Banks Are “Where the Money Is” in the Drug War

“Big Lenders Face Few Hard Consequences for Violating Anti-Money Laundering Laws” By Bill Conroy Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Wachovia (acquired by Wells Fargo in 2009), HSBC Holdings, ING Bank, Standard Chartered, American Express Bank International, and not a few others, have a common bond beyond ranking among the largest banks in the world. […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 43

Free Markets & Drug Wars What is the relationship between what we call ‘free markets’ and drug wars, between the drug trade and globalization, between multinational corporations, banks, and drug cartels? When we look at the actual actors, institutions, and functions of the drug trade, the difference between a ‘legal’ and ‘illegal’ market are arbitrary. […]

The Global Banking ‘Super-Entity’ Drug Cartel: The “Free Market” of Finance Capital

I would like to introduce you, the reader, to some realities of our global banking system, resting on the rhetoric of free markets, but functioning, in actuality, as a global cartel, a “super-entity” in which the world’s major banks all own each other and own the controlling shares in the world’s largest multinational corporations, influence […]