Mark Zuckerberg Rejects "America First", Calls For Global Community

Tyler Durden's picture

Hot on the heels of retailers who have halted sales of Ivanka Trump's clothing line in protest against Trump (and free marketing buzz), the tech "resistance" against Trump got its lead from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckeberg who on Thursday posted a lengthy note "rebuking isolationist “America First” sentiment, and touting the merits of globalization and a “global community” working for innovation and progress."

In short, the CEO of the "social network", whose business model is predicated upon uninhibited globalization allowing advertisers to reach into every corner of the world with 3 second video clips, is calling for a global government. Not all that surprising.

As the Daily Beast, which first reported about Zuckerberg's post, summarizes:

Discouraged by the underlying suspicion of foreign entities, as seen during the 2016 election and the rise of President Trump, Zuckerberg wrote that he wants to refocus Facebook on helping people come together across borders.

 

“We have to build a global community that works for everyone. I really don’t have much doubt that this is the right direction to go in the long term.” Part of his goal, he wrote, is to make Facebook a global community that is supportive, safe, informed, civically engaged, and inclusive.

Some more excerpts from Zuckerberg's sermon for globalization:

On our journey to connect the world, we often discuss products we're building and updates on our business. Today I want to focus on the most important question of all: are we building the world we all want?

 

History is the story of how we've learned to come together in ever greater numbers -- from tribes to cities to nations. At each step, we built social infrastructure like communities, media and governments to empower us to achieve things we couldn't on our own.

 

Today we are close to taking our next step. Our greatest opportunities are now global -- like spreading prosperity and freedom, promoting peace and understanding, lifting people out of poverty, and accelerating science. Our greatest challenges also need global responses -- like ending terrorism, fighting climate change, and preventing pandemics. Progress now requires humanity coming together not just as cities or nations, but also as a global community. 

 

This is especially important right now. Facebook stands for bringing us closer together and building a global community. When we began, this idea was not controversial. Every year, the world got more connected and this was seen as a positive trend. Yet now, across the world there are people left behind by globalization, and movements for withdrawing from global connection. There are questions about whether we can make a global community that works for everyone, and whether the path ahead is to connect more or reverse course.

 

This is a time when many of us around the world are reflecting on how we can have the most positive impact. I am reminded of my favorite saying about technology: "We always overestimate what we can do in two years, and we underestimate what we can do in ten years." We may not have the power to create the world we want immediately, but we can all start working on the long term today. In times like these, the most important thing we at Facebook can do is develop the social infrastructure to give people the power to build a global community that works for all of us.

 

There are many of us who stand for bringing people together and connecting the world. I hope we have the focus to take the long view and build the new social infrastructure to create the world we want for generations to come.

With the seal of criticism now official broken, we anticipate more tech CEOs will soon join the "resistance" with even louder, more dramatic statements of opposition to Trump's policies.

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Giant Meteor's picture

Fuck you asshole ..

vato poco's picture

no, this is actually an encouraging sign.

as with his fellow asshole (((Kristol))), Zuckerberg has gotten cocky, and dropped the mask. can't say it ain't you if you ain't wearing a mask, marky. perhaps we can use that to our benefit in the future.

Stainless Steel Rat's picture
Stainless Steel Rat (not verified) harrybrown Feb 16, 2017 7:15 PM

Fuck Cuckerberg.

J S Bach's picture

"Mark Zuckeberg Rejects "America First", Calls For Global Community"

Correction:

"Mark Zuckeberg Rejects "America First", Calls For Jewish-Led Global Community"

Sheeesh... why do I always have to re-write these headlines to meet the truth?

Handful of Dust's picture

In other words, "No one will take our cheap H1-b labor away!"

Zuckerberger's statement should be interpreted by unions and the middle class American worker as a big FUCK YOU!.

RogerMud's picture

i'm sure he enjoys the H1-B teat.

Whoa Dammit's picture

This is what the global community brings with them as snacks when they fly into Dulles: 42 pounds of horse meat including 13 pounds of horse genitials put inside of juice boxes plus 3 liters of yak milk to wash it down with.

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/local-news/236232024-story

jcaz's picture

Zuckerberg's expertise extends as far as Farmville-  beyond that, he's out of his depth;

He prolly even cribbed Farmville, for that matter.....

TahoeBilly2012's picture

Whatever he is for I am against, and visa versa. Now what did you say?

Told all my Facebook friends what a bunch of propaganda they all listen to, then pulled the plug on my account.

new game's picture

the digital world is not quite the same as the real physical world, being friends on facebook is not the same as competing for jobs in the real world or having these friends stink up the place next door....fuck a zuck

PT's picture

First rule of First Aid:  Do not create one more victim.  You can not help anyone else if you yourself need help.
And that is why people put themselves first.
By extension, you put your own family first.
You put your own friends and rellies first.
And you put your own state and nation first.
I do not begrudge anyone for doing that.
I am happy to accept that every man will put his own family and friends first.
The Russians will put Russia first.
Norks will put North Korea first.
Italians will put Italy first.
French will put France fir..., oh hang on ... well, I do not begrudge the French that do put France first and the Germans that do put Germany first.
I am happy to accept the Chinese who put China first.
The Japs who put Japan first.
And the Philipinos who put the Phillipines first.
And the US who put the US first.
Once you put your own country in order, then you can worry about helping other countries.

I have absolutely zero doubt that Zuck puts Zuck and his family first.
So when he does not put the US first, it is because he does not consider himself part of the US.  He puts some other nation first.

 

mkhs's picture

Did you forget to put your oxygen mask on first?   Anyway, it has been some two thousand years since they nailed a jew to a cross.  Why do we wait so long between crucifixions?

Escapeclaws's picture

LOL. "my facebook friends" LOL

TwelveOhOne's picture

I'm getting rather close to that, myself.  Set up an alternate email address today in fact, without identifying info in it.

max_leering's picture

bring it you faggot Twitter twatter... reminder: you had better be a better shot than me

techpriest's picture

He bought it from Zynga for more than it was possibly worth.

mkhs's picture

What? He didn't jew them down?  Is my anti-khazarian showing?

ArthurDaley-OldieTimeTrader's picture

When TSHTF he's going to fly off to Kauaii and hope that his wall will save him. I've heard a lot of billionaires have bolt holes in New Zealand too. Peter Thiel dropped $25 million to get residency in NZ, still if you're a billionaire what's $25 million? A tip to car valet? Right?

August's picture

>>>Peter Thiel dropped $25 million to get residency in NZ

For the record, Mr. Thiel dropped his millions and in return received NZ citizenship, not just residency.

NZ is hardly alone in passing out citizenship to "special people", but typically this is done for world-class athletes... at least the instances that one hears about.

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wanglee (not verified) WayBehind Feb 16, 2017 11:17 PM

Not only democrats rigged Primary to elect Clinton as presidential candidate last year even though she has poor judgement (violating government cyber security policy) and is incompetent (her email server was not secured) when she was the Secretary of State, and was revealed to be corrupt by Bernie Sanders during the Primary, but also democrats encourage illegal immigration, discourage work, and “conned” young voters with free college/food/housing/health care/Obama phone.

However middle/working class used their common senses voting against Clinton last November. Although I have not been a republican and didn’t vote in primary but I voted for Trump and those Republicans who supported Trump in last November since I am not impressed with the “integrity” and “judgement” of democrats, Anti-Trump protesters, and media who donated/endorsed Clinton during presidential election and they’ll work for globalist, the super rich, who moved jobs overseas for cheap labor and demanded middle/working class to pay tax to support welfare for illegal aliens and refugees who will be globalist’s voters.

Cashing in: Illegal immigrants get $1,261 more welfare than American families, $5,692 vs. $4,431 (http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/cashing-in-illegal-immigrants-get-1261...)
DEA Report Shows Infiltration of Mexican Drug Cartels in Sanctuary Cities (http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2015/09/08/dea-report-shows-infiltration-...)
Welfare Discourages Work(http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/04/27/the-science-is-settle...)
Hillary Clinton Says Bernie Sanders's “Free College” Tuition Plan Is All a Lie (http://www.teenvogue.com/story/clinton-says-sanders-free-tuition-wont-wo...
UC Berkeley Chancellor: Hillary Clinton ‘Free’ College Tuition Plan Won’t Happen (http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/09/30/uc-berkeley-chancello...)
Bill Clinton Impeachment Chief Investigator: I’m ‘Terrified’ of Hillary because we know that there were “People” who “Disappeared” (http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/10/30/exclusive-bil...)
Former FBI Asst. Director Accuses Clintons Of Being A "Crime Family" (http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-30/former-fbi-asst-director-accuse...)
FBI boss Comey's 7 most damning lines on Clinton (http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/05/politics/fbi-clinton-email-server-comey-da...).
Aides claiming she “could not use a computer,” and didn’t know her email password– New FBI docs (https://www.rt.com/usa/360528-obama-implicated-clinton-email/).
23 Shocking Revelations From The FBI’s Clinton Email Report (http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/02/23-shocking-revelations-from-the-fbis-...)
DOJ grants immunity to ex-Clinton staffer who set up email server (http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/02/politics/hillary-clinton-email-server-just...)
Former House Intelligence Chairman: I’m ‘100 Percent’ Sure Hillary’s Server Was Hacked (http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/11/06/former-house-...)
Exclusive — Gen. Mike Flynn: Hillary Clinton’s Email Setup Was ‘Unbelievable Active Criminal Behavior’ (http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/11/06/exclusive-gen...)
Clinton directed her maid to print out classified materials (http://nypost.com/2016/11/06/clinton-directed-her-maid-to-print-out-clas...)
Obama lied to the American people about his secret communications with Clinton(http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/president-barack-obama-hillary-email-...)
Former U.S. Attorney General, John Ashcroft: FBI didn’t ‘clear’ Clinton (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFYQ3Cdp0zQ)
When the Clintons Loved Russia Enough to Sell Them Our Uranium (http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/07/25/flashback-cli...)
Wikileaks: Clinton Foundation Chatter with State Dept on Uranium Deal with Russia (http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/10/08/wikileaks-putting-on-...)
Russian officials donated $$$ to Clinton Foundation for Russian military research (http://www.breitbart.com/radio/2016/12/16/schweizer-insecure-left-wants-...)
HILLARY CAMPAIGN CHIEF LINKED TO MONEY-LAUNDERING IN RUSSIA (HTTP://WWW.WND.COM/2016/10/HILLARY-CAMPAIGN-CHIEF-LINKED-TO-MONEY-LAUNDE...)
The largest source of Trump campaign funds is small donors giving under $200 (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-self-fund_us_57fd4556e4...)
How mega-donors helped raise $1 billion for Hillary Clinton (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/how-mega-donors-helped-raise-1-b...)
Final newspaper endorsement count: Clinton 57, Trump 2 (http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/304606-final-news...)
Journalists shower Hillary Clinton with campaign cash (https://www.publicintegrity.org/2016/10/17/20330/journalists-shower-hill...)

TwelveOhOne's picture

Good info but I've seen this on at least five different threads.  Seems to be turning into spam...

fockewulf190's picture

He wants a global community, but denies that very same global community the right to own shares in Farcebook with voting power and thus allowing people a true say in how this global experiment will be conducted.  Nope.  No chance of that.  It´s his way or the highway.  Totalitarianism is truly alive and well in cyberspace now isn´t it. 

NumberNone's picture

I don't think most people realize how powerful and accurate your comment really is.

chiquita's picture

Zuckerberg is just a junior megalomaniac and sociopath.   Somehow he sees the concept of America first as being a threat to his beloved POS Facebook.  Like all the other snowflakes Zuckerberg wants everything his own way as he sees it.  He has blinders on about what "everyone wants"--he seems to think we all want a global world.  We don't and most of the "little" people of the world have not wanted it either.  The small towns and tribes across the globe did not want what the global world wanted to give them.  Islam did not want Western values shoved on them.  Europe did not want McDonalds, KFC, and Pizza Hut, but they got it anyway.  Italy, which has some of the best little coffee bars on the planet, does not want or need Starbucks, but that asshole wants to peddle his swill to Italians (although probably only American tourists will be buying the boiling hot Ventis because that's not how the Italians drink their caffe).  Small villages and tribal communities in Asia and South America have been ruined by global conglomerates that moved in and--in the name of "progress"--took the rights to their minerals and raw materials while corrupting their cultures.  Zuckerberg's Facebook may connect people around the globe, but the exchange to do so is costing people their privacy while lining this sociopath's pockets.  He is too immature and too warped to understand what is best for his own country.

Offthebeach's picture

The Harvard dork goes hunting.  Accidents happen.

Escapeclaws's picture

He's an extraterrestrial. I know this because Banzai did a great portrait of him as one of the greys.

Pinto Currency's picture

Sue America First patriots like you did the Hawaiian natives.

philipat's picture

He pays next to no US taxes anyway, which might be a way of saying the same thing. Perhaps he should just move Facefuck to Tel Aviv where he can preach his Global message in peace, other than to the Palestinians of course....

kochevnik's picture

Yes, open borders for Israel first!  Lead by example Mark Sukaberg

Theosebes Goodfellow's picture

In all honesty, I find nothing, and I mean nothing, more offensive than a gazzillionaire touting altruistic-collectivism.

philipat's picture

Same Club as JK Rowling. It's becoming quite a large Club.....

Uncle Sugar's picture

The next Soros...if Soros ever dies. 

vato poco's picture

hey, quick question, Zucky: do you think this well-documented, 'will-never-be-forgotten-because-internet'  yay globalism fuck America stance of yours is gonna help you or harm you when you try to buy the presidency?

you may not have thought this through, Harvard Boy

American Gorbachev's picture

nope, the rotten lil bastard knows very well what he is doing (and has probably been given advice (orders?) to do so)

he turns 40 years old in may of 2024, and should there be a "reagan redux" whereby Trump's second term is followed by one his VP's

the pendulum will swing back and .... the little bastard may be a trillionaire by 2028, when he turns 44

never take yer eye off of this rotten frankenstein, for he is being groomed

pray he meets soon with a most unfortunate accident or a new Mark David Chapman

booboo's picture

Hand picked out of Haaaavaad to run Farcebook for the NSA. Total sell out to the Globalist and will no doubt have to let his children stay at a pedo boner farm for the summers. He says "meh...I got mine."

East Indian's picture

Run him out of America. As simple as that

idahobandito's picture

He is probably involved in global pizza....Also im sure he supports Trumps's wall, as he has built his own in Hawaii.

SandiaMan's picture

Says Rockefeller's grandson

vato poco's picture

moi? naaah. I'm the grandson of an East Texas sharecropper. really.

#Pizzagate

Escrava Isaura's picture

It could have been worse if he had rejected all Americans.

Anyway, no one cares about what he has to say, but us here.

 

nope-1004's picture

How much do trolls actually make polluting blogs?  Must be ok, since you're still here spewing total garbage.  Any chance you'll wake up to reality soon and get a real job?

 

monk27's picture

This guy is doing it for free. He's too dumb to get paid for his work...

Anne_of_Green_Gables's picture

It means slave in Portuguese...I assume it describes his sexual preference.

Escrava Isaura's picture

Escrava means slave.

Escrava Isaura is a Brazilian novel that was turned into a soap opera —TV drama.

 

SMG's picture

Hey Mark, why not start by inviting some of that global comunity into your private walled compunds.  Hell I'll pay for their transportation.