Switzerland: A parasite feeding on developing world?

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June 16, 2009

By Lord Aikins Adusei (Modern Ghana)

For more than half a century the Alpine nation of Switzerland has built a reputation as the world´s centre for tax evasion, fraud accounting, money laundering, racketeering, and above all a staunch ally of corrupt third world leaders and a great beneficiary of third world corruption.

Various categories of persons including Popes, presidents, prime ministers, corrupt dictators, wealthy business men, and drug dealers have all used and benefited from the banking secrecy laws of Switzerland. As a result her economy has been described as an underground economy, a deposit box for dirty money and a “dirt-driven economy”.

Over the last couple of years countries such as United States, Germany and France have argued that they have become victims of Swiss illegal financial activities and as result have stepped up their campaign to get Swiss authorities to cooperate in fighting tax evasion and money laundering. The campaign has even brought a row between the German Finance Minister and members of Swiss parliament. These nations claim they are loosing billions of dollars annually through tax evasion and other illegal financial activities. In 2009 an action by the US Justice Department against the Swiss Banking giant UBS earned the United States close to $1 billion. In 2001, the United States learned that the Swiss had protected the bank that handled finances for Osama Bin Laden. One of them, the Bahrain International Bank, had funds transiting through non-published accounts of Clearstream, which has been qualified as a “bank of banks” and was involved in one of Luxembourg’s major financial scandals.

Western governments have argued that dirty money in many forms welcomed by the Switzerland allows the proceeds of corruption, drug trafficking, racketeering and terrorism to tag alongside and deny the world´s poor the chance to escape poverty. Swiss banks are reputed to be holding an estimated 35% of the world’s private and institutional funds (or 3 trillion Swiss francs)”.

However, of all the victims of Swiss banking secrecy laws and her shady banking practices, developing countries and Africa in particular seem to have suffered the most. The global infrastructure of international financial secrecy with headquarters in Switzerland has helped bleed trillions of dollars in illicitly generated money out of Africa and the rest of the developing world. The activities of Swiss banking institutions and real estate companies have plunged third world nations into debts, poverty, misery, malnutrition, diseases, economic meltdown, infrastructure decay and political instabilities through the help they give to corrupt politicians, civil servants, the business elite and corrupt multinational corporations who collude and connive with the corrupt entities to loot and hide the proceeds of their ill-gotton gains.

Many third world countries especially those in Africa lack the infrastructures needed to run successful economies. They lack schools, hospitals, roads, harbours, rail infrastructure, irrigation facilities, electricity, clean water, telecommunication, sanitation facilities because of the loots. Many children are orphaned and malnourished and many do not have access to education and healthcare because money meant for all that are stolen and are sitting in Swiss banks such UBS, Credit Suisse. There has not been a single corrupt politician or dictator in Africa, Latin America and Asia who has not had dealings with this secretive alpine country. While third world countries continue to struggle to provide the basic necessities of life Swiss economy is washed with money that could save millions from hunger, starvation and diseases.

Every year since the year 2000 developing countries receive about $100-billion in aid annually from rich countries with about $10-billion going to Africa but these rich countries headed by Switzerland receive about $900- billion from these poor countries ($150-billion from Africa) in the form of tax evasion, embezzlement, fraud accounting, debt servicing and corruption. The World Bank´s Stolen Asset Recovery initiative estimates the cross-border flow of proceeds from criminal activities, corruption and tax evasion at between $1 trillion and $1.6 trillion per year, about half of which come from developing and transitional economies.

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A few thoughts on the US, North Korea & South Korea

Here at FactsNews we are and have been very troubled by the recent spark of events taking place in North & South Korea. I don’t know if you call this plain ‘ole instinct, but something seemed very fishy about the sudden suicide of the South Korean President, followed by rumors of war with N.Korea. 
Its no surprise to us in America that when someone knows too much or has stepped on a few important toes they all of a sudden commit suicide or happen to be assassinated. Throughout history we have seen our great leaders killed right before our eyes, instilling fear that in turns results in obedience (doing what the government tells us to do). Its time that people start to use logic and begin to connect the dots before we are further misled and eventually enslaved.

Yes I said it! 
MASS ENSLAVEMENT

We must ask questions and think twice about the topics and issues being brought up by our government sponsored media. They are not trying to keep you informed, they are trying to convince you that what the US is doing is right and IT IS NOT.

We must be cognizant of the fact that everything is not what it seems….

And remember that history always repeats itself (and its not a coincidence)….

The following is a line from a LA Times article written in 1968
Link: http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/521001152.html?dids=521001152:521001152&FMT=ABS&FMTS=CITE:AI&type=historic&date=Jan+29,+1968&author=&pub=Los+Angeles+Times&desc=N.+Korea+Told+U.N.+of+U.S.+’Provocations’ 

N. Korea Told U.N. of U.S. ‘Provocations’
Los Angeles Times (1886-Current File) – Los Angeles, Calif.
Author: LOUIS B FLEMING
Date: Jan 29, 1968
Start Page: 9
Pages: 1
Section: PART ONE
Text Word Count: 593

The government of North Korea warned in an official memorandum last Oct. 18

that the United States was seeking to provoke a new war in Korea and that such

a war would threaten not only the peace of Asia…

New World Order: Still A Conspiracy Theory?

Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet.com
Friday, April 3, 2009

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Despite the fact that the term “new world order” was mentioned in connection with the G20 this week hundreds of times by both global leaders and in news reports, it is still regarded as a “conspiracy theory” by that bastion of truthiness, Wikipedia.

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown himself yesterday announced that the G20 heralded the creation of a “new world order” which would involve increased global regulation of economic markets.

A Google News search provides well over a thousand results of reports including the term “new world order” over the past couple of weeks.

Despite the fact that world leaders have been talking about a “new world order” for decades, in the context of the political agenda to diminish the power of sovereign states in favor of a move towards global governance, it was still regarded as a delusion of paranoid conspiracy theorists by the establishment media until relatively recently.

Now even Fox News and Sean Hannity are throwing their arms in the air and admitting that the “conspiracy theorists were right” as the agenda for global government is openly announced.

However, the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, which is notorious for being completely infested with maniacally obsessive trolls, crooked insiders, and establishment apologists, claims that in its warped version of reality, the “new world order” as a sinister concept is still a nebulous conspiracy theory.

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New World Order: So-called “conspiracy theorists” had to endure decades of ridicule for daring to claim such a political agenda existed – now it’s openly discussed in every major news outlet.

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But according to Wikipedia, it’s still a “conspiracy theory”.

Wikipedia attempts to make the differentiation by claiming that the new world order in the context of a sinister, undemocratic, and ultimately totalitarian political agenda, is a characterization embraced only by paranoid conspiracy theorists.

Presumably, Wikipedia is only willing to accept the fact that an agenda to create a new world order exists if that new world order equates to a happy, loving, positive move, where world bankers and global elitists really have the best interests of all of us at heart. Forgive us for being somewhat skeptical of that conclusion.

In reality, as we have exhaustively documented, the new world order has nothing to do with saving the world and everything to do with centralizing power and control into the hands of a gaggle of criminal globalists who are concerned about nothing other than increasing their domination over the planet – at the expense of the rest of the population.

The new world order is totalitarian by its very nature – shifting power away from sovereign countries to global institutions which have no accountability to the general public whatsoever, and through which the public has no voice or influence. That cannot be defined as anything else but undemocratic. There is no such thing as a “benign” new world order.

This very agenda was again enunciated this week by World Bank President and and Bilderberg elitist Robert Zoellick, who openly admitted the plan to eliminate national sovereignty and impose a global government during a speech on the eve of the G20 summit.

Speaking about the agenda to increase not just funding but power for international organizations on the back of the financial crisis, Zoellick stated, “If leaders are serious about creating new global responsibilities or governance, let them start by modernising multilateralism to empower the WTO, the IMF, and the World Bank Group to monitor national policies.”

Proponents of a new world order have always disguised their rhetoric with flowery notions of achieving some kind of global utopia, but behind the scenes the real agenda has always been sinister, nepotistic and anathema to any reasonable notion of democratic freedom.

It’s about time the establishment media stopped parroting the words of globalists and blithely repeating the term “new world order” like it was going out of fashion, and actually started asking real questions about what it really means.

Borderless World the Long-held Dream of Bilderberg Group

By James P. Tucker, Jr.

Bilderberg will continue to push for world government at the May 14-19 secret meeting in Vouliagmeni, Greece, according to a participant. Alice Rivlin, who has represented the Brookings Institution at Bilderberg, smiled and nodded when asked if the agenda this year includes “world government, a world without borders and an American Union.”

These have been Bilderberg goals for many years but have been blocked by what participants refer to sneeringly as “nationalism.” Bilderberg intends to expand the North American Free Trade Agreement throughout the Western Hemisphere as a prelude to establishing an “American Union” similar to the European Union. The ultimate goal is a world government under the UN. Her greatest Bilderberg thrill?

“Sitting next to the queen,” she replied, referring to Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.

In a separate Bilderberg development, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner tripped over his mouth and let the truth escape while addressing the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. The CFR is heavily represented at Bilderberg meetings.

Geithner expressed support for a proposal to replace the dollar as the world’s reserve currency with a basket of currencies that would be managed by the Inter – national Monetary Fund.

“We’re actually quite open to that,” he said. Publicly, both Geithner and President Obama say they are opposed to the idea.

G-20 European Summit Could Trigger ‘Summer of Rage’

By Victor Thorn
www.americanfreepress.net

“A tsunami of dissent is coming, and it is not clear what will remain and what will be remade.” These are the words of UK journalist Micah White, and fear is now starting to build in Europe that a “summer of rage” may sweep across the continent.

Torcuil Crichton of The Herald described how fliers proclaiming “Storm the Banks” were posted on the Internet, making security personnel in Docklands (outside London) jittery as world leaders arrived for the G-20 Summit. Another site said “G-20 ministers are trying to get away with the biggest April Fool’s trick of all time. Their tax-dodging, bonus-guzzling, unregulated free market world is in meltdown, and these fools think we’re going to bail them out. They’ve got to be joking!”

Tension is high in Europe and the United Kingdom. Similar to the U.S., unemployment is rising, the economy is sluggish, homes are being foreclosed, middle-class taxpayers are furious about billionaire banks being bailed out, illegal foreign workers aren’t regulated by the government, while a credit crisis continues to put the pinch on small business.

As a result, protests are springing up in every direction. Greek solidarity workers blocked roads because agricultural prices are falling. Over a million French citizens took to the streets in an attempt to protect their jobs, while 120,000 in Dublin showed their displeasure with the way economic matters are being handled.

The  situation is even more extreme in Latvia, where they actually brought about the collapse of their government; whereas demonstrators in Reykjavik, Iceland openly clashed with police, also toppling their government.

If the G-20 Summit is a launching pad for further violence, in the crosshairs will be international bankers and global corporations. Fueled by outrage over continued bailouts and bonuses, these companies are now viewed as “viable targets” for anarchists, anti-capitalists, and eco-terrorists. Added to this mix of “typical, known protesters” are everyday, middle-class citizens fed up with being ignored, manipulated, and exploited by out of- touch officials.

Orwell Prize-winning journalist and UK Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips summarizes how established political parties keep turning a blind eye to the concerns of their voters, especially in regard to nationalism.

“[These] parties not only refuse to address the issues that concern the public most deeply and emotionally, but also demonize those who express such anxieties as racists or fascists. In particular, they have colluded in a refusal to acknowledge that nationalism—or attachment to one’s own country and its values—is a perfectly respectable, even admirable, sentiment.”

She said that if one is rooted in a culture and identity of history, language, religion, and law, they’re vilified as xenophobic. The press is already targeting such English groups as the BNP (British National Party) and Combat 18 as being violent, far-right, fascist rabble-rousers. If mayhem does erupt during the “summer of rage,” will these nationalist organizations become scapegoats, similar to how militia groups were ostracized after the staged Oklahoma City Bombing? Will the love of country, race, the right to bear arms, and an anti-taxation stance all be seen as “negative impulses” while globalists push for a world of increased socialism?

As a gauge of England’s growing discontent, reform-minded politician Daniel Hannan has become the poster-boy of protest. After Prime Minister Gordon Brown addressed the European Parliament and asked for the largest stimulus in his nation’s history, Hannan of the Conservative Party challenged him face-to-face.

“The truth, prime minister, is that you have run out of our money. . . . You cannot carry on forever squeezing the productive bit of the economy in order to find an unprecedented engorgement of the unproductive bit. . . . You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt. . . . I have to tell you that you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik. . . . You are the devalued prime minister of a devalued government.”

Concerned citizens in America are now starting to ask: when will we get a public official like Daniel Hannan to stand up directly to Barack Obama and ask these very same questions?

Why the End of America is Closer than You Think

Sunday, March 22, 2009 by: Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor
Key concepts: AmericaFederal Reserve and Economy

(CounterThink) I recently moved to Ecuador. Not for a vacation. Not for a month or two. I moved to Ecuador for good, as a permanent resident. Upon hearing my plans for living in South America, many people who knew me in the States asked things like, “Well what about the stability of Ecuador as a nation?” To which I would respond, “Oh, you mean the stability of banks that don’t make loans and don’t invest in derivatives? You mean the stability of a nation where the population still has the courage to march in the streets and throw corrupt officials out of its capitol?”

These questions make Americans pause. Most tend to think of public demonstrations as signs of a politicalinstability. But in fact, public demonstrations are a sign of a healthy Democratic process. And Democracy is alive and well in Ecuador (with the usual level of corruption you find in any democracy).

It is in America, where the sheeple have been terrorized into staying inside the boundaries of their little “protest zones,” that you find a fragile, unstable nation.

Through complacency and fear-mongering, most Americans have become cowards when it comes to political activism. They think emailing their Senator a few times a year is all that’s required to defend freedom and preserve a nation. Marching in the streets is seen as uncivilized… or even unpatriotic! The government agrees with this, too, now labeling anyone who protests in public a “potential terrorist” and targeting them for FBI investigations. (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0%2C29…)

The multi-trillion-dollar theft scheme

 

In the mean time, while the sheeple of America are caught up in their hypnotic dreams of world domination, white-collar hoodlums in Washington D.C. and Wall Street are stealing everything!

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Kissinger’s 1974 Plan for Food Control Genocide

FactsNews – One of our favorite globalists, Henry Kissinger, strikes again! Food Genocide!


by Joseph Brewda

On Dec. 10, 1974, the U.S. National Security Council under Henry Kissinger completed a classified 200-page study, “National Security Study Memorandum 200: Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.S. Security and Overseas Interests.” The study falsely claimed that population growth in the so-called Lesser Developed Countries (LDCs) was a grave threat to U.S. national security. Adopted as official policy in November 1975 by President Gerald Ford, NSSM 200 outlined a covert plan to reduce population growth in those countries through birth control, and also, implicitly, war and famine. Brent Scowcroft, who had by then replaced Kissinger as national security adviser (the same post Scowcroft was to hold in the Bush administration), was put in charge of implementing the plan. CIA Director George Bush was ordered to assist Scowcroft, as were the secretaries of state, treasury, defense, and agriculture.

The bogus arguments that Kissinger advanced were not original. One of his major sources was the Royal Commission on Population, which King George VI had created in 1944 “to consider what measures should be taken in the national interest to influence the future trend of population.” The commission found that Britain was gravely threatened by population growth in its colonies, since “a populous country has decided advantages over a sparsely-populated one for industrial production.” The combined effects of increasing population and industrialization in its colonies, it warned, “might be decisive in its effects on the prestige and influence of the West,” especially effecting “military strength and security.”

NSSM 200 similarly concluded that the United States was threatened by population growth in the former colonial sector. It paid special attention to 13 “key countries” in which the United States had a “special political and strategic interest”: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Turkey, Nigeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia. It claimed that population growth in those states was especially worrisome, since it would quickly increase their relative political, economic, and military strength.

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