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The Dirty Money Laundry at HSBC: A Parody

By Bill Ferguson Here at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank We serve the Queen and those of peerage rank, Got billions of pounds, and opprobrium, For the financing of Royal trade in opium. Chorus: For the financing of Royal … Continue reading

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HSBC Headquarters Raided in Argentina

Call it “the Mother of the Vultures.” HSBC, the Crown Jewel of the British monarchy’s Opium Wars, then and now, found its Buenos Aires headquarters and two other offices raided Wednesday by agents of Argentina’s AFIP tax bureau, in search … Continue reading

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Government surrending a generation of Ireland’s citizens to unemployment and inequality – Peadar Tóibín TD

Responding to NESC’s report on Jobless Households, Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín TD accused Fine Gael and Labour of surrendering a generation of Ireland’s citizens to unemployment, inequality and loss of opportunity. The Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Spokesperson said: “In comparison … Continue reading

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Warren Says Either Glass-Steagall or Too-Big-To-Fail; Slams Holder on Bank “Prosecutions”

Speaking at a Washington conference on “new populism” of the Campaign for America’s Future, Glass-Steagall sponsor Sen. Elizabeth Warren did not mention her legislation until prompted by LaRouche PAC during the question period to “talk about Glass-Steagall.” Warren then unleashed … Continue reading

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Transatlantic Banks Don’t Lend, Again Confiscation of Savings Is “Suggested”

For the fourth time in less than three months, the Troika financial powers have let out a suggestion that chunks of Europeans’ savings accounts be confiscated to deal with bank failures. This time, it is the failure of the insolvent … Continue reading

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The Revolt of the Judges

There is still some semblance of law in the United States, as evidenced by these two recent cases of Judges asserting the supremacy of Law, against the criminality of the Obama administration. Federal Judge Rejects the White House’s “Limitless” View … Continue reading

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Icelandic Bank Executives Sentenced To Jail

Four former big names involved with the Icelandic failed bank Kaupthing were sentenced to prison by a Reykjavík court on Friday for their involvement in market abuses related to a stake taken in the bank by Qatari Sheikh Mohammed Bin … Continue reading

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