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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.

“Strong Economic Medicine” and Regime Change at the IMF: Does the Name “Strauss-Kahn” Ring a Bell? By Mike Whitney, November 25, 2014
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The Protest Movement in Peru: Strengthening Sustainable Production and Local Economies, Protecting the Environment By John O Shea, November 25, 2014
The Federal Reserve Is at the Heart of the Debt Enslavement System that Dominates our Lives By Michael Snyder, November 25, 2014
A Major International Monetary Crisis is Looming: The Suppression of Gold and Silver? Is COMEX being Cornered? By Bill Holter and Miles Franklin, November 25, 2014
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122 Tons of Gold Secretly Repatriated to the Netherlands By Mark O'Byrne, November 25, 2014
Swiss Gold Referendum: What It Really Means By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 24, 2014
Towards a New Joint Global Currency? Putin Calls Upon Washington “Not to Meddle in Russian Affairs” By Peter Koenig, November 24, 2014
BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Challenge U.S. Global Dominance By Asad Ismi, November 24, 2014
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The Inner Circle, The Politics of Truth And The Seduction of Power By Matthias Chang, November 23, 2014
Protest Advocate Water Access Is Basic Right, After City Of Detroit Starts Cutting Service
The Privatization of Detroit: Massive Termination of Water Services By Abayomi Azikiwe, November 23, 2014
De-Dollarization: Is BRICS a Viable Alternative to the U.S. Dominated World Economic System? By Asad Ismi and Peter Koenig, November 22, 2014
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Wall Street Banks and Commodities Fraud By Joseph Kishore, November 21, 2014
Why Does Gold Have to be so Barbaric? Where has All the Gold Gone? By Bill Holter and Miles Franklin, November 21, 2014
The New World Order of “Neoliberal Globalization”. Russia at the Crossroads By Takis Fotopoulos, November 21, 2014
Failure of the Neoclassical Mindset: Beyond Mainstream Explanations of the Financial Crisis By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, November 21, 2014
Vladimir Putin Prevails at The Brisbane G-20: A Show of Western Weakness, A Mockery of Crisis Management and Diplomacy By Jan Oberg, November 21, 2014
The Global Economic Crisis: Causes and Devastating Consequences
Economists and Military Strategists: This Crisis Was Foreseeable … Thousands of Years Ago By Washington's Blog, November 20, 2014
Student Loans: The Government is Now Officially in the Banking Business
Bank Fraud and Mounting Household Debts in America: The Unspoken Victims of “Payday Loans” By Devon DB, November 20, 2014
Vladimir Putin Marginalized at G20 in Brisbane? – Imagine – Mr. Putin Takes Center Stage By Peter Koenig, November 20, 2014
NEW ECONOMIC VISIONS, SUSTAINABLE BANKING: Cooperative Banking in the Aquarian Age
The Success of Public Banking: Bank of North Dakota Outperforms Wall Street By Ellen Brown, November 20, 2014
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Economic Plunder. The Comprehensive Economic And Trade Agreement (CETA), The Transatlantic Trade And Investment Partnership (TTIP): Don’t Let Them Get Away With It By Colin Todhunter, November 20, 2014
Britain and the Global Economy in Crisis By Bill Holter and Miles Franklin, November 19, 2014
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Unfree Trade Agreements: The Abdication of Democracy By Binoy Kampmark, November 19, 2014
Global Systemic Economic Crisis 2015: The Tenets of the American Empire vs. BRICS and Euro-Russian Trade By Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin (GEAB), November 19, 2014
Economic Downward Spiral: The Next Big Wave of Deflation is Upon Us
Why Quantitative Easing (QE) May Lead to Deflation By Washington's Blog, November 19, 2014
Global Research: Independent, Analytical, Essential By Global Research, November 19, 2014
Recession in Japan Sends Shares Tumbling By Mike Whitney, November 18, 2014
Obama’s Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Would Be Disastrous for Europe By Eric Zuesse, November 18, 2014
Detroit Bankruptcy Exit Plan Excludes African American Majority By Abayomi Azikiwe, November 18, 2014
The G-20 Summit’s “Pathology of Parochialism”: Empty Proposals on Climate Change, Economic Growth By Binoy Kampmark, November 17, 2014
Obama’s Pivot to Asia: Can China Contain America? By John V. Walsh, November 17, 2014
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Obamacare Causes Health Premiums to Nearly Double Among America’s Young Adults By Ethan A. Huff, November 17, 2014
Global Capitalism in Crisis: Empty Commitment by G20 to Boost Global Economic Growth By Nick Beams, November 17, 2014
The Flight into Gold and Silver
Gold and Silver: Precious Metals, The Bottom Is In! Have We Hit the Bottom of the Bear? By Bill Holter, November 17, 2014
Vladimir Putin: The Global Financial Situation and Our Common Actions By President Vladimir Putin, November 16, 2014
Price Rigging and Financial Corruption. A Global House Of Cards By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 15, 2014
China’s Silky Road to Glory. Beijing’s Trade Proposal Undermines Obama’s TPP By Pepe Escobar, November 15, 2014
China – Russia Eurasian Trade Bloc Undermines Obama’s “Neocon Agenda”: Prof. Michael Hudson By Michael Hudson, November 14, 2014
VIDEO: Italy's Welfare Minister In Tears Over Austerity Sacrifices
Protests in Italy over Government Austerity Measures By Press TV, November 14, 2014
Obama’s TPP “Secret Treaty”: Toward A One World Economic System By Michael Snyder, November 14, 2014
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The Road to Brisbane: Pre-Summit Antics Before the G20 By Binoy Kampmark, November 14, 2014
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European Supermarkets Defend Low Wages To Moroccan Tomato Pickers By Mayu Chang, November 14, 2014
Ideological Foundations of Mainstream Neoclassical Economics: Class Interests as “Economic Theory” By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, November 14, 2014
Two Years after the Libor Scandal, Banks Get Token Fines for Rigging Global Foreign Exchange Rates By Andre Damon and Barry Grey, November 13, 2014
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BRICS, Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): Towards a New Global Financial Architecture? By Ari Rusila, November 13, 2014
Failing to Break Up the Big Banks is Destroying America
Big Banks Busted Massively Manipulating Foreign Exchange, Precious Metals and Every Other Market By Washington's Blog, November 12, 2014
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The APEC Circus: Unfree Trade and Growing Insecurity By Binoy Kampmark, November 11, 2014
Gold and Silver Price Manipulation: The “Golden” Cat is Out of The Bag! By Bill Holter, November 11, 2014
Vladimir Putin’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit Speech: Trade in Rubles and Yuan Will Weaken Dollar’s Influence By President Vladimir Putin, November 11, 2014
Another “Conspiracy Theory” Bites The Dust: UBS Settles Over Gold Rigging, Many More Banks To Follow By Tyler Durden, November 11, 2014
G20 summit fails to resolve global trade, currency conflicts
“The G-20 Financial Massacre”, Instability in Major Currency Markets? By Bill Holter, November 11, 2014
The Death of Swiss Neutrality? Foreign Policy in the Service of Imperialism
Is Switzerland Arming in Preparation for A European Social Meltdown? By Peter Koenig, November 11, 2014
Will G20 take collective stand on capital controls?
Reviving the Call for a Global Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) By Kavaljit Singh, November 11, 2014
Eight Charts Showing the Real State of the American Economy By Washington's Blog, November 11, 2014
More “Economic Lies” from “Our” Government: The Latest US Jobs Report By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 10, 2014
The Silver Market in Crisis By Bill Holter, November 10, 2014
Despite Outcry of Opposition, Obama Pushes “Horrific” Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Deal in Asia By Jon Queally, November 10, 2014
Why America Needs War By Jacques R. Pauwels, November 09, 2014
Financial Collapse Will Cause Civil Unrest to Erupt in America by 2016. Economist By Paul Joseph Watson, November 08, 2014
Engineered Economic Crisis: Simultaneous Inflation and Deflation By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, November 08, 2014
Crush Labor and Impose Austerity: ECB  Head Draghi’s Real Goal for the Eurozone
Infringing upon the Eurozone’s Sovereignty on behalf of Wall Street. The ECB’s “Haircut” Measures, Undermining Trade and Investment with Russia and China By Peter Koenig, November 07, 2014
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Lame-Duck Obama’s Brave New World By Pepe Escobar, November 07, 2014
“Hong Kong Occupy Central’s” Dirty Money, Leaders engaged in Unethical “Shadow Funding” By Tony Cartalucci, November 07, 2014
Eroding Democratic Freedoms: Building a New “North American Partnership” for the Future By Dana Gabriel, November 07, 2014
The European Central Bank Fiddles While Rome Burns
European Central Bank Seeks to Reassure Financial Markets By Nick Beams, November 07, 2014
The Collapse of Oil Prices: Has Washington Just Shot Itself in the Oily Foot? By F. William Engdahl, November 06, 2014
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“The Renminbi Hub”: Chinese Banks Acquire Stakes in US and Canadian Banks. Is There a Hidden Agenda? By Bill Holter, November 06, 2014
Who are the Architects of Economic Collapse?
The European Union: The Economy of the Largest Superpower on the Planet Is Collapsing By Michael Snyder, November 06, 2014
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Debt on Wheels: Subprime Loans and Auto Sales By Mike Whitney, November 06, 2014
A City for Sale: Detroit Auctions City Assets for Pennies on the Dollar By Seraphine Collins and Andre Damon, November 06, 2014
The American “Deep State”, Wall Street, Big Oil and the Attack on US Democracy By Prof Peter Dale Scott, November 06, 2014
Venezuela: 15% Minimum Wage Increase – Workers’ Bank Launched by President Maduro By Z.C. Dutka, November 05, 2014
National Economic Suicide: The U.S. Trade Deficit With China Just Hit A New Record High By Michael Snyder, November 05, 2014
American Financial Markets Have No Relationship To Reality By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler, November 05, 2014
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India: The Insidious Logic of “Bilateral Investment Protection Agreements” (BIPA) By Kavaljit Singh, November 05, 2014
New European Commission Marred By Corporate Conflicts of Interest By Pratap Chatterjee, November 04, 2014
0 % Interest Rates: Federal Reserve Keeps Shale Gas Fracking Bubble Afloat By Steve Horn, November 04, 2014
China’s Massive Holdings of Gold Bullion. Is the West Financially Bankrupt? By Bill Holter, November 03, 2014
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Ukraine’s Rada Elections Bring Society to Brink of All Out War and Economic Collapse By Dylan Murphy and Jo Murphy, November 03, 2014
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Censorship? Spain Imposes ‘Google Tax’ on Internet Content Aggregators to Protect its Print Media Industry By Eric Blair, November 03, 2014