"Journalist Danny Casolaro had been investigating an international crime syndicate he termed the "Octopus" at the time of his death in 1991.

Casolaro believed that this "Octopus" involved powerful individuals in the private and public sectors as well as the criminal underworld and that they were collectively responsible for some of the biggest scandals of the 1980s, including Iran-Contra, BCCI and the theft of the PROMIS software.

Casolaro had told friends and family that he was close to concluding his investigation and several people close to him had seen documents involving money transfers involving BCCI and the World Bank to people involved in these scandals, such as Earl Brian and Adnan Khashoggi.

Casolaro went to Martinsburg, Virginia to meet with some sources to get the final piece of the puzzle and "bring back the head of the Octopus."

Two days after arriving in Martinsburg, Casolaro was found dead in his hotel room and his briefcase full of his research notes and evidence was missing.

His death was ruled a suicide." - Whitney Webb

The Danny Casolaro Primer: 13 reasons to doubt the official narrative


"We act as a potent deterrent against government actions that
may adversely affect investments."- World Bank website

Children Suffer as World Bank's Borrowers Upend Lives

The World Bank's Bizarre Retreat on Indigenous Rights

The World Bank in the Hot Seat Over Land Grabbing

Dangerous initiative by the World Bank to control land grabbing

Farmers demand World Bank and Wall Street stop grabbing their lands

The Violence Of Pandemic Dashboards

Solari Report: Weaponizing Blockchain

"The bookkeeper's trick of creating money out of thin air, charging interest for its use, then forcing it down the throats of weaker nations by threat of violence, is what has allowed the soulless international money changers, since the founding of the Bank of England in 1694, gradually to conquer the world." - Richard C. Cook

"The must be given credit for having invented and successfully marketed the concept of 'structural adjustment,' a concept that packaged together microeconomic and macroeconomic reforms.

Structural adjustment was sold as the process that countries needed to undergo in order to save their economies from the crisis.

For governments that bought into the package, the distinction between sound macroeconomic policies that maintain external balance and stable prices, on the one hand, and policies that determine openness [like free trade], on the other, was obfuscated." - Dani Rodrik, Harvard economist

Leaked Wikileaks Doc Reveals US Military Use
of IMF, World Bank as "Unconventional" Weapons

"The World Bank is increasing financing of fossil-fuel projects worldwide.

One example is the coal-powered Tata Ultra Mega power plant in western India, a $4.14 billion project scheduled to go online in 2012.

When it is fully operational, it will become one of the world's 50 largest greenhouse-gas emitters and "will emit more carbon dioxide annually than the nation of Tunisia," according to the US Department of Energy.

The World Bank will provide "$450 million in loans and guarantees for the project and also may buy a $50 million stake in it." - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 24, 2008

"The World Bank is simply not slowing down its significant funding to fossil-fuel projects that will emit greenhouse gases for 20 to 40 years." - Heike Mainhardt-Gibbsof

1944 The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are devised at the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference in Bretton Woods.

1960s "My job on Wall Street was to be balance and payments economist for Chase Manhattan in the 1960s.

My first job there was to calculate how much debt could third world countries pay, and the answer was 'Well, how much do they earn?'

And whatever they earned, that's what they could afford to pay in interest.

And our objective was to take the entire earnings of a third world country and say 'Ideally, that would be all paid as interest to us.' " - University of Missouri economic historian and Wall Street economist Michael Hudson

1968 Robert Strange McNamara resigns as Secretary of Defense to become President of the World Bank.

1973 "Robert McNamara shaped the Bank as no one before him.

He came brimming with energy, forceful, active, pushing to get things done."

President McNamara Nairobi Speech 1973

During his tenure the previous Bank strictures against lending to public sector banking institutions or enterprises were relaxed.

McNamara did not see private capital as a realistic option in addressing critical development needs.

Reliance upon government intervention meant turning a blind eye to coercive practices - the involuntary collectivization of farmers in Tanzania, for example.

1980s "Chicago School believers tend to portray the mid-eighties onward as a smooth and triumphant victory march for their ideology: at the time countries were joining the democratic wave, they had the collective epiphany free people and unfettered free markets go hand in hand.

That epiphany was always fictional.

What actually happened is that just as citizens were finally winning their long-denied freedoms, escaping the shock of the torture chambers under the likes of the Philippines' Ferdinand Marcos and Uruguay's Juan Maria Bordaberry, they were hit with a perfect storm of financial shocks - debt shocks, price shocks and currency shocks - created by the increasingly volatile, deregulated global economy." - Naomi Klein

US Caused the Breakup of the Soviet Union

August 18, 1991 Gorbachev is placed under house arrest.

Leaders of the coup declare a state of emergency.

1993 When the Russian Parliament rejects structural adjustment Boris Yeltsin unilaterally dissolved parliament and launched a military assault on Parliament that kills 500 people and injures over a thousand more.

Boris Yeltsin would have become a successful dictator had the World Bank and International Monetary Fund just kept its side of the bargain by allowing the structural adjustment to be implemented over time and had not failed to remit the aid of $15 to $30 billion that Jeffery Sachs claimed was necessary to secure the Russian state's economic future.

"While Jeffery Sachs saw the collapse of the Soviet Union as a liberation from authoritarian rule and was ready to roll up his sleeves and start helping, his Chicago School colleagues saw it as a freedom of a different sort - as the final liberation from Keynesianism and the do-gooder ideas of men like Jeffrey Sachs.

Seen in that light, the do-nothing attitude that so infuriated Jeffery Sachs when it came to Russia was not "sheer laziness" but laissez-faire in action.

All the men charged with Russian policy - Dick Cheney, George Bush , Larry Summers, Stanley Fischer at the IMF - were indeed doing something: practicing pure Chicago School ideology, letting the market do its worst.

Russian bankruptcy was what Friedian ideology looked like in practice, a foreshadowing of the get-rich-or-die-trying dystopia that many of these same players would create a decade later in Iraq." - Naomi Klein

1994 Boris Yeltsin starts a war in Chechnya.

Harvard economics professor Andrei Scleifer and his deputy Jonathan Hay help the Russian Oligarchs design the "new economy."

The "Oligarchs" gain control of the Russian economy as industries are sold off for a fraction of their value.

Norlisk Nickle, fifth largest producer of nickle in the world, is sold for $170 million - profits reach 1.5 billion annually by 2006.

Yokos, which controls more oil than Kuwait, is sold for $309 million.

A 51% stake in Sidanko, worth $2.8 billion in 2007 is sold for $130 million.

A huge weapons factory is sold for $3 million.

Harvard ends up settling for $26.5 million for bad economic advice after a seven year court battle finds Harvard breached its contract: Andrei Scleifer, Jonathan Hay and Hay's wife personally profited from "economic design."

1996 Boris Yeltsin is re-selected.

Viktor Vekselberg*, whose wealth originates in the privatization of the Soviet aluminum industry, becomes co-owner and chairman of Tyumen Oil.

1998 "Like most of Russia's nouveau riche, Goussinsky, a 45-year-old former theatrical director, made his money quickly and mysteriously.

From a modest start in 1986 with a small company specializing in metal works, he expanded his holdings to include a bank and, later, a financial-industrial group called Most.

Experts credit much of Goussinsky's meteoric financial rise to his close ties with Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov - and when it appeared possible that Communist Party candidate Gennadi Zyuganov would defeat Yeltsin in the 1996 presidential election, Goussinsky and six other key financiers banded together to fund Yeltsin's victorious re-election campaign.

[Vladimir] Goussinsky is more than just one of Russia's wealthiest men.

As the president of the Russian Jewish Congress, he is the public figurehead of Russian Jewry and the leading Russian sponsor of Jewish communal projects." - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix, August 21, 1998

World Bank grants Armenia $30 million to upgrade the water supply in its capital city of Yerevan, provided that it hand over the public water utility to a transnational corporation.

Despite massive subsidies, the private operator fails to improve basic water delivery in Yerevan.

A parliamentary investigation discovered that through a series of crooked deals the corporation misappropriated an estimated $35 million from the Armenian people and amassed over $50 million in debt.

Today, water flows from the tap only a few hours a day, and residents live in fear of outbreaks of water contamination.

The World Bank refuses to recognize corruption, and instead continues to insist the project - and the private contractor - surpassed all expectations.

"This case raises difficult questions about the legitimacy of development projects all over the world where so-called 'public-private partnerships' are involved, World Bank complicity in corruption calls water lending into disrepute." - Patti Lynn

"I can guarantee again that it is easier for a camel to go through
the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God."

1999 "Only a blitzkrieg approach during the 'window of opportunity' provided by the 'fog of transition' would get the changes made before the population had a chance to organize to protect its previous vested interests." - Joseph Stiglitz, chief economist at the World Bank

A handful of international corporations, led by Vivendi Universal and Suez, aggressively take over the management of public water services in countries around the world, dramatically raising the price of water to local residents.

2000 More than 100,000 people in Kwazulu-Natal province, South Africa become ill with cholera after water and sanitation services to local communities are cut off for nonpayment.

The World Trade Organization now prohibits the use of export controls.

Quotas or bans on the export of water imposed for environmental reasons will be challenged as a form of protectionism.

2001 Global water services industry makes a trillion dollars in profits.

2005 Paul Dundes Wolfowitz, a former steering committee member of the Bilderberg group, ascends to World Bank CEO.

2007 Paul Dundes Wolfowitz resigns on May 17.

Wolfowitz Resigns, Ending Long Fight at World Bank

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