The agents of the global financial mafia are everywhere!
The creator of Debtocracy and Catastroika documentaries, Aris Chatzistefanou, presents an interview that was not included, finally, in his new documentary "This is not a coup", that actually exposes the authoritarian regime of the European Financial Dictatorship.
In this short piece, the former correspondent of the Financial Times in Italy, Alan Friedman, describes how the former president of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, came up with the idea, back in 2011, that the then Greek PM George Papandreou could be replaced by the technocrat Lucas Papademos, as eventually happened, when Papandreou "dared" to think to hold a referendum on the acceptance of the terms of the eurozone bailout deal with Greece.
An interesting part from the interview:
George Papandreou, when he called the referendum at the end of 2011, got "beaten up" by everybody at the G20 in Cannes. Barroso and Zapatero, the former PM of Spain, who were eye witnesses of what happened to Papandreou in Cannes at the G20, told me of how violent the language became. At one point, there was even a fight between Sarkozy and Papandreou about the chair he was sitting on. So, it was really very hostile, very brutal.
Barroso, the former European Commission president, told me how he came up with the idea of Papademos, how he whispered it around to Greek officials. And actually Barroso and others in Brussels are quite proud of the fact that they came up with the idea of a good technocrat to take over from Papandreou.
When Papandreou got back on the plane to return to Athens from Cannes, it was clear to everyone, probably also to him, that he was finished. And when he was betrayed by his finance minister who stepped off the plane at 4:45 in the morning and said "there should be no referendum", that was the end for Papandreou and that was the influence of the European Commission, Germany and France, in pushing out Papandreou.
Well, guess what: Barroso has been hired recently by Goldman Sachs, without even keeping any pretexts. Even some French officials were annoyed by this action. But there is more: according to the Portuguese newspaper Publico, Barroso was in close contact with Goldman Sachs, already at the time when he was president of the European Commission. The bank was passing confidentially to Barroso team its proposals about changes in the European Union policies.
Also, as pointed on ibtimes: Lucas Papademos has been the head of the Bank of Greece, the head of the European Central Bank, and is now the prime minister of Greece. He worked with Goldman Sachs when Greece was trying to get its debts levels down so it could swap its currency from the drachma to the euro. It later transpired that that cross currency deals negotiated between Greece and Goldman had helped mask Greece’s true levels of debt and contributed to the current crisis in the eurozone.
To put all the pieces of the puzzle together, we should consider that Goldman Sachs' role was not restricted in cooking the Greek data. As described in previous article, “as long as Greece was playing the game of Goldman Sachs, giving economic benefits inside the Greek territory, there was no problem with lending. When the new government stopped giving such benefits, probably because no one knew where would lead in the future, international banksters-speculators mobilized every mean that they had (rating agencies, media etc.), in order to show who is the boss and that there is no way for the country to avoid default, except of playing with their rules.”
More evidence that the agents of the global financial mafia have taken over entire countries and institutions. They are literally everywhere!