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What's behind the global bankers' austerity programs: Seizure of public property for corporations

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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:08 PM
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What's behind the global bankers' austerity programs: Seizure of public property for corporations


www.intrepidreport.com

Ex CIA-Wayne Madsen: What lies in store for Greece, Portugal, Spain, Ireland, Italy, and, in short order, the United States, is the wholesale sell-off of public property to private corporations at bargain basement prices. What the despots who gather in their secretive lairs at Davos, Cernobbio, Bilderberg, and G8/G20 are bringing about is a world where no property is owned by the state, which by default means the people. Total corporate control over every facet of life equals extreme fascism.
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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:08 PM
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For example, this year global capitalists are slated to acquire 84 percent of OTE, the Greek telecommunications provider. In addition, private bankers will assume 66 percent ownership of the Greek Postal Savings Bank; 51 percent of the National Lottery; 60 percent of the Salonika Water Authority; 68 percent of DEPA, the natural gas utility; and 25 percent ownership of the ports of Piraeus and Salonika.

Next year, the capitalist grab for public property increases in intensity with Athens International Airport coming under 79 percent private ownership. The global capitalists will also obtain 100 percent ownership of the Egniata toll motorway; 60 percent of Hellenic Post; 66 percent of OPAP, the state-run video-lotto and online sports betting firm; 73 percent of the Athens Water Authority; 83 percent of DEI, the Greek Electric Authority; and 51 percent of the Greek Regional Airports Authority.


So much for capitalism and those who put their faith in it. Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under socialism, it's just the opposite.
Capitalism is an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, while socialism is a political and economic theory that advocates the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. I can't comprehend why some continue to call socialism fascist when it really is capitalist market socialism that is fascist. We still have billions of people who are poor around the world, yet, capitalism in developed countries want to make a profit off of the developing countries by exploiting them as a cheap labor source and pillaging their natural resources.

Capitalism is based on private industries making products and selling them for profits, which requires natural resources. Just look at how oil is use as a threat to the living standard of America and it's market. I know, I know about oil's link to the dollar. But if the dollar's link to oil was severed, America would experience a price shock collapsing the economy because America imports most of it's oil. That is why America constantly invade countries over oil. The same goes for natural resources that are important to a economy like rare earth and etc... No wonder Africa is a target of NATO and U'S. capitalism, Africa has huge natural resource that capitalism would like to control.

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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:24 PM
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Just bow for your financial overlords before they pay politicians to make you bow.

That's probably how they see it.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:27 PM
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Very well spoken MS, and I keep thinking either system, Capitalism/Socialism are not exclusively right or best, rather a combination of facets from both should be considered. Capitalism was arguably the greatest systems for a time, but is it the end all(?), no. The inevitability of moving towards a global system should include a new form of govmnt, with transparency and altruism. The question is, who will benefit from it most, and my tainted expectations is the "owners." The simple equation of growing demand for resources divided by availability of resources shows a very unsuccessful panning out, unless you are an owner of such resources. Will it ever change? I hope so man...



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:28 PM
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On the surface it seems like a pretty crappy idea. BUT i dont think it would be so bad to let all these crazy rich corperations just move in and rebuild all kinds of stuff and revamp old crumbling infrastructure. Then when the time is right, just take it all back by force. Let them do all the dirty work.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:33 PM
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Well, the way I figure it, if ATS is starting to notice this, then it's already way too late.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:36 PM
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Originally posted by Retikx
On the surface it seems like a pretty crappy idea. BUT i dont think it would be so bad to let all these crazy rich corperations just move in and rebuild all kinds of stuff and revamp old crumbling infrastructure. Then when the time is right, just take it all back by force. Let them do all the dirty work.


That is exactly what Mussolini thought when he was forming his Fascist Government. Did it work for him and Italy?



I guess you can't exactly ask him.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 01:41 PM
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Is this not similar as to what happened in the great depression? did not these same names and family by up all the failing banks at rock bottom prices?

Seems to me the same strategic moves with different targets.


It really seems if you dont remember history you are doomed to repeat it, hey maybe thats why we cut education spending so readily in the U.S. ?
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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 02:33 PM
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the problem with capitalism is the lack of control, by the people that it affects. if there is a lack of control of the affected, than they are the ones that lose. this isn't a theory, this has been a fact throughout human history. and yet, capitalism is still controlled only by the people that directly benefit from it, rather than from a group that also includes the people that do not.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 07:23 PM
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If history really rhymes ww3 begins soon.
Something strange is in the works that will blindside most consphierists.

Corporatiom buy up property. Then entire nations. Follow that with private armies. Only ww3 would prevent this agenda.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 07:52 PM
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The writer said in the OP-ED that the ownership of the public utilities by the private sector, by the selling off of these institutions by governments, will lead to an extreme form of fascism.

This is happening in America on a grand scale, because as we concentrate on nonsense like Weiner’s texting pictures of his organ all over the place, the Republican Party is doing just what this guy warns against, while the jackass public are being brainwashed to fear “socialism,” cutting deficits on the back of old people and worrying about the taxes of rich people and the sexual habits of politicians.

The first defense against this, I keep trying to tell the hard head fools here on ATS is to fight the Republican conservative philosophy. But here the stupid response always is: BOTH PARTIES ARE EVIL.

That’s not the point. The party now doing the most destructive work for the globalist bankers and capitalists is the Republican Party. Defeat them first and then let the enemy come with there next agenda and then face them down.

Then we can accordingly fight that.

But first we have to fight the enemy before us and that is the Republican Party



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 08:34 PM
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Thank you for this excellent thread. I've known this all along, including their Fukushima, radiation, cylcones, because they can clean it all up afterwards and its all a big devaluing everything land grab,and ruining, depopulating. We have to value our children and humanity, more than this corrupt system and work to achieve a free, cooperative level one civilization, run by grass roots counsels of citizens.


SARAH BRIGHTMAN - Free

And then in the evening light when the bars of freedom fall
I watch the two of you in the shadows on the wall
And when the Darkness steals some of the choices from my hand will I begin to understand

I Had to be free
Had to be free
It's all that I wanted
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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 08:34 PM
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Really? Because that has already been tried and tested in New Orleans: I can tell you that didn't work out. It has been tried and tested in Russia: I can tell you that didn't work out. It has been tried and tested in Poland: I can tell you that didn't work out. It has been tried and tested in Chile: I can tell you that didn't work out. It has been tried and tested in Indonesia: I can tell you that didn't work out. It has been tried and tested in Brazil: I can tell you that didn't work out. It has been tried and tested in Bangladesh: I can tell you that didn't work out.

I can honestly go on all day listing countries which un-democratically or through crisis capitalism enacted the privitization of public services. Every time it has resulted in the increase of poverty and every time this happens the IMF, the WBO, the WTO, the U.S treasury and other foreign advisers order more de-regulation and more stripping down of the public sector. Every time it fails and ends with the government becoming authoritarian in order to break up the democratic protest of it's subjects.

Don't get me wrong: I am a big believer in the free-market. However I understand 3 things: This system is not right for everyone, it can be undermocratic even though it advocates freedom and enacting systematic change across the bord at such a fast pace in order to secure aid or a debt package destroy's your countries welfare. Heck in Russia these system changes caused the impovrishment of 72,000,000 people. Every time I see this "change" enacted I see 3 things occur: The impovrishment of middle class and working families, the extreme financial gains of the richest groups and the increase in authoritarianism and often facism.
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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 08:51 PM
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I think it's time to go back to ye olde firing squads and line all the bankers and corporate elite in a line up and have at it... that would be a hoedown I would attend.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 09:17 PM
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Originally posted by ldyserenity
I think it's time to go back to ye olde firing squads and line all the bankers and corporate elite in a line up and have at it... that would be a hoedown I would attend.


This could happen, if we continue to focus on the financial criminals, for they are the biggest criminals of all. I would be there with you at the hoedown, we must rid our world of the debt-based money system and its profiteers. The money system is the engine that keeps the matrix running.



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 09:23 PM
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Talk about being late for your own funeral !!

Myself and others have been saying this forever..

It was NEVER about MONEY..
They can print as much as they want..

It was ALWAYS about ASSETS & Power..


S&F for hopefully waking a few more to the game..



posted on Jun, 19 2011 @ 12:15 AM
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Originally posted by MIDNIGHTSUN

So much for capitalism and those who put their faith in it. Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under socialism, it's just the opposite.
Capitalism is an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, while socialism is a political and economic theory that advocates the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. [...]



What these corporations are doing to entire nations is obscene. But don't call it Capitalism. This is not true Capitalism -- this is some mutant, monster which has insatiable greed and no basic moral sense.

To put a community's water supply into the control of a private corporation is obscene & unjust. Something as basic as water needs to be under the community's control.

Socialism by itself is no answer either.



posted on Jun, 19 2011 @ 12:22 AM
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Originally posted by speculativeoptimist

Very well spoken MS, and I keep thinking either system, Capitalism/Socialism are not exclusively right or best, rather a combination of facets from both should be considered.


This I agree with, there should be some form of Capitalism where individual enterprise is rewarded, but Laissez-faire Capitalism is too brutal -- it just steamrolls over the weak.

There have to be some social programs to help those who are helpless (children, the aged, the disabled), but not enough to where sloth is rewarded.

What we are seeing now with these hugely powerful multi-national corporations is unfair monopolies which were deemed illegal a hundred years ago. Unfortunately, our politicians & officials are corrupt and bought off by the corporations.

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posted on Jun, 19 2011 @ 01:32 AM
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I belive this is how things are happening..started to belive it for the past 10 years now almost. mostly now, becuase it just seems to me, this thing called development, or re development, by todays standards, means pushing or foricng you out of your home, using the banks as brute force* them moving in and simply tearing down yuor old home or re designing it for peanuts, then selling it at a higher cost...thats just plain wrong!!!!!
if thats the case, in my theory, NO ONE is safe then when purchasing a home for themselves..they themselves will be pushed out soon too, give or take a few years.
I do indeed wondeer what thier planning for chicago, for example. GM moved out, and all the horror stoys i read here, who say its a ghost town, loks like ad epression hit it.... sounds intentioanl to me* like GM itself was in on it or something, profiting form it*




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