“The control is so ubiquitous that we don’t see it. We don’t see, either, how the threat of violence underpins society". Selfishness, Self-interest, Self serving, Self-preservation, Ignorance, and Innocence are the 6 principals holding human interactions and human civilization together. These are the 6 items which play inside your mind every breathing second that you are alive. These 6 items listed above appear in your subconscious and conscious mind even before you act. Whether you consciously or unconsciously act or react to something or someone, one of these 6 things is at play: Selfishness, Self-interest, Self serving, Self-preservation, Ignorance, or Innocence.
"More than fifty years ago the [J.P.] Morgan firm decided to infiltrate the Left-wing political movements in the United States. This was relatively easy to do, since these groups were starved for funds and eager for a voice to reach the people. Wall Street supplied both. The purpose was not to destroy ... or take over but was really threefold: (1) to keep informed about the thinking of Left-wing or liberal groups; (2) to provide them with a mouthpiece so that they could "blow off steam," and (3) to have a final veto on their publicity and possibly on their actions, if they ever went "radical".
"Income inequality is not just the result of market forces, but also politics and policies put in place by lawmakers and companies"
"It JUST COST DEUTSCHE BANK $25,000 PER EMPLOYEE TO KEEP ITS LIBOR MANIPULATING BANKERS OUT OF JAIL. Another historic scandal involving the manipulation and rigging of one of the most important Global Markets, that of Libor which is the reference security for several hundred trillion in derivatives, goes in the history books. Moments ago the NY Department for Financial Services announced that Deutsche Bank would pay $2.5 billion "in connection with the manipulation of the benchmark interest rates, including the London Interbank Offered Bank ("LIBOR"), the Euro Interbank Offered Rate ("EURIBOR") and Euroyen Tokyo Interbank Offered Rate ("TIBOR") (collectively, "IBOR")."
And JUST TO PRETEND THAT THE BANKING SYSTEM AND THE MARKET IS FAIR, THE ELITE CREATE SCAPEGOATS from TIME-TO-TIME like Navinder Singh Sarao and Bernie Madoff. Though both individuals were complicit in making the system work the way it did, nonetheless, both are Scapegoats that the Mainstream Media, Governments, and Institutions use to show the public that the financial system is fair. Instead of correcting the Systematic and Structural problems, the Systematic and Structural problems remain and you just remove a replaceable part of the puzzle. Everything else remains the same (and because you removed a replaceable part of the puzzle, the masses believe "change" has occurred and therefore the actual problem will not be looked into for quite some time. This is problematic because the problem still lingers, persists, and in fact enlarges without ever being resolved).
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