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Germany colluding with the NSA, says Edward Snowden

The power without borders enjoyed by the American National Security Agency (NSA) was established with the complicity of “most Western states.” That is the latest statement from the man responsible for the leaks about the massive global spying of communications in the U.S. and United Kingdom, Edward Snowden, who explained in an interview published by the German weekly Der Spiegel that countries exchange information with the NSA and “do ...Read full article...

German plan seeks to tax Europeans to finance bailouts

Senior advisers to Chancellor Angela Merkel are pushing for better-off households to pay towards the cost of any future bail-outs for the weaker members of the single currency. The proposals, from members of Germany’s council of economic experts, raise the prospect of taxes being imposed on property in a country like Spain if its government was forced to seek a bail-out. The council, known as the “Five Wise Men”, ...Read full article...

Angela Merkel blames Cypriots for bankers’ gamblings

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today that the new rescue program for Cyprus is “right” because it forces “those who have caused the problem.” to take “responsibility” for their actions. In saying this Merkel blames the people of Cyprus for the debt incurred into by the very same banks the German leader so strongly attacks publicly but defends in private. The head of the German government was said to ...Read full article...

François Hollande asks French people to embrace his plan for perpetual slavery

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | NOVEMBER 14, 2012 Convinced that his economic policy is “fair, consistent and effective,” and noting that his top priorities are growth and employment, François Hollande, called on Tuesday for social partners and the French people to seal a “historic commitment” to “reconquer the future.” It is not uncommon to hear failed politicians promising fake hope and change. U.S. president Barack Obama ...Read full article...

Less Sovereignty is the Central Bankers Solution for the Crisis

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | JUNE 29, 2012 Everyone on the main stream seems to believe that the continuous meetings between European central bankers and government officials are seeking to save the Euro and to help the governments deal with their sovereign debts. It is common to hear on television how journalists and so-called analysts explain that their expectations include the proposal of real solutions to ...Read full article...

Angela Merkel is Latest Casualty of Global Uprising

Austerity is not popular anywhere. REUTERS | MAY 13, 2012 Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany’s most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. The election in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), a western German state with a bigger population than the Netherlands and an economy the size of Turkey, ...Read full article...

Anti-Austerity Protests Grow in Europe

By PATRICK DONAHUE | BLOOMBERG | APRIL 30, 2012 A recession in Spain and forecasts of rising unemployment in the 17-nation euro area are amplifying criticism of the German-led austerity agenda in election campaigns this week in France and Greece. With Spain’s largest unions leading marches involving thousands of protesters in 55 cities yesterday, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s government battled to prevent Spain from becoming the next country to seek a ...Read full article...

Merkel and Sarkozy in Talks to End Eurozone

Fears that Italy’s fall may drag the whole region down, prompted the ‘strongest’ economies to think about doing away with the current shape of the Eurozone. Guardian.co.uk November 10, 2011 Fears that Europe’s sovereign debt crisis was spiralling out of control have intensified as political chaos in Athens and Rome, and looming recession, created panic on world markets. Reports emerging from Brussels said that Germany and France had begun preliminary ...Read full article...

Why the euro bailout is the biggest Ponzi scheme in history

By Norman Lamont Mail Online October 12, 2011 The recent decision by the Bank of England to pump another £75billion into the economy shows that Britain, far from recovering, remains on the edge of another dip. But what happens to the British and world economy is, to a large extent, out of our hands. The greatest threat to our economic future is what is happening in the euro zone. ...Read full article...

Banco Central Europeu: U$ 1 trilhão só serve para ganhar tempo

Por Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda Maio 17, 2010 A corrupção e as mentiras do Banco Central Europeu e das suas filiais ao redor do mundo são ilimitadas. Há um ano atrás, o seu escritório nos Estados Unidos, -a Reserva Federal- solicitou 700 milhões de dólares para ‘salvar’ a economia. Isso, nós aprendemos mais tarde, revelou-se uma mentira. Foi uma mentira não só porque o dinheiro não era para fazer ...Read full article...

Banco Central Europeo: $1 trillón de dólares solo sirve para ganar tiempo

Por Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda Mayo 16, 2010 La corrupción y mentiras del Banco Central Europeo y sus sucursales en todo el mundo no tienen límites. Hace un año, su oficina en los Estados Unidos, -la Reserva Federal- solicitó $700 millones de dólares para ‘salvar’ la economía. Esto, después supimos, resultó ser una mentira. Una mentira no solo porque el dinero no era para hacer ‘magia’ económica como ...Read full article...

President Nicolas Sarkozy: France out of Euro zone

President Nicolas Sarkozy slammed his fist on the table and threatened to pull France out of the euro at a meeting of European leaders deciding Greece’s aid package last Friday, according to Spain’s El Pais newspaper. UK Telegraph He newspaper cited comments by Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to members of his party onWednesday as relayed by people present at that meeting. A spokesman for the Spanish ...Read full article...

1 Trillón de dólares Robado de los Contribuyentes para Salvar los Bancos

Por Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda Mayo 11, 2010 Los estrategas políticos europeos dieron a conocer un paquete de préstamos sin precedentes por el valor de casi $ 1 trillón de dólares  y un programa de compras de valores, para detener una crisis de deuda soberana que amenaza con destruir la confianza en el euro. El Euro fue sacudido la semana pasada después de 14 meses de altos ...Read full article...

EU, banksters add another nation to their collection

Greece succumbs to G7 as Papandreou bends over and sells the country FT It was inevitably a humbling moment for George Papandreou, Greek prime minister, as he faced the television cameras on Friday against a backdrop of the shimmering blue Aegean. The proud son and grandson of Greek prime ministers, he was having to admit failure in his four-month crusade against “market speculators” and appeal for outside help to ...Read full article...