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26) Where does the Money Trail lead?

Global Research on the Fed Cartel

The Four Horsemen of Banking (Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo) own the Four Horsemen of Oil (Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch/Shell, BP and Chevron Texaco); in tandem with Deutsche Bank, BNP, Barclays and other European old money behemoths. But their monopoly over the global economy does not end at the edge of the oil patch. According to company 10K filings to the SEC, the Four Horsemen of Banking are among the top ten stock holders of virtually every Fortune 500 corporation Read further:

25) The FAUX news brains trust and the ISIS threat

Whatever your feelings are about Russell Brand, this media clip illustrates how the brains trust at FAUX NEWS understands the ISIS threat.  I have nothing more to add to this really.

24) The Nationalization debate of South Africa's Mines

The above media clip and below interview courtesy

Talking about the nationalisation debate in relation to the mining industry in South Africa, black economic empowerment (BEE) expert Duma Gqubule explains that the value of untapped mineral resources in South Africa’s is US$4.7 trillion. Put differently, the value of these mineral resources is worth one million Rand per South African citizen. Gqubule argues that the mistake our country made in relation to BEE was to set a target of 25% for black people. By definition, a black empowerment transaction will only benefit a few black people. There has to be more that you take from this industry for the country as a whole, he contends.

Duma Gqubule is founder of KIO Advisory Services. He is interviewed by Fazila Farouk of SACSIS.

Transcript of Interview

FAZILA FAROUK: Welcome to the South African Civil Society Information Service, I’m Fazila Farouk in Johannesburg.

The issue of nation…

23) Cryptocurrency

The fascinating concept of decentralized cryptocurrency jury is still out on their future and ability to upend banks monetary role. Or is it? Here is the defining article for me, suggesting persuasively that it is the future:

22) The Orwellian Daily Mail

The Orwellian Daily Mailwritten bycentre for the study of interventionism friday june 20, 2014

Many people have an instinctive feeling that the mainstream media do not tell them the whole story.

But few people realise quite to what extent the media are manipulated to send out a particular political message.  This problem is especially acute with foreign stories because by definition readers know less about far away countries than about their own.  They are therefore much more susceptible to a story being "spun" in one direction or another, especially if moral condemnation is involved: everyone enjoys the sense of being morally superior and interventionist media encourage this sentiment to justify interventionism.

A recent flagrant example was provided by a report in the Daily Mail on the Sunni Islamist insurgency in Iraq which has taken Mosul and now threatens Baghdad itself. 

On 16 June 2014, the Mail carried an excited report which enthused about how even teenagers and young b…

20) The link between Iraq and Syria