Lyndon LaRouche today launched an international initiative, centered in Manhattan, to expose the utter fraud of the debt which is being attributed to Greece by the European Union and the British Empire’s banks. That debt is being used as blackmail to try to bludgeon Greece—and after them, all of Europe—into committing suicide by imposing genocidal bankers’ austerity, yet again.
“The Greek debt, as such, is mostly not Greek debt,” LaRouche stated. “The debt which Germany and other nations are demanding that they pay for, is money that the Greeks never got! So the Greeks don’t owe that money. This was a swindle, because the Greeks didn’t incur that debt.”
The whole thing was foisted on Greece by a series of frauds, LaRouche said, but in fact it only went to pay Greece’s international banking creditors, to cover up a Ponzi scheme run by Goldman Sachs and other predatory financiers, and to grease the skids of corrupt arms deals negotiated by previous Greek governments—as members of the current Greek government have documented.
But the Greek case is not an anomaly on the world scene. It is a classic example of what LaRouche and EIR have long described as “bankers’ arithmetic,” a fraud under which the majority of the nations of the planet have been saddled with debts they never actually incurred, built up by a pyramid of derivatives speculation and related financial swindles. That is how we got $2 quadrillion in derivatives and other financial assets on the books today, with no conceivable way of paying that debt.
The case of Greece is the same fraud that the vulture funds are trying to perpetrate against Argentina. And it is the same swindle run worldwide by the drug-running, tax-evading bankrupt banks that are at the core of the British Empire today. One such case, that of HSBC—formerly Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, aka the central bank of Dope, Inc.—has recently gained notoriety for organizing planet-wide tax-evasion schemes for their wealthy clients. That, on top of the earlier demonstration at U.S. Senate hearings that HSBC was at the heart of laundering tens of billions of dollars of blood money from the Mexican drug cartels.
But HSBC is just one case among dozens. A whistleblower at UBS (Union Bank of Switzerland), former head of protocol Stephanie Gibaud, has just stated that “the information on HSBC is a copy/paste of what I experienced at UBS.” She added, with scientific precision:
“We have to understand that we are dealing with a criminal industry.”
That is exactly what Wall Street, the City of London, and the entire trans-Atlantic financial system are. It is a criminal enterprise that would maintain the illusion of the solvency of $2 quadrillion in financial assets, by killing off entire nations and populations, such as they are attempting in Greece. It is the bankruptcy of their financial system which is also driving them to threaten thermonuclear confrontation with Russia and China, using Ukraine as an excuse, in order to impose their will globally.
The British Empire’s only hope of victory, is if nations such as Greece and Russia, capitulate to the blackmail and threats, and agree to play by the rigged rules of the game that the British Empire insists is the only game in town. But if they refuse—as the BRICS nations are doing, as well as allied nations such a Greece, Argentina, and Egypt—and instead fight to create an entirely new system based on credit issued for development, rather than speculation, then the financial empire can be brought to its knees.
“We have to spill this thing as a leading issue in the U.S.,” LaRouche stated. “You can sink Wall Street on this one. If you sink the Greek swindle, you’re going to start a chain- reaction explosion of the international trans-Atlantic system, like the Wall Street system and similar things, the British and others. They are the ones who owe the debt, not the Greeks.”
“This thing has got to be put loud and clear on every doorstep inside the United States,” LaRouche said. “If you want to avoid World War III, that’s what you do. And if you don’t do that, you’re not serious about World War III.”
This is an international and a national campaign, LaRouche concluded, and it is centered in New York City. We are taking Manhattan back from Wall Street, and returning it to the policies of Alexander Hamilton.
Palast on the Keiser Report – End Game Memo
“The year was 1997. US Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin was pushing hard to de-regulate banks. That required, first, repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act to dismantle the barrier between commercial banks and investment banks. It was like replacing bank vaults with roulette wheels.
Second, the banks wanted the right to play a new high-risk game: “derivatives trading”. JP Morgan alone would soon carry $88 trillion of these pseudo-securities on its books as “assets”.
Deputy Treasury Secretary Summers (soon to replace Rubin as Secretary) body-blocked any attempt to control derivatives.
But what was the use of turning US banks into derivatives casinos if money would flee to nations with safer banking laws?
The answer conceived by the Big Bank Five: eliminate controls on banks in every nation on the planet — in one single move. It was as brilliant as it was insanely dangerous.”
Keiser Report: Puny Tax Evasion (E720) HSBC
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss how when the going gets tough, the bureaucrats start lying. They also discuss HSBC’s full page apology for the very least of their crimes – which is their role in the puny tax evasion, a crime much smaller than Libor rigging, forex market manipulation and money laundering for the Mexican and Colombian drug cartels. In the second half, Max interviews Mitch Feierstein of PlanetPonzi.com about the Carney effect on the Canadian dollar and the property bubbles in Canada and the UK.
Keiser Report : Episode 721 19.02.2015
Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the new Blackwater world order in which corporations employ and deploy mercenaries to enforce their extrajudicial TTIP ‘rights’ over sovereign nations of non-corporate person-peasants. In the second half, Max continues his interview with Mitch Feierstein of Planet Ponzi.com about the Carney effect on the Canadian dollar and the velocity of money. Mitch also has a chart, the most important chart the audience will ever see and that is the gold price chart. He tells the Keiser Report what it means for the future of monetary policy and our economies.
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Alex Templeton speaking at ECOBATE - UK - 2013
Councils should "bring local banks into being" so they can become "powerful partners" and promote economic, social and environmental benefits to their communities.Published on Mar 21, 2013 Speaking at the 2nd European Conference on Banking and the Economy (ECOBATE) in Winchester, Alex Templeton, Director of the Farm Energy Project, explains how a disfunctional financial system has made it harder to lend to small businesses which in turn impacts communities.