And so it begins: the collapse of Middle class New Zealand

When an elite wants to impoverish and enslave a population it needs to do only three things. Create fear The fear for the loss of Jobs. If you don’t sacrifice one day out of ten you and your colleagues will loose their jobs An outside enemy. Big bad terrorists shooting sports people all around the […]

ISPs must comply with snooping law from Sunday

UK ISPs will be required to hand over records of customers’ internet surfing habits, including IP addresses and times of use, to police and intelligence agencies from Sunday. As part of the EU Data Retention Directive, all ISPs must retain customers’ names, addresses and user IDs, as well as records of email and internet telephony […]

Blair aides DID know Britain was not in imminent danger of attack from Saddam, memo reveals

What gets me is that it was all so glaringly obvious to all but the most badly informed. Secret emails suggesting that Britain was duped into war in Iraq were released yesterday, renewing calls for a full-scale public inquiry into the conflict. Documents released under freedom of information laws show Government officials pressed intelligence chiefs […]

Finally it get’s into the mainstream news: Homeless Tent Cities Springing Up In US

While Charles Lowndes still tries to sell us the tired old lie about how its not the global economic collapse after a 20 year banking bubble binge but a shortage of houses that is causing the economic meltdown, in America where thousands of houses are evicted and boarded up because their inhabitands could no longer […]

Copyright treaty is classified for ‘national security’

Last September, the Bush administration defended the unusual secrecy over an anti-counterfeiting treaty being negotiated by the U.S. government, which some liberal groups worry could criminalize some peer-to-peer file sharing that infringes copyrights. Now President Obama’s White House has tightened the cloak of government secrecy still further, saying in a letter this week that a […]

CIA report: Israel will fall in 20 years

A study conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has cast doubt over Israel’s survival beyond the next 20 years. The CIA report predicts “an inexorable movement away from a two-state to a one-state solution, as the most viable model based on democratic principles of full equality that sheds the looming specter of colonial Apartheid […]

Pentagon Seeks Fleet Of Massive DARPA Spy Blimps

Hovering 12 miles up, airships will scan vast expanses Steve Watson Friday, March 13, 2009 The Pentagon has announced intentions to launch an entire fleet of giant 450-foot-long airships which will act as a massive airborne radar system providing perpetual surveillance of vehicles, planes and people on the ground. The Pentagon said Thursday that […]

Australia declares disaster over oil spill

(CNN) — Australian authorities have declared several coastal areas near Brisbane disaster zones after a massive oil spill earlier this week, according to the Queensland government. Large stretches of Queensland’s coastline are being affected by the oil. “This is a very serious situation,” Queensland Premier Anna Bligh said, according to a news release on Friday. […]

Bangladeschi Shopping mall on fire and near collapse according to the events of 911

With the structure of the building to be said to be heavily damaged it should only be a matter of time before this building like the twin towers and building 7 on 911 will collapse into a pyroclastic flow.I can’t wait to see the theories of the official conspiracy confirmed. Bangladeshi authorities have suspended until […]

Financial Meltdown: The Doublespeak of a Discredited IMF

The international crisis that broke in summer 2008 demolished all the neo-liberal dogmas and exposed the deception behind them. Unable to deny their failure, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund claim they no longer uphold the set of neo-liberal policies known as the Washington Consensus. Yet, discredited though they may be, these two […]

Billions for AIG to Protect the Speculative Profits of Goldman Sachs/Morgan Stanley

In November of 2008 with the nation’s economy unraveling, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs (one of the top five U.S. municipal bond underwriters) were infuriating politicians and public finance officials by recommending the purchase of credit-default swaps (CDS) thereby betting against debts of eleven states, including New Jersey, California, Wisconsin, Florida, and Ohio among others. […]

House prices ‘could drop another 55%’ and leave Britain bankrupt

House prices could slump by another 55 per cent, a respected City forecaster warns. It also predicts a deep recession lasting throughout next year and a ‘very real probability’ that Britain will go bankrupt. The report leaked yesterday from financial analysts Numis Securities says that the collapse in house prices is not ‘anywhere near over’. […]

Michael Parenti: Economic Crisis the Inevitable Result of “Capitalism’s Self-inflicted Apocalypse”

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Iraq shoe thrower sentenced to three years in jail

BAGHDAD, March 12 (Reuters) – An Iraqi reporter who hurled his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush was convicted of attempting to assault a foreign leader on Thursday and jailed for three years, dismaying many Iraqis who regard him as a hero. Muntazer al-Zaidi, 30, who pleaded not guilty to the charge, told […]

Hersh: ‘Executive assassination ring’ reported directly to Cheney

If Cheney had his own private assassination ring, what else did he run out of site of the public eye? Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh dropped a bombshell on Tuesday when he told an audience at the University of Minnesota that the military was running an “executive assassination ring” throughout the Bush years which reported directly […]

New World Order:Bernanke tells the Council for Foreign Relations we need global finance system.

The Council for Foreign Relations is sort of like the Business Round table of New Zealand. It has all the top industrialists, bankers and politicians as it’s members. Cheney for example was it’s top dog for a while and the Rockefeller family figure prominently on it’s member ship list. Here Darth Cheney and David are […]

Economist Ha-Joon Chang on “The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism”

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Too big to fail? 5 biggest banks are ‘dead men walking’

WASHINGTON — America’s five largest banks, which already have received $145 billion in taxpayer bailout dollars, still face potentially catastrophic losses from exotic investments if economic conditions substantially worsen, their latest financial reports show. Citibank, Bank of America , HSBC Bank USA , Wells Fargo Bank and J.P. Morgan Chase reported that their “current” net […]

Breaking the Taboo on Israel’s Spying Efforts on the United States

Scratch a counterintelligence officer in the US government and they’ll tell you that Israel is not a friend to the United States. This is because Israel runs one of the most aggressive and damaging espionage networks targeting the US.  The fact of Israeli penetration into the country is not a subject oft-discussed in the media […]

Consumer demand slumps in China

BEIJING, China (CNN) — Slumping consumer demand pushed China’s consumer and producer price indices into negative territory in February, state-run media reported Tuesday. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao delivers his work report at the National People’s Congress. Consumer prices fell 1.6 percent for the month, compared to a year ago, while the producer price index dropped […]

Your Hard-Earned Money is Being Shipped to France, Germany and China

Just in case you thought that the US bail outs actually helped the US banks think again and you just might like to reconsider who we are going to bail out in the future. Because bailing out we will you can bank on that. Under the guise of “bailing out” AIG, your hard-earned money is […]

Argentina: the blueprint for programmed economic collapse

It has been argued that Argentina was the trial run for the current global financial collapse. Whatever your believes this documentary is a stunning and scary documentation of the total devastation of the Argentinean economy during the collapse of 1999.

NY Times: Mileage Tax Would ‘Track Where Motorists Have Been’

Just in case you are wondering how in the neo-feudal world we are going to be paying the tax that will reimburse the bailouts the banksters are feasting on here is one such way. You will have a devise installed in your car tracking your every move (all in the name of paying mileage tax […]

US Missile Attacks On Pakistan To “Dramatically Increase”: Report

Why exactly is the Western world attacking Pakistan? What did they do to deserve the Western wrath? Why do we still believe that “the Taliban” is a thread to our way of live when the US government itself has done more to curb our freedoms in the name of the war on terror than Pakistan […]

US Blames Afghan Weather for Taliban Success?

Considering 2008 was the most violent year in Afghanistan since the 2001 American invasion and predictions that 2009 would be even worse, it hardly seems a shock that the winter of 2008-09 has been quite a bit more violent than normal. Yet Colonel Pete Johnson gave reporters an interesting reason for why its been a […]

‘Run on UK’ sees foreign investors pull $1 trillion out of the City

The problem with the digitalisation of banks is of course that you don’t get to see when a bank run actually happens. That is good for the insiders because they get to take their money our while they still can but it’s bad news for the man on the street because he only gets to […]

Bailout Money – Instead of Being Used to Stabilize the Economy or Even the Bailed-Out Companies – is Just Going to Line the Pockets of the Wealthy

The bailout money is just going to line the pockets of the wealthy, instead of helping to stabilize the economy or even the companies receiving the bailouts: Bailout money is being used to subsidize companies run by horrible business men, allowing the bankers to receive fat bonuses, to redecorate their offices, and to buy gold […]

Revealed: police databank on thousands of protesters

The thinkg with thinking for yourself is the following: If you think for yourself and you come to the conclussion that we the legally elected government might be contemplating anti democratic rule than we would have to register you in our database. Now that is a bad thinkg because if there is ever a demopnstration […]