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24 "Geithner, Summers among key economic team members announced today." Newsroom. November 24, 2008.

25 Louise Story, "A Rich Education for Summers (After Harvard)," The NY Times, April 5, 2009.

26 Summers, Larry, "The Great Liberator". The New York Times, November 19, 2006.

27 Jim Vallette, International Trade Information Service and formerly of Greenpeace.

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28 Deborah Soloman, Mark Maremont (February 14-15, 2009). "Bankers Face Strict Pay Cap". Wall Street Journal. p 1.

29 Jay Fitzgerald, (February 11, 2009). "Larry Summers Jet Ride Called Part of Larger Problem". Boston Herald. http://www.bostonherald.com/ business/general/view/ 2009_02_11_Larry_Summers__jet_ride_called_part_of_larger_problem/

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30 "The alphabet soup of UN structural adjustment programs, debt service payments, enterprise zones, the IMF, World Bank, WTO, NAFTA, GATT, U.S. Agency for International Development and what today we call NGOs -- non-governmental organizations, the so-called "progressive" arm of globalization -- are the resulting mechanisms through which the New World Order is implemented." See Mitchel Cohen, "The L.A. Rebellion and the World Bank," in What Is The Existential Vacuum ... & Does It Come With Attachments?, and also Mitchel Cohen, Haiti and Somalia: The International Trade in Toxic Waste, for further development and case study applications of NGOs in practice and the development of a new global division of labor to which the Gulf war was central.

31 Contrary to NATO's war propaganda, for many years Yugoslavia's elected president, Slobodan Milosevic, was not Russia's "friend," but the International Monetary Fund's point man in the region, the one responsible for imposing IMF and World Bank structural adjustment programs on his country. One writer even quotes Milosevic as having "urged Yugoslavs to overcome their 'unfounded, irrational, and ... primitive fear of exploitation' by foreign capital." (Leonard Cohen, "Broken Bonds: Yugoslavia's Disintegration and Balkan Politics in Transition", p. 56) It was only when massive public protests forced Milosevic to ease the rate of privatization of public utilities that he incurred the wrath of the international financiers led by the US, Germany and England." Mitchel Cohen, "Bombing the Bridge to the 21st Century: Behind NATO's Bombardment of Yugoslavia," http://www.truedemocracy.net/td2_4/51-nato.html.

32 Counterpunch, April 1996.

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