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John Ward – REVEALED – How Paying Double For German Subs Helped To Sink Greece – 12 March 2012

The German type 214 submarine….expensive if you’re Greek

“We paid double for three submarines from Germany,” says an Athenian source who has lodged several incriminating documents with The Slog. Most of this, once again, seems to involve the near-ubiquitous role in German engineering and arms supplies of the multiply corrupt company Ferrostaal. Looking at the numbers, some of this appears to have been German profiteering connected to payoffs: “we give you 3 million euros, you lets us stuff the invoice with another 20 million” and so forth. And always in this farrago of filled pockets lurks the presence of numerous company acronyms MFI, MIE (Marine International), PDM, Zelan etc….all odd joint ventures and often registered in Liberia or Cyprus. All of them have obvious attachments to Greek elite members, and most of them in turn have connections to civil service procurement officers and/or senior politicians. Continue reading

Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world

Link original article : The New Scientist y Andy Coghlan and Debora MacKenzie original article 19 October 2011 via www. thenewscientist.com

AS PROTESTS against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters’ worst fears. An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies, mainly banks, with disproportionate power over the global economy.

The study’s assumptions have attracted some criticism, but complex systems analysts contacted by New Scientist say it is a unique effort to untangle control in the global economy. Pushing the analysis further, they say, could help to identify ways of making global capitalism more stable. Continue reading

UK bank shake-up details revealed – Vickers Report

UK Bank Shake Up Details Revealed via Euronews.net 12 september 2011

Revealed: Fake Facebook Identity Used By Military Contractors Plotting To Hack Progressive Organizations | Common Dreams

Revealed: Fake Facebook Identity Used By Military Contractors Plotting To Hack Progressive Organizations | Common Dreams.

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