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An Independent Scotland Could Be Another Iceland Banking Collapse

One reason why the British government and the City of London do not want an independent Scotland, is that the greatly oversized Scottish banking system could lead to a banking crisis worse than Iceland’s, according to the Daily Telegraph. Standard … Continue reading

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The Fight for Glass-Steagall in Europe

It has been clear to both advocates and opponents of Glass-Steagall, that, once the United States returned to this principle, Western Europe would be soon to follow. Indeed, the political drumbeat for what could be called a “Global Glass-Steagall” has … 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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WILL SPAIN AND ARGENTINA ALLY AGAINST THE BRITISH MONARCHY?

11 Aug.(LPAC)–Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo will visit Argentina next month and will raise the possibility of a diplomatic alliance with that country against the British on Gibraltar and the Malvinas, the Spanish daily {El Pais} reports. Britain has … Continue reading

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Spanish – British Dispute Over Gibraltar: Question and Answer

LaRouche Irish Brigade editor Gene Douglas  asks the Military Affairs Correspondent for Executive Intelligence Review, Carl Osgood, what is really going on in Gibraltar. Gene Douglas’ question : Carl, There’s been a lot of coverage about Spain standing up to … Continue reading

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Iceland Indefinitely Suspends EU Accession Talks

26 May (EIRNS) The new Icelandic government, led by the Progressives and the Independence Parties, have signed a coalition agreement that includes the suspension of talks indefinitely for accession to the European Union. In fact, for talks to restart, a … Continue reading

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“The Body Economic:Why Austerity Kills”

14 May (LPAC) The New York Times today published an op-ed by two researchers from Oxford University and Stanford University who have published a book, due out May 21, documenting that the austerity policies of the IMF and the Troika … Continue reading

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