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Financial Crisis: Max Keiser – “Goldman Sachs Are Scum”

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“…They are literally stealing a hundred million dollars a day. Goldman Sachs is stealing every day on the floor of the exchange. They should be in the Hague, they should be taken on financial terrorism charges. They should all be thrown in jail…”

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Data-Visualization: The beats of the financial crisis

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Another fine example of an outstanding data visualization from the WSJ. We call it the beats of the financial crisis.

These diagrams perfectly demonstrate how many people are having a bad time now because of the greed, ruthlessness and high criminal energy levels of a few.

And this just seems to be the beginning or better to say the end of the beginning.

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Video: FDR Inaugurated

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A video interesting in a few ways.

First historically of course, then because we will almost certainly hear a more or less similar speech in about a week, and third as times of today might turn out to be rather similar too.

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How to pay for National Health Care – The Wall Street way

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For those who still don’t believe that something is substantially wrong with the way Wall Street and so-called investment banks / Hedge funds around the world have siphoned astronomical amounts into their pockets, here’s another example how the pyramid scheme worked / is being used.

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Economy: The sad Car Maker joke

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With the American car makers on the edge of the abyss and hoping for a bail-out by the government we thought it might be appropriate to remind you of this sad car maker joke…

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Film: Torturing Democracy

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Torturing Democracy is the 2008 documentary film from awarding-winning producer Sherry Jones on the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques“ by the Bush administration in the so-called “War on Terror”. The 90 minutes documentary took more than 18 months to make and includes interview from high ranking U.S. military personnel and the State Department, including former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage…

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