Kissinger: Control Food and you Control the People


Kissinger: “Control oil and you control nations; control food and you control the people.” US strategy deliberately destroyed family farming in the US and abroad and led to 95% of all grain reserves in the world being under the control of six multinational agribusiness corporations.

It’s a very simple strategy, and the fix is already in. Whether it can or will be reversed will determine the fate of humanity.


A comfortable, smooth, reasonable, democratic unfreedom prevails in advanced industrial civilization, a token of technical progress. – Herbert Marcuse

As Noam Chomsky pointed out, in both “old” and “new” world orders the central goal has pivoted around the issue of control: “Control of the population is the major task of any state that is dominated by particular sectors of the domestic society and therefore functions primarily in their interest …”[1] Such “particular sectors” as referred to are the minority elite, who pursue controlling strategies to “engineer” nation and international affairs in line with their aims. And these aims are for the most part based on greed and power; and the need to keep the masses contented and docile.

The construction of what Marcuse refers to as democratic unfreedom is often implemented through scientific rationalism. The pattern often adopted is in parading rational thinking as the vehicle in which to present specific agendas most suitable to hierarchical power structures. And it is through the rationalism of the elite technocratic establishment that global governance has found its most articulate expression. One of these forms is corporatism and the rise of the conglomerates (media conglomerates were explored in a previous Truthout article). A particular example of corporatism and social control can be found within global food systems, the ways they are monopolized and managed.

The control and management of global food supplies has been a corporate and political priority for decades, with US-based conglomerates leading the charge. As elite establishment political figure Henry Kissinger remarked in 1970, “Control oil and you control nations; control food and you control the people.” Recent research places multinational corporations behind the push toward controlling global food supplies.

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The 1974 UN World Food Conference in Rome outlined the necessity of maintaining sufficient world grain reserves, especially since the price of world grain had shot up dramatically via the huge increase in oil price during the early 1970s oil crisis (at one point world oil prices had risen by 400 percent). US export strategy in the 1970s was to further control food supplies. This led to moves to consolidate power as 95 percent of all grain reserves in the world were under the control of six multinational agribusiness corporations – Cargill Grain Company; Continental Grain Company; Cook Industries, Inc; Dreyfus; Bunge Company; and Archer Daniels Midland – all US-based companies. The US long-term strategy was to dominate the global market in grain and agriculture commodities, as outlined in the early 1970s by Richard Nixon. This policy coincided with taking the dollar off the gold exchange standard in August 1971 to make US grain exports competitive in the rest of the world. However, in order for the US to become the world’s most competitive agribusiness producer, it had to replace traditional American family-based farming with the now-widespread huge “factory-farm” production. In other words, traditional agriculture was systematically replaced with agribusiness production through changes in domestic policy. For example, domestic farm programs that had previously protected smaller farm incomes were phased out during Nixon’s term in office. This policy was then exported to developing countries in a bid to make US agribusiness more competitive and to get a hold into foreign markets:

The Nixon Administration began the process of destroying the domestic food production of developing countries as the opening shot in an undeclared war to create a vast new global market in “efficient” American food exports. Nixon also used the post-war trade regime known as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) to advance this new global agribusiness export agenda.[2]

In Henry Kissinger’s 1974 report “National Security Study Memorandum 200” (NSSM 200), he directly targeted overseas food aid as an “instrument of national power.”[3] The policy shifts during the 1970s were toward increased deregulation, which meant increased private regulation by the large and powerful global corporations. This led to an increase in corporate mergers and the rise of transnational corporations (which today often have larger gross domestic products than many nation states).[4]

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For anyone who is actually interested on starting something like this.

Henry Kissinger is a power hungry control freak and a war criminal.


  1. […] Who wants to talk about food? It’s hard not to love one of the most vital and tantalizing components of human existence. It is nourishment. It is communal. It is medicine. It is reflective of each specific culture that produces and relies on it for survival. Unfortunately, food is also political. The politics surrounding its production are layered and complex. Even so, it is not impossible for our society to grasp the harsh reality that there are oppressive food systems in place. As Henry Kissinger said in 1974: […]


  2. Most do not understand that one of the four horseman that will be unsealed during the tribulation is going to be the price of food skyrocketing to a days wages:

    Revelation 6:6 And I heard as it were a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, A measure of wheat for a shilling, and three measures of barley for a shilling; and the oil and the wine hurt thou not.

    Matthew 20:1-2 For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that was a householder, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard. (2) And when he had agreed with the laborers for a shilling a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

    Please understand that the world is rushing maddeningly toward the tribulation that must occur during the next decade:


    • It’s already happening. With the Wuhan flu( Which is where it emerged from in China by the way). There are shortages of workers. Small to medium sized businesses are begging for workers. Big business is not worried, at least not yet.
      First it was Covid 19, now it has mutated in the omicron ( An anagram of Moronic), which is less fatal but more transmissable. With the economy on shaky ground, there are rumors of food shortages going around.


    • You forgot to read the rest of the bible, and it’s a spiritual book that must be interpreted be the spirit, and you must be born of the spirit. As you read the bible and ask God to show you, He wil remind you of other scriptures and to help you to understand and compare them. Like connecting the dots.

      John 17:15
      “I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.”

      John 14:19
      “Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.”

      Luke 17:21
      “Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”

      Hebrews 12:1
      “Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses,

      Jude 1:12
      clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;”

      John 16:33
      “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.”


      • Check out my link in my original comment and you will clearly see I have connected the dots!


      • the bible is mostly a collection of silly superstitions
        with a few verities here and there
        ‘this too shall pass


  3. The reason why this country/corporate nation uses the Bible as its means for “swearing in “ the public officials who govern the people via politics is because the Bible is composed in a codified manner that allows “the Corporation” to stay on track as designed since the founding of the Constitution. In other words, the “66” Helios Biblical” Holy Bible is the Corpoate business plan for world domination and its agents are persistent in fulfilling the plan Via religiosity

    Belief is what moves the masses… and once they can fulfill the prophesy according to their design, the new lands will be ready for plunder much the way this “new world” was… yet again in the name of Christianity and a “holy book”. This time, the wars will be waged off of the backs of not just a nation, but off the backs of the ignorant masses of the known world.

    History repeats itself when people are ignorant of natural law. Ending criminality against Nature and humans is reversed when we learn the ways of Nature and uphold Truth.


  4. We will show something about Henry very few have ever heard about. In June 2020 watch Silver Market News Online for “Pilgrims Society Vaccine Nightmare” free access.




  6. […] ブランドはヘンリー・キッシンジャーの頻繁に引用された声明を引用しています。 「石油を制御する者は国家を制御します。食べ物をコントロールする者は人々をコントロールします。」ゲイツは、世界の食糧供給を制御することによって、「人々をコントロールする」ことを可能にするだろうか? […]


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