Category Archives: Iceland

Big Icelandic Banks Were Public Banks … Which Were Privatized FOR FREE Shortly Before They Tanked

Washington’s blog reports: Jonsdottir explained that Iceland’s banks grew to 5-7 times the size of the country’s GDP during the county’s brief bubble after privatization. And the Icelandic parliament – in a fact-finding report – later found that the bankers … Continue reading

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EU budget fraud may be more than £4BILLION which is 12 times higher than previous figure

Dailymail reports: The European Union is being defrauded of more than £4billion a year – 12 times official estimates – a damning parliamentary report claims. Agriculture subsidies, payments for projects in the poorest countries, bribery, corruption and cigarette smuggling are … Continue reading

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If Cyprus Is the Bellwether, then Canada Is the Red Flag

Activist Post reports: “The Government proposes to implement a bail-in regime for systemically important banks. This regime will be designed to ensure that, in the unlikely event that a systemically important bank depletes its capital, the bank can be recapitalized … Continue reading

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Iceland cleared of all claims in Icesave dispute

Icenews reports: This morning at a hearing in Luxembourg, the EFTA Court rejected all claims made by the EFTA Surveillance Authority against the Icelandic state in the Icesave dispute. The EFTA Court ruled that Iceland should not be declared in … Continue reading

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Icelandic Pirate Party founded

Grapevine.is reports: The party platform has a distinct “fight the man” vibe, and both Smári and Herbert laugh and shake their heads when I ask if either of them consider themselves politicians. Both expressed frustration with the political system, saying … Continue reading

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Australia launches probe into Catholic Church sexual abuse cover-up and Iceland releases results of a probe into theirs

PressTV reports: The Australian state of New South Wales has launched an investigation into allegations that the Catholic Church covered up for pedophile priests. New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell said on Friday that the inquiry would look into the … Continue reading

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EU wastes £89BN in one year

Express.co.uk reports: BRUSSELS bureaucrats wasted billions of pounds through fraud and blunders last year, the EU’s own auditors revealed last night. • More than £160,000 was paid to a scheme in Lombardy, Italy, to build a farm with a lab … Continue reading

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The Euro in One Lesson

Tom Woods (big friend of Max Keiser, not) made a video which is a short summary of a book by Philipp Bagus: Tom Woods explains, with reference to the work of Philipp Bagus, why the Euro crisis was predictable, and in … Continue reading

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Aspartame – Methanol A Chemical Trojan Horse

This is a short version of an interview of Dr. Woodrow Monte about Aspartame: Interview was done by Celia Farber of Radio Free Science. The full interview can be found here and part 2 can be found here. See also: … Continue reading

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Keiser Report #322

Latest Keiser Report up on Youtube: In this episode, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss crimes against capital, financial blockades and hoax Op-eds. They also suggest that Boris Johnson may be the illegitimate step nephew of Louis XV and how … Continue reading

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Managers of Icelandic Bank, Byr Savings, Sentenced to Prison

Iceland Review reports on bankers going to jail in Iceland: The Supreme Court of Iceland convicted former CEO of Byr savings bank Ragnar Z. Guðjónsson and former chairman of the bank’s board Jón Þorsteinn Jónsson for breach of trust in … Continue reading

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So What’s This New Constitution I Keep Hearing About?

This post, set up in Q&A form, is up on Grapevine.is and is a worthy read for anyone who’s keeping an eye on the whole Icelandic constitution saga: This Constitutional Council, was it a gathering of the best and brightest, the Icelandic … Continue reading

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Bill Still on monetary reform, the gold standard and more

New video up on Youtube of Bill Still’s presentation at the Public Banking Conference. Bill doesn’t agree with Ron Paul on the gold standard so he has a go at Paul in this video: At around 23 minutes he talks about … Continue reading

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Illinois Department of Agriculture secretly destroys beekeeper’s bees and 15 years of research proving Monsanto’s Roundup kills bees

Natural News reports (see also here): An Illinois beekeeper with more than a decade’s worth of expertise about how to successfully raise organic, chemical-free bees is the latest victim of flagrant government tyranny. According to the Prairie Advocate, Terrence “Terry” Ingram … Continue reading

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