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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

IMF Chief Warns of Violence if Financial System Benefits Only the Elite

Last night, the head of the IMF warned of violence from financial policies which only benefit the elite:

"If we are not able to do that [jump-start economic activity], then social unrest may happen in many countries - including advanced economies," Strauss-Kahn said.

He added that violent protests could break out in countries worldwide if the financial system was not restructured to benefit everyone rather than a small elite.

He joins Senator Dodd, a leading economist, a leading trend forecaster and others who have issued similar warnings.


  1. Now all we have to do is let the morons in Washington know this. They appear to be attempting to convert this country to a third world country. They would be wise to check the historical likelihood of a continuance of the same form of government once a country joins such an indentured status. Let me help you out here, it’s a relatively low possibility decided in a short and very active time period.

  2. Funny - this coming from the IMF, which collection of bankers is directly responsible for creating the problem. Notice a pattern here?
    It sounds to me like they're preparing us for the solution to the problem they caused which will probably take the form of a "one-world" currency, or better yet, all of our wealth could be encoded on a chip and implanted under our skin. That marvelous idea will put an end to all crime.

    Don't buy it. Small communities can print their own currency and trade it for goods and services, and everyone should be growing food. We don't need any more of their "solutions"

  3. I smell a rat here.

    This is the IMF we are talking about- an institution renowned for its Structural Adjustment Programs that tend to privatise and deregulate 3rd world institutions for the benefit of 1st world corporations and governments ...

    Are they talking about a reversal of policy or is this just speculative banter ... Has someone actually come to their senses ???

  4. Unfortunately, this is a trap - setup.

    I believe the elite master thieves are actually hoping for riots, in order to justify mass arrests and martial law.

  5. ABSOLUTELY it's a set up. They are imprinting the idea of riots in mass consciousness now just so they happen and so they then can implement martial law and come "save the people" one more time -- Just like they did by strippng us of Liberties with the Patriot Act. And you know what? -- THERE SHOULD BE RIOTS! The time has come that the people need to overturn this government because the shadow ship of greedy corrupt fools that run it -- FACE IT -- it ain't working except to benefit the 1% elite. Problem is -- they truly underestimate our intelligence. They even try to impart martial law and perhaps it will first seem as they succeed -- but trust me -- the people WILL RISE UP and blowback they experience WILL mow them over like dry grass in a tornado.

  6. truckbombs and lists of congress' families' addresses will go a long way.

  7. That's surprising coming from the IMF who bankrupted countries and made many slave labor countries. Maybe it was a message to his elite buddies to prepare for police states in the developed world.


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