British agent George Soros holds Financial and Media Summits to further pervert the American way of life. Reuters, the Financial Times, NPR, PBS, The Washington Post and other major media outlets are speaking at one event or the other.

Opinion Two George Soros Events Aim to Remake the Financial Order and the Media — So Where’s the Reporting? By Dan Gainor Published April 06, 2011 04/07/11  Left-wing billionaire George Soros is helping fund two major conferences that start on the same day, in two different locations just a three hours apart by car. Two liberal … Continue reading

Article in London's Independent giving a watered down history of the Rothschild International Banking Dynasty

The news that the bankers Rothschild are to withdraw from the gold market, in which they have been a major player for two centuries, has been hailed as the end of an era. The news that the bankers Rothschild are to withdraw from the gold market, in which they have been a major player for two … Continue reading

Article explaining the stranglehold Inter-Alpha Rothschild banks controlled by Jacob Rothschild have over U.K. and U.S. economies. Also speaks of how much reinstating the Glass Steagal Act would do for the American economy.

Mike Robinson 1/11/10 Britain’s banks are bankrupt. We have said it many times. They are trading while insolvent, and in this country at least, that is illegal. The British establishment is owned lock, stock and barrel by these banks, and so nothing is done. They have already taken us very close to the point of … Continue reading

The new Republican budget proposal being formally presented today will supposedly eliminate the national debt while still preserving entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security, Rep. Paul Ryan told CNBC.

04/06/11 CNBC The Republican budget proposal will eliminate the national debt while still preserving costly entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security, Rep. Paul Ryan told CNBC. Bill Clark | Getty Images House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal ‘The Path to Prosperity’ during a news conference on the … Continue reading

IMF calls for alternative to the Dollar on Thursday

By Ben Rooney February 10, 2011   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The International Monetary Fund issued a report Thursday on a possible replacement for the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. The IMF said Special Drawing Rights, or SDRs, could help stabilize the global financial system. SDRs represent potential claims on the currencies of IMF … Continue reading

Overdose Documentary from GrTV

Overdose – The Next Financial Crisis

Bush Sr.'s Carlyle Group to be world's largest private equity firm; Also the owners of Matrics rfid trackers.

  By Thomas Heath Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, January 26, 2011; 8:03 PM District-based Carlyle Group has agreed to purchase a Dutch asset manager in a deal that would significantly expand its investment portfolio and make it the world’s largest private equity firm. Carlyle said Tuesday the acquisition of AlpInvest Partners would give it … Continue reading

Russia Ousted from Uzbek Economy

19.08.2010 Vladislav GULEVICH (Ukraine) The region of Central Asia is an epicenter of global interests. Competition between the U.S., Russia, the EU, China, India, Iran directly impacts the regional economy, and Uzbekistan is one of the main routes for financial inflows into Central Asia. Uzbekistan is ranked between more economically well-off Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan and … Continue reading

China Bank Moves to Buy U.S. Branches

BUSINESS JANUARY 22, 2011 “China Bank Moves to Buy U.S. Branches ICBC Signs a Deal for Bank of East Asia’s Retail Outlets” By LINGLING WEI CHICAGO—China’s biggest bank signed an agreement that would make it the first Beijing-controlled financial institution to acquire retail bank branches in the U.S., though regulators could still block the deal. … Continue reading

One day after securing huge deal with China Boeing lays off 1,000 U.S. workers

Boeing just laid off 1000 workers in Southern California, according to the Orange County Register. The move comes just a day after Boeing agreed to a $19 billion deal with China to produce 200 airplanes for the country. The layoffs affect workers in the company’s Long Beach, Anaheim, and Huntington Beach facilities. The bulk of … Continue reading

Russia To Increase Gold Holdings By 13% In 2011, Will Buy 100 Tonnes Of Gold Each Year

The WSJ reports that The Central Bank of Russia, which seems to have missed Doug Kass’ Friday Fast Money appearance, plans to buy 100 metric tons of gold from domestic banks a year in order to replenish the country’s gold reserves, Deputy Head of the bank Georgy Luntovsky said Monday, according to the bank’s press … Continue reading

Hoping this is a joke…SEC Taps Goldman Sachs Executive as Division Head

By Jessica Holzer Published January 18, 2011 | Dow Jones Newswires WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The Securities and Exchange Commission has named Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chief Investment Officer Eileen Rominger to head its division overseeing asset managers and hedge funds. Rominger will come to the SEC after nearly 30 years in the investment management business, … Continue reading

The Doomsday Project, Deep Events, and the Shrinking of American Democracy

by Peter Dale Scott Global Research, January 22, 2011 Asia-Pacific Journal Vol 9, Issue 4 No 2, January 24, 2011.       I know the capacity that is there to make tyranny total in America, and we must see to it that this agency [the National Security Agency] and all agencies that possess this … Continue reading

US Cooperation with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Challenges and Opportunities…PDF Link

Forget about China’s missiles and stealth fighter; worry instead about ‘non-kinetic’ combat

by Robert Haddick on January 19, 2011 What’s got the focus of U.S. naval intelligence? Although the first test flight of China’s new J-20 fifth-generation stealth fighter made the news last week, and PACOM commander Admiral Robert Willard recently declared that China’s DF-21D medium-range anti-ship ballistic missile has now achieved “initial operational capability,” those developments … Continue reading

Financial Chaos and Debt Default in the European Union

  by Bob Chapman // // // // Global Research, January 19, 2011 Between now and the end of the year, most likely in the fall, we’ll see major financial and economic problems in Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Belgium, Spain and Italy. Those events will sorely test Germany, France, Holland and Austria. Over and over we … Continue reading

FBI Rounds Up 127 La Cosa Nostra Mobsters in Biggest Mafia Bust in New York History… So many arrests they're being held at Army fort.

By TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK – Federal authorities orchestrated one of the biggest Mafia takedowns in FBI history Thursday, charging 127 suspected mobsters and associates in the Northeast with murders, extortion and other crimes spanning decades. Past investigations have resulted in strategic strikes aimed at crippling individual crime families. This time, authorities used … Continue reading

On Jan. 14 Paris prosecutor Jean-Claude Marin began an inquiry into allegations of commercial Chinese espionage carried out against French carmaker Renault. Good article from Stratfor.

By Sean Noonan Paris prosecutor Jean-Claude Marin on Jan. 14 began an inquiry into allegations of commercial espionage carried out against French carmaker Renault. The allegations first became public when Renault suspended three of its employees on Jan. 3 after an internal investigation that began in August 2010. Within days, citing an anonymous French government … Continue reading

The Hu-Obama Summit

Center for Strategic and International Studies By Michael J. Green Jan 12, 2011   Q1: What is the significance of this summit? A1: On January 19, Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao will hold their eighth bilateral meeting, but only their second state visit (the others were all brief sessions on the margins of multilateral … Continue reading

The Fed’s QE2 Traders, Buying Bonds by the Billions

By GRAHAM BOWLEY Published: January 10, 2011     Deep inside the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the $600 billion man is fast at work. In a spare, government-issue office in Lower Manhattan, behind a bank of cubicles and a scruffy copy machine, Josh Frost and a band of market specialists are making the … Continue reading

Japan Will Buy Euro-Region Bonds, Joining China in Assisting Irish Bailout

By Toru Fujioka and Aki Ito – Jan 11, 2011   Japan plans to buy bonds issued by Europe’s financial-aid funds, its finance minister said, joining China in assisting the region as it battles against a debt crisis that prompted bailouts of Ireland and Greece. “There is a plan for the euro zone to jointly … Continue reading

Foreclosure Filings in U.S. May Jump 20% From Record 2010 as Crisis Peaks

Bloomberg News   by Dan Levy and Prashant Gopal – Jan 13, 2011     The number of U.S. homes receiving a foreclosure filing will climb about 20 percent in 2011, reaching a peak for the housing crisis, as unemployment remains high and banks resume seizures after a slowdown, RealtyTrac Inc. said. “We will peak … Continue reading

Europe fears motives of the Chinese push to buy euro-zone debt

“Europe fears motives of Chinese super-creditor” The EU authorities fear that China’s purpose in buying eurozone debt may be double-edged, intended to push up the euro exchange rate against the yuan and gain advantage for exports. China has pledged to use part of its £1.82 trillion reserves to safeguard global stability Photo: EPA By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard … Continue reading

Cold War issues still part of U.S.-Russia discussions

By Walter Pincus Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, January 17, 2011; 10:56 PM   “There are some Cold War issues that continue to return to the front of the agenda, and missile defenses, and how we interact on missile defenses, is, I would say, at the top of the list.” That was Rose Gottemoeller, the … Continue reading

The Spectre Haunting Europe: Debt Defaults, Austerity, and the Death of the “Social Europe” Model

by Prof Michael Hudson and Prof. Jeffrey Sommers Global Research, January 18, 2011 Email this article to a friend Print this article 0diggsdigg 4Share A spectre is haunting Europe: the illusion that Latvia’s financial and fiscal austerity is a model for other countries to emulate. Bankers and the financial press are asking governments from Greece … Continue reading

GE to sign numerous deals with China

GE to sign slew of China deals By Ed Crooks in New York Published: January 18 2011 21:38 | Last updated: January 18 2011 21:38 General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is signing a series of deals with China this week in energy, rail and aviation as it drives to improve its disappointing performance … Continue reading

Ex-Swiss banker publicly hands account files to WikiLeaks' Assange regarding corrupt banking practices

The Associated Press January 17, 2011, 6:29AM ET LONDON A former Swiss banker was on Monday due to hand over files to WikiLeaks which he alleges detail attempts by wealthy business leaders and lawmakers to evade tax payments. Rudolf Elmer, a former employee of Swiss-based Bank Julius Baer, told Britain’s Observer newspaper on Sunday that … Continue reading

Chinese President Hu Jintao says international currency system "is product of the past".

China’s President Hu Jintao said Sunday the international currency system was “a product of the past,” but it would be a long time before the yuan is accepted as an international currency. Hu’s comments, which came ahead of a state visit to Washington on Wednesday, reflected the continuing tensions over the dollar’s role as the … Continue reading

Assange says 504 embassy cables refer to Ruppert Murdoch and News Corp

“Exclusive interview: Julian Assange on Murdoch, Manning and the threat from China” Posted by New Statesman – 12 January 2011 The WikiLeaks founder talks to John Pilger. WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. Photo: Getty Images. In this week’s New Statesman, the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks to John Pilger about Bradley Manning, his “insurance” files on … Continue reading

China Denies Involvement in Renault Corporate Espionage Scandal

  Lisa Bryant | Paris 11 January 2011 China has denied involvement in industrial spying allegations swirling around French carmaker Renault. Three Renault executives have been suspended and the affair may damage French-Chinese ties. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said suggestions implicating China in alleged corporate espionage involving France’s Renault carmaker were groundless, irresponsible and … Continue reading

Geithner Says U.S. Is Insolvent

by Michael S. Rozeff The U.S. government  is insolvent. Who says so? Timothy F. Geithner, the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Geithner sent a letter to Congress on Jan. 6, 2011 asking for the debt limit to be raised. If it is not raised, he warned, the U.S. will default on its debt. In his … Continue reading

European nations begin seizing private pensions

By Jan Iwanik January 2, 2011 People’s retirement savings are a convenient source of revenue for governments that don’t want to reduce spending or make privatizations. As most pension schemes in Europe are organised by the state, European ministers of finance have a facilitated access to the savings accumulated there, and it is only logical … Continue reading

Article on the historical framework of globalization

by Dr. James Polk Global Research, December 29, 2010     Our era  is largely defined by two highly interlinked concepts: globalization and the so-called “war on terrorism.” As geopolitical-economic operatives, both concepts complement each other as significant means to specific ends; both shape important aspects of our daily lives and determine form and content … Continue reading

Quantitative Easing 2: the Fed's Window Dressing

by Bud Conrad   Thu, 23 Dec 2010         With all the rumors since early fall that the Fed would be adding liquidity with Treasury purchases, I developed a projection of what the future Fed balance sheet would hold, and we published the graph below in The Casey Report in early October. … Continue reading

Latest on NAFTA and the SPP

  North American Integration Back on the Front Burner: Washington’s North American “Security Perimeter”   by Dana Gabriel Dec. 28 2010 In the last year, the bilateral process has been the primary means used to advance North American integration, which has drawn little attention. With the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) seemingly stalled after being … Continue reading

Bloomberg files lawsuit against European Central Bank to overturn a decision by the European Central Bank not to disclose documents that show how Greece used derivatives to hide its fiscal deficit.

Bloomberg LP, the parent of Bloomberg News, filed a lawsuit Wednesday that asks the European Union’s General Court in Luxembourg to overturn a decision by the European Central Bank not to disclose documents that show how Greece used derivatives to hide its fiscal deficit. Bloomberg editor in chief Matthew Winkler appeared on Bloomberg Television on … Continue reading

Theo Lubke, who headed the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s efforts to reform the private derivatives market just joined Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to help Wall Street’s most corrupt firm navigate the looming overhaul of financial regulations.

  By Matthew Leising and Shannon D. Harrington Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) — Theo Lubke, who headed the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s efforts to reform the private derivatives market, joined Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to help Wall Street’s most profitable firm navigate the looming overhaul of financial regulations. Lubke, 44, started this month as … Continue reading

Prosecuting Wall Street Fraud: The US Economy is A Giant Ponzi Scheme

  by Washington’s Blog   Bill Gross, Nouriel Roubini, Laurence Kotlikoff, Steve Keen, Michel Chossudovsky and the Wall Street Journal all say that the U.S. economy is a giant Ponzi scheme. Virtually all independent economists and financial experts say that rampant fraud was largely responsible for the financial crisis. See this and this. But many … Continue reading

The US-NATO March to War and the 21st Century "Great Game"

Part II   by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya   Part II The Conquest of Eurasia: The Multiple Fronts of the 21st Century “Great Game” The Caucasus, the Balkans, the Middle East, East Africa, Central Asia The following text is PART II of The “Great Game” and the Conquest of Eurasia. The first text gave an overview of the … Continue reading

US Treasuries hit by biggest sell-off since Lehman Brothers

US Treasuries hit by biggest sell-off in two years By Richard Milne in London and Michael Mackenzie in New York Published: December 8 2010 US Treasuries suffered their biggest two-day sell-off since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, following a torrid month that has seen borrowing costs for western governments soar. Germany, Japan and the US … Continue reading

Massive Monetization: The Failure of the International Financial System

Global Research, December 4, 2010 The price of commodities, particularly food and petroleum products, will be higher in the coming year, which will strain budgets more than ever for those who still have jobs. Unemployment will not get appreciably better and government debt will rise. Government is talking about raising the Social Security retirement age … Continue reading

House passes tax cut extension

As the White House and congressional leaders negotiated over extending the Bush era tax cuts, the House Thursday voted to extend the majority of them, continuing tax rates for lower- and middle-income Americans. The lower chamber passed the bill 234-188, sending it to the Senate, where Republicans have predicted it is dead on arrival. Before the bill … Continue reading

Ireland agrees to $90 billion bailout terms

  By Anthony Faiola Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, November 28, 2010; 10:35 PM BERLIN – Ireland on Sunday reached agreement with the International Monetary Fund and the European Union for an emergency bailout package worth $90 billion, a rescue meant to both shore up that nation’s buckling banks and confront investor fears that Dublin’s … Continue reading

Julian Assange References Next Dump of Cables In Forbes Interview on Monday 11/29. -Upcoming leaks pertain to corruption within a U.S.-based financial institution

After spilling information on everything from the love life of a dictator to top state secrets, WikiLeaks has a new target: a major U.S. financial firm. In an interview with Forbes published on Monday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said the site would release tens of thousands of documents in early 2011 that he claimed would be … Continue reading

Obama calls for 2-year freeze on federal pay

TOM RAUM, Associated Press Tom Raum, Associated Press – 30 mins ago WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday proposed a two-year freeze of the salaries of some 2 million federal workers, trying to seize the deficit-cutting initiative from Republicans with a sudden, dramatic stroke. Though signaling White House concern over record deficits, the freeze would make … Continue reading

More than 100,000 Irish citizens took to the streets of Dublin today to protest against the international bailout and four years of austerity

Thousands of demonstrators march through Dublin to protest against budget cuts and an EU-IMF bailout. Photograph: Peter Morrison/AP ——— More than 100,000 Irish citizens took to the streets of Dublin today to protest against the international bailout and four years of austerity. Despite overnight snow storms and freezing temperatures, huge crowds have gathered in O’Connell … Continue reading

And the rigged Iraqi oil field auction goes to… Shell would like to thank its good friend Dick Cheney and his military.

Iraq to ink $12b Shell gas accord     BASRA (Trade Arabia) — A multibillion-dollar final deal between Iraq and Royal Dutch Shell to capture flared gas at southern oilfields is set to be signed before the year-end, a senior Iraqi oil official said. The $12 billion deal, a venture between Iraq’s South Gas Company … Continue reading

Euro-Zone Debt Crisis Escalates Further

By PATRICK MCGROARTY European finance officials set the stage for an Irish aid package they hope to complete Sunday, betting that billions of euros for the country’s beleaguered banks and strained public finances will restore calm to the euro zone. But they struggled to rise above broad fears that the debt crisis has already trampled … Continue reading

Now It's Italy: Students Occupy Colosseum and Leaning Tower Of Pisa To Protest Cuts

  Gavan Reilly Nov 26, 2010 STUDENTS ACROSS ITALY have occupied buildings all around the country – including two of the its most iconic tourist attractions – in protest at proposed government cutbacks to university fundings. Thousands of third-level students occupied the Colosseum in Rome and the Leaning Tower of Pisa to demonstrate against … Continue reading

2008's Economic War Revisited

Financial Meltdown on Wall Street by Michel Chossudovsky Excerpt from Chapter 1 We are at the crossroads of the most serious economic crisis in world history. The economic crisis has by no means reached its climax, as some economists have predicted. The crisis is deepening, with the risk of seriously disrupting the structures of international … Continue reading