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Obama Administration Rakes In Billions Off Student Debt

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‘The student loan program isn’t about helping students or borrowers—it’s about making profits for the federal government.’ By Lauren McCauley | April 16, 2014 Critics blasted the U.S. Department of Education for profiting off the backs of struggling students after a new projection by the Congressional Budget Office revealed Monday that the federal agency is…

Economic Hitmen and the American Empire with John Perkins

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Economic Hitmen and the American Empire with John Perkins Episode 87 : Buzzsaw Episode Synopsis John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hitman, and much more, discusses the corporate worldwide empire, global debt trap, and how the planet’s economic engine runs on blood and suffering in this Buzzsaw interview. The mega-selling author discusses the…

Critics Slam Volcker Rule as ‘Worst of All Worlds’ | Common Dreams

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Published on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by Common Dreams Critics Slam Volcker Rule as ‘Worst of All Worlds’ Bbanking regulatory guidelines deemed ‘Glass-Steagall lite’ – Lauren McCauley, staff writer An ironic protester holds a sign aloft at an Occupy Wall Street ‘Jail the Banksters’ demonstration.(Photo: eyewashdesign/ A. Golden/ cc via Flickr)Financial regulators announced Tuesday that,…

Insight: Merkel’s Europe – how her men run Brussels | Reuters

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Full Focus A masked student clashes with riot police during a demonstration against the government, to demand changes in the public state education system in Valparaiso city, about 121 km (75 miles) northwest of Santiago, October 22, 2013. Chilean students have been protesting against what they say is profiteering in the state education system. REUTERS/Eliseo…

UPDATED: NEIL KEENAN UPDATE: SLUGGING IT OUT…AND WINNING (TWO VIDEOS) – Make this post viral: sing the song. . . all day long . . . and as long as it takes!! Hugs, ~Jean | 2012: What’s the ‘real’ truth?

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Posted on August 26, 2013 by Jean The UPDATE idea comes from G, a reader. ~J lets-get-5Neil’s video couldn’t be more upbeat: In spite of a challenge or two last week, he and his Team came through with flying colors and lots of laughter. We had a lot of fun helping him put this post…

US debt six times greater than declared – study — RT USA

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Published time: August 06, 2013 10:23 Edited time: August 06, 2013 11:14 Get short URL Reuters / Kim Hong-Ji Share on tumblr Trends US debt crisisTags Economy, Finance, Global economy, Globalization, Government Spending, Politics, Robert Bridge, USA The United States has accumulated over $70 trillion in unreported debt, an amount nearly six times the declared…

China Launching Gold Backed Global Currency | World Truth.TV

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Laura: Thanks to Maya <3 Categories, News August 14, 2012 1 Comment Share This Article 23 digg According to the article, China is recasting all of their gold reserves into small one kilo bars in order to issue a new “gold-backed” currency. Many say this will disrupt global trade and will eventually cause a collapse…

ExplosiveReports.Com | Home of Investigative Writer Jurriaan Maessen

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Dutch PM Refuses To Disclose Details Of His Taxpayer-Funded Bilderberg Visit Jurriaan Maessen ExplosiveReports.Com June 12, 2013 In an official response to legally binding parliamentary questions on his 2013 Bilderberg attendance, Mark Rutte hid behind Bilderberg’s Chatham House Rule while admitting the Dutch taxpayer is left with the bill for his expenses. Answering parliamentary questions yesterday,…

Millions left without money as RBS systems crash – Telegraph

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Up to 17.5 million RBS banking group customers were left without their money last night as the bank’s systems crashed. By Hayley Dixon 12:03AM GMT 07 Mar 2013 Comments164 Comments The group, which owns Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and the Bank of Ulster, apologised to its customers amid reports that they were unable to…