by Dennis Small
The IMF, Britain’s planetary policeman for fascist economic policies, issued its semi-annual Global Financial Stability Report in mid-April, warning of an imminent $3.8 trillion meltdown of Eurozone banks. But a senior finance ministry official attending the meeting told EIR that an earlier draft version, seen by the source, concluded that at least $9 trillion would be needed to bail out the private European banks this year. As Lyndon LaRouche has repeatedly warned, the entire trans-Atlantic system is hopelessly bankrupt.
by Andrew Spannaus
Dr. Costa has been at the center of efforts for almost 30 years that have investigated the interface between organized crime and banking, particularly efforts on money laundering.
by Antonio Maria Costa
by Antonio Maria Costa
by Marcia Merry Baker
Emergency food aid and high-tech water and agroindustrial projects are now a life-or-death requirement for 30 million people from the West Sahel through the Horn of Africa. Yet leading trans-Atlantic government officials are merely spouting sentimental rhetoric; they are condoning genocide by failing to take the measures needed.
The German Bundestag is scheduled to approve the Fiscal Compact and the European Stability Mechanism on May 25. Thus, only a few weeks remain for the opponents of this codification of bank bailouts and austerity to mobilize to stop it. But, resistance is growing.
by Cynthia R. Rush
Argentine President Fernández’s announcement that she had signed a decree expropriating 51% of the formerly state-owned YPF company, held by the Spanish oil firm Repsol since 1998, has enraged the financiers of London and Wall Street, who are howling that she has “broken the rules!”
by Jeffrey Steinberg
The U.S. Navy, under orders from President Obama, is scrambling to pre-position sufficient military forces into the Persian Gulf region to launch an attack on Iran between now and early Autumn. And, there is no confidence among top U.S. military brass that the President is paying attention to their opposition to any such action.
As the results of the April 22 first round of the Presidential elections in France were announced, Jacques Cheminade and scores of his campaign workers were focussing on the mission ahead—to consolidate a movement of national resistance.
The LaRouche Political Action Committee has initiated a nationwide mobilization to win support this emergency resolution to the U.S. Congress.
by Nancy Spannaus
by Marsha Freeman
Thousands of people came to the nation’s capital to witness the retirement of the Shuttle because it reminded them that space exploration defines the task for the future, a future that is being stolen by the Obama Administration.
The Schiller Institute conference in Berlin on Feb. 25-26 closed with a panel on “The Coming Humanist Renaissance,” introduced by Helga Zepp-LaRouche.
by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
by Antonella Banaudi
by Raymond Björling
by Shawna Halevy
Antonio Maria Costa was the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2002-10). In 2009, he stated in an interview, that massive cash flows from the global narcotics trade were brought into the banking system to rescue banks after the interbank money markets shut down.