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ISBN13: 9780912986395
ISBN10: 0912986395
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Kathleen Taylor, September 22, 2009 (view all comments by Kathleen Taylor)
This book is dishonest. The author misrepresents many facts. For example, there is a discussion of the history and basis of money. Later in the book he suggests that if everyone paid their debts, all money would disappear because there is no basis for money. He has forgotten that earlier he stated that money arises from labor and goods. The value of labor and goods does not disappear when people pay off their debts.

His case is built on false understandings and no appreciation for other events that were occurring simultaneously with the events he describes. His fantastic argument that Lenin was acting in behalf of capitalists really strains the imagination.
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HAL-1701, July 30, 2009 (view all comments by HAL-1701)
another BookYouMightLike is -- "Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take It Back." by Douglas Rushkoff, 2009.

it is also about how "a certain kind of money" became what we call money.
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4245bebe, February 23, 2008 (view all comments by 4245bebe)
great book...too much to comment on in such a small space. You must read this book so you too can realize how much is unknown and hidden from the citizens of the US.
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JRINNM, February 17, 2008 (view all comments by JRINNM)
Not easy - but a fascinating book. Required reading to understand recent history. Highly recommended!
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PETER TEIMAN CLARK, November 19, 2007 (view all comments by PETER TEIMAN CLARK)
Hi,PETER TEIMAN CLARK here,
The magic of the financial cycle well described.
Thanks,
PETER TEIMAN CLARK
Sweden

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
History and Social Science » Economics » US Economy
History and Social Science » Politics » Covert Government and Conspiracy Theory
Religion » Islam » General

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Product details pages - English 9780912986395 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A superb analysis. Be prepared for one heck of a journey through time and mind."
"Review" by , "Scary. It's the story of the world banking system. Enough said."
"Review" by , "A gripping adventure into the secret world of the international banking cartel." Mark Thornton, Asst. Professor of Economics, Auburn University, Coordinator of Academic Affairs, Ludwig von Mises Institute
"Review" by , "A train-load of heavy history, written in such a relaxed and easy style that it captivated me. I hated to put it down."
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