04 May

UNITY RIGHT2WATER CONFERENCE- part 1

UNITY RIGHT2WATER CONFERENCE- part 1
CHANGE THE ONLY CONSTANT
With an appreciation of each moment in time being new and an attitude that education is a key I attended the Unity Right2Water Conference in Dublin. Torn through time passed between politics and protest I like many others am a sceptic especially of motive, agenda and current political parties who I often have believed should be whipped and not with an olive branch.
Sitting in a room made up of 5 Unions, the political collective defined as the left and my great friends the community activists in the past would have made me feel dishonest. In my own world of balance on the journey from Killarney my mind was cynical along with my heart beating simultaneously with optimism with a view just simply of change that is a necessity in this country of ours.
I have questioned Brendan Ogle and many involved in R2W and probably will again but admire endeavour and courage. Yesterday was a great success and today I personally will thrive on that. I will make no apologies for being myself, living in hope and recognising that change is the only constant in the dream world I fight daily to live in.
John Douglas of Mandate opened with the creation of alternatives a fair society and stated the complete abolition of water charges for the record. Value systems for communities and respect for each other mentioned ensured my interest.

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Speakers
Jimmy Kelly of Unite spoke of genuine unity and the possibilities of building the strength we need politically. Acknowledging that the water campaign brought many together by the infliction of another austerity driven policy that saw on our behalf No Acceptance kept me sitting up.
Konstantina Tsouvala of Syriza related the story of The Squares Movement in Greece and the students who occupied because of the systems Private University agenda verses the greater good of education. The topic of Interface between Social Movement and Politics based on social initiatives and a belief that Greece will come into direct confrontation with the EU along with changes that have happened since the election added to the fascination and opened my eyes further.
Dorothea Haerlin of The Berlin Water Movement made me smile even before she related her story of success and her willingness to continue for significant change. The T-Shirt with the shark and the tap I would like to wear along with the information on Veolia and the payment until 2028 to the PPP’s having won a battle brought me back to our own war and reality Ireland. Having won the first ever Referendum in Berlin against the vultures and her expectation with regard to transparency and democracy this teak tough lady’s group is a must read.
Eduardo Maura of Podemos instilled more faith in me that not only Ireland and Spain are changing the World is. His wonderful narrative that began with a high for me when he brought laughter to the room when declaring the long term traditional two and a half party system in his country fell into disrepute. Life in the EU is a sentence that has broken confidence and has created social problems that have become common, generational and evident in both our countries have led to huge political problems.
The Indignados who in the past many of us were part of without knowing was put in motion when the common sense of the people saw through the corruption of the system kidnapping democracy. I could write all day on this young man’s attitude on “who changes what” the “regime crisis” and the “opening of new ways to common sense” and how quickly things evolved for Podemos from 2014 all pointing towards great change.
Marcus Howard recorded what echoes the discussion by many activists in their respective community groups https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=204&v=2ObgQ4U0hm4 and I would urge all of opinion to listen to what this Professor of Philosophy at University of Madrid and spokesperson for Podemos(YesWeCan) had to say in Dublin and in the very recent past (http://platypus1917.org/…/mas-alla-de-la-izquierda-y-la-de…/)
Paddy Mackel of NIPSA discussed 2006-present in their water wars in the north of the country and the abuse of the economic struggle that like ourselves recognises the overall campaign is a wider struggle.
Stephen Nolan of Trademark Belfast spoke about capitalism, the Global Water Summit in Greece and opened my eyes further at their websitehttp://www.watermeetsmoney.com The Warren Buffet quote ““There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning” is the attitude of the 1% .The Pascal Kerneis idiom “Industry will oppose any deal in which investment protection is traded off against public policy objectives, including human and labour rights” contained in A transatlantic Corporate Bill of Rights and Investor privileges in EU-US trade deal threaten public interest and democracy in 2013 needs to be revisited as TTIP and CETA have only recently been discussed in our public domain.
Rory Hearne among others is one I can easily listen to and would willingly learn from. The actual students on the whole are missing from the grassroots movements and the lecturer from Maynooth by the sincerity of his obvious education and engagement in the struggle for a New Ireland may be the catalyst in forging that essential initiation.
The attitude in Starting Afresh and From Protest to Politics: How Can We Get a New Republic? http://www.irishleftreview.org/…/28/protest-politics-repub…/ are a true tutorial for activists and the left that epitomise his compassion for the Emerald Isle and The State of the same island.
The on-going story that is his work and research in the our most appropriate issues areas of on-going research cover three areas:• The geo-political economy of neoliberalism, theories of the role of the state, privatisation, Public Private Partnerships• Spatial justice, human rights & ‘right to the city’, social movements, left political parties, social justice advocacy• Social housing, community development, urban regeneration.
The young Dr.Hearn wise beyond years makes it clear also, no one party, individual or organisation, no matter how big or small should ‘control’ this new political movement or determine its path. Whoever is willing now to work together to create this new movement should just do it and those who currently do not agree with this strategy should not hold it back.
Michael Taft of Unite and his energy was a pleasure to witness late in the day when really the struggle in the world and Ireland today is the system taking our own most valuable resource. Energy and the depletion of that resource in daily life which I regularly view yesterday saw the most animated or empowered Taft I have viewed to date.
In Ireland for many years his passion for shooting from the hip would have in person decimated the creative writers of the Spring Statement. Having seen Michael speak a number of times in the past yesterday just maybe because of the space I myself was in his narrative was spellbinding and the video of his truth should go viral.IMG_0105

05 Apr

Treason or Education in a Stated Republic-Patrick H. Pearse 1879 – 1916

The Murder Machine (1912): ‘If one may regard Ireland as a nation in penal servitude, the schools and colleges and universities may be looked upon as the symbol of her penal servitude.’ ‘And is it not the precise aim of education to “foster”? Not to inform, to indoctrinate, to conduct through a course of studies […] but, first and last to “foster” the elements of character native to a soul, to help to bring these to their full perfection rather than to implant exotic excellences.’

by Frank M. Flanagan

Out of the Gaelic League’s interest in Irish language and literature grew radical political and educational policies. Foremost among the theoreticians and polemicists of the League was Patrick H. Pearse.images

Pearse was born of an English father and an Irish mother in 1879. He was a Dubliner through and through. Born in Great Brunswick Street he went to school at Westland Row C.B.S and later attended UCD. Although he qualified as a barrister his interest in legal practice was slight. He lectured in Irish at UCD and taught at Alexandra College. He joined the Gaelic League in 1895. At the time of his death in 1916 he was Commander in Chief of the Irish Volunteer Army and President of the Provisional Government of Ireland.

Pearse’s earliest critiques of the educational situation in Ireland were articulated in An Claidheamh Soluis, the weekly bilingual paper of the Gaelic League. He served as editor of An Claidheamhfrom 1903 to 1909. Again and again he stressed the primary importance of educational reform in securing the intellectual and political independence of Ireland:

Take-up the Irish problem at what point you may, you inevitably find yourself in the end back at the education question. The prostitution of education in this land has led to many other prostitutions. Poisoned at its source, the whole stream of national life has stagnated and grown foul. The divorce of education from the soil has extended from the tiniest National School on a Kerry mountainside up to the high academic places of the land.

Pearse’s editorship of An Claidheamh allowed him the opportunity to refine his knowledge of education and his skill as an educational debater. He developed a political programme which was at root a programme for educational reform:

Of course, we all know in a general way what we want; we have got to Irishise education in this country from the smallest National School on a western mountainside, through all the stages of primary, intermediate, and university education, religious and secular, literary, scientific, professional and technical up to the highest educational institutions in the land.

Central to the political programme of the Gaelic League was the language question. The language movement was not trivial or marginal:

The Gaelic League stands for the intellectual independence of Ireland. That sums up its programme in a sentence. This is no mere academic movement, no mere literary cult. This is a movement which touches the nation’s life. No academic movement, no literary cult, has ever had at its back the passion, the stark earnestness, the brave self-sacrifice that have characterised the language movement … Seeing that the language of a nation … is indelibly stamped with the personality of the nation, it is obvious that by coming into touch with the language, we come into touch with that personality. We cannot come into touch with the language without coming into touch with the mind of the nation, nor can we come into touch with the mind of the nation otherwise than through its language.

Despite these sentiments Pearse never advocated a mono-lingual Ireland – in fact he rejected it specifically though not, occasionally, without a wry regret

the prospect of the children of Sandy Row being taught to curse the Pope in Irish is rich and soul-satisfying.

Pearse’s nationalism was neither narrow nor xenophobic. He had a broad European outlook but this did not blind him to certain historical and political realities. His views on language teaching were not chauvinistic: he fully realised that Ireland could have the best of both worlds (economically and culturally) by pursuing a policy of bilingualism.

If we (in the Gaelic League) had the direction of education in this country we should make all education bilingual, and should require the teaching of at least two languages to every child in every school in the country.

He never envisaged or advocated supplanting English by Irish or the establishment of a mono-lingual Irish state: he was far too informed and cultured for such a proposal. Indeed he was at pains to point out repeatedly that bilingualism was as necessary a policy for children in Gaeltacht areas as it was for children from English-speaking homes. What did he mean by bilingualism?

The essential feature of (a bilingual) system is the teaching of two languages side-by-side … the pupil’s knowledge of the one language being constantly utilised to help him in the acquisition of the other. … Its aim is simply to educate the child through the medium of both Irish and English, applying to him a double intellectual stimulus, bringing him into contact with a two-fold culture, placing before him a view-point at once healthily national and broadly human. The object … is the education of the child in two languages. The system does not merely contemplate that Irish should be utilised in the teaching of English. Its object is the teaching of Irish just as much as the teaching of English, and the teaching of English just as much as the teaching of Irish; or, to be more accurate, its object is not so much the teaching of Irish or of English, as the education of the child through the medium of both Irish and English.

He continually stresses the importance of the Belgian experience in the matter of bilingual teaching. He had visited Belgium and studied the philosophy and practice of their language teaching and pedagogical programmes and methods. He reported extensively on the system in two series of articles in An Claidheamh Soluis.

Despite his commitment to bilingualism, however, Pearse believed passionately in the principle ‘Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam’. It is important to realise that for Pearse this was no empty slogan but an indispensable feature of his educational and political philosophy:

A language is evolved by a nation for the purpose of expressing its thought. Thus a nation’s speech is, in a real sense, the creation of that nation. A nation’s language – fashioned as it is by the nation itself for the purpose of expressing its thought, conditioned by the nation’s peculiarities, mental and physical, which, in turn, are conditioned by the nation’s past history, expressive of the nation’s point of view, working by methods peculiar to the nation, and imposing that point of view and those methods on whomsoever uses it – it will be evident, we say, that this language is an essential part of the nation’s nationality. … it is the largest and most important of all the elements which go to make up a nationality.

One could come to a full understanding of the nation only through understanding the language. Consequently the bilingualism which he advocated must include Irish as one of the languages.

(Language) is a preservative not merely of the literature and the folklore of the nation, but of the nation’s habits of thought, the nation’s popular beliefs, the nation’s manifold bents, prepossessions, idiosyncrasies of various sorts. It is a preservative also of nationalism in art, in industry, in pastimes, in social and civic customs. It is further, partly through its function in keeping the nation in touch with its past, partly through the fact of its enshrining the national literature and lore, the well-spring from which artists and industrialists and publicists draw inspiration.

Pearse’s own writing in the English language gives the lie to any suspicion that he might be antagonistic towards that language: his style is invariably clear, succinct and respectful of the subtleties of the language. He uses English as a man who regards language, any language, as a delicate instrument for reason and persuasion, not as a cudgel to threaten and bully. His prose is elegant, measured and restrained. He writes like a thinker, not like a demagogue.

Pearse’s philosophy of education is informed by one simple idea: the necessity for a secure sense of identity. Without a secure sense of identity we are adrift, individually and collectively. And this sense of identity needs to be reinforced to the highest levels of the educational system.

(An Irish education system must be) based on a primary system, national not merely in name, but in fact and essence … and it must culminate in a university which, whatever its form – and that, to us, is a matter of supreme indifference – shall in spirit and complexion, be Irish and national.

Was this narrow? Was this chauvinistic? Or vitally necessary given the premise in which Pearse believed passionately – that the national identity was in danger of going under and being lost forever.

He advocated a Board for education which would be democratic and representative of all aspects of Irish life.

(A new Board) must be composed of men and women in touch with Irish life generally and with the work of Irish education in particular; it must be answerable to Irish public opinion; it must be free from the control of any person or body not responsible to that opinion; and it must be entrusted with the general superintendence of Irish education in all its grades.

The education system of the time had left the Irish people without the kind of leadership they needed.

The ghastly failure of the primary and secondary educational systems is largely due to the non-existence, for all practical purposes, of a thinking and cultured class, informed with a national spirit and with its eyes fixed on the realities of Irish life. Most of those amongst us who have been ‘educated’ have been ‘educated’ foreignwards; those who are in contact with Irish traditions are, for the most part, not educated at all.

Pearse reserved his most vitriolic and impassioned language for his final broadside against the English system of education in Ireland. The Murder Machine drew together Pearse’s thoughts on education, both positive and negative. It was first published early in the fateful year of 1916.

His denunciation of the English educational system in Ireland is ferocious:

I have spent the greater part of my life in immediate contemplation of the most grotesque and horrible of the English inventions for the debasement of Ireland. I mean their education system.

In fact he acknowledges that there is no education system in Ireland: what the imposed system does is contrary to what the aims of a truly educational system should accomplish:

The English have established the simulacrum of an education system, but its object is the precise contrary of the object of an education system. Education should foster; this education is meant to repress. Education should inspire; this education is meant to tame. Education should harden; this education is meant to enervate. The English are too wise a people to attempt to educate the Irish, in any worthy sense. As well expect them to arm us.

The system which the English have set up is a machine which is without pity, or remorse. It goes about its intended task of emasculating Irish men and women so that they become slaves to the needs of English imperialism. The first prerequisite which Pearse demanded for any education system for a new Ireland was freedom – freedom for schools, for teachers and for pupils.

In particular I would urge that the Irish school system of the future should give freedom – freedom to the individual school, freedom to the individual teacher, freedom as far as may be to the individual pupil. Without freedom there can be no right growth; and education is properly the fostering of the right growth of a personality.

Schools should be free from the tyranny of programmes which are centrally formulated and locally imposed. Pearse found it absurd that the education provided in schools would not reflect local needs, local conditions, local aspirations. He urged that individual teachers should be free to impart their own individuality, their own gifts, their own enthusiams to the work of education. Lastly he called for freedom for pupils to be able to follow their own strengths, interests and capacities:

I knew a boy of whom his father said to me: ‘He is not good at books, he is no good at work; he is good at nothing but playing the tin whistle. What am I to do with him?’ I shocked the worthy man by replying (though really it was the obvious thing to reply): ‘Buy a tin whistle for him’.

As well as pedagogical freedom he also advocated organisational freedom – allowing for the participation by teachers and pupils in the running and organisation of the school.

I would promote the idea of freedom by the very organisation of the school itself, giving a certain autonomy not only to the school, but to the particular parts of the school: to the various sub-divisions of the pupils. I do not plead for anarchy. I plead for freedom within the law, for liberty, not licence, for that true freedom which can exist only where there is discipline, which exists in fact because each, valuing his own freedom, respects also the freedom of others.

The education which Pearse advocated would be child centred in the best sense:

The primary office of the teacher is to foster that of ‘good’ which is native to the soul of his pupil, striving to bring its inborn excellence to ripeness rather than to implant in it excellences exotic to its nature. It comes to this then, that the education of a child is greatly a matter, in the first place, of congenial environment and, next to this, of a wise and loving watchfulness whose chief appeal will be to the finest instincts of the child itself.

In addition the schools must foster a religious spirit, a love of ideas, of beauty, of books, of knowledge as well as provide the heroic inspiration of the Irish sagas. He denounces the contemporary practice of using the manufacturing process as a metaphor for education:

Education has not to do with the manufacture of things, but with fostering the growth of things. And the conditions we should strive to bring about in our education system are not the conditions favourable to the rapid and cheap manufacture of readymades, but the conditions favourable to the growth of living organisms.

Pearse set himself against the contemporary idea of modernism as an inspiration for education. Although he urged that manual work should be part of the programme of every school he abhorred the functionalism of the education systems of his time. This functionalism was a central feature of what was referred to as a ‘sound modern education’.

‘A sound modern education’ is a vile phrase – one of the vilest I know. And yet we find it in nearly every school prospectus, and it comes naturally to the lips of nearly everyone who writes or talks about schools. … We are really too fond of clapping ourselves on the back because we live in modern times, and we preen ourselves quite ridiculously and unnecessarily on our modern progress. There is of course such a thing as modern progress – but it has been won at how great a cost? How many precious things have we flung from us that we might lighten ourselves for that race?

A good question, and as relevant to today’s education as to the schools of Pearse’s time.

Pearse found the inspiration for his educational philosophy in his hugely idealised conception of the old Gaelic system of fosterage.

The very words our forefathers used when speaking of education show that they had gripped the heart of the problem. Their word for ‘education’ was the same of their word for ‘fostering’ – the teacher was a ‘fosterer’ and the pupil was a ‘foster-child’. Now to ‘foster’ is exactly the function of the teacher, not primarily to ‘lead up’, to ‘guide’, to ‘conduct through a course of studies’, and still less to ‘indoctrinate’, to ‘inform’, to ‘coach’, but primarily to ‘foster’ the elements of character already present.

For his ideal to come into being it would be necessary to radically rethink the role and function of the teacher. Pearse consistently acknowledged the centrality of the role of the teacher in any education system:

The most important factor in moulding the character of the education given in a school is the teacher … the thing which matters most is the living personality of the teacher. It is possible for a good teacher to impart a sound and stimulating education under the worst programme that could be conceived: whilst no programme and no rules will galvanise into life and vigour the school system of a teacher who either does not know or does not love his work.

Pearse never lost sight of the child and of the teacher as the irreducible realities of an education system. His definition of the teacher/pupil relationship was based on the model of the master/disciple relationship. He invokes examples from the middle ages, from ancient Ireland, from early Christian Ireland and, centrally, the example of Jesus and His disciples.

I dwell on the importance of the personal element in education. I would have every child not merely a unit in a school attendance, but in some intimate personal way the pupil of a teacher, or, to use more expressive words, the disciple of a master … (whose) main qualification should be .. so infectious an enthusiasm as shall kindle new enthusiasm.

Patrick Pearse wrote before the ideals of sacrifice and nationalism, of nobility and commitment to a cause, had become irretrievably tarnished by the bloody shambles of the European battlefields in the first world war. He must be evaluated in terms of his own milieu and not with the benefit of a simplistic hindsight.

Pearse was not just a gifted theoretician but a practitioner of note. His school, St. Enda’s, which he established in 1908, was intended to embody his educational theories.

St. Enda’s school was founded with the object of providing an elementary and secondary education distinctively Irish in complexion, bilingual in method, and of a high modern type generally, for Irish Catholic boys. St. Enda’s has brought the experience of its founders to bear on an effort to extend the scope and improve the methods of secondary education in this country. The central purpose of the school is not so much the mere imparting of knowledge … as the formation of its pupils’ characters, eliciting the development of the individual bents and traits of each, the kindling of their imaginations, the placing before them of a high standard of conduct and duty, in a word, the training up of those entrusted to its care to be strong and noble and useful men.

St. Enda’s was originally located at Cullenswood House in Ranelagh but later moved to the Hermitage in Rathfarnham. It was a school for Catholic boys and attracted 40 pupils in its first year. As a private venture it had, of course, to be fee paying, a circumstance which limited its appeal and its potential for innovation. The move from Cullenswood to the Hermitage sealed its fate: Pearse ran into financial difficulties which no amount of idealism could overcome. Although St. Enda’s was not a business success it has never been suggested that during its short institutional life it was not an educational success.

Our main success must be looked for in the characters and daily lives of our boys, for the teaching that does no affect conduct is only so much empty breath. So I hope that what Mr. Eoin MacNeil said of us will always remain true, that St. Enda’s has been a success, not only in its classrooms and on its playing fields, but firstly and chiefly, in the homes of its pupils.

What do people generally know about Patrick Pearse apart from the fact that he was one of the leaders of the 1916 rebellion and that he was executed as a result? Not a lot. If his critique of the conventional education of his time and of its relation to colonial oppression had been taken more seriously in the early days of the Irish Free State it could have become a model for other colonised societies. But after Pearse there was no one who had the breadth of vision, or the generosity of spirit, to carry on the struggle for a humanising system of education. After his execution the President of the Courts Martial which had condemned Pearse to death said:

I have just done one of the hardest tasks I have ever had to do. I have had to condemn to death one of the finest characters I have ever come across. There must be something very wrong in the state of things that makes a man like that a rebel. I don’t wonder that his pupils adored him.

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© Frank M. Flanagan 1994

28 Mar

Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers.

Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers.
JUST SOME REASONS I PROTEST BY NUMBERS AND OVER TIME
1 New system required  ending corruption cronyism and the obscene waste of money -including 1 Attorney General
4 in control of the Economic Management Council(Kenny, Burton, Noonan and Howlin), makes all major decisions, constituting a shadow government.
14 ministers for a state that is in some state11005999_1541571489456268_1543252051_n
15 cabinet ministers clueless, corrupt or both
30 plus Dail committees invented to make unimportant people more important and a distraction
60 senators costing €200,000 a day to talk more rubbish and how they can tax and charge us for essentials like water
75€ a day for follow up chemotherapy
90 where I gave up counting taxes and hidden taxes

113 tds that voted to liquidate IBRC that is unconstitutional and dictatorship not democracy-an odious debt that is the regimes and not belong to the people.

211  weeks of Ballyhea Bondholder Bailout walking in search of the truth( Four years plus)
1,200 nurses being highly blackguarded-the other 95% just being blackguarded

 

1972 4% of our fishing rights left since the year we joined the EU

1992 seems a long time ago when we were singing you’ll never beat the Irish
10,000 stroke victims 3 of which were aged 2, 4 and 8.
11,000 dogs put to sleep for good whichI don’t think is for good at all
30,000 currently diagnosed annually with cancer heading to 40,000 yet no inquiry as to why?

50,000 homes under threat of repossession and eviction
87,000 emigrated last year one every 6 minutes and the most since the last famine.
100,000 horses exported in 2012 -were we at the center of the horse meat scandal ?.

 

180,000 emigrated in the last two years 2013-2014

 

350,000 empty houses in Ireland yet a serious homeless housing and eviction problem

 

400,000  suspected diabetics walking around….why ? via food ?water ? or virus?
450,000 on the live register spiralling out of control and borrowing €127 million plus monthly, to top up
1,000,000 children being robbed of their innocence amid cruelty in many shapes and forms despite referendum in November where the only change was care of “Protection of Children if economically viable”

1,000,000 unable to afford basics last year

1,100,000 home help hours cut in just 2012 that have not been replaced in a system that works and frees up hospital beds that gives people a precious gift of care where they are happier in their own homes. The Government favours privatisation.

1,820,000 left with €100 or less after paying for basics
3,000,000 low water what Enda Kenny has been paid by the Irish taxpayer not including investments via insider information on markets and bonds indirectly
4,485,980 being dictated to by 2,000 so called other Irish people -one Mario Draghi -multible central banks- bondholders -Goldman Sachs ONE Primary Dealer in bonds-Yet NTMA name 14 all controlled by GS  Rockefeller by assoc. Rothschild

4,900,000 property tax put into Irish Water
6,200,000€ we gave Rothschild a bondholder to ask for advice on burning bondholders
9,600,000€ i.m.o pay-off
20,000,000 he was supposed to get a figure that I would agree to if you created 500,000 jobs
50,000,000 reasons NAMA will only work for the system, false accounting, insider trading, false bank assets corruption and greed
120,000,000€ the cost of running the dail/seanad 2011 exp higher in 2012
512,000,000 the ESB profit 2012 of which a hidden tax of €100,000 plus will be grabbed by Rabbitte shortly
BILLIONS

1,000,000,000+ the hidden tax levy on ESB profits taken by the Government in the last 10 years.
1,000,000,000€ savings OR LIES as told by FF/FG/LAB governments and Noonan with regard to Bank Recapitalisation

1,300,000,000 spent by Ireland Minister of Defence Alan Shatter on war 2013

1,800,000,000 squandered to privatise our water supply so far and spiralling out of control
8,000,000,000  interest annually on the €215 Billion+  we owe

64,000,000,000 190 people borrowed in the Boom-Bust

67,900,000,000 bank recapitalisation to date with more to come -2013
109,700,000,000 bank bond payments September 2008-June 3Oth 2012
140,500,000,000 bank bond payments Sept 2008-Dec 2015

215,000,000,000 plus we owe without all the interest only Co. Council loans.

stock market

 

 

26 Mar

Contract your TD -Irish Water-Contract Law

Irish Water Legal ?

~ Questions for your elected representatives-and ask them to sign

Is the Water Services Act 2013 subordinate to both the constitutional, human and natural rights of “We the people of Ireland”?img1

Am I already paying for water via PPI, PRSI and Motor Tax –General Taxation?

Where do you stand on the explicit recognition by the United Nations that water and sanitation is a human right?

Is it Law that I have to sign up to the Irish Water Contract? When Contract Law states…

an enforceable contract is when both the offeror and offeree have signed it.A contract is an agreement having a lawful object entered into voluntarily by two or more parties, each of whom intends to create one or more legal obligations between or among them. The elements of a contract are “offer” and “acceptance” by “competent persons” having legal capacity who exchange “consideration” to create “mutuality of obligation

Is it true for a contract to be enforceable by law the person entering the contract must have a willingness to enter legal relations. In other words they must declare via their words or actions that they intend the contract to be legally binding? A contract is a legally enforceable agreement between parties which is binding in law. The parties commit to certain obligations in return for certain rights.

For a contract to be formed, it must be a bargain with at least two persons. A contract cannot be made with one person alone, nor may it arise between two or more persons who are a variance with the content of a proposed agreement. The process of forming a contract can be analyzed using a framework, where one person, the offerer, makes an offer which another person, the offeree, unconditionally accepts. The key question in a contract is to whether the parties unconditionally agree to enter into certain obligations to each other.

Are you Irish Water? The Co. Council? Government TD’s? Ignoring my Constitutional Rights, the Laws of the Land & EU in Contract Law, Consumer Acts, and The Sale of Goods and Services Act 1980 with regard to Irish Water? YES

Do you agree water is essential to human life, and international examples of privatisation have resulted in higher costs for consumers and a loss of democratic accountability over water provision? Do you believe that water is a public resource and should never be privatised?

Can you confirm that Irish Water will remain in State ownership and will not be sold to any Company or Corporation whose first priority will be the shareholders and not the supply of clean safe water to the consumers?

When a mains break will occur will it be Irish Water who will fix it? When a complaint is to be made to Irish Water who will deal with it? Will the complaint be logged, referred to the relevant local authority who will then report back to Irish Water, who will then give an order to the local authority to carry out the repairs? Do the HSE and O.P.W have enforced and costly responsibility with Irish Water?

It is of my opinion that the public’s and my own personal rising anger over the blatant miss-truths that have surrounded successive governments and the current fiasco that is Irish Water are more than justified and I have decided not to consent to become a customer of Irish Water and refuse to contract.

26 Mar

Goldman Sachs -Bank€£$

Who are GOLDMAN SACHS    (obvious t.b.c)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational investment banking firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients.image

Goldman Sachs is divided into three businesses units: Investment Banking, Trading and Principal Investments, and Asset Management and Securities Services

Goldman Sachs was founded in 1869 and is headquartered at 200 West Street in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City, with additional offices in international financial centers. The firm provides mergers and acquisitions advice, underwriting services, asset management, and prime brokerage to its clients, which include corporations, governments and individuals. The firm also engages in market making and private equity deals, and is a primary dealer in the United States Treasury security market. It is recognized as one of the premier investment banks in the world.[2]

Former Goldman executives who moved on to government positions include: Robert Rubin and Henry Paulson who served as United States Secretary of the Treasury under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, respectively; Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank; Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada 2008–13 and Governor of the Bank of England from July 2013.

OTHER THINGS THAT INTEREST GOLDMAN SACHS
Apple corporate bond sale[edit]
In April 2013, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. together with Deutsche Bank led Apple’s largest corporate-bond deal in Apple Inc.’s history.[43] The $17 billion offering, which was the largest bond sale on record,[44] was Apple’s first since 1996. Goldman Sachs managed both of Apple’s previous bond offerings in the 1990s.[44]

Twitter IPO[edit]
Goldman Sachs was the lead underwriter (lead left) for Twitter’s initial public offering in 2013. At the time, Goldman’s position as lead underwriter was considered “one of the biggest tech prizes around”.[45]

On November 6, 2013, the day before Twitter was to be first traded on the NYSE, Goldman Sachs, as the lead left bank, issued 70 million shares of Twitter priced at $26 per share.[46] Twitter’s shares closed on the first day of trading at $44.90 per share, up 73%. This gave Twitter a company valuation of about $31 billion.[47]
GOLDMAN SACHS – European crisis
Involvement in the European sovereign debt crisis[edit]
Goldman is being criticized for its involvement in the 2010 European sovereign debt crisis. Goldman Sachs is reported to have systematically helped the Greek government mask the true facts concerning its national debt between the years 1998 and 2009.[139] In September 2009, Goldman Sachs, among others, created a special credit default swap (CDS) index to cover the high risk of Greece’s national debt.[140] The interest-rates of Greek national bonds have soared to a very high level, leading the Greek economy very close to bankruptcy in March and May 2010 and again in June 2011.[141] Lucas Papademos, Greece’s former prime minister, ran the Central Bank of Greece at the time of the controversial derivatives deals with Goldman Sachs that enabled Greece to hide the size of its debt.[142] Petros Christodoulou, General Manager of the Public Debt Management Agency of Greece is a former employee of Goldman Sachs.[142] Mario Monti, Italy’s former prime minister and finance minister, who headed the new government that took over after Berlusconi’s resignation, is an international adviser to Goldman Sachs.[142] So is Otmar Issing, former board member of the Bundesbank and the Executive Board of the European Bank.[142] Mario Draghi, the new head of the European Central Bank, is the former managing director of Goldman Sachs International.[142] António Borges, Head of the European Department of the International Monetary Fund in 2010-2011 and responsible for most of enterprise privatizations in Portugal since 2011, is the former Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs International.[142] Carlos Moedas, a former Goldman Sachs employee, is the current Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal and Director of ESAME, the agency created to monitor and control the implementation of the structural reforms agreed by the government of Portugal and the troika composed of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Peter Sutherland, former Attorney General of Ireland is a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs International. These ties between Goldman Sachs and European leaders are an ongoing source of controversy.[142]
MUCH MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldman_Sachs

CONSPIRACY GOLDMAN SACHS-I doubt it

The Old World Order has at its core one immensely powerful organisation. This organisation is the base of the Old World’s operations. Behind the closed doors of this organisation, the great plots are devised that keep the people in bondage. When conspiracy theorists talk about the Illuminati standing in the shadows arranging a New World Order, what they are really talking about is this organisation. It is one of the triumphs of this organisation that it has been able to transfer its well-deserved reputation as the puppetmasters – the men behind the curtain – to the Illuminati.

But the leaders of this key OWO organisation are not behind any curtains. They are standing in front of us. They are highly visible and they are everywhere. They pull the levers right in front of our faces and we do nothing. The Illuminati detest this organisation and seek its end. If this organisation were to disappear from the world stage, no greater blow could be struck for freedom. The organisation in question is the notorious Goldman Sachs investment bank. In a recent article in Rolling Stone, journalist Matt Taibbi began a long attack on Goldman Sachs with the following explosive statement:

“The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it’s everywhere. The world’s most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money. In fact, the history of the recent financial crisis, which doubles as a history of the rapid decline and fall of the suddenly swindled dry American empire, reads like a Who’s Who of Goldman Sachs graduates.”

This is exactly the opinion of the Illuminati. We encourage everyone to read Taibbi’s article and to leave messages in support of him. The article can be found here:

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-great-american-bubble-machine/

http://armageddonconspiracy.co.uk/Goldman-Sachs%281499343%29.htm

FEDERAL RESERVE

1. The Fed is privately owned.

Its shareholders are private banks. In fact, 100% of its shareholders are private banks. None of its stock is owned by the government.

2. The fact that the Fed does not get “appropriations” from Congress basically means that it gets its money from Congress without congressional approval, by engaging in “open market operations.”

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-federal-reserve-cartel-the-eight-families/25080

http://www.globalresearch.ca/25-fast-facts-about-the-federal-reserve-biggest-ponzi-scheme-in-world-history/5373609

https://www.facebook.com/brian.l.mccarthy.3/posts/10152960804543298

A lesson for every College School and CLASS in Ireland…..Goldman Sachs employees …..Head of ECB Mario Draghi….Two in Greek Government…….Head of Federal Reserve America and many more…..Bondholders with Rothschild and Rockefeller……….BETTING ON COUNTRIES AND PEOPLES LIVES AS BONDHOLDERS as we mere mortals bet on cards,horses and the pools.We then pay Rothschild 6.2 Million on advice on whether we should continue to pay the Bondholders or burn them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUk8O6NOJqQ

Enda Peter Sutherland Games and Goldman Sachs http://dontvotebrianmccarthy.com/?p=1092

THE ONLY PRIMARY DEALER IN IRISH GOVERNMENT BONDShttp://dontvotebrianmccarthy.com/?p=1309

NOONAN ASKS THE FOX GOLDMAN SACHS TO MIND THE HEN HOUSEhttp://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/michael-noonan-strategy-for-dealing-with-banks-is-working-1.2062113#.VLOFZLy4pRM.facebook

Begging belief on MY Facebook  PAGE the 3rd November 2013 that  Denis O Brien will outbid the mightier Goldman Sachs (for whom he is a stakeholder by way of the Trilateral Commission) for TOPAZ-SHELL who as will be seen are only separated on paper.
Bank of Ireland-Denis O Brien-KPMG v Goldman Sachs or rewarded by Goldman Sachs.http://dontvotebrianmccarthy.com/?p=1158

Goldman Sachs settled its case with the SEC in 2010, paying $550m without admitting or denying any wrongdoing. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-23543441

Goldman Sachs and the freedom tower https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153673152043298&set=a.10153673147518298.1073741893.628348297&type=3&theater

Peter Sutherland~Captain of Trinity Rugby Team
“Denis and Enda’s Adviser.
Goldman Sachs.Who’s buying Ireland? Sutherland definitely selling

Chairman of Goldman Sachs International Was – Until Last Year – Also Chairman of BP

Janine Wedel has written extensively on how the “shadow elite” rule the world and about the “flexians” – the movers and shakers of the shadow elite who glide across borders, and structure overlapping (and not fully revealed) roles in government, business, media, and think tanks to serve their own agendas.

Wedel says that flexians wear many hats both within and outside of government, and use their networks of contacts to influence policy – are warping our democracy and the rule of law.

Peter Sutherland is the quintessential flexian.

According to his September 2009 bio:
Peter Sutherland is chairman of BP plc (1997 – current). He is also chairman of Goldman Sachs International (1995 – current). He was appointed chairman of the London School of Economics in 2008…. Before these appointments, he was the founding director-general of the World Trade Organisation. He had previously served as director general of GATT sinceJuly 1993 [and was] chairman of the Board of Governors of the European Institute of Public Administration (Maastricht) 1991-1996.
Sutherland resigned as BP’s chairman in 2009, but apparently still serves in various key capacities.

Sutherland is managing director – as well as chairman – of Goldman Sachs International (Goldman Sachs International is the very powerful subsidiary of the Goldman Sachs Group, of which Lloyd Blankfein is CEO). Sutherland is also an Advisory Director of the Goldman Sachs Group itself.

And he was/is European Chairman for the Trilateral Commission.

He has, at various times, attended meetings of the Bilderberg group.

He is also one of the chief financial advisers to the Vatican.
As if that is not enough, Sutherland also serves in the following capacities (click on “Read Full Background”):
Mr. Sutherland served as an Attorney General of Ireland and also served as European Commissioner from 1985 to 1989 where he was responsible for competition policy…. He serves as the Chairman of British Petroleum, BP Amoco PLC and United Kingdom. From 1989 to 1993, he served as the Chairman of Allied Irish Bank. …. He serves as a Non-Executive Director of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson. He serves as a Director of Goldman Sachs International. He has been Member of Supervisory Board at Allianz SE since January 2010 and serves as its Member of International Advisory Board …. Mr. Sutherland served as a Non Executive Director of BP Plc since July 1995. He serves as a Member of Foundation Board of World Economic Forum. He served as an Independent Non Executive Director of National Westminster Bank PLC since January 2001. He served as an Independent Non Executive Director of The Royal Bank Of Scotland Plc from January 2001 to February 6, 2009…. In addition, he serves on the board of Allianz, Koc Holding A.S. and is a member of the advisory board of Eli Lilly…. He served as a Director of LM Ericsson Telephone Co since 1996, Ericsson SPA since 1996 and Investor AB since 1995. He served as a Non Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc from January 2001 to February 6, 2009.
Sutherland is – literally – like Lloyd Blankfein and Tony Hayward rolled into one. But unlike Blankfein and Hayward, he has also held numerous powerful governmental and quasi-governmental positions.

Peter Sutherland Goldmanhttps://www.facebook.com/brian.l.mccarthy.3/posts/10153643979358298

WHO ARE GOLDMAN SACHS-ROTHSCHILD & ROCKEFELLER

Jean Claude Trichet-Draghis predecessor~some timing…….by the system….TRICHET works for…. tip of the iceberg….on the board of the Rothschild controlled Bank of International Settlement -The Trilateral Commission- Chairman of the Group of Ten (G10) Governors-. He was elected President of the “Global economy meeting” of Central Bank governors and President of the Group of Governors and heads of supervision (GHOS) in Basel (until October 2011). He was appointed President of the European Central Bank on16 October 2003 by common accord of the Governments of the Member States that have adopted the euro at the level of Heads of State or Government for a term of office of eight years starting on 1 November 2003 and ending 31 October 2011. He was also criticized when he refused to answer a question about a possible conflict of interests concerning his successor’s involvement at Goldman Sachs before taking charge as head of the ECB.
Since late 2010 and until end of October 2011, Mr Trichet has also been Chairman of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). He was named “Person of the Year” by the Financial Times (2007), “Policymaker of the Year” twice by The International Economy magazine (1991 and 2007), and has received a number of awards, including the “Zerilli Marimo” prize from the Académie des Sciences morales et politiques (1999), the international “Pico della Mirandola” prize (2002), the “Prix franco-allemand de la Culture/Deutsch-Französischer Kulturpreis” (2006) and the “Ludwig Erhard Memorial Coin in Gold” (2007). He was also named “Central Banker of the Year” by The Banker (2008), “European Banker of the Year 2007” by The Group of 20 + 1 (2008), and “Central Bank Governor of the Year 2008” by Euromoney. He was awarded the 2011 International “Charlemagne Prize” of Aachen for his contribution to European unity and also received the 2011 Global Economy Prize from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
Jean-Claude Trichet is a member of the Institut de France (Académie des Sciences morales et politiques). He was appointed Chairman of the Group of 30 in November 2011 and elected Chairman of the BRUEGEL Institute (Brussels) in March 2012 and European Chairman of The Trilateral Commission to serve through the 2013-2015 Triennium.

OTHER SCANDALOUS BANKS CONTROLLED BY GOLDMAN SACHS ???????

“GOLDMAN SACHS-Ground Control to Twin Towers Frankfurt
JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank just other arms ?
WHO BROKE GREECE ? and trying with Ireland
Deutsche Bank now the number one derivatives- and currency-trading bank in the world through its City of London operation, survived to become what it is now — a monster with a $72 trillion derivatives portfolio — because it was massively bailed out in October 2008by Timothy Geithner and the New York Fed.

Morgan Kelly argued in The Irish Times that Ireland’s ballooning deficit is the result of its banking sector bailout, which was set in stone during negotiations for its own national bailout from the European Union.

He accuses the ECB and U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner of preventing Ireland from forcing a haircut on bank bondholders.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/morgan-kelly-irish-default-2011-5#ixzz3QjVgozSz

Involvement in the European sovereign debt crisis[edit]
Goldman is being criticized for its involvement in the 2010 European sovereign debt crisis. Goldman Sachs is reported to have systematically helped the Greek government mask the true facts concerning its national debt between the years 1998 and 2009.
In September 2009, Goldman Sachs, among others, created a special credit default swap (CDS) index to cover the high risk of Greece’s national debt. The interest-rates of Greek national bonds have soared to a very high level, leading the Greek economy very close to bankruptcy in March and May 2010 and again in June 2011
.Lucas Papademos, Greece’s former prime minister, ran the Central Bank of Greece at the time of the controversial derivatives deals with Goldman Sachs that enabled Greece to hide the size of its debt.Petros Christodoulou, General Manager of the Public Debt Management Agency of Greece is a former employee of Goldman Sachs.[142] Mario Monti, Italy’s former prime minister and finance minister, who headed the new government that took over after Berlusconi’s resignation, is an international adviser to Goldman Sachs.
So is Otmar Issing, former board member of the Bundesbank and the Executive Board of the European Bank. Mario Draghi, the new head of the European Central Bank, is the former managing director of Goldman Sachs International. António Borges, Head of the European Department of the International Monetary Fund in 2010-2011 and responsible for most of enterprise privatizations in Portugal since 2011, is the former Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs International.
Carlos Moedas, a former Goldman Sachs employee, is the current Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal and Director of ESAME, the agency created to monitor and control the implementation of the structural reforms agreed by the government of Portugal and the troika composed of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Peter Sutherland, former Attorney General of Ireland is a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs International. These ties between Goldman Sachs and European leaders are an ongoing source of controversy.

Golman man ? Deutsche Bank
Paul M. Achleitner (born September 28, 1956 in Linz, Upper Austria) has been chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank since May 31, 2012 After working at the consulting firm Bain and Company and Goldman Sachs, where he was managing director of the German subsidiary, in 2000, he joined the board of Allianz AG (Allianz SE since 2006). He was primarily responsible for finance and investments. After his appointment to the chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank, he left Allianz. Achleitner is also head of the Exchange Expert Commission

By the late 1990s, J.P. Morgan had emerged as a large but not dominant commercial and investment banking franchise with an attractive brand name and a strong presence in debt and equity securities underwriting. Beginning in 1998, J.P. Morgan openly discussed the possibility of a merger, and speculation of a pairing with banks including Goldman Sachs, Chase Manhattan Bank, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank AG was prevalent.

Who broke Detroit ;
Banks JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and UBS were able to profiteer off of the bailout interest rates, costing the city $50 million/year since the crash.

”THE USURERS OF DEUTSCHE BANK ARE RULING IN GREECE WITH SLAVERY, ROBBERY AND GENOCIDES  bypeterm555
1} THE GREEK POLICY IS COMPLETELY CONTROLLED BY DEUTSCHE BANK THROUGH ITS PUPPETS samaras AND venizelos.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonis_Samarashttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evangelos_Venizelos
“Deutsche Bank writes German Finance Ministry’s Greek debt policy, ARD documentary reveals
The German government’s policy on debt restructuring for Greece is lifted directly from policy papers prepared by the Deutsche Bank, it has emerged.
The proposal floated at the beginning of June by the German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble for a voluntary bond swap leading to a prolongation of the outstanding Greek sovereign bonds by seven years is based on a document by Deutsche Bank, investigative reporters from Germany’s ARD TV station have revealed.
http://www.wdr.de/tv/monitor/sendungen/2011/0616/Griechenland.php5
The Deutsche Bank document called “Proposal for Greek liability management exercise – burden sharing without haircuts” insisted, not surprisingly, on a voluntary participation by banks.
The revelation that the Finance Ministry in Berlin just takes over the contents of policy papers of Deutsche Bank offers yet more proof that Chancellor Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schäuble are puppets of the commercial banks.
Merkel and Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann attended this year’s Bilderberg conference in Switzerland and would have had ample opportunity to discuss ways and means to expropriate yet more money from the tax payers under one pretext or another. ”
http://waterpressure.wordpress.com/2011/06/17/jane-burgermeister-report-deutsche-bank-writes-german-finance-ministry%e2%80%99s-greek-debt-policy-ard-documentary-reveals/
http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=15732
2) DEUTSCHE BANK DEPRIVES THE GREEK PEOPLE OF THE MEDICAL INSURANCE
” Recently Greece took the «honor» of first place in Europe for reducing budget expenditures on health services. In particular, expenditures on medications were reduced from 5.6 billion euros (2010) to 3.8 billion euros in 2011 and to 2.88 billion euros in 2012. As a direct result of this, over 50 world pharmaceutical companies have discontinued shipments of medications to Greece. It has become common for relatives of hospital patients to have to run exhausting marathons from pharmacy to pharmacy in search of needed medications. There is an acute shortage of medical equipment. State hospitals are short around 6,500 doctors and 20,000 nurses and orderlies; massive numbers of medical professionals are leaving the country.
Even those who are employed have difficulty paying for medical services, whose prices have abruptly shot up. More and more often people don’t have the money to obtain quality medical assistance, especially in rural regions and on the islands. In a UN expert report published in May 2013, it was noted that over 10% of the total population of the country live in conditions of extreme poverty. Greece remains the only country in the Eurozone with no complex social assistance scheme, healthcare services are almost inaccessible to poor and low-income citizens, and almost a third of the population does not have state medical insurance. ”
http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2013/08/18/greece-a-social-explosion-is-inevitable.html http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2013/07/30/athens-sos-urgent-appeal-for-cancer-patient-without-insurance
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2013/07/31/austrian-ngo-supplies-greek-hospital-with-drugs-paramedic-material-for-uninsured-patients/
3) GREECE IS ONE OF THE FEW STATES OF THE WORLD THAT KEEPS THE PRISON FOR DEBT AND THE UNIQUE IN EUROPE.
” Debts and Prison Penalties
A debtor owing
5,000 euro may go to prison to 12 months
10,000+ euro – at least 6 months
50,000+ euro – at least one year
150,000+ euro – at least three years ”
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2013/04/18/greek-govt-seeks-military-camp-to-serve-as-prison-for-state-debtors/
4) DEUTSCHE BANK BLACKMAILS AND CUTS THE ELECTRICITY IF GREEKS DO NOT PAY EXORBITANT TAXES ON THE PROPERTY.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/sep/27/greece-property-tax-vote-venizelos
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2012/11/15/every-months-greek-ppc-cuts-electricity-to-30000-customers/
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2013/01/22/athens-citizens-protest-exorbitant-electricity-bills/
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2012/11/28/greek-christmas-five-extra-taxes-to-be-paid-in-december/
http://histologion.blogspot.gr/2013/02/the-greek-debacle-2013-of-paupers-and.html
5) GREECE IN CRISIS-DRAMATIC INCREASE OF SUICIDES: 3,124 PEOPLE IN 2009-2012
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2012/11/22/greece-in-crisis-dramatic-increase-of-suicides-3124-people-in-2009-2012/
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2013/04/15/athens-a-jobless-an-unpaid-worker-two-men-commit-suicide-on-a-single-day/
6) ATHENS: DEAF-MUTE WOMAN THREATENING TO COMMIT SUICIDE RESCUED
” The president of Deaf Federation told reporters that the woman is not the only one in desperate situation because her social welfare allowances have been cut.
“All deaf people in this country are in the same situation because they have not received their welfare allowances for the last 6-8 months.”
Greece saw a sharp increase of suicides due to economic problems after the country sought the aid of the International Monetary Fund.
According to Greek Police from May 2010 until now, 837 suicides have taken place. Greek police answered a relevant question on the number of suicides posed by several MPs at the Parliament.” http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2012/12/18/athens-deaf-mute-woman-threatening-to-commit-suicide-rescued/
WHO CONTROLS DEUTSCHE BANK ?
WE CAN NOTICE RELATIONS AMONG LORD JACOB ROTHSCHILD AND DEUTSCHE BANK.
DAVID HAYSEY ” HEAD OF PUBLIC EQUITIES AT RIT CAPITAL PARTNERS ” AND IN THE PAST ” DIRECTOR AT J ROTHSCHILD CAPITAL MANAGEMENT ” HAS BEEN ” MANAGING DIRECTOR AT DEUTSCHE BANK ”http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/david-haysey/1b/470/bb3
” In 2012 RIT Capital saw management changes with the exit of investment director Mikael Breuer-Weil and the appointment of Ron Tabbouche. The first half of 2013 saw further changes with the resignation of David Haysey, head of public equity and manager of the RIT global quality portfolio. ” http://www.iii.co.uk/articles/110881/oriel-rates-lord-rothschilds-rit-capital-positive
RON TABBOUCHE HAS BEEN SALES ANALYST AT DEUTSCHE BANK.http://www.trustnet.com/Managers/ManagerFactsheet.aspx?personCode=00000065RA&univ=O
Today, Jacob [Rothschild] is Chairman of RIT Capital Partners plc, one of the largest investment trusts quoted on the London Stock Exchange with a net asset value of about £2 billion.[5] He is Chairman of J Rothschild Capital Management, a subsidiary of RIT Capital Partners plc.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Rothschild,_4th_Baron_Rothschild
THERE ARE ALSO LINKS AMONG EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD AND DEUTSCHE BANK.
VERNON JORDAN, THE BIG FRIEND OF EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD AND LYNN DE ROTHSCHILD, HAS BEEN A DIRECTOR OF DEUTSCHE BANK.
http://www.companiesintheuk.co.uk/director/8570529/vernon-jordan-jr
” LYNN [the wife of EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD] is the CEO of ELR Holdings and became a director of The Economist in 2002. She launched FirstMark Communications in the late 1990s and got EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD, Henry Kissinger, Vernon Jordan (senior managing director LAZARD; close Clinton friend and advisor; friend of EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD; permanent Bilderberg visitor), Michael J. Price (former managing director LAZARD), Nathan Myhrvold (former CEO Microsoft; PPI Task Force member), and others as its initial directors.”
” In late August 2004, Clinton and his wife Hillary, EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD, LYNN DE ROTHSCHILD, Vernon Jordan, and Prince Andrew were all hanging out at the Vineyard at their very own “Anyone but Bush” party. Rothschild and Jordan were jointly celebrating their birthdays that day. Together with his wife he attended the 32nd Williamsburg Conference in Delhi in 2004. ”https://wikispooks.com/ISGP/organisations/introduction/PEHI_Evelyn_de_Rothschild_bio.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_de_Rothschild
http://hk.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-yu/1a/347/18b http://www.linkedin.com/pub/florence-dodard/31/679/566 http://it.linkedin.com/pub/elena-giordano/5/589/7a1http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lorenzo-avico/6/346/238
GOLDMAN SACHS-Ground Control to Twin Towers Frankfurt
JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank just other arms ?
WHO BROKE GREECE ? and trying with Ireland
Deutsche Bank now the number one derivatives- and currency-trading bank in the world through its City of London operation, survived to become what it is now — a monster with a $72 trillion derivatives portfolio — because it was massively bailed out in October 2008by Timothy Geithner and the New York Fed.

Morgan Kelly argued in The Irish Times that Ireland’s ballooning deficit is the result of its banking sector bailout, which was set in stone during negotiations for its own national bailout from the European Union.

He accuses the ECB and U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner of preventing Ireland from forcing a haircut on bank bondholders.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/morgan-kelly-irish-default-2011-5#ixzz3QjVgozSz

Involvement in the European sovereign debt crisis[edit]
Goldman is being criticized for its involvement in the 2010 European sovereign debt crisis. Goldman Sachs is reported to have systematically helped the Greek government mask the true facts concerning its national debt between the years 1998 and 2009.
In September 2009, Goldman Sachs, among others, created a special credit default swap (CDS) index to cover the high risk of Greece’s national debt. The interest-rates of Greek national bonds have soared to a very high level, leading the Greek economy very close to bankruptcy in March and May 2010 and again in June 2011
.Lucas Papademos, Greece’s former prime minister, ran the Central Bank of Greece at the time of the controversial derivatives deals with Goldman Sachs that enabled Greece to hide the size of its debt.Petros Christodoulou, General Manager of the Public Debt Management Agency of Greece is a former employee of Goldman Sachs.[142] Mario Monti, Italy’s former prime minister and finance minister, who headed the new government that took over after Berlusconi’s resignation, is an international adviser to Goldman Sachs.
So is Otmar Issing, former board member of the Bundesbank and the Executive Board of the European Bank. Mario Draghi, the new head of the European Central Bank, is the former managing director of Goldman Sachs International. António Borges, Head of the European Department of the International Monetary Fund in 2010-2011 and responsible for most of enterprise privatizations in Portugal since 2011, is the former Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs International.
Carlos Moedas, a former Goldman Sachs employee, is the current Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal and Director of ESAME, the agency created to monitor and control the implementation of the structural reforms agreed by the government of Portugal and the troika composed of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Peter Sutherland, former Attorney General of Ireland is a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs International. These ties between Goldman Sachs and European leaders are an ongoing source of controversy.

Golman man ? Deutsche Bank
Paul M. Achleitner (born September 28, 1956 in Linz, Upper Austria) has been chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank since May 31, 2012 After working at the consulting firm Bain and Company and Goldman Sachs, where he was managing director of the German subsidiary, in 2000, he joined the board of Allianz AG (Allianz SE since 2006). He was primarily responsible for finance and investments. After his appointment to the chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank, he left Allianz. Achleitner is also head of the Exchange Expert Commission

By the late 1990s, J.P. Morgan had emerged as a large but not dominant commercial and investment banking franchise with an attractive brand name and a strong presence in debt and equity securities underwriting. Beginning in 1998, J.P. Morgan openly discussed the possibility of a merger, and speculation of a pairing with banks including Goldman Sachs, Chase Manhattan Bank, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank AG was prevalent.

HSBC SCANDAL-
350 people associated with Ireland held 892 accounts with HSBC in Geneva worth a total of €3.1bn.

And as you know this is just one corrupt bank.Goldman Sachs also swallowed up JP Morgan.

190 people borrowed in Ireland €62 Billion in the boom.

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