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How the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX Connects to Ukraine, Covid Mandates, the WEF and Dodgy Democratic Party Election Funding

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How the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX Connects to Ukraine, Covid Mandates, the WEF and Dodgy Democratic Party Election Funding

The Radical Dispatch

The collapse of crypto exchange FTX, and its CEO and co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s subsequent loss of unaccounted for billions, is a graver scandal than corporatist media would care to admit. The story connects directly to the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Great Reset, the war in Ukraine, the US Democratic Party under Biden, and incredibly suspicious allegations of election money laundering.

Read on.

1) The Context

To begin, it is important to note the context in which the FTX collapse came.

And just like that, Zelensky is now prepared to talk peace.

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2) The Money

So how does the collapse of FTX, and the associated loss of billions, relate to Zelensky now calling for a negotiated end to the war in Ukraine?

It is important to follow the money:

So how much money has gone missing?

CNBC reports 12th November 2022:

As Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX enters bankruptcy protection, Reuters reports that between $1 billion to $2 billion of customer funds have vanished from the failed crypto exchange.

Both Reuters and The Wall Street Journal found that Bankman-Fried, now the ex-CEO of FTX, transferred $10 billion of customer funds from his crypto exchange to the digital asset trading house, Alameda Research.

Alameda, also founded by Bankman-Fried, was considered to be a sister company to FTX. Those cozy ties are now under investigation by multiple regulators, including the Department of Justice, as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is probing how FTX handled customer funds, according to multiple reports.

Much of the $10 billion sent to Alameda “has since disappeared,” according to two people speaking with Reuters.

3) The Heist

In the case of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried, when you follow the money you end up in Ukraine. This is because FTX was partnered with the Ukrainian government, the WEF and the Biden administration:

Coindesk reports 14th March 2022:

The Ukrainian government launched a new crypto donations website on Monday, streamlining its multimillion-dollar effort to turn bitcoin into bullets, bandages and other war materiel.

Aid for Ukraine,’ which has the backing of crypto exchange FTX, staking platform Everstake and Ukraine’s Kuna exchange, will route donated crypto to the National Bank of Ukraine, Everstake’s Head of Growth Vlad Likhuta told CoinDesk. Ukraine’s crypto-savvy Ministry of Digital Transformation is also involved.

Business Insider reports 25th February 2022:

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX has given $25 to every Ukrainian user on its platform, according to CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. 

In a tweet Thursday announcing the FTX donations, the 29-year-old billionaire wrote ‘do what you gotta do.’"

BlackRock, the world’s largest fund and a Great Reset financial powerhouse, has been contracted to the Ukrainian government to encourage post-conflict investment.

Ukraine’s Ministry of Economy reports 11th November 2022:

The Ministry of Economy of Ukraine and BlackRock, the world’s largest investment company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing on a framework for consultative assistance in developing a special platform to attract private capital for the recovery and support of Ukraine’s economy.”

4) The Forecast:

So how does the now collapsed FTX, working with Ukraine’s Central Bank under the auspices of BlackRock, relate to Globalist dreams of a Great Reset?

Readers will recall that back in March Radical Media singled out Ukraine as being “Ground Zero” for the Globalist efforts towards a “New World Order” by issuing Central Banking Digital Coupons (CBDCs) as a replacement to cash. Here we reproduce a key part of our Radical Dispatch from last March. BlackRock’s involvement becomes clear from the below.

Radical Media reports 22nd March 2022:

Ukraine is Ground Zero

Truth is the first casualty of war. Behind the smoke and mirrors the battle being waged in Ukraine is connected to ‘the Great Reset’.

In early July 2021, Ukraine’s parliament passed a law regulating payment methods that listed a future CBDC in the same category as cash or electronic money. In late July, Ukrainian President Zelensky signed into law a bill that would allow the NBU (Ukrainian Central Bank) to issue a CBDC.

The money men have already noticed how Ukraine is ground zero. Most news originates in reporting the consequences of decisions made by global finance.

Forbes reports:

The war between Russia and Ukraine has heralded the end of globalization, as the conflict has upended the current world order that has been in place since the Cold War and will have lasting global economic consequences, warned BlackRock CEO and Chairman Larry Fink in a letter to shareholders on Thursday.

Be In Crypto reports:

“The billionaire head of asset management company BlackRock says the Ukraine war will accelerate digital currency adoption. In a letter to shareholders, CEO Larry Fink asserted that the war “will prompt countries to re-evaluate their currency dependencies.”

Coindesk reports:

By introducing Universal Basic Income (UBI) to each citizen in the form of digital coupons (or “currency”) connected to a digital identity that stores health data as a prerequisite for compliance, the social credit system is effectively being introduced in Ukraine.

5) The WEF

The above explains why the collapsed FTX was involved in Ukraine.

The below explains how: via its ties to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

6) The Covid Con

As if that wasn’t enough, FTX was not only involved in the digital currency side of the Great Reset, but also with Covid mandates. The suppression of Ivermectin as an early treatment protocol for Covid was largely reliant on research funded by none other than FTX.

7) The Democrats

As such a new financial start-up, the fact that FTX was involved in all things Great Reset: Covid, the WEF and Ukraine, should have raised eyebrows. But it didn’t. This is perhaps why FTX got away with even more brazen behaviour.

Its CEO Sam Bankman-Fried had quickly cultivated ties with senior globalist leaders.

Why would a brand new start up with a very young CEO seek out such heavily politicised relationships? The answer lies in the next piece of this puzzle, a political connection with the Democratic party.

Sam Bankman-Fried became the US Democratic party’s second largest donor after George Soros.

Fox News reports 9th November 2022:

Bankman-Fried, 30, was the second-biggest individual Democratic donor this election cycle behind top-ranking liberal billionaire contributor George Soros. He ranked sixth on the overall list of individual donors for the 2022 midterms regarding federal contributions.

The Blaze reports 12th November 2022:

Before his cryptocurrency exchange collapsed, Bankman-Fried was a major financier of the Democratic Party.

MarketWatch reported, "SBF contributed more than $5 million to Joe Biden and groups supporting him during his 2020 presidential campaign. He said he was motivated by Biden’s 'generic stability and decision-making process.'"

Bankman-Fried gave Democrats nearly $37 million in the 2021-2022 election cycle, according to OpenSecrets. SBF was the second-biggest individual donor to the Democrats, only to be surpassed by $128 million from George Soros.

In May, Bankman-Fried said he expected to donate "north of $100 million" to Democrats in the 2024 presidential election, but vowed to have a "soft ceiling" of political spending of $1 billion if former President Donald Trump ran again…

…Bankman-Fried's mother, Barbara Fried, is a Stanford professor, and has "written extensively on questions of distributive justice, in the areas of tax policy, property theory, and political theory." She is also the co-founder of the Mind the Gap political action committee that was established in 2018 to help Democrats win elections.

Vox published a glowing article about Mind the Gap in January 2020 titled: "Inside the secretive Silicon Valley group that has funneled over $20 million to Democrats."

8) The Money Laundering

Are you seeing it yet? It’s actually quite simple: FTX was a Globalist money laundering scam.

US Democrats sent American federal tax funds to the Ukrainian government in the name of aid. These funds then went from the Ukrainian government to FTX in the name of building a post-conflict digital economy (the Great Reset). FTX then sent back a sizeable portion of those funds as campaign donations to the Democratic party’s mid-term elections, so that their friends in the Democratic party could get reelected to government and continue to siphon off US federal tax funds to Ukraine in order to continue enriching themselves through war, and so on.

Let’s break this down for everyone:

9) The Inside Job

At this point Radicals may well be wondering how FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried managed to get away with such brazen conflicts. As always, the answer lies in regulatory capture.

The man responsible for regulating FTX, the Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Gary Gensler is former Campaign Finance Chair for none other than Hillary Clinton.

You will remember from above that FTX was funding those same Democrats, Hillary Clinton’s party.

Congressman Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) posted about SEC Chair Gary Gensler on 10th November 2022:

Fortune Crypto reports 11th November 2022:

Gensler, a former campaign finance chair for Hillary Clinton, is of course not the only prominent Democrat who may have been willing to flex his influence on behalf of FTX. SBF, you may recall, was one of the biggest donors to President Joe Biden, while his parents—both Stanford law professors—have ties to the party. His mother, Barbara Fried, leads a group called Mind the Gap that helps raise Silicon Valley cash for Democrats, while his father, Joseph Bankman, drafted tax legislation for the powerful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass). It’s not a stretch to imagine SBF sought to exploit these political ties to his benefit.

All of this does not mean SBF, Gensler, and other higher-ups in the Democratic party sat around plotting an explicit scheme to hand the crypto industry to FTX. That reeks too much of a wild conspiracy theory.” … …

Too much of a wild conspiracy theory? Hmmmm, Right.

It just so happens now that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is using the collapse of FTX - which the above should suitably demonstrate was very close to the US establishment - as a pretext to call for the entire crypto-industry to be regulated (ie: controlled by Central Banks).

The New York Post reports 12th November 2022:

The shocking collapse of the once-respected cryptocurrency exchange FTX is proof digital assets markets need ‘very careful regulation,’ US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said. ‘It shows the weaknesses of this entire sector,’ Yellen told Bloomberg News on Saturday.

This is so they may press ahead with their plans for the centralised programmable spyware that they call ‘digital currency‘:

10) The Rot

FTX is no exception. The collapse of this company epitomises how the entire global financial system is founded on nothing but illusions. These illusions are flimsily maintained by the monopoly on narrative that those in power currently enjoy, but of which they are very quickly losing control.

To highlight how these illusions are sustained by power further, note how the establishment receives Sam Bankman-Fried of FTX compared to those who fall foul of their accepted narratives.

Recently, the co-founder of MakerDAO Nikolai Mushegian was found dead in Puerto Rico.

Below were among Mushegian’s final tweets (they remain up on twitter, and clicking on the image will take you to the links)

And yet authorities concluded that Mushegian’s death was not suspicious, despite those tweets.

11) The Way

It should be clear by now for those who wish to see that FTX was a Great Reset front. It was set up to launder money for the purposes of aiding the Globalist agenda, under the direction of the WEF. The question is not whether…

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