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What Europe’s REJECTION of Globalism Means for The World

Left-wing political parties suffered major losses in the recent European Parliament elections, but the media is painting it as a terrifying win for “far-right extremists” who are practically Hitler. Journalist Alex Newman joins Glenn to explain why that’s a “deception.” Newman, who spent over a decade working in Europe, argues that these elections were more proof that people around the world are tired of globalists trying to control their lives. Plus, he explains why French President Emmanuel Macron dissolved the lower house of France’s Parliament after the election: Is this an attack on the “democracy” that he claims to love…or is it just how the weird parliamentary system works?

TranscriptBelow is a rush transcript that may contain errors

GLENN: So we have the Liberty media CEO on with us. He's a journalist. Also an author of Indoctrinating Our Children to Death. Alex Newman is with us.

And, Alex, if I'm not mistaken, you've spent almost a decade, working over in different countries in -- in Europe and reporting on Europe and European policies and politics.

And I thought, you could maybe bring us a better understanding what happened over the weekend.

And what's still to come.

ALEX: Well, thank you for having me, Beck. It's great to be with you.

Yes. I spent over a texted working in Europe. And longer than that. Living in Europe, Sweden, Switzerland, and France. And the media, of course, is being pretty dishonest about what has happened on this election. On several fronts.

For one, they're portraying this as a win for the far right. And yet, they don't actually tell you what that means. They want to conjure up images of Adolf Hitler and goose stepping Nazis, and isn't could be further from the truth. The parties that really did very well in this election are not even close to Nazis. In fact, if anything, they're more closely aligned with like the Libertarian Party. Or conservative parties. With some controls on immigration. So right there, we have a fake narrative from the fake media. And another part of the deception, I would say. Is that this will have some sort of devastating effect on the globalist agenda, or the mass migration. I mean, that's simply not true. Either this was an election for the European parliament.

This isn't a parliament in the sense that we think of, as a sovereign legislative body. In the EU you have the European commission. Which is basically a hybrid legislative executive branch. It's very different from our system.

And the parliament serves more as a rubber stamp, and as a legislative body. So several big, big deceptions. But the results do speak to something very important.

Europeans, I think like Americans are tired of the globalism. They're tired of the mass migration. They're tired of the economic suffering. Because of the inflation and the climate policies and the war on farmers and all the rest.

And they want something different. So from that perspective, this was a very significant election.

GLENN: So what did Macron do, when he called for new elections.

I don't even understand. I don't even understand, that that system. What did he do?

Why was that a big deal?

And how -- you know, how is that going to work out for him?

ALEX: Well, he had to, essentially. After the election results. His party was absolutely crushed.

And I mean crushed. The result was devastating for his globalist establishment political party. And the party that won, by a massive margin, that used to be the national front. Now they call it the national rally, is basically the antithesis of Macron's party.

They're very strong French nationalists. They want to preserve French identity. They want to do deportations. They want to remove criminals and illegal aliens out of France.

In some ways, you might call them anti-Islamic. They are opposed to what they call the Islamization of France. And, you know, they're not necessarily like a conservative Republican Party, if you will. They are on the left, on quite a few issues.

But they want to preserve French identity. In fact, until recently, they wanted to get France out of the European Union. They have now walked that back a little bit. They are more reformist.

Whereas, Macron wants to surrender all French sovereignty to the EU and open up the borders wide for anybody to come in. So the contrast is very clear. And what happens in these parliamentary democracies, like they have across Europe. Is that when you have an election like that in the Prime Minister. Or the president in the case of France, has a party that is decimated in the polls. They really have no choice but to call for a snap election, and then eventually step down. Because they are obviously in a position of weakness. They have clearly lost the support of the public.

And so the correct thing to do then, is to go on an election and let the people decide their fate.

GLENN: So the people that were -- were elected, they remained. They're just reelecting the rest of parliament?

I don't -- I'm sorry, for sounding so naive. But I just don't care about foreign governments. Because to me, they don't make any sense. So what is -- yeah.

ALEX: So the French system, like many of the other European, parliamentary systems. You know, the whole system is different.

Right? In the United States, we have kind of the two-party system. Every congressional district represents a particular group of people.

So when you have elections in most of these European tells me.

What you have is proportional representation in parliament.

Typically you'll have governing coalitions that take shape.

Like the recent government that just took over in the Netherlands. A huge blow to the establishment. They kicked out the liberals. The liberals by American definition.

The globalists. And replaced them with conservative parties. So what happens then, when you have these kinds of -- the same in Canada. Our neighbors in the north, and Australia.

When you have these elections, it becomes very, very clear, that the ruling party. Or the ruling coalition no longer has public support. The and protect proper thing to do is step down and let people have new elections. This election was, like I said for the European parliament. What it showed, the French people are no longer with them. So he has to do the right thing here.


Okay. So this vote that happened over the weekend, see if I follow you, the vote that happened this weekend, has very few teeth, if you will.

But calling for a new election, if the results turn out the way it appears they might turn out, it -- it will have some teeth.

The conservatives will have some teeth.

ALEX: Yeah. So if in this snap election, Marine Le Pen's national rally party performs as well as they did in the European parliament election, France will look very, very difficult when the new government takes over. That's a very real possibility. It's possible that the French voters wanted Marine Le Pen's party in the European parliament, but not governing France. That's possible. We'll see what happens in this election.

But, yeah. This could lead to some very, very profound changes in the way France is governed, and that by extension then would lead to some profound shifts across Europe. France is obviously one of the powerhouses of the European Union.

One of the major economies. One of the most significant military forces.

So this could have a very, very profound affect.

If the election goes the way the European parliamentary election suggests it does.

You're right, when you look at the European parliament. The name is kind of misleading. People assume.

For example, the US Congress, that they will have the power to radically shift the trajectory of things. In the European system, that's just not the case. The parliament is I think best thought of as a rubber stamp, almost like a decoration for the Europeans to be able to do feel like they have some kind of influence.

The EU is really governed by unaccountable, unelected bureaucrats at the European which I guess.

GLENN: So have you heard, there's a new summit that's happening at the united nation's annual meeting.

It's called the summit of the future.

Which kind of sounds a little freaky.

And it is -- it will cover everything from climate change.

International security. Science, technology.


It's the typical bullcrap from the United Nations.

Except, one of the things they're addressing is transforming global governance.

And action 36. We commit to transforming global governance. Global governance.

Action 41. Will reform and strengthen the United Nations.

They go into all kinds of things like our common agenda. And they're giving the United Nations, extra powers, that can be enacted in emergencies.

And so they're getting around the sovereignty, saying, by saying, oh, this would only happen in a global emergency.

But we all know emergencies are always right around the corner.

Do you know much about this?

ALEX: I do, Glenn. Actually, I broke that story on the Epic Times over a year ago.

It's very, very important. I'm glad we're talking about it. In fact, I will be there covering the summit for the New American magazine, so we will be providing live updates from there.

I think of this as kind of an attempted constitutional convention for the UN. They want to throw off the shackles, that kind of have restrained their power grabs over the decades.

And usurp vast new powers, and that's not speculation.

The secretary general, Antonio Guterres, who, by the way, before becoming the head of the UN. Was the leader of the socialist international, which traces its lineage directly back to Karl Marx's family. And he has put out a series of what he calls policy briefs. One of them, as you mentioned, deals with emergencies.

And I urge people to read this document. If I remember correctly, it's only about 24 pages.

And it is just transparent. It basically says, in any declared emergency, global emergency, the secretary general will assume all these new powers. The decision-making entities will be the agencies of the United Nations, that says nation states, governments, civil society, business. All of them will be taking their marching orders from this secretary general and his minions.

And, I mean, it gets worse.

They give a list of possible emergencies.

And it could be anything.

It could be an economic emergency. A climate emergency.

An environmental emergency. It doesn't have to be a global emergency. It could be regional.

So we're talking about here, an incredible power grab. Where all they have to do to say is say emergency, the magic words.

And suddenly we have basically a basic global police state.

So people need to be paying attention to this.

GLENN: And this is something.

We're covering this tonight, on my 9:00 p.m. TV show.

And in -- in doing our homework on it, it is -- is something that a lot of people will go, oh, well, that's no big deal.

They're voting on this and doing this in September.

You know, before we have a vote here in America.

And if they pass this stuff, what you said is absolutely true.

Any emergency, will just circumvent all of our governments. And put all the power into one government. In the UN.

ALEX: Yeah. That's exactly right. That's a proper subscription of what's going on here, Glenn.

The amazing thing. You can actually read these documents. You don't have to read between the lines. You don't really have to read through the UNEs (phonetic). It's just right there in plain sight. They're talking about global restrictions on free speech. They're talking about globally seizing control of economic decisions.

They're talking about incredible powers. Powers that would be flatly unconstitutional. Even for the US government to exercise. And they're talking about now having these powers exercised at the international level, by people who are not elected by any people. It's, frankly, terrifying. I think people really need to be paying attention.

GLENN: It is.

ALEX: Because most people aren't talking about it.

GLENN: Yeah. Thank you so much for everything you do. And if you missed our last podcast. When was it we did that? Do you remember? I have no concept of time.

ALEX: It was --

GLENN: I know. It's like everything -- there's so many things that happen every day. You're like. I don't know. Was that three years ago?

I have no idea.

But we had a fantastic, fantastic conversation.

And if you missed it, go look up the podcast with me and Alex Newman. And let's see.

It was called -- it's a global cabal. A conspiracy theory.

You can -- you can find the podcast with me, and Alex.

And it is well worth your time listening to.

Alex, thank you, as always.

God bless.

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