank independent, so that it became a member of the globalist banker club, which rules by debt. They passed a law to let foreigners control local companies and land, permit the entry of foreign banks and telecom companies, and allow 100 percent removal of profits. They said foreign capitalists need not pay taxes. They said foreign owners could import workers, and would no longer be required to hire locally.
Naturally this plunged Mynamar’s masses into poverty and unemployment, making them ripe for slavery in foreign-owned sweatshops. And since Myanmar is situated between India and China, the foreign-owned manufacturers will have easy access to two emerging growth markets. As always, USA calls this new poverty and tyranny "democracy."
Only two years ago, the resource-rich country was practicing the kind of economic nationalism that got Gadhafi into trouble with the US State Department and oil company giants.
Now that Myanmar has sacrificed its democracy to foreign corporations, crushing the people under globalist tyranny, NATO has removed the country from the military target list.
As Myanmar’s government surrendered, Obama dispatched Hillary Clinton to meet with Myanmar’s leaders, the first US secretary of state to visit in more than 50 years. William Hague soon followed, the first British foreign minister to visit since 1955.
Other foreign ministers beat their own paths to Myanmar, seeking to crush the nation with foreign banks, investors, and corporations. Business organizations sent their own delegations, including four major Japanese business organizations, all looking to cash in on Myanmar’s surrender. International companies are now circling the prostrate country like vultures, ready to gobble up their victims.
Washington has nominated its first ambassador to Myanmar in 22 years. Yesterday (26 Sep 2012) Hillary Clinton said the U.S. would end its import ban on Burma. This will free globalists to send goods to the USA that are manufactured in foreign-owned sweatshops in Myanmar.
The surrender is complete.
This post from adapted from an article in the Mathaba web site, with some added elements.