Los Angeles is aspiring to become a City-State unto itself as it honors the Paris Climate Agreement and creates its own Green New Deal, delivering “environmental justice and equity through an inclusive green economy.”
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America’s busiest shipping ports will soon look like fully-automated Amazon warehouses, displacing thousands of workers and local businesses. In Los Angeles, port makeover is part of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Green New Deal.
Dwight D. Eisenhower warned America about the danger posed by the military-industrial complex but in the same light, he also of a technological elite. It is now more apparent than ever that two forces have merged into a single column.
Opportunity Zones are an investment bonanza for cash-strapped cities to implement Smart City technology. With over 9,000 OZ’s created in just 2 years, estimates run as high as $6 trillion for investable funds.
Out of control killer AI in warfare is inevitable because it will become too complex for human management and control. The only real answer is to not developing it in the first place.
This story’s sponsor, Here, asks “Can data make cities more human?” Yet, it’s all about them, not citizens: “It’s really a utopia or oblivion moment – it depends on us architects where we want to go.” In reality, citizens don’t care where Technocrats want to go.
Trump signed the Opportunity Zone legislation (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) in December 2017 and then created the House Opportunity and Revitalization Council by Executive Order in December 2018. With over 8,700 Opportunity Zones identified by state Governors, the money tornado is accelerating.
Smart City apologists have a technological solution to every conceivable problem, but few understand the web of control they are creating around all inhabitants. As Charles Dickens might have written, “The future is utopian. The future is dystopian.”
Fans of Game of Thrones will recognize ‘Free Cities’ as autonomous city-states modeled after the ancient Roman era. Today, Free Cities are being promoted as the structure du jour to replace the nation-state.
Here are the real drivers and financial benefactors of Global Technocracy. This report is reminiscent of similar research compiled by the late Professor Antony C. Sutton and myself for our book, Trilaterals Over Washington, Vols. I and II. We reached a similar conclusion in 1978.