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KRITISCHES NETZWERK | Das Netzwerk für kritische Geister und konstruktive Gesellschaftsreformer. Hedgefonds-Manager Paul Singer: Der böse Philanthrop. Stand: 30.07.2014 13:08 Uhr Pleiten haben ihn reich gemacht - doch das ist nur einer der Widersprüche im Leben des Paul Singer. Er setzt sich für Schwule ein. Und gegen Obama. Er ist für die Polizei. Von Georg Schwarte, ARD-Hörfunkstudio New York Graue Haare, grauer Bart. Auch das ist Paul Singer, ein Philantrop, der mit seiner eigenen Stiftung, der „Paul E.

Wobei Singer selbst Schuld und Unschuld klar verteilt sieht: "Das was Argentinien gerade passiert, ist doch selbst verschuldet. Singer wollte nicht viel - er wollte alles Zu diesen Gläubigern gehört Singer selbst. Dann kam 2001 Argentiniens damalige Staatspleite, bald darauf ein sogenannter Schuldenschnitt. Aasgeier, so schimpfen seine Kritiker. Einmal ließ es sogar ein staatliches Segelschiff pfänden Die Konservativen, sie lachen, Singers Gegnern dagegen ist das Lachen längst vergangen. Paul Singer : Dieser Mann steckt hinter Argentiniens Staatspleite. Wenn Argentiniens Präsidentin Cristina Fernández de Kirchner mal wieder über die "Geierfonds" herzieht, ist in erster Linie ein Mann gemeint.

Paul Singer, Jahrgang 1944, Amerikaner. Er liegt seit Jahren im Clinch mit der Regierung in Buenos Aires. Singer gilt als extrem erfolgreicher Spekulant und Visionär, der die Finanzkrise als einer der Ersten kommen sah. Kein Wunder – beschäftigt er sich doch hauptberuflich mit Krisen und lebt durch seine "Vulture Funds" Elliott und NML gewissermaßen von ihnen. Seine Strategie ist ebenso einfach wie erfolgreich: Singer investiert in Länder und Firmen mit Schulden und Restrukturierungsbedarf. Zu Argentiniens Pech hat sich Paul Singer 2001 auch Obligationen des südamerikanischen Krisenlandes gekauft. Unterstützer von Mitt Romney Paul Singers Investition von 49 Millionen Dollar ist inzwischen 800 Millionen wert. Wer sich mit Singer einlässt, muss sich indes nicht über solche Maßnahmen wundern. Singer setzt sich für gleichgeschlechtliche Ehe ein.

Paul Singer (Geschäftsmann) Paul Singer auf dem World Economic Forum in Davos, Schweiz, 23. Januar 2013 Singer ist Vorstandsvorsitzender der Treuhänder des konservativen Think Tanks Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Des Weiteren ist er Mitglied im Vorstand des Beratergremiums für das James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions an der Princeton University, im Vorstand der Fellows of Harvard Medical School, im Vorstand des Commentary Magazine und Mitglied im Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. Nachdem ein Schlichtungsverfahren zwischen Argentinien und den US-amerikanischen Hedgefonds, darunter insbesondere der zu Elliott Management gehörende Geierfonds NML Capital, bis 31.

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List R-oA2014 | Round-op Alpha. The following 714 individuals all actively and knowingly conspire in well-planned efforts and constructions to consolidate power and resources – with the intention to establish a world government which would provide them with full immunity from any form of prosecution regarding their past and future crimes – and are therefore, according to Round-op Alpha, collectively guilty of crimes against the sovereignty of their respective nations and against humanity as a whole, i.e.: High-level brigandage: Looting of public wealth; oppressing of populations; attacking the rights to good health, education, personal/national sovereignty and real security; the murdering in name of corporate profits; democide; psychological warfare; (eco-) terrorism – which deliberately jeopardizes any attempts for world peace and causes regional, cultural tensions, armed conflicts, forced poverty and the decay of the public’s health, the public order and society as a whole.

Who controls the world? More resources for understanding. Occupy Wall Street’s slogan “We are the 99%” had been echoing through the United States and the world for just over a month when James B. Glattfelder and his co-authors released the study “The Network of Global Corporate Control” in October 2011. The study was a scientific look at our global economy, revealing how control flows like water through pipes — some thin, some thick — between people and companies. The finding: that control of our economy is highly tightly concentrated into a small core of top players, leaving us all vulnerable to fast-spreading economic distress. James B. Glattfelder: Who controls the world? In today’s talk, filmed at TEDxZurich, Glattfelder reveals that the impetus of the study wasn’t at all to validate global protesters. Instead, the study was conducted out of a desire to understand the laws that govern our economy, in the same way that we understand the laws that govern the physical world around us.

To answer the question, “Who controls the world?” 1. Who Really Runs the World? Conspiracies, Hidden Agendas & the Plan for World Government. Andrew Gavin Marshall, New DawnWaking Times So, who runs the world? It’s a question that people have struggled with since people began to struggle. It’s certainly a question with many interpretations, and incites answers of many varied perspectives.

Often, it is relegated to the realm of “conspiracy theory,” in that, those who discuss this question or propose answers to it, are purveyors of a conspiratorial view of the world. However, it is my intention to discard the labels, which seek to disprove a position without actually proving anything to the contrary. What I intend to do is analyse the social structure of the transnational ruling class, the international elite, who together run the world.

In answering the question “Who Runs the World?” The greatest position of power within the global capitalist system lies in the authority of money-creation: the central banking system. As Georgetown University history professor Carroll Quigley wrote: It was largely Paul M.

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Banking. Bohemian Club. Rare Bilderberg Paper Trail Left Behind by Elite Rhodes Scholar. Editor’s Comment: Interesting the stuff that comes out about Bilderberg, and the parallel system of global management and rule in general.. all provable for anyone not too lazy to look up the names, organizations and match it with agenda items… 21st Century Wire via 9/11 Disclosure Blogspot The Bilderberg Group meet ever year in June, and although the meeting is attended by heads of state, monarchs, heads of media and finance and captains of industry – the meeting is not open to the press and hidden from public view. Needless to say, these transatlantic power-broker Bilderbergers take a vow of secrecy and never leave a paper trail behind – except for the case of George C. McGhee (photo above). Here’s the story posted by Rundown Live, along with documents and photos that many of you might have missed… .

Unusual Bilderberg Documents Uncovered at Georgetown University .Rundown Live The “George McGhee Papers” have yet to be added to the website, but will be soon. George C. L'île Jekyll. Buying Your Vote. What Happens When a Dark Money Group Blows Off IRS Rules? Nothing. by Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer ProPublica, Yesterday, 11:08 a.m. The Government Integrity Fund spent most of its money on election ads, despite IRS rules prohibiting a social welfare nonprofit from doing so. What Newly Released Docs Tell Us About the IRS and How It Handles Dark Money Groups by Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer ProPublica, April 9, 11:52 p.m. Here are five takeaways ProPublica found from the documents released Wednesday by a House committee. Podcast: The Hidden Power of Dark Money by Nicole Collins Bronzan ProPublica, March 27, 11:45 a.m. Kim Barker and Theo Meyer discuss the increasingly shadowy world of political spending, the power of the Koch brothers’ network, and what to expect in midterm races.

Who Controls the Kochs’ Political Network? By Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer ProPublica, March 17, 12:35 p.m. The Dark Money Man: How Sean Noble Moved the Kochs’ Cash into Politics and Made Millions D’Oh! A Reading Guide on the Billionaire Koch Brothers. Interactive: Billionaires' Favorite Politicians - Forbes.com. OpenSecrets.org: Money in Politics -- See Who's Giving & Who's Getting.

Opensecrets.org--Money in Politics Data. Brought to Light. Brought to Light: Thirty Years of Drug Smuggling, Arms Deals, and Covert Action is an anthology of two political graphic novels, published originally by Eclipse Comics in 1988. Both are based on material from lawsuits filed by the Christic Institute against the US Government. The two stories are Shadowplay: The Secret Team by Alan Moore and Bill Sienkiewicz, and Flashpoint: The LA Penca Bombing documented by Martha Honey and Tony Avirgan and adapted by Joyce Brabner and Tom Yeates. Brought to Light was edited overall by Joyce Brabner, Catherine Yronwode acted as executive editor, and Eclipse publisher Dean Mullaney was the publication designer.

Shadowplay: The Secret Team[edit] Shadowplay: The Secret Team written by Alan Moore and drawn by Bill Sienkiewicz with an introduction by Daniel Sheehan (general counsel of TCI). It was Moore's first major work which was not superhero oriented, it was highly praised for its storytelling and Sienkiewicz's sometimes brutal art. Shadowplay CD[edit] September 2007. President of the PhilippinesFerdinand Marcos began his career with a bang: At age 21, convicted of gunning down Julio Nalundasan, his father's victorious opponent in the Philippines' first national elections, he went to prison. He was later released by a Supreme Court Justice who, like Marcos and his father, was a Nazi collaborator. Despite Marcos's record as murderer, fake WW II hero, and Nazi agent, he was elected Philippines President in 1965.Under Marcos, the Philippines' national debt grew from $2 billion to $30 billion (and his wife Imelda's shoe collection grew along with it to over 1,000 pairs), but U.S. corporations in the Philippines prospered, perhaps explaining why the U.S. didn't protest Marcos' imposition of martial law in 1972.The Carter Administration engineered an $88 million World Bank loan to Marcos, increased military aid to him by 300% and called him a "soft dictator".

George F. Kennan. George F. Kennan, 1940er Jahre Er studierte an der Princeton University und später an der Universität Berlin. Zwischen 1926 und 1961 arbeitete er für das Außenministerium der Vereinigten Staaten, u.a. in Moskau, Berlin, Prag, Lissabon und London. Von 1947 bis 1949 war George F. Kennan im US-Außenministerium als Planungschef tätig. 1957 erhielt er den Pulitzer-Preis, 1976 den Pour le Mérite[1] und 1982 den Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels. Leben[Bearbeiten] Kindheit, Jugend und Studium (1904–1926)[Bearbeiten] Erster Abschnitt im Diplomatischen Dienst (1926–1928)[Bearbeiten] Kennan verbrachte sieben Monate an der Foreign Service School in Washington, D.C. und wurde dann nach Genf und Hamburg versetzt. Ausbildung zum Russlandspezialisten (1928–1931)[Bearbeiten] 1928 bot das Außenministerium der Vereinigten Staaten Beamten, die bereit waren, sich zu Fachleuten für Arabisch, Russisch, Chinesisch oder Japanisch ausbilden zu lassen, eine dreijährige Rückkehr an die Universität an.

Am 12. Commentary: Context And Accuracy: George F. Kennan's Famous "Quotation," by Gilles d'Aymery - ga192. Swans Commentary » March 28, 2005 Context And Accuracy George F. Kennan's Famous "Quotation" by Gilles d'Aymery "We have about 50% of the world's wealth, but only 6.3% of its population. ... In this situation, we cannot fail to be the object of envy and resentment. Our real task in the coming period is to devise a pattern of relationships which will permit us to maintain this position of disparity. ...

(Swans - March 28, 2005) You've all seen this quotation cited countless times on Web sites, listservs and other mailing lists, from the left to the right, and everything in between. George F. Mr. Alexander Cockburn posits ("The Passing Show," AVA, March 23, 2005) that Kennan "will be best remembered for his self-consciously 'realistic' assessment in those postwar years, in State Department PPS23 that, [enter quotation]. " Robert Buzzanco, Associate Professor of History (University of Houston, Texas), used a short excerpt of the quotation in "What Happened to the New Left? VII. Legalese. Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty. Capitalism vs. Democracy. Thomas Piketty’s new book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” described by one French newspaper as a “a political and theoretical bulldozer,” defies left and right orthodoxy by arguing that worsening inequality is an inevitable outcome of free market capitalism.

Piketty, a professor at the Paris School of Economics, does not stop there. He contends that capitalism’s inherent dynamic propels powerful forces that threaten democratic societies. Capitalism, according to Piketty, confronts both modern and modernizing countries with a dilemma: entrepreneurs become increasingly dominant over those who own only their own labor. In Piketty’s view, while emerging economies can defeat this logic in the near term, in the long run, “when pay setters set their own pay, there’s no limit,” unless “confiscatory tax rates” are imposed.

Photo “I am hesitant to call Thomas Piketty’s new book Capital in the 21st Century one of the best books in economics written in the past several decades. First-Ever Political Study of Top 1% Has Found Extreme Conservatism, Intense Political Involvement. Billionaires(image by Michael Fleshman) A year ago, to little public notice, the academic journal Perspectives on Politics published a landmark study, "Democracy and the Policy Preferences of Wealthy Americans," by Benjamin Page, Larry Bartels, and Jason Seawright; which reports that, among the American aristocracy, there exists pervasive extreme conservatism, and also a virtual non-stop involvement in politics by them -- in other words, it finds the same two things that writers have hypothesized to exist among aristocracies throughout all of human history. But, for the first time ever, these researchers have now attached precise numbers to these two hypotheses, and have established that this is the way aristocrats actually are.

Consequently, the much-noted takeover of "Main Street" by "Wall Street" can be explained by the fact that the aristocracy are far more conservative, and also far more politically active, than the general population are. 12% had, with a White House Official. The 147 Companies That Control Everything. Why the Worst Get on Top -- in Economics and as CEOs.

FDR On American Facism(image by JoeInSouthernCA) Reprinted from neweconomicperspectives.org Libertarians are profoundly anti-democratic. The folks at Cato that I debate make no bones about their disdain for and fear of democracy. Friedrich von Hayek is so popular among libertarians because of his denial of the legitimacy of democratic government and his claims that it is inherently monstrous and murderous to its own citizens. Here's an example from a libertarian professor based in Maryland. "[W]hen government uses its legal monopoly on coercion to confiscate one person's property and give it to another, it is engaging in what would normally be called theft.

Calling this immoral act "democracy," "majority rule" or "progressive taxation" does not make it moral. But von Hayek's critique of democratic government has proven to be the most monstrous blood libel of the post-World War II era -- falsely declaring that democratic government must end in tyranny and the mass murder of its own people. Who Runs The World? Solid Proof That a Core Group Of Wealthy Elites Is Pulling the Strings.

Who Rules America? Power, Politics, & Social Change. Political activities of the Koch brothers.