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Video: Flying to Work: Blogger commutes from Barcelona to London to save on rent

As housing prices skyrocket in the UK, it turns out cheaper to commute to London from Barcelona than to live in the English capital. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air … Via Youtube

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Video: Keiser Report: ‘See wealth, think debt that financed it’ (Summer Solutions, E796)

In this final episode of the summer solutions series on the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert are joined by Alasdair Macleod of GoldMoney.com (and … Via Youtube

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Video: Scamming ISIS: Chechen Muslim girls fleece terror org with flirty photos

Russian Muslim woman have apparently come up with their own way to fight ISIS. RT’s Madina Kochenova has more RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to … Via Youtube

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Video: Keiser Report: Bankers Lives Matter (E787)

In this Keiser Report Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the fact that life’s but a walking shadow, a poor homeless schmuck that struts and frets his squeegee … Via Youtube

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Video: Shock Therapy: Greek govt votes ‘yes’ for 2nd round of reforms

Greece has overwhelmingly approved a second set of reforms demanded by its European creditors. This decision has cleared the way for talks on a multi-billion … Via Youtube

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Video: Are we alone? Tech-garch $100 mn search for ET w/Prof Stephen Hawking

Are we alone in the Universe? That’s the question a new $100 million search for extra-terrestrial intelligence wants to answer. Famed cosmologist Professor … Via Youtube

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Video: Drone Down! US predator aircraft found crash landed in Iraq

An unmanned MQ-1 Predator drone worth around $21 million was found crashed near Samawa. The drone was flying on a combat mission as part of US-led … Via Youtube

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Video: Oil Dip: Prices tumble to 3 month low on Iran deal news

Oil prices have tumbled to a three-month low on news of the agreement with Iran. For more RT is joined by Gerald Celente – publisher of the Trends Journal RT … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘ECB is trying to create chaos, fear in Greek population’

In Greece, where the people have voted in a historic referendum on whether or not to accept the creditors’ bailout terms. For more: RT’s Ilya Petrenko, who’s in … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘ECB is trying to create chaos, fear in Greek population’

In Greece, where the people have voted in a historic referendum on whether or not to accept the creditors’ bailout terms. For more: RT’s Ilya Petrenko, who’s in … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘We made a decision to go to the people’ – Greek minister on bailout referendum

Protesters are waving EU flags and calling for a deal with Greece’s international creditors. A recent poll found that 57 percent would agree to the lenders’ terms. Via Youtube

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Video: ‘Greece should Grexit which is fantastic, they could restart their economy’ – Max Keiser

Europe’s financial markets were jolted today by the imposition of capital controls in Greece. For more on the ongoing crisis in Greece RT is joined by Max Keiser, … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘Greece will collapse this week and people will be terrified’ – Jim Rogers

Hundreds gathered in Paris to show their solidarity with Greece, supporting Athens’ resilience in fighting the harsh bailout conditions now being demanded. Via Youtube

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Video: Greek debt line: banks close, ATM lines mount & IMF payment looms

The chief of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has made a last-ditch effort to keep Greece from leaving the Euro. He said that the creditors’ terms … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘Powerful stakeholders subordinate IMF for their own political agendas’ – IMF Executive Director

The Greek and Ukrainian debt crises have highlighted the torment that countries can face when left with no choice but to resort to a bailout from international … Via Youtube

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Video: Electric Dancing: Drone buzzes protesters in Yerevan Armenia

Drone footage captured thousands of anti-government protesters dancing in circles to traditional music in the center of Yerevan. The protests, which began as a … Via Youtube

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Video: Eurogroup rejects Greek request for extension of bailout program

No bailout extension for the cash-strapped Greeks. And a possible default is now just days away. For more RT is joined by Felix Moreno, Trader & Portfolio … Via Youtube

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Video: Make or Break: Greek PM, FM head to Brussels for final deal push

Greece will make a last-ditch attempt to find a deal with its European creditors at an emergency summit of eurozone leaders later today. Greece could default … Via Youtube

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Video: Communities in UK sign petition banning fundraising ‘chuggers’

One hundred UK communities have ganged up against street charity fundraisers, or so-called “charity muggers,” signing petitions to get them off their streets. Via Youtube

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Video: Keiser Report: Debauchery Against Money (E769)

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss travel for debauchery rather than enlightenment and money printing for similar … Via Youtube

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Video: Keiser Report: Grexit already happened? (E768)

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss leaving the Troika to gloat over the devastation that is Europe. In the second half, Max … Via Youtube

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World’s Richest 80 People Own Same as World’s Bottom 50%

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Eric Zuesse Oxfam’s recent report, “WEALTH: HAVING IT ALL AND WANTING MORE” contains shocking figures that the press haven’t sufficiently publicized; so, the findings and the reliability of their sources will be discussed here. The results will then be related to the ...

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Are Leading Economists Corrupt, or Just Mind-Blowingly Ignorant?

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Eric Zuesse Conservative economists favor Republican candidates because it’s the way for them to rise in power themselves, but what about ‘progressive’ economists: are they psychopaths, too; or do they instead blindly favor ‘Democratic’ candidates because of a sincerely oblivious ...

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Why the Western Alliance Is Ending

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Eric Zuesse World leaders — heads of state especially — tend to be tactful people, whatever else might be said about them. When they discover that one of their number happens to be incredibly arrogant and psychopathic (and some leading ...

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How the U.S. Is Allied with ISIS & Al Qaeda

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Eric Zuesse The United States is allied with Sunni Moslem aristocracies (and therefore with Sunni-headed nations), against Shia Moslem aristocracies (and therefore also against Shia-headed nations). Sunni aristocracies provide the huge ($1 million and larger) financial donations that sustain ISIS, Al ...

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Tentative Deal Reached to Settle Ukraine War

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http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/03/11/iwf-ukraine-erhaelt-175-milliarden-dollar-aus-steuergeldern/ PLUNDERING THE WORLD IMF: Ukraine will receive $ 17.5 billion from taxpayers German Economic News  |  Published: 11/03/15 23:51 clock [Translation and notes by Eric Zuesse, whose explanation of the deal is at the end] SUMMARY: Ukraine will receive total loans of ...

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Europeans Want TTIP Trade-Deal, though Obama Blocks Making Its Terms Public

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Eric Zuesse TTIP is a secretly negotiated trade deal between the U.S. and the EU, and all indications are that it will replace each nation’s drug-safety, product-safety, food-safety, environmental, and worker-protection, regulations and laws, placing them into the hands of ...

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Tricks Western ‘News’ Media Use to Deceive about Ukraine’s War

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Eric Zuesse Because of the ample video and other evidence that the Ukrainian Government is pursuing an ethnic-cleansing policy to get rid of the residents in the area of Ukraine that had voted 90% for the Democratically elected Ukrainian President ...

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Is Obama Desperate to Precipitate a Nuclear War?

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Eric Zuesse Anyone who still believes Obama’s rhetoric and honesty would be wasting time to read the following analysis, which is only for people who have doubts about his honesty; and thus an open mind to the possibility of his ...

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Major News Stories from German Economic News

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Eric Zuesse Summaries of reports on three strategically important news-events:   ——   German Minister: We do not want to see Russia crushed. Germany’s Federal Minister Sigmar Gabriel has a surprisingly strong opposition to new sanctions against Russia. A few ...

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U.S. Congress Now Virtually 100% All-In on Ukraine’s War Against Russia; Americans Are at Least 67% Opposed

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Eric Zuesse Last night, December 11th, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously as the U.S. House had previously voted 98%: to join Ukraine’s war against Russia and against Ukraine’s own ethnic Russians in Ukraine’s southeastern districts, in order to eliminate those ...

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U.S. & ‘International Banks’ Finance Ukraine’s Civil War

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Eric Zuesse On November 26th, Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, said, “Our cabinet has resumed the program of activity and cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and other banks. Today international ...

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Ukraine’s Civil War Is Restarting

Ukrainian Government is said to have air-dropped leaflets: “leave or die.” Introductory note by Eric Zuesse: Below is from a recent day’s report by the Belarusian (or “Byelorussian”) management-consulting firm Geopolitics, a site which often posts the most-penetrating daily reports ...

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Obama Misrepresents the Russian Economy

Eric Zuesse A report posted October 15th at Russia Insider (a Russian website), headlined “Russian Industry Expands Rapidly In September, Hammers Expectations: Fastest growth since 2012. Manufacturing up 3.6%. Food production shows double digit growth.” This contradicts many reports in U.S. media, ...

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Pervasive Lying in U.S. & UK ‘News’ Media

Why are these questions being asked on Russian TV, but not on U.S. TV? Eric Zuesse The lying is intentional, and it is systematic; but it is so on only the most important news-topics, the ones that affect the nation’s ...

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Leading German Journalist Admits CIA ‘Bribed’ Him and Other Leaders of the Western ‘Press’

Eric Zuesse Udo Ulfkotte, a former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (which is one of Germany’s largest newspapers), has decided to go public about the corruption of himself and the rest of the Western ‘news’ media, because he finds that this corruption ...

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Gallup Poll Finds Business Majors Graduate to the Worst Careers

An Important Finding to Guide Students in Choosing Their Career-Paths Eric Zuesse In what many people might consider to be a shocking finding, the Gallup Poll reported, on Thursday, October 2nd, that America’s college and university graduates with “Business” degrees (including ...

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Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper

Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper: Starting This Past Weekend, Till Today Eric Zuesse Where can one go in order to find honestly reported news in the English language? I have long searched to find the answer to that ...

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The Big Lie in the ‘News’ ‘Reporting’ About Ukraine and Russia

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Eric Zuesse  RINF Alternative News Here it is, in purest form, via a typical ‘news’ ‘report’ from CNN: “While questions about Russia’s tactics remain, its strategy has become more clear: The Kremlin appears to have decided to prevent Ukraine turning West and ...

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Falsehoods in the NYT’s Editorial, ‘Mr. Putin Tests the West in Ukraine’

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Eric Zuesse RINF Alternative News The only way to expose lies is within context; so, this will be somewhat lengthy: The Times  editorial opens with a falsehood: “There is no longer any doubt: Russian troops are in Ukraine, not as volunteers, as the ...

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The Dark Heart of the Libor Scandal

Mark Vorpahl  | Though, for most, the London Inter-Bank Offer Rate (Libor) interest rate fixing scandal appears to be distant and far too complex to understand, its potential consequences may be as economically devastating as a world war. The Libor is used ...

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Organised crime fears cause ban on 500 euro note sales

By Dominic Casciani Exchange offices in the UK have stopped selling 500 euro banknotes because of their use by money launderers. The Serious Organised Crime Agency says 90% of the notes sold in the UK are in the hands of ...

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The American Empire Is Bankrupt

This week marks the end of the dollar’s reign as the world’s reserve currency. It marks the start of a terrible period of economic and political decline in the United States. And it signals the last gasp of the American ...

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The Federal Reserve Would Be Shut Down If It Was Audited

The Federal Reserve’s balance sheet is so out of whack that the central bank would be shut down if subjected to a conventional audit, Jim Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, told CNBC. With $45 billion in capital and ...

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Top Secret Credit Crisis Bailouts

Interesting stories are stacking up again so it’s time for some economic potpourri starting with secret dealings by the Fed. Fed Refuses to Release Bank Lending Data, Insists on Secrecy The Fed refused yesterday to disclose the names of the ...

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The Two Documents Everyone Should Read to Better Understand the Crisis

By William K. Black  As a white-collar criminologist and former financial regulator much of my research studies what causes financial markets to become profoundly dysfunctional. The FBI has been warning of an “epidemic” of mortgage fraud since September 2004. It ...

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20,000 banking staff to pay for bosses’ errors

By PAUL HASTE MILLIONAIRE Royal Bank of Scotland bosses put the jobs of thousands of low-paid finance workers on the line on Thursday in a last-ditch bid to avoid full-scale nationalisation. Admitting the largest-ever corporate loss in history, Royal Bank ...

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The Banality of Corporate Evil

By Phil Mattera Our culture worships spunky small businesses and entrepreneurship.  Stewart Parnell epitomized that ideal and was living the good life in Lynchburg, Virginia until last month, when his Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) was linked to one of ...

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A Short History of US Government Handouts

By Stephen Lendman Global economies are withering while Washington conceives “Financial Recovery Plan(s) from Hell,” according to economist Michael Hudson in his latest February 11 article. Bankers demand more trillions, “or (they’ll) plunge the economy into financial crisis.” What they ...

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‘Serial abuser’ in charge of bail-out cash

By PAUL HASTE TAX justice campaigners accused the Treasury on Sunday of handing a “dodgy” former trustee of the Liechtenstein royal family’s secretive bank control over taxpayers’ money. US citizen Glen Moreno, the chairman of the Pearson corporation, which owns ...

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VIDEO: Bailout Bait & Switch

If there was ever proof that the federal government and the banking industry are working to protect the interest of each other, here it is. First the 2005 pro-banking bankruptcy “overhaul”, not this. Granted, there was some well-meaning intent behind ...

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Don’t Give the Banks Another $350 Billion

By Matt Rothschild | Why in the world should we be giving the banks another $350 billion? They caused this financial crisis in the first place. Then Bush and Paulson just threw billions of dollars at them. Bush and Paulson didn’t ...

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We don’t need to “Rescue” this system

Revolution | Millions of people in the U.S., the wealthiest country in the world, are homeless. People’s need for shelter and other facilities does not determine what actually gets built.  Instead, if more profit can be extracted by building luxury ...

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Michael Moore on the auto industry bailout

Friends, They could have given the loan on the condition that the automakers start building only cars and mass transit that reduce our dependency on oil. They could have given the loan on the condition that the automakers build cars ...

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No More Shop till You Drop

By Ruth Conniff | Black Friday is only a day away, and it doesn’t look good for retailers. A front-page story in The New York Times, “To Buy Children’s Gifts, Mothers Do Without,” describes a trend away from shopping responsible ...

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Adding New Floors to the Bailout House of Cards

By Phil Mattera | Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke have added a few more floors to their ever-expanding bailout house of cards. Their two agencies kicked in another $800 billion in the latest frantic effort to ...

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WHAT BANKS, ACADEMICS, THE MEDIA AND POLITICIANS DON’T TELL YOU ABOUT MONEY

The privilege of creating and issuing money is not only the supreme prerogative of government, but is the government’s greatest creative opportunity. By the adoption of these principles, the taxpayers will be saved immense sums of interest. — Abraham Lincoln ...

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‘A Fake Banking History of the United States’

By Thomas J. DiLorenzo | Ask yourself this question: was the housing price bubble, which has burst, caused by (a) a Fed policy of too much liquidity, which caused artificially low interest rates, which in turn caused a great deal of ...

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The “Dirty Little Secret” Of the US Bank Bailout

WSWS | In an unusually frank article published in Saturday’s New York Times, the newspaper’s economic columnist, Joe Nocera, reveals what he calls “the dirty little secret of the banking industry”–namely, that “it has no intention of using the [government bailout] ...

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The Rescue Plan Needs to be Rescued

Via Dirt Diggers Digest | Twice in the past month, the Bush Administration has sounded the alarm about the economy and pushed through unprecedented measures: a $700 billion buyout of toxic assets from financial institutions and now a $250 billion plan ...

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THE LIST: WHAT A TRILLION DOLLARS WILL BUY

Andrew Davis, Libertarian Party One trillion dollars ($1,000,000,000,000) is enough money: To buy everybody living in Los Angeles at least one Lamborghini Gallardo. To buy 88,052, 394′ custom mega yachts; enough to stretch around ¼ of the world. To buy ...

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Credit Card Debt: 5 Ways to Dig Yourself Out

The Street | How do you stop digging yourself deeper into debt?  Americans carry a lot of debt, and it is easy for mounting debt to grow. Sometimes, it grows faster than you can pay it off, and that can ...

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Most Corporations Don’t Pay Income Taxes

By Richard Rubin | Most corporations, including the vast majority of foreign companies doing business in the United States, pay no income taxes, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday. During the eight-year period covered by the report, ...

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Report: US using ‘money as a weapon’ in Iraq

US program has spent $2.8 billion using ‘money as a weapon’ in Iraq AP  A U.S. Army program in which soldiers pay cash to Iraqis to help with expenses, large and small, has spent $2.8 billion in five years, The ...

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The Shrinking Influence of the US Federal Reserve

Humiliation for Mr. Dollar: Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the United States Federal Reserve Bank, faces a general investigation by the International Monetary Fund. Just one more example of the Fed losing its power. The United States Federal Reserve Bank, ...

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Profiting from Iraq’s occupation

By Harry Cohen | The British in Basra are unpopular and mostly ineffective. The last survey of Basra residents by BBC Newsnight indicated that 86 per cent believe British troops have had a negative effect on the Iraqi province since ...

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Billions of Dollars Unaccounted For in Iraq

MotherJones | Want to see a signature worth $320 million? Click here. It belongs to Jack Gardner, an official with the now-defunct Coalition Provisional Authority, who in July 2003 authorized that amount to be transferred to the Iraqi Ministry of Finance ...

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Will the Mortgage Industry Pay for Its Crimes?

By Danny Schechter | There is a time in the life of every writer when you find yourself fearing that you have become a robo call phone machine — repeating the same message over and over and with diminishing results. That’s ...

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BBC kept £106,000 of charity cash

By Leigh Holmwood | The BBC today apologised for keeping £106,000 made from premium-rate phone calls on about two dozen shows that should have been given to charity. In the latest scandal to hit the television industry over phone-ins, the BBC ...

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The US Economy and the Costs of War

By Dave Lindorff | Is the Iraq War to blame for America’s long-term economic decline and for the current economic crisis? Martin Neil Baily, a chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton, and now director of ...

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Alistair Darling in £50bn gamble to aid banks

By Robert Winnett Alistair Darling will unveil an unprecedented scheme to offer £50 billion in taxpayer-backed loans to high street mortgage lenders today in an attempt to solve the credit crisis. The Chancellor hopes that the cash injection – the ...

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Defiant Brown defends his economic record

By Andrew Porter, Robert Winnett and Myra Butterworth Gordon Brown has been forced to defend his premiership and in particular his economic record as he faced mounting criticism over the credit crisis. As Britain’s biggest mortgage lenders snubbed his calls ...

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How Brown makes the poor pay more tax

Socialist Worker And widens the gap between the rich and the rest of us LOSER: Call centre worker Abolition of bottom rate tax band will hit a 24 year old who earns less than £18,000 a year, but must now pay ...

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

I’ll admit it: I used to admire John McCain. To paraphrase the UFO poster from “The X Files,” I wanted to believe. Specifically, I wanted to believe the guy talking tough about campaign finance reform was committed to getting money ...

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The Forbidden Financial Topic: U.S. National Debt

Mike Adams As we wind our way towards an election between the numerous professional liars who have been put forward as candidates for U.S. President, it seems to be a great time to remind us all about the financial issue ...

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Disgusting Profits by Armament Companies

I’ve been joking the last few years that if you invested in military stocks on January 20, 2001, you’d be sitting pretty right now. Well, now I’ve got some more evidence to back up that not-so-funny joke. Since the Iraq ...

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Federal Reserve could be given more power

America’s Treasury Department will tomorrow put forward plans for a revamp of US financial regulation in an attempt to curb the lending excesses that triggered the credit crisis. The new blueprint, drawn up by Treasury secretary Hank Paulson, would, if ...

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Blackwater sells itself as a peacekeeper

Blackwater Worldwide, the private security company whose guards are accused of shooting dead 17 Iraqi civilians last year, is attempting to reposition itself as a peacekeeping force as work in Iraq begins to dry up. Adverts have appeared in security ...

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Fears mount over US economy

  The US economy has been hit by more bleak news, with a series of announcements adding to an already gloomy picture. A slump in consumer spending, another drop in the dollar, and oil prices at new highs pushed the ...

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Banking with Hitler during World War II

thecounterpunch This investigative film shows in detail the roles played by the Anglo-German banking Cartel (notably the Bank of England controlled by the Rothschild and the Chase National Bank controlled by the Rockfeller as well as the Harriman/Bush‘s Bank) through ...

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Amid record losses, Wall Street awarded itself $39 bil

By Andre Damon The five largest Wall Street banks doled out a record $39 billion in bonuses last year, according to data collected by the Bloomberg news service. After driving hundreds of thousands of families into foreclosure, causing a financial ...

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The McDonalds Happy Meal Report Card

[Seminole County, Florida, is a hotbed of opposition to teaching evolution] AD AGE – “This is a good day for parents and children in Seminole County and anyone who believes that corporations should not prey on children in schools,” said ...

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Big Business Is Even More Unpopular Than You Think

Robert Weissman The U.S. public holds Big Business in shockingly low regard. A November 2007 Harris poll found that less than 15 percent of the population believes each of the following industries to be “generally honest and trustworthy:” tobacco companies ...

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Dollar Mixed As Wall Street Tumbles

Associated Press The dollar rose slightly against the euro and pound on Friday, benefiting from nervous currency investors withdrawing from risky “carry trades.” A slumping Wall Street, which fell more than 300 points on Friday, drove traders away from those ...

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Sinking dollar alters the game in 2008

Templewest Almost every news network did a story in 2007 about foreigners coming to the states to shop and invest, even in real estate.  What compelled this behavior? Among the many troubles confounding Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke during this credit crisis is the ...

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Un-American Lockheed Martin and Treason for Profit

As more news about Benazir Bhutto’s assassination comes out, clearly implicating the Musharraff regime in the murder, our tax dollars are going toward paying Lockheed Martin for weapons to Pakistan. “Washington, Jan 1 – The US Defence Department has awarded ...

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Dollar declines as traders wrangle over Fed rate cuts

The US dollar declined against the euro and the pound on Friday as traders continued to hotly debate whether the US Federal Reserve would continue cutting interest rates amid economic uncertainty. The euro was swapping hands at US$1.4378 in late ...

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The U.S. dollar is bouncing off of 30 year lows

The U.S. dollar index goes all the way back to March of 1973. However this 30 year chart of the index shows how the U.S. dollar is holding up against a basket of currencies. It’s weighted against 6 currencies (Euro, ...

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Morgan Stanley Bank secures $5bn China bailout

Belly Up Banks, ready to go under? Only 40 Billion of the 150 – 300  Billions Sub prime debts has thus far been written off, what will happen when the other 110 –  260  Billion is written off? NOTE:  Sub ...

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The Dollar Fallback

Until late January this year, the hosiery town of Tirupur had been in a state of euphoria. Within days, its glee turned into a grimace. Until late January this year, the hosiery town of Tirupur had been in a state ...

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Is the dollar leading us into a depression?

A fallen greenback could mean economic turmoil, or it could trigger an economic crisis. Economists are having trouble predicting the outcome because investors are not behaving rationallyBy J. Bradford DeLong The falling US dollar has emerged as a source of ...

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Websites sell secret bank data and PINs

Alexi Mostrous and Dominic Kennedy Security breaches that are allowing the financial details of tens of thousands of Britons to be sold on the internet are to be investigated by the country’s information watchdog. Without paying a single penny, The ...

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Judge: Bank debt collectors behaved like robbers

Ashling O’Connor When Tapan Bose fell behind on his car loan repayments to the largest commercial bank in India he could not have known that it would leave his friend’s son requiring 12 stitches in his battered skull. Mr Bose ...

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Banks scourged by falling dollar

The supply of dollars is now so profuse that it is always higher than the banks’ purchasing capacity. Banks now buy dollars in dribs and drabs, as they do not have enough VND. The volume of dollars flowing into Eximbank ...

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Bet your bottom dollar tensions will follow

Bet your bottom dollar tensions will follow – Dollar could drop 90% in value – Bank of England By J A Blacker, Science Correspondent RINF Alternative News The Dollar, if the Bank of England is to be believed, could lose 90% ...

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A Generalized Meltdown of Financial Institutions

Reality has finally caught up to the stock market. The American consumer is underwater, the banks are buried in debt, and the housing market is in terminal distress. The Dow is now below its 200-Day Moving Average — the first ...

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Time to break free

The Middle East’s oil exporters should end their currencies’ peg to the dollar IN THE past week Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has damned it as a “worthless piece of paper” and China’s premier, Wen Jiabao, has moaned that it is ...

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Jim Rogers Urges People to Sell U.S. Dollar Holdings

Aaron Pan and Paul Gordon Investor Jim Rogers urged people to get out of the dollar and says he expects to be rid of all his U.S. currency assets by summer next year. ”If you have dollars, I urge you ...

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Shouting at the Devil

By Jason Miller RINF Alternative News “America touts itself as the land of the free, but the number one freedom that you and I have is the freedom to enter into a subservient role in the workplace. Once you exercise ...

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War Costing $720 Million Each Day, Group Says

 By Kari Lydersen CHICAGO, Sept. 21 — The money spent on one day of the Iraq war could buy homes for almost 6,500 families or health care for 423,529 children, or could outfit 1.27 million homes with renewable electricity, according ...

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