The American Economy and the End of Laissez-Faire: 1870 to World War II

11. Woodrow Wilson and World War I

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

01/19/2010Audio/Video
Where did Benjamin Strong - head of the Fed - come from? Rothbard continues to reveal the individuals who shaped our world and wars. Morgan's empire brought us the irrational and useless WWI. Foreign policy today rests upon this Morgan outlook.
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12. The Great Cooperation

World HistoryPolitical Theory

01/19/2010Audio/Video
Public housing, planned cities, government power plants, and coerced unionism were all part of the great cooperation between corporations and government through WWI and WWII.
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13. Politics and the Power Elite

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/19/2010Audio/Video
With WWII, Morgans get their war in Europe; Rockefellers get their war in Asia. Both sides are happy. Rockefellers take over foreign relations and create the Trilateral Commission, while electing Carter President in 1977.
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