The concentration and centralization of the agro-business multi-nationals advances with gigantic strides: Potash Corp and Agrium have combined into a $30 billion monopoly over the world fertilizer market. Dow Chemical and DuPont combine in a $130 billion dollar deal in the seed and agricultural chemicals sector. ChemChina prepares to take over Syngenta in a $44 billion acquisition. Bayer is preparing to buy out Monsanto for $56 billion and further concentrate control over worldwide seed and chemical markets. A quarter of a trillion dollars worth of mergers and acquisitions is poised to concentrate control of global agriculture prices, profits and markets in four directorates.
Parallel to the corporate capitalist drive for world domination, the White House has embarked on a full-scale trade and maritime war against China.
This essay presents the political and social implications of the agro-business counter-revolution and the concomitant US drive to encircle and enclose China’s market.
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We shall all suffer just so the 1% of the 1% of the 1% can make themselves into gods and goddesses.
Note well they already have destroyed the food production capability of Iraq, Libya, and Syria.
Once they control the rest of the world's food supply, they'll have us at their mercy.
But there will be no mercy.