Lagarde was found "guilty" without the enforcement of a one year prison sentence. She was accused of "negligence" rather than "complicity" in a multimillion euro fraud. She was rewarded rather than penalized.
The IMF has weaponized its handle through the dollar-based western monetary system, and brutally destroyed nation after nation, thereby killed hundreds of thousands of people. Indirectly, of course, as the IMF would not use traditional guns and bombs, but financial instruments that kill – they kill by famine, by economic strangulation.
The telecommunications companies and the mainstream media would have you believe that the race to roll out 5G is unstoppable. That you are nothing and no one in the face of a lethal multi-trillion-dollar agenda imposed by some of the most powerful entities on the planet.
World War II started in October of 1938 by Germany, with the support of Poland and Hungary invading, & eventually annihilating the sovereign republic of Czechoslovakia! The Munich Agreement signed by Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini & Hitler, called for the break up Czechoslovakia of which Sudetenland was to be annexed by Germany
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Russia-Africa Summit: The Roadmap to Africa, Shift in Geopolitical Relations By Kester Kenn Klomegah, October 17, 2019
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Global Economic Volatility. Towards a New Financial Crisis. Socio-Political Reactions By Eric Toussaint, Prof. Patrick Bond, Ishmael Lesufi, and Lisa Thompson, October 17, 2019
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Climate Change
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Farage, the Brexit Party – and the Con-trick By True Publica, October 16, 2019
Winners and Losers in the Turkish Attack on Kurds in Syria By Elijah J. Magnier, October 16, 2019
IMF
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U.S. Sanctions Could Push Turkey to Leave NATO By Paul Antonopoulos, October 16, 2019
Ecuador Regime’s “Fake Deal” with Protesters: Neocon Moreno Surrendered to IMF “Financial Terrorism” By Stephen Lendman, October 16, 2019
China Vows Strong Countermeasures in Response to Hostile US Legislation By Stephen Lendman, October 16, 2019
American workers
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5G in Space: More 5G Satellites to be Launched by SpaceX. Federal Lawsuit against 5G By Arthur Firstenberg, October 15, 2019
Erdogan Holding 50 US Tactical Nukes ‘Hostage’ as Trump Authorizes Sanctions By Zero Hedge, October 15, 2019
Trump’s Bankrupt Syria Policy: Civilians Will Pay the Price By Vassilis K. Fouskas and Bulent Gokay, October 15, 2019
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Lessons from Ukraine: Shift Foreign Aid to U.S. Desperate Domestic Aid Programs By Dr. Barbara G. Ellis, October 15, 2019
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Russia’s Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East: President Putin’s Interview with Arab Media By Andrew Korybko, October 15, 2019
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