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120, 156, 161, 162, 164, 168 repurchase agreement (repo) 315
Patriot Act 309 reserve currency, dollar as 213
Paul, Ron 344, 468 Resumption Act of 1875 96
Paulson, Henry 308, 315, 318, 475- Robber Barons 25, 117, 118, 120
76 128, 130, 131, 142, 338, 418, 422
payday loans 282 Robertson, James 395
pegging of currencies. See currency Rockefeller, John D. 18, 25, 117-122
exchange rates. 207, 422
Price Index, Consumer 444 Rockefeller, David 129, 207, 321
Pennsylvania, colonial, money Rockoff , Hugh 11
system 39, 411, 413, 430 Roosevelt, Franklin D. 20, 116,
People™s Bank of China 258 151, 152, 154-160
Peron, Juan 243 Roosevelt, Teddy 112, 113, 116,
Petras, James 104 Rothbard, Murray 7, 112, 419
petrodollars 213 Rothschild, Amschel 77
Philadelphia Centennial of 1876 Rothschild, House of 76, 77, 91, 93,
224, 258 120
Pilger, John 368 Rothschild, Nathan 65, 77
Plunge Protection Team (PPT) Rowbotham, Michael 20, 197, 210,
312, 314-17, 320, 388, 453, 465, 437, 442, 445
468, 470 Roy, Arundhati 108
Ponzi scheme 72, 220, 327, 330 Rubin, Robert 218, 315
populism 103 Ruble 239, 240
Populist Party 111 Russell, Richard 341, 383, 417
Populists 7, 11, 15, 16, 95, 109, 460 Russia 224-231, 239, 240, 242, 325
Powell, Chris 469 Russian Revolution 226
PPT. See Plunge Protection Team. ruble, collapse of 240
privatization 229, 268, 415
S
Q
Salomon Brothers 331
Quantity Theory of Money 98, 262 savings and loan association,
Queen Elizabeth I 66 collapse of 289, 325, 331
Queen Mary 66 Schacht, Hjalmar 237
Quigley, Carroll 1, 2, 143, 200 Schicht 1, 129, 188, 207, 321, 418
Schiff, Jacob 120, 226
R scrip, colonial 38, 40, 41, 43, 48, 49,
SDRs. See Special Drawing Rights.
Rabushka, Alvin 38 Securities Act of 1933 159, 184, 188
Ralter, Peter 468 Shays Rebellion 49, 360
“real bills,” Real Bills Doctrine 364, Sherman Act 118
365, 413, 433
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T
Shiva, Vendana 271
shock therapy 229, 240, 278
short selling 183-189 Taft, William Howard 125, 138
naked short selling 184-188, 330 tally system 61, 63, 69, 73, 363
silver certificates, U.S. Treasury 205 tax 38, 41, 262, 408, 425, 451, 459
Silverites 15, 112 on derivatives 422-425, 430
Simons, Henry 396 on income, see federal income tax
Sinclair, Jim 317, 471 Tequila Trap 215, 216, 218, 220, 221,
Single Currency Solution 439 241, 247
Sixteenth Amendment 134, 136- Tesla, Nikola 122
138, 453, 459 London Global 432
slavery 92 theosophical movement 16, 109
Small Business Administration (SBA) Third World debt 200, 212, 213, 311
414 435
Smith, Adam 51, 115, 364 elimination of 436, 446
Social Security crisis 377 Thorn, Victor 6
Societe Generale 470 Tobin tax 423
Soddy, Frederick 396 Towers, Graham 5
Soros, George 196 trade deficit 208, 214, 234, 278, 387,
sovereign credit 221, 263 438, 447
Sovereignty Loans 432 Treaty of Versailles 233, 237
Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) 207, Trilateral Commission 129
440, 461 Trotsky, Leon 228
speculation in currencies 220 trusts 113, 118, 121
colonial 44, 49
U
Sperry, Paul 23
spider webbing 1, 129, 188
U.S. Postal Savings System 401, 414
stagflation 293
U.S. Steel 118
Stamp, Josiah 2
Ukraine 242
Standard Oil 18, 119, 121
unemployment statistics 427
Stephanopoulos, George 313
UNICEF 268
Stiglitz, Joseph 255
United States Bank, First 53, 75, 76
Still, Bill 60, 65
United States Bank, Second 77, 81
stock market 311, 380
United States Notes 85, 205
stock market crash 141, 143
usury 31, 41, 59, 62, 73, 354
structural adjustment 229, 267
usury banks 73
subprime debt 32, 177, 178, 282, 289,
290, 299, 323, 397, 429, 475
Sumer, ancient 58
V
Sun Yat-Sen 257, 260
Sweden 411, 414 Venezuela 370
Vietnam, real estate market 359
Visa 128, 284, 422
Volcker , Paul 213, 420

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Z
Voorhis, Jerry 164, 168, 169, 396
"vulture capitalism" 455
Zarlenga, Stephen 42, 44, 53, 61, 66,
vulture funds 246
88, 89, 94, 235, 237, 355, 358, 373,
396, 397
W
Ziaukas, Tim 11, 17
Walker, David M. 34, 277, 367
Zimbabwe 246
Wall Street 7, 15-19, 73, 93, 104, 119,
Zinn, Howard 108, 130
122, 159, 204, 424
Wallenstein, Alex 321
Wanniski, Jude 218, 228, 229
War of 1812 77
Weimar Republic 237
Wells Fargo Bank 477-78
Weisbrot, Mark 229, 245, 252
Weiss, Martin 301, 421
Whalen, Chris 471
Whigs 83
White, Harry Dexter 207
Whitney, Mike 278, 290, 368, 456,
472, 478
Wiggin, Addison 321
Williams, John 426
Wilson, Woodrow 125
Working Group on Financial Markets
312, 314
World Bank
129, 207, 210, 212, 271, 437
World Constitution and Parliament
Association 440
World Trade Center 119, 205
World Trade Organization (WTO)
209, 267, 270-72
World War II 207

Y
Yugoslavia 241, 242
Yunus, Mohammad 413




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