Posts Tagged ‘Great Recession’

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The U.S. congressman plans to introduce a bill in 2011 that would force the claimed gold holdings at Fort Knox and the central bank in New York to be audited for the first time in almost 60 years.

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The Pentagon has confirmed the weapons budget will grow at a rate past inflation for many years to come.

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Darian Worden from the Center for a Stateless Society on solidarity for survival and prosperity.

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The economic war being waged against Greece, the E.U.—and North America! (40:07):

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Max Keiser, in the premier of his new show on Russia Today, comments on the U.S. funding the Taliban, President Barack Obama’s Asian tour proving U.S. economic desperation, global ‘de-dollarization’ and (of course) Wall Street crooks with Danny Schechter (27:03):

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Peter Schiff, an intellectual economist, brutalizes a know-nothing dingbat with no substance to bring to the table. Schiff: 1; Dingbat: 0

Part One (7:10):

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Trends forecaster Gerald Celente discusses the Newspeak of State officials with Lew Rockwell, Jr.: “The wealth of the nation is going to the ‘too big to fail’s” (13:41):

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Prof. Chomsky discusses: e-media; the hypocritically selective nuclear hysteria; “sensibility” and “tragedy” within the ‘tea party movement’; cynical scapegoating, the natural inclinations of the human species; the business propaganda against government by those who embrace government; a world without war or a world without people; the evolution of the antiwar movement; the immoral elite debate on the Afghanistan occupation, campaign funding predicting policy; and the manufactured sectarian America.

Part One (9:56):

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A report stated ‘real unemployment could be around an all-time high 17.5%. Gerald Celente, a trends forecaster and economist, tells Russia Today that under the algorithm used before the Clinton Administration, ‘real unemployment could be around 22.1% (4:09):

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Ret. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Bush Administration Secretary of State Colin Powell, on the ‘Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex, perpetual war’s relation to the viability of the American Empire, ‘evil’ dollar hegemony’s inevitable demise and the inherent corruptibility of power preventing  the U.S. ‘from impeaching a president every generation’. Col. Wilkerson’s no libertarian—probably better classified as a ‘Jeffersonian military man’—as you see in his proposed solution.

Part One: “The Beginning of the American ‘Imperial Rome’ and Eisenhower’s Warning” (10:21):

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Masses in opposition to globalization demonstrated in Pittsburgh, PA against the meeting of oligarchs from the Group of 20 industrialized nations (G-20). The militarized police assaulted protesters, curbed free speech, and made overt threats to ensure the elite attendees of the highly politicized G-20 Summit were pleased.

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Sunday’s Washington Post reports that “J.P. Morgan Chase for the first time convened its board in Washington this summer, calling the directors to a meeting at the downtown Hay-Adams hotel, then dispatching them to Capitol Hill for meet-and-greets,” highlighting the bed-sharing between State and economy in an article titled, “In Shift, Wall Street Goes to Washington: District Rises as New Financial Center”.

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At a G-20 meeting, Europe focuses on bankster bonuses as the U.S. urges for reserves increase.

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In November 2008, Bloomberg filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit to force the Federal [sic] Reserve to ‘disclose emergency loan deals’. Monday, a federal judge ruled against the FED.

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