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Belarusian President: IMF & World Bank Tried to Bribe Me for ‘Lockdown’

Martin Armstrong | armstrongeconomics.com Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said last month via Belarusian Telegraph Agency, BelTA., that World Bank and IMF offered him a bribe of $940 million USD in the form of “Covid Relief Aid.” In exchange for $940 … Continue reading

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The End of Globalisation – World – October 2008

Journeyman Pictures The global financial machine has ground perilously close to a halt. This timely film explores what went wrong with economic globalisation. How could the financial world have miscalculated so badly? We define what globalisation means in terms of … Continue reading

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IMF chief warns over 1930s-style threats

Source: FT The managing director of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy faces the prospect of “economic retraction, rising protectionism, isolation and . . . what happened in the 30s [Depression]”, as European tensions again flared … Continue reading

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‘IMF, WB continue to ignore emerging countries’

Press TV An economist says the IMF and World Bank use their limited funds to bailout European countries while “there aren’t the funds available to invest in the developed world.” The leaders of the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, China, … Continue reading

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn charged over vice ring, procuring prostitutes

AFP The Australian DISGRACED former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been charged with involvement in an organised vice ring that procured prostitutes for top-class clients. Prosecutors said the 62-year-old former Socialist finance minister and one-time presidential favourite had been released … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Irish Bulldog Vincent Browne Pounds EU’s Klaus Masuch Over the Irish Bank Bailout

Source: Daily Bell Last Thursday in Dublin, Vincent Browne was like a dog with a bone at the ECB/EU/IMF Troika Press Conference. He put a question to the ECB’s Klaus Masuch – a question that he refused to answer despite … Continue reading

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IMF push for $1 trillon rescue fund to cost UK £15bn

Source: Telegraph Downing Street says Britain is ready to consider a request for extra funds from the International Monetary Fund, which is seeking to boost its firepower to around $1 trillion to safeguard the global economy. The government made the … Continue reading

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IMF to stress test Australian banks

Source: SMH Australia’s banks will endure mandatory stress tests imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ensure they can withstand another financial crisis. The IMF has targeted the financial systems of Australia and 17 other countries to undergo rigorous … Continue reading

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Greek crisis ups abandoned kids

Source: Press TV Economic crisis has risen to new heights in Greece, as some parents are now forced to give up their children and put them in foster care because of poverty. The effects of the austerity measures approved by … Continue reading

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