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Welcome to corporate colonialism! The new SA

14 May 2012, 10:10
While the rest of the world is standing up against corporate colonialism and exploitation, South Africa is slowly but surely selling it's soul for a fast buck that in the long term will enslave us and enrich off shore companies, who in spite of their proclaimed good intentions for mutually beneficial investment, are in fact raping our resources and our tax payers. The result will be a few South Africans with very healthy bank accounts going into the millions and sometimes billions, while the rest of us will slowly but surely start living with an ever decreasing standard of living, until what was once known as the robust and healthy middle class, the fundamental backbone of any healthy society, disappears altogether. 


The list is growing in ever frightening proportions. First and foremost being Genetically modified seeds. Where once our farmers not only produced their own seed and Maize to feed our own people, they are now reliant on buying seed from a company that is not South African. The glaring opposition to Monsanto the world over, India, Hungary, most of Europe and South America is not given coverage in our main stream media, and the dangers of genetically modified seeds are not made known to the general public. Neither is the enslavement to this corporate control laid out in no uncertain terms to alert South Africans that their basic food production has been hi jacked by outside forces! In spite of legislation passed last year, that requires products containing GM ingredients to be labelled, suppliers have failed to comply. 98% of Maize in this country is now genetically modified. Of course the next step will come under the guise of "investment" and "helping us,"with corporate farms all over the country. Then the country itself  will belong to an off shore corporation and we will be owned lock, stock and smoking Maize silo by Monsanto! No doubt our politicians will be on their payroll as well............. if they are not already!


Second on the list is electricity, a commodity that no country can afford to be without. In spite of the fact that we once had one of the cheapest rates in the world, which was beneficial to our industrial sector and helped it grow, and an abundance of coal and resources making us self reliant, we now, apparently... have a crisis. I do not believe for one minute that this crisis is real. I strongly suspect that it has been engineered. Some people in this country are very rich, while the rest of us are paying astronomical electricity bills. The final outcome of this saga is that we now need Nuclear Power Stations! Bollocks! This has required us to take out a 3 trillion dollar loan, use this money to pay yet another off shore company to build this Frankenstein structure, a corporation who no doubt has shares in the IMF, so basically they will get their money back, and then........ the South African tax payer will not only have to pay back these trillions, but also the compounding interest on this money and ever increasing electricity fees. The rest of the world is developing Free Energy systems based on Tesla technology and generators that function utilising electro -magnetic power. The truth, that nobody is reporting in the main stream media, is that coal, fossil fuels and Nuclear Power are outdated systems belonging to the last century. Those that know this are trying to sell us, in fact have already put us in extreme debt with a system that is not only outdated but highly dangerous!  


Third on the list is the E Toll systems all over the country. Most recently Gauteng and Chapman's Peak. In the past we have been able to successfully build major freeways and keep up with our growing economy without selling our souls to yet another off shore corporation who receives on going billions in toll fees. This really is a case of money for jam! For once the whole country woke up and got behind Vavi! Let's hope we succeed in getting rid of  toll gates altogether and can rightfully travel on the roads that the tax payer has been supporting all along, without selling our souls to an off shore corporation. . 


Fourthly, there is the Fracking issue in the Karoo. All over the world, Fracking is being outlawed. Most recently in Vermont in the USA. The reason being that proper environmental studies have proved that Fracking not only contaminates the groundwater, but causes earthquakes. And yet, the government is hell bent on allowing Fracking to continue. I have to ask, who is the traitor that has accepted a back handed fat bribe from the oil company? 


Last but not least, our own South African companies are being tempted and lured by fat buy outs of their companies that have served not only themselves but the South African economy well. We have also managed to maintain a degree of decency and honesty in the business sector. Now, off shore corporations, under the guise of "investing "in our country, which is all very well and good on the surface, are buying out our brands left right and centre. Wall Mart being but one example. A careful study and research of these companies and the current economy in the USA will tell you exactly what kind of people we are selling out to. They have no morals, no values, they do not have the welfare of the country at heart, they are in it for the fast buck and when they have squeezed us dry of everything that they can get out of us, they will walk away. 


While South Africans of all race groups are continually distracted with a race issue that should have been buried and forgotten long ago, our country is being taken away from us before our eyes. By the time we wake up, we will be slaves to off shore corporations, our resources will be going out of the country to benefit another nation, our own standard of living will drop dramatically and the few, those who betrayed their own people will be living in palaces surrounded by moats to keep the rest of us out. 

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