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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.

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Wall Street Greed and the Corrupt Global Banking Cartel: Too Big to Prosecute? Not for a California Jury By Ellen Brown, April 23, 2014
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA): When Foreign Investors Sue the State By Martin Khor, April 23, 2014
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Enough Already: The G-20 and the US Tell the Bank of Japan to End Quantitative Easing By Mike Whitney, April 22, 2014
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Workplace Occupations in Turkey. Response to Neoliberal Authoritarian Rule By Socialist Project, April 22, 2014
Putin Says that the Oil Wars with Russia will Make the West Bleed By Russia Today, April 22, 2014
Economic Development, Poverty and Class Struggle in Africa By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 21, 2014
Caterpillar Uses Swiss Subsidiary to Avoid Billions in Taxes By Rozali Telbis, April 21, 2014
The Empire's Giant Ponzi Scheme: In the Belly of the "Economic Beast"
The Dow Jones Index is the Greatest of All Ponzi Schemes By Washington's Blog, April 21, 2014
World Bank Whistleblower Reveals How The Global Elite Rules The World By Michael Snyder, April 21, 2014
Reform of the Bretton Woods Institutions: The IMF Might Not Live to See Its Anniversary By Valentin Katasonov, April 21, 2014
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Bolivia’s New Mining Law By Kirsten Francescone, April 21, 2014
Old World Order vs. New World Order: The Geopolitics of Chaos and Stochastic Change By Andrew McKillop, April 19, 2014
Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich
War Creates Massive Debt and Makes the Banks Rich By Washington's Blog, April 19, 2014
Russia-US Confrontation: Europe Dragged into a Division of the World between Debtors and Creditors: America’s Desperate Solution for not Sinking Alone By Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin (GEAB), April 18, 2014
Bankers are Behind the Wars By Washington's Blog, April 18, 2014
Privatization Is A Ramp For Corruption and Insouciance Is a Ramp for War By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 17, 2014
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The Social Counter-revolution Accelerates in Detroit By Jerry White, April 17, 2014
Health Insurance: Obama Lied About Obamacare, Now Wants Political Lying to Be Legal By Eric Zuesse, April 16, 2014
Remembering Michael C. Ruppert: Wall Street, The CIA and 9/11: “The CIA had Complete and Perfect Knowledge of the Attacks” By Michael C. Ruppert, Bonnie Faulkner, and Kéllia Ramares, April 16, 2014
Iceland and the Global Economic Crisis: The Viking Tiger, A Sacrificial Lamb upon the Altar of Free Trade By Giorgio Baruchello, April 16, 2014
9/11 Attacks: Criminal Foreknowledge and  Insider Trading lead directly to the CIA's Highest Ranks
9/11 Attacks: Criminal Foreknowledge and Insider Trading lead directly to the CIA’s Highest Ranks By Michael C. Ruppert, April 16, 2014
Spanish Government Attacks Democratic Rights By Alejandro López, April 15, 2014
The Criminalization of Wall Street: Will Any Exec at Goldman Sachs Go to Jail?
Privatization of the US Prison System By Global Research News, April 14, 2014
Federal Judge Orders Detroit to Pay Another $85 Million to Banks Implicated in the City’s Bankruptcy By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 14, 2014
Economic Austerity or Debt Default: Choose Your Poison
Austerity and the Attack on Disability Benefits: Facing Resistance In Ontario By John Clarke, April 14, 2014
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing By Ellen Brown, April 13, 2014
The Global Money Matrix: The Forces behind America’s Economic Destruction By Dr. Gary Null, April 13, 2014
US Sanctions on Russia and the Battle for Oil and Natural Gas. Impacts on Global Energy Security By Igor Alexeev, April 13, 2014
School Privatization and the Charter School Scam: Corporate America’s Neo-Feudal Assault on Education By Chris Macavel, April 11, 2014
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U.S. Colonialism and Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis By Victor M. Rodriguez, April 11, 2014
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Vladimir Putin to European Politicians: ‘We Urgently Need to Stabilize Ukraine’s Economy’ By President Vladimir Putin, April 11, 2014
War and the Demise of the US Dollar? Is the US or the World Coming to an End? It will be One or the Other By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 10, 2014
On Eve of Merkel Visit, Massive Anti-Austerity Strike in Greece By Patrick Martin, April 10, 2014
Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation
Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation By Arun Shrivastava, April 09, 2014
The “Rule of Money” and Corruption in America. Predatory Capitalism Feeds on Public Dollars, Forced Debt By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, April 09, 2014
World Bank ‘Development’ Driving – Not Solving – Inequality, Poverty and Concentration of Wealth By Martin Kirk, April 09, 2014
Incoming French Prime Minister Valls Pledges Austerity, Appeals to Far Right By Alex Lantier, April 09, 2014
Corrupt to the Core, The Fire Power of the Financial System. The Destructive Impacts of Financial Markets By Colin Todhunter, April 09, 2014
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The 1994 Rwandan Genocide. The Use of Rwanda’s External Debt (1990-1994). The Responsibility of Donors and Creditors By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Pierre Galand, April 09, 2014
IMF Report: No End to Economic Breakdown By Nick Beams, April 08, 2014
Austerity and the “Economic Destabilization Agenda”. Impoverishing America’s Middle Class By Joachim Hagopian, April 07, 2014
IMF-World Bank Policies and the Rwandan Genocide By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 07, 2014
Greece’s Left and the European Union: On the Need for an Anti-Euro and Anti-EU Position By Panagiotis Sotiris, April 07, 2014
The Global Financial Tsunami End Game: The Petro-Dollar Regime is Finished? By Matthias Chang, April 06, 2014
Unemployment and Low Wage Employment in America: Another Fraudulent Jobs Report By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 06, 2014
The Sanctions War: Washington Threatens Russia Over “Petrodollar-Busting Deal”. Moscow Retaliates, Bilateral Trade Agreements in “Gold Standard Petro-Rubles” By Tyler Durden, April 05, 2014
The EU’s “Economic Time Bomb”: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts and Bail-Ins. “Single Mechanism” to Close Down “Failed Banks” By Ellen Brown, April 02, 2014
Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich
The Wall Street Settlements and the New Aristocracy By Andre Damon, April 02, 2014
Shale Gas Fracking, GMO, Poverty, Bankruptcy: Stop the Corporate Plunder, Flush the TTIP Agreement, Campaign for an “Alternative Trade Mandate” By Colin Todhunter, April 02, 2014
Brzezinski and the Globalists’ Position: The EU Takeover of Ukraine By Kurt Nimmo, April 02, 2014
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Stock Buybacks and Margin Debt By Mike Whitney, April 01, 2014
“The Renminbi Clearing Solution”: Dollar Hegemony Challenged by China and Germany By Global Research News, April 01, 2014
The IMF “Rescue Package”: Western Looting of Ukraine Has Begun By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 01, 2014
The Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery? By Vicky Pelaez, March 31, 2014
European Sovereignty and Independence: How to Free the EU from the American Trap By Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin (GEAB), March 31, 2014
America, NATO and the Sino-Russian Backlash By Felicity Arbuthnot, March 30, 2014
Putin Flushes the US Dollar: Russia's Gold Ruble By Umberto Pascali, March 30, 2014
China’s Renminbi Challenges US Dollar Hegemony? Chinese Currency Trade in Major Financial Centers By Washington's Blog, March 29, 2014
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The 2008 Global Economic Crisis: How Institutionalized Fraud Widened the Gap Between Rich and Poor By Global Research, March 28, 2014
Winning the War of the World By Prof. John McMurtry, March 28, 2014
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Here Comes Ukrainian Hemp By David Swanson, March 28, 2014
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Staged Impoverishment of the Ukrainian Population. Ukraine Parliament passes Austerity Bill Required by IMF By Russia Today, March 28, 2014
US Sanctions on Russia are Indirect Sanctions on the EU By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 27, 2014
Citigroup Fails the Federal Reserve’s Bankers’ “Stress Test”: The Real Story By Washington's Blog, March 27, 2014
Ukraine and The Geopolitical Chessboard By Jack A. Smith, March 26, 2014
US Government Backing for Toxic Mortgage Securities? The Economic Scam of the Century By Mike Whitney, March 26, 2014
Obama Definitely Lied About Having Intent to Prosecute Banksters By Eric Zuesse, March 26, 2014
The Spoils of the War on Afghanistan, One Trillion Dollars of Lithium: The Future of Silicon Valley may lie in the Mountains of Afghanistan By Global Research News, March 26, 2014
The Fourteen Year Recession By JimQ, March 25, 2014
Ukraine: The Corporate Annexation. “For Cargill, Chevron, Monsanto, It’s a Gold Mine of Profits” By JP Sottile, March 25, 2014
“Fairy Tale” Economics: “Sovereign Debt Default is Impossible” By Matthias Chang, March 25, 2014
The Congo Still Ravaged by U.S.-Funded Conflict and Plunder By Asad Ismi, March 25, 2014
Dismantling Former Yugoslavia, Recolonizing Bosnia-Herzegovina By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 24, 2014
“Global Peace vs. Global Interventionism and Imperialism” By Belgrade Forum, March 24, 2014
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Finance Capital Uses Non-Profits for Privatization Agenda By Danny Haiphong, March 24, 2014
What’s the Primary Cause of Wealth Inequality? Financialization By Charles Hugh Smith, March 24, 2014
Economic Crisis: A Global Slide into Depression
Poverty, Unemployment and Social Distress in the “Rich Countries”. Portrait of a Failed System By Andre Damon, March 24, 2014
EU-Ukraine Trade Deal Paves the Way for Brutal Economic Austerity. IMF to Apply “The Greek Model” By Mike Head, March 22, 2014
The US Housing Market is Still “Flat on its Back” By Mike Whitney, March 22, 2014
The Ukraine Crisis and Vladimir Putin: A New Financial System Free from Wall Street and the City of London? By Umberto Pascali, March 22, 2014