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Chairman Jacques Cheminade of the French political party Solidarité et Progrès issued the following statement on Dec. 6, after the passing of Nelson Mandela.
Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey has played a key role in the institutional war avoidance effort. He was the public face of that effort during the drive for war on Syria and is playing the same role with respect to China, in particular, with respect to its Nov. 23 declaration of an air defense identification zone over the East China Sea.
On Dec. 3, a conference titled "To Die for the Euro?" took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, organized by Italian members of the ELD (Liberal Democrats) faction, Magdi Cristiano Allam and Marco Scurria. Nigel Farage had joined, but could not be present; a message was read by his press secretary Hermann Kelly.
Detroit is not a systemically important bank, and the process is anything but orderly, but it is being liquidated in a process which directly imitates the Bank for International Settlements' horror-fantasy known as a big bank "bail-in".
On Dec. 4, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa ordered his Interior Minister to shut down the environmentalist Pachamama Foundation in Quito, on grounds it had intervened in the internal affairs of the nation, and threatened "the security of the State and public safety," by violently protesting oil drilling in the Ecuadorean Amazon.
Watch today's live Basement Team webcast on "Creating the Trans-Pacific Fusion Economy".
An important advancement in experimental results on China's EAST superconducting tokamak, in collaboration with the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, will help solve one of the challenges for fusion.
Obama Administration sources have leaked to the Wall Street Journal that a "final" Volcker Rule may be promulgated during the week of Dec. 9. Treasury Secretary Lew made a triumphal, anti-Glass-Steagall speech Dec. 3 to the Pew Trust's Systemic Risk Council (Paul Volcker and Sheila Bair, co-chairmen), claiming that "too-big-to-fail has been ended."
Watch Kesha Rogers' video statement here.
Rep. Andrea Boland of Maine submitted the following Glass-Steagall resolution to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) for consideration at the December 2013 meeting.
RESOLUTION CONCERNING REGULATION OF COMMERCIAL AND INVESTMENT BANKING
Sponsor: Representative Andrea Boland