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La servitù, in molti casi, non è una violenza dei padroni, ma una tentazione dei servi
- Indro Montanelli -


Italia 2008: 307 miliardi di euro, il 53,36% delle entrate, il costo del signoraggio BCE  [più di 10mila euro per famiglia]

L'Italia è un paese nato da un regno consolidatosi sulla frode del debito pubblico a favore di ANONIMI. La prima delle leggi unificatrici in materia finanziaria ad essere discussa dal Parlamento riguardò l’istituzione del Gran Libro del debito pubblico. Poco dopo l’istituzione del Gran Libro con l. 10 luglio 1861, n. 94, si provvide al riconoscimento dei titoli di debito degli Stati che erano entrati a far parte del nuovo Regno. Oggi, secondo il diritto internazionale, il debito odioso - contratto da regimi corrotti precedenti - può essere dichiarato inesigibile e ripudiato. Recentemente il Ministero ha cancellato dal suo sito la
RELAZIONE DEL DIRETTORE GENERALE ALLA COMMISSIONE PARLAMENTARE DI VIGILANZA SUL DEBITO PUBBLICO IN ITALIA DAL 1861 AL 1987. Leggiamola bene tutta e chiediamoci perché.

Avanzamento rapido: il paese è attualmente governato da droni [Economic Hit Men] della banca Goldman Sachs

"If we make peaceful revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitable" -- John F. Kennedy

"La sovranità monetaria dell'Italia era un cadavere annegato nella colata di cemento armato del metodo d'emissione del credito adottato dalla cupola di un sistema bancario criminale." (tratto dal testo scolastico "Storia d'Italia", pubblicato da Aummaumma Edizioni, dal capitolo: "il secolo buio dei banchieri anarchici: 1913-2009")



 

Appuntamenti


- Banca Universale del Vaticano, 21 dicembre 2012
- 5th annual AMI 2009 Monetary Reform Conference - Roosevelt University in Chicago, Sept. 24–27, 2009
- Conference: Lawful Rebellion - What Next? -  The British Constitution Group, 13th June 2009 – Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

- Rebus, questioni di conoscenza: Signoraggio - lunedì 27 aprile, dalle 22.00 alle 23.15 su Odeon e Odeon24 - canale SKY 827
Ora anche su youtube: [parte 1]
[parte 2] [parte 3] [parte 4] [parte 5]
- END THE FED NATIONWIDE RALLY Location: At every Federal Reserve location across the USA, Time: April 25, 2009 all day
- Bail Out the People Not the Banks! March On WALL STREET April 3 & 4 - Assemble at 1 pm both Friday, April 3 & Saturday, April 4 at the Intersection of Wall & Broad Streets (The Stock Exchange)
- NEW VISION AMID THE ECONOMIC CRISIS - IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS Committee Room, London, 14, 2ND APRIL 2009



Attualità di aprile 2009  
Since late 2006:  342 major U.S. lending operations have "imploded"
Since late 2006: 110 funds at 67 outfits have "imploded"
Since early 2007:  91  banks have "imploded"
Since late 2006:  75  major builders have "imploded" - plus 50 additional tiny implosions


ms08 Monete "altre"   ...alla ricerca della Moneta Democratica: il primo passo per la liberazione dell'Europa

Italy backs idea of new global currency - Reuters, Thursday April 30 2009
"It would be better to have dual circulation, a global currency for international operations and local currencies for local operations," Tremonti said.

Usa, la moneta diventa «fai da te» - Massimo Gaggi, Corriere della Sera, 24 aprile 2009
«Da quando la crisi è peggiorata - dice Paul Glover, l' «architetto» di Ithaca Hours, il sistema di moneta alternativa adottato dalla città di Ithaca, nel nord dello Stato di New York - , il mio telefono squilla in continuazione: sono molte le comunità che mi chiedono di organizzare anche per loro l' emissione di nuova moneta. Pensano che aiuterà molti piccoli business locali a sopravvivere alla crisi»

In produzione: MONETA NOSTRA (Introduzione) - di Marco Saba, 23 aprile 2009

MONEY: Give yourselves credit - Paul Glover, April 20, 2009
Local trading credits based on local land, skills, time and tools refresh the economy. Poverty is lack of networks more than lack of dollars

SCEC, MONETA LOCALE, SVILUPPO POSSIBILE? - Catania Oggi, 19 aprile 2009

Intervista a Pierluigi Paoletti - di Marco Della Luna, Nexus New Times n° 78, febbraio-marzo 2009
Un analista finanziario pentito ha coordinato un progetto di grande successo, denominato Arcipelago SCEC, impegnato a creare e diffondere l'utilizzo di monete complementari su tutto il territorio nazionale allo scopo di ridare slancio alle dissestate economie locali

CUMBRE DEL G-20: Patacones y blanqueo de capitales - Por Jorge Altamira-Prensa Obrera, El Economista de Cuba, 14.04.2009
En efecto, el G-20, con nuestra ‘madame La Presidente', ‘in coda', decidió devolverle la vida al FMI para que pueda emitir una moneda nueva, los llamados Derechos Especiales de Giro (DGR). Los más pícaros disfrazaron este viejo nuevo invento como el principio de creación de una nueva moneda independiente de los Estados nacionales

Ed Collom, "Banking Time in an Alternative Market: A Quantitative Case Study of a Local Currency System", 2009-04-11

Local currency systems seek to build economic and social capital in their communities. This comprehensive, quantitative case study explores the motivations, trading patterns, and outcomes of participation in a “Time Bank.” Membership survey data and organizational records are employed in social network and multiple regression analyses. Members are largely female, low-income, and highly educated. There is consistency in the types of people joining this Time Bank for social and economic reasons. Those who are motivated by their needs and those seeking more social ties are more likely to spend greater time participating. Overall, this Time Bank has been more successful in generating cultural and economic capital rather than social capital. Lower-income and unemployed participants are more likely to gain social capital outcomes however. Those located in denser trading networks report that they are more likely to get the services that they need and want. Those who joined for social reasons and those who are engaged more in this system are more likely to gain a variety of outcomes. The continuing growth of Time Banks and the findings here suggest that this movement is efficacious.

Schussman, Alan. "Remaking Money: Local Currency and the Meaning of Money in the United States", 2009-04-11
Advocates argue that local currencies are a way to protect communities from globalization, incorporate unemployed or marginal community members into the economy, and strengthen local social ties. Worldwide, a variety of local currency programs have met with a good deal of success, but in the United States local currencies have a comparatively weak foothold. This paper focuses on scrip-based local currency projects in the United States, exploring them as a challenge to one of the most institutionalized and reified elements of exchange: the dollar. The paper reviews work on local currency and then uses archival research to compare local currency to national money systems; this comparison is used to suggest a course of research that uses local currencies to illuminate processes of institutional change and the formation of alternative forms of organization.

Evans, Michael. "What's Local About Local Currencies?", 2009-04-11

Local currencies provide a unique vantage point for analyzing traditional assumptions about money and monetary technologies. I use the phenomenon of local currencies to illustrate the persistent heterogeneity of money in the face of homogenization and national currency domination. I review how local economic values are revealed in the formation of local currencies, and demonstrate the primacy of local values in creating these monetary technologies. I show that local currencies are instances of monetary technologies used to overcome the limitations of a dominant national currency and expand exchange networks by providing an expression of local values in addition to the values expressed by national currency. Finally, I propose a fluid theory of exchange based on shared values wherein exchange networks are expanded, strengthened, and sustained through the deployment of “value buffer” technologies.

Ed Collom, "Motivations, Commitment, Participation, and Spillover Effects in a Community Currency System: The Dynamics within a Local Social Movement Organization", 2009-04-11

Community currency is an understudied, alternative social movement. These local networks are grassroots, collective efforts to form an alternative market with the hopes of empowering the economically marginalized and building social capital. Original data from a local currency system are employed to investigate the relations among the inputs (motivations), processes (commitment and differential participation), and outputs (civic engagement spillover) of movement involvement. Having social movement values is found to be a primary motivating factor for joining. Those motivated by movement values are more committed to the organization and are more likely to experience increased levels of civic engagement outside of this network. Organizational commitment and degree of participation in the system are also positively associated. The evidence is used to draw implications for social movement theory and research.

North Carolina Town Prints Own Currency to Support Local Business (text+video) - Democracy Now!, April 09, 2009
We take a look at how one North Carolina town is trying to become more self-sufficient by moving toward being able to feed, fuel and finance itself. The town of Pittsboro houses the nation’s largest biodiesel cooperative, a food co-op, a farmers’ market and, most recently, its own currency, the Pittsboro Plenty


Local Currencies: Communities Printing Own Money To Keep Cash Flowing - by Katharine Zaleski, Huffington Post/USA Today,April 6, 2009
A small but growing number of cash-strapped communities are printing their own money. Borrowing from a Depression-era idea, they are aiming to help consumers make ends meet and support struggling local businesses

Facebook comincia a testare la sua moneta virtuale - di giovanni de stefano, lunedì 06 aprile 2009
Già etichettata da alcuni “la forma più evoluta di signoraggio bancario”, prima ancora di averne avuto anche solo notizia esaustiva, la famigerata valuta virtuale di Facebook comincia ad essere testata ufficialmente
Ace Bucks

In Sicilia arriva lo Scec - Sicilia Stupor Mundi, 06 Aprile 2009
Lo Scec ancora al territorio tutto l’importo (anche quello pagato in euro) ed essendo presente nel circuito locale consente di aumentare e reinvestire questa ricchezza nel territorio. Dieci regioni italiane hanno già aderito all'iniziativa dell'associazione Arcipelago Scec. Da oggi anche la Sicilia grazie alla collaborazione con l'associazione Sicilia stupor mundi è entrata a far parte di questa realtà

Taiwan - Direct Consumer Credits To All Citizens - From Dick Eastman, 4-2-9
Money (in the form of vouchers valid for use for purchasing consumer goods in shops) was recently (February 2009) made available for collection from the post office in Taiwan. The amount was NT3,600 (equivalent to about £75
Dividends for all

Città in transizione: Che cos'è lo SCEC? - di Francesco Bevilacqua, TERRANAUTA, 1 Aprile 2009
Qualche giorno fa abbiamo introdotto l’argomento dello SCEC - Solidarietà ChE Cammina - riportando la cronaca di una interessante giornata organizzata al Cen. Ser. di Rovigo per effettuare il lancio ufficiale dell’Arcipelago SCEC Veneto. È ora opportuno entrare però nel dettaglio e spiegare nel particolare cosa è lo SCEC, com’è organizzato l’Arcipelago SCEC e soprattutto quali sono le ricadute che può avere questa interessante iniziativa nella vita quotidiana di ognuno di noi

Analyse: Une solution structurelle à la crise financière - Par Bernard Lietaer, DIPLOMATIE HS, AVRIL-MAI 2009
La crise financière actuelle n’est pas seulement le résultat d’une défaillance cyclique ou de gestion, mais est d’origine structurelle

LIBERTY DOLLAR NEWS Bulletin - March 2009 Vol. 11 No. 3

Note alle osservazioni del 16/03/2009 del Consiglio Regionale sul pdl del BRS - di Marco Saba, 20 marzo 2009

Proposta di pdl di iniziativa popolare "Istituzione del BRS" - osservazioni - Consiglio Regionale della Lombardia, Prot. 00003755 - 16/03/2009


"Istituzione di magazzini o luoghi di deposito pubblici, dai quali, accertato il valore approssimativo delle merci consegnate, si rilascerebbe un documento o bono simile a un biglietto bancario, ammesso alla circolazione e allo sconto, tanto da render capace l'Associazione di poter continuare nei suoi lavori e di non essere strozzata dalla necessità d'una vendita immediata e a ogni patto"

- Giuseppe Mazzini, I doveri dell'uomo, 1860



CSM NEWS    Moneta e credito devono diventare di dominio pubblico, sono lo strumento dei diritti fondamentali
     

Denis Robert e Marco Saba, a LeccoSilent Conspiracies - Sen. Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, with video by Craig Harrington, 04/27/09

Finance Lobbyists in Experts Clothing - Corporate Europe Observatory, 17 April 2009
The financial lobby spent huge sums to get Washington to adopt rules that allowed them to gamble big time. In Brussels they’re paid to do it.

It is time for a jubilee: forgive all debt, free all prisoners and give everyone a $million - Benjamin Fulford, 04/28/2009


La “doppia” contabilizzazione delle Fiches nei Casinò - di Giancarlo Colussi, webmaster di CasinoOnLine.it, 27 aprile 2009

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Rebus, questioni di conoscenza: Signoraggio - lunedì 27 aprile, dalle 22.00 alle 23.15 su Odeon e
Odeon24 - canale SKY 827


EURO: Traité de Maastritcht et Haute trahison - dans le blog de Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Le traité de Maastritcht n'avait qu'un seul but: noyer dans un texte illisible la liberté des peuple à battre monnaie pour leur propre intérêt. Les politiques le savent, certains comme Mr Woodrow Wilson à la fin de leur vie , se confesse de Haute trahison et demande pardon

Economia e nucleare, paralleli: pericoli e disinformazione - 25 aprile 2009

THE RIGHT TO STAGE A RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE-POWER REVOLUTION FOR MONETARY REFORM, FOR JUSTICE AND SECURITY FOR ALL PEOPLE - By Eric V. Encina, April 24, 2009

The Unintended Consequences of the Debt --- Will Increased Government Expenditure Hurt the Economy? - by Richard A. Werner, CBFSD, 30 October 2008
"Put simply, the government is draining money from the private sector and uses it to plug the holes in banks’ balance sheets. Ceteris paribus this will reduce economic growth. There is a solution, however, which would enable the government to achieve its goal to support the economy, without negative side-effects on private demand: Instead of the government, all measures to support the banking system through asset and equity purchases, as well as compensation for depositors, etc. should be defrayed by the central bank for its own account, and not become a liability of the government. In addition to avoiding increased national debt and the compounding interest on it, this would not result in any crowding out of private demand."
Prof. Richard A Werner

Muhammad Umer Chapra, Towards A Just Monetary System, The Islamic Foundation, 1985

Dive Into Deep Web Research - By Kim Walker, The Legal Intelligencer, April 17, 2009
Have you heard of the Deep Web? It's the content that is housed in online databases -- such as Westlaw and Lexis -- that search engines like Google and Yahoo cannot access. Paralegal Kim Walker dives into less known Deep Web databases to help you get the most out of online research

It Is Time to Dissolve All Central Banks, a Cancer on their Nations' Real Economies - by George Washington's Blog, Global Research, April 19, 2009

The Federal Reserve’s Blueprint for Market Intervention - by James Turk, GoldMoney.com, January 16, 2009
The document, which is marked “Confidential”, is from the papers of William McChesney Martin, Jr., and this collection is held by the Missouri Historical Society. A scanned image of the original document is posted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis at the following link: http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/historical/martin/23_06_19610405.pdf

World leaders miss the target - By Henry C K Liu, Asia Times, Apr 15, 2009
Leaders attending the Group of 20 second Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy in London on April 2, echoing the first such gathering in Washington in November 2008, continued the tradition of superficial posturing for political theater on global television, while missing the real target - that is, the need not so much to revive dysfunctional trade that has collapsed from its own internal contradictions, but to redefine the predatory terms of international trade created by dollar hegemony...

The Tower of Basel: Secretive Plans for the Issuing of a Global Currency - by Ellen Brown, Global Research, April 18, 2009
Do we really want the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) issuing our global currency?

Israel, a pawn of the dollar seigniorage masters
Very soon we EHMs discovered that we did not need to wait for countries to nationalize oil fields as an excuse to manipulate their politics. We turned the World Bank, the IMF, and other "multinational" institutions into colonizing tools. We negotiated lucrative deals for U.S. corporations, established "free" trade agreements that blatantly served our exporters at the expense of those in the Third World, and burdened other countries with unmanageable debts. In effect, we created surrogate governments that appeared to represent their people but in reality were our servants. Some of the earliest examples: Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, and Israel.  Washington's first ally in the struggle to defend the sovereignty of the dollar was Israel. Jake Dauber's prediction that the dollar's value would be determined by oil proved correct. When Tel Aviv and Washington drove the Arab world into a corner, Arabs had little choice but to strike back, in the Yom Kippur War and through the OPEC embargo. This propelled the U.S. Treasury Department into action. EHMs were enlisted to forge a deal with Saudi Arabia that wed the dollar to oil. The dollar was crowned king, and has reigned supreme ever since.

Naked short in gold AND silver - 17 aprile 2009
11,000 tons of gold are missing in action. We need to audit the central banks

How The Asian Crisis Was Created By The Illuminati And BIS - By Benjamin Fulford, 4-15-9
Many people, including some who should know better like Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman, believe the Asian crisis was an accident. It was no such thing. It was a deliberately planned attack aimed at stealing much of Asia's wealth and weakening the Asian tigers

Bank of England, Sterling and Government Treason - Mike Robinson, UK Column, April 14, 2009
Many people believe that the Bank of England is a privately owned corporation. Many people believe that it’s owned by the Rothchilds. Neither of these beliefs is true. The truth is much worse. The story of the Bank of England is the story of the British Empire. The British Empire was never a political empire. It was always a monetary financial empire, as much a parasite on the people of Great Britain as the rest of the world. The idea of the Victorian’s British Empire bringing civilisation to the darkest parts of the world is one that needs real reconsideration by many Britons

"The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications," Dick K. Nanto, CRS Report for Congress, April 3, 2009.
Given the international nature of financial markets, the rapid movement of capital and information, and the secondary effects of financial problems on the services-and-production side of the economy, there seems to be no international architecture capable of coping with and preventing global crises from erupting. The financial space above nations basically is anarchic with no supranational authority with firm oversight, regulatory, and enforcement powers. There are international norms and guidelines, but most are voluntary, and countries are slow to incorporate them into domestic law. As such, the system operates largely on trust and confidence and by hedging financial bets. The financial crisis has been a “wake-up call” for investors who had confidence in, for example, credit ratings placed on securities by credit rating agencies operating under what some have referred to as “perverse incentives and conflicts of interest.” After such trusted AAA and AA ratings led to investments of hundreds of billions of dollars in toxic securities, what will be necessary to restore confidence in the system?

Why Our Credit Crunch Mirrors the Weimar Hyperinflation from 1919-1923 - by: Avery Goodman, Seeking Alpha, April 12, 2009
Economics is the study of human nature as it applies to money. So, it is precisely those who are narrowly educated, like some professional economists who don't study enough history, take an intensely academic viewpoint on things, and who don't understand fundamental human nature, who get things wrong. A narrowness of outlook and training may be blinding people like Ben Bernanke from reality, but, if they are operating knowingly and intentionally, as some claim, the situation is even more frightening

Celente Calls For 'Revolution' As The Only Solution - By George Celente, 4-13-9
Taxed to death, angry at government bailouts, outraged by Wall Street greed, and bitterly resentful of a system that rewards the undeserving rich, the American public is ready to revolt. "The Tea Parties and Tax Protests sprouting across the nation, which we had predicted, are harbingers of revolution," said Gerald Celente, Director of The Trends Research Institute. "But they are not enough. Much stronger and directed action is required. Our call for 'Revolution' will galvanize the people, destroy the corrupt ruling systems, and produce a prosperous and more just nation. I am calling for an 'Intellectual Revolution'.  I ask American citizens to free their minds from the tyranny of  'Dumb Think.'  This is a revolution about thinking - not manning the barricades.  It's about brain power - not brute force."

Bank Loan Contracts: Class Action against the Banks - John Wilson, April 14, 2009
Common Law lays down the 8 essential elements for the creation and validity of a contract, ie: (1) offer; (2) acceptance; (3) sufficient consideration; (4) capacity to contract; (5) intention to enter legal relations; (6) legality of purpose; (7) genuine consent; and (8) certainty of terms. A Court of Proper Jurisdiction, ie: where Trial by Jury is mandatory (unless both parties to any action consent to be without a Jury and allow a Judge to determine the case), would have no difficulty deciding what is right and what is wrong, as well as what is lawful and what is unlawful

Giacinto Auriti, Il paese dell'utopia, Tabula Fati, 2002
La risposta alle cinque domande di Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound e Giacinto Auriti, il Poeta e il Giurista contadino. Personaggi apparentemente diversi, per origine e cultura, ma uniti da un legame indissolubile: la ricerca della verità a tutti i costi. Ezra Pound pone cinque domande alle quali non aveva mai risposto nessuno: moneta, credito, interesse, usura e circolazione; Giacinto Auriti dà, in questo saggio, risposte precise. Una continuità ideale che li unisce nella scuola degli economisti eretici. Giacinto Auriti, elabora la nuova teoria del valore “come rapporto tra fasi di tempo” che lo condurrà alla scoperta del “valore indotto” della moneta. Chi crea il valore della moneta — dice Giacinto Auriti — non è chi la stampa ma il popolo che l’accetta come mezzo di pagamento, sono però i banchieri, i grandi usurai, che si appropriano del valore monetario, usandolo come strumento di dominazione ed imponendo all’umanità il relativo signoraggio

DFID snuggling up to the Bank? - Bretton Woods Project, 14 April 2009
In February the UK Department for International Development (DFID) belatedly released its latest annual report on its relationship with the World Bank. This continues a tradition which sees these reports appear at irregular intervals. A failure to stick to the definition of 'annual' reporting, is not made up for by rigorous critique of World Bank performance over this time either. The report lists the Bank's achievements and, as with previous annual reports there is a marked absence of the critiques heard by the Banks Independent Evaluation Group, the Parliament's International Development Committee or civil society for the period reviewed.

Web of Debt - The Shocking Truth about our Money System - by Ellen Hodgson Brown, 2008

John Perkins, THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE, 2007
Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and the Truth about Global Corruption. Created at Bretton Woods in my home state of New Hampshire in 1944, the World Bank was charged with reconstructing countries devastated by the war. Its mission soon became synonymous with proving that the capitalist system was superior to that of the Soviet Union. To further this role, its employees cultivated cozy relationships with capitalism's main proponents, multinational corporations. This opened the door for me and other EHMs to mount a multitrillion-dollar scam. We channeled funds from the Bank and its sister organizations into schemes that appeared to serve the poor while primarily benefiting a few wealthy people. Under the most common of these, we would identify a developing country that possessed resources our corporations coveted (such as oil), arrange a huge loan for that country, and then direct most of the money to our own engineering and construction companies—and a few collaborators in the developing country. Infrastructure projects, such as power plants, airports, and industrial parks, sprang up; however, they seldom helped the poor, who were not connected to electrical grids, never used airports, and lacked the skills required for employment in industrial parks. At some point we EHMs returned to the indebted country and demanded our pound of flesh: cheap oil, votes on critical United Nations issues, or troops to support ours someplace in the world, like Iraq.

Property Rights Law of the People's Republic of China
Promulgation date: March 16, 2007
Effective date: October 1, 2007
Department:    National People’s Congress
Order of the President of the People’s Republic of China (No. 62)

Salbuchi - Will It Be World Government? (video) - [Part 1: "Private Power"]  [Part 2: "Orchestration"]
Summarizes how the Global System REALLY works. "New World Order" as a generic description of periodic global systemic overhauls. Now, the Power Elite want to go for World Government

And Now the Sub-Text… What the G20 Said, and What they Really Mean - economic governance for health, April 9th, 2009
Communiqués such as the one issued following last week’s G20 Summit in London are meticulously drafted in a diplomatic language all their own. It is designed, not to be understood, but to provide a warm glow of confidence that something will be done, and that this something will make everything alright for everybody – even if we can’t quite figure out what exactly it is. Here we offer an interpretation of what the first part of the G20 communiqué really means and what it might have said before it was translated into diplomatese

Bretton Woods Update No.64 - January/February 2009

A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER  - Part One - April 24, 2008
The Chinese Treasury was divided for years among a number of wealthy and powerful European and North American interests, many of whom never expected the Chinese royal line to survive. Consequently, they never expected to repay either the principal or the interest due on the Chinese royal assets they held and used...

Book online: TOP SECRET BANKER'S MANUAL - FOR BANKERS ONLY - 2002
Tom obtained a secret bank manual from one of the heads of a major university. The individual wanted the information to be exposed to every American. Tom also obtained information from bank auditors and a judge, who all want this information exposed
Chapter 1 - Warning
Chapter 2 - Court Strategy
Chapter 3 - Additional Laws & Strategies
Chapter 4 - What Bankers Fear
Chapter 5 - Notices
Chapter 6 - Two Kinds of Money
Chapter 7 - Credit Cards
Chapter 8 - Doubling Money
Chapter 9 - Changing the System
Chapter 10 - Ultimate Fear of Bankers
Chapter 11 - The Threat to the Economy
Chapter 12 - U.S.C.A. 12, The Banking Law
Chapter 13 - Auditors and Attorneys
Chapter 14 - The Bible and Today's Banking
Summary
Appendix: Suggested Court Admissions

Book online: Neil Innes, Gloom, Doom and Very Funny Money: Economics for Half-wits, 1992

BOOK REVIEW: GUILT BY ASSOCIATION by JEFF GATES - by Barry Chamish, 12/04/09
The book is filled with useful trivia about the crooks, all from the Council On Foreign Relations (CFR), though that is never mentioned. Did you know that:
     - John McCain's father, led the government commission of inquiry which exonerated Israel for deliberately and with deadly purpose, almost sinking the USS Liberty in 1967.
     - Or that son John McCain was on a commission to whitewash the thefts of S&L owner Charles Keating and agreed to hire Alan Greenspan to write the report saving Keating.
     - Or that longtime board member of AIG is the Henry Kissinger.
     - Or that Obama treasury advisor Larry Summers, as the shortest reigning Harvard president ever, sent a crew of academics to Russia to legitimize the financial plundering of the country, sadly, largely by Jewish crooks, now living in Israel

THE INTERNATIONAL BANK - BY LADY QUEENBOROUGH, September 4,1933
The Internationalization of finance reached its apotheosis when, on April 23 1930 the International Bank at Basle, commissioned to enrol the central banks of nine nations in its membership, was founded.

Back to the 1930s, Part IV: The Long Plan for Recovery, By Senator Huey P. Long, April 1, 1933 - The Progressive
This is a series of excerpts from The Progressive magazine in the 1930s that are especially relevant today. You can find other delectable items in the current issue of The Progressive, which commemorates the magazine’s 100th anniversary

Making the Law Work for Everyone - Final Report of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor, 2008
[Once the beautiful castle of legal ownership titles of the poors is built, the banker simply need to monetize those titles by issuing money and credit and with a stroke of a pen he can LEGALLY rob all the properties through the exercise of seigniorage, fractional reserve scam, and through the mechanism by which - in any loan - only the capital is monetized but not the interests. So - as interests can not be paid back - the banker will be entitled to progressively and LEGALLY seize any property used as collateral. Not so smart as a way out for the poor in my humble opinion. The best is to teach to the poor how to defend himself from banking corrupt practices.]

The Hidden Architecture of Capital - Hernando De Soto
The poor's assets can also be legally titled and the potential capital trapped inside can be released. Nine years ago, ILD president, Hernando de Soto, was invited by the Indonesian Cabinet to offer advice on identifying the assets of the 90% of Indonesians living in the extralegal sector. He knew he was no expert on Indonesia, but as he strolled though the rice fields of Bali, a different dog would bark as he entered a different property. The dogs did not have to graduate from law school to know which assets their masters controlled. To determine who owned what in Indonesia, he advised the Cabinet to begin by "listening to the barking dogs." One of the Ministers responded, "Ah, jukum adat—the people's law."

IL MISTERO DEL CAPITALE (capitolo 1) - Hernando de Soto, Garzanti, 2001
Perché il capitalismo ha trionfato in Occidente e ha fallito nel resto del mondo

Land Regime and Social Relations in Israel - Alexandre (Sandy) Kedar, Oren Yiftachel, in "Realizing Property Rights", HERNANDO DE SOTO, FRANCIS CHENEVAL, SWISS HUMAN RIGHTS BOOK, 2006

Reform the International Monetary System - Zhou Xiaochuan, People's Bank of China, 2009-3-23
The outbreak of the crisis and its spillover to the entire world reflect the inherent vulnerabilities and systemic risks in the existing international monetary system

Revive Lincoln's Monetary Policy - by Ellen Brown, Global Research, April 9, 2009
An Open Letter to President Obama: We are now met on another battlefield of that same economic war that visited Lincoln and the Founding Fathers before him.  President Obama, the fate of our economy and the nation itself may depend on how well you understand Lincoln’s monetary breakthrough, the most far-reaching “economic stimulus plan” ever implemented by a U.S. President.  You can solve our economic crisis quickly and permanently, by implementing the same economic solution that allowed Lincoln to win the Civil War and thus save the Union from foreign economic masters


Queen Elizabeth II the largest landowner on Earth
Queen Elizabeth II, head of state of the United Kingdom and of 31 other states and territories, is the legal owner of about 6,600 million acres of land, one sixth of the earth’s non ocean surface. 60% of Europe is owned by the aristocracy, who also get 60% of the EU annual agricultural subsidy of €48,000 million.Poverty and wealth are not, as is often thought, opposites. Instead the two words predicate a problem, which is poverty, and indicate its solution, which is wealth. Land, that upon which we all stand, is the single most common characteristic of wealth worldwide. … And the commonest characteristic of the poor of the planet is the opposite...

Memoria del Saqueo (video) - by Fernando Solanas, 2003
Documentary on the events that led to the economic collapse of Argentina in 2001 which wiped out the middle class and raised the level of poverty to 57.5%. Central to the collapse was the implementation of neo-liberal policies which enabled the swindle of billions of dollars by foreign banks and corporations. Many of Argentina's assets and resources were shamefully plundered. Its financial system was even used for money laundering by Citibank, Credit Suisse, and JP Morgan. The net result was massive wealth transfers and the impoverishment of society which culminated in many deaths due to oppression and malnutrition

Optimism Opium - By Gerald Celente, Trends Research Institute, 4-3-9
In an Op-Ed piece in The New York Times (October 16, 1998), Gerald Celente predicted that government intervention to rescue "private corporations deemed 'too big to fail'," would result in the demise of free-market capitalism

What’s Wrong About the Political Money and Banking System? - By Thomas H. Greco, April 2, 2009

The Flaw of Supply and Demand - by Prof. John Kozy, Global Research, April 7, 2009

Oggi ci occupiamo di signoraggio primario - Alfonso Luigi Marra, Trentino Libero, 6 aprile 2009

"Tactics in Counterinsurgency," U.S. Army Field Manual Interim 3-24.2, March 2009 (6.2 MB PDF, 307 pages)
Enterprise creation is an essential activity whereby the local people organize themselves to provide valuable goods and services. In doing so, they create jobs for themselves, their families, and neighbors that are inherently sustainable after the departure of other actors. Host nation enterprises may provide various goods and services, including essential services such as small-scale sewerage, water, electricity, transportation, health care, and communications. The availability of financing through banking or microfinance institutions is essential to enterprise creation. Essential tasks may include—
 • Implement initiatives to provide immediate employment.
 • Create employment opportunities for all ages and genders.
 • Assess the labor force for critical skills requirements and shortfalls.
 • Assess market sector for manpower requirements and pay norms.
 • Implement public works projects.
 • Support establishment of a business registry to register lawful business activity at the local or provincial level.
 • Provide start-up capital for small businesses through small-scale enterprise grants.
 • Encourage the creation of small lending institutions.
 • Enable the development of financial institutions.
[...] Use Money as a Weapon System
Recent experiences have shown the effectiveness of using money to win popular support and further the interests and goals of units conducting counterinsurgency operations. Money should be used carefully. In most cases, higher authority will tightly control funds through strict accountability measures that ensure the money is used properly. When used effectively, and with an end state in mind, money can be an effective means to mobilize public support for the counterinsurgent’s cause and further alienate the insurgents from the population. A counterinsurgency force can use money to—
 • Fund civic cleanup and other sanitation projects, and the equipment to complete those projects.
 • Fund small scale infrastructure improvements.
 • Fund agricultural projects to improve farming practices and livestock health, or help implement cooperative farming programs.
 • Repair civic and cultural sites and facilities.
 • Repair institutions and infrastructure critical to governance and rule of law such as prisons, courthouses, and police stations.
 • Purchase education supplies or repair infrastructure critical for educating the local populace.
 • Pay rewards to citizens who provide information on enemy activities and locations
 • Support the creation, training, and operation of Host Nation security forces.
 • Fund events and activities that build relationships with Host Nation officials and citizens.
 • Repair damage resulting from combined and coalition operations.
 • Provide condolence payments to civilians for casualties from combined and coalition operations.

Modelli di controllo del capitalismo italiano dalla banca mista a Mediobanca (1894-1993) - di Luciano Segreto, in “Rivista di storia finanziaria”, n. 2 , gennaio-giugno 1999
Durante questa fase le due banche miste piu importanti, la Banca Commerciale e il Credito Italiano, riuscirono a costruire un autentico reticolo di intrecci azionari che avevano tuttavia nei due istituti la diramazione principale. Praticamente tutte le piu grandi imprese industriali del tempo avevano legami di carattere finanziario con l'una o con l'altra delle due banche miste o con tutte e due. Gli strumenti utilizzati dalle banche per mantenere tale legame di tipo verticale con le imprese da esse finanziate erano i fiduciari, rappresentanti ufficiali delle banche nei consigli d'amministrazione e nei collegi sindacali delle societa anonime o comunque erano uomini di fiducia che ricoprivano in quegli organismi talvolta anche le cariche piu elevate, presidente, vicepresidente o amministratore delegato...

Alison Hingston Quiggin, A Survey Of Primitive Money, METHUEN'S HANDBOOKS OF ARCHAEOLOGY, 1949

Moneta di sangue: Il capitalismo come sistema sacro e sacrificale - Britton Johnston, Traduzione dall'inglese di Fabio Brotto

Temples of Debt: Capitalism As a Sacred/Sacrificial System - by Britton Johnston, Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion, June, 2001 in Antwerp, Belgium

Dati statistici notori e vox populi in tema di vendita di massa delle sentenze ad opera di buona parte dei giudici delle Commissioni Tributarie - Avv. A.L. Marra, 25-03-2009
Diritto di comprare le sentenze se si consente che i giudici le vendano. Diffusissimi quanto gravissimi rapporti di parentela tra giudici tributari ed avvocati di Equitalia, e necessità di chiarire con i processi il ruolo che ciò ha negli “orientamenti” della “giurisprudenza” tributaria. Necessità di interrompere l’attività di Equitalia data l’inestricabilità del groviglio di violazioni che connotano il suo operato da ogni angolazione. Criminalità della tassazione stante il signoraggio bancario. Necessità di battere in sede politica e giudiziaria e portare allo scoperto quella parte della magistratura e dell’apparato ministeriale, poliziesco ed esattoriale, che costituisce il principale baluardo del crimine del signoraggio bancario e del conseguente crimine della tassazione

Il rischio reputazionale per le banche - Falasconi Fabrizio, Diritto e Diritti, 02/04/2009
Nell’attuale panorama economico il rischio reputazionale toglie il sonno ai manager di mezzo mondo, in quanto rappresenta una grave minaccia per le banche che per loro stessa natura presuppongono il mantenimento della fiducia del mercato

An Integral View on money and financial crises, explaining the collective psychology of crashes (1,600 Kb) - Bernard Lietaer, 2005
Bernard Lietaer was Head of Organization and Electronic Data Processing Department of the National Bank of Belgium (the Belgian Central Bank); responsible for the design and implementation of the ECU, the convergence mechanism to the Euro, the single European currency; and President of the national Electronic Payment System, the world’s most comprehensive and cost effective of such systems according to the BIS (Bank of International Settlements)

Friends of Associative Economics Bulletin - April 2009
1) Why Does 'The Financial Sector' Exist?
2) Forthcoming Events
3) Associate! April 2009 - Concerning Regulation
4) The Colours of Money - A Report
5) A Catch-21 Video Interview With Christopher Houghton Budd on the G20 Summit and Financial Literacy for Youth


Clifford Hugh Douglas, Credit-power and democracy: with a draft scheme for the mining industry, 1920
Both Douglas and Social Credit were under scrutiny from the British Secret Service, whose records on the matter have still not been made public! Why? Further academic debate followed Douglas' submissions to the Macmillan Committee in 1930 (in UK) and 1932 (in NZ). It came mainly from economists like Durbin, Gaitskell, and Robbins, all of whom were linked to London School of Economics and Labour/Fabian politics...

Getting Through Tough Economic Times - SAMHSA, April 1, 2009
This guide provides practical advice on how to deal with the effects financial difficulties can have on your physical and mental health -- it covers:
    * Possible health risks
    * Warning signs
    * Managing stress
    * Getting help
    * Suicide warning signs
    * Other steps you can take
This guide was developed by SAMHSA and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Clifford Hugh Douglas, Economic democracy, 1920

Arthur Kitson, A fraudulent standard: an exposure of the fraudulent character of our monetary standard, with suggestions for the establishment of an invariable unit of value, 1917

Arthur Kitson, The money problem, 1903

History of the Legal Tender Paper Money Issued During the Great Rebellion, Being a Loan Without Interest and a National Currency (Buffalo: Express Printing Co., 1869), by E. G. Spaulding
"[W]e're taking a lot of steps to . . . open up separate credit lines outside of banks for small businesses so that they can get credit -- because there are a lot of small businesses out here who are just barely hanging on. Their credit lines are starting to be cut. We're trying to set up a securitized market for student loans and auto loans outside of the banking system. So there are other ways of getting credit flowing again." - Barak Obama. Tonight Show with Jay Leno, March 19, 2009

Foreclosed Homeowners Try New Strategy - American Free Press, Issue # 14, April 6, 2009
Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio says force banks to ‘produce the note’ (si può fare ovunque, si chiama difetto di legittimazione attiva. In Italia salterebbero subito almeno il 40% dei mutui)




B A N C O P O L I    News - aprile 2009        (urge operazione "Banche Pulite")
"L'economista è lo scienziato che si occupa di offuscare il funzionamento della moneta e del credito allo scopo di trarne un vantaggio personale"


NOTA BENE: DAL 1 MAGGIO 2009, i post di questa sezione sono spostati sul blog L'ECONOMISTA MASCHERATO

Derivati. Lannutti: "Le procure indaghino a tutto campo" - IDV, 29 Aprile 2009

Scandalo Derivati/ Gabriele Albertini: "Difendo la bontà dell'operazione. Poi se qualcuno ha truffato, lo si accerti" - Affari Italiani, Martedí 28.04.2009

SEC shines spotlight on 150 hedge funds - By James Quinn, Telegraph, 28 Apr 2009
America's lead financial regulator is investigating as many as 150 hedge funds as it cracks down on fraud at the height of the recession

Caso derivati, banche sotto sequestro - Luigi Ferrarella, Corriere della Sera, 28 aprile 2009
L’inchiesta Nel mirino Deutsche Bank, Jp Morgan, Depfa Bank e Ubs. L’azione replicabile in tutta Italia. Sigilli a sedi, quote e conti dopo il «buco» al Comune di Milano

DERIVATI MILANO: GDF SEQUESTRA A 4 BANCHE 476 MLN - AGI, 28 aprile, 2009
(Nota di colore: nel lancio d'agenzia non c'è il nome delle banche...)

FDIC's Bair: No bank is too big to fail - By David Ellis, CNNMoney.com, April 27, 2009
Industry's top regulator repeats calls to create system for large failing financial institutions, expresses caution on allowing some banks to pay back TARP

U.S. toxic-asset plan stirs fears - By Ralph Vartabedian and Tom Hamburger , LATimes, April 27, 2009
The government will take on a mountain of risk while trying to create an artificial market for the loans and debt securities. Critics worry about possible fraud and further banking system damage

Tomorrow's Protests at 100s of Bank of Americas Is AlterNet's Top Take Action Campaign of the Week - By Isaac Fitzgerald, AlterNet, April 27, 2009

Make the Bailed Out Banks Bail Out Detroit - By Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, April 24, 2009

Obama and the Big Dogs - comment by William Greider, The Nation, April 22, 2009

THE POWER OF THE PURSE, THE POWER OF THE SWORD - By: Devvy, NewsWithViews.com, April 27, 2009

Angry protesters clash with police at IMFand World Bank meetings - By Leonard Doyle, Telegraph, 25 Apr 2009
Protesters have clashed with police outside the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings in Washington, as they expressed anger at the global economic crisis

Bankers revolt over bonuses at Deutsche - By Simon Evans, Independent, 26 April 2009
Senior bankers and board members at Deutsche Bank are considering their positions after heated rows over the decision not to pay bonuses at the group

The capital well is running dry and some economies will wither - By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph, 26 Apr 2009
US hedge fund Hayman Advisers is betting on the biggest wave of state bankruptcies and restructurings since 1934. The worst profiles are almost all in Europe – the epicentre of leverage, and denial. As the IMF said last week, Europe's banks have written down 17pc of their losses – American banks have swallowed half. "We have spent a good part of six months combing through the world's sovereign balance sheets to understand how much leverage we are dealing with. The results are shocking," said Hayman's Kyle Bass.

US: three FOUR more banks failed today -
24 April 2009
- First Bank of Idaho, Ketchum, ID
- First Bank of Beverly Hills, Calabasas, CA
- Heritage Bank, Farmington Hills, MI
- American Southern Bank, Kennesaw, GA

Roma, perde una causa e fa strage in uno studio legale - di Stefano Quinni, PupiaTV, 24/04/2009
L’uomo, incensurato, è originario della Calabria e da tempo vive a Ladispoli, dove è conosciuto col soprannome di “Santino ‘o calabrese”. In passato è stato anche titolare di agenzie immobiliari. Convive con una donna russa e sarebbe alle prese con gravi problemi economici

IMF head urges speedy bank reform - By Andrew Walker, BBC News, 24 April 2009
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) managing director has said the US and Western Europe need to act more quickly to sort out their banking systems.

A Billion Dollar Question - by Roberto Bissio, IFIwatchnet, April 24, 2009

Report Faults World Bank's Anti-Fraud Methods - By BOB DAVIS, WSJ, APRIL 17, 2009
The World Bank's fraud-detection procedures in its main aid program to poor countries were labeled a "material weakness" in an internal report, adding to the bank's woes in handling corruption issues

Usa: si impicca David Kellermann, il capo finanziario della Freddie Mac, colosso dei mutui - IL MESSAGGERO, 22 aprile 2009

Global markets slide on banking fears - By James Quinn, telegraph.co.uk, 21 Apr 2009
Global stock markets moved firmly into reverse on Monday after six weeks of gains on renewed fears for the banking sector after Bank of America (BoA) disclosed bigger-than-expected credit losses

Crazy People in Charge - By: Jason Hommel, Silver Stock Report, 21 April, 2009

Fed Prez Hoenig Breaks From Bernanke: "Let Insolvent Banks Fail" - The Daily Bail,  April 21, 2009

EU: Into the Belly of the Beast - by Steve McGiffen, Spectrezine, April 21, 2009

Editorial: Some Dare Call it Conspiracy! Are You Among Them? - Zahir Ebrahim, April 19, 2009

Big bank profits are bogus! Massive public deception! - by Martin D. Weiss, rense.com, 04-20-09

D.C. Circuit Rules for IRS in Dispute with Mayer Brown - Mike Scarcella, Legal Times, April 20, 2009

Most Bailed Out Banks Reduced Lending Since Getting Funds - The Huffington Post, 04/20/09

Conspiracy? Is Goldman Sachs Running the Plunge Protection Team? - Eben Esterhuizen, The Huffington Post,.April 14, 2009

Budget for a Green New Deal -
Colin Hines, guardian.co.uk, Sunday 19 April 2009
We should learn from such diverse figures as Lincoln and Hitler and print money for something useful, like saving the planet

Tea Parties: Are You Kidding Me? - by Don Cooper, LewRockwell.com, April 18, 2009

The Goldman rules for mastering the universe - Matthew Syed, The Times, April 17, 2009
As banks report big profits, whatever happened to the end of business as usual? I went inside the mightiest financial institution

Great Basin Bank of Nevada, Elko, NV - Bank Implode-O-Meter, April 17, 2009
Regulators shuttered Great Basin Bank of Nevada, Elko, NV, bringing to 25 the total of federally insured failed banks. The total equals the number of banks shuttered in all of last year.

Imploded: American Sterling Bank - ml-implode.com, 2009-04-17
The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) closed American Sterling Bank today, making it the 24th bank to fail so far in 2009. As Receivor, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has "entered into a purchase and assumption agreement" with Metcalf Bank in Lees Summit, MO.

Silver Stock Report: "The scope of fraud in the silver market alone is staggering" - by Jason Hommel, Global Research, April 18, 2009
Another fraud that I suspect in the silver market is the Silver ETF.  I just don't trust that they have the silver; they obtained too much too soon, and their silver custodian is the least trustworthy bank in the system, JP Morgan, who has also been identified as the largest holder of silver short positions on the COMEX, who also has a large short position in the over the counter markets. JP Morgan is also an LBMA member with the largest derivatives up to $80 trillion!

Tax Day Becomes Protest Day - By GLENN HARLAN REYNOLDS, WSJ, APRIL 15, 2009
How the tea parties could change American politics. Mr. Reynolds is the author of "An Army of Davids: How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People to Beat Big Media, Big Government, and Other Goliaths" (Thomas Nelson, 2006). He will be covering the tea party protests today at http://www.pjtv.com

Proposta di Testamento economico - L'economista mascherato, 15 aprile 2009
IL DIRITTO DI MORIRE DI FAME - Modulo per il testamento economico

Argentina: la lezione del lavoro “recuperato” - Alessia Lai, Rinascita, 11 Aprile 2009
L’esperienza delle fabbriche recuperate in Argentina continua. Iniziò nel 2001, durante la crisi che sconvolse il Paese, la cui economia fu ridotta ai minimi termini dal cappio del Fmi e dall’irresponsabilità e dall’egoismo di imprenditori senza scrupoli. È così che un concetto non certo nuovo si è rivelato, in quel momento e in quel contesto, rivoluzionario: la creazione di cooperative, l’occupazione di fabbriche dismesse e la loro socializzazione ha permesso a migliaia di lavoratori argentini di mantenere il loro impiego. È successo anche alla fabbrica di dolciumi Arrufar. È stato il giornale argentino on-line Critcadigital a raccontare la storia di questa azienda occupata. Per raccogliere denaro necessario a rimettere in moto la fabbrica, gli impiegati hanno organizzato una festa all’ingresso dello stabilimento, ottenendo appoggio da parte di vicini, organizzazioni sociali e altre imprese recuperate come l’Hotel Bauen, o come la Febatex e l’Indugraf, due nuove fabbriche autogestite. Per poter comprare la materia prima hanno chiesto un prestito e a fine febbraio gli operai hanno iniziato a produrre “senza padrone”

WILL 'SECOND WAVE' STRIKE? The Worries Facing Russia's Banks - By Jason Bush, Der Spiegel, 04/14/2009
As the number of nonperforming loans grows, the Russian government is beginning to take the threat to the country's banking sector seriously

Fla. Yacht Broker Pleads Guilty in UBS Tax Case - John Pacenti, Daily Business Review, April 15, 2009
The second UBS client to be charged with hiding millions of dollars in Swiss bank accounts wasted no time pleading guilty Tuesday. Yacht broker Robert Moran went directly from his first appearance before a magistrate to change his plea to guilty before a federal judge. Moran admitted filing a false tax return to hide more than $3 million in a secret account at UBS

Taxing grandma to pay Goldman Sachs - By Peter Morici, Online Journal, Apr 15, 2009
The Federal Reserve has permitted the banks and financial houses to park vast sums of unmarketable paper on its books -- securities made nearly worthless by the misjudgment and avarice of bankers. In return, the Fed has provided these scions of finance with fresh funds, cheaply, that they may lend at healthy rates on credit cards, auto loans and even mortgages. While the Fed cuts the banks slack, the bankers are busy turning the screws on their debtors by raising credit card rates and fees, and harassing distressed borrowers with all the zeal of the Roman army sacking Palestine

GATA renews requests to Treasury, Fed for gold data - Gata.org, 2009-04-15
Responding to President Obama's instruction to government agencies of January 21 this year, seeking greater openness in government, GATA today reformulated and resubmitted to the U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve Board our requests of last year seeking access to records of swaps involving the U.S. gold reserve. You may recall that the Treasury entirely rejected GATA's request last year while the Fed withheld most documents of any substance, contending, in part, that disclosure would harm certain proprietary interests, among others.

דברים שחשוב לדעת
                 Things that it is important to know !
מה זה הפרטה                                        What is it privatization ?


A Monetary Reform Act We Can Agree With - by: Sean Liebel, 23 October 2008
Stop this 10% reserve requirement and have a 100% requirement that is fully accountable by the people, for the people. End the private banking monopoly on money now. Support the following act that I have included here

Ministeri e regioni zone franche di ladri - di Daniele Martinelli, 14 aprile 2009
Con 318 milioni di euro l’Italia è il primo paese europeo ad aver ottenuto illecitamente i fondi europei nel 2006, ma è soltanto il quinto per il numero di casi denunciati. Nel rapporto dell’Olaf, l’ufficio europeo per la lotta alla frode, il paese col maggior numero di inchieste avviate è la Romania: 95 seguito dall’Italia con 80

Golden Shorts in an Economic Winter - By The Mogambo Guru, Daily Reckoning, 04/13/09
It is “circumstantial evidence” that Deutsche Bank was a major holder of short positions, or that “the gold used by Deutsche Bank to deliver and fulfill its COMEX obligations, came directly or indirectly, from the ECB”, which gets back to the headline “Did the ECB Save COMEX from Gold Default?” that we were discussing previously. All of this, of course, is fraudulently criminal in many, many ways, breaks a lot of regulations in those and other ways, and he calls for investigations and indictments

Rescue the economy? Try the SEALs - By Rex Nutting, MarketWatch, April 13, 2009
Commentary: If banks act like pirates, they should be treated like them

OBAMA PREFERS 'TRASHETS' TO THE DEBT-FREE SOLUTION - Global Analysis, 13 April 2009
The obtuse attempt to continue the Ponzi Fraudulent Finance represents a US NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUE and should be addressed as such. Continuing with the Fraudulent Finance formulae concocted by the US Treasury and the Federal Reserve presents a grave threat to the stability, prosperity and the future of the Republic: and all concerned with this cynical rearguard operation to revive the collapsed derivatives sector should be handled with the severity reserved for them under the Patriot Acts, that lay down definitions of ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL TERRORISM, which is what these people are perpetrating

Somalis speak out: Why we don’t condemn our pirates - by K’naan, San Francisco Bay View, April 13, 2009
Several Somali perspectives on Somali pirates. The Times of London reported online in March 2005 that the tsunami “stirred up tonnes of nuclear and toxic waste illegally dumped” off the coast of Somalia. A Swiss firm called Achair Partners and an Italian waste company called Progresso made a deal with Ali Mahdi that they were to dump containers of waste material in Somali waters. These European companies were said to be paying warlords about $3 a ton, whereas to properly dispose of waste in Europe costs about $1,000 a ton. (Quello che è più allarmante è che siano oggetto di scarico le scorie nucleari. Uranio radioattivo che potenzialmente può uccidere i somali e distruggere completamente l´oceano. Uranio che viene con tutta evidenza da quelle centrali nucleari "pulite e sicure" che "Il Giornale" e il governo italiano reclamizzano ogni giorno come soluzione miracolosa di tutti i mali dell´ambiente. Secondo Ould-Abdallah le scorie radioattive e velenose sono il vero carburante della guerra civile che dissangua da 18 anni la Somalia. Vedi il caso dell'omicido di Ilaria Alpi...)
Jolly Rosso
This ship, the Red Jolly (Jolly Rosso), is reported by both Somalinet and
Somalitalk as having dumped toxic waste in Somalia’s waters.

A Somali coast guard

You are being lied to about pirates - Johann Hari, San Francisco Bay View, February 4, 2009
In 1991, the government of Somalia - in the Horn of Africa - collapsed. Its 9 million people have been teetering on starvation ever since - and many of the ugliest forces in the Western world have seen this as a great opportunity to steal the country’s food supply and dump our nuclear waste in their seas. Yes: nuclear waste. As soon as the government was gone, mysterious European ships started appearing off the coast of Somalia, dumping vast barrels into the ocean. The coastal population began to sicken. At first they suffered strange rashes, nausea and malformed babies. Then, after the 2005 tsunami, hundreds of the dumped and leaking barrels washed up on shore. People began to suffer from radiation sickness, and more than 300 died...

Derivatives: Credit Default Swaps – Through The Looking Glass - By : Satyajit Das, April 12, 2009
CDS contracts and credit derivatives are complex and powerful financial instruments that frequently have unforeseen consequences for market participants and the financial system. As former New York Federal Reserve President Gerald Corrigan told policy-makers and financiers on 16 May, 2007: “Anyone who thinks they understand this stuff is living in lala land.”

Lloyds bank staff ‘puts frighteners’ on debtors - Claire Newell and Jonathan Calvert, The Sunday Times, April 12, 2009
Bank staff are harassing customers with talk of home repossessions and blacklists

Protesters around the U.S. fed up with banks - By Amanda Vergel de Dios, Golden Gate X-Press, April 12th, 2009
In front of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, a group of protesters gathered Saturday to voice anger towards the banks, believing their rampant greed destroyed the economy
Protests in the US

Activists protest JPMorgan stance on Chrysler debt - Financial Times, April 10th, 2009
US social activists have called for a boycott of JPMorgan Chase to protest the bank's opposition to government demands it forgive a large portion of its Chrysler debt to keep the embattled Detroit carmaker afloat

Michael Moore Endorses JP Morgan Chase Boycott -  April 9, 2009
Michael Moore--who's utterly swamped doing his next film on the Wall Street meltdown--did take time away from his campaign to endorse FireDogLake's and Progress Michigan's boycott of Chase

LOTS OF TEA PARTIES - AND THEN ? - By: Devvy, NewsWithViews.com, April 13, 2009
The framers of the Constitution wrote it to ensure there would never be a direct tax against the American people. The fraudulent ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment gave CON-gress and their henchmen (IRS) the tool to steal the fruits of our labor and our children and grand children to feed the money cartel via their central banks

The Final Plucking of America's Financial and Economic Sovereignty - by Joan Veon, NewsWithViews.com, April 13, 2009
Believe as you will about the 2008 Credit Crisis but if you fail to recognize that the final pieces of America’s financial and economic sovereignty are being transferred in the name of finding a global solution to the crisis, then you will have believed those who intend to steal your assets next, as well as your freedom. How could America’s financial sovereignty be plucked from her both at the domestic and international levels?

Wall Street Salary Caps Drive Away Assholes - Borowitz Report, April 13, 2009
Experts Warn of ‘Douchebag Drain'

The Goldsmiths—Part LXV - By R. D. Bradshaw, GoldSeek.com, 10 April 2009
The food problem can ultimately reach the famine stage.  Perhaps part of the problem has been that there is no incentive to work hard or act responsibly when the government undertakes the process of abandoning a stable money system for a fiat money system which makes profits and gains for the select few while damaging and hurting the rest of the population.  Yes, while the super rich are getting richer and richer during the inflation rise and ultimate blow off, the middle class is wiped out and the poor get even poorer if that is possible

Credit Suisse starts shutting U.S. offshore accounts: report - Reuters, April 12, 2009
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has started closing down the offshore accounts of U.S. clients who have not declared the money to the U.S. authorities, a newspaper reported on Sunday. The Sonntagszeitung newspaper said the bank had about 2,500-5,000 U.S. clients with undeclared offshore accounts worth about 3 billion francs, without citing its sources

Nationwide Tax Revolt Is Coming - MISH'S Global Economic Trend Analysis, April 12, 2009
Cities, states, and municipalities have a huge budget problem. That problem is caused by too much spending. The sensible thing to do would be to reduce expenditures
Pirates

China’s New Loans, Money Supply Jump to Records on Stimulus - By Kevin Hamlin, Bloomberg, April 12, 2009
“China is unusual in that it has this incredible capacity to mobilize all its institutions -- central government, local governments and the entire banking system -- to boost government-influenced investments,” said Vikram Nehru, the World Bank’s Washington-based chief Asia economist. (in Cina non sono corrotti come da noi: hanno mantenuto la sovranità monetaria e... si vede)

Geithner, Paulson named in $200 billion lawsuit - WorldNetDaily, April 10, 2009
AIG-related case claims they violated shareholders constitutional rights

The Means of Surviving Price Inflation - By The Mogambo Guru, Daily Reckoning, 04/10/09
All the rest of the reasons for despair are all about not having enough money and, figuratively and literally, starving to death and/or freezing to death, thanks to an idiotic over-spending government that lets an insane-yet-compliant bunch of bankers (which rhymes with “wankers”, a novel little bit of poetic charm that I include for no extra charge just because it sounds so gratuitously rude to a real bunch of scumbags who at least deserve scorn and ridicule since we can’t seem to throw them into prison) create so much extra money and credit that the sheer increase in the money supply destroys the buying power of the dollar, which makes food and energy cost more, which gets us back to “starving and freezing to death” which is, when you stop to think about it, the whole point of the thing

America wants to see Ruth Madoff behind bars - By Stephen Foley in New York, Independent, 11 April 2009
The jets and boats have been seized, her jewels may be next and she is ostracised by her high-society friends. But America wants more: to see Ruth Madoff behind bars

Do economists know any more than us? - Independent, 11 April 2009
There are 30,000 economists with PhDs, and this smallish tribe appears to be overwhelmingly male, with an inherited over-rational view of life. Many economists really do believe, mountains of evidence from Darwin or literature to the contrary, that we are a rational species. A survey conducted among the economics departments of MIT, Harvard and Stanford reveals that most young economists place overwhelming trust in mathematics. (A "broad knowledge of the economy" seemed important to only 3 per cent of respondents, whereas to 68 per cent it seemed unimportant.)

Nationalisation of Hypo proposed in German plan to ease crisis - Gary Duncan, Economics Editor, and Carol Lewis, The Times, April 10, 2009
Germany unveiled plans yesterday for its first nationalisation of a bank in the postwar era as it mulled over more radical plans to create a state-backed “bad bank” to relieve its troubled banks of hundreds of billions of euros in toxic loans

Solution to The Financial Crisis: "Liquidate the banks and fire the executives" - by Mike Whitney, Global Research, April 11, 2009
Geithner is clearly the wrong man for the job. His PPIP is nothing more than a stealth ripoff of public funds which uses confusing rules and guidelines to conceal the true objective, which is to shift toxic garbage onto the public's balance sheet while recapitalizing bankrupt financial institutions. So, why is Geithner being kept on at Treasury when his plan has already been thoroughly discredited and his only goal is to bailout the banks through underhanded means?

"Solution" to the Financial Crisis: Game Theory Exposes PPIP As Fraudulent - by James Keller, Global Research, April 10, 2009
It is disturbing that the Treasury Secretary’s long awaited plan to solve the toxic assets dilemma relies on an overly contrived scheme to obscure its risk to the taxpayer. Either the disguise is intentional or it has not occurred to the Secretary that the plan jeopardizes the soundness of the FDIC. Neither answer is acceptable

The Theft of a Nation - Stewart Dougherty, 321gold, Apr 10, 2009
Special Inspector General Barofsky now tells us that something close to the entire amount of TARP 1 ("hundreds of billions of dollars," in his words, and likely around $500 billion by our estimates), will be consumed by fraud, or stolen. In other words, roughly twice the value of the nation's entire gold supply will be wiped out not by the original fraud, but by the fraud associated with the bailout money designated to deal with the original fraud. Fraud upon fraud upon fraud, in a mind-numbing daisy chain of crime, corruption and greed

Adios US: now China leads the world, says Chavez - John Garnaut in Beijing, Brisbane Times, April 10, 2009
On Tuesday night he told reporters: "The unipolar world has collapsed. The power of the US empire has collapsed. Every day, the new poles of world power are becoming stronger. Beijing, Tokyo, Tehran … it's moving towards the East and towards the South."

Moeen Yaseen: Global Vision 2000 (video) - House of Commons, London, April 2nd 2009
Moeen Yaseen, Executive Director of Global Vision 2000, talks about the economic crisis and the G20's options

An independence movement has started in Japan's Northern Island of Hokkaido - Benjamin Fulford, 04/11/2009
Just like US states are starting to rebel against the parasitism of Washington and Wall Street, the Japanese people are starting to rebel against the Tokyo colonial regime that has been acting like a vampire sucking the life blood out of this country. There were also calls for Hokkaido to issue its own regional currency..The world wide revolt against the banksters is spreading

Usa: fallite 2 banche, 23 nel 2009 - ANSA, 2009-04-11
Chiuse Cape Fear e New Frontier, il maggior fallimento quest'anno

Chinese researcher wants yuan rivaling dollar, euro - By Eugene Tang, Bloomberg News, April 11, 2009
China's government should push ahead with its plan to make the yuan fully convertible so that it can one day stand with the U.S. dollar and euro as one of the world's three most-used currencies, a top researcher said

Money for nothing - Mark Braund, guardian.co.uk, Sunday 5 April 2009
We should take monetary reform seriously. All banks should be financial intermediaries that lend depositors' money, not engines for creating money out of nothing and lending it at interest. If banks can create electronic money at will through the process of fractional reserve banking, why shouldn't a democratically accountable central authority do the same?

Pentagon Prepares for Economic Warfare - By Eamon Javers, Politico.com, Arlington, Virginia, April 9, 2009
The Pentagon sponsored a first-of-its-kind war game last month focused not on bullets and bombs but on how hostile nations might seek to cripple the U.S. economy, a scenario made all the more real by the global financial crisis. At the end of the two days, the Chinese team emerged as the victors of the overall game -- largely because the Russian and American teams had made so many moves against each other that they damaged their own standing (preparing for war with Bankistan...)

North Carolina, Colorado Banks Shut as 2009 Failures Reach 23 - By Margaret Chadbourn and Alison Vekshin, Bloomberg, April 10, 2009
New Frontier Bank in Greeley, Colorado, with $2 billion in assets and $1.5 billion in deposits, and Cape Fear Bank in Wilmington, North Carolina, with $492 million in assets and $403 million in deposits, were shut today by state regulators

IS AMERICAN DREAM OVER? (video) - From Russia Today, 10th Apr 09
Fewer Americans believe in the capitalist system thats the result of a new survey. Only slightly more than half of those who were asked, said the free-market economy is what the country needs

Is the Chinese emperor about to get back his gold? - Benjamin Fulford, 04/10/2009
The following article contains vital, hitherto secret information that I have independently confirmed from sources in Japan and in the British Royal family

Goldman Sachs Has Gained Too Much Political Power - Facts About Goldman Sachs, April 9, 2009
Forget "The Da Vinci Code." If you want to get to grips with a real conspiracy, take a look at all the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. staffers taking over important economic positions around the world. The U.S. Treasury, the Bank of Italy and the Bank of England have all recently poached key policy makers from the world's most profitable securities firm

Goldman Sachs Seeks To Stifle Blogger Critic - John Carney, Business Insider, Apr. 9, 2009
Lawyers for Goldman Sachs are threatening a federal lawsuit against a blog that is critical of the investment bank

“We the People” Who Prefer Deflation - By The Mogambo Guru, Daily Reckoning, 04/09/09
My plan is to immediately fire them all, blackballing them so that none of them ever again work, or volunteer at any business connected, even remotely, with economics or monetary policy, whereupon I would then burn the Federal Reserve place to the ground, letting the burned-out ashes remain there forever as a fabulous-yet-graphic reminder to future Americans as to what the hell will happen when you ignore your own Constitution

Peruvian guru holds key to crisis - Neasa MacErlean, The Observer, Sunday 15 March 2009
Renowned economist Hernando de Soto tells Neasa MacErlean how to end the credit crunch. Once detoxification happens, results could be seen quickly: "This [the detoxification process] is something that could be done in two or three months. It will be a painful exercise but, once you have found a way to take the detoxification out of the system, you are going to be able to free up credit." The work he plans to do in Africa will be similar to the work he thinks the US and UK must do now - pulling trade and assets out of the shadow economy, setting up registers and focusing on transparency. But de Soto never expected that he would be giving the same advice to London and Washington as he would be giving to Africa
De Soto, left
Joseph Stiglitz, ILD President Hernando de Soto and journalist and anti-globalization activist, Naomi Klein

Employed and Unemployed Both Feel the Pinch - By The Mogambo Guru, Daily Reckoning, 04/08/09
So I was only mildly shocked by the AP headline “Jobless Rate Bolts to 8.5 Percent, 663K Jobs Lost”, which is getting to that point where you will want to curl up into the fetal position just cry, cry, cry your little eyes out until your mommy finally comes along and tells you to shut the hell up because everything is going to be “fine.”

Piccoli prestiti, gli imprenditori alla Caritas - Corriere del Veneto, 9 aprile 2009
Gli operatori: «Segno concreto della crisi. E ora microcredito studiato per le ditte» (siamo ancora parecchio lontani da "cancella a noi i nostri debiti così come noi li cancelleremo ai nostri debitori...")

Sospesi mutui e bollette per i terremotati - Corriere della Sera, 9 aprile 2009
Contributo per gli sfollati fino a 400 euro, Ordinanza del consiglio dei ministri. Rimandato il decreto che quantifica i fondi. Rinviate scadenze fiscali (finalmente sappiamo chi si salverà: banchieri e terremotati...)

Recession

The Geithner-Summers Plan is Even Worse Than Thought - Jeffrey Sachs, The Huffington Post, April 8, 2009
Insiders can easily game the system created by Geithner and Summers to cost up to a trillion dollars or more to the taxpayers

A NEW WAY FORWARD - protest scheduled for April 11th, 2 PM EDT
12 million unemployed. Foreclosures up 81%. Wall Street has taken over. We must break up the banks and never again let them get so big that they distort our politics and take down the economy

CREDIT CARD DEBT TRAP IS USURY - Allen L Roland's Radio Weblog, April 08, 2009
Almost 50% of U.S. families spend more than they earn, according to a Federal Reserve study, using credit cards to make up the difference but now they are in over their heads and are caught in the malicious credit card Usury Debt Trap where high interest rates overwhelm principle reduction

Yuan trade settlement to start in five Chinese cities - By Wang Xu, China Daily, 2009-04-09
Shanghai and four cities in the Pearl River Delta - Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan and Zhuhai - have been designated for the purpose, said a State Council meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday. The Pearl River Delta boasts the country's largest cluster of export-oriented manufacturing operations. The move is aimed at reducing the risk from exchange rate fluctuations and giving impetus to declining overseas trade, according to a statement posted on the government website

[EU public debt repudiation] SUFFOCATED BY DEBT: Greece Teeters on the Verge of Bankruptcy - By Manfred Ertel, Der Spiegel, 04/07/2009
In EU statistics, Greek government debt is listed as amounting to 94 percent of the country's gross domestic product. Italy is the only other euro zone country which has a higher level of government debt. Greece also has the lowest credit rating of all the euro zone countries. It has to finance its government debt under terms which are worse than for any other euro zone country, with the exception of Malta

Days May Be Numbered for US Fraudsters As High-Profile Cases Set for Hearing - American Chronicle, April 08, 2009
US AUTHORITIES are tightening the net around some of the biggest alleged fraudsters in the country's history whom they claim have helped dupe billions of dollars from banks, hedge funds, charities and individual investors

Derivatives trading crackdown begins - guardian.co.uk, 7 Apr 2009
AIG issued large amounts of CDSs on products that contained sub-prime mortgages, and could not honour the payments when they defaulted. It was like selling insurance on a car to five people, even if only one owned the car. If the car crashed, five people claimed the insurance. AIG is now partially nationalised. With so many CDSs linked to a particular loan or bond, creditors queue to receive payments but some will not be paid because there are more contracts than real lenders. With corporate defaults expected to soar, a better way of dealing with payments after a default is needed

Don't tell the children! - Singularity, April 07, 2009
The government cannot save the banks by improving liquidity or changing mark to market rules because the problem isn't illiquidity or accounting. The problem is that highly leveraged financial firms own assets that are worth far less than they thought they would be, and the firms are insolvent as a result. This is why the latest bailout plans secretly give huge subsidies to banks--because the only way to keep the insolvent zombies afloat is to transfer billions of dollars to banks, bank stockholders, and bank creditors. The alternative--allowing the insolvent banks to fail, seizing the assets, wiping our shareholders, giving bond holders a serious haircut--is still not on the official agenda.

IT ISN'T CAPITALISM, IT'S GREED - By Marilyn M. Barnewall, NewsWithViews.com, April 8, 2009
The computer models that spit out statistics about economic trends and what it means when averages are missed have been wrong for a long time. GIGO applies here - Garbage In, Garbage Out

SERIOUS FRAUD INVESTIGATION GOV. OFFICIALS BLACKMAILED, NATIONS AND NATIONS COURTS CAPITULATE - RMNews, 8-Apr-2009
In the meantime it is alleged "paper is moving" regarding those actively engaged in the participation involving putting out fraudulent derivatives "maliciously, willfully and with malicious intent..to destroy and take hostage global banking, financing and economics" and they themselfs got left holding "not now performing gold derivatives"

"Nous (les Etats) devons contrôler "la traçabilité de la titrisation et des flux financiers liés aux échanges interbancaires de ces titres." - Nicolas Sarkozy, 02 avril 2009
Sarkozy

Economic Collapse to Trigger Social Pandemonium - Lee Bellinger, April 8, 2009
Two Categories of People: The Prepared vs. the Clueless. Whatever form the "triggering event" takes, not only will millions of Americans suddenly discover they are completely on their own, they will be completely unprepared for the government's draconian response to social chaos. So there are two categories of people in America right now: Category 1 are the millions of clueless who blissfully assume their political overlords are going to take care of them. These are the people most likely to get caught flat-footed when all hell breaks loose. Category 2 are prudent, savvy people who are taking basic steps toward making their families and their households more self-reliant

TAX DAY TEA PARTIES SPREADING ACROSS OREGON - By Scott Jorgensen, NewsWithViews.com, April 8, 2009
In 1773, American colonists expressed their frustration at the abuses of the British monarchy by staging the famed Boston Tea Party. Now, over 200 years later, residents throughout the United States plan to recapture the spirit of that historic event with tea parties of their own

Madoff-Affiliated Firms Sued by Private Investment Fund - Billy Shields, Daily Business Review, April 8, 2009
A Panama-based company has sued a former bank subsidiary of American Express and a so-called feeder fund to Bernard Madoff's investment group, alleging the bank, the fund and others caused $10.6 million in losses by ignoring warning signs of a Ponzi scheme. The suit includes eight counts of negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and unjust enrichment against the American Express Bank, Fairfield Greenwich, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Citco and 10 individual defendants, mainly American Express and Fairfield utives

Larry Summers, Tim Geithner and Wall Street’s ownership of government - Glenn Greenwald, Salon, April 6, 2009
Editor’s note: Mr. Greenwald is close, but no cigar. Geithner and Summers of merely minions of the real culprits hidden behind the curtain — the international bankers

Cities Collapsing throughout the USA - infowars, April 7, 2009
Property abandonment is getting so bad in Flint that some in government are talking about an extreme measure that was once unthinkable — shutting down portions of the city, officially abandoning them and cutting off police and fire service.

The Quiet Coup - by Simon Johnson, The Atlantic, May 2009
The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming, says a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is that the finance industry has effectively captured our government—a state of affairs that more typically describes emerging markets, and is at the center of many emerging-market crises. If the IMF’s staff could speak freely about the U.S., it would tell us what it tells all countries in this situation: recovery will fail unless we break the financial oligarchy that is blocking essential reform. And if we are to prevent a true depression, we’re running out of time.

Japan announces $100bn stimulus package to curb recession - Ashley Seager, guardian.co.uk, 6 April 2009
Facing the worst economic crisis since the second world war, Japan's financial plans outstrip those of the UK and US. Japanese media yesterday said the package would focus on extending the safety net for Japan's huge army of non-regular workers facing precarious employment conditions, support cash-strapped small businesses, revitalize regional economies and promote solar power industries as well as nursing and medical services. The news pushed stock markets in Asia to a six-month high

Economy Falling Years Behind Full Speed - By: Louis Uchitelle, The New York Times, 07 Apr 2009
The mathematics are daunting. The shortfall is running at more than $1 trillion in annual sales and other transactions. Only once since the Great Depression has there been such a severe loss of output — in the 1981-82 recession — and after that downturn, it was seven years before the economy regained the lost production

Two dead in German court shooting - Anil Dawar, guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 7 April 2009
Several others reportedly injured after gunman opens fire in courthouse in Landshut, Bavaria. The Bavarian state premier, Horst Seehofer, said the attacker was a 60-year-old from Dingolfing, a nearby town. "It could have been an inheritance dispute," Seehofer said at a press conference in Berlin

UK court freezes Stanford bank assets - By Megan Murphy in London and Stacy-Marie Ishmael in New York, FT, April 7 2009
A UK court has frozen more than $100m worth of assets belonging to Stanford International Bank as US regulators ramp up their efforts to track how funds flowed between the complex web of international companies formerly controlled by Sir Allen Stanford

[global riots] Thai PM's car hit by protesters - BBC News, 7 April 2009
Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand have smashed the window of a car carrying the country's Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva

George Soros warns 'zombie' banks could suck lifeblood out of economy - Julia Kollewe, guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 7 April 200
IMF estimates toxic debts could spiral to $4tn. Morgan Stanley warns bear market not over
Zombie banks

Argentine Adrian Salbuchi on the Global Financial Collapse (Video Part 1) (Video Part 2) - April 3, 2009
An Argentine opinion on the Global Financial Crisis, describing the whole Global Financial System as one vast Ponzi Scheme. Like a pyramid, it has four sides and is a predictable model. The four sides are: (1) Artificially control the supply of public State-issued Currency, (2) Artificially impose Banking Money as the primary source of funding in the economy, (3) Promote doing everything by Debt and (4) Erect complex channels that allow privatizing profits when the Model is in expansion mode and socialize losses when the model goes into contraction mode.

Questions to the ECB, Despite Socialist Obstruction - Ashley Mote MEP, April 6, 2009
Dear Mr Trichet
As promised after yesterday’s meeting of the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee in Brussels, I am writing to put the four questions Mrs Beres was unwilling to allow me to put from the floor...

Will the EU Bail Out Member States, or Not? - Ashley Mote MEP, March 24, 2009
Which Clause prevails in present circumstances?

Trial of Mayer Brown Partner Over Alleged Fraudulent Loans Is Postponed - Lynne Marek, The National Law Journal, April 7, 2009
The trial of Mayer Brown partner Joseph Collins, who allegedly helped craft fraudulent loans that hid debt at commodities broker Refco Inc. and led to its 2005 collapse, has been postponed until next month. Collins was indicted in December 2007 on federal criminal charges that his legal work for Refco included securities fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, false filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, money laundering and making misstatements to auditors

Judge Looses Hounds on Heller's Banks - Amanda Royal, The Recorder, April 7, 2009
A suit against Heller's banks is imminent now that a bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for its creditors to try to reclaim more than $50 million that the law firm paid leading up to its bankruptcy. Less immediately certain is whether anyone will sue the firm's former partners. The creditors' committee is scheduled to meet this week to discuss its plan and to approve the suit against the banks, according to the committee's lawyer

N.Y. Attorney General Sues Financier Over Madoff Losses - Daniel Wise, New York Law Journal, April 7, 2009
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Monday sued J. Ezra Merkin, a prominent financier who sat on the boards of many well-known charities, for feeding his investors' money into the "largest Ponzi scheme in history." Cuomo's complaint, which raises six civil claims under the state's securities and not-for-proft laws, tallies the losses at $2.4 billion and accuses Merkin of collecting $470 million in fees for placing with Bernard L. Madoff, in whole or in part, assets from three funds Merkin managed

Il dialogo dei manganelli - Beppe Grillo, 7 Aprile 2009
Abbiamo parlato di mafia, di banche. Abbiamo interloquito con la sala piena. Coi giovani Italiani che si vergognano, si fingono Lituani, Turchi. Si vergognano di essere Italiani. Abbiamo parlato delle banche. Quello che dovevo dire in televisione. Che ormai sono delle associazioni a delinquere vere, che hanno venduto tutta la carta straccia, tutta la spazzatura ai cittadini. Ho parlato della Borsa, che andrebbe chiusa. Abbiamo detto tutte queste cose, non è uscito nulla. Abbiamo fatto tutti i nomi, i cognomi. Abbiamo parlato di Geronzi, che è stato condannato in primo grado per usura e bancarotta fraudolenta ed è presidente della più importante banca che abbiamo in Italia, Mediobanca, quotata in Borsa

Quando la tv, per sbaglio, fa informazione - Antonio Di Pietro, 7 Aprile 2009
Tutte le volte che la televisione fa informazione viene attaccata dal sistema politico

Alex Jones interviewed by RT: U.S. is a puppet of private bankers - Russia Today, April 7, 2009
Several months after Obama stepped in as President of the United States, you make a documentary calling him a deceiver. Why?
Jones: He said he wouldn’t hire lobbyists. All he’s done is hire high power lobbyists at every level of government. And he has handed the country over to the oligarchs, the international bankers, to loot the nation $9.7 trillion

Demonstrators Storm Parliament in Moldova - New York Times, April 7, 2009

Tensions within the secret government of the West and in China are escalating - Benjamin Fulford, 04/07/2009
There is something extremely unnatural about the Chinese making a deal with a group that tried to kill 80% of all non-European peoples

Diversionary Tactics at the G20 Summit - by Jeremy Corbyn, Spectrezine, April 7, 2009
We cannot go into this period accepting that we'll continue pouring billions into the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, on an escalator of ever-increasing arms expenditure by all Western powers. The dreadful, catastrophic recession of the 1930s ended with World War II. This recession should be ended on a process of planned sustainable economic growth that eliminates poverty around the world, rather than increasing the power of the Western economies to invade and occupy Iraq, Afghanistan or any other country they may choose

EU tells UK to cut public spending, NO2EU campaigners warn - Spectrezine, April 7th, 2009
It is clear that EU leaders want ordinary working people to pay for the recession, by cutting essential public services, instead of the banks and finance companies that contributed so much to the economic crisis in the first place. That’s why a vote for No2EU – Yes to Democracy against the EU’s privatisation agenda is so essential on June 4

ECB attacks G20 plan to boost IMF drawing rights to pump cash into global economy - By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph, 07 Apr 2009
The European Central Bank has issued a blistering attack on G20 plans to use the International Monetary Fund to pump liquidity into the word economy, calling it "pure cash creation" outside the normal mechanisms of control (translation: the ECB don't want to lose the secret seigniorage gain hidden in the euro mechanism)

utive Bonuses Triggering Lawsuits Nationwide - Tresa Baldas, The National Law Journal, April 6, 2009
utive bonuses might be stirring public outrage these days, but they're still alive and well in corporate America -- and triggering a variety of litigation. The lawsuits range from corporate officers who allege their companies reneged on bonuses to officers who believe they were fired for protesting them. Meanwhile, attorneys around the country are busy helping corporations revise their bonus plans in the wake of the AIG bailout controversy

Journal intime d'un économiste 4 - Bernard Maris, 1 Avril 2009
Keynes disait fort bien qu’on devient patron quand on n’a pas pu être un savant ou un artiste. Un patron doit savoir calculer, diriger, exploiter – exactement le contraire de l’art – et c’est la condition de sa réussite

Lascia l’impiego in banca per fare il sub «Basta posto fisso: ora inseguo un sogno» - Corriere del Veneto, 06 aprile 2009
Trevigiano, 33 anni, fra pochi giorni inizierà la nuova carriera: «Non sopportavo più una vita tanto sterile»

BB Financial Rescue Plan: The growing prospect of a U.S. default - by Mike Whitney, Global Research, April 6, 2009
Bernanke's approach to the crisis has been wrongheaded from the get-go. It makes no sense to commit nearly $13 trillion to prop up a grossly oversized financial system while providing less than $900 billion stimulus for the real economy. The whole plan is upside-down. It's consumers, homeowners and workers that create demand (consumer spending is 72 percent of GDP) and yet, they've been left to twist in the wind while the bulk of the resources have been directed to financial speculators who are responsible for the mess. Middle class families have seen their retirements slashed in half and their home equity vanish, while their jobs become increasingly less secure. The Fed and the Treasury should be focused on debt relief, mortgage cram-downs, jobs programs and open-ended support for state and local governments. Rebuilding the financial infrastructure for extending more credit to people that are already underwater is beyond shortsighted; its cruel

Iceland investigators turn to SFO - By Rowena Mason, Telegraph, 05 Apr 2009
Investigators looking into alleged corruption in the Icelandic banking system want to enlist the help of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Europol. After her appointment, Mme Eva Joly confirmed that international co-operation would be needed to help recover stolen assets, but she said the inquiry needs to start immediately at home in Iceland

SHARP INCREASE IN GLOBAL TENSION SINCE THE G-20 - Global Analysis, 7 April 2009 00:00
The purpose of this gratuitous insult to our collective intelligence was to remind those whom Lenin called ‘the interested’ and their fellow-travellers that the G-20 bore-event was about progressing The New Underworld Order, by leveraging the consequences of years of purposely implemented Fraudulent Finance in the interests of the broader globalist agenda – a supposedly ‘Great Leap Forward’ towards an agenda that NOBODY in the world WANTS, beyond the tawdry confines of the controlled, self-important creatures who think they have a right to dictate how humanity should be directed, managed, destroyed, or all of the above

Was the G20 just another Zionist power grab and was the US sold to China? - Benjamin Fulford, 04/06/2009
For those of you who still have not heard this, let me explain that in 1933 a United Sates of America Corporation was formed and headquartered in Washington D.C. which is not part of the US. Every time a US citizen is born, they are assigned a number (social security) by that corporation and a bond backed by that person’s life of labor is issued. The Feds are now planning to share control over this slave labor with the Chinese

Scientist: My quake prediction was ignored - CNN, April 6, 2009
Giuliani said he was monitoring radon concentrations ahead of Monday's quake, but knew the authorities would press charges against him if he repeated his warning. "Last night I did not know who to talk to. I could see the situation was deteriorating and there was nothing I could do," he said, according to IlCapoluogo (Tremonti quindi sappia, mutatis mutandis, che è inutile avvertire in questo paese!)

Italy Earthquake Kills 150, Leaves Thousands Homeless - Bloomberg, 06 Apr 2009
Central Italy was hit by its deadliest earthquake in almost three decades, killing more than 90 people and leaving as many as 50,000 homeless. The death toll in the central province of L’Aquila was likely to rise further, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said

Italy muzzled scientist who foresaw quake - By Gavin Jones, Reuters, 06 Apr 2009
An Italian scientist predicted a major earthquake around L'Aquila weeks before disaster struck the city on Monday, killing dozens of people, but was reported to authorities for spreading panic among the population. The first tremors in the region were felt in mid-January and continued at regular intervals, creating mounting alarm in the medieval city, about 100 km (60 miles) east of Rome. Vans with loudspeakers had driven around the town a month ago telling locals to evacuate their houses after seismologist Gioacchino Giuliani predicted a large quake was on the way, prompting the mayor's anger. Giuliani, who based his forecast on concentrations of radon gas around seismically active areas, was reported to police for "spreading alarm" and was forced to remove his findings from the Internet (bisogna dire che però poi si son mossi presto: dopo sei ore erano già a Brussels a chiedere un miliardo di euro...)

TERREMOTO: RICERCATORE AVEVA LANCIATO ALLARME PER SISMA "DISASTROSO" - di WSI, 6 aprile 2009
Il capo della Protezione civile, Guido Bertolaso, inviperito martedì 31 marzo si era scagliato contro «quegli imbecilli che si divertono a diffondere notizie false», chiedendo una punizione... (immaginatevi come si stanno preparando per il cataclisma economico! A Londra hanno solo pensato a resuscitare il FMI e a salvare i paradisi fiscali del signoraggio...)

POVERI NOI! (testo + video) - di Giovanna Boursier, Report RaiTre, 6 aprile 2009
Giovanna Boursier è andata in giro per l’Italia per vedere quanta gente è riuscita a ottenere la carta, di quanti soldi ha potuto realmente beneficiare. Soprattutto per capire qual è l’effettivo costo di questa misura. Inoltre: che cos'è e come funziona il bonus elettrico e il bonus famiglia; chi ha pagato la Robin Tax, cosa sono i Tremonti Bond. Report si chiede anche quale sia il significato delle “nuove regole”, un cavallo di battaglia del Ministro Tremonti

TAXPAYER TEA PARTIES ALL ACROSS AMERICA - By Margaret Goodwin, NewsWithViews.com, April 5, 2009
If you've had enough, and you're ready to stand up and send a message to your legislators that their days in office are numbered unless they STOP THE SPENDING, STOP THE BORROWING, STOP THE TAXING, STOP THE PORK-PADDING, and STOP REGULATING OUR ECONOMY INTO INSOLVENCY, find your nearest Taxpayer Tea Party and join us in protest on April 15

Les grands paradis fiscaux échappent à la liste noire -
Libération, 04/04/2009
La liste noire de paradis fiscaux publiés par l'OCDE jeudi ne compte que... quatre pays: le Costa Rica, la Malaisie, les Philippines et l'Uruguay. Le gros des Etats non-coopératifs est sur une liste "grise" de 38 noms.

G20: des promesses à coup de milliards de dollars - NICOLAS CORI et VITTORIO DE FILIPPIS, Libération, 03/04/2009
DÉCRYPTAGE: Six experts analysent les décisions adoptées dans les domaines clés. «Aucun doute que le Delaware et la City de Londres ne seront jamais considérés comme non coopératifs… Alors que dans la réalité, le Delaware est l’un des paradis fiscaux internes aux Etats-Unis, et que la City est l’une des places financières les plus importantes et les plus opaques du monde. La notion des paradis bancaires, fiscaux et judiciaires est une notion floue, à géométrie variable. On peut se contenter d’y inclure les cas les moins présentables et les moins défendables. C’est ce qui va être fait avec la prochaine liste noire de l’OCDE, ce qui voudra dire, a contrario, que les autres sont fréquentables et qu’il n’y a donc rien à dire sur eux. Nous allons revivre la mascarade des listes noires établies en 2000 par l’OCDE, le Gafi (Groupe d’action financière) et le Forum de stabilité financière...»

Le banche non pagano mai - Beppe Grillo, 4 Aprile 2009
I dimostranti nella City di Londra hanno sfondato le vetrine della Royal Bank of Scotland. I funzionari dall'interno gli hanno lanciato delle banconote con l'illusione di calmarli. Invece li hanno fatti infuriare. Un gesto simbolo della crisi. Le banche hanno i soldi, fabbricano i soldi, possono regalare i soldi. Se falliscono le banche, si sente affermare di continuo, fallisce il sistema. In altre parole, le banche sono il sistema. Sono immuni alle truffe. I loro dirigenti, in particolare in Italia, se rubano, sono premiati. Sono i garanti dei finanziamenti alle lobby, ai partiti, alla Confindustria. I furti bancari sono sempre a norma di legge. In Italia non esiste la class action. Quante banche sarebbero rimaste in piedi se avessero dovuto rimborsare tutti i truffati?

Worldwide Depression: Regional Impacts of the Global Crisis - by Prof. James Petras, Global Research, April 5, 2009
Part II of "World Depression: Regional Wars and the Decline of the US Empire"

Jim Cramer Declares Depression Over; Millions Panic - Borowitz Report,  April 5, 2009
‘Run for Your Lives,' Heard on Wall Street

ARTICOLO DEL MESE:
[war in Bankistan] The Financial War Against Iceland - by Prof Michael Hudson, Global Research, April 5, 2009
Being defeated by debt is as deadly as outright military warfare. Faced with loss of their property and means of self-support, many citizens will get sick, lead lives of increasing desperation and die early if they do not repudiate most of the fraudulently offered loans of the past five years. And defending its civil society will not be as easy as it is in a war where the citizenry stands together in coping with a visible aggressor. Small nations like Iceland, along with small taxpayers in wealthy countries, may be coerced with propaganda, mind games and outright threats into paying – until they have no assets left to hand over. But the big boys are above the law. They control the courts (which often rule without much regard for the actual law), just as they write history and newspaper coverage – and business school curricula – to serve their own interests (the whole article is a sort of confession of an economic hit man)
Michael Hudson

Rudd unveils mortgage rescue plan - ABCNews, Apr 5, 2009
Under the plan people who lose their jobs will be able to postpone mortgage repayments for up to a year. They can also be eligible for concessions on other debts such as car loans and could apply to have repayment periods extended. Mr Rudd says it will ease the burden on families coming to terms with sudden unemployment (è un palliativo: visto che le banche usano il moltiplicatore per cinquanta, basterebbe dividere i debiti per cinquanta per far pari)

The Crash of ’09, the Collapse of ’10 - Humayun Gauhar, THE NATION, 5th April 2009
When the commercial real estate collapse comes, all hell will break loose. And if multinationals like General Motors and Ford call it a day, it won’t just be thousands upon thousands of people unemployed (though its heartless to use the word ‘just’ here). Two entire towns will be become ghost towns. That’s terrible. If you count the number of people – wives, children and parents – who are dependent on those incomes, it becomes worse than terrible. It becomes absolutely and totally unconscionable, while corrupt and greedy bankers and the likes of Bernie Madoff have made off with billions – perhaps trillions – of dollars and are still doing so because "our contracts say so."

Dmitry Medvedev: world needs fair game principles - RUVR, 03.04.2009
Medvedev / Photo RIANSpeaking at the London School of Economics Thursday, President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev thanked British Prime Minister Gordon Brown for having perfectly prepared the city for the G20 summit, as its businesslike atmosphere enabled the participants to release a substantial and a really particular declaration

PPIP is RIP - What a dead cat can't see a dead cat don't know - By: Andrew Butter, The Market Oracle, April 05, 2009
Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleHere is a tip if you are thinking of buying bank stocks, (1) get hold of a photo of the CEO (2) show it to your dog (3) if the dog wags his tail then you can be sure the guy has a "trusting face", and (4) that's as a good a reason as any to buy a bank stock

G20: Fat cats brought down to Earth with a bump - Dan Roberts, guardian.co.uk, 2 April 2009
In one fell swoop, hedge funds, investment bankers and derivative traders are all now subject to a range and depth of international regulation which would have been unthinkable only a few months ago

Attivisti europei scortati dalla polizia - Corriere delle Banche, 5 aprile 2009
Saranno scortati come ultras in trasferta. Autobus seguiti dalla polizia attraverseranno Milano per portare in centro, all’hotel Dei Cavalieri, i rappresentanti dell’estrema destra europea che sono arrivati in città per partecipare al convegno organizzato da Forza Nuova su Popoli e tradizione contro banche e poteri forti

How Wall Street Robs the Banks that it Owns (text + video) - Broadcast PBS , Apr 04, 2009
The former Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention now teaches Economics and Law at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. During the savings and loan crisis, it was Black who accused then-house speaker Jim Wright and five US Senators, including John Glenn and John McCain, of doing favors for the S&L's in exchange for contributions and other perks. The senators got off with a slap on the wrist, but so enraged was one of those bankers, Charles Keating — after whom the senate's so-called "Keating Five" were named — he sent a memo that read, in part, "get Black — kill him dead." Metaphorically, of course. Of course.
BILL MOYERS:  In your book, you make it clear that calculated dishonesty by people in charge is at the heart of most large corporate failures and scandals, including, of course, the S&L, but is that true? Is that what you're saying here, that it was in the boardrooms and the CEO offices where this fraud began?
WILLIAM K. BLACK: Absolutely.

Financial Crisis: Sustaining Unsustainability - by Prof. Michael Hudson, Global Research, April 4, 2009
$1 Trillion more to sustain the economic crisis. G-20 message to indebted countries. "Drop Dead!"

OECD report: German jobless to top 5 million in 2010 - By Ludwig Weller, wsws, 4 April 2009
The OECD anticipates unemployment in Germany will rise to 11.5 percent in 2010, and exceed the 5 million mark

Spain: Big business demands savage attacks on working class following bank crash - By Paul Stuart, wsws, 4 April 2009
Big business leaders in Spain are stepping up their demands for labour reforms in the wake of a regional banks collapse

Workers occupy car parts factories in England and Northern Ireland - By Steve James, wsws, 4 April 2009
Hundreds of workers at car parts maker Visteon have launched occupations and sit-in protests at three of the company's sites. Up to 200 workers are occupying the Finaghy plant in west Belfast, 130 are on the roof and around the premises in Enfield, North London, while protests are ongoing at Basildon, Essex. The occupations follow the summary decision on Tuesday by the company's UK arm, formerly part of car giant Ford, to place itself in administration and sack 565 of its 610 workforce

Should We Kill the Fed? - by  Patrick J. Buchanan, 04/03/2009
"(T)he very people who devised the policies that produced the mess are now posing as the wise public servants who will show us the way out," writes Thomas Woods in "Meltdown." Already in its sixth week on the New York Times best-seller list, this eminently readable book traces the Fed's role in every financial crisis since this creature was spawned on Jekyl Island in 1913

Un disoccupato minaccia di buttarsi nel vuoto (video) - Daniele Martinelli, 4 aprile 2009
“Siamo stufi delle bugie e delle cazzate che scrivono i giornali”. Sono alcune delle frasi che urla un ragazzo straniero, vestito con pantaloni a pois, dalla cima di uno stabile cantierizzato nel centro di Brescia

OBAMA ENDORSES SOROS PLAN TO LOOT AMERICA - By Cliff Kincaid, NewsWithViews.com, April 4, 2009
In the final analysis, the grand total of money to be looted from American taxpayers as a result of Obama’s commitments at the G 20 conference could easily surpass trillions of dollars. In a major understatement, the official conference document calls it “unprecedented and concerted fiscal expansion.”

Venezuela e Iran, primi passi verso il mondo multipolare - Alessia Lai, Rinascita, 3 Aprile 2009
Dopo Doha, il presidente venezuelano Hugo Chavez è volato a Teheran per un incontro con il suo omologo iraniano. Una visita seguita all’annuncio, dato pochi giorni fa, del raggiungimento degli accordi per la costituzione del Banco iraniano-venezuelano, un’entità finanziaria binazionale che investirà in progetti comuni

Summers got millions in fees from bailed-out banks - By Timothy J. Burger and Kristin Jensen, Bloomberg News, April 3, 2009
Lawrence Summers, director of President Barack Obama's National Economic Council, took in more than $2.7 million in speaking fees paid by organizations that included Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Bank of America Corp., among other companies now receiving taxpayer funds in the economic bailout

Banks could bet on toxic assets with taxpayer money - By Jonathan Stempel and Karey Wutkowski, Reuters, April 3, 2009
U.S. banks that received billions of dollars of taxpayer money to bolster their capital could place bets on the same toxic assets that got them into trouble in the first place -- and with government support

No Debt Left Behind - By The Mogambo Guru, Daily Reckoning, 04/03/09
They are probably angry because they are, as Mark Steyn at nationalreview.com implies with the title of his essay “The Brokest Generation”, completely broke and their grown children are still living with them, or whose grown children are wanting to move back home to live with them, along with their husbands and wives and kids, which explains all the cars parked all over the place, and the sense of gloom that permeates the air as they realize that believing that anyone could retire by investing in stocks, bonds, houses and a benevolent government over the long-term is an idiot. And if you think that sounds funny now, wait until that hysterical moment when it starts happening to these low-IQ mutant children when they grow up, especially when they are old enough to get a driver’s license so that they can drive past our houses and shoot at us and call us names in their humorous way

[Bankistan: futuri partigiani] Nato/ Nuovi scontri, polizia disperde manifestanti - di Apcom, 04 Aprile 2009
Cambiamenti dei percorsi, pietre contro gli agenti, cariche. Sul percorso, da una finestra, la piccola Eva, 6 anni, riempie d'acqua le bottiglie dei pacifisti militanti anticapitalisti e Black-block. Sul muro è scritto con lo spray: "Il dialogo è per chi ha lo stomaco pieno"

El Plan Obama o la gran estafa - Jorge Altamira, Prensa Obrera, 29-03-2009
El choque toca el nudo más sensible de todo el andamiaje financiero internacional -la capacidad excepcional de Estados Unidos para emitir moneda ("seignorage") en virtud del status del dólar como principal medio de pago internacional y principal reserva de valor. Precisamente, el plan Obama está bancado principalmente por la capacidad de emisión de la FED, que ya anunció billonarias compras de bonos del Tesoro de su país y que ya ha comprado en gran e! scala títulos privados en poder de los bancos (‘aflojamiento cuantitativo de moneda')

Crisi economica, tsunami per la casta (video) - Daniele Martinelli, 3 aprile 2009

I dissociati - Beppe Grillo, 3 Aprile 2009
La Repubblica di ieri, in un trafiletto, ha scritto di un violentissimo attacco di Grillo. Senza specificare contro chi, perché, con riferimento a quali fatti. Nel programma ho nominato i campioni dell'economia italiana. I Manager Wanted. Colaninno, Geronzi, Ligresti, Scaroni. Tutta gente con precedenti giudiziari e al vertice del sistema industriale e bancario. Ho nominato il tronchetto dell'infelicità come esempio dello scandalo delle stock option e delle buonuscite date a chi ha distrutto la società. A chi ha contribuito al licenziamento di migliaia di persone. Li avete letti o sentiti i nomi dei Manager Wanted sui giornali e sulle televisioni?
Beppe Grillo - EXIT - la7 - prima parte
Beppe Grillo - EXIT - la7 - seconda parte
Intervista di Annozero a Beppe Grillo - mai andata in onda
Beppe Grillo al Parlamento Europeo - 1 aprile 2009


Diagram - The Great Credit Contraction - Trace Meyer, rense, 4-3-9
What is needed is Social Credit, the realization that credit is public utility. Remember, the international bankers are totally unregulated. There is not one regulation or law in the United States restricting the borrowing of money from international bankers. That tells you where the real power lies in American politics

Many mysteries still surround the G20 but it appears to be a major defeat for the illuminati - Benjamin Fulford, 04/04/2009
What did Obama agree to during his secret meeting with the 13 bankers representing the 13 illuminati blood lines? What is going to happen to them and their Federal Reserve Board?

Art Nadel 'Ponzi Pal' Link to 5.5-ton Coke Bust - by Daniel Hopsicker, Madcow Morning News, April 2 2009
Louis D. Paolino is also involved in the scandal around the American-registered DC9 from St. Petersburg FL busted on April 11, 2006 in Mexico’s Yucatan, carrying 5.5 tons of cocaine

China’s Dollar Trap - By PAUL KRUGMAN, NYTimes, April 2, 2009
Back in the early stages of the financial crisis, wags joked that our trade with China had turned out to be fair and balanced after all: They sold us poison toys and tainted seafood; we sold them fraudulent securities...

The G20 moves the world a step closer to a global currency - By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph, 03 Apr 2009
The world is a step closer to a global currency, backed by a global central bank, running monetary policy for all humanity. In effect, the G20 leaders have activated the IMF's power to create money and begin global "quantitative easing". In doing so, they are putting a de facto world currency into play. It is outside the control of any sovereign body. Conspiracy theorists will love it

Spara e uccide in un centro immigrazione. Era appena stato licenziato - La Nazione, 3 aprile 2009
I morti sono 14, ma il bilancio potrebbe crescere: alcuni feriti sono in condizioni critiche.  L'uomo, un 41enne di origine asiatica aveva preso in ostaggio una quarantina di persone. Poi si è suicidato

Existential Crisis at the G20 Summit - By Ruth Conniff, The Progressive, April 2, 2009
As the activist group G20 Meltdown puts it: "While two million are now out of work in Britain alone, the G20 ministers still resist nationalizing the banks, instead continuing to pour trillions into the black hole of bankers' bad gambling debts." Various groups, from Save the Children to the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition are pushing to expose the global trade club as the insider group for the wealthy that it is. And they are insisting on democratic policy changes that put needs of people--especially the poor and vulnerable-- ahead of the needs of hedge fund managers and corporations

DOJ Charges First UBS Client in Tax Case - Brian Baxter, The American Lawyer, April 3, 2009
Almost a month after UBS utives faced a congressional grilling over the bank's alleged attempts to circumvent U.S. tax laws, the Justice Department has brought charges against a client of the Swiss banking giant. As part of DOJ's attempt to determine the identities of UBS's U.S. clients -- UBS provided a list of between 250 and 300 client names -- federal prosecutors have charged accountant Steven Rubinstein with filing a false income tax return. The Zurich-based bank still faces an IRS suit

Jury Finds Professor Wrongly Fired for Comparing 9/11 Victims to Nazi Leader - Ivan Moreno, The Associated Press, April 3, 2009
A jury ruled Thursday that the University of Colorado wrongly fired the professor who compared some Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi, giving him only $1 in damages but a chance to get his job back. The school fired Ward Churchill on charges of research misconduct, but the jury agreed with Churchill that he was dismissed in retaliation for an essay in which he called the World Trade Center victims "little Eichmanns," a reference to Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi leader who orchestrated the Holocaust

Still Clinging to the Dead Logic of Neoliberalism: A G20 Meeting for Naught - By ERIC TOUSSAINT and DAMIEN MILLET, Counterpunch, April 2, 2009
The situation is absurd: countries of the South are net creditors to the North, starting with the US whose external debt is over US$ 6,000 billion (twice the total external debt of all the countries of the South). Central banks in countries of the South buy US Treasury bonds instead of setting up a democratic bank of the South to finance human development projects. They should leave the World Bank and the IMF, which are tools of domination, and develop South-South relations of solidarity such as those which exist between countries that are members of ALBA (Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Dominica). They ought to audit the debts they are asked to repay and put an end to the payment of illegitimate debts

Chart of the day

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act: Could this be the End of RICO and the US Financial System - by Tommy Tucci, Global Research, April 2, 2009
The US Department of Justice strategy is to commensurate filing criminal and criminal conspiracy charges against the perpetrators including "Where's The Money Madoff", "Bonus Baby Distraction AIG", "Reverse Robin Hoods Goldman Sachs" "Old School Pyramid Scams BofA Citi Corp" "Reverse Pyramid Scams Wall Street Hedge Funds",  "New York Stock Pyramid Exchange" the "21st Century Scams Federal Reserve" and more

One in 10 Americans gets help from U.S. to buy food - Reuters, Apr 2, 2009
The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.1 percent in February, the highest in 25 years. Weekly claims for jobless benefits totaled 669,000 last week, the highest in 26 years, the government said on Thursday

Credit card charge-offs hit record high in February - USA Today, 02 Apr 2009
Credit card write-downs soared to record levels in February, representing an all-time high in the 20-year history of the Moody's Credit Card Index, as job losses mounted, the rating agency said Wednesday. Credit card charge-offs, the write-down of uncollectable debt, advanced decisively to 8.82% in February, marking the sixth consecutive month of increases

La disoccupazione in Eurolandia sale all’8,5% a febbraio - Sabrina Lauricella, Rinascita, 2 Aprile 2009
L’aumento della disoccupazione “causerà la rottura della coesione sociale con conseguenze e rischi politici chiari”, ha ammonito ieri il presidente dell’Eurogruppo, Jean Claude Juncker, parlando alla Commissione economica del Parlamento europeo. Per Juncker, si tratta di una “crisi drammatica da vari punti di vista”, in continuo peggioramento che rischia di avere “conseguenze estremamente negative per le finanze pubbliche” a causa degli stabilizzatori automatici e un impatto strutturale negativo sulla crescita potenziale di lungo termine (traduzione: "c'è il rischio che finisce la pacchia e ci rimandano tutti a casa...")

Oggi nasce il Banco irano-venezuelano - Alessia Lai, Rinascita, 2 Aprile 2009
Il presidente della Repubblica bolivariana del Venezuela, Hugo Chávez Frías, ha affermato che nel quadro della nuova dinamica mondiale, nel tema dell’integrazione e come parte della strategia per la costituzione di una nuova architettura finanziaria, oggi nascerà il Banco irano-venezuelano

Republicans in Line with France and Germany on Stimulus - By Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, April 2, 2009
It’s odd, but the Europeans are lining up with the know-nothing Republicans on the central question of the hour: which is how to revive the global economy

Letter to Bank of America - Don Cooper, LewRockwell.com, April 2, 2009
So to formalize our contract: you currently owe me $5200 at an APR of 40% (another increase) for the fiscal year 2009. This calculates to an annual interest payment of $2080. Any outstanding principle remaining after fiscal year 2009, along with over the limit fees, will accrue interest at an APR of your current APR + 10% (people realize they can get back their money from the banks...)

U.S. private sector axes 742,000 jobs in March - Reuters, Apr 1, 2009
"It's a terrible number. It is almost a loss of three quarters of a million jobs which is possibly the highest we have seen so far over the length of this crisis," said Matt Esteve, foreign exchange trader with Tempus Consulting in Washington (e tutto perché non si vuole ammettere che si deve redistribuire la rendita monetaria...oltre a potare l'orario di lavoro)

Ron Paul’s Bill To Audit The Federal Reserve Now Has 55 Co-Sponsors! - By tmartin • April 1, 2009
If you haven’t done so already, tell everyone you know to call and write their representative and ask that they support the “Federal Reserve Transparency Act H.R. 1207″ (in Italia ci vorrebbe una legge per fare la revisione dei bilanci delle banche - a comnciare da Bankitalia - per evidenziare la rendita evasa)

Are the banksters trying to create mass starvation again? - Benjamin Fulford,
The banksters need to realize that if they are caught deliberately creating mass starvation, they will be the first to die. The people of the world have a list of their names

G20: US$ FUNERAL, US FAILED DEBTOR - Jim Willie CB, Gold-Eaagle, April 1, 2009
USTBond creditor nations, who have been victimized in the trillion$ by US sponsored bond fraud, are seeking justice before losses are compounded with USTBonds and USAgency Bond damage. They have formed committees that at later dates might serve as bankruptcy receivership committees. The granted authority for prosecution is a big question. Perhaps secret CIA prisons in Europe will come into usage, and 12-figure accounts will be frozen

Lista nera dei paradisi fiscali: è pubblica - Luca Spinelli, LaNotizia.ch, 2 aprile 2009
Il G20, oltre alla lista pubblicata alcuni minuti fa, ha inoltre espressamente richiesto all’Organizzazione per la cooperazione e lo sviluppo economico di tornare a riferire sui progressi relativi al tema dei paradisi fiscali nell’incontro tra i Ministri delle Finanze, previsto per il prossimo novembre in Scozia. Coloro che non rispetteranno le disposizioni dell’Ocse saranno soggetti a sanzioni e a restrizioni nell’erogazione di denaro da parte delle maggiori organizzazioni globali. Si annuncia un periodo di grossi conflitti economici e sociali in tutta Europa e nel mondo

Non c'e' futuro nel nucleare - seconda parte - Antonio Di Pietro,  2 Aprile 2009
Siamo contrari a continuare a dare soldi alle vecchie lobby che cercano di resistere e di farci consumare più energie (in Francia il nucleare è stato sostenuto da politiche di spreco dell'energia. Tutti gli impianti di riscaldamento delle case in Francia sono elettrici, proprio per giustificare una grande domanda di elettricità). Bisogna eliminare dal dibattito italiano questi elementi di propaganda nucleare che ci fanno perdere un sacco di tempo. Sono basati su cifre false che sono quindi anche un inquinamento del dibattito democratico che è in capo al governo e all'ENEL in particolare

LA MAGISTRATURA CONTRO L’USURA BANCARIA - di Gianni Frescura, 2 aprile 2009
Sono più di un centinaio gli amministratori ed i funzionari di banche di ogni tipo (dalle grandi, come Unicredit alle piccole BCC) attualmente sotto processo per il reato di usura, per non parlare di un altro centinaio, sottoposti ad inchiesta da almeno una ventina di Procure...

Avery Goodman: Did ECB save Comex from gold default? - Gata.org, 2009-04-02
Securities lawyer Avery Goodman, writing today at Seeking Alpha, notes the coincidence of huge gold offtake at the Comex and a sudden huge sale of gold by the European Central Bank. He adds that evidence of gold market manipulation is so great that the authorities should start investigating it. But of course the manipulation is DONE by the authorities, so the investigation will have to be done by the financial press. (It would be nice if someone invented such a press soon.)

Scoperta una truffa ai danni della regione Campania -
LiberoReporter, 02 aprile 2009
In Campania arrestato il consigliere regionale Roberto Conte con l'accusa di truffa aggravata per il conseguimento di erogazioni pubbliche. Con quella di Conte, arrestato per la seconda volta, sono state applicate altre 5 misure restrittive. Si tratta di Emanuele Cameli, Luisa De Luca, Pasquale Salvio, Corrado Sannino, Carlo Sarno, attuale presidente del Pd a San Giorgio a Cremano

Contro i cravattari. Viene approvato il DDL per famiglie e imprese - LiberoReporter, 02 aprile 2009
Con 237 voti favorevoli e una sola astensione e nessun voto contrario l'Aula ha approvato il ddl 307, in materia di lotta all'usura e all'estorsione che interessa a famiglie e imprese

Dalla Calabria una clamorosa denuncia. Sotto accusa il sistema bancario
- Antonino De Masi, LiberoReporter, 01 aprile 2009
Presenza di un cartello bancario finalizzato all’illecito arricchimento ai danni delle imprese e cittadini calabresi attraverso l’applicazione di interessi usurai e la distorsione del libero mercato. Ma questo succede solo in Calabria? Leggete con attenzione!...le acquisizioni bancarie venivano sovente gestite con subdoli ed ingenti prelievi dai conti correnti dei risparmiatori, spesso nella stessa area interessata dall’acquisizione (vedi dichiarazioni del Dr. Pontello, Presidente di Banca Antonveneta, in merito ad ingiustificati addebiti di spese effettuati sui conti correnti in Sicilia e nel Lazio per l’acquisizione di Banca Popolare di Siracusa e BNA, fonte verbali assembleari). La drammaticità della deriva dei sistemi finanziari, le cui crisi ruotano tutte intorno alla mancanza di regole o alla non osservanza delle stesse, possono portare sia ai “macro” problemi della crisi mondiale, che a “micro” problemi dovuti alla distruzione di aziende o del tessuto produttivo di un intero territorio. La necessità da parte del governo di questo paese di far intervenire i Prefetti per il controllo del credito si colloca proprio in questo ambito (cercare di sopperire ai mancati controlli ed al libertinaggio bancario), tenendo anche conto di quanto affermava qualche tempo fa il prof Mario Monti, ovvero che le banche rappresentano il governo occulto del paese

Number 10 bans World Development Movement from G20 summit at last minute - WDM, April 2, 2009
Minutes ago, the World Development Movement learnt that its accreditation, as part of the Put People First alliance, to enter the G20 summit has been revoked. The reason is unclear but a member of the accreditation team told the World Development Movement that the decision came after the Foreign and Commonwealth Office had received a note from 'Number 10' to decline the organisation's director, Benedict Southworth's accreditation

Intervista all'economista francese Jean-Paul Fitoussi: "Ci vogliono ripensamenti politici, economici e sociali" - di ANAIS GINORI, la Repubblica, 2 aprile 2009
"Non è una protesta organizzata chiamiamola rivolta popolare". La situazione è molto grave, si chiedono altri sforzi ai lavoratori e ci si accorge che il salario medio in trent'anni s'è abbassato (non solo, si diffonde a macchia d'olio la conoscenza delle mega-truffe legate all'emissione della moneta e del credito... Dov'erano i professori?)
Jean-Paul Fitoussi
G20 casual tra i Cavalieri dell'Apocalisse: Jean-Paul Fitoussi spiega Beppe Grillo - Economia e Finanza, 2 Aprile 2009

[public debt repudiation] US Treasury Bond Swindle (text + audio) - The Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC, April 01, 2009
Davis Logsdon is chairman of the economics department at the University of Minnesota. He is an expert in financial swindles, and he tipped off the FBI about the Treasury Department’s scam of selling worthless "Treasury bills" to unsuspecting investors

Ban Ki-moon: Temo collasso mondiale, servono 1.000 mld Usd - di Apcom, 2 aprile 2009
"Temo che il peggio debba ancora arrivare - scrive sul quotidiano britannico The Guardian - una profonda crisi politica caratterizzata da crescenti tensioni sociali, da governi deboli e da un'opinione pubblica arrabbiata senza più fiducia nei loro leader e nel loro futuro". Il vertice del G20, dice Ban, "può fare la differenza tra speranza e disperazione, tra ripresa economica e crollo in una più profonda recessione"

Corruption in America's Banks? - by: Bill Moyers Journal, t r u t h o u t, April 3, 2009
Americans are currently wondering how they can hold bankers accountable. The financial industry brought the economy to its knees, but how did they get away with it? With the nation wondering how to hold the bankers accountable, Bill Moyers sits down with Bill Black, the former senior regulator who cracked down on banks during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980's. Black offers his analysis of what went wrong and his critique of the bailout. Also, Bill Moyers talks with alternative media heavyweights Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman about what can and can't be addressed in big corporate media

Former Law Firm Partner Draws Prison Term in KPMG Tax Shelter Scandal - Mark Hamblett, New York Law Journal, April 2, 2009
Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan denied leniency Wednesday for the three men convicted in the KPMG tax shelter scandal. The judge sentenced former Brown & Wood partner Raymond Ruble to 6 1/2 years in prison for his role in providing opinion letters that endorsed the shelters and helped KPMG's wealthiest clients claim bogus losses to offset massive capital gains. Also, Kaplan sentenced former senior KPMG utives John Larson and Robert Pfaff to respective terms of 10 years and one month, and eight years and one month

La ricetta per uscire dalla crisi economica mondiale - di Antonio Grego, CP Eurasia, 01.04.2009
La ricetta per uscire da questa situazione è molto semplice, innanzitutto bisogna sbarazzarsi di questa casta di parassiti che controlla le leve del potere in Italia, non solo di quello politico, ma anche e soprattutto di quello economico e culturale, come necessaria premessa per poter intraprendere con successo qualunque tipo di azione di risanamento. Fatto questo si deve intervenire essenzialmente in due modi: in primo luogo nazionalizzare le banche e le grandi imprese di rilevanza strategica per la nazione, ma non come si è fatto finora “comprando” i debiti delle aziende e ponendo al vertice di esse dei manager che pensano solo a intascare gli utili e socializzare le perdite, ma compiendo una vera e propria nazionalizzazione, in modo che l'intera proprietà e gestione dell'azienda passi allo Stato che deve porre al vertice di essa un commissario che faccia i reali interessi del Paese, uno preparato e onesto, uno del calibro di Enrico Mattei. In secondo luogo inaugurare una stagione di grandi lavori pubblici, per ridare slancio all'economia e assorbire la disoccupazione creata dalla crisi economica

China expands currency swaps to avoid trading in dollars - By Bob Chen and Judy Chen, Bloomberg News, April 2, 2009
The People's Bank of China has agreed to provide 650 billion yuan ($95 billion) to Argentina, Belarus, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, and South Korea through so-called currency swaps. More such arrangements are being planned so importers can avoid paying for Chinese goods with dollars, the central bank said. In Hong Kong, which has pegged the currency to its U.S. counterpart since 1983, stores from Park'n Shop supermarkets to jewelers accept yuan

Focolai di guerra a Londra - Daniele Martinelli, 1 aprile 2009
Voglio azzardare che, dopo la tempesta che si lascerà alle spalle tanti danni, ci sarà un parziale riequilibrio della distribuzione delle ricchezze. Non so bene come, ma certamente ogni giorno, da qui in avanti, sarà da raccontare e da vivere. Per chi riuscirà. Si salvi chi può.

[window dressing] G20 summit: Leaders target bankers - By Andrew Porter, Robert Winnett and Christopher Hope, 02 Apr 2009
World leaders will agree unprecedented global restrictions on pay and bonuses for bankers at the G20 summit in London

The Scoop on Reserve Currencies - by washingtonsblog.com, Global Research, April 1, 2009
Keynes proposed that the Bancor was to be fixed in terms of 30 commodities, of which one would be gold. The arguments for currency fixed on a basket of commodities was that it would stabilize the average prices of commodities, and with them the international medium of exchange and a store of value. As China's central banker said, the goal would be to create a reserve currency “that is disconnected from individual nations and is able to remain stable in the long run, thus removing the inherent deficiencies caused by using credit-based national currencies”. (indeed, Keynes proposed also an International Clearing Union)

The G-20 Summit: Neoliberal Agenda Untouched. Next Phase of the Crisis is Looming - by Dr. Eric Toussaint and Damien Millet, Global Research, April 1, 2009
The G20 strategy is to put a fresh coat of paint on a world which is collapsing. Only a strong popular mobilization will make it possible to lay solid foundations to build another world in which finance is at the service of people, and not the other way round. The 28 and 30 March demos were big ones: 40,000 people in London , thousands and thousands in Vienna , Berlin , Stuttgart , Madrid , Brasilia , Rome , etc. with the common motto “Let the rich pay the crisis!” The week of global action called for by the social movements from all over the world at the WSF at Belém last January thus had a gigantic echo. Those who had announced the end of the movement for another globalization were wrong. It has proved that it is able to bring large crowds together, and this is only the beginning. The success of the mobilizations in France on 29 January and  19 March (three  million demonstrators were in the streets) is evidence that the workers, the unemployed and young people all want other solutions to the crisis than those which consist in bailing out bankers and imposing restrictions on the lower classes

The G20 Meetings: The European Union is in Tatters - by Eric Walberg, Global Research, April 1, 2009
The only voices expressing the will of Europeans and showing a way out of the current crises are in the madding crowds outside the G20

Obama’s Busted Bank Bailout - by Jack Rasmus, Global Research, April 1, 2009
Pumping money into the banks via TARP only served to temporarily plug in part an ever-growing hole driven by housing value collapse which the TARP did not in any way address. TARP addressed the symptom of collapsing balance sheets and not the cause of those collapsing balance sheets.  In fact, all the measures of the Treasury and Federal Reserve since the crisis began in 2007 share the common strategic error of throwing liquidity (read: taxpayer money) at the balance sheet hole while ignoring solutions to stop the cause of the hole’s constant expansion.  To put it all another way, it was politically more correct for government friends of bankers to help repeatedly, time and again, shore up bank balance sheets, even if temporarily, instead of helping homeowners avoid foreclosure in the millions.  Unfortunately, the latter was and remains the solution, while the former a failed treatment of the symptom (public debt repudiation is approaching...)

G20: China takes on the west - Jonathan Fenby, guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 1 April 2009
With its confidence boosted by the relative success of its stimulus package, China is predicting that it will lead a global recovery (il vantaggio della Cina è che, avendo nazionalizzato il signoraggio, DA 50 ANNI, può disporne a piacimento senza necessità di prelievo fiscale o altri vincoli imposti da banchieri sociopatici. Ti rendi conto? La Cina è più avanzata della Silicon Valley? Imparate la lingua e fatevelo spiegare direttamente...)

G20, corteo di Londra: le immagini amatoriali IN ESCLUSIVA - SKY.it, 1 aprile 2009
"In questo momento ci sono circa 30 mila persone che si stanno spostando qui davanti all'edificio della Bank of England. C'è moltissima confusione e vedo ..."

[all together now] G20 protests: Rioters loot RBS as demonstrations turn violent - Telegraph, 01 Apr 2009
Pauline Smith, 70, a retired lollipop lady from Rickmansworth, Herts, was one of those in the crowd. She said: "I'm here to protest about the banks and to uphold the rights of people who can't be here. I feel a bit worried when there's a surge in the crowd but people are very helpful to me"

London bankers like subtle look amid G20 protests - Jennifer Quinn, Associated Press Writer, April 1, 2009
No suits please, we're British: London bankers dress subtly amid G-20 protests. Thousands of protesters converged in the sunshine in front of the Bank of England's imposing edifice, surrounded by a ring of police. The group G-20 Meltdown organized four parades representing the "four horsemen of the apocalypse" -- war, climate chaos, financial crimes and homelessness. Some office workers took photographs, while others reportedly taunted the protesters by waving money at them from upper story windows...

G20 protesters jam London, target banks - The Times of India, 1 Apr 2009
Anti-globalisation and anti-war protesters and climate campaigners joined with activists demanding more help for the poor and the punishment of bankers they blame for the economic crisis. In one street, a band played reggae and rock music while a shop dummy dressed as a banker was hanged by a noose from a lamp post and fake money was thrown in the air

[not a joke] G20 Protesters Storm Royal Bank of Scotland Branch - Fox News, April 1, 2009
Thousands of G20 protesters jammed downtown London on Wednesday, storming and smashing the windows at a Royal Bank of Scotland building. Others tried to storm the Bank of England, pelting police with eggs and fruit

Aso May Call Japan General Elections Next Month, Shiozaki Says - By Sachiko Sakamaki, Bloomberg, April 1, 2009
Shiozaki said the government should spend 50 trillion yen ($505 billion) over two years to ensure economic growth. Aso didn’t disclose the scale of his new plan after pledging to spend 10 trillion yen in his two previous ones



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Riassunto del Sistema

Defenseless villages are bombarded from the air, the inhabitants driven out into the countryside, the cattle machine-gunned, the huts set on fire with incendiary bullets: this is called pacification
- George Orwell, Politics and the English Language, 1946

"If you go back to the CIA's origins during World War II in the Office of Strategic Services, the whole OSS was really nothing but Wall Street bankers and lawyers."

- Alvin Bernard "Buzzy" Krongard

"La BCE si appropria del potere d'acquisto della comunità"  
"Les vrais mafieux lisent le Financial Time ou le Wall Street Journal"
Voilà ce qu’écrivait Denis Robert dans « une affaire personnelle » sorti en avril 2008... "Certains banquiers sont comme les barons de
Cosa nostra. Ils démarrent soldati, montent en grade. Capodecina, consigliere. Pour finir : capo dei capi. Ils agissent, mais ne parlent pas. L’omertà est la règle. La discipline dans les deux cas est militaire. Je ne parle pas des chefs d’agence ou des petits banquiers. Eux ce sont des soldats. Je parle de leurs généraux. Je parle des types à la tête des banques..."

Ogni governo può creare, emettere e far circolare tutta la valuta ed il credito necessari per soddisfare le proprie necessità di spesa ed il potere d'acquisto dei consumatori
- Abraham Lincoln, sedicesimo presidente degli Stati Uniti
(L'ovvio corollario è: se il tuo governo non lo fa, chiediti perché...)

"History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance."
- James Madison (4th US President)
(L'ovvio corollario è: se il tuo potere giudiziario non li persegue, chiediti perché...)

". . . as [the usurer] fed on insolvency and controlled legislation, the laws were as ingeniously contrived for creating debt, as for making it profitable when contracted. . . As the capitalists owned the courts and administered justice, they had the means at hand of ruining any plebeian whose property was tempting."
- Brooks Adams -

"The purpose of a court in a civilised society is the vindication of men's rights and the enforcement of just causes"

- Lord Thomas Denning -



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La soluzione? Biglietti di Stato e Buoni di Cassa [magari questa volta prima che i danni maggiori siano stati fatti..]
"...con un decreto del 1° maggio 1866 il governo impone alla Banca Nazionale nel regno d’Italia (che è il maggiore degli istituti italiani di emissione) di dargli in prestito 250 milioni di lire (poi aumentato a più riprese), autorizzandola ad attingere tale somma dai depositi e sciogliendola dall’obbligo di convertire in metallo le banconote. La Banca Nazionale emette una quantità di banconote “per conto dello stato” corrispondente all’importo del prestito (e di quelli successivamente concessi allo stato) e tali biglietti, insieme con quelli emessi in proprio, la mettono in grado di sovvenzionare lo stato e di soccorrere le banche di credito, impedendone il crollo." (...) "A fine gennaio 1894, quando ormai i danni maggiori sono fatti, il nuovo governo Crispi autorizza le tre banche di emissione ad allargare di 125 milioni la circolazione per salvare gli istituti pericolanti ed in febbraio si creano 200 milioni di lire in biglietti di stato per alimentare le casse dell’erario, reintroducendo l’inconvertibilità della moneta cartacea."
 - in: MONETA, CREDITO E BANCHE IN EUROPA: UN MILLENNIO DI STORIA - Dispense per il corso di Storia della moneta e della banca a cura di Giuseppe Felloni (2° edizione riveduta e corretta) Genova, Anno accademico 1999-2000

La proprietà della moneta è della Banca d’Italia. Ma la Banca d’Italia non è forse la banca dello stato Italiano? E se lo stato siamo noi, allora i soldi sono i nostri! Falso anche questo, la Banca d’Italia nasce infatti sotto la forma giuridica di società anonima (l’odierna società per azioni), che svolge funzioni di tesoreria per lo stato, stampando banconote e prestandole allo stato. Questa è la parola chiave «prestare», e poiché prestare è prerogativa del proprietario ecco spiegato perché la Banca d’Italia si è arrogata il diritto di proprietà su tutta la moneta circolante. Ecco perché si è detto che il SIMEC valeva “il doppio” della lira. In cambio di centomila lire infatti, Auriti consegnava centomila SIMEC che avevano il potere d’acquisto però di duecentomila lire. Questo semplicemente perché se le lire rappresentano un debito nei confronti della Banca d’Italia, è necessario colmare quel debito azzerandolo e contemporaneamente accreditarne il valore al legittimo proprietario cioè al portatore delle banconote stesse. Compreso questo concetto diviene molto più semplice spiegare l’irreversibilità del debito pubblico. Ogni qualvolta lo stato ha bisogno di soldi, se li fa prestare dalla Banca d’Italia, ad un determinato tasso d’interesse. E quando lo stato deve pagare gli interessi è costretto a farsi prestare altro denaro e l’ammontare del debito pubblico aumenta. Lo squilibrio è dunque permanente e lo stato tenta di colmare l’incolmabile, attraverso una indiscriminata politica di privatizzazioni (svendita del patrimonio pubblico) e di forzato prelievo di risorse, attraverso la leva fiscale, prosciugando i cittadini ed impoverendo l’economia della nazione. Ecco perché più uno stato è industrialmente avanzato e più si indebita nei confronti delle banche centrali. Se vi fosse all’opposto una concezione economica sana, dovrebbe essere lo Stato a stampare le proprie banconote senza dover ricorrere a prestiti presso altri istituti privati, poiché «che un banchiere o un professore vi dicano che il paese non può fare questo o quell’altro perché non ha denaro, è una menzogna così abietta, così spudorata e stupida come si dicesse che esso non può costruire strade perché non ha chilometri!»
 - in: EZRA POUND: UN GRANDE EUROPEO - Proiezioni dell’economia eretica nella post-modernità, di Daniele Lazzeri, Vox Populi
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