Posts Tagged ‘asset’

Natural Asset Companies and the plan to financialize the commons

“The rise of capitalist practice and morality brought with it a radical revision of how the commons are treated, and also of how they are conceived.” -Noam Chomsky Following the COP 26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, which seems at times like an exercise in public relations for the leaders of richer nations who mostly […]

Wall Street’s Takeover of Nature Advances with Launch of New Asset Class

Last month, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced it had developed a new asset class and accompanying listing vehicle meant “to preserve and restore the natural assets that ultimately underpin the ability for there to be life on Earth.” Called a natural asset company, or NAC, the vehicle will allow for the formation of […]

How Washington Is Positioning Syrian Al-Qaeda’s Founder As Its ‘Asset’

A PBS Frontline special is the latest vehicle in a PR campaign to legitimize rebranded Syrian al-Qaeda, HTS, and market its leader Mohammad Jolani as a competent American “asset.” March 2021 – marked the 10th anniversary of the Western regime-change war on Syria. And after a decade of grueling conflict, Washington is still maneuvering to […]

CASTRO – ‘GAY, JEWISH, BILLIONAIRE, CIA ASSET’

Was the Cuban Missile crisis a false flag? Fidel Castro was the son of a wealthy Spanish farmer. The name Castro was adopted by some Spanish Jews.  Fidel Castro. Apparently, Fidel Castro was gay, Jewish, very wealthy and an agent of the CIA. According to Michel Lafon and Axel Gyldén in The Hidden Life Of Fidel Castro: The […]

Erik Prince and the Failed Plot to Arm a CIA Asset-Turned-Warlord in Libya

In 2019, Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious mercenary firm Blackwater and a prominent Donald Trump supporter, aided a plot to move U.S.-made attack helicopters, weapons, and other military equipment from Jordan to a renegade commander fighting for control of war-torn Libya. A team of mercenaries planned to use the aircraft to help the commander, […]

KGB groomed Trump as an asset for 40 years, former Russian spy says

Former US president Donald Trump was nurtured as a Russian asset for decades, starting in 1980, a new book claims, with Moscow actively encouraging the businessman to enter politics many years before he won the presidency and supporting him through numerous failed business ventures as it built a “deep” relationship with the mogul. “He was […]

Japan’s Mitsubishi appeals asset seizure ruling by South Korean court aimed at compensating forced laborers during WWII

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has lodged an appeal to stop South Korea from seizing its assets in order to compensate people who were drafted into forced labor during WWII, when Korea was Japan’s colony. The legal process to compensate the victims of Japan’s wartime forced labor took effect last week, after Mitsubishi failed to carry out […]

Amash Sponsors Law to END Civil Asset Forfeiture

TOPICS:Civil ForfeitureCongressConstitutionMatt AgoristPoliceProperty DECEMBER 18, 2020 By Matt Agorist For decades now, federal government and their cohorts in law enforcement have been carrying out theft of the citizenry on a massive scale. We’re not talking about taxes, but an insidious power known as Civil Asset Forfeiture (CAF). The 1980s-era laws were designed to drain resources from […]

If Biden and Democrats win, Netanyahu morphs from asset to liability

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Alex Houston, CIA ASSET “Having Anal Sex With a Small, Very Young, Frightened Black Boy”

Cathy O’Brien says that she and her daughter, Kelly, escaped from Project Monarch when Mark Phillips came on the scene. He says he worked with Alex Houston on a big business deal involving Hong Kong and China. However, he was subsequently told by a representative of the Chinese Ministry of Defence about Houston’s background and […]

How Civil Asset Forfeiture Could Undermine Efforts to Defund Police

Shadowproof —Between 2001 and 2017, the federal government seized $40 billion from ordinary people and high profile criminal defendants, including major corporations, through asset forfeiture. The money was funneled into the Assets Forfeiture Fund (AFF), a trust founded in 1984 through the Comprehensive Crime Control Act as part of the War on Drugs. Asset forfeiture is […]

Is Tulsi Gabbard a Russian Asset?

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Babchenko–An Israeli Secret Asset?

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New Colorado Law Expands Asset Forfeiture Reforms

By Michael Maharrey On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law expanding asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year.  Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation expands asset forfeiture reporting requirements by redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Hickenlooper signed a bill […]

Missouri Police Using Federal Loophole to Skim Millions in Asset Forfeiture Proceeds

By Michael Maharrey Missouri police departments do an end-run around strict state asset forfeiture requirements and skim millions of dollars from Missouri schools using a federal loophole to circumvent state law. Missouri has some of the most strict asset forfeiture laws in the country. Prosecutors must get a conviction or a guilty plea […]

Virginia Law Requires Strict Asset Forfeiture Reporting; First Step Toward Reform

By Michael Maharrey Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill into law implementing reporting requirements for all asset forfeitures in the state, including cases passed off to the federal government. The bill takes the first step that could lead to substantive reforms.  Sen. Mark Peake (R) and Sen. Adam Ebbin (D) sponsored […]

To the Governor: Wisconsin Passes Bill Taking on Asset Forfeiture

February 25, 2018 By Michael Maharrey Yesterday, the Wisconsin Assembly gave final approval to a bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most situations. The legislation also takes a small, but important step toward closing a federal […]

Washington Committee Passes Bill to Reform Asset Forfeiture Laws; First Step to Address Federal Loophole

By Michael Maharrey Last week, a Washington state House committee passed a bill that would improve the state’s asset forfeiture laws and set the stage to close a loophole that allows state and local police to circumvent more strict state forfeiture laws by passing cases off to the feds. Rep. Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) […]

Suffolk County DA Used $3.3 Million In Asset Forfeitures To Fund Massive Public Employee "Bonuses"

Just over a month ago we wrote about the curious case of Frank Ranelli of Alabama and the growing problem of asset forfeitures all across the United States.  Ranelli, who owned a local computer repair shop in Ensley, Alabama, showed up to work one day in 2010 only to later be raided by local […]

Alabama Police Use Asset Forfeiture to Ruin an Innocent Small Business Owner

A news report from Alabama offers two textbook cases of how sweeping powers of civil asset forfeiture allow police to seize people’s property with near impunity. Under civil asset forfeiture laws, police can take property suspected of being connected to criminal activity, even if the owner is not charged with a crime. Law enforcement and […]

Is UK Reading Councillor Rachel Eden a British politician or an Israeli asset?

Gilad Atzmon writes: It keeps getting better. Rachel Eden, the shameless “Labour” councillor who organised a protest against me without knowing who I am or what I stand for, is on the ultra-Zionist We Believe in Israel list of 216 General Election candidates who have pledged their support for Israel.  Eden, who is councillor for […]

Tech Firms Seek Washington’s Prized Asset: Top-Secret Clearances

Tech Firms Seek Washington’s Prized Asset: Top-Secret Clearances October 23rd, 2017 Via: Bloomberg: In doing so, companies such as Facebook Inc. are competing with defense contractors, financial firms and the U.S. government itself. Security clearances are a rare and valued commodity, whether at a […]

Leaked ICE Guide Offers Unprecedented View of Agency’s Asset Forfeiture Tactics

Leaked ICE Guide Offers Unprecedented View of Agency’s Asset Forfeiture Tactics October 17th, 2017 Via: The Intercept: AN INTERNAL HANDBOOK obtained by The Intercept provides a rare view into the extensive asset seizure operations of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, an office that trains its […]

Senator Blasts Asset Forfeiture "Slush Fund" US Marshals Used for Granite Countertops, Salaries

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) sharply criticized the US Marshals Service (USMS) for several expenditures that “appeared excessive and wasteful” and called for greater oversight for spending confiscated money. The money in question came from the Justice Department’s Assets Forfeiture Fund (AFF), which is managed by the Marshals, who act as the “primary custodian” […]

The Trouble with Asset Bubbles: If You Stop Pumping, They Pop

By Charles Hugh Smith The idea that authorities can massage their pumping to keep asset bubbles inflated at a permanently high plateau is currently being tested. The trouble with inflating asset bubbles is that you have to keep inflating them or they pop. Unfortunately for the bubble-blowing central banks, asset bubbles are a double-bind: […]

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Jeff Sessions Thinly Veiled Plot To Rob Us Blind

Confiscated cash on display as New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly speaks to reporters during a news conference at New York City Police Department. (AP/Mary Altaffer) “Laws are no longer made by a rational process of public discussion; they are made by a process of blackmail and intimidation, and they are executed in the same […]

Trump’s Police State: More Militarization and Civil Asset Forfeiture

Most people in the alternative media are busy kvetching over the media attacking Trump, ignoring this big issue. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/trumps-police-state-militarization-civil-asset-forfeiture/

The Feds Just Expanded Civil Asset Forfeiture ‘Laws’ Nationwide

When you’re a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle. As Ryan McMaken notes, for the most part, taxpayers don’t like taxes, and if asked if they want to pay more, they’re likely to often say “no.” Moreover, when public officials pass tax increases, they may face the wrath of […]

Venezuela’s Supreme Court orders asset freeze and travel ban against “dissident” Attorney General

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In an unprecedented move, Venezuela’s Supreme Court ordered an asset freeze and a travel ban against “dissident” Attorney General Luisa […]

Invest In The Highest Value Asset: Personal Skills

By Joe Jarvis That’s what this world needs: skills. Raw resources are useless without the skill to properly apply them. There are skills for financial gain, skills for personal gain, and skills for a backup plan. Most of them overlap; something once a hobby can become a career, for instance becoming a tennis […]

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