“In April 2009, Gerald Celente wrote, ‘Wall Street controls our financial lives; the media manipulates our minds. These systems cannot be changed from within. There is no alternative. Without a revolution, these institutions will bankrupt the country, keep fighting failed wars, start new ones, and hold us in perpetual intellectual subjugation.’ ”

“(The Libor scandal) could well signal the return of the Woodward & Bernstein school of journalism that has been so notably absent in our celebrity-obsessed culture… But perhaps, most of all, watching how quickly those in high places begin to throw each other under the bus, it will hasten the end of many other possible government conspiracies as exposing such events becomes an exercises in self-preservation…”

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