Obama’s New World Order – Michael Hudson’s analysis of the financial crisis by Stephen Lendman

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by Stephen Lendman
Global Research, April 10, 2009

This article addresses Washington’s financial coup d’etat in the context of discussing Michael Hudson’s important, very lengthy and detailed April 5 Global Research.ca one titled: “The Financial War Against Iceland – Being defeated by debt is as deadly as outright military warfare.” It reviews its key information in advance of Hudson’s April 14 scheduled appearance on The Global Research News Hour to discuss.

What’s true for Iceland holds everywhere, including the developed world, the idea being to enrich finance capitalism through state-sponsored debt bondage and neo-feudal impoverishment. The global economic crisis was no accident. It was long ago hatched, and has been brewing for years, gestating, percolating, then bubbling into the 2000 tech crash, a mere prelude for today’s greater one spreading everywhere like a cancer but hitting the developing world and most indebted nations hardest.

Hudson: “Iceland is under attack – not militarily but financially.”

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UK “Terror Plot”: Gordon Brown points finger at Pakistan (updated)

Updated: May 15, 2009 added an archived post from 2006

Updated: April 22, 2009 added “Police State UK for Pakistani students”

Updated: added pics and commentary

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compiled by Cem Ertür
Featured Writer
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11 April, 2009

Now that the UK Defense Minister has publicly announced Britain’s engagement in Obama’s “Af-Pak War” [1], it is hardly surprising that the latest wave of relentless false-flag terrorism propaganda by the British government and media specifically target Pakistani citizens living in the UK.

Just a day before the “Easter Plot”, the “civilian” Prime Minister of Pakistan went as far as saying “give us the drones and missiles that will allow us to take care of this problem on our own”; meaning the Pakistani Armed Forces’ extermination of its own people who resist the imperialist invasion of their country. [2]

1) The new enemy within is invisible (Daily Telegraph)
2) Students of terror (Daily Mail)
3) Terror plot: universities seen as safe havens (Daily Telegraph)
4) Scramble to find the Easter bomb factory (Times)
5) Al-Qaeda terror plot to bomb Easter shoppers (Daily Telegraph)
6) Terror plot to blow up top footie grounds (Daily Star)
7) Student visa link to terror raids as Gordon Brown points finger at Pakistan (Guardian)
8) UK and Pakistan to work together against terrorism

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from the archives:

1) Zardari: ‘Give us the drones and we will take out the militants ourselves’
2) UK backs Pakistan offensive
3) UK Interior Minister: The threat of a chemical or nuclear attack is now more real
4) British tabloid press: Britain is now harbouring a menacing enemy within

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/concoughlin/5133188/The-new-enemy-within-is-invisible.html

excerpts from: The new enemy within is invisible

by Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph, 10 April 2009

Within Britain’s counter-terrorism community they are known as the “clean skins”: highly trained, professional killers whose blameless backgrounds provide not the slightest clue as to their true, evil intent.

The phenomenon was first identified during the bloody 30-year campaign the IRA waged against the British Isles. […]

Now it appears that the “clean skins” may be back, this time in Islamist form. That is the logical conclusion to be drawn from the latest operation in which anti-terror police detained […]

11 Pakistani-born nationals who had entered Britain on student visas (and one British national), which suggest that al-Qaeda might now be attempting to effect a radical transformation in its tactics.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1168902/DAILY-MAIL-COMMENT-What-Miss-Smiths-creditability.html

excerpt from: Students of terror

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Mosaic News – 4/10/09: World News From The Middle East

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CPAs MIA by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
4.10.09

Where were the giant accounting firms, the CPAs, and the rest of the accounting profession while the Wall Street towers of fraud, deception and cover-ups were fracturing our economy, looting and draining trillions of dollars of other peoples’ money?

This is the licensed profession that is paid to exercise independent judgment with independent standards to give investors, pension funds, mutual funds, and the rest of the financial world accurate descriptions of corporate financial realities.It is now obvious that the accountants collapsed their own skill, integrity and self-respect faster and earlier than the collapse of Wall Street and the corporate barons. The accountants—both external and internal—could have blown the whistle on what Teddy Roosevelt called the “malefactors of great wealth.”

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Mosaic News – 4/9/09: World News From The Middle East

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Mass protest calls for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Sri Lanka

Thanks to Suren Surendiran who sent this to DS.

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British Tamils Forum
April 11, 2009

…[T]here will a mass protest march taking place today, Saturday 11th April 2009, from 1pm to 4:30pm, in Central London. We would be grateful if you would provide the coverage this humanitarian effort deserves. We are expecting thousands to attend. Over 100,000 attended the last protest march on 31st January 2009.

This demonstration has been organised to raise the call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Sri Lanka.

In a Press Release on Thursday, 8th April 2009, Human Rights Watch said “Sri Lanka’s so-called ‘no-fire zone’ is now one of the most dangerous places in the world,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The Security Council has quibbled over protocol when it should be acting to bring an end to this ghastly loss of life.”

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Protests Scheduled Across the Country Calling on Banks to Nationalize, Reorganize, Decentralize

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Democracy Now!
4.10.09

A New Way Forward: Protests Scheduled Across the Country Calling on Banks to Nationalize, Reorganize, Decentralize

National demonstrations are scheduled in more than fifty cities across the country tomorrow to protest the government’s handling of the economic crisis. The demonstrations are organized by the recently launched group A New Way Forward. They are calling on the government to take three main actions on the country’s banks: nationalize, reorganize and decentralize. [includes rush transcript]

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Zinn: Send a message to Obama + A reinvigorated labor movement needed for social upheaval

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Howard Zinn on class in America Pt 3 – social turmoil is not bad if it leads to something good

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