Oligarchs will Control the Means of Production.

In the minds of many the old trope to seize control of the means of production is on par with the violent acts of revolutionaries and rogue governments.

Yet we got things all wrong and failed to see the problem was right in front of us this whole time.

While we read that Bill Gates is on a one-man mission to buy up as much US farmland as he can lay his hands on; it is only the tip of the iceberg.

Last time that we checked Gates owned 269 000 acres of productive land. What is up with this, you know it’s funny, but I never had him pegged as a farmer. Yet here he is taking out vast tracts of land that is meant for food production; so is it apt to call what he is doing a confiscation. Yes?

Then there is Larry Fink; the world’s richest financial oligarch and the owner of global investment company Blackrock. You might have heard the name.

One thing is for certain Blackrock has its fingers in just about every pie.

Larry Fink has said that it is time to force people’s behavior to change and by taking over American Agriculture it looks like he banks on doing just that.

Blackrock and Vanguard, the second largest financial investment company in the world; aim to centralize all food production in the US.

They are the top two shareholders in the world’s largest fertilizer company; CD Holdings.

Between them they also own the most shares in Union Pacific; the railway giant that transports fertilizer and other like products all over the country.

The world’s top 10 food companies are also largely owned by both BlackRock and Vanguard. They are; Nestlé, PepsiCo, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Associated British Foods, Mondel? Z, Mars, Danone, Unilever, and Coca-Cola.

“What happens when they control all of the seeds, produce, and meat too?” asks Corey’s Digs.

It seems as if BlackRock and Vanguard’s influence over CF Industries Holdings and T. Rowe Price Associates is having a major and direct impact on farming in the Midwest.

Union Pacific recently began mandating railroad shipping reductions of 20 percent; and further impacting American agriculture.

“This will directly impact key agricultural areas such as Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, and California,” Corey’s Digs adds. “This will ultimately affect food supply and pricing. CF Industries is only one of 30 companies dealing with these restrictions.”

And guess what? Bill Gates owns the largest stake holder in Canadian National Railway another major transporter of agricultural goods. It is all wheels within wheels.

Back to BlackRock and Vanguard; the finance giants are also top shareholders in AppHarvest, a Kentucky-based agriculture company that boasts one of the biggest greenhouses in the world. The facility grows only tomatoes, which are sold at Kroger, Meijer, and Walmart.

Then there is Hydro farm Holdings based in Pennsylvania. And you guessed it; BlackRock and Vanguard are the top shareholders in this company as well.

Oh and another thing. Why all the mysterious fires at food processing plants over the past months. It is sabotage plain and simple.

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Ann Carriage

Political animal, interested in the story behind the story. A concepts driven individual.