Other People's Money: And How the Bankers Use It
Reprint. Originally published in New York: F.A. Stokes, c1914. xv, 223 p. The book was based on the revelations of the House of Representatives' Pujo Committee about the predatory practices of J. P. Morgan and other big bankers. "Other People's Money" influenced both Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom agenda and Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. It also offers valuable lessons for today.
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The work is a group of ten essays or articles, originally published serially in Harper’s Weekly magazine. They were all written before the first was published in 1913, and so reflect one coherent ... Read full review
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