Mainstream politicians have long insisted that Medicare for all, a universal basic income, student debt relief and a slew of other much-needed public programs are off the table because the federal government cannot afford them. But that was before Wall Street and the stock market were driven onto life-support by a virus. Congress has now suddenly discovered the magic money tree.
The inhabitants of a police state may experience restrictions on their mobility, or on their freedom to express or communicate political or other views, which are subject to police monitoring or enforcement. Political control may be exerted by means of a secret police force that operates outside the boundaries normally imposed by a constitutional state.
The challenges of tax justice do not exist in a vacuum. It is not an accident that billions of dollars are lost worldwide to tax avoidance and tax evasion each year. Nor is there anything random about the failure to tackle loopholes, or to move forward proven measures to improve transparency and accountability of the actors, or simply to maintain progressive taxation.
The Tax Justice Network The Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight.
The index was launched on 18 February 2020.
In 2019 Russia, Brazil, India, China and South Africa were planning to issue their own digital money in order to reduce the share of payments in the US currency. BRICS countries are reducing the share of settlements in dollars. In Russia, over the past five years, the dollar`s share in foreign trade payments has decreased from 92% to 50%, and the ruble has increased from 3% to 14%.
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France’s president Emmanuel Macron acting on behalf of powerful banking interests was instrumental in Ms. Lagarde’s nomination. Praised by the Western media, Lagarde was also endorsed by Wall Street and the US Federal Reserve.
What media reports fail to mention is that Lagarde is a corrupt official involved in financial fraud.
She has a criminal record.
Let’s hear it for the fiesty frog! Free speech and freedom of expression website Gab.com has for some considerable time been at the receiving end of systematic abuse by some of the world’s largest and supposedly reputable international financial institutions. It has been a privilege to watch the GAB team,
You Weren’t Stupid, Mr. Brown: CNN’s Brief Shining Moment on 9/11 Dr. Graeme MacQueen September 30, 2019 Editor’s Note: This article by distinguished 9/11 scholar Dr. Graeme MacQueen was originally published on September 11, 2019, on OffGuardian.org. Republished here with permission from both publisher and author, the article is MacQueen’s
Posted on September 29, 2019 by Ellen Brown, Web Of Debt President Trump wants negative interest rates, but they would be disastrous for the U.S. economy, and his objectives can be better achieved by other means. The dollar strengthened against the euro in August, merely in anticipation of the European
Introduction: The money churning through the world’s financial plumbing can end up in the strangest of places and in the hands of some seriously criminal people. Avi Jorisch takes a look at the methods used to transform illegal money into the squeeky clean stuff for reuse and a profit without
Posted on September 14, 2018 by Ellen Brown, The Web Of Debt Blog Central bankers are now aggressively playing the stock market. To say they are buying up the planet may be an exaggeration, but they could. They can create money at will, and they have declared their “independence” from government. They
Tommy Robinson is feeling the pressure of globalised technocratic fascism. It exploits its technical monopolies and oligopolies to eradicate and suppress views for whatever reason it does not agree with. Here Paypal, a US corporation, is exercising its power selectively to achieve the suppression of free speech and values it
Ed – It must be remebered this article was written in 2015 and that all the assertions and predictions uttered by this ‘Private CIA’ man with respect to Russia has and is coming true. Russia is being demonised in preparation for conflict – for anyone interested in the true intentions
Excerpt from Ellen Hodgson Brown’s ‘The Web Of Debt‘ Introduction CAPTURED BY THE DEBT SPIDER President Andrew Jackson called the banking cartel a “hydra-headed monster eating the flesh of the common man.” New York Mayor John Hylan, writing in the 1920s, called it a “giant octopus” that “seizes in its
Listed below are a few of the major commercial and civil activities carried out by the world’s great institutions and enterprises driving the progress humanity into the future. They are interconnected of course but it is not always clear how. Deliberately so. War – The military industrial complex Energy –