All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power

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PublicAffairs, Apr 8, 2014 - Political Science - 544 pages
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Prins shows how powerful Wall Street bankers partnered with presidents to became the unelected leaders of the 20th century.
 

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If you think the financial crisis of 2008 is history and we've learned our lesson, think again. Nomi Prins takes us through the 20th century and into the 21st century looking closely at how the ... Read full review

ALL THE PRESIDENTS' BANKERS: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power

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A revealing look at the often symbiotic, sometimes-adversarial relationship between the White House and Wall Street.When it comes to the tactics of modern bankers, former Wall Street insider-turned ... Read full review

Contents

PostPanic Creature
17
Bankers Go to War
40
Peace Treaties
57
The Room at 23 Wall Crash
96
Policing
135
World War
158
World Reconstruction
180
Eisenhowers Buds
196
Corruption
274
Inflation Hostages
301
FreeMarket
319
Third World Staggers
340
Killer Instinct
357
Currency Crises
377
Multiple Crises the
393
Glossary of Financial Terms
425

GoGo Youth
229
Progressive
251

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Nomi Prins is a journalist, speaker, respected TV and radio commentator, and former Wall Street executive. Author of five other books, including Other People’s Money and It Takes a Pillage, her writing has been featured in the New York Times, Fortune, Mother Jones, the Guardian, the Nation, and other publications. She is a senior fellow at Demos. Follow her on Twitter @NomiPrins

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