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Confiserie française. Il prend la banque à son propre jeu. Si elles sont tout à fait légales, certaines pratiques des banques peuvent sembler à la limite du racket. Fatigué de cet état de fait, un Russe a décidé de jouer un mauvais tour à l'un de ces organismes bancaires. Aura-t-il gain de cause ? L'avenir nous le dira. Récit de ses aventures. Dmitry Agarkov, un Russe de 42 ans excédé après avoir reçu une publicité pour une offre de crédit à la limite du vol pur et simple, s’est lancé le défi un peu fou de prendre cette banque – Tinkoff Credit Systems, pour ne pas la nommer – à son propre jeu. L’homme a ainsi scanné le document, modifié les termes du contrat par de nouveaux largement en sa faveur – un taux d’intérêt à 0%, un crédit illimité, aucun frais de dossier et de grosses indemnités en cas de modification ou de rupture dudit contrat.

Agarkov pousse désormais le vice en attaquant la banque et en réclamant 727 000$ pour non-respect des termes du contrat. Outrageous HSBC Settlement Proves the Drug War is a Joke | Britain spending 11,000 pounds a day to keep WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holed up. PTI Oct 2, 2012, 02.15PM IST (It is costing a whopping…) LONDON: It is costing a whopping 11,000 pounds a day for Britain to ensure that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy here, does not flee the country. The final bill could be much more as the 41-year-old continues to defy extradition to Sweden where he is suspected of sexually assaulting two women.

Scotland Yard confirmed it costs 11,000 pounds every day to ensure that the Australian does not flee his bolthole at the Ecuadorean Embassy, the Daily Mail reported. The police bill for staking out the embassy where Assange is holed up has already reached more than 1 million pounds. Officers have been watching the property in Knightsbridge, West London, since Assange breached his bail and claimed asylum in June. They have been told to arrest him if he puts "one toe" outside. Ecuador granted political asylum to Assange in August after he took refuge in the country's embassy in London. U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time. Social Media Strategy of the Day: State Department Spent $630,000 on Facebook 'Likes'

Maps That Explain The World. This Is The Most Depressing Version Of Google Maps I’ve Ever Seen. Colder colors mean wealthier neighborhoods; warmer colors mean poorer ones. Whoever thought segregation could be this hypnotic, am I right? Here are some cities (US only): Los Angeles, California: Click image to Zoom Cleveland, Ohio: Houston, Texas: Washington, D.C Detroit, Michigan: Click image to Zoom Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Atlanta, Georgia: Las Vegas, Nevada: If you don't see your city, check out Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks to find it. Senior IRS official: 'I'm not good at math' - yeah, we know. (NaturalNews) During a conference call with reporters, senior IRS official Lois Lerner uttered words that are now reverberating across the blogosphere: "I'm not good at math.

" Don't worry, Lois, neither is anyone else. And the less you can do math, the happier you'll be at the IRS where, let's face it, no two people ever come up with the same answer for any given tax return. This utterance bubbled out of Lois's mouth in the middle of a conference call concerning the stunning revelations that the IRS targeted conservative groups for punitive audits during the 2012 elections. Yep, when you're not a gung-ho supporter for the socialist agenda, IRS agents just happen to come knocking on your door. The IRS apologized for the punitive targeting, but that's hardly enough. People should be going to jail over this. But don't worry. Obama has set America on course for an apocalyptic financial blowout, but no one seems to notice because they can't do math.

Why is this a big deal? IRS Official in Charge During Tea Party Targeting Now Runs Health Care Office. May 16, 2013 6:15pm The Internal Revenue Service official in charge of the tax-exempt organizations at the time when the unit targeted tea party groups now runs the IRS office responsible for the health care legislation.

Sarah Hall Ingram served as commissioner of the office responsible for tax-exempt organizations between 2009 and 2012. But Ingram has since left that part of the IRS and is now the director of the IRS’ Affordable Care Act office, the IRS confirmed to ABC News today. Her successor, Joseph Grant, is taking the fall for misdeeds at the scandal-plagued unit between 2010 and 2012. During at least part of that time, Grant served as deputy commissioner of the tax-exempt unit. Grant announced today that he would retire June 3, despite being appointed as commissioner of the tax-exempt office May 8, a week ago.

“Obamacare empowers the agency that just violated the public’s trust by secretly targeting conservative groups,” Rep. Sen. ABC News’ Abby D.

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Wealth Inequality in America. Keep your coins. It is not a coincidence that these country, which are listed above were and are still being under attack by the western media, since one of the main reasons these countries have been under attack in the first place is because they do not have a rothschild. 5 Facts You Should Know About the Wealthiest One Percent of Americans. October 4, 2011 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email.

As the ongoing occupation of Wall Street by hundreds of protesters enters its third week — and as protests spread to other cities such as Boston and Los Angeles — demonstrators have endorsed a new slogan: “ We are the 99 percent.” This slogan refers to an economic struggle between 99 percent of Americans and the richest 1 percent of Americans, who are increasingly accumulating a greater share of the national wealth to the detriment of the middle class. It may shock you to learn exactly how wealthy this top 1 percent of Americans is. ThinkProgress has assembled five facts about this class of super-rich Americans: 1. As Professor Elizabeth Warren has explained, “There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. More and more often, that is not occurring, giving the protesters ample reason to take to the streets. The Fed Audit. The first top-to-bottom audit of the Federal Reserve uncovered eye-popping new details about how the U.S. provided a whopping $16 trillion in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks and businesses during the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

An amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders to the Wall Street reform law passed one year ago this week directed the Government Accountability Office to conduct the study. "As a result of this audit, we now know that the Federal Reserve provided more than $16 trillion in total financial assistance to some of the largest financial institutions and corporations in the United States and throughout the world," said Sanders.

"This is a clear case of socialism for the rich and rugged, you're-on-your-own individualism for everyone else. " The non-partisan, investigative arm of Congress also determined that the Fed lacks a comprehensive system to deal with conflicts of interest, despite the serious potential for abuse. HuffPo's 11 Myths About the Fed, Refuted. (by Tom Woods and Bob Murphy) The other day the Huffington Post ran an article by a Bonnie Kavoussi called “11 Lies About the Federal Reserve.” And you’ll never guess: these aren’t lies or myths spread in the financial press by Fed apologists.

These are “lies” being told by you and me, opponents of the Fed. Bonnie Kavoussi calls us “Fed-haters.” So she, a Fed-lover, is at pains to correct these alleged misconceptions. She must stop us stupid ingrates from poisoning our countrymen’s minds against this benevolent array of experts innocently pursuing economic stability. Here are the 11 so-called lies (she calls them “myths” in the actual rendering), and our responses. HuffPo’s Myth #1: “The Fed actually prints money.” She leads off with this? HuffPo’s Myth #2: “The Federal Reserve is spending money wastefully.” You may think the Federal Reserve is throwing around money like crazy, just like the federal government.

HuffPo’s Myth #3: “The Fed is causing hyperinflation.” Kavoussi writes, “Rep. It's No Conspiracy Theory -- A Small Group of Companies Have Enormous Power Over the World. October 31, 2012 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. In October of 2011, New Scientist reported that a scientific study on the global financial system was undertaken by three complex systems theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. The mapping of ‘power’ was through the construction of a model showing which companies controlled which other companies through shareholdings.

The top 50 companies on the list of the “super-entity” included (as of 2007): In the United States, five banks control half the economy: JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, and Goldman Sachs Group collectively held $8.5 trillion in assets at the end of 2011, which equals roughly 56% of the U.S. economy. The Network of Global Corporate Control. Abstract The structure of the control network of transnational corporations affects global market competition and financial stability. So far, only small national samples were studied and there was no appropriate methodology to assess control globally.

We present the first investigation of the architecture of the international ownership network, along with the computation of the control held by each global player. We find that transnational corporations form a giant bow-tie structure and that a large portion of control flows to a small tightly-knit core of financial institutions. This core can be seen as an economic “super-entity” that raises new important issues both for researchers and policy makers. Citation: Vitali S, Glattfelder JB, Battiston S (2011) The Network of Global Corporate Control.

PLoS ONE 6(10): e25995. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025995 Editor: Alejandro Raul Hernandez Montoya, Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico Copyright: © 2011 Vitali et al. Introduction Methods holds in firm. The capitalist network that runs the world - physics-math - 19 October 2011. AS PROTESTS against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters' worst fears. An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies, mainly banks, with disproportionate power over the global economy. The study's assumptions have attracted some criticism, but complex systems analysts contacted by New Scientist say it is a unique effort to untangle control in the global economy. Pushing the analysis further, they say, could help to identify ways of making global capitalism more stable. The idea that a few bankers control a large chunk of the global economy might not seem like news to New York's Occupy Wall Street movement and protesters elsewhere (see photo).

But the study, by a trio of complex systems theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, is the first to go beyond ideology to empirically identify such a network of power. The Zurich team can. 1. A Tightly Knit Network of Companies Runs the World Economy, Says Network Analysis. A small, tightly woven network of companies, mostly banks, wields disproportionate control over the global economy, according to a new study. To the thousands of protesters swept up in the global Occupy movement, it may seem like a case of science confirming the obvious.

It's based on a few extrapolations and assumptions that are open to debate, but the overall findings shed some light on the intimate ways 21st century capitalism works — and how those functions can undermine the entire system. A trio of systems theorists at ETH Zurich examined the world's 43,060 transnational corporations and studied their share ownerships, searching for commonalities that tie the companies together.

They worked with techniques used to study complex systems in nature to construct a model of which companies controlled which other companies, and through which networks. They add that domestic anti-trade strictures prevent the core from acting as some kind of cash cartel. [via New Scientist] Kucinich Calls Out Monsanto: Americans Demand GMO Labeling. Monsanto. The Fed Grants $7.77 Trillion in Secret Bank Loan - Now Do You Understand Occupy Wall Street? The 10 Companies Who Control (Almost) Everything We Buy. The Money Masters ~ Full Movie. Taibbi: After Laundering $800M in Drug Money, How Did HSBC Executives Avoid Jail?

Leaked Citibank Memo The Plutonomy Symposium Rising Tides Lifting Yachts. Massive Leak Reveals Criminality, Paranoia, Among Corporate Titans. LONDON - February 26 - WikiLeaks begins to publish today over five million e-mails obtained by Anonymous from "global intelligence" company Stratfor. The emails, which reveal everything from sinister spy tactics to an insider trading scheme with Goldman Sachs (see below), also include several discussions of the Yes Men and Bhopal activists. (Bhopal activists seek redress for the 1984 Dow Chemical/Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, India, that led to thousands of deaths, injuries in more than half a million people, and lasting environmental damage.)

Many of the Bhopal-related emails, addressed from Stratfor to Dow and Union Carbide public relations directors, reveal concern that, in the lead-up to the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster, the Bhopal issue might be expanded into an effective systemic critique of corporate rule, and speculate at length about why this hasn't yet happened—providing a fascinating window onto what at least some corporate types fear most from activists. 16 Things Libyans Will Never See Again. Cross post FDL mir = vector56 Future Libyans may look back and thank America, Britain and France for freeing them from that evil socialist Moammar Gadhafi. Now like us they will know all the benefits and wonders of the “free market”.

In Gadhafi’s Libya: 1. There is no electricity bill in Libya; electricity is free for all its citizens. 2. There is no interest on loans, banks in Libya are state-owned and loans given to all its citizens at 0% interest by law. 3. Add to the above Women were full and equal participants in Libyan society. “Charley Wilson’s war” all over again! Agreed, Gaddafi was no angle; but compare him to what our government has done in our name in Vietnam, Central and South America, the Middle East and (soon to come) Africa he sure looks like something other than the two dimensional bad guy our corporate media is working overtime to make him. What you don’t know about Gadaffi: Imperialism and Resources? The Road to World War 3. Reagan Mythology is Leading US Off a Cliff. As things stand today, the US is hurtling toward a budget showdown in less than a month. Either President Obama will once again capitulate to extreme Republican budget-slashing demands, making Democrats seem as much of a threat to Medicare as Republicans, and virtually ensuring a GOP electoral sweep in 2012, or the US will default on its debt for the first time in its history, most likely plunging the world economy back into another five-continent recession, also costing Democrats the 2012 elections.

These are the options left for a president and a political class completely divorced both from reality, and its own history of how one of the three greatest US presidents of all time steered the country from the brink of collapse eight decades ago The first is to ignore the debt ceiling, relying directly on the 14th Amendment's statement that: "the validity of the public debt of the United States … shall not be questioned". The idea that Reagan produced a uniquely booming economy is false. Land of the Free, Home of the Poor | PBS NewsHour | Aug. 16, 2011. New study says 64% of Americans have less than $1,000 in the bank | KETK | East Texas News, Weather and Sports | Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville. For the First Time, Canadians Now Richer Than Americans. What Was The Gold Standard?

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BOA accused of paying bonuses for foreclosing on homes. Facebook. Ten Companies Profiting Most from War. 6 Corporations Making Money From U.S. Aid to the Brutal Egyptian Military. Feds Buy Two Billion Rounds of Ammunition. Department of Homeland Security buying up enough ammo to wage seven-year war against the American people. DHS Refuses to Answer Congress on 1.6 Billion Bullet Purchase. CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA, Says DHS Informant...coming martial law..NWO TAKEOVER.

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