Watch: Build Back Better 2.0: global elites rebrand to ‘Rules-Based World Order’
A rules based global order…. pic.twitter.com/ZIvwi2PAbB
— Wittgenstein (@backtolife_2023) July 12, 2022
https://dossier.substack.com/p/build-back-better-20-global-elites?utm_source=substack&utm_medium=email’More Hubris. Less Freedom’ –
‘More Hubris. Less Freedom’
By Jordan Schachtel
The “free world” is a troublesome slogan, as basic freedoms have become a radical concept in the year 2022. The western ruling class, which used to defend the idea of unalienable rights, has decided that such a term carries too many troublesome connotations regarding the freedoms of you, the members of the pleb class. So it’s time for a rebrand, and the deployment of some new rhetoric to protect the elites sitting atop the global hierarchy.
Now it’s “rules based order” whatever that means. But it’s peppering their vocabulary all over …pic.twitter.com/nsN7DL4G2S
— Gillian McKeith (@GillianMcKeith) July 5, 2022
In demonstrating their supposed moral superiority, our ruling class is now coalescing behind what they refer to as the “rules-based” world order.
Delighted to welcome PM @jacindaardern to @Europarl_EN. 🇪🇺 & 🇳🇿 are like-minded partners standing up for democracy & rules-based world order. Welcomed NZ aid to 🇺🇦 & strong position against Russian aggression. Need to further strengthen cooperation on climate & trade.
This “rules-based world order,” a bumper sticker slogan that has united the rulers of the Anglosphere, EU and NATO powers against their foreign and domestic enemies, is easy to define, once you understand what they mean by the word “rules.”
This barb is being deployed repeatedly at the Russian government (and the Chinese government in reference to trade policy), in condemning its invasion of Ukraine as violating the modern construction that is the liberal international order, or the illusion of “Pax Americana,” or better yet, the “rules” of territorial sovereignty established after World War II.
“The resistance of Ukraine has brought democratic nations closer together which have a shared commitment to rules-based, international order, whether they be members of NATO, or non-members such as Australia.” — @AlboMP 🇦🇺🇬🇧 afr.com/policy/foreign…PM warns China to heed Putin’s ‘strategic failure’ invasionVladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine has made Russia a global pariah – and Beijing should take note, says Anthony Albanese.afr.com
Of course, these rules are necessarily malleable, as our rulers have spent the last decades justifying their routine invasions of foreign nations under the banner of democracy, freedom, and the like.
NATO: President Biden: "At this summit, we rallied our alliance to meet both the direct threats that Russia poses to Europe and the systemic challenges that China poses to a rules based world order." pic.twitter.com/X8Swyf1ake
— Forbes (@Forbes) June 30, 2022
And after two years of our prized “free world” autocrats unleashing relentless COVID-excused tyranny upon their own populations, the rules seem to be continuously changing and reoriented at a moment’s notice.
Happy Canada Day! 🇨🇦 In a world with many challenges – Canada works together with our Allies to support peace, prosperity and security. We work to be better & to preserve the rules based international order. Today, we celebrate our achievements & reflect on our future! 🍁
When Russia invades Ukraine, they are violating the rules-based order. However, when Western powers invade the Middle East and Africa, or subjugate their own citizens in the name of a virus, they are not violating the rules, because their hubris-fueled moral supremacy allows these powers to determine who is and is not in good standing with the “rules-based world order.”
In a moment when Putin has shattered peace in Europe and attacked the very tenets of the rules-based order, the United States and our Allies are stepping up to support Ukraine and boost our defenses. We’re proving that NATO is more needed now than it ever has been.
#NATO Allies are committed to the rules-based international order, which benefits all. At the #NATOSummit, Allies welcomed partners from Europe 🇪🇺, 🇫🇮, 🇸🇪, 🇬🇪, 🇺🇦 and the Asia-Pacific 🇦🇺, 🇳🇿, 🇰🇷 and 🇯🇵.
What our ruling class really means is that they want to continue making all of the rules. They have no moral high ground to claim, so a vague appeal to some kind of shared moral principles must suffice. In short, the “rules-based world order” is nothing more than a moral appeal to keep the same people in charge of everything.