Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy
This firey monograph shows a side of Murray Rothbard not seen in his theoretical treatise: his ability to employ "power elite" analysis to understand the relationship between money, power, and war.
Rather than allow the left to dominate this approach to history, Rothbard shows how wealthy elites are only able to manipulate world affairs via their connection to state power....more
Nonetheless, Rothbard's work shows that the banking interests have always been at work in U.S. foreign policy. Think of American foreign policy as a white styrofoam plate and J.P. Morgan Chase, the Trilateral Commission, and the Council of Foreign Relations as little kids each with their own plate. Now imagine these kids with paint ...more