Anonymous Vs. The Federal Reserve (OpESR June 14th Video Announcement)

11 June 2011 — Source: Amped Status

In this new video release, “as a first step,” Anonymous has called for public protests beginning on June 14th, continuing “until Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke steps down.” To make their case, they have presented a list of recent scandalous Federal Reserve actions.

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The Beginning of the End of the American Empire By Tanya Cariina Hsu

4 December, 2010 — Global Research

Excerpt from Tanya Cariina Hsu’s chapter.

The following text is a preview from Global Research Publishers’ recent book on the Global Economic Crisis.

Michel Chossudovsky and Andrew G. Marshall (editors)

The following is a sneak peak of Tanya Cariina Hsu’s chapter in the new book from Global Research, “The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the XXI Century.” Order now from Global Research.

“I sincerely believe… that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.” – U.S. President Thomas Jefferson; Letter to John Taylor, May 1816

America is dying. It is self-destructing and bringing the rest of the world down with it.Often referred to as a sub-prime mortgage collapse, this obfuscates the real reason. By associating tangible useless failed mortgages, at least something ‘real’ can be blamed for the carnage. The banking industry renamed insurance betting guarantees as “credit default swaps” and risky gambling wagers were called “derivatives”. Financial managers and banking executives were selling the ultimate con to the entire world, akin to the snake-oil salesmen from the 18th century but this time in suits and ties. And by October 2008, it was a quadrillion-dollar (that’s 1 000 trillion dollar) industry that few could understand.[1] Propped up by false hope, America is now falling like a house of cards.

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Prof. Peter Dale Scott: Martial Law, the Financial Bailout, and War

8 January, 2009 Global Research

Paulson’s Financial Bailout

It is becoming clear that the bailout measures of late 2008 may have consequences at least as grave for an open society as the response to 9/11 in 2001. Many members of Congress felt coerced into voting against their inclinations, and the normal procedures for orderly consideration of a bill were dispensed with.

The excuse for bypassing normal legislative procedures was the existence of an emergency. But one of the most reprehensible features of the legislation, that it allowed Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to permit bailed-out institutions to use public money for exorbitant salaries and bonuses, was inserted by Paulson after the immediate crisis had passed.

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The end of (capitalist) history? By William Bowles

17 September 2008

After the Soviet Union collapsed, Francis Fukuyama published his now utterly discredited book, ‘The End of History’, which told of a glorious future, a capitalist paradise, where we would all be rich, eventually, when the wealth unleashed by an unfettered capitalism would ‘trickle down’ to us in that best of all possible worlds, ‘free market’ capitalism, where the market would take care of everything.

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