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“The Time of the Troika” Is Finished, Say European Parliamentarians Heading Investigative Group

  A special delegation of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON), tasked with investigating the EU Commission-European Central Bank-International Monetary Fund Troika, and with co-rapporteurs Othmar Karas (Austria, EPP Group) and Liem … Continue reading

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Portugal’s Supreme Court Overturns Pension Cuts

On Thursday, Portugal’s Supreme Court issued an unanimous decision that the law mandating a 10% cut in public pensions of over 600 euros ($820) a month is unconstitutional. The court ruled that the pension cut violates “the principle of protection … Continue reading

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Those in Europe Who Play the Game, and Those Who Refuse

First came Socialist Francois Hollande’s sell-out to the financial interests once elected President of France. Now German Social Democrats have joined a Grand Coalition government with Merkel’s green-austerity team, see below. Two elders of the Socialist Party in Portugal are … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 Webcast · GRAPHICS

The following graphics were used as part of a presentation on the collapse of the current EU economy during the December 6, 2013 LaRouchePAC Webcast. Slide 1: Trans-Atlantic QE and Bank Lending Slide 2: Debt to GDP Ratio Slide 3: … Continue reading

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International movement on Glass-Steagall, Dec. 4th

Here are a number of items on the international push for Glass-Steagall, December 4th. The leading item is that in a national full-page ad, the Australian Citizens Electoral Council counters the disastrous notion of Bail-in with the needed Glass-Steagall policy, … Continue reading

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T-4 in Europe

Lyndon LaRouche had the following remarks on yesterdays November 18th LaRouchePAC Policy Committee show: …we have a situation where, yes, Europe is in a disaster. Western and Central Europe are both in an absolute disaster! They have a hopeless situation, … Continue reading

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Portugal: A Case Study in British Depopulation Policy

Portugal has lately been touted as a budding “success story” by the Wall Street/City of London crowd. Moody’s Rating Service upgraded its rating on Portuguese bonds on Nov. 8, praising improving fiscal policies. The same day, the IMF announced that … Continue reading

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