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In practice, the IMF does not wield “sound economic governance” nor does it protect the vulnerable. It impoverishes entire populations, while providing “prosperity” to a small corrupt and subservient political and economic elite.


The credit card business is the banking industry’s biggest cash cow, largely due to lucrative hidden fees. Visa and MasterCard are independent entities set up by big Wall Street banks, which get about 80% of the fees.


JPMorgan Chase acknowledged that it facilitated the largest Ponzi scheme in history, as Bernie Madoff brazenly turned his business bank account at JPMorgan Chase into a money laundering operation


When the Comex trading floor opened January 30 at 8:20AM, the price of gold inexplicably plunged $17 over the next 30 minutes. The price plunge was triggered when sell orders flooded the Comex trading floor.

Collapse of Ukraine Government: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Resigns amidst Pressures Exerted by the IMF By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 24, 2014
The Globalization of Poverty: Inside the New World Order By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 24, 2014
Suicidal Bombers Over Gaza In A World Coming Apart By Danny Schechter, July 24, 2014
Dangerous Crossroads: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Warns the West. Accuses Washington of “Destabilization Tactics” By Colin Todhunter, July 24, 2014
Retaliation against Moscow for Downing MH17: EU Announces “Forceful” Economic Sanctions against Russia By Julie Hyland, July 23, 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP):  More Power to Corporations to Attack Nations
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and “Police Militarization”: The Coming Calamity, The Coming Resistance By Devon DB, July 23, 2014
The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crash: Financial Warfare against Russia, Multibillion Dollar Bonanza for Wall Street By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 22, 2014
Canada’s Tar Sands and the National Economy By Michal Rozworski, July 20, 2014
Economic Sanctions and the Ukraine Airline Crash By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 19, 2014
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“Development Banks” Are Ruining the Philippines: Billions of Dollars Deeper in Debt with the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank By Global Research News, July 17, 2014
U.S. Sanctions Against Foreign Nations Are Hurting American Companies By Washington's Blog, July 17, 2014
The Gold Market, Insider Trading and “Financial Terrorism” on Comex By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler, July 17, 2014
Interview with Latin American and Caribbean Media By Xinhua, July 17, 2014
Eyeing the Employee: Workplace Surveillance and the Productivity Incentive By Binoy Kampmark, July 17, 2014
Big Corporations Have an Overwhelming Amount of Power Over Our Food Supply By Michael Snyder, July 16, 2014
#noTTIP: The Rising Global Movement against the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) By Adam Parsons, July 16, 2014
Housing Ponzi Scheme Losses: American Homeowners Battling Wall Street By Ellen Brown, July 16, 2014
FINANCIAL IMPLOSION: Global Derivatives Market at $1,200 Trillion Dollars … 20 Times the World Economy
Global Financial Meltdown? Bank for International Settlements Chief Sounds the Alarm Bell on “Quantitative Easing” Policies By Nick Beams, July 16, 2014
‘Building a BRICS Wall’: Stopping the Western Juggernaut By Adrian Salbuchi, July 16, 2014
Sixth BRICS Summit: Fortaleza Declaration By Global Research News, July 16, 2014
Africa and Globalization By Prof. Martin Hart-Landsberg, July 16, 2014
BRICS Against Washington Consensus By Pepe Escobar, July 16, 2014
Anti-Dollar Alliance Prepares Launch of BRICS Bank By Tyler Durden, July 15, 2014
WAR AND GLOBAL CAPITALISM: “Money for Jobs Not for War”:  American Chauvinism and  Reformist Illusions
Corporate Destruction. In A World Beyond Capitalism? By Prof. John McMurtry, July 15, 2014
Big Business Institutionalised Corruption and Financial Fraud in the European Union By Colin Todhunter, July 15, 2014
Brics to Open Alternatives to World Bank, IMF By Valentina Pop, July 15, 2014
Three New JPMorgan IT Deaths Include Alleged Murder-Suicide By Russ Martens and Pam Martens, July 14, 2014
The European Union in Crisis. The Geopolitics of Russia-EU Pipeline Corridors By Tony Cartalucci, July 14, 2014
Corporate “Labor Reform”: Proposals to Maximize Workplace Bullying By Prof. James Petras, July 13, 2014
The Offshore Outsourcing of American Jobs: A Greater Threat Than Terrorism
The Offshore Outsourcing of American Jobs: A Greater Threat Than Terrorism By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 13, 2014
Labor Rights in America: The Union vs. Corporate Showdown Has Officially Begun By Shamus Cooke, July 11, 2014
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Corporate Hijack of Europe By Colin Todhunter, July 11, 2014
Are the Twelve Regional Banks of the Federal Reserve System Private Entities? By Lars Schall, July 10, 2014
Exit Brazil: Catastrophe at the World Cup. The 7-1 Loss to Germany on Home Soil By Binoy Kampmark, July 09, 2014
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The Great Corporate Swindle: Creation of the World’s Largest Free Trade Area. Agribusiness Sets the US-EU TTIP Agenda By Colin Todhunter, July 09, 2014
The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of  the XXI Century.
The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of the XXI Century. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 08, 2014
"Drop Dead Economics": The  Financial Crisis in Greece and the European Union
The Deteriorating Economic Outlook in America. Crisis of the Global Dollar Payments System? By John Williams, Dave Kranzler, and Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 08, 2014
Germany’s Failed Attempts to get its Gold Back from the US Federal Reserve “Opens Question of its Sovereignty” By RT, July 08, 2014
Shades of 1930 in Wall Street Banks’ Dark Pools? By Pam Martens, July 08, 2014
The Illusion of Foreign Investment Growth? Africa Must Break With the World Capitalist System By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 08, 2014
A rally against Citizens United outside the Supreme Court
The Safest and Fairest Way to have a Constitutional Convention in America By Roger Copple, July 08, 2014
The “BombTrains” Controversy: Surge in Oil-by-Rail Transport in the U.S. and Canada By Steve Horn, July 08, 2014
Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud. And More Fraud Is in the Works By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 08, 2014
The 17,000 Dow Jones: Surging Towards a Financial Disaster By Nick Beams, July 07, 2014
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Gaza: Exports of Palestinian Goods Challenge the Illegal Israeli Blockade from the Inside By Gaza Ark, July 07, 2014
Mortgage Debt and the Looming Foreclosure Crisis: As the Fed Runs Out of Bullets, Local Governments Are Stepping In By Ellen Brown, July 07, 2014
Financial War: IMF Pushes Ukraine to ‘Voluntarily Commit Suicide’ By Michael Hudson, July 07, 2014
Positive Thoughts on Dark Times By Prof. James Petras, July 06, 2014
By “Punishing” France, The US Just Accelerated The Demise Of The Dollar By Tyler Durden, July 05, 2014
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Strengthening Financial Stability? The Promise and Pitfalls of BRICS’ 100 Billion Dollar “Contingency Reserve Arrangement” (CRA) By Kavaljit Singh, July 05, 2014
Africa’s Poisoned Chalices: Foreign Investment, Humanitarian Intervention and Aid By Yash Tandon, July 04, 2014
The Derivative Debt Bubble:  "Ghost Financial Assets" and the Widespread Discounting of Western Public Debt
Financial Bubble Implosions. Asset Price Inflation and Social Inequality By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, July 02, 2014
Acquiescing to Big Biotech: Relentless Drive to Force GMO Crops into Britain By Colin Todhunter, July 02, 2014
The “Battle for Europe” is Raging. How America Undermines Franco-Russian Relations By Umberto Pascali, July 02, 2014
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Neo-Colonialism and “Africa’s Relations with the World” By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 02, 2014
‘Global Economic Crisis’ exposes plans for a global military dictatorship
18 Signs that the Global Economic Crisis is Accelerating as we Enter the Last Half of 2014 By Michael Snyder, July 02, 2014
"Vulture Capitalism": Iceland’s New Bank Disaster
Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities? By Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer, July 02, 2014
Proof that War Is Bad for the Economy
Definitive Analysis: War is Bad for the Economy By Washington's Blog, July 02, 2014
“Inclusive Capitalism”: How to Keep Accumulating by Dispossessing Through Philanthropy By Jason Hirthler, July 01, 2014
The US War Against Russia Is Already Underway By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 01, 2014
Russia Strikes out at Sanctions and Takes its Battle to the Dollar By Stefan Hedlund, July 01, 2014
Economic Crisis: A Global Slide into Depression
Another Global Financial Crisis in the Making By Nick Beams, June 30, 2014
Profiteering on Banker Deaths: Regulator says Public Has No Right to Details By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, June 30, 2014
Inflation, Deflation and the Gold Market By Lars Schall, June 29, 2014
Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement, A Prelude to Further Bloodshed By Chris Marsden, June 28, 2014
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U.S. Politicians “Living the High Life” at Taxpayers’ Expense Even After Leaving Office By Michael Snyder, June 28, 2014
Kiev Is Starting a War to Avoid a Revolution By Olga Shedrova, June 27, 2014
“Free Market is the Secret to Happiness” – A Billionaires’ PR Initiative By Chris Young, June 26, 2014
Detroit and Iraq: Plundered by the Same Bandits By Margaret Kimberley, June 26, 2014
The Global Financial Context: Paul Singer
Wall Street Hedge Fund Fraud Upheld by US Court: Argentina to Pay “Vulture” Fund $832 Million for Bonds Bought for $49 Million By Pratap Chatterjee, June 26, 2014
Evo Morales: “Our Liberation is for the Whole of Humanity”. For a Global Brotherhood Among The People By Evo Morales Ayma, June 26, 2014
Syria: White House preaches peace as Pentagon prepares for war
Negative Economic Growth in America: A New Recession and a New World Devoid of Washington’s Arrogance? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, June 26, 2014
Economic Stagnation in Europe. Towards a Deflationary Spiral? By Stefan Steinberg, June 25, 2014
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Another Secret Trade Agreement – TISA By James Hall, June 25, 2014
Canada: New Federally Funded Academic Institute, A Tool to Support the Interests of the Mining Companies By MiningWatch Canada, June 25, 2014
Venezuela: The Capitalists Still Control the State and the Bulk of the Economy By Arlene Eisen, June 24, 2014
America's Credit and Housing Crisis: New State Bank Bills
America’s Housing “Recovery”: Transforming “Foreclosed Homes” Into Rental Empires. Private Equity Firms Drowning in Profits By Laura Gottesdiener, June 24, 2014
Alternative Trade By Prof. Gavin Fridell, June 24, 2014
Residents simulate bad service at a public hospital during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, organized by non-governmental organization (NGO) Rio de Paz (Rio of Peace) at the Jacarezinho slum in Rio de Janeiro
Soccer Is Democratic. The World Cup Is Oligarchy. By Nathalie Baptiste, June 23, 2014
Shhh. Don’t Wake Congress. Let them Sleep through the Next Wall Street Crash By Pam Martens, June 23, 2014