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Clearstream Network Sued for Trafficking Iranian Terror Money

Owned by Deutsche Borse, Clearstream net­work (“the Stream that Wash­es” accord­ing to com­pa­ny insid­ers) alleged­ly laun­dered mon­ey for 1983 attack on Marines in Beirut. Com­pa­ny appar­ent­ly moved mon­ey for 9/11 attacks.


Vatican Bank Chief’s Free-Market Ideology and Opus Dei Background

Com­ment: Ettore Got­ti Tedeschi–head of the Vat­i­can Bank–espoused the free-mar­ket ide­ol­o­gy that led to the crash of 2008. Tedeschi has also advised then Car­di­nal Ratzinger and helped him write an eco­nom­ic the­sis. (Ratzinger became, of course, Pope Bene­dict.) Not sur­pris­ing­ly, Tedeschi  is a mem­ber of Opus Dei, the fas­cist lay Catholic order that has been […]


Vatican Bank Being Investigated for Money Laundering

Com­ment: For many years, we’ve looked at the Vat­i­can Bank–the IOR (Insti­tute for Reli­gious Works.) Long a vehi­cle for the financ­ing of fas­cism and crim­i­nal under­tak­ings, the insti­tu­tion has FINALLY come under inves­ti­ga­tion for mon­ey laun­der­ing. (The Vat­i­can Bank was dis­cussed at length in AFA #18.) “Vat­i­can Bank ‘Inves­ti­gat­ed over Mon­ey Laun­der­ing”; BBC News; 9/21/2010. […]


FTR #675 Interview with Lucy Komisar: No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Food Ser­vices Giant Sodex­o’s scams cost tax­pay­ers, school chil­dren big bucks; Tim­o­thy Gei­th­n­er ignored U.S. Trea­sury bonds naked short sell­ing; Swiss Banks join­ing AIG in off­shore machi­na­tions.


Repost: FTR #531 Interview with Lucy Komisar about Offshore

Insur­ance giant AIG’s pro­lif­ic use of off­shore scams, cap­tive rein­sur­ance, ille­gal gam­bits and oper­a­tions, aid­ed by high-lev­el gov­’t offi­cials and leg­is­la­tors.


FTR #600 The Axis Revisited: Changing the Past and Controlling the Present

Record­ed June 10, 2007 REALAUDIO MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 Intro­duc­tion: Ana­lyz­ing the ongo­ing influ­ence of fas­cism in Germany’s Axis part­ners (Japan and Italy), the pro­gram illus­trates that, as nov­el­ist William Faulkn­er said: “The past is nev­er dead and buried. It isn’t even past.” Begin­ning with the acquit­tal of the accused mur­der­ers of for­mer […]


FTR #559 The Opus Dei Code – The Vatican Rag Pt. III

The pol­i­tics of Opus Dei per­vade the Vat­i­can, from influ­enc­ing Pope Bene­dict to the beat­i­fi­ca­tion of past Vat­i­can poten­tates, the order wields a pro­found influ­ence.


FTR #531 Interview with Lucy Komisar about Offshore

Analy­sis and dis­cus­sion of insur­ance giant AIG and its pro­lif­ic use of “off­shore” scams, AIG’s pio­neer­ing devel­op­ment of “cap­tive” rein­sur­ance com­pa­nies to laun­der prof­its and evade tax­es, AIG’s Coral Rein­sur­ance, ille­gal gam­bits and oper­a­tions have been aid­ed by pow­er­ful and influ­en­tial peo­ple.


FTR #521 Miscellaneous Articles and Updates

Record­ed August 7, 2005 REALAUDIO NB: This stream con­tains both FTRs 520 and 521 in sequence. Each is a 30 minute broad­cast. Intro­duc­ing new sto­ries and updat­ing old ones, this pro­gram begins by not­ing a grow­ing body of infor­ma­tion sug­gest­ing that the sub­ject of “seis­mic war­fare” is not as whacky as it sounds. After not­ing […]


FTR #508 The Vatican Rag, Part II: Der Panzerkardinal

Ger­man Car­di­nal Joseph Ratzinger—dubbed “Panz­erkar­di­nal” by wags because of his reac­tionary views.