Tag Archives: European Central Bank

Berlusconi instructed to rule by decree by ECB secret letter, impose new austerity measures (People’s Movement)


The president of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, and his successor-designate, Mario Draghi (governor of the Bank of Italy), have sent a letter to Italy’s prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, dictating the terms on which the ECB is prepared to … Continue reading

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ECB helps Italy and Spain? (People’s Movement)


The European Central Bank has gone back to the markets to buy bonds after a five-month pause in an attempt to stop the crisis from spilling to Italy and Spain. “If we intervene, we intervene, and we’ll publish the amount … Continue reading

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“It’s as if Finance has become the new mode of warfare… Neofeudalism – that’s what the European Central Bank is all about” – Michael Hudson


IMF the Economic Hangman “It’s as if Finance has become the new mode of warfare” Michael on the Keiser Report, discussing the role of finance in the EU debt crisis. How does Wall St and the IMF fit into the … Continue reading

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The ECB Job: Italy, Spain, Belgium on chopping block


RT – “Back to Feudalism”; Bailout Fallout – Italy, Spain next on Eurozone crisis ‘death list’?: In Europe, borrowing costs for Italy and Spain surged drastically, as traders rush to rid themselves of risky investments. Crisis talks beween Italy and … Continue reading

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“The World from Berlin: Politicians ‘Are Lying Through Their Teeth’ on Greek Aid” (Spiegel)


From Spiegel Online – The World from Berlin; Politicians ‘Are Lying Through Their Teeth’ on Greek Aid: Germany is prepared to help Greece, but only if private creditors are involved in any new bailout plan. The European Central Bank, however, … Continue reading

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MarketWatch: “One way to end Irish crisis — let banks go bust”


From those incorrigible subversives at The Wall Street Journal Digital Network – One way to end Irish crisis — let banks go bust: Missing in the 88 pages the Central Bank of Ireland has produced in determining that the Irish … Continue reading

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