Propping Up the Derivatives Casino: Don’t Count on the FDIC by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
December 1, 2014

FDIC sticker, former bank drive up, Casa Grande, AZ

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On the weekend of November 16th, the G20 leaders whisked into Brisbane, posed for their photo ops, approved some proposals, made a show of roundly disapproving of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and whisked out again. It was all so fast, they may not have known what they were endorsing when they rubber-stamped the Financial Stability Board’s “Adequacy of Loss-Absorbing Capacity of Global Systemically Important Banks in Resolution,” which completely changes the rules of banking. Continue reading

Edward Snowden Receives The Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize)

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RT on Dec 1, 2014

US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been awarded The Right Livelihood Award, commonly known as the Alternative Nobel Prize in Stockholm. His call was met with standing ovation of those present.

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