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How corporations bought Hillary Clinton for $21 million

Hillary Clinton speeches corporations

“Follow the money.” That telling phrase, which has come to summarize the Watergate scandal, has been a part of the lexicon since 1976. It’s shorthand for political corruption: At what point do “contributions” become bribes, “constituent services” turn into quid pro quos and “charities” become slush funds? Ronald Reagan was …

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The global ‘War on Cash’: a country by country guide

Global war on cash country guide

Hang The Bankers readers will be no stranger to the war on cash. However James Corbett from the Corbett Report has made some excellent videos discussing it, conducted interviews about it, written articles examining it and dissected it on the radio. The war has been waged through mainstream propaganda outlets, TV advertisements and even children’s games. We’ve heard cash is dirtied by drug dealing, tarnished …

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The $1.25 trillion US national security state budget, taxpayers money wasted

US national security state budget taxpayers money wasted

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak levels reached during the Korean and …

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Greenwald quits Guardian to start news project backed by eBay billionaire

Glenn Greenwald

Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, who was one of the first journalists to break the NSA surveillance story, is leaving the British newspaper for a “once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity.” “My partnership with the Guardian has been extremely fruitful and fulfilling: I have high regard for the editors and journalists with whom …

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Treating bitcoin as an investment

When bitcoin first emerged, it did so as a digital currency. Supporters of the new venture were convinced that it would supplant fiat currency and become the new normal, used in day-to-day transactions and as a storage of wealth simultaneously. Even now, bitcoin is commonly defined as a “digital currency,” …

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Why university is a scam: the college bubble

Many young college students, hoping to further their education, are deluded into accepting loans that they believe be can be payed once studies are completed and have received their degrees. This documentary explains how we are molded into an expectation of going through the grades of school, attending college and …

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Our collapsing economy and currency

USD money

Is the “fiscal cliff” real or just another hoax? The answer is that the fiscal cliff is real, but it is a result, not a cause. The hoax is the way the fiscal cliff is being used. The fiscal cliff is the result of the inability to close the federal …

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Facebook admits it is deleting accounts at the direction of the US and Israeli government

Facebook Israel United States censorship

In September of last year, we noted that Facebook representatives were meeting with the Israeli government to determine which Facebook accounts of Palestinians should be deleted on the ground that they constituted “incitement.” The meetings — called for and presided over by one of the most extremist and authoritarian Israeli officials, pro-settlement Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked …

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Another Deutsche banker and SEC enforcement attorney ‘commits suicide’

Deutsche bank suicide

Back on January 26, a 58-year-old former senior executive at German investment bank behemoth Deutsche Bank, William Broeksmit, was found dead after hanging himself at his London home, and with that, set off an unprecedented series of banker suicides throughout the year which included former Fed officials and numerous JPMorgan traders. …

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Trump may send up to 50,000 troops to Syria, as war agenda rolls on

Trump points finger to head gun Syria

It appears that Mike Cernovich, who earlier this week wrote that Trump’s national security advisor, Gen. H.R.McMaster, was planning on sending as many as 150,000 troops to Syria, may have been right again. According to Bloomberg commentator Eli Lake, who has now made a habit of confirming Cernovich “conspiracy theories” …

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The strategy being used to destroy America

Bankrupt America

In the mid-sixties at the height of the “social revolution” the line between democratic benevolence and outright communism became rather blurry. The Democratic Party, which controlled the presidency and both houses of Congress, was used as the springboard by social engineers to introduce a new era of welfare initiatives enacted …

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US unleashed Stuxnet virus on Iran to please Israel – report

The US and Israel made the Stuxnet virus as a new kind of weapon targeted against Iran, a media investigation revealed. The operation reportedly started in the Bush era, but was intensified by Obama administration. The top-secret massive sabotage targeting Iran’s Natanz uranium enrichment facility was arguably the first episode …

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Monsanto to outlaw GMO labeling worldwide through TPP

TPP

It’s called the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and it’s a secret trade pact being negotiated completely outside of law, with no congressional authority but with the aim of forcing nations around the world to ban GMO labeling, embrace Monsanto’s GMO crops and keep pharmaceutical prices artificially high to enrich the …

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Scientists discover “junk” DNA has uses

DNA double helix

For decades more than 98 percent of our genetic code was dismissively labeled “junk” DNA. But a massive new study shows that it actually plays a crucial role – a discovery that could revolutionize science and medicine. We know that only 1.2 per cent of our genetic code contains specific …

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7,000 police deployed in Greece for Merkel’s visit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Greek police are preparing to close down large sections of the Athens to contain protests against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is visiting the city on Tuesday for talks with the country’s Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras. Authorities issued permits for only two of the planned protests. At least 7,000 police …

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Industrial hemp now legal in North Carolina

Industrial hemp

Numerous industries would benefit from the industrialization of hemp as they once did in America. But thanks to the federal government, this widely-diverse crop has been highly underutilized, even despite the fact that it is entirely different than psychoactive marijuana. Now, in a huge game-changing move for the US, North Carolina has …

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Gold price soaring as economic crisis looms

Gold bars American flag

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group What a start to 2016 it has been for the financial markets! Increased volatility appears to be the new norm. With reports of people lining up around the block in London to get their hands on physical gold, it’s little wonder that the precious metal is …

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US drone attack kills another 14 Afghan civilians

Drone kill list

An Afghan lawmaker says more than a dozen civilians have been killed in a recent US drone strike, which was said to be aimed at a militant targets in the country’s eastern province of Kunar. On Friday, residents from the Chawki district of Kunar Province held a gathering to pay tribute to …

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US-led ‘rebels’ using white phosphorous in Syria

White phosphorous Syria

US-led forces in Syria have been accused of dropping white phosphorous on districts in eastern Raqqa, as it battles to liberate the city from the Islamic State. Video footage released by Amaq, the news agency run by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil), appears to show the deadly …

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